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« Reply #16140 on: 14-12-2018, 08:12:29 »
Seth_Soldier - that is a nice picture of an initial StuG III Ausf G in RAL 7021 and with Winterketten, completed between 12.42-02.43.
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« Reply #16141 on: 14-12-2018, 11:12:50 »
Seth_Soldier - that is a nice picture of an initial StuG III Ausf G in RAL 7021 and with Winterketten, completed between 12.42-02.43.
This is really impresive how much you know about german vehichles  :D Well done!
How are you with Allied vehichles? Do you maybe know from which units are two Tiger 1 that clashed with two M26 pershing at Elsdorf 2.1945? Im interested because of Pershing
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« Reply #16142 on: 14-12-2018, 11:12:51 »
Hey thanks. I am just another guy who likes spending (too much) money on books.

Tiger 201 that knocked out "Fireball" and Tiger 211 that was knocked out by Sgt Nicholas Mashlonik’s Pershing, were both from schwere Panzer-Abteilung (Funklenk) 301. These were final production Tiger I handed over by schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 503 in October 1944, after finishing the basic training (sSSPA 503 carried on with the Tiger II).  If you are interested about further details, then I'd highly recommend Steven J. Zaloga's booklet "Pershing vs Tiger: Germany 1945".

Trivia bit: Even though the unit had 13-15 Tigers in the inventory (March '45), only handful remained operational (plummeting down to three, all blown up by the crew, 16 April in Sprockhövel)
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« Reply #16143 on: 14-12-2018, 17:12:50 »
Hey thanks. I am just another guy who likes spending (too much) money on books.

Tiger 201 that knocked out "Fireball" and Tiger 211 that was knocked out by Sgt Nicholas Mashlonik’s Pershing, were both from schwere Panzer-Abteilung (Funklenk) 301. These were final production Tiger I handed over by schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 503 in October 1944, after finishing the basic training (sSSPA 503 carried on with the Tiger II).  If you are interested about further details, then I'd highly recommend Steven J. Zaloga's booklet "Pershing vs Tiger: Germany 1945".

Trivia bit: Even though the unit had 13-15 Tigers in the inventory (March '45), only handful remained operational (plummeting down to three, all blown up by the crew, 16 April in Sprockhövel)
Woooo didnt expect that  :D Very detailed and informative, thank you!
If you maybe know these things too?
How that schwere abteilung 301 came at Elsdorf? Did they came to support some infantry division there or where they part of 9 Panzer division that was around there?
And: to confirm, Pershings are from 3 Armoured US that atacked Elsdorf?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #16144 on: 14-12-2018, 18:12:09 »
Seth_Soldier - that is a nice picture of an initial StuG III Ausf G in RAL 7021 and with Winterketten, completed between 12.42-02.43.
;) i knew someone would notice it. thx !


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« Reply #16145 on: 14-12-2018, 18:12:41 »
Ivancic1941 - Indeed, s.Pz.Abt.301 (Fkl) was part of a smaller Kampfgruppe from the 9. Panzer-Division.
Both Pershings were from 33rd Armored Regiment, 3rd Armored Division - just different companies: "Fireball" - Co. F and Sgt. Mashlonik's - Co. E

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« Reply #16146 on: 14-12-2018, 19:12:05 »
Ivancic1941 - Indeed, s.Pz.Abt.301 (Fkl) was part of a smaller Kampfgruppe from the 9. Panzer-Division.
Both Pershings were from 33rd Armored Regiment, 3rd Armored Division - just different companies: "Fireball" - Co. F and Sgt. Mashlonik - Co. E
Thank you very much Nysa!
I was thinking what map would be nice for Pershing, then I found Elsdorf and fight between Pershing and Tiger-ideal  :D . I just didnt know these little details  8)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #16147 on: 14-12-2018, 19:12:09 »


Independence day in the streets of Karhumäki, December 6, 1941

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« Reply #16148 on: 14-12-2018, 23:12:50 »
Ivancic1941 - Indeed, s.Pz.Abt.301 (Fkl) was part of a smaller Kampfgruppe from the 9. Panzer-Division.
Both Pershings were from 33rd Armored Regiment, 3rd Armored Division - just different companies: "Fireball" - Co. F and Sgt. Mashlonik's - Co. E


:o :o :o :o map!!
THANK YOU very much! Im amased how much information you can pull when vehichles are subject. Very nice job and keep up with pictures in this thread (you and Seth  :D )
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« Reply #16151 on: 16-12-2018, 08:12:41 »


GIs from the 157th Infantry Regiment trying out the M1943 combat uniform. France, 21 October 1944
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #16152 on: 16-12-2018, 11:12:53 »

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German Pak at the battle for Brest-Litovsk, 1941

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #16153 on: 16-12-2018, 13:12:11 »
I-is it aiming down into the bunker?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #16154 on: 16-12-2018, 20:12:40 »


Sneaky, sneaky

Hey, Nysa do you have any info about usage of captured Polish armour by Germans? Or maybe you know some book I can check? I'm mostly interested in use of 7TP.