Search found 1213 matches

by edwin
Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas
Replies: 18
Views: 319

Re: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas

Awesome!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: The Woe of the Vanquished
Replies: 3
Views: 91

The Woe of the Vanquished

Despite the controversy on this subject in Germany, the site below gives an overview of different WW1 and 2 memorials in Germany.

http://vova.pomortzeff.com/german?fbcli ... vz2oWyI2MU

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Nov 25, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Shako
Replies: 11
Views: 356

Re: Shako

Nice find, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: White Württemberg PB13
Replies: 20
Views: 446

Re: White Württemberg PB13

Great helmet with an impressive history.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: White Württemberg PB13
Replies: 20
Views: 446

Re: White Württemberg PB13

Great helmet with an impressive history.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian Fusilier Model 1857/60
Replies: 8
Views: 254

Re: Prussian Fusilier Model 1857/60

Awesome helmet!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Aussie Digger Hat and WW1 Tea Tin
Replies: 7
Views: 233

Re: Aussie Digger Hat and WW1 Tea Tin

Nice find!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Ludwig II Pipe
Replies: 3
Views: 114

Re: Ludwig II Pipe

Nice find!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Vulkanfiber Prussian Infantry Officer
Replies: 16
Views: 506

Re: Vulkanfiber Prussian Infantry Officer

Nice find, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Unit framed picture
Replies: 4
Views: 167

Re: Unit framed picture

Nice picture with some good leads for further research.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Generale
Replies: 21
Views: 502

Re: Generale

Great helmet, congrats!
Can you make out the name of the original owner?

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Zeebrugge raid
Replies: 2
Views: 127

Zeebrugge raid

Dear all, I have updated my photoblog with a page concerning my recent visit to the St George's day memorial in Zeebrugge as well as a small German/British WW1 cemetery. https://www.edwinvanbloois.com/photoblog/western-front-today/zeebrugge-raid/ Please let me know what you think of it! Best regards...
by edwin
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Green-olive tin helmet
Replies: 22
Views: 483

Re: Green-olive tin helmet

Great helmet, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Lewis Gun
Replies: 13
Views: 393

Re: Lewis Gun

Very nice, congrats!

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhauben for Enlisted men M15/M95
Replies: 11
Views: 429

Re: Pickelhauben for Enlisted men M15/M95

Very nice!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: American Pickelhaube
Replies: 12
Views: 518

Re: American Pickelhaube

Awesome find, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: German South West Africa Colonial Slouch Hat
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Re: German South West Africa Colonial Slouch Hat

Nice find, congrats!
by edwin
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Busbies/Pelzmützen
Topic: Saxon Husaren Regt. Nr. 19
Replies: 19
Views: 732

Re: Saxon Husaren Regt. Nr. 19

Awseome find! Congrats.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: A Convoluted Deal.
Replies: 11
Views: 453

Re: A Convoluted Deal.

Great story!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: FINALLY something to post.
Replies: 18
Views: 702

Re: FINALLY something to post.

Great helmet, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Regimental marking or maker's marking?
Replies: 11
Views: 521

Re: Regimental marking or maker's marking?

Nicely marked helmet!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: WWI Film news
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Re: WWI Film news

Sounds interesting. Thanks for sharing!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian Pioneer 1st or 3rd Officers helmet
Replies: 16
Views: 597

Re: Prussian Pioneer 1st or 3rd Officers helmet

Nice helmet! Thanks for sharing.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen
Replies: 26
Views: 1007

Re: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen

Great helmet, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?
Replies: 12
Views: 575

Re: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?

Nice helmet. Congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Austrian dragoner helmet 1866
Replies: 14
Views: 662

Re: Austrian dragoner helmet 1866

Nice project. Good luck!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: A strange ersatz pickelhaube
Replies: 15
Views: 718

Re: A strange ersatz pickelhaube

Nice helmet!

Regards,
Edwin
by edwin
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: What to display with an M1842?
Replies: 45
Views: 17007

Re: What to display with an M1842?

Very nice and thanks for sharing!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: For those who are interested
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Re: For those who are interested

Again, its not WW1 but I have updated my site with a few pics of my recent visit to local WW2 crash sites of allied bombers.

https://www.edwinvanbloois.com/photoblo ... oningen-2/

I am looking forward to your opinion.

Best regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: An M95 "From the Land Down Under"
Replies: 15
Views: 775

Re: An M95 "From the Land Down Under"

Nice job and thanks for your explanation!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Tips for sites to visit?
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Re: Tips for sites to visit?

Due to the extermely hot weather and the fact that my three kids and myself included succumbed to stomach flu, I was unable to visit anything that I had planned. However, I will be back in October with a vengance. In the meantime feel free to vistit my photo blog: https://www.edwinvanbloois.com/phot...
by edwin
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian Tin kit helmet
Replies: 19
Views: 880

Re: Prussian Tin kit helmet

Awesome find, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Wurttemberg OYV or Private purchase helmet
Replies: 11
Views: 813

Re: Wurttemberg OYV or Private purchase helmet

Great helmet and thanks for sharing!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: defeated casing
Replies: 10
Views: 637

Re: defeated casing

Nice find, congrats!

Edwin
by edwin
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Der Uberzug
Topic: Artillery Helmet Cover
Replies: 8
Views: 811

Re: Artillery Helmet Cover

Nice find!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Time machine
Replies: 20
Views: 989

Re: Time machine

Great helmet with an interesting history!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steuben Tag Parade 1973
Replies: 7
Views: 531

Re: Steuben Tag Parade 1973

Nice photo! Thanks for sharing.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914
Replies: 14
Views: 836

Re: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914

We have of course extensively used Der Handstreich gegen Lüttich vom 3. bis 7. August 1914 (herausgegeben vom generalstab des Heeres Berlin 1939). if you look at the date and the source your mind can come up with certain prejudices of the authors. This is in German – no real problem – my Dutch is s...
by edwin
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: German Segeltuchtasche Gummimaske
Replies: 11
Views: 529

Re: German Segeltuchtasche Gummimaske

Nice find, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Tips for sites to visit?
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Tips for sites to visit?

Dear Belgian friends, Do you have any tips about WW1 sites near the coast between Knokke and Oostende? For years I have been waiting to visit the Aachen coastal batterie at Oostende. It was subjected to a major reconstruction, which took nearly 3 years (I am sure that the Germans completed it sooner...
by edwin
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914
Replies: 14
Views: 836

Re: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914

There is little English literature I know that deals with the opening days of the war and Handstreich in particular. I think that that subject is touched upon briefly in the Guns of August. However, the only book that covers the siege of Liege, the destruction of the fortresses and operation Handstr...
by edwin
Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914
Replies: 14
Views: 836

Re: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914

Just two things... After the Franco-Prussian war the British were forced to act in case of another European war with Germany because they could not accept Germany becoming the dominant continental power. So the invasion of Belgium was a welcome excuse, at least to the military wo had been planning w...
by edwin
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914
Replies: 14
Views: 836

Re: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914

Thanks for the acknowledgement. I just tried to help someone with similar interests!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian General Officer Pickelhauben- named
Replies: 13
Views: 810

Re: Prussian General Officer Pickelhauben- named

Nice helmet, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Fus Artillerie regiment nr 9
Replies: 17
Views: 877

Re: Fus Artillerie regiment nr 9

Great helmet, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: German M17 gas mask & ersatz plywood canister
Replies: 9
Views: 586

Re: German M17 gas mask & ersatz plywood canister

Nice, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube, just found
Replies: 13
Views: 599

Re: Pickelhaube, just found

Awesome helmet, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Horse on eagle
Replies: 17
Views: 676

Re: Horse on eagle

Nice find, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin