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by Peter_Suciu
Sun Oct 09, 2005 7:00 pm
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: Stahlhelm
Replies: 9
Views: 4590

I have a nice Irish helmet but I've been in search for a badge for quite some time. My understanding is that only the officers received the badges. Most of the ones on eBay are fakes. The real ones are quite hard to find. I was recently discussing hte badges on the Wehrmact Awards Forum: http://www....
by Peter_Suciu
Tue Sep 13, 2005 11:21 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Flogging a Dead Horse?
Replies: 12
Views: 6255

Hey Chas, Nice helmets, I must disagree with Tony on this subject though. Nearly every country used spiked helmets (Pickelhauben) at some point in their history, all were inspired by the Prussian Pickelhaube. If we were to discount the British helmets, then we should overlook the American ones too,...
by Peter_Suciu
Sun Sep 11, 2005 3:17 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Royal Artillery Home Service Helmet
Replies: 7
Views: 4085

That is a very fine helmet. I love all the helmets from this era. If only the soldiers had any idea what was coming! :shock:
by Peter_Suciu
Sun Sep 11, 2005 3:15 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Not German...but still interesting
Replies: 6
Views: 4344

epsomgreen wrote:Hi Peter:

I can't access your pictures. :cry:

Chas.
Hmmm? And I can't upload the photo.

Try this link:
http://www.nyc-techwriters.com/french_1880.htm
by Peter_Suciu
Sun Sep 11, 2005 12:41 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: The Great War in Africa by Bryon Farwell
Replies: 1
Views: 1893

The Great War in Africa by Bryon Farwell

This is probably one of the best books on a little covered subject. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0393305643/qid=1126413595/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl14/102-9714731-3935309?v=glance&s=books&n=507846 Bryon Farwell's account of the war in Africa is truly impressive. I enjoyed...
by Peter_Suciu
Sun Sep 11, 2005 12:39 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: The First World War on the Military Channel
Replies: 8
Views: 3744

epsomgreen wrote: Is this the series? If so, I purchased it from Borders last week. Episode One was excellent.
That is the one. Brilliant series from start to finish. I truly enjoyed it!
by Peter_Suciu
Sun Sep 11, 2005 12:28 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Not German...but still interesting
Replies: 6
Views: 4344

Not German...but still interesting

This is my newest addition. A French Marine Infantry Model 1880 pith helmet. Used throughout their "empire" including in Africa as well as during the Boxer Rebellion in China.

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by Peter_Suciu
Tue Sep 06, 2005 11:06 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Chilean Pickelhaube
Replies: 11
Views: 5885

Re: Chilean Pickelhaube

Rendsburg wrote:For who don't know, and for who know.
Otto
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That is an interesting piece. Where can you find one of those?
by Peter_Suciu
Tue Sep 06, 2005 5:34 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Newest addition to the Pickelhaubes.Com collection.
Replies: 8
Views: 5254

Great piece Brian!
by Peter_Suciu
Tue Sep 06, 2005 5:33 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: The First World War on the Military Channel
Replies: 8
Views: 3744

Re: The First World War on the Military Channel

Sorry...I posted this message. I didn't realize I wasn't logged in at the time.

Very interesting series anyway! :lol:

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