Normandy guru Fed Deprun was of immense assistance with information with which to caption the photos on Panzerwrecks 8. In fact most of the photographs were discussed by Bill and I, Barry Crook, Timm Haasler, Hans Weber and Fred in a collective manner. During one of these discussions, Fred showed us some images taken at […]
While we publish as many photos as we can on a given subject, we cannot publish everything that is relevant. A good case in point is the series of photos on page 52 to 60 of Panzertruppen – The Early Years. The photos came from a veteran’s album and, among other things, covered his training […]
Back in October of 2008 we received a letter from Reinhard Pappenfuss of Dachau, Germany. He was able to tell us more about the Panzerdraisines parked up at Dachau, or was it Munich … He says: “In Panzerwrecks Vol. 5, pages 5 – 7 I can see interesting fotos, made in May 1945 at the […]
Further research on the ‘see through’ Jagdtiger on pages 28-29 narrowed down the areas where the 63rd Infantry and the 10th Armored divisions operated together. Both divisions crossed the Neckar River in the Wieblingen area around 30 March 45. The 63rd I.D. followed the 10th A.D. through the region north of the Jagst River and […]
Randy Roy from San Fernando, CA, was good enough to contact us and inform us that “on page 52, the Pakwagon shown has the rear 14.5 mm armor folded down (hinged from the bottom), not “missing,” also the 234/4 had no ‘rear facing driver’s visor.’ For emergency egress the crewman folded down the rear plate […]
A number of people have pointed out that the fourth turret on page 93 (with the gun pointing to the left) is actually a Porsche designed example. This explains why we see an early type loader’s hatch. Thanks to all that have sharp eyes.
Today we heard from Stefano Di Giusto, who helped to identify the units on the above pages. He says: “In the previous edition, I identified the Pz III N as belonging to PzAbt 212, on the ground that Jeff’s photo was captioned as taken in the area of Udine. I have now gathered sure proof that […]