Greetings Panzerwreckers. David Šolc has been in touch with a location update from Marek Sekanina for the Sd.Kfz.250 on page 90 of Panzerwrecks 12. Over to David: I have for you next little update for page 90 from Panzerwrecks 12. My colleague Marek Sekanina drew my attention to the website of the village Hrabová, where […]
Greetings Panzerwreckers, Karlheinz Münch and I have been in correspondence about many and varied things of late. After receiving his copy of Panzerwrecks 23: Italy 3, he updated me as to the colour of the Sturmgeschütz Brigade 242 insignias. Over to Karlheinz (translated from the German original): The colour of the 3rd battery of all […]
I received a message from Javier Tome regarding the ‘parade’ of s.Pz.Jg.Abt.512 vehicles from the Schillerplatz in Iserlohn. Javier has identified that the US Signal Corps cameraman was in Mendener Strasse, facing number 87 on the corner. Thanks for sharing this Javier.
Stefano Di Giusto and I have been corresponding recently with regard to Pz.Kpfw.IIIs in Austria and photographed by Allied servicemen after the war. During the course of our discussions, Stefano found the location of the Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.N from Pz.Abt.212 shown on page 41 of Panzerwrecks 19. Click through to see the location in Google Street […]
Greetings Panzerwreckers With the year about to end, an email from Uli Mössner with a correct to location for the StuG on P21, PW21. Over to Uli: The Sturmgeschütz IV (218) on page 21, Panzerwrecks 21 location is Schorndorf, Baden-Württemberg and not Schorndorf am Ammersee (Bavaria)(in Germany), about 30 km east of Stuttgart. There are […]
Never one to put his feet up, Darren ‘Forgotten Archives’ Neely has more information and photos of the Pz.Kpfw.IVs shown on pages 72 and 73 of Panzerwrecks 21. Over to Darren: Two Panzer IVs originally identified as 116th KG Bayer from November 1944 are actually from the 2nd company I. /Panzer Regiment 33 of the […]
Often, the search for that missing tidbit of information or morcel throws up unexpected results. A case in point here is the US Army motion picture coverage in Panzerwrecks 6 and an email spat with Bill Auerbach in 2007 and one with Darren Neely in March 2018. Darren had accessed the film showing the Sd.Kfz.251/22, […]
Greetings Panzerwreckers, David Šolc reached out earlier this week with a definitive location for the location of the two Sd.Kfz.251/22s on page 90 of Panzerwrecks 18: Havlíčkův Brod airport. Thanks David! Know something we don’t? Drop us a line so we can tell the world.
Paul Hocking dropped us a line recently with a correction for the unit insignia on page 42 of Panzerwrecks 22. Over to Paul: “My reason for writing is to offer a correction again some insignia seen on page 42, that is German insignia on a US halftrack. It is captioned as the 7th Flieger Division, but […]
Greetings Panzerwreckers. Martin Cavell recently touched base clarifying what the item is on the roof of the Beobachtungswagen on page 75 of Panzerwrecks X. Over to Martin: “Re-reading the excellent PW10, I figured something out, but it’s almost too trivial to share. P. 75, the Pz.Beob.Wg.IV. The “box like item” obscuring the TSR1 mount to […]