Thursday, November 7, 2013

Manfred Rommel - Very sad news today...

The former mayor of Stuttgart, Manfred Rommel the son of Erwin Rommel, has died today, 07 November 2013, at the age of 84 in is hometown Stuttgart, Germany. Was born in 24 December 1928. RIP



Wednesday, September 11, 2013

AFRIKA KORPS DOCUMENTS




Two german Postacards: 1) Rommel & axis emblems 2) Iron cross 2nd class - Thanks to Alessandro Vecchio

Monday, June 10, 2013

HELMUTH ORSCHIEDT 2013

Mr. Helmuth Orschiedt, an Afrikakorps veteran, that take part on the North African theatre from 1941 to 1943. He send me a picture taken in May 2013. Mr. Helmuth Orschiedt born May 9, 1923 and turn is 90 anniversary.


"Taken on 9th May 2013 - 68 years after the war ended. In 1945 I was 22 years old and glad I had survived"

Thursday, January 31, 2013

"Catch That Tiger"


The Tank Museum presents two letters that question the veracity of claims made in Botham and Montague’s 2012 title "Catch That Tiger"...

Tiger 131 from the The Tank Museum in England