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by housil
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Nuts-Weekend at Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge Dec1944)
Replies: 8
Views: 173

Re: Nuts-Weekend at Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge Dec1944)

Next was the US attack on Foy:
Their foxholes...
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...with the view towards Foy houses
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Scene from the show BoB
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and real view
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by housil
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Nuts-Weekend at Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge Dec1944)
Replies: 8
Views: 173

Re: Nuts-Weekend at Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge Dec1944)

Next day we went to see the fox holes of Easy company at Foy you may know from the show "Band of brothers": Bastogne 2017 gr Kam 497.JPG Close up to those of you who are familiar with the history/show of the Band of Brothers, note their names "Webb" and "Penkala" Bastog...
by housil
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Nuts-Weekend at Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge Dec1944)
Replies: 8
Views: 173

Re: Nuts-Weekend at Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge Dec1944)

Next stop over was the Bastogne War Museum Bastogne 2017 259.JPG Bastogne 2017 260.JPG Bastogne 2017 261.JPG Lot´s of snow like back in 1944 Bastogne 2017 267.JPG Bastogne 2017 271.JPG German tank hunter "Hetzer" Bastogne 2017 276.JPG Bastogne 2017 279.JPG Bastogne 2017 303.JPG Bastogne 20...
by housil
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Nuts-Weekend at Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge Dec1944)
Replies: 8
Views: 173

Nuts-Weekend at Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge Dec1944)

Dec 14th to 17th I went to Belgium to participate the celebrations of the "Battle of the Bulge" in 1944. You could see nice vehicles and dressed participants Bastogne 2017 206.JPG Bastogne 2017 205.JPG A by Germans knocked out Sherman at the market place Bastogne 2017 215.JPG Bastogne 2017...
by housil
Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: whats best?
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Re: whats best?

Robin heum wrote:also what country makes the best ones?


Depends on what YOU like and what you don´t.
by housil
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: (Unknown Year) Food Packet, Long Range Patrol Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Replies: 10
Views: 559

Re: (Unknown Year) Food Packet, Long Range Patrol Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

mreheater72 wrote:Thank you for the detailed review with great photos :D !



I had to wipe my eyes!!!!!!
I´m happy to read you again!!! :D
by housil
Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 4
Views: 152

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from Bastogne-Foy/Belgium

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by housil
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?
Replies: 10
Views: 352

Re: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?

Is there any way to tell the miltec from the genuine issued version? Genuine ones have stamping of manufacturer and year, repros don´t have. As far as I know biggest difference is a material stainless steel in original vs. aluminium in repro so check the weight. They were never made from stainless ...
by housil
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?
Replies: 10
Views: 352

Re: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?

Is there any way to tell the miltec from the genuine issued version? Genuine ones have stamping of manufacturer and year, repros don´t have. As far as I know biggest difference is a material stainless steel in original vs. aluminium in repro so check the weight. They were never made from stainless ...
by housil
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?
Replies: 10
Views: 352

Re: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?

Is there any way to tell the miltec from the genuine issued version? Genuine ones have stamping of manufacturer and year, repros don´t have. As far as I know biggest difference is a material stainless steel in original vs. aluminium in repro so check the weight. They were never made from stainless ...

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