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PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 13:06 pm 
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Comrades,
This is Shusters Re-production BN Respirator Haversack recovered by Comrade Frontovik for 13th Guards recently, newly declassified for Imaging and Posting.

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It is a well made Haversack, good to become a Hero with during the Border and Encirclement Battles of 41/42 when Genosse gasmask und BrianB have a bit of swagger before their fingers and toes started to fall off... . :lol: .


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Genosse Viktor, schadenfreude, it doesn't become you. :P

However, the item displayed is a convincing example of the shoddy but serviceable equipment complexes supplied by an inefficient centralised economy to it's unfortunate soldiery.

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Genosse BrianB,
As long as you have enough fingers to button up your Summer Great Coat it will be not too many.... Great German term..... 8) .... sometimes you Genossen get it in a nut shell. :lol:

Your remark pouring cold water on the Heroic Miracle of Soviet Industrialisation has not been forgotten.... :twisted: .... it has just been added to your Employment Record... :twisted:


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( Lease lend material from Comrade Sandy Boots)

"We have internal enemies. We have external enemies. This, comrades, must not be forgotten for a single moment"
( Comrade Stalin, 1928)

"Who watches The Watchmen?"... The NKVD.

"The Devil came to me one night, he struck his claws into my hands, I prayed for him to stop but he wouldn't .....so I told him to F' off..... he did".
(An old Russia lady)

"We will fight for peace until there isn't one stone left standing on another".
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"Gesplitzenblitz !" ( Peter Sellers)

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"To forgive is not within the Scale of Norms".

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Official issues of winter clothing did not arrive at the OstFront until March '42, although some forward thinking Divisional Quartermasters had ensured deliveries to their units before then.
However following the dictum, 'a good soldier should always forage for himself', supplies of RKKA winter clothing were available too, the trick was to relieve the wearer of it before the body stiffened.
Failing that, the clothing stores of the local subjugated population could be utilised.
Needs must when the devil drives.

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Again, Genosse BrianB, you are just filling your own Charge sheet :twisted: , unauthorised use of State Property will face the harshest penalties :twisted: .

You will be a chief witness against the behaviour of the whole of Army Groups North, Centre and South.

You may get the Order of the Red Banner ( 3rd Class) for it... before you enjoy Slavic food until 1955 :lol:
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( Lease lend material from Comrade Sandy Boots)

"We have internal enemies. We have external enemies. This, comrades, must not be forgotten for a single moment"
( Comrade Stalin, 1928)

"Who watches The Watchmen?"... The NKVD.

"The Devil came to me one night, he struck his claws into my hands, I prayed for him to stop but he wouldn't .....so I told him to F' off..... he did".
(An old Russia lady)

"We will fight for peace until there isn't one stone left standing on another".
(Soviet folk-saying)

"Gesplitzenblitz !" ( Peter Sellers)

"To err is to be arrested ".
"To forgive is not within the Scale of Norms".

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As Army Group North withdraws in good order along the Baltic Coast, a small sailing dingy has been sequestered, close to Heiligenbeil, ready for a discreet exit. A diet of rotting cabbage, fish head soup and swamp water does not appeal.

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Watch out for Comrade Stalin's Akulas... 317Kg of torpex at 40 knots makes a mess of a sailing dingy... fire two red and two green flares for recognition and hope the Kommandir hadn't been too much on the vodka the night before and can actually spot it before pressing the button ;-)

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