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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 13:52 pm 
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Hi guys I was flicking through the ww2incolour website and I found a picture on there of a Bulgarian paratrooper dated 1945 here is the link
http://www.ww2incolor.com/other/1122.html

I was wondering if anyone could tell me what weapon he is carrying and a little bit about the uniform as i have never heard of Bulgaria paratroopers before, were they supplied with German kit?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 14:36 pm 
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Looks Hungarian - one minute & I'll dig up the reference

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Might Be a Czech ZK-383P :?

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Wrong by me it is a Czech ZK383:
http://world.guns.ru/smg/chex/zk-33-e.html

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A little bit about the Bulgarian Army:
http://members.tripod.com/~marcin_w/index-bul.html
Para Pic:
http://taco-man-andre.tumblr.com/post/7 ... rs-in-wwii
http://www.ww2incolor.com/other/1124.html
More about the Paras:
http://helmet.0catch.com/other.htm

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In the chaos of battle, when the ground beneath your feet is a slurry of blood, puke, p**s and the entrails of friends and enemies alike, it's easy to turn to the gods for salvation. But it's soldiers who do the fighting, and soldiers who do the dying, and the gods never get their feet wet.

One enemy is never enough, two is far too many
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Last edited by Oggy on Thu Jun 07, 2012 14:52 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Thanks for the info guys :)

Iv read a bit about the ZK 383 before but I didn't know they were still being bought/used by other nations in the late war period.


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