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1867-1919

1919-1933

1933-1935

1935-1945

              

 

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Maps
- The German Empire 1870
- Atlas des Deutschen Reichs 1883
- The German Empire 1917
- Das Großdeutsche Reich 1943 (© Putzger-Historischer Weltatlas-Auflage, 1965) - (the previous "link" died)
Pistolenpatrone 08
- Polte factory drawings
- Headstamp markings
Pistolen Patrone 43 m.E.

- Polte factory drawings

- Headstamp markings and lot numbers 1941 - 1945
Patrone 7.9 mm Mauser
- Polte factory drawings
- Color codes
- Headstamp markings 1888 - 1945
- Headstamp markings 1937 - 1945
- Headstamp markings and lot numbers by W. van Eijk and K. Menzel (all files updated : 2015 January 15)
Patrone 318
- Polte factory drawings
- Headstamp markings
P codes
- P codes
Cartridge components and accessories
- Propellants
- Cartons, wooden and metal boxes
K 98 k rifle
- Manufacturers
- Subcontrators
Waffenamt codes
- A short history of the Heereswaffenamt (HwaA)
- Structure of the Heereswaffenamt : 1940 - 1943 - 1944
- Waffenamt codes  (1 > 300 updated)
Leistungsgemeinschaft der deutschen Ordenhersteller - LdO
- Leistungsgemeinschaft der deutschen Ordenhersteller codes
Präsidiakanzlei des Führers Lieferant - PFL
- Präsidialkanzlei des Führers Lieferant codes
Reichszeugmeisterei - RZM
- RZM M1 : insignias, medals
- RZM M2 : sub-contractors
- RZM M4 : belt-buckles
- RZM M5 : accessories for uniforms (stamped eagles, buttons, ...)
- RZM M7 : knives, daggers
- RZM M9 : badges
- RZM M11 : NSDAP awards
- RZM M12 : NSDAP miniature awards
Lexicons
- German - english
- English - german
- German - french
- French - german

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Books
By Michael Heidler (GGBuch@web.de to order)

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Deutsche Fertigungskennzeichen bis 1945 (German Manufacturing Codes to 1945)

Published by Visier Edition (506 pages - soft cover - text in german and english) - ISBN 3-9811018-5-5.
Price in Europe : 30 EUR + p&p : 3 EUR
Introduction : The evolution and application of production codes - The secret armament code letters, code numbers and abbreviations (1925-1940) - Encoded years of production - The letter code system (1940-1945) - Other code systems - Reaction of the Allies - The problems of assignment and localisation - Abbreviations and some tips for the reader
Listings and overvies : Armament factories supplying the Army untill 1927, as permitted by the Versailles Treaty - Armament factories supplying the Navy untill 1927, as permitted by the Versailles Treaty - Permitted armament factories starting in 1927 - Abbreviations for company names, starting mid of 1936 - Encoded years of production, starting in 1925 - Production codes allocated to the suppliers of K98k parts - Production marks for powder and explosives manufacturers starting 1940 - Dates of issues of the production code-lists for arms, ammunition and equipment - Branch identity characters of the Reichszeugmeisterei (State Master of Ordnance) - RZM numbers of the medal manufacturers - Abbreviations

Additions and corrections : 2011.07.14 (by M. Heidler)
Corrections : 2011.07.30 (by P. Colmant) 


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Deutsche Gewehrgranaten und Gewehrgranatgeräte bis 1945

Published by VDM (396 pages - 17 x 23.5 cm - hardcover - 706 pictures (many in colour) - text in german).
Price :
- Germany : 39 EUR incl. postage (registered and insured).
- Europe : 42 EUR incl. postage (registered and insured).
- USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Japan : 68 USD by airmail incl. postage (registered and insured).

This book shows the German developments and their use in both world wars.
Described are the different rifle grenades (incl. experimental grenades), the launchers and special weapons for shooting the grenades (grenade rifle, MG 151, 2-cm-Flak, etc.), the use in foreign countries and copies made by other nations (GB, Japan, Italy, etc).
A lot of interesting colour pictures show the details of original grenades and weapons.
Included are also lists of manufacturers and drawings from patents.


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