By Philip Katcher
Uniformed volunteer devices have been raised by way of participants, often from an area's social élite who had sufficient spare time and money to spend on such enthusiasms. They voted on their unit designation, their officials and non-commissioned officials, their unit principles, and their uniform. Many destiny leaders discovered their abilities in those ranks, and volunteer armed forces devices shaped the center of many struggling with devices on each side of the Mason-Dixon line. With assistance from various images and illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates by way of Ron Volstad, Philip Katcher does an exceptional task of detailing the uniforms of the volunteer armed forces of the yank Civil struggle (1861-1865).
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D with chassis number 80663 at a German training facility near Braunschweig, Germany. Ds in February of 1940 but lacks the 30 mm armour that was added beginning in July 1940. The KFF2 driver's periscope appears plugged and a rudimentary angle iron rain guard is fitted over the driver's visor. IVs the more standard 'S' hook. Looking further aft, we see the brackets added carry Triebgas cylinders, an alternative fuel to gasoline common to heavier relegated to driver trailing. A regulator fitted to the standard Maybach HL 120 would have allowed the engine to burn this bottled gas.
D Funkwagens of FHH PzK on the move. The original caption for this film segment covering pages 58-65 reads "Surrender: Susice, Czechoslovakia 9 May 1945 ... " Winterberg is also known as Vimperk . The US 5th Infantry Division occupied Vimperk until 21 May 45. The vehicle on this page carries licence plate number WH 1738793.
17/18 R 730(f) II I I 1 11 . 5mm Reibel machine 111 111 With a top speed of 8km/h, the IWI I ,yclists in the background will 11111 ' ,1 likely overtake the little tank . Gs knocked out by US 9th Airforce fighter-bombers near M6drath, Germany at the beginning of March 1945. One of them was in the process of being recovered, but which one? Note that the rear Sturmgeschutz is not fitted with the Rundumfeuer MG mount and does not appear to have the Pilze on the superstructure roof, so clearly seen on the forward vehicle.