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Edged Weapons
Here is the place to discuss German edged weapons. Anything from fighting knives to swords to daggers. Come in and speak with some of the greatest minds in the hobby.
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Welcome - New Collectors Start Here (2 viewing)
This Forum is to welcome new Members and explain how GDC works.
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Re: Newbie saying hello.
(seany) - 06/20/17 05:18 PM
SS Dagger Forum (12 viewing)
Daggers of the SS: Model 1933 Daggers, Model 1936 Chained Daggers, Honor Daggers, Himmler Dedication Daggers, and all SS accoutrements. Moderated by Dave Hohaus, editor of Tom Wittmann's book on SS Edged Weapons.
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Re: SS Chained Dagger for ...
(Dean Perdue) - Yesterday at 11:19 AM
SA & NSKK Dagger Forum (33 viewing)
Daggers of the SA (Storm Troops): Standard Service, Feldherrnhalle, Special Presentation, High Leader Daggers, and all SA accoutrements. Also daggers of the NSKK - Standard Service, Chained, etc. Moderated by Mike McAlvanah, perhaps THE most accomplished SA dagger collector in history.
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Re: My most beautiful earl...
(kingtiger) - 06/23/17 07:55 PM
Rohm Dagger Forum (9 viewing)
Your place to discuss one of the most fascinating areas of German Dagger collecting. Learn about both SS and SA Rohm Daggers. Moderated by Gailen David, owner of GDM Militaria.
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Re: Ed.Wüsthof Honor wreck
(Seppi) - 06/21/17 04:06 AM
Army, Navy, and Luftwaffe Forum (10 viewing)
Daggers of the Army (Heer), Navy (Kriegsmarine), and Air Force (Luftwaffe), Characteristics and variations, as well as accoutrements (portapees and hangers). Moderated by Wotan and WWII-Collector and Kevin who you all know as "heers68"
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Re: Navy dagger questions
(Oleg67) - Yesterday at 11:35 PM
HJ Edged Weapons Forum (17 viewing)
This is the place to discuss the edged weapons of the Hitler Youth: Leader daggers, the HJ knives ( including the youth knives of occupied countries) DJ knives, and HJ Honor Bayonets. Moderated by Herman V.
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Re: Early Minty HJ Knife b...
(Seppi) - 06/21/17 04:30 AM
Miscellaneous Dagger Forum (13 viewing)
Everything else: NPEA, Reichs Labor Service (RAD), DLV, Diplomatic/Government, Red Cross, The RLB, Teno, Land and Water Customs, Railway, and Postal (Postschutz) Daggers, boot knives, Imperial Edged Weapons. Moderated by Ron Weinand.
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Re: Dagger NPEA Eickhorn
(seany) - Yesterday at 06:04 PM
European Edged Weapons (2 viewing)
For discussion of swords, daggers, and bayonets used by European countries not including Germany. Additionally, uniforms from European countries other than Germany may be discussed here. Moderated by Jim Wallace, an advanced collector of European blades
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Re: Rare pre WWII French A...
(Alex .) - 06/23/17 09:21 AM
Edged Weapons Accoutrements Forum (2 viewing)
Visit this forum to discuss hangers, frogs, portepees, control tags, dagger storage bags, or anything else that was used with German edged weapons.
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Re: Frog ID
(Fitzer) - 06/21/17 08:35 PM
The BCN Bayonet Forum (77 viewing)
Your resource for Bayonet collecting worldwide. The Bayonet Collector's Network (BCN) was founded in 1996 to bring bayonet collectors together to share knowledge and information about bayonets. Come inside to talk not only about German bayonets, but about bayonets from around the world. Moderated by John Jacobi, founder of BCN and ably assisted by Terry Kissinger the man with all the Fire Bayonets.
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Re: 3219 / Unterstab II A....
(JohnZ) - Yesterday at 01:48 PM
Hunting, Forestry, and Shooting Forum (13 viewing)
This is where you can discuss hunting, forestry, and shooting daggers. Moderated by Gary Southgate.
Moderator: Baz69
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Re: Named Pipeback Damascu...
(Kevin (heers68)) - 06/14/17 09:58 PM
German Sword Forum (16 viewing)
Got swords ? Here is the place to discuss them. Moderated by Fred Prinz, who most of you knew as Frogprinz.
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Re: Police NCO Sword knot ...
(Ritterkreuz) - Yesterday at 04:41 PM
Kinder and Miniature Forum (3 viewing)
Your place to discuss miniatures and kinder swords. Andy Mraz, the moderator, is considered an expert in this area. He is a frequent contributor to publications and a long-time collector.
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Re: Diver's Knife Miniatur...
(Militarynut) - 05/10/17 09:54 AM
GDC Reference Library

-- German Militaria References --

Awards and Medals

3rd Reich Badges & Clasps
3rd Reich Orders & Medals
Imperial Combat Badges
Imperial Orders & Medals
Iron Cross 1st Gallery
Iron Cross 1st Spanges
Iron Cross 2nd Gallery
Iron Cross 2nd Spanges
Knight's Cross Gallery
Oak Leaves, Swords, & Diamonds
Ribbon Bar Chart
Shields/Cuff Titles
Award/Medal Maker Marks

Daggers & Swords

Dagger Id Guide
Miniature Dagger Id Guide
Dagger Blade Mottos
Maker/Distributor Marks
SA/NSKK Group Marks
SA/HJ RZM Codes
SA Transitional RZM Codes
SS RZM Codes
Eickhorn "Field Marschall" Swords

Insignia and Emblems

Armbands
Belt Buckles
Collar/Shoulder Tabs - Imperial
Collar/Shoulder Tabs - NSDAP
Collar/Shoulder Tabs - SA
Collar/Shoulder Tabs - SS
Collar/Shoulder Tabs - Other NSDAP
Collar/Shoulder Tabs - Military
Collar/Shoulder Tabs - Government
Collar/Shoulder Tabs - Police
Cuff Titles - Non-SS
Cuff Titles - SS
SS Sleeve Diamonds
Foreign Volunteer Arm Shields
Gorgets
Helmet Decals
Military Career/Specialist Patches
Military Services Waffenfarbe
Uniform Eagle Insignia
Visor Cap/Hat Insignia

Manufacturer Codes

Erkennungs Unit Abbreviations
HeeresWaffenAmt Codes
Lieferant & LDO Numbers
Optics Maanufacturer Codes
RZM M1 - Insignia & Badge Makers
RZM M2 - Metal Work Suppliers
RZM M3 - Party Emblem Makers
RZM M4 - Buckle Makers
RZM M5 - Uniform Accessories
RZM M7 - Edged Weapons Makers
RZM M9 - Tinnie Makers
RZM M11/12 - NSDAP LS Medals & Minature Makers

-- U.S. Militaria References --

Aviator Wings
Army Enlisted Collar Discs
Military Medals
Ribbon Chart
WW1 Division Patches
WW2 Army & Corps Patches
WW2 Division Patches
WW2 Phantom Division Patches

-- Small Arms References --

Autoloading Pistols 1892-1909
Beretta Pistols 1915-1945
Colt Auto Pistols 1900-1945
FN (Browning) Pistols 1900-1945
Luger Proof & Acceptance Marks 1898-1945
Lugers - DWM Production 1895-1929
Lugers - DWM Military/Contract 1904-29
Lugers - Rework & Non-DWM 1915-1945
Mauser C96 Broomhandles 1896-1937
Nambu Pistols 1902-1945
Walther 1-9, PP, PPK, & P38 1910-1945
Walther Sport/Olympia Pistols

WW2 Pistols
WW2 Rifles
WW2 Sub-machine Guns
WW2 (German) Assault Rifles
WW2 Light Machine Guns

-- WW2 Armored Vehicles --

Axis Countries
Armored Vehicles of Germany
Armored Vehicles of Hungary
Armored Vehicles of Italy
Armored Vehicles of Japan

Allied Countries
Armored Vehicles of France
Armored Vehicles of Great Britain
Armored Vehicles of Poland
Armored Vehicles of the U.S.
Armored Vehicles of the U.S.S.R.


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