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#1 10-11-2016 00:06:03

RoyA
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Registered: 16-04-2016
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M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

FP Nr. 48470 was assigned to the 334th Infantry Division which was formed in November 1942 and surrendered to British forces in Tunisia on 8 May 1943.
Ex-Doug Buhler collection.
EF64 Lot. Nr. 10288

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#2 10-11-2016 02:32:16

NZMark
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Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

One look Beauty!


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#3 10-11-2016 10:00:10

herrzark
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Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

Beauty indeed big_smile


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#4 10-11-2016 10:26:41

don_kihotis7
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Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

Ahhhh man this is a nice DAK helmet.

Tan color from the Tunisian theater, complete with liner and chinstrap.

Not only these but it's also named and the biggest bonus, the feldpost number which proves that it was actually in Afrika.


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#5 10-11-2016 23:48:33

zip3120
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Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

Nice helmet
I like very much items with the history behind.
Marco

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#6 11-11-2016 11:05:16

The Magpie
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Registered: 29-06-2011
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Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

Just outstanding "one look" stahlhelm with the tan camo from Tunisia.Unusual unit too, quite the underdogs to the DAK.

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#7 11-11-2016 20:57:18

RoyA
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Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

Thank you gents!

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#8 19-11-2016 19:55:11

msteve21
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From: Australia
Registered: 05-12-2011
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Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

Agree with other comments, love seeing these tan camo's

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#9 02-12-2016 16:48:32

barry1954
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Registered: 23-04-2011
Posts: 177

Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

Top shelf helmet thanks for posting.

Barry

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#10 11-12-2016 15:15:22

Sebastian.V
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Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

A beauty !!! big_smile

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#11 11-12-2016 22:47:37

olpan
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From: Australia
Registered: 11-04-2014
Posts: 43

Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

Very Attractive helmet. I like it and wish I had something similar.

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#12 16-01-2017 19:44:24

Eddie
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From: UK
Registered: 30-06-2012
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Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

Great Helmet especially nice to own with the history too ! reminds me of the one in this photo.


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http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q602/DAKEddie41/WW2%20various%20pics/aMT_Terminator2Ani_zps5d273b61.gif Join my " ROMMELS'S AFRIKAKORPS " facebook page if you want to live!  big_smile www.facebook.com/pages/Rommels-Afrikako … 683?ref=hl

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#13 23-01-2017 05:00:30

NZMark
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From: New Zealand
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Re: M40 Heer DAK - Tunisia Veteran

48470
(2.1.1940-11.3.1943) Kommando 334. Infanterie-Division,
(12.3.1943-7.9.1943) gestrichen (Tunis),
(23.4.1944-24.11.1944) 31.9.1944 Feldgendarmerie-Trupp 680.
Very Cool....


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