dress daggers of WW2 German military forces has risen in the last few years. Depending on condition and if with scabbard & tassel, it could range from $250 to several hundred dollars. Again, depending on condition.
Asked in Firearms
When did mauser put straight bolts in there K98k luftwaffe rifles?
There wasn't a specific Luftwaffe Kar98k rifle. The Luftwaffe is the German Airforce, lead by Hermon Georing. The Karabiner 98kurz is just the standard military rifle. It had a 5 bullet stripper clip, and was deadly accurate. The "kurz" at the end of the name means short in German. The previous model was much more longer, but the updated one (Kar98k) was shorter and lighter. ...
Asked in Germany in WW2
How many German soldiers won the top award of the Knight's Cross with Diamonds in World War 2 and are their names listed at some site on the web?
There were 7318 Knight's Cross won by German soliders, of these 144 were won by U-Boat members. If you go to google.com and type into the search parameters " winners Iron Cross" you will come up with many hits and more information you can read. Twenty-seven Germans were awarded the Knight's Cross, with swords and "diamonds" on the Silver Oakleaves. One of those twenty-seven went on to receive the highest award of the Knight's Cross, with swords, "diamonds," and Gold Oakleaves. The winners were:...
Asked in Physics
How do you make a working model on force and pressure?
In order to make a working model on force and pressure, the relationship between these two things must be determined. This can be inferred from physics formulas. ...
Asked in World War 2, World War 1
What were the initials used to identify world war vehicles?
For example: The M3 Half track meant Model #3 in the series In US there were serial numbers stenciled to vehicles In Germany white letters WH, WL, WK indicated Army:Wehrmacht Heer, Air force: Wehrmacht Luftwaffe and Navy: Wehrmacht Kriegsmarine stenciled on right rear of vehicle ...
Asked in Germany in WW2
What are German helmets called?
They are called "steel helmets", either the M35 (model 1935), or M18 (for model 1918), etc. US servicemen in WWI called the M16 (model 1916) a "scuttle bucket" because it resembled a coal scuttle bucket. The M16 is the same design as the M18 and later M35; it's just that the M35 is the classic WWII German helmet...a much shortened back neck and lower crown...and no Frankenstein lug nuts at the forehead. For German enthusiasts who enjoy using the German language, they call...