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  • jwsleser
    Yes there were some differences in kit issued but no theater was lower than another on the supply chain in terms of basic equipment...
  • Pendejo
    Thanks Jeff! Also curious if there may have been any discrepancies or totally different kit issues between theatres. Would soldiers...
  • jwsleser
    Bongiorno Pendejo Welcome to the forum. I had to remember where I had saved the information. Note this is a generic list and some of...
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  • Pendejo
    Was wondering if anyone had information on what was actually issued to the Infantry, or regular troops. Number of socks, shirts etc. And...
  • Slavomir
    Slavomir replied to the thread Battle of Derna Jan 1941.
    WD of 2nd RTR: Since Jan 9, regiment 1000 yards south, south-east of Bir El Adem. On 10 and 11 shelled by Italian artillery, no...
  • jwsleser
    jwsleser replied to the thread Gruppo « Pancano ».
    It appears that the 60ª cp. bersaglieri motocicilisti was part of « Pancano ». Arena in his Aquile senza Ali states "L’apporto dei carri...
  • jwsleser
    jwsleser replied to the thread Battle of Derna Jan 1941.
    Slawomir Thank you for the info on the maps. Yes, the 1:500K do seem to work better. I would hate to navigate using these maps. One...
  • Slavomir
    Slavomir replied to the thread Battle of Derna Jan 1941.
    I am using the 1:500K; of course, they are not perfect but printed in 1942, and I can trace the majority of the locations. In some of...
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  • jwsleser
    jwsleser replied to the thread Battle of Derna Jan 1941.
    Many thanks again! I would like to read your article. Yesterday I spent a lot of time looking for the various locations mentioned in...
  • Slavomir
    Slavomir replied to the thread Battle of Derna Jan 1941.
    11th Hussars: Jan 21 - C and A Sqdrs in the same position, Sqdr A reported at least 15 German bombers escorted by 6 fighters, B Sqdr...
  • jwsleser
    jwsleser replied to the thread Battle of Derna Jan 1941.
    Excellent! Thank you!
  • Slavomir
    Slavomir replied to the thread Battle of Derna Jan 1941.
    Before we move forward, first, let me make few corrections: My typo: 7th Armd Div main body is supposed to start the movement on Jan 22...
  • jwsleser
    jwsleser replied to the thread Battle of Derna Jan 1941.
    Slawomir That is some great information. Thank you! There is no info for 17-23 Jan? I hope someone has the war diary of the 7th...
  • Slavomir
    Slavomir replied to the thread Battle of Derna Jan 1941.
    Unfortunately, I do not have the WD of 7th Hussars to confirm Arena's dates. But most of the books claim that the 7th Armd started to...
  • jwsleser
    jwsleser replied to the thread Gruppo « Pancano ».
    David Thank you. Yes, I had read that Wiki article. Note that the cite is to an article here on CS. I am likely chasing a ghost, but...
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