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Some time ago I just wondered what I would have done when I would be on leave as a soldier during the Second World War. I sure would have taken pictures of places I had visit or taken pictures of army buddies as I have done in the beginning of the 90's. And when my film role would be full, I would had it developed in a Photo store or drugstore or chemist's just the same. And then showed them in a small pocket Photo album.
Allied Military Currency was issued for use in Italy, France, Germany, Japan and for a short time in Korea, Denmark and Austria. Some of these currencies saw service in other parts of the world as well. As a general rule, the use of this currency was in response to local Black Market activity and the associated need to stabilize the local economy.
Who hasn’t heard of Operation Bernhard or the counterfeit operation, the evil plan of Nazi-Germany to ruin the British economy? Well, with this plan Hitler hoped that the £134milion of counterfeit notes he produced in Operation Bernhard would force a huge hike in inflation and spark a cash crisis if introduced to wartime Britain. It[...]
On the internet you can find loads of information and sometimes you are looking for a certain kind of information and then you stumble onto something else which attracts your attention. I was looking for more information about American D-Ration and K-Ration boxes and found some nice Photos, which were made during the war by the Sutherland Paper Company at Kalamazoo.
At this moment I am saving money to buy me a Silhouette CAMEO electronic cutting machine. This machine can cut a wide variety of materials such as paper and card stock, which will save me a lot of time cutting all my repro paperwork by hand. The cutting itself will be more accurate, so at the[...]
Some time ago a friend of mine pointed me to the Imagepac Stampmaker Kit to make my own stamps. After reading the website I thought it would be very handy to make my own stamps this way for filling in my own (and maybe your) paperwork.
…which you think would be nice to reproduce and then you get a pile of rubbish… Well that happened to me last week. I bought some “Reproduction” Swiss Bank notes and I was very happy to have found them on eBay, but I was very disappointed when they arrived.
As promised in my article about German board games, I hereby write something about the German Card games. During the war Card games were played by many soldiers of all Armies. When on the front lines or in the barracks they spend many hours playing card games to kill time. German soldiers played Skat and Quartets,[...]
Normaly I am searching for all kinds of Paperwork which I want or could reproduce. Either in stores, car booth sales or the internet. Recently I found the German ‘Schach, Dame und Muhle‘ game for German soldiers on the internet and I thought it would be nice to reproduce that aswell. Nevertheless I found some[...]