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The "Other" German Army - Chile's Prussian Tradition : europe

I'm German and had no idea this was a thing in Chile lol the more you know.. 9. level 2. XzAeRosho. 2 years ago. You'd be surprised! There's a lot of German heritage, specially in the south of Chile. 2. level 1.

Chile M32/34 - Brendon's Helmets - Military Steel Combat ...

Chile M32/34. Czech made Vz32/34 combat helmets were supplied by Germany to Chile from 1939 after the German annexation of Czechoslovakia in late 1938. The Chilean Army painted these new helmets in a grey/green colour and applied their National Insignia to the right side. Inside the helmet to the top of the crown can often be found a coloured ...

Paul Schäfer | Military Wiki | Fandom

Paul Schäfer Schneider (4 December 1921 – 24 April 2010) was the founder and former leader of a sect and agricultural commune of German immigrants called Colonia Dignidad (Dignity Colony)—later renamed Villa Baviera—located in the south of Chile, about 340 km (210 miles) south of Santiago. Schäfer was born in Bonn, Germany, and joined the Hitler Youth movement …

Overlooked Military Surplus

The German military collectibles section has a separate category for reproductions. If an item is original, but altered I will do my best to describe this in my description. If you are in doubt to the originality of an item on my site, feel free to tell me or seek the advice from the many forums found on the internet before purchasing.

How would a modern day Nazi soldier look like? - Quora

Answer (1 of 11): That's a quite difficult question… Lets start with the helmet: The classic m16 like helmet design was abandoned short before the end of the war for a easier to produce helmet with better ballistic stats. Only a few hundred were produced before VE …

The stahlhelm in Latin America after WWII – wwiiafterwwii

Chile. The Chilean military is the most famous and prolific user of the stahlhelm in South America. In 1937, Chile imported some Wiemar-era Vulkanfiber stahlhelm M33 models, which were already being phased out by the Weacht. These served alongside Czechoslovak-made VZ.32 helmets in the Chilean army; and the German style was preferred.

The "Other" German Army - Chile's Prussian Tradition - …

The army of the Kaiser lives on - but not in Germany. The Chilean Army still uses the uniforms, traditions, weapons and marching music of 19th century Prussi...

Field/Heavy Artillery, Horse Artillery, Limbers ...

These experiences were undoubtedly kept in mind when the Argentine high command had to equip the military with potent firearms from he era and teach the new land doctrines. Schneider (French) and Krupp (German) are the 2 industrial brand protagonists in Argentina's artillery at the end of the XIX and middle of the XX centuries.

Bayonet Identification - Identify Bayonets and Related ...

Bayonets from Selected Countries of the World updated March 4, 2008: Help us keep this Identification Service alive. Visit our Shopping Site pages and buy from us direct or visit our Books for Sale pages and buy research materials from one of our affiliates. Proceeds and commissions from these sales - in part - go towards the purchase of additional reference …

Preussens Gloria Chile 1992 military parade - video ...

Preussens Gloria Chile 1992 military parade. full scale military parade in combat uniform with the military band playing Preussens Gloria parade march (goose step) included Preussens Gloria …

Father's Nazi past haunts Chilean presidential frontrunner ...

BERLIN (AP) — The German-born father of Chilean presidential frontrunner José Antonio Kast was a member of Adolf Hitler's Nazi party, according to a recently unearthed document obtained by The Associated Press, revelations that appear at odds with the far-right candidate's own statements about his father's military service during World War II.

M-60 Sherman (M-50 with 60mm HVMS Gun) - Tank Encyclopedia

The Chilean Army christened it 'M-60' after the 60 mm gun. However, it is also known as the 'M-50/60mm' or 'M-50 (HVMS)'. It is reasonable to suggest that one of the reasons the Chilean Army decided to purchase the Israeli Shermans was the fact that they had already gained experience in operating and maintaining Sherman tanks.

'Very worrying': is a far-right radical about to take over ...

Eduardo, Bolsonaro's son, and José Antonio Kast gesture as they meet in Santiago, Chile on December 13, 2018 Photograph: Iván Alvarado/Reuters "Kast is a patriot, internationally well ...

Gun Review: Chilean Steyr Model 1912 Mauser bolt action ...

The military of the Republic of Chile has always had a bit of a Prussian slant. Even to this day, their parade uniforms include Stahlhelms and elite units still wear Pickelhauben.

Chile's Next President Is A Leftist Millennial | HuffPost ...

12/19/2021 06:09pm EST. SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A leftist millennial who rose to prominence during anti-government protests was elected Chile's next president Sunday after a bruising campaign against a free-market firebrand likened to Donald Trump. With more than 90% of polling stations reporting, Gabriel Boric had 56% of the votes, compared ...

Bayonets of Chile

Knife bayonet for use on the 7 mm. M1912 Mauser rifles and carbines produced for Chile by the Austrian firm Oesterreichsche Waffenfabrik-Gesellschaft of Steyr. This bayonet also mounts to the Chilean M1935 carbine. The M1912 rifle was based on the German Gewehr 98, so the existing M1895 bayonets would not work with the M1912 rifle.

Concentration camps and torture centers in Chile during ...

The "Concentration camps and torture centers in Chile during Pinochet's dictatorship" mapping project consists in diagramming every place used by military agents and civilian supporters of Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship, which was held between September of 1973 and March of 1990.

"Preußens Gloria Marsch" Military Parade 2018 (Historical ...

Passage of the historical units of the army of chile, in the Chilean military parade of 2018.

Chilean Army - Wikipedia

In the XIX Century the Chilean Army was trained and equiped by Prussia and then Germany (up until 1945). There is still a heavy influence of German tradition...

Why does Chilean Military have too much German …

The Chilean military was very influenced by the French Army until the end of the 19th century, when the War against Peru and Bolivia disclosed several limitations of the training style, and the defeat of France by the Prussian Empire after their war of 1870, put Prussia as the "top dog" in the World's defense circles.

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Chilean women, wary of rightist, may decide president's ...

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — When Chileans went to the polls last month, Elizabeth Padilla, like more than half of eligible voters in the South American country, stayed home, not feeling represented by any of the seven candidates on the ballot.

Goose-stepping in 2018: Chile's military parade looks a ...

The Chileans shipped a bunch of Prussian officers over to whip its military into shape, and by the time the Prussian Captain Emil Körner retired as the Commanding General of the Chilean Armed Forces in 1910, the country's martial prowess was …

Trenches on the Web - Special: The German Pickelhaube ...

The quick German victory over France in 1871, lead many countries to imitate the style of the Prussian army. Many countries around the world adopted some form of spiked helmet for their own armed forces, including the United States in 1881. ... The Color Guard of Chile still uses the Pickelhaube, using helmets made in Germany with leather ...

Latin American Pickelhauben | Colonel J's

Chile is probably the last country in the world to dress and parade in the old Prussian-style. The Regulation of Uniforms of 1898, and the Ordnance from February 06, 1905, put an end to almost two centuries of French influence in the Chilean uniforms and military instruction system.

The Mauser 98: The Best Bolt-Action Rifle Ever Made?

A German Army cavalryman fires his Mauser 98 bolt action rifle standing atop a horse in a prewar demonstration. Although the Mauser was shown to many governments, it was only after the Prussian victory over Hapsburg Austria in 1866 that the famed American gun maker Remington & Sons showed any real interest in Mauser's new invention.

Father's Nazi Past Haunts Chilean Presidential Front-Runner

The German-born father of Chilean presidential front-runner Jose Antonio Kast was a member of Adolf Hitler's Nazi party, according to a recently unearthed document obtained by The Associated Press ...