Monday, August 18, 2014


Illustration art by Ludwig Hohlwein  for a company 
manufacturing uniforms and equipment for members of the SS.

- You crave it! - need it! - fantasize about it!
the most controversial art on the planet:


Explore the work of artists of The Third Reich at Galeria Thule Italia

Panzer: Panzerjäger Marder II / Sd.Kfz.132
Not to be confused with the Marder II, Sdkfz 131.
This version of the Marder series was based on the Pzkpfw II, Ausf D1/ D2 chassis mounting the  PaK 36(r) L/51 gun, captured en masse from the Red Army in 1941.
 A stop-gap solution created for dealing with the Soviet T-34 and KV tanks, it served with various Panzerjäger units from April 1942 to early 1944.

Monday, August 11, 2014


Great quirky phunn at Dorris McComics

Panzer: Munitionsschlepper IV für Karl-Gerät
At first glance I though this photo showed a Bergepanzer IV, a turret less Panzer IV with a crane fitted for salvaging disabled AFV's.
It is in fact one of several purpose built vehicles for supplying the massive shells used by the 600mm Karl-Gerät self-propelled siege mortar.

Monday, August 04, 2014


Nice late 1970s colour photos by Adam Bartos

Panzer: Pzkpfw I ohne aufbau
A nice top view showing the interior. Note the "crash bar" railing around the main compartment.
The trooper taking driving lessons is of course dressed in cotton fatigues to save on his regular
black panzer uniform during training. For safety he is wearing the rubber lined crash helmet, covered by the Panzer beret.

Monday, July 07, 2014


Holidaysies here at DAMIJWH!

 No luck yet with the job hunting, but I will continue searching since I need something to do before I reach retirement at age 105....see you again August 4'th, and remember:

 Smile and be happy. Your enemies will hate it.

Panzer: Kleine Befehlspanzerwagen I, Ausf B
Probably photographed at an armour school ca. 1940-41.


Monday, June 30, 2014


No more of this namby-pamby's time to get tough!..

And what better way to get in the right frame of mind than this series of inflammatory essays by renowned artist Jenny Holzer

Panzer: Pzkpfw I, Ausf A
From the very early days of the Panzerwaffe, ca. mid-1930s.