Cycling to war..Wehrmacht Troops “Das Truppenfahrrad”

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Cycling to war..Wehrmacht Troops “Das Truppenfahrrad”

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Post by Sniper1946 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:08 pm

lets see those German Troops on bikes, Parade, pushing, pedaling, Humour, or punctures... :)

The Use Of Bicycles in the Wehrmacht.
The Use of Bicycles in the Wehrmacht Despite disadvantages, bicycle infantry was effective if used correctly in both the expansion and occupation of Germany's borders in the late 1930s and early 1940s to the retreat in 1944-1945

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German bicycle troops setting off to invade another country before breakfast
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Two German soldiers cycling through a ruined French town
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Wehrmacht officers seemingly quarelling over who is going to use the bicycle, while the men look on impassively :D
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Showing off
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Wehrmacht officer having a spot of trouble with his bicycle - Eastern Front
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German soldier posing with his bicycle on a brick road
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Early morning inspection
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RAD* bicycle troops alongside a column of Wehrmacht troops
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Bicycle troops having a rest beside a country road
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Bicycle troops and an inflatable
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Bicycle troops having a rest and smoke
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Bicycle troops, a Kradmelder* and cavalry
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Bicycle troops mustering in a village square
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Two German soldiers with bicycles watching trucks wind their way up a mountain road
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Bicycle troops passing a column of P.O.W.s
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Wehrmacht troop movements
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Post by Sniper1946 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:20 pm

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German bicycle troops and cavalry crossing a road junction
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Wehrmacht bicycle troops stopping for a photo-shoot
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German bicycle troops on a forest track
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Four weary German soldiers resting on their bicycles
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Wehrmacht bicycle troops - late 1930s
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Two German soldiers with bicycles
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German bicycle troops
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German bicycle troops crossing difficult terrain
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German bicycle troops crossing a small stream
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Three German soldiers riding one bicycle, much to the amusement of two dogs
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Two German soldiers walking along a beach with their bicycles
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German bicycle troops having a break in forest
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Clever little dog riding a bicycle
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German troops standing beside their bicycles
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Bicycle troops in a town square
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Bicycle troops with some friendly farm workers
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Two Army cyclists getting a lift
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Post by Sniper1946 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:27 pm

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German soldier with his bicycle - Southern Front
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Two German soldiers riding their bicycles past a farmyard
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Two German soldiers attending to a puncture
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German bicycle troops resting beside a road, with their rifles neatly stacked
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German bicycle troops crossing over a bridge
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Those Luftwaffe boys.. :D
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Post by Sniper1946 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:39 pm

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Wehrmacht soldiers standing alongside their most splendid bicycles
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Wehrmacht medics with their bicycles
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A column of shirtless soldiers pushing their bicycles
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Post by Sniper1946 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 5:31 pm

Bicycles in the Wehrmacht - 1944
The Wehrmacht used extensive number of bicycles in their formations. Radfahr-Bataillons were schnell batallion with bicycles. Aside from that, bicycles were used in large numbers.
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Post by Sniper1946 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:51 am

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Two German soldiers demonstrating some trick cycling to the assembled crowd
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Exhausted bicycle troops sleeping where they can
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Bicycle troops eating fruit beside the road
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