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AH-1
May 21, 2006, 05:04 PM
east berlin.note the special police in the left rear watching:) .
pete
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TimboKhan
May 21, 2006, 05:42 PM
Thats a really cool pic. Are you the soldier in the pic?

AH-1
May 21, 2006, 06:06 PM
the one with out the sks:) :)
pete

mordechaianiliewicz
May 21, 2006, 06:41 PM
Please, do give the backstory on that one.

AH-1
May 21, 2006, 06:51 PM
I will keep it short.had to get one of my troopers out of the detox in berlin.we had a day to kill so we went over to east berlin through check point charlie.
you have to get a brief before going over to the evil side.they told us we couldn't take pics of anything with the DDR on it.so got a quick shot with the solider.he is guarding the internal flame on the memorial for all the soldiers killed to take berlin from the germans in WWII.
found the pic today just thought I would share as I know y'all are into the sks rifles.
pete

armoredman
May 21, 2006, 07:03 PM
Nice, sir!

MTMilitiaman
May 21, 2006, 07:34 PM
Casual random observation--I remember my Russian having darker wood on it.

AH-1
May 21, 2006, 08:44 PM
my east german 91/30 has light wood also ??
pete

DMK
May 21, 2006, 09:06 PM
Those East German SKSes do have beautiful wood. Along with the N.Korean varients, they are the holy grail for SKS collectors.

Here's some more pics of E.G. SKSes.

http://www.gunboards.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=121415

http://www.gunboards.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=123309

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