Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/11/28

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Nazis and Leicas
From: "Jean-Claude Berger" <>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 22:50:42 +0100

In 3 messages, this guy wrote that:

 1) SS were ordinary soldiers
 2) A familly where there was a SS member is honourable
 3) His dream is to live during the WW1

Am I alone to wonder : is he a real neo-Nazi or just an extraordinary specimen
of military moron that can be produced only by the armies?

- --
Jean-Claude Berger (
Systems and RDBMS consultant (MCSE)
Lyon, France

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Alan Hull
> Sent: Saturday 27 November 1999 15:40
> To:
> Subject: Re: [Leica] Nazis and Leicas

> My mother-in-law had a brother who was a police chief in a large German
> city.  Although I have never seen any documents, just some photographs,
> I was assured that he was a policeman throughout the war in a uniformed
> branch of the SS.  ... No names, but a very honourable family
> as many upper class Germans are.
> WW1 is my interest.  And what I would give to use that Back to the
> Future Machine and travel back to the Menin Gate with a few M2s and a
> heap of film.  Just for a month or two.
> Alan