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Writing all these small pages with little text and many "known concepts" from 3 languages, I realize that it is useful to name things clearly.

abbreviations


  • sd.Kfz. - sonder Kraftfahrzeug. (German, meaning special or exceptional motorized vehicle)
  • Terms


  • Hei or heide - Heather or heath, meaning, the rural rough terrain of the 1930's
  • Holland - the Netherlands compises of (originaly) 7 provinces or counties. Originally Holland is the west coast.
  • Brabant - or Noord-Brabant. The southern middle province of the Netherlands where Eindhoven is situated
  • Wachtmeester - Literally watchman, meester also meaning master. Artillery and cavalry unit's use this as a rank equivalent to sergeant. An honorary title. Most M39's are commanded by one.

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