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Article about: Recently got a DPM Arctic smock and i was wondering what the insignia is?The para wings on the sleeve are subdued?Odd?And the other patch is sewn above the right hand top pocket.Any help wou

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    Recently got a DPM Arctic smock and i was wondering what the insignia is?The para wings on the sleeve are subdued?Odd?And the other patch is sewn above the right hand top pocket.Any help would be great!

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    The other wings are German Army.

    All looks conventional to me.

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    Thanks Adrian.
    German army eh?...Is it possible then that a British soldier had both a British and a German parachute qualification?

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    Yes. It was and still is popular to do other NATO countries Para courses, as you get the wings.

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    ..and in answer to my question.Yes, it is!

    The Fallschirmspringerabzeichen can be awarded to and worn by other Allied nations.

    Interesting combo.

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