West German Bundeswehr.
Ralph, an early Bundeswehr Heer (Army) soft version of Panzer/tankers helmet, the first Panzer beret, worn early to late 1960's......replaced by the black panzer beret around 1969. the hard hat version continued on into the 1980's !
see here for thread on the hard hat version 1960's Bundeswehr padded panzer beret.
Prost ! Steve.
"The German Army is the perfectly adapted, perfectly running Machine. The difference is that the Germans are organised with a view to War...with the cold, hard, practical and business-like purpose of winning victories."
G.W. Steevens - The Daily Mail (1897)