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Don't tell me they wouldn't have worn it..........

Article about: last photo: instructor/advisor for an NPEA, as well as the Germanische Reichsschule.

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    Quote by stonemint View Post
    Check out the insignia on the hoods of the snow-ponchos.
    Credit: mgfreak
    They make a perfect zero point for a sniper! Maybe men from a penal unit.

    BOB

    LIFE'S LOSERS NEVER LEARN FROM THE ERROR OF THEIR WAYS.

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    I often thought of how difficult it would be to tell friendly from foe in a snow camo situation . Especially on the Eastern front where the use of captured weapons was common , along with many irregular forces . Maybe he was almost shot a couple times by friendly fire and came up with this solution .
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  4. #193

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    Men from a penal unit were officially not allowed to wear the Hoheitsabzeichen,
    as far as I know.
    But indeed a good spot for a kill!
    "Wir sollen auch unser Leben für die Brüder lassen" (1.Joh.3.16):
    zum Gedächtnis Wilhelm Schenk. Er starb fürs Vaterland am 13. Juni 1916

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    Small pic, but note use of a bullion WH eagle set very high on the peak of the cap:
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    Pimpf wearing a Pz collar tab skull:
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    The eagle on the visor appears to be a breast eagle that is too high up on the hat--the edges obscure the piping:
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    Also, the tank destruction badge is on the wrong sleeve.

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    Ernst Staeudle wearing a WH eagle on his crusher:
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    Goering with King Boris, wearing civilian clothes with an odd (re-badged DLV?) white-top:
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    Many think Dietrich always wore a WH eagle on his visor--not true.
    Here, as an Oberstgruppenführer, he is wearing a bullion SS cap eagle:
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