The untold piece in all of this is the Tsunami of uniform requirements with the advent of the regime and the absence of skilled craftsmen and craftswomen,
whereupon the war tossed everything into a cocked hat.
That is the really interesting thing in all of this versus the unending voyeuristic accounts of persons who sit in chairs re-living Panzerknacken on the Ostfront without
the reality of the thing.
Everyone is going to get his or her chance to Panzerknacken soon enough, if things keep up as they are.....
then we can all collect Barbies or old lunch boxes.
Well, I guess it won't be us who will be collecting something then...
As an alternative, I suggest the recently declassified Strategic Air Command war plan from the year 1956 as peering toward 1959.
a real hoot, especially as I lived through all of this....
Strategic Air Command Declassifies Nuclear Target List from 1950s
What about the cap? Good, bad, or otherwise? Curious to know. NH
But in the meantime, I wish you all a Merry Christmas and I think the cap might well be real, so don't dismiss it out of hand.
Let's change the subject:
nice girls, F.-B.!
A pity that they are in their nineties meanwhile. Their contemporaries could buy the caps we appreciate so much for an apple and an egg - we can't.
As to the plan: I miss the targets of the area I live in which were disclosed in the 1980ies if I'm not wrong.