The vimmin are interesting at all ages.
The Warsaw Pact planned on an invasion of Austria, in fact, certainly in the 1980s.
Cold war war plans are a hobby of mine, and they should gain more attention.
(Hrsg. mit Felix Schneider): Die Alpen im Kalten Krieg. Historischer Raum, Strategie und Sicherheitspolitik (= Beiträge zur Militärgeschichte. Bd. 71). Im Auftrag des MGFA und der Landesverteidigungsakademie, Oldenbourg, München 2012, ISBN 978-3-486-58817-0.
12-23-2015 08:23 PM
The US, for its part, at the time of these SAC plans, had wanted to put Austria into NATO, as you know.
All too droll.
It is all very interesting.
But nevertheless, I would like, that the thread didn't leave too aside from the discussed subject.
Thanks once again.
Last edited by Friedrich-Berthold; 12-24-2015 at 03:22 PM.
When I was a student in Wien in 1973, I had a student cap made for me by such an artisan firm. I bought an NCO army cap for the Bundesheer, and they offered the service to me, and it cost next to nothing. The conversation was: "Oh, you American, you like caps, we will make one for you. What is the size of your head, and come back next week.."
and such. A long, lost summer in the early 1970s.
I long since lost the cap, which is sad. It was wonderfully made. They were in the Josefstadt.
Are there absolutely no markings?
The size is marked on the reverse of the peak, plainly.
Thanks a lot.
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I already requested additional photos.
As soon as I receive them, it will be here.