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WW2 German uniform in finnish service 1941-44

Article about: Here is the image from german uniform jacket M40 worn by finnish general major Lagus. As you can see it differs from finnish M36. Finland bought 100 000 german jackets and trousers from Germ

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    Here is the image from german uniform jacket M40 worn by finnish general major Lagus. As you can see it differs from finnish M36. Finland bought 100 000 german jackets and trousers from Germany in 1941. Also small batch of great coats, 20 000 units. Encounterd models with finnish army SA-stamps are M36, M40, M41. These are with german buttons and occassionally with finnish lion buttons added for shoulderboards.

    Lagus is at the middle
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    Finnish soldiers did use german gear as warbooty during war in Lappland 1944-45. Here is couple of examples. The grey Waffen-SS parka aka Charkov-parka, gives extra warm and excellent german gebirgsjger anorak and rucksack are this soldiers choice.

    Images are from autumn 1944.

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