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Need help with Gebirgjager cloth patch...

Article about: by HPL2008 Sorry, but the "Beteiligung Vorsteher" interpretation of BEVO is incorrect, although it keeps popping up in the English-language secondary literature. (The word "Be

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    Sorry, but the "Beteiligung Vorsteher" interpretation of BEVO is incorrect, although it keeps popping up in the English-language secondary literature.

    (The word "Beteiligung" in front of a company name is not used in German and actually makes no sense in this particular context.)

    BEVO really stands for "Bandfabrik Ewald Vorsteher".

    For examples of the spelt-out company name, see this Third-Reich-era ad...:
    http://www.usmbooks.com/images/EASEL/Vorsteher3.jpg
    ...or this current Ebay auction for a 1956 letter: BEVO Bandfabrik Ewald Vorsteher Wuppertal-Barmen 1956 | eBay
    Many thanks for that correction, what would this forum do without you??

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Wow very nice EK2 collection you have and such terrific examples of others...i had years ago a mint 15 year NSDAP long service award but it was unfortunately with me in a rather hefty car crash and once i got out of hospital it was gone except for a face struck casting of the eagle and wreath that was underneath the passengers seat..easy come easy go

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