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Waffen-SS Camouflage in period photos

Article about: A thread of period photos of Waffen-SS troops wearing different camouflage patterns during World War Two. Why? Because Camo is Cool and the SS always seemed to get the coolest kit. Secondly

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    Spose I'll throw this one in.
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    Regards
    René

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    Something not right here!?!
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    Regards
    René

  3. #253

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    Rene, it's called Pea Dot envy. Or something like that.

  4. #254

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    A Heer officer wearing SS camo. It sometimes happened; Adelbert Schulz comes to mind:

    Adelbert Schulz - Wikipedia

  5. #255
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    Quote by HPL2008 View Post
    A Heer officer wearing SS camo. It sometimes happened; Adelbert Schulz comes to mind:

    Adelbert Schulz - Wikipedia
    As Andreas has said this wasn't uncommon .
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    Quote by Anderson View Post
    Because the photo is an old known published one where the guy in camo is identified as a sniper. But it's just as likely to be a training exercise pre D-Day.
    I know that i first saw the photo many years but who identified him as a sniper all those years ago when it was first published ?
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    Isn’t that an SS Adler on his chest?
    The cap insignia seems to be Army ...

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    Actually, it looks like the Adler on the cap is also SS, as on the tunic...

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    Quote by Kohima View Post
    Actually, it looks like the Adler on the cap is also SS, as on the tunic...
    Does look to be an arrow point wing hey..
    Regards
    René

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