Odd M43 Gymnasterka
Here is an oddity that I thought I would show.
The majority of the fabric is typical Soviet or British Lend-Lease thin wool. However, the front closure, cuffs, collar, and pocket flaps are made of cotton - of (what seems to me) the same type that was used to made gyms and breeches in post-war Germany.
Has anybody ever crossed paths with another like this?
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11-23-2008 09:37 PM
Re: Odd M43 Gymnasterka
I have seen generals visors done in Germany after the war. Very high quality and even though they look like Soviet caps you can tell they are of German manufacturer. I have friends who collect German headgear and the construction between the two was the same. Thanks Clete