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This pictorial library is devoted to the recording of "Uniform and Kit" issued to a German Soldier of any corps (includes Luftwaffe), during the Second World War. Consider it a virtual "Q" Store in German militaria. It is not exhaustive and will be added to over time. Any reader who wishes to contribute photographs and text will be recognised and credited with such information. I also invite collectors of other nation's militaria to forward content (please see our other countries listed on the drop down menu) - so that a comprehensive list of "Axis" and "Allies" uniform/kit is detailed.


Mountain Troops Officer's Service Dress Tunic 1939-1945

This tunic was tailor made early to mid-war, in a grey toned feldgrau quality wool.  It has 4 pleated patch pockets with scalloped flaps.  The front is fastened by way of 6 buttons which are painted, pebbled aluminium.  The collar is stiffened blue-green cloth with aluminium embroidered collar litzen with dark green lights.  Shoulder straps of aluminium cord on dark green backing and waffenfarbe, gilt rank star for Oberleutnant.  Sleeves with deep 'French Cuffs' - the right arm bearing the cloth embroidered edelweiss.  Rope and crampon patch of the Gebirgsjager.  Bullion hand embroidered national eagle on blue-green cloth to the right chest.  Left chest wtih award loops paced centrally and to LL (EKI & wound badge)  Ribbon bar on loops above pocket of 1939 EK:II; Eastern Front; two blue service with 1 x gilt and 1 silvered national emblems.  Sateen lined with internall chest pocket and strap and hook for dress knife. 

German Stahlhelm Belt Buckle

German Stahlhelm Belt Buckle. This type of buckle was worn by the para-military Freikorps organisations that rose after the First World War.

SS Totenkopf Belt Buckle

German SS Belt Buckle with Totenkopf and "GOTT MIT UNS" inscription.

SS Belt Buckle

This is the type of belt buckle is generally associated with enlisted men and Non Commissioned Officers of the Waffen SS units. The inscription reads "Meine Ehre Heisst Treue" which translates "My Honour Is Loyalty". Original buckles are highly collectable, however caution should be exercised - due to the high volume of reproduction and 'fake' items on the market. This not only goes for SS style buckles, but all German items of militaria.

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