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shako cover

Post by pointystuff » Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:47 pm

What regiment would have used a shako cover with a green 20 painted on it?

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Re: shako cover

Post by joerookery » Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:31 pm

There are always these guys without the R

Reserve-Jäger-Bataillon Nr. 20
Aufgestellt von Ers.-Abtlg./Jg.-Btl.Nr. 7 in Bückeburg aus zwei überplanmäßigen Ersatz- Kompanien und aus Kriegsfreiwilligen.
Unterstellung: 48. Res.Div. Kommandeur:Oberstleutnant z. D. Wellenkamp
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But this picture from the regimental history of RJR 15 should literally open a box of worms!
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Re: shako cover

Post by pointystuff » Fri Apr 13, 2012 8:43 pm

:lol: Amazing.

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Post by stephane_avesnes » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:37 am

could be cyclist as well ...
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Re: shako cover

Post by poniatowski » Wed Apr 18, 2012 8:41 am

It's interesting how off center those numbers are on the shako! Of course, on the other, could actual 'line' Jaegers have shakos, while support in the same unit use the Pickelhaube?

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