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  1. His tunic doesn't appear to be a M1915 Feldbluse, it has 1915 straps though.
  2. The link below shows a group of soldiers, the 4th soldier (Bavarian NCO) has a Litewka on and a feldrgrau Schirmmuetze. https://www.flickr.com/photos/drakegoodman/32694097515/in/pool-gebirgstruppe/
  3. I would agree with the being moved from a Gebirgs Artillerie unit to a basic Artillerie unit. If I remember correctly it was common for NCO's and Officers from other units to be moved to other units. Here is a example, Hauptmann Carl Rose. He was in Prussian FAR 7 then moved to Prussian Fussartillerie Batterie Nr 102 under the Alpenkorps. He was then later moved to a FAR under the 117th ID in 1917 or 1918. Here is a photo below of him in May of 1915 (He wears the mourn band for his father's death) He was with Batterie Nr 102 during this time. His Bergmuetze is very stylish, most certain it is private purchased since his unit wouldn't have been issued them. .
  4. Close up of the Bergmuetze, defiantly private purchased. The Richtkanonier patch is that of a private purchased style as well.
  5. Possibly same unit? He has a Bergmuetze on (most likely private purchased)
  6. I believe it was only pre war that the Bavarian Infanterie straps were red, then they switched to feldgrau straps. With the introduction of the M1915/16 straps for the Feldbluse, Feldartillerie used the red straps but with yellow bomb and numbers.
  7. Wouldn't this be considered a M1915 or in this case, M1916 Dienstmuetze? (1916 for Bavaria)
  8. Hello! I am doing a study/search on camo caps and the camo that catches my eye the most is Italian camo. Would anyone have any photos of Italian camo caps in wear or original/s that they could show? Thanks!
  9. Edelweiss could be private purchased too, that could be the case.
  10. Hello, do you have any of Württemberg Gebirgs Kanonen Batterie Nr 6? Thanks
  11. Hello, I am trying to gather information in a study of Württemberg Gebirgs Kanonen Batterie Nr.6 and wondered if anyone has photos of this unit that they would be willing to share? Thanks!
  12. Hello, I am trying to gather information in a study of the Württemberg Gebirgs Kanonen-Batterie Nr.6 and wondered if anyone has photos of this unit that they would be willing to post here? Thanks!
  13. Thanks! I was also wondering, what was Gebirg Artillerie Kanonen Btr 10? Prussian? Bavarian? Württemberg? Thanks
  14. Were German Alpenkorps soldiers who were also D O A V members allowed to use their D O A V Edelweiß in the military? Thanks.
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