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  1. Hello, to make the Tunic you need Wool cloth , the Litzen were made either of cotton or flax thread . this later is a type used currently for the manufacture of the inner part of the waist in Man trousers
  2. It symbolizes a sort of brotherhood between Germans and Czechs ,Bilingual with the Hradschin and the National colours of Germany and Bohemia Moravia . You must remember that Bohemia Moravia was a Protectorate with His own Government ,President, Prime Minister and Army ; Gendarmerie and Police
  3. Hello again ! I have not see but is very possible the existence of Cupones printed over the first sheet of good paper available .the paper was also rationed .
  4. Hello ,After the Spanish Civil War end in 1939 the newly created Estado Español instituted the Rationing Tickets known as Cupones de Racionamiento. They existed until 1952 ,they were 13 long years of hunger or half hunger for the majority of the Spaniards . Why it was imposed ? first the Country was exhausted with a Economy near destroyed and Great Debt ,second the Second World War and the Spanish neutrality left Spain nearly Blocked .
  5. Hello again toot , welcome !
  6. It dont looks as a M1915 Bluse , appears as lightweight and it dont have the rear skirts upper buttons neither the lateral hooks,, with the Bluse the Leib hussars used a special type of Shoulder Cords dark red and yellow interwoven with trefoil shape .
  7. Probably it was a chilly day and Edeltraud hit hard the flask of Goldwasser ,then she stitched the 4
  8. Hello,One major battle was Waterberg plateau. another action took place at Stamprietfontein , Onganjira , Nabus , were other battles
  9. Well, Bavarian with vereinfachte Prussian rock with no Eschinger Borte ,last months of the War but, what about the rare boots ?
  10. The man portrayed has no badges of rank , but he wears a clean cut uniform and strange high boots with three side straps . apart he wears the black badge for woundeds disposed by William II the 3 rd of March 1918 , he dont carry the Bavarian Borte on the collar , to me is a after W ar photo
  11. Hello Chris , A practice very usual in armies was the continuity in service of old patterns of uniforms after a new regulation phased out it .In the Argentinian Army for example was current . until existences were used totally. or in the event of a Movilization as happened in 1978 when with the expansion in number of men into the field units reapared the old Swiss M18 steel helmets instead of the M1. In 1913 the Royal Bavarian Army was fully deployed is very possible that your man received some old uniform items
  12. Perhaps not T26 but Polish 7 TP tank , with the same basis of the T26 ,the Vickers light tank .
  13. Hello Chris, Its true what you says , nothing is clear cut. and one thing is the regulation and another the practice . Once ago I read that for some reason the Feldbluse 1915 was first issued to Artillery , Train ,and even reaguard troops .
  14. Hello, regulations said that in Peacetime with the litewka the shoulderstraps must be those of the waffenrock. in the case of the KB 12IR red . but, the Sbs for the Mantel were blue with red piping and yellow number.
  15. Hello , Its possible ,the pics shows a Field Mass and the Buildings says Italian front. and ? Theodor ritter von Soretic commanded the 42 Infantry Division of the Hungarian Honved in the Italian Front during 1918
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