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Great photos Francois and Jos, I have never seen a good set out here in Australia, I got pinged with a couple of sets of

the bad tropical trousers with aluminium fittings some years ago when they first hit the market, but never owned a good

set, your pocketless set are perfect Francois !

Yes I am looking forward to John's book coming out, it will be a real breath of fresh air for anyone wanting information on

tropical Luftwaffe items, he has a breathtaking amount of knowledge in this area, how about tropical jump smocks, how rare

are they, he will cover this in detail too, it does hurt a bit to see one of my old friends (the tan helmet) on the cover, at least

I know John will look after it!

Bob

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