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Here is interesting evidence that the Luftwaffe, too, and not just the Army as previously thought, hads its own Bahnhofswache personnel.

No way of knowing what colour Waffenfarbe is worn here. Presumably just the wearers own Waffenfarbe before being allocated to these duties.

http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=31539

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Here is interesting evidence that the Luftwaffe, too, and not just the Army as previously thought, hads its own Bahnhofswache personnel.

No way of knowing what colour Waffenfarbe is worn here. Presumably just the wearers own Waffenfarbe before being allocated to these duties.

http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=31539

I agree. my assumption is that the job was more of a collateral duty than a speciality, and that waffenfarbe was that of the parent unit.

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I agree. my assumption is that the job was more of a collateral duty than a speciality, and that waffenfarbe was that of the parent unit.

Yes, if this was a true speciality, there would have been some "trade" badge or specific Waffenfarbe colour, rather then a Gorget which would simply be removed when not acting in this capacity.

Never heard of Luftwaffe guys being used in this capacity before though. Even photos of the Army troops employed for this are almost impossible to find.

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