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On ‎17‎.‎11‎.‎2016 at 04:44, MG1918 said:

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Note the braid upon the man´s collar (2nd from right). That´s the so-called "Bayernborte = bavarian braid).

I also can read 1.M.G.K. on the shield and a shoulder strap seems to be a 7. So we have:

1st MG-comp. of the bavarian

a) Inf,Rgt.7

b) Res.Rgt.7

c) Ldw.Rgt.7

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Moderator is looking at how to remove all these Photobucket 'entries'.  Once cleaned I will get back to re-energising MG08 & MG08/15 complimenting 'grips of death'.

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8 hours ago, MG1918 said:

Nice 'spiked' helmet gun team. Sorry for absence but now time to re-inject some life into this thread to compliment 'Grips of Death'.

Happy New Year.

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Hi, are these men Jager zu Pherde or Heavy Cavalry? The spiked helmets look infantry but the tunics look like JzP.

very interesting photo

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Hello ; The prussian regiments of JzP number 8 to 13 dont weared Kurassier helms except the officers . they used Dragoner helms and Dragoner boots. So the machine gunners portrayed must be JzP.

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10 hours ago, ccj said:

Are these Bavarian soldiers?

Its possible ,judging by the officer who appears on the right of the photo ,on his collar is clearly visible the bavarian borte .apart his portepee or swordknot is the oval shaped bavarian model .

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The six men with a MG wears a lower cockade on their cap bands which appears to be bavarian of one of the models in use ,that is white with a light blue center . but they not wear the bavarian collar borte . 

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