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Well, great picture, but what was the idea behing "Sturm-Lehrkommando" ? What was the role of such unit?


The Sturmbataillon were supposed to traim themselves out of a job... a Train the trainer kind of deal.... Train Cadre who could then train at Divisional or regimental level... I am guessing this is a divisional lever training group.

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That´s right. Each division had their own "Divisions-Sturmabteilungen". A lot of of them were trained by the official Sturm-Bataillone. That´s why I now think, these are not the trainers. Sturm-Bataillone (normally) wore the special trousers with leather (Lederbesatz).

Here are a few examples of divisional Sturmabteilung stamps

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