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  • 4 weeks later...

Hello Jock.

I am more inclined to think along the lines of Landespolizei which as you most likely know were the pre-1933 military-like police forces by provinces. Their uniforms while not like in color throughout were more greenish than fieldgrey. These were incorporated into the regular army when the Versailles Treaty provisions/mandates of a small standing army were disregarded and national service re-introduced. Photos to me seem to show army officers involved in training of such police to adjust to regular army regulations and such.

Nice photos.

Bernhard H. Holst

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Bernhard,

I will go with the flow on that as you guys seem very clued up on the finer detail. I only opted for that as it states that in the Schlicht/Angolia book (dark uniform colour unknown) p169-171. There are only two pictures but what I noted was the lads in the Landespolizei shot were much younger than the old boys in the Landwehr shot also they seemed to be wearing a normal field grey colour uniform. It does look like the old boys are getting a bit of drilling from the Army! I hope they were up to it!

Cheers

jock :)

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