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hello, I serched around for my stormtrooper impression, but I could not find any pictures of stormtrooper with short spades, only with pioneer spades or without,
so I wanted to know if a stormtrooper with a short blade was possible and if someone has some photos maybe, I was especially interested in 1918 and I thought  that maybe with the spread of stormtropers and the transformation of infantry battalions into stormtroopers one  maybe some spades had been reused

thanks to all 

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I think that Simone refers to the current  Linemann Infantry spade  and not the Machine Gunners one. The Pioneer type Linemann spade currently portrayed on stormtroopers had a long staff of about 70 cm long and was carried across the back ,  The simplified Sturmgepack of german Infantrymen ,  was carried on the back and basically consisted in the normal infantry spade with a blanket and tent cloth rolled around and with the individual mess can wraped also 

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