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ISBN: 9780764329395 - German Paratroops in North Africa
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German Paratroops in North Africa

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Tropical Uniforms, Headgear, and Insignia of the Fallschirmjager in World War II

John E. Hodgin

ISBN: 9780764329395
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd


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This large-format book is an in-depth photographic study of Luftwaffe tropical uniforms, headgear, and insignia worn by the Fallschirmjager during the battles for Africa in World War II. Both full-color and war-era photographs illustrate rare uniforms and equipment including tropical jump smocks, Ramcke Brigade jump helmets, and officer's "Meyer" caps. This book also provides the first accurate description of the design and development of WWII German jump smocks, each illustrated in large, full-color photographs.