A studio portrait of a Fallschirmjäger wearing a custom made jacket in splinter-pattern camouflage, and a cloth Fallschirmschützenabzeichen.
(seriously I just ordered all the things it will take to make one of these…)
A Fallschirmjäger wearing an early single decal M38 Sprunghelm in his studio portrait.
Studio portrait of Fallschirmjäger Kurt Springer.
I will always reblog the Luftwaffe Reich Adler…
A Fallschirmjäger Unteroffizier using a Scherenfernrohr 14 wearing an early M38 Sprunghelm.
Danish Freikorp of the 11.SS-Panzergrenadier Division “Nordland,” during combat near Orphanage Hill ,Russia,28. July.1944.
By then they had already bashed by the Russians at Narva, which was some of the worst combat, not only for the Germans but the Russians as well. The areas of combat were thick with woods, making close combat the order (ordeal?) of the day. The battle has come to be known as the Battle of the European SS because a large proportion of the defenders were European volunteers.
Danish Freikorp of the 5.Waffen-SS-Panzergrenadier Division “Wiking” during the fighting in the Demjansk Pocket.Spring, Russia, 1940
Denmark Freikorp SS-Panzer-Grenadiers and Panthers from the 5.SS-Panzer-division “Wiking” preparing for the attack on the Russian city of Lvov in spring 1944.
Random person: "I think we shape our afterlife."
Me: “Wonder afterlife powers activate, into the shape of a baby zoo elephant!”
My M42 Waffen-SS Feldgrau Waffenrock tunic in the guise of 24.Waffen-SS Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment “Danmark.”