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Gebirgsjager

German: Gebirgsjäger

History Under the Treaty of Versailles Germany had been allowed only one battalion of mountain troops or “Gebirgsjäger” plus some ancillary mountain companies, however in Austria nearly half the standing army were mountain...
by prideofengland
 

 
 

German Helmets

Nothing says “Deutsche Soldat” quite like a good ol’ Stahlhelm. They keep the rain off, they stop you banging your noggin on tree branches and they make a good “ping” sound when a bb hits them. Helmets are expensive. ...
by BedsnHerts
 

 
 
Heer ranks

Ranks of the Heer

For the WW2 airsofter who wants to put together a German impression the temptation to make yourself anything other than a private soldier is often too hard to resist. Although there are obviously no rules on which ranks you can...
by BedsnHerts
 

 

 

The Beginners Guide to Brit Kit

Introduction The following article is a compilation of information from various threads on the Comrades in Arms forum. It isn’t meant to be the definitive text on the subject but simply a resource for WW2 airsofters who w...
by BedsnHerts
 

 
 

US: Infantryman

Basis of impression Pictured is a US infantryman wearing the standard uniform throughout the war in the ETO. Although gradually phased out with the M43 this was warn from the first landings in North Africa, through to the fall ...
by Wladek
 

 
 

Medals and awards

It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that bling One of the things that makes Wehrmacht uniforms so appealing to certain folk is the opportunity to accessorise. The gallantry and campaign awards of the Wehrmacht are...
by BedsnHerts
 

 

 

Dem Nartsees is EEEvil

et’s make no bones about it, telling your mates or your mum that you like to spend the odd weekend pretending to be a German soldier from WW2 takes some guts. Almost everyone has a family member who risked or lost their life ...
by BedsnHerts
 

 
 

So, you wanna do German?

Introduction his is a series of short articles designed to help people create an accurate impression of a German soldier, without wasting money on unnecessary or substandard items. It is not a complete guide to every piece of G...
by Steiner
 

 
 

German: Heer Infantry

Basis of impression Pictured here is an enlisted soldier of an infantry unit in the Heer (army), mid-late war. He is wearing an M40 wool feldgrau uniform with infantry collar tabs and shoulderboards. Our soldier is wearing the ...
by Steiner