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TheChef
(@thechef)
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Thanks :good: , there seemed to be mix of uniforms shown on the internet :o

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Posted : 16/01/2020 7:40 pm




MartinR
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After 1943 the LFD wee merged with the Army and issued army uniforms, so tbh, anything goes. Usually they ended up in a wierd mixture of Luftwaffe and Army kit. Your blue trousers coupled with an army jacket and/or camo top and a helmet or cap will be fine.

Low boots would be good though.

Earlier in the war they were wearing standard Luftwaffe uniforms (in Felblau) and were later issued special pattern camo jackets.

I'll be in my Luftwaffe uniform with a camo jacket over the top, helmet and low boots. Standard webbing.

"Mistakes in the initial deployment cannot be rectified" Helmuth von Moltke
Toys: AGM MP40, Cyma M1A1, TM M14/G43/SVT40, TM VSR/K98, SnS No. 4, ASG Sten, Ppsh.

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Topic starter Posted : 17/01/2020 8:10 am




TheChef
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Okay thanks Martin, what camo pattern did they use, and did they use helmet covers? also ski or side caps ?

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Posted : 17/01/2020 10:29 am




Granger
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Okay thanks Martin, what camo pattern did they use, and did they use helmet covers? also ski or side caps ?

When I did LWFD at one of Josh's games I just wore my normal Heer kit with a Tan and Water smock, a luftwaffe belt buckle and a luftwaffe gull in place of collar tabs.

I got your message by the way so will bring the smock for you

Regards,

Ralph

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Posted : 17/01/2020 11:36 am




MartinR
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Okay thanks Martin, what camo pattern did they use, and did they use helmet covers? also ski or side caps ?

Mainly splinter but also tan and water. My LFD jacket is tan and water because I already have a splinter FJ smock. Some units were issued SS Oakley smocks, but that was less common. By 1944 they generally looked like a bunch of raggedy scarecrows in all sorts of stuff.

"Mistakes in the initial deployment cannot be rectified" Helmuth von Moltke
Toys: AGM MP40, Cyma M1A1, TM M14/G43/SVT40, TM VSR/K98, SnS No. 4, ASG Sten, Ppsh.

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Topic starter Posted : 18/01/2020 9:35 am




TheChef
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Kriegsmarine cap it is then :wink: :lol:

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Posted : 18/01/2020 12:06 pm




MartinR
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I'm sure that would do very nicely.

I think I'll take my K98 out for this one, I haven't used it for a while.

"Mistakes in the initial deployment cannot be rectified" Helmuth von Moltke
Toys: AGM MP40, Cyma M1A1, TM M14/G43/SVT40, TM VSR/K98, SnS No. 4, ASG Sten, Ppsh.

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Topic starter Posted : 19/01/2020 8:15 am




MartinR
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As the numbers are still very uneven I'm going to swap to the British for this one. Sorry to be a deserter, don't shoot me too much!

I'll maybe do German in June instead (although Driffield offers German possibilities too).

"Mistakes in the initial deployment cannot be rectified" Helmuth von Moltke
Toys: AGM MP40, Cyma M1A1, TM M14/G43/SVT40, TM VSR/K98, SnS No. 4, ASG Sten, Ppsh.

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Topic starter Posted : 24/01/2020 11:05 am




Luiluei
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Hi Russel,
since Martin is deserting us, it will only be the tow of us as LFD.
Shall we stick to LFD or switch to basic Pz Grenadier like the others will be?
Cheer
Lutz






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Posted : 24/01/2020 1:23 pm




TheChef
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Hi Russel,
since Martin is deserting us, it will only be the tow of us as LFD.
Shall we stick to LFD or switch to basic Pz Grenadier like the others will be?
Cheer
Lutz

Happy either way, as not a great deal of difference for me really, if Seg & co are going pz grenadier then let's do that for a uniform ( get it :wink: ) look. Camo smock or greatcoat?
See you Sunday cheers Russell

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Posted : 24/01/2020 2:39 pm




Luiluei
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OK Pz Grenadier. I will wear smock but it might rain a bit so thought about using "tent" right away.






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