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PiretBCN wrote:Léon Degrelle writes in his book that every time he met Felix Steiner, Steiner was in a good mood and well perfumed. Does anyone know which fragrance/aftershave Steiner used? Is it still being made?
Which fragrances were popular back then among senior officers? Are some of these fragrances still available and popular?
Kellerman leaned over to light the cigar. Douglas was not yet used to the way that the German officers put Cologne on their faces after shaving, and the perfume surprised him.
It's a classic unisex perfume and your reaction suggests what age of person now might go for it. Men certainly use it, especially those old enough to have served in the war were using it in their older years.Frech wrote:4711 was and is used by grannys. I don´t think Steiner did ....
Harro wrote:Does anybody know which brand of dog food Steiner gave his dog? I'm also quite keen to learn where he bought his nail clippers.
Marcus Wendel wrote:The question about which aftershaves were popular in Germany during this era is valid so please keep the discussion focused on that.
PiretBCN wrote:I grew up in Estonia during the Soviet occupation and we had no dog food and no nail clippers.
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