Strange Hermann Göring Picture

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MisterRed1
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Strange Hermann Göring Picture

Post by MisterRed1 » 06 Aug 2020 16:22

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Clearly, I think my confusion can be noticed; Göring is clearly wearing the uniform of an Army Field Marshal. Anyone have any info on this?

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Waleed Y. Majeed
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Re: Strange Hermann Goring Picture

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 06 Aug 2020 16:32

He was “General der Infanterie“ before being “General der Flieger”. One more in generals uniform and no eagle on cap/breast. https://www.team-militaria.de/Foto-Herm ... rie-SELTEN
And one more with eagles. https://www.google.dk/amp/s/www.derwest ... ervice=amp

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Re: Strange Hermann Goring Picture

Post by MisterRed1 » 06 Aug 2020 16:44

Thank you so much!

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Re: Strange Hermann Göring Picture

Post by ROLAND1369 » 08 Aug 2020 13:13

Not so strange as when the NSDAP first came to power Germany was not allowed an AirForce under the Treaty of Versailles it would have not been possible to have a General der Flieger. As for the eagles, the Versailles allowed army did not wear them.

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