Polish war prisoners in Wermacht uniform in Norway.

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Polish war prisoners in Wermacht uniform in Norway.

Post by Nabucco » 06 Jan 2020 17:47

I came over pictures of Polich prisoners of war in Norway wearing Wehrmacht uniform without any distinctions. Here are the links:

https://digitaltmuseum.no/011012660506/ ... ia?slide=0

My question is how got the polish war prisoners in Norway Wehrmacht uniforms in 1944 as the description tels? Without distinctions? If they were polish Wehrmacht soldiers in Norway (there were some of those) why are uniforms without distinctions?
The possibilty is that there is a wrong year in description - should be 1945 after the capitulation of Norway, and the prisoners found uniforms and simply change the clothes... Any comments please...

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Re: Polish war prisoners in Wermacht uniform in Norway.

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 06 Jan 2020 18:34

But the text below contradicts the fact given...
First mentions polish prisoners in german uniforms and then a “No, polish!”. They look more polish than german to me if that’s any help.

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Re: Polish war prisoners in Wermacht uniform in Norway.

Post by von thoma » 07 Jan 2020 00:51

They are not German uniforms in any case...look more like U.S. Army equipment
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Re: Polish war prisoners in Wermacht uniform in Norway.

Post by Nabucco » 14 Jan 2020 10:10

After more search it looks like those are british uniforms. There were more cases when polish war prisoners got british uniforms after the 8 mai 1945. Must be wrong date on the pictures!

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