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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by HPL2008 » 06 Mar 2019 23:16

Yes, of course. The elements of the Kriegsmarine wearing the field grey uniform included all rank groups.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by von thoma » 06 Mar 2019 23:28

How can be differentiate this blue of the Genaral officers ( medical service/administarion ) ?
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by HPL2008 » 06 Mar 2019 23:39

The shades of blue can be deceiving in digital photographs, but the buttons (anchor buttons vs. plain pebbled ones) are a simple way to tell them apart.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by HPL2008 » 09 Mar 2019 13:10

Getting back to the question in post # 150, here's an example for the collar patches worn on the field-grey Navy uniform by officers below admiral rank:
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by offizier1916 » 10 Mar 2019 09:56

Thx at HPL.
Ive never seen a picture of a Kriegsmarine officer/Admiral wearing the field Grey uniform.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 10 Mar 2019 13:35

offizier1916 wrote:
10 Mar 2019 09:56
Thx at HPL.
Ive never seen a picture of a Kriegsmarine officer/Admiral wearing the field Grey uniform.
See these links for some photos:
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by offizier1916 » 10 Mar 2019 16:48

thx @Kriegsarine Großadmiral. Very interesting. On which occasion did the Officers wore the field grey uniform? It seems logical that the Marine-Infanerie Bataillons and later Divisions from 1945 were dressed in field grey. Saying that, most Marine officer of the Marine Infanterie Divisionen were replaced by Heer officers after a very short time.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by HPL2008 » 10 Mar 2019 17:09

The entire naval coastal artillery were uniformed in field grey.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by offizier1916 » 10 Mar 2019 20:15

Hi,

thx for the answer. Now that you mentioned it, i remember seeing some photos of coastal artillery, but never of an officer. And never in Colour.

So the staff members of - for example - the Marineoberkommando West, the kommandierender Admiral Kanalküste or the Kommandant der Seeveteidigung Calais had normal Kriegsmarine uniforms, only the members of the Marine-Artillery Abteilungen wore the field grey uniform?

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by HPL2008 » 10 Mar 2019 21:22

No.

A number of different land-based branches/units wore field grey; coastal artillery was just the first one that came to mind, as it is the best-known (and probably numerically the strongest one) of them.

Other examples are naval construction units, motor transport units, POW camp guards and other land-based security personnel, personnel of arsenals, workshops and depots, fire protection teams etc.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 02 Apr 2019 21:22

Is the officer on the left wearing the Küstenartillerie Feldgrau uniform? Can anyone recognize his rank? The collar tabs seem odd to me. I wonder if he is possibly an admiral wearing the Feldgrau uniform? What is the bright part on his left sleeve? Sleeve rank insignia or his white shirt that he's wearing beneath the uniform?
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by von thoma » 05 Apr 2019 21:51

I think is an Admiral serving with shore based marine artillery ( Uniform used towards the last years of the war )
What is the bright part on his left sleeve?
Maybe, papers or map placed in the french cuff
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by von thoma » 05 Apr 2019 22:29

Are these Werkschutz uniforms ?
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by HPL2008 » 05 Apr 2019 22:54

Yes.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 19 May 2019 11:59

Does someone know the background of this picture? Looks like a mix uniform.

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