Uniform ID question

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by john_g_kearney » 26 Oct 2017 19:03

Thanks for that, John.

Here is another. I think it shows the same man, but now with a cuff title on his jacket. (I also think he is still driving the same Ford truck.)
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by von thoma » 26 Oct 2017 22:16

A NSKK driver for sure.
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by john_g_kearney » 27 Oct 2017 08:29

Many thanks,
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by von thoma » 04 Nov 2017 07:34

Can you recognize to which Nazi Party Org did they belong ?
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by john_g_kearney » 23 Nov 2017 17:38

Any thoughts please? I would think RAD, but his field cap doesn't have an RAD badge. Organisation Todt, perhaps? The photograph is stamped on the back with the date OKT 1939.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by von thoma » 23 Nov 2017 18:57

Identified by his armband, as a civilian non-military in service to the German Army Forces.
Wearing a Heer tunic devoid of insignia, in this case.
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by john_g_kearney » 23 Nov 2017 21:23

I am not sure that you could be both a civilian and be in service to the Wehrmacht. Would you not have to be a member of one of the organisations designated Wehrmachtsgefolge? That would be, in 1939, only the NSKK, the RAD or the OT.

I think he is armed - I think I can see the tip of a bayonet scabbard behind the fingers of his left hand.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by freddiefro » 15 Dec 2017 17:51

What type of Uniform is the person on the right (1935 NARA photo) wearing. The second photo (a different view) shows the dagger he is wearing.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by Mark Costa » 15 Dec 2017 21:10

Fred:

That is Walter Von Keudell the head State Forestry. Technically Goering's deputy in all Forestry affairs. He was replaced by Alpers in 1936.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by freddiefro » 15 Dec 2017 22:26

Once again, thank you Mark!

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by von thoma » 16 Dec 2017 08:10

Could you ID the number or symbol that Franz Ziereis is wearing, under his Totenkopf collar patch ?
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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by freddiefro » 16 Dec 2017 17:52

I believe the symbol is the letter "K" for "Konzentrationslager" (Ziereis was Kommandant of KL Mauthausen). See below from John R. Angolia's "Cloth Insignia of the SS."

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by HPL2008 » 20 Dec 2017 21:55

It is the "K", but it stands for "Kommandantur", not "Konzentrationslager".

(This collar patch was worn by officers on the commandant's staff of concentration camps.)

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by freddiefro » 21 Dec 2017 16:15

Thank you for the information. I got my information from Angolia's previously mentioned book, but perhaps it is incorrect.

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Re: Uniform ID question

Post by fxgarneau » 31 Dec 2017 02:08

Hi,

Is it possible to ID this uniform?

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