Tuesday, December 28, 2021

1920 Wilhelmshaven Freikorps

 A member of the Wilhelshaven Freikorps in 1920

1933 Reichswehr member

Interesting photography of a member of the reichswehr in 1933 with the modified insignia as ordered by the new NS governement. Possibly from a pioniere unit.

Monday, July 26, 2021


Another interesting portrait of Carl Müller on his off duty sailor's uniform from 1923, probably before serving on Marineartillerie.

Reichsmarine Marineartillerie

 Very interesting portrait of Carl Müller on his off duty Marineartillerie uniform from 1923. Note the anchors on his shoulder boards and buttons of the tunic. 

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Reichswehr Unterofizzier in 1934

Unteroffizier from the 12th. Infanterie Regiment in 1934. Note the visored cap with the new introduced insignia. 


Monday, January 18, 2021

Unteroffizier with double breasted tunic


The unteroffizier of the photo belongs to the 17th. (Bavarian) Cavalry Regiment. He wears the old double breasted field tunic for the Reichsheer introduced on 1909 for the light cavalry units. He updated the tunic as regulations ordered for his use as off duty uniform. 

Vizefelwebel of provisional Reichswehr

The NCO of the photo that we observe is wearin a M15 feldbluse from the old Reichsheer. He wears the new rank sistem what was introduced in 1919 for the provisional Reichswehr, like the universal double litzen introduced for the Reichswehr like the new introduced shoulder cords. 


Saturday, January 2, 2021

Zahlmeister Eugen Frei

 On these two photos we can see mr. Eugen Frei, who was later Bürgermeister, Mayor, from Stockelsdorf in the district of Ostholstein.

On the first image he appears dressed as enlisted, and in the 2nd he was already Zahlmeister, paymaster, that is a civil servant on the German Reichswehr, considered as officer.  

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Infantry Oberfeldwebel

 This infantry Oberfelwebel dresses a last war tunic according new regulations for the Reichswehr. It allowed to NCO's, if approved by his unit, to dress the old army uniforms as off-duty. 

The Oberfeldwebel wears his new Reichswehr cap with the modified insignias for the new Reichswehr and his Iron cross 1st and 2nd class. 

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Schutzpolizei Beamter

On this photo, taken on 1st July of 1927 in Remscheid, we can observe a police officer wearing the typical police uniform from Prussian Weimarer Republik police. 


Wednesday, October 14, 2020


 Reichswehr soldier from mountain units. Know by the characteristic cap used by these units.