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.