Isiu Island Provisional Infantry Title - Equipment


Required Equipment:

NOTE: Many of these items initially used by the German Army in WWII were re-used by post-war East Germans, West Germans, Swiss, Swedish, Finnish and other European armies. Yes, even Israel used and copied WWII German equipment. Please confirm purchases with one of our unit personnel before spending money on something that may look completely wrong.


Original Uniform Examples and Resources:

Circa-1938 Austrio-German Gebirgsjäger Wool Uniform
Circa-1944 Austrio-German Gebirgsjäger Tropical Uniform

Links to Rank Structure, Decorations and Insignia
used by Austrio-German Gebirgsjäger Divisions (WWII Era):

Rank Devices
Cap-mounted Insignia
Tunic-mounted Insignia
Service Medals and Cuff Titles
Awards & Ribbons
Branch Colors (Waffenfarben)

Special thanks to:
Laurent Mirouze and Europa Militaria for "World War II Infantry: In Colour - Photographs"
Guido Rosignoli and MacMillan Publishing for "Army Badges and Insignia of World War 2"
Brian L. Davis and Malcolm McGregor for "Badges and Insignia of the Third Reich 1933-1945"
Jörg M. Hormann for "German Uniforms of the 20th Century - Volume 2: Uniforms of the Infantry - 1919 to the Present"
Gordon Williamson and Stephen Andrew for "Osprey Military Elite Series #63: German Mountain & Ski Troops 1939-45"
U.S. War Department Handbook on German Military Forces


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