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All uniformed military and Political formations had their own unique headgear. Most were for daily wear while many were utilitarian, such as with the military where they were used for combat & training purposes i.e. helmets. Still others were exclusively worn for dress or ceremonial occasions. Headgear varied in material, color & decoration depending on their use (climate) and organization. M1 Helmet, M1A, Garrison Cap, Patrol Cap, Jeep Cap, US Army, USMC, US Navy, Marine Corps, AAF, USAAF, CBI, Airborne, SF, Ranger, 1SSF, US Patches, Some standard military cap designs were the Visor Cap, Shako, Kepi, the Side, pickelhaube, Overseas or Side Cap and the Field or M43 style cap. Heere, Army, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Navy, Waffen-SS, Political, Red Cross, Police, Reichsbahn, Stahlhelm, NSDAP, SA, NSKK, NSKF,DLV, RAD, DAF, SS, SD, HJ, DJ, TENO, NPEA,

Kriegsmarine Chief Petty Officer Visor Cap

1 Kriegsmarine Chief Petty Officer Visor Cap' Removable-top Kriegsmarine Chief Petty Officer Visor cap with navy blue wool top; Typical black cotton ribbed cap band, two piece gold bullion-wire insignia and leather edged black fiber visor; gold KM buttons and KM snap-type chinstrap; blue silk lining and brown leather sweatband; A real one-looker with that been-there appearance’ about a size 55; Much less common than junior officers caps- (This exact cap is featured in the book “German Headgear in World War II” by Moran & Maguire; page 276-273). SOLD

 


 

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