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ss camo cap

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Was is normal to sew on the SS cap insignia on the oak leaf camo caps? Such as the skull on the front and the eagle on the side?
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It was more common not to have insignia on caps.There was an experimental subdued green insignia on camo caps but it did not last long.I know there are a few photo's about which show metal TK's on the front of caps but this is rare.John
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Ok, so just leave it plain, thanks! Saves me a sewing job ;)
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The camouflaged field cap, introduced May 1942, was first to be worn without insignia. Later, by order from Reichführer-SS, it was to be worn with insignia. Existing caps without insignia must be worn out. Soon afterwards they discontinued the use of insignia.. if i remember correctly.. So a very few originals with insignia have survived the war.

And we all know how German soldiers followed or did not follow regulations.

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Thank-you very much Feldmann!!!
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