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Old 11-11-2017, 02:58 PM   #1
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Gebirgsjäger with Fallschirmjägerschützenabzeichen. ...how come?
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Maybe he was a base jumper?
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Old 11-11-2017, 03:27 PM   #3
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Two and a half companies from GJR 138 were airlifted in to Narvik, during the Norwegian campiagn in 1940 they were followed by two composite companies from GJR 137 who dropped by parachute.

Must be one of the GJR FSJ !!
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Possibly Narvik Arm shield on his right slevve ?
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Possibly Narvik Arm shield on his right slevve ?
Narvik would be on left, Edelweiss on right.
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Old 11-11-2017, 07:24 PM   #6
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He could also have been a FJ who transferred to the GJ.

Or we can't see the Narvik shield. Or Narvik GJ before the shield was awarded. Many possibilities.
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Maybe he was a base jumper?
Love it made me laugh!

I thought he was special forces as his eyes are blanked out?!
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that sound most familiar
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