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HG Division Photo?
Old 05-12-2016, 10:48 AM   #1
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Found this photo for sale and was curious if this is indeed a Flak Unterfeldwebel of the Hermann Goering Division? I can see no cufftitle in the image itself but the collar tabs could indeed be HG (if my eyes don't deceive me).

Just want to know before I buy it!

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Old 05-12-2016, 11:39 AM   #2
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I say HG for sure, seems too pale for possible FD piped tabs or SB's. Nice portrait if original and the price is right

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Old 05-12-2016, 11:44 AM   #3
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Agree with Ray. HG for me too.

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Old 05-12-2016, 12:19 PM   #4
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Very nice early war image. I would agree with HG Flak. The man has been in for a few years already during the pre-war times.

I might add this would have been the typical uniform prior to 2 Apr 43 when the branch color piping was eliminated from the collar tabs, although not everyone probably complied, but even earlier since no breast eagle is attached. Can anyone post what the date was when the Fligerbluse began sporting the eagles?

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Old 05-12-2016, 12:35 PM   #5
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The collar tabs say it all, HG.
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Old 05-12-2016, 01:51 PM   #6
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... Can anyone post what the date was when the Fligerbluse began sporting the eagles?
As far as I know it was ordered in October 1940...
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Old 05-12-2016, 08:34 PM   #7
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My guess would be Regiment General Göring. 1939ish.
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