Copyright Eric Queen Collection 2004

In early fall of 1938, the FIB printed an information brochure called "Bekleidung und Ausrüstung eines Fallschirmschützen des Fallschirm Infanterie Bataillons" ( Clothing and Equipment of the Paratroopers of the Fallschirm Infanterie Bataillon ) Werner Stueber, who was one of the first members of the FIK, receiving badge number 41 on Sept.01, 1937, was the model for the photos in the brochure.