WW2 Kriegsmarine Female Auxiliary Cap . HG399

$590.00

WW2 German Kriegsmarine Female Auxiliary (Marinehelferinnen) Overseas Cap (Bordmutze) named.  Size and marker marked as well.  Some moth damage to areas of pipping.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
In 1940, the first female auxiliary service in the Wehrmacht was the Army signals communications female auxiliaries. Others followed suit, in the army, and in the other services. Until December 1941, recruitment was by volunteer enlistment, but by that date unmarried women in the age group 18-40 years could be drafted into auxiliary service. All female auxiliary services were uniformed and under military discipline, with free rations, quarters, and clothing. Yet, they were paid according to civil service pay rates and were not considered members of the armed forces, but auxiliaries of the armed forces. Their ranks did not correspond to military ranks.

 

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Additional information

Weight8 oz
Dimensions10 × 8 × 2 in

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