M1940 German Greatcoat

M1940 German Greatcoat

The German greatcoat evolvedthrough the war with economy measures meaning it lost the dark green facings but gained a deeper collar, two side pockets, a thick hood made of recycled blanket wool and many having additional lining

Picture provided by Epic Militaria ((c)2010), with thanks.

Winter Uniforms of the German Army and Luftwaffe in World War II, Vincent Slegers. A very detailed and meticulously researched examination of the winter uniforms of the German Army and the Luftwaffe, looking at items ranging in size from the bulky greatcoats down to rank badges and labels. All supported by a huge selection of photographs, many in colour. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (12 August 2010), M1940 German Greatcoat , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_M1940_greatcoat.html

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