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Title: Die Wehrmacht. Uniformen und Dienstgradabzeichen. Heer, Kriegsmarine, Luftwaffe. [De weermacht: Uniformen en distinctieven. Leger, oorlogsmarine, luchtwapen, Waffen-SS, Schutzstaffeln].
Description: Prag, Orbis, Ca. 1940. Royal quarto 35x25 cm. Comprising of 5 coloured sheets with numerous illustrations of ranks, insignia, distinctions, decorations, etc. of the German military forces with text in German; and 6 pages of explanatory text in Dutch, one with illustrations. All placed in original folder printed in red and black, large Nazi emblem of eagle and swastika on cover, edges bit thumbed; signs of use and age, a plate or two bit spotted, one with vague horizontal fold mark, some finger soiling here and there. In a very good condition. ¶ ~ First edition. Very rare complete set of all the plates both in German and Dutch. Aimed to familiarize the Dutch people, in particular the youth, with the military dress and accoutrement of the Wehrmacht and to create respect 'for those who wear these uniforms, who give their well-being and blood for the freedom of Europe'.

Keywords: Uniforms military art illustration illustrated costumes army navy regimentals insignia medals orders decorations colours colors ranks corps history militaria armour armor Krieg Kriege Kriegszüge Feldzüge Militär Militärische Armee Heer militaire Guerre

Price: EUR 160.00 = appr. US$ 173.90 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 9999_02504

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