The official introductory order (Chef der Heeresleitung No. 440/34 WehrA. Allg.IV -az.64)dated 17 February 1934 stated that the "National Emblem" was to be worn on all steel helmets, peaked caps, tunics, and field blouses no later than May 1, 1934. This example is the 1st pattern Heer enlisted man's woven breast eagle issued and worn. - Fred Green




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