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German Calvary circa WWII

German tournament helm

dead horse WWI - not many of these pics on-line, but so many photos of injured horses in Museum Hill 62, Belgium

1914 - WWI Gas Masks - Human and Horse.

A German column on the move, horses and all. Fuel problems continued to grow as the achilles heel of the Germany Army as the war drug on...

Horse Guards Parade London - This is a divided back postcard dated 1904 and shows three Coldstream Guardsmen on Horse Guards Parade with the Cadiz Memorial in the background. The Cadiz Memorial is a French mortar in the shape of a Chinese Dragon, it was given to the Prince Regent in 1812 by the Spanish Government to mark the lifting of the siege of Cadiz by the Duke of Wellington during the Peninsular war.

WWII German Soldier in A Gas Mask

Heavy fleece coats and balaclavas worn by soldiers performing sentry duties in colder climes. Also of note are their painted M.15 Pickelhauben, an attempt at camouflaging helmets that were ultimately entirely unsuitable for modern warfare, even by 1914 standards.

Horse's gas mask, found at a German equipment dump in Rozières, France, in August 1918 by the British Army. Wellcome Images.

German Paratroopers in Crete. WWII

Ludwig Hohlwein. Join us. Steel Helmet Youth. 1920-1923


One of Napoleon's plumed helmets emblazoned with gold imperial eagle 19th century CE Royal Palace of Fontainebleau

A German sentry, bravely armed with only a bayonet, a nightshirt and the kampfkatze "Fritz". A latrine can be seen in the background.

German SS soldiers

Soviet soldier 1945

The Pak 35/36 antitank and all-purpose gun was one of the work horses of the German army. Here grenadiers deploy one during street fighting in unidentified Soviet city, 1941.

WWII. German army.

wwii soldier

Close up of Waffen SS grenadier with Zeiss standard issue field glasses somewhere on the Eastern Front. Note the full camouflage helmet cover and camouflage smock. The Waffen SS required all battle line troops to wear full camouflage kit.

German soldier, summer 1940