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HEER flag

Postby FRANCY RITTER » 24 Sep 2008 15:52

Hello !! :D
German HEER's (army) Flag during an ceremony ..
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Re: HEER flag

Postby Tyskaorden2 » 24 Sep 2008 22:39

Welcome! I can add that the White Colour was used by Infantry Units.

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Re: HEER flag

Postby Tyskaorden2 » 24 Sep 2008 22:52

From the German Wikipedia, another picture of the Infantry Colour, here you also can see the Eagle on Swastika Fininal:

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Re: HEER flag

Postby Jens » 25 Sep 2008 08:34

If you note, on the photograph there is only a Swastika in the top left corner. While on the images you have it in all four corners.
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Re: HEER flag

Postby Tyskaorden2 » 25 Sep 2008 15:48

You are right Jens, which makes it strange, as the Colour should have Swastikas in all four Corners.

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Re: HEER flag

Postby Jens » 26 Sep 2008 09:02

I trust the picture more than the images.
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Re: HEER flag

Postby Marcus Wendel » 26 Sep 2008 21:34

Here is a photo of a standard that was on sale a few years ago:

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More detailed photos at http://www.axishistory.com/index.php?id=5079

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Re: HEER flag

Postby Tyskaorden2 » 29 Sep 2008 14:01

Jens wrote:I trust the picture more than the images.


From the Book Flags of the Third Reich 1: Wehrmacht by Brian L. Davis & Malcom McGregor some pictures showing the possitions of the Swastikas:

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A new Colour is beeing manufactured. It should be noted tha no Colours was pesented during the Days of the Weimar Republic, the Colours and Standards that remained from the Old Imperial Army continued to be used. On 16 March 1936 it was announced that new Unit Colours and Standards should be presented. The first presentation took plance on 21 april 1936 to Units of the New Luftwaffe.

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Recruits are sworn in.

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Re: HEER flag

Postby Jens » 29 Sep 2008 21:30

Wounder then if there is a reason for the difference, or if it's just casual?
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Re: HEER flag

Postby Cadwallender » 24 Oct 2008 21:54

It is also of interest there are no breast eagle on the uniforms !
Is this a foreign regiment in the service of the Whermacht ? This could account for the lack of the full complement of swastikas.
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