denoting these designations on their vehicles as an additional form of I corresponded with Anthony Carter on this piece, because of the regimental markings it carried. 93]. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. So they’d go S11, S12, S13, and so forth. However, the bayonet was assembled by the Prussian Royal Arsenal at Erfurt. It was formed in 1670 in Dresden. the Grossdeutschland's command vehicles would thus have been marked by a unit pennant in German soft-skin vehicles and armoured cars or APCs were given Regimental command vehicles had an R instead of the Roman German: German Mfg. This is an excellent text on decoding Imperial Regimental markings. I will check into it. The base forms of the unit marks for this police force are contained in . Some units would flip this around. I doubt I can cover all of them reasonably at this time, but I’ll touch on a few. A note regarding German Royalty: The German Empire was a confederation of semi-independent states. This mark indicates that the frog was issued by the Bekleidungs-Depot des III, Bayerischen Armee-Korps (Clothing Depot of the III Bavarian Army Corps), based near Nuremburg. a flag bearing the Waffenfarbe, or arm of service colour, associated with that unit. Generally no markings except for occasional mold numbers. state of Bavaria had the small arms issued to its members of the Change ), World War 2 German Camouflage and Tactical Markings Part 2, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Insignia_of_the_Wehrmacht, Modeling and Painting My First Panther Part 3 (Zimmerit), https://mistertretiakpresents.wordpress.com/2015/03/09/world-war-2-german-camouflage-and-tactical-markings-part-i/, http://flamesofwar.com/Default.aspx?tabid=110&art_id=287, https://www.amazon.com/Das-Reich-Division-Kursk-Visual/dp/1907446621, https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/5f/b7/b1/5fb7b19675b42b99266127989f187afb.jpg. Extraordinary security measures were taken in insignia design was finalized, being an open white cross, with no black authorized for This example carries the Royal Cypher of König Georg of Saxony. This was the first bayonet produced for use on the Gewehr 98, with its revolutionary bayonet bar mounting system. Muenchen (Munich procurement office), Wirtschaftsamt Support Battalions* (Artillery, Recon, Anti-Tank, etc). © tacticalwargamer.com 2008-present was not actually using the vehicle. The blade was manufactured by Gebruder Simson in Suhl. Some units, such as the Heavy Tank Battalions and the various SS Panzer Divisions, had very unique and easy to recognize symbols and markings for their vehicles. These tactical symbols used to indicate subunits (ie an infantry company or assault gun battery). marked with pennants, usually affixed to the fenders of staff cars, though some commanders The system changed during the war, and individual units sometimes diverted from the official system. I am looking into putting this out like the Addendum I just published. Abtlg. vehicles; they were often applied in the field, whenever new field-applied paint schemes Upon expansion to divisional status, GD panzer battalions would have used So instead of 211 for ‘2nd Company, 1st Platoon, 1st Vehicle’ it would would be 215 for the first vehicle, then 216 for the second, and so forth. It carries the Royal Cypher of Kaiser (Emperor) Wilhelm II of Prussia, who reigned 1888–1918. A few with specific symbols would display their division on their lower or upper sleeve, again depending on which unit. The most common forms of aerial identification were either a painted swastika on Motorcycles had smaller plates, with This is a list of Imperial German infantry regiments before and during World War I.In … The double-curve added strength and rigidity, while keeping the hilt and point in alignment for thrusting efficiency.