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Old 09-07-2011, 07:53 PM
Darrell Besser Darrell Besser is offline
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Dear Teresa,
Would the pictures happen to be in color? This would help decipher what unit within the Luftwaffe he was in ie., medical,Flak, payroll...
As for Collar Tab Ranks:
2 Birds - Gefreiter (Acting Corporal)
3 Birds - Obergefreiter (Corporal)
2 Birds w/ leaves at bottom of tab - Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
3 Birds w/ leaves at bottom of tab - Hauptman (Captain)
2 Birds surrounded by wreath - Obersleutnant (Lt.Colonel)
3 Birds surrounded by wreath - Oberst (Colonel)
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