German
Heer (Army) Afrika Korps Pioneer (Engineer)
North Africa 1942
Inside tunic right bottom button flap, left photo.
Marked: 41 (top left), 92 (center), 70 (bottom left), 58 (bottom right) and B 42 (bottom center).
Inside tunic left center button flap, right photo. Note removable buttons.
Marked: Peek & Cloppenburg
"BEHA" G.m.b.H.
Berlin
41 (top left), 92 (center) and 70 (bottom left)
Heer (Army) Tropical Helmet, First Pattern, above four photos.
The Heer Insignia on the left side is made of zinc. The tri-color National Insignia on the right side is made of
aluminum.
This helmet is constructed from stretched tan cotton fabric over a pressed wood form. This is unusual as most of
the helmets produced are constructed from pressed cork.
The blond leather liner band is missing from this helmet, but all six aluminum cotter pins remain in place.
German Panzerarmee Afrika Kalender 1943, above left photo.
This 1943 calendar was owned by Sanitier (Medic) William M. Munder, Feldlassaerett 667 (Field Hospital 667),
Tunis, Tunisia. He arrived in North Africa on February 11th 1943 and his last entry in this book was May 22nd
1943, when he was taken as a Prisoner of War (POW).
Der Soldat in Libyen, Februar 1941, above right photo.
This book "Der Soldat in Libyen" "Tashenbuch fur die Truppe", The Soldiers in Libya, Pocketbook for the Troops,
was produced in February 1941. It covers the uniforms and equipment of enemy (English and French) forces with
color uniform identification, vehicles, topography and a large area map. This book was owned by
Sanitats-Feldwebel Bonow (Medical Non-Commissioned Officer).
German Afrika Cuff Title and Award Certificate, above photo.
This Afrika cuff title was awarded to Unteroffizerier Julius Hagener, 2./Panzerjager-Abteilung 33 on March 17th
1944, for service in Africa.