Original German WWII Waffen SS Fez For Muslim Volunteers - Excellent Condition
Original Item: Only One Available. Red fez that was part of the dress uniform of a Waffen-SS military detachment composed of Muslims from Bosnia, Croatia, and Herzegovina in occupied Yugoslavia. The creation of this unit was authorized by AH in 1943. The original purpose was to combat Tito's partisans. Through recruitment and conscription, the unit had 26,000 soldiers within a few months. The group was commanded by German or ethnic German officers, and the uniforms were designed to reflect the religion and ethnicity of the recruits.
This example is offered in overall excellent condition. Size is approximately a US 7 1/4 (58cm) featuring red wool construction with leather sweatband. White label at inside seam of sweatband read 8G. This example is 100% authentic, there are and have been numerous fakes on the market, this is not one.
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