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Germany,februari 1945. 1th Marine-Infantry-Division.Defensive position at Zehden(WestPommern) taken from fb/Deutsche Soldaten im II. Weltkrieg(=German soldiers in WW2)

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at

As a "Marine infantryman", was this guy a trained naval infantryman of the small German Marine contingent? or was he just a Kriegsmarine sailor press-ganged into an infantry role at the end?

I am guessing the latter…