Off to go to jump - German Paratroopers | Gallery

Off to go to jump

A group photo of German paratroopers (Fallschirmjäger) at an airfield before taking off for a combat operation. - No info. on date and location.

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Is it me or does the officer on the left look like he could be a US Army Airborne officer circa 1942-44?

@Nickfresh; The German fallschirmjager jump smock does have an uncanny resemblance to the long US paratrooper shirt with the long, deep pockets for stuffing all kinds of items needed in combat.