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Bavarian Infanterist, Augsburg circa 1916
Bavarian Infantryman, Augsburg circa 1916 | 140mm x 100mm carte de visite. Photogr. Atelier Hürtig, Augsburg. A young Bavarian Infanterist poses for his Aufmarsch memento photograph in Augsburg circa 1916. Three items of equipment are worth noting: - The large "Perlux" flashlight or Taschenlampe on his chest is a Bavarian design. - He is issued with a Beilpicke (pick-axe) instead of the more commonly encountered spade. - The breech of his Gew 98 is p...