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    Help identifying a beret

    Post by Gungadd on Sat Mar 05, 2016 1:54 am


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    Re: Help identifying a beret

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by CollectinSteve on Sat Mar 05, 2016 3:01 am

    I don't know what the badge is (not German), but I suspect the beret is Bundeswehr (commonly for Jäger and Panzergrenadier). See the four small holes in a diamond configuration? That's what German berets have because their badges are 4 prong, though for all I know others have that configuration as well.

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by Gungadd on Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:14 pm

    Thanks I really need to identify the insignia.

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by CollectinSteve on Mon Mar 07, 2016 3:27 am

    Yup I know, but it's sometimes useful to know the badge is on the wrong thing, or at least possibly on the wrong thing.

    The sword was the tip off for me. Yugo/Serb and Lithuania are two countries that I know that use swords like that. Turns out it's Lithuanian:

    http://iacmc.forumotion.com/t2944-lithuania-military-lietuvos-kariuomene-badgesinsigniasberet-hat-badgespatches

    I'm sure Vicka would be quite happy to tell you more about it. I suggest PM'ing him.

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by Gungadd on Mon Mar 07, 2016 4:33 pm

    Steve. Thanks so much for the info. That really helped me out. C

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by CollectinSteve on Mon Mar 07, 2016 4:54 pm

    No problem! You should ask Vicka if soldiers routinely use BW berets. The answer could very well be "yes".

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by Gungadd on Mon Mar 07, 2016 5:49 pm

    I will. Thanks

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by vicka1971 on Thu Mar 10, 2016 11:16 pm

    Hey Steve, you right beret is German BW , but badge( type 1) is Lithuanian Yeager( LRRP) battalion. Right now, those guys part of SOP's, and they wearing maroon berets( like National guard). Best regards,Vitalis

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by Gungadd on Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:36 am

    Vicks: Did they wear green colored berets before? C

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by vicka1971 on Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:58 am

    Yes, they did. I just change few years ago from green to maroon. I will add pix, so you can take a look to the new type of beret. In the beginning lithuanians wear not just Lithuanian made berets, but danish, germans, austrians and also US "green berets". Vitalis

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by Gungadd on Fri Mar 11, 2016 11:24 am

    Thank you for the information Vicka

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by CollectinSteve on Fri Mar 11, 2016 6:47 pm

    vicka1971 wrote:Yes, they did. I just change few years ago from green to maroon. I will  add pix, so you can take a look to the new type of beret. In the beginning lithuanians  wear not just Lithuanian made berets, but danish, germans, austrians  and also US "green berets".  Vitalis

    Great info! I figured the German beret might be "correct". The early days of Lithuania's independence were a time of change. I know Estonia used a lot of stuff from other countries.

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    Re: Help identifying a beret

    Post by vicka1971 on Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:13 pm

    Hello everyone, Here is new type of Yeager battalion beret( the color  is different not maroon like paratroopers used to use)
    Best regards,Vitalis

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