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    Post by barriefield-brian on Thu Nov 03, 2016 5:00 pm

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     My neighbor picked up some postcards all depicting Canadian or British soldiers in ww1 except this one. Anyone know the nationality? German? Bavarian? Cheers Brian
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    Post by Ian B on Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:05 pm

    G'day Brian. Not 100% sure, however I don't think the Germanic states had peaked field caps, especially ones with a leather brim. Judging by the look of some of the troops, I'd hazard a guess that it's one of the Balkan states or maybe Austro-Hungarian.

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    Post by ypres on Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:26 pm

    I think they are Austro-Hungarian.

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    Post by barriefield-brian on Sat Nov 05, 2016 7:57 am

    Thanks for the replies. Outside my usual field. Cheers Brian

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