German troops training with a MG34 machine gun, 1939

Caption   German troops training with a MG34 machine gun, 1939 ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 2 Sep 2009

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1. Anonymous says:
29 Mar 2011 01:00:34 AM

white trousers? Is it a special summer uniform or something like that?

2. Anonymous says:
20 Dec 2012 06:09:51 PM

Sorta. It's a drillich uniform. Or "Drill" practice uniform. They would rather you tear up the white uniform than destroy your actual wools. These were a white cotton that consisted of trousers and a tunic. All ranks had them. This is clearly a training exercise. Note the soldat in the background with a white armband. He is probably a medic, a referee or a range master (if this is arms practice).

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