Thursday, April 21, 2016

People's Army

Nazi Germany finally organized nearly everyone by the last few months of the war.

I use the two Dapol civilian figures sets to represent some of these men.

Many of these were essential war workers who were enrolled to defend their local community as the war approached their factories and homes.

Often they had a hat, or a helmet, perhaps an ammo belt along with their armband to show they were members of the armed forces or armed forces auxiliaries.  

This was important because it gave them legal protections under the Geneva Conventions as lawful combatants and if captured, as POWs.

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