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Hosenträger (Suspenders)

Feldhose are designed to be used with Hosenträger (suspenders). Typical suspenders of the period had leather tabs that buttoned to the trousers.  We do not believe there was an official military issued version, the army often bought items like these on the open market in whatever pattern or quantity they could acquire.


Photo from The German Army in the First World War: Uniforms and Equipment, 1914-1918
by Jurgen Kraus for the Bayerisches Armeemuseum

Above: Original photo above of four Soldaten in shirtsleeves. Of note, no two suspenders appear the same.



A set of post-WWII European surplus, possibly W. German, acceptable for IR63 use.