Collar tabs (Kragenspiegel) are the epitome of insignia for Luftwaffe troops. The ones on offer here are crafted from authentic materials and using same techniques. Mounted on thin and flexible buckram backings, like the originals. This makes it super easy to sew them onto your uniform.
The base colour of these collar tabs is for Luftwaffe Field Division.
- No Piping
- Yellow piping - Recon & Bicycle Troops
- Green piping - Jäger regiments
- Red piping - Artillery regiments
- White piping - Infantry Regiments
Historical Information about the Field Division Collar Tabs
During the winter of 1941/1942, in particular the area close to Stalingrad, The Luftwaffe ground fighting troops started operating. To further replenish the Wehrmacht losses, in September 1942, the official Luftwaffe Ground Forces were formed. These were assigned with a green waffenfarbe, a darker shade than that used by the airfield traffic control. The branch of the service was to be reflected by the piping around the collar tabs and on the shoulder boards