About Luftwaffe Winter UniformGerman troops were exposed to serious winter conditions as their 1941 invasion of the Soviet Union dragged on, and naturally Luftwaffe pilots and crew had winter gear to combat the cold. Many pilots wore a leather jacket with fur collar; sentries, who would spend long s..
During WWII, the Luftwaffe uniform was a blue-gray, four pocket type. Some uniforms featured an armband sewn onto the right sleeve to indicate the airforce division to which the pilot belonged. Although Luftwaffe pilots wore overalls in the early stage of the war, during the Battle of Britain most p..