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The Iron Cross is the emblem of the Bundeswehr, the German armed forces, marked on armored vehicles and aircraft, with a matching quartet of flared "flanks" inherited from the Balkenkreuz present. As Modern German law prohibits the wearing of a swastika, the West German government authorised replacement Iron Crosses in 1957 with an Oak Leaf Cluster in place of the swastika, similar to the Iron Crosses of 1813, 1870, and 1914, which could be worn by World War II Iron Cross recipients.

The Iron Cross is the emblem of the Bundeswehr, the German armed forces, marked on armored vehicles and aircraft, with a matching quartet of flared "flanks" inherited from the Balkenkreuz present. As Modern German law prohibits the wearing of a swastika, the West German government authorised replacement Iron Crosses in 1957 with an Oak Leaf Cluster in place of the swastika, similar to the Iron Crosses of 1813, 1870, and 1914, which could be worn by World War II Iron Cross recipients.

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the final H145M light, twin-engine, multi-role helicopter to the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr).

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the final H145M light, twin-engine, multi-role helicopter to the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr).

Bundeswehr - German Armed Forces  Afghanistan

Bundeswehr - German Armed Forces Afghanistan

German Armed Forces Bundeswehr exercise "ILÜ 2012"

German Armed Forces Bundeswehr exercise "ILÜ 2012"

German Armed Forces Bundeswehr soldier equipped with Gladius Future Soldier System

German Armed Forces Bundeswehr soldier equipped with Gladius Future Soldier System

The lead up to Christmas in Germany has a very long tradition. Christmas trees are festively illuminated in the streets with Christmas decoration and Christmas markets and Santa Claus are in every city.But for the German armed forces Bundeswehr soldiers far away, each of them tries to maintain a little bit of these traditions and so everywhere in the camps are signs of Christmas. blogs.reuters.com

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The lead up to Christmas in Germany has a very long tradition. Christmas trees are festively illuminated in the streets with Christmas decoration and Christmas markets and Santa Claus are in every city.But for the German armed forces Bundeswehr soldiers far away, each of them tries to maintain a little bit of these traditions and so everywhere in the camps are signs of Christmas. blogs.reuters.com

Bundeswehr - German Armed Forces - SOF - KSK (Kommando Spezialkräfte)

Bundeswehr - German Armed Forces - SOF - KSK (Kommando Spezialkräfte)

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