Landsturm were the German reserves who were also deployed in occupational roles. This infantryman wears the M1813 oilcloth cap with brass Prussian Landwehr cross. His M1903 Litewka has collar patches identifying the parent brigade, 75th Infantry Brigade (Osterode – Ostroda, Poland), and he wears M1895 infantry field trousers. He has a rucksack, M1887 breadbag, M1895 ammunition pouches, and is armed with the 48.8in-long 7.92mm M1888 Gewehr 88 with the 23.5in M1871 bayonet.
Sculpted by Nino Pizzichemi, this figure is cast in grey resin in 1/32 scale.
Uniform reference; Osprey Publishing Men-at-Arms, The German Army in WW1 (1) 1914-15. Print ISBN: 978 1 84176 565 5
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