German Army ID Dog Tag - Aluminium

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"Dog tags" is an informal term for the identification tags worn by military personnel, the name is due to their resemblance to animal registration tags. The tags are primarily used for the identification of dead and wounded soldiers; they have personal info about the soldiers and convey essential basic medical information, such as blood type and history of inoculations. The "Erkennungsmarken" were issued to every member of the German Armed Forces, the earliest tags were made of aluminum, but as the war progressed the tags we made of different materials, such as zinc and steel.

This is a German ID Dog Tag, a reproduction based on the version used in World War 2. It is made of aluminium, is lightweight, and is blank on both sides.

Suitable for re-enactments, or as an addition to any militaria collection.

Authenticity: Reproduction
Material: Aluminium
Size: 5H x 7W cm
Weight: 50 gms approx.
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