A Rare SS Fez of the 13th Handschar Division
A scarce SS Fez of the 13th Handschar Division - This fez is an American "Vet bring back" and has remained untouched since the war. There is minimal mothing with only some of the stitching having come loose over the years. The insignia are excellent examples. No discolouration. Near Mint. Footnote: This group was composed of Muslim Bosnian recruits that fought Yugoslav partisans in Croatia from February to September 1944. Footnote: This item was brought back by US Army NCO C.H. Johnson, born in 1915, from Ohio, who was stationed at Camp Dachau in 1945; photocopy of his US Army Camp Dachau Identification Card (Nr.8063) will be accompanied with this item. C.H. Johnson was killed in a tragic car accident in 1972; souvenirs from Dachau he brought back (together with his uniform, photos, documents) were sold to a collector in Ohio, who in turn sold them to eMedals.