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M42 Tarnjacke
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An M42 tarnjacke in Oak Leaf camouflage pattern[1]
Type: Smock
Designation: Tarnjacke[2]
Place of origin: Nazi Germany
Produced: 1942-1944[3]
Manufacturer(s): Gesellschaft für Textil- und Lederverwertung mbH[4]
Material(s): linen
Evolved from: M38 Tarnjacke
Evolved into: M44 Erbsenmuster
Service
Used by: Waffen-SS
Wars: World War II
The M42 Tarnjacke also known as M42 Smock is a camouflaged smock of German origin.[5][6][7][8][9][10]

OverviewEdit

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VariantsEdit

Type IEdit

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Type IIEdit

To be expanded!

ModifiedEdit

There is evidence that some M42 Smocks had hoods made of Zeltbahn cloth attached to them. Another known modification was the common practice to remove the foliage loops to avoid snagging in the bushes of the bocages of Normandy.[11]

GalleryEdit

In popular cultureEdit

  • The Waffen-SS Type II Smock is featured in the video game Call of Duty. It is worn by Waffen-SS troops at the Battle of Stalingrad which is historically inaccurate as they were not present at this battle. It is also appropriately worn by them later during the Battle of Kursk.
  • The M42 Tarnjacke is featured in the video game Company of Heroes. It is depicted as being hybridized with the M43 Winteranzug as it has a hood and white lining. It is worn by the Stormtrooper Squad and Sniper units.
  • The Waffen-SS Type II Smock is featured in the video game Call of Duty 3. It is worn by the Waffen-SS.
  • The Waffen-SS Type II Smock is featured in the video game Medal of Honor: Airborne. It is worn by the Waffen-SS.
  • The M42 Tarnjacke is featured in the video game Call of Duty: WWII. It is part of the default outfit for the Axis mountain division.

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.icollector.com/RARE-GERMAN-NAZI-WAFFEN-SS-CAMOUFLAGE-PULL-OER-SMOCK_i13574683
  2. http://wehrmacht-lexikon.de/waffen-SS/bekleidung/tarnbekleidung/tarnjacke.php
  3. http://www.2kompanie.org/waffen-ss-camouflage.html
  4. http://www.atthefrontshop.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=466
  5. http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=824061
  6. https://www.militariaplaza.nl/uniforms-16/set-of-waffen-ss-m42-camouflage-smock-loops-detail
  7. http://www.sofmilitary.co.uk/ss-camouflage-m42-type-1-smock-planetree-by-richard-underwood-product,19748
  8. https://militariaplaza.nl/uniforms-16/waffen-ss-m42-camouflage-smock-1-detail
  9. https://fjm44.com/articles/m42-camouflage-smock-waffen-ss-plane-tree-34/
  10. https://fjm44.com/articles/m42-camouflage-smock-waffen-ss-oak-a/
  11. http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/Forums/showthread.php?t=359143