U-Boat Kapitän Cap U-96 Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock 55
Reproduction size 55 German U-Boat Kriegsmarine Captains Peaked cap with 70+ years of heavy ageing and very off-white top. As worn by the Captain of U-96 Kptlt. Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock.
The cap top is made from a post war original which was also used during WW2!
The peak, liner and chinstrap etc. all show good wear and both the inside and outside are stained and aged. Notice the gold bullion wreath and Captains peak ranking are dark and tarnished. Notice the wear, dirt and stains particularly on the top of the cap. This cap displays the 'Sawfish' hand made from aluminium - The symbol of U-96.
This is a high quality aged peaked Hat from a U-Boat Captain with an outstanding war record having sunk 27 ships and damaged several others. It was sunk by Sunk on 30 March 1945 in the Hipper Basin at Wilhelmshaven by bombs during USAAF air raid. No crew were killed.
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