M42 Guardcoat – Heer – Wool – 0/0850/0147
Type of uniform: M42 Guardcoat or Wachmantel 42
Material: Wool lined with rayon
Colour: Field gray or Feldgrau
Depot: M. 44 (München 1944)
Notes: The guardcoat or Wachmantel looks like a standard greatcoat but is specifically designed for use on guard duty. It was fully blanket lined with (in this case) Reisewoll. Next to this it has a hood and two slash pockets on the chest to warm the hands in.