German Army Accidently Issues ‘SS’ Labels, ‘Small, Short’

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At a glance

  • German army accidentally issues uniforms with ‘SS’ labels,
  • Defence ministry said the initials were meant to be an acronym, for ‘small, short.’
  • ‘SS’ appeared on helmets, sleeping bags and waterproof jackets issued to troops.
  • The initials are associated with the Schutzstaffel (SS), Adolf Hitler’s bodyguard.

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