Troddel
Troddel
 
FAUSTRIEMEN
FAUSTRIEMEN
 

The 1th Company bayonet troddel.

To keep discipline and order in the army each soldier had a troddel (knot). Its purpose was to make it easier to recognise military rank and company. Troddel was attached to the sabre, bayonet or sword, depending on the type of troop.

Prussian 1th Company
Prussian 1th Company
 
PORTEPEE TRODDEL
PORTEPEE TRODDEL
 


Portrait of a German soldier armed with an S98 bayonet and troddel attached to his belt frog.


In the “The German Army in the First World War” written by Jurgen Kraus we can find combinations of the colors for troops’ troddel.

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