“The German Hair Force”: Portraits Of German Soldiers With Long Hair In 1970s – Design You Trust

“The German Hair Force”: Portraits Of German Soldiers With Long Hair In 1970s

For 15 months during the 1970s, Germany’s armed forces, the Bundeswehr, allowed soldiers to wear their hair long, reflecting trends in society. The move angered the country’s NATO partners during the height of the Cold War and earned the military the disparaging nickname of the “German Hair Force.”

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