151st Line Infantry Regiment la Capote ("greatcoat"): model 1877, iron blue wool ("technically, bluish iron-gray -- 90% indigo-dyed, 10% unbleached white); double-breasted with two rows of six buttons (model 1871) in brass with flaming grenade in relief; button-back capes; standing collar; linen lining. The collar patches consist of the regimental numerals in iron blue, sewn onto a madder patch.
WW1. Poilus inspecting a concrete shelter near Fort Malmaison, Laon.
German WWI Uniform Ernst Duke Saxe-Altenburg. Uniform of his Royal Highness Ernst, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg – as Chief of Silesian Jager Battalion No. 6. Uniform consists of: (1) Fine green doeskin material with red cuffs, piping down front and 2" standup collar. Eight domed age-toned gilt buttons and two on each cuff. Dress epaulettes with stationary silver spring wire fringe and a gilt brass crescent – surrounding silver crossed Fieldmarshall batons.
WW1, Battle of the Somme, 1916, German prisoners. -La PremièreGM, 14-18 (@1erGM) | Twitter
Prussian large medal bar with 4 decorations: 1.) Iron Cross1914 2nd class; 2.) Republic of Prussia: Lifesaving medal on ribbon (1925); 3.) Hanseatic Cross 4.) Hamburg: Hanseatic Cross dark blue backing. Nice bar of a brave soldier who also distinguished himself by rescuing someone out of danger and therefor got rewarded with the Lifsaving medal. Rare.