East German Blanket

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This is required equipment for East German Grenztruppen and East German Motor Rifles participants.

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All East German participants must have at least one wool blanket. These have a multitude of uses. Extra warmth on that guard detail such as bringing it with you out on an LP/OP instead of your sleeping bag for warmth/sleeping. You can also slip it into your sleeping bag for extra warmth on really cold nights. It can be strung up in survival situations as a shelter. The uses are many.

  • NVA blankets can be found but are getting harder to find at reasonable prices
  • Or any dark colored (not-obviously NATO) blanket is acceptable.
  • The wool blend emergency blankets are a very close match for the NVA blankets

Purchase Options

NVA blankets can be found but are getting harder to find at reasonable prices, Overseas sellers are becoming the best place to find them.

  • A good condition NVA marked blanket can be bought for around $50 and even cheaper if shopped around.