Who is in the army, knows that every soldier receives a dog tags. This is a metal pendant which can quite easily break in the middle and the lower part has an additional small chain.
The tag has been around for thousands of years in the army. The tag facilitates natural death, the identification. But even better detection if the soldier dessertiert.
The dog tags receives every soldier immediately after the convening and there is a compulsion to wear this Märkchen continually. If the soldier to die in battle, the dog tags is broken in the middle and hung on his toe. The upper part of the identification tag is collected so that the family can be notified of the death. The tag is not new and not an invention of the Bundeswehr. The tag exists in all armies in the world and has been used by the Romans. Probably is the method of identification tag much older. It is known that at least 100 n. Chr., All identifiers were recorded at the Roman legions. This allowed for a for a Dessertation the soldier identification in civilian clothes. To start a new life is thus a soldier who left the troupe, enormously complicated. Even then, the Legionaries were given a “signaculum”, this was a lead tablet had to carry all the Legionaries in a pouch around his neck.