The military dog tag is colloquially referred to as “dog tags” (in the English language, the word “dog tag” use). The tag is an identification tag in metal, which consists of either two parts or in one piece with a breaking point. Designed the military dog tags to identify dead soldiers subsequently can. The Military dog tags contains various information about the soldiers. In particular fields provided the personal identification number (field no. 4) and the nationality (field no. 2) can be used. The personal identification number is as follows: 100970W61825. This number and letter combination indicates the date of birth, the first letter of the family name as well as the no. Of the army recruiting office and a check digit. The nationality is specified with DEU or older brands with GE. In addition, the blood group is stamped with Rhesus factor (box 5 and 6) on the mark. Here, the data are presented as follows: A, B, AB, or 0 and Rh Rh + or -. This information is intended primarily for first aid for a wound in the war. The vaccination for tetanus, diphtheria, polio, hepatitis, and other diseases can be specified in no. 7 box. The specification is as follows: for example, . T 2001. The letter T stands for tetanus and 2001, the number indicates the year in which wurde.Im reached the Impfvollschutz for tetanus box 3, the religion – k (Catholic), e (Protestant), o (Christian Orthodox) , isl (Islamic), JD (Jewish) – werden.Alle specified this information can be found on both parts of the military dog tags.
How will the military dog tags worn ?
The military dog tags is always worn by the soldiers on duty. Upon the death of one half of the dog tag is left with the soldiers, the other half is used for documentation and subsequent identification and is sent to the unity of the fallen soldiers or the military administration either. The offered here at the store dog tags are worn with ball chain and after the American style of 2 identical brands hergestellt.An a longer ball chains, a mark is attached to a shorter chain the second mark is attached. One of these brands will remain on death when soldiers. The ball chain has the advantage of being easily torn off despite their robust design, so that the soldier did not strangled in dangerous situations, even. Furthermore, it can be opened in order to replace the identification tag if damaged can. The military dog tags – especially the two-part design of the United States – is equipped with so-called silencers (mufflers).. This prevents both parts noisily beat each other and thus the position is betrayed to the enemy.