Photo Gallery: Germany's Hairball Heroes
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Photo Gallery: Germany's Hairball Heroes

The German Hair Force A Failed Experiment in Military Manes

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."
Von Kai Posmik
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