Friday, February 4, 2011
Knäppetält , Swedish Zeltbahn Update
I have continued to research the Swedish zeltbahns that I have, and I have finally found an actual photograph of them in use and a narrative and reference to them by someone who actually used them while serving in the Swedish Army!
The complete narrative can be found at this Swedish blog: (note: it is written in Swedish, so you can cut and paste it into Google Translator if you don't read Swedish!).
It seems that that this gentleman was in the Swedish Army back in August of 1974, and took part in a 350 man "expedition" into the mountains by bicycle and on foot, with full military gear.
Here are a few of the pictures from the narrative:
The search for more documentation continues......................