LAH260 The LAHSS Drum & Fife Korps
This presentation 10-man set comprises 1 x Drum Major, 1 x Kettle Drummer, 4 x Side Drummers and 4 x Fifers all in one box. They can be easily recognized by their white leather belts and accoutrements… only worn by the LAHSS.
Most, if not all prewar SS units had various kinds of bands of musicians. These bands were generally financed by public donations.
By the late 1930’s, every SS foot ‘Standarte’ (Regiment) had a full band of between 20 and 40 musicians. In addition, each ‘Standarte’ would have a ‘Drum & Fife Corps.’ The premier SS formation ‘Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler’ was no exception…