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Anton Ludwig August von Mackensen, born August Mackensen, was a German soldier and field marshal. He commanded with success during the First World War and became one of the German Empire's most prominent military leaders.

Prussian Hussar unifrom, 1st and 2nd Leib (Life) Regiments, including shako, tunic and barrel sash.

Prussian Hussar unifrom, and Leib (Life) Regiments, including shako, tunic and barrel sash.

Fieldmarshal August von Mackensen (1849-1945). Quite possibly the greatest hat worn during the Great War. Sick hat, bro.  Prussian “totenkopf” hussars - they “gave no quarter”

Quite possibly the greatest hat worn during the Great War .Generalfeldmarschall August von Mackensen, officer in the German Army. Wearing the Totenkopf (skull and cross bones) which was part of German military gear since the century.