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demented-diary: “ German student with dueling scars. Also called “bragging scars,” dueling scars were popular among upper class German fencing students. They were seen as a “badge of honor” and sometimes even irritated to make them more extreme in...

German student with dueling scars. Also called “bragging scars,” dueling scars were popular among upper class German fencing students. They were seen as a “badge of honor” and sometimes even irritated to make them more extreme in appearance.

Many Wehrmacht and SS men had dueling scars.

SS-Obergruppenführer Ernst Kaltenbrunner (1903-1946)

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