The commando Beret originated in France and was worn by French Commando's and French Foreign Legion. It was later adopted by the British army and now his style of beret has become very popular with elite units throughout Europe. Our Commando Beret is made is made in Germany by a one of the premier German military hat manufacturers and are worn today by soldiers in the German army's elite combat formations. These German made berets are constructed of luxurious 100% knitted jaeger green, German wool. They are lined with an adjustable, genuine leather sweatband that guarantees a perfect fit. These are without a doubt, the finest Bundeswehr Berets made of the finest materials by German craftsman - a Hessen Antique exclusive.