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Location or what this may be from

#8
Germany, probably on the North German Plain. The buildings in the distance remind me of Prussia/Brandenburg, for example.
Mixed mil and civ spectators.
MG 34 on Lafette 34 tripod, I think. Others may spot a particular type to give a later date.
Sport or pass-out parade? Infantry?
Winter.
I'd guess at late 30s during the re-armament.
 
#9
The question 'Where' cannot be known. 'Probably north Germany' is as good as it gets, it could even be Kent in the 1990s at a re-enactment gig! Looks a bit like Detling show ground.
 
#11
Germany, probably on the North German Plain. The buildings in the distance remind me of Prussia/Brandenburg, for example.
Mixed mil and civ spectators.
MG 34 on Lafette 34 tripod, I think. Others may spot a particular type to give a later date.
Sport or pass-out parade? Infantry?
Winter.
I'd guess at late 30s during the re-armament.
That cantilever canopy in the background must give a good clue.
 
#12
Germany, probably on the North German Plain. The buildings in the distance remind me of Prussia/Brandenburg, for example.
Mixed mil and civ spectators.
MG 34 on Lafette 34 tripod, I think. Others may spot a particular type to give a later date.
Sport or pass-out parade? Infantry?
Winter.
I'd guess at late 30s during the re-armament.
I'd guess closer to summer, but that's a guess based on the angle of the shadows and the absence of any winter clothing.

The flag is the 1935-38 design, the bands of white black white being in equal proportion.

Absolutely no idea of where, other than next to a sports field that has its perimeter roughly aligned along the cardinal points and maybe barrack blocks to the north. I could add that the nearer stand looks as though it has been there for some time, maybe 10+ years while the distant one looks less than a year old. So a WW1 era barracks that has seen some upgrading.
 
#13
Check the back of the photo for the studio that developed it and date if there is one. As others have said, looks like a passing out parade where the oath is sworn in front of the flag and next to the weapons. From the weapons, looks like an infantry unit.
 

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#14
Fair points, puttees. I'd gone for the trees at extreme right, which look a bit bare and the greatcoats by the steps left. Though the shadows do show the sun at about 50-60 degrees elevation.

If we go for a parade, these tend to be an hour or so either side of midday, usually mid-morning to allow for prep, spectators and some sort of 'do' afterwards and the afternoon off.
 

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