Army bosses order SAS troops to stop wearing skull badges celebrating their first kill on operations

Mail Online | 2/3/2019 | Bryony Jewell For Mailonline
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SAS troops have been ordered to stop wearing skull badges because it looks too much like a Nazi emblem.

The skull is worn by some soldiers after they make their first kill on operations and started being used while troops were serving with US Navy Seals in Iraq.

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However officials are said to have put a stop to this as the Punisher emblem looks too similar to the Death's Head worn by Hitler's SS, reports the Daily Star.

Punisher is the name of a Marvel series made for Netflix which follows Marine veteran Frank Castle who becomes a vigilante after the murder of his family.

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In Nazi Germany the SS Totenkopf division, whose members tended to run the concentration camps, wore a skull symbol on their uniform.

A skull was the universal badge of the SS but the Totenkopf...
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