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1914 german uniforms

Post  wfrad on Sun 03 Aug 2008, 10:16 pm

Here's a couple of examples of the 1910 German Service uniform.
I've just kept to the basics, the Hussars shoulder strap was a combination of facing colour and red or yellow depending on regiment.
Facings for Hussars: Scarlet - Guards, 3rd & 5th. Black- 1st, 2nd & 17th. Brown - 4th. Green - 6th, 10th & 11th. Dark Blue - 7th, 8th, 14th & 15th. Light Blue - 9th, 12th, 13th, 16th, 18th,19, & 20th. I not sure which Regt. had White or yellow with facing colour.
The Lancers pear shaped shoulder strap changed during the war to the standard shape with the issue of the1915 uniform.
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Uniforms 1914

Post  wfrad on Tue 28 Oct 2008, 9:56 pm

Here's a couple of pictures taken of an old pamphlet dating from around the first world war.
Decided to photograph the pages rather than scan due to the age and condition of the pamphlet.
http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc309/wfrad/german1914cuffandrank.jpg

http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc309/wfrad/german1914offrsandORs.jpg

http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc309/wfrad/german1914uniform.jpg

I've placed a direct link above each picture so you can see it in full.
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