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1 All military uniforms in western countries are developed separately from tops and pants
Including underwear, because they do this to make the military uniform more fit, and the Eastern countries represented by China, the Soviet Union, and Russia are sent in sets and trousers, because it is easier to store and distribute.
2 The uniforms of officers in Western Europe are made by the tailor
The uniforms of officers in Western Europe are made of army hair fabrics and buttons, and then they go to the tailors appointed by the government. Napoleon was invited by the governor to quell the rebellion of the royalists when he received military uniform fabric. Of course, uniforms for military officers also exist, but you will soon be excluded from the circle if you wear uniforms for military officers. Because they believe that only stingy and vulgar talents will wear the uniforms of officers they distribute.
3 British red military uniforms are big
The most traditional red military uniform style of the British has been used for almost 300 years until now. The troops that use it as the No. 1 uniform (dress) are the oldest troops in the British Army (such as the flintlock regiment, howitzer regiment and cavalry regiment) Some wearing green uniform No. 1 are relatively low-key and young troops (Rifle Regiment or Field Artillery Regiment).
4 The clothing system of the British army is the most complex among the armies of major powers
As a result, the uniform buttons of each regiment are different (some historic troops and even each battalion are different), so the new uniforms 1 and 2 are unbuttoned. Every British soldier has to sew the buttons on his own. If you move the unit unfortunately during the period, then you have to prepare to remove the buttons and sew them again.
5Scottish regiment is famous for short skirts
The British regiments of the Scottish regiment are famous for their unique short skirts, but this short skirt is not allowed to wear underwear. And the bagpiper of the Scottish regiment belongs to a special staff that has always kept the establishment.
6 Basically, the infantry troops of all major powers are red
But the meaning is quite different. The Soviet army used red because the infantry was the founder of the red army, and the old Japanese army used red because the red represents the blood of the warriors (so when everyone sees the red badge of the Japanese artillery in the anti-Japanese drama, it is enough).
7 reasons for Russian military foot-wraps and high boots
The origin can be traced back to the time of Peter the Great. Due to the heavy rainfall and swamps in the Russian rainy season, this combination has been used until now, but there is another important reason for the Russian army to adhere to the tradition: the foot covering is very strong, and it is also very resistant to dirt. , You can even wear it for a week without washing (how can the development of socks can not reach this level). This thing is very different from the foot binding used by ancient Chinese women, because it is a square linen cloth (summer) or cotton cloth (winter) with a length of more than 60 centimeters. The main function is to protect the foot from being bruised by heavy leather boots. You have to bother to tear it in half when using it.
8 Prussian uniforms are handsome but no one uses them
The standard Prussian military uniform has always been admired by people, but due to the Nazi poisoning, the entire European style was far away from this dress style, so that the later Federal Germany was not willing to adopt this style. On the contrary, in order to show its 'orthodoxy', the Democratic Germany continued to use it until the merger of the two Germanys.
9 Soviet uniforms were only available in the 1980s
All socialist countries did not have special training uniforms until the 1980s. It was not until the invasion of the Aso Army that it was a struggle to wear regular clothes, did they distribute training uniforms called 'AFGANKA' and 'MABUTA' . The former equips all Soviet troops, the latter is a patent for scouts and special forces.
10 European countries are generally more extravagant in the wearing of military uniforms
Training uniforms are no exception. The German training uniforms will be replaced with new ones after being worn for three months. The old clothes will be washed, disinfected and stocked after they are collected. If the stock expires after 20 years, they will be sold to the society by auction. The British issued training uniforms every six months, and old clothes were not turned in. But the French army is very stingy: only field troops can wear new training uniforms. After three months of wearing these clothes will be distributed to the recruits, and after the new soldiers pass through, these clothes will be patched and sent to the maintenance staff as work clothes.
11 Double-breasted coats are Prussian
The double-breasted coats in the popular world are all Prussian, that is to say, the double-breasted long coats of various countries have German origin.
12 European countries will generally distribute shorts to soldiers serving in the tropics
The longest shorts are Russian style, to the knee. The shortest is the French style, which has just reached the root of the thigh (that is, about the same length as the 'hot pants' worn by the girls).
13 countries with the largest number of camouflage outfits during World War II
The countries with the largest number of camouflage outfits during World War II were the Soviet Union and Germany, followed by the United Kingdom, and the United States could only be ranked third. The reason for the third ranking was not because of insufficient production capacity, but because a bad luck egg was wearing a camouflage uniform in the middle of the night to go to the toilet Was killed by his comrades as a German.
14 'Bolshevik curtains'
During World War II, the Soviets were ridiculed by the Germans as 'Bolshevik curtains' due to the large, camouflage, thick fabrics and peculiar patterns of the Soviet army. Their gray-green uniforms were even referred to by the Soviets as 'mouse skin' or 'green turtle'.
15 The traditional uniform color of the Soviet army is 'hay yellow'
This color was used as the army's standard military uniform color from the Soviet-Russian Revolutionary War to the disintegration of the Soviet Union. Many socialist countries, including China, have also adopted this color, but because the Soviet printing and dyeing process is quite low, so few Soviet soldiers can wear uniforms of uniform color.
16 The U.S. Army was the first army to use blended fabrics to make training uniforms
Because they found that clothes made of chemical fiber blends can be very straight without ironing. The Soviet army has always insisted on using natural fibers to make military uniforms. In addition to the fact that there are no shortage of resources in the world, their chemical industry was unable to provide so many chemical fibers.
17 U.S. Army berets can fit a variety of clothing
In the dress code of the US Army, berets can basically be worn with a variety of clothing. The training caps of the US Navy and Marine Corps have always been octagonal (and Koreans too).
18 The cold helmet of the Vietnamese People's Army is derived from the cold hat of the French colonists
The caps of the Korean People's Army have quite a connection with the caps of the French Army. And almost all the cold protection hats of the Eastern countries were adapted from the Soviet army УШАКА.
19 'Fart Curtain' of Japanese Soldiers
In the 'Anti-Japanese War Drama', almost every Japanese soldier's hood will hang a 'fart curtain' to show insignificance, but in fact Japanese officers also use this thing. But the point is that the Japanese do not often hang it on their hats, but only use it to protect against sunburn when the weather is hot.
20 Soviet army's 'cloak'
You may find that the Soviet army often wore a fat 'cloak'. In fact, it is the Soviet raincoat-a waterproof canvas with a length of 175 cm. Due to its large area, good waterproof performance and excellent camouflage , Making it a favorite of scouts during the Great Patriotic War, and until now, the Russian army continues to use it.