By Brian Jewell
Within the Thirties the conflict workplace grew more and more conscious of the necessity for a brand new and extra rational wrestle gown, and through 1937 the layout for what might develop into often called 'battledress' was once entire. notwithstanding the switch in uniform was once in the beginning disappointing to the British squaddies, the recent battledress served its function good, garments the servicemen for greater than 25 years with moderate heat and comfort. whole with a wealth of photos, diagrams and color plates, this ebook bargains a heritage of British battledress as much as 1961, detailing its evolution in layout, fabrics, sizes and utilized insignia.
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