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World War I.Uniforms
World War I.Uniforms

Blow on display is a M 1903,Springfield Rifle: 306 Caliber. The same type rifle used by US troops at the start of WWII. Two ammo pouches and 306 Cal ammo are also on display.

The khaki fatigues from the Spanish-American War were largely unchanged, although the color shifted from brown to olive drab. Soldiers  also wore puttees around their legs and adapted the Brodie Helmet from the British. Summer Uniform (Cotton), Uniform is for and Enlisted Calvary soldier. Boots are ankle high w/ leather leggings for riding horses. Officers wore Brown Leather Riding Boots.

World War I "Dough Boy" Wool Uniform W/Cartridge Belt and Pistol Holster for .45 Cal Pistol and Cartridge pouch. Uniform has "leggings" (Cotton leg Wraps) to protect soldiers from snakes crawling up the trousers. Rank on uniform Private First Class (PFC), World War I Victory Medal Ribbon. Brown ankle high boots

 World War I "Dough Boy" Summer Uniform (Cotton), Uniform is for and Enlisted Calvary soldier. Boots are ankle high w/ leather leggings for riding horses. Note all insignia is black.

 

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