The history of the most popular headgear Army
• The history of the most popular headgear Army
Caps existed before the Second World War, however, the most popular this headdress was acquired during the most bloody, destructive and inhuman military confrontation in the history of mankind. They wore it and the soldiers and the Red Army and the Wehrmacht and Allied troops. So why color need this simple headdress really?
C then begins field cap
Celtic takes. | Photo: pinterest.ru.
Begins with field cap beret, in any case, so say the experts military fashion. Beret - a small baggy cap, was invented in ancient times, allegedly by the Celts and was very popular during a single century. Subsequently, it takes cap will provide elements such as piping and pompoms. Gradually the troops of European countries taking began to evolve in the bonnet, which is particularly widely used in the Navy.
There is an across the fields. | Photo: pinterest.ru.
A significant step towards the creation of caps was made in 1848 by the British Colonel Alexander McDonnell, who commanded the Scottish regiment. Colonel decided to allocate his unit and replaced the popular at the time among the troops Tam takes on Balmora that folds in half and looked very much like a modern cap. This headpiece called "glengerri".
the engine of progress Laziness
Under helmet cap is not placed. | Photo: pinterest.ru.
In 1900, Britain approved the new "Regulations on clothes officers", which was published by the British Ministry of War. It was then glengerri steel headgear of the British military. They were worn, and the pilots of the Royal Air Force of Great Britain. Here are just at the time of the flight, they had to shoot glengerri to put on his helmet. Keep the cap had with him, so the military pilots put their Bonnets over the fields, turning them into a narrow strip, and then the underlay in such a way under the shoulder straps.
As a result, there was a garrison cap. |Foto: pinterest.ru.
Due to such actions cap bent and unbent itself, after extraction from the overhead. Most pilots were too lazy to immediately smooth hats, and they wore them in this form. That is exactly what appeared garrison cap. Similarly, the situation has evolved since Bonnet for pilots and in other countries, including in Tsarist Russia. Officially headdress "field cap" was inducted into the army in 1919, after it became clear that this cap is equally suitable for men of all arms. It is interesting that after the revolution, many commanders felt cap vestige of imperial times and met headdress with extreme reluctance.