Ruff guide to infantry uniform 1968-1984

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Re: Ruff guide to infantry uniform 1968-1984

Post by Notsob » Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:01 am

So more of a tradition re the puttees than serving a practical purpose then.

A dropshort is a nickname given to the Artillery.
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Re: Ruff guide to infantry uniform 1968-1984

Post by kevin hackett » Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:57 pm

artillery :lol:
naff off ives !!!!!!!! :geek:

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Re: Ruff guide to infantry uniform 1968-1984

Post by Jiml » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:21 pm

And a "Dangler" was the nickname given to Paras. :shock:
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Re: Ruff guide to infantry uniform 1968-1984

Post by Notsob » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:45 pm

Jiml wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:21 pm
And a "Dangler" was the nickname given to Paras. :shock:
Is that because they are ‘big’ men?? :o
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Re: Ruff guide to infantry uniform 1968-1984

Post by Jiml » Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:16 pm

They dangle from parachutes with the greatest of ease.
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