British Sniper's Camouflage

    Share

    voltigeur
    Member

    Posts : 56
    Join date : 2015-09-30
    Location : Over Here...

    British Sniper's Camouflage

    Post by voltigeur on Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:04 pm

    ©️ IWM (UNI 10425)

    First World War period British Army sniper's camouflage robe. Many British Army snipers were trained by former Highland gamekeepers and deer stalkers of the Lovat Scouts, who gave extensive guidance regarding their skills of personal camouflage and concealment. As a result many items of clothing were adopted on the Western Front, either improvised or officially produced, including mittens, gaiters and robes. Departmental records state that this item was 'Deposited by the War Office M.16 25 October 1918,' bearing the original designation, 'Sniper's Suit Camouflaged'.







    ©️ IWM (UNI 6060)




    avatar
    mk1rceme
    Administrator

    Posts : 2179
    Join date : 2009-11-22
    Age : 46
    Location : Alberta, Canada

    Re: British Sniper's Camouflage

    Post by mk1rceme on Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:52 pm

    Very cool!


    _________________
    Dale
    Admin-CMCF

      Current date/time is Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:24 am