Some articles on army, adopted:
... This and other features of the historic Prussian Army uniform were generally adopted by the other German States as they fell under Prussian influence before and after the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 ... The Swedish Army had favoured dark blue with yellow facings since the beginning of the 18th century ... However by 1914 drab colours were increasingly being adopted for active service and ordinary duty wear ...
Famous quotes containing the words adopted and/or army:
“By such innovations are languages enriched, when the words are adopted by the multitude, and naturalized by custom.”
—Miguel De Cervantes (15471616)
“He could jazz up the map-reading class by having a full-size color photograph of Betty Grable in a bathing suit, with a co- ordinate grid system laid over it. The instructor could point to different parts of her and say, Give me the co-ordinates.... The Major could see every unit in the Army using his idea.... Hot dog!”
—Norman Mailer (b. 1923)