Army Adopted

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Military Uniform - History - The End of Bright Colours
... 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 (1547–1616)

    Olivia Dandridge: You don’t have to say it, Captain. I know all this is because of me. Because I wanted to see the West. Because I wasn’t, I wasn’t army enough to stay the winter.
    Capt. Brittles: You’re not quite army yet miss, or you’d know never to apologize. It’s a sign of weakness.
    Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965)