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 ... 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:
“It is bad luck for world history that of all people the Russians adopted Communism, because they are totally unfit for it.”
—Friedrich Dürrenmatt (19211990)
“We should have an army so organized and so officered as to be capable in time of emergency, in cooperation with the National Militia, and under the provision of a proper national volunteer law, rapidly to expand into a force sufficient to resist all probable invasion from abroad and to furnish a respectable expeditionary force if necessary in the maintenance of our traditional American policy which bears the name of President Monroe.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)