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... The Grenadiers à Pied wore a dark blue habit long (coat with long tails) with red turnbacks, epaulettes and white lapels ... The Chasseurs à Pied wore a dark blue habit long (coat with long tails) with red turnbacks, red epaulettes fringed green and white lapels ... On campaign, the Chasseurs often wore dark blue trousers ...
... and early 19th centuries the marines would put aside their easily-stained red coats and wore the loose "slop" clothing of the British sailors (then ... recorded that at Trafalgar many marines fought in their undress checked shirts and blue trousers ... British marines of the Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot (1664–1689) wore yellow (probably yellow-brown) coats with red breeches and black felt hats ...
... Elector of Brandenburg, was one of the first rulers to gave his army blue uniforms ... Most German soldiers wore dark blue uniforms until the First World War, with the exception of the Bavarians, who wore light blue ... of indigo dye, the 18th century saw the widespread use of blue military uniforms ...
Famous quotes containing the words blue, wore and/or dark:
“The moon is my mother. She is not sweet like Mary.
Her blue garments unloose small bats and owls.”
—Sylvia Plath (19321963)
“I had a wonderful job. I worked for a big model agency in Manhattan.... When I got on the subway to go to work, it was like traveling into another world. Oh, the shops were beautiful, we had Bergdorfs, Bendels, Bonwits, DePinna. The women wore hats and gloves. Another world. At home, it was cooking, cleaning, taking care of the kids, going to PTA, Girl Scouts. But when I got into the office, everything was different, I was different.”
—Estelle Shuster (b. c. 1923)
“Einstein is loved because he is gentle, respected because he is wise. Relativity being not for most of us, we elevate its author to a position somewhere between Edison, who gave us a tangible gleam, and God, who gave us the difficult dark and the hope of penetrating it.”
—E.B. (Elwyn Brooks)