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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 ...
... 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 ... part to the availability of indigo dye, the 18th century saw the widespread use of blue military uniforms ...
... would put aside their easily-stained red coats and wore the loose "slop" clothing of the British sailors (then known as Jack Tars) ... It is recorded that at Trafalgar many marines fought in their undress checked shirts and blue trousers ... Maritime Regiment of Foot (1664–1689) wore yellow (probably yellow-brown) coats with red breeches and black felt hats ...
Famous quotes containing the words blue, wore and/or dark:
“But now Miss America, Worlds champion woman, you take your promenading self down into the cobalt blue waters of the Caribbean and see what happens. You meet a lot of darkish men who make vociferous love to you, but otherwise pay you no mid.”
—Zora Neale Hurston (18911960)
“But Father John went up,
And Father John went down;
And he wore small holes in his shoes,
And he wore large holes in his gown.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“I thought of all that worked dark pits
Of war, and died
Digging the rock where Death reputes
Peace lies indeed.”
—Wilfred Owen (18931918)