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EUROPE - OTHER & CIVIL ORGANIZATION BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA Ministry of the River Fleet of USSR 1947-1954 (2)
Thank you very much for your complete and thorough information. You know I'm very interested in Russian rank insignia, but my ability to read Russian is limited. It’s therefore difficult for me to comprehend the regulations I might find on the net. In this case, I misread the size of the stripes, and did not study the shoulder boards careful enough. Having seen in later uniform regulations images of one, two and three narrow stripes, I believed that they also existed in the 1947 regulations. You must admit, though, that four narrow stripes for Junior Lieutenant is somewhat odd or illogical, if there are not a set of fewer stripes for more junior ranks. Any idea where they got the system from? Did one, two and three narrow stripes exist in earlier uniform regulations? /Luke...
Luke2 > 27-November-2014 13:54:27

EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA Rank Insignia of the Marshal and Chief Marshal of Branches (1)
Hi mate) Look here: ...
Dorward_Bis > 27-November-2014 12:20:27

AMERICA - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA Nice to see the Canadian rank pages updated (41)
The Shield below the BGen insignia will mean that he is or maybe at some point was ADC to the Lieutenant Governor of the Province Also just a small point its not a Cutlas, it looks like one but it is in fact a Mameluke sword http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mameluke_sword#British_Army...
trbaldwin > 26-November-2014 4:57:26

FICTIVE RANK INSIGNIA 1632/Assiti Shards series (7)
I have no idea what the German od Swedish system was at the time .... if there was one, at all. My point is, that in the books there seems to be a ... call it "rift" betwee the uptimer dominated branches (AF and Navy) that go mostly with the US insignia and possibly the Army, with a lot of downtimers. Also, the Swedish navy seems to stand alone, while in the Army the units are either "Old Guard" or swamped with CoC members, while no clear indication exsits as to a centralised regulation regarding insignia. MEDIC, where are you hiding???? We need you! ...
Miklós Lovász > 23-November-2014 13:48:23