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|EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||Nazi Germany: Osttruppen||(0)|
|Luke2 > 16-February-2017||22:04:16|
|HYPOTHETICAL RANKS||Modernized Roman ranks - officers corps: speculation||(28)|
|For this topic, I'd see the real history: in the Eastern Roman Empire the Arab/Islamic threat pressed Costantinople to develop a strong navy; in a similar way, if we assume that the Arab world would develop, the Navy would be an extremely important branch. Compare the modern-day real world: even a nation with financial difficulties like Italy is building a fleet of 16 new frigates and a new LHD (mentioning only already approved and financed programmes) in addition to the existing fleet in order to keep secure its own interests. Even a Mediterranean Sea completely dominated by the Roman power, a sort of Mare Nostrum, would constitute the strategic depth for the Empire; not to mention the geographical discoveries (the Atlantic Ocean would be a frontier between Roman Gaul and Iberia and whatever may lie beyond the western horizon or may become the vector for a Roman-specific colonization) and the contact with other already established empires and civilizations (Chinese presence, Middle eastern powers, Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Black Sea, etc.)....|
|Helios88 > 15-February-2017||12:31:15|
|EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||ATS Polish Exile Army WWII||(3)|
|Luke2 > 13-February-2017||19:50:13|
|EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||CSM Irish Guards||(12)|
|a question about the lance-sergeant. First sorry if it sounds insulting as its not intended to be but isn't he a bit short to be a guard ? I thought they had height requirement....|
|marcpasquin > 8-February-2017||20:48:08|