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Old March 12 2013, 08:13 PM   #44
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Re: Which Uniforms Do You Prefer

aridas sofia wrote: View Post
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How do the TMP look naval? Do you mean like navy crackerjack enlisted unis?
The colors. Same range as used by the USN for officers' work uniforms in WW2:

http://www.usww2uniforms.com/figures_navy.html

Note 9, 10, 11 and 14.

The rank braid is a simplification of the naval system, and the use of those epaulettes goes back to the USN in the 19th century.
I see your point now.
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