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von Winterfeldt12 Sep 2017 6:38 a.m. PST

Lets see how that works

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79thPA Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2017 8:31 a.m. PST

Great brush work. Very impressive.

jurgenation Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2017 1:33 p.m. PST

Nicely done..I feel the heat from here…

Jabba Miles13 Sep 2017 4:18 a.m. PST

Very nice.

God wills it15 Sep 2017 11:08 a.m. PST

Looking good, can only imagine those uniforms in north African heat….

I guess the rates of disease, sun stroke and heat exhaustion were rather high.

von Winterfeldt15 Sep 2017 12:44 p.m. PST

thanks for the feed back.

I did wear exactly those kind of uniforms for a week at Malta – including marching in it.
And that included a whig.

In fact the linen underwear soaked up all sweat and then it evaporated through the layer of wool. I wouldn't say it was comfy – but I did not sweat more than the tourists in shorts and t-shirts and did not get a sunburn either.

The French went from their usual European uniform to cotton ones, which prooved too cold (at nights I guess) and then back to the famous Kleber uniforms where a short tunic of wool was worn.


Alternativley, don't wear a shirt under the waistcoat.

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