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WWI Uniforms, Insignia, (Distinguishing Marks), Rank, etc.

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Caption reads: A United States Soldier Completely Equipped for Service. On his back this American fighting man carries his blanket roll, small shovel, bag, etc. His canteen is at his belt. He is armed with a .30 calibre U. S. Army rifle. Minimum weight for maximum efficiency is the principle upon which his whole outfit has been designed.

Source: History's Greatest War: A Pictorial Narrative by S. J. Duncan-Clark; Copyrighted 1919 by E. T. Townsend, p. 206.
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Caption reads: A United States Naval Militia Bugler Sounding a Call "To the Colors"

Source: History's Greatest War: A Pictorial Narrative by S. J. Duncan-Clark; Copyrighted 1919 by E. T. Townsend, p. 209.

 
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Distinguishing Marks or Insignia of the Army and Navy

Distinguishing Marks or Insignia of the Army (pages 380-381):

 

Distinguishing Marks or Insignia of the Navy (pages 396-397):

Source: The People's War Book and Atlas: Colored Maps and Natural Wonders of the World containing 2 books:

  1. The People's War Book: History, Cyclopaedia and Chronology of the Great War (and Canada's Part in the War) by James Martin and H. S. Canfield; Copyrighted and published in 1920 by The R. C. Barnum Co., Cleveland, Ohio. 520 pages
  2. The People's Pictorial Atlas of the World by George Wharton James and Alan H. Burgoyne, and Elmore Elliot Peake; Copyrighted and published in 1920 by The R. C. Barnum Co., Cleveland, Ohio. 392 pages

This was the "Autographed Edition" which was signed by Colonel W. A. Bishop, the World's Ace of Aces.


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The Chicago Daily News War Book for American Soldiers, Sailors and Marines
 page 4-24


 

United States Army and Navy Hats and Caps, Rank, Insignia

 

War Helmets of the World

 

European Armies' Headgear

 

British Army and Navy Insignia and Rank

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French Army and Navy Insignia and Rank

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German Army and Navy Insignia and Rank

 

Source: The Chicago Daily News War Book for American Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, Copyrighted 1918 by The Chicago Daily News Company. Chicago, IL; page 4- 24.

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