KHAKI -THE DUSTY ANSWER Part Two

February 1, 20162:47 pmFebruary 1, 2016 2:55 pm

UNIFORM was not the word for it According to the official military historian Brigadier James Edmonds, “The British Army of 1914, was the best trained best equipped and best organized British Army ever sent to war.” He was, of course, referring solely to the Regular Army. They were the only army to wear any form […]

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KHAKI -THE DUSTY ANSWER Part One

February 1, 20162:00 pm

The Minister of War dismissing an appeal to return our troops to ‘coloured magnificence’, replied “the uniform outlook gets drabber and drabber and will continue to do so.” It had all begun in India on the North West Frontier. The Second-in-Command of the first unit to opt for the drab look claimed the uniform would […]

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