Budyonovka cap through a few eras

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Budyonovka cap through a few eras

Post by South » 17 Feb 2019 06:51

https://www.rferl.org/a/the-story-of-th ... 69873.html


Good morning all,

Per ...

Note the caption 3 telling of cap originally for the Czar's army.

Note the caption 14: "visual shorthand for Russian communist".


~ Bob
eastern Virginia, USA

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Re: Budyonovka cap through a few eras

Post by Paul_Atreides » 17 Feb 2019 21:31

>Although there is debate over its origins, most Russian historians today agree that the cone-like cap was initially produced for the tsar's army.

It's not true.

>After Bolshevik revolutionaries gained power in 1917, then quit World War I, they reportedly seized thousands of the unused caps from the tsar's depots...

It's not true again.
There is no waste, there are reserves (Slogan of German Army in World Wars)

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Re: Budyonovka cap through a few eras

Post by South » 18 Feb 2019 10:33

Good morning Paul,

Appreciate these corrections.

I frequently remind readers that publications like that of Radio Free Europe and the others are not as pure as the wind-driven snow.

Again, Thank you.

~ Bob
eastern Virginia, USA

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