Belgian Battle dress 1967

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    Post by belgium_one on Sun Nov 29, 2015 4:17 pm

    Hello

    Here are some pictures of the uniform worn by my father during his military service in 1967 , at the "2ème chasseurs à pied" : the jacket , trousers and beret - very "british" look !

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    the museum :
    http://www.chasseurs-a-pied-belges.be/musee/musee.htm

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    Post by section on Sun Nov 29, 2015 8:10 pm

    hey

    Nice, what kind of fabric it is used ???


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    Post by belgium_one on Tue Dec 01, 2015 3:35 pm

    Hello
    it's the same fabric as the british version

    some informations :

    https://books.google.fr/books?id=swdANrA3gwcC&pg=PA13&lpg=PA13&dq=battle+dress+serge&source=bl&ots=iglpiPvofU&sig=DZG47iTJFiauwD2v0BRbXKhn6LY&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi197LT_brJAhUBuBQKHXIdABUQ6AEIQTAI#v=onepage&q=battle%20dress%20serge&f=false

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    Post by section on Tue Dec 01, 2015 6:39 pm

    Hey,

    Thanks a lot !

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    Post by loski on Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:55 am

    The fabric would have been woolen serge
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    Post by Gulf91 on Thu Dec 03, 2015 4:56 pm

    Looks a lot finer material than the British "hairy" wool.

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