Dutch army Jungle camouflage SHORTS !!!

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    Post by jeva on Sun Dec 22, 2013 9:45 am

    Never did know these were around.

    https://servimg.com/view/14760323/235
    https://i.servimg.com/u/f58/14/76/03/23/korte_11.jpg
    https://i.servimg.com/u/f58/14/76/03/23/korte_12.jpg
    https://i.servimg.com/u/f58/14/76/03/23/korte_13.jpg

    The setup is differant then normal Dutch  pants.
    These have a plastic adjuster as to normal pants only velcro
    The velcro is much better !
    The collors I know in shorts DPM and Jungle.

    Shorts are not in use since 1995 .Other parts on the armed forces didn,t like the look .
    Soldiers with shorts are no soldiers was the opinion.
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    Post by ripcord on Sun Dec 22, 2013 3:43 pm

    Lovely shorts,

    Cant be too many of theses still around..

    Like this pattern, very nice colors....

    Thanks for posting...

    rip....

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    Post by loski on Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:38 pm

    jeva wrote:Never did know these were around.

    https://servimg.com/view/14760323/235
    https://i.servimg.com/u/f58/14/76/03/23/korte_11.jpg
    https://i.servimg.com/u/f58/14/76/03/23/korte_12.jpg
    https://i.servimg.com/u/f58/14/76/03/23/korte_13.jpg

    The setup is differant then normal Dutch  pants.
    These have a plastic adjuster as to normal pants only velcro
    The velcro is much better !
    The collors I know in shorts DPM and Jungle.

    Shorts are not in use since 1995 .Other parts on the armed forces didn,t like the look .
    Soldiers with shorts are no soldiers was the opinion.

    I would not want to be the one who had to tell these guys they were not soldiers because they were wearing shorts could be bloody painful.

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    Post by jeva on Sun Dec 22, 2013 6:02 pm

    The problem here was the Airmobile [luchtmobiel] brigade was walking around in shorts during a painfull periode.Srebrenica.The Marines did some sh..t talking about sissys in shorts.Real soldiers like them would have handed the situ better and would never walk in shorts.Thats the short reason.
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    Post by loski on Sun Dec 22, 2013 6:11 pm

    The Marines should tell that to the Legion that would be fun to watch. LOL
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    Post by CollectinSteve on Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:18 pm

    Awesome pics! I've never seen these shorts before.

    I have modern shorts from Belgium, Lithuania, Norway, Denmark, and several other countries. And like the Dutch shorts they are definitely not cut down long trousers.

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    Post by filupe on Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:39 am

    I didn't realise Dutch camo shorts were rare. I have one in Dutch DPM ...
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    Post by CollectinSteve on Thu Dec 26, 2013 5:49 pm

    Generally speaking camouflage shorts are issued in much smaller numbers than normal trousers. I rarely see them available for sale. They don't tend to inspire much interest, though, so they're generally less expensive than trousers UNLESS the trousers are available in huge numbers for little money.

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