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|AMERICA - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||Possible additional changes for the Royal Canadian Navy||(12)|
|Here are my slipons as based on the Initial post with some Mod I have done 2x AB insignias, 1 based on the single rope as used by the RNZN and another using a Double Rope as used by ABs in the RAN ...|
|trbaldwin > 22-May-2015||1:24:22|
|ASIA - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||Tuvan insignia 1938-41.||(5)|
|Just recently had a reply from Tuvan historian (via the Tuva museum) Dr Boris Mongush , who confirms that during the 20 years the Tuvan army existed , they used 6 different types of insignia. 5 of which were Soviet , except the 1936/8-41 years when the Tuvan "doshka" symbol (as previously mentioned in earlier posts) was used. Dr Mongush confirmed that - 1- The Tuvan army used Soviet colours for collar patches, which were the dark blue "royal blue" for cavalry. 2- Officers had gold/gilt piping or cord around the collar patches. 3- No rank insignia was worn on the lower sleeves /above the cuffs for officers during 1936/8-41. To date he has been unable to find what "doshka" 1936/8-41 insignia was actually used. Still researching. John....|
|croc909 > 20-May-2015||10:19:20|
|ASIA - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||Tannu Tuva Army?||(4)|
|A friend of mine in Hong Kong has translated the captions for me regarding the Tuvan insignia posted recently and says that they are totally fictional insignia. Although they have Tuvan symbols from the early Tuvan flags they are imaginary rank insignia. John....|
|croc909 > 20-May-2015||10:09:20|
|EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||Donetsk rebel army insignia of ranks||(4)|
|This is creativity of Russian monarchists and it has no relation to reality. Igor Strelkov really a fan of the white movement times of the civil war, but it is his personal preference. Militias Novorossia used uniforms and equipment of the Russian manufacture 2000s. Insignia use the same. The basis of the militia were veterans of the war in Avganistane, so that it is easier to use Soviet / Russian system of modern titles if they use rank insignia at all....|
|ViTverd > 18-May-2015||11:01:18|