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|EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||Interwar Lithuania||(1)|
|Yes, a very interesting and valuable forum - I'm a participant of it and can confirm it is worthy to be visited)) There is plenty of detailed information concerning uniforms and rank insignias and not of Lithuanian Armed Forces only))...|
|Dorward_Bis > 19-December-2014||21:09:19|
|EUROPE - BORDER & CUSTOMS BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||UK Border Agency||(21)|
|I think Officer is the standard rank (I've never seen anyone at a British airport with less than one pip on their epaulettes) and Higher Officer is the first supervisory rank. Given they both wear their number on their epaulettes, I assume they're meant to equate to constable and sergeant in British police forces, as inspectors and above do not wear their numbers. Maybe the weird single chevron Assistant Officer is meant to be a (non-sworn) PCSO equivalent or something....|
|Necrothesp > 19-December-2014||16:02:19|
|EUROPE - OTHER & CIVIL ORGANIZATION BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||Deutsche Reichsbahn 1935-1940||(3)|
|Regiment Grossdeutschland was founded in 1939. The Reichsbahn uniform regulations were issued in 1935. Although, of course, the shoulder board in the image could have been created by some "collector" using a Grossdeutschland GD. There must be hundreds, if not thousands, of Grossdeutschland GDs around, while there where only one single official using a silver GD in the Reichsbahn (and that only during the period 1935-40). Reproduction GDs are also sold, both in silver and gold....|
|Luke2 > 18-December-2014||11:00:18|
|EUROPE - FIRE & RESCUE BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA||Soviet militarized hail-defence units||(4)|
|Cloud seeding? A rocket for every hailstone?...|
|Erskine Calderon > 17-December-2014||20:29:17|