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HYPOTHETICAL RANKS Catalonia rank insignia (3)
Catalan independentism is strongly opposing against Monarchy, also because the Bourbon dynasty unified the various realms, which previously enjoyed a personal union. Therefore they are staunchly republicans. Maybe a towered crown could be added to the rank insignia in order to remark the republican nature of the Catalan State....
Helios88 > 24-July-2014 12:25:24

EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA Insignia of Shock Revolutionary Battalions (Russia 1917) (0)
Provisional Government created special insignia for voluntary battalions, which complemented the old shoulder marks rank insignia. New insignia was on sleeves. (Left - platoon commander, insignia in accordance with the order. Right - company commander, practically used variant.) There is an opinion that the Provisional Government considered shoulder marks as a symbol of tyranny and planned to replace everywhere in the future them with sleeves insignia as they made in fleet. P.S. Sorry! I know English very bad... I hope that you understood me....
Kizhe > 22-July-2014 17:11:22

EUROPE - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA NATO Countries (2)
Nice work. My personal preference would be to use a consistent uniform style in charts, and if just doing one, to default to service dress. Dave...
dcfowler > 21-July-2014 6:13:21

ASIA - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA NORTH KOREA DPRK WRONG (25)
I have found very interesting page presenting DPRK insignia of ranks from various periods. Unfortunately (for me) its in Korean As far as I know, the earlier insignia (1948-1952) is corresponding to a position taken by a person, and not to a special rank. http://ko.wikipedia.org/wiki/%EC%A1%B0%EC%84%A0%EC%9D%B8%EB%AF%BC%EA%B5%B0%EC%9D%98_%EA%B5%B0%EC%82%AC_%EC%B9%AD%ED%98%B8...
Nati > 19-July-2014 12:51:19