Monthly Archives: April 2015

United States Army – 1941

United States Army – 1941 Today I am displaying the typical uniforms worn by the United States Army in the pre-war time frame. Many of the equipment pieces seen here are in the early “spec” styles, later changed for the war effort to reduce manufacturing costs and time.This infantry equipment was still worn in the […]

1st Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, Italy 1943

British Army – World War II Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (Scottish Highlanders) 1st Battalion (8th Indian Division attached) Italy 1943 The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders have a storied history. From his ancestors holding the line at the Battle of Balaclava, to the Dunkirk evacuation. Today I am representing the A&SH in the 1st Battalion form, […]

United States Navy – Naval Construction Battalion 26 – Guadalcanal 1942-3

Here is my rendition of the US Navy’s “SeaBee’s” working uniform while working on the Henderson Field airstrip on Guadalcanal in December 1942 and on into 1943. It was based off of original home footage shot by the men themselves. Background: The US Navy did not have construction men in its’ ranks at the start […]