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Army Beret

Women joining the Women's Land Army (WLA) during WW1 were issued a simple uniform consisting of 2 green sweaters, 2 pairs of brown breeches (either twill or corduroy), 1 pair of brown overalls, 6 pairs of brown long woolen socks, 3 shirts, a green tie, a pair of shoes, a pair of ankle boots, a pair of tall boots, 2 overcoats, 1 raincoat, and a brown floppy hat or beret. It was a civilian English/Wales organization that hired women to do farm functions since many men were at war.

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from Mail Online

Revealed: Untold story of how 22 Marines held off hundreds of Argentinians and disabled a warship on eve of Falklands War

Untold story of how 22 Royal Marines held off hundreds of Argentinians and disabled a warship on eve of Falklands War. Article in description... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1169911/Revealed-Untold-story-22-Marines-held-hundreds-Argentinians-disabled-warship-eve-Falklands-War.html

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After a bloody battle a Royal Marine found an enemy camera. Thirty years later Nick Taylor tracked down the Argentine soldier in the pictures

Royal Marines | After a bloody battle a Royal Marine found an enemy camera. Thirty ...

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from NYTimes.com

Medals of Honor, Denied Because of Prejudice, to Be Belatedly Awarded

Former Green Beret Melvin Morris of Port St. John, FL will receive the Medal of Honor -- four decades late -- for actions in Vietnam in 1969. Morris found his niche in the military. By 1961, he was one of the first soldiers donning the "green beret" of the U.S. Army Special Forces. Read his story herehttp://www.wtsp.com/story/news/local/2014/03/18/florida-vietnam-veteran-receives-medal-of-honor/6563865/

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