Greatcoat

This remained basically as before, but became li. grey and somewhat shorter, with the cuffs of the st" ilark grey colour and the waist tightened at the b with a single strap. The garment had razgovury tabs breast and collar; these were in branch colour and ht tion-shaped (16cm long by 3.25-5cm wide).

Shirts

The new winter shirt was in dark grey cloth like greatcoat and hail a falling collar and the same si«' patch as the greatcoat (see below). The summer was light grey with falling collar. Both winter and si mer shirts had pairs of rectangular collar patch-; 8.5cm long and 4cm wide, and razgovory tabs on dj chest.

Breeches ncr breeches were of light grey cotton, while win-reches were of dark grev clolh for all arms of ser-reinforced with brown or black leather for cavalry torse artillery units). Commanders' breeches were in branch colour on the outside seams.

Insignia v feature which was introduced to be worn on itcoats and shirts was the bastion-shaped sleeve in branch colour. This was 18cm long, 5cm wide - low er part (w hich was aligned w ith the top of the and 7cm at its widest point. The patch was piped >n its sides and top, and had a red star in the • part. Space was left in the lower part for rank .l's, which were the same as those of 1919. The • badges were red for military commanders, blue idministrativc staff and white/silver for general

• the same time a number of changes were made signia for specialist units. Sleeve badges were ted for the first time by armoured units, iblican convoy guards and Revolutionary Military bunals. The colour of the artillery badge was .red from scarlet to black, and the collar-patch from orange to black with red piping. All branches received metal badges for their collar patches. The end of 1922 and the beginning of 1923 saw the intro-

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