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Epaulet

 

(Russian, epoleta), a shoulder insignia worn primarily by generals, admirals, and other officers in the Russian and foreign armies and navies. Introduced in Russia in 1807 to replace shoulder straps (pogony), epaulets were worn on both shoulders by officers and men of lower rank in the uhlan regiments. Worn only with the full dress uniform after 1856, epaulets consisted of shoulder pads whose outer ends were rounded and on which insignia were placed (after 1827, the insignia were metal stars). The rounded ends of the epaulets worn by field-grade officers were fringed with fine metal braid or thread; those worn by generals were fringed with thick braids of metal thread.

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You can view the coat and the shot-through epaulet Nelson wore at Trafalgar online at Britain's National Maritime Musem, www.
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A military epaulet tied to a geometric element leads on to a head wearing a cocked-hat which emerges from some disorderly motifs giving a general impression of chaos.
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The Americans took everything from the prisoner's medals, mon ey, epaulets and badges from the uniforms before transporting them to a POW camp at Tunisia.
Let Mr Plevneliev set foot on the battlefield so that he can win his epaulets by himself," Kuneva urged Prime Minister Borisov.