Scotland, military uniform

The Edinburgh Tattoo outside Edinburgh Castle.

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Union Cavalry Sergeant with 1840 saber

James Dawson a regular soldier who enlisted into The Black Watch before the outbreak of the First World War. He held the appointment of “Piper.” He earned his entitlement to the clasp for 1914 Star. On 11 December 1918, he was awarded the Military Medal “for Bravery in the Field.”


Gen. Jacques Massu (Airborne) distinguished himself during WW2, in Indochina, and during the Algerian War. He rose to command the French Forces in Germany. Massu was accused by Algerian fighters of endorsing the use of torture by his parachutists during the Algerian War. Massu accepted full responsibility for such practices claiming that they were necessary. He died in his home of Gâtinaise Conflans-sur-Loing in 2002, aged 94.

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The German military uniform

Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his son, Tsarevich Alexei, in Cossack military uniforms. Photograph taken during the first World War.

Scotland/military uniform

Scottish Highlands. Pipers are everywhere in Scotland. Don't forget to tip 'em whenever you listen to them for even a few moments.


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Old photograph of a Black Watch Sergeant in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

Historical Military Uniform Of British Army

78th Regiment of Foot (Fraser's Highlanders) - Private c1757-1763. For more information on Scottish Uniforms click on the link below:-

By the fourth century AD, the predominant race in northern Scotland were the Picts, the name was coined by the Romans who referred to them as 'Picti' meaning 'painted ones', which referred to the Pictish custom of either tattooing their bodies or covering themselves with warpaint.

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Uniforms of British Army.RIFLEMAN: Elite Soldiers of the Wars against Napoleon