World War I French Uniform. The French uniform was characterized by a light blue color, pants similar to the American uniform with skinny legs and baggy hips. The jacket featured a long tail, round buttons down the front, and a colored jacket. Army Uniforms, American Uniforms, 14 18, Ww1 French, French Uniforms, Franch Army, French Army, French Soldiers, French Military
French WWI Uniform - the "horizon-blue" color was adapted after the former uniforms consisted of navy jackets and red pants, which were easy to spot, thus there were very heavy losses of French soldiers at the start. However, the French were the first to introduce the steel helmets in order to protect soldiers from shrapnel.