Spetsnaz - Johnny Shumate Spetsnaz following the dissolution of the USSR (1) Spetsnaz operator, Tajikistan, 1992. (2) Captain, Moscow, 2006. (2a) GRU insignia. (2b) Example of unofficial Spetsnaz insignia. (3) Spetsnaz “peacekeeper,” Transnistria (Moldova), 1992.
Russia; National troops 1914-17.Many of these troops would have fought in the Russian civil War in the uniforms they had been fight the Gernmans & Austrians in just a year earlier. L to R 5th Latvian Infantry Regt, Private 1916-17. Turkmen Horse, Half Brigade, Trooper, 1914-15. Savage Division, Trooper, 1914-17 & Polish Lancers, Lieutenant, 1917.
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Russian Cossacks of the Imperial Army, World War I. L to right: Trans-Baikal Host, Kuban Host, Terek Host, Don Host.