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By Duncan B Campbell

ISBN-10: 1841767700

ISBN-13: 9781841767703

Когда тактика осады стала неотъемлемым условием успеха в войне, генералы перед инженерами и учеными поставили задачу разработать тактику, прорыва обороны и блокады города с помощью фокусов и обмана. Это увлекательное исследование отслеживает изменения в тактике осады от Древней Персии (6 веке до н. э.) до осад, осуществляемых Римом 2-й век до нашей эры), описывая широкий спектр оборудования и техники, которые использовались в этот период.

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Many designs are more elaborate than those of World War I. The more complex designs came into being because of an increase in the number of authorized insignia and the availability of embroidery machinery for production of various types of textile insignia. During the Vietnam era, the policy governing the wear of subdued insignia, as well as full-color items, was established. Distinctive unit insignia, manufactured in metal and enamel and worn on the uniform by all personnel of the organization, usually are based on the elements of the design of the coat of arms, historic badge, or shoulder sleeve insignia.

Since World War I, the authorization of shoulder sleeve insignia has expanded along with organizational and other changes within the Army. Most soldiers now wear shoulder sleeve insignia. Many designs are more elaborate than those of World War I. The more complex designs came into being because of an increase in the number of authorized insignia and the availability of embroidery machinery for production of various types of textile insignia. During the Vietnam era, the policy governing the wear of subdued insignia, as well as full-color items, was established.

Distinctive unit insignia may be traced to the use of metal and enamel badges authorized to be worn instead of cloth badges during the War with Spain. The type of distinctive insignia currently in use was first authorized in the 1920s for regiments and some other units. As in the case of shoulder sleeve insignia, the authorization expanded as changes in Army organization took place. Heraldic items today, as in the past, serve to distinguish specific organizations and their members and are significant factors in Army esprit de corps.

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