Army Surplus

General discussions around military surplus and military gear.



The Artists Influencing Military Camouflage

Many people enjoy the history of warfare. Military surplus stores are the place to go if you want to own a piece of military history. But have you ever thought about the history of camouflage in the U...

The History Of The Sam Browne Belt

Anybody that knows anything about the British army would immediately recognize the Sam Browne belt. It was used on the uniform of soldiers in World War I but actually originates from the 19th Century....

How Camouflage Started

Have you ever wondered how a painter of angels became the birth father of military camouflage clothing? In 1909, Abbott Thayer printed his book "Concealing Coloration in the Animal Kingdom". He was a ...

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