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Greek Army military uniforms through the 1940-1941 period. These are some of several illustrations in my portfolio published in historical books … Read More
Greek Army military uniforms through the 1940-1941 period. These are some of several illustrations in my portfolio published in historical books and magazines. Read Less
Published:
October 28, 1940
Thank you grandpa!
Subjugation? Just say NO!


 
 

 
     The following plates, part of several illustrations in my portfolio published in military history books and magazines, present Greek Army military uniform through that period (1940-1941) tribute to our forefathers, who had to make theirs, to resist (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greco-Italian_War).
 
 
 
 

(Digital painting after a photograph of reserve officer Pan. Mylonas, presented to his son Yiannis)


Infantry Colonel in winter service dress with M1934/39 steel helmet, ammunition pouch, holster and pistol.
(Digital painting)
Medical Corps 1st Lieutenant in OR service dress with M1908/1938 tunic issued to all reserve officers.
(Digital painting on a mixed media painting on Schoeller DIN A3 paper after a photograph)
Cavalry 1st Lieutenant in winter service dress with short coat M1908 issued to regular officers.(Mixed media painting on Schoeller DIN A3 paper after a photograph)
Artillery Major Ioannis Paparodou, an extreme sports athlete, Greek Army skier battalion.
A rare example of an officer in special winter service dress issued to all troops of the unit.
(Mixed media painting on Schoeller DIN A3 paper after a photograph)
An Officer with special winter cloth worn over his great coat (issued to all Other Ranks' personnel).
Wearing OR items, has been common practice among regular and reserve officers of the Greek Army
serving at the front line mainly for safety reasons. 
The aftermath of World War I.
(Mixed media painting on Schoeller DIN A3 paper after a photograph)
 
An Artillery sergeant wearing leather jerkin over his OR winter service dress with side cap, brown leather "Sam Browne" belt
(privilege of rank for all the long sevice regular NCOs). Leather leggings were issued to all mounted personnel to be worn with ankle boots.

(Mixed media painting on Schoeller DIN A3 paper after a photograph)
Infantry lance corporal in full battle order displaying standard kit.Collar patches were usually removed, both for security and low visibility.
(Digital composition)
An Infantry private of the 'Evzone' Rifles displaying khaki over coat and full equipment, but with several items of the traditional characteristic 'Evzone' dress outfit omitted.Those crack troops, fought as combat infantry formations for the last time in their long history, limited to Royal/Presidential Guard duties ever since.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evzones
(Mixed media painting on Schoeller DIN A3 paper)
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