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Desert life

The LRDG's Enemy: The Afrika Korps

Famed Desert Rats 7th Armoured Div

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Surprisingly, you don't see many shorts worn among the troopers in the field with many wearing the Battle Dress uniform more commonly associated with Europe. The desert was not always hot. Also of note the scruffy appearance. While the men are not clean shaven they also do not possess long, well groomed beards. The head gear of choice seems to be the balaclava.

Updated on Mon, 02/07/2022 - 13:57.