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Sam Brown Belt Article
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Aside from machine guns, poison gas, barb wire and cooties, the untested American officer corps had one other alien item to contend with during the First World War: the Sam Brown Belt. Worn by all the officers in the allied armies and widely recognized as the premiere emblem of authority along the front lines, many American officers were of mixed minds concerning this military fashion accessory. Attached herein are two small notices that were pulled from the pages of the Doughboy newspaper, The Stars and Stripes.


Sam Brown Belts: Two Short Notices (The Stars and Stripes, 1919)

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