Soviet military uniforms
It is needless to point out that military uniforms represent an obligatory attribute of an army in any country. They mark the soldiers’ belonging to the army of a certain state. As we know, the USSR has never lost a chance to express its individuality, its difference from the rest of the world. Therefore, quite obviously, military uniforms in the USSR were also very individual and differed from the military uniforms of other countries’ armies. Soviet military uniforms are one of the main items we offer for sale at our Soviet-military.com online store.
Army of the Soviet Union employed a diverse variety of uniforms. There were uniforms for common soldiers to wear and those to be worn by the officers and generals. For example, the Soviet military uniforms for general could be formal, informal and ceremonial. The common soldiers also had three options of the uniforms to wear depending on the situation: formal, informal, and guard. All of the above mentioned kind of Soviet military uniforms would also come in two possible variants: summer uniforms and winter uniform.
The dominant colour of Soviet military uniforms has always been khaki in many kinds of shades. The most common material for summer uniforms was cotton, whereas winter uniforms were most commonly made of wool. In winter, both common soldiers and officers would also wear grey overcoats to their uniforms.
Speaking of the boots in Soviet military uniforms, the officers’ uniforms suggested leather boots, while common soldier of the Soviet Army wore plainer kersey boots to their Soviet military uniforms.