Military Hat Cover
Military Hat Cover
Military Hat Cover
Military Hat Cover


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing Accessories
Clothing and Accessories
Men's Clothing
Headwear
Uniforms ➔ Military Hat Cover

Identifier:
145606
Description:
This hat cover is made of black bearskin and was possibly worn by the British Army or the United States Marine Corps. 
Date:
20th century
Materials:
Bearskin
Dimensions:
13"" h 12"" w 8"" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Old Collection
Rights:

Makers/Donors
Old Collection

British Army
The British Army is part of the British Armed Forces of the United Kingdom, specializing in land warfare. 
The British Army was founded in 1660, establishing a permanent standing army during the restoration of the monarchy. Although its origins trace back to 1707 during the Acts of Union, declaring that the English and Scottish armies were to be combined under one operational command. Britain's victories as a result of careful decision making and strategic planning have allowed for its army to be recognized as one of the world's leading military and economic powers in the world.The British Army that we know today consists of over 80,000 full-time trained (regular) personnel and just over 26,500 trained part-time (reserve) personnel. 


United States Marine Corps
The United States Marine Corps, also known as USMC, is a service branch of the United States Armed Forces specializing in amphibious and expeditionary warfare. The USMC is responsible for operating installations on land and amphibious warfare ships around the world. It was founded as the Continental Marines in 1775, during the American Revolutionary War. After the war, the marines disbanded due to lack of funding. On July 11th, 1798 the institution was reestablished by the United States Congress. On June 30th, 1834 it became an asset of the United States Department of the Navy. The USMC is the smallest service branch of the Department of Defense, working closely alongside the United States Navy on several tactical aviation squadrons throughout the world. In addition, they also operate from inside many Navy aircraft carriers serving as a valuable asset both at sea and on land. 

 

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