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‘Tailoring in the Trenches’: The Making of First World War British Army Uniform
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Keywords:

British army uniform | drafting guides | dressing techniques | First World War | soldier tailors | tailoring trade | trenches | wartime representations

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Britain | Masculinity | Home fronts | Society | Soldiers and Combat | Published memoirs and biographies | Economy

Abstract:

While soldiers’ bodies were disciplined by dressing techniques long before the First World War, this chapter explores specific wartime representations of dress an…

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Tynan, Jane, “‘Tailoring in the Trenches’: The Making of First World War British Army Uniform”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 19 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004166585_i_383_20>
First published online: 2015



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