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Old March 6th, 2010, 04:54 PM   #11

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Old March 6th, 2010, 04:57 PM   #12

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Oh and the Austrian Kaiserjager
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Old March 6th, 2010, 06:24 PM   #13

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World War 1 German army had great uniforms. They look very important and at the correct times they would be intimidating. They also had a cool spike on the helmet to charge at the enemy =P
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Old March 6th, 2010, 06:40 PM   #14

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You mean them WWI German piked helmet soldiers actually used to bayonet charge... with their helmets? Vith ze head virst?
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Old March 6th, 2010, 06:45 PM   #15

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german Lanskenets.
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Old March 6th, 2010, 07:04 PM   #16

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18th Century Scots Highlanders.
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Old March 6th, 2010, 07:39 PM   #17

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French Hussars knew how to dress:
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Old March 6th, 2010, 07:58 PM   #18

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Puragabaya.
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A toss-up between the Polish Winged Hussars (freaking wings, man!) and the wicked-cool traditional Greek phalanx, heavy bronze armour and Corinthian helmets all the way.
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A toss-up between the Polish Winged Hussars (freaking wings, man!) and the wicked-cool traditional Greek phalanx, heavy bronze armour and Corinthian helmets all the way.

That is pretty freaking nice
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