20 images of combat clothing from the distant past, which frightened the enemyPictolic
Throughout history, people have found a reason for war. Today on the planet here and there pockets of violence flare up. But unlike contemporary military clothing of the past was not so practical. The majority of historical military uniforms were similar to awesome fetish. Today, the clothing of the formidable warriors of the past looks ridiculously funny.
The guards of the Indian ruler Maharaja RAM Singh III, which was guarding the Royal Palace in Jaipur in 1858
In 1843, the Afghan soldiers were dressed in Circassian (Adyghe) armor
In XVII-XIX centuries the Ottoman Empire was assailed by the partisans, the militia, which called itself the official. They lived in the Aegean region
Bashi-bazouks — the elite troops of the Ottoman Empire
The Bashi-bazouks was the most desperate thugs. The name "brigand" in Turkish means "crazy".
In feudal Japan the petty nobility was a caste of samurai, who were considered the best bodyguards. Samurai armor not only intimidated the enemy, but also protected the life of the owner.
Small metal plates connected by durable lacing. This design provided the flexibility of the vestment, freedom of movement.
Full armor of a warrior Touriga
The tribes of terregov still live in different parts of Africa. On the ferocity of their warriors legends. Men taureg, unlike women, are always completely concealed the face. In former times the man who saw the face Taurage, expecting imminent death. Even today, many Africans believe bad luck meeting with Touriga.
The Albanian garb of a warrior of the nineteenth century
In the Ethiopian army 1880 military was not wearing shoes
India, the beginning of the twentieth century. Full vestments of the executioner