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Old 15-11-20, 06:34 PM
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Default Somalia Gendarmerie headdress flash

Does anyone have an example of the cloth flash worn on bush hats and the “turbans” of the rank-and-file of the Somalia Gendarmerie they would be willing to share an image of, as I’ve not yet seen one in other than black-and-white photographs? It is described as a felt rectangle, worn portrait, and divided vertically green - white - green, measuring 54 x 58mm:

https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30078814

Many thanks

Graham
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