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Old 12-11-20, 05:13 PM
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Default Force Publique Belgian Congo

A photo print I had made off of a colorized glass slide. This would be pre 1900. At some point in the early 1900's the Local Force Publique uniforms went to a khaki color.

Indigenous members with flintlocks and barefoot. Was pleased with the clarity of the print.


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hi,

very nice foto

the blue " shirt " is worn from 1888 to the end of the 1st war
in 1912, the buttons change, they wear the belgian army button with the lion

the " khaki " shirt arrives little by litlle during the year 1916

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Thank you for the information on the uniforms.
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