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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2011 13:37 pm 
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Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:37 am
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Real Name: Rich
Hi everyone
Ive been wanting to do a new impression for a while, and after being inspired by some guys at a show ive decided to go for MP.
Ive picked up white belt kit and gaitors, but im abit confused about the rest...

Am i right in thinking that the white helmet should be just the liner? not the actual steel pot?
Also, what markings should i have on the helmet, and what patches should be worn on the jacket? Im not attatched to any groups, so can anyone reccomend what to use?

Lastly, is it correct to wear a normal enlisted mans shirt and tie under the jacket?

cheers,
Rich


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 22:14 pm 
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Real Name: Tim Hardy
Group: Yesterdays Heroes
Hi,
although not an expert I have been re-enacting MP's for a while

I resume you are wearing the A class uniform (i do the more combat role, ie M41 jacket etc)
the white helmet is the liner with MP in black lettering at the front.

as regards patches/badges on the jacket: it depends what regiment you want to portray, infantry, airborne etc
the MP units were attached to each regiment & wore that regimental badge.
Also, the badges (& jackets) were different for officers & enlisted men, the crossed pistols is the emblem for MP's as worn
on the class A jackets
apparently MP's always wore a tie,

hope this helps

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2011 22:16 pm 
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Real Name: Rich
cheers :)
i maybe slightly rethinking the impression now and veering away from the white web.
How would the class A be worn without using white gear? Would it be class A jacket, with tan pistol belt,baton and holster? helmet or garrison hat?


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