Find this Pin and more on Canes and swagger sticks by John Coulter. WWII Cross of Lorraine Walking Stick Walking Sticks, Since 1912 An amazing artifact of World War II, this folk art cane was created by a supporter of Free France, led by General Charles de Gaulle from. Royal Air Force RAF Inter war Period Swagger Stick. An unusual variation of the swagger stick in. In Collectors& Aviation Items A swagger stick is a short stick or riding crop usually carried by a uniformed person as a symbol of authority.
A swagger stick is shorter than a staff or cane, and is usually made from rattan. Its modern use derives from the vine staff carried by Roman centurions as an emblem of office. Another stick carried by soldiers is the drill cane, regimental stick or swagger stick. This is a shorter cane, with polished metal ends. Sometimes these sticks are ornamented by a mock bullet casing, half at each end of the stick; these ornaments are often chromed, or Apr 22, 2008 Shoup stated that a clean, neat, well fitted uniform with the Marine Corps emblem was tops.
" There is one piece of equipment about which I have a definite opinion. It is the swagger stick. It shall remain an optional item of interference, if you feel the need, carry it. " The swagger stick almost disappeared over night. In the Marine Corps, the swagger stick came into vogue in the latter part of the 19th century, and was a required article of uniform until WWI. The first actual presentation of the swagger stick was made in 1569 when Charles IX of France made his brother Henry a Generalissimo and gave him Here you will find over 100, 000 items of militaria for sale on 1931 Small Arms Training Manual Small Arms 2nd City of London Regiment Swagger Stick.
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95 SECTION A subdivision of a flight (especially RAF Regiment). SQUAD A small body of personnel formed for drill or working party. SQUADRON A unit consisting of two or more flights (subunits). Equates in size approximately with a naval or army company. SUBUNIT The smallest body of personnel under their own officer or NCO commander, as part of a unit.