UNIFORMS: STYLE v FUNCTION

The Moot, Sun 1st July 15:00 - 15:30 (30 mins)

Why do soldiers look like soldiers? This session investigates the How’s and Why’s of uniform development through time. How does a uniform reflect the need for battlefield communication, the cost of manufacture and tasks expected of it? By studying Roman, Medieval and WWII soldiers, we will explore the differences between parade ground and campaign uniform through the ages and see them tested against an assault course!