Sunday, October 14, 2012
Chasseur Alpin type Beret in Serbia during WWI
The truly beautiful pictures here are stills from historical film material of British Pathé. This is the accompanying text:
"Serbian cattle and sheep arrive at Chevgen.
Herd of sheep; goats (sturdy mountain type animals) coming up middle of street; soldiers (perhaps Serbian; walk on sidewalk by single-story houses Closer shot of cattle approaching on street; driven by 2 shepherd boys in rear; waving sticks; wearing berets."
And of course, it is very interesting to see these berets in
during WWI. The soldier (officer) in the first pictures could be a French
Chasseur Alpin (but what was he doing there..?), but the shepherd boy on the
last picture won't be French - still he wears a beret.