The Uniform Makes the Man

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“One of Haig’s generals, the hot-tempered Edmund Allenby, equally a stickler in such matters, once let loose a tirade at a soldier he found wearing the incorrect uniform in a trench, only to discover, when there was no reply, that he had been berating a dead man.”

— From To End All Wars (2011) by Adam Hochschild

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