I wasn't going to bring this up, but in the interests of historic
When I was in the Air Force 30 years ago, there was a very vulgar term
for this cap that referred to women's genatalia--which it
I can only hope that the military has changed enough to obliterate this
> Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 08:53:30 -0400
> From: "Michele Milunas" <drkfrau@...>
>Subject: Re: Re: Military cap url
>Very informative site! Please thank your dad for his service to our country for me. The Germans called the "garrison cap" the "Schiffen" cap because to them, it looked like a little boat.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Allison
> To: TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2004 10:54 PM
> Subject: [TheCostumersManifesto] Re: Military cap url
> I got curious, so I did some surfing of my own. Try this url and see
> if it's the cap you are looking for. (My dad will be pleased to know
> he remembered the correct name.)
> Allison P.
> > I asked my dad, a retired Army officer, and he thinks it was called a
> > "Garrison Cap." I hope this helps you.
> > Allison P.
> > allivox@...
> > On Monday, May 31, 2004, at 09:44 AM,
> > TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com wrote:
> >>> sylvia@... wrote:
> >>> Does anyone know what that kind of folding cap worn at least in the
> >>> Air
> >>> Force is called? It's been around since WW2 and reminds me of
> >>> origami,
> >>> folding flat into a rectangle. I cant find one anywhere on the net.
> >>> Sylrog
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