Some articles on royal tank corps, tank:
... The black beret has its origins with the British Royal Tank Corps going back to 1918 ... Fuller came up with the idea of a black beret for the Royal Tank Corps after being influenced by the 70th Chasseurs Alpines, who wore a black beret at the time ... the colour because it was least likely to show oil stains, something which tank crewmen of that time (and now) could appreciate ...
Famous quotes containing the words corps and/or royal:
“Many a woman shudders ... at the terrible eclipse of those intellectual powers which in early life seemed prophetic of usefulness and happiness, hence the army of martyrs among our married and unmarried women who, not having cultivated a taste for science, art or literature, form a corps of nervous patients who make fortunes for agreeable physicians ...”
—Sarah M. Grimke (17921873)
“Oh, I know my familys not of royal blood, but you neednt throw it in my face all the time.”
—Robert N. Lee. Rowland V. Lee. Queen Elyzabeth (sic)