The forage cap substantially was a folding head cap with straight sides and top with or without crimping. The characteristic is that it can easily be transported folded around the belt or below the epaulettes. Although the basic design of the forage cap detected in mid-1700, owes its origin to a French project, and later in the mid-1800 acquired the form in which it was adopted by most armies. The French Army in its regulation introduced the cap in 1890 as a headdress for the fatigue dress. In Greece it came during the period of the 1st WW when most of the weapons and supplies were of French origin. From then, until World War II, was changed various forms keeping key features. The Regulation of 1938 introduced an improvement concerning the folding part of the cap which protects the ears.
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