The War Office, 1st ed., 1961. Iv + 91 pp., 66 cold., figures + some other cold., + b&w ills. Blue cloth ; 22 x 14cm. Remains of labels to front cover o/w V.G. This is a hardback, Restricted pamphlet published in 1961 and based on Soviet Dress Regulations published in 1959 by the Ministry of Defence of the USSR. Its purpose was to provide all units and intelligence staffs with the means for quick and accurate identification of Soviet Army troops. It is illustrated with various strikingly coloured badges plus 66 half and full-page coloured figures of uniforms, shoulder boards, medals, badges, cap insignia, titles and orders. A very attractive work.