Army & Navy - Slacks and Snuggles

Mindful of extreme-weather needs, the Army last week added two new uniforms to its wardrobe for far-ranging WACs and nurses, one for tropical and one for arctic areas.

Long sought in New Guinea, where some WACs have had to wear baggy twill fatigue suits on & off duty, the new jungle ensemble includes tailored khaki slacks, a matching shirt, ankle-high field shoes. The cold-weather outfit consists of wool-flannel trousers and jacket with snug-fitting collar, cuffs, and ankle bands (and may be used as a complete costume or as a lining for heavier clothes).

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