Axis and Allies 1914: Infantry identification for the colorblind

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This guide is dedicated to those with failing eye sight, playing under low light conditions, or are colorblind.  Fortunately, every army must be represented by at least one infantry unit from their power.  If you can distinguish the infantry unit, you can identify the army it belongs to.

AA1914_AustrianInfantryThe Austria-Hungary unit holds his rifle tucked tight under his right arm.   His right elbow is positioned high holding the bayonet pointing at a 90-degree angle at 3 O’clock.  He is carrying a backpack and wearing a tightly fitted cap.

 

 

 

 

AA1914_RussianInfantryThe Russian unit holds his rifle low with his right hand.  His right elbow is positioned between his shoulders and waist holding the bayonet pointing at a 45-degree angle at 2 O’clock.  He his carrying a large pouch on his left side.  He is wearing a larger fitted cap.

 

 

 

 

AA1914_GermanInfantryThe German unit holds his rifle low with his right hand.  His elbow is positioned just above his waist holding the bayonet at a 60-degree angle at 2:30 O’Clock.  He is carrying a large backpack and wearing a Pickelhaube, or a pointy helmet.

 

 

 

 

AA1914_FrenchInfantryThe French unit holds his rifle very high with his right hand similar to a sniper.  His right elbow is positioned just below his shoulder holding the bayonet at a 90-degree angle at 3 O’Clock as the rifle is level beneath his chin.  He is carrying a large backpack wearing a Brodie, or “soup bowl” helmet.

 

 

 

 

AA1914_BritishInfantryThe British unit holds his rifle low with his right hand.  His right elbow is positioned at his waist, just above the belt holding the bayonet at a 30-degree angle at 1:30  O’Clock.  He is carrying a small backpack and a variety of pouches in his belt.  He is wearing a Brodie, or “soup bowl” helmet.

 

 

 

 

AA1914_OttomanInfantryThe Ottoman unit holds his rifle low with his right hand.  His right elbow is positioned at his waist, at the belt holding the bayonet at a 60-degree angle at 2:30  O’Clock.  He is carrying a large backpack, a shovel’s handle is clearly visible.  He is wearing a Pith, or sun helmet.

 

 

 

 

AA1914_ItalianInfantryThe Italian unit holds his rifle low with his right hand.  His right elbow is positioned at his waist, just below the belt holding the bayonet at a 15-degree angle at 1:00  O’Clock.  He is carrying a large backpack and wearing a Brodie, or “soup bowl” helmet.

 

 

 

 

AA1914_AmericanInfantryThe American unit holds his rifle low and tight under near his waist   His right elbow is positioned just above his waist holding the bayonet pointing at a 90-degree angle at 3 O’clock.  He is carrying no backpack and wearing a Brodie, or “soup bowl” helmet.

 

 

 

 

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One Response to Axis and Allies 1914: Infantry identification for the colorblind

  1. new says:

    Thanks for sharing, I likeinfantry.

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