Welcome to Ottoman Uniforms. This is a historical interest website looking at Ottoman military uniforms and insignia, from sellected periods, between 1826 till 1923.
Intended for English speaking researchers, interested in military history; collecting; wargaming; modelling; military fashion history; art history; filmmakers; and family histories.
Many of the terms, phrases and spellings of ranks are also used, to preserve what may have been original pronunciations.
This website includes some smaller studies which have been undertaken, on Ottoman military related uniforms and insignia of the Ottoman North African states:
Overview Studies of the Army and Navy of Egypt:
Ottoman Military School Uniforms:
Ottoman period uniforms of interest:
Other armies, and uniforms of interest:
Turkish Army and Navy; Egyptian, Tunisian, Anglo-Turkish Contingents; Ottoman Police and Romanian Army
First Armies, and First Tactics at the Crossing of the Military Threshold