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Colorful military Dog Tags

The origins of dog tags: Dog tags were provided to Chinese soldiers as early as the mid-19th century. During the Taiping revolt (1851–66), both the Imperialists (i.e. the Chinese Imperial Army regular servicemen) and those Taiping rebels wearing an uniform wore a wooden dog-tag at the belt, bearing the soldier’s name, age, birthplace, unit, and […]