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~+~+~+~ MacLeod Tartan ~+~+~+~  This most recognizable  MacLeod tartan is best known as  “loud” MacLeod, a yellow tartan with three broad black bands and a narrow red line. The MacLeods were a powerful clan and had great influence in the Highlands. The 13th chief, Rory Mor, was knighted in 1603 by James VI. They supported King Charles II at Worcester in 1651, when almost 700 MacLeods are said to have been killed. They did not support the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745.

This most recognizable MacLeod tartan is best known as “loud” MacLeod, a yellow tartan with three broad black bands and a narrow red line. The MacLeods were a powerful clan and had great influence in the Highlands.

Italian alpine units climbing a steep slope during World War I.While World War I is particularly known for its trench warfare, one interesting part of WWI history was the Alpine wars of Northern Italy. Perhaps those who faced the worst conditions were the Italians. Throughout most of the war Germany and Austria-Hungary occupied the high ground. Thus Italian soldiers were often forced to make suicide attacks against highly fortified mountain top positions, suffering heavy losses.

Italian alpine units climbing a steep slope during World War I.While World War I is particularly known for its trench warfare, one interesting part of WWI history was the Alpine wars of Northern Italy. Perhaps those who faced the worst conditions were the

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