Military uniforms and the law of war

@article{Pfanner2004MilitaryUA,
  title={Military uniforms and the law of war},
  author={Toni Pfanner},
  journal={Revue Internationale de la Croix-Rouge/International Review of the Red Cross},
  year={2004},
  volume={86},
  pages={93 - 130}
}
  • Toni Pfanner
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Revue Internationale de la Croix-Rouge/International Review of the Red Cross
Résumé Depuis ses origines, l'uniforme militaire, qui a connu une utilisation générale avec l'apparition de grandes armées nationales au XVIIe siècle, avail une fonction primaire d'identification. L'appartenance à une force armée particulière distinguait les soldats de lews ennemis. En outre, l'uniforme militaire avait et a d'autres fonctions complémentaires comme la promotion de l'obéissance, la camaraderie et la manifestation de la force. Le droit international humanitaire ajoute à la… Expand
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