Lebron 10 EXT DENIM QS “Denim”,

Too Faced Fruit Cocktail Blush Duo - Plumagranate,NWOT Check double side wool scarfVTG Eve’s Allure sequins beaded silk shift dress,the Latin letter “Z” painted on them in white.

Defense officials have not said publicly what the markings could mean. It is also worth noting that the letter “Z” does not exist in the Russian alphabet, so perhaps the symbol is a version of the Cyrillic letter “I.”

Auc Red Valentino Lace Trim V-Neck Wool Sweater,

It is a common military practice to use such markings to distinguish friend from foe. The U.S. military painted black and white “invasion stripes” on its aircraft during the 1944 invasion of Normandy to prevent Allied troops landing on the beaches from inadvertently shooting at their own planes, and American forces painted an upside-down “V” on their vehicles as a recognition symbol during Operation Desert Storm, retired Marine Col. Mark Cancian, a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, told Task & Purpose.


Nu Swim Pistacho Swimsuit,

Wedding Dress Titanic Inspired Latte Tulle Gown,

Lucky Brand 329 Classic Straight - Size 40x30,

Popflex Ribbed Tank Crop Top,

size 11, 11.5 sb dunk high pro walk the dog,

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, former commander of U.S. Army Europe, said that while he does not know what the “Z” markings mean, the 101st Airborne Division used symbols from playing cards to identify its four regiments during World War II. For example, soldiers with the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment painted spades on their helmets.

Vintage kids air jordan tee shirt,

When Task & Purpose asked the Pentagon about the markings, an unnamed spokesperson replied bluntly by email: “I refer you to the Government of Russia.” The Russian embassy in Washington, D.C., did not provide a comment for this story.

Update: This story was updated following Russia’s full-scale attack on Ukraine.

What’s hot on Task & Purpose

Show Me Your MuMu NWOT Heather Halter Dress M,California Republic boy t-shirtRuffle Trim Sleeve Summer Beach A Line Loose Swing,Jones New York Women 2pc Blue White Skirt Set,

Vitamin A Alma one piece,