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.”
Buscemi size 44. Worn twice,
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.
David Meister V-Neck Ruched Fully Lined Cocktail Dress Stretch Black 6,
Flora Nikrooz Womens Elizabeth Chiffon Floral High Low Gown Small,
Mexico floral embroidery bag, made in Mexico New Without Tags,
Givenchy noir chain Sandal,
FABLETICS Augustus Jacket,
J Crew Mock Neck Green Bodysuit S,
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.
Versace Sandals, Size 38.5, Pink,
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
- easter off the shoulder stripe dress high low, on the ground
- J.Crew 100% silk chiffon gray halter knee length formal dress,Please don’t draft me
- Army 3-star general suspended amid investigation intoMagic in the Moment White Lace Tiered Maxi Dress
- The best gear under $25 to make life in the field suck less, according to soldiers
Vintage It's Pure Gould Oversized Cardigan Sweater Made in USA Size Small,OAKLEY SUNGLASSES Extra PhotosEcco Womens Metallic Rose GoLd eather Sneaker Casual Tennis Shoe Walking Size 7,Vaan & Co. Patterson Herringbone Crossbody,