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Just the thing to escape Colditz in.

Large single or double-breasted woollen serge coat that smells and weighs the same as a wet sheepdog.

Largely obsolete, stocks are retained for ceremonial purposes, as parading or doing stag at the Big House looks totally gash in Garry.

Available in either khaki or grey - depending on mood or unit. Great Coats are also issued to candidates on Escape & Evasion exercises.

They are surprisingly warm - even when wet. Unfortunately, as they smell like a wet dog, they also attract dogs - especially those you're trying to evade. This is something even 'They' don't prepare you for.

Also the type of clothing worn by ze nazis, communists on red square and park flashers.