United Kingdom / Ireland

Sep. 09, 1955 - SOVIET RUSSIA LOANS UNIFORM FOR BRITISH LEGION CARNIVAL.. Mr. Ron Woodcock an ex-R.A.F. National Servicemen wore the uniform of a Russian Lieut - complete with Medal ribbons - at the British Legion Carnival held at Hoodesdon, Herts., this afternoon. The Carnival Committee asked the Soviet Embassy to ''loan'' them a man for the Carnival - instead of which the Soviet Military Attache - Major Gen. Rorov sent his aide-do-camp's uniform. Keystone Photo Shows:- L-R:- Mr. Harry Green wears a Uniform loaned by the French Government; Mr. Davis Shaw of the Fusiliers - wears his own uniform; Sgt. Wallace Becklin of the U.S. forces - and Ron Woodcock in the Soviet Uniform..at the Carnival this afternoon. (Credit Image: © Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS.com)