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This family members picture is a mystery. I would like to be able to know what country and military unit this uniform is from. I think is is eastern Europe around World war 1 era.Family Member in Uniform

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    Hello & thanks for the question! Is there any writing of any kind on the photo? – gktscrk Aug 18 at 18:44
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    Additionally: Would it be possible to take the picture out of the frame and onto a scanner, to give as high(er) resolution image? Of special interest are the areas: hat, belt, collar, cuffs, button-line, shoulders, perhaps even shoes and sidearm. – LаngLаngС Aug 18 at 22:22
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    Provide a full visual description for the blind and search engines. – Samuel Russell Aug 19 at 3:47
  • Austro-Hungarian definitely, but since they had many "separate" armies it is hard to tell which part en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austro-Hungarian_Armed_Forces – rs.29 Aug 19 at 7:53
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Based on a these links: 1,2, an 3 your relative is wearing an Austro-Hungarian uniform, probably Austrian (according to this video). More detail on the photo would possibly allow for a better ID.

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  • Thank you so very much for the insight. This makes sense to me. Gary – Gary Weiss Aug 19 at 0:59

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