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The Winged Hussars of Poland Instead of ostrich feathers, the husaria men wore wooden arcs attached to their armour at the back and raising over their heads. These arcs, together with bristling feathers sticking out of them, were dyed in various colours in imitation of laurel branches or palm leaves, and were a strangely beautiful sight to behold … – Jędrzej Kitowicz (1728–1804).The hussars were famous for their huge ‘wings’, a wooden frame ca...

The Winged Hussars of Poland! Instead of ostrich feathers, the husaria men wore wooden arcs attached to their armour at the back and raising over their heads.