At the end of December 1942, at one of the meetings of the People’s Commissariat of Defense, a decision was made to introduce shoulder straps as the historical heritage of the glory of Russian soldiers. The systems of titles were developed and unified, the epaulets themselves were prepared directly. And in January, an order was held to introduce shoulder straps into the troops
January 6, 1943. Prior to this, in the Red Army, instead of shoulder straps, there were only buttonholes, the title was indicated on them with the help of squares, rhombuses and triangles.