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The Titovka (Serbian Cyrillic : Титовка) was a famous green side cap characteristic of the Yugoslav Partisans during World War II, and later the Yugoslav People's Army (the "JNA", in Serbo-Croatian), hence known as the JNA cap. It was based on the Russian pilotka , and often had the red star badge on the front, either made out of red felt or an enamelled red star with Hammer and sickle. [1] It was named after the Partisan leader and President of Yugoslavia, Marshal Josip Broz Tito, and used by the Union of Pioneers of Yugoslavia, in white or blue colour.

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