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Under the Red Star

Under the Red Star is the world's foremost website discussing visor caps worn by uniformed elements of the USSR over the entire post-war period.

These include all military branches, security and guard services, and civilian government agencies and departments. In addition, hundreds of items of Soviet and Warsaw Pact militaria are listed for sale and the owner of the site encourages any and all questions associated with Soviet uniforms. The owner of the website has also written three picture-intensive, all-color reference books available for sale on this site covering in turn all Soviet military visor caps that exist;the visor caps of Soviet security and guard services and a guide to the interior markings of those caps.  Email:

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