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Jonathan Gingerich
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Definite maybe. The clean-shaven look is memorialized by Napoleon’s snippy reply when the GaCh asked to wear moustaches – “If they think they need them to intimidate the enemy, then by all means they must have them!” So it’s not like they didn’t want them. And boys being boys, after growing them for a year, I’m not sure they would shave without an order. We just don’t know.