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Red shirt, Redshirt or Redshirts may refer to:
Groups and movements
- Million Voices Against Corruption, President Chen Must Go, protesters against Chen Shui-bian, President of Taiwan, in 2007
- Redshirts (Italy) (Italian: Camicie rosse) followers of guerrilla leader Giuseppe Garibaldi.
- Red Shirts (Mexico) (Spanish: Camisas Rojas), a Mexican anti-Catholic paramilitary organization of the 1930s.
- Red Shirts (Southern United States), militant opponents of Blacks, carpetbaggers, and United States troops during and after the Reconstruction Era.
- Red shirts were worn by the racist and antisemitic Bulgarian Ratniks.
- Red Shirts (Thailand), the National United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship, a political pressure group in Thailand, supporting the deposed Prime Minister, Thaksin Shinawatra
- Red shirts, a name for the Abahlali baseMjondolo, a South African shack-dwellers' movement.
- Surkh Posh (Red Shirts), an alternative name for Khudai Khidmatgar, a Pashtun movement against British rule in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
- Red Shirt (Oglala), a chief of the Oglala Sioux tribe
- Delphine Red Shirt, an Oglala Lakota Sioux writer
- Kuilix, a Pend d'Oreilles tribal war leader from the Montana territories whose name translates as "Red Shirt" or "Red One"
- Red Shirt Gordon, American prison escapee
- Redshirt (college sports), delaying a college athlete's participation in order to lengthen eligibility
- Redshirting (academic), the practice of postponing entrance into kindergarten of age-eligible children in order to allow extra time for emotional, intellectual or physical growth
Film, television and literature
- Redshirt (character), a stock "cannon fodder" character, originating in the original Star Trek TV series
- Red Shirts (film), a 1952 film about Anita Garibaldi, the wife of Giuseppe Garibaldi, directed by Franco Rossi
- Lalkurti (literal translation: Red Shirt), a name for many localities in India and Pakistan
- Red Shirt, South Dakota, a small Lakota village in South Dakota, United States
- Red Shirt Table, a table mountain in South Dakota
- Red Shirt School of Photography, a trend pioneered by National Geographic photographers to have subjects wear overly colorful clothes
- Red Shirt, a term used for US Navy aircraft–carrier personnel who deal with ordnance and fire-fighting, see Modern United States Navy carrier air operations
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