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richardmkii22 Jan 2013 7:30 p.m. PST

I was looking through my old Squadron Sherman in Action book when I noticed some of the Shermans used in Italy had a sand and olive drab paint scheme. I was wondering how common this was and was it used in any other theater of the war.

Etranger22 Jan 2013 9:22 p.m. PST

Not uncommon & also used in the NW European theatre, although black tended to be the contrasting colour used in that theatre. link links to the official instructions.

Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2013 10:04 a.m. PST

Not just Italy it is also applicable to Sicily earlier.

Robert66623 Jan 2013 1:07 p.m. PST

Very interesting link, thank you.

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