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pushing tin15 Sep 2016 3:25 a.m. PST

did French Colonial Artillery wear the same colour uniform as the Colonial Infantry during the later ww1 period? ie eventually going to khaki/moutard? or horizon blue?


Eleve de Vauban Supporting Member of TMP16 Sep 2016 5:49 a.m. PST

I have checked my books – they all say the Colonial Army went over to "moutard" – no exceptions listed – no ref to the Colonial Artillery being clothed in horizon blue.

Richard Baber16 Sep 2016 10:02 a.m. PST

French colonial army went over to Khaki around 1910, way before the rest of the army.

So by 1916 no blue.

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