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mark7205 Oct 2017 7:18 a.m. PST

any figure ideas in 28mm?

troopwo Supporting Member of TMP05 Oct 2017 7:58 a.m. PST

How modern do yuo want?

For the forties to fifties look, get 14th Army figures from TAG and just paint appropriate skin tones.

mark7205 Oct 2017 8:11 a.m. PST

I have seen pictures where they wear khaki shorts, blue puttees and blue pullovers and a slouch hat.

Timeline should be 1952 – 1956

tinned fruit Supporting Member of TMP05 Oct 2017 9:37 a.m. PST

I'd check out Brigade Games WW1 in Africa range:-

link

Lots that would be suitable. I use Raventhorpe WW1 Askaris for my games in 20mm.

Hope that helps.

Phil

troopwo Supporting Member of TMP05 Oct 2017 12:13 p.m. PST

If they are in fist war webbing or shorts that would be fine for police or police reserve too.

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