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mark7216 Oct 2017 7:22 a.m. PST

Hi,

I am going to use Woodbine Gurkhas as Police or Military Police for Malayan Emergency (I know they are not correct, but I don't care).

would you paint them in khaki (sand) or in jungle green?

bc174516 Oct 2017 8:52 a.m. PST

28mm?
Green
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Chris

mark7216 Oct 2017 10:00 a.m. PST

they are 28mm and they wear shorts. I have seen pictures of malayan troops in shorts and they had khaki uniforms.

Personal logo 22ndFoot Supporting Member of TMP17 Oct 2017 8:57 a.m. PST

In Malaya, a very pale washed out green.

Matakishi did Malaya like this:

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He used the Inkerman/Britannia models which are now with Grubby Tanks.

Eureka do some very nice post-war Brits for Aden with SLRs which, at a pinch, you could use for very late Malaya or, as I plan to, the Indonesian Confrontation.

mark7209 Nov 2017 1:06 p.m. PST

I would like to add some warlord games chindits to my Woodbine Gurkhas. How do they fit size and style wise?

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