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mark7212 Jun 2018 8:35 a.m. PST

hi,

as the title says. Suggestions are very welcome.

As I use the British Airborne as Congo Mercenaries I wanted to have some different ideas.

TheWhiteDog Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2018 9:50 a.m. PST

Maybe some French for Indochina?

uglyfatbloke12 Jun 2018 9:54 a.m. PST

I saw US WW2 Airborne being used for Koreans in Vietnam…no idea how valid that is, but they looked good.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2018 11:05 a.m. PST

I was going to say you can probably stick them in any US friendly Asian country.

saltflats192912 Jun 2018 11:19 a.m. PST

Dr. Strangelove games

Virginia Tory13 Jun 2018 7:17 a.m. PST

Tough to use as French--the jump uniforms don't really look like the French TAP uniforms, but I suppose if you painted them.

Other big problem is the weapons. No MAT-49s or MAS-36 carbines.

mark7213 Jun 2018 9:00 a.m. PST

the French used a lot of US equipment. The early olive green TAP uniforms are very similar to the US M43 uniform. They also used M1 Garands and M1 Carbines. So I don't see a big problem.

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2018 11:49 a.m. PST

SMERSH mooks in disguise for infiltration.

Only a crack secret agent might identify them by their old-fashioned kit.

Katzbalger13 Jun 2018 5:03 p.m. PST

Generic banana republic government troops?

Gaz004513 Jun 2018 10:54 p.m. PST

French for Algeria too…….

mark7219 Jun 2018 1:33 p.m. PST

good ideas, thank you

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