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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian12 Feb 2019 8:51 p.m. PST

What color would the hedgehog beach obstacles at Normandy be? I would imagine they are "rusty steel," but I've never seen a color picture from during the war.

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP13 Feb 2019 9:48 a.m. PST

I think they were sea grey, (I know some Cullen devices were made from the hedgehogs) and some re-enactor's versions are.

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Personal logo Endless Grubs Supporting Member of TMP13 Feb 2019 1:55 p.m. PST
Personal logo Wyatt the Odd Supporting Member of TMP Fezian14 Feb 2019 11:15 a.m. PST

Go with dark steel or black. The ones that are left on the beach are rusty, but I suspect they used a particular type of steel that formed a protective oxidized layer rather than one which would corrode immediately.


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