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"Glider Infantry vs Para vs. Infantry" Topic


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Dan in Vermont10 Sep 2019 5:59 p.m. PST

I paint mostly 20mm figs and wargame IABSM meaning sections of 8-10 men. From a gaming/painting perspective, I know that USA para obviously look different from regular infantry. Did Glider infantry have unique uniforms? Can I get away with simply using regular GIs and saying they look like Glider Infantry?

Thanks, Dan

Rakkasan10 Sep 2019 6:35 p.m. PST

At the time of D Day the glider infantry were dressed as line infantry. As time passed they seemed to dress more like airborne troops.
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Martin Rapier11 Sep 2019 11:00 p.m. PST

I just use regular GIs as glider troops.

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