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KevinV29 Dec 2021 5:35 p.m. PST

I'm curious as to suggestions for French Infantry uniform colour in 1940.
I have the Vallejo green/brown and hope this will do as I am hoping to start painting this evening.

Thanks in advance for the help.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2021 5:40 p.m. PST

That's what I used.

machinehead Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2021 6:14 p.m. PST

No idea how accurate this is.
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KevinV29 Dec 2021 6:45 p.m. PST

Thank you guys. I told my wife TMP users would come through.

Maxshadow02 Jan 2022 6:56 a.m. PST

Wow half any hour ago I was wondering if I* could find a painting guide for French infantry and boom here it is. Thanks a lot guys!

Cormac Mac Art02 Jan 2022 8:13 p.m. PST

I paint 15mm, so I'm less concerned about picking out specific details in the equipment, but here is my guide for French Infantry serving in North Africa. These are all Vallejo colors except for the Senegalese skin tone. base / highlight

Greatcoat: Green Brown 879 / Green Ochre 914
Trousers: US Field Drab 873 (American Equipment)
Webbing: German Camo Beige 821 / Deck Tan 986
Adrian Helmet: Olive Grey 888 / Olive Grey + Green Grey 886
Backpack: German Camo Orange Ochre / GC Orange Ochre + Yellow Ochre 913
Ammo Pouches: Flat Brown 984
Puttees: Khaki Grey 880
Boots: Chocolate Brown 872
Senegalese Skin: Army Painter Dirt Spatter or Dark Fleshtone Vallejo Game Color 72.044

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