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Author Topic: Fall Blau - Tropical Uniforms?  (Read 382 times)

Offline Sir Barnaby Hammond-Rye

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Fall Blau - Tropical Uniforms?
« on: March 27, 2018, 10:00:48 PM »
How likely is it that at least some of the forces striking south to the oil fields might have been issued with the tropical uniforms?

Offline MartinR

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Re: Fall Blau - Tropical Uniforms?
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2018, 07:07:38 AM »
Well, anything is possible and many of the Soviet units in the Caucasus wore very light weight uniforms. It is hard to tell from photos as German tropical uniforms start out quite a dark green and are indistinguishable from field grey in bw photos.
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