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 Jay7
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What to wear?
Lovats,mountain or buy some denims.




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Topic starter Posted : 07/08/2017 3:55 pm
MartinR
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I was just going to go with a mix of BD and KD. It party depends on the 'summer' weather.

I don't think it matters too much as long as we look like a bunch of plucky Tommies, so normal tin hats and whatever clothing is comfortable.

"Mistakes in the initial deployment cannot be rectified" Helmuth von Moltke
Toys: AGM MP40, Cyma M1A1, TM M14/G43/SVT40, TM VSR/K98, SnS No. 4, ASG Sten, Ppsh.

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Posted : 07/08/2017 4:01 pm
 Jay7
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Denims and KD shirt do?
I know very little about the Italian campaign




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Topic starter Posted : 07/08/2017 4:20 pm
Granger
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I'm tempted to get myself some shorts and socks

Regards,

Ralph

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Posted : 07/08/2017 4:53 pm
Granger
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Denims and KD shirt do?
I know very little about the Italian campaign

The weather in Italy could be very fickle so it was pretty common for soldiers to mix and match all kinds of different uniforms.

Regards,

Ralph

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Posted : 07/08/2017 5:07 pm
 Jay7
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Denims it is then,just ordered a set.
I think I'll badge up 5th Inf KOYLI.




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Topic starter Posted : 07/08/2017 7:17 pm
 Jay7
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I'm tempted to get myself some shorts and socks

Might be sunny!




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Topic starter Posted : 07/08/2017 7:17 pm
cjw957
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might be rainy lol says so in the game description ;)




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Posted : 07/08/2017 8:39 pm
 Jay7
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Buggered either way then.




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Topic starter Posted : 07/08/2017 8:53 pm
MartinR
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The weather in Italy ranged from blazing hot to freezing cold and pelting rain/snow, so as Granger says, the soldiers wore a right ratag of different bits of uniform, but the most common was a mix of KD and BD.

I think as long we've all got similar hats (normal tin helmets), we'll look fine.

When sorting uniforms out, I seem to have got out my KD shirt, and BD trousers and jacket but I'll see what the weather is looking like nearer the time. Shorts are always an entertaining option, also me, Charlie and Chef have got Black watch kilts too.... (they really are completely rubbish if there are brambles around!).

"Mistakes in the initial deployment cannot be rectified" Helmuth von Moltke
Toys: AGM MP40, Cyma M1A1, TM M14/G43/SVT40, TM VSR/K98, SnS No. 4, ASG Sten, Ppsh.

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Posted : 08/08/2017 12:57 pm
Granger
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I dug out my KD shirt and tried it on with some BD trousers. Looks pretty good and it's comfortable in the heat. I may get some KD trousers too as I did want some to dye for my Chindit kit

Regards,

Ralph

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Posted : 08/08/2017 9:25 pm
 Jay7
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Hmmmmm these SOF denims are a bit baggy!




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Topic starter Posted : 16/08/2017 7:26 pm
Poacher
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They are supposed to be.
Designed to be worn over BD.
Same as US hbt and German pea dot.

aka Stigroadie

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Posted : 16/08/2017 9:22 pm
 Jay7
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They are supposed to be.
Designed to be worn over BD.
Same as US hbt and German pea dot.

Yeah I know but you could get a Jeep in these as well!




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Topic starter Posted : 17/08/2017 4:35 pm
 Jay7
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Well that went well,love Denims now.




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