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For those wanting to get the 'look' right.

Postby Gadge » Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:31 am

http://www.30au.co.uk/Ian_Flemings_Red_ ... hotos.html

30AU seem to have had a great degree of personal freedom with kit but a lot seem to go for Battledress, denisons or windproof smocks and commando berets.

One guy has a whermacht sports vest on!

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Re: For those wanting to get the 'look' right.

Postby Yith » Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:18 am

For insignia it looks like rank only even on BD, with a Royal Marines badge (Kings Crown) on what I assume is a green commando beret.

In addition to what Gadge says there's also some leather jerkins and scrim scarves.

For webbing, who knows? Most only seem to have belt order in those pics. This would seem sensible though.
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Re: For those wanting to get the 'look' right.

Postby Chomley-Warner » Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:43 am

I've been trying to find the beret colour - not sure if it isn't navy or black even!
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Postby Yith » Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:55 am

Yeah... I'd have thought though since they're a commando unit that it would be commando green.
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Postby Chomley-Warner » Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:57 am

Agreed - veteran reunion pics show them wearing green berets, so that's sorted!
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Re: For those wanting to get the 'look' right.

Postby Gadge » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:07 pm

If you want the loan of it Dave I have a WWII kings crown RM cap badge.

One backing pin lug is snapped but it could be sewn onto a beret or glued to a backing board and pinned?
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Postby Chomley-Warner » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:13 pm

And some general background entertainment:

[youtube_uk]http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=X2aL3H5Mu2k[/youtube_uk]
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Re: For those wanting to get the 'look' right.

Postby Chomley-Warner » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:14 pm

If you want the loan

Very kind of you Gadge - I have no idea what side I'm assigned to yet though!
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Re: For those wanting to get the 'look' right.

Postby Gadge » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:19 pm

Thats what i call planning :)

With Guy and Kermit not having allied kit and Steve not having UK i thought it was a given you'd be taking the brits :)
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Postby HeadShot » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:22 pm

Well, we can wear civvies if we like as we're undercover and I can borrow German kit......

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Re: For those wanting to get the 'look' right.

Postby Gadge » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:25 pm

I think allied agents in civvies would look amazing and really add to the atmosphere, ditto for abwehr, might lead to some real 'target confusion' and good opportunities for sneakng about as it would be hard to tell what side a civvy was on.
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Postby Chomley-Warner » Thu Jan 22, 2009 11:47 am

With Guy and Kermit not having allied kit and Steve not having UK i thought it was a given you'd be taking the brits


We've decided! Headshot German CO, Guy 2 IC, Kermit US Co and me Brit CO.

I do have a modern RM cap badge but I guess the crown will be wrong (meh, who is going to notice! so I will prob stick with that so I don't lose your badge Gadge)
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Re: For those wanting to get the 'look' right.

Postby Yith » Thu Jan 22, 2009 11:55 am

Chomley-Warner wrote:I do have a modern RM cap badge but I guess the crown will be wrong (meh, who is going to notice! so I will prob stick with that so I don't lose your badge Gadge)


I will! ;) :twisted:

It'll be cool having Kermit on our side for once! :)
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Postby Chomley-Warner » Thu Jan 22, 2009 12:08 pm

Heh, don't expect us Brits to give Kermit any cooperation... :rofl:
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Re: For those wanting to get the 'look' right.

Postby Gadge » Thu Jan 22, 2009 12:12 pm

Well cap badge stillup for loan if anyone wants it, yith??
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