FJ face painting or camouflaging

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FJ face painting or camouflaging

Postby Sieubermensch » Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:50 am

Quick question I couldnt find on google did FJs ever paint their faces a specific color or pattern or do any camo at any point i have two mid to late war FJ kits.

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Re: FJ face painting or camouflaging

Postby Hänschen klein » Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:46 am

The only thing I have ever seen is Burnt Cork rubbed on the face. I don`t think they needed to after all the dirt sweat and tears that was flowing. Interested to know though
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Re: FJ face painting or camouflaging

Postby Sieubermensch » Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:40 am

Awesome thanks for the reply!
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Re: FJ face painting or camouflaging

Postby MartinR » Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:24 pm

Camo cream wasn't really a thing in WW2. As noted above, burnt Cork, boot polish, mud... were sometimes used.

Most frontline soldiers were pretty grubby and/or suntanned anyway.
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