By Chris Ellis
The hot Spearhead sequence appears on the leading edge of conflict, facing devices able to working independently within the vanguard of conflict. Covers the unit's origins and historical past, employer and order of conflict, conflict historical past theatre by way of theatre, insignia and markings. Vol. three is at the German seventh Flieger department.
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In it is a hole through which the rifle can protrude. It represents a bush, and is in use in three different colors. It can be folded up and carried on the person in a bag. The rifleman lies in such a position behind the screen that his body is fully hidden. In attacking he can move forward in a crouch and push the screen in front of him. The screen is only visible to the naked eye at a distance of 150–200 paces. “Camouflage cover for machine gun The cover consists of colored fabric in which tufts of colored matting are woven.
The Germans used gray (grau) for AFVs, but a greenish shade of field gray (feldgrau) for other vehicles. From early 1943 the standard factory base color was changed to dark yellow (dunkelgelb), over which to paint darker green and brown camouflage patterns. In North Africa the Germans also used Italian, Luftwaffe, and captured British paints. German colors were standardized by a state agency, Reichsausschuß für Lieferbedingungen und Gütesicherung (National Committee for Quality Assurance and Delivery), standard RAL 840 R.
British vehicle camouflage underwent a number of changes in both base colors and disruptive pattern schemes. Specific color schemes were specified for the UK, NW Europe, North Africa, Sicily, Italy, the Middle East, and Far East. Commonwealth forces used colors similar to the British, but different shades were used in their homelands to match local coloration, and some of these may have been retained overseas. Units were usually issued standard British colors in the UK or in-theater. Shades and disruptive patterns varied.
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