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 Post subject: Home Guard 1941 in colour
PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:37 pm 
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Some jerky home movies of London Home Guard circa 1941; in colour! These show the variations in khaki and helmet colour, even in well turned out platoons like these.

http://www.iwm.org.uk/history/rare-colo ... -dads-army

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 Post subject: Re: Home Guard 1941 in colour
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Thanks there this PaulC it is very useful and helpful. I so want someone to do Early War Dispatch Riders both on and off bikes.

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Great find. My pal when we were teenagers used to ride his motorbike in an army surplus greatcoat and the film really reminded me of him! Especially the wobbling along the muddy path.

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I've been admiring the Early War miniature stuff at Vapnartak (meet Monswer Crapuard too). Just regret it is in 20mm, as I can't run to yet another scale...

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