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Old 01-30-2011, 01:57 PM   #1
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pathfinder camo question

a quick question, is there any evidence that the 101st pathfinders camo'd there m42's for the d-day drop, or was it just the 82nd who did, any info would be greatly appreciated,





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Old 01-30-2011, 05:43 PM   #2
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Re: pathfinder camo question

The H&C book "D-Day Paratoopers - The Americans" includes at least 2 pictures of 101st camouflaged pathfinder jump jackets
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Old 01-30-2011, 09:01 PM   #3
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Re: pathfinder camo question

cheers pal, i have the american warriors book by michel de trez, but none of the photos or text give any clue apart from the 82nd

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Old 02-05-2011, 03:12 AM   #4
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Re: pathfinder camo question

While it was not common in the 101st, while difficult to tell, it looks as if some of the 506th Pathfinders may have had camo suits. I believe it was chalk #4, whose plane ditched in the channel. But more common were elements of the 377th PFAB who are known to have worn camo suits and helmets.

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