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Hi Mike,Mikestarmer wrote: It's a pity you never waited for a reply about the roundel. The type used was the prewar I;3:5 ration type with a narrow yellow outline and bright colours. You used the contemporary RAF fuselage type which wouldn't show up above about 400 feet or so. The roundel upper marking was introduced for 8th Army in June 1942, the size, proportions and locations are specified in a MEGO. For 1st Army in Tunisia there was no specified air recognition marking, but experience showed a requirement therefor several units of their own accord applied a white star to top surfaces. This was done since the USAAF wouldn't recognise any other marking. Air-ground 'friendly fire' had become a serious problem. The roundel was then adopted for all formations of 15th Army Group for the Sicilian and Italian campaigns. It remained in use until replaced in May 1944 by a white outlined star then adopted by all allied formations in Italy and NWE. Even as late as May 1945 the roundel could still seen on top surfaces of some supporting vehicles. May I suggest mailing me mikestarmer18 at gmail dot com for more information about British schemes and policy.
Hi David,David Wormell wrote: Are the figures the exact same scale? they look a little large to me. But it could be an optical illusion.