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    It was the US who changed HE from yellow to green during the war. Germany used to use grey then changed to green. As I always say though....that is MY understanding and I am always willing to learn. No-one ever knows it all.

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    All very confusing...

    So what is the correct HE shell for the KwK 36 gun and how do you ID them? I’m investigating getting an 8.8cm HE, but want a tank one, not Flak.

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    Mark

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    I believe that German Army HE shells from WW2 were generally painted "Olive Grey", which is RAL 6006. No doubt there were exceptions....

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    I have collection 2 original shell. Purchased from Finnish Army. Finnish Army used only Flak 18.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tmine35 View Post
    I have collection 2 original shell. Purchased from Finnish Army. Finnish Army used only Flak 18.
    Thank you Tmine35, thats just what i was looking for a picture of an original one, my case i have has traces of the yellow inside the neck and it matches your shell, thank you.
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    Andy

 

 
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