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    zak9990
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    Mk3 Turtle Shell

    Post by zak9990 on Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:37 pm

    Can someone please tell me what unit the flash is on this helmet, I can't find It in any of my books.
    8th division is what I think, but in my book It shows red and gray, this one is red and white.
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    Post by edstorey on Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:25 pm

    Which books did you consult? Also toss out any book you own that describes the helmet in question as a Mk3 Turtle Shell.
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    Re: Mk3 Turtle Shell

    Post by Tankermike on Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:42 pm

    I would say 8th division, but wrong side up.


    https://www.canadiansoldiers.com/insignia/formations/8insignia.htm

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    Re: Mk3 Turtle Shell

    Post by BAP on Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:44 pm

    Tankermike wrote:I would say 8th division, but wrong side up.


    https://www.canadiansoldiers.com/insignia/formations/8insignia.htm

    I thought edstory was banned, WTF?

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    From what I gather the 8th division orientation didn't follow the same 'seniority' colour over colour as the 6th and 7th, and the green was actually a new colour (originally pale green) and not just running out of colours with the 5th Div. maroon and going back one. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

    As for Ed, I have no idea if is remains banned, but if he got his privileges back and changed his avatar to the 'banned' one, that to me would indicate a delightful, if not a little provocative, sense of humour.
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    Re: Mk3 Turtle Shell

    Post by Bill on Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:51 pm

    It is an AoS sign, not a div sign, for the RCASC. See here https://milart.blog/2018/12/19/canadian-helmet-flashes-of-the-second-world-war-recognition-guide/.
    Scroll down and it is the third flash from the bottom.
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    Re: Mk3 Turtle Shell

    Post by mk1rceme on Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:23 pm

    Tankermike wrote:I would say 8th division, but wrong side up.


    https://www.canadiansoldiers.com/insignia/formations/8insignia.htm

    I thought edstory was banned, WTF?

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    I didn't ban him. Must of been one of the mods.


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