Pre WWII paint colors?

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EJOWest
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Pre WWII paint colors?

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I am looking for any reference for paint color for early 1930s U.S. military vehicle, specifically 1933 Chevrolet 1.5 ton Truck. Does anyone know of such a reference? I'd guess it would have been OD, most likely not drab yet, but was wondering if there is any reference out there.

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this is a good place to start.
http://ww2dodge.com/node/138

I had found the WWI formula once, but now I cant find the thread,
sorry BB
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if you cant afford the manual, you cant afford the truck!
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Thanks :thumbup:
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Check out Col. Dockum's 1939 home movies:

http://resources.ushmm.org/film/display ... e_num=4054
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What a great website! Thanks Robbo.