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Airborne fuel can colour

Article about: Hi,does anyone know the correct colour of the cylindrical fuel cans dropped to troops.Pics would be nice.Thanks colin.

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    Default Re: Airborne fuel can colour

    Here is a picture of the original coloured bottom of an early type War Department drop can. This one has a Diesel tag attached.

    Thanks for reading

    Philip
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