Markings for scout car, 35 division

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Markings for scout car, 35 division

Post by RCASSIN » Fri May 22, 2020 9:47 am

Hi all, I would like to honor my Uncle who was a WW 2 vet assigned to the 35 Division. I would like to put those division marking on my scout car. Will someone tell me how to do this? Thanks, Rob
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Re: Markings for scout car, 35 division

Post by RCASSIN » Fri May 22, 2020 10:11 am

More info :

35th Reconnaissance Troop (Mecz)
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Re: Markings for scout car, 35 division

Post by Hammerhead » Sat May 23, 2020 5:41 am

I would recommend contacting "Rick Larsen Military Stencils and Decals" 413-269-0058 8am-3pm EST Mon thru Wen. Thursday and Friday by email rick@militarystencils.com. www.militarystencils.com. He is VERY knowledgeable about the proper markings for a variety of WWII vehicles. He has supplied ALL the stencils for my GPW, MB, Bantam, Ben-Hur, CCKW, WC-54 and M3 Halftrack. When I had questions about any proper markings, size and placement he knew exactly what was needed.
That is great you're honoring your uncle and his Service.
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Re: Markings for scout car, 35 division

Post by John Neuenburg » Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:19 pm

In case anyone is curious, he means 35th Infantry Division. There was no 35th Armored Division. 35th Reconnaissance Troop (Mecz) was in 35th ID in 1944-45.

If there was a 35th Armored Division and he meant that, the recon unit would have been a squadron not a troop.
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Re: Markings for scout car, 35 division

Post by 70th Division » Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:23 am

Hello,

That will be great !

It was the Division depicted in Kelly's Heroes for one thing :D :D :D

Here is some information about the 35th Infantry Division, quite an impressive combat record !!!
All over the ETO battlefields !!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/35th_Infa ... ed_States)

https://www.lonesentry.com/gi_stories_b ... index.html


35th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop (Mechanized) is listed as a part of the Division.

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Re: Markings for scout car, 35 division

Post by 70th Division » Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:25 am

Hello,

Maybe look for pictures from WW2 to get the best markings for the recon unit.

I did find you this little tidbit, on youtube, a great film on the 35th.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NF4NdFqgDIk
At the 11:16 mark, there is a clear shot of an M8 belonging to the Recon Cavalry unit of the 35th,
showing their Cavalry unit crest !
That would look great on your scout car :D :D :D


PS- This was President Truman's WW1 Division, and he reviewed and visited with them in Germany in 1945

Best Regards,
Ray

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Re: Markings for scout car, 35 division

Post by RCASSIN » Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:14 pm

Thanks very much for all the help. And Ray, that was a great video! Rob
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