|Title||Extracts from Second Army History, 1944 Apr|
|Description||Extracts from Second Army History, 1944 Apr.|
Appendix 'D' to
Second Army Operation
Order No. 1
dated 21 April, 1944
1. GROUND TO GROUND
(1) All AFVs will carry a large white five pointed star surrounded by a four inch wide white circle. This design will be painted as large as possible on a horizontal or near horizontal surface.
(ii) No pennants will be flown on wireless masts except in the case of 'C' Sqn Inns of Court Regt who will fly blue pennants 'from wireless aerials on the way back.
(b) Other vehicles (except RAF and ambulances)
Five pointed stars will be painted as in sub- paragraph (a) (i) above. In addition, on both sides of the vehicle, will be painted one white star with NO circle. Star should be between 10 inches and 25 inches in diameter
(c) Between Airborne Div, and 1 Corps
1 Corps will ensure that adequate arrangements are made for recognition, and will report them to this HQ for information SAS troops.
See paragraph 93.
2. GROUND TO AIR
(a) Headquarters Recognition Sign
HQ will display the panels Specified below when required or whenever a friendly aircraft signals two green verey lights.
|Headquarters||Panel Signal (From the Combined Panal Code)|
(b) Vehicle Markings
See sub-paragraphs 1(a) and 1(b).
The recognition signs to be used by our own troops and for no other purposes will be:
(i) Personnel indicators (ten celanese triangles sewn together to make a strip 10' x 3'6" carried and displayed on the basis of one strip per sec and platoon HQ or equivalent unit.
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