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Dye capped shells off Samar

Discussion in 'Artillery' started by ULITHI, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. ULITHI

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    I'm sorry if I have missed this in my search here and this was already discussed.

    I was wondering if anyone had any reliable sources on which warships had what color of shells?

    I am interested especially in verifying the Battleship Kongo's for a painting I want to do.

    In Thomas Cutler's book on Leyte, he stated the Yamato's shell splashes were pink, and that Kongo's were yellow.

    However, I read somewhere on another forum that the Kongo's was red.

    Any tid bits would be appreciated!
     
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