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Old 02-21-2019, 12:41 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by earlymb View Post
I guess TAP 47/53 came too late so see much (if any) action in Indo-China?
They saw use starting in mid-late 1953, particularly amongst the BPVN units in Laos and Dien Bien Phu. The 47/52 uniform was far more prevalent. Given the short production run before it was superseded by the Mle. 47/54 tenue TAP, the 47/53 wasn't very common in either Indochina or Algeria.
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