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Honeybun III, 42-100533 C-47 D-Day

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For a new diorama, I'm planning on making a scene of paratroopers loading for D-Day.

I've got the Dakota MK III from Italeri and it has decals for the Honeybun III.

These decals are for the version of 1945.

If I want to make the Honeybun III with correct decals and markings for D-Day, what should be on it and what not?

Please help me, so I can make an accurate diorama. 

(pictures are from 1945)

 

Here's what I think was on it for D-Day

- Invasion stripes

- Honeybun III logo

- No mission history

 

And here's a list of what I'm not sure about

- Black or red ring around nose?

- Silver painted nose or standard green?

- Camouflage scheme or just plain green paint? 

 

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Looking to buy D-Day and 101st/82nd related groupings

Doolittle Raider Jacob DeShazer: 'If you declare with your mouth, 'Jesus is Lord', and believe in your heart that God raise Him from the dead, you will be saved (Romans 10:9)

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