Re: Whippet Red & White Markings
Tue, 9 Jan 1996 09:33:36 -0500

The red and white stripes were put on the front of British tanks so that the
Brits could easily recognize which tanks were theirs (remember, the Germans
confiscated a lot of them and used them)

Source: Assembly manual, Bluejacket, 1/32 scale wood & metal Mark IV, by