Apparently timed to reach the
508th, and probably other units as well, while in the rest camp, the
Chemical Officer of the 82nd Airborne Division sent an interesting survey
SUBJECT: Use of Colored Smoke
TO; Commanding Officer
1. Listed below are
questions concerning operational use of colored smoke grenades.
2. Complete, forwarding
information to this office as soon as possible.
Who uses colored smoke grenades?
What are they used for?
Number used over a given period?
Suggestions in regard to color?
What are the most desirable colors?
Suggestions as to any burning time desired?
/s/ JOHN P. GRIGER
Lt. Col., CWS