>I remember reading somewhere that in the ETO it was common practice to
>vary the light colors of wing nav lights either on a mission specific or
>daily basis to aid in friend or foe identification. Is this true and
>if so was it also done in the Pacific by the Japanese? Were various
>placements of just red and green used or were other colors used?
(don't know about other allies) had a set of three lights which were
colored red yellow(orange?) and green like a traffic light. These were
turned on in various combinations for recognition purposes.
Still looking for a cool signature ;-)