For mid/late war on the Eastern Front, where, apparently, there were still some two dozen in the line as late as December 1944.
I took the opportunity to continue the dunkelgelb quest by trying the Xtracrylix dunkelgelb. In its undiluted, unwashed, unfaded form it looks like this:
As you can see, it has that greenish cast that may well have been characteristic of dunkelgelb. I took the Flames of War advice which is that this sort of greenish version is good for well-worn kit. I must say that I am no clearer in my mind which shade I prefer, as I do like the more ochre look, but, then again, this greenish version has its merits. And, of course, once the additional disruptive colours are added, and the whole thing is toned down, it looks less stark.
The Somua is a one off in my little army, but I think it will go nicely as part of a late war kampfgruppe, which could well include odds and sods, such as my FD (L). So, these two French vehicles may well see each other on the table top:
The Traction Avant is now suitably war-weary and dirty, and, as I hoped, all the dust of active campaigning hides many flaws: