I'm stripping and repainting an awful lot of my older infantry in the hope I can get them homogeneous to some degree. I'm using an idea I've seen many other players use to prevent any confusion over unit formations and painting markings onto a small strip on the rear of the bases. Rather than just use random colour combinations I've decided to stay slightly historical and German themed and use the colours that represent their various medal ribbons.
I've started with my already painted Panzergrenadiers, I'm hoping to base and paint the rest of my infantry to match these chaps to a reasonable level. I've added to the rear of their bases the colour combination of the Eastern Front Medals ribbon: