The enigma code that is Cole Horton brings us the latest entry in his From World War to Star Wars series over at The Official Star Wars Blog.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars introduced television fans to a pair of pink astromech droids, R2-KT and QT-KT. The curious viewer might wonder what a pink droid is doing on a secret mission in the middle of a war; wouldn’t camouflaged droids be better equipped as secret weapons? But looking back to World War II, we find that pink is actually well-suited for any number of secret missions.