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Camouflage Uniforms : International Combat Dress 1940-2010 - BRAYLEY MARTIN

Camouflage Uniforms

International Combat Dress 1940-2010

Hardcover Published: 23rd November 2009
ISBN: 9781847971371
Number Of Pages: 96

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The term camouflage only came into widespread use during the First World War, and the specialist camouflage units developed by the combatants at the time put the bulk of their efforts into the concealment of artillery, vehicles, observation posts and bunkers. It was not until the Second World War that all major combatant nations issued camouflage uniforms better designed to disguise profile, and also tailored to the appropriate theatre of war. Camouflage Uniforms contains nearly 400 colour images showing how armed forces all around the world have developed their own methods of concealing troops, often in response to their unique local environments. Studio photographs clearly show the uniforms with their patterns and colours and with explanatory captions this is an essential volume for collectors and military historians. AUTHOR: Martin Brayley is a professional photographer and author, specializing in works on uniforms and militaria. He served in the armed forces for 24 years, and has a keen interest in all aspects of military history, particularly the uniforms and equipment of the 20th century. He is also a dedicated military researcher and collector and a regular contributor to the French magazine Militaria. SELLING POINTS: ?An exhaustive survey of the camouflage uniforms used by armed forces all over the world ?Invaluable for military historians, collectors and anyone with a general interest in militaria ?Nearly 400 colour photographs illustrate the uniforms with explanatory captions ?Martin J. Brayley is an experienced military photographer and collector ILLUSTRATIONS 400 colour photographs *

ISBN: 9781847971371
ISBN-10: 1847971377
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 23rd November 2009
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.6 x 21.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.68

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