U.S. ARMY VEHICLE MARKINGS 1944
Autore: Jean Bouchery, Phillippe Charbonnier
Edizione in lingua inglese del libro: US ARMY 1944. LES MARQUAGES DES VEHICULES (Codice 505365).
Tutto sui markings di camion, Jeep e corazzati statunitensi impiegati durante la seconda guerra mondiale. Il ricco apparato iconografico in questa guida sarà utile ai collezionisti di veicoli storici desiderosi di effettuare un restauro preciso e ai modellisti desiderosi di realizzare un modellino il più realistico possibile.
Unique guide pairing contemporary photographs with detailed diagrams showing where markings were applied, and how they appeared
• A valuable guide for modelers, collectors, those restoring historic vehicles, or researchers using WWII photographs
• As well as markings the book also covers the different types of camouflage used by the U.S. Army
Everyone is familiar with the iconic WWII Jeep, its green paintwork annotated with white letters, numbers and symbols. Unintelligible to the casual observer, these markings were integral to the organization of the U.S. Army on the move in 1944.
This uniquely detailed guide covers all the markings used on American tanks and tracked vehicles, lorries and jeeps to denote their unit and classification, plus tactical markings and the debarkation codes used in the Normandy landings. Hundreds of contemporary photographs are paired with precise color diagrams to show exactly how markings appeared on vehicles, including the exact measurements of markings, and explaining all the different variations in use. A final chapter covers the variations of camouflage used on vehicles.
The perfect reference book for modelers, collectors, and restorers of historic vehicles, and a fascinating guide to anyone wanting to use WWII photographs to aid their research.
Interamente illustrato a colori e in bianco e nero
20 x 25