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GERONIMO!

U.S. Airborne Uniforms, Insignia & Equipment in World War II

Autore: Bill Rentz

Codice: 231476

€ 86,00

Le uniformi, le insegne e l’equipaggiamento delle unità aviotrasportate statunitensi durante la seconda guerra mondiale presentate attraverso 630 foto a colori e in bianco e nero. Foto anche di particolari delle uniformi, dei distintivi, degli equipaggiamenti, dei sistemi di comunicazione, ecc. Un’importante opera di riferimento per collezionisti.

This fully illustrated volume explores the uniforms, insignia, and equipment of American Airborne, Glider, Troop Carrier, and Airborne Engineers in World War II. Included are over 500 detailed, up-close images of individual items, and multi-side views of full combat rig, and over 100 World War II era color and black and white photos, most unpublished, showing the uniforms and equipment as worn by the troops. Covered in this extensive book are: dress uniforms; jump jackets and pants; headgear; boots; jump wings, unit patches and other insignia; Marine Corps airborne; Troop Carrier and Airborne Engineers; equipment, including parachutes, weapons, communications, and many rare and unusual items exclusive to airborne troops; and a comparative section with both British and German airborne gear. Geronimo! is a detailed look at the clothing and equipment of America’s Finest, and is an important reference work for the airborne collector, reenactor, historian and veteran.

Lingua

INGLESE

Illustrazioni

630 foto a colori e in bianco e nero

Pagine

192

Misure

22 x 28

Rilegato

si

ISBN
9780764306778