AK Interactive Real Colors of WWII Book

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AKI-187

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A limited edition and accurately printed book devoted to the original colors of vehicles used during WWII, authored by Jürgen Kiroff, Przemyslaw Skulski, Mike Starmer & Steven Zaloga, with the contribution of other recognized experts on the subject. A real travel through the research conducted in official, private and industry archives. This book reveals the development and use of colors on the German, Soviet, US and British army vehicles during WWII. 208 pages full of text, black & white and color archive photographs, profiles, color chips, photos of preserved vehicle parts and equipment, documents, general camouflage rules, etc. A must-have for modelers who want to know more about the real thing, and THE definitive guide on the WWII AFV colors.
  • Hard Cover
  • 200 Pages
Contents:

German Colors & Camouflage

  • RAL system & color cards. OKH regulations • Pre-war • Early war • Russia • Africa • The Tricolor system • The beginning of the end • The end • Dunkelgelb and Rotbraun color comparison • Original color parts and analysis • WWII color photographs •

Soviet Camouflage

  • Camouflage of the Red Army vehicles • Description of paints • Original color parts • WWII color photographs •

British Camouflage

  • The color standards • Pre-war, B.E.F. & Home Forces • New colors & changes • U.S. supplied vehicles • Middle East Colors: The Caunter Scheme • Other areas • Caunter canceled • October 1942 & post-Alamein • Tunisia, Sicily & Italy colors • Change of color • The Far East 

U.S. Army Camouflage

  • Olive Drab • Camouflage paints. • Camouflage manuals • Field camouflage • Camouflage in the Pacific