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Naval Camouflage 1914-1945 A Complete Visual Reference by David Williams

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Published by US Naval Institute Press .
Written in English


  • Transportation,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - General,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - Engineering,
  • Camouflage,
  • Warships

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8600138M
ISBN 101557504962
ISBN 109781557504968

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, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Naval camouflage, a complete visual reference / David Williams. Williams, David (David L.) Get this edition. This is a major new study of Italian naval camouflage schemes developed and used during World War II. When Italy entered the War in June , the Regia Marina (Italian navy) was a force still under development and both Italian warships and merchant ships started the war in their peacetime colors, although prewar plans had been made for camouflaging ships. : Naval Camouflage A Complete Visual Reference () by Williams, David and a great selection of similar New, Used 4/5(3).   I have David Williams "Naval Camouflage A Complete Visual Reference" published by Chatham.. it's a superb reference covering all of the British, US, German, Italian and Japanese schemes, and those of other allies. I've just noticed a copy on Amazon for £2, GBP – must be a mistake!