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U. S. Army Photo Album: Shooting the War in Color, 1941-45 U. S. A. to E. T. O.

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A lost collection of hundreds of previously unreleased color photos of American troops in the months before D-Day has recently become available. Here are the uniforms worn on D-Day and the subsequent campaign in France, but photographed under ideal conditions, by skilled cameramen who could control the lighting and re-shoot to get every detail right.

All of the major units stationed in Britain before D-Day are covered, with many details visible...

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A lost collection of hundreds of previously unreleased color photos of American troops in the months before D-Day has recently become available. Here are the uniforms worn on D-Day and the subsequent campaign in France, but photographed under ideal conditions, by skilled cameramen who could control the lighting and re-shoot to get every detail right.

All of the major units stationed in Britain before D-Day are covered, with many details visible that are often obscured in photos taken on active operations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9782908182408
  • Publisher: Histoire & Collections
  • Publication date: 11/28/1996
  • Series: Military History Ser.
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 9.32 (w) x 12.55 (h) x 0.68 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2004

    Superior World War Two Photographic History

    Rarely do expensive books pan out, but in this case, the 'U. S. Army Photo Album' is worth every penny. The volume is loaded with great, crystal clear photographs from the National Archives. Whereas many people say that a picture is worth a thousand words, the excellent commentary provided makes the photographs so much more valuable. Admirable books like this just don't come off the press every day. First, the photographs are all in color. Second, the subjects covered include U. S. training facilities, demonstrations of equipment used, scenes of American military operations throughout Europe, and unusual units in the field, 1941-1945. It makes one hope that a similarly skilled pair of photographers were assigned to make color photographs for the Pacific theater. The pages in this book are superb reference material. World War Two veterans, their family, historians, reenactors, and memorabilia collectors will appreciate the high value of this work. Libraries with an interest in American World War II history should consider purchasing this book for their permanent collections as well.

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