The World War II GI: US Army Uniforms 1941-45 in Colour Photographs

The World War II GI: US Army Uniforms 1941-45 in Colour Photographs

by Richard Windrow
     
 

The widespread interest in the American soldier's dress and equipment in World War II has never before been served by a major book recreating the GI's appearance by color photography. A striking study that takes techniques to a new level; live models, wearing an enormous range of authentic surviving uniforms. This book will be hailed as a "bible" by militaria

Overview

The widespread interest in the American soldier's dress and equipment in World War II has never before been served by a major book recreating the GI's appearance by color photography. A striking study that takes techniques to a new level; live models, wearing an enormous range of authentic surviving uniforms. This book will be hailed as a "bible" by militaria collectors, modelers, illustrators, film wardrobe departments and anyone with an interest in World War II soldiers. Superbly illustrated with 280 color photographs. Richard Windrow is a life-long military modeling hobbyist and Tim Hawkins is an experienced military photographer. New in paperback for 2008.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847970336
Publisher:
Crowood Press, The UK
Publication date:
11/15/2008
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
738,246
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Windrow served with 1st Battalion, Queen's Royal Regiment and Royal Canadian Dragoons 1957-59. His interest in US uniforms grew from his long-time hobby of military modeling. He is a resident of Kent, England.

Tim Hawkins attended Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth and the US Naval Academy, Annapolis. In 1979 he embarked on a new career in photography, his mentor being Tim Page, the legendary Vietnam War photographer. He is a resident of London.

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