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

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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 ...

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847970336
  • Publisher: Crowood Press, The UK
  • Publication date: 11/15/2008
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.75 (h) x 0.37 (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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