Ship Shape | Dazzle Camouflage in WWI
Wasp-like dazzle camouflage by Alon Bement in SHIP SHAPE From Peter Krass, Portrait of War: The US Army's First Combat Artists and the Doughboy's Experience in WWI. New York: Wiley and Sons, 2007, p. 18— On day nine out to sea, [Ernest] Peixotto and [Wallace] Morgan's convoy was met by a dozen destroyers that were to escort them into port. The coloring of these warships caught Peixotto's eye; they were "brilliantly camouflaged like wasps, queerly striped with black and white, with spots…
Как спрятать корабль в море - рассказывают художники
Оригинал взят у shakko.ru в Как спрятать корабль в море - рассказывают художники Вот близнец Титаника, океанский лайнер под названием Олимпик (намного более везучий). В Первую Мировую этот роскошный круизный корабль призвали на военную службу. И раскрасили, чтобы он был…
The DAZZLE CAMOUFLAGE - the effective visual technique used against U-boat torpedoes during WWI, meant to confuse about the vessel's true size, shape, speed, and heading. During WWII, the radar invention reduced its effectiveness.
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Hypothetical Dazzle Camouflage Schemes | Part 2
Above Hypothetical dazzle ship camouflage schemes (2016) by Roy R. Behrens, "in the style" of four famous artists. Can you name them? Answers are at the bottom of this blogpost. more>>> ••• Plenty of Camouflage in New York Harbor in New York Times (January 20, 1918), p. 63— The wonders of camouflage, as it is practiced by the men of the fighting armies abroad, are much pictured and described for American readers, but any New Yorker who wants to inspect its experiments for himself has only to…
An Illustrated History of Unbelievably Camouflaged Ships
It's difficult to hide from an enemy when you're inside an enormous ship, or part of a vast Naval fleet. And yet many ships in history have been well-camouflaged, despite a distinct lack of cloaking devices. Here are some of the most amazing examples.