Real Colors of WWII: Armor. AK 299. Reprint
Real Colors of WWII: Armor is an updated and extended edition of the original 2017 Real Colors of WWII, and describes the colours and camouflage of German, Soviet, US and British vehicles in WWII.
The team of authors has been expanded: renowned German researcher Johannes Denecke is responsible for the revision of the German chapter. The Soviet and British chapters have also been updated by Przemyslaw Skulski and Mike Starmer, respectively.
The book has 228 pages and is extensively illustrated with 244 archive photos (54 in colour), 50 photographs of preserved artefacts, numerous colour chips, camouflage drawings and other documents, and 43 colour profiles, of which more than half were specially commissioned.
Author: Jürgen Kiroff, Johannes Denecke, Przemyslaw Skulski, Mike Starmer & Steven Zaloga
AK Ref: AK 299
Pages: 228 (up from 200)
Photos: 244 photos (54 in colour), illustrations and profiles
Physical: Hardcover, 300x210mm, portrait
German colours & camouflage
• RAL system & colour cards. OKH regulations • Pre-war • Early war • Russia • Africa • The Tricolor system • The beginning of the end • The end • Dunkelgelb and Rotbraun colour comparison • Original colour parts and analysis • WWII colour photographs •
Camouflage of the Red Army vehicles • Description of paints • Original colour parts • WWII colour photographs •
The colour standards • Pre-war, B.E.F. & Home Forces • New colours & changes • U.S. supplied vehicles • Middle East Colors: The Caunter Scheme • Other areas • Caunter cancelled • October 1942 & post-Alamein • Tunisia, Sicily & Italy colours • Change of colour • The Far East •
U.S. Army camouflage
Olive Drab • Camouflage paints. • Camouflage manuals • Field camouflage • Camouflage in the Pacific •