Author(s): Dick Taylor
Illustrator: Mariusz Filipiuk
Date: 22nd August 2009 - reprinted 25 November 2020
Format A4 - Pages - 176 (176 in colour)
This book, Volume 2 in a series of four, describes and illustrates the colours and markings used by the British army on its vehicles during the 20th century. The major sections in this volume cover the following topics: PAINT AND CAMOUFLAGE 1939 1945. Detailed description of the paints used, and the colour schemes applied to wartime vehicles in all theatres. SUB-UNIT MARKINGS AND CALLSIGN SYSTEMS. A comprehensive guide to this complex topic, covering the whole period up to 2003 The book is profusely illustrated with photos, colour profiles, and detail drawings. It describes in detail the official paint schemes, the variations often seen in the field, and the individual and unit markings applied to tanks, armoured cars, lorries and smaller vehicles, and towed guns. As with all the volumes in this series, invaluable information for military enthusiasts and modellers, making sense of a very confusing topic! An invaluable reference source for military historians and enthusiasts, and scale modellers.