U.S. Army WW2 Vehicle Markings

Jean Bouchery

Publication date:
July 2017
Publisher :
Histoire et Collections
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ISBN : 9782352503903
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This large format full color book from Histoire & Collections is a comprehensive collection of all the identification markings used on US military vehicles in the European Theater of Operations from the landings at Normandy to the end of the war in Europe.

The book describes and illustrates all the symbols used and explains the codification of these markings and their order of priority. It also explains how and why the markings were applied and the various techniques for doing so.

A proper understanding of vehicle markings is essential for anyone studying photographs from the period in order to accurately place the units depicted in them, thus for the historian the book is an essential reference. Using the information in this book you will be able to identify the unit to which any vehicle you see in a photo in a book or collection belongs. It is a fascinating resource.

Similarly for the modeler, this is a rich trove of extremely detailed and accurate information. The book also provides tips and tricks for you on how to correctly paint these markings and insignia on your model vehicles.