Army Uniforms of World War II
Blandford Press | ISBN 0713706449 | 1973 | PDF | 183 pages | 18.96 MB
Blandford, London, (1973).. 183 pp, small 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. 207 figure drawings plus plates depicting helmets, personal equipment and small arms - all in color. "…designed as an easy reference and basic handbook on the uniforms, personal equipment and weapons. of twenty-four nations that took part in World War 2. The text and illustrations concentrate on trying to recreate the officers and men as they actually appeared in action…For this reason every one of Malcolm McGregor's…figure drawings have b. e en done from contemporary photographs…Colours have been carefully matched against actual items of clothing and equipment in national and private collections in Great Britain." Previous owners name/date on free front endpaper, very small ink smu. dg e at bottom of fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket is price-clipped, very light edge wear, heavy fading to spine color with slight migration into front/rear panels - pictures and lettering still very legible.