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The US Army 1941–45

The US Army At the time of the Second World War the United States Army took an unusual approach for the period towards the design of its uniforms Rather than attempt to find an all purpose outfit such as the

  • Title: The US Army 1941–45
  • Author: Philip R.N. Katcher Chris Collingwood
  • ISBN: 9780850455229
  • Page: 261
  • Format: Paperback
  • At the time of the Second World War, the United States Army took an unusual approach, for the period, towards the design of its uniforms Rather than attempt to find an all purpose outfit, such as the British battledress, it attempted to design special purpose dress for every possible duty, from combat in cold climates to dress parades in hot ones Here Philip Katcher provAt the time of the Second World War, the United States Army took an unusual approach, for the period, towards the design of its uniforms Rather than attempt to find an all purpose outfit, such as the British battledress, it attempted to design special purpose dress for every possible duty, from combat in cold climates to dress parades in hot ones Here Philip Katcher provides an extensive examination of the many different types of uniform and equipment which saw service during the conflict.

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    1. This an older title, and while it is well written and contains useful information, it is misnamed. It appears to be a survey of US Army uniforms and personal field equipment - the text contains little else. Weapons, organization, history are all absent. The bare bones descriptions of uniforms fail to address the subject adequately, and the use of direct quotes from Army regulations seems to be more of a waste of space than a selling point.Good photographs from contemporary sources, though these [...]

    2. The volumes in this series generally mix campaign history (and the context of a war as a whole) with commentary on weapons, uniforms, and equipment. And Katcher is a very experienced military historian who generally does exactly that, but this volume -- a revision of the original 1977 edition -- concentrates instead on the Army’s combat and service dress and backs it up with frequent quotations from and references to the actual regulations and other official sources. For the collector, modern [...]

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