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La discrétion à toute épreuve. Le Dazzle camouflage, les bateaux furtifs de la première guerre mondiale bateau furtif dazzle painting wold war guerre 07

Le Dazzle camouflage, les bateaux furtifs de la première guerre mondiale

Dazzle camouflage (yes, that’s where Razzle Dazzle comes from) was used in American and British Navies during World War I and World War II. Dazzle ships were painted in almost Cubist/Op Art patterns,.

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How tho Paint vessels not to understand their real dimension

US Navy freighter USS Federal with dazzle camouflage, photograph likely taken on 16 Nov 1918

[Photo] US Navy freighter USS Federal with dazzle camouflage, photograph likely taken on 16 Nov 1918

Dazzle Camouflage was first used on ships in World War One, designed to confuse and disrupt visual rangefinding, making it difficult to hit.

HMT Olympic in dazzle camouflage

How did an artist help Britain fight the war at sea?

Dazzle Camouflage from WWI. How an artist helped the British Navy

Ships Camouflage from WW1  (pic #11)

USS Leviathan (originally built in 1913 as an ocean liner named Vaterland. In it was renamed Leviathan, and used as a troopship. After World War I it was used by the American shipping company United States Lines until It was sold for scrapping in

British 'Dazzle Camouflage' WWI. This would confuse the Germans as to what direction the ship was heading amongst other things.

This would confuse the Germans as to what direction the ship was heading amongst other things.

The USS Pocahontas, a U.S. Navy transport ship, photographed in Dazzle camouflage, in 1918. The ship was originally a German passenger liner named the Prinzess Irene. She was docked in New York at the start of the war, and seized by the U.S. when it entered the conflict in April 1917, and re-christened Pocahontas. (San Diego Air and Space Museum) # World War I in Photos: The War at Sea - The Atlantic

World War I in Photos: War at Sea

That time artists camouflaged WWI battleships with psychedelic paint

RISD Fleet Library: Special Collections

RISD Fleet Library: Special Collections

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