Laughlin, Cameron & Langellier, John P.
Title US ARMY UNIFORMS: EUROPE 1944-1945. UNIFORMS ILLUSTRATED No 14.
Publisher Arms & Armour, London, 1986.
Seller ID 17613
68 pp, 9 11/16" H, soft cover. ISBN 0853687277 Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. "The American Army which stormed on to the shores and plummeted from the skies of the Normandy peninsula in the early hours of 6 June 1944 was, a rguably, the most formidable fighting force ever fielded to that date....(this volume examines) the clothing, equipment, weapons and vehicles, the superlative quality and overwhelming quantity of which set these men apart from both their a l l i e s a n d the Axis troops they opposed. This technical capability and material wealth was the product of the vast industrial capacity of the United States, coupled with the experiences of two and a half years of war in North Africa, Sicily, I ta ly a nd th e Pa c ific Theatre...." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor rubbing. VG+