A Brief History Of Camouflage.

Camouflage in nature Any history of camouflage must properly start with ‘mother nature’. From wood ants to pufferfish and octopi to birds, a wide array of animals conceal themselves – sometimes amazingly from predators with camouflage. Two British zoologists and an American painter played key roles in translating camouflage in nature into techniques humans could […]

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Trenches And Trenchlife.

Trenches, long, deep ditches dug as protective defences are most often associated with World War I, and the results of trench warfare in that conflict were hellish indeed. Trench warfare in World War I was employed primarily on the Western Front, an area of northern France and Belgium that saw combat between German troops and Allied

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A Little Bit Of WW2 Weird.

Ice Aircraft Carriers, the ‘Bergships’ Project Habakkuk was a British plan by Geoffrey Pyke to build aircraft carriers out of pykrete (a mixture of wood pulp and ice). The carriers, nicknamed “bergships” were to operate as landing platforms for aircraft in the war against the German U-boats in the mid-Atlantic. A small prototype was constructed

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