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Coming soon from Mushroom Model Publications is Warpaint Vol 1, Colours and Markings of British Army Vehicles 1903-2003.
Soft bound and in A4 format this is the first in a series of four volumes authored by Dick Taylor. The book is 124 pages long and divided into three chapters.
It will cover Colours and Sources in Chapter 1, Paint and Camouflage up to 1939 in Chapter 2 and Registrations, War Department numbers and Census Marks in Chapter 3.

Note Itís just Chapter 2 which is limited to 1939. Post '39 schemes will
be covered in later volumes.
Illustrated with photos, colour profiles, and detail drawings the book will describe the official paint schemes as well as the variations seen in the field. Happily it covers not just armor but Softskins and towed artillery.

Here is the breakdown of volumes two to four in the series:
Volume 2 Chapter 1 Paint and Camouflage in WW2
Chapter 2 Sub-Unit Markings and Callsign systems

Volume 3 Chapter 1 Paint and Camouflage post WW2
Chapter 2 Arm of Service Markings
Chapter 3 Formation Signs

Volume 4 Chapter 1 Ground and Air Recognition Systems
Chapter 2 Vehicle Names
Chapter 3 Miscellaneous Marking Systems



Release date for Volume one is June 2008 and the price will be £15.99
Green series 4104
ISBN: 978-83-89450-63-0

If you order this book from MMP please mention Armorama

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Hi Pat This looks interesting, thanks for posting it. Any idea when the other volumes will be published? Thanks, Nick
MAY 05, 2008 - 06:13 AM
Hi, We are finishing printing. Book will be ready early next week. Reagrds Robert MMP
JUN 05, 2008 - 01:53 AM
YEY, is that just this volume or all of them?? Nick
JUN 05, 2008 - 06:51 AM
Hi, Warpaint Vol 1 is printed and waiting for customers Regards Robert MMP
JUN 06, 2008 - 05:21 AM
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