The World War II GI (Paperback)

US Army Uniforms 1941-45 in Colour Photographs

By Richard Windrow, Tim Hawkins (By (photographer))

The Crowood Press UK, 9781847970336, 144pp.

Publication Date: November 15, 2008

List Price: 34.95*
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The widespread interest in the American soldier's dress and equipment in World War II has never before been served by a major book recreating the GI's appearance by color photography. A striking study that takes techniques to a new level; live models, wearing an enormous range of authentic surviving uniforms. This book will be hailed as a "bible" by militaria collectors, modelers, illustrators, film wardrobe departments and anyone with an interest in World War II soldiers. Superbly illustrated with 280 color photographs. Richard Windrow is a life-long military modeling hobbyist and Tim Hawkins is an experienced military photographer. New in paperback for 2008.

About the Author

Richard Windrow served with 1st Battalion, Queen's Royal Regiment and Royal Canadian Dragoons 1957-59.  His interest in US uniforms grew from his long-time hobby of military modeling.  He is a resident of Kent, England.

Tim Hawkins attended Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth and the US Naval Academy, Annapolis. In 1979 he embarked on a new career in photography, his mentor being Tim Page, the legendary Vietnam War photographer. He is a resident of London.