Shows the importance and application of camouflage techniques during combat in World War 2.
United States USA Date:1945 Duration:4 min 33 sec Sound:Yes
A film 'Camouflage in Combat' underlines the importance of tactical exploitation and counteraction of shadows and use of nets, underbrush and other camouflage during World War II. The film shows U.S. soldiers going into a theater in the United States and watching a movie 'Camouflage'. The movie shows a soldier in a forest. He is shot down. A soldier approaches him. He looks skywards. He applies mud on his face to camouflage himself. Soldiers paint each other's faces with GI paint. On 5th June 1944, fully camouflaged Airborne and pathfinder U.S. paratroopers preparing for D-Day invasion jump over Normandy, France. Soldiers with camouflaged helmets. A soldier camouflages his helmet with grass and twigs. A soldier on an island with his helmet camouflaged with grass and twigs found in the area which gives him a perfect blend. U.S. soldiers with camouflaged helmets in France. A camouflaged tank rolls. An officer inspects soldiers standing in a line. Their helmets are camouflaged. A U.S. soldier hiding in shadows in Casino, Italy fires his gun. His ring sparkles. A soldier in a prone position fires. A New Zealand soldier fires while in shadows.
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