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World War I- Camouflaged Sub. (British Artist and naval officer Norman Wilkinson had this very insight and pioneered the Dazzle Camouflage movement (known as Razzle Dazzle in the United States). Norman used bright, loud colours and contrasting diagonal stripes to make it incredibly difficult to gauge a ship’s size and direction.)


The History of Razzle Dazzle Camouflage

Camouflage technique from the First World War - dazzle camouflage or razzle dazzle

Zinsbegoochelende camouflage

from The Economist

That old razzle dazzle

In WWII, allied shipes were painted with dark and light to distort the enemies submarine commanders perception of the ships size and shape.

That old razzle dazzle

USS West Mahomet, Dazzle Camouflage, 1918

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