The Second World War in Colour
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The Second World War in Colour

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The Second World War in Colour illustrates the most destructive war in history through rare colour photographs from IWM's unparalleled archive. The vivid hues of flames and fabrics, the intense blue skies, the sun-tanned faces and the myriad colours of military camouflage bring an immediacy rarely felt through black and white photography. Striking and powerful, these images take away its remoteness and bring the Second World War to life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 195 x 240 x 12mm | 516g
  • Imperial War Museum
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 70 (approx) full colour
  • 1904897428
  • 9781904897422
  • 37,935

About Ian Carter

Ian Carter is Senior Curator of Photographs at IWM. He has worked in the Photograph Archive for over 20 years, and is currently responsible for the acquisition of new collections. He also writes historical content for the IWM website and is author of several commercially published books on the Second World War.show more

Table of contents

Introduction; Germany Triumphant; Britain at War; Striking Back - The Bomber Offensive; War at Sea; Forces Overseas; Picture list; Acknowledgementsshow more

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