Dazzle Ships

World War I and the Art of Confusion
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Product Number: DD17951
Released: May 08, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781974902071
Narrator/s: Johnny Heller
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During World War I, British and American ships were painted with bold colors and crazy patterns from bow to stern. Why would anyone put such eye-catching designs on ships? Desperate to protect ships from German torpedo attacks, British lieutenant-commander Norman Wilkinson proposed what became known as dazzle. These stunning patterns and colors were meant to confuse the enemy about a ship's speed and direction. By the end of the war, more than four thousand ships had been painted with these mesmerizing designs. Author Chris Barton and illustrator Victo Ngai vividly bring to life this little-known story of how the unlikely and the improbable became just plain dazzling.

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Author(s): Chris Barton
Narrator(s): Johnny Heller
Product Number Z100108808
Released: May 15, 2018
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ISBN: #9781974902095

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