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  • Rhodesian Brushstroke Camouflage
    May 16, 2022

    Rhodesian Brushstroke Camouflage

    Rhodesian Brushstroke is a camouflage pattern used by the Rhodesian Security Forces from 1965 until its replacement by a vertical lizard stripe in 1980. It was the default camouflage appearing on battledress of the Rhodesian Army and British South Africa...

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  • Winter Snow Camouflage
    May 16, 2022

    Winter Snow Camouflage

    Snow camouflage is the use of a coloration or pattern for effective camouflage in winter, often combined with a different summer camouflage. Summer patterns are typically disruptively patterned combinations of shades of browns and greys, up to black, while winter...

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  • Urban Camouflage
    May 16, 2022

    Urban Camouflage

    Urban camouflage is the use of camouflage patterns chosen to make soldiers and equipment harder to see in built-up areas, places such as cities and industrial parks, during urban warfare. Several armed forces have developed urban camouflage patterns. Some are...

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  • Splinter Camouflage
    May 16, 2022

    Splinter Camouflage

    The term "splinter pattern" refers to the original German Wehrmacht camouflage designs incorporating geometric shapes with an overprint of rain straits, and to the patterns' descendants. Although the "rain" overprint was a feature of the original German designs, the term...

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  • Flecktarn Camouflage
    May 16, 2022

    Flecktarn Camouflage

    The word Flecktarn comes from the German words Fleck (spot) and Tarnung (camouflage). The term was coined by German designers in the 1970s during the Bundeswehr Truppenversuch 76, or German Army Uniform Trials of 1976. Several patterns were tested during...

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  • Tiger Stripe Camouflage
    May 16, 2022

    Tiger Stripe Camouflage

    The term "tiger stripe" refers to the family of camouflage designs developed in Southeast Asia (particularly the Republic of Vietnam) during the 1960s that were derived from the earlier French tenue du leopard or lizard design of the 1950s. The...

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  • Canadian Camouflage
    May 16, 2022

    Canadian Camouflage

    Canada's first military usage of camouflage clothing occurred during World War Two. Men of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion (attached to the British 6th Airborne Division) wore British-made Denison smocks in a unique, hand-painted "brushstroke" camouflage pattern that later spawned...

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  • British DPM Camouflage
    May 16, 2022

    British DPM Camouflage

    DPM is the abbreviation for Disruptive Pattern Material, a term the British Ministry of Defence coined for the range of camouflage patterns issued since the late 1960s. DPM is one of the most widely copied patterns in the world, with...

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  • Australian AUSCAM Camouflage Patterns
    May 16, 2022

    Australian AUSCAM Camouflage Patterns

    Although Australia did field some airborne and commando units during the Second World War, there is no evidence suggesting they were issued with any type of camouflage uniform. Whereas most Commonwealth units fighting in the European theater wore the British-made...

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