Archive for February, 2014
Camouflage has been used by the military for years to achieve a high level of disguise. Several different patterns were created during World War II to adequately hide U.S. military soldiers while they were on duty. One of the most popular designs that emerged was the U.S. Woodland pattern, with the traditional green, brown and black interlocking color scheme.
By using varying colors and patterns, camouflage clothing has been able to successfully disguise military in a multitude of settings that range from areas of dense forests, to desert locations. The patterns and colors change in the case of desert-stationed military, using different shades of tan so that soldiers, and even their equipment, can blend in with their natural surroundings.
But camouflage, derived from the French word “camoufler,