This is part two of a comprehensive two-volume reference that shows all the camouflage uniforms of the Waffen-SS. Using predominately modern color photographs, Volume 2 covers SS camouflage M44 Drill Uniforms, Fallschirmj?er Uniform, Panzer Uniforms, Winter Clothing, SS-VT/Waffen-SS Zeltbahnen, and concludes with a detailed look at each camouflage pattern including samples. Each example is displayed on a full mannequin with numerous photos showing how the clothing appeared from various angles. In addition, numerous detail images are used to clearly expose key features of the uniforms and equipment. The text explains the important details about the creation, manufacturing, and wear of each item. Period photos establish the wear of each item presented in the book.
From the age of nine, Lorenzo Silvestri was interested in classicalhistory, especially ancient Rome. Living in northern Italy near thesites of both WWI and WWII battlefields, he spent his free timeexploring the trenches in the hills near his garden, looking formilitary artifacts to collect. Lorenzo? greatest desire was to lead alife in the military and, not surprisingly, when he came of age, hejoined the Italian Army. He spent twenty years in the Italian paratroopswith numerous peacekeeping missions abroad. Lorenzo is also apassionate skydiver with 8,400 jumps done during his sports career, withmany competition jumps and further parachute training around the world.His favorite hobby is still the collection of military artifacts fromWorld War II, with a focus on German SS and Italian militaria. Lorenzois married and resides with his beautiful wife Martina in Trieste innortheastern Italy.