The Easter Egg Fleet
American Ship Camouflage in WWI
A description and reference of how the United States used artists to design ship camouflage to help foil German U-boats in The First World War.
Includes background to the war, how submarines worked (then), measures to combat them, types of camouflage, who designed the patterns and how they were applied.
Reference section includes colored drawings of camouflage patterns known to have been used, what ships carried which designs, and what colors were used. There is a cross index listing for ships and the patterns they carried.