The World War II GI

Richard Windrow Tim Hawkins
This book caters for the widespread interest in the American soldier's dress and equipment throughout World War II. Logically arranged photographic sequences show an enormous range of uniforms and authentic weapons in characteristic use, accompanies by concise identifying and explanatory captions.

The widespread interest in the American soldier's dress and equipment in World War II has never before been served by a major book recreating the GI's appearance by colour photography.

A striking study that takes techniques to a new level; live models, wearing an enormous range of authentic surviving uniforms.

This book will be hailed as a "bible" by miliaria collectors, modellers, illustrators, film wardrobe departments and anyone with an interest in World War II soldiers.

Superbly illustrated with 280 colour photographs.

Richard Windrow is a life-long military modelling hobbyist and Tim Hawkins an experienced military photographer.
The World War II GI by Richard Windrow Tim Hawkins

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About the author

Richard Windrow served with 1st Battalion, Queen's Royal Regiment and Royal Canadian Dragoons 1957-59. His interest in US uniforms grew from his long-time hobby of military modelling. Resident - Kent
Tim Hawkins attended Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth and the US Naval Academy, Annapolis. In 1979 he embarked on a new career in photography, his mentor being Tim Page, the legendary Vietnam War photographer. Resident - London

Press Reviews

"This beautifully produced details just about everything connected with the American GI during WWII - Uniforms, equipment and weapons. For the modellers, the book will be hard to resist and is going to be a bit of a bible. Converters will live it, because it's got to be the best illustrated reference material on the subject published too date."

- Military Modelling

"The imaginative treatment of so detailed a subject makes this book a credit to its authors and there can be no doubt of it becoming the reference work for those collectors, modellers and historians with an interest in this field."

- Classic Arms and Militaria