Jonas Mossberg

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World War I - Dazzle ships- Camouflaging battle cruisers with psychedelic paint jobs ;  Whoa, man. Check out that groovy ship.

The first real aircraft carrier - The aircraft carrier Argus - painted in dazzle camouflage - on the Firth of Forth

WWI Dazzle Camouflage Camouflage was used in the war as a method for increasing time it took for eyes to focus on target. It had not to make the target become invisible.

WWI Dazzle Camouflage Camouflage was used in the war as a method for increasing time it took for eyes to focus on target. It had not to make the target become invisible.

Dazzle camouflage (also known as Razzle Dazzle or Dazzle painting) was a military camouflage paint scheme used on ships, extensively during World War I and to a lesser extent in World War II

It's difficult to hide from an enemy when you're inside an enormous ship, or part of a vast Naval fleet. And yet many ships in history have been well-camouflaged, despite a distinct lack of cloaking devices. Here are some of the most amazing examples.

Norman Wilkinson : WW1 Dazzle camouflage

Norman Wilkinson - Fighting war with Art. "Dazzle" camouflage was first presented by artist Norman Wilkinson in WWI. The thought was to make it harder for enemy to get an accurate distance or speed from the battleships making it harder to sink them.

The British Aircraft Carrier HMS Argus. Converted from an ocean liner, the Argus could carry 15-18 aircraft. Commissioned at the very end of WWI, the Argus did not see any combat. The ship’s hull is painted in Dazzle camouflage. Dazzle camouflage was...

The British Aircraft Carrier HMS Argus. Converted from an ocean liner, the Argus could carry aircraft. Commissioned at the very end of WWI, the Argus did not see any combat. The ship’s hull is painted in Dazzle camouflage. Dazzle camouflage was.