Art as camouflage? Camouflage as art?
Nose Art and the Brothers Grimm!?
A sort of whimsical look at aircraft paint schemes from World War 1 to Afghanistan
Written By: David Wesley Tonkin – Manager of the Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum.
From the days of the earliest aerial combat over the trenches of World War 1 the Germans sought to develop a camouflage scheme that would confuse the French and British aviators and possibly restrict immediate observation and identification; both in the air and on the airfield.