USS Du Pont (DD-152), Camo Measure 32, Pattern 3D, 6 October 1944

USS Du Pont (DD-152), Camo Measure 32, Pattern 3D, 6 October 1944

Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Du Pont (DD-152) in Camo Measure 32, Pattern 3D, on 6 October 1944. This type of camoflauge was later removed from ships heading to the Pacific, where kamikaze attack was seen as the main danger.

U.S. Destroyers: An Illustrated Design History, Norman Friedmann . The standard history of the development of American destroyers, from the earliest torpedo boat destroyers to the post-war fleet, and covering the massive classes of destroyers built for both World Wars. Gives the reader a good understanding of the debates that surrounded each class of destroyer and led to their individual features.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (23 December 2017), USS Du Pont (DD-152), Camo Measure 32, Pattern 3D, 6 October 1944 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Du_Pont_DD152_camo_measure_32.html

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