Modern Marvels

Season 9 Episode 23

Camouflage

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Jun 18, 2002 on The History Channel
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Camouflage
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From ancient hunters' camouflage to computer-generated digital pattern uniforms, we uncover the past, present, and future of deception through disguise. During an ambush exercise by US Marines, we learn that camouflage came from natural coloration and patterns of flora and fauna. The art of military camouflage took off in WWI with the use of the airplane, when the French learnt to hide from "eyes in the sky". It's a world of shadows and smoke, where even cities disappear through disguisemoreless

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