Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion

By Barton, Chris.

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9781512410143
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Millbrook


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Starred Review on August 1, 2017  |  Elementary

Gr 2–5—During World War I, the British were in danger of starving because so many German U-boats were sinking American and British supply ships. Eventually, Norman Wilkinson, a Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve lieutenant-commander, had the idea to paint boats in such a manner as to confuse the German submarine captains, and the concept of "dazzle ships" was born. Barton chronicles the creation and implementation of the strategy, including the team of women ar...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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