Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Five Facts About Camouflage

  1. Camouflage is actually derived from the French word camoufler, meaning “to blind or veil”
  2. Abbott Thayer is basically the godfather of all things camo - Abbot was a artist and zoologist and he published a book in 1909, titled Concealing Coloration in the Animal Kingdom: A Exposition of the Laws of Disguise Through Color and Pattern
  3. In the early 1900’s U.S had set up departments solely for the study and development of camo.  These new camouflage departments consisted of artists, designers and even architectures all working together
  4. 1917 the word camouflage was added to the English language
  5.  Rothco offers over 25+ Camouflage Patterns

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