Recognition Manuals and Models
Recognition manuals and models were prepared
during World War II to assist those who needed to be able to identify various
ships and aircraft.
(As time allows we'll add many U.S. ships. Later
we'll add foreign vessels plus U.S. and foreign aircraft.)
Sources and credits:
The photos of the 1/1250-scale lead models are all courtesy of Bill Mackey.
He holds the copyright on them and we are using them with his permission.
The drawings are from ONI 54-D (Restricted) published by the
Division of Naval Intelligence, Identification and Characteristics Section,