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The stylish and eye-catching Razzle Dazzle cushions from Gejst are inspired by the Razzle Dazzle camouflage used the British Navy during World War 1. The British Navy used the Razzle Dazzle pattern to create an optical illusion, making it harder for enemy submarines to calculate direction, distance and size of the ships.
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Woodcut 1918; original size 19.9 x 25.8cm. South Docks, Liverpool – still extant and recognizable from this print, but during the war it was here that dazzle ships were painted. British merchantmen were camouflaged, not to make them invisible, but so that German u-boat torpedo gunners would find it harder to determine their course and …
HMS Kildangan (1918) in dazzle camouflage. It was a military camouflage paint scheme used on ships, extensively during World War I and to a lesser extent in World War II. After the Allied Navies failed to develop effective means to disguise ships in all weathers, the dazzle technique was employed, not in order to conceal the ship, but rather to make it difficult for the enemy to estimate its type, size, speed and direction of travel.