GOVERNMENT ISSUE: U.S. Army European Theater of Operations Collector Guide

Their technique reaches a new level with this latest book. All the uniforms, badges, insignia, weapons and equipment of the ETO are described in detail and depicted in both photographs and full color graphics. This book is a must for any collector in the field. This is spectacular new book from europe’s leading uniform and equipment publisher will follow in the footsteps as such classics from the past as From Doughboy to GI.

Histoire and collections has earned a reputation for producing the finest, incredibly detailed and sumptuously illustrated books.

GI Collector's Guide, Vol. 2: U.S. Army European Theater of Operations

More than 1, 000 new artifacts with detailed captions are featured in this completely revised new work. New. Mint Condition. All chapters from volume 1 have been revised and updated among others: uniforms, including personal equipment, Stateside training, signal and medical equipment and new sections have been added, and the life of POWs in German camps.

No quibbles returns. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Guaranteed packaging. Collector’s guide provides a complete and unequaled source of American ground force documentation for collectors and enthusiasts alike. Volume 2 of the G. I.

American Web Equipment: 1910-1967 Europa Militaria

New. This book will be required reading for all students of American uniform and equipment, modelers, re-enactors and collectors. Hundreds of different items are photographed, and the often small differences between suppliers and periods are pointed in the learned and informative text. Guaranteed packaging.

No quibbles returns. Mint Condition. In this book, martin brayley gives a detailed illustrated overview of the webbing straps, a follow-up to the same author's well-received study of British web equipment, holsters, carriers and haversacks used by American combat troops from before World War One to the Vietnam War.

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Deutsche Soldaten: Uniforms, Equipment and Personal Items of the German Soldier 1939-1945

Collector’s guide histoire & Collections, 2005 for the German soldier. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Books on the men, equipment, commanders, their tactics, weaponry and histories of the major battles they fought in can be found on the bookshelves of almost all 20th Century history enthusiasts.

Deutsche soldaten is a stunning visual history of the german soldier and provides a unique reflection of how the men lived, or behaved when at rest, worries and how they spent their leave, ambitions, ate, and washed themselves on the front, what were their pastimes, through the collections of personal items and other artifacts they left behind.

The author, an expert on 20th-century military history and an avid collector of military items from many different armies, makes available to the general public for the first time all these artifacts which he has collected over the years in order to create this complete illustrated history. This book can best be understood as a G.

I. There are a great many close up photographs that will be invaluable for collectors looking to see what the genuine article looks like. Lavishly illustrated with thousands of color photographs, this large format book is being jointly produced by Casemate and Andrea Press in Spain. To gain a full understanding of the level of detail contained in the book, please visit our website where you can see a selection of sample spreads.

The treatment is very similar with page after page of pieces of uniform and equipment the even the most knowledgeable collector will find new items amongst. New.

Grunt: A Pictorial Report on the US Infantry's Gear and Life During the Vietnam War- 1965-1975

Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Mint Condition. No quibbles returns. Guaranteed packaging. It is also a revealing guide to those in the general public who may have wondered exactly what our troops felt, handled and experienced during that tumultuous American war in remote Southeast Asia. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon.

Fifty years after the gulf of tonkin resolution, authorizing US forces to defend South Vietnam, this incredible book arrives with a one-stop visual tour of every item of gear employed by American infantrymen in the long years of battle that followed. With over 2, 000 photos accompanied by insightful text did we know that the US buildup was so sudden that initial divisions had to be issued black leather footwear instead of tropical boots? this work digs into every nook and cranny of the infantry’s experience “in-country.

M-16s, claymores, m-60s, grenades and knives and knives are naturally examined in full color. Mint Condition. Carefully compiled and lavishly illustrated, this unique book provides a visceral tour down memory lane for every soldier who served in Vietnam. No quibbles returns. New. New. But so is every variety of clothing, helmets, as well as medals, rations, hats and caps, patches and insignia.

USMC Uniforms & Equipment 1941-1945

New. New. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Mint Condition. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. No quibbles returns. Mint Condition. Guaranteed packaging. No quibbles returns. Mint Condition. No quibbles returns. Bruno alberti and laurent pradier have been collecting and writing about U S Marine Corps gear for more than a decade and, in that time, have contributed complete series of articles on the topic in the French Militaria Magazine.

. New. That sequence of articles is complete and the time has now come for a revised and expanded version of the results of their work as a single bound volume. The us marine corps has always enjoyed a special status among the American Armed Forces, as well as boasting distinctive uniforms and emblems. Hundreds of items of clothing, equipment and insignia are illustrated by reenactment photos of the famous 'leathernecks' in the form of large format color plates.

Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Guaranteed packaging. Many period photos found in official American archives are also reproduced and help place the reenactment shots in the correct historical context. This new volume maintains the usual exceptional quality standards of Histoire & Collections: carefully-researched historical background, hundreds of concisely captioned color photographs of authentic artifacts and reenactment photographs taken in studio conditions to allow the reader to see the uniforms and equipment in the greatest clarity.

HEITAI: Uniforms, Equipment and Personal Items of the Japanese Soldier, 1931-1945

No quibbles returns. Also included are propaganda leaflets and simple reading material issued to the Heitai during long, slow periods of service on isolated sometimes bypassed Pacific islands. By examining the exact possessions of a japanese soldier—from dagger to toothbrush, from hand grenade to undergarments—one is able to see history come to life in a way no cinema or text alone could convey.

In this lavishly illustrated book, readers and historians alike can finally glimpse the precise personal effects of the Imperial infantryman. Thanks to a collection carefully nurtured through the decades, every aspect of the Heitai’s daily existence is shown in detail with superb color photography accompanied by informative descriptions.

Guaranteed packaging. At the same time, it is of interest to note both the differences between an Imperial fighter’s equipment with that of a GI, and how in many ways it was similar. As a companion volume to the bestselling deutsche Soldaten, this over-sized, one-of-a-kind work on the Imperial Heitai provides a uniquely illuminating view of the Japanese fighting man who was once America’s most fearsome enemy.

Once the seemingly invincible conquerors of nearly all of East Asia, today relatively little is known of the exact weapons, uniforms, and lifestyle of World War II Japanese soldiers the Heitai. New. No quibbles returns. Mint Condition.

The D-Day Kit-Bag: The Ultimate Guide to the Allied Assault on Europe

No quibbles returns. Selected for their importance to the outcome, and often arranged exactly as the participants' kits were, the artifacts include uniforms and personal mementos of such Generals as Eisenhower and Patton; blueprints of the Mulberry harbors; personal mementos of the US Rangers on Omaha Beach and British Airborne troops at Pegasus Bridge; K-rations and cigarettes, and even rare German Army and Waffen SS material collected from the Normandy battlefields.

Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Mint Condition. No quibbles returns. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. New. To honor the 70th anniversary of d-day, this superlatively photographed book tells the story of the landings through more than 200 key objects carried by the men who launched the campaign.

New. Guaranteed packaging. Guaranteed packaging. Conway Maritime Press. No quibbles returns. Mint Condition. International in scope, uk, and french Resistance, Polish, the book covers the US, Free French, Canadian, along with Axis soldiers.

World War II US Army Combat Equipments Elite

Guaranteed packaging. Mint Condition. No quibbles returns. Illustrated with wartime photos, and color images showing both laid-out kit and half figures of soldiers wearing the gear, new photos of kit from private collections, this is set to become the primary equipment information resource for anyone interested in the kit and webbing used by U.

S. Forces from D-Day to Berlin. Guaranteed packaging. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. World war ii gear, first-aid gear, pouches, tools, but also mess gear, covering not only basic belts, and packs, bivouac/camping gear--essentially everything that a GI has to keep him alive and operational on the battlefield.

Mint Condition. No quibbles returns. Discover what equipment a gi carried with him during World War II: what he had strapped around his body, what it contained, and what those items were used for. No quibbles returns. New. Guaranteed packaging. Osprey. Mint Condition.

All American, All the Way: The Combat History of the 82nd Airborne Division in World War II

Mint Condition. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Alvin york was among its soldiers — parachuted into history on July, 1943, as the opening salvo in Operation Husky, 9, the invasion of Sicily. New. Mint Condition. This book, the first to tell the full story of the 82nd — america’s first airborne division to see combat, and the only American parachute division still active today — follows these all-Americans from their first perilous drop to their victory parade up 5th Avenue in January 1946.

Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Guaranteed packaging. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Guaranteed packaging. It is a fitting — and long overdue — tribute to the valorous service of one of America’s most celebrated fighting divisions. No quibbles returns. New. Used book in Good Condition.

Currently, the 82nd remains the only active American parachute division. Occupation of berlin, this is military history at its best, often told in the words of the soldiers themselves. New.

Warman's World War II Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide

Soldiers looked for wartime trinkets and keepsakes to remind them of their time in the service, validate their presence during the making of history, and generate income when they returned home. New. Mint Condition. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. New. Collecting & preserving wwii historysince the end of World War II, veterans, collectors, sold, and history buffs have bought, and traded the "spoils of war.

Souvenir collecting began as soon as troops set foot on foreign soil. No quibbles returns. Osprey. Guaranteed packaging. Used book in Good Condition. Krause Publications. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. No quibbles returns. Guaranteed packaging. Mint Condition. Conway Maritime Press. No quibbles returns.