Manuals and books -- ORIGINAL AND NOT REPRINTS

THUNDERBIRD NEWSLETTER DATED 1947 FOR THE 45TH DIVISION VETERANS:  Excellent condition newsletter for the veteran fighting men of the 45th division whom fought in Italy in WWII.  Very nice photos and drawings by Bill Maudlin. 

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AFM51-45 INSTRUMENT FLYING FOR JET AIRCRAFT 1953 DATED:  Excellent MINTY condition and about 100 pages with tons of information on the early flying of the Jet Age planes.  This must be the FIRST manual printed for the pilots on this subject and has tons of photos of the gages and instruments in the cockpits.  A super nice early manual

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EARLY 1951 DATED AIR FORCE RECRUITING BOOKLET:  This Very early Air Force booklet was to show off the Air Force to possible recruits that wanted to serve.  The front cover has a bit of foxing as seen but the contents are amazing and feature a lot of examples of never used air craft. 33 Pages.

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WWII RESTRICTED GUIDE TO THE SANTA MARIA AIR TRANSPORT BASE AND TERMINAL:  This nice pamphlet was for the pilots in the Air transport command or Ferry command and was a restricted item for the base and the operations.  Only 4 pages but a scarce piece of this command in WWII and a Stateside base.

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FIRST PRINTING OF THE ALICE PACK SYSTEM INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE FIELD:  This was the first issue of the instruction book issued along with the gear in the field as it was introduced about this time.  Excellent condition with no damage. 41 pages.  

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PRE-WAR 1941 ARMY SONG BOOK MARKED PROPERTY OF US GOVERNMENT:  It also states not to be used outside the government as well seen in the other photos.  Nice condition with a small bit of use, but full of great early songs and a illustrated cover.  Very nice Government printed book for official use and 64 pages.

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WWII REQUEST BLANK FORMS FOR DECORATIONS AND CITATIONS SET OF 3:  Really nice to see these that were not used and that they were for the soldiers needing their medals and citations after the war had stopped during occupation and when the commanders finally got time to after the fighting. Nice set of 3 blank forms.

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1940 EDITION OF THE NAVAL BLUE JACKETS MANUAL SOFT COVER:  This is a nice Pre war edition with the early weapons and all the color plates of the types of ammunition and some weaponry.  This is the thicker edition with 784 pages and with everything every good sailor must know while in the service.

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1944 BLUE JACKETS MANUAL WITH ID TO SAILOR AND HISTORY: This sailor gave quite a threat of hanging and death if this was found with another man.  But also circles his rank inside on photos, and the japanese flag is marked "SUNK Aug 14 1945" indicating they sunk a Enemy ship.  Other notations as well, Very nice condition.

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1943 DATED NAVY BLUE JACKETS MANUAL FROM WWII IN ORIGINAL SOFT COVER:  Excellent condition and with a complete 1150 plus pages of everything you might need to know about serving in the navy and the equipment WITH WEAPONS they used in WWII.  A great SOFT covered book in great condition. 

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BRITISH ISSUE MANUAL #1 FOR KNOW YOUR ENEMIES WEAPONS: Short and thin but a nice overall description and how to use the MP38, the GEWehr 41 (w) and the P08 and P38 pistols,  Usually has a nice photo or break down as well as you can see.  Scarce manual issued by the british to the soldiers to be carried in the field for emergency. 1943 dated. and came from a US soldiers belongings.

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BRITISH ISSUE MANUAL ON LEARN TO USE YOUR ENEMIES WEAPONS:  This scarce manual is short and thin but has the instructions on how to use 2 radios if you should be able to capture one to listen in or jam transmittions during battle.  These were with a US solders belongings and must have got them while in the field.  These were made to carry into battle.  1944 dated

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BRITHISH ISSUE MANUAL #2 FOR KNOW YOUR ENEMIES WEAPONS:  Short and thin but a nice overall description of how to use the Dual Purpose MG34 and the MG42 with photos and descriptions.  Usually these were carried in the field by the soldiers and issued by the army corps for emergency.  These actually came from a US soldier that may have got them for use as well. 1944 dated

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BRITISH ISSUE MANUAL #4 FOR KNOW YOUR ENEMIES WEAPONS:  Short and thin but full of the knowledge you want in battle to use the 7.5 and the 15 cm howitzers the germans were using if you ran across one in the battlefield. 1944 dated and these came from a US soldier but issued to the British for emergency use in the battlefield.  

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BRITISH ISSUE MANUAL #5 FOR KNOW YOUR ENEMIES WEAPONS:  This short and thin phamplet was issued to the troops for emergency and this one covers the how to fire the German 81mm (8cm) mortar and has the tables and such in it to get ya firing.  This was found in a US soldiers stuff but is british issued and dated 1944

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BRITISH ISSUE MANUAL FOR LEARN TO USE YOUR ENEMIES WEAPONS:  Short and thin this manual covers the basics of how to use the 50mm anti tank gun and the 75mm (PAK 40) anti-tank gun.  Excellent condition and content and these came from a US soldier that got his hands on them in the field.  1944 dated 

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BRITISH ISSUE MANUAL FOR LEARN TO USE YOUR ENEMIES WEAPONS: Short and thin this manual was to be carried in the battle field for emergencies and has the knowledge to use the German Stick grenade M24, Egg grenade, Smoke Grenade, 27mm Signal pistol, and the grenade launcher for the rifle.  Excellent condition and these came from a US soldier that must of got them in the field.  1944 dated

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HANDBOOK FOR THE M1917 BROWNING MACHINE GUN PRINTED IN 1918:  Scarcer manual and this one is in near mint condiiton and with tons of pictures and diagrams of the full system.  About 120 pages.

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AMAZING 1942 CAMP CROWDER MIDWINTER CONSTRCTION OF BASE BOOKLET:  This souvineer book of the building of Camp Crowder is quite scarce and dedicated to the men building it for the soldiers to occupy in the war.  some water stains near bottom and edge wear but full of photos and a quit scarce item from the construction of this famous base in WWII.

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WWII CIVIL PILOTS TRAINING AND NAVIGATION BOOK SET FROM WASHINGTON DC:  this is a nice set of 2 manuals for being a civil pilot and the navigation manual.  both are very intense in training and over 250 and 350 pages each.  These guys also trained our pilots during the war along with transport of planes.

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CLAY COUNTY KANSAS ROLL OF HONOR WITH FULL ROSTERS AND STORIES: This hard cover 245 page book is a scarcer one with the stories of the war and a full roster of all the men that served from this county.  lots of photos of the men and soldiers and the towns and communities that helped.  Maps of the war with brieff details of the war. Excellent condition.

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CLAY COUNTY MISSOURI (KANSAS CITY AREA) ROSTER OF ALL MEN SERVED 1919:  This hard cover book is in wonderful condition and list all the men from this county in the Kansas City area like Liberty Missouri.  It tells a brief about all of them and the Gold Star fallen as well.  Very nice Missouri area WWI book

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1972 DATED COAST GUARD 108 RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR MILITARY EXPLOSIVES:  This original manual covers the storage and the mixing of ammunition and hazardous materials in buildings and ships. 101 pages

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MANUAL FOR COURT MARTIAL US ARMY 1928 DATED HARDCOVER:  Original copy dated 1928 and used in the proceedings and the trials of court Martial of crimes and violations in the late 1920's. complete copy and 341 pages.

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MANUAL FOR COURT MARTIAL US ARMY 1951 DATED HARDCOVER:  Original copy dated 1951 and used in the proceedings and the trials of court Martial of crimes and violations in the Korean War. complete copy and 665 pages. Quite thick...

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647TH AIR MATERIEL SQUADRON AND RED CROSS DANCE CARD FROM ENGLAND: This excellent card is just the things that make a personal collection nice and to see what the guys did for entertainment as well.  Dated June 1945 it took place in England and has a nice scattering of slang on the back cover as well.  

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EARLY PRE "FM" MARKED FIELD MANUAL FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING 1936 DATED:  This came out before they decided to make these "FM" manuals and it is in nice conditon excelpt for a couple bug bites nearback. but still crisp and clean.  VERY EARLY MANUAL.  It turns to FM21-20 by 1938

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ENGINEER RECONNAISSANCE REPORTS FROM ENGINEER SCHOOL 1965:  Nice pocket sized 75 page book of reports and the know how of blowing up bridges and timber shown.  nice briefing cheat sheet in pink included and in great condition.

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ENGLISH TO FRENCH TRANSLATION BOOK PRINTED IN FRANCE WITH LARGE ROOSTER ON FRONT:  I know its not having to do anything with it....BUT this would look so good in a American Ambulance drivers collection with that rooster on the front.  other than that its a translation book printed in France in 1918 for the troops.  Nice condition.

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FUNERAL HOME WWII PATRIOTIC COOLING HAND FAN HOMEFRONT ITEM:  This nice fan has some wear as seen but in nice condition and was given to attendees when at services.  Nice homefront patriotic views without having too much WAR scenes on it to not upset a mother or relative.  Very nice item

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FM1-50 ARMY AIR FORCES FIELD MANUAL FOR THE USE OF WEATHER 1942:  This small little manual is wonderful and explains the uses of weather for pursuits and the hendering it caused in all the areas of battle.  This one touches the Air Coprs areas affected most.  57 pages.

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FM100-10 FIELD SERVICE REGULATIONS ADMINISTRATION 1943 DATED:  Manual is in nice condition over all with about 180 pages in length.  Basically covers all the aspects of administration of all the Army sections.

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FM100-5 OPERATION FIELD MANUAL DATED EARLY 1941:  Excellent 310 page manual covering all aspects of operation on the ground the Military might have in War.  This one was published just before the war and how things soon changed.

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FM101-10 STAFF OFFICERS FIELD MANUAL LOGISTICAL DATA RESTRICTED:  Full of data and notes for a staff level officer these were issued for a general study and is nicely dated 1941.  This is a hard cover manual in excellent condition and about 270 pages.

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FM101-5 STAFF OFFICERS FM FOR STAFF ORGANIZATION AND PROCEDURE 1954:  Some field tactics and procedures and nice paperwork section with graphs and charts of such. combat orders reading and interpretation.  Just a great thick 395 page manual of some of what a Staff Officer grade must know.

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FM17-27 ARMORED FORCE MANUAL FOR THE 81MM MORTAR PLATOONS 1942: This scarcer manual was for the 81mm Mortar sections that were used in the short lived half track units early in the war.  This did not work well and no other manual like this was printed for its short life.  Excellent condition 96 pages

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FM17-45 ARMORED FORCE FIELD MANUAL FOR ARMORED ENGINEER BATTALION 1942:  This excellent manual is the for engineers that are attached to the Armored units for the special bridges and such needed for tanks and armored halftracks.  90 pages.

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FM17-5 ARMORED FORCES FIELD MANUAL FOR ARMORED DRILL DATED 1941: This excellent early manual covers hand signial used in battlefield to communicate and all of the latest manuvers and tactics they had at the time.  Excellent condition and 85 Pages

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FM17-50 ARMORED FORCE FIELD MANUAL FOR LOGISTICS 1942 DATED:  Excellent manual covering all the parts of the logistics for these units that included tanks and half-tracks.  many diagrams and drawings make this 100 page manual very nice.

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FM17-55 ARMORED FIELD MANUAL FOR TRAINS AND HDQS COMPANIES OF DIVISIONS 1942 DATED: This manual covers all the other companies of the Armored forces and their actions in war.  This included the medical and mechanical units and repair and others they needed in the field. Nice condition and 29 pages.

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FM17-58 ARMORED MAINTENANCE BATTALION TACTICAL EMPLOYMENT 1942 DATED:  This excellent manual is for the training of tactical movements and actions taken in the battlefield and not back in the shops.  These men were needed in the field to repair the tanks and halftracks even while the battle continued.  60 pages

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FM17-63 ARMORED MANUAL FOR SERVICE OF THE 105MM HOWITZER SELF PROPELLED 1941:  VERY scarce field manual for the armored half-track and the large 105 gun in the back.  WOW This was short lived but a great manual of the early war and goes into great detail.  Excellent condition with a small clip from the printer on the bottom corner.  

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FM21-10 MILITARY SANITATION AND FIRST AID FIELD MANUAL 1940 DATED:  Excellent early pre-war field manual on the steps of first aid and the treatments of the wounded,  Also the way to keep infections and the cleaning of camps and sites to stop disease.  192 pages soft cover.

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FM21-105 ENGINEER SOLDIER HANDBOOK FIELD MANUAL 1943 DATED:  This excellent near mint manual contains 163 pages of information ranging from digging trenches and pits to the arming and wiring of demolitions in the battlefield.. A very nice detailed manual with a great mid war printing date.

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FM21-11 FIRST AID FOR SOLDIERS FIELD MANUAL 1943 PRINTING: This is the nice edition in excellent condiiton with the photos and contents of several of the boxes and the paratrooper airborne model included with snake bite kits and very detailed.  A great reference for any collector of medical supplies as well.

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FM 21-11 MANUAL FOR THE FIRST AID FOR SOLDIERS 1959 DATED:  Excellent early Vietnam actions manual for the first aid for soldiers wounded in the field.  Excellent condition and about 100 pages thick.

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FM21-150 UNARMED DEFENSE FOR THE AMERICAN SOLDIER 1942 DATED: This early manual shows the methods of defending yourself as a soldier even without a weapon in your hands against the enemy.  Even a short part about the samari sword and defense against it.  315 pages

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FM21-20 BASIC FIELD MANUAL FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING 1941 DATED:  This is a very early WWII manual for the Physical training of the men while they are in the field or in camp.  Very detailed with pleanty of photos and diagrams.  211 pages. Excellent condition.

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FM21-25 ELEMENTARY MAP AND AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH READING 1941 DATED:  Pre War dated as if we didnt know we were heading to war and this one has supplemental map in the back that folds out and everything you need for introduction into reading and knowing maps.  RESTRICTED stamps on cover.  100 pages.

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FM21-25 ELEMENTARY MAP AND AREAL PHOTOGRAPH READING 1944: This manual is wonderful if you have any of the types of WWII compasses including the wrist type.  It is 116 pages and a nice resource manual for the men in the field on recon missions with maps or photos.

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FM21-26 ADVANCED MAP AND AREAL PHOTOGRAPH READING 1944:  This is the next level after the elementary level manual and still covers all the major compasses including the airborne wrist type and how to use them as well as read a detailed map or areal photo.  Excellent with the supplement changes #1.

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FM 21-26 MAP READING FIELD MANUAL DATED 1956:  This was the main manual used in the early openings of the Vietnam War.  Has a correction in ink on the front due to they called it a Tech manual and it is a FIELD manual (LOL). Has all the workings of the NEW compass issued and over 250 pages of information.

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FM21-30 CONVENTIONAL SIGNS, SYMBOLS, AND ABBREVIATIONS MANUAL 1943 DATED:  Excellent condition with all the facts and knowledge you would need to use the maps and such in the WWII period,  This is the 1943 printed manual and a very nice addition and correct for any map case you may have.

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FM21-30 CONVENTIONAL SIGNS,MILITARY SYMBOLS AND ABBRVS 1939 DATED:  This is the earlist of the WWII era manuals for this I have seen.  Its very close to a perfect mix of WWI standards and WWII mixed.  some units mentioned dont even make it to WWII.  Very nice with color plates needed to read military maps and abbreviations in paperwork.

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FM21-30 CONVENTIONAL SIGNS SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS FIELD MANUAL 1941 DATED:  Excellent condition and a very early manual on the meanings of symbols on the maps the signs and the abbreviations the military was using at this time.  Excellent reference material if you are a WWII map collector. soft cover 66 pages.

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FM 21-30 military SYMBOLS MANUAL 1970 DATED VIETNAM WAR ISSUE:  Excellent original manual with owners name in ink on the front top.  this manual will decipher the symbols you see on battle maps and other details for your curiosity.

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FM21-35 FIELD SERVICE POCKETBOOK MANUAL FOR SKETCHING 1939 DATED:  This little manual is pre-WWII but has a important item in it.  The sketching box with the tripod and table with all the instruments that belong in it. The content of the box are all listed.  And this manual also instructs how and what to draw with it.  A perfect addition to your kit if you have one.

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FM21-5 MILITARY TRAINING FIELD MANUAL DATED 1957:  Excellent 1957 field manual for the military training and haw to conduct such.  Setting up programs and other such is covered in this great 234 page Field manual.

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FM21-50 MILITARY COURTESY AND DISCIPLINE 1942 DATED: This manual has the information that every soldier needed to know from saluting to the parade formations and the other things like reporting to officers and ranking structure.  44 pages

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FM21-76 FIELD MANUAL FOR SURVIVAL, EARLY 1957 VIETNAM ERA DATED:  This and other late 1950's manuals of survival and such were around for the introduction of the special forces and green berets at the same time and they used these same manuals to train with.  Nice content and 285 pages with some freckling to cover  

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FM21-77 FIELD MANUAL FOR EVASION AND ESCAPE DATED 1965:  This Excellent early manual for the field gives you all the things needed for the escaping the enemy if the occasion arrises and you need to hide or escape.  Even a sample blood chit is in the back with explaination.  122 pages 

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FM21-77 FIELD MANUAL FOR EVASION AND ESCAPE EARLY 1958 DATED ISSUE:  Excellent early Vietnam issue of this manual on how to get away from the enemy and not be captured.  If you are it tells you what to expect and how to survive the interrogations and capture from the enemy.  172 pages.

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FM22-5 FIELD MANUAL FOR INFANTRY DRILL REGULATIONS 1941 DATED: This is later called the leadership manuals, but at this time its drill regulations and for the leaders to learn how to control the men and march and drill and hand signals are all included in this manual.  Excellent condition and 207 pages pre-WWII dated

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FM22-5 LEADERSHIP COURTESY AND DRILL FIELD MANUAL 1946 DATED:  Excellent manual on the drill and ceremonies and how to present your weapons and leadership.  clean and complete with 314 pages of information.

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FM 22-6 FIELD MANUAL FOR GUARD DUTY, 1971 DATED:  Excellent condition like MINT manual on the duties of guard duty in the field for Vietnam.  about over 100 pages.

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FM23-15 FIELD MANUAL FOR THE BROWNING AUTOMATIC RIFLE CAL.30 M1918A2:  This original manual is nicely dated 1961 and in wonderful condition for this great work horse of a weapon still carried in Vietnam.  244 pages and lots of diagram and the information you need.

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FM23-31 40mm GRENADE LAUNCHERS M203 AND M79 FIELD MANUAL:  This 65 page large size manual is the manual for use of the M203 and M79 grenade launchers.  Excellent Vietnam era 1972 dated manual with great photos and diagrams including the types of shells.  A great original weapons manual.

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FM 23-31 40MM GRENADE LAUNCHERS M203 AND M79 1972 DATED:  This manual is original and in wonderful condition with plenty of instructions and break down of the weapon and such.  Great photos and a nice addition to your weapons collection library.

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FM 23-35 MANUAL OF PISTOLS AND REVOLVERS 1946 DATED:  This manual in Excellentt condition is JUST after WWII ended and has the most updated information and break down of the types of pistols and revolvers used in WWII.  thick at 205 pages.

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FM 23-35 PISTOLS AND REVOLVERS 1971 DATED FIELD MANUAL:  This original 1971 dated field manual has plenty of photos and diagrams for you.  About 90 pages in length and in excellent condition and a great addition to any collection.

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FM23-41 SUBMACHINE GUNS CALIBER .45 M3 & M3A1:  Printed in 1957 this great manual of the starting of the Vietnam war covers all the Parts and operation of the famous "Grease Gun".  Excellent photos and diagrams. 106 pages.  Has unit stamped on front and accountability number in top corner. Excellent condition.

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FM23-55 FIELD MANUAL FOR BROWNING MG CAL. 30, M1917 1940 DATED:  Scarce pre-war 1040 dated printing.  This original manual has been used but not too abused and is full of the great photos and illustrations that you would expect in a 327 soft cover manual of the period.  Great early weapons field manual.

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FM23-60 FIELD MANUAL FOR THE BROWNING MACHINE GUN M2 GROUND MODEL 1940:  Excellent condition with plenty of descriptions and photos of all the parts and accessories.  This manual is a very early pre-war 1940 dated and is 187 pages soft cover.

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FM23-67 MACHINE GUN 7.62MM, M60 EARLY 1964 DATED FIELD MANUAL:  Excellent condition and a original manual of 225 pages and with all the details and use of the this weapon system and the accessories that go with it.  This is a EARLY hard to find manual for this newer weapon that the Vietnam war was its debut.

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FM23-7 MANUAL ON THE CARBINE CALIBER .30 M1, M1A1, M2, AND M3 DATED 1952:  This is a very excellent condition manual and a thick one with all the models in it.  It has 382 pages and that was the thickest most information manual that was printed on this weapon.  Nice Korean war 1952 dated.

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FM23-81 FIELD MANUAL FOR THE M6 37MM TANK GUN (MOUNTED IN TANKS) 1942:  A very early manual for a short lived weapon in a tank due to the size.  The 37mm main gun was ok in the pacific but in Europe it was gone by 43.  Excellent condition with everything you want to know and how to use this weapon. 121 pages

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FM23-9 M16A1 RIFLE AND RIFLE MARKSMANSHIP 1974 DATED MANUAL:  Unissued condiiton and with 177 pages of all the information and the breakdown and care and operation of this weapon.  Also goes into the marksmanship training on the rifle as well.  A great manual for anyone owning one of these and wants to brush up on their training..

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FM23-90 BASIC FIELD MANUAL 81MM MORTAR M1 RESTRICTED MANUAL 1943: Excellent original and with about 287 pages of ALL the information for the use of this weapons system.. I Favor this weapon due to I was a 81 Mortarman in the Marines.  NIce used gently condition and a harder manual to encounter.

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FM24-18 FIELD MANUAL FOR RADIO COMMUNICATIONS 1944 DATED:  Nice condition original 1944 dated manual covering the knowledge of making communication in the battle field and the wiring and use of the different radios.  A excellent reference for field radios. 59 pages.

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FM24-20 FIELD MANUAL FOR FIELD WIRE COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES 1948:  Want to learn how to string and lay wire for miles the right way and connect up whole field telephone systems?  Well this is the manual for you with 266 pages and LOTS of photos and descriptions.

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FM24-6 WWII RADIO OPERATORS MANUAL 1945 DATED ARMY GROUND FORCES:  This excellent 67 page book covers alot of the signals and code that was used in the field for the training of the radio operators in the War.  Excellent condition.

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FM25-10 BASIC FIELD MANUAL FOR MOTOR TRANSPORTATION 1939: Very nice condition as seen in the photos this manual has a great wealth of knowledge in this subject.  Used as the training manual for all the transportation soldiers.  194 Pages.

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FM25-10 FIELD MANUAL FOR MOTOR TRANSPORT 1942 DATED:  This thicker manual covers pretty much everything a driver would need to know in and off the battlefield including booby traps and mines.  Excellent condition and a thick 264 pages.

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FM 26-5 BASIC FIELD MANUAL FOR INTERIOR GUARD DUTY:  56 pages this manual covers all the orders and how to handle the jobs associated with guard duty in the military including overseas.  Excellent condition original 1942 dated.

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FM3-25 CHEMICAL WARFARE FIELD MANUAL FOR THE CHEMICAL LAB COMPANY 1942: This is a very interesting book scarce in that it is for the soldiers that tap drilled bombs to identify the enemys chemicals used and interogated them for information.  these soldiers were never used in WWII but does mention WWI and the weapons and they expected it in WWII.  Foxing on front and back page but all 46 pages present.

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FM3-50 SMOKE SCREENING OPERATIONS FIELD MANUAL 1951:  This excellent field manual is how to use and create smoke screening for covering the troops in action on the battle field.  Excellent Korean War dated May 1951.  168 pages cover all aspects of making and using smoke screens.  has owners former stamped name on front, rest is very clean and excellent condition.

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FM30-15 INTELLIGENCE MANUAL ON THE EXAMINATION OF ENEMY PERSONNEL AND MATERIALS 1940 DATED:  Excellent condition early pre-war manual on the handling and the classification of the enemy personnel with the materials found on them and the equipment.  Excellent small detailed manual. 28 pages, soft cover.

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FM 30-21 AREAL PHOTOGRAPHY MILITARY APPLICATIONS:  Excellent near MINT condition manual on the applications of military Areal Photography in the battle fields of WWII.  Excellent 1944 dated and with fold out diagrams and maps for learning and examples.  A super map on the knowledge we were learning on reconnaissance in the field and the air.

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FM30-22 MILITARY INTELLIGENCE MANUAL ON FOREIGN SYMBOLS AND CONVENTIONAL SIGNS 1942:  This is a scarce manual used by G-2 and that is printed on the cover from the printers! not written.  This manual gave the identification of several countries (Enemy) of the maps and sign identification.  A very early manual marked RESTRICTED. 277 Pages.

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FM30-25 MILITARY INTELLIGENCE "COUNTERINTELLIGENCE" FIELD MANUAL:  This small little manual covers the Counterintelligence aspects of collection and detection for the G2 Units.  31 Pages and in excellent condition.  Scarce Pre-War dated 1940 manual.

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FM30-31 STABILITY OPERATIONS- INTELLIGENCE 1970 DATED FIELD MANUAL:  This manual covered how we worked with the other friendly people and countries in gathering and sharing intelligence that both sides needed to share.  The manual has lost the staples but a easy fix at a printing shop and seems to be complete.  Nice intelligence manual from Vietnam.

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FM30-40 USMC WWII ISSUE MILITARY INTELLIGENCE ARMORED VEHICLE ID MANUAL:  This on its own is usually a GREAT manual to find from WWII. But this one is marked SEVERAL times to the 2nd Marine Division.  WOW. Very seldom do you see a Manual from WWII marked to the Marines that fought in the Pacific. Excellent condition!! near unissued.

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FM30-5 MANUAL ON COMBAT INTELLIGENCE 1973 DATED:  The back cover is loose on this one but is all complete and deals in setting up a intelligence section in units in the combat field.  Book has a small green stain as seen and written on spine.  But a valuable book on how our intelligence worked in the Vietnam Theater.

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FM30-58 IDENTIFICATION OF JAPANESE NAVAL VESSELS DEC 29, 1941 DATED:  Well this most likely was being printed on the day pearl Harbor was attacked and I doubt they had a copy yet from the cover date.  But the weird thing is that most of the pictures of the ships look to be of the LEAD training ships we used during the war.  Not actually a true photo on a lot of the smaller ships.  Excellent condition and a very scarce military manual. 182 pages

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FM31-12 ARMY FORCES IN AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS 1961 DATED:  This Excellent 331 page soft cover manual is the complete description and instructions for the army amphibious landings.  Complete with diagrams and photos of the landing craft and ships in use during this Early Vietnam War period.

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FM31-55 US ARMY COUNTERINSURGENCY FORCES MANUAL DATED 1965:  Another great Special forces related manual from Early Vietnam Era.  This one is 122 pages.  It covers the SAF forces and what the whole purpose and the roles of the units will be in the theater of Vietnam.  Excellent original manual.

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FM31-30 JUNGLE OPERATIONS MANUAL PRINTED IN 1960 EARLY VIETNAM WAR:  Excellent condition manual except a small area of staining near the top of the cover.  but all 152 pages are crisp and clean and really looks by the spine never to have been really used.  A nice early Vietnam issue manual.

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FM 4-110 ANTIAIRCRAFT ARTILLERY FIELD MANUAL FOR GUNNERY 1943:  This 210 page field manual is about the artillery gunnery of the anti-aircraft units.  excellent diagrams and instructions with charts.  A Excellent condition manual from these very famous WWII units keeping those skies clean of the enemy.

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FM4-112 COASTAL ARTILLERY FIELD MANUAL 1942 DATED FOR GUNNERY:  This manual is for the anti-aircraft artillery gunnery with fire control and other firing also includes anti-aircraft automatic weapons.  Interesting manual from a defense that did not last long after the war.  Very detailed with 224 pages.

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FM4-49 COASTAL ARTILLERY SERVICE OF THE M3A2 ON RAIL MOUNT M1A1 1942: This is a VERY SCARCE manual for the Coastal Artillery that covered that LARGE 8 inch gun and this manual was for the modified gun on the railway mount for mobility.  As you know these were not employed like in WWI but what a Whopper of a gun and plenty of photos and diagrams. 47 pages. 

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FM5-15 FIELD MANUAL FOR FIELD FORTIFICATIONS FOR ENGINEERS 1965:  Nice used condition but a thick manual of 312 pages and full of photos and illustrations of combat positions and other fortifications and bunkers used in the battlefield. 

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FM5-20 CAMOUFLAGE MANUAL DATED 1968:  Excellent condition and nice dated manual from the Vietnam war that gives the ways the Army will do the camouflage on vehicles, helmets, clothing, bunkers and all other equipment that is need of hiding in the field.  104 Pages

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FM5-20 MANUAL ON CAMOFLAGE DATED MAY OF 1968: Excellent manual on all the aspects of camoflage used in the field.  This even gets in to the buidings and aircraft as well.  Excellent condiiton with some color plates and 101 pages.

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FM5-20 CAMOUFLAGE BASIC PRINCIPLES 1944 IN COLOR PRINT PAGES RESTRICTED:  This is a wonderful reference book to the types and the patterns of camouflage they used in WWII.  This also has nice color pages so you can see the patterns and how they would run together.  Excellent condition and a scarcer manual of WWII. 82 pages

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FM5-30 MANUAL ON ENGINEER INTELLIGENCE 1967 DATED:  Excellent condition and a great source of information on how the engineers got their information in the field.  1967 dated and 58 pages . Very clean manual.

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FM 6-105 MANUAL ON ARMORED DIVISION ARTILLERY 1944 DATED:  This manual was restricted at this time due to the sensitive information of the stratagies it contained.  Excellent condition and 274 Pages of incredible information, charts and drawings.

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FM 6-130 MANUAL OF FIELD ARTILLERY INTELLIGENCE RESTRICTED 1948 DATED:  After WWII ended we printed all the information we could of what we learned about our enemies to learn to defeat again if needed.  This covers all the aspects and identification of fragments, ricocettes, and blast holes and other useful information of the enemy artillery used. 155 Pages.

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FM6-75 FIELD ARTILLERY SERVICE OF THE 105MM HOWT. M2 TRUCK DRAWN 1941:  This is the first printing of this manual since it was a new weapon with us coming into War.  This one was printed 5 days after apearl harbor and is very detailed with the waxy type cover and 58 pages

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FM6-90 FIELD ARTILLERY SERVICE OF THE 155MM M1 GUN FIELD MANUAL 1942: Excellent manual and I believe this is the first printing for this large weapon since we were geting rid of the French model of the 155mm at the same time the War broke out.  Excellent condition and 71 Pages.

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FM7-10 RIFLE COMPANY INFANTRY AND AIRBORNE BATTLE GROUPS 1962:  Excellent think manual for the operations of infantry and airborne units in the Vietnam theater.  Covers all aspects of the formations and the use of these units against a hostile and unconventional enemy we had at the time.  324 pages.

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FM7-15 INFANTRY RIFLE AND SQUADS, INFANTRY AND AIRBORNE TACTICS DEPLOYMENT MANUAL: Excellent 276 page manual on the deployment and tactics of these type of troops in the battlefield.  This is dated 1965 and a very well written manual.

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EARLY VIETNAM ERA BANDAGING AND SPLINTING FIELD MANUAL:  A excellent manual of the early Vietnam era for the medical uses and descriptions of applying bandages and splints to the wounded. 83 pages in total with plenty of detailed drawings and photos.

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FM9-40 ORDNANCE UNEXPLODED BOMBS ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION FOR DISPOSAL:  This 1943 dated manual is in excellent condition near unissued and contains 148 pages of identification of enemy bombs and the contents and other information needed to dispose of these in the battle field.  A scarce seldom seen manual of WWII.

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1948 DATED 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF FORT BLISS OFFICIAL PROGRAM:  Nice large 12x9 inch official program of the 100th anniversary of Fort Bliss Texas .  Full of all the historical facts of the first orders to go there to the several forts and rich history it has had for the 1oo years befor 1948.  Some light tattered sides but still very nice with no major rips or damage.

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FORT CROCKETT 1941 CIGARETTE TAX RECEIPT BOOK AND BASE INFORMATION:  Nice small pocket receipt book so the State of Texas could not charge you tax on your cigarette while in the service.  This book also contains a history and information on this base located in Texas.  1941 dated>

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FRENCH/ENGLISH DICTIONARY ID'd TO 23RD ENGINEER WITH 4 LEAF CLOVER IN COVER:  This is a French printed pocket size dictionary that is ID'd to a Pvt. C.W. Robinson of Co. G 23rd Engineers.  And as a added touch it was cool to find a 100 year old 4 leaf clover inside the cover which hopefully brought him home safely.

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FRENCH / ENGLISH DICTIONARY ID TO SOLDIER IN THE 117TH AMMO TRAIN:  This small pocket sized book is thick but a great ID'd piece from a soldier in the 42nd division within the 117th Ammunition train in Company E.  

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FRIENDS OF FRANCE "THE FIELD SERVICE OF THE AMERICAN AMBULANCE BY MEMBERS"  This is the original 1916 printing and if you collect field hospital or ambulance items this is a MUST.  Excellent condition with lots of early photos of us in france in 1914 and on.  Has a 1916 roster in the back of the members.

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1941 DATED BEER ADVERTISEMENT ARMY GENERAL ORDERS PHAMPHLET:  This excellent condition small phamplet was made by "Acme Breweries" .  This was one of the many beer companies that actually made beer for the soldiers overseas in cans that can be found today.  Wonderful Buy War bonds and a toast to our Allies picture on the back cover.  Weird to be dated 1941 but clearly is inside for a copyright

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"GERMANYS FIGHTING MACHINE" 1914 PRINTED BOOK ON THE MILITARY BUILDUP:  This would have to be one of the best Written books on the German army At the start of the War.  Apparently he did all this and THEN they declared WAR.  Nice inside look into the German war machine with photos and very interesting facts.  A MUST HAVE for any German WWI historian or collector.

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1942 HANDBOOK OF FIRST AID AS ISSUED TO THE CIVIL DEFENCE IN WWII:  Small nice manual on the life saving techniques of first aid and what to do in emergencies while servings and acting in the Civil Defense in WWII.  Small area of damage to back but really displays well and all 72 pages are undamaged inside.

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EARLY ISSUE OF HEAVY HINTS FOR LIGHT PACKS, M56 GEAR USAGE GUIDE FOR SOLDIERS:  In the late 1950's when this M56 gear made it out the men were given this manual for the use and the ways of putting it all together as a set.  Excellent sorta folded but wonderful condition manual on the M56 battle gear system.

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HISTORY OF THE 14TH FIGHTER GROUP THEATER MADE 1ST COPY: This is a very scarce 1st cope prepared by the unit S-2 division itself.  Printed on manila paper of the era and in legal size sheets.  It contains even a day and moth by moth history of their fighting history and a fighting unit they were great at from what I have read.  front cover off. single upper staple but complete and A GREAT find.

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2 ISSUED OF THE ARMY AND NAVY HIT KIT OF POPULAR SONG AND SHEET MUSIC 1945:  These came out monthly and were at the USO clubs and other service groups for the men to play a good song on the piano and they were the current hits liked by most.  One has a slight stain going to the next page but they are both nice. about 15 pages each

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HOMEFRONT SET OF 2 BOOKS ON THE NAVY/USMC INSIGNIA AND EQUIPMENT:  This is a really nice set almost made for a older child tto learn about the Military and the insignia and weapons used.  Very nice illusttrations and this set includes the Marines being a branch of the Navy.  War Bond advertisements on the back of both.

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HONOR ROOL BOOK WWI FROM LIVINGSTON COUNTY MICHIGAN 1919: This book has al the soldiers that participated in WWI from this county including the ones KIA.  Also the GAR members, red cross volunteers and many more of the counties helpers in the Great War.  Condition is not the best but a great reference book with all the pages there.  Spine and loose page conditions.  

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SCARCE TOWN LEVEL HONOR ROLL "OUR PART IN THE GREAT WAR" WHAT HORTON COMMUNITY DID:  This is from the town and area of Horton Kansas and it is a 238 page hard cover book set up like a County book with the men and the community and the dead of that town that went into service in WWI.  VEry small town.

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SCARCE RENO COUNTY KANSAS IN THE WORLD WAR 1919 DATED: Incredibly this nice county history is almost a 35th division unit history with manu of the units included and the 137th imparticular.  It only contains the people that served from this county but well written including civil war and span-am vets names.  Full rosters with lots of info and photos and a nice history of the local help and nuses and other items. 300 pages hard cover. 

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ORIGINAL PROGRAM GUIDE TO THE 33RD DIV. MILITARY SHOW IN SOLDIER FIELD CHICAGO:  This nice programguide is like a magazine and about the same size.  It has a full history of the National Guard 33rd division in it and all the events to take place on the grounds of Soldiers Field in illinios.  Nice baby Ruth ad on the back as well.  

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1943 INFANTRY JOURNAL "JAPANS MILITARY MASTERS" BOOK: These books were published for the fighting soldier to read and learn a lot of the information of the enemy soldiers they were fighting.  Nice condition and 188 pages full of information of the japanese soldier and their tactics and beliefs.

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WWII INFANTRY JOURNAL SOLDIERS OVERSEAS EDITION FOR TROOPS 1945: These were printed by the Armys "special services division: and delivered to the troops in the field for information and articles on the war and the progress.  This one is in nice condition and with german forces content.  A GREAT item for any grouping of personal stuff a soldier could be found with in the field.

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RARE RESTRICTED ALLIED MAP OF MANILA CITY FOR INVASION OF GEN. Mac ARTHUR: I have never seen such a detailed invasion map and book of a area like this,  Details EVERY building and how made and levels and location,  Maps and pics of the city like on every page and 3 large ones tucked in back.  Destroy if near enemy stated, and very clean and complete!  Everything down to the candy shope and the military installations is detailed in here including moonlight to sun to tides as well.  BEST invasion book I have ever SEEN.. about 110 pages.  Simply INCREDIBLE.

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"I AM A DOUGHBOY" IRTC INFANTRY REPLACEMENT TRAINING CAMP SOUVINER BOOKLET: This really nice booklet was given to the new recruits to sent home and give them a hint of what you were doing.  This one is named and has a couple autographs in the back but he tells them what pages to look at for his specific training while in camp.  64 pages.

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1921 PRINTED KANSAS CASUALTIES IN THE WORLD WAR 1917-19 : This 162 page book contains all the soldiers that lost thier lives in WWI from the whole state of Kansas.  Gives the names and information like all the units they were part of and date and cause of death as registered in the State.

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KC BAKING POWDER SMALL PAMPHLET FOR THE RANKS WWII ARMY:  This small foldout is full of a few recipes but was also handed out for the purpose of letting the people back home know the ranks of the service members during WWII.  Excellent condition and a nice home front item.

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WWII GREYHOUND BUS LINES KNOW YOUR ARMY AND NAVY IDENTIFICATION BOOKLET:  This really nice phamplet is in great condition with the ranks identified of all the services and most of the Unit and divisional insignia as well.  Many of the soldiers to ALL of them took the bus to camp and back home.

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VERY LARGE AIR CORPS SERVICE MANUAL ATLAS OF THE WORLD AND INFO 1943: This humungous manual as seen with a holster on it is information from magnatic directions to depressions in the earths surfaces.  Ore productions and a overall of the earth and population and travel as well.  A super sized book for your super sized collection.

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WWII CATALOG OF PATCHES FROM THE WOLF-APPLETON PATCH COMPANY:  I believe this company made US patches for the military and it also list some of the new ones that we know as special units and Marine patches as well.  Nice condition and a great WWII reference. About 16 pages

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1917 PHYSICAL TRAINING MANUAL ID"d TO SOLDIER OF THE 328TH ARTILLERY:  Excellent condition and ID'd to a sergeant of the 328th Field artillry of the 85th Custer Division.  Amazing enough it is also written that he was at Camp Custer Michigan as well.  

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WWII FRED HARVEY SERVICEMENS MAP OF THE U.S. WITH BRANCH INSIGNIA ID:  WWII small 10 cent map sold to soldiers making their way to camps and such This is Fred Harvey whom was famouse for his Trains and the famous HARVEY GIRLS that were so popular.  Excellent condition with a fold out of the insignia of the 4 branches of the US Forces in WWII.

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SCARCE WWII 1942 MERCHANT MARINE SEAMAN'S MANUAL HARDCOVER: This manual is like a Navy Blue jackets manual but goes much deeper in depth in the controls ans the ships details.  Excellent condition with the Laws and everything partaning to these brave men that hald these positions in the oceans.. 

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1942 DATED MILITARY CATHOLIC MISSAL FOR FIELD USE OF SERVICE:  Unlike a Bible, a Missal is the actual book covering the service of a Catholic in steps and services.  If you were in the field you could hold your own service alone or with others if a Chaplain was not present.  A very harder to find item as Bibles are the most common and this is actually the ceromony book.

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USMC/NAVY AIR MASSES AND FRONTS MANUAL WWII:  This manual is one produced for the NAVY/USMC pilot flight schools in WWII and dated 1943. Excellent condition AND was in a grouping of manuals I have on from this Marine pilot.  24 Pages.

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USMC/NAVYAIR NAVIGATION SET OF 2 ID'D TO USMC PILOT MANUALS WWII 1943 DATED:  These manuals produced for the NAVY/USMC pilot flight schools in WWII and dated 1943. Excellent condition AND IS NAMED TO A CADET JOHN N ROGERS AND OTHER INFO LIKE ROOM NUMBER AND UNIT FOR TRAINING was in a grouping of manuals I have on from this Marine pilot. 81 and 80 Pages. This is only part 2 and 3 of a series of 6

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USMC/NAVY FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS MANUAL ID'd TO A USMC PILOT 1943:  This manual is one produced for the NAVY/USMC pilot flight schools in WWII and dated 1943. Excellent condition but used and the name Cadet "John N. Rogers" is inside with his section numbers and such for training and was in a grouping of manuals I have on from this Marine pilot.  71 Pages.

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USMC/NAVY AEROLOGY ID'D TO USMC PILOT MANUAL WWII 1943 DATED:  This manual is one produced for the NAVY/USMC pilot flight schools in WWII and dated 1943. Excellent condition AND IS NAMED TO A CADET JOHN N ROGERS AND OTHER INFO LIKE ROOM NUMBER AND UNIT FOR TRAINING was in a grouping of manuals I have on from this Marine pilot.  108 Pages.

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USMC/NAVY FLYING THE WEATHER ID'D TO USMC PILOT MANUAL WWII 1943 DATED:  This manual is one produced for the NAVY/USMC pilot flight schools in WWII and dated 1943. Excellent condition AND IS NAMED TO A CADET JOHN N ROGERS AND OTHER INFO LIKE ROOM NUMBER AND UNIT FOR TRAINING was in a grouping of manuals I have on from this Marine pilot.  73 Pages. VERY LARGE 15 X 11 INCHES

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USMC/NAVY THUNDERSTORMS PILOTS FLYING TRAINING MANUAL WWII:  This manual is one produced for the NAVY/USMC pilot flight schools in WWII and dated 1943. Excellent condition AND was in a grouping of manuals I have on from this Marine pilot.  39 Pages.

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1941 DATED COPYRIGHT NEW TESTAMENT SOLDIERS BIBLE BY THE GIDIONS: Named inside and with the presidents message page as well.  Also instructs you NOT to put units or stations in the book due to capture by enemy.  Nice condition and a must for a personal display of items

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SCARCER WWII ROMAN CATHOLIC VERSION OF THE NEW TESTEMENT DAILY READING:  This version is not often seen and is the Roman Catholic version of the New testement and with the daily readings as well.  Used nice condition with a soldiers information written in the front with the Presidents words as well printed inside.

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KOREAN WAR NCO GUIDEBOOK FROM THE 45TH DIVISION:  This small pocket sized book was published for the NCO's of the 45th division during the Korean War (1951).  well used and the bugs have gotten to it, but priced as such and a great addition to your 45th Division  collection.

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EARLY 1947 MANUAL ON NUCLEONICS FOR THE NAVY ABOUT THE ATOM BOMB AND HOW IT WORKS:  This has to be one of the earliest manuals on the operation and physics of the atomic bomb I have seen.  Amazingly it is NOT classified as you would think in 1947.  It is very detailed and 133 pages in a full size manual.

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WWI OFFICERS MANUAL BY MOSS DATED 1917 WITH NAME INSIDE: Their were 2 variations of this manual and one was blue cover (1918) and this one 1917 dated with a red hard cover.  Great advertisements in the back for officers gear and the book educates officers in the actions and conduct they should have while serving in the Armed Forces of the WWI period. Over 350 pages

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CHRISTMAS CARD FROM THE 3468TH ORDINANCE COMPANY 1945 DATED:  A really nice condition 2 fold card from this company given to the soldiers to send home to loved ones from overseas.  Excellent condition.

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PAM20-242 HISTORICAL STUDY OF GERMAN WWII TRAFFIC CONTROL OF ARMORED TROOPS IN RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN:  This is a 1952 dated manual covering the study of how the German controlled their armored troops in the invasion of Russia in WWII.  This covers many of the Panzer units and has nice maps inside.  Excellent condition.

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PAM20-291 HISTORICAL STUDY OF EFFECTS OF CLIMATE IN COMBAT IN RUSSIA WWII:  This manual is dated 1952 and it also covers the Germans and their advance into Russia in WWII and the climate and effects of the cold on combat and the troops.  Very interesting study and nice maps in the back of the pamphlet.

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WWII PICTURE CARD BOOKLET FROM CAMP YOUNG CAL. DESERT TRAINING CENTER:  This was a specialized camp and a harder set of cards to find.  This is where a lot of the soldiers that fought in Itally and Africa went to train.  Excellent condititon and with all the cards.  Nice strong color and detail.

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WWII PICTURE CARD BOOKLET FROM CAMP ROBERTS IN CALIFORNIA:  Nice condition and with all the cards being attached inside.  These were made to send home to the folks and show them were you were at.  

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WWII CHANUTE FIELD ARMY AIRCORPS POSTCARD BOOKLET FOR SENDING HOME: This one had been sent hoe obviously from the stamp and address on the front, But all the cards and the photos are still inside and very nice intteresting photos of the training of our pilots in WWII at this training base

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PICTURE CARD BOOKLET FROM FORT KNOX KENTUCKY WWII:  These were like a souviner booklet you cound send home to the folks and let them see the base you might be at.  Excellent condition and with all the cards.  Wonderful color and detail.

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POSTCARD BOOKLET WWII FROM SCOTT AIR CORPS TRAINING COMMAND:  This base was located in Belleville Ill. and parts of the original towers are still there last I saw it.  but a wonderful pull out post card type view of the base and the neighboring town.  Very nice condition and very colorful.

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POSTCARD TYPE BOOKLET WWII FROM SHEPPARD FIELD AIR CORPS BASE TEXAS:  This excellent set of pull out photos post card size are a wonderful look into the base that was located near the town of Wichita Falls. Has a bit of foxing on the one crease but rest is excellent and brilliant color.

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POCKET GUIDE TO NEW GUINEA FOR U.S. TROOPS 1944 DATED:  These military issued pocket guides were great for soldiers to be informed about small details of the areas or the uniforms or the customs of a certain country or lands they were fighting in or near.  Nice pocket size to keep handy on the battlefield for that spare time reading. Part of the TM30 series but not numbered.

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POCKET GUIDE TO NEW ZEALAND FOR MILITARY MEN 1944 DATED:  These military issued pocket guides were great for soldiers to be informed about small details of the areas or the uniforms or the customs of a certain country or lands they were fighting in or near.  Nice pocket size to keep handy on the battlefield for that spare time reading. Part of the TM30 series but not numbered.

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WWII ISSUE POCKET GUIDE TO NORTH AFRICA AS ISSUED TO TROOPS:  I didnt see a date but usually this one is about 1943 and with all the information a soldier would need to be assigned to this area and to learn how to adapt to the local population while advancing to the European theater of operations.  Nice condition with all the pages.  

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WWII SCARCE SEABEES CAMP ENDICOTT SET OF 10 ORIGINAL POST CARDS:  This set of  complete post cards is some of the activities on the Seabees main training base.  Its difficult to find nice items from the seabees of WWII and each card has their emblem on the back as well and with full description of the photo.  Comes in the original envelope that held them.

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1941 DATED PRAYER BOOK FOR SOLDIERS AND SAILORS PROTESTANT:  Excellent hard cover book that was given to the protestant members of the armed forces in WWII. early 1941 dated and with all the pages intact.

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PROVISIONAL DRILL AND SERVICE REGULATIONS FOR FIELD ARTILLERY 1916/17: Excellent original 1917 printing of the 3 manuals in one binding.  About 400 pages i would guess,  This one is marked "Property of Battery E 124th FA". Part of the 33rd division.

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RADIO TELEPHONE PROCEDURE PAMPHLET 1944 RESTRICTED:  This tri-fold type pamphlet was a restricted book from 1944 for the procedures of the radios and the transmission of code through land and air messages.  Excellent piece for your radio display and not a commonly seen item.

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EARLY VIETNAM RADIOTELEPHONE PROCEDURE PAMPHLET FOR POCKET TRAINING:  This small folded pamphlet was to train the radiomen in the field and to carry incase you forget.  This has all the correct call signs ans such at one quick glance. Dated 1956

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WWII UNISSUED RATION BOOK HOLDER FOR HOUSEHOLD STAMPS: I know the stamps are very common but if you have a set of the household ones this is a perfect way to keep them nice in a unissued folder that they were made to be in.  EXCELLENT UNISSUED CONDITION.

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WWII PRINTED POCKET REFERENCE INSIGNIA CHART FROM READERS DIGEST:  This is a original WWII printing of the 1943 charts and was made smaller for soldiers and the civilians to get to know the ranks and patches of the era.  Many young boys tried to collect them all by using these small books and how today we find some of the best patch collections of original WWII patches. 

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FIRST AID CERTIFICATE TO WWI NURSE FOR AID TO THE WOUNDED 1917 DATED:  With this early of year and for being instructed in First Aid to the Wounded, this Nurse most likely went to France like so many did and was likely in a Base Hospital.  Excellent conditon and well preseerved.

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RED CROSS MAGAZINE DATED MARCH 1919 WITH GREAT CONTENT: This is a occupation period dated piece but our troops were still in France and abroad and this one covers a short section of the troops in Russia.  Nice condition with great graphics and photos as well.

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SMALL BOOKLET OF INFORMATION ONTHE US COMMAND AREA ASSEMBLY IN REIMS WWII:  This small booklet was full of information for the soldiers that were stationed in this area of the theater of War during WWII.  Nice condition with a few bits of wear on the edges.  Dated July of 1945  

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SCARCE TEST COPY OF TENTATIVE DRILL REGULATIONS INFANTRY 1932:  Only copy of this manual I have seen and is a MUST have for those inter-war collectors.  Has full drawings of displays of gear for mounted and unmounted in WWI type gear.  This is a Scarce manual and 333 pages.  Not many manuals out in this era and this is a test copy before the official came out.

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WWII 1943 DATED SEABEES LETTER WRITTING BOOK AND INFORMATION PACK:  This Minty unused set is a combination of a information book about the Seabees and Camp Endicott training base and has the latter sheets attached in the front and the back and the information booklet in the middle with photos and information.  its a nice combination the men could just write a leter and send the whole thing home.

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UNIT ROSTER AND HISTORY OF THE CAMP PARKS SEABEES STATION FORCE WWII: Excellent condition and with the names oand the photos of all the personel of this unit located in Californis during WWII.  Excellent WWII photos of the war in the Pacific and their roll in the construction projects and fighting this unid did. Hard cover about 96 Pages.

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WWII 28TH SPECIAL BATTALION SEABEES WAR YEAR BOOK WITH ROSTER AND PHOTOS:  Printed in 1946 this year book of the 28th Special naval Construction Battalion covers the whole war and this unit from its birth and the final winning of the War in 1945.  The cover has wear as seen and the edges are rough, but the inside is fine and has a original discharge from the owner that is pictured in the book. 

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SELECTED READINGS IN COUNTERINSURGENCY/COUNTERGUERRILLA 1965:  This was for the Infantry school in Ft. Benning in 1965 and was the US so called stance on the problems faced in Vietnam and how to say we were not going to war but still be a full force in the theater.  Very excellent reading of the period. 229 Pages.

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WWII NAVY/USMC ARCTIC SURVIVAL SENSE MANUAL FROM TRAINING SCHOOL 1943 DATED:  This manual came from a US Marine PILOT grouping that I recently bought with others.  These are some of them out of a series that they had including this one.  measures 9.5 x 7 inches and full of great cartoons and making fun of mostly the Japanese soldiers but some Germans as well.  Excellent condition and quite scarce.

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WWII NAVY/USMC GUNNERY SENSE MANUAL FROM TRAINING SCHOOL 1943 DATED:  This manual came from a US Marine PILOT grouping that I recently bought with others.  These are some of them out of a series that they had including this one.  measures 9.5 x 7 inches and full of great cartoons and making fun of mostly the Japanese soldiers but some Germans as well.  Excellent condition and quite scarce.

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SERVICE MEMO BOOK FROM CAMP LUNA LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO ATC REPLACEMENT CENTER:  This small booklet for the pocket has some addresses and such inside but comes from a harder to find base known as Camp Luna.  Nice Ar Transport Command center item and would display well with a patch from this unit.

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set OF 4 BOOKS FOR TOURING THE CITIES IN THE UK FOR U.S ARMED FORCES:  this set of 4 books have writing on them from an member of the 359th fighter squadron and were issued to the US troops to visit these cities and have a basic background on the area and the people and customs.  Excellent condition and most dated 1944.

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SEVEN FIREFIGHTS IN VIETNAM, GOVERNMENT PUBLISHED 1ST ED. 1970:  Really rare to find a government published book on the fighting in Vietnam, but this one is actually printed in 1970 and has 7 of the best firefights by that time in it. Based on official records and 159 pages long. Excellent condition.

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"THE STORY OF THE SIXTEENTH INFANTRY IN FRANCE AEF":  Excellent unit history of the 16th infantry in France during WWI.  This Unit was part of the 1st infantry division.  They took alot of casualties (listed in back). Contains a full roster of the officers.  A very nice book worthy of adding to your unit history collection or uniform.  92 Paged and printed in Germany in 1919.

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ARMY AIR CORPS SONG BOOK FROM THE BOCA RATON AIR FIELD WWII: This excellent little book is from the small field that the AAC had in Boca Raton in WWII.  This would be great for a soldier that passed through there or just to add to the song book and base books collection.

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APRIL 1943 SOUTHWESTERN BELL PHONE COMPANY MAGAZINE FOR WORKERS:  This magazine was for the workers in this company and this isssue has a bit of War news and the soldiers entering service and a Honor roll as well as the news of the workers in the company that was quite large in the midwest and the south.  Nice condition

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SPEARHEADING WITH THE 3RD ARMORED DIVISION SMALL POCKET HISTORY 1945:  This small pocket sized history of the unit was for the soldier to keep or send home to his loved ones while he was waiting to return to the states.  This one is printed in Germany in 1945 and in very nice condition with 56 pages full of photos and nice unit history.

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STAFF OFFICERS TRAINING MANUAL FROM FT. LEAVENWORTH:  This nice thick manual was issued to NCO's while in training at the Staff Officer at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.  This manual includes all the subjects and training needed in this course.  Great Post WWII, but still before the Korean war.

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SELDOM SEEN STATE DEFENSE FORCE INSTRUCTION AND TEACHING MANUAL 1941:  Printed just before we entered the War,  This was for the states to up the guards they had on hand and not part of the national army or national guard.  More of a Home guard.  Full details of all training as a Military version including weapons and fighting.  69 pages and been used and a paper inside that pertains to florida state guard as it was probrably issued there.

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"OUR LEAVE IN SWITZERLAND" 1945-46 TOUR BOOK SOUVENIR FOR TROOPS:  This book contains 200 photos about all Switzerland and the US troops that get to visit this great place.  This book is usually not found in this nice of condition even though it had a worn cover and some corner bumps.  Most of the time the paper cover is gone. 

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TC-10-19 ALICE EQUIPMENT INSTRUCTION AND CARE BOOKLET 1976 EDITION:  excellent condition original of this early book explaining this system and use in the field of the gear.  A nice guide and great to have with your collection of early ALICE gear.

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TC23-18 MANUAL FOR THE NIGHT OBSERVATION DEVICE MEDIUM RANGE (NODMR) 1967:  WOW this dinosaur of a piece of equipment really must not have seen a lot of action. but it is HUGE and only used at places like some hill top positions.  A really nice manual in excellent condition and 50 pages long.

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TC23-24 TRAINING MANUAL FOR THE M47 DRAGON WEAPON SYSTEM:  This is a great manual for the training of the soldiers on the M47 weapons system also known as the Dragon Medium Antitank weapon system.  The manual is used with some wear and spots, but very nice material for reference.  1974 dated.

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TOUR BOOK "THE AMERICAN SOLDIER SOUVINIR OF AIX LES BAINS:  Nice small pocket sized book form this region of France that took the American soldiers after the War and tought them by tourism the land they were fighting for.  Excellent condition and a note in the back from a soldier that liked it.

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THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS 1943 DATED BOOK FROM THE INFANTRY JOURNAL:  This small hardcover book was produced for the men in the service to send home for the folks to see what kind of job they had in the War and the fighting and superior equipment we were using at this time in WWII.  1943 printing.

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TM3-4240-280-10 OPERATORS MANUAL FOR THE M24/25 GAS MASK SYSTEM:  This manal covers the gas mask systems that were used in the aircraft and tanks in the 1980s.  Nice condition with full details about the 3 systems it covers.  Over 50 pages.

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TM1-405 AIRCRAFT ENGINES MANUAL DATED DECEMBER 1941:  Excellent condition and with plenty of photos and early information about the planes from the entrance of the War.  A nice manual with 81 pages full of details.

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TM1-407 AIRCRAFT INDUCTION FUEL AND OIL SYSTEMS DATED 1941:  Excellent condition and with plenty of photos and early information about the planes from the entrance of the War.  A nice manual with 96 pages full of details.

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TM1-412 TECHNICAL MANUAL FOR AIRCRAFT PROPELLERS DATED 1940:  This is a Excellent example of a technical manual that is dated pre-war 1940 for the aircraft propellers and all aspects of use and the way they work.  Excellent condition but small tear on top from of manual.  Still a scarcer technical manual that is pre-war dated.

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TM1-413 AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTS MANUAL DATED FEBRUARY 1942:  Excellent condition and with plenty of photos and early information about the planes from the entrance of the War.  A nice manual with 234 pages full of details.

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TM1-705 PHYSIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF FLYING TECHNICAL MANUAL 1943: This rare little manual has all the problems noted in the aspects of being a flight pilot.  It covers most of the stresses to the body and mind during flight in the Air.  Great diagrams and photos in this 79 page manual.  Excellent condition and well dated September 25, 1943.

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TM10-226 CLASSIFICATION, PROCESSING AND INSPECTION OF LEATHER 1941:  This book got a good chewing in small spots but fully readable and has enough information of preservation of military leather it may just save a item you have.  Excellent content and 41 Pages.

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TM10-445 TECHNICAL MANUAL FOR THE MACHINIST NOVEMBER 1941 DATED:  This excellent manual covers the aspect of the power driven machines that they were using in the shops and the directions for use on motor vehicles and other repairs in the field.  184 pages

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TM10-708 TECHNICAL MANUAL FOR THE M1950 SQUAD FIELD STOVE:  This original manual is over 20 pages and full of all the parts and the operation of this stove thats history went on well into the 1990's in use in our military.  Nice condition and a great manual with REAL information on how to repair and fix these never die stoves.

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TM 11-2155 TELEPHONE SET TA-312/PT FIELD PHONE MANUAL:  This is a great manual for the fixing and operation of these field phones that were used intensively in the field in Vietnam.  Excellent manual to have in your collection with your phone set.

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TM11-272 RADIO SETS SCR 210 AND SCR-245 SETS 1942 DATED MANUAL:  A rather scarcer manual for these much wanted radio sets and this is the technical manual with all the wiring diagrams and tubes and how to fix those things and test them.  These are the ones used in the jeeps and armored radio cars in the battle field.  It covers a slew of the sufix letters as seen in the photo of cover.  156 pages.

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TM11-330 TECH MANUAL FOR THE BD-71 AND 72 SWITCHBOARDS 1941/42 DATED: This is the original manual in the original envelope that was inside of these when issued for repair and maintanance.  Excellent minty condition and a great Item for your switchboard and a needed item to fix them or trouble shoot a problem.

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TM11-333 MANUAL FOR EE-8 EE-8A AND EE-8B TELEPHONES 1943 AND 52 IN PACKAGE: OK this is easy to explain.... this is a 1945 dated manual that was updated in 1952 with the additional sheets you see at times and it was packed in 1953 in this envelope and has been sealed ever since.  Nice WWII manual with the updates and MINT... pretty self explanitory on that one.  But a scarcer manual and a great find.

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TM11-334 TIMING AND TELEPHONE SET ML-110 MANUAL DATED 1946:  Excellent condition and a scarce manual published right after the war on a piece of equipment that would track the movements of pilot balloons.  A rather odd manual that someone may have a use for.

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TM11-360 REEL UNITS RL26 AND 26-A FOR LAYING COMMUNICATION WIRE 1941  This is a nice early manual covering that large wire laying reel that went in the signal corps wire trucks.  They could lay miles of this in a short time.  Excellent condition and 85 pages.

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TM11-430 STORAGE BATTERIES FOR SIGNAL COMMUNICATION EXCEPT AIRCRAFT:  This very interesting manual covers those large batteries for phone systems lights and radios.  A must have for a radio collector or signal corps collector.  you dont see this equipment often. 42 pages

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TM11-431 TECHNICAL MANUAL FOR TARGET RANGE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM 1942: A very thin manual but lets see.... yup it ony covers the building of this one system and it's truely amazing the types of manuals you can find out there for the Military.  VEry basic wiring skills neded if you are building one. 8 Pages

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TM11-434 TECH MANUAL FOR THE SPOTTING SET PH-32-B 1942 DATED: I doubt these even exist outside a military museum in a basement, but this is the description."designed for the purpose of aiding in the analysis of the effectiveness of anti aircraft fire providing a 3 dimentional position of the bursting shell with respect to target".  YUP. told you you dont have one of these... 112 pages of all the thouseands of parts that would have never made it into a true battlefield and took too long to expose film and other things you needed to do before the attack stopped..

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TM11-454 TECHNICAL MANUAL FOR THE RADIO OPERATOR DATED 1942:  This manual was for the training of the radio operators and the lessons and some of the codes and rules they had to follow and be taught.  Excellent instructions and many diagrams and exampes.  Many types of communications are in here.  125 pages

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TM11-455 RADIO FUNDAMENTALS TECHNICAL MANUAL DATED 1941:  Excellent manual covering the fundamentals and the basics of communication over the air with field radios.  Excellent condition with a wax paper type cover and a scarce Pre-War 1941 date.  140 pages.

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TM11-455 RADIO FUNDAMENTALS TECHNICAL MANUAL DATED 1944 RESTRICTED:  Excellent condition soft cover and 335 pages.  This covers the way radio works and its parts and used in the battle field.  A excellent manual for a communications collection or if you have any of the many radios used in WWII.

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TM11-456 TECHNICAL MANUAL FOR WIRE TELEGRAPHY 1942 DATED:  This super informative manual covers the challenges and the ways to use the simple key types to the complicated teletype machines like the M14-15-16-18 and a couple more.  Excellent condition and marked restricted on the top.  99 Pages.

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TM11-5805-201-12 OPERATOR MANUAL FOR THE TELEPHONE SET TA-312/PT 1967:  This is a great manual dated 1967 for the field phones and the use and maintenance of them with graphs and parts descriptions and photos about 60 pages total.

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TM11-5855-238-10 OPERATORS MANUAL FOR AN/PVS NIGHT VISION GOGGLES:  This is the 1981 dated manual that covers all the operating instructions and problems encountered with these battlefield night vision goggles.  Nice condition with 55 pages

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TM12-250 TECHNICAL MANUAL FOR ADMINISTRATION PERSONNEL 1942 DATED:  very nice manual for the WWII clerks and other personnel that worked in the paperwork of WWII.  Excellent hundreds of examples of files and documents and the proper way to fill them out.  THIS is a excellent item to a field desk set you may have.  453 pages.

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TM21-305 DRIVERS MANUAL FOR VEHICLES DATED NOVEMBER OF 1944 COMPLETE:  This one has not been issued and has the original preventive maintenance sheet and the unfilled out drivers certificate in the back of the manual.  A MUST HAVE for any owner of a WWII vehicle just to display.

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TM3-215 MILITARY CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL AGENTS 1940 DATED: For anyone collecting chemical warfare material and items this is a GREAT manual on the forming and the distrubution of chemical agents their making weights structure and really scary stuff above my level. 164 pages with light foxing at top on front page only.

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TM30-249 ORIGINAL EARLY WWII PHRASE BOOK FOR ITALIAN 1943 DATED:  These small pocket size books were printed in WWII for the soldiers to carry in the theaters they might be fighting in or stationed. They came in 3 forms.  The language guide, Phrase Book, and a Pocket guide to the customs and culture.  THIS IS THE EARLY 200 SERIES BEFOR THE 600 SERIES AND WITH OILCLOTH COVER.

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TM30-252 PORTUGUESE PHRASE BOOK EARLY EDITION 1942 DATED: This is the early edition of these not too common phrase books.  Very nice condition and a nice addition to a collection of these books.  Looks great in a personal gear collection as well.

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TM 30-273 CANTONESE PHRASE BOOK EARLY EDITION RESTRICTED 1943 DATED: This is the early edition before they turned them into the paper back type with color and such.  This one is Cantonese and would have been used in the China/Burma Theater and is in great condition with 278 pages. Much thicker than the later issue.

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TM30-301 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO PORTUGUESE 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes.

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TM30-310 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO NORWEGIAN 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes.

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Price: $19.00

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TM30-311 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO DANISH 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. 

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TM30-312 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO SWEDISH 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes.

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TM30-313 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO ICELANDIC 1944 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. 

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TM30-316 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO HUNGARIAN 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes.

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TM30-318 ORIGINAL WWII LANGUAGE GUIDE TURKISH 1943 DATED:  These small pocket size books were printed in WWII for the soldiers to carry in the theaters they might be fighting in or stationed. They came in 3 forms.  The language guide, Phrase Book, and a Pocket guide to the customs and culture.  These are fun to collect, due to the vast variety of them out there.

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TM30-321 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO NORTH AFRICAN ARABIC 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes.

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TM 30-327 HINDUSTANI LANGUAGE GUIDE 1944 DATED:  There are a whole series of these guides that were produced during the war to help the troops in foreign lands.  Some like this one are quite scarce, being Hindustani.  Mostly used by the men in the China Burma Theater.  Excellent condition but the cover is loose, but complete and in great shape.  It could be reattached with new staples.

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TM30-327 ORIGINAL WWII LANGUAGE GUIDE 1944 DATED:  These small pocket size books were printed in WWII for the soldiers to carry in the theaters they might be fighting in or stationed. They came in 3 forms.  The language guide, Phrase Book, and a Pocket guide to the customs and culture.  These are fun to collect, due to the vast variety of them out there.

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TM30-331 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO THAI (SIAMESE) 1944 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes.

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TM30-333 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO CHINESE 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes.

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TM30-334 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO CANTONESE 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes.

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TM30-339 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO MALAY 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes. SCARCER GUIDE

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TM30-340 LANGUAGE GUIDE 1944 DATED FOR TAGALOG (PHILIPPINES):  Nice condition with some use, but this is a harder guide to find for the soldiers that were in the battle for the retaking of the Philippines.  These got wet and destroyed for the most part so a tougher one to locate for your collection.

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TM30-344 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO RUSSIAN 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. 

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TM30-345 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO BULGARIAN 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes.

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TM30-350 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO GREEK 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes.

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TM30-352 LANGUAGE GUIDE TO ALBANIAN 1943 DATED WWII SOLDIERS MANUAL:  These were issued to the men in the field that would have been traveling in the field in these countries.  Excellent condition and a quick reference to maybe save your but while traveling in enemy held territory. Also used in some survival kits during WWII in bombers and planes.

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TM30-641 JAPANESE PHRASE BOOK 1944 DATED RESTRICTED:  This one is well used but all there and great for a reference book for the military terms and numbering of the language. 184 pages and lots of charater and dog eared pages.

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TM30-644 ORIGINAL WWII PHRASE BOOK FOR RUSSIAN 1943 DATED:  These small pocket size books were printed in WWII for the soldiers to carry in the theaters they might be fighting in or stationed. They came in 3 forms.  The language guide, Phrase Book, and a Pocket guide to the customs and culture.  These are fun to collect, due to the vast variety of them out there.

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TM5-272 TECH MANUAL FOR STEEL TREADWAY BRIDGE EQUIPAGE 1942 DATED: This is a manual you armored collectors need due to it pertains to the heavy duty bridges that floated and carried the weight of the tanks.  Lots of drawings and photos of them on it as well.  Excellent condition and 40 Pages

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TM 5-725 ARMY MANUAL ON RIGGING 1968 DATED:  This Vietnam period manual was printed to teach the basics in field anchoring and tying of knots and making what you need from rope, chains, and wire.  Excellent original unissued condition.

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TM55-1520-210-10 OPERATORS MANUAL FOR THE ARMY MODEL UH-1D HELICOPTER 1967:  Excellent condition and a VERY scarce Vietnam war dated 1967 manual for the complete HUEY helicopter. thick and a couple hundred pages and EVERYTHING you need to know basically to fly one of these.  ORIGINAL, and not a reprint

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TM6-215 ABBREVIATED FIRING TABLES FOR THE M1917 AND 18 HOWITZERS 1941: This is the last of these tables I would think they made for these WWI type guns of this model.  They are quite interesting and each of the Shells and combination of fuzes are listed. The guns service was gone by end of war with replaced by the M1 models.  60 Pages

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TM6-605 FIELD ARTILLERY INDIVIDUAL AND UNIT TRAINING STANDARDS 1941:  This manual is to outline all the jobs and titles the batteries had during this time and to make sure that every battery was the same as the next no matter of the size of guns or the men involved.  each fimiliar if a new member was switched or command.  108 Pages.

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TM8-275 MILITARY ROENTGENOLOGY TECHNICAL MANUAL:  This great 153 page manual is on the military X-Rays and the equipment used in the service.  Well dated January of 1942 this manual is in excellent condition except for a small smudge on the front cover of the manual.  A great medical manual that includes the field equipment used near the front lines in WWII.

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TM8-285 MANUAL FOR THE TREATMENT OF CASUALTIES FROM CHEMICAL AGENTS 1942: This nice manual is about how to treat and help the victims of a chemical attack or accidental exposure to a agent including animals. really a worry in the start of the war due to the effects seen in WWI.  76 Pages

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TM 9-1005-206-14P/3 MAINTENANCE REPAIR PARTS AND TOOLS FOR SEVERAL PISTOLS:  this manual covers several ODD pistols and a couple of national match pistols.  The S&W .38 is very odd for the military, but here is a manual covering 7 of them.  Excellent original manual in great shape and dated 1971.

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TM9-1005-206-14/P COMMERCIAL RIFLES MANUAL AND PARTS LIST 1963:  This excellent manual covers 7 rifle models and all their repair parts and breakdowns.  A very rare book from 1963 for anyone that collects these scarce military issue target and match grade rifles. Winchester models 52D, 75, 70 (3 models), Remington models 40X-H1, 513T target.

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TM 9-1005-211-12 MAINTENANCE MANUAL FOR THE M1911A1 WITH HOLSTERS 1968:  This is a original manual of the pistol and all the parts, numbers, and the complete break down of the weapon.  It has very nice descriptions and blown apart drawings as well.  Including the hip and shoulder holsters.

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TM9-1005-229-12 M3 SUBMACHINE GUN .45 CAL TECHNICAL MANUAL:  Excellent technical manual for the M3 submachine gun, also known as the "Grease gun".  This manual is dated 1957 and would be great in a Early Vietnam era collection of manuals for reference.

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TM 9-1005-231-34 M85 .50 CALIBER MACHINE GUN MAINTENANCE MANUAL:  This 1964 dated manual is a nice early Vietnam War era manual for this specialized >50 cal for the turrets of vehicles and aircraft.  Excellent condition and 83 pages.

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TM9-1005-303-14 SHOTGUN 12 GAGE WINCHESTER MODEL 1200 RIOT TECHNICAL MANUAL:  Excellent original 1968 printed manual for the 20inch barrel trench/ riot shotgun with the bayonet lug and grill.  This is a nice manual for the person lucky enough to have one of these guns in his collection. 57 pages of parts and diagrams and special tools and such with the maintenance.

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TM 9-1010-205-10 OPERATORS MANUAL FOR THE 40MM M79 GRENADE LAUNCHER:  This Excellent MINT condition original manual is dated 1972 and has all 4 of the corrections loose inside that were corrected later on 1973.  a great manual with plenty of photos and instructions.

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ORIGINAL 1984 OPERATORS MANUAL FOR THE M203 40MM GRENADE LAUNCHER:  This original manal is in excellent condition and with all the knowledge you need for the firing of the weapon and the ammunition types it takes.  About 50 pages

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TM9-1010-221-24 MAINTENANCE MANUAL AND PARTS LIST OF M203 GRENADE LAUNCHERS:  This manual covers all the repairs and list of parts and tools for the M203 Grenade launcher.  Dated 1972 this manual would fit in nicely to a Vietnam era collection.  Excellent condition and about 50 pages in a large size manual. Plenty of photos and diagrams.

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TM9-1025-200-12 MAINTENANCE MANUAL FOR THE 155 HOWITZERS:  This excellent 1965 dated manual covers all aspects of several of the 155 howitzer models and all the equipment.  A excellent manual from early Vietnam war.

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TM9-1225 ORDNANCE MAINTENANCE BROWNING MG CAL.50 ALL TYPES DATED 1942:  This is the Ordnance manual for FIXING and repairing ALL the browning MG types including the scarce M1921A1 and watercooled M2.  Excellent condition and 24 pages.

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TM9-1557 TECHNICAL MANUAL FOR THE M1 ELEVATION COMPASS FOR COASTAL RAILWAY GUN: This M1 quadrant was used with the M1 railway mount of the large 8 inch coastal artillery seacoast gun mounted on the M1 railmount.  A harder to find manual for a system not employed in WWII and a leftover of the WWI eras.  This M1 quadrant relaced the M1917 model.  15 Pages.

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TM9-225 MANUAL BROWNING MG CAL.50 M2 FIXED AND FLEX FOR AIRCRAFT 1942: Excellent manual for the technical side and parts and working of the AIRCRAFT models of the M2 Browning MG in .50 Caliber.  NIce early date and pleanty of photos and information in this 54 page Manual.

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TM9-2305 FUNDAMENTALS OF ARTILLERY WEAPONS 1947/48:  This wonderful thick manual is a VERY indepth look and explanation of several weapon systems like Mortars, cannons, recoiless, and several others and the types of ammunition and explanation of the rounds and diagrams and just a great reference manual for WWII weapons of this nature.

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TM9-2662 MANUAL FOR BINAURAL TRAINING INSTRUMENT M2 DATED 1941:  This VERY interesting manual covers the machine used to test and train men in the use of sound locators and other devices then both ears are needed.  Something coming from WWI but really never used in WWII and that makes this a hard manual to find.  21 Pages

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TM9-345 MANUAL 155MM GUN MATERIEL M1917 & 18 MODELS AND MODIFICATIONS:  1941 early dated for this weapon that just did not make it to WWII.  It is the old french design with the shoed wheels that was used in WWI and still on inventory in 1941.  Very complete data of every aspect of this giant weapon and the tools, projectiles, sights, and other items used with the weapon.  Excellent with 220 pages full of diagrams and photos.

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TM9-524 FOR 12-INCH GRAPHICAL FIRING TABLES DATED NOVEMBER 1944 RESTRICTED: This manual covers the use and HOW TO use those slide rulers you see in sets for the firing and aiming of the big guns in the field by the fire control officer.  Nice condition and a great addition to your set if you have one. 

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TM9-526 GRAPHICAL FIRING TABLES FOR THE 105MM HOWITZER M4 MODEL:  This is the instructions for the use of the M4 rulers and the carry case for the firing tables of the slide ruler set.  Nice condition with a few corner bumps and such as it was carried in a case as well.  A scarcer manual and a great way to complete a M4 Field ruler set.

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GRAPHIC TRAINING AID 3-4-7 ABC M17 & M17A1 FIELD PROTECTIVE MASK 1972:  This has a bit of back page damage but is complete with the vietnam era pictures of ladies to keep the soldiers attention while learning the ways to use the gas mask in battle.  These were issued with the mask and carried in the bag.

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1918 PRINTED  "TREAT EM ROUGH" LETTERS FROM JACK THE KAISER KILLER:  This is a fun little read to bring moral to the people back home and troops as well.  Really has cartoons and printed letters from a guy heading to france.  Way nicer that what I read in real letters, but hey... MORAL was the key in this book.  Nice TANK CORPS theme.

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1920 PRINTING OF "TWO COLORED WOMEN IN THE AEF" :  Incredible almost a unit history and life of all the Colored troops in the AEF from EVERY aspec and so many different units are named and talked about in this 250+ hard cover book.  If you Study or collect Colored Soldier history or items, THIS IS A MUST...

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UNIT HISTORY OF THE 3RD DIVISION "ROCK OF THE MARNE" 1919 DATED:  This has a rough exterior but it is fine inside and all the maps and photos and pages are there.  Printed in Germany while they were still there, this was one of the earliest Unit histories printed after the War.

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EARLY PRINTING OF THE HISTORY OF THE 42ND DIVISION 1919:  I believe this one was printed by the members while they were still in Germany.  The thicker hard cover comes out later.  This paperback version is very nice and a bright cover and a great map still inside.  Excellent condition with many photos.

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WWI UNIT HISTORY FOR THE 4TH DIVISION WITH AWARD ROSTERS NAMED TO SOLDIER: This book has a Captains name and unit in the front of the book.  It has 368 pages and in great condition with a roster of the award winners and a great history of the unit in the battles in France and Germany.

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WWI UNIT HISTORY OF THE 11TH ENGINEERS, RAILWAY AND TANKS 1926:  This Excellent condition unit history is a THICK 539 pages.  This is full of the history of their unit and the railway lines, communication, and tanks they positioned and carried to the front lines.  Tons of pull out maps and a full roster in the back.  

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HISTORY OF THE 12TH ENGINEERS HARD COVER 1919:  Printed in St. Louis this unit was organized there as a railway unit and really saw a lot of action and service in France within the AEF. Plenty of photos and a rich history with a Full roster it appears in the back of the 307 page  book.  Excellent condition.

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UNIT HISTORY. REMINESCENCES OF THE 137TH US INFANTRY:  This is a harder book to find and if you have a 137 soldier a must have for this unit.  Printed in 1919 in Topeka Kansas this hard cover is in great shape and has many photos and a complete histry of this fighting unit. Also a small officer roster during the battle of Meuse-Argonne.

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HARDCOVER UNIT HISTERY OF THE 30TH DIVISION IN THE WORLD WAR: MINT condition and with awards section, killed in service roster and citations to the men.  LARGE 342 pages with many many photos and a complete history of this unit in action.  

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UNIT HISTORY OF THE 32ND DIVISION IN THE WORLD WAR:  This is a nice copy with a small light stain on the front but the inside is clean and tells the brave story with real photos of this unit in France in WWI. Printed in 1920.   Contains a roster of the dead that is like LARGE and the book is 316 Pages with maps and other illustrations.

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iLLINIOS IN THE WORLD WAR 33RD DIVISION UNIT HISTORY: This was printed in 1920 with a stagering 781 pages of the history of this states history in the War and the 33rd division.  Excellent photos and some light rosters of officers and the killed in battle and appears to be broken down by sections of all the units in the 33rd.

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WWI UNIT HISTORY OF THE 356TH INFANTY Co. M OF THE 89TH DIVISION:  This is only for this company and is well written small paper back printed in German in 1919.  it has some wear but the full roster, story and a few pics are inside.  The last few pages he had it looks like most of the unit sign and some gives city and such.  Most appear to be Missouri.

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SCARCE ORIGINAL COPY "FROM HARLEM TO THE RHINE: THE 369TH INFANTRY IN WWI:  This is one of the few actually Unit histories I have read (I dont read much) but this one was so well written of the Volunteer Colored troops and the hardships and the Bravery and battles they fought in the field and in the camps amoung the White troops.  Excellent conditon with hard cover and 382 pages.

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UNIT HISTROY OF THE 5TH DIVISION IN THE WORLD WAR HARDCOVER: This incredible 424 page book has a list of the officers of all this division and a Killed in action section.  Their casualties were nearly 10,000 men in total.  A full history of this unit with tons of fold out maps and photos too numerious to count.  nice conditon with light wear and staining to cover.  

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WWI UNIT HISTORY OF THE 88TH DIVISION IN FRANCE:  Printed in 1919 with 237 pages with FULL rosters of all the men and the units with a full rich history of the battles and time in France.  Plenty of photos and pull out large maps as well.  nice condition hardcover book with some cover staining and wear.

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PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE 27TH DIVISION 1919 DATED :  This hard cover book if FULL of the photos of this division and it has hundreds and hundreds of photos of them in action and other pictures of the men and places where they fought.  Nice condition a little loose in the binding but solid.

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WWI "THE 27TH DIVISION HOME AGAIN!" SMALL UNIT HISTORY PRINTED IN 1919:  This has the most amazing graphics on the cover in color and is paper back and only 32 pages, but probrably the one out before the larger one.  Poor soldier apparently fell asleep and burned the back cover with a cigarette that darkened a couple pages through, but a very nice book if you have a grouping in need of one.

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UNIT HISTORY OF THE 90TH DIVISION IN WWI:  Printed in 1920 this history contains many photos and a Roster of decorated men and officers of the unit.  Also a casualty list and many good histories of the units that made up this TOUGH Unit.  250 Pages

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5 ISSUES OF THE "VICTORY BULLETIN" FROM THE OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION: Printed in Washington DC this was a public release of great information on the efforts of the war in the country and homefront.  From War rationing to building planes to everything in between and quite detailed.  A excellent resorce from 1943 in May and June.  Numbers -22,23,24,21 and 26

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WAR DEPARTMENT PAMPHLET 21-39 CONDUCT OF A MILITARY FUNERAL 35TH DIVISION:  This is a very nice copy of a 35th Infantry division (band) manual that would have been the guidelines to the funerals that were being held for the returning remains of the soldiers from WWII.  Dated 1947 and 92 pages

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INFORMATION FOR SOLDIERS GOING BACK TO CIVILIAN LIFE 1944 PRINTING:  This is one of the harder ones to find that were published before the War was over and this one has the green cover and not the 1945/46 blue cover one commonly seen.  Nice information including uniform use after the War and other information.  58 pages.

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WARREN AIR FORCE BASE LATE 1950'S SMALL GROUPING:  This is the base in its infancy and it has a Armed forces day program, welcome booklet, a small thing of photos (all there) and a ID card holder for a member of that base made of leather. A nice early AFB grouping.

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WEAPONS RANGE FINDER ARMOR AND ANTI-ARMOR VIETNAM ERA SHOOTING TOOL:  This is one of the nicest range finder and damage assessment wheels I have had and all to do with soviet type tanks and armor weapons.  Excellent condition and complete this would date from the Vietnam War.

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WELCOME SAN FRANCISCO PORT OF EMBARKATION CAMP STONEMAN 2 PAMPLETS:  These 2 small pamplets were given to the soldiers returning from the Pacific theater.  They touch on subjects like the Japanese souviners you may have and explosives and the way to get around camp and get ready to get out of the service.  Nice condition.

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WELCOME TO THE STATES OR OF EMBARKATION BOOKLET CAMP STANDISH:  This small booklet is so full of information and it basically tells you the important places you need to know with a map of the base and that you need to know and that you need not wander cause you wont be long.

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YMCA 1918 DATED "FRENCH LIBERTY" A BOOK OF PHRASES TO LEARN IN LESSONS:  This nice small phamplet is a excersise book of French phrases that would be handy while the soldiers were serving in the AEF in France.  Excellent conditon.

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