Even for the most initiated readers, he will no doubt have kept a few surprises up his sleeve and will delight all amateurs wanting to improve their knowledge.
Helmets of the ETO: A Historical and Technical GuideCasemate Publishers #ad - This book proposes a complete study of the variants in the manufacturing of the M1 helmet, illustrated with more than 700 full-color photos and presents a new selection of helmets coming from the woodwork, stemming from private collections and museums.
The D-Day Kit-Bag: The Ultimate Guide to the Allied Assault on EuropeConway #ad - International in scope, free french, polish, UK, and French Resistance, the book covers the US, Canadian, along with Axis soldiers. Conway Maritime Press. Selected for their importance to the outcome, the artifacts include uniforms and personal mementos of such Generals as Eisenhower and Patton; blueprints of the Mulberry harbors; personal mementos of the US Rangers on Omaha Beach and British Airborne troops at Pegasus Bridge; K-rations and cigarettes, and often arranged exactly as the participants' kits were, and even rare German Army and Waffen SS material collected from the Normandy battlefields.
To honor the 70th anniversary of d-day, this superlatively photographed book tells the story of the landings through more than 200 key objects carried by the men who launched the campaign.
The M-1 Helmet of the World War II GISchiffer Publishing, Ltd. #ad - The development and combat use of the U. S. Years of research has resulted in this well-balanced and complete work, which includes previously unknown material and unique examples of the M-1 helmet. Much attention is given to the many specific manufacturing details, contract numbers and dates involved in the production of M-1 and M-2helmets.
. Each variation has been carefully photographed and presented. Also, through the fighting in italy, Normandy, Holland, ten mannequin ensemblesrepresent theGI during basic training, the Ardennes and Germany. The museum section of the book contains a wealth of rare liners, camouflaged helmets, unit painted helmets, rank marked helmets, paratrooper helmets, battlefield found helmetsand much more! Conway Maritime Press.
The M-1 Helmet of the World War II GI #ad - World war ii era, fixed bail M-1 helmet is covered in this all new volume.
The M-1 Helmet: A History of the U.S. M-1 Helmet in World War II Schiffer Military HistorySchiffer Publishing, Ltd. #ad - This book a valuable reference to both historians and collectors. This new book presents over seven years of research into the history of the M-1 helmet during World War II, and provides the most comprehensive examination of its development and production. All aspects of m-1 helmet production are covered including: the helmet body, the fiber liner, the parachutist helmet, helmet camouflage, the plastic liner, helmet modifications, helmet paint schemes, and toy helmets.
. Also included are world war II era photographs of the helmet samples, helmet production, and helmets worn in training or in action. Conway Maritime Press. Every production helmet version is presented in full color photographs, including detail shots and production markings.
D-Day Paratroopers: The AmericansHistoire and Collections #ad - Used book in Good Condition. A superb color photographic collection" Military Trader, May 2005 Conway Maritime Press. Histoire & Collections. On the night of 5- 6 june 1944, us paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions were dropped over the Cotentin peninsula, on the western part of the Normandy beachhead.
The uniforms, equipment and small arms of these men immortalized by ‘Band of Brothers’ are presented here in the sharpest detail, as well as their orders of battle and insignia. Illustrated throughout in full color. Another treasure from.
World War II US Army Combat Equipments EliteOsprey Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Illustrated with wartime photos, new photos of kit from private collections, and color images showing both laid-out kit and half figures of soldiers wearing the gear, this is set to become the primary equipment information resource for anyone interested in the kit and webbing used by U.
World War II US Army Combat Equipments Elite #ad - S. World war ii gear, tools, first-aid gear, pouches, and packs, but also mess gear, covering not only basic belts, bivouac/camping gear--essentially everything that a GI has to keep him alive and operational on the battlefield. Forces from D-Day to Berlin. Discover what equipment a gi carried with him during World War II: what he had strapped around his body, what it contained, and what those items were used for.
In this highly illustrated book, Special Forces veteran Gordon Rottman offers a truly comprehensive treatment of U. S. Conway Maritime Press. Osprey.
American Web Equipment: 1910-1967 Europa MilitariaThe Crowood Press UK #ad - Osprey. This book will be required reading for all students of American uniform and equipment, modelers, re-enactors and collectors. Hundreds of different items are photographed, and the often small differences between suppliers and periods are pointed in the learned and informative text. Conway Maritime Press.
American Web Equipment: 1910-1967 Europa Militaria #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In this book, holsters, a follow-up to the same author's well-received study of British web equipment, Martin Brayley gives a detailed illustrated overview of the webbing straps, carriers and haversacks used by American combat troops from before World War One to the Vietnam War.
GI Collector's Guide, Vol. 2: U.S. Army European Theater of OperationsCasemate Publishers #ad - More than 1, 000 new artifacts with detailed captions are featured in this completely revised new work. Osprey. Guaranteed packaging. All chapters from volume 1 have been revised and updated among others: uniforms, including personal equipment, Stateside training, signal and medical equipment and new sections have been added, and the life of POWs in German camps.
. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Mint Condition. Collector’s guide provides a complete and unequaled source of American ground force documentation for collectors and enthusiasts alike. No quibbles returns. Volume 2 of the G. I. Conway Maritime Press. New. Used book in Good Condition.
Sailors in Forest Green: USN Personnel Attached to the USMC U.S. Navy Uniforms in World War IISchiffer Pub Ltd #ad - New. This subject is often overlooked today. Anyone with an interest in world War II militaria will marvel at this new and exciting breakthrough! Conway Maritime Press. Navy hospital corpsmen, seabees, combat photographers, demolitions experts, and many other Navy specialists served with USMC units from 1941-1945.
Sailors in forest green is a detailed examination of the uniforms and equipment used by Navy personnel attached to the U. S. Marine corps during World War II. It is lavishly illustrated with over 800 previously unpublished archival and contemporary photographs, documents, and dramatic reconstructions. Navy and marine corps uniforms are highlighted, camouflage, including officer and enlisted dress uniforms and insignia, combat and fatigue uniforms, field gear and experimental equipment.
Sailors in Forest Green: USN Personnel Attached to the USMC U.S. Navy Uniforms in World War II #ad - . Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Both U. S. No quibbles returns. Additionally, gas masks, medical supplies, and explosives are featured as well. Mint Condition. Sailors in forest green is the first book of its kind to address this previously unexplored and fascinating topic.