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Image for Civil War Ordnance - I An American Ordnance Association Historical Armament Series Reprint

Civil War Ordnance - I An American Ordnance Association Historical Armament Series Reprint

By: American Ordnance Association

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, American Ordnance Association: 1967

Edition: Reprint; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A39414

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized booklet with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some beginning toning to the edges of both front and rear covers. The text pages are clean and bright. Included are articles on Civil War Small arms, Guns for the Navy, Artillery Forward! , Loss of the Norfolk Yard, Arms for the Men, The Ship-Shore Duel, The Revolving Cannon, Fleet Against Fort, and, The Union Air Force. View more info

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Correct Uniforms For Officers

By: Associated Military Stores (M. Barnette, General Manager)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago / New York, Associated Military Stores: 1932

Seller ID: A38254

Condition: Very Good+


B&W and Color Illustrations; This is an oversized trade paperback book with illustrated linen covers and and a stapled spine. The covers have some edge wear, rubbing and nicking. There is a thin strip from a piece of paper stuck to the front cover of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. "The military clothing stores procure merchandise two ways which differentiate based on the commodity. Military dress uniforms and Insignia are procured from suppliers that the Army or the Air Force has certified to manufacture those items. If you are interested in becoming a certified supplier yo... View more info

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The Compendium of Weapons, Armour & Castles

By: Balent, Matthew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taylor, MI, Palladium Books, Inc.: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A35067

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "The study of mankind is the study of conflict. In the modern age, where warfare can result in the decimation and destruction of an entire people or culture, and the weapons used so powerful and lethal that it seems that noen might avoid them." View more info

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Irregulars Partisans Guerrillas Great Stories from Rogers' Rangers to the Haganah

By: Blacker, Irwin R. (edited and with Commentaries by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39473

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge tears and there are spots of beginning biopredation to the rear flap corner. The rear dust jacket panel has some ground-in dirt as well. "Irregulars are soldiers or warriors that are members of these organizations, or are members of special military units that employ irregular military tactics. This also applies to irregular troops, irregular infantry and irregular cavalry. Irregular w... View more info

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What A Soldier Should Know The Soldier's Catechism

By: Bolles, Major F. C. , Capt. E. C. Jones & Capt. J. S. Upham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1917

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A35511

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The front cover of the dust jacket has two medium sized white spots of discoloration with a couple of smaller spots to the top rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some light generalized toning. There is a previous owner's name on the front pastedown page (Lieut. S. Wellford Duke of Richmond VA). View more info

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Aircraft Radio Equipment Navy Training Courses Edition of 1944

By: Bureau Of Naval Personnel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office: 1944

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A39521

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light edge wear, rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

Image for Aircraft Communications Navy Training Courses Edition of 1944

Aircraft Communications Navy Training Courses Edition of 1944

By: Bureau Of Naval Personnel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office: 1944

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A39522

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light edge wear, rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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Drill And Ceremonies FM22-5 (June 1950)

By: Department Of The Army

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Department of the Army: 1950

Seller ID: A37853

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a side-stapled spine. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear, along with beginning tearing to the top spine joints. The text pages are generally clean and bright. There is some blue smudging to the title page. Includes black and white photographs. "Military history reveals that armies throughout the world have participated in some form of drill. The primary value of drill hist... View more info

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Field Manual Fm 55-16 Cargo Checking Handbook

By: Department Of The Army

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Department of the Army: 1973

Seller ID: A38237

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have some lightly ground-in spots of dirt and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. "United States Army Field Manuals are published by the United States Army's Army Publishing Directorate. As of 27 July 2007, some 542 field manuals were in use. [1] They contain detailed information and how-tos for procedures important to soldiers serving in the field. Starting in 2010, the US Army began review and revision o... View more info

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Anchors Aweigh Verses by Midshipmen of the United States Navy

By: Doty, William Kavanaugh (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, The Norman, Remington Company: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A36145

Condition: Very Good-


This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The front cover has several spots of ground-in dirt and fading. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There are two inch long tears to the front inner hinge. "Lieut. Charles A. Zimmermann, USN, a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, had been selected as the bandmaster of the Naval Academy Band in 1887 at the age of 26. His father, Charles Z. Zimmermann, had played in the band during the Civil War years. ... View more info

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New Handbook Of Military Signaling

By: Giddings, Capt. Howard A. (Prepared by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1917

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A38262

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format book. The book is in Good only condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping and rubbing. The book has some bowing (possibly from being stuck in a pocket). The covers have some discoloration and tidemarking, especially to the bottom edges. The rear cover has patches of discoloration. The title has been inked on the spine by a former owner. The text pages are clean, but have tidemarking and water spotting to the bottom edges. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper an... View more info

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The Compact History of the United States Air Force The Story of the American Airman and the Force in Which he Serves

By: Glines, Carroll V.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31844

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The book covers have some bits of the dust jacket adhered where moisture stuck the covers and the dust jacket together. There is some light bumping and edge wear to the spine ends. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The endpapers have some beginning toning to the foredges. The dust jacket has edge tears, nicks and several small chips missing along with some light cosmetic moisture wear / tidemarking to the rear panel. Laid in is a copy ... View more info

Image for Extracts From Manual For Army Cooks  (July 1917) (Document No. 564A)

Extracts From Manual For Army Cooks (July 1917) (Document No. 564A)

By: Government Printing Office

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office: 1917

Seller ID: A38319

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book with cardstock covers and a side stapled spine. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The bottom spine end of the book cover has bumping and chipping. The top spine end has an edge tear and nicking. The text pages are clean and bright. There are five folded pages in clean, bright condition. View more info

Image for The White Kepi A Casual History of the French Foreign Legion

The White Kepi A Casual History of the French Foreign Legion

By: Kanitz, Walter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Henry Regnery Company: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29579

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and a couple of small chips missing along with noticeable generalized ground-in dirt. "Heroic figures galloping across the loose sands of the Sahara, their flowing white kepis a symbol of the highest romance and adventure - or murderers and human derelicts, rejected by society and hunted by the police, seeking escape from prison in the ranks of the Legion Etrangere?" View more info

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Streetsweepers The Complete Book of Combat Shotguns

By: Long, Duncan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Paladin Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39415

ISBN: 0873644247

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "A combat shotgun is a shotgun that is intended for use in an offensive role, typically by a military force. The earliest shotguns specifically designed for combat were the trench guns or trench shotguns issued in World War I. While limited in range, the multiple projectiles typically used in a shotgun shell provide increased hit probability unmatched by other small arms. " (from Wikiped... View more info

Image for Lone Survivor The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwin and the Lost Heroes of Seal Team 10

Lone Survivor The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwin and the Lost Heroes of Seal Team 10

By: Luttrell, Marcus (with Patrick Robinson)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39210

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some beginning toning to the edges of the text block. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright. View more info

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The R.o.t.c. Manual : Coast Artillery: Volume 1 14th Edition : a Textbook for the Reserve Officers' Training Corps.

By: Military Service Publishing Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Military Service Publishing Company: 1942

Edition: 14th Edition

Seller ID: A32190

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized Paperback book with cardstock covers and a cloth spine. This book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The cardstock covers have some light creasing and bumping. The text pages mostly clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and details on the front endpapers. "The concept of ROTC in the United States began with the Morrill Act of 1862 which established the land-grant colleges. Part of the federal government's requirement for these schools wa... View more info

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The New Infantry Drill Regulations United States Army...

By: Military Service Publishing Company

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Military Service Publishing Co.: 1941

Edition: 9th Edition

Seller ID: A35509

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front pastedown page. ""The drill prescribed herein is designed for general use and may be adapted to any type of unit; therefore some of the explanation is of a general nature which gives sufficient latitude for adaptation to specific units. Chapters include topic... View more info

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Infantry Drill Regulations United States Army 1911 (Simplified)

By: Moss, Maj. Jas. A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Menasha, WI, George Banta Publishing Company: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A38263

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine joints have noticeable wear and rubbing. The text pages are generally clean, but with some light ground-in dirt and beginning tidemarking. View more info

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5th Infantry Division : Fort Ord California Company E RFA Regiment

By: Newsfoto Publishing Company / United States Army

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Monterey, CA / San Angelo, TX, Newsfoto Publishing Company / United States Army: 1957

Seller ID: A36684

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustration; This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping and rubbing. There is some ground-in dirt to the covers and some light fraying and wear to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. "After the American entry into World War I, land was purchased just north of the city of Monterey along Monterey Bay for use as an artillery training field for the United States Army by the U. S. Department of War. The area was known as the Gigling Reservation, U. S. Field Artiller... View more info