WWI - Books, Paper & Photo's

29 Items For Sale

Leslie's Photographic Review of the Great War

$25.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Here is an over sized hardcover book, dated 1919 and filed with photo's of WW1. The condition of the cover and binding is fair, but the pages are in great shape.




Set of Eight Aero Squadron Postcards

$32.00 ($3.00 S&H)

From the General Supply Depot in Middletown, Pa. photo postcards of the 610, 616 & 634 Aero Squadrons. All for one money.




WW1 Foreign Soldier Photo Postcards

$14.00 ($1.00 S&H)

Two nice photo postcards of a German or French WW1 soldier.




German Postcards - Spike Helmets

$14.00 ($1.00 S&H)

Two nice vintage WW1 German postcards, showing many spike helmets and personalities.




Adm. Peary Autographed Document

$495.00 ($8.00 S&H)

All of these papers are for one money. First is a 1919 Document of Honor of the Aerial League of America to a Lieut. Oliver A. Gottschalk, signed by President Robert E. Peary and also signed by Secretary, Augustus Post, who was an early Balloon Racer from before WW1. There is a signed letter and photo of Augustus Post, plus several photo's of Lt. Gottschalk while in an Army Hospital. Nice little grouping with some great autograph's.




"War Aces" Book

$50.00 ($5.00 S&H)

This book was copied from a 1932 issue of "War Aces" Magazine by Bob Erick in 1984 and given to "J. Duncan Campbell". It is filled with statistics, text and photo's on American and Canadian flyers. Has a list of all American Flyers that had at least one kill, as well as all Americans that flew with the French. Neat little research book that belonged to Duncan Campbell.




York County and the World War - Pa.

$125.00 ($10.00 S&H)

This book is filled with photo's and text on those KIA, a full roster of men that served and lists of sales teams of Victory Loan workers. Great research book from WW1.




Adams County in the World War - Pa.

$125.00 ($7.00 S&H)

A super research book of the men from Adams County, Pennsylvania in World War One. It has some photo's and lists the men by towns. Neat book!




"Air Aces of The 1914-1918 War" Research Book

$150.00 ($8.00 S&H)

This is probably the best research book on WW1 Aviators out there. It covers flyers from Allied to enemy forces with photo's and text for each man. The back quarter of the book has some wrinkling to the pages, due to moisture at one time, but it does not distract or take away from the overall condition of the book. A must for any Aviation research collection.




Sailor from USS Fredrick - Named

$9.00 ($1.00 S&H)

Formerly the USS Maryland, the Armored Cruiser was renamed the USS Fredrick in Nov. 1916 and saw escort duty of troopships in the Atlantic.




WW1 Hometown Soldiers/Sailors Photo

$9.00 ($1.00 S&H)

A vintage 5 X 7 photo of Soldiers and Sailors in formation, getting ready for a parade in their hometown.




"Poems of Peace and War" - Book

$5.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A neat soft cover book filled with poems from before WW1.




Enlisted Photo with Medals

$35.00 ($2.00 S&H)

This photo looks to be that of an EM with the 128th Inf. HQ of the 32nd Division. Nice looking group of medals on his chest. The overall measurments are 6' by 9'.




1917 RFC/RAF 1937 Illustration Book

$15.00 ($10.00 S&H)

This is an Illustration Book of twelve British Aircraft from 1917 to 1937. The pages measure 14 by 18 inches and are meant to be taken out and framed. This book was printed 1970 in London, England and is in near mint condition. Some nice aircraft artwork for the walls of your collection room.




90th Div. 315th Signal Bn Grouping

$65.00 ($5.00 S&H)

A neat little paper grouping for Harry J. Diefenbesk. Harry ended the war as a Sergeant 1st Class, Signal Corps. There are three discharges, one is dated 9 Jan. 1917 from the Pennsylvania National Guard, at his own request, one from the US Army on 12 Nov. 1917 and the third one from the US Army on 23 June, 1919 after serving in France and Germany. There is some other paperwork, but there is a real nice 90th Division, 315th Field Signal Bn. History and Roster that was printed in Germany , 1919. All for one money.




WW1 Army Comission to 2nd. Lt.

$25.00 ($5.00 S&H)

This is for a Chauncey D. Hunter to 2nd Lieutenant of Field Artillery, 15 August, 1917, plus his certificate of memory by Pres. Ronald Reagan. Both for one money.




Record Book from Lancaster County, Pa.

$50.00 ($6.00 S&H)

This is another of those invaluable research books that lists all Officers, Enlisted Men and Nurses of Lancaster County, Penna. during WW1. The book is dated 1932 and is in great shape.




Cornell Heros - WW1

$28.00 ($2.00 S&H)

This booklet is also know as "Cornell Heroes, Members of The Class of 1913 Who Lost Their Lives During The World War". A super little soft cover booklet of 41 pages, that shows a protrait photograph of the student and a write up on the cause of his death in military service. Excellent condition.




1918 "First Aid in Learning French"

$15.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Neat booklet put out by the YMCA and dated 1918. It has 129 pages and is in nice shape.




1927 Photo - 28th Div. MP's

$95.00 ($15.00 S&H)

This is a photograph of the 28th Military Police Company, York, Pa. taken during an encampment at Mt. Gretna, Pa. in 1927. The photo/frame measures 46" long by 9 1/4" high. You might want to either pick it up at my house or at one of the Allentown Shows at the Ag. Hall that I attend.




Hand Book of the Lewis Machine Gun - 1917

$95.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A super book, put out by Savage Arms Corporation in 1917 on the Lewis Machine Gun. Excellent condition with the original fold-out plate intact. This book contains 63 pages of text, photos and drawings.




"What The Boys Did Overthere" by Themselves

$15.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Neat little book of 186 pages of stories and pictures of the men and their exploits during WWI, copyright 1919. Nice condition.




WW1 Engineer EM

$15.00 ($1.00 S&H)

Nice period photo postcard of an EM in the Engineer Corps. Named to a "John Geib" on the reverse. Nice shape.




Soldiers Handbook - 1921 Dated

$35.00 ($4.00 S&H)

This is a small size hardcover book, 5 3/4" by 4 1/2", but with 410 pages of text and drawings. It is dated 1921 by the US Infantry Association and is in great shape for its age.




406th Telegraph Battalion History - WWI

$85.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Dated 1921, "The First Battalion" The Story of the 406th Telegraph Battalion, Signal Corps, US Army. This book is 294 pages of text, photographs and most of all, the roster!! Very nice condition.




WWI Medical Corps Presidential Commission

$50.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Dated November 14, 1918 this Presidential Commission appoints Oscar J. Kingsbury a Captain in the Medical Corps of the US Army. Excellent condition.




WWI USMC Discharge

$165.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A really neat paper discharge to Charles Kugle for service from June 29, 1918 to December 23, 1919. He served from Parris Island, S.C. to the Dominican Republic to Philadelphia, Pa. Great looking document with the original mailer tube, mailed to him in Middletown, Pa.




York County and the Great War 1914-1919

$125.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Great research book for York County, Pennsylvania during WWI. Filled with names, service units, some photo's and even people who were involved with homefront activities.




Adams County in the World War

$120.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Great researcher's book for soldiers from Adams County, Pennsylvania. Filled with names, some photo's and what they did during their WWI service.