WW2 Books, Paper & Photos

155 Items For Sale

Domain of Golden Dragon Certificate

$12.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A 1944 copyright certificate for crossing the equator, dated Dec. 1945 with a photo of the sailor.




P-38 Design Analysis Booklet

On Hold

A nice period booklet filled with pictures, drawings and text about the P-38 Lockheed "Lightning" Fighter Plane. Measures 8 1/2" by 11". Great shape.




WW2 "Service Year Book" with Case

$12.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A neat little book in a zippered leather like case that measures 3 1/2" by 5 3/8". It is dated 1940 and has the calendars for 1940, 41 & 42. It is marked to a Leroy Hoon from Harrisburg, Pa. and Camp Wheeler, Ga. It has day by day pages for 1940, plus other pages of military information and other useful facts. Great condition.




New Cumberland Army Depot Postcards

$5.00 ($1.00 S&H)

Here are four photo type postcards of the Reception Center at New Cumberland, Pa. Army Depot.




Vintage Photo - 28th Division, 104th Cavalry

$125.00 ($8.00 S&H)

This photograph is so neat! It measures 8" by 19", was taken Feb. 28, 1942 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation near Harrisburg, Pa. This is the H Q Troop and just look what's in the photo....8 Harley-Davidson motorcycles with windshields, 2 field cannon, 8 half tracks, 4 jeeps, 4 cargo trucks, 2 command type trucks and a service truck.




AAF Intelligence School Paper & Books

$65.00 ($14.00 S&H)

This is a neat grouping of paper and books to the AAF Intelligence School in Harrisburg, Pa. There is an Honorable Discharge and photo to a man from Tower City, Pa. that took an appointment as a 2nd. Lt. in the Inf-Res. that came with this material, so I assume this was all his. Included is his named ID book of Naval ships from Brooks Field, Texas, 1942 dated books from the Harrisburg based Intelligence school, Intelligence Training Programs, Weather and the S-2, books, charts and paper on aircraft identification, plus a book filled with photograph's and training charts on Photographic Intelligence. This is a neat grouping. Because of the weight, I will mail this out in a medium flat rate box.




1944 Driver's Manual

$8.00 ($3.00 S&H)

It contains 146 pages and still has the driver's certificate on the rear cover.




ETO - November Menu, Field Ration "A"

$7.00 ($3.00 S&H)

This is a really neat menu for Field Ration "A" for the soldiers fighting within the European Theater of Operations. This covers meals from Nov. 1st through the 30th. It is dated October 1945 on the back cover. First time I've ever seen one of these. The front cover has some tears, but is all there. The back cover has some writing in crayon on it, but still a neat piece.




2 USN Booklets - Vintage

$6.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Both for one money, 1942 "Our Fighting Navy" with 40 pages of Navy facts and a small pamphlet about the USS Charles Ausburne, DD-570, which was the flagship of the "Little Beaver" Squadron.




WW2 Field Manual - 1940 & 1941

$5.00 ($5.00 S&H)

1941 FM 21-26 Advanced Map and Aerial Photograph Reading and 1940 Field Service Regulations, FM 100-10. Both for one money.




1943 Insignia Book & World War Map

$12.00 ($3.00 S&H)

The Insignia / Uniform Booklet is dated 1943 and is in great condition. The map is decent, but has torn along one of the fold lines. It is all there.




WW2 Army - Catholic Books

$12.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Two Catholic Books put out by the US Army. The "New Testament" Roman Catholic Version is dated 1942, while the "Catholic Prayer Book" is dated 1917 and is named to a member of the ATC. These came from the same estate. Nice condition.




1946 Dated - First Aid for Soldiers FM

$5.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Nice 68 page FM 21-11 book, just in time for occupation.




WW2 - Camp Wolters - Texas

$28.00 ($2.00 S&H)

All three items for one money. Camp Wolters trained Infantry troops for WW2. Postcards, and two small booklets.




A History of the War - Penguin Books - 1944

$18.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A neat, soft cover book of 180 pages, that is dated 1944.




IRTC Booklet - "I am a Doughboy"

$10.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Nice WW2 period booklet, it has 64 pages and is filled with autographs in the back section.




1944 Dated - NRA Guide to Marksmanship

$6.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Nice 47 page booklet on Marksmanship by the NRA. Excellent condition.




1944 Dated - GI Bill of Rights Booklet

$4.00 ($1.00 S&H)

1944 dated booklet of WW2 GI Bill of Rights for service men and their families. Excellent condition.




WW2 Veterans Benefits Booklet

$4.00 ($1.00 S&H)

Dated 1947 for explanation of benefits for WW2 Veterans. Excellent condition.




AAF - Flying Cadet Application - 1938

$5.00 ($1.00 S&H)

A mint, unused Flying Cadet Application , dated 1938 from the Government Printing Office.




Book - "Airway To India" - 1945 ATC

$18.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A neat book on the Central African Division of the ATC from West Africa, Accra to Karachi, India in 48 pages of photo's and text. Measures 7 1/8" by 10 1/4" and has a hard cover.




AAF Special Instrument Trainer - 1943

$25.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Dated August 1, 1943 with 104 pages. This is the Special Edition, of which I have two copies with same content, just different colored covers. They are sold at $25 each.




AAF Basic & Advanced Inst. Flying - 1943

$35.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Dated June 1, 1943 and January 15, 1944 with 55 and 89 pages. This is a Special Edition for planes without radio aids.




AAF Weather Instrument Flying - 1943

$25.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Dated June 1, 1943 with 70 pages.




AAF - Advanced Instrument Flying - 1943

$25.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Dated July 1, 1943 with 70 pages.




AAF Advanced Instrument Flying - 1943

$25.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Dated June 1, 1943 with 82 pages. Nice condition.




"Saving Pvt. Ryan" Sniper Photo

$35.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A super looking, autographed, 8" X 10" B&W photo of Barry Pepper "Jackson" with his sniper rifle.




Civil Air Patrol Patch Chart

$12.00 ($3.00 S&H)

From the "Philadelphia Inquirer" 1954, a chart of all the CAP patches in 1948 (48 in all) and in color. Great shape and would look really nice if it were framed.




1st Cavalry Division Framed Record Card

$13.00 ($7.00 S&H)

A neat looking 5 1/2" by 7 1/2" framed postcard with all the stations of the 1st Cav. from 1943 to 1945. Addressed to a Mr. J.A. Corty, Hummelstown, Pa. Probably from his son. A flea market find.




Photo of 1st Cav. Division General - Occupation

$25.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A nice period 8 x 10 Signal Corps photo of 1st Cavalry Division General William C. Chase at the induction of Lt. General H.C.H. Robertson, Commander in Chief of the British Commonwealth Occupation Forces (BCOF) as an Honorary member of the 1st Cavalry Division.




Three Photo's of Tokyo Bomb Damage

$9.00 ($2.00 S&H)

What devastation, almost looks like Atomic Bomb damage.




First Japanese Ship Drawing

$5.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Original photo marked on the back with event description and by Signal Corps.




3 Unidentified Bomb Crew - Reprints

$8.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Here are three reprint photo's of Bomber Crews that are unidentified, the pics measure 5 by 7. They are all for one money.




Civil Defense Paper and Certificates

$50.00 ($4.00 S&H)

This grouping consists of a Baltimore Certificate from WW2, CD Gas Specialist Card from Oberlin, Pa. 1943 dated certificate from Harrisburg, Pa., Pennsylvania Fire CD armband and a 1957 CD Training School Certificate to a Harrisburg woman, plus marriage documents. All for one money




4th Armor Division History

$25.00 ($8.00 S&H)

I have one of these books left for sale at $25. The light colored cover is a 1974 printing and the blue cover was printed in 2000. These printings are of the Divisional History that came out in 1946. Same information and photo's. The Blue Cover copy is sold. The 1974 light colored copy is still for sale.




Photo - Negro Troops in Tokyo on Parade

$12.00 ($2.00 S&H)

This is an 8 x 10 Signal Corps photo with caption on the reverse.




General MacArthur Photo's

$25.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Two 8 x 10 Signal Corps photo's and one 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 photo which has a tear in it, but it's original.




Japanese War Crime Prisoners

$30.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Three 8 x 10 Signal Corps photo's of Japanese War Crime criminals. All for one money. No captions on reverse.




Photo's of Tojo At War Crimes Trial

$30.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Three different 8x10 photo's of Hideki Tojo at the War Crimes Trial. All for one money. These are Signal Corps photo's and all have captions on the reverse.




1940 Bluejacket's Manual

$20.00 ($7.00 S&H)

A very nice copy of this book and it is named. All foldouts are present and has a couple of extra papers to go with it.




1946 Dated NRA Book on Pistols

$35.00 ($8.00 S&H)

This is Vol. 1 on "Pistols and Revolvers" that was put out by the NRA right after the war. 638 pages of pictures and text on handguns, many of which are military. Real nice book!




P-38 Certificate - Engine & Airplane Maint.

$23.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A nice P-38 certificate for Engine & Airplane Maintenance and dated April 1945. It measures 7 3/4" by 9 3/8" and is in great condition.




1945 Dated C.I.D. Directory of Agents

$95.00 ($3.00 S&H)

When do you ever see them? This is the Directory of Officers and Agents of the Criminal Investigations Division, in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations. Just a super research book and super rare. Dated 1 September, 1945.




Unarmed Defense for the American Serviceman

$20.00 ($6.00 S&H)

FM 21-150 Basic Field Manual "Unarmed Defense for the American Soldier", dated June 30, 1942. Neat little book of 315 pages of text and photo's on defensive moves in combat. Great shape.




"Fighting For America" Jewish Soldiers

$50.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A neat 1944 dated book about Jewish Soldiers from Pearl Harbor to the Italian Campaign. A great research book because of the 68 pages of Honors and Awards Lists. Gives names and awards given to them, plus where they got them from.




1943 & 1944 Nat. Geo. Magazines

$12.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Here are two nice issues of National Geographic Magazine for Nov. 1943 and Sept. 1944. Some great photo's and information. Both for one money.




Nat. Geo. January 1943 - K-9 Dog Issue

$25.00 ($40.00 S&H)

This is the issue with a wonderful 21 page spread on the training of K-9 War Dogs. I have two issues at $25 each, or take both for $45.




WW2 Pennsylvania Casualty Lists

$250.00 ($8.00 S&H)

I have two books which list those Pennsylvania Military men that were KIA, WIA, MIA and POW during WW2 as a result of enemy action. The first book list those from the USN, USMC and Coast Guard. The second book list all military personnel by Counties. When do you ever see books like this come up for sale. These are a researcher's dream. Both for one money.




"God Is My Co-Pilot" Dated 1944 - CBI

$15.00 ($4.00 S&H)

A nice period book, dated 1944 and with dust cover, about Col. Robert L. Scott who flew with AVG and the CATF. It has 271 pages of text and photo's. Great first person story.




"In Memory of Our Honored Dead" Lebanon

$85.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A great little paperback book on the men from Lebanon, Pa and surrounding areas that gave their lives during WW2. This booklet was put out by the "Military Order of the Cootie" in Lebanon, Pa. A super little reference book with photo and text of those KIA during WW2.




36th Division History "The Fighting 36th"

$250.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Just an exceptional, reference divisional history of 150 pages and is hardcover. Filled with photos and text on the "Texas" Division, plus a fantastic roster of all officers and men by the individual units. Just a perfect reference book for researchers.




1939 26th Division History

$250.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Here is a fantastic hardcover book on the 1939 Massachusetts National Guard, 26th Division. It belonged to Alfred V. Weiss of the 101st QM Regt. This book is 473 pages of photo's and rosters of all the men, including ranks and officers of the entire division in 1939. There are photos of all the armories and history of all the individual units within the division. For a reference book, "it don't get any better"!!!




B-29 Photo Album - 871st Bomb Squadron

$950.00 ($10.00 S&H)

I bought this some time ago at the family estate auction. This was the better of the two albums, the other album had more photo's of Mr Garner in them so that album and his uniforms went crazy because of the family bidding on them. This album has a number of photos of Saipan, soldiers, crews, other planes and 76 B-29 nose art photos. This belonged to Sgt. Jay Albert Garman, an Armorer with the 871st BS, 497th BG of the 20th AAF who was from Bainbridge, Pa. which is just down the river from Three Mile Island, Middletown, Pa.




Paper Wall Chart - Johnson Automatic Ammo

$25.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A neat wall chart on the ammo used by Johnson Automatic Rifles and is dated 1944. It measures 28" by 42" and is in nice shape.




1941 AAF School Menu's with Rosters

$12.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Here are two neat menu's from the Twenty-Third School Squadron, Air Corps, Fort Logan, Colorado. They both have complete rosters of the men running this school.




Anti-Hitler Covers

$16.00 ($1.00 S&H)

Got two covers for the cancellation of the Eighth and Eleventh Stamp Club Banquets in Hamilton, Ohio. Great graphics. Both for one money.




Photo Postcards - Liberation of France

$18.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A neat set of three French photo postcards of US Army marching through Paris after Liberation.




321st Bomb Group Headlines Book

$100.00 ($4.00 S&H)

A neat paper cover book with full rosters of all four squadrons and HQ Company. Great research book.




Prop Wash - 42-K - Sequoia Field, Ca.

$45.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Nice cadet book on July 1942 Class 42-k at Sequoia Field Visalia, Calif. Filled with cadet photo's and names.




Preflight - Class od 43-J - Book

$25.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Neat book on Pre-flight School for pilots at Maxwell Field. Covers could be a little better, but still a nice book.




"Strength For Service" Dated 1943

$8.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A neat little hard cover book that you would find in a pocket or in a footlocker. It was presented to a Richard Fleisher and dated for Christmas 1943. It is filled with daily devotional messages for those in the service.




359th Fighter Group History

$160.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Great reference book on this 8th AAF Group. Filled with photo's and text. Has photo's of the individual pilots and tally records on all pilots that flew with this group, not just the aces.




Photo's to Pilot w/ 100th Bomb Group

$22.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Two photo's to a Pilot with the 100th Bomb Group and six of his calling cards.




417th Bomb Group History

$225.00 ($6.00 S&H)

This history is dated 1946 and was made in Sydney, Australia. It has full rosters by Squadrons and with color images of the squadron insignia. Fantastic research book. The 417th was attached to the 5th AAF.




394th Bomb Group History

$200.00 ($6.00 S&H)

This is a 1949 First Edition of "Bridge Busters", 394th Bomb Group, 9th AAF. This History has a complete mission list, Casualty list and full Roster. There is a small tear on the top of the spine, but it could be glued down with no trouble. Great research book.




22nd Bomb Group History

$135.00 ($6.00 S&H)

This history is dated 1944 and was made in Sydney, Australia. It is also named to a soldier in the 33rd Bomb Squad. List medal winners and KIA's.




Pilot Training Class Book - 43 - D & E

$55.00 ($6.00 S&H)

This book covers pilots from classes 43 D & E, plus primary training for aviation cadets. It is from Walnut Ridge Basic Flying School, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. One of the last pages is covered with autographs and inside the front cover is named to one of the cadets.




Pilot Training Class Book - 43-G

$55.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Nice class book of AAF OCS School in Miami Beach, Florida.




Pilot Training Class Book - 43-F

$55.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Class book of Class 43-F, Goodfellow Field, San Angelo, Texas.




"The Sad Sack" Dated 1944

$25.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A nice 1944 dated copy of "The Sad Sack" by Sgt. George Baker, with original dust jacket.




Naval Primary Gunnery Training Book - 1944

$32.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A 92 page, soft cover book on Naval Primary Gunnery training, with text, photo's and drawings. It is dated June 1944.




331st Combat Team History

$150.00 ($10.00 S&H)

It was printed in Germany right after the war, it has 240 pages filled with text, photographs, Officer's photo's, maps, lists of awards, commissions and of those KIA. A great, hard to find research book.




447th Bomb Group History

$200.00 ($8.00 S&H)

A vintage copy, has some damage to top of spine, but does not take away from the book. Filled with text, photos and a great reference book, as it has a complete roster as of August 1, 1945.




12th Bomb Group History

$120.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Here is a nice 1948 issue of "The Earthquakers", Overseas History of the 12th Bomb Group. It has 147 pages of text and photos pf the Group from Africa to the CBI.




20th AAF "Memorial Album"

$200.00 ($8.00 S&H)

This book is dated 1951 and is dedicated to Lt. Joseph H. Finkelstein by his parents, along with many other men of the Jewish Faith. This is a super research book for men of the 20th AAF. It measures 8 5/8" by 11", is hard covered and is filled with photo's and stories of these men.




"History of the 57th Troop Carrier Squadron

$185.00 ($6.00 S&H)

"Saga of the Biscuit Bomber" with the 57th Troop Carrier Squadron in the Southwest Pacific. This book is dated 1945 and was made in Sydney, Australia. It measures 7 1/4" by 9 5/8" and is filled with photo's and text. Neat Squadron patch on the cover and has a roster inside. Great reference book.




"History of the 433rd Troop Carrier Group

$195.00 ($6.00 S&H)

"Back Load", History of the 433rd Troop Carrier Group, New Guinea and dated 1945. The history measures 7 1/2" by 9 3/4", is filled with photo's and text. It has great drawings of the Squadron Insignia and rosters for all Squadrons. Great research book.




"History of the 15th Fighter Group"

$175.00 ($6.00 S&H)

This is a 1982 dated book, autographed by the author and has some pilot autograph's too. It measures 8 1/2" by 11 3/8", is hard covered, is filled with photo's and text, plus it has many statistic records and has a roster. Great for research.




"History of the 31st Fighter Group" w/ Roster

$175.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A nice copy of the 31st FG History, filled with photo's, text and roster. It measures 6 1/4" by 9 1/4" and has a hard cover. Great for research.




1946 Dated "History of the 5th Bomb Group"

$165.00 ($8.00 S&H)

An excellent copy of the 5th BG History. Measures 8 3/4" by 11 1/4", hard cover and filled with photo's and text.




Photo's of Japanese Dead & More

$150.00 ($6.00 S&H)

There are 40 photo's that measure 3 1/2" by 4 1/2" and in excellent shape. Most are of Japanese dead, POW's, tanks and aircraft. All seem to be vintage photographs or old copies from that period. All lay flat and have lot numbers on the reverse.




"Odyssey" History of Compahy G

$85.00 ($5.00 S&H)

A hard to find history of the 3161st Ordnance Base Artillery and Fire Control Maintenance Company - Company G. Filled with Color and B/W photo's, personnal photo's and roster. It has 96 pages and is dated 1945. There are two photo's of the owner inside the front cover.




WW2 Victory Parade - Harrisburg, Pa.

$5.00 ($1.00 S&H)

Ten small vintage photo's of the Victory Parade over the Memorial Bridge, leading into the Capitol complex of Harrisburg, Pa. All for one money.




Photo of Coastal Artillery Officer

$10.00 ($2.00 S&H)

The photo measures 4 3/4" by 6 3/4" and is a period picture. The photo is protected by plastic and is in excellent condition.




1944 - 45 USN Hospital Thanksgiving Cards

$22.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A pair of Thanksgiving Day cards from the U.S.Naval Hospital in Bremerton, Washington, complete with menu's on the inside. The 1945 card has three photo's of sailors on the back of it. All for one money.




AAF - Personal Affairs Book

$6.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A 20 page booklet on helping a soldier to get his affairs together for his dependents. This was printed at the AAF Central Instructors School, Randolph Field, Texas.




1935 Dated "Court-Martial Practical Guide"

$6.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A 75 page bound book on Court-Martials.




Booklet & Pamplet To Help GI's

$5.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A 1943 printed booklet "Personal Affairs of Military Personnel and Aid for their Dependents" and a pamplet on Opportunity for Veterans of WW2. Both for one money.




"Double Trouble Too" P-51 Photo

$8.00 ($2.00 S&H)

This is a color photo, signed by the owner, "Don Davidson" former mayor of Nashua, NH sometime during 1982 to 1990, when he raced it in air races - #27. The serial number is 44-72483 and it served with the 354th Fighter Sq of the 355th Fighter Group during WW2. It was eventually sold to a Swiss Museum.




1945 Pamplet on Navy Life Insurance

$5.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A 24 page pamplet on Life Insurance for men discharged from the Navy, dated 1945.




501st A/B Studio Photo's

$200.00 ($6.00 S&H)

I found these while going through many of my family photo's some time ago and now thought to move them to someone's collection, rather than sit in a box that only I look at. My father, Edward H. Fleck was 1st Sgt. of "G" Company, 501st Regt., 101st A/B Division. Since my father kept these photo's, I can only assume that they were some of his buddies from the 501st. and probably from "G" Company. One has the name "Manuel" on front and back, while another was named "Paul Kramer" from Reading, Pa. These are some really neat photo's of real paratroopers. On my home page is a photo of my father.




Eagle Sq. Award Ceremony

$18.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A nice period photo of an award ceremony, measuring 5" by 8".




AAF Aerial Gunner Photograph

$22.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Here is an original photo of an aerial gunner on a .50 cal. machine gun which measures 7 1/2" by 9 1/4" and is marked "Official Photograph" on the reverse. It is also ID'd to the 15th Observation Sq., Godman Field, Fort Knox, Ky. This photo would have been taken sometime in 1942.




Navy Pilot Photo In Pacific

$25.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A real neat looking photo of a Navy Pilot with his flight suit, volcano helmet and goggles, revolver in holster, standing in a jungle setting. The photo measures 4 5/8" by 5 3/4".




Large Flyer's Photo

$20.00 ($3.00 S&H)

This photo measures 7 1/2" by 9 1/2" and has a couple of watermarks, but does not destroy the overall look. Great looking AN-6530 goggles.




Navy and AAF Airmen

$20.00 ($1.00 S&H)

One photo of two 13th AAF airmen, one is an Air Gunner and the other is Aircrewman. One photo postcard of four Navy airmen, one is a pilot and the other three Aircrewmen? Two of them have nice volcano headphone helmets. Both for one money.




1944 Edition - Princeton Alumni in Service

$32.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A really neat booklet of around 113 pages, that lists all Princeton University Alumni that have served in the Armed Forces from 1906 to 1943. Just a great reference book.




Harrisburg Steel Corp. with Honor Roll

$15.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A 1942 booklet of Navy "E" Flag presentation and has a roster, or Honor Roll of those employees serving in the military. Nice shape and a great reference item.




99th Division Letterhead Paper

$8.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Here are two different pieces of writing paper, both for one money.




Application to Women's Reserves

$10.00 ($4.00 S&H)

The application papers are dated 1943. There are two Aptitude tests and one Application paper, made out to a 19 yr. old girl from Sunbury, Pa. trying to get into the Waves or Spars.




103rd Infantry Division Book

$85.00 ($6.00 S&H)

The dust cover is rough, but the book is in near excellent condition. Printed in Austria in 1945, there are 166 pages of drawings, photo's and text in a hardback cover.




General Marshall's Victory Report

$15.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A nice cope of the report from Millersburg, Pa. VFW.




USS PETO - Submarine War Patrol Reports

$950.00 ($12.00 S&H)

Included in this grouping are the original, period copies of the Seventh, Ninth and Tenth War Patrol Reports of the Submarine USS PETO. Everything from sighting and sinking Japanese shipping to picking up downed flyers. The censor strips are still in place with the original tape. This type material is just too hard to find anymore. Read the Captain's own words. There is also a nice photo of the Peto being launched.




Vintage French Postcards - Paris Liberation

$25.00 ($4.00 S&H)

A set of six French Postcards of the Liberation Celebration in Paris. Two PC's have 28th Division Vehicles in them.




Vintage Military Advertisments

$10.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Two neat ad's on military vehicles, GMC and International Harvester.




Office of Scientific Research & Development

$75.00 ($10.00 S&H)

When do you see these? A certificate to a worker in the Office of Scientific Research and Development, dated March 1945. Elmer H. Scheibe was an Electrical Engineer and interesting enough, his wife, Hildegarde M. Scheibe was a German teacher who during WW2, worked for the OSS as a German translator until V-E Day. A neat seldom seen document and I will include all of the other research I found.




"Armored Force" Photo Book

$32.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A neat pictorial book, showing images of all Tank Divisions. The inside of the book is fine, the cover is just a little rough.




1943 Dated Recog. Book of Naval Ships

$150.00 ($6.00 S&H)

This book comes with the original mailer envelope (could be better) and some seperate papers that look like test papers. Shows both Allied and Axis ships and is in great condition. It came from the estate of a USMC Aviation Radioman.




Bendix Upper Turrets Booklet

$23.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A neat little booklet of 30 pages on the Bendix Upper Turret, with note in the back from the original owner. Excellent condition and measures 3 1/2" by 5".




"War Is Hell" Small Poster - 1942

$35.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Great little poster that is dated with a time stamp on the reverse from Orlando Air Base, Florida. Measures 9 3/8" by 11 1/2" and is in near mint condition except for a couple of folds.




Merchant Marine ID Certificates

$23.00 ($2.00 S&H)

I wish these were in better condition, but since they are Merchant Marine, I still think these will show just fine in a display or framed. These are from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce and are Certificates to Able Seaman and Lifeboat Man for Leroy Charles Adler, dated 1942 & 1943. As you know, WW2 Merchant Marine items are hard to find.




Construction Battalion 599 Maintenance Unit

$45.00 ($7.00 S&H)

A very nice, 166 page unit made Annual for the first year of its existence, for the Naval Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 599. It has pictures of all the men and names. Great reference book.




Restricted - Japanese Ship ID Book

$175.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Here is a super book on Identification of Japanese Merchant and War Ships in 1941-42. The book is filled with over 100 pages of photographs, silhouette's and drawings of Japanese Shipping. This ID book has the original cover/box for these pages. If your into the Japanese Navy and Merchant Fleet, this is the reference book for you. The binding tape on the cover/box is torn in spots, but everything else is excellent.




1942 Pictorial Manual - Aircraft & Ships

$125.00 ($8.00 S&H)

A 1942 dated Pictorial Manual of over 100 pages of photographs and silhouette's of US, German and English Airplanes, plus another section of Japanese War Ships. Very nice condition.




1942 Recognition Book - Aircraft

$60.00 ($8.00 S&H)

A "Pictorial Manual" of over 70 pages of photographs and silhouette's of US, English, German and Japanese Airplanes. Named to a R.J.Gammache, U.S.N.R. It is in very nice condition.




"Courage and Devotion" Book, Medical Corps

$95.00 ($7.00 S&H)

The title is, "Courage And Devotion Beyond The Call Of Duty". This is the preliminary edition, November, 1944, of a partial record of official citations to medical officers in the US Armed Forces during WW2. The book has 254 pages and if your into the Medical Corps, this is a must have book for you.




Photo's of Jeeps

$15.00 ($1.00 S&H)

Two photos and one French Postcard, all for one money.




TM 1-219 Basic Photography - 1941

$10.00 ($4.00 S&H)

A 1941 dated Technical Manual for Basic Photography, consisting of 342 pages of text, photo's and drawings.




"Honor Roll" Book of Masons 1941-45

$55.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A really neat copy of Free and Accepted Masons of Pennsylvania, Honor Roll of Military and Naval Service in World War II, mint condition with it's mailer. Lists all Pa. Masons who served in WW2. Invaluable research tool.




RAF Books

$35.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Here are two books to the RAF, "Air-Crew Lecture Notes" and "An Airman's Letter To His Mother". They are dated 1941 and 1940.




1943 Dated "Know Your Horizon"

$10.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Neat little 8 page booklet by "Sperry Gyroscope Company, Inc."




Insignia Booklets

$25.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Here are two nice vintage Insignia booklets, one is dated 1942 from the U.S.Slicing Machine Company and the other is from the Corn Exchange Bank and Trust Company. Both for one money.




1943 Pocket Guide - Uniform Insignia

$15.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Neat little booklet of uniform insignia of allied countries and dated 1943. Great shape.




Photo - AAF Man and Wife

$10.00 ($2.00 S&H)

The photo measures 4" by 6" and is on a period backing.




Japanese Photos WWII

$18.00 ($2.00 S&H)

This is for three original photos, one negative and one reprint. All for one money.




Student Pilot Log & Photos

$50.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Neat grouping of a Pilot Flight Record and Log Book, with dates from June 1943 to January 1944, 100 hours total. The book is dated 1943, plus two photo's of the pilot and plane.




Framed AAF Corporal

$25.00 ($8.00 S&H)

This period wood frame measures 7 1/2 by 10 1/2" and has a great looking photo of an AAF Corporal with his visor cap and an AAF patch which is under the glass. The matte is marked by the Corporal, "To Dad with all my love on Father's Day. Anthony".




Color Photo's AAF PFC & Wife

$38.00 ($12.00 S&H)

The color photo of the AAF PFC is about 7" by 9 1/2" and inside a metal period frame. There is also a B&W photo of him in a tree inside the frame. The photo was taken in Sioux Falls, Idaho. There is an unframed color photo of either his wife or girlfriend. All for one money.




83rd Division History Book

$65.00 ($8.00 S&H)

This period hardcover book still has the original dustcover and is in near excellent condition. It has 118 pages of text, maps and pictures of the 83rd Division during WW2. It is titled "Thunderbolt Across Europe".




104th Cavalry Regimental Basketball Team

$15.00 ($1.00 S&H)

Two original photo's of the 104th Cavalry (H-M) Regimental Basketball team 1941-1942.




Aircraft Carrier "Midway" Booklets

$23.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A magazine from "Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co." with information on the "Midway" and other ships that were built by them, plus a Christening Ceremonies handout for the "Aircraft Carrier Midway" dated March 20, 1945.




B-24 Reprint Photos "Mrs Mayfield"

$15.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Here are two nice 8" X 10" reprint photo's of the B-24/F7BJ "Dear Mrs Mayfield" of the 4th Photo Mapping Sq., 1st Photographic Group. The photo's show both sides of the aircraft, as the left side is marked with the 4th Map Sq. insignia and another painting of a GI on a crutch "And How!" This photo has all the crewmen named and I will send a copy of them with the photos.




Tourist Guide to AARHUS, Denmark - 1939

$10.00 ($3.00 S&H)

This booklet came in a group of US Army pocket guides that I bought at a flea market. This was probably picked up by a GI that traveled to Denmark after the war, probably during the occupation of Germany.




141st Navy Construction Battalion Photos

$32.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Here are six small album size photos and two 8" by 10", one of which has all the names written on the back and the other is of the Battalion band.




45th Division Color Portraits

$28.00 ($2.00 S&H)

The photo's are 5' by 7' and are in full color. It looks like two brothers after the war, one with his wife and what looks like a bullion 45th Div. patch on his uniform. Nice color photos.




1945 Officers Guide

$20.00 ($6.00 S&H)

In used, but nice condition. Just what you need to finish off that display.




"Language Guide to North Africa"

On Hold

Great little booklet dated 1943. Just what you need to finish off a display.




1943 Turkish Language Guide

$20.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A great, seldom seen language guide from WW2.




1943 Kearny Works Booklet

$10.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A neat little booklet for summertime safety and health from Kearny Works of the Western Electric Company, dated 1943.




Pocket Guide to New Caledonia

$25.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A 1944 dated booklet to New Caledonia, also known as the French Australia. It is in excellent condition and is stamped on the back cover "Convalescent Training Program". This is a tougher one to find.




"Carrier War" Book dated 1945

$40.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A neat period published soft cover book of Naval Operations during WW2. It has 174 pages filled with text, maps and photo's of Task Force 58 and the Pacific Sea Battles.




Photo of GI's on Tractor

$25.00 ($5.00 S&H)

A real neat 4 1/2" by 6 1/2" photograph of two GI's on a tractor. The GI on the left is riding shotgun while the other is the operator of the tractor. Take a good look at his patch, as it almost looks like a MTS patch. The photograph is 100% better than my feeble attempt to try to get a good pic of it for this description. Great resolution on the photo and nicely framed.




"Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms" - 1942

$75.00 ($4.00 S&H)

This is a really great research book as it lists all Aeronautical terms in Japanese, French, German and English. The Japnese is in both characters and written word. The book is dated 1942 and contains 484 pages.




WW2 Manual for Aviation Cadets - Navy

$65.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Great little hard cover book with 199 pages of text, photos and drawings. This is a First Edition of "Manual for Aviation Cadets" by John R. Hoyt, USNR. Excellent condition.




TM 21-250 Army Instruction - 1943

$20.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A Technical Manual on Army Instruction, dated April 19, 1943 with 227 pages of text and photo's. Excellent condition.




J. Duncan Campbell's ROTC Books

$45.00 ($8.00 S&H)

From Duncan Campbell's estate, these were his ROTC Books that he used while teaching classes at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. They are dated 1942 and are four volumes within two books. They are marked to Lt. Campbell. There are also a couple of original photo's of Duncan, some paperwork and a letter from a friend of his at the Navy Pre-Flight School in Chapel Hill, N.C. There is also his copy of Ernie Pyle's "Brave Men" 1944 marked to Jim Campbell (first time I ever heard him called by his first name). All for one price.




FM 23-10

$35.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Dated 1940, great Basic Field Manual on the US Rifle, Caliber .30, M1903 in near mint condition.




FM70-15 Operations in Snow & Extreme Cold

$25.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Dated November 1944, super book on cold weather operations. Nice shape.




WW2 Radio Operator's Field Manuals

$20.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Four FM's for Radio Operators, all dated 1943 or 1944. FM 24-18 Radio Communication, FM 24010 Basic Field Manual, Combined Radiotelegraph Procedure and two copies of FM 24-6 Basic Field Manual, Radio Operators Manual, Army Ground Forces. All in nice shape and all for one money.




Navy Amphibious Training Books

$85.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Two books dated 1944 & 1945 with regards to USNATB in Solomons, Maryland. Both books are softcover and are filled with text and photo's. There is also a Navy Amphibious patch and an Electricians rating that I found inside one of the books. All in excellent condition.




Pennsylvania at War 1941-1945

$35.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A neat little softcover book dated 1946 with 83 pages of text and photo's. It also has photo's of Pennsylvania's MOH winners and why they won the award. Excellent condition.




15th AAF Certificate of Valor

$95.00 ($4.00 S&H)

A neat Certificate of Valor to a TSgt. Radio Operator with the 342nd Bomb Squadron, 97th Bomb Group, 15th AAF for an Air Medal w/ 2 bronze oak leaf clusters. Framed in 1946 and in great condition.




AAF Insp. & Maint. Guide - B-25 Aircraft

$75.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A 129 page soft cover book "USAAF Aircraft Inspection and Maintenance Guide" for B-25 series Aircraft in mint condition. Dated 30 March 1945




AAF Insp. & Maint. Guide - AT-6 Aircraft

$75.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A 69 page soft cover book "USAAF Aircraft Inspection and Maintenance Guide" for AT-6 Series Aircraft in mint condition. Dated 1 October 1944




312th Engineer (C) Battalion History

$65.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Nice hardcover history of the 312th Engineer (C) Battalion of the 87th Infantry Division complete with rosters. Real nice condition.