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WW2 Japanese and German War Planes:  This is for 4 books. Two are in Japanese text and two are in English text.  They were published by AIREVIEW in 1956-1959.  The titles are: "Aireview's German Military Aircraft in the Second World War".   and   "General View of Japanese Military Aircraft in the Pacific War."    There is a copy of both titles in the original Japanese text and those books have a lot of photos of the Japanese and German aircraft.  Then there is an English text version of both books without the photos.  Conditions are solid and they look good.  They have been read and used but not damaged.  There are no dust jackets with them. Each is 6" X 8 1/4".
$4.99
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 Volume II was copyright 1944 and covers the third and fourth year of the War.  Volume III, copyright 1944, 1946 and covers the fifth year.  Volume IV, copyright 1946 and covers the sixth year. Condition is solid and readable (LOADED with photos). There is fading and some soiling/staining of the covers. I have not tried to clean them and they are as found.  They have the usual musty book odor. LOTS of photos!
Pictorial History of the Second World War, Veterans Foreign Wars Edition:
Printed in 1950. Four volumes:  Volume I was copyright 1941 and covers the first and second year of the War.
$3.99
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Soldier's Guide to San Antonio: A 4 1/2" X 6" booklet for the men stationed in San Antonio.  Gives them lots of useful information.  Published 11-44 by Southwestern Bell Telephone. 14 numbered pages.  Unused and in excellent condition.                      
San Antonio book $3.99
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WW2 17th Inf. Magazine, Camp Roberts:  17th Infantry Regiment Training Command, Fort Ord, California. 
Size is 11" X 15" and has 13 pages which would total 26 pages if numbered.  They all have photos, plus the covers.  Text reveals WW2 period.  Full of signatures on the front cover.  Condition is solid and showing it's age. No major damage or tears.
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Item # CR  $3.99
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1943 INFANTRY DRILL REGULATIONS:  Also has rifle marksmanship for 03, Garand and Carbine.  It is identified to William Anderson who is in the NARA enlistment records so he should be researchable.  He was Army Air Corps, Sgt.  Very good condition.  (See photos for more information).
$8.00
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"THE ARMED FORCES OFFICER":
Published in 1956.  See photos for more details.
Item # 91451   $1.99
"EMERGENCY WAR SURGERY". NATO HANDBOOK. Printed in 1988.  Nice book.  See the photo for more details.
"EMERGENCY WAR SURGERY": NATO HANDBOOK: Printed in 1958.  Officers name is inside of back cover.  See photos for more info.
BUILDING THE CONSTITUTION, 1944 PRINTING:  Everything you would want to know about our Constitution.  Very educational.  5 1/2" X 8 1/2" with 32 numbered pages. Soft cover. Pretty nice condition with no damage; just some age coloring.
$1.99
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NEW YORK AND THE WAR WITH SPAIN. HISTORY OF THE EMPIRE STATE REGIMENTS:  A nice book covering everything you would want to know about the New York National Guard and their participation in the Spanish-American War or 1898. Little known fact that Company I of the 71st NY were with Roosevelt's Rough Riders when they charged up Kettle Hill in Cuba.  Book covers all of the NYNG units.  Book was an official presentation from "Augustus P. Allen, Member of Assembly", in 1907. 
The book was actually published in 1903. It is 6" X 10".  The first part of the book covers the Spanish American War and consists of 429 pages.  The second part of this book (an additional 192 pages) is Col. Silas Burt's  "My Memories of Military History of the State of New York During the War for the Union 1861-65". The book has a few photo 'plates' of important people at that time.  There is a 4 page foldout of the 1st Regiment on parade in Honolulu. The NYNG participated in most of the theaters of the Spanish American War.  Only 'damage' I see is inside of the front and back covers where there is some separation at the spine (Please see photos).  The embossed gold lettering on the book's spine is faded out and hard to read. This book is an original first printing and  not a reprint.  It is hard back with red cloth covers.  It was published without a dust cover. 
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Item # 21523  $55.00
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WW2, AIR-AGE MAGAZINE, JUNE 1943:  War time issue.  Shows wear and tear from the years.  8-1/2" X 11-1/2" with 74 numbered pages.  Neat period aircraft photos, ads and articles.  Interested in contents?  Contact me.
Item # 41540  $2.50
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Item # 41541   $2.50
WW2, SKYWAYS MAGAZINE, JANUARY 1945:  War time issue.  Shows wear and tear from the years.  8-1/2" X 11" with 106 numbered pages.  Last 20 pages are dog eared and back cover edge is eroded.  Neat period aircraft photos, ads and articles.  Interested in contents? Contact me.
 "TENTATIVE TECHNICAL MANUAL, USE of FOREIGN MAPS": Printed Nov. 5, 1942 for the WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, D.C. It is 8" X 10-1/2" in size. The pages are not numbered but the book is about 1/4" thick and it has 5 fold out maps. Real good condition with no damage or soiling evident.  Two available.
Item # 715993  $1.00 each.
"SERVICEMEN'S MORNING WATCH":  Daily inspirational Religious readings.    5" X 3-1/2" with two years, 1945-1946 of daily readings.
Item # 915033  $2.00
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USS LOS ANGELES, CA-135, CRUISE BOOK.  COUNTDOWN 1957-58:  Westpac Cruise Book 1957-1958.  Nice condition book with its original mailing carton.  8-3/4" X 11-1/4" with 145 numbered pages.  Following the last numbered page are 5 more pages of photos etc.  
Item # 1015002  $29.00
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USS LEXINGTON, CVS-16. PILOT TRAINING CRUISE, 1963:  See photos for more information.  Consists of a folder containing a photo and an informational booklet.
Item # 1115010  $5.00
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USS KEARSAGE, CVA-33.  CRUISE, SUMMER 1953: See the text on the photos for more information.  Book informs the sailors of all they need to know about their visit to Japan and Korea. 
Item # 1115011  $4.00
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USS KEARSARGE, CVA-33.  CRUISE, SUMMER 1953:  See the text on the photos for more information.  Book informs the sailors of all they need to know about their visit to Hong Kong.
Item # 1115012   $4.00
1953 JAPAN and KOREA
1953 HONG KONG
BOOK, "THE STORY OF SUBMARINES":  Ex-Library copy in well used/poor condition.  It appears to be all there and should be a good read.  5-1/2" X 8-1/2" with 210 numbered pages. Copyright 1962.
Item # 716008  $3.00
Item # 7611 $85.00
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1881 BIBLE, PRESENTATION FROM MOM TO HER SON: Inscribed on the inside and given as a Christmas present by a Mother to her 21 year old son, December 25, 1881.  Closable clasp CDV album type Bible.  It measures about 3-1/4" X 5-1/4" and is 1-1/4" thick.  There is reinforcting tape on the spine and wear to the cover as seen in the photos.  
Item # 617012  $19.00
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MED CRUISE BOOK, 6th MARINES, 1st BN.  1957-58:  Pretty nice cruise book from 1957-1958.  1st Battalion, reinforced. 6th Marines.  Measures about 10-3/4" X 8" X 3/4" thick.  No major problems noted.
Item # 118008  $35.00
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BOOK; THE MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS FOR THE YEAR 1915.  PRINTED IN MANILA 1916:  This may be a pretty rare book as I could find no others for sale with soft cover from this date.  This publication is 10-1/2" X 7-1/2" and has 39 numbered pages with a fold out map of the Philippines that measures 11" X 15-1/2" in size.  On the map are marked the locations of various mineral sources.  Condition is not good as it is soiled, has rough edges, some tears and just general wear from being around for over 100 years!
1963 CRUISE BOOK, USS SARATOGA, CVA-60. MED CRUISE:  USS Saratoga, CVA-60, Cruise Book from 1963 Mediterranean Cruise.  Measures about 12" X 9 " X 1".  Outside blue cover scuffed with corners and spine having bumps and wear.  Back of cover has a stripe down the center?  I see no damage to the interior pages other than one page that has a corner creased.  Lots of images of vintage Navy aircraft:  F3H Demon; F8U Crusader; A3D Sky Warrior; A4D Sky Hawk and others. In the back was a certificate awarded to a James H. Cooper, PR1.  He may have been the owner of the book.
Item # 118012  $12.00
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THE CHINA-BURMA-INDIA THEATER, STILLWELL'S MISSION TO CHINA: U.S. Army in WWII.  Originally published in 1953, this copy printed in 1968.  Hard cover measures about 7" X 10" and has 441 numbered pages.  Excellent condition with only some fingerprint smudges on the edges of the pages.  Minor bumps and wear.  Only a few photos but a couple are of Flying Tigers. 
MEXICAN BORDER WARS-WW1 "MANUAL FOR ARMY COOKS" Dated 1916 and ID'd:  Neat little book full of interesting information. It is 4-1/2" X 5-3/4" and has 270 numbered pages with several fold out pages.  It has an inscription inside the front cover from a Nephew that is dated 1976 where he notes this book was his uncles who served both in the Mexican Border War and WW1.  Inside the back cover is written by the owner of the book, Ernest B. Bowser, his name and address in Mattoon, Illinois.  I found Ernest's grave marked in an Illinois Cemetery and it says he served with the 37th Infantry, Company A, which was an Ohio National Guard unit.
Item # bo61819  $9.00
Item # bo8183  $24.00
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THE DOUGHBOY, 1923:  The spine has a neat repair.  See the images for details about this book.  Lots of Officer's photos and names in this book. Check my price against what Amazon sells it for....if they have one!
THE SHIP'S MEDICINE CHEST and FIRST AID AT SEA, 1929 MERCHANT MARINES:  Neat little book full of helpful information.  Published in 1929.  It measures 6" X 9" with 207 numbered pages.  Condition is well used and worn.  Edges are worn and bumped. Corners bumped.  Major punch to the cover as shown in my photos.
Item # bo1119002  $5.00
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1941 PICTORIAL REVIEW, 6th INFANTRY DIVISION:  The 6th ID went overseas in 1943 and fought in New Guinea and the Philippines.  Most of the men in this book probably were there.  It would be interesting to research each man and to see their battle history.  Book is 9" X 12" with 318 numbered pages.  No major damage, just some handling evidence from the years.  Has the old paper smell.
Item # bo420050  $19.00
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THE STORY OF THE NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER CORPS:  Great reference book and a good read.  Lots of illustrations.  Soft cover 8-1/2" X 11" with 236 numbered pages. Published by  U.S. Government Printing Office, 1995.  Shows use and some wear.  Book is solid.
Item # bo520004  $4.00
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VIETNAM WAR PERIOD, A POCKET GUIDE TO GREAT BRITAIN:  "Land of Pageantry".  Published by the Armed Forces Department of Defense originally in 1963, this issue was printed in 1976.  Booklet is 4" X 5-1/2" with 70 pages.  It is in very good condition.  No problems.
Item # bo520007  $3.00
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WW2 ENGINEER SOLDIER'S HANDBOOK, FM 21-105:  1943 Basic Field Manual printed in 1947. 6-3/4" X 4-1/2" with 163 numbered pages.  Cover has soiling; cover and pages have bending from use.  The book is solid and intact..
Item # bo620001  $12.00
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WW2 "SONG AND SERVICE BOOK FOR SHIP AND FIELD, ARMY AND NAVY":  Hardcover book measuring 4-3/4" X 6-3/4" with 192 numbered pages.  Full of Prayers and Spiritual Songs.  Last 4 pages have formations and movements for Army and Navy Military Funerals.  Good solid condition book.  Cover has a scuff at top left and some corner bumps.  Inside, the first page has some writing on it.
Item # bo620005  $4.00
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YANK MAGAZINE, Nov. 17, 1944: Old and well worn from the years and from reading.  Most wear is on the edge of the binding and the corners.
It is solid and readable and not falling apart. It has a mailing label on it with the soldier's name identified in the NARA WW2 enlistment records.
Item # bo92011  $8.00
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YANK MAGAZINE, Oct. 6, 1944:  Poor condition but all there and readable.
About 1/3 of the pages are loose from the rest.  Pages have rips and tears and damage. It needs a loving home to take care of it and preserve it.
Item # bo92013  $6.00
YANK MAGAZINE, AUG. 18, 1944: Poor condition with most pages torn.
Heavy mouse chews, bends etc. etc.  Still the articles are educational and interesting.
Item # bo92015  $5.00
EUROPEAN LAND BATTLES:  Three volume set covering WW2.  Looks to be in good condition with just a few light scrapes and bumps on the edges of the covers.  I did not thumb through every page to check condition, but they look to be undamaged.
Item # bo92020  $7.50
1942, GREENVILLE ARMY FLYING SCHOOL:  Great book and a hard to find book.  9" X 12" with 126 numbered pages.  Good condition with a few bumps to the covers.  I saw no pages with any damage.
Item # 71001  $75.00
WW1 BOOK, 80th DIVISION, 314th F.A. REGIMENT, 155th F.A. BRIGADE; "OUR ANSWER TO THE CALL":  Another rare, hard to find book.  An Internet search could not find another like it.  It measures 8" X 11" with 106 numbered pages.  It has scuffs, wear and some looseness at the spine as shown in the photos.  It is full of information and photos, I have shown just a few.  
Item # 71002  $89.00
10th INFANTRY DIVISION, 1951. FORT RILEY, KANSAS:  Company M, 86th Infantry.  Belonged to Victor P. Holec.  He is pictured and several of his Platoon buddies are Id'd on their photos.  No major problems with it.
Item # 71201  $25.00
WW2, "THE GERMAN NORTHERN THEATER OF OPERATIONS, 1940-1945":  Information about the book is in text on the images.
Item # 91450  $9.00
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Item # bo719014  $39.00
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Item # 318014  $39.00
Item # 7411  $5.00
USN, USMC and COAST GUARD SERVICE RIBBON GUIDE BOOK:  Handy little book measuring 5 1/2" X 3 3/4".  Well used and has some corner and page bends and soiling.  Wide range of ribbon awards covered for sailors and marines from various Wars and conflicts.. 
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4th INFANTRY DIVISION; 8th INFANTRY REGIMENT COMBAT HISTORY BOOK:  Rare book to find and this is the original 1946 printing.  Measures about 9" X 12" with 204 numbered pages.  Loaded with photos taken in combat gear as well as photos of members of the different Companies. Medal of Honor awards. Condition is solid with wear, damage and fading to the outside cover with the inside pages in good condition.  I was able to only find one of these that sold and it was $295 plus the shipping.  That was my reference for pricing.
U.S.S. PRINCETON CRUISE BOOK, 1950-51. KOREA:  CV-37 Cruise book from 1950-1951.  Loaded with photos and information.  I show a lot of photos of the contents but there are too many to show them all.  There are 242 numbered pages.  Also a separate photo of the Princeton is included.  Condition is solid and interior pages showed no problems.  But, the cover is soiled and has some damage as shown.. 
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Item # 7812  $7.00
Item # 7811  $3.00
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USMC SONG BOOK, EL TORO:   Full of song lyrics. Solid with a few dog eared corners.  I was unaware that THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER has additional lyrics that are not sung as the NATIONAL ANTHEM....
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YANK MAGAZINE, AUGUST 17, 1945:  Solid and readable with several pages having a 3" tear.  Original mailing label still attached.
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Item # 91453  $3.00
Item # 91454  $4.00
Item # 7813  $65.00
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"A HISTORY OF THE 505th MILITARY POLICE BATTALION", WW2: I only found one of these books for sale on the Internet and it was $100. With the book are two large fold out maps of the 505th's path during the War.  I put a lot of text on the photos about this book.  
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