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MILITARIA: UNIFORMS, HEADGEAR, WEAPONS: U.S. UNIFORMS, HEADGEAR, INSIGNIA: WWI TO PRESENT
U.S. Navy Uniforms in World War II Series
Jeff Warner
Vol.1: Sailors in Forest Green - USN Per-
sonnel Attached to the USMC
. A detailed
examination of the uniforms and equipment used
by Navy personnel attached to the U.S. Marine
Corps during WWII. Navy hospital corpsmen,
Seabees, combat photographers, demolitions
experts, and many other Navy specialists served
with USMC units from 1941-45.
Size:9”x12”•800color/bwphotos•328pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2426-8•hard•$79.95
Vol.2: U.S. Naval Aviation Flying Clothing
and Gear
.All-inclusivestudy,coveringeveryaspect
ofaviationrelateduniformsandequipmentusedby
theAmericanNavyduringWWII. Includes:pre-war
navalaviationandtraining,survivalequipmentand
aircraft carrier based aviation, parachute riggers,
photographers, air gunners, fighter and bomber
crews, USMC and more. Flying jackets, helmets
and parachute systems are highlighted in addition
to class-A dress uniforms and insignia.
Size:9”x12”•900color/bwphotos•320pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2582-5•hard•$89.95
Vol.3: U.S. Naval Amphibious Forces
. A
detailed examination of the uniforms and equip-
ment used by elite and specialty units of the USN
during WWII. Covers pre-war landing parties, the
Seabees, Naval Beach Battalions, Naval Combat
Demolition Units and UDTs. Obscure specialties
are also highlighted including Scouts and Raiders,
Beach Jumpers, Shore Fire Control Parties, Hard-
Hat Salvage Divers etc. Condensed unit histories
of the Seabee battalions, beach battalions, UDT
teams and NCDU teams are also cataloged.
Size:9”x12”•500color/bwphotos•256pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2621-9•hard•$69.95
Vol.4: U.S. Navy Uniforms and Insignia
1940-42
. Beginning in the 1920s, this volume
chronologicallydocumentsMidshipmen’suniforms,
recruit training and issue items including sea bag
layouts and hammocks. Wartime USN insignia
worn by commissioned officers, warrant officers
and chief petty officers is featured with concise
descriptions and photographs. Also, a complete
catalogofenlistedmen’sratingbadgesanddistin-
guishingmarksareshowcased. IncludesCD-ROM.
Size:9”x12”•800color/bwphotos•248pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2583-0•hard•$79.95
Vol.5: U.S. Navy Uniforms and Insignia
1943-46
. a detailed study of the traditional
sack coat, frock coat, and jumper/bellbottom
trouser uniforms worn by the USN throughout
WWII. Additionally, cold weather outfits, khakis,
dungareesandworkinguniformswornbySeabees,
beachbattalionsandshorepartiesarehighlighted.
Also included are women’s WAVE, Nurse Corps
and Flight Nurse uniforms. Includes CD-ROM.
Size:9”x12”•800color/bwphotos•344pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2584-7•hard•$79.95
Vol.6: Weapons, Equipment, Insignia - Sub-
marine Service, PT Boats, Coast Guard,
other Sea Services
. Like its predecessors in the
series, this book is an epic chronicle of previously
unpublished topics, including the uniforms and
equipment of the submarine force, PT boat squad-
rons, mine warfare men, gun crews, signalmen,
and more. Clothing, accoutrements, insignia,
small arms, knives, life jackets, novelty items and
sweetheart jewelry are all covered.
Size:9”x12”•1100color/bwphotos•344pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2922-7•hard•$79.95
American Airborne Pathfinders in WWII
Jeff
Moran. Trained in the use of the Eureka radar,
holophan lights, and colored ground panels,
the pathfinders dropped thirty minutes before
the main airborne landing to provide ground
guidance for successive airborne jumps. The
concept of the pathfinders proved successful and
they were used during the remainder of WWII.
This book tells the story of the operations they
led, and the equipment used – much of it unique
to the pathfinders.
Size:8.5”x11”•150color/bwphotos•128pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1769-5•hard•$49.95
WWII Troop Type Parachutes - Allies: U.S.,
Britain, Russia • An Illustrated Study
Guy
Richards. This book covers the history of airborne
troops, and is illustrated with unpublished period
and contemporary photos. Readers will be able to
identify all troop parachutes used by the Allies in
WWII. Technical data, drawings and packing in-
structions are included and the narrative describes
the developmental history of the equipment and
employment technique.
Size:8.5”x11”•180color/bwphotos•144pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1781-4•soft•$29.95
United States Marine Corps Uniforms, In-
signia and Personal Items of WWII
Harlan
Glenn. Covering in detail the combat and dress
uniforms of the U.S. Marine in WWII, this volume
is the collector’s reference! The book is filled with
an endless array of unpublished and seldom
seen wartime photos, as well as beautifully shot
full-color clothing and equipment layouts.
Size:9”x12”•650color/bwphotos•400pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2264-8•hard•$79.95
“782 Gear”: United States Marine Corps
Field Gear & Equipment of WWII
Harlan
Glenn. With numerous rare and never before
published war time photographs, “782 Gear”
is the most in-depth pictorial study of the many
patterns, and variations of Marine Corps field
gear – known then as “782 Gear” – that U.S.
Marines carried in the Pacific War.
Size:9”x12”•800color/bwphotos•240pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3355-2•hard•$89.99
Paramarine! Uniforms and Equipment of
Marine Corps Parachute Units in WWII
Chris
Mason. For the first time, over 500 photos and
images fromWWII and modern collections have
been assembled in one volume and combined
with a wealth of facts and information about all
aspects of Paramarine gear and training.
Size:9”x12”•500color/bwphotos•240pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1924-8•hard•$69.95
Women for Victory: American Servicewom-
en in WWII History and Uniforms Series
- Vol.1
Katy Endruschat Goebel. The Women for
Victory series provides a thorough and author-
itative reference for American servicewomen’s
history and uniforms of WWII. Vol.1 examines
the two oldest female military components of
the U.S. armed forces: the Army Nurse Corps,
and Navy Nurse Corps, and covers two lesser
known groups of militarized medical female
service personnel: the Army Hospital Dietitians
and Army Physical Therapists.
Size:9”x12”•1200color/bwphotos•360pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3959-2•hard•$89.99•
Schiffer LTD
Individual Gear and Personal Items of the GI
in Europe 1942-45
James B. Klokner. Individual
gear, toiletries, tobacco and personal effects from
North Africa to the Rhine are covered in intimate
detail. Color images and numerous period photos,
offer a thoughtful analysis of a soldier’s most
valued possessions. This book illustrates from
a unique perspective a sentimental side of the
WWII soldier in the foxhole.
Size:8.5”x11”•470color/bwphotos•200pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2160-9•hard•$59.95
Visor Hats of the United States Armed
Forces 1930-50: Army, Navy, Marine Corps,
Other Services
Joe Tonelli. This book is the first
to explore U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine
Corps visor hats of the 1930s-50s in detail. Also
includes: Public Health Service; American Red
Cross; Volunteer/Foreign Service; CAP; Coast
and Geodetic Survey and much more.
Size:9”x12”•850color/bwphotos•288pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1890-X•hard•$79.95
The M-1 Helmet of the WWII GI
Pieter Oost-
erman. The development and combat use of the
U.S. WWII era, fixed bail M-1 helmet is covered in
this volume. Much attention is given to the many
specific manufacturing details, contract numbers
and dates involved in the production of M-1 and
M-2 helmets. The museum section of the book
contains a wealth of rare liners, unit painted
helmets, rank marked helmets, camouflaged
helmets, paratrooper helmets, battlefield found
helmets and much more!
Size:9”x12”•750colorphotos•336pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3663-8•hard•$89.99
The M-1 Helmet: A History of the U.S. M-1
Helmet in WWII
Mark Reynosa. All aspects of
M-1 helmet production are covered, and every
production helmet version is presented in full color
photos, including detail shots and production
markings. Also included are era photos of the
helmet samples, helmet production, and helmets
worn in training or in action.
Size:8.5”x11”•350color/bwphotos•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-0074-5•hard•$49.99
Post-WWII M-1 Helmets: An Illustrated
Study
MarkReynosa.Allaspectsof thepost-WWII
M-1 Helmet are covered, as well as associated
researchanddevelopmentprograms that impacted
the helmet, such as the Nylon Helmet Program.
Included are contract sheets, contract number
reference, military specification drawings, and
photos of helmet samples and production.
Size:8.5”x11”•260color/bwphotos•136pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1033-X•hard•$39.95
U.S. Combat Helmets of the 20th Century:
Mass Production Helmets
Mark Reynosa.
This book represents nearly a decade of research
into the history of U.S. production combat hel-
mets. Covered are the standard ground helmets,
parachutist helmets and helmet covers. Every
major production helmet version is presented
in full color photos, including detail shots and
production markings.
Size:8.5”x11”•250color/bwphotos•112pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0357-0•hard•$39.95
The Personnel Armor SystemGround Troops
(PASGT) Helmet: An Illustrated Study of the
U.S. Military’s Current Issue Helmet
Mark
Reynosa. All aspects of the PASGT Helmet are
covered, including early research and development
efforts that resulted in final helmet design and
construction. Also included are contract sheets
and military specifications.
Size:8.5”x11”•115color/bwphotos•80pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1034-8•soft•$19.95
U.S. Chemical and Biological Defense Res-
pirators: An Illustrated History
Chris Carey. A
historical overview of United States military and
civilian defense respirator developments from
the beginnings of CBW respiratory protection in
WWI. Accompanied by photos, illustrations and
other supplemental material.
Size:8.5”x11”•500color/bwphotos•224pp.ISBN:
0-7643-0387-2•hard•$45.00
U.S.-Made, Fully Machine-Embroidered, Cut Edge
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia of World War II, and
How They Were Manufactured • A Collector’s
Guide Hans
De Bree. A reference book for novice and
experienced collectors of World War II U.S. made, cut
edge patches, and provides guidelines when determining
whether a SSI is fromWorld War II or not. Also, details
in patch manufacturing are explained in such a way as
to create a timeline in a patch collection, which will add
to the personal value of the collection.
Size:7”x10”•545colorphotos•320pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4355-1•hard•$59.99
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