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Camouflage Uniforms of European and
NATO Armies 1945 to the Present
Borsarello. This full-color book covers nearly
all of the NATO, and other European armies’
camouflaged uniforms, and not only shows
and explains the many patterns, but also their
efficacy of design. Described and illustrated
are the variety of materials tested in over forty
different armies, and includes the history of
obsolete trial tests from 1945 to the present time.
Camouflage Uniforms of Asian andMiddle
Eastern Armies
Borsarello & Palinckx. This
volume covers the armies of forty countries of
the Middle East and Asia. For the first time, the
reader will have a full overview of the different
military garments used by these countries.
The Armies of Warlord China 1911-1928.
Philip Jowett. The wide variety of armies involved
in this period of Chinese military history makes the
subject one of the most intriguing and complicated
of the 20th Century. Featuring 600 photographs
and illustrations, this title describes the uniforms,
equipment and weaponry of the many Warlord
Armies which fought over China in the 1910s
and 1920s.
Soldiers of the White Sun: The Chinese
Army at War • 1931-49
Philip Jowett. The
Chinese Nationalist Army was at war almost
continuously from 1931 until 1949 fighting first
against the invading Japanese Imperial Army
until 1945. This was followed by a four-year
civil war in which the Nationalist Army fought
the Chinese Communists until its final defeat in
1949. This new book presents in a large number
of period images the history of the Chinese
Nationalist Army and its campaigns.
Deng Xiao Ping
. This book covers the military
career of one of China’s most influential leaders,
with nearly all of the photos published here for
the first time in the West.
Counterfeiting the Holocaust: A Historical
and Archival Examination of Holocaust
Alec S. Tulkoff. This book is a refer-
ence and resource guide to help determine the
authenticity of these artifacts, and provides
a detailed look at various Holocaust-related
artifacts in a manner that follows the experiences
of the survivors and victims.
Sweetheart Jewelry & Collectibles
Snider. Military sweetheart jewelry was important
on the home front during World Wars I and II as
mementos of the servicemen who were abroad.
With patriotic devices clearly displayed, these
lockets, bracelets, wings of love, in-service pins,
“Remember Pearl Harbor” items, Victory pins,
cards, pillows, banners, necklaces and compacts
became keepsakes.
Antique Sweetheart Jewelry
Nicholas D.
Snider. Over 200 color photos, most of full-page
size, display thousands of items of jewelry, banners,
pillow covers, paper items and compacts, as well
as special sections on the Seabee andWASP items.
Experience the human side of warfare through
appreciation of the patriotic items displayed herein.
Star Spangled Jewelry
Whitson & Schiffer.
Vintage American patriotic jewelry including flags,
eagles, Victory themes, political mascots, and
Uncle Sam parade across these pages proclaiming
allegiance to the United States. Over 600 color
photos display diverse jewelry designs, including
popular versions of military insignia that have
become icons of history.
WWII Bakelite Jewelry: Love and Victory
Bambi Deville Engeran. This Bakelite jewelry helps
document the story of a country and its allies
working together to restore world peace. Images
of pins, necklaces, bracelets, and more capture
these true signs of the times – not only crafted
to express solidarity, loss, patriotism, and love,
but to make use of a new material that was not
restricted by rationing and conservation orders.
WWII Quilts
Sue Reich. Many American women
made warm and attractive quilts to benefit U.S.
soldiers during the period 1940-45, either as
outright gifts or as raffle items to raise money
for good causes. This work authenticates the
patterns and designs available to quiltmakers
and anchors the quilts historically in time.
Fraternally Yours: Identify Fraternal Groups
and Their Emblems
Peter Swift Seibert. A look at
the rich and diverse heritage of American fraternal
societies from the late-1800s through present times.
Focusing upon larger organizations of the golden age,
this book covers the basic symbols and emblems of
groups as diverse as the Freemasons, Odd Fellows,
Redmen, Knights of Columbus, Elks, Knights of Pythias,
and even the Ku Klux Klan.
America’s Patriotic Holidays: An Illustrated
John Wesley Thomas and Sandra Lynn
Thomas. America’s patriotism comes alive in
this beautifully illustrated, in-depth look at
the history of all six federal holidays plus Flag
Day. From the songs patriotism inspired to
commemorating each year the birthdays of
Presidents Washington and Lincoln, this look
back into the history of the U.S. is bound to be
filled with nostalgic memories of yesteryear.
From Ensign's Bars to Colonel's Stars:
Making Quilts to Honor Those Who Serve
Renelda Peldunas-Harter. Six quilts honor the
officer ranks between 2nd Lieutenant/Ensign
through Colonel/Captain. Original designs are
provided for you to follow along or to inspire
your own creative ideas. Tips are given for fabric
selection, constructing the quilt, appliquéing,
squaring a quilt, border preparation, and binding
while chapter galleries show the versatility of
the quilts for non-military applications.
Size:8.5”x11”•118color images•96pp.
WWI Posters
Gary A. Borkan. This
book illustrates over 450 WWI posters
that were produced in the U.S., Canada,
and Europe and considerable attention
to issues relevant to collectors: condition,
conservation, display, and value.
Brushes with War: Paintings and
Drawings by the Troops of World
War I: The WWHAM Collection of
Original Art
. Joel R. Parkinson, Direc-
tor & Curator, World War History & Art
Museum. Over 200 original paintings,
drawings, sculpture and trench art
by the combatants cover all aspects
of the WWI and most major battles.
These were not professional artists,
but amateurs depicting their own daily
struggles as they saw them.
Size:12”x12”•236 images•240pp.
World War I Quilts
Sue Reich. Quiltmaking
in the 1910s saw the convergence of the quilt
styles of the late nineteenth century with the new
innovations of the early twentieth century. Two
catastrophic events interrupted the emergence
of the new trends in quiltmaking. World War I
and the 1918 Pandemic Flu brought hardship
and death to America, and the entire world.
Much of the quiltmaking from April 1917 to
March 1919, was mostly focused on providing
for our soldiers and the Red Cross.
The First World War on Cigarette and
Trade Cards: An Illustrated and Descrip-
tive History
Cyril Mazansky. This book on
the First World War approaches the subject
from a unique perspective. The author utilizes
the extensive, remarkably detailed and mostly
contemporaneous issues of cigarette and trade
card sets related to this war, to provide a richly
illustrated and descriptive tapestry of this great
conflict. Included is detailed coverage of regal
aspects as well as the social and literary per-
spectives of the war.
War Paint: Tattoo Culture & the
Armed Forces
Kyle Cassidy. Thousands
of soldiers have chosen to commemorate
their military service through tattoos,
yet military tattoos go far beyond the
usual anchor and eagle clichés, and
are often as complex and varied as the
military experience. For the first time,
documentary photographer Kyle Cassidy
has sought out veterans who marked
their military service with a tattoo and they are shown here in all their glory.
Military Flash
Spider Webb. This col-
lection of historic flashboards is a tribute
to those who served their countries; a
sentimental look at body art available in
the early 20th Century; and an exciting
examination of bold designs that have
stood the test of time. Perforated pages
allow you to remove pages and hang
them on the wall of your studio.
WWII Ghosts: Artifacts Can Talk
Richard J. Kim-
mel. The ghosts of WWII are talking. Join a study
of paranormal archaeology and latent energy that
features fifty-two wartime artifacts, such as an SS
Totenkopf Honor Ring, a Japanese gas mask remnant
and pistol, and a bloodstained certificate. Pendulum
dowsing, psychometry, electronic voiceprints, and
psychic intervention help to explain that the artifacts
relate amazing and haunting stories.
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