Warman's World War II Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide

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Krause Publications, Nov 23, 2010 - Antiques & Collectibles - 288 pages
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"This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny."—Franklin Delano Roosevelt Hailed as "The Greatest Generation," the men and women who fought in World War II carried an unimaginable burden. Their date with destiny, both horrendous and heroic, shaped the world we know today. This newly expanded second edition of Warman's World War II Collectibles serves as a living tribute to these brave souls, as well as a guide to the remarkable and historical items that survived titanic battles. Brimming with expert collecting advice, detailed information and spectacular color images, this book is designed to provide perspective and guidance to the extraordinary world of World War II collectibles. This one-of-a-kind package features: 1,100 full-color photos of collectibles from Allied and Axis forces Coverage of uniforms, headgear, accouterments, medals, firearms, bayonets, knives, daggers, swords, and personal items 3,000 listings with updated current-market prices Helpful collecting advice, price and availability ratings, and reproduction alerts
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
5
Introduction
7
Uniforms and Footwear
10
Headgear
57
Accouterments
100
Medals
151
Firearms
184
Bayonets Knives Daggers Swords
211
Personal Items
243
Documents Photos Letters Other paper Items
272
Auction Houses and Dealers
282
Glossary
283
Index
285
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About the author (2010)

Michael E. Haskew is the editor of WWII History Magazine and The World War II Desk Reference with the Eisenhower Center for American Studies. He is the author of The Sniper At War, The Encyclopedia of Elite Forces in World War II, Order of Battle: Western Allied Forces of WWII, and The Italian Campaign in World War II.

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