By Land, Sea and Air: An Illustrated History of the 2nd Battalion the South Staffordshire Regiment 1939-1945
Story of the 2nd Battalion The South Staffordshire Regiment.
Robert Sigmond Publishing.
Full colour dust wrapper.
175 b/w illustrations.
This book is in mint condition, It is still in the original publishers shrink wrapping. So unopend and unread. See first two pictures. The other three pictures ... read more
Dutch Document set, Eindhoven / Heeze
The set consists of the following items:
- Identity card of Petronella Jacoba van Dijk
- Yellow insert to the identity card
- 1st ration card, Soerendonk, P.J. van Dijk
- 2nd ration card, Eindhoven, P.J. van Dijk
- Ration stamp card Feb 15,1943 - Feb 14, 1944
- Letter from the employment office regarding employment in Germany. Dated June 21st 1943.
Booklet "How To Shoot The U.S. Army Rifle - The Infantry Journal"
The booklet "How To Shoot The U.S. Army Rifle The Infantry Journal" is in nice used condition showing some wear.
First Edition 1943.
122 pages with a lot of photographs. read more
German Helmet Liner Split Pins and slotted washers - Set of Three
German Helmet Liner Split Pins and slotted washers
Set of three
Only one of three is marked SC 42 read more
Unused set of board games "Unterhaltungsspiele für Soldaten"
Card folder printed with an illustration of three German soldiers drinking, smoking and playing board games at a small table. The folder states "Unterhaltungsspiele für Soldaten" (Entertainment games for soldiers ) and "Nur für den Gebrauch innerhalb der Wehrmacht" (Only for use within the armed forces). The folder contains six folded sheets of thin card, some double-sided, with game boards pri... read more
M3/M3A1 Submachine Gun Magazine Loader
This is a fast loader for the M3 and the, in 1944 improved, M3A1 machine gun magazines.
The M3 was also called Grease gun.
Due to the stiff spring tension of the 30 rounds magazine a loader was required.
With the arrival of the updated M3A1, the magazine loader was also introduced. read more
Rare Set of Polish Batches concerning the Battle of Monte Casino.
The set consists of:
- 2nd "Warsaw" Armoured Division, 2nd Polish Corps printed batch
- 2nd Polish Corps batch
- Silver Polish Cap batch
-1st Krechowiecki Lancers Regiment Beret Pennant. (made by PICCHIANI & BARLACCHI, Firenze - Italy)
Picchiani & Barlacchi still designs and manufactures medals today. It has been a metal working company since 1902.
Booklet of A.J.W. Wijting (Dutch resistance, Engelandvaarder and 62 and 322 Sqn. Pilot) The Rocket Racket - An A.B.C. of Rocket Projectile Firing
A.J.W. Wijting (1925-1986):
In the second world war he joined the resistance. However, he was eager to do more and traveled to England in 1942. there he applied to be trained as a pilot with the R.A.F. In 1944 he obtained his flight license in Canada. He joined 62 Sqn. equipped with spitfires and P-51 Mustangs. Later he joined the 322 (Dutch) sqn.
From 1973 to 1980 he was the high... read more
By Air to Battle. The Official Account of the British Airborne Divisions
A vivid account of the British First and Sixth Airborne Divisions, it's formation and experiences in action.
It has a particularly detailed account of Operation Husky (Sicily), D-Day, the Battle of Arnhem, Varsity (Diersfordter Wald, Germany) and more, about the planning and the action. Overall, an excellent insight into these Divisions.
First Edition 1945.
His Ma... read more