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1718 Puckle Gun.
Topic: 1718 Puckle Gun
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A revolving pistold with 3, 4 or more barrels, usually percussion cap, sometimes flintlock.
Topics: Pepperbox Pistol, Revolver
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NOTA BENE:  These cap badges are "Museum Copy," made only for the United States Navy's Naval Historical Center at the Washington Navy Yard in the District of Columbia. They were manufactured to specifications of the original regulations. They have authentic gold and silver-wire bullion embroidery on black velvet backing. The rank straps are also according to regulations; rank straps were replaced with shoulder marks in 1898. These cap badges were authorized from 1852 to 1869 when a...
Topics: United States Navy Uniform Regulations, Naval Officer Cap Badges, Pre-Civil War Badges, Civil War...
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A geographical sketch with colored illustrations of banner, ensigns, flags and pennants of nations in Africa, Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe, published by Alphonso Figsbee and A. Ranney, No.195 Broadway, New York, N.Y., 1856.
Topics: The Maritime Flags and Standards of All Nations, Together with a Geographical Sketch, Published by...
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A pre-U.S. Civil War book on coins, medals and seals prior to 1861.
Topics: Coins, Medals, Seals, U.S. Civil War, American Civil War
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Regulations for the Navy of the Confederate States. Richmond: MacFarlane & Fergusson, printers, 1862
Topics: Confederate States Navy Regulations, Confederate States Navy, Uniforms and Insignia
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Early uniforms of the Imperial German Army from 1870 to 1919.
Topics: Imperial German Army, Uniforms of the German Empire, Uniformen und Abzeichen, 1870-1919
Catalogue of men's dress hats designed and sold in New York City in 1875. NOTA BENE: The prices may be subject to change at any time!
Topics: Boyden, Malloy, Hat Designers, Novelties, Dress Hats, New York City, Catalogue, Haberdasher
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United States Postage Due Stamps, "J" Series.
Topics: Postage Due Stamps, J Series Postage Due
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Uniforms of soldiers in Imperial Germany prior to the First World War to the first year of the Great War. 1880-1915.
Topics: German East Africam German West Africa, Imperial Germany, Soldiers, Uniforms, Rank Insignia
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Artists draw insignia as they think it should looks, however the manufacturer of rates and strykers looked what you see here of actual specialty marks of seamen, 
Topics: Rates, Stryker Marks, Apothecary, Coxswains, Quartermasters, Water Tenders, United States Navy,...
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A textbook on the study of Imperial Germany and their citizens.
Topics: Imperial Germany, Pre-World War One
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United States Ship Constellation, Naval Training Station Exercise Aloft, 3rd Division, 1898.
Topics: United States Ship Constellation, Naval Training Station, Exercise Aloft 1898, Third Division,...
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Khaki cotton uniforms were adopted for wear by soldiers in the tropics and other hot weather climates in Cuba, the Philippines and Puerto Rico during and after the 1898 Spanish-American War and later in China as well during the Boxer Rebellion of 1899-1901. These epaulets came in the colours of the arms and branches of the U.S. Army, i.e., yellow for Cavalry, red for Artillery and white for Infantry, etc.
Topics: 1898 Spanish-American-War, 1899-1901 Boxer Rebellion, the 1899-1902 Philippine Insurrection, Army...
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Book of drawings of "The Gibson Girls" in "The Social Ladder."
Topics: Charles Dana Gibson, The Gibson Girls
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(1902) True Stories of American Blue Jackets told to boys and girls (Part 3 of 5 parts).
Topics: Post-1898 Spanish-American War, 1902 True Stories of American Blue Jackets Told to Boys and Girls,,...
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(1902) True Stories of American Blue Jackets Told to Boys and Girls. (Part 2 of 5 parts).
Topics: 1902 True Stories of American Blue Jackets Told to Boys and Girls, Part 2 of 5 parts,...
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(1902) True Stories for American Blue Jackets Told to Boy and Girls, Part 3 of 5 parts.
Topics: 1902 True Stories of American Blue Jackets Told to Boys and Girls, Part 2 of 5 parts, Post-1898...
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(1902) True Stories of American Blue Jackets Told to Boys and Girls. (Part 4 of 5 parts)
Topics: 1902 True Stories of American Blue Jackets Told to Boys and Girls, Part 4 of 5 parts, Post-1898...
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(1902) True Stories of American Blue Jackets Told to Boys and Girls (Part 5 of 5 parts).
Topics: 1902 True Stories of American Blue Jackets Told to Boys and Girls, Part 5 of 5 parts) Uniforms and...
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Charles Dana Gibson, the man and his art. (1903)
Topics: The Gibson Girls, Charles Dana Gibson
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Uniforms and insignia of the United States Navy in 1905, pictures only, no text! 
Topics: 1905 United States Navy Uniforms and Insignia, Post-1898 Spanish-American War, Pre-1917 First World...
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A booklet with pennants of the American and Canadian yachts and power boats in 1908. 
Topics: Flags of American and Canadian Yacht and Power Boat Clubs and Associations, Yacht Pennants, Power...
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A traveler's notes on Java in this 1910 issue of The National Geographic Magazine. 
Topics: The National Geographic Magazines, Washington District of Columbia
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Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls or War On the White Slave Trade in 1910 - 1911.
Topics: Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls, War On the White Slave Trade, 1910 - 1911, The Mann Act
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Dress shoulder knots worn by an officer in the New York Regiment in 1912.
Topics: New York Regiment, Shoulder Knots, Insignia
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Headgear of the German Marine Infantry in 1914-1915. 
Topics: German Marine Infantry, 1914-1915, The Great War, Imperial Germany, First World War, World War One,...
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"Rank At a Glance in the Army and Navy" was published in 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917 and 1918.
Topics: Rank At a Glance, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Insignia and Rank, Uniforms
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Uniform regs of the U.S.Army in 1914.
Topics: Army Uniform Regulations, Army Regulations, Uniform Regulations, Uniforms, Insignia, Army of the...
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Silver metal badge in German language for German West Africa.
Topics: German West Africa, Colonial German Badge, World War One, The Great War, First World War,...
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American Ambulance Service Auxiliary
Topics: American Ambulance Service Auxiliary, First World War, The Great War, World War One, 1914-1918
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Uniforms and medals of the French military in The Great War of 1914 to 1918.
Topics: Medals, Uniforms, France, French Army, First World War World War One, The Great War, WW1, WWI
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A genealogical memoir of the known descendants of Simon Huntington from 1633 to 1915. This is not a copy of the complete book, it is about the relatives of Wilbur Nickles Huntington and Esther Pelky of Shawano, Wisconsin who later relocated to Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Topics: Simon Huntington, Chauncy Huntington, Backus Benjamin Huntington, Bertie Ernest Huntington, Wilbur...
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A newspaper format for surplus sales of old uniforms, firearms, etc.
Topics: Cal Hirsch & Sons, Army & Navy Surplus Store, Cal Hirsch Sons Mercantile Company
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A rubberized hat worn by marines in foul weather.
Topics: Semper Fidelis!, Semper Fi!, United States Marine Corps, U.S.M.C., World War One, First World War,...
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A descriptive booklet that explains the facts about the U.S. Armed Forces in The Great War of 1917-1918 in Europe.
Topics: Weapons of Modern Warfare, he Great War, United States Army, United States Marine Corps, United...
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World War One ambulances.
Topics: Ambulance, The Great War, First World War, World War One
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Fantastic colour plates of military and naval insignia in The Great War of 1917-1918.
Topics: The Great War, World War One, First World War, Military and Naval Insignia
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United States Army hat cords
Topics: Campaign Hat Cords, World War One, First World War, The Great War, Hat Corps, WW1, WWI
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"Collyer's Pocket Guide to Army and Navy Insignia."
Topics: The Great War, Collyer's Pocket Guide to Army and Navy Insignia, World War One, First World War,...
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Daughters of the American Revolution booklet about the uniforms worn by women in auxiliaries.
Topics: Daughters of the American Revolution, Uniforms of Women Worn During the War, First World War, The...
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Miscellaneous insignia and uniforms
Topic: Miscellaneous insignia and uniforms
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Admiral Richard Byrd received a gold medal from the National Geographic Society
Topics: Admiral Richard Byrd, National Geographic Societies Special Gold Medal, 1930
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Warrant Officers Class 1, Warrant Officers Class 2, Non-Commissioned Officers's, etcetera. Illustrations and descriptions of other rank's ranks as well as Regimental Badges as well. 
Topics: 1. Conductor, 2. 1st Class Master Gunner, No.3 2nd Class Master Gunner, No.4 Bandmaster, No.5. All...
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Bird pictures in the 1933 issue of the National Geographic Magazine.
Topics: Crows, Magpies, Jays, Bird Photographs, National Geographic Magazine, 1933
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Colour pictures of orioles and blackbirds in a 1934 issue of The National Geographic Magazine
Topics: Orioles, Blackbirds, Bird Colour Picture, National Geographic Magazine
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Flags of the World in 1934 as well as state flags and military flags.
Topics: 1934 Flags of the World, National Geographic Magazine
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Colour plates of Haitian architecture, historic buildings, etc.
Topics: Haiti, Haitian, National Geographic Magazine
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General of the Armies John Joseph Pershing ("Black Jack" Pershaing leads a tour in the National War Memorials in Europe dedicated to the dead aimen, marine, sailors and soldier and other auxiliaries. 
Topics: Black Jack Pershing, General John Joseph Pershing, National War Memorials in Europe, National...
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Viet-Nam, formerly labeled as French Indo-China
Topics: Indo-China, Viet-Nam, National Geographic Magazine
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Insignia of Grerat Britain's Royal Navy in 1937 prior to the Second World War (1939-1945)
Topics: Great Britain, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, British Empire, Cap Insignia, Rank Insignia, Rank...
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On the U.S.M.C. officers' collar and cuffs was gold-wire lace that indicated the rank of the wearer by how fancy it was as they progressed from a second lieutenant to a major general, and lastly to Commandant of the Corps. 
Topics: Collar gold lace, Cuff gold lace, U.S.M.C., United States Marines, United States Marine Corps,...
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Less text and more pictures. 
Topics: Naval - Customs - Traditions - and Usages, United States Navy, Uniforms and Insignia, American...
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A 5"X7" booklet prepared for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization known as N.A.T.O., in response to the "Cold War" and the "Iron Curtain." These pages show their rank insignia and their uniforms.
Topics: N.A.T.O., North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Soviet Bloc, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Iron...
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Gasoline station customers were given an empty booklet and when they bought gas, they were given a stamp showing the ships of the U.S.Navy to glue into the booklet. 
Topics: Tydol Book of Navy Stamps, Fighting Ships of the U.S.A., Battleship Mississippi AG-128
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Cartoon picture post-cards of 1942.
Topics: 1942 Camp Snapshots Cartoon Picture Post-Cards, World War Two
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Accordion picture post-card folder of scenes at Forth Bragg, North Carolina which is near the city of  Fayetteville. 
Topics: Cumberland County, Harnett County, Hoke County, Moore County, Fayettevilla, North Carolina, Fort...
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A description of the United States Army, United States Marine Corps and United States Navy airmen, marines, sailors and soldiers in the United Sates Armed Forces and their uniforms and insignia during the Second World War.
Topics: A Guide to United States Armed Forces, World War Two, Insignia and uniforms
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Hammond's Identification Album of the United States Armed Force in 1942.
Topics: Hammond's Identification Album of the United States Armed Forces, Identification Album of the...
"He's in the Armored Corps" was only one of more than fifteen books like "He's in the Paratroops Now," "He's in the Marines Now," "He's in the Marines Now," etc. Each is more than 250-pages and more than a third of them have pictures. Some of these books are hard-to-find, believe it or not? Major General Adna Romanza Chaffee Jr., Lieutenant General Daniel Van Voorhis, General George S. Patton, 
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Topics: Half-Track, Tank, United States Army, Armored Corps, Second World War, World War Two, WWII, WW2
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These Second World War patriotic brochures usually had the name of a business on the front page to show who gave it out and their address and telephone number, etc.
Topics: 1942 Identification Album of the United States Armed Forces, Insignia
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942 "Insignia of the United States Defense Force." 
Topics: Insignia of the United States Defense Force, World War Two Insignia
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A booklet titled "Insignias of Our Brave Armed Forces," (1942)
Topics: Insignias of Our Brave Armed Forces, Army Insignia, Navy Insignia, Marine Corps Insignia, World War...
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(1942) "Keep the Ships Fighting - Work At Puget Sound." 
Topics: Keep the Ships Fighting, Work at Puget Sound, United Stats Navy, Second World War, World War Two
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Know them by these signs. Army, marines and navy insignia.
Topics: Know Them By These Signs, Second World War, World War Two, Insignia, Patches
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Know your fighting forces - Insignia of the Army, Navy, Marines and Auxiliaries. Altoona Pennsylvania. (1942)
Topics: Know Your Fighting Forces, Insignia of the Army - Navy - Marines and Auxiliaries, World War Two,...
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WHAM 1180 K.C. 50,000 Watts. Sagamore Studios, Rochester, New York. 
Topics: WHAM, Radio At War, 1180 K.C., 500000 Watts, Sagamore Studios, Rochester 4 New York, Herbert Booker
WMBD Radio At War, "From the Heart of Illinois" on the air 18 hours daily. 
Topics: WMBD, From the Heart of Illinois, Peoria Broadcasting Company, Peoria Illinois, Herbert Booker,...
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(1942) "The Army and You!" recruiting booklet on the U.S. Army.
Topics: The Army and You!, Recruiting Booklet, United States Army, World War Two
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A booklet that shows the war planes of both allie and the axis powers in the Second World War. 
Topics: 1943 War Planes of the World, Second World War, World War Two, WWII, WW2
1942 paperback book from WIBW Radio At War, Serving Uncle Sam - Public Service, Topeka, Kansas. Columbia Broadcasting Company. 
Topics: 1942, WIBW, Radio At War, Columbia Broadcasting Company, Topeka Kansas, Herbert Booker
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World War Two United States Navy Construction Battalion rates and specialty marks for the Seabees.
Topics: World War Two, WW2, Second World War, WWII, Construction Battalion, Seabees, Rates and Specialty...
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Only One Appeal - One Pledge - Once a Year! Here's What It's For - Here's How to Do Your Part! Calship's War Chest. 
Topics: 1943 Calship's War Chest, World War Two, Second World War
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1943 He's in the Paratroops Now.
Topics: 1943 He's in the Paratroops Now, Part 1 of 3 parts. 1943, World War Two. Paratrooper
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1943 He's in the Paratroops Now. Part 2 of 3 parts.
Topics: 1943 He's in the Paratroops Now, Paratroopers, Second World War, World War Two, Airborne