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Dec 21, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Maps from World War One of Europe.
Topics: Western Front, Maps, Allied Expedtionary Force, Army, Armies, The Great War, World War One, World...
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Dec 21, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Descriptions of jobs performed by the personnel assigned to their positions ashore and aboard a ship.
Topics: Specialty Marks, Rates, Ratings, U.S.Navy, World War Two
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Dec 15, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Unofficial cloth patches displaying a flying bee armed with a Thompson sub-machine-gun and working tools worn by members of the Construction Battalion, also referred to as SeaBees!
Topics: C.B., Construction Battalion, SeaBee, Seabees, Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, Insignia, WW2, World War...
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Dec 9, 2015 Herbert Booker
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During the Second World War the State Department of the United States Government had the Government Printing Office in Washington, District of Columbia print anti-German propaganda in the Spanish language for Latin-American nations in Central and South America as well as Mexico in order to influence the Spanish speaking people whom some were pro-German or were neutral at the least. Some nations in South America welcomed the German airmen, sailors and soldiers, often unofficially! 
Topics: Propaganda, Second World War, World War Two, WWII, WW2, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945,...
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Dec 6, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A sixty-three book about uniforms and insignia of the United States Armed Forces in World War Two.
Topics: Insignia of the services, United States Air Corps, United States Air Force, United States Army,...
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Dec 6, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Small paperback book about the U.S. Armed Forces [rinted and distributed 8 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor in the Territory of Hawaii which also shows pictures of U.S.Army, U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S.Navy in WW2.
Topics: U.S.Army, U.S.Marine Corps, U.S.Navy, Fall in, 1941, Insignia, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Second...
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Dec 6, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A Seond World War map that also shows the insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces in the Second World War.
Topics: Greyhound Lines, Defense Map of America, Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Insignia,...
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Dec 4, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A United States Army issued song book which some soldiers learned to sing as individuals or as a group, especially when on a long march to keep their spirits up. 
Topics: Army of the United States, United States Army, Army Song Book, Song Book, World War Two, WW2, WWII,...
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Dec 4, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Soldiers entering the Army of the United States as recruit received one of these booklets which helped familiarize them with what they could and could not do as well as describe the different ranks and the pay scale of soldiers from private to general officer. 
Topics: Army of the United States, United States Army, Rules & Regulations, World War Two, WW2, WWII,...
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Nov 28, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Cavalry (yellow) chevrons used until 1918 to 1919 in the Army of the United States. From the collection of the late Michael von Deckbar who had possibly the best collection of chevrons in the U.S.A.!
Topics: Michael von Deckbar, Cavalry Chevrons, Chevrons, Insignia, Army of the United States, United States...
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Nov 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Patriotic World War Two booklet created for the people back home on the Home Front to acquaint them with the military insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Topics: Air Corps, Army Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, insignia, booklet, World War Two, WW2, Second World...
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Nov 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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NOTA  BENE: This is not an endorsement for tobacco products, it is simply here to show what this particular tin looked for those who collect them as a hobby! A cigarette tin made in England in 1942 and given to the U.S. service women and men while guests of the British people. 
Topics: Pall Mall Cigarettes, England, Great Britain, Tobacco Products, English made U.S. cigarettes, WW2,...
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Nov 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Set of postcards that show the branch and rank insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces given to the customers of Fred Harvey Restaurants as a patriotic way to acquaint the Home Front as an educational tool in WW2
Topics: Postcards, Fred Harvey Restaurants, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Second World War, 1942
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Nov 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Fred Harvey Restaurants provided this ephemera complimentary to the patrons which showed the insignia of the Air Corps, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and the Navy of the United States in the Second World War.
Topics: Fred Harvey Restaurants, Air Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, Insignia, Map,...
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Nov 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Map of the United States of America that also shows the branch, rank and shoulder sleeve insignia work by airmen, marine, sailors and soldiers in the Second World War. Fred Harvey in a patriotic gesture had these booklets printed and distributed to their customers on the Home Front.
Topics: Home Front, Service, em's Insignia, U.S.A. Map, Fred Harvey Restaurants, Shoulder sleeve insignia,...
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Oct 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A blue patch with yellow lettering DARR Aero Tech. Inc. and a U.S. shield with an American bald eagle's head with up-swept wings and below Albany, Ga. also in yellow lettering
Topics: 52nd A.A.F. Training Detachment, United States Army Air Force, Second World War, World War Two,...
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Oct 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A blue circle with a white star with red circle in center with yellow wings and yellow letters that read CUBA.
Topics: Aero Fuerza Cubano, Cuban Air Force, World War Two
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Oct 27, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A blue patch with the numbers 18 and the old style blue circle with a white star and a red ball in the center of that star with yellow wings. Could be reproductions? Ghost division were created in the Second World War to make their enemies think they had more troops than they really possessed. 
Topics: United States Army Air Corps, United States Army Air Force, United States Army, Army Air Corps,...
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Oct 10, 2015 Herbert Booker
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An 8-page brochure showing post Second World War Army & Navy Surplus, when one could still get real military equipment, boots, shoes, clothing, etc. in 1953. 
Topics: Korean War 1950-1953, Post-Second World War, Post-World War Two, Post-War, Army & Navy Surplus,...
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Sep 22, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A silver badge of a four-blade propeller within a wreath.
Topics: United States Army Air Force, Second World War, World War Two, Air Force Technician's Badge
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Sep 17, 2015 Herbert Booker
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P.T.Boat Squadron Insignia worn by naval personnel aboard Patrol Torpedo Boats like the skipper, Lieutenant John Fitzgerald Kennedy would have worn on PT-109 in the Second World War in the South Pacific theater.
Topics: Lieutenant John F. Kennedy, PT-109, Patrol Torpedo Boat Squadron Insignia, P.T.Boats, Insignia,...
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Sep 16, 2015 Herbert Booker
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The rank insignia and uniforms of H.M.C.G. (His Majesty's Coast Guard) during World War Two.
Topics: His Majesty's Coast Guard, H.M.C.G., Great Britain, United Kingdom, England, Uniforms, Insignia,...
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Sep 16, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Equipment, insignia, uniforms and weapons of the Army of Argentina in the Second World War.
Topics: Argentina, Army of Argentina, Insignia, WW2, World War Two, Second World War, Ejercito de...
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Sep 16, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Shell Oil Company published this patriotic paper ephemera that showed civilians not familiar with the medals and ribbons awarded to Coast Guardsmen, Marine, Sailors and Soldiers in the Second World War.
Topics: Medals, Ribbons, Medal of Honor, Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, U.S.Coast Guard, U.S.Army,...
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Sep 7, 2015 Herbert Booker
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A Khaki covered cork lined pith helmet worn by marines during the summer in the States and year around in the South Pacific Theater of War when not wearing an M-1 steel helmet or other headgear. A darkened bronze anchor, eagle and globe ornament worn on the front.
Topics: United States Marines, U.S.M.C., U.S. Marines, Pith Helmet, World War Two, Second World War,...
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Aug 23, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Highly decorated Russian and Vietnamese veterans on parade
Topics: Russia, Russian, U.S.S.R., Vietnam, Vietnamese, Insignia, Medals, Orders and Decorations, World War...
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Jun 2, 2015 Herbert Booker
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(1943) Insignia, Medals & Decorations of the U.S. Navy, Marines & Coast Guard wall poster
Topics: United States Coast Guard, United States Marine Corps, United States Navy, United States Armed...
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Mar 26, 2015 Herbert Booker
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Various nations issued commemorative postage stamps featuring tanks in battle during the Second World War in Asia, Europe and North Africa. Stamps collecting can be a fun hobby! 
Topics: Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Tanks, Armoured Vehicles, Army, Armies, Warfare,...