Sign In | Register
Two WW II Service Men's Guides. by US MILITARY GUIDE BOOKS: FRANCE AND BRITAIN) - Paperback - No date. Ca. 1944. - from and

Two WW II Service Men's Guides.


Condition: See description

Washington D.C. and Nice, France.: Information Services US Riviera Recreation Area (La Côte D'Azur).. No date. Ca. 1944.. Two paperback orientation booklets provided to servicemen stationed in Europe. "Short Guide to Great Britain" 5 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches; 38 pp. plus 2 page centerfold map of Great Britain. "Welcome to the Riviera" 6 1/4 x 4 inches, 22 pp. plus folded map of Nice at rear. Rear covers of both booklets show black paper residue; clearly, these two items were once carefully preserved in a scrapbook. Overall good condition, save for back cover damage. "Guide to Great Britain" cautions: "Remember...Britain may look a little shop-worn and grimy to you The British people are anxious to have you know that you are not seeing their country at its best. There's been a war on since 1939." The French guidebook observes "With the arrival of American troops on the 28th of August, 1944, the people of Nice were free again and began to rediscover happiness and gaiety" while also requesting that military personnel "restrain from any action of a destructive nature" during their time in Nice or adjacent communities (Cannes, Antibes, Grasse). The two booklets reflect the need to provide guidance for US military personnel for whom Europe is a new and novel experience. .
  • Bookseller: US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 54171
  • Title: Two WW II Service Men's Guides.
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Information Services US Riviera Recreation Area (La Côte D'Azur).
  • Place: Washington D.C. and Nice, France.
  • Date published: No date. Ca. 1944.
  • Keywords: ephemera, Military, World War II, zzephem
  • Bookseller catalogs: Military;


Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)


Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new...[more]


$4.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >

Add to wishlist

1939 New York World's Fair

Collecting the 1939 New York World's Fair

Born in the midst of the Great Depression, the theme of the 1939 World's Fair was "The World of Tomorrow" - a theme that captured the hearts of a generation. Check out the maps, souvenirs, and other ephemera on Biblio!

Aleister Crowley

Collecting Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley was a well-known and highly controversial figure in the first half of the 20th Century. A writer, occultist, magician, and mountaineer, Crowley impacted a diverse collection of sub-cultures and interests. See collectible Crowley from Biblio booksellers.