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GERMAN PARATROOPERS UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT 1936-1945: VOLUME II HELMETS, EQUIPMENT AND WEAPONS

By Karl Veltze

(Subject: Uniforms, Dress & Insignia - General) In this second of the projected three volumes of German Paratroopers, the author, Karl Veltzé, not only takes a very detailed look at the Fallschirmjager helmets, but also deals with the paratroopers' special equipment (gasmask bags, hand grenade bags, ammunition bandoleers, medical equipment). Standard field equipment is also covered, followed by a chapter devoted to the individual and crew-served weapons utilized by the German airborne forces. Among these are both versions of the special FG 42 paratrooper rifle. The parachutes used by the German paras are examined, whilst the last chapter looks at their drop containers. (Published: 2016) (Publisher: Zeughaus Verlag, Berlin) (ISBN: 9783938447871) (Pagination: Large format, 368pp, c1000 colour & c300 b/w photos) (Condition: New in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$124.60

FOR HOSTILITIES ONLY

By Peter Seaman

(Subject: Uniforms, Dress & Insignia - General) This impressive publication details the insignia and dress distinctions of the six cavalry regiments raised for hostilities only during World War II. These regiments were the 22nd Dragoons, 23rd Hussars, 24th Lancers, 25th Dragoons, 26th Hussars and 27th Lancers. The book includes 25 A4 colour plates of insignia (including trial patterns), uniform items, plus numerous black and white images showing various items of insignia being worn. The orders by which these regiments were raised and subsequently disbanded are also included together with potted histories of each, along with historical notes about their 18th and 19th century predecessors. (Published: 2010) (Publisher: Peter Seaman) (ISBN: 9780952426110 ) (Pagination: A4 format, 173pp, 25 colour plates, numerous colour & b/w photos & illustrations) (Condition: New in card cover) UL-XXXXXX

$40.50

THE COLLECTOR’S GUIDE TO CLOTH HEADGEAR OF THE ALLGEMEINE AND WAFFEN-SS

By Michael D Beaver and William Shea

(Subject: Uniforms, Dress & Insignia - General) This new book provides an organised, chronological guide to the evolution and development of the myriad types of soft headgear worn by the SS. As the war-years progressed, geographical areas of operation changed, and the composition of the SS divisions evolved. So also, did the headgear worn by these troops. This reference illustrates a great number of these examples with over 600 photos including more than half in colour. The overwhelming majority of these pictures have never been published before. (Published: 2009) (Publisher: Schiffer Publications) (ISBN: 9780764332302) (Pagination: Large format, 256pp, 600 + colour & b/w images) (Condition: New) UL-XXXXXX

$148.76

UNIFORMS OF THE WAFFEN-SS: VOL.3

By Michael D Beaver

(Subject: Uniforms, Dress & Insignia - General) The third of a comprehensive, three volume set which is unquestionably the best reference work on German Military uniforms ever produced. This volume features: Sports & Drill Uniforms: Black Panzer Uniforms: Camouflage: Concentration Camp Personnel: SD: SS Female Auxiliaries (Published: 2002) (Publisher: Schiffer Publications) (ISBN: 0764315528) (Pagination: c272p, 500+ col & b/w photos/ills) (Condition: New) UL-XXXXXX

$119.17

GERMAN CAMOUFLAGED HELMETS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR: VOL. TWO
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GERMAN CAMOUFLAGED HELMETS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR: VOL. TWO

By Branislav Radovic

(Subject: Uniforms, Dress & Insignia - General) This second of Radovic's impressive two volume set covers Wire, Netting, Covers, Straps, Interiors & Miscellaneous items. It is packed with full page colour photographs - most never before published. The author provides a clear, detailed look at the many & varied styles of camouflage applied by the German soldier to his most personal piece of equipment. (Published: 2004) (Publisher: Schiffer Publications) (ISBN: 0764321064) (Pagination: Large format, 328pp, 550+ color & b/w photos ) (Condition: New in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$119.17

OSPREY WARRIOR 54: CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN 1861-65
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OSPREY WARRIOR 54: CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN 1861-65

By Philip Katcher and (Illustrator) Gerry Embleton

(Subject: Uniforms, Dress & Insignia - General) The southerner of the mid-19th century had been bred to ride horses and had long been used to handling firearms, through hunting for pleasure, food or simply for sport. The combination of these factors promised that when the southern states began to secede in December 1860, the cavalry would be a major combat arm. This title looks at how the men of the Confederate cavalry were recruited, trained, lived and fought. Routine and campaign life are covered, as well as the weapons and equipment. Key encounters such as the 1863 clash at Brandy Station are also covered. (Published: 2002) (Publisher: Osprey) (ISBN: 1841763810) (Pagination: 64pp ills) (Condition: new in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$18.68

UNIFORMS OF THE WAFFEN-SS: VOL.1
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UNIFORMS OF THE WAFFEN-SS: VOL.1

By Michael D Beaver

(Subject: Uniforms, Dress & Insignia - General) The first of a comprehensive, three volume set which is unquestionably the best reference work on German Military uniforms ever produced. Hundreds of rare, unpublished photographs present Field-Service, sports, drill, armored & tropical dress. There are sections on rare pre-war uniforms as well as SD, Camp personnel, mountain & ski troops. This volume features: Black Service Uniform: LAH Guard Uniform: Earth-Gray Service Uniform: 1936 Field-Service Uniform - 1936-41 (Published: 2002) (Publisher: Schiffer Publications) (ISBN: 0764315501) (Pagination: c272p, 500+ col & b/w photos/ills) (Condition: New) UL-XXXXXX

$119.17