This new book presents over seven years of research into the history of the M-1 helmet during World War II, and provides the most comprehensive examination of its development and production. All aspects of m-1 helmet production are covered including: the helmet body, the fiber liner, the plastic liner, helmet modifications, the parachutist helmet, helmet camouflage, helmet paint schemes, and toy helmets.
Post-World War II M-1 Helmets: An Illustrated Study Schiffer Military HistorySchiffer Publishing #ad - Also included are contract sheets, a contract number reference, military specification drawings, and photos of helmet samples and helmet production. It provides the most comprehensive look into the research, development, and production of the M-1 Helmet during this often overlooked period. This book presents several years of research into the history of America's post-World War II M-1 Helmet.
The book provides a detailed look at helmet production, Combat Helmet Liner, cotton duck liner, including the helmet body, parachutist's helmets, and camouflage helmet covers. Used book in Good Condition. All aspects of the m-1 helmet are covered, as well as associated research and development programs that impacted the helmet, such as the Nylon Helmet Program.
Post-World War II M-1 Helmets: An Illustrated Study Schiffer Military History #ad - Every production helmet is covered with full color photographs, including detail shots and production markings. The production history of every major manufacture is also provided.
The M-1 Helmet of the World War II GISchiffer Publishing, Ltd. #ad - Each variation has been carefully photographed and presented. Also, holland, through the fighting in Italy, ten mannequin ensemblesrepresent theGI during basic training, Normandy, the Ardennes and Germany. The museum section of the book contains a wealth of rare liners, paratrooper helmets, unit painted helmets, rank marked helmets, camouflaged helmets, battlefield found helmetsand much more! Used book in Good Condition.
Years of research has resulted in this well-balanced and complete work, which includes previously unknown material and unique examples of the M-1 helmet. World war ii era, fixed bail M-1 helmet is covered in this all new volume. The development and combat use of the U. S. Much attention is given to the many specific manufacturing details, contract numbers and dates involved in the production of M-1 and M-2helmets.
Helmets of the ETO: A Historical and Technical GuideCasemate Publishers #ad - This book proposes a complete study of the variants in the manufacturing of the M1 helmet, illustrated with more than 700 full-color photos and presents a new selection of helmets coming from the woodwork, stemming from private collections and museums. Used book in Good Condition.
American Web Equipment: 1910-1967 Europa MilitariaThe Crowood Press UK #ad - Hundreds of different items are photographed, and the often small differences between suppliers and periods are pointed in the learned and informative text. This book will be required reading for all students of American uniform and equipment, modelers, re-enactors and collectors. In this book, martin brayley gives a detailed illustrated overview of the webbing straps, holsters, a follow-up to the same author's well-received study of British web equipment, carriers and haversacks used by American combat troops from before World War One to the Vietnam War.
American Web Equipment: 1910-1967 Europa Militaria #ad - Used book in Good Condition.
American Paratrooper HelmetsCasemate Publishers #ad - New. Used book in Good Condition. Guaranteed packaging. This study, the first made of the various helmet markings, stands out from other books of its kind by the quality of the collection presented and by the unpublished photos unearthed from among the veterans’ possessions, providing the author with the pictorial testimony needed to illustrate the book.
American Paratrooper Helmets #ad - Even for the most initiated readers, he will no doubt have kept a few surprises up his sleeve and will delight all amateurs wanting to improve their knowledge. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Michel de trez has agreed to open up the showcases and the reserves of the Centre Historique des Parachutistes du Jour-J to present us with this compendium of American paratrooper helmets.
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World War II US Army Combat Equipments EliteOsprey Publishing #ad - Guaranteed packaging. New. Illustrated with wartime photos, and color images showing both laid-out kit and half figures of soldiers wearing the gear, new photos of kit from private collections, this is set to become the primary equipment information resource for anyone interested in the kit and webbing used by U.
World War II US Army Combat Equipments Elite #ad - S. Forces from D-Day to Berlin. Osprey. Mint Condition. World war ii gear, and packs, first-aid gear, covering not only basic belts, tools, but also mess gear, pouches, bivouac/camping gear--essentially everything that a GI has to keep him alive and operational on the battlefield. In this highly illustrated book, Special Forces veteran Gordon Rottman offers a truly comprehensive treatment of U.
S. Used book in Good Condition. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Discover what equipment a gi carried with him during World War II: what he had strapped around his body, what it contained, and what those items were used for. No quibbles returns.
American Web Equipment 1967-1991 Europa MilitariaThe Crowood Press UK #ad - Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Guaranteed packaging. No quibbles returns. Used book in Good Condition. Since 1973 all load-carrying equipments have been fabricated utilizing nylon and, in effect, closed the history book on cotton-based equipments. From the beginning of the twentieth century, United States military individual load-carrying equipments were fabricated mainly of cotton duck and cotton webbing.
In this book, c a monroe and craig pickrall describe and illustrate the personal equipment of the US Army soldier throughout the period, and show how it has developed to meet changing operational needs. At the onset of the vietnam war it was clear that this new cotton-based webbing system was not acceptable for use in the humid environment of the jungles of Southeast Asia.
American Web Equipment 1967-1991 Europa Militaria #ad - Nylon equipment was found to be more durable, lighter and dried quicker than the standardized cotton equipment. New. Mint Condition. Osprey. As the vietnam war ground down nylon web equipment was proving to be the answer to other load-carrying problems that had arisen during the course of the war. Throughout the first and second world Wars, as well as the Korean War, cotton-based load-carrying equipments served the infantryman with little change in their design and construction.
The answer to the problems plaguing cotton load-carrying equipments came in the form of nylon.
The M1 Garand, 1936-1957North Cape Publications #ad - The m1 garand was the battle rifle issued to American forces during World War II and the Korean War. After congress approved the reimportation of certain military rifles for collecting purposes in 1986, it is estimated that nearly half a million of the 1. 5 to 2 million m1 garands shipped overseas to allied and friendly nations were allowed to be reimported.
It was the first semiautomatic rifle design to be used by combat forces in any army of the world. In the last days of world war ii, special variations of the M1 Garand, designated the M1C were developed and produced as sniper rifles. The book also explains how to determine if replacement parts are correct and if they are of original manufacture or are so-called after-market parts of non-military origin.
Osprey. Fortunately, every part of the M1 Garand carries at least one clue to its manufacturer and the date when it was made. Other clues are the type and color of finish, factory codes and so on, specific machine tool marks, all translated in The M1 Garand: 1936 to 1957. But the m1 garand had undergone a such continuous process of improvement and upgrading that by the end of production in 1955, hardly a single part remained as it had originally been designed.
The M1 Garand, 1936-1957 #ad - It was standardized in 1936 and saw its first combat in the Philippines in December 1941. With this book in hand, the collector will find it easy to examine his or her rifle and determine which parts must be replaced to return it to its original state. Collector's snapped them up eagerly and began to restore them to original condition.
The World War II GI: US Army Uniforms 1941-45 in Color PhotographsMotorbooks International #ad - Used book in Good Condition. An accurate, very thorough and well photographed record. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Authentic uniforms and weapons are captured in full color in realistic backgrounds. A thorough examination of the GI's uniforms for all seasons, on all fronts, and for all missions.
The World War II GI: US Army Uniforms 1941-45 in Color Photographs #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Mint Condition. Guaranteed packaging. New. Osprey. This "bible" for militaria collectors and modelers features original uniforms and gear, and kits from leading private collectors, posed on live models. No quibbles returns.
German Belt Buckles 1845-1945: Buckles of the Enlisted RanksSchiffer Publishing #ad - All buckles are shown with prices in U. S. Used book in Good Condition. New drawings of maker's marks have been prepared and include many not previously documented. Period photos and illustrations have been used where possible to show buckles in actual use. Used book in Good Condition. Latest reproductions are covered in detail.
Mint Condition. Obverse and reverse are shown so that collectors can make direct comparison. Now this full color volume will help collectors to identify their buckles and avoid purchasing reproductions. Only genuine buckles have been used for illustration, together with all their blemishes - except where noted.
German Belt Buckles 1845-1945: Buckles of the Enlisted Ranks #ad - New. For the first time information on the early RZM marks is brought to collectors and many details of buckle construction are presented with comparisons between genuine buckles and reproductions. Schiffer Publishing. Used book in Good Condition. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. The german belt buckle has long fascinated collectors.