Vintage Military Books
Marvelous old Military Books including Air Force Survival Manual, American Practical Navigator by Nathanial Bowditch, American Steel Navy by John Alden, World Military Weapons, Illustrated History of the SAS, Map Reading, Naval Reserve Training Mobile Construction Battalion, Mark 3 Marine Radar by Sperry Gyroscope Company, Sperry River Radar Trails, The Navy at War, US Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association history, and many more. Topics include World War 1, World War 2, Vietnam, Korea, Civil War, Army, Navy, Air Force, weapons, radar, training. Sensational books, some out of print. Would make nice gifts!
Soft covered book titled ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATIONS SEAMAN, SPECIAL, AND COMMISSARY RATINGS, Bureau of Naval Personnel Training - Standards and Curriculum Division, Test and Research Section, Book I,1945 NACPERS 16891 For Officers' Use Only. This book contains examinations for advancement in ratings in 1945.
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Chief Commissary Steward,
This vintage book is in Fair condition. pages are intact, and the binding is tight. The cover page has a few tears and minor foxing. There is a stain on the first few pages. The page edges have some soiling and some are crease.. Read more
Hard covered book titled Useful Tables From the AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR, NO. 9: Part II, Reedited and published and sold by the United States Hydrographic Office, by Direction of the Secretary of the Navy in Accordance with the Acts of Congress, 387 pages. 1940.This vintage book is in Good condition. The pages, yellowed from age, are intact and the binding is tight. The cover is scuffed, chipped, and faded. The pages are yellowed from age. A nice addition to your military library!.. Read more
Hard covered book titled AMERICAN STEEL NAVY A Photographic History of the U.S. Navy from the Introduction of the Steel Hull in 1883 to the Cruise of the Great White Fleet, 1907-1909 Text by John D. Alden, Commander, U.S. Navy (Retired), Photographic Research and Editorial Supervision by Ed Holm, Fifty Warship Profiles by Arthur D. Baker III, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, cloth bound, with dust jacket, 1972, 395 pages. VG+ condition. Would make a wonderful addition to any library.
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Hard covered book titled ARMS AND EQUIPMENT OF SPECIAL FORCES Greenhill Military Manuals, by Will Fowler, Illustrated by Ray Hutchins, 1996, 144 pages, full specifications and operational data, photographs and line profiles.
BROWNING 9 MM HIGH POWER PISTOL, BELGIUM
UZI 9MM SUB MACHINE GUN, ISRAEL
M60 7.62 MM MACHINE GUN, USA
M203 GRENADE LAUNCHER, USA
AT4 ANTI TANK LAUNCHER, SWEDEN
PARATROOPER'S GRAVITY BLADE KNIFE, GERMANY
BODY ARMOUR, USA
WESSEX SAKER LIGHT STRIKE VEHICLE, UK
M998 SERIES HMMWV, USA
BOEING VERTOL CH-47 CHINOOK, USA
IRVIN AIRBORNE FORCES PARACHUTES, UK
RIGID RAIDER, UK
and much, much more!
This book is in VG+ condition, pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A must have for your military library.
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Hard covered book titled THE BATTLE TO SAVE THE HOUSTON October 1944 to March 1945 by John Grider Miller, 1985, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 226 pages, cloth bound, with dust jacket, purple end pages, with a letter from the publisher.John Miller tells the heroic tale of a dedicated band of men who refused to give up their crippled ship in the closing days of 1944. Their 14,000 mile odyssey from Formosa to the Brooklyn Navy Yard aboard the severely damaged light cruiser Houston is recorded in rich detail by a naval historian who has based his book on over seventy eyewitness accounts and hundreds of official documents and personal papers. The author has included a series of photographs that vividly document the damage and makeshift repairs made by the crew to withstand it.This book is in VG+ condition, with the pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight... Read more
Soft covered book titled CHEMICAL OPERATIONS SPECIALIST SOLDIER'S MANUAL MOS 54B Skill Level 2, March 1992, Headquarters, Department of the Army, STP 3-54B2-SM, About 180 pages.
This publication is for skill level 2 soldiers holding MOS 54B and their trainers and first line supervisors.
It is in VG condition. Pages clean and intact. The cover is soiled, worn and scuffed.
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Soft covered book titled DISTANCES BETWEEN PORTS H.O. Pub. No. 151, Published by the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy, 1965, 220 pages.Topics include: CHART SHOWING JUNCTION POINTS AND TYPICAL ROUTES NORTH ATLANTIC LANE ROUTES, EXPLANATION DISTANCES BETWEEN PORTS ON THE GREAT LAKES DISTANCES BETWEEN OCEAN PORTS OF THE WORLD U.S. NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE SAILING DIRECTIONS CONVERSION TABLE FOR NAUTICAL AND STATUTE MILES TABLE FOR ESTIMATING TIME OF TRANSITThis book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. Light foxing present on the outer page edges. Don't miss the opportunity to add it to your library!.. Read more
Hard covered book titled The Encyclopedia of WORLD MILITARY WEAPONS The World's Armies and their Equipment Editors: Chris Bishop and Ian Drury, 150 Color Profiles, 520 Photographs, 20 Color Four-views and Cutaway Drawings, 1989, 318 pages. ISBN: 0517653419
SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES
MODERN MAIN BATTLE TANKS
MODERN LIGHT TANKS AND RECONNAISSANCE VEHICLES
MODERN TRACKED INFANTRY VEHICLES
MODERN WHEELED APCs
MODERN SELF PROPELLED GUNS AND HOWITZERS
MODERN TOWED ARTILLERY
MODERN MULTIPLE ROCKET LAUNCHERS
SURFACE TO AIR MISSILES
MODERN SELF PROPELLED ANTI AIRCRAFT GUNS
MODERN TOWED ANTI AIRCRAFT WEAPONS
MODERN COMBAT PISTOLS
MODERN SUB MACHINE GUNS
MODERN ASSAULT RIFLES
MODERN SNIPING RIFLES
MODERN MACHINE GUNS
This book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket is also in VG condition. A must have for any military library!.. Read more
Hard covered book titled FUNDAMENTALS OF AEROSPACE WEAPON SYSTEMS Air Force ROTC, Air University, 1961, 402 pages.Topics include: WARHEADS MISSILES: AEROSPACE DELIVERY VEHICLES PRINCIPLES OF MISSILE GUIDANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF MANNED AIRCRAFT PROPULSION SYSTEMS CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WARFARE NUCLEAR ENERGY & THE EFFECTS OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS TARGET INTELLIGENCE ELECTRONIC WARFARE DEFENSIVE OPERATIONS STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND: DEVELOPMENT & OPERATION TACTICAL OPERATIONS ASTRONAUTICSThis book is in VG condition, pages intact, and the binding is tight. There is soiling and a few chipped spots on the outer page edges. The rear cover is scuffed. Don't miss the opportunity to add this sensational book to your library!.. Read more
Soft covered book titled GHOST SQUADRON Of The Confederate Air Force 1939-1945, Rebel Field, Harlingen, Texas, 1971. The Ghost Squadron relates to that six year ear in the history of aviation during which time over 300,000 aircraft were produced by the United States alone to satisfy many different kinds of strategic and tactical needs.
Some of the aircraft pictured are:
B-17 Flying Fortress,
MK 35 Mosquito,
and many more!
This book is in Good condition, soiling on some pages. The cover has some soiling, creases, and small tears at the edges. Don't miss the opportunity to add this book to your library!
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Hard covered book titled THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SAS by Ken Connor, 2000, 224 pages.Topics include: THE ORIGINS OF THE SAS THE REGIMENT REBORN, 1950-60 THE REGIMENT REINVENTED 1960-70 THE REGIMENT UNDER COVER - SECRET WARS 1970-80 THE REGIMENT UNDER FIRE 1982-91 EPILOGUE - GHOST FORCE A fascinating look at Malaya, Northern Ireland, Bodyguarding and Counter Terrorist Operations, the Falklands War, The Gulf War, and much more. This book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight... Read more
Hard covered book titled The History of Germany's V-Weapons in World War II IMPACT by Benjamin King & Timothy Kutta, 1998, published by SARPEDON, Rockville Centre, NY, 358 pages.This is an in-depth account of Hitler's V-Weapons, the devastation they caused, and the massive allied countermeasures taken to destroy them.This book is in VG condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket is torn at the edges. A must have for any military library!.. Read more