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Fighting Gear of World War I: Equiment and Weapons of the American Doughboy, Colby, C. B.
1 Colby, C. B. Fighting Gear of World War I: Equiment and Weapons of the American Doughboy
Coward-McCann Inc. 1961 library edition hardcover used 48 pages, 7 1/2 inches by 10 inches tall 
Contents:
World War I Fighting Gear
Uniform of the Doughboy
Officer Uniforms
1st Division Photo Unit
First American Wireless in Germany
Artillery Field Telephone
Gas Masks and Field Phone
"Monsters" of World War I
Even the Ladies Wore Masks
Camouflaged Heliograph
Ear-Powered "Radar"
Winged Messengers
Observation Balloon or "Blimp"
The Enfield Rifle
The Springfield M1903
Browning .30 Cal. Machine Gun
Hotchkiss Machine Gun
37mm, Infantry Cannon
Stokes 3-Inch Mortar
Newton 6-Inch Mortar
Our 4.7 Gun
"Admiral Plunkett's Guns"
16-Inch Railway Howitzer
Colt .45 Pistol
Old and New Hand Grenades
Grenade Class
Rifle Grenade Practice
Sidecar-Mounted Hotchkiss
Colt Machine Gun Cart
"The Tanks Are Coming!"
Crawling Fort
U. S. MK-VIII Tank
U. S. 6T Tank
Tank Design Progress
General "Blackjack" Pershing's Car
Ordnance FWD Trucks
Field Hospital on the Move
Two Prime Movers
"General Mud" vs. Machines
Railway Troop Transport Car
Rolling Field Kitchen
"Roll the Wagons!"
Ammunition Train Encampment
Flying Fighting Gear
Aerial Bombs of World War I
The War's Last Shot

Condition: Ex library copy with all the markings and pastedowns. Very worn copy. Pages have creases, tears, tape, and soil. Dust jacket is in mylar cover, and has creases and tears. Library cover has worn corners and edges. 
Price: 5.50 USD

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A Yankee in the Trenches, Holmes, R. Derby
2 Holmes, R. Derby A Yankee in the Trenches
Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1918 reprint Hardcover used 214 pages, 5 inches by 7 1/2 inches tall 
WWI history. Contents:
Joining the British Army
Going In
A Trench Raid
A Few Days' Rest in Billets
Feeding the Tommies
Hiking to Vimy Ridge
Fascination of Patrol Work
On the Go
First Sight of the Tanks
Following the Tanks into Battle
Prisoners
I Become a Bomber
Back on the Somme Again
The Last Time Over the Top
Bits of Blighty
Suggestions for "Sammy"
Glossary of Army Slang

Illustrations
Corporal Holmes in Uniform 22nd London Battalion
Reduced Facsimile of Discharge Certificate of Character
A Heavy Howitzer, Under Camouflage
Over the Top on a Raid
Cooking Under Difficulties
Head-on View of British Tank
Corporal Holmes with Staff Nurse
Corporal Holmes with Company Office Force

Condition: Pages are lightly age toned and some have soiled spots. One photo page is loose. Front endpaper has previous owners name Chas R. Gekeler. Cover has soil, bumped and worn corners, wear to the top and bottom of spine. 
Price: 8.25 USD

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