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A GENERAL INSTRUCTIONAL BACKGROUND FOR THE YOUNG SOLDIER, 1942. IN SEVEN PARTS. CANADIAN ARMY TRAINING PAMPHLET NO. 1.

by Chief of the General Staff, prepared under the direction of.

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1942
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Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, 1942. 196 pp, 7 3/4" H. Colour plates showing medals, ribbons, insignia, b&w photographs, drawings, diagrams. The seven parts comprise: Infantry Drill, Marching and Physical Training; Weapon Training; Application of Fire; Gas Training; Organization and Tactical Training; Field Engineering; Military Law and Interior Economy. Interior - light soiling and browning on the first page, small… Read more
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image of THE GREAT BADGE COLLECTION OF THE REGIMENTS AND CORPS OF THE CANADIAN ARMY.  VOLUME I.

THE GREAT BADGE COLLECTION OF THE REGIMENTS AND CORPS OF THE CANADIAN ARMY. VOLUME I.

by Irwin, Arthur Bruce. Foreword by General J.A. Dextraze. Introduction by Colonel N.A. Buckingham.

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Published
1973
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Scarborough, Ontario: Military Badge Collections Inc., 1973. Three folding boards (12 1/2" H x 11" W), housing 60 facsimile cap badges of Canadian Army Regiments and Corps. The centre section contains stapled booklet (glued to the board by rear cover) with a foreword and introduction, followed by short histories of the Regiments/Corps - unpaginated (24 pp including both covers) -… Read more
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A HISTORY OF THE UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY. FROM THE BEGINNINGS TO 1760. 2 VOLUME SET.

by Lawson, Cecil C.P. Foreword by the Marquess of Cambridge, G.C.V.O.

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Published
1940
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London: Peter Davies, 1940. 2 volume set, 10" H. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering on spines. Colour frontispieces, b&w drawings throughout. Volume I. - 213 pp, 1940 first edition - Contents: Foreword; Author's Notes and Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introductory; Infantry; Marine Regiments; The Scottish Army; Independent Highland Companies; Scots Regiments in Foreign Service; Appendix: Notes on… Read more
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VICTORIAN SOLDIERS.

by Reyes, Luis, Investigacion y Textos.

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Published
1987
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Madrid: Offset ALG, 1987. Card folder (9 1/4" H x 12 5/8" W) with decorated front panel, containing 8 colour plates (11 3/8 " H x 8 3/4" W) each showing multiple figures and 8 text sheets (11 5/8" H x 8 1/4" W) - **English text only**. The text sheets, one for each plate, give a short description… Read more
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image of GUARDIA REAL DE S.M. JUAN CARLOS I.  CARPETA PRIMERA: CONTIENE LAS LAMINAS NUMEROS 101 A 108.

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Bilbao: Imprenta Industrial S.A., 1982. Folder (carpeta), 9 1/8" H x 12" W, containing one sheet of text (*Spanish only*), 8 plates (laminas), 11 3/8" H x 8 3/4" W, numbered 101 to 108, with multiple colour uniform studies, plus one additional small sheet with two uniform studies. Titles of plates: 101 - Ejercito Espanol, 1981 - Guardia real.… Read more
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image of FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION:  1940 TO THE PRESENT.  UNIFORMS ILLUSTRATED No 15.

FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION: 1940 TO THE PRESENT. UNIFORMS ILLUSTRATED No 15.

by Cadiou, Yves L. & Szecsko, Tibor.

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Published
1986
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9780853688068
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London: Arms & ARMOUR, 1986. 72 pp, 9 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs. "Each volume (in this series) offers a personal selection of photographs on a particular topic or theme, and the authors have taken pains to include rare or unusual pictures highlighting technical details, operational and 'in action' views, equipment and personnel -… Read more
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image of UNIFORMS OF THE ROYAL MARINES, 1664-1973.  EIGHT COMPOSITE ILLUSTRATIONS BY CHARLES STADDEN.

UNIFORMS OF THE ROYAL MARINES, 1664-1973. EIGHT COMPOSITE ILLUSTRATIONS BY CHARLES STADDEN.

by Stadden, Charles.

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Portsmouth: Royal Marines Museum Eight colour cards (5 3/4" H x 8 1/2" W) by Charles Stadden, depicting the uniforms of the Royal Marines from 1664 to 1973, in dark blue folder with crest, banding and lettering in red & white. The rear of each card gives a short note and numbered list, with captions, of the uniforms illustrated. The… Read more
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image of NAPOLEONIC PLASTIC FIGURE MODELLING:  BILL OTTINGER'S HISTOREX MASTERCLASS.

NAPOLEONIC PLASTIC FIGURE MODELLING: BILL OTTINGER'S HISTOREX MASTERCLASS.

by Ottinger, Bill.

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Published
1997
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9781859150191
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London: Windrow & Greene, 1997. 128 pp, 4to (12" H), glazed pictorial boards. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "In the world of military models the Napoleonic era remains the most popular subject of all, for its flamboyant splendour, its variety and its romance. For thirty years the Historex range of Napoleonic plastic figure kits and accessories -… Read more
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image of LES UNIFORMES DE L'ARMEE FRANCAISE DE 1660 A 1845.  (THE UNIFORMS OF THE FRENCH ARMY FROM 1600 TO 1845).

LES UNIFORMES DE L'ARMEE FRANCAISE DE 1660 A 1845. (THE UNIFORMS OF THE FRENCH ARMY FROM 1600 TO 1845).

by Willing, Paul, Colonel. Illustrations by Charles Vernier. Preface by General Bertrand de Lapresle.

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Published
2000
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9782914417006
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Evreux: Charles Herissey, 2000. 14 1/2" H. Preface + 60 full page colour plates with captions on facing pages. The Preface is in French only, captions are in French and English. Still in publisher's original shrinkwrap. Tiny bump at bottom corner of rear board. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.
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THE WORLD'S GREAT ARTILLERY: FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO THE PRESENT DAY.

by Halberstadt, Hans.

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Published
2002
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First Edition
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9781840134780
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Hoo, Kent: Grange, 2002. 176 pp, 12 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, drawings, reproductions. "(B)egins with the earliest pieces of Western artillery that were little more than iron tubes firing stone shot. Over the next few centuries the guns became more mobile and more powerful, influencing the course of the battles in which… Read more
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image of THE SPANISH FOREIGN LEGION.  OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES NO. 161.

THE SPANISH FOREIGN LEGION. OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES NO. 161.

by Scurr, John.

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Published
1985
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9780850455717
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London: Osprey, 1985. 48 pp, 9 3/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps and 8 color plates of uniform studies. Contents: The Foundation - October 1920; Melilla, 1921-23; Xauen and Alhucemas, 1924-27; Asturias and the National Rising, 1934-36; Civil War in Spain, 1936-39; Ifni-Sahara, 1957-58; End of a Mission, 1961-76; The Plates. Interior - previous… Read more
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image of THE SOLDIERS OF LONDON.  IMPERIAL SERVICES LIBRARY VOLUME VI.

THE SOLDIERS OF LONDON. IMPERIAL SERVICES LIBRARY VOLUME VI.

by Barnes, R. Money, Major.

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Published
1963
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London: Seeley, Service, 1963. 376 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings, color plates. "(N)ot only a military history of every regiment which was first formed in London, but also describes the uniforms they wore and the various changes and modifications introduced from time to time during more than three hundred years of service.… Read more
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KNIVES: MILITARY EDGED TOOLS & WEAPONS. BRASSEY'S MODERN MILITARY EQUIPMENT SERIES.

by Marchington, James.

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Published
1997
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First English Edition
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9781857531879
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London: Brassey's, London, 1997, first English edition., 1997. 153 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "(C)overs the whole range of blades available to the modern soldier, from fighting knives and bayonets, through combat and survival knives, to the versatile multi-tools and folders, not forgetting special purpose blades such as the machete, special forces shovel,… Read more
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WORLD WAR ONE: GERMAN ARMY. BRASSEY'S HISTORY OF UNIFORMS SERIES.

by Bull, Stephen. Color plates by Christ Hook.

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2000
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First English Edition
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9781857532715
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London: Brassey's, 2000. 144 pp, 4to (11 7/8" H). Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photographs, drawings, reproductions, uniform studies. "(A) thorough analysis of the uniforms, weapons and equipment employed by German forces between 1914 and 1918. From the mud and trenches of the Western Front to the snow and forests of the Eastern Front, it… Read more
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15TH THE KING'S HUSSARS: DRESS AND APPOINTMENTS, 1759-1914.

by Kemp, Alan.

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Published
1972
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First Edition
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9780855240950
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London: Almark, 1972. 48 pp, 8 5/16" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, colour plates. "A detailed guide to the uniforms and weapons of a typical British light cavalry regiment. Covering the major changes in dress of what was orginally a Light Dragoon Regiment, this book will be of interest to both military uniform enthusiasts and… Read more
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MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 26 NO. 2. FEBRUARY 1996.

by Jones, Ken, editor.

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1996
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Hemel Hempstead: Nexus, 1996. 70 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs and drawings. Contents: Ardennes 1944: Converting a Dragon 'Warrior Series' plastic figure kit; Big Sturmtiger: Scratch building a 1:10 scale model; Enhancing Emhar's Whippet: Building and improving a 1:35 scale WWI tank kit; Military History in Flat Figures: Ancient Egypt… Read more
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MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 26 NO. 6. JUNE 1996.

by Jones, Ken, editor.

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1996
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Hemel Hempstead: Nexus, 1996. 66 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs and drawings. Contents: Imperial Cavalry in Zululand: Modelling a trooper of the 1st (King's) Dragoon Guards; Poste Militaire Excellence!: Painting Blood Warrior and Pawnee busts; The Black Prince: Painting Andrea Miniatures' model of Edward, Prince of Wales; Military History in… Read more
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MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 27 NO. 10 1997

by Jones, Ken, editor.

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1997
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Hemel Hempstead: Nexus, 1997. 66 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: Clansman: Lee Chandler paints Elite Miniatures' Clansman bust; The Arts and Miniatures Show: Photo report from the recent event held in Calais; Czech Mate!: Detailing and correcting Italeri's 1:35 scale kit of the PzKpfw 38(t); Twice a Knight:… Read more
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MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 27 NO. 18 1997

by Jones, Ken, editor.

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1997
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Hemel Hempstead: Nexus, 1997. 66 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: Medieval Halberdier: A slight variation to Border Miniatures' 80mm figure kit; Mandan Warrior: Painting the Poste Militaire bust; Mameluke Officer: Assembling and painting Le Cimier's 90mm kit; Belgian Battlewagon: Building the A1-By 1:35 scale Renault ACG-1 tank… Read more
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MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 26 NO. 7. JULY 1996.

by Jones, Ken, editor.

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1996
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Hemel Hempstead: Nexus, 1996. 70 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs and drawings. Contents: Military History in Flat Figurines: The two World Wars round off the series; Sonderfahrgestell IVc: Building the Cromwell Models' 1:35 scale kit; British Cavalry Regiments Remembered: The return of our occasional series - The 2nd Dragoon Guards… Read more
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