WORLD WAR II
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Philadelphia: Chilton, 1966. Illustrated. xii + 259 pages, 8vo, brown cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper price clipped, lightly worn. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, (1966). First edition, second printing. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. History of the first special service force, a unit of American and Canadian soldiers serving in World War II.
Washington, D.C. 1971. Very attractive 1971 First Day Cover honoring World War II frontline reporter Ernie Pyle, who was killed in action in 1945, boldly signed by Benjamin O. Davis (the first African-American Air Force General and Commander of the World War II Tuskegee Airmen), Colin L. Powell (the first African-American Secretary of State and retired four-star general), and Samuel Gravely Jr. (the first African-American in the United States Navy to serve aboard a fighting ship as an officer, retiring...
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1942. Original poster. Color lithograph. 22 x 16.75 inches. World War II government issued War Bonds poster. The text and borders are colored in patriotic red, white and blue. Images in the poster are photogravure technique showing a mechanic working on a car superimposed on an image of a soldier holding a rifle. Very good condition.