Tag Archives: WWII

Updated: Around 1,200 American & World History, and Military Books!

We have loads and loads of history and military books – at least 1,200 of them, and possibly more because I’m still unpacking boxes from a huge load we just got in!  My Johnny was a major history and military … Continue reading

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We Have Loads of Military History Books!

My husband John was an avid military history fan, driven in part by his decades of work as a subcontractor for the Navy (he installed & repaired survival systems on Navy ships, and also trained sailors on those systems). So … Continue reading

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SOLD! Philippines 1945 – Framed, Woven Remembrance

We picked up this wonderful piece of WWII military/folk art at an auction in New Hampshire.  Unfortunately, we have no history on it, but it clearly was meaningful to someone.  Perhaps it would be a great gift to a former … Continue reading

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SOLD! Amazing WWII Era Scrapbook from Boothbay Harbor ME

This was originally a book about the Buick Motor Company titled “The Factory Behind The Car”, but over 70 years ago, an avid Maine news junkie by the name of Gertrude L. McKown, of McKown Hill in Boothbay Harbor, turned … Continue reading

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SOLD! WWII Navy Ship Matchbook Collection

This is a fabulous collection of 174 Navy matchbook covers of ships manufactured during WWII, mostly destroyers and auxiliary ships. Format: The collection is in a plain binder with each matchbook individually placed in sleeves designed for this purpose, as … Continue reading

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Disturbing WWII Picture – Update

A while back I published the post below about the WWII picture shown in the frame, asking if anyone had any info. Late last week some answers finally arrived via one of the resources we’re subscribed to. The information provided … Continue reading

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Disturbing WWII Picture – Any Info?

I got this picture at an auction, without realizing what the content was.  When John took a close look at it, he realized it is a very disturbing, although probably posed, depiction of a Japanese soldier peering in at a … Continue reading

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