Books in Review – December 2016 Bonus

The Stories Behind the Treasures of World War II: “The Making of a Collectorholic,” by Bill Shea (ISBN: 978-1-4951-8360-7, Ruptured Duck Publications, 51 Morgan Road, Hubbardston, MA 01452; 978.928.4495, billshea@tiac.net; www.therupturedduck.com. Hardcover, 9-3/8” x 12-3/8”, 360 pages, 600 color and … More »

Book Review – December 2016

M38A1 1/4-Ton Truck in Canadian Service (Canada Weapons of War series), by Andrew Iarocci (ISBN 978-1-894581-48-6, Service Publications, P.O. Box 33071, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K2C 3Y9, phone 613.820.7350, fax 613.820.1288, website www.servicepub.com, e-mail sales@servicepub.com. Softcover, 6¾” x 10”, 24 pages, … More »

Books in Brief – December 2016

Soviet and Mujahideen Uniforms, Clothing, and Equipment in the Soviet-Afghan War, 1979-1989, by Zammis Schein.  (ISBN 9780764351150, Schiffer Publishing, 4880 Lower Valley Road, Atglen, PA 19310; 610-593-1777; www.schifferbooks.com. Hardcover, 8.5” x 11”, 320 pages, 551 color and black-and-white images, 2016, … More »

Books In Review – September 1

The USS Arizona Men: 75th Anniversary, by T.J. Cooper (ISBN  0692634800, T.J. Cooper, LLC, 763-331-0435; dashounds2@comcast.net;  www.tjcooperbooks.com. Hardcover, 560 pages, black and white illustrations throughout, 2016, $50.00) On Sunday, December 7, 1941, shortly before 8 a.m. the men on board … More »

Books In Review Bonus

To Hell with the Kaiser: America Prepares for War, 1916-1918, Vols 1 & 2, by Alexander F. Barnes (978-0-7643-4909-6 and 978-0-7643-4911-9. Schiffer Publishing, 4880 Lower Valley Road, Atglen, PA 19310; 610-593-1777; www.schifferbooks.com. Hardcover, 8-1/2” x 11”, vol. 1: 320 pages, … More »

Books in Brief – February 2016

Patton Hidden in Plain Sight: The Images Uncovered,  by Denny G. Hair. (ISBN: 9780692535905; CreateSpace, an Amazon Company. Available through Amazon or www.pattonthirdarmy.com. Softcover, 218 pages, hundreds of color and b/w images, 2015, $39.95) A retired crime scene investigator, author … More »

10 Questions with Chris William

Author of Third Reich Collectibles talks about the hobby We are all in this together. In an effort to report on the state of different facets of the military collectibles market, Military Trader strives to discover and share the opinions … More »