The Art of War

Exploring trench art’s enduring legacy By Jessica Leigh Brown Thousands of miles from home, servicemen and women inevitably dream of families, cherished memories and hopes for the future. Out of this longing for something beautiful in the midst of a … More »

Frauenschaft: The Nazi’s Women’s League

by Chris William From the earliest years of the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (N.S.D.A.P. — Nazi party), women became active members of the organization by assuming the customary roles of caregivers for those injured in street brawls, and clerical workers for … More »

10 Questions with David Ginader

Operating a website, showroom, and show presence 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 of the … More »

Analyzing M1 Helmets

More Virginia National Guard discoveries by Alexander F. Barnes and Major Brendan L. Barclay In the May 2017 edition of Military Trader, we shared our initial analysis of the M1917A1 helmets that the Virginia National Guard recently recovered. In this … More »

Silk in Service

By Chris William Popular soldier souvenirs for more than 100 years Throughout the years, countless US soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines left their families and friends to travel across the globe in order to insure the freedom of their country. … More »