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A nice and un-issued British made Canadian shoulder title to the 8th New Brunswick Hussards, 5th Armoured Regiment

A nice and un-issued British made Canadian shoulder title to the 8th New Brunswick Hussards, 5th Armoured Regiment

This is a perfect example of a British made shoulder title to the Canadian 8th New Brunswick Hussards. The Second World War provided the regiment’s first opportunity for active service as a formed unit, initially as the 4th Canadian Motor Cycle Regiment and then as the 5th Armoured Regiment. The regiment landed in Italy on 19 December 1943 at Naples and saw action soon and frequently thereafter...  read more

Code: 51777

45.00 EUR

A nice - albeit regrettably single - embroided Reconnaissance shouder title

A nice - albeit regrettably single - embroided Reconnaissance shouder title

I was lucky to find last week three - albeit regrettably single - embroided Reconnaissance shouder titles. The Reconnaissance Corps, or simply Recce Corps, was a corps of the British Army, formed during the Second World War whose units provided the mobile spearhead of infantry divisions. It was formed from infantry brigade reconnaissance groups on 14 January 1941. All the brigade reconnaissance...  read more

Code: 51775

25.00 EUR

A nice and not so often seen Memorial Service programme for the 1948 Commemoration of the Battle of Arnhem held at the Oosterbeek cemetery

A nice and not so often seen Memorial Service programme for the 1948 Commemoration of the Battle of Arnhem held at the Oosterbeek cemetery

This is a good example of a not so often seen Memorial Service programme for the 1948 Commemoration of the Battle of Arnhem held at the Oosterbeek cemetery. The programme has 6 pages and measures 12.5 by 16.5 cm and was printed by the British Legion Poppy Factory Press, Richmond. The prgramme is further in a good condition with minor staining from years of slightly handling i.e storage.  read more

Code: 51774

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A nice original Danish 1946 movie theater Theirs is the Glory souvenir programme

A nice original Danish 1946 movie theater Theirs is the Glory souvenir programme

This is a neat example of a never seen before and difficult to find original Danish Theirs is the Glory movie theater souvenir programme. The booklet is measures 12.0 by 15.0 cm and is in a goog condition. A rare and nice item to add to any Airborne Forces collection.  read more

Code: 51773

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A nice set of plastic badges to the Royal Marines including a difficult to find cap badge

A nice set of plastic badges to the Royal Marines including a difficult to find cap badge

This is a neat example of a nice set of plastic badges to the Royal Marines including a difficult to find cap badge. The set exists of two plastic collar badges and a difficult to find plastic cap badge. All three badges are in a good condition and were made by the well known maker Stanly&Sons in Walsall. It has the numbers 103-104 on the back as well.  read more

Code: 51771

135.00 EUR

A nice and orginal war time black and white photograph dispicting troops of the 1st Airborne Division some were in Italy

A nice and orginal war time black and white photograph dispicting troops of the 1st Airborne Division some were in Italy

This is a neat example of a orginal war time black and white photograph dispicting troops of the 1st Airborne Division during a practise jump some were in Italy. The picture measures 8.5 by 6.0 cm and is in a good condition.  read more

Code: 51769

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A good wartime British i.e France so called 'propaganda' post card dipicting a British Airborne soldier with his Sten gun

A good wartime British i.e France so called 'propaganda' post card dipicting a British Airborne soldier with his Sten gun

This is a neat example of a nice un-issued wartime British i.e France so called 'propaganda' post card. These 'propaganda' postcard were issued to boosted the spirit of the British i.e France people and to get some income for the war effort. This example is in a nice issued condition with some minor staining from years of slightly handling i.e storage.  read more

Code: 51766

30.00 EUR

A nice full matching set of Army Air Corps shoulder titles

A nice full matching set of Army Air Corps shoulder titles

This is a good example of a full un-issued matching set of Army Air Corps shoulder titles. In my opion these Army Air Corps shoulder titles were introduced just post war for the newly raised Corps.  read more

Code: 51765

140.00 EUR

A small number 6, January 1945 dated 'Battle Bulletin' booklet

A small number 6, January 1945 dated 'Battle Bulletin' booklet

This is a good example of a number 6, January 1945 dated 'Battle Bulletin'. The bulletin has 24 pages and is measures 11.8 by 18.1 cm and has a Dutch Army stamp on the front page. Distributed by the Manager of Publications in Delhi, India. And there were only two copies issued per Company and equivalent unit.  read more

Code: 51761

30.00 EUR

A unusual official I.W.M. (Imperial War Museum) print of the inspection of the 224th PFA RAMC, 6th Airborne Division photograph

A unusual official I.W.M. (Imperial War Museum) print of the inspection of the 224th PFA RAMC, 6th Airborne Division photograph

This is a good example of official I.W.M. (Imperial War Museum) print of a photograph dispicting the inspection of the 224th PFA, RAMC, 6th Airborne Division photograph by HM The KIng and Queen Elizabeth in May 1944. This small photograph - it measures 15.6 x 11.4 cms - is neatly printed in a black and white on a semy glossy paper. These orgiginal 'press-release' photographs are harder to find ...  read more

Code: 51757

40.00 EUR

A fine example of a WAR pamphlet No.32 (Canadian printed) The Airborne Forces, published and issued by the Army Bureau of Current Affairs written by Captain Anthony Cotterell

A fine example of a WAR pamphlet No.32 (Canadian printed) The Airborne Forces, published and issued by the Army Bureau of Current Affairs written by Captain Anthony Cotterell

This is a good example of a WAR pamphlet No.32 (Canadian issued) called The Airborne Forces, published and issued by the Army Bureau of Current Affairs on November 28th 1942. ‘WAR’ was a series of ‘restricted’ pamphlets issued fortnightly by the British Army Bureau of Current Affairs from September 1941 until just after the end of WW2 which provided information to officers of the army about pro...  read more

Code: 51755

20.00 EUR

A 2020 updated reprint of 'Airborne Engineers The Shiny 9th a illustrated history of the 9th (Airb) Field Company, Royal Engineers 1939-1945

A 2020 updated reprint of 'Airborne Engineers The Shiny 9th a illustrated history of the 9th (Airb) Field Company, Royal Engineers 1939-1945

I was lucky to get five examples by my publisher of the in 2020 updated reprinted of my book 'Airborne Engineers The Shiny 9th a illustrated history of the 9th (Airb) Field Company, Royal Engineers 1939-1945. The first issue was original printed in 2001 but this reprint of 2020 gives you a updated nominal roll for the Company during the Arnhem Battle and there has been a couple of new photo's a...  read more

Code: 51754

22.00 EUR

A good example of a mid war period un-issued No.6 Commando shoulder title

A good example of a mid war period un-issued No.6 Commando shoulder title

This is a neat example of a mid war period numbered un-issued No.6 Commando shoulder title. Formed in July 1940, No. 6 Commando's first involvement in operations came in late 1941 when it contributed small forces to raids in Norway. In April 1942 the whole unit was scheduled to take part in Operation Myrmidon, in France, but this raid was eventually cancelled. As a result, the first full-scale ...  read more

Code: 51750

35.00 EUR

A nice and scarce pair of British made Belgium Special Air Service shoulder titles

A nice and scarce pair of British made Belgium Special Air Service shoulder titles

This is a nicely and scarce set of British made Belgium Special Air Service shoulder titles. A Belgian Independent Parachute Company was officially installed at Malvern Wells (Worcestershire) on the 8th of May 1942 by Mr Henri Rolin, Belgian under-Secretary of Defence. The newly formed Company continued to train as an Independent Parachute Company making extensive use of the many schools and tr...  read more

Code: 51749

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A nice and not so often seen bronze Dutch made Arnhem Battle commemoration coin

A nice and not so often seen bronze Dutch made Arnhem Battle commemoration coin

This is a neat example of a not so often seen Dutch made Arnhem Battle commemoration coin. This type of coin was made in 1946 by the Dutch firm of Koninklijke Begeer B.V. Ateliers and was designed by Jacob Jan van Goor (Amersfoort 1874 - Zeist 1956). The coin dispicting a damage coat of arms of the city of Arnhem with a Pegasus and its rider behind that. On the back there is a tekst 'in honour ...  read more

Code: 51748

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Out of print book : A original November 1943 dated copy of 'Kill - or get killed' by Major Rex Applegate

Out of print book : A original November 1943 dated copy of 'Kill - or get killed' by Major Rex Applegate

This book is the result of study and practical experiences of experts in the various fields of combat discussed herein. The material is presented not as a compilation of all combat methods and techniques, but rather as a selection of the best and most practical methods now being used. Police and law enforcement agencies in particular would do well to pay heed to these methods, because after the...  read more

Code: 51746

195.00 EUR

A nice removed from uniform 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division pocket patch

A nice removed from uniform 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division pocket patch

This ia a good example of a removed from uniform 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division pocket patch. The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment (508th PIR) was activated during World War II on 20 October 1942 at Camp Blanding, Florida. Lieutenant Colonel Roy E. Lindquist formed the unit and remained its commander throughout the war. The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment participa...  read more

Code: 51745

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A nice '40 made British RAF (Royal Air Force) No.1 Parachute Training School label badge

A nice '40 made British RAF (Royal Air Force) No.1 Parachute Training School label badge

This is good example of a nice late '40 British made RAF (Royal Air Force) No.1 Parachute Training School label badge. No.1 ently based at RAF Brize Norton. It was formed at Parachute Training School RAF (No.1 PTS) was a Royal Air Force training unit that was initially based at RAF Ringway, now Manchester Airport and is currRingway on 21 June 1940 as the Central Landing School and from 1 Octobe...  read more

Code: 51744

40.00 EUR

A nice and difficult to find plastic cap badge to the Royal Ulster Rifles

A nice and difficult to find plastic cap badge to the Royal Ulster Rifles

This is a neat example of a plastic cap badge to the Royal Ulster Rifles. When war was declared the 1st Battalion was serving in India, with 31 Infantry Brigade Group, which was trained in mountain warfare. When the brigade returned to the United Kingdom, it was decided that, with its light scale of equipment, the brigade could be converted into a glider-borne unit. Renamed 1st Airlanding Briga...  read more

Code: 51723

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A nice little Belgium national flag made out of a piece of medal ribbon,as intended to wear by Belgium volunteers on there upper arm of there battle-dress blouse

A nice little Belgium national flag made out of a piece of medal ribbon,as intended to wear by Belgium volunteers on there upper arm of there battle-dress blouse

I was lucky to find a small Belgium made Belgium national flags as intended to wear by all ranks of the Belgium volunteers who were part of the Allied Army's in England during the war. Members of No 4 Troop, No 10 Commando (I.A.) wore these flags below the No.10 Commando shoulder title on there right shoulder. These Belgian flag's are difficult to find and are is a nice and un-issued condition.  read more

Code: 51719

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A original German so called deathcard i.e sterbebilder of Waffen SS Mann Ferdinand Feichtenschlager in a Panzerjäger Regiment KIA 25th of September 1944

A original German so called deathcard i.e sterbebilder of Waffen SS Mann Ferdinand Feichtenschlager in a Panzerjäger Regiment KIA 25th of September 1944

A German deathcard i.e sterbebilder of a Waffen SS mann who served in a Panzerjäger Regiment who was killed on the 25th of September 1944 fighting the British Airborne troops in Oosterbeek. He was awarded the EK II and a 'Panzerkamphabzeichen'.  read more

Code: 51717

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A neat set of RAC (Royal Armoured Corps) Officers khaki rank slip-on epaulette with the rank of Captain

A neat set of RAC (Royal Armoured Corps) Officers khaki rank slip-on epaulette with the rank of Captain

This is a good full matching set of RAC (Royal Armoured Corps) Officers khaki rank slip-on epaulette with the rank of Captain.  read more

Code: 51716

25.00 EUR

A nice official 'press release' photograph of a F dropping container showing a Number 22 wireless radio set

A nice official 'press release' photograph of a F dropping container showing a Number 22 wireless radio set

This a nice orginal so called official 'press release' photograph of a F dropping container showing a Number 22 wireless radio set dated October 1944. The photograph still retains its original (machine-typed) press information page glued to back. This large-sized picture - it measures 15.2 x 20.5 cms - is neatly printed in a black and white on a semy glossy paper. These orgiginal 'press-release...  read more

Code: 51715

45.00 EUR

A nice late war i.e early post war padded RAF (Royal Air Force) Parachute Instructors brevet

A nice late war i.e early post war padded RAF (Royal Air Force) Parachute Instructors brevet

This is a good un-issued example of a late war i.e early post war padded RAF (Royal Air Force) Parachute Instructors brevet badge flat embroidered, with bronze laurel branches encircling an open parachute, with a single wing, extending to the right on a padded black fabric background.  read more

Code: 51710

40.00 EUR

A neatly early account of 'British Paratroops' by Lawrence Fairhall

A neatly early account of 'British Paratroops' by Lawrence Fairhall

This is a nice example of a early account of the development of British Airborne Forces and how the British army adopted them. With pictures of Hotspur gliders and an early photo of a Horsa. Reduced in size due to wartime paper economy, size is 14.5 cm by 12 cm and has 20 pages and was printed by Sydenham&Co. Ltd Bournemouth. This a neatly small booklet and is in a perfect condition. A nice per...  read more

Code: 51703

40.00 EUR