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Military Field Manuals, Technical Manuals, etc. (1940-present)

**NEW ADDITION** 19643 FM23-35 Pistols & Revolver, July 1960 - 157 pages 6” x 9” focused mainly on the M1911 pistols, but also covers the Colt 2” Detective Special. Used Vg-fine. Classic Cold War through Vietnam manual. $18.00 (View Picture)

**NEW ADDITION** 19320 FM23-5 U.S. Rifle Caliber .30 M1 July 1943 - 363 pages 4.5” x 7” with yellowing pages due to cheap wartime paper, but otherwise in excellent condition aside from a few stray dirt smudges on the cover. One of the nicer copies of this classic WW2 manual for the Garand we have had. $45.00 (View Picture)

**NEW ADDITION** 17322 FM23-41 Submachine Gun, Caliber .45, M3 and M3A1, August 1949 - 135 page 4.5” x 7” “RESTRICTED” classification crossed out. Everything you need to know about the “Grease Gun.” Very light red ink stamped 54th BN and DO NOT REMOVE on the cover but hardly visible. $22.00 (View Picture)

**NEW ADDITION** 16002 FM23-7 Carbine, Caliber .20 M1, M1A1, M2 and M3 January 1952 - 382 pages 4.5” x 7” Standard carbine manual for Korea through Vietnam. Very light water stain to top right corner of pages, almost not worth mentioning, but we don’t like to surprise people. $30.00 (View Picture)

**NEW ADDITION** 14847 TM9-270- U.S. RIFLE CAL..30 M1903A4 (SNIPER’S) - CHARACTERISTICS AND OPERATION AND USE OF TELESCOPIC SIGHT dated 28 September 1943. This is the first manual issued for the M1903A4 sniper rifle, when the M73B1 was the only authorized scope. This copy is an Army reprint from 1952 but the contents are unchanged from the first printing. The 1943 edition is very seldom seen (in either the first or later printing). $45.00 (View Picture)

**NEW ADDITION** 14832 TM9-1900 Ammunition, General- Scarce July 1942 edition - 212 pages 6” x 9” with former owner name William E. Schutt neatly inked on the cover. Overall fine-excellent condition. This rare edition still uses the old style colors and markings for ammunition items (yellow with black markings for high explosive projectiles instead of OD with yellow markings) and includes the old 3” Stokes Trench Mortar and old style flare pistols among other items which were dropped early in WW2 as newer items entered the system. This covers small arms ammunition, mines, bombs, artillery ammunition, pyrotechnics, etc. Very comprehensive, and very seldom seen. $49.00 (View Picture)

23063 FM23-10 U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30 M1903 dated January 1940 - 230 pages. Original pre-WW2 copy in excellent condition. These pre-WW2 editions are tough to find. Nicest one we have had in a very long time. $40.00 (View Picture)

22886 FM 23-5 U.S. RIFLE CALIBER .30 M1 DATED JULY 1943 - This is the manual used by most troops during WW2. Pages are yellowing, cover a bit scuffed and wrinkles and former owner name "Cpl Livermore A82" inked on cover. About 5 pages at the very back have been folded down for about 1/4" across the top edge, but possible could be folded back up but the paper might be too brittle, so I would leave as is. Great for a WW2 display, but not one for the condition collector. $30.00 (View Picture)

20463 SCARCE EARLY FM23-7 U.S. CARBINE, CALIBER .30 M1 (MAY 1942) - 140 pages 4.375” x 6.75” in VG condition. This is the FIRST issued regular FM for the M1 carbine, but was prepared using early trial versions for the photographs. The photo of the trigger housing assembly in the manual has several major differences from the actual production models (how many others can you spot?) The WW2 editions of the carbine manuals are harder to find these days, and we have only had a handful of these first editions over the years, and only one in better condition. Slight turning of corner on a few pages and front cover, and front cover has been folded open a some point leaving wrinkles, but still a well above average example. This is an original not a reprint. $65.00 (View Picture)

20080 TM9-1900 AMMUNITION, GENERAL JUNE 1956 - Also TO 11A-1-20. A very comprehensive and interesting 320 page manual 6” x 9”covering virtually all types of small arms and artillery ammunition, bombs, rockets, hand and rifle grenades, pyrotechnics. Most types are illustrated and there are now 20 pages of color plates showing the color markings used on all types of ammunition as of 1956, with significant additions over the 1945 edition. Super reference for any heavy ordnance enthusiast. Overall VG-plus but shows use and a few corners are folded/dog eared. $40.00 (View Picture)

18677 LEWIS GUN MECHANISM MADE EASY - 1942, 7th edition with notes on the .300 (American) Lewis Gun, fully illustrated with large coloured plate and numerous diagrams. 22 pages 5”x7” plus large fold out plate. Somewhat soiled and the loose edge us curled somewhat. A nice “Battle of Britain” item made for slae to homeguard and new troops to get them up to speed on weapons. $12.00 (View Picture)

17690 TM9-1005-2-6-14P/2 COMMERCIAL SHOTGUNS- November 1962 - Operator, Organizational and Field Maintenance Repair Parts and Equipment for Commercial Shotguns, November 1962. 32 pages. This covers the trench and riot guns which remained in military use pre-Vietnam- the Stevens Model 520A and 620A and Winchester Model 12. It has schematic drawings with tables showing the parts and stock numbers. It also lists the following equipment for use with those guns: the M1917 bayonet and scabbard (showing the old WW1 leather scabbard and wood grip as the Vietnam era bayonets were not yet in the system); the web sling and the wooden cleaning rod. Scarce manual for the military shotgun collector. Original GI printing, not a commercial reprint- excellent condition- a duplicate from my collection. $30.00 (View Picture)

16520 M1 GARAND- REFERENCE LIBRARY OF FIVE DIFFERENT ORIGINAL MANUALS - a. FM23-5 Basic Field Manual, U.S. RIFLE, CALIBER .30 M1 dated 30 July 1943- a little rough with paper yellowing some folded over corners of pages, paper on spine torn, and cover showing dirt, creases and former owner name (Cpl. Livermore #82) inked on cover. Hard to find this early edition in good condition. b. FM23-5 U.S. RIFLE CALIBER .30 M1 dated October 1951, fine condition with a copy of Change 1 dated 17 November 1954. c. FM23-5 U.S. RIFLE CALIBER .30 M1 dated September 1958, very good to fine with very minor tear on top of spine. d. TM9-1275 ORDNANCE MAINTENANCE U.S. RIFLES, CAL. .30 M1, M1C (SNIPER’S), AND M1D (SNIPER’S) dated June 1947, good to very good condition. e. TM9-2023-1 FIELD MAINTENANCE CAL..30 U.S. RIFLES M1, M1C (SNIPER’S) AND M1D (SNIPER’S) dated October 1956. Fine condition and scarce. Individually priced these would add up to at least $190.00 retail, but you can buy the whole lot for half that, and sell any duplicates and come out ahead. These are all original military printings, not the commercial reprints sometimes seen. Sold as a group only for $95.00 (View Picture)

22867 TM9-1005-303-14 WINCHESTER MODEL 1200 TRENCH OR RIOT GUN - Operator, Organizational, Direct Support and General Support Maintenance Manual including Repair Parts and Special Tools List Shotgun, 12 Gage, Winchester Model 1200, Riot Type 20-inch barrel, w/e , July 1968 reprinted with changes 1-3 in 1971. ORIGINAL, not a commercial copy, used fine-excellent. $35.00 (View Picture)

22058 TM9-1285- ORDNANCE MAINTENANCE- SHOTGUNS ALL TYPES - November 1942 (reprinted in 1951). Good solid copy with minimum of dirty fingerprints on the pages and cover. Very desirable manual covering all the WW2 trench and riot and training shotguns with detailed maintenance info. $65.00 (View Picture)

22055 FM 23-5 U.S. RIFLE CAL..30 M1 (OCTOBER 1951) - 540 pp 4.3" x 7". Overall excellent clean copy but cheap paper is turning brown, but about a nice as you can find these any more. Full details on soldier level maintenance, training and use in combat. This is classic manual issued with the Garand during Korea and not replaced until the 1958 edition. Once fairly common, good copies have become scarce. First one we have had in a long time. $45.00 (View Picture)

21799 LOT OF 3 IRREGULAR WARFARE MANUALS - a- FM31-15 Operations against Irregular Forces, May 1961, 48 pages. Commercial reprint. This is the basic (and flawed) initial concept for anti-guerilla warfare we had going into Vietnam. b- TC 7-3-1 How to Defend With Mechanized Infantry and Light Infantry Platoons, June 1975. New doctrine being adopted for defensive tactics. c- TC 1-32 Preparation of the CH-47 for Night Flight. Basic info for training use. Lot of 3 for $10.00 (View Picture)

20571 TM10-8340-222-10, Tents - general and special use, pole supported, Arctic, 10 man FSN 8340-262-3685; Assembly M1942 FSN 8340-26202877; Command Post M1945 FSN 8340-269-1370; and Hexagonal, Lightweight, M1950 FSN 8340-269-1372, Operators manual, November 1972, about 45 pages. $5.00 (View Picture)

20444 Radio Sets AN/VRC-12 and AN-PRC-25 series and associated equipment - Army Electronics Command Western Field Office – 43 page handy “user’s guide” nt intended to replace the bulky manuals, but loaded with good info. Probably Vietnam era. $5.00 (View Picture)

20006 TM11-5820-10-LD8 AN/VRC-49 radio set - condensed laminated operating instructions. About 6” x 9” doubles sided- turn on, tune, etc. $5.00 (View Picture)

19980 TM11-5820-401-12 Radio sets: VRC-12; VRC-43/44/45/46/47/48/49/54/55 - including mountings, antenna, frequency selector control, and radio set control. Operator and Organizational maintenance manual including repaor arts and special tools lists September 1972 with changes 1 and 2 included. about 250 pages. $20.00 (View Picture)

19631 TM11-5985-284-15 Antenna, Loop AT-784/PRC - Operator, Organizational, DS, GS and Depot maintenance manual including repair parts February 1967 about 45 pages $5.00 (View Picture)

19208 TM11-5820-549-12 manual Receiving set, radio, AN/PRR-9 and Transmitting set, radio, AN/PRT-4 , 4A - Operator and Organizational maintenance This is the cigarette pack size radio that was mounted on the M1 “steel pot” helmets. October 1966 with changes 1-5 included about 60 pages $10.00 (View Picture)

19160 TM11-5820-549-12 Receiving set, radio, AN/PRR-9 and Transmitting set, radio, AN/PRT-4 , 4A - Operator and Organizational maintenance manual This is the cigarette pack size radio that was mounted on the M1 “steel pot” helmets. October 1966 with changes 1-3 included about 60 pages $5.00 (View Picture)

19147 TM11-5820-498-12 Radio sets AN/VRC-53, VRC-64, GRC-125, /GRC-160 - and amplifier power supply groups OA-3633/GRC and OA-3633A/GRC. Operator and Organizational maintenance manual including repair parts and special tool lists; May 1967 about 70 pages. 20 and amplifier power supply groups OA-3633/GRC and OA-3633A/GRC. Operator and Organizational maintenance manual including repair parts and special tool lists; May 1967 about 70 pages. $20.00 (View Picture)

18932 TM11-297 Radio Sets AN/VRC-19, -19X and -19Y - August 1954 91pp. with supplement. $20.00 (View Picture)

18916 TM11-283 (inked on cover) Instruction Book for Radio sets AN/VRC-6, and -6Y - manufactured by Motorola order 11661-Phila-52-93. May 1953, 120 pages. $15.00 (View Picture)

18854 TM11-290 Receiver Transmitter RT-70/GRC - April 1951 140 pages $15.00 (View Picture)

18680 TM11-289 Receiver Transmitter RT-66/GRC, RT-67/GRC and RT-68/GRC - March 1951 170 pages $15.00 (View Picture)

15942 LOT OF 5 ANTI-TANK WEAPONS MANUALS- DRAGON, TOW, 90mm RECOILLESS - What you see is what you get., Vietnam through Gulf War era, showing the chanign technology. a- FM23-11, 90mm Recoilless Rifle, M67, July 1965, 61 pages b- TM9-1015-223-12, Operator and Organizational Maintenance Manual, 90mm {recoilless] Rifle, M67, February 1962, 67 pages. c- TM9-1425-470-12, Operator and Organizational Maintenance Manual for TOW Heavy Anti-tank/Assault Weapon System, January 1974 about 75 pages. d- TM9-1425-480-24P, Organizational, Direct Support and General Support Maintenance repair parts an special tools list for Dragon Medium Anti-tank/assault Weapon system- infrared tracker SU-36P, Night Vision sight tracker AN/TAS-5, Mount guided mmissil launcher M715, etc. June 1981, about 60 pages. e- Hand Receipt manual for Dragon Medium Antitank/assault weapon system NSN 1427-00-163-8959, October 1982 about 20 pages. The lot of 5 for only $45.00 (View Picture)

15149 TM 9-1295 Ordnance Maintenance CAL. .45 AUTOMATIC PISTOL M1911 AND M1911A1 - 1950 printing, 60 pp 6” x 9” paperback. Detailed maintenance and repair info for higher echelons, not your unit level stuff. Excellent condition. $25.00 (View Picture)

14320 FM23-35 /AFM50-17 PISTOLS & REVOLVERS - July 1960, 157 pages 6” x 9”. Covers the M1911 .45 auto and also Colt .38 Detective Special Revolver. Includes some mechanical training, and then firing and courses of fire, etc. Overall fine-excellent condition. The correct manual for Vietnam era display. $22.00 (View Picture)

14162 TM 9-285 SHOTGUNS ALL TYPES SEPT 1942 - 257pp. Printed at Publications Department, Raritan Arsenal original WW2 printing. Overall a little dingy with dirty fingerprints from being used. Cover has a clear plastic laminated covering applied which looks good and protects it. Interior pages a little yellowed (besides dirty), but overall still a good solid collectible copy of this manual to accompany US military trench or riot guns of WW2 through the 1970s. Also an essential guide to disassembly and maintenance of these guns. $65.00 (View Picture)

14155 TM11-281 Radio sets SCR-399-A and SCR-499-A - March 1945., about 210 pages, sort of ratty condition but all there. $5.00

13270 LOT OF 3 M1 CARBINE MANUALS - a- SCARCE EARLY FM23-7 U.S. CARBINE, CALIBER .30 M1 (MAY 1942)- 140 pages 4.375” x 6.75” in VG-fine condition. This is the first regular FM issued for the M1 carbine, but was prepared using early trial versions for the photographs. The photos of the trigger housing assembly in the manual has several major differences from the actual production models (how many can you spot?) Original WW2 editions of the carbine manuals are hard to find these days, and we have only had a handful of these first editions over the years, and seldom in better condition. This is an ORIGINAL, not a reprint. b- FM 23-7 CARBINE, CALIBER .30 M1, M1A1, M2 AND M3- Dated January 1952, also marked AFM 50-4 as an Air Force Manual. 382pp 4.5" x 7". Paper turning yellow. Overall excellent, except SGT W.R. Lewelling neatly printed his name on the cover. c- Ordnance Field Service Technical Bulletin 23-7-1- Carbine, Cal. .30 M1, March 17, 1942. This is a REPRINT of the very first manual for the M1 carbine, quickly superseded by the May 1942 FM23-7 above. 67 pp 6” x 9” used fine. The lot of three M1 carbine manuals all for only $95.00 (View Picture)

12568 TM11-283- Radio Sets AN/VRC-6, -6X and -6Y - July 1954, 89pp. $10.00

11693 TM11-487F Directory of U.S. Army Signal Equipments PICTORIAL EQUIPMENT - all sorts of cameras, lenses, developing stuff, printers, tripods, projectors, aircraft camera mounts. July 1958, 465 pages. $10.00

7883 TM 9-1015—200-12 81mm Mortar M29 and M29A1 - Operator and Organizational maintenance manual, April 1971, about 75 pages. Vietnam era manual for the 81mm mortars with the exterior threaded barrels. $15.00 (View Picture)

7879 TM 9-1290-333-15 Compass, Magnetic, Unmounted M2 - Operator, organizational, field and depot maintenance manual, 1963, 20pp. This is for the excellent and expensive “Brunton” type compass, not the cheap “field lensatic compass” handed out to every dogface. $5.00 (View Picture)

7755 TM 9-1005-211-12 Pistol Caliber .45, Automatic M1911A1 - Operator and Organizational Maintenance manual include basic issue items list and repair parts and special tools list. Also covers hip and shoulder holsters. September 1968 about 75 pages. Nice clean copy of the Vietnam era manual for the immortal M1911 pistol. $25.00 (View Picture)

7734 TM 9-2300-257-10 Operators Manual M113A1 Armored Personnel Carrier - Carrier, Personnel, Full tracked, Armored, M113A1; Light Command Post M577a1; 107mm Mortar Carrier 106A1; 81mm Mortar Carrier M125A1 and Flame Thrower M132A1. August 1978 about 250 pages. $15.00 (View Picture)

7556 FM 23-43 90mm Full Tracked Self Propelled Gun, M56 (“Scorpion” or SPAT gun”) AND METAL WARNING PLATE - The aluminum warning plate (removed from one of these guns after it was altered for use as a moving target drone by the Navy) reads “WARNING- BRAKE MUST BE FIRMLY APPLIDED AND LOCKED BEFORE FIRING GUN”. These were cute little critters, designed to be air transportable and air-droppable to accompany airborne forces to provide a serious anti-tank capability back when guns were the only option before shoulder fired missiles provided better options. THIS MANUAL ALSO HAS SECTION SHOWING improvised use of .30 caliber M1 Carbine, .30 caliber or .50 caliber Browning Machine Guns mounted on the guns for use as sub-caliber devices. $35.00 (View Picture)

7396 TM 9-2320-218-10 Operators Manual for ¼ Ton 4x4 M151 Series Vehicles. - March 1983 about 125 pages. $18.00 (View Picture)

7259 TM 9-8015-1 M38A1 Jeep- Ordnance Maintenance- Engine Willys Overland Model - MD, and clutch for ¼ Ton 4 x 4 Utility Truck M38A1. Also listed as USAF TO-19-75B-21. March 1954 185 pp. Looks like 1966 print date. Original, not a commercial reprint. $20.00 (View Picture)

7252 TM 9-1005-213-25 .50 Caliber Browning Machine Gun M2 - Organizational, Direct Support, General Support and Depot Maintenance Manual including repair parts and special tools list. Included M2 flexible, for ground, M63 AA mount, vehicle mount and turret types for M1 and M13 Cupola, M45 series and M48 tank and commander cupola. July 1968, 192 pages with loose change 1. $20.00 (View Picture)

15339 LOT OF 3 INFANTRY MANUALS - FM7-10 The Rifle Company, Platoons and Squads, April 1970; FM7-30 The Infantry Brigades, March 1969; FM7-11B/TGTrainers’ Guide, Infantryman, 1982. $6.00 (View Picture)

12816 FM9-24 FUNDAMENTALS OF MACHINE TOOLS - September 1973. good introduction to the subject, not a replacement for a good school or apprenticeship, but good enough for the hobbyist to get a feel for what machines can do. $5.00 (View Picture)

12128 FM5-15 FIELD FORTIFICATIONS - June, 1972, about 175 pages dealing with trenches, bunkers, shelters, obstacles, barbed wire, vehicle obstacles, beach and riverine obstacles, etc. $8.00 (View Picture)

10743 FM10-17 ARMY FIXED LAUNDRY - Organization and Operation, May 1974. Just the thing your spouse needs to get their laundry skills up to speed, or if you are running a large commercial operation it may have some good ideas, or for an industrial operation in a school, prison, or group living facility. $3.00 (View Picture)

7731 LOT OF 2 DEMOLITION MANUALS - FM5-25 Explosives and Demolitions, May 1967, 185 pp. and FM5-26 Employment of Atomic Demolition Munitions (ADM) August, 1971 about 150 pp. Everything the military thinks you need to know about how to destroy stuff using conventional stuff that goes BOOM! And, one detailing how to emplace and use Atomic Demolition Munitions, assuming that you already have one, and the proper security and release authorizations are in place. Both for $12.00 (View Picture)

4013 LOT OF 3 ARMY AVIATION MANUALS - FM1-1 Terrain Flying October, 1975 about 100 pp; FM1-80 Aerial Observer Techniques and Procedures, March 1973 about 75 pp., and FM1-100 Army Aviation Utilization October 1971 about 60 pp. The lot of three for $12.00 (View Picture)

22435 FM19-15 Civil Disturbances (March 1972) - This new edition was brought to you by the Democrat street thugs in “CHICAGO My Kind Of Town!” NO, not King Barry and the Choom gang, but the equally despicable rioters at the 1968 Democrat convention, and later MLK riots, and the Kent State riots. This manual is about 125 pages on how to deal with real nasty and large riots. Street clearance tactics are stressed, along with protection of police and firemen, use of both lethal and non-lethal options, crowd control, etc, etc. Interesting reading, and interesting to see how tactics have changed in the 40 years since this manual was written. $12.00 (View Picture)

22075 TM9-1285- Ordnance Maintenance Shotguns, All Types - November 1942 (military reprinted in 1951). Good solid copy with minimum of dirty fingerprints on the pages. Cover has markings as shown, but otherwise a very nice clean copy of a very desirable manual covering all the WW2 trench and riot and training shotguns. $85.00 (View Picture)

21813 FM20-32 Landmine Warfare (August 1966) with change 1 (August 1968) - Total of about 250 pages devoted to mines and minefields. This manual clearly still reflects the lessons of the Korean War, or possible NATO scenarios. However, the 1968 change adds the Claymore mine to the inventory, and begins to reflect some of the lessons of Vietnam. $10.00 (View Picture)

21698 FM20-32 Mine/Countermine Operations at the Company Level (November 1976) - 251 pages loaded with everything you need to know about mines, minefields, and boobytraps. This manual clearly reflects the lessons of Vietnam and the plans and policies for that sort of war. Many illustrations and pretty readable, compared to later manuals that got so hung up on format as to be unintelligible. $10.00 (View Picture)

18805 FM19-15 Civil Disturbances and Disasters (March 1968) - This manual is about 125 pages on how to deal with traditional disasters and “disturbances” but remains somewhat theoretical as opposed to later editions which emphasized practical tactics for individuals and formations of troops in REAL riots and professional agitators. (As community organizers were called in the olde days.) These were the doctrine and tactics in place at the time of the 1968 Chicago riots and 1970 Kent State riot. Interesting reading, and interesting to see how tactics have changed in the 50 years since this manual was written, and to compare it with later editions. $10.00 (View Picture)

18681 FM20-32 Mine/Countermine Operations (December 1985) - 328 pages loaded with everything you need to know about planning and emplacing minefields, breaching minefields, arming and disarming mines, different types of mines, etc. An excellent historical reference, the focus being on cold war era potential European theater operations. $10.00 (View Picture)

17941 TM 9-285 SHOTGUNS ALL TYPES SEPT 1942 - 257pp. Printed at Publications Department, Raritan Arsenal in 1951 but unchanged from the WW2 version, and only indicated by a print job date on the last page, so fine for a WW2 trench gun display anyway. Loaded with info on all the Trench and Riot shotguns of that time. Good copy except for some very light water staining on the fron cover and a bit more on the back cover. Pages yellowing from cheap paper used at the time. An essential reference as well as a good display item to accompany US military trench or riot guns of WW2 through the 1970s. $75.00 (View Picture)

13152 Lot of two Military Police Manuals - FM19-25 Military Police Traffic Control (November 1971) and FM19-26 Military Police Traffic Accident Investigation(July 1971). About 50-60 pages each. Titles pretty well explain the contents. Both for only $5.00 (View Picture)

12286 FM19-40 Enemy Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees (August 1964) - 54 pages and the topic explains it pretty well. Basic guidance on how to handle EPWs and internees, back before everything got lawyered up after Abu Ghraib and we got into the thorny area of terrorists who ignored all the laws of land warfare and Geneva Convention, but expected all the protections afforded combatants who obeyed them. $8.00 (View Picture)

11682 TM 9-285 SHOTGUNS ALL TYPES SEPT 1942 - 257pp. Original WW2 printed manual, loaded with info on all the Trench and Riot shotguns of that time. Pages yellowing from cheap paper used at the time. An essential reference as well as a good display item to accompany US military trench or riot guns of WW2 through the 1970s. Hard to find this early edition. $75.00 (View Picture)

7872 TM9-1275- ORDNANCE MAINTENANCE U.S. RIFLE CALIBER .30 M1, M1C AND M1D - June 1947, 104 pages about 6” x 9” this is an ORIGINAL, not one of the often seen reprints. If you want just info, get the $5 reprint. If you are looking for the real deal to display or complete your collection of Garand related items, this is for you. This has change 2 pasted inside, and I don’t recall ever seeing that before, so for the truly obsessed “gotta have one of everything” collector, maybe this is new and different. Used VG-fine condition although the old paper is yellowing a bit. $45.00 (View Picture)

19955 LOT OF FIVE DIFFERENT WEAPONS & EQUIPMENT MANUALS - TM9-1005-249-10 M16 and M16A1 rifle, 1985 TM9-1010-221-10 M203 Grenade Launcher, 1984 TM9-1240-381-10 M19 Binocular, 1977 TM3-4240-279-10 M17 Chemical-Biological mask, 1987 TM3- 4230-211-10 M13 Decontamination kit, 1976 The lot of five manuals, original GI, not reprints, excellent condition all for $12.00 (View Picture)

22861 FM23-10 U.S. RIFLE, CALIBER .30, M1903- 1940 dated. - Cleanest copy we have had of this scarce pre-WW2 manual, pretty pristine except for 3 or 4 small dirt spots on the cover. Great for display with WW2 used M1903 rifles, or other soldier gear. $45.00 (View Picture)

21648 TM3-4230-204-12&P Org.Maint Manual including repair parts and special tools - Decontaminating Apparatus, Portable, DS2, 1 1/2 quart, ABC-M11, NSN 4230-00-720-1618- February 1978. 25 pages. $3.00 (View Picture)

21504 TM3-1040-200-12 Operator & Organizational Maintenance Manual- Flamethrower, Portable, one-shot, M8- March 1959 - 21 pages. This is a weapon which could be ahnd held, or emplaced in a fixed position. I have never heard of this before, but apparently they were made. $15.00 (View Picture)

21437 TM5-624 Roads, Runways ( Misc. Pavements- Repairs & Utilities- May 1947 - 220 pages. Building, fixing, maintenance, and even snow plowing. How they did it all in the olde days. $5.00 (View Picture)

20936 TM3-304 Protective Clothing & Accessories- January 1957 - 19 pages $3.00 (View Picture)

20935 TM5-622 Wharves, Shore Structures & Dredging- repairs & Utilities- June 1946 - 46 pages. $5.00 (View Picture)

19655 TM3-303 Impregnating Set, Clothing, Field, M3, Impregnating Outfie, Clothing, Field, M1, - Kit, testing imprenite-in-clothing M1- December 1956. 13 pages. $3.00 (View Picture)

18563 TM5-613 Woodworking and Furniture Repair- Repair and Utilities- June 1946 - 139 pages.. Many dimensioned furniture plans, power tool use, etc. $5.00 (View Picture)

17086 TM5-632 Military Entomology Operational Handbook- 1965 - About 250 pages filled with everything you need to know about how the military handled pest control for all those nasty bugs and rats and stuff using state of the art equipment and chemicals as of about 50 years ago. This is actually a very important field, as it was not until the mid-20th century that wartime deaths from combat exceed those from disease. $5.00 (View Picture)

16536 TM3-4410-201-12 Organizational Maintnenace Manual Heater, Water, liquid fuel, skid mounte 600 GPH, M2- July 1965 - 55 pages $5.00 (View Picture)

11527 TM5-551K Pumbing and Pipefitting- July 1971 - About 130 pages. Excellent overview of plumbing from teh basic types of materials and fittings, and lots of info on how different systmes are put together, so you can visualize what might be lurking under your plumbing problem, or allow you to plan plumbing improvements on some remote camp or something. $5.00 (View Picture)

11428 TM5-615 Concrete & Masonry Repairs and Utilities- October 1946 - 60 pages. $3.00 (View Picture)

11218 TM3-4410-201-35 DS, GS & Depot Maintnenace Manual Heater, Water, liquid fuel, skid mounted 600 GPH, M2- July 1965 - 51 pages $5.00 (View Picture)

22783 TM9-1005-226-14 Operation and Unit Maintenance- target type commercial pistols and rifles - July 1959, 98 pages about 8” x 10” paper covers. This covers the High Standard Supermatic, Ruger Mark I auto pistols, the S&W .38 Masterpiece, the Winchester Model 70, Winchester Model 52, and Remington 40X-S1. Also numbered as a USAF Manual AFM50-11. Covers are dirty, but insides are good. $15.00 (View Picture)

22768 REPRINT M1941 JOHNSON SEMI-AUTO RIFLE MANUAL - 71 page 5.5" x 8.5" pretty much an exact copy except for the publisher info added tothe cover, of the manual provided withthe M1941 Johnson rifles during WW2. Printing defect resulted in the last 6 or so pages having wrinkles, but still good useful copy. $8.00 (View Picture)

20760 FM22-5 Drill & Ceremonies November 1971 - All the basic movements for drill and ceremonies. Includes manual of arms with the M14 and M16A1 rifle, but also has sections in the back showing how to do it with the M1 Garand, M14A2, and the M1 Carbine, Riot shotgun and even the M79 grenade launcher. 126 pages excellent. $12.00 (View Picture)

20756 FM30-10 MILITARY GEOGRAPHIC TERRAIN INTELLIGENCE (TWO MANUALS) - FM30-10 Terrain Intelligence, October 1967, 176 pages. FM30-10 Military Geographic Terrain Intelligence, March 1972, about 200 pages. These cover both geology and man made features and how to recognize and analyze them with respect to possible impact on military operations. Both for $10.00 (View Picture)

20755 FM30-5 COMBAT INTELLIGENCE, LOT OF 3 MANUALS - FM30-5 Combat Intelligence, June 1967, 221 pages. FM30-5 Combat Intelligence, February 1971, about 200 pages FM30-5 Combat Intelligence,October 1973, about 200 pages. These are aimed basically at organizing to collect all sorts of info during a military campaign. All three for $10.00 (View Picture)

20754 FM21-60 VISUAL SIGNALS, DECEMBER 1966 - 93 pages full of signals used in infantry units, landing helicopters, amphibious landings, semaphore, use of pyrotechnics (flares, etc) by military units. This is a much broader subject area than most people realize, and especially vital in the pre-radio era, but even now for quick and easy communication of basic types. $5.00 (View Picture)

20753 FM21-31 TOPOGRAPHIC SYMBOLS, JUNE 1961 - 102 pages covering all the symbols used on civilian topographic maps, like those used by hunters, Boy Scouts, prospectors, etc. $5.00 (View Picture)

20752 FM21-30 MILITARY SYMBOLS, MAY 1970 - About 90 pages. This covers all those oddball symbols used on military maps and planning documents. $5.00 (View Picture)

20751 FM21-30 MILITARY SYMBOLS, JUNE 1965 - About 90 pages with change 1 incorporated and loose change 2 dated September 1968. This covers all those oddball symbols used on military maps and planning documents. $5.00 (View Picture)

20750 FM21-26 MAP READING JANUARY 1969 - About 150 pages with sample practice map. $7.00 (View Picture)

20749 FM21-26 MAP READING MARCH 1965 - 134 pages with loose change 1 dated October 1966 and sample practice map. $7.00 (View Picture)

20748 FM21-15 CARE AND USE OF INDIVIDUAL CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, AUGUST 1972 - Includes load carrying equipment, tents, ponchos, packboard, etc and proper assembly into combat loads, etc. 58 pages $15.00 (View Picture)

20747 FM21-10 FIELD HYGIENE AND SANITATION JULY 1970 - Latrines, water supply, waste disposal etc. 95 pages. $5.00 (View Picture)

20746 NBC WARFARE- LOT OF TWO MANUALS - FM21-40- Chemical, Bilogical and Nuclear Defense, September 1966, 91 pages. FM21-40 Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense, May 1971 about 100 pages. Both fo $10.00 (View Picture)

20745 LOT OF 4 VIETNAM ERA GUERILLA WARFARE AND SPECIAL FORCES MANUALS - FM31-16 Counterguerilla Operations, February 1963, 124 pages. FM31-21 Special Forces Operations, U.S. Army Doctrine, February 1969, about 80 pages. FM23-22 U.S. Army Counterinsurgency forces, November 1963, 122 pages. FM31-23 Stability Operations- U.S. Army Doctrine, December 1967, 157 pages. All four manuals for $40.00 (View Picture)

20743 FM22-5 DRILL & CEREMONIES NOVEMBER 1966 - All the basic movements for drill and ceremonies. Includes manual of arms with the M14 rifle, but also has sections in the back showing how to do it with the XM16E1, M14A2, BAR, and even the M79 grenade launcher. 150 pages excellent. $12.00 (View Picture)

20741 FM23-12 TECHNIQUE OF FIRE OF THE RIFLE SQUAD AND TACTICAL APPLICATION OCTOBER 1967 - Vietnam era doctrine for the basic building block for the army. Excellent condition, about 113 pages. $12.00 (View Picture)

20740 FM23-3 ANTIARMOR WARFARE, AUGUST 1972 - About 60 pages. “Tactics, Techniques and Concepts of antiarmor warfare.” Lots of armored vehicle recognition photos. Covers many types of anti-tank weapons- TOW, LAW, 90mm Recoilless rifle, 3.5” bazooka and M14 with rifle grenades. Also obstacles, mine, IEDs, and tactics. With loose Change 1 dated January 1974. $20.00 (View Picture)

20739 FM23-3 TECHNIQUES OF ANTITANK WARFARE, AUGUST 1966 - About 60 pages. Lots of armored vehicle recognition photos. Covers many types of anti-tank weapons- TOW, LAW, 90mm Recoilless rifle, 3.5” bazooka and M14 with rifle grenades. Also obstacles, mine, IEDs, and tactics. $20.00 (View Picture)

20736 AGGRESSOR FORCES FMS- LOT OF 2 DATED 1973 - FM30-102- Handbook on Aggressor, June 1973, about 150 pages, includes vehicle markings and two color pages showing the “aggressor” uniforms. FM30-103- Aggressor Order of Battle, June 1973 about 150 pages detailing the imaginary forces of the generic “aggressor” nation which more or less imitates those of “the evil empire.” Both for $20.00 (View Picture)

20735 FM23-17 REDEYE GUIDED MISSILE SYSTEM, OCTOBER 1971 - All sorts of cool info about one of the early MANPAD missile systems. About 100 pages, including info on target drones and other stuff. Must be a good one as there are lots of greasy fingerprints, so overall condition only about good, but info is great. $20.00 (View Picture)

20528 Recovery Vehicle, full tracked, light armored, M578 2350-00-439-6242- Lot of - TM9-2350-238-20P (April 1982) Organizational Maintenance Repair Parts and Special Tools List for Recovery Vehicle, full tracked, light armored, M578 2350-00-439-6242. Part 1- hull and related components, and Part II Crane (cab) components. April, 1982 about 480 pages. TM9-2350-238-20P (April 1972) Organizational Maintenance Repair Parts and Special Tools List for Recovery Vehicle, full tracked, light armored, M578 2350-00-439-6242. Part 1- hull and related components, and Part II Crane (cab) components. April, 1972 about 412 pages. LO9-2350-238-12 Lubrication Order for Recovery Vehicle, full tracked, light armored, M578 2350-00-439-6242. 25 laminated pages dated July 1977. TM9-2350-238-10 Operators Manual, Recovery Vehicle, full tracked, light armored, M578 2350-00-439-6242 dated march 1978, about 150 pages. TM9-2350-238-34-1 Direct and General Support Maintenance Manual Hull and related components, for Recovery Vehicle, full tracked, light armored, M578 2350-00-439-6242. December 1981 about 300 pages $25.00

20527 TM9-2350-230-12 - Organizational Maintenance Manual Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicle, Full tracked, 152mm, M551 [Sheridan]. June 1966 with change 1 incorporated, with loose change 3. About 600 pages. $25.00

20526 TM9-2320-242-20 - Organizational Maintenance Manual, Truck, cargo, 1 ¼ ton, 6x6 M561 2320-00-873-5407, and Truck, ambulance, 1 ¼ ton, 6x6 M792 2310-00-832-9907. September 1976 about 300 pages, punched for and installed in a 3 ring binder. Well sued copy with greasy fingerprints, so you wont be the first to do so. $25.00

20525 TM9-2320-211-10 (MARCH 1963) - Operators Manual for Truck Chassis, 5 ton 6x6 M39, M40, M40C, M61, M63, M139, M139C, M139D and Truck cargo, M41, M54, M54A1, M55A1, M55A2 and also the dump, tractor and wrecker variants as well. With loose change 2. March 1963 about 126 pages. $25.00

20524 TM9-2320-211-10 (APRIL 1973) - Operators Manual for Truck Chassis, 5 ton 6x6 M39, M39A2, M40, M40A1, M40A2, M4A1C, M40A2C, M61, M61A1, M61A2, M63, M63A1, M63A2, M63C, M63A1C, M63A2C, M63A1D, M63A2D, M139A1, M139A2, M139C, M139A2C, M139D, M139A2D, M139F, M139A1F, M139A2F; and Truck cargo, M41, M41A2, M54, M54A1, M54A2, M54A1C, M54A2C, M55. M55A1, M55A2 and also the dump, tractor, wrecker, expansible van, bridging and logging variants as well. April 1973 about 100 pages. $25.00

20523 TM9-2320-211-20 - Organizational Maintenance Manual for Truck Chassis, 5 ton 6x6 M39, M39A2, M40, M40A1, M40A2, M4A1C, M40A2C, M61, M61A1, M61A2, M63, M63A1, M63A2, M63C, M63A1C, M63A2C, M63A1D, M63A2D, M139A1, M139A2, M139C, M139A2C, M139D, M139A2D, M139F, M139A1F, M139A2F; and Truck cargo, M41, M41A2, M54, M54A1, M54A2, M54A1C, M54A2C, M55. M55A1, M55A2 and also the dump, tractor, wrecker, expansible van, bridging and logging variants as well. June 1973 about 250 pages. $25.00

20522 TM9-2320-212-20P - Organizational Maintenance Repair Parts and Special Tools List for Chassis, Truck, ¾ ton, 4x4, M56, M56C and M56B1; Truck, Ambulance, ¾ ton, 4x4 M43 and M43B1; Truck, Cargo, ¾ ton 4x4, M37 and M37B1; Truck, maintenance , ¾ ton 4x4, M201 and M201B1. February 1960, about 91 pages. $25.00

20521 TM9-2320-218-10 - Operators manual for Truck, utility, ¼ ton 4x4 M151, M151A1, M151A1C with 106mm recoilless rifle; and truck, ambulance, front line ¼ ton, 4x4 M718, M718A1. March 1968, about 60 pages $25.00

20520 TM9-2320-218-20 - Organizational Maintenance Manual, Truck, utility, ¼ ton 4x4 M151, M151A1, M151A1C, M825with 106mm recoilless rifle; truck, ambulance, front line ¼ ton, 4x4 M718, M718A1. With loose change 1. September 1971 about 150 pages. $30.00

20518 TM9-2320-209-34-2-2 - Maintenance, Direct Support and General Support Level, 2 ½ ton 6x6 M44A1 and M44A2 series trucks (Multifuel), Truck cargo, m35A1, M35A2, M35A2C, M36A2, Truck, tank, fuel, M49A1C, M49A2C, Truck, tank, water M50A1, M50A2, M50A3, Truck, van shop, M109A2, M109A3, Truck Repair shop M185A2, M185A3, Truck, tractor M275A1, M275A2, Truck, dump <342A2, Truck, pipeline maintenance construction M756A2, truck, maintenance earth boring & polesetting M764. May 1981. “Technical Manual, Volume 2 of 2, part 2 of 3” Note- this style of TM is experimental. It is being tried by the army only on a limited basis.” Looks like about 700 pages. $25.00

20515 TM9-2330-251-14 - Operators, Organizational, Direct support and general support Maintenance Manual including Repair Parts and special tools list for Trailer, cargo, ¼ ton, 2 wheel, M416, 2330-706-5495, M416B1 2330-017-9589 and Trailer, Chassis, 1 4/ ton, 2 wheel, M569 2330-884-4817, M569B1 (2330-226-5649) and Trailer, Chassis, ¾ ton, 2 wheel M762 2330-933-7462, and Trailer, cable splicer, ¼ ton, 2 wheel, M716 2330-782-6062. October 1970 about 75 pages. $25.00

20514 TM9-2330-245-24P - Organizational and Field Maintenance Manual including Repair Parts and special tools list for Chassis, Trailer, 1 ½ ton 2 wheel, M103A1, 2330-835-8629 and M103A3 2330-141-8052 $10.00

20513 TM9-2330-245-14 - Operators, Organizational and Field Maintenance Manual for Chassis, Trailer, 1 ½ Ton, 2 wheel, M103A1, 2330-835-8629 and M103A3 2330-141-8052. December 1960 about 95 pages. $15.00

20511 TM9-2330-228-15 - Operators, Organizational, Direct support and general support Maintenance Manual including Repair Parts and special tools list for Chassis, trailer 1 ½ ton, 2 wheel, M103A1, 2330-049-8629; M103A2 2330-141-8050, M103A3, 2330-141-8052, M103A3C, M103A4, M103A4C; and also Trailer, cargo, 1 ½ ton, 2 wheel, M104, M104A1, M105A1, M105A2, M105A2C; Trailer, tank, water, 1 ½ ton 2 wheel, 400 gallon, M107, M107A1, M107A2, M107A2C, and Trailer, van, shop, folding sides, 1 ½ ton, 2 wheel M448 2330-631-5692. August 1972, about 225 pages, with loose change 3 included. $20.00

20510 TM9-2330-213-14 - Operators, Organizational, Direct support and general support Maintenance Manual including Repair Parts and special tools list for Chassis, trailer 1 ½ ton, 2 wheel, M103A1, 2330-049-8629; M103A2 2330-141-8050, M103A3, 2330-141-8052, M103A3C, M103A4, M103A4C; and also Trailer, cargo, 1 ½ ton, 2 wheel, M104, M104A1, M105A1, M105A2, M105A2C; Trailer, tank, water, 1 ½ ton 2 wheel, 400 gallon, M107, M107A1, M107A2, M107A2C, and Trailer, van, shop, folding sides, 1 ½ ton, 2 wheel M448 2330-631-5692. August 1972, about 225 pages, with loose change 3 included. $20.00

20509 TM9-2320-235-10 - Operators manual for Truck, Cargo, 2 ½ ton 6x6, M35A1 (Multifuel engine) 2320-542-5633 and same with winch 2320-542-5634. With loose change 3 dated 1964. Basic manual dated 1961 and about 64 pages. $10.00

20508 TM9-2330-203-14 - Operators, Organizational, Direct support and general support Maintenance Manual including Repair Parts and special tools list for Dolly, Trailer converter, 6 ton 2 wheel, M197 and M1971A1 2330-835-8615, 2330-569-0782 and dolly, trailer converter 8 ton 2 wheel M198 and M198A1 2330-287-5203, 2330-563-7248, about 100 pages, June 1973 $10.00

20507 TM9-2330-207-25P - Organizational, Field and Depot Maintenance Repair Parts and special tools list for Semitrailer, stake, 12 ton, 4 wheel, M127 2330-797-9207 and M127A1 2330-048, Feb. 1960 , 51 pages $20.00

20114 LOT OF 2 MANUALS ON THE M151 TRUCK, UTILITY: ¼ TON, 4X4 M151 & VARIANTS - Also the M151A1C, M825 with 106mm Recoilless Rifle; and M718 and M718A1 Ambulances. TM9-2320-218-20 dated September 1971 covering Organizational Maintenance, and TM9-2320-218-20P (October 1986) covering Organizational Maintenance, Repair Parts and Special Tools. Great for anyone restoring or owning one of the iconic vehicles of the Vietnam through “Hummer” vintage years. Original U.S. GI publications, new unused, so you can be the first to get greasy fingerprints all over them. $25.00 (View Picture)

20113 TM9-23200280-10 OPERATOR’S MANUAL ON THE 1 ¼ TON 4X4 TRUCK M998 AND ALL ITS VARIATIONS- - TOW carrier, armament carrier, shelter carrier and ambulance. April 1985. . Original U.S. GI publication, new unused, so you can be the first to get greasy fingerprints all over it. $15.00 (View Picture)

20056 U.S. MILITARY AMMUNITION REFERENCE LIBRARY ON CD - Covering all types of ammunition for small arms, mortars, artillery, grenades, bombs, rockets, pyrotechnics, and signals! Seven of the most important official references, with over 2,600 pages of information, loaded with detailed drawings, specifications, markings, etc. Dates range from 1923 to 2003, with most WW2, Korea and Vietnam vintage ammo covered in detail. High quality .pdf files that are fully searchable using the free Adobe Acrobat. You can copy and paste selected text or images into other documents for collectors or historians. This material is all on a single CD. Free shipping in the U.S. $20.00 (View Picture)

19200 LOT OF 3 U.S. ARMY AREA GUIDES- Caribbean, Spain and Greece - Caribbean 77 pages dated 1966; Spain- 45 pages January 1966; Greece- 49 pages February 1966. These were given to troops headed to Southeast Asia to familiarize them with the country, customs, culture, a bit of basic language info, and military uniforms and ranks. Great for a display of cold war items. The lot of three for $10.00 (View Picture)

18998 USMC NCO LEADERSHIP GUIDEBOOK (1957) 2ND MARINE DIVISION, FMF- 124 pages about 8” x 10.5” published by the 2nd MARDIV, FMF, Camp Lejeune. All sorts of good Marine info, similar to “Handbook for Marines” but tailored for NCOs. It looks like a prep or refresher course to prepare for promotion. $8.00 (View Picture)

18997 FM5-25 EXPLOSIVES & DEMOLITIONS- May 1967- 185 pages about 8" x 10.5" used good. All sorts of cool demolition type info for historical research or wargaming. $15.00 (View Picture)

18711 SNIPERSCOPE, INFRARED, SET NO. 1, 20,000 VOLT - TM 5-9342 (August 1951) Operation and Maintenance, 89 pages; and TM 5-1090-202-25P (January 1962) Organizational, Field, and Depot Maintenance Repair Parts and Special Tools Lists- 30 pages; and a copy of the 8 page "Information and Instructions" pamphlet by Edmund Scientific circa 1978 which is much easier to understand instruction for use. Photocopies of these extremely hard to find documents to go with the "Snooperscope" used on the M3 carbines. We provide a copy with the scopes when we have one for sale, but have a few extras if you need one. $25.00

18627 TM9-1005-224-24 MACHINE GUN 7.62mm M60 & TRIPOD M122 - May 1971, Organizational, direct support and general support maintenance manual including repair parts and special tools. $35.00 (View Picture)

18623 TM9-1375-202-10 DEMOLITION KIT, PROJECTED CHARGE M173 - (NSN 1375-00-812-3972) Operators manual, December 1979. $15.00 (View Picture)

18622 TM9-1240-278-12 OPTICAL BORE SIGHT M45 (T151E1) TM9-1240-278-12 OPTICAL BORE SIGHT M45 (T151E1) - Operator and organizational maintenance, December 1959 $10.00 (View Picture)

18619 TRADOC BULLETIN 3- SOVIET RPG-7 ANTITANK GRENADE LAUNCHER - November 1976- weapons & tactics training. $7.00 (View Picture)

18618 TM9-1000-202-14 EVALUATION OF CANNON TUBES - with loose change 2. November 1976. Just what you need to check out those cannon barrels before you buy one! $10.00 (View Picture)

18617 TM9-1015-223-12- 90MM RIFLE, RECOILLESS M67 - Operator and Organizational maintenance manual, 72 pages. $25.00 (View Picture)

18616 TM9-1015-200-20&P 81MM MORTAR M29A1 - Organizational maintenance manual including repair parts and special tools. $20.00 (View Picture)

18612 LOT OF FIVE MANUALS ON MILITARY SECURITY ALARMS FSS-9(V) - Great if you picked one of these systems up at a surplus sale or bought a former DOD building with one of these installed but need to figure out how to install or fix one of these systems. These cover Operator, Organizational, Direct Support and General Support maintenance manuals with repair parts and special tool lists. Each of the manuals has separate Army, Navy and Air Force numbers, but the gear itself seems to just go by one name, so we will list the gear that is covered, not the manual numbers (but you can read those in the photos). Control Unit, Alarm Set, C-9412/FSS-9(V), NSN 6350-00-228-2735; Switch, Alarm Latching, SA-1954/FSS-9(V), NSN 6350-00-228-2510 Alarm, Audible, BZ-204/FSS-9(V), NSN 6350-00-228-2514 Sensor, Capacitance Proximity, DT-548/FSS-9(V), NSN 6350-00-228-2606 Sensor, Grid Wire, DT-545/FSS-9(V), NSN 6350-00-228-2504 $45.00 (View Picture)

18608 TM9-1025-200-12 HOWITZER, MEDIUM TOWED, M114 AND M114A1, MARCH 1965 - Operator and organizational maintenance manual $15.00 (View Picture)

18607 TM9-1015-200-12 MORTAR 81MM M29, M29A1, APRIL 1971 - Operator and organizational maintenance manual $15.00 (View Picture)

18606 FM23-90 81MM MORTAR [M29], FEBRUARY 1972 - 115 pages 8.5” x 11” used, excellent condition. $15.00 (View Picture)

18605 FM23-92 4.2 INCH MORTAR M30, JUNE 1970 - 145 page 8.5” x 11” used, excellent condition. $15.00 (View Picture)

18604 TM9-1300-203 ARTILLERY AMMUNITION- APRIL 1965 - With changes 2 through 5 entered. Total of about 430 pages 8” x 10”. Chapter titles: General; Gun and Howitzer Cannons (37mm to 280mm); Recoilless Rifles (57mm-106mm); Mortars (60mm-4.2inch); Fuzes; Destruction of Ammunition to Prevent Enemy Use. This is an important reference for most WW2 through Vietnam artillery ammunition with descriptions, data and drawings on nearly every type. Also tables showing which fuzes are used with which types. Paper is old cheap stuff that is yellowing, otherwise excellent. (NOTE- We have another version of this manual including about 26 more pages and changes 6, 7 and 8 that has been converted to a searchable .pdf file on a CD with numerous other heavy ordnance manuals for a total of 1,700 pages of material. Order as item 15470 U.S. MILITARY AMMUNITION REFERENCE LIBRARY ON CD for $20.00 which is listed elsewhere on this page.) For those who prefer to use a paper copy, this one is priced at $55.00 (View Picture)

18353 FM23-7 U.S. CARBINE, CALIBER .30 M1 & M1A1 (APRIL 1944) - 209 pages 4.5” x 6.75” with the cheap wartime paper turning brown. Cover slightly stained along one edge, otherwise a very nice copy. The WW2 editions of the carbine manuals are harder to find these days. This is an original not a reprint. $65.00 (View Picture)

18352 SCARCE EARLY FM23-7 U.S. CARBINE, CALIBER .30 M1 (MAY 1942) - 140 pages 4.375” x 6.75” in superb condition. Loose copy of change 4 dated January 1943 is included. This is the first issued regular FM for the M1 carbine, but was prepared using early trial versions for the photographs. The photo (link below) of the trigger housing assembly in the manual has several major differences from the actual production models (how many can you spot?) The WW2 editions of the carbine manuals are harder to find these days, and we have only had a handful of these first editions over the years, and none in better condition. This is an original not a reprint. $135.00 (View Picture)

18351 FM23-6 U.S. RIFLE CALIBER .30 M1917 (ENFIELD) (AUGUST 1942) - 230 pages 4.375” x 6.75” with loose copy of change 1 dated November 1942 is included. This is the manual prepared for use in WW2 as the M1917 rifles were pulled from storage and issued to U.S. troops, replacing the old (and obsolete format) “Description and Rules for the Management of….” manuals used in WW1. Overall condition is near excellent, but there was a strip of tape or something on the front cover and when it was removed it lifted off some of the surface layers of the paper along with the “FM 23-6” which was there, but unless you know it was supposed to be there, or spot the faint trace of the printing, it is almost unnoticeable. $49.00 (View Picture)

18349 FM23-90 81MM MORTAR, M1 (APRIL 1951) - 715 pages, used good-VG Everything you need to know about this very effective weapon. Comes with loose copies of changes 1, 2 and 3 stuck inside the front cover. A little dog eared on one corner otherwise nice. $35.00 (View Picture)

18348 FM23-5 U.S. RIFLE CALIBER .30, M1 - MAY 1965 - 27 pages 8” x 10.75” with the abysmal quality photos for which this edition is notorious. This was the final version of the U.S. Army field manual for the M1 Garand. The DCM (CMP) people later made a reduced size copy of these to go with the rifles they sold, but this was the last one actually issued to military units. Original, not one of the gun show reprints. Used G-VG. $25.00 (View Picture)

18332 FM23-7, CARBINE CALIBER .30 M1, M1A1, M2 AND M3 DATED JANUARY 1952 - Super clean copy, with 1959 print date in the back. About perfect except for a few small dirt smudges or soiling picked up over the last 50 years. Pages are nice and bright, not yellowed or flaking like so many of this era. Original, not a reprint. $55.00 (View Picture)

17636 TM9-4935-451-24P - Organizational, Direct Support & General Support Maintenance Repair Parts & Special Tools for Improved Contact Support Set, Shop Equipment, Guided Missile AN/TSM-153 TOW 2 Heavy Antitank Assault weapon system, Dragon Medium Antitank Assault Weapons System & TOW subsystem, Bradley fighting vehicle. July 1983. A bout 90 pages 8.5” x 11” $7.00 (View Picture)

17635 TM11-2300-459-14&P3 - Organizational, Direct Support & General Support Maintenance Repair Parts & Special Tools for Installation Kit, electronic equipment MK01814/VRC-12 (NSN 5820-01-022-6293 or Difference Kit for Radio Set AN/vrc-12 in Truck, Utility 1/1/4 Ton M882 or M892. May 1980 8.5” x 11” about 40 pages. $7.00 (View Picture)

17634 TM11-6625-274-12 - Operatofs and Organizational Maintenance Manual Test Sets, electron tube TV-7L/U, TV-7A/U, TV-7B/U and TV-7D/U. June 1960 8” x 10” about 44 pages. $7.00 (View Picture)

17633 TM11-2300-459-14&P-7 - Operators, Organizational, Direct Support & General Support Maintenance Repair Parts & Special Tools for Installation Kit, Electronic equipment MK-18111/VRC-43 (NSN 5820-00-022-3332) or Difference Kit for Radio Set AN/VRC-43 in truck Utility, 1 ¼ Ton M882 or M883. May 1980 8.5” x 11” about 35 pages. $7.00 (View Picture)

17632 TM11-2300-459-14&P-4 - Operators, Organizational, Direct Support & General Support Maintenance Repair Parts & Special Tools for Installation Kit, Electronic equipment MK-1810/VRC-47 (NSN 5820-01-022-3333) and Difference Kit for Radio Set AN/VRC-47 and InstallationKit, Remote Audio, MK-1870/VRC-47 (NSN- 5820-01-049-1018 in truck Utility, 1 ¼ Ton M882 or M883. May 1980 8.5” x 11” about 48 pages. $7.00 (View Picture)

17631 TM5-6115-323-24P - Organizational, Direct Support & General Support and Depot Maintenance Repair Parts & Special Tools for Generator Set, Gasoline Engine Driven, Kid Mounted, Tubular rame, 1.5 KW Single phase, AC, 120/240 Volts, 28 VDC (Less Engine). DEP Models MEP-15A 60 HZ NSN 6115-00-889-1446 and MEP-25A 28 VDC NSN 6115-00-1=017-8236. September 1975, 8.5” x 11” about 30 pages. Handy to have if you need to work on one of these. $10.00 (View Picture)

17629 TM5-6115-271-24P - Organizational, Direct Support & General Support and Depot Maintenance Repair Parts & Special Tools for Generator Set, Gasoline Engine Driven, Skid mounted, tubular frame, 3KW, 3 phase AC, 120/208 and 120/240 volts, 28 VDC (less engine). DOD models MEP-016A 60 HZ NSN 6115-00-017-8237; MEP-021A 400 HZ 6115-00-017-8238; MEP-026A 28 VDC 6115-00-017-8239. October 1975 8.5” x 11” about 48 pages. Handy to have if you need to work on one of these. $10.00 (View Picture)

17628 TM5-6115-271-14 - Operator/crew, Organizational, Intermediate (Field), Direct Support & General Support and Depot Maintenance Manual for Generator Set, Gasoline Engine Driven, Skid mounted, tubular frame, 3KW, 3 phase AC, 120/208 and 120/240 volts, 28 VDC (less engine). DOD models MEP-016A 60 HZ NSN 6115-00-017-8237; MEP-021A 400 HZ 6115-00-017-8238; MEP-026A 28 VDC 6115-00-017-8239. August 1976 8.5” x 11” about 75 pages. Handy to have if you need to work on one of these. $10.00 (View Picture)

17626 TM5-6115-271-24P - Organizational, Direct Support & General Support and Depot Maintenance Repair Parts & Special Tools for Generator Set, Gasoline Engine Driven, Kid Mounted, Tubular frame, 3 KW, 3 phase, AC, 120/208 Volts, and 120/240 volts, 28 VDC (Less Engine). DOD Models MEP-016A 60 HZ NSN 6115-00-017-8237; and MEP-021A 400 HZ NSN 6115-00-017-8238; and MEP-026A 28 VDC NSN 6115-00-017-8239. October 1975, 8.5” x 11” about 48 pages. Handy to have if you need to work on one of these. $10.00 (View Picture)

17624 TM9-2300-257-10 M113A1 ARMORED PERSONNEL CARRIER (AND VARIANTS M577A1, M106A1, M125A1, - M132A1 and XM806E1) Operators manual- CHANGE 2 only (not the basic manual, just change 2) about 80 pages. ALSO INCLUDED is TM11-2300-355-15-4 Installation of Radio Sets AN/VRC-46 and AN/VRC-47 in APC M113 and M113A1. 9 pages. BOTH for only $7.00 (View Picture)

17623 FM6-20-1 FIELD ARTILLERY TACTICS JULY 1965 - 6” x 9” about 66 pages.. Used VG-exc. $7.00 (View Picture)

17622 TM11-362 REEL UNITS RL-31, RL-31B, RL-31C, RL-31D AND RL-31E - June 1956, 6” x 9” about 38 pages. All about gear for laying comm wire in the field. $7.00 (View Picture)

17620 FM31-23 STABILITY OPERATIONS, U.S. ARMY DOCTRINE - December 1967 8.5” x 11” about 155 pages. Probably should be classified as fiction, or delusional fantasy or something. The military needs to stick to killing people and breaking things. $7.00 (View Picture)

17617 TM9-2330-251-14 - Organizational, Direct Support & General Support Maintenance Repair Parts & Special Tools for Trailer, Cargo, ¼ ton, 2 wheel M416 (FSN2330-706-5495); M416B1 (2330-017-9589); Trailer cahssis, ¼ ton, 2 wheel M569 (2330-884-4817) M569B1 (2330-226-5649); Trailer Chassis, ¾ ton 2 wheel M762 (2330-933-7462); Trailer, cable splier, ¼ ton, 2 wheel M716 (2330-782-6092). October 1970, 76 pages 8.5” x 11”. Used good. Essential reference if you work on these rugged trailers. $7.00 (View Picture)

17616 TM5-2805-259-24P - Organizational, Direct Support & General Support Maintenance Repair Parts & Special Tools for Engine, Gasoline, 20 HP, Military Standard Models: Model 4A084-2 FSN 2805095203926 and Model 4A084-3 FSN 2805-872-5972, January 1969. 8.5” x 11” 86 pages. $10.00 (View Picture)

17615 TO 31S1-2UNS1- AND -2 - USAF Sound Ranging Set AN/UNS-1 (Harvey-Wells); Handbook, operating instructions and Handbook , Service instructions. May 1956. Total about 20 pages on yellowing crumbling paper. $7.00 (View Picture)

17614 LOT OF 3 MILITARY CONSTRUCTION MANUALS - TM5-622, Wharves, Shore Structures and Dredging- repairs and utilities, June 1946 47 pages 8” x 10” and two copies of TM5-402- Erection procedure Building, prefabricated, Ready Cut, Round Arch, Frigid, 20 ft x 48 ft. Feb. 1959 40 pages. All three manuals for $7.00 (View Picture)

17613 TM11-6615-214-15 (TWO COPIES) - Operators, Organizational , Field and Depot Maintenance Navy Type MA-1 Compass (Lear), March 1960 60 pages. Used fair. Both copies for $7.00 (View Picture)

17571 Description and Rules for the Management of - the U.S. Rifle Caliber .30 Model of 1903- Ordnance Form 1923 of 1904 with revisions through January 22, 1917. Blue cloth covered hard covers in pretty good shape with some dirt spots and darkened spine. Contents excellent, nice clean pages, just slightly yellowing. Owner name and Ens. USNR in ink on inside flyleaf. Former owner’s embossed seal type marking on title page. Very hard to find these WW1 era manuals, especially as nice as this one. As nice as the one in my collection. $125.00 (View Picture)

17205 TM9-1015-223-12- OPERATOR & ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE 90MM [RECOILLESS] RIFLE M67 - Dated February 1962, 74 pages 8” x 10. Used fine. The 90mm Recoilless rifle was designed to replace the 3.5” Bazooka and served through Vietnam where it was finally replaced by the lighter but nearly as effective M72 LAW. $55.00 (View Picture)

16906 U.S. Army TB-55-46-1 Standard characteristics (dimensions, weight & cube) for - transportability of military vehicles and other outsize/overweight equipment (in TOE line item sequence) approximately 400 pages full of data. Over all good but rear portion has gotten damp and become wrinkled when dried out. $5.00 (View Picture)

16568 LOT OF U.S. MILITARY RIFLE MANUALS - (1) ORIGINAL Vietnam era M16 “comic book” manual DA PAM 750-30dated 1 July 1969; rest are all reprints: (2) Form 1923 Description and Rules for the Management of U.S. Magazine Rifle Model of 1903, Caliber .30, April 1909 edition; (3) Description of [Warner Swasey] Telescopic Musket Sights Models of 1908 and 1913, November 1915 edition; (4) sheet of instructions with the early style Kerr NoBuckl sling; (5) TM9-1275 Ordnance Maintenance, U.S. Rifles Caliber .30 M1, M1C (snipers) and M1D (Snipers), June 1947; (6) TM9-1275 Caliber .30 Carbines M1, M1A1, M2 and M3, February 1953. All new or near new condition, some with ancient prices marked. The lot of six U.S. military rifle reference publications POSTPAID in the U.S for only $30.00 (View Picture)

16535 TM9-1005-205-12 OPERATOR AND ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE MANUAL - INCLUDING REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LISTS RIFLE, CALIBER .30 M1903A4 (SNIPER’S) about 40 pages about 8” x 10”, this is the last official military manual for the M1903A4 sniper rifle. Shows the M84 scope and the accessories section includes the M10 jointed cleaning rod usually associated with the M1 Garand. Used VG-fine with some stains, dog ear corner and period name stamps. $35.00 (View Picture)

16534 FM23-35 PISTOLS & REVOLVERS - July 1960, 157 pages 6” x 9”. Covers the M1911 .45 auto and also Colt .38 Detective Special Revolver. Includes some mechanical training, and then firing and courses of fire, etc. Overall fin-excellent condition although some pages are yellowing a bit. $18.00 (View Picture)

16533 FM5-31 USE AND INSTALLATION OF BOOBYTRAPS - January 1956, 180 pages about 6” x 9” loaded with all sorts of nefarious schemes to rig up stuff to surprise bad guys (or good guys if We are the boobee instead of the boober…). Think of this as IED version 1.0 based primarily on WW2 experiences and explicitly including a number of different foreign techniques. Used fine-excellent condition. $22.00 (View Picture)

16527 FM23-8 U.S. RIFLE 7.62MM M14 DATED DECEMBER 1959 - The FIRST manual for the M14 rifles, still showing the wooden handguard. 75 pages about 6" x 9". Used VG- fine. Pages slightly yellowing. Very scarce early manual for the M14, still written in plain English and with clear photos, not the later garbage they forced into a standardized format and used photos that were blurry trash quality. $30.00 (View Picture)

16524 FM23-30 GRENADES & PYROTECHNICS OCTOBER 1959 - 229 pages about 5" x 7". Includes a lot about the grenade launchers and sights for the M1 Garand plus the various HE, and pyrotechnic type rifle grenades. Also the various "pineapple" (Mark II) and "lemon" (M26) type frag grenades and the Mark III concussion and different types of smoke and gas grenades. $20.00 (View Picture)

16519 TM9-1005-249-10 OPERATORS MANUAL FOR M16 AND M16A1, FEBRUARY 1985 - This is the 4" x 6" pocket size manual that superseded the earlier comic book or blue covered manuals. Used good with some dog ear wear on the front cover. $12.00 (View Picture)

15616 FM23-35 /AFM50-17 PISTOLS & REVOLVERS - July 1960, 157 pages 6” x 9”. Covers the M1911 .45 auto and also Colt .38 Detective Special Revolver. Includes some mechanical training, and then firing and courses of fire, etc. Overall excellent condition. $18.00 (View Picture)

15615 FM 23-41 SUBMACHINE GUNS CALIBER .45 M3 AND M3A1 - July 1957, 106 pages 6’ x 9”, used excellent. Covers mechanical training, course of fire, making a big wooden dummy for instructors, etc. $20.00 (View P

15611 FM23-31 40MM GRENADE LAUNCHERS M203 & M79, MAY 1972 - About 80 pages 8” x 10.5”. Former owner’s name marked inside front and back covers. Used fine condition. Very nice copy of the early manual showing BOTH the M79 and M203 grenade launchers and their ammunition. $15.00 (View Picture)

15242 FM23-32 ROCKET LAUNCHERS (2.36 INCH) DATED NOVEMBER 1949 - 103 pages, with change 1 dated May 1950. This is the classic late WW2 bazooka which remained in service into the Korean War, when it was finally withdrawn after the 2.36” rockets only succeeded in annoying the Commies in their T-34 tanks, but the newer 3.5” bazookas would knock them out. Cover scuffed and has a fold, otherwise good condition. $18.00 (View Picture)

9564 Decorations & Awards- Illustrations of Awards - (AR 672-5-2 July 1967) 19 pages with color photos of medals, service clasps, qualification badges, (including marksmanship). Would be great to scan in for adding to a display about a uniform or something. $4.00 (View Picture)

9195 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY HISTORICAL SUMMARY 1969 [2 COPIES], 1971, 1977 - Paperback 6" x 9" average 150 pages each year. Each has a summary of the key events and policies of the Fiscal Year being reported on- such things as personnel, funding, logistics, Operational readiness, R&D, discipline, etc. Ex library, 1977 with some water stains. All four volumes only $5.00 (View Picture)

15242 FM23-32 ROCKET LAUNCHERS (2.36 INCH) DATED NOVEMBER 1949 - 103 pages, with change 1 dated May 1950. This is the classic late WW2 bazooka which remained in service into the Korean War, when it was finally withdrawn after the 2.36” rockets only succeeded in annoying the Commies in their T-34 tanks, but the newer 3.5” bazookas would knock them out. Cover scuffed and has a fold, otherwise good condition. $18.00 (View Picture)

15163 TM9-1808A ORDNANCE MAINTENANCE, POWERPLANT, CLUTCH AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - for Basic Vehicles, 3/4 ton 4x4 and 1 1/2 ton 6x6 (Dodge) dated September 1943 about 290 pages 6" x 9". This is applicable to most of the WC-53 through WC-63 variants (weapons carrier, ambulance, gun truck, telephone pole, etc) This one has detailed nuts and bolts and gasket level info for the systems listed in the title. (There is another volume TM9-1808B covering drive train and body components.) Used fair condition with the paper covers falling off, but contents are intace and in G-VG condition except the cheap paper is yellowing and there is lots of greasy fingerprint soiling. A good using copy, ready to help you "Keep them rolling!" $35.00 (View Picture)

15158 TM21-305 MANUAL FOR THE WHEELED VEHICLE DRIVER (ALSO AFM 77-2) - December 1956, 145 pages 4" x 6". Excellent overview for driving any military vehicle, and especially any off road driving. One of these was supposed to be kept in every military vehicle, so if you restore these, you need one to put in it. Used fine to excellent. $10.00 (View Picture)

15154 FM5-23 FIELD DECOY INSTALLATIONS - Dated October 1958Dated October 1956, 168pp. Full of nifty ideas on how to make simulated targets to deceive the enemy (or maybe useful for theatrical or film use, etc). Shows objects ranging from trucks, trains artillery pieces, gas drums, airfields, warehouses, aircraft, etc. $15.00 (View Picture)

15153 FM7-19 COMBAT SUPPORT COMPANY INFANTRY DIVISION BATTLE GROUP - Dated February 1960, 125pp. Covers heavy mortar, assault weapon, reconnaissance and radar sections. $8.00 (View Picture)

15152 LOT OF 3 RIFLE INFANTRY FMS- FM7-10 RIFLE COMPANY, INFANTRY & AIRBORNE BATTLE GROUPS; - FM7-11 Rifle Company, Infantry, Airborne & Mechanized; FM7-15 Infantry Airborne Company and Mechanized Infantry Rifle Platoons and Squads. Dated August 1962, 324pp; April 1965, 302pp; and January 1962, 275pp. respectively. $20.00 (View Picture)

15151 LOT OF 2 INFANTRY FMS- FM7-40 INFANTRY AND AIRBORNE DIVISION BATTLE GROUPS; FM7-100 INFANTRY - Division - Dated August 1959, 242pp; and November 1960, 379pp respectively. $12.00 (View Picture)

15146 LOT OF 3 OPERATIONS FMS- FM 25-10 MOTOR TRANSPORT OPERATIONS; FM21-18 FOOT MARCHES; - FM31-60 River-Crossing Operations Dated January 1959, 120pp; November 1962, 58pp; and July 1962, 75pp respectively. $15.00 (View Picture)

15145 Lot of 3 Misc FMs- FM7-21- HQ & HQ Company Infantry Division Battle Group; FM21-40 - Small Unit Procedures in Atomic, Biological & Chemical Warfare; FM24- Tactical Communications Center Operations dated February 1960, 74 pp; November 1958, 224pp; and September 1961, 59pp respectively. $15.00 (View Picture)

15144 LOT OF 2 TRAINING FMS- FM21-6 TECHNIQUES OF MILITARY INSTRUCTION; FM21-75 COMBAT TRAINING - of the Individual Soldier and Patrolling Dated May 1954 185 pages, and January 1962 220 pages respectively. $10.00 (View Picture)

15143 LOT OF 2 AMPHIBIOUS FMS- FM31-12 ARMY FORCES IN AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS (THE ARMY LANDING - Force); FM 31-13 Battle Group Landing Team (Amphibious) Dated March 1961, 330 pages, and September 1961, 234 pages respectively. $12.00 (View Picture)

15141 LOT OF 2 MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS FMS- FM31-71 NORTHERN OPERATIONS; FM 31-72 MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS - dated January 1959, 238 pages, and January 1963, 197 pages respectively. $15.00 (View Picture)

14498 FM21-75 SURVIVAL October 1957 - With change 1 dated October 1959. 285 pages. This is like a super hardcore version of a Boy Scout wilderness camping manual covering every climate from tropic to arctic and loaded with detailed info. Used near excellent. $12.00 (View Picture)

14495 FM21-11 FIRST AID FOR SOLDIERS (3 DIFFERENT EDITIONS) - (a) dated July 1959, 99 pages; (b) dated May 1970, 158 pages; (c) June 1976, 158 pages. All excellent plus condition. All three for only $15.00 (View Picture)

14494 FM21-60 VISUAL SIGNALS, January 1962 - 200 pages, loaded with hand signals for combat in the field, taxi aircraft, semaphore (wig-wag) signaling with smoke, flares, rifle grenades, etc. Only hand signal I know is not shown, but maybe the Army guys are too polite to need that one. $12.00 (View Picture)

14492 FM7-24 COMMUNICATION IN INFANTRY AND AIRBORNE DIVISIONS November 1961 - 261 pages, used fine to excellent condition $6.00 (View Picture)

14491 FM21-26 MAP READING AND FM 21-30 MILITARY SYMBOLS - FM21-26 Map reading October 1960, 222 pages. FM21-30 Military Symbols May 1961, 151 pages with MAG 33 [Marine Air Group 33] rubber stamped on the cover. These are nice for display with a Vietnam era collection, as map reading was a critical skill in the jungles. Used excellent, both for only $12.00 (View Picture)

14490 FM23-92 4.2 INCH MORTAR M30 February 1961 - 552 pages. Some data on the gun and the mechanics involved and the ammo, but mostly about emplacement and aiming, with an interesting section on subcaliber training and also on mounting the 4.2 inch mortar in the M84 mortar carrier (sort of like an M59 APC with no roof.) Used near excellent. $12.00 (View Picture)

14487 TM5-500 PUMP, CENTRIFUGAL SELF PRIMING CARVER MODEL 255 March 1942 - 40 pages, complete detailed isntructions for operation, repair, full parts lists, etc. Used escellent. $6.00 (View Picture)

14480 TM5-216 ARMORED VEHICLE LAUNCH BRIDGE September 1961 - 85 pages, covering mainly the launch and recovery of the bridge element (mounted on a tank chassis). Excellent condition. $6.00

14478 FM5-35 ENGINEERS' REFERENCE & LOGISTICAL DATA February 1960 - 578 pages covering everything from sewage treatment to cable tramways and equipment spec and engineering tables. Excellent condition. $15.00 (View Picture)

14476 FM10-13 QUARTERMASTER REFERENCE DATA September 1957 - 136 pages covering everything from hay to POL petroleum products, lumber, rope, wire, and subsistence (food) rations, and loads of other reference tables and charts. Excellent condition. $10.00

14312 "M16A1 RIFLE FIELD STRIPPING" CHART, GRAPHIC TRAINING AID 9-6-43 - June 1973. About 33" x 42" black print/outlines on plain white paper. Unissued, but may have a small water stain and/or storage wear along edge. Not as durable as later plastic or tyvek items, and survival rate on these is low. Shipped rolled in tube. $8.00 (View Picture)

13591 Lot of 3 Land Mine Field Manuals - FM5-32- Land Mine Warfare, May 1949, 218 pages 6” x 9” with lots of info on booby traps as well as mines. Lots of info on mine detecting by probing with probes or bayonets, several different types of hand held or vehicle mounted electronic mine detector sets. Also covers mine clearance by hand, (very carefully!) explosive charge, or mechanical devices such as plows, flails or rollers. FM20-32 Employment of Land Mines, July 1955, 146 pages, similar to above but with less on mine detecting and more on planting mines. FM20-32- Land Mine Warfare, May 1959, 142 pages. Updated version of above with section on mechanical mine planting with a towed plow gizmo. The lot of 3 for $22.00 (View Picture)

13183 FFM20-25 TENTS AND TENT PITCHING JANUARY 1956 - What every Boy Scout leader needed- a handy field reference guide showing the size, erection procedures, and dimensions of poles, etc for most commonly issued tents. Includes Arctic 10 man tent; Assembly tent; Command Post; General Purpose (medium and large); Hexagonal Tent; Hospital Tent-sectional; Kitchen Tent; Latrine screen; Maintenance Shelter; Mountain Tent; Red Cross markers; and Wall Tents (large and small) also pins, poles and lines. Used fine. A treasure for someone! $25.00 (View Picture)

13182 FM5-20A CAMOUFLAGE OF INDIVIDUALS AND INFANTRY WEAPONS FEBRUARY 1944 - 67 pages, many in color showing techniques, including painting jungle spots on uniforms and use of natural materials. Scarce manual, used fine to excellent. $25.00 (View Picture)

13181 FM8-50 BANDAGING AND SPLINTING JUNE 1957 - 82 pages of nifty ways to care for wounded- good EMT study material. Used fine $5.00 (View Picture)

13180 F20-32 EMPLOYMENT OF LAND MINES JULY 1955 - 146 pages, used excellent. $10.00 (View Picture)

13173 TM9-2320-218-10 OPERATOR’S MANUAL M151 JEEP & VARIANTS, SEPTEMBER 1971 - About 150 pages, 4” x 6”. This covers the M151, M151A1, and M151A1 ¼ ton trucks, M151A1C and M825 with the 106mm Recoilless rifle, and the M718 and M178A1 ambulances. Basically the same stuff you would find in the owners manual in your private vehicle- how to operate stuff, etc. Used VG-fin with some masking tap tabs added for quick reference to 4 sections. $20.00 (View Picture)

13158 FM6-55 4.5 INCH MULTIPLE ROCKET LAUNCHER M21, TOWED - dated December 1953. This is for a nifty unit towed behind a 6x6 that has several rows of barrels mounted on a 2 wheel carriage similar to an anti-tank gun. Used VG-fine condition. $18.00 (View Picture)

13157 FM23-10 U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30 M1903 dated January 1940 - 230 pages. Original pre-WW2 copy in excellent condition. These pre-WW2 editions are tough to find. Nicest one we have had in a very long time. $65.00 (View Picture)

13150 FM30-40 MILITARY INTELLIGENCE- IDENTIFICATION OF U.S. ARMORED VEHICLES - dated May 1941 - 37 pages. Not very thick, but that was all that was needed to cover the pitifully unprepared stocks of U.S. armored vehicles at the time. Covers M1, M3 scout cars, many variants of the M1, M2, M3 light tanks, the M3 medium tank, and M2 an M3 half tracks and also a T1 heavy tank. Some photos, some three view type recognition drawings. Excellent plus condition. $49.00 (View Picture)

13144 TM9-225 BROWNING MACHINE GUN, .50 M2 AIRCRAFT, FIXED & FLEXIBLE - November 1940, 51 pages 6” x 9”. Scarce pre-war manual, with Sgt. James R. Dickmann’s name very neatly written in red on the cover. Overall excellent condition. $40.00 (View Picture)

13139 WW2 STYLE JEEP MANUAL FOR ¼ TON 4X4 UTILITY TRUCK M38 - TM9-8012/ TO-36A5-2-41 dated January 1956. 351 pages. Nitty-gritty nuts and bolts details, written in a logical manner with lots of pictures so even PFC Beetle Bailey can do it. This edition has minor changes from earlier versions but probably 90% of the info is applicable from the early WW2 version through the end of the M38 types. (Note- Not for the M38A1 with the rounder hood contours.) $65.00 (View Picture)

13136 FM23-7 / AFM 50-4 CARBINE CALIBER .30 - M1, M1A1, M2 and M3 dated January 1952 Super clean copy, with 1959 print date in the back. Top of spine is a bit wrinkled (lousy work at the Govt Printing Office) and there is small cut at the top of the cover that keeps it from being like new, and a few small dirt smudges or soiling picked up over the last 50 years. Pages are nice and bright, not yellowed or flaking like so many of this era. $45.00 (View Picture)

13026 FM23-7 CARBINE CALIBER .30 M1, M1A1, M3 ANDM3 DATED JANUARY 1952 - 382 pages, used fair-good condition. Paper is yellowing and covers are worn and have minor tears and folds and previous owners name. The most commonly encountered carbine manual with all the info needed for training users in disassembly, care, and marksmanship. $10.00 (View Picture)

12495 FM23-25 Bayonet dated September 1943 - 70 pages mainly on bayonet use and training, with nothing worthwhile on the bayonet itself. Printed on very brittle cheap paper and it has been mistreated already, leaving the back cover cracked, and the front cover had a piece torn out that has been taped back in place. First three pages are torn, but not taped. Not a great copy, and priced accordingly. $10.00 (View Picture)

12492 FM23-36 Revolver, Colt, Caliber .45 M1917 & S&W M1917 datedOctober 20, 1941 - 96 pages. Original pre-WW2 copy in near fine condition except some pesky critter gnawed away progressively larger chunks pf pages starting about page 50, but carefully avoided chewing on any text. Plenty left for you to chew on if you like. Still displays very nicely, even with crossed out name on cover. These pre-WW2 editions are tough to find. $50.00 (View Picture)

12482 FM23-35 Pistols & Revolvers- June 1946 - Rather rough copy, but all there and quite usable copy, or good for display with M1911 or M1917 revolvers. Cover is torn a bit at the spine and has some dirt and stains. Some pages are dogeared. $10.00 (View Picture)

12249 New Infantry Drill Regulations (July 1939- Shows Gas Trap Garands) - 230 pages 4.5" x 7.5" soft covers. Published by the Military Service Publishing Company, these were quasi official references popular with officers and NCOs. Rifle marksmanship sections for both the M1903 rifle and the M1 Garand (gas trap version). Most of the drawings showing the manual of arms, etc illustrate the Garand. Well used copy with the front cover attachment very weak, and partially loose, but taped on the inside so it displays nicely. An early edition not often encountered. Nice for display with your gas trap Garand. $30.00 (View Picture)

11941 TM8-285 TREATMENT OF CHEMICAL WARFARE CASUALTIES - August 1951, 155 page 6" x 9" and having Navy designation NAVMED P-1328 and AMF 160-12 designations as well. Loaded with info on different types of chemical warfare agents and their effects, and treatment of casualties. Lots of gross photos showing what some of this nasty stuff will do. Important historical information, as well as vital for understanding of how serious a threat would be if terrorists launched a chemical attack. $18.00

11934 FM23-10 U.S. RIFLE, CALIBER .30 M1903 - January 1940 with copies of changes 1, 3 and 5 staples on the inside cover. 215 pages 4.5" x 7.5" used and worn a bit with some spots on the cover and name Lowell D. Snorf, Jr. rubber stamped across face. $65.00 (View Picture)

11932 FM23-35 PISTOLS & REVOLVERS - September 1971 about 90 pages. Covers the M1911 .45 auto and also .38 revolvers. Overall excellent condition $25.00 (View Picture)

11791 FM23-92 4.2 inch Mortar. M30 - June 1970, 144 pages with change 1. Cover loose, otherwise very good. $15.00

11784 FM23-90 81MM MORTAR M29A1 - February 1972, 142 pages. Everything you need to know about this very effective weapon. $15.00

11778 TM9-2590-206-15 BULLDOZER, EARTH MOVING, TANK MOUNTING, M8A1 (M8E1) - FSN 2590-649-5937. September 1961, 150 pages- Operator, organizational, field and depot maintenance manual. ALSO the -25P manual- march 1962, 50 pages- Organizationa, Field and Depot Maintenance repair parts and special tools list. Just what you need to install and use that big ol' dozer blade to the front of your M48 series tank. Great for plowing your driveway in the winter, or covering up enemy pillboxes, or breaking through sand berms in the deseret. Lots of details that would be of interest to a model maker. $10.00

11761 TC30-34 COMBAT INTELLIGENCE COMPANY (DIVISION) - August 1977, 48 pages $5.00

11760 TC30-25 GROUND RECONNAISSANCE & SURVEILLANCE AND THE - Tactical Surveillance Officer June 1977; 65 pages. $5.00

11759 TC44-5-1 VULCAN (SP) COMBAT OPERATIONS - August 1972, 120 pages. Loaded with photos of different types of armored vehicles. Lots of info on ways to defeat them using everything from improvised weapons like molotov cocktails up thru rifle grenades, LAW, DRAGON, recoilless rifles, etc. $5.00

11758 FM23-3 TACTICS, TECHNIQUES AND CONCEPTS OF ANTIARMOR WARFARE - August 1972, 120 pages. Loaded with photos of different types of armored vehicles. Lots of info on ways to defeat them using everything from improvised weapons like molotov cocktails up thru rifle grenades, LAW, DRAGON, recoilless rifles, etc. $5.00

11756 FM30-5 COMBAT INTELLIGENCE - June 1967, 221 pages $5.00

11754 FM31-10 DENIAL OPERATIONS AND BARRIERS - September 1968 about 75 pages. $5.00

11719 USAF AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE OFFICER EXTENSION COURSE BOOKS - Circa 1951-1958 dates on them. These are 11 out of 22 in a complete course. Each book is about 75 pages and covers a specific area (flight instruments, landing gear, propellers, electronics, etc) with loads of photos and drawings of actual components of specific types of aircraft as well as some generic theory. Used and a bit dirty with a couple downright scruffy, but pretty interesting. The lot for $10.00

11718 US AIR FORCE BASIC DATA (CIRCA 1969) - Paper covers about 200 pages 8.5" x 11". Prepared for distribution at the Army Armor school at Fort Knox, this is everything a soldier need to know about the Air Force- a bit on organization, the major Air Commands, types of aircraft and capabilities, and role of USAF in Vietnam style warfare. A good intro to the expectations of the grunts during the Vietnam era. $10.00

11716 TM5-3895-212-35P DRYER AGGREGATE, DIESEL DRIVEN, TRAILER MOUNTED -
80 ton per hour- Barber Greene Model 837 FSN 3895-531-4056. June 1965 about 250 pages. Direct support, general support and depot maintenance repair parts. $5.00

11715 TM5-4310-238-20P COMPRESSOR, RECIPROCATING, AIR, TRUCK MOUNTED, - gas driven, 210 CFM Le Roi Model 210G1 less carrier mounted on WW2 chassis FSN 4310-265-3137; mounted on Ord M45 chassis FSN 4310-276-7382. October 1961 44pages. Organizational maintenance repair parts and special tools lists. $5.00

11714 TM5-4310-232-35P COMPRESSOR, AIR, RECIPROCATING, GASOLINE DRIVEN - receiver mounted 4.7 cfm, 175 PSI. Westinghouse Air Brake Model 1 BYCH-33, FSN 4310-376-7095. October 1960 30 pages. Field and depot maintenance repair parts and special tools lists. $5.00

11711 TM5-4310-204-15P COMPRESSOR, RECIPROCATING POWER DRIVEN, - air receiver mounted 5 cfm 175 psi. LE Roi-Westinghouse Model 1 BYCH-33 with Briggs & Stratton Engine model 8B serial numbers 9000- 11349 FSN 4310-612-1186. May 1959 34 page. Operator's, organizational, field and depot maintenance repair parts and special tools lists. $5.00

11709 TM9-4910-419-12 GRINDING SET VALVE SEAT, ELECTRIC, 35 DEGREE ANGLE TYPE - concentric drive driver AC/DC 115 volt, 7500 RPM Albertson & Co model 1675BB-s FSN 4910-060-9983. November 1963, 42 pages. Operator and organizational maintenance manual including repair parts and special tools lists. $5.00

11708 TM9-4910-452-10 LATHE, BRAKE DRUM, FLOOR MOUNTED - 60 inch swing, 9 to 25 inch diameter, 10 inch max cutting depth, stationary cutting tool type, 1/2 HP, AC, 110/220 Volt single pahse. Lempco Products model 802, FSN 4910-516-6192. September 1965, 20 pages. Operators manual. $5.00

11707 TM5-6640-213-14 LABORATORY, AIR MOBILE AVIATION FUEL - NSN 6640-00-902-9711, June 1980, approx20 pages. Operator, organizational, direct support and general support maintenance manual. $10.00

11676 TM5-3610-252-14 TOPOGRAPHIC SUPPORT SYSTEM PAPER CONDITIONING SECTION - Model ADC-TSS-15 NSN 3610-01-105-6442. June 1983 about 200 pages. Operator, organizational, direct support and general support maintenance manual. $5.00

11674 TM5-2805-206-24P ENGINE, GAS, MILITARY STANDARD MODELS - Model 1A08-1 FSN 2805-601-5181; Model 1A08-2 FSN 2805-714-8552; Model 2A016-1 FSN 2805060105127; Model 2A016-2 FSN 2805-714-8553. October 1965, 40 pages. Organizational, DS and GS maintenance and repair parts $5.00

11659 TM5-6115-331-25P GENERATOR SET, GAS ENGINE, 18.9KW WHEEL MOUNTED - 86 V DC two wire HOLGAR Model CR-856-PM/WK FSN 6115-836773. April 1966, 122 pages. Operator, organizational, direct support and general support maintenance manual including repair parts and special tools lists. $5.00

11657 TM5-6115-256-15 GENERATOR SET, GAS ENGINE 1.5 KW - Sommer Electric model SG-1500, less engine, FSN 6115-646-6121. March 1961, 72 pages. Operator, organizational, field and depot maintenance manual. . ALSO the "25P" manual January 1961, 24 pages. Organizational, field and depot maintenance repair parts and special tools lists. $5.00

11656 TM5-6115-256-15 GENERATOR SET, GAS ENGINE 1.5 KW - Winpower model 1536S-2A016-1 (serial numbers T700-1- thru T700-1726), FSN 6115-674-9342. November 1961, 76 pages. Operator, organizational, field and depot maintenance manual. . ALSO the "25P" manual November 1961, 22 pages. Organizational, field and depot maintenance repair parts and special tools lists. $5.00

11652 TM9-4940-501-14&P LEAK DETECTOR TYPE H-10 (GENERAL ELECTRIC) - NSN 4940-00-825-1098. Operator, organizational, direct support and general support maintenance manual including repair parts and special tools lists.May 1981, about 10 pages $2.00

11651 TM9-4940-437-14&P SEPARATOR, OIL AND WATER - Sharpe Manufacturing Model 54360 No. 40B, NSN 4940-00-242-4100. March 1978, about 5 pages $2.00

11646 TM10-4510-201-10 BATH UNIT, PORTABLE, 8 SHOWERHEAD M1958 - TM10-4510-201-10 Bath Unit, portable, 8 showerhead M1958 $5.00

11644 TM5-6130-301-12 BATTERY CHARGING PANEL FOURDEE MODEL 4D-100 - FSN 6130-940-. Operator, organizational, direct support and general support maintenance manual including repair parts and special tools lists. October 1969, about 40 pages $5.00

11643 TM5-4310-375-14 COMPRESSOR UNIT, RECIPROCATING - Davey Model R122RAAB, part no 84950 NSN 4310-01-139-4815, 15 CFM, 175 PSI, electric motor driven. Operator, organizational, direct support and general support maintenance manual. November 1983, about 80 pages. $5.00

11641 TM5-3695-207-15 CHAIN SAW GASOLINE 18 INCH WHITEHEAD MODEL 207M - FSN 3695-078-9799. April 1964, 92 pages. Operator, organizational, field and depot maintenance manual including repair parts and special tools list. $5.00

11640 7610-C-1-2056 1.5KW GENERATOR SET, GAS ENGINE HOLGAR - Model CW-015-AC 120 V. December 1962, 88 pages. Covers approximately 6,800 units bought by the Air force and Army. Instruction, operations, maintenance, overhaul and parts list. $5.00

11638 TM9-2920-224-35 GENERATOR-ENGINE ASSEMBLY, 30 V DC, 300 AMP - Jack & Heintz Models G22, G22-2, G22-3, G22-6, G22-7, FSNs 2920-294-3472; 2920-607-2623; 2920-830-6660; 2920-445-0857. June 1961, 60 pages. Field and depot maintenance manual. $5.00

11637 TM9-6115-202-24P GENERATOR GAS ENGINE, 4.2 KW, 28V DC, 150 AMP - Model DE 4.2-ORD/28 FSN 6115-857-1397 composed of starter, generator Jack & Heintz Model 23041-001 and Engine, Military Standard Model 4A032-1. January 1963, 22 pages. Organizational and field maintenance repair parts list. $5.00

11636 TM5-6115-270-20P GENERATOR SET, GAS ENGINE 3KW, 120 V AC - skid mounted Hollingsworth Model JHGW3B FSN 6115-778-6004 June 1961, 25 pages. Organizational maintenance repair parts and special tools lists $5.00

11635 TM9-244 USE, CARE & MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRIC MOTORS - August 1959 182 pages. $8.00

11629 TM10-264 OVEREDGE TACK BUTTON AND SNAP FASTENER MACHINES - October 1949, 141 pages with change 2 (rescinds change 1) dated 1956. Covers Overedge sewing machines Merrow Model 60BW and A-3; Singer Model 81-72; Tack button machine Scovill Model A; Snap Fastener hand set United-Carr; Overedge sewing machine Singer Model 246-5. Covers description, operation, adjustment and maintenance. $25.00

11627 TM10-600 OFFICE MACHINE REPAIR SHOP - January 1955, 16 pages with changes 1 and 4. Issued to help with setting up shop spaces to accomplish low level repair to typewriters, etc at the time when the Army decided that the typewriter was mightier than the rifle. $5.00


11621 TB1-15-1 PREFABRICATED SHELTERS, BUNKERS & EMPLACEMENT COVERS - July 1969 about 50 pages and 50 fold out plates. Covers "deliberate fortifications" to protect troops and equipment. Lots of concrete cast parts and steel go into these, and you can lug one around if you have a 25 ton trailer and 20 ton crane to set it in place for you. Probably good theoretical stuff for the cold war era, but the troops in Vietnam had little use for such staff generated foolishness. $10.00

11618 TM5-6680-310-14 DETECTOR BATCH INTERFACE - ITT Barton Model T276.0001.Z NSN 6680-01-035-5553 November 1979 about 60 pages. Everything you need to know about the gizmo used to monitor changes in specific gravity and temperature in a multi product fuel pipeline. $5.00

11617 TM5-6675-316-14 TOPOGRAPHIC SUPPORT SYSTEM - drafting support section Model ADC-TSS-4 NSN 6675-01-105-5754- Operator, organizational, direct support and general support maintenance manual. June 1983, about 600 page (a really thick phone book size!) $5.00

11616 TM10-4930-203-12 FUEL SYSTEM SUPPLY POINT - Operator & Organizational maintenance. September 1960 70 pages. Covers an arrangement where you can offload fuel from tanker trucks and store it in bladder type tanks run it through hoses and valves to multiple distribution points to fuel a bunch of vehicles at the same time. $5.00

11614 TM10-4930-201-15 DISPENSING PUMP, HAND DRIVE, - piston type with 20 foot hose, 15 GPM. October 1960, 26 pages. This is for a pump used with 55 gallon drums. $5.00

11612 TM 10-4520-201-20P HEATER DUCT TYPE, PORTABLE GASOLINE, 250,000 BTU - Herman Nelson model GT3077. Hunter Model PH-25; Silent Glow model SG-3077 and SG-3077-8; United Stoves model 1600TH, Vogt Brothers Models VB-3077CS, VB-3077CS-53; VB-3077CS-57 and VB-3077CS-58. Organizational maintenance repair parts and special tool lists. October 1962, 29 pages. $10.00

11428 M38 JEEP - LOT OF 6 TECHNICAL BULLETINS - TB-9-8012-1- June 1956, 2 pages- Elimination of interference between front spring rebound clips and tie rods. TB-9-8012-2- October 1956, 2 pages- Replacement of fuel pump TB-9-2855-2- December 1952, 43 pages- Installation of personnel heater kit TB-9-2855-3- October 1952, 46 pages- Installation of power plant heater kit [Arctic Winterization] TB-9-2855-4- October 1952, 13 pages- Installation of hard-top closure kit TB-9-2855-37- December 1956, 22 pages- Installation of hot water personnel heater kit THE LOT OF SIX TBs- all in excellent condition, slight yellowing of the paper. These have the "T" slots for inclusion in a binder. ALL for $65.00 (View Picture)

11417 MANUAL FOR THE WHEELED VEHICLE DRIVER (DECEMBER 1956) - TM21-305 or AFM 77-2. 145 pages 4.5" x 6.5". An excellent guide to basic driving skills and also on off road operation and coping with damaged or stuck vehicles. Overall good-very good but covers soiled. Nice addition to any military vehicle used after the Korean War period. $20.00 (View Picture)

11416 TM21-305 DRIVER'S MANUAL (NOV 1944) - 145 page 4.5" x 6" filled with what drivers needed to know. A "must have" for a restored WW2 Jeep, weapons carrier, or truck. Overall good-very good but covers soiled, and portion of the pocket on the inside back cover is ripped and missing (not visible unless you look at the inside back cover). $49.00 (View Picture)

10352 TM10-4930-204-13 TANK AND PUMP UNIT, LIQUID DISPENSING FOR TRUCK MOUNTING - (Covers United Manufacturing and Engineering Corp Model style 1; Orr & Sembower Inc, Model BL-100; Altech, Inc, Model 4000). July 1980, about 140 pages. $10.00

10309 TO 00-40-1 SILHOUETTE HANDBOOK OF USAAF AIRPLANES - Dated September 1942, with 48 pages of aircraft views- each with a photo, line drawings from side, front, top and bottom and perspective. Each page is for one of 48 different aircraft ranging from heavy bombers to training planes. "Restricted". Covers a little soiled otherwise about fine-excellent. $20.00 (View Picture)

10278 Ranger Handbook SH21-76 - Dated June 1988, prepared by the Ranger Training Brigade at Ft. Benning, this is the handy shirt pocket sized edition with about 250-300 pages of stuff that Rangers need to know. Excellent condition. $7.00 (View Picture)

10274 LOT OF 3 MANUALS ON EXPLOSIVES AND DEMOLITIONS - FM5-25 Explosives and Demolitions, dated February 1971 about 150-200 pages, VG, loaded with info on military techniques used to destroy bridges etc of all types. FM3-11 Flame Field Expedients dated September 1990 about 46 pages, excellent, discusses and gives examples of use of flame fuels and military explosives for varius applications. 6th US Army Pamphlet 75-1 Explosives- Explosive Ordnance Reconaissance, dated August 1959 about 60 pages excellent. Basically a "first responder" information source to identify various types of unexploded ordnance and some of the hazards associated with them and their clearance, and phone numbers of all EOD teams in the western US Army bases. The lot of 3 manuals for only $25.00 (View Picture)

10273 TM9-1015-200-12 MORTAR M29 AND M29A1 - dated April 1971, about 50 pages excellent. $12.00 (View Picture)

10270 LOT OF 3 M60 MACHINE GUN MANUALS (1960S-70S) - FM23-67 Machine Gun 7.62mm, M60 dated October 1964, 227 pages, excellent. TM9-1005-224-24, MG M60 and Tripod M122 dated May 1971, about 100 pages, excellent with loose changes 1,4,5,6. TM9-1005-224-34P, dated April 1976, about 45 pages.- All three for $29.00 (View Picture)

10269 LOT OF 4 LAND MINE MANUALS - TM 43-0001-36 Army Ammunition Data Sheets for Land Mines (FSC 1345) dated February 1977 about 85 pages with loose changes 1 and 3 Infantry School "Land Mine Warfare Instructional Pamphlet" dated October 1955, 52 pages, good condition, with a lot of historical info and info on foreign mine types and employment. Infantry School Land Mine Warfare(?) book dated June 1967, about 154 pages. Cover sheet missing, but contents excellent. Much info on VC mines in Vietnam and some other foreign types. Infantry School supplemental text- Hasty protective mining, dated 1975, about 22 pages, fine-exc. All four publications for only $45.00 (View Picture)

10267 TM9-1010-221-24 LAUNCHER, GRENADE, 40MM, M203 - March 1972, about 50 pp, excellent $12.00 (View Picture)

10264 TM3-1055-456-12 LAUNCHER, ROCKET: 66MM, 4 TUBE M202A1 - March 1975, with changes 1 thru 4 entered when reprinted. About 90 pages, excellent $5.00 (View Picture)

9517 QUAD .50 MACHINE GUN TRAILER AIRBORNE DROP RIGGING - Army TB 10-561-1 dated May 1952, with changes 1, 2, and 3 dated thru 1955. About 35 pages 6" x 9". Heavy Drop Tedchniques: Rigging the Multiple .50 caliber Machine Gun Trailer Mount M55 for Aerial Delivery. For the dedicated class 3 collector. Loaded with details on how to rig all the straps and crush pads, etc to allow a vehicl epushed out the back of an airplane to survive and work when it arrives on the ground. Lots of photot. Pretty interesting stuff. 56 pages 8" x 10" dated February 1957. $25.00 (View Picture)

8882 FM 23-90 81MM MORTAR M29, DECEMBER 1958 - 394pp 4.5" x 6.5" Cover crumpled a bit and has penciled notes on it, otherwise pretty good clean copy. $15.00

7589 FM21-75 (JULY 1967) - Combat Training of the Individual Soldier and Patrolling, 233 pp. used exc. $12.00

8185 ORD 9 SNL B-28 LIST OF ALL PARTS CARBINE CAL..30 M1, M1A1, M2 AND M3 - August 1949, 52 pages 6" x 9" with "T" slots for filing in special binders. Has had 3 holes punched in later for use with ring type binder. Cover sheet coming loose and taped back, otherwise excellent clean copy. Scarce supply manual listing al parts of the M1 carbine family with detailed listing showing part name, stock number drawing number/piece mark Has the usual error showoing a T3 style carbine in lieu of the "real" M3 which was nothing more than as tandard M1/M2 carbine converted at the field level to accept the Sniperscope (Probably as a result of the Engineers owning the scopes and the Ordnance Dept owning the weapons and neither talking to each other.) Scarce carbine document. $59.00 (View Picture)

8180 TM9-1276 CAL..30 CARBINES M1, M1A1, M2 AND M3 - February 1953, also Air Force TO39A-5AD2, 178pp 6" x 9" loaded with detailed technical info on rebuilding and maintaining carbines, and showing most of the depot level tools associated with that. Some stray marks/stains on the front cover, and Conn. National Guard receipt marking rubber stamped on back cover, otherwise about fine. Has copy of change 1 stuck in (authorizing removal of the gas piston at the unit leve under supervision.). This manual has been reprinted for years, but this is an original. $35.00 (View Picture)

8178 FM 23-7 CARBINE, CALIBER .30 M1, M1A1, M2 AND M3 - Dated January 1952, also marked AFM 50-4 as an Air Force Manual. 382pp 4.5" x 7". Paper turning yellow. Overall excellent. $49.00 (View Picture)

8177 FM 23-7 CARBINE, CALIBER .30 M1, M1A1, M2 AND M3 - Dated January 1952, also marked AFM 50-4 as an Air Force Manual. 382pp 4.5" x 7". Paper turning yellow. Overall fine except for portion of the cover on the spine is ripped (easily glued back). $39.00 (View Picture)

5854 COMPANY ADMINISTRATION - Including Supply and Mess management and Personnel Records including personnel office organization and administration. 11th edition, 1942, 400 pp 6" x 9". If you want to know how to run an army at the company level, this has everything you need to know. Pay, food, correspondence, accountability for government stuff, and on and on. "Property of Major C.H. Prunty (Cav.) QMC, Reno QM Depot (Remount) Fort Reno, Oklahoma, April 6, 1942" inscribed inside the front cover. Used VG except small damaged spot on edge of back cover about 1.5" long where critters chewed thru the cloth, still displays okay. Wonderful reference for the living history enthusiast, author, or film maker determined to get every last detail right. $35.00 (View Picture)

5062 TM 9-285 SHOTGUNS ALL TYPES SEPT 1942 - Also TO 39A-5AE-1 added on cover. 257 pp. This is the basic source of info for all US military shotguns of the WW2 era. This is a later reprint (circa 1951) and has two 1959 dates rubber stamped on the cover along with a couple of numbers. Three holes have been punched along the bound edge. Some dark stains adjacent to the holes. Very useful reference, but somewhat less that wonderful condition makes it a bargain. $59.00 (View Picture)

2932 TM9-2200 Small Arms Material and Associated Equipment, April 1949.  High quality reprint of indispensable reference on WW2-Korean war era arms.  Descriptions, specifications, photos of just about every pistol, rifle, shotgun, machine gun, bayonet, MG mounts, linking tools, grenade launchers, scopes, sights, etc.  Originals are very scarce and sell for about $30, but this is an affordable item for any US military collector. $8.00

5062 TM 9-285 SHOTGUNS ALL TYPES SEPT 1942 - Also TO 39A-5AE-1 added on cover. 257 pp. This is the basic source of info for all US military shotguns of the WW2 era. This is a later reprint (circa 1951) and has two 1959 dates rubber stamped on the cover along with a couple of numbers. Three holes have been punched along the bound edge. Some dark stains adjacent to the holes. Very useful reference, but somewhat less that wonderful condition makes it a bargain. $59.00

5061 TM 9-285 SHOTGUNS ALL TYPES SEPT 1942 - 257pp. Printed at Publications Department, Raritan Arsenal without date, so probably during WW2. Cover is a little dingy with dirty fingerprints. Spine darkened and interior pages a little yellowed and brittle, but overall still a good solid collectible copy of this manual to accompany US military trench or riot guns of WW2 through the 1970s. $75.00

3589 TM 21-305 Manual for the Wheeled Vehicle Driver December 1956. 145 pp. 4.5" x 7". Neat stuf on field recovery and off road type stuff in addition to basic hand signals, stopping distance, etc like you learned in driver's ed class. If you like military vehicles, you should read this to understand more about how they were suposed to be driven. $10.00

E64. FM 23-5 U.S. RIFLE, CALIBER .30, M1, 17 May 1965. Last of the issue FM's on the Garand, 27 pp 8" x 10 1/2" size with heavy tan covers. These are original G.I., and photos are real fuzzy even on these. Mint, unissued $15.00.

E65. FM 23-5 U.S. RIFLE, CALIBER .30, M1, 17 May 1965. Unusual 1987 DCM reprint of above, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" size with disclaimer of govt responsibility and "distribution will be made only to original purchasers of surplus M1 rifles who specifically request a copy." Mint, unissued $5.00

E41. OPERATORS MANUAL, M16A1 RIFLE (TM 9-1005-249-10 dated April 1977 including change I dated 20 March 1979) This is later blue cover manual approx 4" x 6" with 58 pages, no babes, no Orientals, but adds promethium front sight. $3.00

E67. "M16A1 Rifle Layout Chart" Graphic Training Aid 10-8-6, October 1982. Similar to below, but on a different plastic coated paper. Mint, unissued $8.00

E68. "M16A1 Rifle Field Stripping" chart, Graphic Training Aid 9-6-43 , June 1973. About 33" x 42" black print/outlines on plain white paper. Unissued, but may have a small water stain and/or storage wear along edge. Not as durable as later plastic or tyvek items, and survival rate on these is low. Shipped rolled in tube. $8.00

2287 Inspection Handbook for Ordnance Vehicles - (General Information) ORD M608-E1. prepared under the direction of th Automotive Branch, Industrial Division, Office of Chief of Ordnance. Dated December 1949 but essentially WW2 info and equipment illustrated. Some basics on use of inspection tools, then general policies and explanation of use of flaming bomb and ordnance escutcheon markings. Proper packaging and some examples of rigging for shipment. Neat stuff! 136pp 8" x 10.5" $35.00

2286 ROTCM 145-50 Map and Aerial Photograph - Reading, May 1954. Lots of pictures and easy to read so it won't confuse future officers. $4.00

2285 FM31-72 Mountain Operations, Jan 1959 - Wanna go skiing? $5.00

E83. USMC-SNIPER SCOPE INSTRUCTIONS/MANUALS
UNERTL SCOPE INSTRUCTIONS. Photocopy of ultra-rare USMC operating instructions sheet issued with 8X scopes used on ’03 Springfields in WW2 and Korea STITH-KOLLMORGEN TELESCOPIC SIGHT MODEL 4XD-USMC manual, 6 pp 4" x 5 ¾" with cover. Photocopy of ultra-rare original for the Marine Corps MC-1 or MC1952 version ofthe M1C sniper rifle. (SPECIAL- both USMC sniper scope instructions $12.00 postpaid)


Military Manuals etc. (pre-1940)

22774 1916 LEWIS AUTOMATIC MACHINE GUN MANUAL- PRINTED BY SAVAGE - 48 pages about 5.5” x 8.25” soft covers with cloth facings and large folding plate in back detailing the gun. Savage Arms Company name inside is overstamped "Savage Arms Corporation" reflecting the change in corporate structure in 1917 when Savage merged with Driggs-Seabury, a maker of artillery. Numerous photos and drawings detailing the parts and showing the gun employed on the ground, in aeroplanes, ,ptprcucles, automobiles, etc. One stained area on the front cover near the top center, but otherwise a near excellent copy of this very scarce manual for one of the early U.S. air cooled machine guns. $95.00 (View Picture)

20387 Original Hardee’s Rifle and Light Infantry Tactics: (Volume 1 of 2 volumes) - Hardee’s Rifle and Light Infantry Tactics: For the Exercises and Maneuvers of Troops when Acting as Light Infantry or Riflemen. Volume I, Schools of the Soldier and Company; Instructions for Skirmishers J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1861. 250 pages about 3.2” x 5.2” cloth covers with leather spine. Numerous illustrations. This was the essential manual used by both sides during the Civil War, with copies printed in the South as well as those printed in the North. This handy book, small enough to fit in the pocket of a uniform, provided a quick essential military education for new officers, most of whom had no military experience, except a few with some militia service, which was pitifully close to no experience at all, other than occasional musters for little purpose other than lots of alcohol. It was said that in the early days of the war, officers would stay up late at night studying Hardee’s tactics in order to prepare for the next day’s drilling of the troops. There were two volumes, with this (Volume I) being the most common, and needed by Sergeants, Lieutenants and Captains to drill their individual soldiers, squads and companies. The second volume was for “School of the Battalions” and needed by Majors and Colonels to maneuver larger formations. This copy is in pretty good condition for a 150 year old book. The pages are browning a bit. The cloth cover and the edge of the pages have a few ink spots. The top of the spine is chipped and the top of the front hinge is splitting for about an inch or so as visible in the photos. Old library label on the bottom of the spine, but no owner names or library marks inside that we noticed. Title page has a small tear on the inside edge. Still, a nice looking copy and essential part of a Civil War officer’s outfit. Original copies of this important military book are hard to find, but thousands have been reprinted for the reenactor market, so be careful if you find one. $135.00 (View Picture)

17931 Description and Rules for the Management of the Springfield Rifle, Carbine, and Army Revolvers, 1898 - Rare original with blue board cover. Very desirable Spanish-American War item covering not only the trapdoor rifles and carbines issued to the Volunteers, but also the Colt SAA revolvers. About average copy with staining on the covers, weak stitching on the inside and former owner’s name and label on the flyleaf. Pages clean but yellowing as is the case with most due to the paper used. Only one of these we have found in at least five years. $155.00 (View Picture)

16568 LOT OF U.S. MILITARY RIFLE MANUALS - (1) ORIGINAL Vietnam era M16 “comic book” manual DA PAM 750-30dated 1 July 1969; rest are all reprints: (2) Form 1923 Description and Rules for the Management of U.S. Magazine Rifle Model of 1903, Caliber .30, April 1909 edition; (3) Description of [Warner Swasey] Telescopic Musket Sights Models of 1908 and 1913, November 1915 edition; (4) sheet of instructions with the early style Kerr NoBuckl sling; (5) TM9-1275 Ordnance Maintenance, U.S. Rifles Caliber .30 M1, M1C (snipers) and M1D (Snipers), June 1947; (6) TM9-1275 Caliber .30 Carbines M1, M1A1, M2 and M3, February 1953. All new or near new condition, some with ancient prices marked. The lot of six U.S. military rifle reference publications POSTPAID in the U.S for only $30.00 (View Picture)

16525 FM22-5 INFANTRY DRILL REGULATIONS, 1939 - 195 Pages about 5" x 7" with lots of photos and diagrams for executing the manual of arms with rifle or sword, marching, etc. Line drawings of the individual manual of arms show troops with gas trap Garands. Uncommon date. Used Vg condition. $10.00 (View Picture)

15157 INFANTRY DRILL REGULATIONS WITH RIFLE MARKSMANSHIP (M1903 AND M1 GARAND) - Military Discipline & Courtesy; Interior Guard Duty and Infantry Pack and Equipment. Published in 1940 by the Military Service Publishing Company, 298 pages about 5" x 8". Used VG-Fine with some soiling and owners name written on title page and the unbound edge. Drill illustrations and the M1 marksmanship sections show Gas Trap Garands. An excellent summary of military knowledge as of the start of WW2 for the historian or the reenactor. $29.00 (View Picture)

15156 U.S. NAVY STUDY GUIDE FOR YEOMAN FIRST CLASS AND CHIEF YEOMAN, 1939 EDITION. - 275 pages with paper covers. "Not to be entrusted to enlisted men" warnings on the cover and title page of this official Navy Training Course. Mostly a series of practice test questions on various administrative and record keeping type subjects. WW2 and earlier training manuals like this are very seldom encountered, in any condition. Paper covers are ratty and torn and chipped, some pages dog eared and all yellowing. Overall fair. $18.00 (View Picture)

12249 New Infantry Drill Regulations (July 1939- Shows Gas Trap Garands) - 230 pages 4.5" x 7.5" soft covers. Published by the Military Service Publishing Company, these were quasi official references popular with officers and NCOs. Rifle marksmanship sections for both the M1903 rifle and the M1 Garand (gas trap version). Most of the drawings showing the manual of arms, etc illustrate the Garand. Well used copy with the front cover attachment very weak, and partially loose, but taped on the inside so it displays nicely. An early edition not often encountered. Nice for display with your gas trap Garand. $30.00 (View Picture)

11928 DESCRIPTION AND RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE U.S. RIFLE - caliber .30 Model of 1917-- Final version of this manual in its Ordnance "Form No. 1917" version. Initial publication date October 8, 1917, Revised January 16, 1918 and May 7, 1918. 78 pages plus some fold out plates. Printed on cheap acidic paper with is brittle and will not stand much use or abuse. Some chipped edges on the cover and spine, and torn title page, otherwise pretty good copy. Much hard to find this manual than the similar manual for the M1903 Springfield which was hardbound. Great for display with your collection of M1917 family of arms. For the best collector info on the M1917 make sure you get a copy of Nick Ferris' superb book. $125.00 (View Picture)

11524 WINCHESTER LEE- NAVY STRAIGHT PULL RIFLE MANUAL - Prepared by P.R. Alger and N.C. Twining in 1896 and published as "THE UNITED STATES NAVY RIFLE, CALIBRE 6 MILLIMETRES. MODEL 1895 DESCRIPTION AND NOMENCLATURE". 23 pages 6" x 9" with 11 additional pages of plates and two fold out plates. Stiff paper covers. This is a 1950s era reprint of the ultra scarce original. These are old enough now and discoloring a bit on the edges, etc so that they look like an original for display purposes, but a note at the bottom of the title page and on the last page help keep scoundrels from passing them off as such. $20.00 (View Picture)

11519 DESCRIPTION AND RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE REMINGTON NAVY RIFLE, MODEL 1870. 14 pages 6" x 9" with stiff Paper Covers. This is a 1950s era reprint of the ultra scarce original. These are old enough now and discoloring a bit on the edges, etc so that they look like an original for display purposes, but a note at the bottom of the title page and on the last page help keep scoundrels from passing them off as such. $12.00 (View Picture)

11517 DESCRIPTION AND RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE SPRINGFIELD BREECH-LOADING RIFLE MUSKET MODEL 1866. 10 pages 6" x 9" with stiff paper covers. This is a 1950s era reprint of the ultra scarce 1867 dated original. These are old enough now and discoloring a bit on the edges, etc so that they look like an original for display purposes, but a note at the bottom of the title page and on the last page help keep scoundrels from passing them off as such. $12.00 (View Picture)

11513 RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND CLEANING OF THE RIFLE MUSKET, MODEL 1863 - for the use of Soldiers with Descriptive Plates. 25 pages 6" x 9" with stiff paper covers. Exact reprint of the 1863 dated original. $10.00 (View Picture)

11510 RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND CLEANING OF THE RIFLE MUSKET, MODEL 1855 - "For the Use of Soldiers. Prepared under the Direction of the Ordnance Department, by E.S. Allin, Master Armorer." Exact reprint of the original 1862 Army manual. 32 pages 6" x 9" with stiff paper covers. New $10.00 (View Picture)

10985 Handbook of the 3-Inch Field Artillery Materiel - with Instructions for its care- August 1905 with revisions to 1911 (Ordnance Form 1659) Copy number 498. 184 pages 6" x 9" with 32 plates going into great detail on the guns, carriages, limbers, fire control equipment, ammunition types, gear for the horses that pulled the guns and caissons, etc. Lightly soiled but information is intact. WW1 era info seems to be relatively easy to find, but few of the pre-WW1 manuals seem to have survived. $125.00 (View Picture)

1366 U.S. Army Adjutant General's Office - General Orders and Circulars, 1898. 530 pp. Treasure trove of major and minor documentation concerning individual assignment, cost of materials, organizational and enlistment policies, Corps and Division insignia (officially prescribed, but probably ignored), movement of units and their assignment to Army or Corps commands. Text pages good, but brown cloth binding almost ready to fall off. Should be rebound. $69.00 (View Picture)

9326 1914 EDITION- DESCRIPTIONS AND RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE U.S. Rifle Caliber .30 Model of 1903 (Form 1923) Revised March 20, 1914. This is one of the standard pre-WW1 era manuals for the M1903 rifle, with blue hard cover binding. Except for some chewed spots on the ends of the spine, and some yellowing and spotting on the inside pages this is a fine copy with unusually clean and crisp front cover with two small gray spots. Great for any WW1 display, or of course, a fanatical Springfield collector will want a copy of each edition to track the changes in various details. 80pp 6" x 10" with fold out plates in the back showing how to build Arms Chest or Arms Locker to hold 10 rifles. $95.00 (View Picture)

4808 INDEX TO THE ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE CHIEF OF ORDNANCE, 1864-1912 , a 191 page document prepared by the Ordnance Department in 1913. A valuable reference! (While Brophy's magnificent book on Springfield Armory 1890-1948 is very useful for that narrow segment, there is a vast amount of U.S. Ordnance history not covered there.) This index is vital to researching U.S. military arms, even if you don't have all the reports themselves. Photocopy $25.00

2305 Individual Scorebook for the Rifle (1925)- Training Regulations 150- 15.  Good clean unused copy with one dirt smudge on cover and some corner folding.  Green and pink pages in the back. $15.00

E57. GAS TRAP GARAND- Infantry School 1938-39 National Guard Class Mimeographed Instructional Matter- 20 pages of "Notes on M1 Rifle Mechanical Training and Related Subjects" plus 6 pages of plates showing takedown etc using one of the first 80 "model shop" Garands. Photocopy- 8 1/2 x 11. $7.00

AH1 BALL'S PATENT CARBINE- Nice reprint of two original advertising/operator's instruction documents. 12 page manual dated 1866 and two-sided flyer dated March 1865. (Ball carbines were made by Windsor Mfg Co, successor to E.G. Lamson, who also had ties to Robbins & Lawrence, all of whom usedthe same building in Windsor, VT, now home of the American Precision Museum. Would be a fascinating collecting topic.) Both documents $4.00


Reports and Publications other than FM/TM type

22736 Report of Activities of the [Chemical Warfare] Technical Division During WW2 - By Army Service Forces, Office of the Chief, Chemical warfare Service, Washington, DC, 1 January 1946. 220 pages 8” x 10” paper bound. This is NOT the “green book” volume on the Chemical Warfare Service done by professional historians many years later. This is a 1946 effort compiled by Edwin R. Baker from the actual participants while events were still fresh in their memory. Most of the areas discussed include lengthy lists of names of the people involved in that project. Remember, the chemical Warfare folks were involved in much more than “poison gas” including napalm, incendiary bombs and artillery shells, smoke screening devices, the 4.2 inch mortar, flame throwers, various demolition and booby trap materials, and of course gas masks. This is loaded with details basically organized by weapon type and model, with lengthy discussion of the need which led to its development, what was tried and evaluations and effectiveness. A few photos included, but this is mainly a historical record in typescript for limited distribution, not a polished publication. It is listed in several bibliographies on line, but no digitized copies were located, so this is one that you MUST get in hard copy to get the information. Used good except for cheap wartime paper yellowing and the cloth strip on the spine in poor condition. A very important reference for weapons collectors that really should be digitized and made widely available. $95.00 (View Picture)

19164 1943 U.S. NAVY "BLUEJACKET'S MANUAL" - This is by far the largest and most comprehensive of all the series of BJMs. It is an amazing 1,145 pages and has virtually everything a farm kid from Nebraska might want or need to know about doing most any job in the Navy during WW2, and all the background information needed by every sailor. Fascinating reading. It is also interesting to notice the level for which it was written, with a vocabulary and reading comprehension far above that of most of today’s high school graduates, but it was clear, precise, and direct. Today’s manuals are written at well below the 8th grade level, and ar stunningly simplistic. A sad commentary on our education system and the people it graduates. Condition is overall fair to good, mainly from lots of use, with the thin hard covers worn and limp, and the binding a bit loose, but the contents are excellent and instructive. $12.00 (View Picture)

18186 REPORT OF MILITARY COMMISSION TO EUROPE 1855-1856 (MORDECAI REPORT) - includes the important "Rifled Infantry Arms: A brief Description of the Modern System of Small Arms as adopted in the various European Armies by J. Schoen" translated from the German by Captain Josiah Gorgas, later the Confederate Chief of Ordnance. This is an important reference loaded with informatin from visits to most of the European powers and detailed drawings and spsecifications for their arms and in some cases the arsenals where they were made or stored. To some extent, this served an unexpected use in 1861 as officers and private parties from the north and south hurried to Europe to buy up as many arms as possible for use during the Civil War. Overall in VG plus condition, the best of any of the four copies we have encountered in over 40years of collecting. Pages have some of the usual brown spotting encountered on old paper, and some chipping on the ends of the spine, but is a pretty nice copy for the collector, as well as the researcher to mine for data. $195.00 (View Picture)

20116 DICTIONARY OF AERONAUTICAL TERMS: ENGLISH, JAPANESE, FRENCH, ITALIAN, 1942 - Prepared under the supervision of the Director of Intelligence Service, a translation of the original Japanese work done by the Imperial Aeronautical Council. 484 pages about 4” x 5.5” soft cover. Overall good condition although cover is a bit dog eared. $15.00 (View Picture)

18186 REPORT OF MILITARY COMMISSION TO EUROPE 1855-1856 (MORDECAI REPORT) - includes the important "Rifled Infantry Arms: A brief Description of the Modern System of Small Arms as adopted in the various European Armies by J. Schoen" translated from the German by Captain Josiah Gorgas, later the Confederate Chief of Ordnance. This is an important reference loaded with informatin from visits to most of the European powers and detailed drawings and spsecifications for their arms and in some cases the arsenals where they were made or stored. To some extent, this served an unexpected use in 1861 as officers and private parties from the north and south hurried to Europe to buy up as many arms as possible for use during the Civil War. Overall in VG plus condition, the best of any of the four copies we have encountered in over 40years of collecting. Pages have some of the usual brown spotting encountered on old paper, and some chipping on the ends of the spine, but is a pretty nice copy for the collector, as well as the researcher to mine for data. $195.00 (View Picture)

13795 Annual Report of the Secretary of War 1890 - (fiscal year ended 30 June 1890) Volume I, Reports of the Secretary and all department heads except those in their own separate volumes- (Chief of Engineers, Chief of Ordnance, and Chief Signal Officer.) 1121 pages. Includes reports of Lt. Gen Commanding; departmental commanders; Quartermaster General; Commissary General of Subsistence; Surgeon General, Paymaster General, old soldiers home, Military Academy, etc. Lots on uniforms in QM section. Departmental reports include actions against Indians, reports of inspections of troops at various posts (type and condition of arms, etc) details on construction and repair at posts. Good copy inside. Light brown leather binding, top portion on spine ripped on one side for about 3 inches, so overall about fair to good. Excellent for research, but not quite as pretty as you would like to gaze upon in your massive oak paneled library, while drinking fine old aged Port wine. $45.00

2307 Annual Report of Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the years ending June 30, 1945 and 1946; and History of the State Guard from its inception [circa 1940] to 30 June 1946. Loaded with details of arms and so forth. Including a WW2 pack artillery battery privately armed with two 2 pounder field guns (circa 1885) and two short barreled .45-70 Gatling guns on tripods. $35.00

4782 MILITARY SCIENCE AND TACTICS- ELEMENTARY TRAINING - by Col. P. S. Bond, 1941. 278pp plus addenda. Softcover about 6" x 9". Everything a new soldier or officer needs to know about unifomrs, close order drill, msarksmanship (still shows the "gas trap" version of the Garand as well as the M1903), first aid, map reading, tactics, etc. Lots of illustrations. Great reference for a collector or especially for the reenactor or living history enthusiast. $15.00

1359J4 Annual Report of the Secretary of War 1890 (fiscal year ended 30 June 1890) Volume I, Reports of the Secretary and all department heads except those in their own separate volumes- (Chief of Engineers, Chief of Ordnance, and Chief Signal Officer.) 1121 pages. Includes reports of Lt. Gen Commanding; departmental commanders; Quartermaster General; Commisarry General of Subsistance; Surgeon General, Paymaster General, old soldiers home, Military Academy, etc. Lots on uniforms in QM section. Departmental reports include actions against Indians, reports of inspections of troops at various posts (type and condition of arms, etc) details on conctruction and repair at posts. Good copy, light brown leather binding, top portion on spine ripped on one side for about 3 inches. $55.00

1361J6 Annual Report of the Secretary of War 1892 (fiscal year ended 30 June 1892) Volume I, Reports of the Secretary and all department heads except those in their own separate volumes- (Chief of Engineers, Chief of Ordnance, and Chief Signal Officer.) 908 pages. Includes reports of Maj. Gen Commanding; Quartermaster General; Commissary General of Subsistance; Surgeon General, Paymaster General, Chief Signal Officer, Military Academy, etc. Excellnet condition with brown cloth binding. $65.00

1362J7 Annual Report of the Secretary of War 1892 (fiscal year ended 30 June 1892) Volume 4, Reports of the Inspector General. 824 pp. Mainly reports of inspections of National Guard units, military detachments at colleges (predecessors of ROTC units) troops at various posts (type and condition of arms, uniforms, discipline, etc). Good copy, light brown leather binding. $45.00

1363J8 Annual Report of the Secretary of War 1896 (fiscal year ended 30 June 1896) Volume I, Reports of the Secretary and all department heads except those in their own separate volumes- (Chief of Engineers and Chief of Ordnance.) 1159 pages. Includes reports of Maj. Gen Commanding; departmental commanders; Quartermaster General; Commisarry General of Subsistance; Surgeon General, Paymaster General, interesting report by Board of Ordnance and Fortification old soldiers home, Military Academy, etc. Good copy, light brown leather binding, top portion on spine ripped on one side for about 3 inches. $65.00

1364J9 Annual Report of the Secretary of War 1899 (fiscal year ended 30 June 1899) Volume I, Part 2, Reports of the following Bureau heads: Adjutant General; Inspector General, Judge Advocate General; Quartermaster General; Commissary General of Subsistance; Surgeon General, Paymaster General,; Chief Signal Officer. Lots of good info in QM section on issues of equipment, etc during Spanish-American War and Philippines. Much on transports and hospital ships (including several photos (two interior views). Interesting and useful reference on SAW. Light brown leather binding weak, leather on spine 50% missing remainder nearly detached. $95.00

1365J10 Annual Report of the Secretary of War 1900 (fiscal year ended 30 June 1890) Volume I, 488 pp. Reports of the Secretary and miscellaneous others: Board of Ordbabce & Fortification; Commissioners of National Military Parks; U.S. Military Academy (many photos); Soldiers Home District of Columbia; National Home for Disabled Volunter Soldiers. Secretary's report includes China Relief Expedition and some on the unrest in the Philippines. Fair-good copy, light brown leather binding, rear cover joint weak. $65.00

E39. OFFICIAL ARMY REGISTERS [1868, 1869]- Valuable Indian War/Civil War reference listing every officer of the U.S. Army (regulars) during the turbulent period as it was "downsized" to a total of 37,000 following the Civil War. Lists for all officers- name, current rank/date of rank, highest brevet or volunteer rank, initial service date and subsequent promotions, state in which born, and state from which appointed. List recent retirees, and casual-ties/disability losses. Current duty station shown for most officers. Every regiment's date of formation, subsequent battles (sometimes even at company level) is listed. Well indexed, easy to use. Have three- dated January 1868, August 1868, January 1869. All neatly bound with marbled board covers and green leather spine and corners. Covers have neat gold-embossed label "Army Register/ [Date]/ Major Wm. B. Rochester/ Paymaster, U.S.A." Bindings show considerable use and some torn spots. Contents good, with period notations showing Maj. Rochester's interest in changes in seniority. First two run about 165 pp and other is 225 pp. $110.00 each or all three for $300.00 Reduced $85.00 each or all 3 for $200.00

6119 USAF GENERAL HISTORIES- - U.S. Army Air Arm April 1861 to April 1917- Juliette A. Hennessey, 260pp 8" x 10.5" hardbound, 1986 reprint of the original 1958 edition. Near new condition. Important study of the pre-WW1 birth and growth of aviation (both balloons and aircraft) in the U.S. Army, including detailed appendices with data on early aviators, etc. Very interesting insights into the trials and tribulations of trying to get new ideas adopted and integrated into the military structure. Places such efforts in the proper context usually missing from the brief mentions found in histories of various campaigns. $30.00

6118 USAF SPECIAL STUDIES- IDEAS & WEAPONS- - I.B. Holley Exploitation of the aerial weapon by the US during WW1; a study in the relationship of technological advance, military doctrine, and the development of weapons. 222pp 7" x 10" hardbound, 1983 reprint of the original 1953 edition. No photos, this is strictly solid research, with the emphasis on the "big picture" of aircraft as a weapons system. Exceptionally detailed and thorough bibliography annotating the contents of numerous record groups in the national Archives, essential to further research in this field. $20.00

E48. INDEX TO THE ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE CHIEF OF ORDNANCE, 1864-1912 , a 191 page document prepared by the Ordnance Department in 1913. A valuable reference! (While Brophy's magnificent book on Springfield Armory 1890-1948 is very useful for that narrow segment, there is a vast amount of U.S. Ordnance history not covered there.) This index is vital to researching U.S. military arms, even if you don't have all the reports themselves. Photocopy $25.00.

1522 Report of the Secretary of the Navy 1901- - Miscellaneous Reports, Part I. 630pp. 6" x 9". Good dark cloth binding. Much interesting information (but little or nothing about ordnance matters). Lot of Bureau of Navigation info on various bases and stations including those being established in the post-Spanish-American War era. Bureau of Navigation details movements of the vessels of the Navy, plus interesting note recommending adoption of compass card with 360 degree markings in addition to old system of 32 points. $35.00

E49. U.S. NAVY BUREAU OF ORDNANCE: EXCERPTS FROM ANNUAL REPORTS 1880-1916 . Very well done 171 pp typewritten synopsis prepared by E.S. Brandt [?] in 1923. This is photocopy (less pp 168/169 due to copier malfunction). Report for each year is summarized, with topics underlined for easy use. Emphasis is on cannon, ammunition depots, etc, but many other interesting tidbits. While not as complete as a full set of 36 years' reports would be, this has enough detail to indicate areas with potential for further research. A valuable reference! $22.00


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