Current German militaria reference books by LTC (ret) Thomas M. Johnson

Current German militaria reference books by LTC (ret) Thomas M. Johnson

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      "Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich", Volume VIII

      $58.50

      Hardbound. Dust Jacket. 364 pages. (1st edition.) Autographed copies on request. Illustrated with excellent photos and artwork. Features the author's first person account of his ties to the German blade-producing city of Solingen; photos of many of the famous Solingen edged weapon manufacturing firms, past and present; anexhaustive study of the dress daggers of the RLB organization; the truth about the most sought-after, one-of-a-kind, Hermann Goring Reichsmarschall dagger; rare and unusual Third Reich edged weapons belonging to Luftwaffe General von Creigern, Navy Admiral von Nordeck, and a complete RLB prototype bayonet; an expanded update on current retail market values for all standard Third Reich regulation and miniature edged weapons and their accompanying accouterments; uncommon manufacturer trademarks not featured in Volumes I-VII; a comprehensive review of Third Reich edged weapons in wear; additional revelations from the Carl Eickhorn, WKC, and other Solingen manufacturers' 1933-1945 factory files; the continued in-depth treatment of the WWII combat boot knives. ISBN: 0-944432-05-0 Price: $58.50@

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      "Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich", Volume VI

      $58.50

      Hardbound. (1st edition.) Autographed copies on request. Dust Jacket. 338 pages. Illustrated with excellent photos and artwork. Provides the first in-depth treatment of numerous materials and production techniques employed in the manufacture of German edged weapons. Contains a detailed study of three German artists who designed the majority of the standard model dress daggers and selected honor pieces. Provides a look at NPEA institutions and their three model dress sidearms. Inclued is an extensive chapter devoted soley to the beautiful Carl Eickhorn Showroom swords. The most comprehensive data on the Paul Muller Turkish Damascus edged weapons can also be found in this reference. Numerous rare and unusual Third Reich blades are featured for the first time, as well as an expanded update on current market values for all standard Third Reich edged weapons and thier accouterments. ISBN: 0-944432-01-8 Price: $58.50@

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      "Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich", Volume V

      $58.50

      Hardbound. Newly reprinted 2nd edition! 350 pages. Dust Jacket. Illustrated with excellent photographs and artwork. This REPRINTED 5th volume contains a completely rewritten chapter on the dress daggers of the SS; a close look at the dress sidearms of the Third Reich diplomats and government officials; the first detailed study of the weapons worn by the Water Protection Police; instructions on how to photograph and display your edged weapon collection; information on proper weapon repair and maintenance; photos of unusual blades including additional uncommon blade trademarks; a review of edged weapons in wear; and much more. ISBN: 0-9600906-8-1 Price: $58.50@

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      "Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich", Volume IV

      $58.50

      Hardbound. Dust Jacket. 343 pages. (2nd edition.) Autographed copies on request. Illustrated with excellent photographs and artwork. Unique to this volume is an in-depth look at the legal aspects of the ownership of war booty; an extensive chapter on Imperial German edged weapons; the role of the RZM relating to NSDAP items produced; and a section of rare and unusual Third Reich weapons featuring for the first time, the Hermann Goring "duplicate" wedding sword. Thisand other data not included in Vol I-III serve to make this an indispensable reference for all edged weapon researchers and historians. ISBN: 0-944432-0304 Price: $58.50@

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      "Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich", Volume I

      $58.50

      Hardbound. Dust Jacket. 343 pages. (New 4th edition.) Autographed copies on request. Illustrated with excellent photos and artwork. A comprehensive reference covering all standard issue weapons of the Third Reich. This reference is accepted worldwide as the standard text for Third Reich edged weaponry. Contains valuations of all WWII German edged weapons and accouterments in three different conditions. ISBN: 0-9600906-1-4 Price: $58.50@

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