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Lot 052 – WW2 US Small Arms Manual (Home Front) Hardcover

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WW2 US Small Arms Manual / Book (Hardcover) for use by Guards, Police and Civilians in good condition with Duct Jacket, dated 1943.

Estimate – $75.00 – $100.00

Item condition: Used

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One of a number of books printed by various authors during WW2 on weapons. These were meant to explain various weapons  – use, cleaning, specifications etc and consisted of primarily small arms from Pistols to light machine guns. As intended for “use” by local Police, state Guards, factory guards and others in a “Homeland” Defense role.

This specific book is a small hardcover with the title: A COMPREHENSIVESMALL ARMS MAUAL FOR STATE GUARDS – REGULAR POLICE DEPARTMENTS – COAST GUARD AUXILLERIES – PLANRT GUARDS – AUXILLERY POLICE DEPARTMENTS – CIVILIANS    by Charles T. Haven dated 1943, 2nd Edition. It covers a number of weapons including the Thompson Submachine Gun, it has 162 pages plus hard covers and dust jacket and measures 5 inches by 7 inches approximately. In very good condition but the dust cover is torn and missing some parts with minor soiling but mainly there, inside is very good.

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Auction started June 11, 2022 12:00 pm

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