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Lot 147 – 1950’s French Paper Grouping (2) – Thompson

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1950’s French Paper Grouping (2) items, 1 is an Officers Training School Multiple Booklet Manual (one section on the Thompson) and 1 booklet on recruiting French Officers (from WW2) to sign up and fight in Indo-China both in excellent condition and period to the War in Indo-China.

Estimate – $150.00 – $200.00

Item condition: Used

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1950’s French Paper Grouping (2), In the 1940’s – 1950’s the French were in the French – Indo China Conflict and always looking for former WW2 soldiers to join back up to fight. The Thompson Submachine Gun was still in use in France and there were a number of Manuals printed from WW2 on on the Thompson’s.

in this Paper Grouping the first item is a Training School Set of Manuals titled – COMMANDENENT SUPERIEUR DES TROUPES D’OCUPATION    ECOLE DE SOUS-OFFICIERS DE LAGENARGEN   LES DIX ARMES DU COMBATTANT , the manual is a folder with 10 different weapon booklets inside, one of them being the Thompson. Completely written in the French Language and each measuring 6 inches by 8.5 inches approximately and is in un-issued perfect condition.

The second item is a French Booklet is titled – SOUS-OFFICERS DE RESERVE REJOINEZ!   L’ARMEE A BESOIN DE VOUS, the manual is information about the conflict and an attempt to lure French Officers to join up. It is written in the French Language and is 16 pages including paper covers and measures 5 inches by 8 inches approximately and is in excellent condition.

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Auction started June 11, 2022 12:00 pm

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