UNITED STATES WWII PAPER ITEMS

#US2123 1945 Newspaper Announcing the Japanese Surrender
Original WWII U.S. newspaper published by the Akron Beacon Journal in 1945 announcing the Japanese surrender. Includes an interesting section called "PEACE!" that summarizes a  bit of the conflict, as well as pull page of cartoons and much more. The newspaper is in near mint well preserved condition. Please note Combat-Relics Inc. is non-political and we offer these documents for historical purposes only. $50 *On Hold*

#VW3 Press Photograph of a Japanese Submarine
Original WWII U.S. press photograph of a Japanese submarine. Complete with wartime captions and stamps on the reverse. $70

#US2081 U.S. Army Air Forces Silk Escape Map of Tokyo and Osaka
Original WWII U.S. Army Air Forces silk escape map of Tokyo and Osaka printed in 1943.  Excellent condition, showing just some age from being folded and possibly lightly used. Great example. $100

#US2022 Esquire Magazine "The Varga Girl" Centrefold Pinup
Original WWII era Esquire magazine "The Varga Girl" centrefold pinup featuring a scantly clad member of the U.S. Army band. This centrefold was from the March 1943 edition. These pinups were extremely popular with soldiers at the front, and a reminder of the women waiting for them to come back home. $75

#BS133 Personalized 1943 Parachute Training Booklet
Original WWII U.S. 1943 Parachute Training booklet personalized by a Paratrooper named "Phillips".  Phillips has written his personal experiences during training in the blank spaces next to the photos on each page, probably to mail home to a loved one to show what he's been doing.  Phillips has also including the Paratroopers Song on the last page, and drawn "The Wings".  The rear of the booklet has the date Phillips graduated parachute training, December 9th 1943.  The book is in excellent condition. $100

#BS135 Combination Score Book for M1903, M1, and M1918A2
Original US WWII combination score book for shooting U.S. rifles M1903, M1 Garand, and M1918A2 BAR.  Unused, very good condition. $20

#BS111 Blank World War II Certificate of Service
Original US WWII certificate of service, this is an unissued blank form.  Excellent condition, can easily be shipped rolled in a tube. $40

#US2035 USMC Manual for the Reising Submachine Gun
Original WWII U.S. Marine Corps manual for the Reising submachine gun caliber .45 models 50, 55, and 60.  Printed in 1942, the Reising was a popular weapon utilized by the Marines in the Pacific.  Excellent condition. Nice USMC publication for your collection. $100

1940 Auto-Ordnance Corporation Thompson SMG Manual
Original Auto-Ordnance Corporation Thompson manual edition of 1940. Named to an Infantry 1st Lieut. Excellent condition.   $75
#US2030 Seamanship Cards - Rules of the Road
U.S. Navy seamanship cards to practice rules of the road. Interesting training item.  $30

#US2023 Propaganda Leaflets Dropped by and dropped on U.S. Soldiers
Very interesting set of propaganda leaflets that includes leaflets dropped by the Americans over German held positions, and also German leaflets dropped on American Soldiers in American held positions. This set really shows the attempts of both nations to have their opponents surrender. Two safe conduct passes (One German, One American) are also included. This were supposedly collected in the same area by the same soldier so I decided to keep the set together, it's a really neat souvenir. $300

#US2025 Allied Leaflet Dropped Over German Troops
Single Allied leaflet dropped over German troops to encourage them to surrender. $40

#US2017 Publication 'Paratroopers too Rely on Reliance Quality'
This period publication was published by Reliance and explains their involvement in parachute manufacture and training.  It's full of some really nice large photos of parachute training and manufacture. Rare publication. $40

#US2085 "Don't Talk, Chum" Match Pack
Original WWII "Don't Talk, Chum" match pack. No contents. Would display nicely with personal items or insignia. $5

#US2062 "Remember Pearl Harbour" Match Pack
Original WWII "Remember Pearl Harbour" match pack. No contents. Would display nicely with personal items or insignia. $5

WWII American Envelopes (For Letters Home)
1. #US2018 Remagen Bridge - Crossing of the Rhine $18
2. #US2019 Let's Keep it LAND OF THE FREE - Orlando Air Base stamp $10
3. #US2020 United States AIRMAIL $10
4. #US2021 We Are Ready Uncle Sam $10

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6th War Loan 'NEXT!' - US Marine and Japan
Original WWII full size 6th War Loan 'NEXT!' poster with vibrant colours. Artwork features a U.S. Marine shouting 'NEXT!' over Japan, a prelude to the invasion that would have happened if not for the dropping of the atomic bombs. These posters were shipped to various locations folded, and as such the original fold lines are still present and it can be safely shipped folded in a small box. Vibrant mint condition. *Sold*

7th War Loan 'Now All Together' Poster - USMC Iwo Jima Flag Raisers
Original WWII full size 7th War Loan 'Now All Together' poster with vibrant colours.  Artwork features U.S. Marines raising the flag at Iwo Jima. These posters were shipped to various locations folded, and as such the original fold lines are still present and it can be safely shipped folded in a small box. Vibrant mint condition. *Sold*
#CD332 "Looking Up" Parachutist Postcard 
Original WWII U.S. postcard featuring a scantly parachutist and another American service member who's situation is "looking up". Good unused example featuring typical period comedy sketch printed in colour. *Sold*

#BS136 Naval Recognition Manuals, Including Landing Craft
Two original WWII U.S. Naval recognition manuals.  The first manual "Recognition Pictorial Manual of Naval Vessels" focuses on large ships, and the second manual "Allied Landing Craft and Ships New Information" focuses on amendments and landing craft.  Really cool publications with lots of interesting photos, diagrams, and ship profiles and silhouettes.  Both manuals are in good used condition, and both are complete. *Sold*