March 21st, 2017
NOW AVAILABLE Item: WWII2330
Great original WWII era print commemorating the 49th's trek through Europe from their landing in Normandy on June 6th to end on May 9th, 1945. ...more
December 30th, 2017
Item # GM1289
Neat grouping I recently acquired. This is a collection of letters and souvenirs collected by one soldier, William Rule, who served with the 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division. Included are about 100 letters home from US and German duty stations, 11 of which are written on captured German NSDAP stationary, four captured German NSDAP documents from Hohenthurm, a visor cap which is a vented Erel and named to a Stabszahlmeister also from Hohenthurm and presumably his shoulder board, a typed narrative of his service beginning with reporting to the draft board Dec 7, 1943 to Aug 23, 1945 when he arrived in California and an address book. ...more
May 20th, 2017
Now Available item # WWII2405
Early war M1 helmet. Has a front seam, stainless steel rim, fixed bales. Chin straps are khaki sew-on with darkened fittings. Original paint is OD with cork aggregate mixed in. McCord manufactured shell numbered 649. Fine uncleaned and unaltered example. The liner is a Capac. Has all the straps and webbing intact. It is in minty condition. Will be hard to upgrade from this helmet and liner....more
January 07th, 2017
Now available, 1980's airborne camp shirt. Item #VN582...more
August 02nd, 2015
The Dietrich Eckart Krankenhaus (hospital) was built on the personal order of Adolf Hitler in Berchtesgaden as a state of the art hospital in 1938. It's primary use was as a military hospital.
Eckart was a medical doctor, personal friend, and mentor to Hitler during the early years of the Nazi party. He participated in the Beer Hall Putsch of November, 1923. and was arrested and jailed in Landsberg Prison with Hitler and other Nazi party officials, but was released soon after due to illness. He died of a heart attack in Berchtesgaden on December 26, 1923. Hitler's dedicated his second volume of "Mein Kampf" to Eckart.
This is a very scarce coll...more