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German air-dropped leaflet - Dieppe.

German air-dropped leaflet - Dieppe.

English language, German air-dropped leaflet. Double sided A4 leaflet featuring photographs of the aftermath of the raid on Dieppe. These leaflets were dropped across the South coast in the autumn of 1942 in an attempt to demonstrate the folly of 'invasion', In tired condition with some tears and creases.  read more

Code: 13038

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20th (Hailsham) Battalion, Sussex Home Guard Titles

20th (Hailsham) Battalion, Sussex Home Guard Titles

Printed blue/black on khaki Home Guard shoulder title for the 20th (Hailsham) Battalion, Sussex Home Guard accompanied by a South East Command Sussex & Surrey District printed badge and a printed Home Guard shoulder title as worn. Excellent, clean condition , removed from a uniform, minor glue marks to reverse.  read more

Code: 13037

95.00 GBP

Hitlers Terror , Churchillian Bulldog figure.

Hitlers Terror , Churchillian Bulldog figure.

Pottery Bulldog figure sporting a helmet emblazoned with the phrase ' Hitlers Terror ' . Featuring a Churchillian pose, this figure has been factory painted in a khaki colour. Manufacturer's mark to side with some minor blemishes and marks otherwise excellent condition.  read more

Code: 13036

75.00 GBP

' I Need Your Rags ' Salvage poster.

' I Need Your Rags ' Salvage poster.

Ministry of supply poster ' I Need Your Rags ' urging people to ' put out your old rags for salvage ' and a list of the potential items that can be made. Printed for HMSO by Manly & Son, Ltd., London. 24cm x 36cm approx and in excellent condition.  read more

Code: 13035

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' Keep it Dark ' Patriotic Handkerchief.

' Keep it Dark ' Patriotic Handkerchief.

50cm x 50cm approx printed patriotic ' Keep it Dark ' handkerchief/scarf. Single coloured printed design featuring soldiers, battleships, artillery pieces and aircraft who appear to have delivered leaflets ' Warning ! Keep it Dark ' with four posters to the corners with doggerel advising of the subjects to be avoided. Good, used condition with some light marking.  read more

Code: 13034

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This Jewel Remains - German Baedeker raid on Exeter.

This Jewel Remains - German Baedeker raid on Exeter.

1946 ' This Jewel Remains ' Illustrated record of the German Baedeker raid on Exeter, the Cathedral capital of the West, on May 4th, 1942. 64pgs, landscape format account of the raid with a large number of photographs showing before and after the raid with impressions of those that were there. Stained cloth spine binding with light marking.  read more

Code: 13033

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Somerset County Council ARP Warden's Armband.

Somerset County Council ARP Warden's Armband.

Heavy duty cotton armband with elastic retainers printed with the title ' A.R.P. Warden Somerset County Council '. Good, used condition with light marking and storage creasing.  read more

Code: 13032

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Churchill Patriotic wartime matchbox cover

Churchill Patriotic wartime matchbox cover

Tin and celluloid matchbox cover sporting a picture of Churchill and a selection of quotes from Churchill's 1941 message to Roosevelt and the US Premiers' reply. Good overall condition with some rust and surface marks.  read more

Code: 13031

20.00 GBP

The Browning Automatic Rifle manual.

The Browning Automatic Rifle manual.

C1941, small format, card covered manual by Gale & Polden covering the Browning Automatic Rifle. With fold-out plans, sketches and photographs this was designed as an aide memoire for the principal medium automatic weapon used by the Home Guard. In good, clean condition with very minor marks to covers and slight rusting of staples.  read more

Code: 13030

20.00 GBP

City of London Civic Guard lapel badge.

City of London Civic Guard lapel badge.

Die-stamped, silvered, brass and enamel pinback badge for the City of London Civic Guard. Created in 1942 as part of the Square Mile of the City of London Invasion Defence organisation, its role was ill defined. Its duties however, were to assist the military and CD services in whatever was required in the advent of an invasion. Lapel fitting to the reverse, manufacturer marked ' J.R.Gaunt, Lon...  read more

Code: 13029

45.00 GBP