Book, Survival & Rescue Equipment of WWII - Army Air Forces and U.S. Navy, Vol.2
The most comprehensive study ever produced on maritime survival and rescue equipment used by the U.S. Army Air Forces and US Navy and Marine Corps during the Second World War.
Volume 2 in this series focuses on the survival equipment carried by pilots and aircrew members, including sea markers, smoke and pyrotechnic signals, mirrors, flashlights and floating lamps, whistles, electronic transmitters and even carrier pigeons, as well as personal aids and sustenance kits, protective clothing and survival training. Featuring over 1000 photographs and detailed descriptions including developmental history and government contract information on hundreds of items of survival and rescue equipment. An indispensible guide for collectors, researchers and historians.
Noted collector and military historian Dustin Clingenpeel has spent over 30 years gathering, examining and documenting survival and rescue gear and researching its history and development.
250 pages. Hardcover. English text.
Customers who bought this product also bought:
The historical artifacts for sale at PARATROOPER’s are intended for collectors, history enthusiasts, historians and museum curators.
These items do not glorify or promote any of the political, ideological or racial opinions related to the global conflicts that bathed the 20th century in blood.
Besides, we remind you that Article R.645-1 of the French Penal Code establishes fines applicable to fifth class contraventions (except in the specific cases of a filming, show or exhibition which refer to historical events) for any individual who wears a uniform, insignia or symbol reminiscent of those worn by members of the various organizations declared criminal in application of Article 9 of the Charter of the International Military Tribunal annexed to the London Agreement of August 8, 1945 – SS, SD, Gestapo, Nazi leaders (the Führer, the Reichsleitung, the Gauleiters and their main collaborators, the Ortsgruppenleiter, the Zellenleiter and the Blockleiter), or reminiscent of those worn by any person found guilty, by a French or International Jurisdiction, of one or several crimes against humanity established by Articles 211-1 to 212-3 or mentioned in Law No. 64-1326 of December 26, 1964.
The Code provides additional penalties, including the confiscation of the items used or intended for committing the offence.