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World War II Album Volume 6: M1 Combat Car M2 Light Tank By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War II Album Volume 6 (Second Edition, 2014). A pictorial history of the M1 Combat Car and the M2 Light Tank. The M1 Combat Car was a light tank used by the U.S. Cavalry in the... More > late 1930s. After the Spanish Civil War, most armies, including the U.S. Army, realized that they needed "gun" armed tanks and not vehicles armed merely with machine guns, and so the M1 became obsolete. The M1 was the immediate predecessor of the M2 Light Tank. The Light Tank M2 was an American pre-World War II light tank that saw combat with the U.S. Marine Corps' 1st Tank Battalion on Guadalcanal in 1942. M2A4s served in Burma and India with the British 7th Hussars and 2nd Royal Tank Regiment. The M2A4 was the immediate predecessor of the M3 Stuart series of light tanks. 222 photos, 3 drawings, 1 cutaway drawing, 1 sectional side view drawing, 1 four-view drawing.< Less
M1 Combat Car and M2 Light Tank: World War 2 Album By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War 2 Album WA6 (First Edition, 2015). A pictorial history of the M1 Combat Car and the M2 Light Tank. The M1 Combat Car was a light tank used by the U.S. Cavalry in the late... More > 1930s. After the Spanish Civil War, most armies, including the U.S. Army, realized that they needed "gun" armed tanks and not vehicles armed merely with machine guns, and so the M1 became obsolete. The M1 was the immediate predecessor of the M2 Light Tank. The Light Tank M2 was an American pre-World War II light tank that saw combat with the U.S. Marine Corps' 1st Tank Battalion on Guadalcanal in 1942. M2A4s served in Burma and India with the British 7th Hussars and 2nd Royal Tank Regiment. The M2A4 was the immediate predecessor of the M3 Stuart series of light tanks. 222 photos, 3 drawings, 1 cutaway drawing, 1 sectional side view drawing, 1 four-view drawing.< Less
Reborn By Charles Vyse
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Similar in format to ‘Survivor’, this book is a Workshop Guide for the Rolls-Royce 25/30 model. It covers the gestation of this fine car, as well as the history of the Barker bodied... More > Sports Saloon that the book is based on. Plus practical advice regarding repair, maintenance & servicing together with over 100 practical photographs and drawings.< Less
Survivor By Charles Vyse
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This is a Workshop Guide for the small chassis Rolls-Royce. The book is intended to help the average owner gain a deeper understanding of the car. It includes 100 workshop photographs &... More > illustrations, designed to help the owner maintain their own car in first class mechanical condition. Included is data and servicing information, updated to take advantage of the availability of modern high tech oils and materials. Plus many 'Useful Contacts' and sources of supply. At the same time, the book is also the fascinating story of an early 20/25 Thrupp & Maberly tourer. It chronicles the Derby birth, the social history, the mechanical puzzles and the solutions found, in bringing this 1929 20/25 back to top class condition. “The quality will remain, long after the price is forgotten”, Henry Royce once sagely observed. How right he was.< Less
Cacti, Snakes and Bedpans By Susan Baecker Grant
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When twenty-one-year-old Betty Runyen becomes the first nurse at a small hospital in the Mojave Desert of 1933, she has no idea that her life is about to change in ways she can never imagine. The... More > skinny red-headed doctor who welcomes her will become the love of her life, but his love is a prize that proves difficult to win. Her habitual distrust is a stumbling block in her romance with Dr. Sid Garfield, as the young couple struggles with anti-Semitic sentiments in the buildup to World War II. Meanwhile, the local construction workers unleash a string of humorous adventures on Betty, even smoke bombing her new car. Despite everything, she always manages to have the last laugh.< Less
Cacti, Snakes and Bedpans By Susan Baecker Grant
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When twenty-one-year-old Betty Runyen becomes the first nurse at a small hospital in the Mojave Desert of 1933, she has no idea that her life is about to change in ways she can never imagine. The... More > skinny red-headed doctor who welcomes her will become the love of her life, but his love is a prize that proves difficult to win. Her habitual distrust is a stumbling block in her romance with Dr. Sid Garfield, as the young couple struggles with anti-Semitic sentiments in the buildup to World War II. Meanwhile, the local construction workers unleash a string of humorous adventures on Betty, even smoke bombing her new car. Despite everything, she always manages to have the last laugh.< Less
Trial of the Foreskin: My Years in the Lion's Den By Yaakov Israeli, Benjamin Rubin
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A dramatic tale of hidden identity and escape during the Second World War, which also reveals to the reader part of the rich fabric of pre-war Jewish life in Poland. Yasha Garbuz was raised in the... More > complex cultural mix of Pinsk, speaking Yiddish, Hebrew, Polish and Russian, where Zionists, socialists, White Russians and Poles interacted in daily life. Drafted into the Polish Army, he was taken as a prisoner of war by the Nazis in 1939. The story details Yasha’s harrowing wartime experience, when, for five full years, in the heart of Nazi Germany, he hid his Jewish identity, escaping at the last minute in a freight car to Switzerland. Yasha fulfills his dream to move to Israel, where he establishes a new life.< Less
Trial of the Foreskin: My Years in the Lion's Den By Yaakov Israeli, Benjamin Rubin
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A dramatic tale of hidden identity and escape during the Second World War, which also reveals to the reader part of the rich fabric of pre-war Jewish life in Poland. Yasha Garbuz was raised in the... More > complex cultural mix of Pinsk, speaking Yiddish, Hebrew, Polish and Russian, where Zionists, socialists, White Russians and Poles interacted in daily life. Drafted into the Polish Army, he was taken as a prisoner of war by the Nazis in 1939. The story details Yasha’s harrowing wartime experience, when, for five full years, in the heart of Nazi Germany, he hid his Jewish identity, escaping at the last minute in a freight car to Switzerland. Yasha fulfills his dream to move to Israel, where he establishes a new life.< Less
V8 Affair By Ray Miller
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"The V8 Affair" by Ray Miller. This book is the authoritative pre-war Ford V-8 history from the famous "Ford Road" series. Inside, you'll see a year-by-year breakdown of the... More > changes in the cars, with an entire chapter devoted to each year. This large book presents the history of the V8 in a stunning array of nearly 1000 photographs, with illustrations, diagrams, production figures, specifications and more taken from original Ford sources. The book shows you how to identify significant features and design characteristics of the cars. In addition to a study of the overall appearance, much attention has been given to study of the details for each year such as the hub caps, fuel pumps, generators, carburetors, radios & dashboards, and more. You'll find all car body styles in the book, including convertibles and wagons. Contains black & white photos< Less