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« Reply #183 on: January 16, 2022, 02:47:32 PM »
Here's and example of a Diamond T vehicle. If you google "Diamond T military vehicles" you'll get lots of pictures.
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« Reply #182 on: January 15, 2022, 12:07:05 PM »


 So I went to the Casemate page and found this information  Between 1940-1945  The Diamond T Motor Car Company supplied just over 50.000 Vehicles to the US Military and also the Allies  Off this just over 30,000 were heavy 4 ton 6x6 of various types  They also made the famous halftrack 10,000 produced

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« Reply #181 on: January 15, 2022, 04:47:33 AM »
Diamond T  Vehicles ?    what are they, not something I know about  ??? 

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« Reply #180 on: January 14, 2022, 08:58:29 PM »
 OK now a up date on uniforms books :o   So lets start with Osprey Man At Arms

                 1. Yugoslav Armies 1941-1945  18th January By Thomas &  Dusan  #542

                 2. Italian Colonial Army  in May 24th By Gabriele Esposito

                 3. Medieval Indian Armies Vol 1 Hindu, Buddhist, Jain  By David Nicolle May 24th

                 4. Red Army 1920-1941 By Philip Jowett August 16th

                 5. Roman Army Units in the Eastern Provinces Vol 2 Raffaele D Amato September 13th

                 6. Armies of the Sino Japanese War 1894-1895  due in Oct 23

                  So that well give you some time to think about these Books  :P :P  Willie

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« Reply #179 on: January 14, 2022, 04:02:29 PM »
 Now a little change of pace  :o  Casemate Publishing has a Illustrated Special series on the U.S. Army Vehicles 1941-45 by Didier Andres

           1.U.S. Army Chevrolet Trucks in World War II 1/1/2 ton to 4x4

           2. U.S. Army Ambulances and Medical Vehicles in World War II

           3. U.S. Army Diamond T Vehicles

           4. U.S Army Signal Corps Vehicles 1941-45 

            1. U.S Army Vehicle  Marking 1944 by Jean Bouchery

            2. Sherman Tank The M4 Tank in World War II By Michel Esteve  Willie


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« Reply #178 on: January 04, 2022, 09:24:13 PM »
 Hannibal yes I have a lot of Books the other half of the library trains and the Circus which my Brother has   I have been very lucky to have the life I have had. With a family that loved books and growing up in a show biz family. Some day I am going to write a book about it. I think the count is about 1200 books :o  Willie


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« Reply #177 on: January 04, 2022, 10:23:00 AM »
Willie,  wherever you are on this planet, you must have an impressive library !!!  (several floors.....  ::) ) after all these years....
Men are a bit like God: everything they can do, they do it. Or they will do it.  (Jean d'Ormesson)

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« Reply #176 on: January 03, 2022, 05:12:14 PM »
 Well hope everybody had a great Christmas and a Happy new Year so lets start with Helion & Company  It looks like in spring 2022 there well be a new Wars and Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV Volume 6 the Italian States. 2.  The Ottoman Army in the Napoleonic Wars 1798-1815 . Charles X Wars Volume 1 and in the spring of 2022 Volume 2  Third is From The Atamcama  to the Andies  Battles of the Pacific Wars 1878-1883 this I think is going to be a one from prints to use to paint by since this period is right after the Franko German War 1870-1871  Willie

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« Reply #175 on: November 14, 2021, 09:37:13 PM »
 Well tomorrow is my Birthday  ::) :o  and I well soon be getting my 5th book on Wars and Soldiers in the Reign of Louse the XIV  The Armies of Portugal 1618-1721 By Brno Mugal . His next book well be The Ottoman Army of the Napoleonic War 1789-1815 2022 Also last month I went to the Chicago Show and picked up a Certificate of Merit for a War Elephant. Next I picked up a nice book at the show The Army in India a photographic record 1850-1914 by the National Army Museum. Then I was at the used book store and I found two nice  Books Georg Von Trapp To the Last Salute memories of An Austrian U-Boat Commander  does the name ring a bell :o  The Complete Encyclopedia of Battleships  A technical directory of Capital  Ships from 1860 to present day. by Tony Gibbons 1993 Crescent Pub ,lots of color profiles . Willie

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« Reply #174 on: October 11, 2021, 07:38:28 PM »
Well Wars and Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV  Vol #4  came today and very well done lots of information :o  The Armies of Spain 1659-1688.  You can go on the Helion & Company web page and look under The Century of the Soldier Series No 76  Willie  8)

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« Reply #173 on: October 02, 2021, 05:35:24 PM »
 Well here we are in October  :o  There's not much to report on  ???  Most of my orders are Preorder  I Well be getting The Wars and Soldiers in the Reign of     Louis XV volume 4  about the 18th of this month The 5th volume well come out about Feb 22 . Soldiers and Buccaneers of the Sun King 1643-1715 about 2022 Helion & Company.  From Osprey MAA #541 The Armies of the War of Grand Alliance oct 28  :-\  So that is it for 2021  Willie

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« Reply #172 on: September 15, 2021, 07:21:47 PM »
Well my Armies of Julius Caesar came today and I like it a lot. There is one color plate B2 of  a Celtic Auxiliary Cavalryman Britannia 54 BC . What makes this guy so interesting is his Helmet I have never seen this kind :o  They state that it was found in West Sussex  and on page 45 they have a reconstruction of it in the Novium Museum Chichester  I think it would make a neat figurer  Willie

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« Reply #171 on: September 09, 2021, 04:28:32 PM »
 Next week I well be getting Osprey Elite series  Armies of Julius Caesar 58-44 BC by  Raffaele D Amato  Next month  Wars and Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV Volume 4 :o  The Armies of Spain and Portugal The 5th and final one well be Feb 2022 :o


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« Reply #170 on: August 16, 2021, 06:18:40 AM »
Thanks Willie  8)

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« Reply #169 on: August 15, 2021, 06:08:11 PM »
 I forgot these two books  ???  Uniforms of the US Navy 1776-1967 adopted from the United States Navy History Division Series  By Captain James Tily and art by H.Charles  McBaorron  these are prints  taken from the Company of Military Historians . The Second is The American Soldier this series was done in the late 60s By The United States Army Center of Military History Illustrations By H. Charles McBarron  They are nice books to have since you cant get these series from the Army any more :-[  Willie