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Category: All Categories: Humor: Military Humor
23 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Bairnsfather, Bruce, 1888-1959.  
Fragments from France.

Publisher: N.Y., Putnam's, 1917.
48, 44, 42, 36 p. A collection of cartoons by a captain, British citizen soldier, of the war in the trenches of France. Stock#33315. Good with illus. panel front cover.

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2.
Battey, George Magruder Jr. w/front cover by Lewis C. Gregg & sketches by C. J. Holleran  
Humpty-Dumpty William & Co.: A Popular History of Time's Greatest War (World War I)

Publisher: New York: The Devinne Press, 1916 1st ed..
xvi, 124pp. illus. orig. red decorated cloth 12mo: Good+/no dj [bottom corners are bumped; else G+] George Magruder Battey, Jr. (1888-1965) was a writer from a prominent medical family in Rome, Georgia, who served in the U.S. Navy in World War I.

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3.
Breger, Pvt. Dave, Illustrated by: Breger, Dave  
Private Breger His Adventures in an Army Camp

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company Chicago, IL 1943.
unpaginated, blu-green-brown-white-red color illustrated wraps w/brown plastic comb binding. Collection of cartoons depicting army life. some rubbing to corners and edges and some insect depredation chipping on the rear cover corners and last couple of pages. 5th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover w/plastic Comb Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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4.
Brinkley, William, 1917-1993.  
Don't Go Near the Water.

Publisher: Random House, NY [1956]. 'Fifth Printing'; Book club edition.
373 p. "The side-splitting story of an intrepid task force of dedicated naval officers who made almost everything but sea duty!" Dj chipped, torn, ink owner name; good+. Stock#24475.

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5.
Chidsey, Alan Lake, Illustrated by: Fitts, F. Moylan  
Heintz
 Picture
Publisher: Southern Publishers, 1945 Kingsport, TN.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover Signed by both Author and Illustrator 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Inscribed on front endpaper: "For 'General' Spruit / With the / affectionate / regards of the / 'illustrator' - / Moylan / and the best wishes / of the author / Alan Lake Chidsey / Pentagon / 21 June 45." This is a humorous novel of Heintz, an American citizen trying to get a commission in the Army Quartermaster Corps during World War II. Very nicely illustrated with sketches by Moylan Fitts. 155 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; spotting to cover. No dust jacket.

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6.
Hargrove, Marion  
See Here, Private Hargrove

Publisher: New York: Pocket Books, 1943 1st ed. thus after the Holt ed..
166pp. + ads. paperback: near Fine. A very nice collectible copy of this vintage paperback by the American writer Hargrove (1919-2003). The popular novel was made into a movie the next year.

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7.
Hargrove, Marion  
See Here, Private Hargrove

Publisher: New York: Reader's League of America, c1942 reprint..
164pp. + ads. paperback: Good [cover scuff; text is age browned; else a complete & tight copy] This humorous wartime novel by American writer Hargrove (1919-2003) was made into a movie in 1944.

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8.
Hoff, Syd  
Mom, I'm Home!

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1945 1st ed..
unpaginated russet cloth sm 4to: Very Good+/no dj. The prolific American cartoonist/writer Syd Hoff (1912-2004) said: “The author is bitterly ungrateful to World War II for the ideas in this book.”

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9.
Hume, Bill  
BABYSAN'S WORLD The Hume'n Slant on Japan
 Picture
Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company Rutland, VT 1958.
Fifteenth Printing Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Light water stain at edge, crease at at bottom edge; B&W Illustrations; 127 pages

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10.
Hume, Bill  
WHEN WE GET BACK HOME FROM JAPAN Commentary by Annarino
 Picture
Publisher: Pacific Stars and Stripes Tokyo, Japan 1958.
Fourteenth Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Illustrations; 117 pages

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11.
Kendall, Park w/illus. by Politzer  
Gone with the Draft: Love Letters of a Trainee

Publisher: New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1941..
105pp. illus. brown cloth sm 8vo w/red titles: about Good/no dj [text is age browned & brittle owing to poor quality wartime paper; else a complete & tight copy] Includes a War Dictionary of Army Slang as a glossary.

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12.
Labar, Jack  
PACIFIC STARS AND STRIPES FECOMICS
 Picture
Publisher: Pacific Stars and Stripes Tokyo, Japan 1955.
First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Illustrations; Unpaginated pages

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13.
Mack, Charles E.  
Two Black Crows in the A.E.F.

Publisher: Published by Bobbs Merrill Indianapolis, Indiana.
CR 1928 with 340 pages. Orange covers with black lettering, all good+. Mack and Moran portrayed Willie & Amos on vaudeville. About stereotyped African-Americans in World War II. Humorous fiction. Some text in dialect. History, Americana, Miscellaneous.Humor, WWII, African-Americans. Hard Cover

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14.
Mauldin, Bill, Illustrated by: Mauldin, Bill  
Back Home

Publisher: Wm Sloane Associates, Inc. New York, NY 1947.
315 pp, quarterbound w/green boards w/black cloth covered spine w/wht lettering, dj black-wht w/Bill Mauldin's name written in lines for pattern on dj, photo of author on back. Bill Mauldin discovered the postwar world. He lampooned the kinds of things most decent people hate but don't do much about. dj chipped at the corners and along top edge. Fair Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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15.
Mauldin, Bill, Illustrated by: Mauldin, Bill  
Back Home

Publisher: Wm Sloane Associates, Inc. New York, NY 1947.
315 pp, quarterbound w/grey boards w/black cloth covered spine w/wht lettering. Bill Mauldin discovered the postwar world. He lampooned the kinds of things most decent people hate but don't do much about. some corner wear, prev owner's name on RPD, slight soiling to the book. No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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16.
Milligan, Spike edited by Jack Hobbs  
Mussolini: His Part in My Downfall

Publisher: Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin, 1984 reprint..
288pp. illus. paperback: near Fine [text is age browned owing to usual Penguin paper quality; else an otherwise unflawed copy] A fourth volume of war memoirs by the English humorist Milligan (1918-2002).

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17.
Milligan, Spike edited by Jack Hobbs  
Rommel? Gunner Who? A Confrontation in the Desert

Publisher: Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin, 1976 1st ed. thus..
208pp. illus. paperback: Good [spine creases; else G] Curiously, this edition is bound in much higher quality paper than generally used by Penguin (no browning or foxing) but, ironically, this better paper creates a heavier text block and therefore a more potentially fragile binding, so that even though this copy is tight it must be read carefully.

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18.
St. George, Thomas Illustrator: Illustrated by Author  
C/O POSTMASTER

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell New York 1943.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges bumped. Previous owner's name; Drawings; 194 pages

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19.
St. George, Thomas Illustrator: Illustrated by Author  
C/O POSTMASTER

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell New York 1944.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name. ; Drawings; 194 pages

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20.
St. George, Thomas R.  
c/o Postmaster
 Picture
Publisher: NY, Crowell [1943].
194 p., illus. Describes the life of the American soldier in Australia. Stock#100041. Good/ dj scuffed, torn, worn; bottom gutter inconspicuously waterstained throughout; ink owner name.

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21.
St. George, Thomas R. (Richard), 1919-  
c/o Postmaster
 Picture
Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Co. [1943].
xi, 194 p., illus.; 21 cm. "A humorous history of the 32nd Division from the time of their embarkation until they left Australia for New Guinea in World War II." A best seller for American readers who wanted assurance that the boys soldiering in Australia had not vanished into obscurity. Stock#46919. Vg, owner signature / dj good+.

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22.
Streeter, Edward 1891-1976. Breck, G. William  
Dere Mable: Love Letters of a Rookie by Edward Streeter, 27th (N.Y.) Division
 Picture
Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Stokes Co. [1919, ©1918].
vi, 61, [1] p., front., plates; 20 cm. Title continues: with 35 illustrations in black-and-white by G. William Breck ("Bill Breck") 27th (N.Y.) division. 16th printing. Stock#46802. Vg, owner stamp on inner front cover / pictorial boards.

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23.
Streeter, Edward, 1891-1976. Breck, Bill (G. William), illustrator.  
'That's Me All Over, Mable'.

Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Stokes [c1919]. fifth printing.
69, [4] p., illus.; 19 cm. 'With 25 Illustrations in Black-and-White by Corp. G. William Breck ('Bill Breck'), 27th (N.Y.) Division'. Artillery practice in the Army. Pictorial covers stamped in red & brown; worn; good. stock#28533x.

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