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The Ruptured Duck is a third generation family-owned and operated on-line mail order business. We deal in all types of authentic German, Japanese, and American military memorabilia from the WWI and WWII periods. Every item we sell is guaranteed for life to be original, having been produced in the period prior to May of 1945. Our staff has over six decades of experience buying, selling, appraising, consulting and collecting the souvenirs from that very important period of American history. We deal in many different items, including but not limited to helmets, uniforms, headgear, medals, flags, edged weapons, field gear and belt buckles.
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|B-184 Luftwaffe Other Ranks Unissued Combat Buckle||BK-001a Tarnfarben Volume 1||BK-007 The Fallschirmjäger Delivery Manual (Verlastu|
This is a direct veteran family acquisition. It’s a fantastic, unissued example that retains 99.9% of its originally applied blue/gray finish. There is no visible wear whatsoever. The reverse features a "U" shaped, round bar with flat feet...
|Tarnfarben Volume 1 (Camouflage Painted Relics of the German Forces in World War II by Oliver Lock-A wonderful new publication by Military Mode Publishing, 250 pages of in-depth photography and enlightening information on the patterns and...||The Fallschirmjager Delivery Manual (Verlastung von Waffen und Gerät der Fallschirmtruppe)-Faithfully re-printed for the collecting world, this ultra rare 1942 technical manual for the German Luftwaffe shows how the Fallschrimjäger...|
|BK-008 The U.S. M-3 Trench Knife of World War Two||BK-202 Mit Hitler in Polen||BK-207 …schaffen für Deutschland|
|The U.S. M-3 Trench Knife of World War Two-by Vincent J. Coniglio and Robert S. Laden. This is a new, original, first edition from 1995 that is signed by Vincent J. Coniglio. This book is impossible to find! We have a few copies available. It is...||Mit Hitler in Polen-This book is exactly what you would expect based on the title. It is chock full of pictures of the invasion of Poland. There are 48 pages with pictures on just about every one. It is a soft cover book, and the cover is plain...||schaffen fur Deutschland-This interesting book features many pictures, all focusing on the day to day life and times of RAD personnel. There are LOTS of large format photos, many featuring Konstantin Hierl, the leader of the Reichsarbeitsdienst....|
|BK-221 “Von den Karawanken bis Kreta, Berichte und Bilder”||BK-222 “Die Soldaten des Führers im Feld”, Rare Album / Book wit||BK-224 Kampf auf den Meeren, Bedeutung, Waffen und Einsatz der S|
|“Von den Karawanken bis Kreta, Berichte und Bilder”-The title is “From the Karawanken to Crete , Reports and Pictures”. It was published under the authority of the Supreme Command of the Armed Forces in 1941. There are 128...||“Die Soldaten des Führers im Feld”, Rare Album / Book with Stereoscope (Viewer) and 75 viewing Photo Cards; Several Approx. 5 X 7 Photos (Pasted in), and Approx. 75 Stereographic Sheets for Use in the Viewer. Size Approx....||Kampf auf den Meeren, Bedeutung, Waffen und Einsatz der Seestreitkräfte-This book is titled “Battle on the Seas, Meaning and use of Weapons of Naval Forces”. There are 111 numbered pages with script and diagrams of various...|
|C-721 Mega Scarce SS Totenkopf Regiment 3 “Theodor Eicke”...||D-212 Award Document for Black Wound Badge||F-258 WWII German Enlisted Ranks Boots|
Mega Scarce SS Totenkopf Regiment 3 “Theodor Eicke” Cufftitle for “Other Ranks” Here is a super scarce cufftitle! After the death in Russia of the Totenkopf divisional commander SS Obergruppenführer und General der...
This is dated 21.8.1942 and was presented in Tuttlingen. It was presented to Schützen Karl Koops of 12./J(I)nf. Rgt. 6 for his wound of 4.August 1942. The document has wear, folding and a few stains. Good overall condition! $50.00
|WWII German Enlisted Ranks Boots-These are produced in brown leather that is in near excellent condition, having just minor wear and discoloration from use. They measure just under 13” tall and are a size 9. The soles have a full set of hob...|