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Toys Go to War (WWII) by: Jack Matthews
Toys Go to War (WWII) by: Jack Matthews
 
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Toys Go to War: World War II Military Toys, Games, Puzzles and Books by: Jack Matthews
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Author: Jack Matthews
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 1994
Pages: 264
Size: 11 x 8.5 in.

Product Code: SO-PH-1994-0929521951-WH3

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Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.

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Jack Matthews is a retired attorney, who lives with his wife and collections of antiques on a South Carolina coastal island. His award-winning major collection of antique toy soldiers and tinplate toys has a world-wide reputation. Long a student of World War II and its home front aspects, he has for some fifteen years assembled a collection of well over 1,000 WWII-era "military" children's toys, games, puzzles and related items, most of which are displayed herein.

Based on extensive research, this volume combines contemporary history with a visual and narrative examination of the American toy industry's adaptation to war time metal restrictions and its marketing attention to the unique patriotic mood of the times."

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