Book Description: Global significance of World War II still echoes in many political and social situations around the world. Explore the collecting category Hollywood and the literary world are recognizing in multi-million dollar movies, television miniseries and historical books. Collecting market is strong - with a Hitler youth dagger bringing in $135, while a US D-Day invasion vest is worth as much as $20,000. From uniforms, helmets, medals and firearms, to daggers, bayonets and personal mementos, Warman's World War II Collectibles serves as the most comprehensive and historically accurate guide to this popular arena of militaria. Inside this beautifully illustrated guide you will discover intriguing and informative historic details, collecting advice, reproduction alerts, and ratings that measure availability and pricing. Plus, 1,000 full color photos provide a useful and appealing tool for identifying pieces.