Army Relief Society and Army Welfare Military Tournament: May 18th and 19th, 1928

By: United States Army

Price: $45.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


San Francisco: Presidio of San Francisco; Army Relief Society, 1928. First edition, 1928. Thick booklet containing the program for military games presented at the Presidio for the benefit of the Army Relief Society. Softcover, 86 pages. Near fine with some darkening of a small area on the rear cover and some very light edgewear, contents very clean and unmarked. Also includes a historical sketch of the Presidio, photographs of the base and surrounding areas (including a great photo of the Golden Gate before construction of the bridge), and dozens of pages of advertisements. The tournament included, among a wide variety of activities, formation flying and aerial acrobatics; Coast Guard demonstration of beach apparatus; balloon sniping by flying-machine gunners; machine-gun firing at targets in the water and planes dropping messages; mock air raid on a battleship; parachute work; submarine mine explosion; construction of a double-lock-spar bridge and barb-wire entanglement; various parades; and culminating in "spectacular display of pyrotechnics by the Chemical Warfare Service". . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition.

Title: Army Relief Society and Army Welfare Military Tournament: May 18th and 19th, 1928

Author Name: United States Army

Categories: American History and Biography, World History, World Wars and Militaria,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, Presidio of San Francisco; Army Relief Society: 1928

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 024412

Keywords: ARMED FORCES TOURNAMENT GAMES SHOOTING BOMBING SUBMARINE AIRCRAFT SIMULATED BATTLE