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1944 Wartime United States Navy Chaplain story God on a Battlewagon by Captain James V. Claypool Chaplain Corps, USNR. The front page of the hardcover book is inscribed by the author to a friend or clergy member and reads: "To "Padre" Ralph Robinson with fond regard and sincere friendship - Evanston, ILL. Aug. 17, 1954 James V. Claypool." The book tells the story of the Chaplain's experiences with the US Navy and features a section of images to help illustrate the story. The cover page reads: "GOD ON A BATTLEWAGON", "by Captain James V. Claypool Chaplain Corps, United States Naval Reserve, AS TOLD TO CARL WEIGMAN", "INTRODUCTION BY CAPTAIN THOMAS LEIGH GATCH United States Navy", "Universal Book and Bible House Philadelphia"
Approximately 7-1/2" in height x 5-1/8" in width x 1/2" in thickness.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Canvas wrapped hardcover, ink, paper, sewn binding.
"COPYRIGHT 1944, JAMES V. CLAYPOOL", "COPYRIGHT IN GREAT BRITAIN AN IN THE BRITISH DOMINIONS AND POSSESSIONS", "COPYRIGHT IN THE PHILIPPINES", "A WARTIME BOOK THIS COMPLETE EDITION IS PRODUCED WITH THE GOVERNMENT'S REGULATIONS FOR CONSERVING PAPER AND OTHER ESSENTIAL MATERIALS", "MADE IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA", "UNIVERSAL BOOK AND BIBLE HOUSE PHILADELPHIA"
This is from a US Naval military book collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEX16 LHEX8/16 SHEX11/20
8 (Excellent-): The hardcover book shows minor wear mostly to corners, pages show age discoloration, all pages are intact, overall excellent condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.