, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,COLLECTOR REFERENCE PUBLICATIONS.      LAST UPDATED: 15 MARCH 2015

 Here is a selected list of published magazine articles and books which might be handy reference for collectors. Some are long out of print. 

This list is for information purposes only. IT'S UP TO YOU TO TRY AND FIND THEM.      See PAGE 12 for books we do have for sale.

South Africa
 MILITARY ILLUSTRATED No. 73. (June 1994). HUNTER GROUP. (SA Special Forces Camouflage.)
 MILITARY ILLUSTRATED No. 116 (March 1998) PERMIT TO POSSESS. (SA Police Camouflage)
 OSPREY ELITE No. 47. SOUTH AFRICAN SPECIAL FORCES
 OSPREY MEN AT ARMS No. 242. MODERN AFRICAN WARS 3.  SOUTH-WEST AFRICA. . . . Helmoed Romer-Heitman
 MILITARY BADGES AND INSIGNIA OF SOUTHJERN AFRICA .......... Colin R. Owen
 SOUTH AFRICA'S BORDER WAR. . . . Willem Steenkamp
 SOUTH AFRICA WAR MACHINE. . . . Helmoed Romer-Heitman
 BORDER WAR BADGES. . ............. . Andrew Ross Dinnes
Rhodesia
 BADGES and INSIGNIA of the RHODESIAN SECURITY FORCES 1890 - 1980. . . . A.J. Arniel
 INSIGNIA and HISTORY of the RHODESIAN ARMED FORCES 1890 - 1980. . . . Dudley Wall
 OSPREY MEN AT ARMS No. 183. MODERN AFRICAN WARS 1.  RHODESIA 1965-80. . . . Peter Abbott, Philip Botham, Mike Chappell
 S.A.S. RHODESIA. . . .Jonathan Pittaway and Craig Fourie
 CONTACT. . . . John Lovett
 CONTACT II. . . . John Lovett
France / Legion
 GAZETTE des UNIFORMES No. 6:  LA LEGION ETRANGERE, 1831-1945
 GAZETTE des UNIFORMES No. 7:  LA LEGION ETRANGERE, 1945-A Nous Jour
 GAZETTE des UNIFORMES No. 14:  LES TROUPES AEROPORTEES FRANCAIS
 GAZETTE des UNIFORMES No. 17:  LES TROUPES AEROPORTEES FRANCAIS en INDOCHINE. 1945/1956
 MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  No.03.  LES PARAS FRANCAIS 1945-1962. Part I. (Les Unities)
 MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  No.04.  LES PARAS FRANCAIS 1945-1962. Part II. (Les Berets)
 MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  No.06.  LES PARAS FRANCAIS 1945-1962. Part III. (Les Tenues Camouflees d'origine Etrangere)
 MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  No.07.  LES PARAS FRANCAIS 1945-1962. Part IV. (Les Tenues de Saut Francais 1)
 MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  No.08.  LES PARAS FRANCAIS 1945-1962. Part V. (Les Tenues de Saut Francais 2)
 MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  No.??.  LES PARAS FRANCAIS 1945-1962. Part VI. (Les Camouflage des Tenues de Saut Francais 1950-1962)
 MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  No.??.  LES PARAS FRANCAIS 1945-1962. Part VII. (Les Effets d'Equipement at de Chaussure, Les Casques)
 MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  No.144.  LES PARAS FRANCAIS 1945-1962. Part VIIa. (Les Effets d'Equipement)
 MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  No.146.  LES PARAS FRANCAIS 1945-1962. Part VIIb. (Materiel de Campement, Equipments divers)
 MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  No.148.  LES PARAS FRANCAIS 1945-1962. Part VIIa. (Les Effets de Chaussures, Le Casques)
 MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  No.193.  INDOCHINE 1951,  L'ANNEE de LATTRE
 MILITARY ILLUSTRATED No.18.  DIEN BIEN PHU. Part 1. (The Battle)
 MILITARY ILLUSTRATED No.20.  DIEN BIEN PHU. Part 2 (Uniforms of the Parachute Battalions)
 MILITARY ILLUSTRATED No.23  DIEN BIEN PHU. Part 3 (Non-Abn Units; Undress Headgear)
 MILITARY ILLUSTRATED No.??  DIEN BIEN PHU. Part 4. (Helmets, Boots, Webbing Equipment
 MILITARY ILLUSTRATED No.16.  INTRO. to FRENCH AIRBORNE CAMO UNIFORMS 1952-62.
 ARMES et MILITARIA No. 133:   INFANTRY FRANCAIS en ALGERIE 1958
   
.  THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION. . . . Douglas Porch (English)
 LE LIVRE DOR de la LEGION ETRANGERE. . . . Kepi Blanc  (French)  THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION. . . . James Wellard  (English)
 LA GUERRE d'ALGERIE 1945-54. . . . . . Phillipe Heduy (French)  INSIDE THE FOREIGN LEGION. . . .John Parker (English)
 LA GUERRE d'INDOCHINE. . . . . .(French)  LEGIONNAIRE. . . .  .Simon Murray (English)
 LA LEGION AU COMBAT 1939-45 . . . . Pierre DuFour (French)  MARCH OR DIE. . .  Hugh McLeave. . (English)
 AUCUNE BETE AU MONDE . . . . Col. Bigeard & S/C. Flament (French)  MARCH OR DIE. . . . Tony Geraghty.   (English)
 ..et LE BAROUD VINT DU CIEL . . . . Marc Flament (French)  MARCH OR DIE. . . . Howard Swiggett.  (English)
 HISTOIRE des PARACHUTISTES FRANCAIS. . . .Bur. de Production Litteraire  WAYWARD LEGIONNAIRE. . . .James William Worden.(English)
 DERNIERS COMBATS pour l'INDOCHINE . . . . Paul an Onsem (French)  THE MAKING OF A LEGIONNAIRE. . . .Peter MacDonald (English)
 LA LEGION SAUTE SUR KOLWEZI. . . . Colonel Erulen. (French)  A LEGIONNAIRES JOURNEY......Leslie Aparvary  (English)
 LA LEGION SAUTE SUR KOLWEZI. . . . Pierre Sergent  (French)  THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION. . . . Erwan Bergot  (English)
 PARAS-LEGION  . . . . Pierre Sergent  (French)  A SAVAGE WAR OF PEACE. . . . Alistair Horne.  (English)
 170 JOURS de DIEN BIEN PHU . . . .  Erwan Bergot  (French)  STREET WITHOUT JOY . . . . Bernard B. Fall (English)
 BATAILLON BIGEARD . . . .  Erwan Bergot  (French)  HELL IN A VERY SMALL PLACE . . . . Bernard B. Fall (English)
 LA LEGION AU COMBAT. . . . Editions Atlas (French)  THE LAST VALLEY. . . . Martin Windrow (English)
 DIEN BIEN PHU . . . . Pierre Schoendoeffer (French)  LIEUTENANT IN ALGERIA . .Jean Jacques Servan-Scriber  (English)
 Helicoptres et Commandos Marine en ALGERIE. . . .Rene Bail    (French)  ST. MICHAEL & THE DRAGON. . . . Pierre Leullette  (English)
 DIE FALLSCHRIMJAGER der FREMDENLEGION. . . .Yves Keller (German)  TIGER OF THE LEGION. . . . Tiger O'Reilly  (English)
 LIBAN 1978  . . . .  Colonel Salvan  (French)  STEPSONS OF FRANCE. . . .  P.C. Wren  (English)
 VOYAGE AU BOUT LA GUERRE . . . . Jean Larteguy  (French)  Stories of the French Foreign Legion . . . .P. C. Wren  (English)
 L'ADIEU SAIGON . . . . Jean Larteguy  (French)  MOUTHFUL OF ROCKS . . . .  Christian Jennings  (English)
 WITH THE LEGION IN MOROCCO. . . . G. Ward Price  (English)  LEGIONNAIRE 31022 . . . .  Tom Cushny  (English)
 THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION. . . . John Robert Young  (English)  With the Secret Service in Morocco. . . .Legionnaire 138 as told to WJ Blackedge (English)
   
 OSPREY MAA #312: The Algerian War 1954-62  OSPREY MAA #315: The French Army 1939-45 (1)
 OSPREY MAA#322: The French Indochina War 1946-54  OSPREY MAA#318: The French Army 1939-45 (2)
 OSPREY MAA#300: The French Foreign Legion since 1945  OSPREY MAA#322: The French Foreign Legion 1914-1945
 OSPREY ELITE#6:  French Foreign Legion Paratroops  Uniforms of the French Foreign Legion 1831-1981..Martin Windrow
   
 Le Grand Livre des Insignes de la Legion Etrangere. . .Tibor Szecsko  Les Insignes Saharien. . . J. F. Boucher
 Insignes: Les Troupes Aeroportees. . . Christian Malcros  Les Insignes des Troupes du Marine. . . Henri Vaudable
 Les Insignes de la Armee de Terre. . .Jacques Mirier  Les Insignes du Genie. . . Maj. Jacques duPire
       
----Miscellaneous/Other---
 MILITARY ILLUSTRATED No. 32. USMC CAMO UNIFORMS. 1942-45. Part 1
 MILITARY ILLUSTRATED No. 33. USMC CAMO UNIFORMS. 1942-45. Part 2
 GAZETTE des UNIFORMES No. 1: LES TENUES CAMOUFLEES: 2eme Guerre Mondial
 GAZETTE des UNIFORMES No. 9: LES PARAS de la 2eme GUERRE MONDIALE
 
REFERENCES: A list of references used on this site. Generally where a letter precedes the item number. Refer to the book listed for further information on the item.
a BADGES & INSIGNIA of the RHODESIAN SECURITY FORCES.. A.J. Arniel
ae ANZAC ELITE..................................................................Cliff Lord & Julian Tennant
at LES INSIGNES OFFICIELS DE L'ARMEE DE TERRE...................Jacques MIRLIER
b BADGES OF THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION............................Phillipe Bartlett
br BRASSIES BOOK OF CAMOUFLAGE..........T Newark, Q Newark, Dr. J.F Borsarello
bw CAMOUFLAGE UNIFORMS of the WARSAW PACT.......... Dr. J.F Borsarello
bn CAMOUFLAGE UNIFORMS of the NATO FORCES.......... Dr. J.F Borsarello
bg CAMOUFLAGE UNIFORMS of the GULF & NORTH AFRICAN FORCES.......... Dr. J.F Borsarello
ba CAMOUFLAGE UNIFORMS of the ASIAN and MIDDLE EAST ARMIES.......... Dr. J.F Borsarello & Werner Palinckx
be CAMOUFLAGE UNIFORMS of the EUROPEAN & NATO ARMIES 1945 to Present.......... Dr. J.F Borsarello
bjs U.S. ARMY PATCHES. (An Illustrated Encylopaedia of Cloth Unit Insignia) ..................Barry Jason Stein
bt BRAGG & TURNER PARACHUTE BADGES & INSIGNIA/ PARACHUTE WINGS
bw SOUTH AFRICA'S BORDER WAR..................................................Willem Steenkamp
bwb BORDER WAR BADGES..................................................................Andrew Ross Dinnes
c CONTACT!.........................................................................................John Lovett
c2 CONTACT II.......................................................................................John Lovett
dw INSIGNIA and HISTORY of the RHODESIAN ARMED FORCES. 1890-1980............Dudley Wall
e SHOULDER FLASHES OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN DEFENCE FORCE....Mike Evert
ep PARACHUTE WINGS & SPECIAL FORCES INSIGNIA OF SOUTHERN AFRICA..........................................................M. Evert
em EUROPA MILITARIA Series. (Edition number follows prefix.)
fm GUIDE TO S.AFRICAN ORDERS, DECORATIONS, MEDALS & Ribbons..................................JPI Fforde & S Monick
g- - GERMAN AIRBORNE INSIGNIA, 1956-1992..... H. Pugh
gdu14 GAZETTE DES UNIFORMES #14. LES TROUPES AEROPORTEES FRANCAIS.
gdu17 GAZETTE DES UNIFORMES #17. LES TROUPES AEROPORTEES FRANCAIS en INDOCHINE 1945/1956.
i- - ITALIAN AIRBORNE INSIGNIA, 1938-Present..... H. Pugh & V. Piotti
jft L'ARMEE FRANCAISE de 1945-1990, Insignes Generaux..metal & tissu.......J.F. Titeux
jp SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE INSIGNIA. Unpublished collectors reference.......... "Jappe" Deprins
le6 GAZETTE DES UNIFORMES #6. LA LEGION ETRANGERE 1831-1945.
le7 GAZETTE DES UNIFORMES #7. LA LEGION ETRANGERE 1945- .
lrdg L.R.D.G. RHODESIA..................... Jonathan Pittaway & Craig Fourie
mi73 MILITARY ILLUSTRATED. Issue #73. June 1994. South African Special Forces camouflage. HUNTER GROUP.
mi118 MILITARY ILLUSTRATED. Issue # 118. South African Special Forces Camouflage: PERMIT TO POSSESS (SAP)
mr BADGES & INSIGNIA OF SOUTHERN AFRICA... VOL 1::: The SADF/SANDF SPECIAL FORCES................P. Matthysen & M. Huxtable
mu/le MAGAZINE UNIFORMES:      LA LEGION ETRANGERE en INDOCHINE 1946-1956.  ...............Raymond Guyader
n MILITARY BADGES & INSIGNIA OF SOUTHERN AFRICA...........Colin Owen
ptr INSIGNIA of the RUSSIAN AIRBORNE, SPETSNAZ & ELITE FORCES....H. Pugh & R. Turner
p- - PORTUGAL ELITE FORCES INSIGNIA 1951-Present.....R. Bragg & H. Pugh
ra1 ARMY BADGES & INSIGNIA SINCE 1945. Book 1..........................Guido Rossignoli
rn1 BADGES and INSIGNIA of WORLD WAR II: AIR FORCE - NAVAL - MARINE..........................Guido Rossignoli
rr RIBBONS OF ORDERS, DECORATIONS & MEDALS.....................Guido Rossignoli
sas S.A.S. RHODESIA ..................... Jonathan Pittaway & Craig Fourie
s LE GRAND LIVRE DES INSIGNES DE LA LEGION ETRANGERE.....Tibor Szecsko
tap FRENCH AIRBORNE TROOPS WINGS & INSIGNIA/TROUPES AEROPORTEES BREVETS et INSIGNES......J. Baltzer & E. Micheletti.
tdm HISTOIRE des TROUPES de MARINE.  A travers leurs insignes. ...................Henri Vaudable.
ui UNIFORMS ILLUSTRATED Series. ui15= Volume 15. p= Page number.
un UNITED NATIONS MEDALS & MISSIONS. ................Lawrence H. Borts
w UNIFORMS OF THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION............................Martin Windrow
   
 
cd 'CHUTE & DAGGER (USA) Issue & entry numbers immediately follow the "cd" prefix
oe Refers to OSPREY ELITE SERIES BOOKS. Edition number follows prefix (Sometimes shortened to only an "e" prefix due to column space.)
om Refers to OSPREY MEN AT ARMS SERIES BOOKS. Edition number follows prefix. (Sometimes shortened to only an "m" prefix due to column space.)
  (i.e.: oe47g3 = Osprey Elite Number 47, Plate G, Figure 3)
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