Established in 1993, Military Trader is dedicated to the collecting, preservation, restoration, study, and display of historic military artifacts. Spanning interests from military uniforms to medals, or helmets to ordance and weapons, Military Trader is your best source for in-depth technical articles, artifact profiles, product and hobby news, current values, military auction coverage, and show calendar.
Military Trader • AUGUST 2022 • VOLUME 29, ISSUE 8
Is a collecting interest life-long?
Woody Williams: American hero
Playing at war… at your kitchen table
The men behind the memorabilia • Shows offer opportunity to connect with men who created history
‘Bandkampfabzeichen’ • The history of the German Anti-Partisan Badge
THERE’S A UNIFORM IN YOUR FUTURE! • Recruiting for the National Guard during the Korean War
Home for a Drone • Preserving the Virginia National Guard’s air defense artillery artifacts one piece at a time
Collecting the ‘Hermit Kingdom’ • Awards from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
JOIN THE OFFENSIVE!
THE BATTLE PLAN
COLLECTOR TO COLLECTOR SHOWCASE
ARBEITS DANK • Nazi civilian ‘army’ members received pins for labor