A Short Guide to Iraq.
Washington, D.C.: War and Navy Departments, 1943. 43 pp, 16mo. Stapled paperback booklet. Soiling, light edgewear, mild allover rubbing to covers (more rubbing to spine). Po name in ink to front cover; tanning to spine; crease near joint + 2 tiny dents to back cover. Somewhat musty odor, foxing to textblock edges. Mild age tanning to interior; small sil mark to 2 facing pp; light white soiling to 1 pp (does not affect readability); interior otherwise clean w/ sturdy binding. Fantastic tritone illustration throughout, incl. map of region at center. A guide for members of the US Military Personnel on overseas tours in Iraq during WWII, with etiquette + common Arabic words & phrases. "Prepared by Special Service Division, Army Service Forces, United States Army. For use of Military Personnel only. Not to be republished, in whole or in part, without the consent of the War Department...You have been ordered to Iraq as part of the world-wide offensive to beat Hitler. You will enter Iraq both as a soldier and as an individual." Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 149702)