This very fine conditioned hardback book, autographed by the author himself, is the first edition of LTC. John R. Angolias iconic reference book. Published by Bender Publishing with a copyright date of 1976, it is one of the must haves in any militaria collectors reference arsenal. Filled with original period photographs and documents as well as detailed pictures of the various awards and markings, it is a valuable tool for anyone interested in Third Reich Military awards. This book shows very little wear, has good binding, and there are no notes underlining or highlighting on the pages. First edition autographed reference books are a collectible in their own right and often pay for themselves many times over with valuable information.