Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich Volume 1 by LTC. Thomas M. Johnson-This is a softcover, second edition, printed in 1977, and illustrated with excellent photos and artwork. A comprehensive reference covering all standard-issue weapons of the Third Reich. This reference is accepted worldwide as the standard text for Third Reich Weaponry. Contains valuations of all WWII German edged weapons and accouterments in three different conditions. Gently used softcover, the cover is slightly faded, but it is in otherwise, very good condition.