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Harley TM-10-1175 WW2 Manual

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I picked this maual up for the Harley Model 42WLA-Solo, dated Nov 1941. It is in very good condition with the original owners name and Normoly on the cover. (I blackend out the vets name in the picture only...) Normoyle is a camp in Texas.. Kind of neat. It has a few period soldier poems hand written in pencil inside the back cover.. I was not sure if these are hard to come by or not, but thought I would pick it up anyway...

Let me know if these are hard to find..


Thank you..





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Nice pickup hard to find manual. :)

Pvt. James H. Honey 1st Md. Eastern shore Vol. Inf. Co. D (union) Gettysburg
Pvt. George Eddie Lear 26th Inf. Co.H 1st Div .(WW1) P.H. WIA Cpl. Richard Elsea 268th C.A. Bn. Battery A. WW2 SSgt. Grant Elsea 314th Inf. Hq.Co. I.R.79thDiv. WW2
Cpl. Harry Lawrence Butler Jr 23rd Regt. WIA Korea Lt. George Olin Tilghman 111th MG. 29th Div. WW1 DIS France 1919

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Chicken lips....good find, decent $$$$$.

"The true Soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him" G.K. Chesterton

"A people that values it's privileges above its principles will soon lose both" D.D. Eisenhower



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Anyone? Value range?

I also thought it was interesting that this appears to have been at one time at the Normoyle Camp in Texas. On the Harley Museum site, they have photo's of Harley techs training Army Mechanics at Normoyle during the war.

Thank you for the help..

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Every 42WLA motorcycle came with one of these manual stuffed in the saddle bags along with a uncrating manual during WWII.


The price has been way up on these but has come down, I paid $80 for a mint example without any of the surplus ink price stamped on it and with out any grease marks.

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