February 9th Special Days - Featuring 31+ G.I. Joe Freebies!

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Toy Wars
February 9th is... G.I. Joe's Birthday (1964), The Beatles appear on The Ed Sullivan Show (1964), National Bagels and Lox Day/Bagel Day, National Toothache Day, National Pizza Pie Day/National Pizza Day, National Cut the Cord Day, National Develop Alternative Vices Day/National DAV Day, Read in the Bathtub Day, Stop Bullying Day, Gwyl Mabsant, Hershey's Chocolate founded (1894), Chocolate Day (India), Fugu Day (Japan), Meat Day (Japan), Feast Day of St. Maron (Lebanon), Feast of Apollo, Feast of Saint Apollonia/St. Apollonia's Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994 Third Edition, by Mark Bellomo (Author). Publisher: Krause Publications; Third edition (November 20, 2018)
Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe
G.I. Joe's Birthday (1964)
-- G.I. Joe is a line of action figures produced by the toy company Hasbro on February 9, 1964. The initial product offering represented four of the branches of the U.S. armed forces with the Soldier (U.S. Army), Action Sailor (U.S. Navy), Action Pilot (USAF), and Action Marine (USMC). The term G.I. stands for Government Issue and became a generic term for U.S. soldiers (predating the action figures), especially ground forces.

Read: The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994
-- The rewards found collecting G.I. Joe – A Real American Hero! – are abundant. But be prepared. Like any good soldier, you'll want to enter the fray well-armed. The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe, 1982-1994, 3rd edition documents with pictures, words, details inside Intel and secondary-market values for every G.I. Joe character, vehicle, play-set, accessory and weapon system – as well as easily lost pieces for each – in this vintage run.

Image: G.I. Joe, 50th Anniversary, Arashikage Clash Action Figure Set (Snake Eyes vs Storm Shadow), 3.75 Inches
G.I. Joe, 50th Anniversary
G.I. Joe, 50th Anniversary
-- The G.I. Joe Team is ready for action and adventure as they match their skills against the evil Cobra organization. Includes: Two 3.75 inch scaled action figures of Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow, 42 accessories, and 4 file cards. Included with Snake Eyes: stand, additional head, 2 machine guns, 1 long sword, 1 pair of binoculars, 2 swords with sheaths, and pistol. Included with Storm Shadow: additional head, bow, 2 sai, 1 fan, 1 pair of nun-chucks, star, and quiver with 2 removable swords.

Image: G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero - The Complete First Series | Chris Latta (Actor), Michael Bell (Actor), Buzz Dixon (Director)
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero - The Complete First Series
-- Yo Joe! G.I. Joe is the code name for America's highly-trained special missions force. Its purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless organization determined to rule the world! In 1983 Hasbro made a bold statement when it relaunched its classic toy line of action heroes as an adventure-based team of unique characters, each with his — and her — own specialties. And because it captured the imaginations and hearts of boys and girls aspiring to make a difference in the world, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero was an immediate success lasting over 25 incredible years.

G.I. Joe Coloring and Activity Books


Image: G.I. Joe: Classics #1 | Kindle and comiXology | by Larry Hama (Author), Herb Trimpe (Illustrator). Publisher: IDW (December 31, 2008)
G.I. Joe: Classics #1

Amazon Freebies:

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Read G.I. Joe ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

Free Military apps

Free Military game apps

Free G.I. Joe game apps

Free Military magazine apps

Listen to G.I. Joe Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

Watch G.I. Joe Videos for Free -- Join Amazon Prime - Watch Thousands of Movies and TV Shows Anytime - Start Free Trial Now

Listen to G.I. Joe Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

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Amazon Kids+ Free Trial - Unlimited access to more than 16,000 kid-friendly books, videos and apps, as well as parental controls to help create a unique experience for each child. (US, Germany, UK)

Prime Gaming Free Trial - Unlock instant access to tons of exclusive content for your favorite games, and a collection of PC games for free... each and every month.




Image: The American Veterans Cookbook: A Collection of Recipes from Veterans and Their Families | Paperback: 156 pages | by Terry Rizzuti (Author), R. Armstrong (Author). Publisher: iUniverse; 1st edition (February 16, 2005)
American Veterans Cookbook

G.I. Joe Recipes:

G.I. Joes Recipe | MyRecipes

Armed Forces Recipe Service - Marines.mil

Military Recipes

Index of Recipes - Armed Forces Recipe Service

Military Recipes | Recipe Goldmine

Military S.O.S. Feasty Style




Image: The Official G. I. Joe Collectors Guide to Collecting and Completing your GI Joe Figures and Accessories | Paperback: 2 pages | by James Desimone (Author). Publisher : G I Joe Collectors Club (February 1, 1993)
Official G. I. Joe Collectors Guide

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

The G.I. Joe Rolodex: The Digital File Card Repository

44 coloring pages of G.I. Joe

The G.I. Joe Vehicle Database

37+ Snake Eyes Coloring Pages

GI Joe Logo Stencil

G.I. Joe Diorama Papercraft Free Download

G.I.Joe Studio Stand Paper Model for Mini Figure Free Papercraft Download

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero - Destro Free Papercraft Download

G. I. Joe Trivia Questions and Answers

The Secret History of G.I. Joe

G.I. Joe (US, UAB) Online Game

GI Joe Online Games

Watch G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Online

G.I. Joe Coloring Pages | AllKidsNetwork

Free Printable Coloring Pages GI Joe Coloring Pages | EducationalColoringPages

G.I. Joe Character Sheets

Free Printable GI Joe Coloring Pages | BestColoringPagesForKids

GI Joe Valentine card for kids

Destro G. I. Joe Paper Toy

Creating Diorama Walls From Foam

G.I. Joe Papercrafts

G.I. Joe Coloring Pages | ColoringPages101


Image: Rank and File: A Guide to 4 inch G.I. Joe Action Figures Volume 3.2 | Staple Bound: 48 pages | by James M. Kavanaugh Jr. (Author), Gary Godsoe (Foreword). Publisher: James M. Kavanaugh Jr.; 3rd edition (January 1, 2020)
Rank and File

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