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Adolf Galland The Authorised Biography, Baker, David
1 Adolf Galland The Authorised Biography
Baker, David
London Windrow & Greene 1996 1859150179 / 9781859150177 1st English Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 316 pages; 25052 
Price: 10.00 USD 6.00 USD 
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The Biographical Dictionary Of World War II, Boatner, III, Mark M.
2 The Biographical Dictionary Of World War II
Boatner, III, Mark M.
Presidio Press 1996 0891415483 / 9780891415480 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 736 pages; 26254 
Price: 15.00 USD 9.00 USD 
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The War Lords, Military Commanders Of The Twentieth Century, Carver, Field Marshal Sir Michael
3 The War Lords, Military Commanders Of The Twentieth Century
Carver, Field Marshal Sir Michael
Little, Brown 1976 0316130605 / 9780316130608 1st US Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
An engrossing series of short, detailed biographies of forty-three of the dominant military commanders of this century. Each figure--his character and strategy, his talents and eccentricities--is assessed both in the context of his own period and in the overall history of twentieth-century warfare. The list not only includes those commanders whose names remain household words, but also men whose military genius has earned them unquestionable distinction even if their sphere of command was less extended. Minimal edgewear, DJ in new mylar. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 624 pages; 18336 
Price: 13.00 USD 7.80 USD 
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4 Blood, Sweat, And Tears
Churchill, Winston
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1941 BOMC Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Chipped and torn DJ in mylar. Previous owner's name on rear panel of DJ. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 462 pages; 26940Qmc 
Price: 13.00 USD 7.80 USD 
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War Bird, The Life And Times Of Elliott White Springs, Davis, Burke
5 War Bird, The Life And Times Of Elliott White Springs
Davis, Burke
Chapel Hill University of North Carolina 1987 080781752x / 9780807817520 1st Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
This is the first biography of the legendary Elliott White Springs--World War I ace, best-selling author, advertising genius, and maverick master of a textile manufacturing empire. Remember Springmaid sheets? ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 267 pages; 27702 
Price: 20.00 USD 12.00 USD 
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6 War Bird, The Life And Times Of Elliott White Springs
Davis, Burke
Chapel Hill, NC University of North Carolina Press 1987 080781752x / 9780807817520 1st Edition Hardcover Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket 
Davis (1913-2006) received numerous lifetime achievement awards, among them election to the North Carolina Journalism Hall of Fame (1984) , induction into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame (2000) , and an honorary doctorate from Greensboro College (2000). During the 1980s he served as a juror for the biography category of the Pulitzer Prize. Davis split his time between homes in North Carolina and Patrick County, Virginia, until his death on August 18, 2006. It was his family's mill that made the first Springmaid linens. Davis (1913-2006) received numerous lifetime achievement awards, among them election to the North Carolina Journalism Hall of Fame (1984) , induction into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame (2000) , and an honorary doctorate from Greensboro College (2000). During the 1980s he served as a juror for the biography category of the Pulitzer Prize. Davis split his time between homes in North Carolina and Patrick County, Virginia, until his death on August 18, 2006. It was his family's mill that made the first Springmaid linens. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 267 pages; 27094 
Price: 25.00 USD 15.00 USD 
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7 Our Man In Panama
Dinges, John
Random House 1990 0394549104 / 9780394549101 1st Edition; 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Price-clipped DJ. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 402 pages; 18328QmC 
Price: 13.00 USD 7.80 USD 
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Patton  A Study in Command, Essame, H.
8 Patton A Study in Command
Essame, H.
Charles Scribner's Sons 1974 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Equally intense admiration and dislike, Patton distinguished himself as a figure of unusual energy and notable ability. This book focuses on Patton's achievements in the battlefield during WWII. DJ lightly chipped with a couple of tiny closed tears. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages; 30860 
Price: 8.00 USD 4.80 USD 
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Memories And Memorials Of William Gordon McCabe, 2-volume Set, Gordon, Armistead Churchill
9 Memories And Memorials Of William Gordon McCabe, 2-volume Set
Gordon, Armistead Churchill
Richmond, VA Old Dominion Press 1925 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Born in 1841; Died in 1920. When the Civil War began, McCabe left the university of Virginia to enter military service as a private rising to Captain. He also achieved fame as a scholar, author, poet, translator, and editor. Tissued frontispieces. Volume 1 is William Gordon McCabe about middle aged, volume frontispiece a painting of him right before his death. NOT ex-library. Paper spine labels have a couple of minute chips; previous owner's imprinted name on front flyleaf of each volume. Small address labels ["Milton Hall"] in lower corner of front pastedowns of each volume. Maroon boards. 2-volume set. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 444+431 pages; 21849 
Price: 165.00 USD 99.00 USD 
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General Smuts (jan Christian Smuts), Kiernan, R. H.
10 General Smuts (jan Christian Smuts)
Kiernan, R. H.
London George G. Harrap & Company 1944 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Previous owner's name. DJ tattered and torn, in mylar book jacket cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages; 17611 
Price: 19.50 USD 11.70 USD 
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The Memoirs Of Field-Marshal The Viscount Montgomery Of Alamein, K. G., Law, Bernard
11 The Memoirs Of Field-Marshal The Viscount Montgomery Of Alamein, K. G.
Law, Bernard
World Publishing 1958 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
61 pictures and maps, following page 290. Gift note, tiny critter footprints along edge of free endpaper. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 508 pages; 30753 
Price: 8.00 USD 4.80 USD 
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12 When The Fighting Is All Over
Lyle, Katie Letcher
Atlanta, GA Longstreet Press 1997 1563524260 / 9781563524264 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 313 pages; 27020 
Price: 15.00 USD 9.00 USD 
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13 HIROHITO
Manning, Paul
Bantam 1986 0553347950 / 9780553347951 Softcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 263 pages; 13056Qmc 
Price: 8.75 USD 5.25 USD 
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Colin Powell Soldier/statesman -- Statesman/soldier, Means, Howard
14 Colin Powell Soldier/statesman -- Statesman/soldier
Means, Howard
Dutton 1992 1556113358 / 9781556113352 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 369 pages; 31423 
Price: 15.00 USD 9.00 USD 
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Marshall, Hero For Our Times, Mosley, Leonard
15 Marshall, Hero For Our Times
Mosley, Leonard
Hearst Books 1982 0878513043 / 9780878513048 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Winston Churchill called him the "organizer of victory". Harry Truman said "he was the greatest of the great". And General George Patton vowed he "would rather face the whole Nazi Panzer army single-handed than be called to an interview with General Marshall". This is the first anecdotal, single-volume biography of George C. Marshall, one of the greatest generals in our history, a private, often enigmatic man, whose life was marked by incredible peaks and awesome depths. DJ in new mylar. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 570 pages; 30410 
Price: 13.00 USD 7.80 USD 
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16 HAZARDOUS DUTY
Singlaub, John K.
Summit Books 1991 0671705164 / 9780671705169 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 574 pages; 27841Qmc 
Price: 13.00 USD 7.80 USD 
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The Stilwell Papers, Stilwell, Joseph W. (Arranged and edited by Theodore H. White)
17 The Stilwell Papers
Stilwell, Joseph W. (Arranged and edited by Theodore H. White)
NY William Sloane Associates 1948 Stated 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
A Private Record of the Challenge and Burden of High Responsibility; a story of historic men and events & of the personal courage, wrath & sorrow of a great American soldier and statesman. 32 pages of photographs, maps and endpapers by Rafael Palacios. DJ rubbed, crinkled, and edgeworn, in mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages; 15188 
Price: 18.00 USD 10.80 USD 
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Over The Hump  The Story of General William H. Tunner - The Man Who Moved Anything Anywhere, Anytime, Tunner, William H.
18 Over The Hump The Story of General William H. Tunner - The Man Who Moved Anything Anywhere, Anytime
Tunner, William H.
Duell, Sloan and Pearce 1964 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
"The Hump" -- the extremely hazardous, vital Himalayan Airlift of World War II--had been a graveyard for many a commanding officer, as well as a major danger to the survival of our entire air operation in the Far East. Tunner was given this rough assignment and commanded it with all the dedication and expertise he could muster. 16 pictures following page 54. DJ, torn and wrinkled, is in mylar. Tiny stains to fore edge. ; B&W Photographs; 31251 
Price: 15.00 USD 9.00 USD 
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Hitler: Man Of The Century A History in Photographs, Walther, Herbert (editor)
19 Hitler: Man Of The Century A History in Photographs
Walther, Herbert (editor)
NY Military Book Club 1997 Book Club Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
There can be little doubt that Hitler changed the lives of everyone who lived in Europe during his formative and active years, and since his death the lives of generations throughout the world have been, to a greater or lesser degree, altered because of his presence on the earth. It was hitler who revitalised and united Germany after the chaos and destruction of World War I. It was Hitler around whom the Nazi Party was based, which in his name built a massive war machine, redrew the map of Europe and stifled criticism of any kind. Previous owner's cataloging dots on lower spine of DJ. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 255 pages; 28999 
Price: 25.00 USD 15.00 USD 
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20 MISSING IN ACTION
Wardlaw, Charles Digby
Wardlaw 1979 Softcover Very Good+ 
A few faint spots on covers. Otherwise like new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 111 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD 6.00 USD 
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