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The Spearheaders A Personal History of Darby's Rangers

By: Altieri, James

Price: $290.00  $246.50

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1960

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25566

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 318 pages; 25566 View more info

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Darby's Rangers 1942-45

By: Bahmanyar, Mir

Price: $30.00  $25.50

Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom, Osprey Publishing, Limited: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19119

ISBN: 1841766275

Condition: As New


This title shows how the Rangers differed from the standard infantryman in both their combat mession and their combat skills, and how tactics were modified in the light of lessons learned. The experiences of battle covered include the Rangers' first action during the 1942 Dieppe raid; fighting elite Italian Bersaglieri units at Station de Sened and the Afrika Korps at Dernaia Pass in 1943; and the gruelling combat up the Italian boot until war's end. Packed with first ha... View more info

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Staff Officer With The Fifth Army Sicily, Salerno and Anzio

By: Ball, Edmund F.

Price: $48.00  $40.80

Publisher: NY, Exposition Press: 1958

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27554

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


map endpapers. foreword by general mark w. clark. an exposition-banner book, about the campaign in italy during wwii. mild edgewear to mylar-covered dj.; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; 27554 View more info

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The Ranger Force, Darby's Rangers in World War II

By: Black, Col Robert W.

Price: $65.00  $55.25

Publisher: Stackpole Books: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28776

ISBN: 0811705218

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Alongside the Flying Tigers and the Devil's Brigade, the U. S. 6615th Ranger Force--better known as Darby's Rangers after unit's legendary commander, William O. Darby--ranks among the most famous fighting formations of World War II. Like their counterparts who scaled the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc on D-Day, Darby's Rangers led the way, from the dust of Tunisia to the mountain passes of Italy. Rosters of all the Rangers that served in WWII, includes my own father. ; Small 4t... View more info

Rangers In World War II

By: Black, Robert W.

Price: $36.00  $30.60

Publisher: Ballantine: 1992

Seller ID: 16740

ISBN: 0804105650

Condition: As New


Faint spine crease; Mass Market PB; B&W Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 434 pages; 16740 View more info

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Anzio, The Gamble That Failed

By: Blumenson, Martin

Price: $80.00  $68.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22118

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Based on thorough study of both Allied and German records, Anzio discloses a tragic and perhaps unnecessary episode in the controversial Italian campaign. Inscribed and signed by author. Couple of closed tears on DJ, in mylar book jacket cover ; Great Battles of History Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; 22118; Signed by Author View more info

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Fighting With The Screaming Eagles, With The 101st Airborne From Normandy To Bastogne

By: Bowen, Robert M.

Price: $43.00  $36.55

Publisher: London, Greenhill Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 17456

ISBN: 1853674656

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First hand account by a member of 101st airborne division; vivid descriptions of airborne assaults and infantry combat; covers campaigns in Normandy, Holland and the Ardennes. List of other military books published by Greenhill Books on underside of DJ. Minor creasing to lower edge of DJ. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 256 pages; 17456 View more info

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The Nazi Secret Service

By: Brissaud, Andre (translated From The French by Milton Waldman)

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 1974

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 25051

ISBN: 039305523x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Translation of Histoire du service secret nazi. Includes bibliographical reference. Recounts the achievements of Heydrich's Secret Service up to 1940: the capture in 1934 of Sosnowski, the Polish spy with the glamorous helpmates, in a tragicomic climax to his farewell party in his Berlin flat, where the waiters turned out to be disguised S. S. men. the author, a free-lance journalist and television director, has devoted his life since 1945 to investigating aspects of the... View more info

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Mutiny At Salerno An Injustice Exposed

By: David, Saul

Price: $53.00  $45.05

Publisher: London, Brassey's: 1995

Edition: 1st English Edition

Seller ID: 12201

ISBN: 1857531469

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


In late September 1943, nearly 200 veterans of Montgomery's Eighth Army were arrested for refusing orders to join units of the US Fifth Army at the Salerno beachhead in southern Italy. Within six weeks, all but one had been found guilty of mutiny, their sentences ranging from five years' penal servitude to death. Fifty years on, Saul David became the first military historian to gain access to the court martial papers. This book is about that Court Martial. Light crinklin... View more info

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Rangers at Dieppe

By: DeFelice, Jim

Price: $38.00  $32.30

Publisher: NY, Berkley Caliber Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30058

ISBN: 0425219216

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Remainder mark. All else clean, tight and bright. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 300 pages; A remarkable saga of heroism under fire. DeFelice's account of the American Rangers' baptism of fire two years before D-Day is as compelling as it is provocative. This is military history at its best. --Colonel Cole C. Kingseed. Just months after Pearl Harbor, with America still struggling to bring itself up to fighting strength for World War II, it was decided that a special... View more info

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Onward We Charge: The Heroic Story Of Darby's Rangers In World War II

By: Jeffers, H. Paul

Price: $40.00  $34.00

Publisher: NAL Hardcover: 2007

Seller ID: 29342

ISBN: 0451221281

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ crinkled with one small closed tear at upper edge. In new mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; 29342 View more info

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Commandos And Rangers Of World War II

By: Ladd, James

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1978

Seller ID: 15540

ISBN: 0312151675

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Shows how elite behind-the-lines shock troops used their special skills and weapons in beach reconnaissances, sabotage raids, and spearhead invasions that led the Allies to victory. DJ in mylar; small rubbed spot on top edge of rear board. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 288 pages; 15540 View more info

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Commandos And Rangers Of World War II

By: Ladd, James

Price: $33.75  $28.69

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1978

Seller ID: 19965

ISBN: 0312151675

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Shows how elite behind-the-lines shock troops used their special skills and weapons in beach reconnaissances, sabotage raids, and spearhead invasions that led the Allies to victory. Out of printSome wear, minor bumps to corners. DJ in mylar book jacket cover ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 288 pages; 19965 View more info

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The Commandos

By: Mason, Jr. , Herbert Molloy

Price: $118.50  $100.73

Publisher: Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1966

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15043

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Black cloth boards are moderately edgeworn, previous owner's name (a former Darby Ranger) on flypage. DJ in new mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 15043QmSF View more info

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Combined Operations The Official Story of the Commandos

By: Mountbatten, Louis, Vice-Admiral Lord (with A Foreword by)

Price: $21.00  $17.85

Publisher: Macmillan: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30862

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


An astonishing, absolutely absorbing account of the accomplishments of those picked men from the Royal Navy, the British Army, and the Royal Air Force, who worked with U. S. Rangers (of which my father was one) and others of the United Nations in what is known officially as Combined Operations--or, more popularly, the Commandos. Previous owner's name label on front free endpaper. Some foxing. DJ edgeworn with a couple of closed tears and sunned spine. ; B&W Photographs; ... View more info

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Beyond Valor World War II's Ranger and Airborne Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat

By: O'Donnell, Patrick

Price: $60.00  $51.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27842

ISBN: 0684873842

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


In their own words, the personal stories of America's World War II veterans. Here is the first combat history of the war in Europe in the words of the men themselves, and perhaps the most honest and brutal account of combat possible on the printed page. For more than fifty years the individual stories that make up this narrative--shockingly frank reflections of sacrifice and courage--have been bottled up, buried, or circulated privately. Now, nearing the ends of their li... View more info

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Steel Inferno, SS Panzer Corps In Normandy

By: Reynolds, Michael

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: NY, Sarpedon: 1997

Seller ID: 28222

ISBN: 1885119445

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The story of the 1st and 12th SS Panzer Divisions in the 1944 Normandy campaign. Previous owner's label on spine of DJ. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 314 pages; 28222 View more info

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The Curtain Rises

By: Reynolds, Quentin

Price: $35.00  $29.75

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1944

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 24376

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's name. Edgeworn DJ in mylar. Page 217 dog-eared. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 353 pages; 24376 View more info

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Hitler's Panzers East

By: Stolfi, R.H.S.

Price: $19.50  $16.58

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28223

ISBN: 0806124008

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


But for one fateful decision, Germany could have won World War II in the summer of 1941.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 272 pages; 28223 View more info

The American Heritage Picture History Of World War II

By: Sulzberger, C. L.

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: American Heritage: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26657

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


The drama and tragedy of the Second World War is revealed in hundreds of great photos (many never before published) and a superb narrative by a Pulitze Prize-winning journalist. 720 illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 640 pages; 26657 View more info