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Image for D-Day June 6, 1944 The Climactic Battle of World War II

D-Day June 6, 1944 The Climactic Battle of World War II

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 19674

ISBN: 068480137x

Condition: Very Good-


The preeminent chronicle of the most important day in the twentierth century reveals how the original plans for invasion were abandoned, and how ordinary soldiers and officers acted on their own initiative. Above all it is the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their existence, when the horrors, complexities, and triumphs of life are laid bare. Front cover creased, rear cover has small closed tear along foredge, remainder mark. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 655 pages; 19674 View more info

Image for Citizen Soldiers The U. S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944--May7,1945

Citizen Soldiers The U. S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944--May7,1945

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27372

ISBN: 0684815257

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U. S. Army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day (June 7, 1944) until the end of the bitterest days of the war (almost a year later). ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 512 pages; 27372 View more info

Image for Band Of Brothers E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normancy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

Band Of Brothers E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normancy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2001

Seller ID: 28239

ISBN: 074322454x

Condition: Very Good+


The story of the men in this brave unit who fought, went hungry, froze, and died, a company that took 150% casualties and considered the Purple Heart a badge of office. The HBO miniseries event produced by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg based on this story. New foreword by the author. Very slight edgewear. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 336 pages; 28239 View more info

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The Lost Ships Of Guadalcanal Exploring the Ghost Fleet of the South Pacific

By: Ballard, Robert D. & Rick Archbold

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Warner Books Inc: 1993

Seller ID: 24057

ISBN: 0446516368

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Re-creates the whole story of the campaign that changed the course of the Pacific war. For all the fame of its air and land batttles, Guadalcanal is also a compelling story of sailors and warships. Minor crinkling of top edge of DJ. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 227 pages; 24057 View more info

Image for The World War II Combat Film Anatomy of a Genre

The World War II Combat Film Anatomy of a Genre

By: Basinger, Jeanine

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26396

ISBN: 0231059523

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Covers the history of World War II combat films for the 4 decades following the war. Filmography, bibliography and index. Review of the film "Anzio" (featuring Darby's Rangers in 1968) on page 325. One very small closed tear on upper edge of DJ. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 373 pages; 26396 View more info

Image for Stalin's Silver The Sinking of the USS John Barry

Stalin's Silver The Sinking of the USS John Barry

By: Beasant, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, St Martins Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Revised Edition

Seller ID: 28286

ISBN: 0312205902

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


John Beasant recreates the USS John Barry's fateful voyage and death-defying salvage. With help from the mission's survivors, Beasant resolves a 50-year-old mystery: where was the merchant ship taking its precious cargo? Stalin's Silver is as much a sensational account of politics and intrigue between governments during World War II as it is the story of the world's most valuable and mysterious sunken treasure, and the men who recovered it. ; B&W and color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 216 pages; 28286 View more info

Typhoon Of Steel The Battle for Okinawa

By: Belote, James H. & William M. Belote

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1984

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 10070

ISBN: 0553243721

Condition: Very Good+


Specially illustrated edition. Minor wear, one spine crease. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 409 pages; 10070 View more info

Image for Hitler Victorious: Eleven Stories Of The German Victory In World War II

Hitler Victorious: Eleven Stories Of The German Victory In World War II

By: Benford, Gregory, & Martin H. Greenberg (Ed. 's)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garland Publishing: 1986

Seller ID: 16886

ISBN: 0824086589

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Contents: 'imagining the abyss'; 'two dooms'; 'the fall of frenchy steiner'; 'through road no whither'; 'weihnachtsabend'; 'do ye hear the children weeping? ' and more. Closed tear at upper edge of DJ rear panel, near a rubbed area at edge. ; Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, Vol. 624 Series; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 276 pages; 16886 View more info

Song And Service Book For Ship And Field

By: Bennett, Ivan L. (Ed. ) , Army and Navy

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., United States Government Printing Office: 1942

Seller ID: 30110

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This is a service book containing selected hymns and musical scores approved by the chaplains of the army and navy. With catholic and protestant sections. ; 30110 View more info

Image for Private Breger's War His Adventures in Britain and At the Front

Private Breger's War His Adventures in Britain and At the Front

By: Breger, David

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Random house: 1944

Seller ID: 30876

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Private Breger was a cartoonist in the war. This is a collection of his cartoons. Light soil, some spotting and edgewear. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages; 30876 View more info

Image for World War II, The Axis Assault, 1939-1942 The Documents, Speeches, Diaries, and Newpaper Reporting That Defined World War II

World War II, The Axis Assault, 1939-1942 The Documents, Speeches, Diaries, and Newpaper Reporting That Defined World War II

By: Brinkley, Douglas (General editor)

Price: $21.00

Publisher: NY, Times Books, Henry Holt and Company: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30858

ISBN: 0805072462

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


We have long relied on historians to sift through the debris of history and piece together narratives to shape our understanding of events. But it is in the letters, diaries, speeches, song lyrics, newspaper articles, and government papers that history comes alive. The New York Times Living History books reinvigorate history by presenting the actual documents and images of the day. ; The New York Times Living History Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 349 pages; 30858 View more info

Image for Britain Against Germany 1939-1945 A Record in Pictures

Britain Against Germany 1939-1945 A Record in Pictures

By: British Information Services

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, British Information Services: 1945

Seller ID: 27012

Condition: Good+


Edgeworn, tanned; tear at heel of spine. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 127 pages; 27012 View more info

Image for The Tigers Are Burning The Story of the Battle of Kursk

The Tigers Are Burning The Story of the Battle of Kursk

By: Caidin, Martin

Price: $17.01

Publisher: NY, Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24621

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


The Greatest Single Land-And-Air Combat Engagement in Military History. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 243 pages; 24621 View more info

Image for JG 26  Photographic History of the Luftwaffe's Top Guns

JG 26 Photographic History of the Luftwaffe's Top Guns

By: Caldwell, Donald L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Motorbooks Intl: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31384

ISBN: 0879388455

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner's cataloging dots taped to lower spine edge. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 168 pages; 31384 View more info

Image for Under Cover My Four Years in the Nazi Underworld of America

Under Cover My Four Years in the Nazi Underworld of America

By: Carlson, John Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Blakiston Company, Distributed By E. P. Dutton: 1943

Edition: 24th Printing

Seller ID: 21730

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


The Amazing Revelation of How Axis Agents & Other Enemies Within Are Now Plotting to Destroy the United States. Worn, rubbed, chipped DJ in mylar. Top edge freckled, small bump lower rear board ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 544 pages; 21730 View more info

With The 41st Division In The Southwest Pacific A Foot Soldier's Story

By: Catanzaro, Francis B.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24370

ISBN: 0253341426

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A firsthand account of jungle warfare in New Guinea and the Philippines during World War II. In the enormous literature of the Second World War, there are surprisingly few accounts of fighting in the southwest Pacific, fewer still by common infantrymen. This memoir, written with a simple and direct honesty that is rare indeed, follows a foot soldier’s career from basic training to mustering out. It takes the reader into the jungles and caves of New Guinea and the Philippines during the long campaign to win the war against Japan. From basic training at Camp Roberts through combat, occupation,... View more info

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Closing The Ring The Second World War

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1951

Edition: BOMC

Seller ID: 31231

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


This fifth volume of Churchill's history of WWII carries us from the beginning of the summer of 1943 to the evening of june 5, 1944, with the great armada converging on the rendezvous south of the the Isle of Wight, poised for the historic landing on June 6 and Mussolini was brought down. Hearts are kindled by the names of Salerno, Taranto, Anzio, and the monastery on the Cassino massif. Corners bumped, DJ chipped and rubbed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 749 pages; 31231 View more info

Image for Closing The Ring The Second World War

Closing The Ring The Second World War

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1951

Edition: BOMC

Seller ID: 31232

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


This book brings Churchill's panoramic history of the Second World War to a close. Previous owner's bookplate, DJ chipped, torn and rubbed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 749 pages; 31232 View more info

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Is Paris Burning?

By: Collins, Larry, and Dominique Lapierre

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1965

Seller ID: 21418

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Map endpapers. How Paris miraculously escaped Adolf Hitler's sentence of death in August 1944. DJ chipped at extremities. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 376 pages; 21418 View more info

Fallen Eagle The Last Days of the Third Reich

By: Cross, Robin

Price: $17.01

Publisher: London, Michael O' Mara Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24623

ISBN: 1854797360

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A view of the closing months of World War II in Europe through to the early days of the Cold War which succeeded it. The year 1945 opens with fighting in Holland and the Lower Rhine. In the East, on 12 January, the greatest offensive of the war begins in fog and snow as the Soviets break through German lines on the Vistula, 125 miles south of Warsaw. From privates to presidents, "Fallen Eagle" brings to life the personal, political and military dramas which altered the map of Europe for half a century. Previous owner's cataloging label neatly taped to spine. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8&#... View more info