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Adolf Galland The Authorised Biography

By: Baker, David

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: London, Windrow & Greene: 1996

Edition: 1st English Edition

Seller ID: 25052

ISBN: 1859150179

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 316 pages; 25052 View more info

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The Biographical Dictionary Of World War II

By: Boatner, III, Mark M.

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Presidio Press: 1996

Seller ID: 26254

ISBN: 0891415483

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 736 pages; 26254 View more info

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The War Lords, Military Commanders Of The Twentieth Century

By: Carver, Field Marshal Sir Michael

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1976

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 18336

ISBN: 0316130605

Condition: 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 sph... View more info

Blood, Sweat, And Tears

By: Churchill, Winston

Price: $21.00  $17.85

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1941

Edition: BOMC

Seller ID: 26940

Condition: 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 View more info

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War Bird, The Life And Times Of Elliott White Springs

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 27702

ISBN: 080781752x

Condition: 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 View more info

War Bird, The Life And Times Of Elliott White Springs

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27094

ISBN: 080781752x

Condition: 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 wa... View more info

Our Man In Panama

By: Dinges, John

Price: $21.00  $17.85

Publisher: Random House: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 18328

ISBN: 0394549104

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Price-clipped DJ. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 402 pages; 18328QmC View more info

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Patton A Study in Command

By: Essame, H.

Price: $11.00  $9.35

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1974

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 30860

Condition: 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 View more info

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General Smuts (jan Christian Smuts)

By: Kiernan, R. H.

Price: $19.50  $16.58

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17611

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Memoirs Of Field-Marshal The Viscount Montgomery Of Alamein, K. G.

By: Law, Bernard

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: World Publishing: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30753

Condition: 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 View more info

When The Fighting Is All Over

By: Lyle, Katie Letcher

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Longstreet Press: 1997

Seller ID: 27020

ISBN: 1563524260

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 313 pages; 27020 View more info

HIROHITO

By: Manning, Paul

Price: $13.50  $11.48

Publisher: Bantam: 1986

Seller ID: 13056

ISBN: 0553347950

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 263 pages; 13056Qmc View more info

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Colin Powell Soldier/statesman -- Statesman/soldier

By: Means, Howard

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31423

ISBN: 1556113358

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 369 pages; 31423 View more info

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Marshall, Hero For Our Times

By: Mosley, Leonard

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Hearst Books: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30410

ISBN: 0878513043

Condition: 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 p... View more info

HAZARDOUS DUTY

By: Singlaub, John K.

Price: $21.00  $17.85

Publisher: Summit Books: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27841

ISBN: 0671705164

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 574 pages; 27841Qmc View more info

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The Stilwell Papers

By: Stilwell, Joseph W. (Arranged and edited by Theodore H. White)

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: NY, William Sloane Associates: 1948

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15188

Condition: 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 View more info

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Hitler: Man Of The Century A History in Photographs

By: Walther, Herbert (editor)

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: NY, Military Book Club: 1997

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 28999

Condition: 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... View more info

MISSING IN ACTION

By: Wardlaw, Charles Digby

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: Wardlaw: 1979

Seller ID: 26283

Condition: Very Good+


A few faint spots on covers. Otherwise like new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 111 pages View more info

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Operation Garbo The Personal Story of the Most Successful Double Agent of World War II, Juan Pujol

By: West, Nigel

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Random House: 1985

Edition: 1st America Edition

Seller ID: 30632

ISBN: 0394547772

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


For the first time ever, here's the inside story of World War II's most deadly double agent. Operation Garbo has been highly acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic. Here at last, with historic photographs and documents, is Britain's Intelligence agent Juan Pujol's story. DJ is edgeworn with one tiny closed tear, now in new mylar. Remainder mark, ffep clipped. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 205 pages; 30632 View more info