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Image for The Few  The American "Knights of the Air" Who Risked Everything to Fight in the Battle of Britain

The Few The American "Knights of the Air" Who Risked Everything to Fight in the Battle of Britain

By: Kershaw, Alex

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30871

ISBN: 0306813033

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Before America joined WWII, the never-before-told story of thrill-seeking Americans who defied their country's neutrality laws to fly side-by-side with England's finest pilots. They flew the lethal and elegant Spitfire, and became "knights of the air." With minimal training and plenty of guts they dueled the skilled pilots of Germany's Luftwaffe in the blue skies over England. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 301 pages; 30871 View more info

Image for The Borrowed Years  1938-1941 America On The Way To War

The Borrowed Years 1938-1941 America On The Way To War

By: Ketchum, Richard M.

Price: $14.01

Publisher: Random House: 1989

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31223

ISBN: 0394560116

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Time was running out for Americans. In 1938, they saw the signs of coming out of the Depression--and come out they did, into war. The three years 1938-1941 were to be a time of profound, permanent change. An age of air power, of the power of radio, and of men and women driven toward a destiny they had no wish to be a part of but which descended on them with the bombs over Pearl Harbor. DJ rubbed, edgeworn. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 896 pages View more info

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General Smuts (jan Christian Smuts)

By: Kiernan, R. H.

Price: $27.00

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

Scum Of The Earth

By: Koestler, Arthur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 20374

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Endpapers browning, maroon boards with silver lettering, DJ, clipped but with price intact, is chipped, torn, sunned and in mylar book jacket cover. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 287 pages; 20374 View more info

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Mathew Brady: Photographing History

By: Komroff, Manuel

Price: $14.01

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Britannica Books: 1962

Seller ID: 21774

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


Photographs from the Ansco Historical Collection, the Chicago Historical Society, and Kean Archives, Philadelphia. Mathew Brady's name shines brightly, not only as a pioneer photographer, but also as an invaluable recorder of history. 18 chapters plus 29 illustrations. Book's spine/front board is cracked, not affecting the binding. DJ is edgeworn and chipped at extremities, in mylar book jacket cover. ; Great Lives for Young Americans Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; 21774 View more info

The Officer's Handbook: A Soviet View

By: Kozlov, S. N

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USGPO: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 30428

Condition: Near Fine


Published under the auspices of the United States Air Force. No spine creases, writing, etc. , ffep clipped; Soviet Military Thought #13 Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 358 pages; 30428 View more info

The Tunnel At Loibl Pass

By: Lacaze, Andre (translated by Barrett W. Dower, Julian Evans and Anne Gray)

Price: $25.20

Publisher: Doubleday: 1981

Seller ID: 25053

ISBN: 0385150156

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Minor rubbing and edgewear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 618 pages; 25053Qmpow View more info

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Commandos And Rangers Of World War II

By: Ladd, James

Price: $20.00

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: $40.50

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

Children Of The Flames

By: Lagnado, Lucette Matalon, and Sheila Cohn Dekel

Price: $25.20

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1991

Seller ID: 24630

ISBN: 0688096956

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Previous owner's cataloging label neatly taped to spine. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; 24630 Qmpow View more info

The Photographic History Of The Civil War, The Armies And Leaders Poetry And Eloquence

By: Lanier, Robert S. (Ed. )

Price: $63.00

Publisher: Blue & Gray Press: 1987

Seller ID: 21722

ISBN: 1555212026

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Complete and unabridged. Index. Oversize, heavy book. ; Vol. 5; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 352+ pages; 21722 View more info

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Shoah An Oral History of the Holocaust

By: Lanzmann, Claude

Price: $14.01

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1985

Seller ID: 14824

ISBN: 0394551427

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


This comprehensive transcription documents the interviews--with former German official bureaucrats, Polish peasants, and German colonizers of occupied Poland. The complete text of the film by Claude Lanzmann. Preface by Simone de Beauvoir and is quoted on the back panel: "Shoah is not an easy film to talk about. There is a magic in this film that defies explanation. After the war, we read masses of accounts of the ghettos and the exterminatikon camps, and we were devastated. But when we see today Claude Lanzmann's extraordinary film, we realize we have understood nothing. In spite of every... View more info

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

By: Law, Bernard

Price: $10.00

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

The Wars Of America, 2 Volume Set

By: Leckie, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1968

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 26956

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Dust jackets are rubbed and edgeworn with a closed finger-sized tear at fore edge of rear panel of volume 1. DJ spines are sunned. Both volumes have what appears to be yellow hiliter marks on bottom page edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1062 pages; 26956 View more info

Image for The Wars of America, Vol. 1  Quebec to Appomattox

The Wars of America, Vol. 1 Quebec to Appomattox

By: Leckie, Robert & Richard B. Morris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1968

Seller ID: 30817

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Contents: the colonial wars; the war of the revolution; the war of 1812; the war with mexico; the civil war. Ten maps. Tiny cut on spine/rear board juncture. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 564 pages; 30817 View more info

Image for The Colonel's Lady On The Western Frontier

The Colonel's Lady On The Western Frontier

By: Leckie, Shirley Anne (Ed. )

Price: $14.01

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska: 1989

Seller ID: 14218

ISBN: 0803279299

Condition: Good+


Collects the letters of the wife of Civil War major general Benjamin H. Grierson, describing daily life and hardships at frontier posts like Fort Riley, Fort Concho, Fort Davis, and Fort Grant. Front cover creased; dampstaining top edge, albeit faint. ; Women in the West Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages; 14218J View more info

Image for The German Air Force The Story of the Luftwaffe from its Secret Beginning to the Fall of Germany...

The German Air Force The Story of the Luftwaffe from its Secret Beginning to the Fall of Germany...

By: Lee, Asher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24328

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


This is the story of the once proud Luftwaffe from the time it was secretly established in defiance of treaty regulations until it was swept from the sky by Allied air power. No arm of the German military machine contributed more heavily to the success of the blitzkrieg than did the German Air Force. Wing Commander Lee was the Air Ministry's leading authority on the German Air Force. DJ edgeworn (in new mylar cover) , spine sunned; previous owner's name. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages; 24328 View more info

Image for Ten Thousand Tons By Christmas

Ten Thousand Tons By Christmas

By: Lee, White Edwin

Price: $14.01

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 14316

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


The author was an integral part of the Hump operation, a saga of insurmountable difficulties overcome, of impossible situations met and conquered, of the native ingenuity and resourcefulness of Americans' knowhow strained to its utmost--and of a job well done. The Hump was a legendary, impossible air route from India to China, unthinkable to fly as its corridor crossed over the towering, foreboding Himalayas, having the world's worst weather, the natural boundary between India and China. Map endpapers. Although the book itself is in very good condition, the DJ must have been removed while it w... View more info

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I Was A Nazi Flier, Flight Sargeant In The Luftwaffe

By: Leske, Gottfried (edited by Curt Riess)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Dial Press: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30451

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


This is a document, written in a young German flier's own words, and it tells how an average Nazi airman thinks, feels and lives. For the first time the outside world will have an opportunity to see a Nazi stripped of all pretense, revealing himself starkly in the light of clear day. This diary was privately kept. Leske did not dream that it would ever be published--especially in an alien country. Previous owner's name and small scuff on spine. DJ clipped, moderately edgeworn. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages; 30451 View more info

Image for Rommel As Military Commander

Rommel As Military Commander

By: Lewin, Ronald

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY: Barnes & Noble Books, 2001, New York, NY: 1998

Seller ID: 31692

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


35 Illustrations and 17 maps. ; B&W Illustrations and pictures; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 272 pages; 31692 View more info