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Flyboys A True Story of Courage

By: Bradley, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2003

Seller ID: 27956

ISBN: 0316105848

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Over the remote Pacific island of Chichi Jima, nine American flyers--Navy and Marine airmen sent to bomb Japanese communications towers there--were shot down. One of those nine was miraculously rescued by a U. S. Navy submarine. The others were captured by Japanese soldiers in Chich Jima and held prisoner. Then they disappeared. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 398 pages; 27956 View more info

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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

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The Hunters And The Hunted

By: Brennecke, Jochen (translated by R. H. Stevens)

Price: $21.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 1957

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24641

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


A dramatic German account of the U-boats of World War II -- their most celebrated commanders, their triumphs and terrors, their heroics and final defeat. 26 b/w pictures. DJ has minor edgewear, couple of closed tears. Previous owner's name; cataloging label neatly taped to price-clipped DJ spine which is faded. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; 24641 View more info

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Devil Boats The PT War Against Japan

By: Breuer, William

Price: $17.01

Publisher: Presidio: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24644

ISBN: 0891412697

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The PT boat was a class of motor torpedo boats used by the United States during the Second World War. Their agility and speed consistently bested even the most outlandish expectations. Against Japan, they figure prominently in some of the best-known feats of heroism of the entire war. Previous owner's cataloging label neatly taped to spine. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 229 pages; 24644 View more info

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Death Of A Nazi Army The Falaise Pocket

By: Breuer, William B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scarborough House: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24063

ISBN: 0812885201

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The Epic German Defeat in France--Rivaling Only Stalingrad. Hitler forbade retreat. The Allies denied escape. Although not a large print edition, the print is larger than in most books. Epilogue, bibliography and index. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; 24063 View more info

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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

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The Nazi Secret Service

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

Price: $25.00

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 history of our times. DJ clipped lower corner, price in upper corner. Old bookstore price sticker on front pastedown. Previo... View more info

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Tomorrow Is Forever

By: Bristow, Gwen

Price: $17.01

Publisher: Chicago, Consolidated Book: 1944

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 28317

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Special edition published exclusively for members of the People's Book Club. A wartime book. Wear at head of spine. Previous owner's name and address from 1944 ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages; 28317 View more info

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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

The Army

By: Brown, Ashley, and Jonathan Reed (Ed's)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: The National Historical Society: 1988

Seller ID: 17492

ISBN: 0918678420

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Dog-eared pages. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 174 pages; 17492 View more info

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Coming Fury The Centennial History of the Civil War, Volume One

By: Bruce Catton; Director Of Research E.B. Long

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31494

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Newspaper clipping about NAACP targeting Confederate flag plaque in Texas laid in at title page.. Previous owner's label on ffep, map endpapers. ; Vol. 1; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 565 pages; 31494 View more info

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The Turn Of The Tide A History of the War Years Based on the Diaries of Field-Marshal Lord Alanbrooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1957

Edition: BOMC

Seller ID: 27971

ISBN: 0316105848

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


A monumental, sweeping, firsthand account of mankind's bloodiest, most terrible war as it was fought by the men at the top -- the chieftains, the makers and shapers of history. It is a book that dramatically captures all the frightful necessities, the turnings of fate that govern men at war. Endpapers with pictures of those leaders. DJ chipped, holy, torn, in new mylar; top edge freckled. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 624 pages; 27971 View more info

U-boats At War

By: Busch, Harald

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1955

Seller ID: 27660

Condition: Very Good+


Wear at heel of spine. No creases, dog-ears or writing. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 175 pages; 27660 View more info

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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

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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

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War In The West:

By: Cannan, John (Ed. )

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Popular Culture Ink: 1990

Seller ID: 29284

ISBN: 0831730846

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Eyewitness History of the Civil War Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 29284 View more info

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A Rumor Of War, Philip Caputo 1977

By: Caputo, Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31696

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


This is the story of men at war. It is about the things men do in war, and the things war does to them. A Viet Nam story. DJ is torn, edgeworn, chipped and in mylar book jacket cover. View more info

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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

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The War Lords, Military Commanders Of The Twentieth Century

By: Carver, Field Marshal Sir Michael

Price: $17.01

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 sphere of command was less extended. Minimal edgewear, DJ in new mylar. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 624 ... 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