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The Reader's Companion to Military History

By: Cowley, Robert & Society for Military History & Geoffrey Parker

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30453

ISBN: 0395669693

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


The first major reference work on military history to present a global perspective. Set up alphabetically. Index. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. ; B&W Photographs; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 573 pages View more info

U-boat Commander A Periscope View of the Battle of the Atlantic

By: Cremer, Peter (In Collaboration with Fritz Brustat-Naval, translated by Lawrence Wilson)

Price: $14.01

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1984

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 24642

ISBN: 0870219693

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Rubbed spot at heel of DJ. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages; 24642 View more info

A Guide To Airborne Weapons

By: Crosby, David F.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Co.: 2003

Seller ID: 24326

ISBN: 1877853674

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 135 pages; 24326pta View more info

Fallen Eagle The Last Days of the Third Reich

By: Cross, Robin

Price: $14.01

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

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Journey Among Warriors

By: Curie, Eve

Price: $14.01

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Doran and Co.: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28528

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


In the unfolding chaos of WWII, it is little short of amazing that any reporter is capable of traversing the globe and acquiring access to all the leading military and political leaders to learn of their plans and visions for the war itself and their hope for the aftermath, and witness their actual efforts and those of their followers. Edgeworn and chipped DJ in new mylar. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 501 pages; 28528 View more info

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World War, Its Cause And Cure

By: Curtis, Lionel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1946

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 12618

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Book plate on front endpaper. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 274 pages; 12618 View more info

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Mutiny At Salerno An Injustice Exposed

By: David, Saul

Price: $50.00

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 crinkling to DJ, scuff on flyleaf. Foreword by Sir Ludovic Kennedy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 240 pages; 12201 View more info

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War Bird, The Life And Times Of Elliott White Springs

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $25.00

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: $30.00

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 was his family's mill that made the first Springmaid linens. Davis (1913-2006) received numerous lifetime achievement awards, a... View more info

The Civil War Strange and Fascinating Facts

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Fairfax Press: 1982

Seller ID: 23563

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Dampstains to DJ. Moderately edgeworn. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 249 pages; 23563 View more info

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Jeb Stuart The Last Cavalier

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $14.01

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Co.: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28313

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Illustrated with 7 maps, 8 pages pf photographs. Dampstained, edgeworn and torn DJ in new mylar. Previous owner's bookplate. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 462 pages; 28313cw View more info

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Don't Know Much About the Civil War Everything You Need to Know about America's Greatest Conflict but Never Learned

By: Davis, Kenneth C

Price: $12.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 1996

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31491

ISBN: 0688118143

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Newspaper clipping about Mexico's discovery of slaves graves laid in at page 151. Includes a wealth of "hidden history", the lesser-known facts, sure to fascinate even the most learned Civil War buff. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 518 pages View more info

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The Orphan Brigade The Kentucky Confederates Who Couldn't Go Home

By: Davis, William C,

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1980

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 12928

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


On september 18, 1861, ominous sounds of battle thundering in the distance, the Kentucky legislature voted to align itself with the Union. It was a decision which tore at the heart of the staate, splitting apart families and severing friendships. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages; 12928 View more info

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Battle At Bull Run

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1977

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 21554

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages; 21554 View more info

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Rangers at Dieppe

By: DeFelice, Jim

Price: $35.00

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 specially-trained force based upon the British commando squads should be formed. They would become known as the Rangers. Before thei... View more info

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German: Course Supplement Basic Structures, Introductory Module, Guide To Module Use; Present Tense Of Vowel-changing Verbs

By: Defense Language Institute

Price: $5.00

Publisher: California, Foreign Language Center, Department of Defense: 1975

Seller ID: 29940

Condition: Very Good


The Defense Language Institute (DLI) is a United States Department of Defense (DoD) educational and research institution, which provides linguistic and cultural instruction to the Department of Defense, other Federal Agencies and numerous customers around the world. The Defense Language Institute is responsible for the Defense Language Program, and the bulk of the Defense Language Institute's activities involve educating DoD members in assigned languages, and international personnel in English. Publication used primarily in support of training military personnel in the German language. Ink num... View more info

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German: Course Supplement Basic Structures, Module 2, "Kein" And Possessive Adjectives Gm 0040 S

By: Defense Language Institute

Price: $5.00

Publisher: California, Foreign Language Center, Department of Defense: 1975

Seller ID: 29942

Condition: Very Good


Publication used primarily in support of training military personnel in the German language. Ink numbers on cover. Answers in light pencil. The Defense Language Institute (DLI) is a United States Department of Defense (DoD) educational and research institution, which provides linguistic and cultural instruction to the Department of Defense, other Federal Agencies and numerous customers around the world. The Defense Language Institute is responsible for the Defense Language Program, and the bulk of the Defense Language Institute's activities involve educating DoD members in assigned languages, ... View more info

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German: Course Supplement Basic Structures, Module 3, Dative Case I, Gm0041 S

By: Defense Language Institute

Price: $5.00

Publisher: California, Foreign Language Center, Department of Defense: 1975

Seller ID: 29943

Condition: Very Good


Publication used primarily in support of training military personnel in the German language. Ink numbers on cover. Answers in light pencil. The Defense Language Institute (DLI) is a United States Department of Defense (DoD) educational and research institution, which provides linguistic and cultural instruction to the Department of Defense, other Federal Agencies and numerous customers around the world. The Defense Language Institute is responsible for the Defense Language Program, and the bulk of the Defense Language Institute's activities involve educating DoD members in assigned languages, ... View more info

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German: Course Supplement Basic Structures, Module 4 Gm 0042 S, Dative Case II

By: Defense Language Institute

Price: $5.00

Publisher: California, Foreign Language Center, Department of Defense: 1975

Seller ID: 29944

Condition: Very Good


Publication used primarily in support of training military personnel in the German language. Ink numbers on cover. Answers in light pencil. The Defense Language Institute (DLI) is a United States Department of Defense (DoD) educational and research institution, which provides linguistic and cultural instruction to the Department of Defense, other Federal Agencies and numerous customers around the world. The Defense Language Institute is responsible for the Defense Language Program, and the bulk of the Defense Language Institute's activities involve educating DoD members in assigned languages, ... View more info

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German: Course Supplement Basic Structures, Module 5, Gm 0043 S, Dative Case III

By: Defense Language Institute

Price: $5.00

Publisher: California, Foreign Language Center, Department of Defense: 1975

Seller ID: 29945

Condition: Very Good


The Defense Language Institute (DLI) is a United States Department of Defense (DoD) educational and research institution, which provides linguistic and cultural instruction to the Department of Defense, other Federal Agencies and numerous customers around the world. The Defense Language Institute is responsible for the Defense Language Program, and the bulk of the Defense Language Institute's activities involve educating DoD members in assigned languages, and international personnel in English. Publication used primarily in support of training military personnel in the German language. Ink num... View more info