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Legion of the Lafayette

By: "Whitehouse, Arch"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 1962

Seller ID: 5-4P003

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, age tanning to pages and spine, clean, and square. Light rubbing to cover edges. The story of the Lafayette Escadrille, American idealists who, before their country entered World War I, volunteered to serve in the French army…becoming the first unit of American airmen ever to go into combat. Among them, William A. Wellman (director of Wings), Nordoff and Hall (authors of Mutiny on the Bounty)." View more info

Decision at St.-Vith: The Story of the U.S. 106th

By: "Whiting, Charles"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, 1969

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 5-8P001

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, faintest age tanning of pages, clean, square. 1 folded page corner. Light reading crease on spine. A few small chips on edge of still shiny covers. 261 indexed pages with bibliography. ""this was the night when the full might of Hitler's armies exploded against inexperienced and unprepared U.S. troops in the first shattering blow of the Battle of the Bulge...""" View more info

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"The Depths of Courage: American Submariners at War with Japan, 1941-1945"

By: "Whitlock, Flint, Smith, Ron"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Berkley Trade:

Seller ID: 9780425223703

ISBN: 0425223701

Condition: GOOD


Chosen by "WWII History" magazine as one of the Best Books of the Year. In the dark days after Pearl Harbor, the small, illequipped arm of the Navy known as Submarine Force would stand between the shattered U.S. Pacific Fleet and the might of the Japanese Navy. Unfortunately, the spirit and courage of the Submarine Force is being forgotten as the veterans of that force pass into history. To preserve their heroic tales of war beneath the sea, critically acclaimed author and military historian Flint Whitlock, in collaboration with decorated World War II submarine veteran Ron Smith, set ... View more info

Night

By: "Wiesel, Elie"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, 1969

Edition: "(3rd printing, August, 1970)"

Seller ID: 4DP020r

Condition: VERY GOOD-


" Tight, light age tanning, clean & square, but some chipping to cover edges and tiny corner bump. The author's story of his childhood as the only member of his family who survived the Nazi death camps (Auschwitz and Buchenwald). Wiesel was the winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize." View more info

Edmund Wilson's TO THE FINLAND STATION: A Study in the Writing and Acting of History

By: "Wilson, Edmund"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Doubleday Anchor:

Seller ID: B000MUDKDM

ISBN: B000MUDKDM

Condition: GOOD


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"Krakatoa - The Day The World Exploded - August 27, 1883"

By: "Winchester, Simon"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Perennial / Harper-collins:

Seller ID: 9780965738026

ISBN: 0965738027

Condition: GOOD


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The Fleet the Gods Forgot: The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II (Bluejacket Books)

By: "Winslow, W. G."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Naval Institute Press:

Seller ID: 9781557509284

ISBN: 155750928X

Condition: GOOD


The heroic story of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet at the outbreak of World War II and their disastrous encounter with vastly superior Japanese forces. View more info

Indian / White Man in New England

By: "Wipple, Chandler"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Stockbridge, MA", 1976

Seller ID: 12T004

ISBN: 0912944382

Condition: GOOD+


"As new except for slight curl and tape repaired rip on bottom corner of back cover. ""ancestors of the New England Indians first encountered white men as early as four centuries before the birth of Christ…some of the Indians who greeted the Pilgrims already spoke English, and one of them had been to England...Today the Indians are busy redefining and asserting their cultural heritage, finally demanding and even suing for redress of wrongs imposed on them for several hundred years.."" 276 indexed pages including Bibliography and Suggested Reading." View more info

"Assyria and Babylonia c. 1200-1000 B.C. (Fascicle #41), The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume II (Revised edition), Chapter XXXI"

By: "Wiseman, D.J."

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1965

Seller ID: 10H034

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean interior, slight age soil to exterior, square. Owner's name and notes on title page. Original price sticker and 1/2"" rip on edge of front cover. Red covers, sewn binding. 47 pages including Bibliography. " View more info

Three Who Made a Revolution: a Biographical History: Volume One

By: "wolfe, bertram"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Time Reading Program:

Seller ID: B000H46GR0

ISBN: B000H46GR0

Condition: GOOD


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The Great Days of Piracy in the West Indies

By: "Woodbury, Geroge"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, c1951

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 24H001

Condition: GOOD+ / Fair


"Reading copy. Tight, bright, clean, light tilt. But ultra-thin leather on covers is dried and cracking on spine. Owner's bookplate inside front cover. Dust jacket is present but creased and ripped along bottom edge (tape repaired on inside) with @1x1/2"" piece missing. ""the story of the few years near the beginning of the eighteenth century when conditions combined to make piracy necessary, and to a degree, flourishing..."" 232 indexed pages." View more info

The Great Hunger: Ireland 1845-1849

By: "Woodham-Smith, Cecil"

Price: $4.45

Publisher: E. P. Dutton:

Seller ID: 9780525476436

ISBN: 0525476431

Condition: GOOD


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Japan (Hippocrene Illustrated Histories)

By: "Woods, Shelton"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Hippocrene Books:

Seller ID: 9780781809894

ISBN: 0781809894

Condition: GOOD


How did the inhabitants of several small islands in the Pacific become the world's first non-Western industrialised nation? The answer is found in the fascinating story of Japan's political and social history. This narrative chronicles Japanese history from earliest settlement to the present. It details the establishment of imperial rule under the Yamato clan, the transfer of power from emperor to shogun (supreme military leader), and the Edo period of Japanese isolationism. It also relates the industrial development of the Meiji Restoration, the devastating results of World War II, and Japan'... View more info

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The Commanders

By: "Woodward, Bob"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9780671769604

ISBN: 067176960X

Condition: GOOD


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Finlands Utmarkelsetecken: : En redogorelse for Finlands officiella och halvofficiella utmarkesle- och minnestecken

By: "Wrede, E.F."

Price: $49.95

Publisher: "Hlesinki, Finland", 1946

Seller ID: 7-2X018

Condition: POOR


"UGLY - READING COPY. Green cloth spine with gilt is ripped at front hinge and detached from front, patterned paper board. Text block is solid . Crisp clean interior pages. Stamp of Consulate General of Finland, New York in several interior pages. Finlands Utmarkelsetecken en redogörelse for Finlands officiella och Halvofficiella utmarkelse-och Minnestecken. A guide to Finland's official and semi-official awards and memorabilia. Military medals and memorabilia. 602 pages including black & white photos of medals and a few color plates showing ribbon colors of various awards. 7x10x2.25... View more info

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The Timeline of the Civil War (World History Timeline)

By: "Wright, John D."

Price: $12.45

Publisher: N/A:

Seller ID: 9781592237227

ISBN: 1592237223

Condition: very good


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Aces High: The Heroic Saga of the Two Top-Scoring American Aces of World War II

By: "Yenne, Bill"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Berkley Trade:

Seller ID: 9780425232309

ISBN: 0425232301

Condition: GOOD


They were two of the greatest heroes of World War II. But only one could be top gun... Capturing the hearts of a beleaguered nation, the fighter pilots of World War II engaged in a kind of battle that became the stuff of legend-and those who survived showdowns earned the right to be called aces. But two men in particular rose to become something more. Richard "Dick" Bong was a bashful, pink-faced farm boy from the Midwest. Thomas "Tommy" McGuire was a wise-cracking, fast-talking kid from New Jersey. What they shared was an unparalleled gallantry under fire which earned them each the ... View more info

Sternstunden der Menschheit

By: "Zweig, Stefan"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Frankfurt, Germant", 1970

Seller ID: 84T002

Condition: VERY GOOD/No DJ


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean, curled. Rubbed edges and hinges.Owner's name and some notes inside covers ""Funf historische Miniaturen."" "" Die Weltminute von Waterloo (Napoleon und Grouchy, 18 Juni 1815) - Der Kampf um den Sudpol (Kapitan Scott, 90. Breitengrad, 16 Januar 1912) Der Kampf um die erde"" Text in German.79 pages (7.75x4.5"")" View more info

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India Infrastructure Report 2006: Urban Infrastructure

By: 3i Network

Price: $20.95

Publisher: "New Delhi, India", 2006

Seller ID: 9DY008

ISBN: 0195678745

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for remainder mark on bottom edge. ""comprehensive report on urbanization trends, governance of local bodies, and urban planning"" produced by the Infrastructure Development Finance Company, Indian Institute on Management (Ahmedabad), & Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur). 257 pages, 11x835"" (27.9x21.6cm)." View more info

Search for Peace in the Middle East

By: American Friends Service Committee

Price: $49.95

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", 1970

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-1T012

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean (except for a 3/4"" round coffee stain on back cover), with a small bump to bottom end of spine. No markings. This is the original publication published by The American Friends Service Committee, not the revised edition published by Fawcett. ""A study prepared by a working party, initiated by the American Friends Service Committee and the Canadian Friends Service Committee and acting in association with the Friends Service Council (London), the Friends World Committee for Consultation, and the Friends Peace and International Relations Committee (Londo... View more info