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By: "Bradley, James"
Publisher: Back Bay Books:
Seller ID: 9780316159432
This acclaimed bestseller brilliantly illuminates a hidden piece of World War II history as it tells the harrowing true story of nine American airmen shot down in the Pacific. One of them, George H. W. Bush, was miraculously rescued. The fate of the others-an explosive 60-year-old secret-is revealed for the first time in FLYBOYS. View more info
By: "Branch, Taylor"
Publisher: "London, UK", Papermac / Macmillan: 1990
Seller ID: 7-5H007
Condition: VERY GOOD+
"As new except for light shelfwear to exterior. 1064 indexed, annotated pages with 30 black and white photos. ""a building block for the history of an epoch…analyzes the tentative beginnings of black self-help and self-consciousness…maps the structure of segregation and bigotry...a real command of the politicking in Washington..."" 6x 9.25x2.75"" " View more info
By: "Brands, H.W."
Seller ID: 9780385495400
National Bestseller He was the foremost American of his day, yet today he is little more than a mythic caricature in the public imagination. Benjamin Franklin, perhaps "the "pivotal figure in colonial and revolutionary America, comes vividly to life in this masterly biography. Wit, diplomat, scientist, philosopher, businessman, inventor, and bon vivant, Benjamin Franklin was in every respect America's first Renaissance man. From penniless runaway to highly successful printer, from ardently loyal subject of Britain to architect of an alliance with France that ensured America's independe... View more info
Publisher: "NYC,NY", The American Scandinavian Foundation: 2008
Seller ID: 8-DH007
"As new - gift quality! Journal of the American-Scandinavian Foundation…that promotes international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the United States and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. 80 illustrated pages, 6x9x.25 (15.2x23x.5cm). ""The Aurora Borealis"", ""Swinging Up North"", ""Scanscope"", ""The Heat Beneath"", ""Peerless Paavo"", "" 'The Fighting Dane' Was a U.S. Marshall"", ""The Lord of Nesserland""." View more info
Publisher: NY, Norton: 1977
Edition: (2nd edition)
Seller ID: 22T011
"As new - gift quality! ""The French Revolution of 1789 is a watershed in European history; no country escaped its impact, which shattered long-standing traditions and set forth new ideals that powerfully affected succeeding generations…"" 304 indexed pages with Suggested Further Reading list." View more info
By: "Bridglan, Tony"
Publisher: "Annapolis, MD", Naval Institute: 2002
Edition: (1st American Edition)
Seller ID: 94H027
"As new - gift quality! ""Contrary to comfortable mythology, unchivalrous or even downright disgraceful acts amounting to culpable war criminality were not the sole preserve of our enemies. All sides stand accused of lapses of conduct which had appalling consequences for their hapless victims...""" View more info
By: "Briggs, Asa"
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press:
Seller ID: 9780226074887
Condition: very good
This text looks at the people, ideas and events between the Great Exhibition of 1851 and the Second Reform Act of 1867. From "John Arthur Roebuck and the Crimean War," and "Samuel Smiles and the Gospel of Work" to "Thomas Hughes and the Public Schools" and "Benjanmin Disraeli and the Leap in the Dark," Asa Briggs provides an assessment of Victorian achievements; and in doing so conjures up an enviable picture of the progress and independence of the last century. "For expounding this theme, this interaction of event and personality, Mr. Briggs is abundantly and happily endowed. He is always... View more info
By: "Brokaw, Tom"
Publisher: Random House:
Seller ID: 9781400064571
In "The Greatest Generation," his landmark bestseller, Tom Brokaw eloquently evoked for America what it meant to come of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War. Now, in Boom , one of America's premier journalists gives us an epic portrait of another defining era in America as he brings to life the tumultuous Sixties, a fault line in American history. The voices and stories of both famous people and ordinary citizens come together as Brokaw takes us on a memorable journey through a remarkable time, exploring how individual lives and the national mindset were affected by a cont... View more info
By: "Brokaw, Tom"
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks:
Seller ID: 9780375760419
Publisher: "Westerley, RI", Manfred Printing: c1983
Edition: (signed by author)
Seller ID: 25H002
Condition: VERY GOOD+
"Tight, bright, clean interior, faint foxing to exterior page edges, faintest of tilts, faint scratches on back cover, rubbed cover edges with 2 tiny chips. Light bump to top front corner. History and genealogy of the Bromley Family illustrated with photos and maps. The map ""New England's Bromley Places"" shows the family in Bromley Mountain, VT - Southbridge, MA - Warwick, RI -Jewett City, Rixtown, Stamford and Stonington, CT. 133+ pages, 9x6x.75"" (22.9x15x1.8cm)." View more info
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers:
Seller ID: 9780395981399
Publisher: "Toronto, ON", Bantam (#25189-9): 1985
Edition: "(Specially Illustrated Edition, 1st thus)"
Seller ID: 19P016
Condition: VERY GOOD
" Tight, slight age tanning to interior, clean, square. 2 reading creases on spine, light rubbing to cover edges, small crease on top corner of front cover. ""Air battle action against the Heart of North Vietnam…the story of the valiant men who flew he F-105 ""thud"" bomber over North Vietnam"" 261 pages illustrated with maps and black and white drawings." View more info
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks:
Seller ID: 9780062439666
Publisher: Univ of Toronto Pr:
Seller ID: 9780802064790
Seller ID: 9780151771585