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Why the Confederacy Lost

By: McPherson, James M.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9780195085495

ISBN: 0195085493

Condition: GOOD

After the Civil War, someone asked General Pickett why the Battle of Gettysburg had been lost: Was it Lee's error in taking the offensive, the tardiness of Ewell and Early, or Longstreet's hesitation in attacking? Pickett scratched his head and replied, "I've always thought the Yankees had something to do with it." This simple fact, writes James McPherson, has escaped a generation of historians who have looked to faulty morale, population, economics, and dissent as the causes of Confederate failure. These were all factors, he writes, but the Civil War was still a war--won by the Union army thr... View more info

Through Hell and Deep Water

By: "Adamson, Hans Christian, A., Charles Lockwood"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553291780

ISBN: 0553291785

Condition: GOOD

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"Biggest Brother: The Life Of Major Dick Winters, The Man Who Led The Band of Brothers"

By: "Alexander, Larry"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NAL Trade:

Seller ID: 9780451218391

ISBN: 0451218396

Condition: GOOD

"In every band of brothers, there is always one who looks out for the others...."They were Easy Company, 101st Army Airborne--the World War II fighting unit legendary for their bravery against nearly insurmountable odds and their loyalty to one another in the face of death. Every soldier in this band of brothers looked to one man for leadership, devotion to duty, and the embodiment of courage: Major Dick Winters.This is the riveting story of an ordinary man who became an extraordinary hero. After he enlisted in the army's arduous new Airborne division, Winters's natural combat leaders... View more info

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"Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest"

By: "Ambrose, Stephen E."

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780743216456

ISBN: 0743216458

Condition: GOOD

As good a rifle company as any in the world, Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, kept getting the tough assignments -- responsible for everything from parachuting into France early D-Day morning to the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. In "Band of Brothers," Ambrose tells of the men in this brave unit who fought, went hungry, froze, and died, a company that took 150 percent casualties and considered the Purple Heart a badge of office. Drawing on hours of interviews with survivors as well as the soldiers' journals and letters, Stephen Ambrose recounts the stories... View more info

The Civil War at Charleston-Post Courier Booklet

By: "Arthur Wilcox, Warren Ripley"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: News and Courier/Evening Post:

Seller ID: B003XNP7N6


Condition: GOOD

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"An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy"

By: "Atkinson, Rick"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780805087246

ISBN: 0805087249

Condition: GOOD

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE AND "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER "A splendid book... The emphasis throughout is on the human drama of men at war."--"The Washington Post Book World"The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is an epic story of courage and calamity, of miscalculation and enduring triumph. In this first volume of the Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson shows why no modern reader can understand the ultimate victory of the Allied powers without a grasp of the great drama that unfolded in North Africa in 1942 and 1943. Opening with the daring amphibious in... View more info

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Where Valor Rests: Arlington National Cemetery

By: "Atkinson, Rick"

Price: $15.00

Publisher: National Geographic:

Seller ID: 9781426200892

ISBN: 1426200897

Condition: very good

Arlington National Cemetery spreads across the rolling hills west of the Potomac, a serene and reverent sanctuary for the presidents, soldiers, and heroes--famous and unsung alike--who lie in eternal rest among its green lawns and quiet glades, a roster dating back to America's birth and including many of the foremost names in our history. A national monument in the truest sense, Arlington's solemn beauty embraces a brave legacy--a heritage remembered and renewed every day as the military buries its own. Bittersweet, breath-taking, sometimes heart-wrenching, always deeply respectful, this ... View more info

Danmark 1940-1945

By: "Barford, Jorgen H. (Frihedsmuseet, photos)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Copenhagen, Denmark", 1984

Seller ID: 4-DY014

ISBN: 8788214060

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Danish, English, German & French text (in side-by-side columns). Tight, bright, clean and square but has chipping along edge of front cover. 80 pages with 55 black and white photos" View more info

Torpedo Bomber! - The story of the R.A.F. torpedo bombers

By: "Barker, Ralph"

Price: $10.50

Publisher: NY, 1968

Edition: (2nd American edition)

Seller ID: 19P015

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for faint age tanning. ""the story of the daring R.A.F. pilots who flew low-level attacks against German battleships in World War II."" 285 indexed pages with black & white photo insert section." View more info

Hitler's naval war

By: "Berenbrok, Hans Dieter"

Price: $1.35

Publisher: Macdonald:

Seller ID: 9780356045085

ISBN: 0356045080

Condition: GOOD

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Storm Command: A Personal Account of the Gulf War

By: "Billiere, Peter de la"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd:

Seller ID: 9780006387497

ISBN: 0006387497

Condition: GOOD

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Private Words: Letters and Diaries from the Second World War

By: "Blythe, Ronald (ed.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Penguin: 1993

Seller ID: 7-9T004

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean and square. Faintest age tanning of pages, owner's name stamp and note on first free page, spine and cover creases, slight rubbing to hinge and spine ends. ""A compassionately edited collection of personal, and largely intimate, writings from the Second World War...""" View more info

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Terror and Consent : The Wars for the Twenty-First Century

By: "Bobbitt, Philip"

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Knopf:

Seller ID: 9781400042432

ISBN: 1400042437

Condition: very good

An urgent reconceptualization of the Wars on Terror from the author of "The Shield of Achilles" ("magisterial"-- "The New York Times," "a classic for future generations"--"The New York Review of Books"). In this book Philip Bobbitt brings together historical, legal, and strategic analyses to understand the idea of a "war on terror." Does it make sense? What are its historical antecedents? How would such a war be "won"? What are the appropriate doctrines of constitutional and international law for democracies in such a struggle? He provocatively declares that the United States is the chief ... View more info

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Why the Civil War Came

By: "Boritt, Gabor S. (Ed.)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Oxford, UK", OXFORD UNIV PR: 1997

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 94T017

ISBN: 0195113764

Condition: NEAR FINE

As new except for slight curl. 7 essays by eminent historians who participated in the Oxford - Gettsysburg Civil War summer Institute. View more info

"Silver Wings, A History of the United States Air Force"

By: "Boyne, Walter J. (General James H. Doolittle, Foreword"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, 1993

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 15Y008

ISBN: 0671785370

Condition: FINE / Fine

"As new - gift quality! Unclipped DJ. ""a thoroughly refreshing, lively and informative history of the United States Air Force…from Civil War ballooning to…its spectacular successes in recent decades…the colorful inside story of the events and the men and women who shaped the Air Force into the most powerful military force in history..."" 336 indexed pages filled with black and white (where appropriate) and color photos with detailed captioning. Oversize and heavy, may require additional postage for Priority or International shipping." View more info

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Flyboys: A True Story of Courage

By: "Bradley, James"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books:

Seller ID: 9780316159432

ISBN: 0316159433

Condition: GOOD

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

Agony At Anzio

By: "Brewer, William B."

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Jove:

Seller ID: 9780515102116

ISBN: 0515102113

Condition: GOOD

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Waves of Hate: Naval Atrocities of the Second World War

By: "Bridglan, Tony"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Annapolis, MD", 2002

Edition: (1st American Edition)

Seller ID: 94H027

ISBN: 1557504393

Condition: FINE/Fine

"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

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Washington Goes to War

By: "Brinkley, David"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345359797

ISBN: 0345359798

Condition: GOOD

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Thud Ridge

By: "Broughton, Colonel Jack (Hanson W. Baldwin, Intro.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Toronto, ON", 1985

Edition: "(Specially Illustrated Edition, 1st thus)"

Seller ID: 19P016

ISBN: 0553251899

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