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Mademoiselle Miss: Letters From an American Girl Serving with the Rank of Lieutenant in a French Army Hospital at the Front

By: "Butterfield, W.(Richard C. Cabot, Preface)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", 1916

Edition: "(3rd printing, July 29)"

Seller ID: 4-1T007

Condition: GOOD


"Tight, light age tanning to pages, clean except for light foxing to page edges and some finger smudges on frontispiece and title page, square. No dust jacket. Includes business card size printed note. ""This little book…is published for the benefit of the American Fund for the French Wounded...""" View more info

Stillness at Appomattox

By: "Catton, Bruce"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, 1958

Edition: "(10th printing, 1965)"

Seller ID: 14P005

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint corner bump. ""the last desperate year of the Civil War, when the shadow of death lay all across America. In the bloody battles ahead there would be little glory in victory, no pity in defeat…Pulitzer Prize for history…National Book Award."" 495 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info

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"A Stillness at Appomattox (Army of the Potomac, Vol. 3)"

By: "Catton, Bruce"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385044516

ISBN: 0385044518

Condition: very good


When first published in 1953, Bruce Catton, our foremost Civil War historian was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in nonfiction. This final volume of "The Army of the Potomac" trilogy relates the final year of the Civil War. View more info

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The Civil War (American Heritage Books)

By: "Catton, Bruce"

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Mariner Books:

Seller ID: 9780618001873

ISBN: 0618001875

Condition: very good


Infinitely readable and absorbing, Bruce Catton's "The Civil War" is one of the most widely read general histories of the war available in a single volume. Introduced by the critically acclaimed Civil War historian James M. McPherson, "The Civil War" vividly traces one of the most moving chapters in American history, from the early division between the North and the South to the final surrender of Confederate troops. Catton's account of battles is a must-read for anyone interested in the war that divided America, carefully weaving details about the political activities of the Union a... View more info

Hellbent for Glory

By: "Chamberlain, William"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, 1965

Seller ID: 7-1P003

Condition: GOOD


"READING COPY Tight, clean but slightly age tanned pages, light creasing and rubbing to covers, square. Owners name inside front cover, and marking on bottom exterior page edges. Original title: Combat Stories of World War II and Korea." View more info

Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922-1946

By: "Chesneau, Robert (ed)"

Price: $153.95

Publisher: "NY, NY", 1980

Edition: 1st American edition

Seller ID: 7-1Y004

ISBN: 0831703032

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, and clean with slight tilt to spine. Unclipped dust jacket has rubbed edges and a small 1"" tear on bottom edge(repaired with clear tape). All warships built between the Washington Treaty and the end of wartime construction programs. Organized by country with an introduction on political and technical developments and a statement of fleet strength in 1922 followed by ships divided by type and class. Includes tabular data and design history with photo and/or drawing for each class. 456 indexed, illustrated pages. 8.75x12.5x1.5""" View more info

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Anzio: Italy and the Battle for Rome - 1944

By: "Clark, Lloyd"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grove Press:

Seller ID: 9780802143266

ISBN: 0802143261

Condition: very good


The Allied attack of Normandy beach has been immortalized in film and literature, but it was the Allied campaign on the beaches of Western Italy, at Anzio, that reigns as the bloodiest battle in the Second World War's western theater. One of the world's leading military historians, Lloyd Clark, delivers a gripping narrative and fresh interpretation of this remarkable but overshadowed battle. About six months before D-Day, in January 1944, a united force of 36,000 soldiers launched one of the first attacks on continental Europe at Anzio, a small coastal city thirty miles south of Rome. But the ... View more info

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Japanese Art of War

By: "Cleary, Thomas"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Shambhala:

Seller ID: 9780877736530

ISBN: 0877736537

Condition: GOOD


Military rule and the martial tradition of the samurai have dominated Japanese culture for centuries, virtually to the present day. According to Thomas Cleary--translator of more than twenty-five classics of Asian philosophy--the Japanese people have been so steeped in the way of the warrior that some of the manners and mentality of this outlook remain embedded in their individual and collective consciousness. Cleary shows how well-known attributes such as the reserve and mystery of formal Japanese behavior are deeply rooted in the ancient strategies of the traditional arts of war. Citing orig... View more info

"Paysages Africains: Tchad, Tibesti, Fezzan, Borkou"

By: "Clot, Rene-Jean"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: France, 1945

Edition: "(Limited, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 67X010

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"#228 of 1720 copies. Protective glassine cover shows signs of wear around edges. Slight age soil and yellowing to protective cover and rough cut page edges. Interior on high quality art papers. 68 tipped in drawings (charcoal, ink and sepia) and water color prints by the official painter of the Leclerc column (Philippe de Hauteclocque) - WWII North African campaign from the French Fort Lamy in Chad (December, 1942) to joining Montgomery's 8th army in January 1943 in Tripoli. Text in French. 9x11x.75""'" View more info

"Combat: Pacific Theater, World War II"

By: "Congdon, Don (Editor) "

Price: $8.10

Publisher: NY, 1959

Edition: (later printing)

Seller ID: 48P154

Condition: NEAR FINE


"""From the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the destruction of the Japanese fleet in Leyte Gulf - here is the island war, unforgettably recorded by the men who fought it."" Chip at top of spine. No other marks or creases." View more info

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The Battle of Leyte Gulf: 23-26 October 1944 (Bluejacket Books)

By: "Cutler, Thomas J."

Price: $11.45

Publisher: US Naval Institute Press:

Seller ID: 9781557502438

ISBN: 1557502439

Condition: GOOD


The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been called the best account of it ever written. First published in hardcover on the battle's fiftieth anniversary in 1994 and drawing on materials not previously available, it blends history with human drama to give a real sense of what happened -- despite the mammoth scope of the battle. Every facet of naval warfare was involved in the struggle that engaged some two hundred thousand men and 282 American, Japanese, and Australian ships over more than a... View more info

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100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present

By: "Davis, Paul K."

Price: $9.45

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9780195143669

ISBN: 0195143663

Condition: very good


From the ancient Egyptian battle at Megiddo in 1469 BC to the recent military actions in Iraq, great battles have had an enormous impact on the shaping of history. Now, in this fully illustrated book, one hundred of the world's most important military confrontations are described in detail. 100 Decisive Battles gives us the facts about the battle and also explains where it fits in to the scope of world history. In each entry we are given the name and date of the battle, the commanders, the size of the opposing forces, and casualties. An account of the battle plan and the military action ar... View more info

Marine at War

By: "Davis, Russell"

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553271171

ISBN: 0553271172

Condition: GOOD


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Great Soldiers of World War II

By: "De Weerd, Major H.A. (Laim Dunne, maps)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: c1944

Seller ID: 1DT035

Condition: VERY GOOD / Poor dj


" Tight, faintest age tanning of pages, clean, square.Slight softening and wear of spine ends and owner's name inside cover. Dust jacket is present but clipped, age soiled, worn at hinges and missing chunks at top and bottom edges. Chapters on: Gamelin, de Gaulle, Wavell, Rommel, Montgomery, Hitler, Churchill, Timoshenko, MacArthur, Chiang Kai-Shek and Eisenhower. ""A WARTIME BOOK"" notice printed on back of title page. 320 indexed pages including Bibliography, 40 contemporary black and white photos, and 12 maps and charts (Western Front, Battle of Flanders and Battle of F... View more info

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Pacific Campaign: The U.S.-Japanese Naval War 1941-1945

By: "der, Dan Van Vat"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 9780671792176

ISBN: 0671792172

Condition: GOOD


Dan van der Vat's naval histories have been acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic as "definitive," "extraordinary," and "vivid and harrowing." Now he turns to the greatest naval conflict in history: the Pacific campaign of World War II. Drawing on neglected archives of firsthand accounts from both sides, van der Vat interweaves eyewitness testimony with sharp, analytical narration to provide a penetrating reappraisal of the strategic and political background of both the Japanese and American forces, as well as a major reassessment of the role of intelligence on both sides. A comprehensive ev... View more info

Memorial Caen Normandie: 6 Juin 1944 Juno Beach Courseulles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: 1989

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 59T071

Condition: FINE


"Then and now in descriptions & photos. Includes ""What is there to see today?"" Text in French. Staple-bound." View more info

Memorial Caen Normandie: 6 June 1944 Juno Beach Courseulles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: 1990

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-DT004

ISBN: 2737306663

Condition: FINE


"Then and now in descriptions & photos. Includes ""What is there to see today?"" Text in English. 32-page staple-bound, illustrated with maps and photos." View more info

Memorial Caen Normandie No 10: La Pointe De Hoc

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $5.40

Publisher: 1992

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 59T076

Condition: FINE


"Then and now in descriptions & photos. Includes ""What is there to see today?"" Text in French." View more info

Memorial Caen Normandie: 6 Juin 1944 Gold Beach Asnelles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $5.40

Publisher: 1989

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 59T075

Condition: FINE


"Then and now in descriptions & photos. Includes ""What is there to see today?"" Text in French." View more info

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Battle Ready: Memoir of a Navy SEAL Warrior Medic

By: "Donald, Mark L., Mactavish, Scott"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin:

Seller ID: 9781250041906

ISBN: 1250041902

Condition: very good


The gripping memoir of Navy Cross, Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart recipient SEAL Lieutenant Mark L. Donald As A SEAL and combat medic, Mark served his country with valorous distinction for almost twenty-five years and survived some of the most dangerous combat actions imaginable.From the rigors of BUD/S training to the horrors of the battlefield, "Battle Ready" dramatically immerses the reader in the unique life of the elite warrior-medic who advances into combat with life-saving equipment in one hand and life-taking weapons in the other. It is also an uplifting human story that... View more info