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I Could Never Be So Lucky Again

By: "Doolittle, James, V., Carroll Glines"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553584646

ISBN: 0553584642

Condition: GOOD


After Pearl Harbor, he led America's flight to victory General Doolittle is a giant of the twentieth century. He did it all. As a stunt pilot, he thrilled the world with his aerial acrobatics. As a scientist, he pioneered the development of modern aviation technology. During World War II, he served his country as a fearless and innovative air warrior, organizing and leading the devastating raid against Japan immortalized in the film "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo." Now, for the first time, here is his life story -- modest, revealing, and candid as only Doolittle himself can tell it... View more info

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War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War

By: "Dower, John W."

Price: $9.45

Publisher: Pantheon:

Seller ID: 9780394751726

ISBN: 0394751728

Condition: GOOD


WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD AN AMERICAN BOOK AWARD FINALIST Now in paperback, "War Without Mercy "has been hailed by "The New York Times "as "one of the most original and important books to be written about the war between Japan and the United States." In this monumental history, Professor John Dower reveals a hidden, explosive dimension of the Pacific War--race--while writing what John Toland has called "a landmark book . . . a powerful, moving, and evenhanded history that is sorely needed in both America and Japan." Drawing on American and Japanese songs, ... View more info

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Civil War Battlefields: A Touring Guide

By: "Eicher, David J. (James M. McPherson, foreword)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Lanham, MD", TAYLOR PUB: 2005

Edition: (Revised edition)

Seller ID: 10T026

ISBN: 1589791819

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint tilt.""a detailed, accurate, and modern guide to touring these national historic treasures…describes 1353 historic houses, farms, bridges, fields, monuments, cemeteries, and museums covering 22 campaigns and approximately 40 separate battles...41 maps describe features of interest on each field, split between national park areas, state park areas, and private land holdings... More than 100 photographs...122 indexed." View more info

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Teammates Seals at War

By: "Enoch, Barry W."

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9780671568306

ISBN: 0671568302

Condition: GOOD


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Visions From a Foxhole: A Rifleman in Patton's Ghost Corps

By: "Foley, William"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Presidio Press:

Seller ID: 9780891418504

ISBN: 0891418504

Condition: very good


An absolutely harrowing first-person account of the 94th Infantry Division's bold campaign to break through Hitler's "impregnable" Siegfried line at the end of World War II Eighteen-year-old William Foley was afraid the war would be over before he got there, but the rifleman was sent straight to the front lines, arriving January 25, 1945-just in time to join the 94th Infantry Division poised at Hitler's legendary West Wall. By the time Foley finally managed to grab a few hours sleep three nights later, he'd already fought in a bloody attack that left sixty percent of his battalion dead or ... View more info

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Guadalcanal

By: "Frank, Richard B."

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Penguin:

Seller ID: 9780140165616

ISBN: 0140165614

Condition: GOOD


Classic Penguin World War II Military History View more info

"Operation Barbarossa: Strategy and Tactics on the Eastern Front, 1941"

By: "Fugate, Bryan I."

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Presidio Pr:

Seller ID: 9780891411970

ISBN: 0891411976

Condition: very good


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The Confederate War

By: "Gallagher, Gary W."

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press:

Seller ID: 9780674160569

ISBN: 0674160568

Condition: GOOD


If one is to believe contemporary historians, the South never had a chance. Many allege that the Confederacy lost the Civil War because of internal division or civilian disaffection; others point to flawed military strategy or ambivalence over slavery. But, argues distinguished historian Gary Gallagher, we should not ask why the Confederacy collapsed so soon but rather how it lasted so long. In "The Confederate War" he reexamines the Confederate experience through the actions and words of the people who lived it to show how the home front responded to the war, endured great hardships, and asse... View more info

Clear the Decks

By: "Gallery, Daniel V. (Rear Admiral U.S.N.-Ret)"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: NY, 1967

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 23P005

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean, slightly tilted. Light spine creases, rubbed cover edges, remainder mark on top page edges., small chip on bottom of back cover. ""An action-packed account of a baby flattop's campaign against U-boats in World War II…the tale of Admiral Gallery's brilliant capture of a U-boat...Anyone who wants to know the real reason why our Navy wins wars ought to read the book...""" View more info

Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1982 (2 volume set)

By: "Gardiner, Robert (ed)"

Price: $154.95

Publisher: "Anapolis, MD/London UK", 1983

Seller ID: 7-1Y006

ISBN: 0870219235

Condition: FINE


"As new Oversize Hardbound 2 book set including dust jackets - Part 1 The Western Powers (NATO navies and Western oriented powers); Part II: The Warsaw Pact and Non-Aligned Nations. 535 pages including index and Addenda. 8.75x12.5x1.5"" Organized by country with an introduction on political and technical developments and a statement of fleet strength in 1947 followed by ships divided by type and class. Includes tabular data and design history with photo and/or drawing for each class. " View more info

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Short Skirts and Snappy Salutes: A Woman's Memoir of the WWII Years

By: "Garrett, Caroline Morrison"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Robertson Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780979625176

ISBN: 0979625173

Condition: GOOD


Caroline Morrison comes of age during the turbulent war years of the 1940s. The attack on Pearl Harbor shatters the illusion that young women should lead sheltered and protected lives, and women realize they must help the war effort. Caroline is no exception. A civil service exam she takes as a class assignment in her senior year of college leads to an internship in hospital dietetics at Walter Reed Army Medical Center followed by a commission as second lieutenant in the Medical Corps. September 1944 begins a year of intense training and long hours at Walter Reed in Washington, D.C. Tension an... View more info

Germany's Lightning War: From the Invasion of Poland to El Alamein 1939-1943

By: "Gilbert, Adrain"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: "Osceola, WI", 2000

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 69X005

ISBN: 0760308454

Condition: FINE/Very Good


"As new. DJ- as new except for rip on back, top corner at hinge. 256 pages with over 250 color and b&w action photos. ""Detailed accounts of all the battles and campaigns in Europe and North Africa between 1939 and 1943.""" View more info

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Stumbling Colossus: The Red Army on the Eve of War

By: "Glanz, David M."

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Lawrence, KS", 1998

Edition: (BCE?)

Seller ID: 60H001

ISBN: 0700608796

Condition: NEAR FINE/Near Fine


"As new except for slight softening of spine bottom and faint soil to exterior page edges. DJ- As new except for 2-1/8"" rips on edge. ""Germany's surprise attack on June 22, 1941, shocked a Soviet Union woefully unprepared to defend itself...the Red Army was poorly trained, inadequately equipped, ineptly organized, and consequently incapable of engaging in large-scale military campaigns - and both Hitler and Stalin knew it.""" View more info

365 Days

By: "Glasser, Ronald J. (MD)"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, 1972

Seller ID: 19P014

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""The forgotten heroes of Vietnam…After a while, at least for me, it became impossible to see the war as anything but those kids. They were so engaging, so tragic, so confused and brave and pathetic. They had all the grace of martyrs..."" 245 pages" View more info

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Red Coats & Grey Jackets: The Battle of Chippawa 5 July 1814

By: "Graves, Donald E."

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Toronto, ON", DUNDURN PR LTD: 1994

Seller ID: 6-DT005

ISBN: 1550022105

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""clear and compelling description of a complicated military engagement…establishes its historical backgrounds, describes the opposing armies, brings them into battle, and assesses the results, without wasting a word…combines high colour and exact detail..."" 210 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info

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The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War

By: "Halberstam, David"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hyperion Books:

Seller ID: 9781401300524

ISBN: 1401300529

Condition: GOOD


"In a grand gesture of reclamation and remembrance, Mr. Halberstam has brought the war back home."--The New York Times David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the defining book about the Vietnam conflict. More than three decades later, Halberstam used his unrivaled research and formidable journalistic skills to shed light on another pivotal moment in our history: the Korean War. Halberstam considered The Coldest Winter his most accomplished work, the culmination of forty-five years of writing about America's postwar foreign policy. Halberstam gives us a ... View more info

The Korean War

By: "Hastings, Max"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Michael Joseph Ltd.: 1988

Seller ID: 7-6H001

ISBN: 071812068X

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Book - As new except for faint age soil to exterior page edges. Unclipped dust jacket is clean and crisp but has light foxing to inside, and tiny tears at spine folds have been stabilized on the side with clear tape. ""The Korean War:…remains the only battlefield on which 2 great powers-the United States and China - have met since WWII; in which an army has fought under the flag of the UN in pursuit of military objectives..."" ""incisive historical interpretation with descriptions of the action that are second to none..."" 476 indexed, annotated pages inc... View more info

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Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills

By: "Henderson, Charles"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Berkley Caliber Books:

Seller ID: 9780425103555

ISBN: 0425103552

Condition: GOOD


Tells the exciting true story of Sergeant Carlos Hathcock, a legendary Marine sniper in the Vietnam War. View more info

War in Our Time

By: "Henderson, Harry B. & Herman C. Morris"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Garden City, NY", 1942

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 7-1Y002

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean and with faint tilt. Slight softening of spine ends. Toning of endpapers. Red cloth covers with embossed title. No jacket. 5 page group with corner crease. Owners name, dated 1943, inside front cover. 416 pages, each illustrated with black and white photos. 8.5x12x1.5 ""WWII from the 1931 invasion of Manchuria by the Japanese...through Fascism's conquest of Europe... the Pearl Harbor attack on the United States...to 1942 with the tide beginning to run in favor of the democracies and free peoples of the world.""" View more info

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"America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975 with Poster (4th Edition)"

By: "Herring, George C."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9780072536188

ISBN: 0072536187

Condition: GOOD


Comprehensive yet concise, America's Longest War provides a complete and balanced history of the Vietnam War. It is not mainly a military history, but seeks to integrate military, diplomatic, and political factors in order to clarify America's involvement and ultimate failure in Vietnam. While it focuses on the American side of the equation, it provides sufficient consideration of the Vietnamese side to make the events comprehensible. View more info