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No Carte Blanche to Capricorn: The Folly of Nuclear War Strategy

By: "Le Ghait, Edouard"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, 1960

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 02T030

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, light foxing and age soil to exterior, clean and bright interior, faint curl. Rubbed edges & small hole in back cover. A serious discussion of the risk imbalances in a time of rapidly changing technology in NATO and the North Atlantic Alliance in 1969. Originally written in French for private circulation in Belgium. 114 pages, 8.5x5.5"" (21.6x14cm). " View more info

Guns & Guerillas

By: "Lewis, Jack"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "North Hollywood, CA", 1966

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-0P002

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for age tanned pages and faintest shelfwear to cover edges. ""The truth about our boys in Vietnam…A starkly accurate account of U.S. involvement (Past and Present [1966]) in wars that bear no rules." View more info

Day of Infamy

By: "Lord, Walter"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553267778

ISBN: 0553267779

Condition: GOOD


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Himmler's Black Order 1923-45

By: "Lumsden, Robin"

Price: $27.95

Publisher: "Stroud, UK", 1997

Edition: (1st UK edition)

Seller ID: 60X005

ISBN: 0750913967

Condition: NEAR FINE/Very Good


"As new except for slight softening of spine ends. DJ has creasing and small rips along top edge and light shelfwear on other edges. ""the real story of the SS...is so complex as to almost defy belief: it is a tale of intrigue and nepotism, of archaeology and Teutonism, of art and symbolism...led by a man motivated by the belief that he was the spiritual reincarnation of the Saxon King Heinrich I, founder of the German Reich...""" View more info

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Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

By: "Luttrell, Marcus"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: "Little, Brown and Company":

Seller ID: 9780316044691

ISBN: 0316044695

Condition: GOOD


Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Their task was to document the activity of an al Qaeda leader rumored to be very close to Bin Laden with a small army in a Taliban stronghold. Five days later, only one of those Navy SEALS made it out alive. This is the story of the only survivor of Operation Redwing, SEAL fire team leader Marcus Luttrell, and the extraordinary firefight that led to the largest loss of life in American Navy SEAL history. His squadmates fought valiantly beside him unti... View more info

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Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

By: "Luttrell, Marcus"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books:

Seller ID: 9780316324106

ISBN: 0316324108

Condition: very good


Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July, 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Their task was to document the activity of an al Qaeda leader rumored to be very close to Bin Laden with a small army in a Taliban stronghold. Five days later, only one of those Navy SEALS made it out alive. This is the story of the only survivor of Operation Redwing, SEAL fire team leader Marcus Luttrell, and the extraordinary firefight that led to the largest loss of life in American Navy SEAL history. His squadmates fought valiantly beside him unt... View more info

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The Terrible Hours

By: "Maas, Peter"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: HarperTorch:

Seller ID: 9780061014598

ISBN: 0061014591

Condition: GOOD


On the eve of World War II, the Squalus, America's newest submarine, plunged to the bottom of the North Atlantic. Miraculously, thirty-three crew members still survived. While their loved ones waited in unbearable tension on shore, their ultimate fate would depend upon one man, U.S. Navy officer Charles "Swede" Momsen -- an extraordinary combination of visionary, scientist, and man of action. In this thrilling true account, prize-winning author Peter Maas vividly re-creates a moment-by-moment account of the disaster and the man at its center. Could he actually pluck those men from a watery... View more info

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Company Commander

By: "MacDonald, Charles B."

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Short Hills, NJ", BURFORD BOOKS: 1999

Edition: (9th printing)

Seller ID: 18H009

ISBN: 1580800386

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean & square. Slight edgewear to cover, small crease on cover corner, 1 folded page corner. ""the classic infantry memoir of World War II - from the Battle of the Bulge to the crossing of the Rhine…""" View more info

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The Battle of the Huertgen Forest

By: "MacDonald, Charles B."

Price: $9.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press:

Seller ID: 9780812218312

ISBN: 0812218310

Condition: GOOD


In September 1944, three months after the invasion of Normandy, the Allied armies prepared to push the German forces back into their homeland. Just south of the city of Aachen, elements of the U.S. First Army began an advance through the imposing Huertgen Forest. Instead of retreating, as the Allied command anticipated, the German troops prepared an elaborate defense of Huertgen, resulting in a struggle where tanks, infantry, and artillery dueled at close range. The battle for the forest ended abruptly in December, when a sudden German offensive through the Ardennes to the south forced the ... View more info

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Battleground Pacific: A Marine Rifleman's Combat Odyssey in K/3/5

By: "Mace, Sterling, Allen, Nick"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin:

Seller ID: 9781250029638

ISBN: 1250029635

Condition: GOOD


A POWERFULLY WROUGHT MILITARY MEMOIR BY A MEMBER OF WORLD WAR II'S FABLED 1ST MARINE DIVISION Sterling Mace's unit was the legendary "K-3-5" (for Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment of the 1st Marine Division) and his story takes readers through some of the most intense action of the Pacific War, from the seldom-seen perspective of a rifleman at the point of attack. "Battleground Pacific" is filled with indelible moments that begin with his childhood growing up in Queens, New York, and his run-in with the law that eventually led to his enlistment. But this is ultimately a combat ta... View more info

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American Caesar

By: "Manchester, William"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Dell:

Seller ID: 9780440304241

ISBN: 0440304245

Condition: GOOD


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The Changing Face of Nuclear Warfare: Emerging Technology - Strategy - Weaponry

By: "Martin, Lawrence"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: NY, ©1987

Edition: (revised and updated)

Seller ID: 9NX004

ISBN: 0060961503

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean, faint curl. Wear to corners. 155 indexed pages, with color illustrations, 9-5/8x7"" (24.5x18cm)" View more info

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U.S. Military History For Dummies

By: "McManus, John C."

Price: $11.00

Publisher: For Dummies:

Seller ID: 9780470165027

ISBN: 0470165022

Condition: GOOD


Want to know more about American military history? "U.S. Military History For Dummies" presents concise and revealing accounts of all of the nation's armed conflicts from the French and Indian War to Iraq. It explains how the U.S. military is organized and how its branches operate, both independently and together.This straightforward guide examines the causes for each of America's wars and reveals how these conflicts have shaped the nation's borders, society, politics, culture, and future. You'll meet heroes, cowards, patriots, and traitors; relive great battles; and get a taste of what com... View more info

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Bravo Two Zero: The Harrowing True Story of a Special Forces Patrol Behind the Lines in Iraq

By: "McNab, Andy"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Island Books:

Seller ID: 9780440218807

ISBN: 0440218802

Condition: GOOD


Their mission: To take out the scuds. Eight went out. Five came back. Their story had been closed in secrecy. Until now. They were British Special Forces, trained to be the best. In January 1991 a squad of eight men went behind the Iraqi lines on a top secret mission. It was called Bravo Two Zero. On command was Sergeant Andy McNab. " They are the true unsung heroes of the war." -- Lt. Col. Steven Turner, American F-15E commander. Dropped into " scud alley" carrying 210-pound packs, McNab and his men found themselves surrounded by Saddam's army. Their radios didn't work. Th... View more info

Bloody Roads to Germany: At Huertgen Forest and the Bulge--an American Soldier's Courageous Story of World War II

By: "Meller, William F."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Berkley Trade:

Seller ID: 9780425259627

ISBN: 0425259625

Condition: GOOD


More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA. View more info

From the Flight Deck: An Anthology of the Best Writing on Carrier Warfare

By: "Mersky, Peter (Ed.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Dulles, VA", 2005

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-8H001

ISBN: 1574886126

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint remainder mark on bottom page edges. 34 stories following flight deck history from the first carrier landing in 1911 to today with ""Women in the Cockpit"" illustrated with 41 black and white photos." View more info

Army Uniforms of World War I: European and United States Armies and Aviation Services

By: "Mollo, Andrew"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, 1978

Seller ID: 7-5T004

ISBN: 0668044799

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight bright, clean, slight skew to spine. 2 surface creases on back cover, reading crease on spine, rubbing to top edge of front cover. 219 pages of detailed descriptions and color illustrations of, not only the full uniform, but also badges, wings, helmets and equipment. Includes, not only the major countries, but the tiny countries involved." View more info

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We Were Soldiers Once... and Young: Ia Drang--The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam

By: "Moore, Harold G."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HarperTorch:

Seller ID: 9780060506988

ISBN: 0060506989

Condition: GOOD


In November 1965, some 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Hal Moore, were dropped into a small clearing in the la Drang Valley. They were immediately surrounded by 2,000 North Vietnamese soldiers. Three days later, only two and a half miles away, a sister battalion was chopped to pieces. Together, these events constituted one of the most savage and significant battles of the Vietnam War. Told by the commander of the battalion and the only journalist on the ground through the fighting, this is the devastating, yet inspiring, story of those soldiers who sacr... View more info

Gallipoli

By: "Moorehead, Alan"

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345307729

ISBN: 0345307720

Condition: GOOD


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Mr. Truman's War: The Final Victories of World War II and the Birth of the Postwar World

By: "Mosklin, J. Robert"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Lawrence,KS", UNIV PR OF KANSAS: 2002

Edition: (1st paperback)

Seller ID: 6-7H002

ISBN: 0700611843

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality. First paperback printing with new preface by author. ""A concise and engaging history of the last five months of World War II, when the world changed forever.""" View more info