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At the Hurricane's Eye

By: "Walker, Greg"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: N/A:

Seller ID: 9780804109550

ISBN: 0804109559

Condition: GOOD


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Just And Unjust Wars: Incorporating The Lessons Of Operation Desert Storm

By: "Walzer, Michael"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Basic Books:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780465037018

ISBN: 0465037011

Condition: GOOD


A classic treatment of the morality of war written by one of our country's leading philosophers, with a new introduction considering the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo. Just and Unjust Wars examines a variety of conflicts in order to understand exactly why, according to Walzer,"the argument about war and justice is still a political and moral necessity." Walzer's classic work draws on historical illustrations that range all the way from the Athenian attack on Melos to this morning's headlines, and uses the testimony of participants--decision makers and victims alike--to examine the moral issues of ... View more info

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The Civil War: An Illustrated History

By: "Ward, Geoffrey C., Burns, Ric, Burns, Ken"

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Knopf:

Seller ID: 9780394562858

ISBN: 0394562852

Condition: very good


"The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things.... It was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads: the suffering, the enormous tragedy of the whole thing."- Shelby Foote, from "The Civil War" When the illustrated edition of "The Civil War" was first published, "The New York Time" hailed it as "a treasure for the eye and mind." Now Geoffrey Ward's magisterial work of history is available in a text-only edition that interweaves the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived through the c... View more info

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Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce

By: "Weintraub, Stanley"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Plume:

Seller ID: 9780452283671

ISBN: 0452283671

Condition: very good


In the early months of World War I, on Christmas Eve, men on both sides of the trenches laid down their arms and joined in a spontaneous celebration. Despite orders to continue shooting, the unofficial truce spread across the front lines. Even the participants found what they were doing incredible: Germans placed candlelit Christmas trees on trench parapets, warring soldiers sang carols, and men on both sides shared food parcels from home. They climbed from the trenches to meet in "No Man's Land" where they buried the dead, exchanged gifts, ate and drank together, and even played soccer.... View more info

That Denmark Might Live: The Saga of Danish Resistance in World War II

By: "Werstein, Irving"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", 1967

Seller ID: 4-DT005

Condition: FAIR


"Reading copy. Ex-library with all expected markings of a ""withdrawn"" book. Tight binding. No dust jacket. Red cloth cover edges worn through to boards in a few spots. Softened spine ends. Soiled exterior page edges. Occasional fingerprints on text edges. Ugly but solid. The story of the Danish Resistance against the German occupation in WWII, whose efforts ""According to Field Marshall Montgomery 'was worth ten divisions' "". 143 pages with black and white period photos." View more info

Sword over Richmond: An Eyewitness History of McClellan's Peninsula Campaign

By: "Wheeler, Richard"

Price: $5.45

Publisher: Harpercollins:

Seller ID: 9780060920678

ISBN: 006092067X

Condition: GOOD


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Legion of the Lafayette

By: "Whitehouse, Arch"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 1962

Seller ID: 5-4P003

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, age tanning to pages and spine, clean, and square. Light rubbing to cover edges. The story of the Lafayette Escadrille, American idealists who, before their country entered World War I, volunteered to serve in the French army…becoming the first unit of American airmen ever to go into combat. Among them, William A. Wellman (director of Wings), Nordoff and Hall (authors of Mutiny on the Bounty)." View more info

Decision at St.-Vith: The Story of the U.S. 106th

By: "Whiting, Charles"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, 1969

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 5-8P001

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, faintest age tanning of pages, clean, square. 1 folded page corner. Light reading crease on spine. A few small chips on edge of still shiny covers. 261 indexed pages with bibliography. ""this was the night when the full might of Hitler's armies exploded against inexperienced and unprepared U.S. troops in the first shattering blow of the Battle of the Bulge...""" View more info

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"The Depths of Courage: American Submariners at War with Japan, 1941-1945"

By: "Whitlock, Flint, Smith, Ron"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Berkley Trade:

Seller ID: 9780425223703

ISBN: 0425223701

Condition: GOOD


Chosen by "WWII History" magazine as one of the Best Books of the Year. In the dark days after Pearl Harbor, the small, illequipped arm of the Navy known as Submarine Force would stand between the shattered U.S. Pacific Fleet and the might of the Japanese Navy. Unfortunately, the spirit and courage of the Submarine Force is being forgotten as the veterans of that force pass into history. To preserve their heroic tales of war beneath the sea, critically acclaimed author and military historian Flint Whitlock, in collaboration with decorated World War II submarine veteran Ron Smith, set ... View more info

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The Fleet the Gods Forgot: The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II (Bluejacket Books)

By: "Winslow, W. G."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Naval Institute Press:

Seller ID: 9781557509284

ISBN: 155750928X

Condition: GOOD


The heroic story of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet at the outbreak of World War II and their disastrous encounter with vastly superior Japanese forces. View more info

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The Commanders

By: "Woodward, Bob"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9780671769604

ISBN: 067176960X

Condition: GOOD


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Finlands Utmarkelsetecken: : En redogorelse for Finlands officiella och halvofficiella utmarkesle- och minnestecken

By: "Wrede, E.F."

Price: $49.95

Publisher: "Hlesinki, Finland", 1946

Seller ID: 7-2X018

Condition: POOR


"UGLY - READING COPY. Green cloth spine with gilt is ripped at front hinge and detached from front, patterned paper board. Text block is solid . Crisp clean interior pages. Stamp of Consulate General of Finland, New York in several interior pages. Finlands Utmarkelsetecken en redogörelse for Finlands officiella och Halvofficiella utmarkelse-och Minnestecken. A guide to Finland's official and semi-official awards and memorabilia. Military medals and memorabilia. 602 pages including black & white photos of medals and a few color plates showing ribbon colors of various awards. 7x10x2.25... View more info

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The Timeline of the Civil War (World History Timeline)

By: "Wright, John D."

Price: $12.45

Publisher: N/A:

Seller ID: 9781592237227

ISBN: 1592237223

Condition: very good


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Aces High: The Heroic Saga of the Two Top-Scoring American Aces of World War II

By: "Yenne, Bill"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Berkley Trade:

Seller ID: 9780425232309

ISBN: 0425232301

Condition: GOOD


They were two of the greatest heroes of World War II. But only one could be top gun... Capturing the hearts of a beleaguered nation, the fighter pilots of World War II engaged in a kind of battle that became the stuff of legend-and those who survived showdowns earned the right to be called aces. But two men in particular rose to become something more. Richard "Dick" Bong was a bashful, pink-faced farm boy from the Midwest. Thomas "Tommy" McGuire was a wise-cracking, fast-talking kid from New Jersey. What they shared was an unparalleled gallantry under fire which earned them each the ... View more info

The Illustrated History of World War II

By: Booth & Walton

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1998

Seller ID: 95Y014

ISBN: 0785810161

Condition: FINE/Very Good


"As new with glossy pictorial cover. DJ has small rips on spine ends and bottom back edge. Grouped in 18 sections with campaign maps and photos (most black and white but some color) with descriptions. 256 pages, 12x9.5"" )33x23.5cm).Oversize and heavy, may require additional postage for Priority or International shipping." View more info

Allied Secret Weapons: The War of Science

By: BRIAN J. FORD

Price: $2.00

Publisher: BRIAN J. FORD:

Seller ID: 9780345258922

ISBN: 0345258924

Condition: GOOD


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Coming Fury

By: Bruce catton

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9780671434144

ISBN: 0671434144

Condition: GOOD


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Terrible Swift Sword

By: Bruce catton

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9780671449254

ISBN: 0671449257

Condition: GOOD


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NEVER CALL RETREAT

By: Bruce Catton

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9780671469900

ISBN: 0671469908

Condition: GOOD


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