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Publisher: NAL Trade:
Seller ID: 9780451218391
"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
Publisher: Simon & Schuster:
Seller ID: 9780743216456
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
By: "Atkinson, Rick"
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks:
Seller ID: 9780805087246
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
By: "Atkinson, Rick"
Publisher: National Geographic:
Seller ID: 9781426200892
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
Publisher: "Copenhagen, Denmark", 1984
Seller ID: 4-DY014
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
By: "Barker, Ralph"
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
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
Seller ID: 9781400042432
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
Publisher: "Oxford, UK", OXFORD UNIV PR: 1997
Edition: (1st thus)
Seller ID: 94T017
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
Publisher: NY, 1993
Edition: (1st edition)
Seller ID: 15Y008
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
By: "Bradley, James"
Publisher: Back Bay Books:
Seller ID: 9780316159432
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
By: "Bridglan, Tony"
Publisher: "Annapolis, MD", 2002
Edition: (1st American Edition)
Seller ID: 94H027
"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
Publisher: "Toronto, ON", 1985
Edition: "(Specially Illustrated Edition, 1st thus)"
Seller ID: 19P016
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
Publisher: "Boston, MA", 1916
Edition: "(3rd printing, July 29)"
Seller ID: 4-1T007
"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
By: "Catton, Bruce"
Publisher: NY, 1958
Edition: "(10th printing, 1965)"
Seller ID: 14P005
"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