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Memorial Caen Normandie: 6 Juin 1944 Juno Beach Courseulles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Oest-France: 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 Juin 1944 Gold Beach Asnelles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Oest-France: 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

Memorial Caen Normandie No 10: La Pointe De Hoc

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Oest-France: 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 June 1944 Juno Beach Courseulles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Oest-France: 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

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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

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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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Saint-Nazaire: Operation Chariot - 1942: Battleground French Coast

By: "Dorrian, James"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Pen and Sword Military:

Seller ID: 9781844153343

ISBN: 1844153347

Condition: GOOD


In early 1942, shipping losses in the Atlantic threatened Britain's very survival. In addition to the U-Boat menace, there was real concern that the mighty German battleship Tirpitz be unleashed against the vital Allied convoys. Yet only the 'Normandie' Dock at St Nazaire could take her vast size in the event of repairs being required. Destroy that and the Tirpitz would be neutralized. Thus was born Operation CHARIOT, the daring Commando raid that, while ultimately successful, proved hugely costly. Using personal accounts, James Dorrian describes the background and thrilling action that re... 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 Trade Publishing: 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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Jane's Aircraft Recognition Guide - 3rd Edition

By: "Endres, Gunter,Gething, Mike"

Price: $12.45

Publisher: Collins:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780007137213

ISBN: 0007137214

Condition: GOOD


Since the first edition of this book was published in 1996, there have been major changes to the world' s air forces and significant developments in the civil aviation business. As we enter into the new millennium a new generation of military aircraft is entering service, and mid-life upgrades are significantly changing both military and civil fleets. Jane' s Aircraft Recognition Guide provides technical specifications from Jane' s All the World' s Aircraft (publish since 1909). The new format also allows for additional aircraft and information to be featured. ... 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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The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville (Vintage Civil War Library)

By: "Foote, Shelby"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage Books:

Seller ID: 9780394746234

ISBN: 0394746236

Condition: GOOD


"Here, for a certainty, is one of the great historical narratives of our century, a unique and brilliant achievement, one that must be firmly placed in the ranks of the masters."--Van Allen Bradley, "Chicago Daily News ""A stunning book full of color, life, character and a new atmosphere of the Civil War, and at the same time a narrative of unflagging power. Eloquent proof that an historian should be a writer above all else." --Burke Davis "This is historical writing at its best.... It can hardly be surpassed." --"Library Journal" "Anyone who wants to relive the Civil War, as thous... View more info

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Guadalcanal

By: "Frank, Richard B."

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Penguin:

Seller ID: 9780140165616

ISBN: 0140165614

Condition: GOOD


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"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, Paperback Library (#53-417): 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

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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", MBI Publishing: 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", University Press of Kansas: 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