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Proving Ground

By: "Arnold, Elliott"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1961

Edition: "(signed, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 04T006

ISBN: 684133016

Condition: NEAR FINE/ Very Good+


"As new except for faintest of age soil to top edge. Inscription signed by author dated December 17, 1972. DJ as new except for faint wear and light age soil to top edge. ""novel of survival in the Balkans in WWII…One of the American ambulance planes…(which) delivered supplies...and brought out the wounded...(is) shot down by the Germans..."" The author served in WWII Yugoslavia and the person to whom it is inscribed is a Dr. " View more info

The Bridge Over the River Kwai

By: "Boulle, Pierre"

Price: $7.25

Publisher: NY, Bantam(#A1677): 1957

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 49P035

Condition: FINE


"Tight, bright, clean and square. No creases. Slight edgewear. Wear to top of spine. Some age yellowing. Wm. Holden photo on back cover. WWII/Pacific/POW camp" View more info

The Good Shepherd

By: "Forester, C.D."

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "LA,CA", Pinnacle: 1979

Edition: (1st Pinnacle printing)

Seller ID: 9-NP002

ISBN: 0523406177

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Covers have light surface scratches and sticker residue on back. Spine has rubbed hinges. Black marker block at spine end of bottom exterior page edges. ""Over 3,000 men and 37 ships…50 million dollars worth of cargo…his job...to maneuver the convoy across the North Atlantic...past the wolfpack of Nazi U-boats..."" 245 pages. 4.25x7x.75""" View more info

Cap'n Fatso

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

Price: $54.95

Publisher: NY, Paperback Library (#64-393): 1970

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 23P004

Condition: GOOD


"Signed, hand-written letter from Admiral Gallery, on his stationery to the former owner, dated November 19, 1970 is included. Tight, bright, slight age yellowing of pages, clean interior, age soil to spine, tilted spine. First paperback printing with the same cover art as the dust jacket of the original hardbound. ""the imperturbable malice Admiral Gallery uses to spoof everything from the way the Navy is run to the poverty program is and exercise in risible ingenuity..sugar-coatings over a hard core of fact..""" View more info

Between Heaven and Hell

By: "Gwaltney, Francis Irby"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Popular Library #SP5X: 1956

Edition: (2nd printing)

Seller ID: 9-0P001

Condition: GOOD


"READING COPY. Tight, light age soil to cover and slight age tanning to pages, slight stain to top edges of 1st 6 pages, slight tilt to spine. Covers have light creasing and scratching. Text is clean and unmarked, but tanned. Original title: ""The Day The Century Ended"" 4.25x7x.75"", 319 pages. ""the scenes of Pacific jungle combat in this WWII novel are extraordinarily good and gripping...""" View more info

"Alparosa Stormsveitin (Original title: Storm Troop, Stormtroop Edelweiss, Book 1)"

By: "Kessler, Leo (Charles Whiting)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Reykjavik, Iceland", Futura / Prentval:

Seller ID: 00P011

Condition: FINE


"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. ""er saga I svipuoum dur og Arnarhreiorio og Byssurnar I Navarone, storkostlegar fradagnir af hernaoar tokum, par sem soguhetjurnar eru menn us urvalsfjallas eitum Hitlers, Edelweiss storm sveitunum, serjalfaoir fjallgongumenn og striosmenn..."" Text in Icelandic." View more info

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"If Not Now, When?"

By: "Levi, Primo"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Penguin: 1995

Edition: (4th printing)

Seller ID: 15T044

ISBN: 0140188932

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for 2 folded page corners and underlining on the first, free page summary only. ""Based on a true story…in the final days of World War II, a courageous band of Jewish partisans makes its way from Russia to Italy, moving toward the ultimate goal of Palestine..."" 346 pages." View more info

King of This Hill

By: "Meserve, Nathanial"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Garden City, NY", Doubleday: 1947

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-DT019

Condition: GOOD


"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean interior, age soil to exterior pages edges, square. Lending library stamp on first free page. Unclipped dust jacket is intact but crumpled with shelfwear to edges and tape marks on flap edges. ""A story of three bewildered men...probes the inner souls of three ex-G.I.s upon their return to civilian life in San Francisco (WWII)""." View more info

A Morkunum: Flotti ur greipum nasista

By: "Stigen, Terje"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Reykjavik, Iceland", Prenthusid: 1977

Seller ID: 00P009

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Light rubbing to covers and edges. ""Petta er saga um flotta tveggja ungmenna undan ogneum nasista I sioari heimstyrjold. Sagan lysir vel miskunnarleysi og ofbelbi pessara hormungara og er geysispennandi fra upphafi..."" Text in Icelandic." View more info

Von Ryan's Express (Movie edition)

By: "Westheimer, David"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Signet #T2566: 1964

Edition: (5th printing)

Seller ID: 9-0P005

Condition: GOOD


"Tight, lightly tanned pages, soiled covers, square. Covers with movie photo on front (Sinatra) and back covers. 4.25x7x.6"", 255 pages. ""Why did 600 allied prisoners hate the man they called Von Ryan more than they hated Hitler."" One thousand British and American POWs attempt a mass escape." View more info

Blood Oath

By: "Williams, Brian A"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "North Ryde, Australia", Collins / Angus & Robertson: 1990

Seller ID: 7-DP009

ISBN: 0207166935

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""An oppressive mood hangs over the small island of Ambon, Indonesia, where three hundred Australian soldiers have been massacred. Captain Robert Cooper is ordered to prosecute one hundred Japanese officers and men, but in doing so he discovers a justice that he had not anticipated."" 280 pages including a Suggested Reading List." View more info