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Torpedo Bomber! - The story of the R.A.F. torpedo bombers

By: "Barker, Ralph"

Price: $10.50

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

Sid's War (Sparks World War Two)

By: "Blake, Jon (Kate Sheppard, illus.)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1999

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 66P025

ISBN: 0749634456

Condition: FINE


"As new. ""a wonderful introduction to history through beautifully written stories and engaging artwork... a story of wartime evacuation,...(as)...Children move out of the cities and into the British countryside during World War II bombings.., humorously told through the eyes of a boy who has a tough time in his new household" View more info

Private Words: Letters and Diaries from the Second World War

By: "Blythe, Ronald (ed.)"

Price: $7.95

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

"Silver Wings, A History of the United States Air Force"

By: "Boyne, Walter J. (General James H. Doolittle, Foreword"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, 1993

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 15Y008

ISBN: 0671785370

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

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Waves of Hate: Naval Atrocities of the Second World War

By: "Bridglan, Tony"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Annapolis, MD", 2002

Edition: (1st American Edition)

Seller ID: 94H027

ISBN: 1557504393

Condition: FINE/Fine


"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

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State Songs of America

By: "Bristow, Michael J. "

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Westport, CT", GREENWOOD PUB GROUP INC: 2000

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-NY006

ISBN: 0313292981

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for scratch on back cover and bookstore sticker on first free page. ""music and lyrics for the official songs adopted by the state governments. Arranged alphabetically by state, each song has a single vocal line over a piano accompaniment, with one verse under the vocal line and remaining verses appearing separately...+history of song"". 167 pages, indexed by Composer, Lyricist & Title. 8.75x11.25x.75"". " View more info

Thud Ridge

By: "Broughton, Colonel Jack (Hanson W. Baldwin, Intro.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Toronto, ON", 1985

Edition: "(Specially Illustrated Edition, 1st thus)"

Seller ID: 19P016

ISBN: 0553251899

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

Mademoiselle Miss: Letters From an American Girl Serving with the Rank of Lieutenant in a French Army Hospital at the Front

By: "Butterfield, W.(Richard C. Cabot, Preface)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", 1916

Edition: "(3rd printing, July 29)"

Seller ID: 4-1T007

Condition: GOOD


"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

Hellbent for Glory

By: "Chamberlain, William"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, 1965

Seller ID: 7-1P003

Condition: GOOD


"READING COPY Tight, clean but slightly age tanned pages, light creasing and rubbing to covers, square. Owners name inside front cover, and marking on bottom exterior page edges. Original title: Combat Stories of World War II and Korea." View more info

Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922-1946

By: "Chesneau, Robert (ed)"

Price: $153.95

Publisher: "NY, NY", 1980

Edition: 1st American edition

Seller ID: 7-1Y004

ISBN: 0831703032

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, and clean with slight tilt to spine. Unclipped dust jacket has rubbed edges and a small 1"" tear on bottom edge(repaired with clear tape). All warships built between the Washington Treaty and the end of wartime construction programs. Organized by country with an introduction on political and technical developments and a statement of fleet strength in 1922 followed by ships divided by type and class. Includes tabular data and design history with photo and/or drawing for each class. 456 indexed, illustrated pages. 8.75x12.5x1.5""" View more info

"Paysages Africains: Tchad, Tibesti, Fezzan, Borkou"

By: "Clot, Rene-Jean"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: France, 1945

Edition: "(Limited, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 67X010

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"#228 of 1720 copies. Protective glassine cover shows signs of wear around edges. Slight age soil and yellowing to protective cover and rough cut page edges. Interior on high quality art papers. 68 tipped in drawings (charcoal, ink and sepia) and water color prints by the official painter of the Leclerc column (Philippe de Hauteclocque) - WWII North African campaign from the French Fort Lamy in Chad (December, 1942) to joining Montgomery's 8th army in January 1943 in Tripoli. Text in French. 9x11x.75""'" View more info

"Combat: Pacific Theater, World War II"

By: "Congdon, Don (Editor) "

Price: $8.10

Publisher: NY, 1959

Edition: (later printing)

Seller ID: 48P154

Condition: NEAR FINE


"""From the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the destruction of the Japanese fleet in Leyte Gulf - here is the island war, unforgettably recorded by the men who fought it."" Chip at top of spine. No other marks or creases." View more info

Great Soldiers of World War II

By: "De Weerd, Major H.A. (Laim Dunne, maps)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: c1944

Seller ID: 1DT035

Condition: VERY GOOD / Poor dj


" Tight, faintest age tanning of pages, clean, square.Slight softening and wear of spine ends and owner's name inside cover. Dust jacket is present but clipped, age soiled, worn at hinges and missing chunks at top and bottom edges. Chapters on: Gamelin, de Gaulle, Wavell, Rommel, Montgomery, Hitler, Churchill, Timoshenko, MacArthur, Chiang Kai-Shek and Eisenhower. ""A WARTIME BOOK"" notice printed on back of title page. 320 indexed pages including Bibliography, 40 contemporary black and white photos, and 12 maps and charts (Western Front, Battle of Flanders and Battle of F... View more info

Memorial Caen Normandie: 6 June 1944 Juno Beach Courseulles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: 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

Memorial Caen Normandie No 10: La Pointe De Hoc

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $5.40

Publisher: 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 Juin 1944 Gold Beach Asnelles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $5.40

Publisher: 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: 6 Juin 1944 Juno Beach Courseulles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: 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

Clear the Decks

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

Price: $39.95

Publisher: NY, 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

Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1982 (2 volume set)

By: "Gardiner, Robert (ed)"

Price: $154.95

Publisher: "Anapolis, MD/London UK", 1983

Seller ID: 7-1Y006

ISBN: 0870219235

Condition: FINE


"As new Oversize Hardbound 2 book set including dust jackets - Part 1 The Western Powers (NATO navies and Western oriented powers); Part II: The Warsaw Pact and Non-Aligned Nations. 535 pages including index and Addenda. 8.75x12.5x1.5"" Organized by country with an introduction on political and technical developments and a statement of fleet strength in 1947 followed by ships divided by type and class. Includes tabular data and design history with photo and/or drawing for each class. " View more info

The Bloc That Failed: Soviet-East European Relations in Transition

By: "Gati, Charles"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Bloomington, IN", 1990

Edition: (2nd printing)

Seller ID: 1DT021

ISBN: 0253205611

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Published in association with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. ""assesses Soviet - East European relations since the end of World War II and summarizes developments in the political, economic, and military realms in the Gorbachev era. 226 indexed pages, including further reading list and an Appendix 'A Soviet View of Eastern Europe' by the staff of the Institute of Economics of the World Socialist System (Moscow)' """ View more info