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"The Historian, Volume 59, Number 3, Spring 1997"

By: "Johnson, Linda Cooke (ed)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "East Lansing, MI", Michigan State University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 7-7H004

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! 7 essays: Interview with Frederic Wakeman, Jr. (Adelson); Slave children in the antebellum South (King); The Democratization of Meat and Protein in Europe (Knapp); Independent Exhibitors and Purity Crusaders Battle Hollywood (Horowitz); The Writing of Nineteenth-Century German Military History (Echevarria); The Image of Women in Planet Comics ( Larea); The Struggle for the republican Party in 1960 (Andrew). " View more info

Boblingen in alten Ansichten (Boblingen in old views)

By: "Klager, Erich"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Boblingen, Germany", City of Boblingen: 1976

Seller ID: 30Y005

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt and flare to covers. Dust jacket has clean, clear surface but peeling laminate and a few tiny rips along edges. Boblingen, in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, was founded in 1253. During WWII the town had a Luftwaffe airbase and military barracks, the home station for the I/JG 52 (1st Group of the Jagdgeschwader 52) flying the Bf109 E-1 fighter aircraft. On the night of October 7, 1943 during World War II, Allied air forces dropped 408 incendiary bombs and 35 high explosive bombs and 70 percent of the old town was destroyed. The photos and narrative in this bo... View more info

Revolt in the Desert

By: "Lawrence, T.E."

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NYGeorge H. Doran Company, 1927

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 5-NH001

Condition: GOOD


"Tight, lightly age tanned pages with occasional fingerprint shadows, light soil to dusty-rose cloth covers with black lettering and pictures, age fading to spine, square. Deckle edges side and bottom; matched to color cover on top edge. Softening of spine ends and light rubbing to cover hinges and corners. No dust jacket. 335 indexed pages with 15 full-page, black and white illustrations, mostly portraits. Illustrated endpapers. Rear fold-out map as new. Lawrence's abridged and far more accessible edition of Seven Pillars of Wisdom - of his role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign... View more info

No Carte Blanche to Capricorn: The Folly of Nuclear War Strategy

By: "Le Ghait, Edouard"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Brookfield House: 1960

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 02T030

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, light foxing and age soil to exterior, clean and bright interior, faint curl. Rubbed edges & small hole in back cover. A serious discussion of the risk imbalances in a time of rapidly changing technology in NATO and the North Atlantic Alliance in 1969. Originally written in French for private circulation in Belgium. 114 pages, 8.5x5.5"" (21.6x14cm). " View more info

"World Report Magazine, August 15, 22, & 29 1946 (3 issues)"

By: "Lehrbas, Lloyd (ed.)"

Price: $43.00

Publisher: "Washington, DC", United States News Publishing Corporation: 1946

Seller ID: 26A002

Condition: GOOD


"Reading copy. Tight, age tanned pages, light age soil, slight curl. mailing label on front cover. ""The Weekly Newsmagazine of World Affairs"". Contemporary Post World War II commentary on Politics and World Economy. Cover Photo: Herbert V. Evatt, Australia's Minister for External Affairs. Cover Story: ""Australia's Fight for Small Nations"". - Cover Photo: Lieut. Gen. Lucius D. Clay, U.S.Deputy Military Governor in Germany. Cover Story: ""Germany: Two Billion Dollar Tax Burden"". - Cover Photo: Lieut. Gen. Walter Bedell Smith, U.S. Ambassa... View more info

Guns & Guerillas

By: "Lewis, Jack"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "North Hollywood, CA", Challenge Publications: 1966

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-0P002

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for age tanned pages and faintest shelfwear to cover edges. ""The truth about our boys in Vietnam…A starkly accurate account of U.S. involvement (Past and Present [1966]) in wars that bear no rules." View more info

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Himmler's Black Order 1923-45

By: "Lumsden, Robin"

Price: $27.95

Publisher: "Stroud, UK", Sutton: 1997

Edition: (1st UK edition)

Seller ID: 60X005

ISBN: 0750913967

Condition: NEAR FINE/Very Good


"As new except for slight softening of spine ends. DJ has creasing and small rips along top edge and light shelfwear on other edges. ""the real story of the SS...is so complex as to almost defy belief: it is a tale of intrigue and nepotism, of archaeology and Teutonism, of art and symbolism...led by a man motivated by the belief that he was the spiritual reincarnation of the Saxon King Heinrich I, founder of the German Reich...""" View more info

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Company Commander

By: "MacDonald, Charles B."

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Short Hills, NJ", Burford Books: 1999

Edition: (9th printing)

Seller ID: 18H009

ISBN: 1580800386

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean & square. Slight edgewear to cover, small crease on cover corner, 1 folded page corner. ""the classic infantry memoir of World War II - from the Battle of the Bulge to the crossing of the Rhine…""" View more info

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"On the Canal: The Marines of L-3-5 on Guadalcanal, 1942 (Stackpole Military History Series)"

By: "Marion, Ore J."

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Stackpole Books:

Seller ID: 9780811731492

ISBN: 0811731499

Condition: GOOD


A straightforward, gripping tale from the Marines that stormed ashore on Guadalcanal in World War IITold with humor and honesty in a no-holds-barred approach that only a Marine who was there could tellExcerpt on firing a rifle grenade: "I jammed the rifle stock tight against my shoulder, raised myself up off the ground to a kneeling position, and squeezed the trigger. The rifle went bang and the recoil jarred it loose from my grip. The rifle smacked me hard in the jaw. With that, I went down on my face while the little bluebirds started going tweet, tweet, tweet around my head.--'D... View more info

The Changing Face of Nuclear Warfare: Emerging Technology - Strategy - Weaponry

By: "Martin, Lawrence"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: ©1987

Edition: (revised and updated)

Seller ID: 9NX004

ISBN: 0060961503

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean, faint curl. Wear to corners. 155 indexed pages, with color illustrations, 9-5/8x7"" (24.5x18cm)" View more info

Atlantic Alliance: NATO's Role in the Free World

By: "McLachlan, Donald H."

Price: $149.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Royal Institute of Intrenational Affairs / Chatham House Study Group: 1952

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-OT010

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Shows faintest shelfwear to covers, as you would see on a new copy on bookstore shelf. Follow up to Chatham House Study ""Defense in the Cold War"" (1950) examining ""how the North Atlantic Treaty Organization works, the problems it has handled, the lessons it has learnt, and the procedure it is evolving. The Group have tried, through their work, to analyze and understand the work of NATO as it is actually done, and to contrast the realities of daily consultation with some of the more ambitious objectives with which the organization has been... View more info

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U.S. Military History For Dummies

By: "McManus, John C."

Price: $11.00

Publisher: For Dummies:

Seller ID: 9780470165027

ISBN: 0470165022

Condition: GOOD


Want to know more about American military history? "U.S. Military History For Dummies" presents concise and revealing accounts of all of the nation's armed conflicts from the French and Indian War to Iraq. It explains how the U.S. military is organized and how its branches operate, both independently and together.This straightforward guide examines the causes for each of America's wars and reveals how these conflicts have shaped the nation's borders, society, politics, culture, and future. You'll meet heroes, cowards, patriots, and traitors; relive great battles; and get a taste of what com... View more info

From the Flight Deck: An Anthology of the Best Writing on Carrier Warfare

By: "Mersky, Peter (Ed.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Dulles, VA", Potomac Books: 2005

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-8H001

ISBN: 1574886126

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint remainder mark on bottom page edges. 34 stories following flight deck history from the first carrier landing in 1911 to today with ""Women in the Cockpit"" illustrated with 41 black and white photos." View more info

Army Uniforms of World War I: European and United States Armies and Aviation Services

By: "Mollo, Andrew"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Company: 1978

Seller ID: 7-5T004

ISBN: 0668044799

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight bright, clean, slight skew to spine. 2 surface creases on back cover, reading crease on spine, rubbing to top edge of front cover. 219 pages of detailed descriptions and color illustrations of, not only the full uniform, but also badges, wings, helmets and equipment. Includes, not only the major countries, but the tiny countries involved." View more info

The Man Who Never Was

By: "Montagu, Ewen"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Bantam Pathfinder #SP5986: 1965

Edition: (12th printing)

Seller ID: 9-0P004

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright covers, light age soil on back cover, pages with age tanned edges, clean and square. ""B-90"" written in marker on bottom page edges. ""The breath-taking story of the most brilliant and daring spy plot off World War II."" 4.25x7x.4"", 116 pages" View more info

Major Mike: Major Mike Williams as told to Robin Moore

By: "Moore, Robin"

Price: $32.95

Publisher: New York, Ace Charter 51601-7: 1978

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 8-2P008

ISBN: 0441516017

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, clean but light age tanning to pages, light age soil to covers, slight tilt. Reading creases on spine. Covers have light surface creases, and rubbed edges with a few tiny chips. Bookstore stamp on first page. 373 pages. 4x6.75"" (10.5x17cm) Major Mike Williams from Texas operated as a mercenary with Grey's Scouts fighting against Communists in Rhodesia." View more info

Through American and Irish Wars: The Life and Times of General Thomas W Sweeney 1820-1892

By: "Morgan, Jack "

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Dublin, Irish Academic Press: 2005

Seller ID: 9-9X002

ISBN: 0716533235

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"READING COPY. As new except for faintest water stain to bottom edges of text and dust jacket. (no mustiness). 171 indexed pages including index. 6.5"" X 9.5"" Biography of Thomas W Sweeny who, born in Cork, came to America at the age of twelve with his mother. His life was one of war and adventure and also shows the way in which the Irish became prominently involved in events such as the Mexican War, the Indian wars, the settlement of California, the Civil War and ultimately in post-Civil War Fenian efforts toward the liberation of Ireland. Sweeny, who rose from a Lieutena... View more info

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The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War I

By: "Mosier, John"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060084332

ISBN: 0060084332

Condition: very good


Based on previously unused French and German sources, this challenging and controversial new analysis of the war on the Western front from 1914 to 1918 reveals how and why the Germans won the major battles with one-half to one-third fewer casualties than the Allies, and how American troops in 1918 saved the Allies from defeat and a negotiated peace with the Germans. View more info

Mr. Truman's War: The Final Victories of World War II and the Birth of the Postwar World

By: "Mosklin, J. Robert"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Lawrence,KS", University of Kansas Press: 2002

Edition: (1st paperback)

Seller ID: 6-7H002

ISBN: 0700611843

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality. First paperback printing with new preface by author. ""A concise and engaging history of the last five months of World War II, when the world changed forever.""" View more info

Can We Limit War?

By: "Nickerson, Hoffman"

Price: $28.95

Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1934

Edition: (signed)

Seller ID: 8NT005

Condition: VERY GOOD/No DJ


"Tight, slight page yellowing, clean interior, faint soil to exterior, square. Faded spine. No DJ. 317 pages (8.25 x5.75""). Blue cloth. Signed Oct. 30, 1939 ""To Truman Smith (Military Attache, US Embassy, Berlin & German Specialist in Intelligence, General Staff?) from the author"". ""a study of the limitation of war, of war as an inseparable part of any social order, and of the relation between social and military forms.""" View more info