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American Empire: The Center Cannot Hold (#2); Victorious Opposition (#3) (2 books)

By: "Turtledove, Harry"

Price: $43.95

Publisher: NY, Del Rey / Random:

Edition: "(1st edition, 1st printing)"

Seller ID: 09X006

Condition: FINE / Fine DJ


"As new except for tiny number written on top of page edges near spine. ""What if the South had won the Civil War?"" Alternative history. #2 - 0345444213 - 2002. It's 1924, a time of rebuilding, reclamation and reconstruction in the United States...a time of poverty and calamity in the Confederate States...#3 -034544423X - 2003. It's 1934 and the Freedom Party ""is whipping the Confederate States into a frenzy of hatred…"" " View more info

Settling Accounts: Return Engagement (#1); Drive to the East (#2); The Grapple (#3); In At the Death (#4) (4 books)

By: "Turtledove, Harry"

Price: $84.95

Publisher: NY, Del Rey / Random:

Edition: (1st American paperback)

Seller ID: 09H020

Condition: NEAR FINE


"All 4 as new except for faint curl from their own weight and tiny number written on top of page edges near spine. ""what if the South had won the Civil War?"" - Alternative History from 1914 through 1944. #1 - 0345464052, 2005 - It's 1914 and North America is fractured into the United States, the Confederate States Occupied Canada, The Republic of Quebec, The Empire of Mexico, with the Russian tsar ruling Alaska. #2 - 0345464060, 2006 -It's 1942 and The US and Confederate States continue their war with Canada in revolt and Japan attacking the Sandwich Islands. #3 - 978... View more info

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"A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865"

By: "Weigley, Russell F."

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press:

Seller ID: 9780253337382

ISBN: 0253337380

Condition: GOOD


A Great Civil War is a major new interpretation of the events which continue to dominate the American imagination and identity nearly 150 years after the war's end. In personal as well as historical terms, more even than the war for independence, the Civil War has been the defining experience of American democracy.A lifelong student of both strategy and tactics, Weigley also brings to his account a deep understanding of the importance of individuals from generals to captains to privates. He can put the reader on the battlefield as well as anyone who has ever written about war. All of the... View more info

That Denmark Might Live: The Saga of Danish Resistance in World War II

By: "Werstein, Irving"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", Macrae Smith Company: 1967

Seller ID: 4-DT005

Condition: FAIR


"Reading copy. Ex-library with all expected markings of a ""withdrawn"" book. Tight binding. No dust jacket. Red cloth cover edges worn through to boards in a few spots. Softened spine ends. Soiled exterior page edges. Occasional fingerprints on text edges. Ugly but solid. The story of the Danish Resistance against the German occupation in WWII, whose efforts ""According to Field Marshall Montgomery 'was worth ten divisions' "". 143 pages with black and white period photos." View more info

Legion of the Lafayette

By: "Whitehouse, Arch"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Curtis Books: 1962

Seller ID: 5-4P003

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, age tanning to pages and spine, clean, and square. Light rubbing to cover edges. The story of the Lafayette Escadrille, American idealists who, before their country entered World War I, volunteered to serve in the French army…becoming the first unit of American airmen ever to go into combat. Among them, William A. Wellman (director of Wings), Nordoff and Hall (authors of Mutiny on the Bounty)." View more info

Finlands Utmarkelsetecken: : En redogorelse for Finlands officiella och halvofficiella utmarkesle- och minnestecken

By: "Wrede, E.F."

Price: $49.95

Publisher: "Hlesinki, Finland", Soderstrom &C:O Fortladsaktiebolag: 1946

Seller ID: 7-2X018

Condition: POOR


"UGLY - READING COPY. Green cloth spine with gilt is ripped at front hinge and detached from front, patterned paper board. Text block is solid . Crisp clean interior pages. Stamp of Consulate General of Finland, New York in several interior pages. Finlands Utmarkelsetecken en redogörelse for Finlands officiella och Halvofficiella utmarkelse-och Minnestecken. A guide to Finland's official and semi-official awards and memorabilia. Military medals and memorabilia. 602 pages including black & white photos of medals and a few color plates showing ribbon colors of various awards. 7x10x2.25... View more info

Navigators' Information File (April 1944)

By: Army Air Force

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Washington DC, Army Air Force: 1944

Edition: 1945 revisions

Seller ID: 9-3Y003

Condition: GOOD+


"Exterior (covers) are battered with several creases and rubbing to all edges. Front flap of notebook separating from the three hole binding section at both ends. Interior pages clean and free of markings but a slightly age tanned. Diagrams still bright and clear. Wear along edges of pages from handling. Includes index. 11x8.5x0.6""(27.5x21x1.5cm). Dated April 1944 with revisions up to July 1945. Rev. No. 3 contains seven sections: 1. General information 2. Dead Reckoning, Pilotage, and Radio Aids 3. Celestial Navigation 4. Tactical Operations 5. Crew Duties 6. Navigation Weather... View more info

The Illustrated History of World War II

By: Booth & Walton

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Chartwell Books: 1998

Seller ID: 95Y014

ISBN: 0785810161

Condition: FINE/Very Good


"As new with glossy pictorial cover. DJ has small rips on spine ends and bottom back edge. Grouped in 18 sections with campaign maps and photos (most black and white but some color) with descriptions. 256 pages, 12x9.5"" )33x23.5cm).Oversize and heavy, may require additional postage for Priority or International shipping." View more info

Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860-1905

By: Chesneau & Kolesnik)

Price: $163.95

Publisher: "NY, NY", Mayflower Books: 1979

Edition: 1st American edition

Seller ID: 7-1Y003

ISBN: 0831703024

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for small bump to bottom corner of text block and slightest tilt to spine. Crisp and clean, unclipped dust jacket. All major warships built in the period between the first ironclad and Dreadnaught. Organized by country with an introduction on political and technical developments followed by ships divided by type and class. Includes tabular data and design history with photo and/or drawing for each class. 440 indexed, illustrated pages. 8.75x12.5x1.5""" View more info

Army Woman's Handbook

By: Clella Reeves Collins

Price: $32.95

Publisher: NY, Whittlesey House: 1942

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 7-0T005

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"As new except for slight age tanning to pages. No dust jacket. Revised edition without subtitle. Green cloth with yellow-green lettering. A vintage handbook for World War II Army wives to deal with various government agencies to make sure they receive appropriate benefits, pensions, insurance, etc. Also includes information on how to draft a will, women's property rights, tax exemptions, dealing with an undertaker, relief organizations, etiquette (from calling cards to hats and gloves), etc. 5.25x7.75x.75"". 239 pages." View more info

Rigging (Department of the Army Technical Manual TM 5-725)

By: Department of the Army

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Washington DC, Department of the Army: 1968

Seller ID: 8-2T019

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for wear to top right corner from sticker removal. 136 indexed, illustrated pages. Army guide to rope rigging including both fiber and wire rope. Illustrations of various knots. Chapters on hoisting, anchorages and guylines, lifting and moving loads, and securing ladders and scaffolding. 5.25x8.5x.25"" (13.5 x21x5cm)." View more info

Boobytraps (Department of the Army Field Manual FM 5-31 )

By: Department of the Army

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Washington DC, Department of the Army: 1965

Seller ID: 8-2T018

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for faint stain at bottom corner of front cover 130 indexed, illustrated pages. 5.25x 8.5"" (13.5x21.5cm). Army guide to boobytraps including construction, detection, and disarmament. " View more info

Guerrilla warfare and special forces operations (Department of the Army Field Manual FM 31-21)

By: Department of the Army

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Washington DC, Department of the Army: 1961

Seller ID: 8-2T017

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight binding. Clean interiors without markings, but pages slightly age tanned. Cover is tanned on interiors and a little exterior soiling. 5"" crease on back cover. 257 indexed, illustrated pages. 5.25"" X 8.5"" (13.5cm X 21.5cm). Army guide to unconventional warfare (guerrilla warfare, evasion, escape, resistance)." View more info

The British Assault on Finland 1854-1855 : A Forgotten Naval War

By: Greenhill & Giffard

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Annapolis, Maryland", Conway Maritime Press/Naval Institute Press: 1988

Seller ID: 8-2H010

ISBN: 0870210572

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint foxing to exterior page edges and faint shelfwear to top edge of crisp and shiny dustjacket. 336 indexed pages. 6.25x9.5x1"" (16x24x2.3 cm). The Crimean War actually began and ended in the Baltic. The Royal Navy, with the first steam battlefleet to go to war choose as their target, the Finns as the owners of the largest proportion to Russian-flag shipping.366 indexed pages containing and extensive Bibliography and illustrated with maps and black and white photos." View more info

Marine Corps Institute - Staff Noncommissioned Officers Academy Career - Nonresident Program - Military Training -

By: Marine Corps Institute

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", Marine Corps Institute: 1987

Seller ID: 9-6Y003

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight and bright. Faint vertical cover crease extends through book. A few tiny spots and the circled #4 on front cover. Green ink smears on back cover. Some wear along the edges. Interior pages clean aside from faint pencil marks on practice test. 148 pages. 8.5x11"" (21.5x28cm) Guide to principles and techniques used in organizing, scheduling, and conducting a small-unit training program, including the principles and special considerations involved in physical training. Includes black and white photographs and diagrams." View more info

The Soldier Through the Ages: The Greek Hoplite

By: Martin Windrow

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts Inc.: 1985

Seller ID: 8-2Y005

ISBN: 0531037800

Condition: GOOD


"Ex-library with expected markings. No dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean pages, square. Covers have a few small dings and rubbed spine ends. 32 indexed pages each with large color illustrations. 6th & 5th century Greece and its military structures." View more info

History 67th Armored Regiment - 2nd Armored-Division

By: members of the 67th Armored Regiment

Price: $924.95

Publisher: "Brunswick, West Germany", Georg Westermann (printer): 1945

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-9Y001

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight except for loosening of quire with foldout maps, interior is bright and clean, exterior is age soiled and stained, square. 1 page is crumpled and folded. Cloth on spine shows wear in 3 places on hinge. No dust jacket. Cream colored paper over board with cloth spine, black type and full color regimental symbols. 407 pages plus black and white photos, fold out campaign maps and a full roster of members of the 67th from November 1942 to May 1945 including awards received. Map endpapers showing regiment's transit from 1942 to 1945" View more info

The Civil War: The Nantucket Experience Including the Memoirs of Josiah Fitch Murphey

By: Miller & Mooney

Price: $23.95

Publisher: "Nantucket, MA", Wesco: 1994

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-OH002

ISBN: 0962785113

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for bookstore sticker on first free page. A chronicle of Nantucket during the Civil War; The diary of a 19 year-old who left Nantucket to go to war with the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry; and the ""Roster of Nantucket Men.. Of the 20th Massachusetts"" detailing who they were during and after the war. 196 pages with a photo insert of 9 pages." View more info

A History of Warfare: Field-Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

By: Montgomery of Alamein

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Cleveland, OH", The World Publishing Company: 1968

Seller ID: 5-7X004

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"As new except for faint softening of spine ends but no dust jacket. Black cloth with gilt lettering. 564 indexed pages covering wars from ancient times to the nuclear age illustrated with 29 color plates, 53 maps with battle plans, and an extensive bibliography" View more info

United States Air Force Museum

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: "Wright-Patterson AFB,OH", Air Force Museum Foundation: 1982

Seller ID: 76Y016

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint edgewear and faint age soil to exterior. Photos, descriptions and specifications of the AirCraft and displays of the Museum, including the model plane collection." View more info