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A Stillness Heard Round the World: The End of the Great War: November 1918

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Truman Talley Books / E.P. Dutton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201726

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Laid in are two letters from the author, both signed, responding to the previous owner's assistance in providing research material for the book. Also laid in is a copy of a letter to the author describing materials being sent, stapled to a related magazine page. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 467 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. Stanley Weintraub recreates the days leading up to the armistice and documents the reactions of survivors on both sides of the front. A major evocation of the last days of the Great War, A Stillness Heard Round the ... View more info

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General Washington's Christmas Farewell: A Mount Vernon Homecoming, 1783

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2003

Seller ID: 2203910

ISBN: 0743246543

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 205 pp. One of America's greatest Christmas stories and also one of its very first -- from the period between the end of the Revolutionary War and the ratification of the Constitution -- was a creation of none other than George Washington. The story isn't just about Washington coming home for Christmas for the first time since the war began, but about the character of our most important Founding Father and about the precedent he set for democratic leadership. It is the story of a loving husband, a be... View more info

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Long Day's Journey into War: December 7, 1941

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Truman Talley Books: 1991

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2203866

ISBN: 0525933441

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name to front endpaper.Jacket edges bumped. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 706 pp. Recaptures the whirlwind events sweeping the globe on the most momentous day of the 20th cent. Brings the worldwide scope of the major turning point of WW2 to life. In Washington, the U.S. & Japanese governments move toward confrontation. In Tokyo, Emperor Hirohito listens for the first reports of war. Japanese landings in SE Asia are timed to coincide with carrier-plane & suicide-sub attacks on Hawaii. In Russia, the German onslaught crests against the counterattacks of the R... View more info

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Long Day's Journey into War: December 7, 1941

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208533

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Presents a global analysis of the twenty-four hours that thrust the United States into World War II, featuring interviews with survivors and a detailed countdown of events that led to the attack on Pearl Harbor. View more info

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MacArthur's War : Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205420

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Douglas MacArthur towers over twentieth-century American history. His fame is based chiefly on his World War II service in the Philippines. Yet Korea, America's forgotten war, was far more MacArthur's War -- and it remains one of our most brutal and frightening. In just three years thirty-five thousand Americans lost their lives -- more than three times the rate of losses in Vietnam. Korea, like Vietnam, was a breeding ground for the crimes of war. To this day, six thousand Americans remai... View more info

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Uncrowned King: The Life of Prince Albert

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285505

ISBN: 0684834863

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Remainder mark. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvii, 478 pp. Offering a biography of Albert, this work examines how the Prince Consort was plucked from obscurity from a tiny German principality to sire the succession in the most powerful empire in the world. It examines his marriage, his popularity and the effect he made on Britain. View more info