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Hitler's Greatest Defeat: The Collapse of Army Group Centre, June 1944

By: Adair, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205194

ISBN: 1854092324

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 1994 Hard Cover. 192 pp. This text describes the land defeat of the German Army on the Eastern Front, resulting in irreplaceable losses (over 300,000 casualties) when the German Army was already in a state of turmoil due to failure in Russia and the Allied advance into France. Includes black-and-white photographs and maps.KEYWORDS: SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 MILITARY HISTORY GERMAN GERMANY ARMY GROUP CENTRE CENTER HITLER'S ADOLF HITLER GREATEST DEFEAT JUNE 1944 PAUL ADAIR View more info

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Studies Military and Diplomatic, 1775-1865

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Books for Libraries Press, Freeport: 1971

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2134860

Condition: Near Fine


1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 424 pp. 8vo. 1971 reissue of 1911 original. Charles Francis Adams II (May 27, 1835 – May 20, 1915) was a member of the prominent Adams family. He served as a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the war, he was a railroad regulator and executive, president, successively, of the Union Pacific Railroad, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the American Historical Association. His writings and addresses both on problems of railway management and on historical subjects frequently gave rise to widespr... View more info

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Lee at Appomattox and Other Papers

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203546

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Corners rubbed with 1/4 inch tear to spine head, hinges just beginning to weaken, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1902 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 387 pp. 8vo. A collection of five historical essays, including: Lee at Appomattox; The Treaty of Washington: Before and After; The British 'Change of Heart'; An Undeveloped Function; A Plea for Military History. Index follows text.Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ROBERT E LEE SURRENDER APPOMATTOX View more info

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Doctors in Blue: The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil War

By: Adams, George Worthington

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Press of Morningside: 1985

Seller ID: 2208435

Condition: Very Good


Facsimile with a printed reproduction of the author's signature. Spine lightly toned. 1985 Trade Paperback. xii, 253 pp. The Civil War has been the subject of an extensive literature, yet its medical aspects have not received any adequate historical attention. In part, however, this lack has now been remedied by Doctors in Blue which offers a comprehensive picture of health and medical care in the Union Armies. Mr. Adams, who is professor of history at Colorado College, discusses the medical confusion, administrative and professional, which prevailed at the outbreak of the war, and goes on to ... View more info

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The March of Democracy: The Rise of the Union (Volume I)

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266170

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Volume 1 only of 2 volume set. No jacket, bookplate on front endpaper. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 428 pp. Volume 1 only of 2 volume set. CONTENTS: Discovery and Settlement; The Colonial System Takes Form; The Duel with France; American Life in 1763; The Insoluble Problems of the New Empire; The Revolution; The Federal Union Formed; The New Nation Gets Under Way; Jeffersonian Democracy; The Presidency of Jefferson; The War of 1812; The Era of Good Feeling; The Jacksonian Period; The Nation in Mid-Century; A Decade of Expansion, 1840-1850; ... View more info

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Revolutionary New England, 1691-1776

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Atlantic Monthly Press: 1923

Seller ID: 2276028

Condition: Good


No jacket, cup mark and light stain on front board, light stain to rear board and page edges, pencil name and date on front endpaper, minor pencil marginalia throughout. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 469 pp. A history of New England from 1691-1776. In the present volume the story is carried from 1691, the approximate date of the close of the narrative in the preceding, to the Declaration of Independence and the ending of the colonial status of the New England settlements. View more info

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Now the War is Over: A Social History of Britain, 1945-51

By: Addison, Paul

Price: $3.00

Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] / Jonathan Cape: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1736000

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks dust jacket. 1985 Hard Cover. viii, 223 pp. 8vo. A social history of Britain between 1945 and 1951 which looks at the remaking of British society in the home, at work and in the social services. View more info

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After the Battle: Set of 16 Spitfires, Postcard Set E7

By: After the Battle

Price: $7.00

Publisher: After the Battle:

Seller ID: 2193774

Condition: Fine


Set of 16 postcards, illustrating 16 Spitfires in a publisher's sleeve. View more info

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World War II: A Day-by-Day Collection

By: Ailsby, Christopher; Shaw, Antony; Davison, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Zenith Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 2204853

Condition: Very Good


Includes 3 volumes. Light edge wear to slipcase. 2005 Hard Cover. For the first time, three great World War II classics have been grouped together to bring you the complete history of World War II in an exciting day-by-day format. Included in this boxed set are The Third Reich Day by Day, World War II Day by Day, and The Pacific War Day by Day. Each day's listing contains the information for enthusiasts tracking each and every move, from epic battles to strategy, troop movements, shipping and logistics, politics, and more. An essential reference for WWII historians of any experience level. View more info

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Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

By: Air Council

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Air Ministry: 1940

Seller ID: 2195172

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled. 1940 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A shoe-string bound volume with strap closure, issued by the Air Ministry of Great Britain during World War II, and providing recognition information for British, French, and German aircraft (the United States had not yet entered the war). Each country is thumb tabbed. Includes black & white photographs from eight perspectives, diagrams of wing and fuselage markings, descriptions of camouflage and coloring, and specifications of each aircraft. Designed for study by Royal Air Force pilots in advance of missions (it specifically states 'not to... View more info

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The Confederate Brass-Framed Colt & Whitney

By: Albaugh, William A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William A. Albaugh and Edward N. Simmons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271018

Condition: Good


First edition. Rebound as a hardcover with original front wrapper bound in. Three Confederate bills mounted on front endpaper and wrapper, small Georgia gun repair shop sticker on front wrapper corner, map of downtown Atlanta mounted on front endpaper, owner bookplate on front endpaper, call numbers on spine but no other library marks. 1955 Hard Cover. [vii], 105 pp. A history of a famous and collectible revolver that was manufactured in Georgia and used by the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Illustrated with photographs of surviving examples, parts, a drawing of a Confederate sword... View more info

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Hospital Sketches: An Army Nurse's True Account of Her Experience During the Civil War

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Applewood Books: 1993

Seller ID: 2206458

Condition: Near Fine


Spine lightly toned, faint stain to top corner of rear wrapper, light smudge to rear wrapper. 1993 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. This is Alcott's account of her experiences as a nurse during the Civil War in a Washington D.C. hospital. The sketches are taken from letters hastily written in the few leisure moments of a very busy life, and so maintain the immediacy and force of their author.Keywords: CIVIL WAR AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY LOUISA MAY ALCOTT MEDICAL MEDICINE HOSPITAL SKETCHES BIOGRAPHY AUTOBIOGRAPHY View more info

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Flush Decks and Four Pipes (Sea Power Monograph Number 2)

By: Alden, John D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute: 1965

Seller ID: 2203507

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front corner, 2 inch tear to spine head, ink notes related to various United States craft on blank opposite copyright page. 1965 Soft Cover. 107, [1] pp. A work on flush-deck destroyers used by the United States Navy during World War I, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Includes a statistical summary of the hull numbers, names, first commissions, decommission date, and disposition of hundreds of ships. Bibliography follows text. KEYWORDS: MILITARY UNITED STATES NAVY NAVAL DESTROYERS WORLD WAR I WWI View more info

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A History of the American Revolution

By: Alden, John R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Da Capo Paperback: 1969

Seller ID: 2206185

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, ink name to front flyleaf, minor pencil marginalia. 1969 Trade Paperback. vii, 541, [xvi] pp. The history of the American rebellion against England, written by one of America's preeminent eighteenth-century historians, differs from many views of the Revolution. It is not colored by excessive worship of the Founding Fathers but, instead, permeated by sympathy for all those involved in the conflict. Alden has taken advantage of recent scholarship that has altered opinions about George III and Lord North. But most of all this is a balanced history—political, military, social, const... View more info

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The Lamps Go Out: 1914 & the Outbreak of War

By: Alington, A.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1741804

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1 inch jacket tear, front jacket flap corner clipped (list price still present). 1962 Hard Cover. 140 pp. An account of events leading up to the Great War. Includes demographic map of Austria-Hungary and black & white photographs. View more info

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The Great War Volume III: The Original German Plan and Its Culmination

By: Allen, George H.; Whitehead, Henry C.; Chadwick, F.E.; Taft, William Howard (Introduction)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: George Barrie's Sons: 1916

Seller ID: 1917801

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, front matter lightly toned. 1916 Hard Cover. xx, 500 pp. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles & borders, gilt top page ridges. Illustrated with color fold-out maps, black & white photographs, and reproductions of historical documents. View more info

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Hidden Agenda: How the Duke of Windsor Betrayed the Allies

By: Allen, Martin

Price: $9.00

Publisher: M. Evans and Co., Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285405

ISBN: 0871319934

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor tear on front jacket panel near spine. Faint smudge on top page ridge. 2000 Hard Cover. xxx, 312 pp. Many would have suspected the Duke of Windsor of treason but until recently proof has been suppressed. Now, drawing on a range of archival sources, Martin Allen offers the evidence in this reasoned indictment of the Duke's perfidy. View more info

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The Blue and The Gray

By: Allen, Thomas B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 1993

Seller ID: 2179091

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 1993 Large Hardcover. What unifies a diverse nation? What justifies the formation of a new one? What sustains democracy and law in the range of the guns? What peace can follow the loss of 600,000 lives? Six chapters cover the conflict chronologically. Key characters in the saga are examined in biographical sketches throughout the volume, and a picture-and-text portfolio on a major social or technological theme accompanies each chapter. View more info

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The Blue and The Gray

By: Allen, Thomas B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 1993

Seller ID: 2182605

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear to jacket. Map of Civil War battlefields laid in.Good. 1993 Large Hardcover. What unifies a diverse nation? What justifies the formation of a new one? What sustains democracy and law in the range of the guns? What peace can follow the loss of 600,000 lives? Six chapters cover the conflict chronologically. Key characters in the saga are examined in biographical sketches throughout the volume, and a picture-and-text portfolio on a major social or technological theme accompanies each chapter. View more info

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The Nazi Seizure of Power: The Experience of a Single German Town 1922-1945

By: Allen, William Sheridan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Franklin Watts: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2261562

ISBN: 0531056333

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1984 Trade Paperback. Tackling one of the 20th century's greatest dilemmas, Allen demonstrates how this dictatorship subtly surmounted democracy and how the Nazi seizure of power encroached from below. Relying upon legal records and interviews with primary sources, Allen dissects Northeim, Germany with microscopic precision to depict the transformation of a sleepy town to a Nazi stronghold. In this cogent analysis, Allen argues that Hitler rose to power primarily through democratic tactics that incited localized support rather than through violent mean... View more info

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Twelfth [12th] U.S. Infantry 1798-1919: Its Story by Its Men

By: Aloe, Alfred; Gordon, Clifton R. (Preface); Taft, William Howard (Foreword)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Members of the Twelfth U.S. Infantry / The Knickerbocker Press: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201686

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed, inscribed & dated May 1st 1919 by Clifton R. Gordon, a member of the 12th infantry, and the author of the preface. Light 1 inch smudge on front board, front & end matter lightly foxed. xvi, 425 pp. Original blue cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders. Black & white photographs throughout, several woodcuts. Frontispiece of 12th infantry commander Alfred Aloe. View more info

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Forgotten Weapon: U.S. Navy Airships and the U-Boat War

By: Althoff, William F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203995

ISBN: 1591140102

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 2009 Large Hardcover. xii, 419 pp. Airships are the forgotten weapon of World War II. Forgotten Weapons analyzes the development of airships as weapons for antisubmarine warfare, examines how scientists and airmen collaborated to combat U-boats and reveals the little-known accomplishments of airship crews. As William F. Althoff demonstrates, the naval airship logged an admirable operational record during the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest continued armed contest during the war. Their useful deployment depended first, however, on effective collaboration b... View more info

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The Pacific: The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries

By: Ambrose, Hugh

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NAL Caliber: 2010

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2265357

ISBN: 045123023X

Condition: Near Fine


Seventh printing. A nice copy. 2010 Hard Cover. xviii, 489 pp. Between America's retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General MacArthur's airplane touched down on the Japanese mainland in August of 1945, five men connected by happenstance fought the key battles of the war against Japan. From the debacle in Bataan, to the miracle at Midway and the relentless vortex of Guadalcanal, their solemn oaths to their country later led one to the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot and the others to the coral strongholds of Peleliu, the black terraces of Iwo Jima and the killing fields of Okin... View more info

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Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster Inc.: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201658

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Ink gift note inside. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 199, [1] pp. Includes section of black & white photographs. In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, a small detachment of British airborne troops stormed the German defense forces and paved the way for the Allied invasion of Europe. Pegasus Bridge was the first engagement of D-Day, the turning point of World War II. This gripping account of it by acclaimed author Stephen Ambrose brings to life a daring mission so crucial that, had it been unsuccessful, the entire Normandy invasion might have ... View more info

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D-Day: June 6, 1944 -- The Climactic Battle of World War II

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203082

ISBN: 068480137X

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Ink mark across UPC on back cover. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 655 pages. Black & white photographs. Stephen E. Ambrose draws from more than 1,400 interviews with American, British, Canadian, French, and German veterans to create the preeminent chronicle of the most important day in the twentieth century. Ambrose reveals how the original plans for the invasion were abandoned, and how ordinary soldiers and officers acted on their own initiative. D-Day is above all the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their existence, when the hor... View more info

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Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1997

Seller ID: 2208523

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A look at the last year of World War II in Europe--from D-Day to the surrender of Germany--draws on hundreds of interviews with and oral histories of the enlisted men and junior officers who helped win the war. View more info

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Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274910

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Original brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives... View more info

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The Wild Blue: Then Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2276366

ISBN: 0743203399

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 299 pp. An exciting foray into the lives of the young men - pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners, chosen by the Air Force to embark on the most dangerous missions during World War II details their courage, bravery, and determination. View more info

Image for Eisenhower: Volume I: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume II: The President

Eisenhower: Volume I: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume II: The President

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281563

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printings. Spine and back corner of volume 2 lightly creased. 1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives us a masterly account of the European war theater and Eisenhower'... View more info

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D-Day, June 6, 1944: Climactic Battle of World War II

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284750

ISBN: 0671673343

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 655 pp. Stephen E. Ambrose draws from more than 1,400 interviews with American, British, Canadian, French, and German veterans to create the preeminent chronicle of the most important day in the twentieth century. Ambrose reveals how the original plans for the invasion were abandoned, and how ordinary soldiers and officers acted on their own initiative. D-Day is above all the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their existence, when the horrors, complex... View more info