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Image for 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)

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

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Band of Brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2292426

ISBN: 0743216458

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint edge wear. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 333 pp. A look at the men of E Company describes how they parachuted into France early D-Day morning, parachuted into Holland in the Arnhem campaign, and captured Hitler's Bavarian outpost. View more info

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No End Save Victory: Perspectives on World War II

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.; Carr, Caleb; Keegan, John; Manchester, William; Cowley, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkley Books: 2002

Seller ID: 2203901

ISBN: 0425183386

Condition: Near Fine


Edges very lightly rubbed. 2002 Trade Paperback. xiii, 688 pp. Robert Cowley and the editors of Military History Quarterly present a fascinating anthology of World War II essays from some of the world's most eminent historians. A collection of riveting essays about World War II-often asking militarily, 'What if?' (Richmond Times-Dispatch) Absorbing. A must read. Cowley... has chosen judiciously, taking us to Africa, Asia, Guadalcanal and other WWII hot spots. [A] combination of solid writing and star power. (Publishers Weekly) Useful for the military scholar and captivating to the general... View more info

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Fighting Confederates

By: Anders, Curt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208270

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1968 Hard Cover. An exciting, action-packed account of the careers of the great military commanders of the confederate states of America. View more info

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By Sea and by River: The Naval History of the Civil War

By: Anderson, Bern

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Da Capo Paperback: 1962

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2206404

Condition: Near Fine


Spine creased, faint stain to top page ridge. 1962 Trade Paperback. xiv, 303, [viii] pp. Less bloody and less known than the land campaigns of the Civil War, the naval battles—and especially the naval blockade of the South—were crucial factors in the outcome of the war. The spectacular battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack marked the debut of ironclads, a revolution in naval warfare. Ships supported McClellan's Peninsula Campaign and Grant's conquest of the Mississippi Valley. The raiding of the Confederate cruisers Sumter, Florida, and Alabama, Farragut's capture of the forts in Mo... View more info

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The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War

By: Anderson, Fred

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Viking: 2005

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2291960

ISBN: 0670034541

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. An exceptional copy. 2005 Hard Cover. A companion to a four-part PBS documentary series examines how the French and Indian War of the mid-eighteenth century had a definitive impact on history, tracing how it served to overturn the balance of power on two continents and laid the groundwork for the American Revolution. View more info

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The Generals: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

By: Anderson, Nancy Scott

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283488

ISBN: 0394521064

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink inscription. 1988 Hard Cover. Traces the careers of Grant and Lee from West Point and the Mexican War, through the war between the states, to their first face-to-face meeting at Appomattox, View more info

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Wars End

By: Anderson, Wing

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Kosmon Press: 1944

Seller ID: 1718281

Condition: Good


4th printing. Edges rubbed and lightly stained,. 1944 Small Softcover. Unpaginated. Details biblical prophecy concerning the 20th century, particularly the end of World War II. View more info

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The North Reports the Civil War

By: Andrews, J. Cutler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 1955

Seller ID: 2265931

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket. Spine toned, pink stain and a few faint spots to boards, faint stain on page ridges, top page ridge faintly foxed. 1955 Hard Cover. x, 813 pp. Andrews presents the drama of the Civil War as seen through the eyes of reporters’ own diaries, dispatches, and printed news stories. View more info

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Navy Yearbook [Year Book 1944]

By: Andrews, Phillip; Engel, Leonard; Wilion, Jacqueline

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285929

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly foxed. 1944 Large Hardcover. 376 pp. Oblong, 9 1/4 x 12 1/4. A photographic survey of naval ships and aircraft from countries around the world, with detailed specifications.. Includes a chapter on the Battle of the Atlantic, a history of the U.S. Navy to World War II, a war loss section, etc. View more info

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The American Combat Aircraft and Helicopters of the Vietnam War

By: Angelucci, Enzo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portland House: 1987

Seller ID: 2264749

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1987 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. A short history of the plane's role in Vietnam is given with scale models and 3 views of each plane. View more info

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World Aircraft: Origins - World War I (Rand McNally Color Illustrated Guides)

By: Angelucci, Enzo; Matricardi, Paolo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rand McNally: 1979

Seller ID: 2283521

ISBN: 0528881655

Condition: Good


Front wrapper and spine creased. 1979 Trade Paperback. 320 pp. From introduction: presents the history of aviation up to the end of World War I. All the important early aeroplanes are examined in this book which contains a representative selection of civil and military aircraft. Some are present because they have become landmarks of aviation history or exhibit a particular technical development, others because of the immortal feats they performed. View more info

A Pictorial History of the Civil War Years

By: Angle, Paul M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 1522122

Condition: Good


Moderately rubbed with light spotting to boards.Good. 1967 Large Hardcover. 242 pp. Maps on endpapers. A rare gallery of over 350 pictures, many never before published, gathered from sources North and South. A compact and masterly history of the war, year by year, accompanied by remarkable photographs and period documents. A very collectible volume for the professional or amateur historian of the Civil War. CONTENTS: The Long Road to Secession; 1861 - War Comes; 1861 - The Picture Story; 1862 - Bitter and Bloody Fighting; 1862 - The Picture Story; 1863 - The Year of Big Battles; 1863 - The Pic... View more info

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A Pictorial History of the Civil War Years

By: Angle, Paul M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1980

Seller ID: 2208432

Condition: Very Good


Pages very faintly toned. 1980 Soft Cover. 242 pp. With an Introduction by William C. Davis. More than 350 illustrations plus a concise text survey the years 1860 to 1865, from the secession of South Carolina to Lincoln's assassination.Keywords: CIVIL WAR PICTORIAL HISTORY AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY US AMERICANA View more info

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A Pictorial History of the Civil War Years

By: Angle, Paul M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1980

Seller ID: 2283533

ISBN: 0385185510

Condition: Good


Spine creased, faint sticker remnant. 1980 Soft Cover. 242 pp. With an Introduction by William C. Davis. More than 350 illustrations plus a concise text survey the years 1860 to 1865, from the secession of South Carolina to Lincoln's assassination. View more info

Image for Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World 3000 BCE–500 CE: Equipment, Combat Skills and Tactics

Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World 3000 BCE–500 CE: Equipment, Combat Skills and Tactics

By: Anglum, Simon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Amber: 2013

Seller ID: 2267561

ISBN: 1909160466

Condition: Good


A few spots to front endpaper. 2013 Soft Cover. Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World describes the fighting techniques of soldiers in Europe and the Middle East in an age before gunpowder. The book explores the unique tactics required to win battles with the technology available, and points out how little has changed in some respects in the art of war. Using specially commissioned color and black-and-white artworks to illustrate the battles, equipment and tactics of the era, Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World shows in detail the methods by which armies, including Assyrians and Roman ... View more info

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Edward Ardizzone: Diary of a War Artist

By: Ardizzone, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294623

ISBN: 0370104986

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 213 pp. Edward Ardizzone's diary begins with the invasion of Sicily in July 1943. It is a very personal and hitherto private daily record, in words and pictures, of the Italian Campaign from Sicily in July 1943 to Ravenna in March 1945, with occasional leaves in Cairo and a brief switch to the Normandy landings in June 1944. Finally the artist went to Germany for the mopping-up operations in April and May of 1945. As a War Artist Edward Ardizzone's job was to paint watercolour ... View more info

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U. S. A., the Hard Way: An Autobiography of a B-17 Crew Member

By: Armstrong, Roger W.; Stone, Ken

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Quail House Pub. Co: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198433

ISBN: 0962916110

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription For--Reg Miner--A fellow Kriegie and hostage (of the Russians) at Barth (Stalag Luft I). My very best wishes, Roger W. Armstrong, 5-17-93, with signed and inscribed post-it note laid in: Hi--Reg: Sorry I haven't sent the book earlier--but we're back to our base--in England--for two weeks. It's still there and today houses the Queen's Division. Their claim to fame is the burning of the White House in War of 1812. Thanks, Roger.. 1991 Trade Paperback. 299 pp. The autobiography of Roger W. Armstrong, who enlisted in the Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet Program durin... View more info

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The Battles in the Jerseys and the Significance of Each

By: Armstrong, William C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The New Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution: 1916

Seller ID: 2267721

Condition: Very Good


Faint stain to rear board. 1916 Small Hard Cover. 26 pp. Excerpt from The Battles in the Jerseys and the Significance of Each: And what is more, the influences started in 1776 are still at work; they have brought blessings on the human race in the past, they will bring even greater blessings in the future. The war opened with splendid outbursts at Lexington and Bunker Hill; but both sides entrenched at Boston and the result was a long deadlock ending in a compromise, the British being allowed to sail away to Halifax unmolested provided they left the city of Boston unharmed. It is the way of th... View more info

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Silhouette Handbook of United States Army Air Forces Airplanes

By: Army Air Forces

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Air Service Command: 1942

Seller ID: 2194363

Condition: Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1942 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Photographs, silhouettes, and technical information on military aircraft. View more info

Image for Wings for Combat: The Story of the Training of an Air Force

Wings for Combat: The Story of the Training of an Air Force

By: Army Air Forces Training Command

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ullman Company, Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 2260196

Condition: Fair


Binder's copy. Wrappers heavily rubbed with multiple creases, ink note to front wrapper verso. 1943 Stapled Binding. 80 pp. With 500 photographs printed in genuine sheet-fed gravure. Army Air Forces Training Command, Headquarters, Fort Worth, Texas. CONTENTS: The Army Air Forces Training Command; Foreword; Technical Training; Flying Training; The End Result. A look at the training of Army Air Force staff during the Second World War before the Air Force became a distinct service. View more info

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85th (Eighty Fifth) Coast Artillery (AA) (Semi-Mobile) United States Army 1942

By: Army Press

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Army Press: 1942

Seller ID: 2196562

Condition: Very Good


Binding a bit shaken but holding. 1942 Hard Cover. A yearbook of all the members and events of the 85th Coast Artillery during 1942. View more info

Image for Churchill's Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government

Churchill's Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government

By: Arnn, Larry P.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nelson Books: 2015

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266433

ISBN: 0718096215

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Spine-head lightly bumped. 2015 Trade Paperback. xxxiii, 376 pp. No statesman shaped the twentieth century more than Winston Churchill. To know Churchill is to understand the combinations of boldness and caution, assertiveness and humility, that define statesmanship at its best. With fresh perspective and insights based on decades of studying and teaching Churchill, Larry P. Arnn explores the greatest challenges faced by Churchill, both in war and in peacetime, in the context of Churchill’s abiding devotion to constitutionalism. View more info

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Chickamauga 1863: The River of Death (Campaign Series #17)

By: Arnold, James R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Osprey Military: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2186687

ISBN: 1855322633

Condition: Near Fine


1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. Chickamauga--an Indian name meaning 'River of Death'--was one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War. Fought in the densely wooded terrain just south of Chattanooga, this was to be the greatest western-theatre battle of the conflict, a hard-fought victory for the Confederates that halted the advance of Rosecrans' Union Army of the Cumberland into Tennessee. Colored and black and white photographs and illustrations included. View more info

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Chickamauga 1863: The River of Death (Campaign Series No. 17)

By: Arnold, James R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing Ltd.: 1998

Seller ID: 2194924

ISBN: 1855322633

Condition: Near Fine


1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. Osprey's examination of the battle at Chickamagua, one of the decisive campaigns of the American Civil War (1861-1865). By the Autumn of 1863 the Confederacy was in dire straits. In a colossal gamble, Confederate President Jefferson Davis stripped forces from all the major Confederate armies to reinforce the Army of Tennessee in a last ditch attempt to crush the Union. On 19th September the Confederates attacked the Union army along Chickamauga creek south of Chattanooga. On the second day of bloody fighting the entire ... View more info

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France Reborn: The History of the Liberation, June 1944 - May 1945

By: Aron, Robert; Hare, Humphrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1964

Seller ID: 2201712

Condition: Very Good


Slight discoloration to cloth spine, pages toned.Jacket edges rubbed, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket toned. 1964 Hard Cover. viii, 490 pp. Beginning with D-Day, June 6, 1944, and ending with the last liberation of French soil in May of 1945, Robert Aron brilliantly recounts the background and events, both military and political, that freed and preserved a nation defeated in war, compromised of its honor, and divided by an extraordinary complex of factions.Keywords: ROBERT ARON FRANCE REBORN HISTORY OF LIBERATION FRENCH HUMPHREY HARE JUNE 1944 MAY 1945 WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 DE GAULLE View more info

The Campaigns of Alexander

By: Arrian (Lucius Flavius Arrianus Xenophon); De Selincourt, Aubrey; Hamilton, J.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2296614

ISBN: 088029079X

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket flaps faintly toned. 1986 Hard Cover. 430 pp. Translated by Aubrey de Selincourt, and revised with a new introduction and notes by J.R. Hamilton. Although written over four hundred years after Alexander’s death, Arrian’s Campaigns of Alexander is the most reliable account of the man and his achievements we have. Arrian’s own experience as a military commander gave him unique insights into the life of the world’s greatest conqueror. He tells of Alexander’s violent suppression of the Theban rebellion, his total defeat of Persia, and his campaigns through Egypt, India and Babyl... View more info