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Image for The Liberation Trilogy: Volume One - An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943; Volume Two - The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944; Volume Three - The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945

The Liberation Trilogy: Volume One - An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943; Volume Two - The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944; Volume Three - The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945

By: Atkinson, Rick

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2014

Seller ID: 2292341

ISBN: 1627790594

Condition: Near Fine


No slipcase. Volume one - First edition. Volumes two and three - reprints. Smudges on bottom edge of volume one. 2014 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 681; xiii, 791; xiii, 877 pp. Three volume set. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and black-and-white maps. From the War in North Africa to the Invasion of Normandy, the Liberation Trilogy recounts the hard fought battles that led to Allied victory in Second World War. Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times bestselling author Rick Atkinson brings great drama and exquisite detail to the retelling of th... View more info

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World War II International Aircraft Recognition Manual

By: Aviation Publications

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 2194623

Condition: Very Good


1973 Small Softcover. Unpaginated. Illustrations, silhouettes, and technical information on WWII military aircraft. View more info

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alpha Books: 1998

Seller ID: 2206391

Condition: Near Fine


Light general wear. 1998 Soft Cover. xxiv, 407 pp. ...a comprehensive overview of America's bloodiest war. From the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox, this book offers fascinating stories of the men and women who fought bravely and often died for a cause they believed in. The book features a clear chronology of major events, detailed explanations of key battles such as Gettysburg, Chattanooga, and Chancellorsville. Author Alan Axelrod offers intimate impressions and anecdotes from generals and soldiers alike, and strategies of war leaders such as Sherman, Lee, a... View more info

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The Real History of the Vietnam War: A New Look at the Past

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sterling: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285682

ISBN: 1402790252

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2013 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 369 pp. Released in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the escalation of the Vietnam War, this fifth volume in the Real History series draws parallels between contemporary international conflicts and what occurred in Vietnam half a century ago. Events since 2001 suggest that the agonizing lessons Vietnam should have taught us about armed enterprises in remote lands have gone unlearned. In examining questions about that tumultuous era—including the complex political manipulations that led... View more info

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Flying Furies [The Story of the Fighter Plane]

By: Ayling, Keith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1719708

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Edge wear. 1942 Large Hardcover. 44 pp. Blue cloth spine, color pictorial paper over boards. Several full-page illustrations by Wallis Rigby of various fighter planes, endpapers depict 24 varieties of combat aircraft. Five pages of text redacted by publisher due to government censorship (several words blacked out for security purposes). View more info

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Orphan Hero: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Babb, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Yucca: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2157294

ISBN: 1631580493

Condition: Fine


First Edition. An exceptional copy. Fine. 2015 Hard Cover. 443 pp. Told by his stepmother that he alone had been responsible for the death of his mother, abandoned by the earlier departure of his father for the California 1849 goldfields, and threatened with being locked in a cage with his stepmother’s psychotic brother, eight-year-old Benjamin Franklin “B .F.” Windes decides to abandon home and trail his father’s path. Thus begins a trip of constant struggle with disease, severe weather, hardship, Indian attack, and death on his lone journey across much of what is now the United State... View more info

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Pimpernel Gold: How Norway Foiled the Nazis

By: Baden-Powell, Dorothy; Collier, Sir Laurence

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press / Robert Hale Limited: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204565

ISBN: 0709167482

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1978 Hard Cover. 207 pp. With a foreword by Sir Laurence Collier. When the Germans landed in Norway, King Haakon VII went into hiding and began a cross-country trek to meet up with Allied ships on the north coast which would take him to safety in England. Less safe was the gold of the Bank of Norway, bullion which had to be preserved if the country was ever to recover once the war ended. The Germans, of course, were eager to pounce on the gold, but quick, independent thinking by Norwegian officers got the bullion into some 30 lorries and vehicles and into te... View more info

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Faith in God and Generals: An Anthology of Faith, Hope, and Love in the American Civil War

By: Baehr, Ted; Wales, Susan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Broadman & Holman Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2172707

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 2003 Hard Cover. Ron Maxwell, producer of the acclaimed movie Gettysburg and director of Gods & Generals, has encouraged the creation of this anthology that captures and explores one of the major themes of Gods & Generals—devout, godly men and women on both sides of the Civil War fervently believed that their cause was not only just but that they enjoyed God's favor. View more info

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The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Bahr, Howard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Picador: 1997

Seller ID: 2206464

ISBN: 0312265077

Condition: Near Fine


Light sticker adhesive to rear wrapper. 1997 Trade Paperback. 266 pp. The Black Flower is the gripping Story of a young Confederate rifleman named Bushrod Carter. When Bushrod is wounded, he is taken to a makeshift hospital where he comes under the care of Anna, who has already lost two potential romances to battle. Bushrod and Anna's attempt to forge a bond n the midst of pathos and horror is a powerful reminder that the war that divided America will not vanish quietly into pages of history.Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY CIVIL WAR HISTORICAL FICTION View more info

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The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Bahr, Howard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America: 2012

Seller ID: 2206465

ISBN: 1877853747

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker to rear wrapper. 2012 Trade Paperback. 266 pp. This powerful story of a young rifleman's agony during the Battle of Franklin in 1864 ranks with the foremost novels of the Civil War. It has already won praise for it's originality and power in the New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Southern Living and many other journals. The black flower symbolizes the rifleman's sense of doom in the midst of Union cannons firing upon John Bell Hood's Army of Tennessee. That army literally disappears in a hail of rifle and cannon fire from the Union entrenchments. Bushr... View more info

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The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2000-2001: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2287157

ISBN: 1557501971

Condition: Near Fine


2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [1], 1107, [5] pp. This biennially updated reference on the world's naval and paranaval forces presents accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of about 180 countries and territories, as well as information about coast guards and other armed maritime government services. It contains not only details about the characteristics and capabilities of ships and craft ranging from giant aircraft carriers and ballistic missile submarines to small tugboats and launches, but... View more info

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The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2002-2003: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2287158

ISBN: 1557502420

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded. 2002 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [1], 1129, [9] pp. This popular navy guide is internationally acknowledged as the world's leading one-volume reference to the world's naval and paranaval forces. Comprehensive, authoritative and affordable, it is updated biennially to include accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of more than one hundred eighty countries and territories, including coast guards and other armed maritime government services. Both major fleets like those of the United St... View more info

Image for The United States Secret Service in the Late War, Comprising the Author's Introduction to the Leading Men at Washington, with the Origin and Organization of the United States Secret Service Bureau, and a Graphic History of Rich and Exciting Experiences, North and South...

The United States Secret Service in the Late War, Comprising the Author's Introduction to the Leading Men at Washington, with the Origin and Organization of the United States Secret Service Bureau, and a Graphic History of Rich and Exciting Experiences, North and South...

By: Baker, La Fayette C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: T.A. Langan & Brother: 1889

Seller ID: 2275501

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with some loss of gilt, ages toned, one illustration loose, hinges weakening, frontispiece foxed. 1889 Hard Cover. 398 pp. Grey cloth, gilt titles, elaborate gilt, red, & silver design on spine & front board, floral decorated endpapers. A firsthand account of the formation and development of the United States Secret Service during the American Civil War, with -- in the words of the publisher -- 'a profuse galaxy of magnificent full-page illustrations of exquisite beauty'. Some of these plates are full color, others two-tone (blue ink on pink background). View more info

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Selected Papers on British Warship Design in World War II

By: Baker, R. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289922

ISBN: 0870219219

Condition: Very Good


Reissule. Jacket toned. 1983 Hard Cover. In 1947 the quarterly Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects included a set of papers written by the Admiralty Naval Construction officials responsible for various types of warships. These selections from the report include a wealth of information on the design of warships during WWII. View more info

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The Sweet Hell Inside: A Family History

By: Ball, Edward

Price: $8.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194689

Condition: Good


First edition. Spine cocked, ink name and date on front endpaper, remainder mark.Very Good. 2001 Hard Cover. xv, 384 pp. 'The Sweet Hell Inside' recounts the lives of the Harleston family of South Carolina, the progeny of a Southern gentleman and his slave who cast off their blemished roots and achieved affluence in part through a surprisingly successful funeral parlor business. Their wealth afforded the Harlestons the comfort of chauffeurs, tailored clothes, and servants whose skin was darker than theirs. It also launched the family into a generation of glory as painters, performers, and phot... View more info

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Collector's Guide to British Army Campaign Medals

By: Ball, Robert W.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Antique Trader Books: 1996

Seller ID: 1722483

Condition: Fine


1996 Large Hardcover. vii, 152 pp. A complete reference that will appeal to collectors of militaria, or anyone interested in world or military history. Fascinating glimpses of the British Empire unfold in this detailed study of medals awarded to British Army troops over more than two centuries. Covers military battles and campaigns waged from 1791 through the Gulf War. View more info

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A Long Shadow: Jefferson Davis and the Final Days of the Confederacy

By: Ballard, Michael B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203426

ISBN: 087805295X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 1986 Hard Cover. xi, 200 pp. A Long Shadow is a fascinating narrative account of the fall of the Confederacy told from the perspective of Jefferson Davis, his official entourage, and his family as they tried to hold the government together while staying one step ahead of their Union Army pursuers.The martyred Davis is one of the most enduring symbols of the Lost Cause of the Confederacy. Michael B. Ballard maintains that this image began to take form during the last days of Davis's presidency as the doomed leader rose nobly to adversity, handling sensitive poli... View more info

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The Battle: A New History of Waterloo

By: Barbero, Alessandro

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Walker: 2006

Seller ID: 2208405

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2006 Trade Paperback. Italian historian Alessandro Barbero's majestic new account stands apart from previous British and French histories by giving voice to all the nationalities that took part. Invoking the memories of British, French, and Prussian soldiers, Barbero meticulously re-creates the conflict as it unfolded, from General Reille's early afternoon assault on the chateau of Hougoumont, to the desperate last charge of Napoleon's Imperial Guard as evening settled in. From privates to generals, Barbero recounts individual miracles and tragedies, moments of courage and... View more info

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Long Range Guns, Close Quarter Combat: The Third United States Artillery Regiment in the War of 1812

By: Barbuto, Richard V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Old Fort Niagara Association: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281318

ISBN: 094196728X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2010 Trade Paperback. 144 pp. A study of the 3rd U.S. Artillery in the War of 1812, illustrated with photographs, historical illustrations, and maps. Rich Barbuto is professor of history and has served as the deputy director of the Department of Military History at the US Army Command & General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas since 2004. A 1971 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he served for twenty-three years as an armor officer with tours of duty in Germany, Korea, and Canada. He also served as exchange instructor at the Cana... View more info

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Solidarnosc: From Gdansk to Military Repression

By: Barker, Colin; Weber, Kara

Price: $3.00

Publisher: International Socialism: 1982

Seller ID: 1736274

Condition: Very Good


1982 Trade Paperback. Colin Barker (b. 1939) is a British sociologist as well as a Marxist historian and writer. A long-standing member of the Socialist Workers Party in Manchester, he is the author of numerous articles and works on Marxism, including a history of the Polish trade union Solidarity, Festival of the Oppressed. A Trotskyist, Barker was a member of the International Socialism Group in Oxford and Manchester from 1962. He was a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University from 1967 to 2002 and an organiser of the periodic International Conference on Alternative... View more info

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History of the Rhode Island Combat Units in the Civil War (1861-1865)

By: Barker, Harold R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2185079

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket rubbed.Very Good. 1964 Hard Cover. A history of all active units based out of Rhode Island during the Civil War. View more info

Image for Fort Sumter: National Monument South Carolina

Fort Sumter: National Monument South Carolina

By: Barnes, Frank

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S. Park Service: 1962

Seller ID: 1718276

Condition: Very Good


1962 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. A history of Fort Sumter from its construction to its role in the Civil War. View more info

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The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.). Part I. Volume II. Surgical History.

By: Barnes, Joseph K.; Otis, George A.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278330

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards a bit rubbed with minimal loss along rear spine edge. Binding tight, pages clean. 1870 Full-Leather. clv, [1], 650, xiv pp. Illustrated with plates (some color) and engraved cuts. Includes a prefatory note by the surgeon general with circular letters, an introduction by the editor with examples of contemporary medical forms and a chronological summary of engagements and battles (with an index thereto), and the following chapters: Wounds and Injuries of the Head; Wounds and Injuries of the Face; Wounds and Injuries of the Spine; Wounds and Injuries of the Chest. Many speci... View more info

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Pendulum of War: The Three Battles of El Alamein

By: Barr, Niall

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Overlook Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2279121

ISBN: 1585677388

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. xliii, 531 pp. Based on extensive original research, Pendulum of War looks at the arguments behind the change in fortunes of Britain’s desert army in 1942. Barr provides a vivid picture of the fighting at el Alamein from the early desperate days of July to the final costly victory in Novembe A compelling new history of a crucial turning point in the Second World War, and a detailed picture of the British Army at a critical stage in its fight against Hitler’s Germany. In June 1942, following the fall of Tobruk, the defeated British Ei... View more info

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The Medieval Papacy (Library of World Civilization)

By: Barraclough, Geoffrey

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1979

Seller ID: 2269914

ISBN: 0393951006

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, pages very faintly toned. 1979 Trade Paperback. 216 pp. The medieval papacy is treated as a historical phenomenon developing and changing in response to changing historical circumstances. The author seeks to show how its success in building up its authority and its legal and administrative machinery militated against its claim to spiritual leadership, and how an institution which rose through furthering the cause of reform later became an obstacle to reform and itself in need of reformation. In other words, he is concerned with the great dichotomies - to say nothing of... View more info

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The Mutiny of the Bounty: An Illustrated Edition of Sir John Barrow's Original Account

By: Barrow, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: David R. Godine: 1980

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2204438

Condition: Very Good


1st thus. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1980 Hard Cover. In December 1787, the Bounty sailed from Spithead for the South Seas. In April 1789, her crew mutinied near the Friendly Islands and set the commander, William Bligh, and several companions adrift on the ocean in an open boat. The mutineers took Tahitian wives and settled on an uninhabited and virtually unknown island where twenty years later one survivor and many of their descendents were discovered. Bligh, himself, safely navigated his boat-load of starving shipmates thousands of miles across the ocean to Timor. View more info

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The Zulu War: A Pictorial History

By: Barthorp, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2281581

ISBN: 0713714697

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1991 Soft Cover. A pictorial history of the 1879 war, Text and photographs depict scenes from the Zulu War and discuss the causes of the war, opposing forces, and the course of the campaign,including the battles at Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift, and many others.Chapters include The coming of the war. Britons, Boers and Bantus --The opposing forces --The plans --The first invastion. Isandhlwana -- Rorke's drift --Eshowe and Gingindhlovu -- Hlovane and Kambula --The second invasion. Preliminaries --Misbehavior before the enemy -- Ulundi --Aftermath -British regiments and corps of... View more info

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The Boyd-Parker Story: Groveland Ambuscade, September 1779 - An Incident of the Sullivan Expedition, September - 1779

By: Bartlett, Charles E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Castile Historical Society / Maxon Print: 1956

Seller ID: 2279575

Condition: Near Fine


Faint mark on front wrapper. 1956 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. Fold-out map of Groveland Ambuscade follows text. A brief account of the ambush of Boyd and Parker during the Sullivan Expedition of 1779, in which they were overrun by Loyalists and Seneca Indians. A monument marks the site of the attack, and Boyd and his men are now buried at Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, New York. View more info

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Iwo Jima: Amphibious Epic

By: Bartley, Whitman S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Battery Press, Inc.: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291142

ISBN: 0898392756

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1997 Large Hardcover. vi, 253, [plus 21 pages of maps], pp. On 19 February 1945, elements of the V Marine Amphibious Corps began their assault on the island of Iwo Jima. Opposing the men of the 3rd, 4th and 5th Marine Divisions was a force of more than 20,000 well-disposed and deeply entrenched Japanese troops. In the next 36 days, the amphibious doctrine, techniques, weapons and equipment of the U.S. Marine Corps received a supreme test. It was a bitter struggle in which 6,821 Marines, soldiers and sailors lost their lives and over 17,000 were wounded. ...Iwo Jima... View more info

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Step-by-Step Finishing German Armor: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Painting and Finishing Armor Models (Series 1)

By: Bartolotti, Glenn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Robertson Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 2288342

ISBN: 1611700027

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2010 Large Softcover. 77 pp. A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Painting and Finishing Armor Models. Steps for Painting and Weathering 7 different World War II German Armored Vehicles. This guide includes over 190 full color images. View more info