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Image for Always In The Middle Of The Battle: Edward Kiniry And The 1st Illinois Light Artillery Battery D: Edward Kiniry And The 1st Illinois Light Artillery Battery D

Always In The Middle Of The Battle: Edward Kiniry And The 1st Illinois Light Artillery Battery D: Edward Kiniry And The 1st Illinois Light Artillery Battery D

By: Wall, David Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: S/P: 2010

Seller ID: 2208673

ISBN: 1453545255

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. Edward Kiniry, a young Illinois private, served in Battery D, 1st Illinois Light Artillery, from 1861-1864. His letters, as well as a unit history of the battery, are smoothly mixed with the comments of the soldier's grandson and the author of this book. Mr. Wall visited many of the sites where his grandfather fought in the Western Theater, and wrote of the intensity of his feelings when standing on the very ground where the battery had been positioned. In addition, his research was thorough and well documented. View more info

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War Planes in Action!

By: Wallace, James F.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Whitman: 1942

Seller ID: 2194370

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. [22 pp.] A story of heroic pilots with color illustrations of the planes in combat throughout. View more info

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Soul of the Lion: A Biography of General Joshua L. Chamberlain

By: Wallace, Willard M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Stan Clark Military Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2194775

ISBN: 1879664011

Condition: Very Good


1995 Trade Paperback. Light edge wear.Chamberlain won the Congressional Medal of Honor for his courageous leadership of the 20th Maine Volunteer Regiment at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, thereby ensuring his place in history. View more info

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Technology's War Record: An Interpretation of the Contribution Made by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT], its Staff, its Former Students and its Undergraduates to the Cause of the United States and the Allied Powers in the Great War, 1914-1919

By: War Records Committee of the Alumni Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Price: $12.00

Publisher: War Records Committee of the Alumni Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / The Murray Printing Company: 1920

Seller ID: 1775907

Condition: Very Good


Hinges beginning to weaken, corners lightly rubbed. 1920 Large Hardcover. ix, 747 pp. 4to. A history of MIT's role in World War I, with a complete honor roll of those killed in action; list of decorations and citations; and lists of soldiers and civilians divided by place of service. View more info

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River Run Red: The Fort Pillow Massacre in the American Civil War

By: Ward, Andrew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266877

ISBN: 0670034401

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Corners lightly pushed. 2005 Hard Cover. xxiii, [3], 531, [3] pp. 8vo. An account of the controversial April 1864 Civil War battle between Confederate cavalry leader Nathan Bedford Forrest and a garrison of Unionists and former slave artillerymen offers insight into how corruption and racism in occupied Tennessee played a role in the Confederate victory and how Forrest went on to found the Ku Klux Klan. By the author of Dark Midnight When I Rise. View more info

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The War: An Intimate History 1941-1945

By: Ward, Geoffrey C.; Burns, Ken

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2268366

ISBN: 0307262839

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge of jacket stained, two creases and 1/2 inch tear on rear jacket edge (tear repaired with clear tape on reverse). 2007 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xxv, 449 pp. 11 x 9 1/2. Companion volume to the Ken Burns film. Beautiful portraits along inside covers and end pages. Imagery and photography placed throughout entire text. The vivid voices that speak from these pages are not those of historians or scholars. They are the voices of ordinary men and women who experienced—and helped to win—the most devastating war in history, in which betw... View more info

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The Civil War: An Illustrated History

By: Ward, Geoffrey C.; Burns, Ric; Burns, Ken

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201933

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Tiny tear to top jacket corner. 1990 Large Hardcover. xix, 425 pp. This huge, magnificent pictorial history portrays the Civil War as never before, from the political events leading to the firing of the first shot as Fort Sumter to the surrender at Appomattox Court House. A Companion volume to the forthcoming 9-part Public Television series. 500 photographs. View more info

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The Civil War: An Illustrated History

By: Ward, Geoffrey C.; Burns, Ric; Burns, Ken

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2260777

ISBN: 0394562852

Condition: Near Fine


6th printing. An exceptional copy. 1990 Large Hardcover. xix, 425 pp. This huge, magnificent pictorial history portrays the Civil War as never before, from the political events leading to the firing of the first shot as Fort Sumter to the surrender at Appomattox Court House. A Companion volume to the forthcoming 9-part Public Television series. 500 photographs. View more info

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The Sacred Warriors: Japan's Suicide Legions

By: Warner, Denis; Warner, Peggy; Seno, Commander Sadao

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1982

Seller ID: 2203292

ISBN: 0442254180

Condition: Near Fine


Owner's stamp to front endpaper.Near Fine. 1982 Hard Cover. xii, 370 pp. Dennis Warner, a war correspondent, aboard a ship that suffered two Kamikaze onslaughts and Commander Sadao Seno, assigned to command a midget submarine, toward the end of the war, bring to life this fascinating behind the scenes account of Japan's special attack forces. Events are vividly retold through interviews with people from both sides, including those who launched Kamikaze attacks and those who survived them.Keywords: DENIS PEGGY WARNER COMMANDER SADAO SENO SACRED WARRIORS JAPAN'S SUICIDE LEGIONS JAPAN JAPANESE HI... View more info

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Kitchener: The Man Behind the Legend

By: Warner, Philip

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Atheneum: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202518

ISBN: 0689118058

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Jacket spine lightly toned. 1986 Hard Cover. viii, 247 pp. Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl of Khartoum and of Broome, was Britain's last great military hero, a legend in his own time, and in ours. His face became known to millions before his death in 1916 because it appeared on recruiting posters for World War I over the caption Your Country Needs You. Trained as an engineer in the army, his talents were for planning, organization, and attention to detail, yet his appetite was for battle. As a young officer in 1871, he very nearly created an international in... View more info

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Will Not We Fear

By: Warren, C.E.T.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap: 1961

Seller ID: 2076191

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Spine faded. 1961 Hard Cover. 228 pp. A history of the Seal, a British submarine during the Second World War.Keywords: MILITARY WORLD WAR II WWII View more info

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Warfare in the Classical World

By: Warry, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 2000

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281577

ISBN: 076071696X

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. An exceptional copy. 2000 Hard Cover. The author traces the evolution of the art of warfare in the Greek and Roman empires between 2600BC and AD 800. View more info

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Warfare in the Classical World

By: Warry, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 2000

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2280220

ISBN: 076071696X

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. An exceptional copy. 2000 Hard Cover. The author traces the evolution of the art of warfare in the Greek and Roman empires between 2600BC and AD 800. View more info

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Governor Berkeley and King Philip's War

By: Washburn, Wilcomb E.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New England Quarterly: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2008352

Condition: Very Good


1957 Stapled Binding. 363-377 pp. Manila wrappers, stapled binding, handwritten paper label. A facsimile of an article on King Philip's War which originally appeared in New England Quarterly. View more info

Image for The Journal of Major George Washington, Sent by the Hon. Robert Dinwiddie, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governor, and Commander in Chief of Virginia, to the Commandant of the French Forces on Ohio. To Which are Added, the Governor's Letter, and a Translation of the French Officer's Answers.

The Journal of Major George Washington, Sent by the Hon. Robert Dinwiddie, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governor, and Commander in Chief of Virginia, to the Commandant of the French Forces on Ohio. To Which are Added, the Governor's Letter, and a Translation of the French Officer's Answers.

By: Washington, George

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: 1959

Seller ID: 2267171

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1959 Stapled Binding. xv, 28 pp. Facsimile edition. An account of his first official mission, made as emissary from the Governor of Virginia to the Commandant of the French forces on the Ohio, October, 1753-January 1754. View more info

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The Hall Carbine Affair: A Study in Contemporary Folklore

By: Wasson, R. Gordon

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pandick Press: 1948

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2272432

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition, one of 750 copies. Faint water spots on jacket spine, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Ink gift note on front endpaper, magazine clippings laid in. 1948 Hard Cover. x, 190 pp. During the American Civil War, John Pierpoint Morgan financed the purchase of 5,000 surplus rifles at $3.50 each, which were then sold back to the government for $22 each. The incident became renowned as a scandalous example of wartime profiteering. Interest in the incident was revived in 1910 as an indictment of Morgan.[1][2] The weapons, known as Hall's Carbines, were purchased by arms dealer Arthur M. Eas... View more info

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Bloody Winter

By: Waters, John M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Jove: 1986

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2204735

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Spine lightly creased. 1986 Mass Market Paperback. A chilling story of the Allies' narrow escape from defeat at the hands of Nazi submarines in the North Atlantic. View more info

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The Roman Soldier

By: Watson, G.R

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cornell University: 1995

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2266886

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. An exceptional copy. 1995 Hard Cover. Recreates the life and training of the rank-and-file soldier, from enlistment to discharge. View more info

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The Roman Soldier (Aspects of Greek and Roman Life Series)

By: Watson, G.R.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2276257

ISBN: 0801493129

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Slightly faded. 1985 Trade Paperback. 256 pp. Recreates the life and training of the rank-and-file soldier, from enlistment to discharge. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. View more info

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The Women's War In the South: Recollections and Reflections of the American Civil War

By: Waugh, Charles G. (Editor); Greenberg, Martin H.(Editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cumberland House: 1999

Seller ID: 2292424

ISBN: 1581820216

Condition: Good


Lightly stained. 1999 Trade Paperback. The Women's War in the South: Recollections and Reflections of the American Civil War, edited by Charles G. Waugh and Martin H. Greenberg, recounts the manner in which Southern women experienced the war and the changes it brought about in their lives. Filled with excerpts from the letters, books, diaries, and postwar writings the women left behind, it reveals the other side of the war -- the women's war -- through first-person accounts of women running farms, buying and selling goods, working outside the home, serving as spies, and even participating in c... View more info

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Men at Arms: A Novel (Sword of Honour Series, Book 1) [Honor]

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1952

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2290337

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Multiple small chips to jacket edges, jacket spine base chipped which partially obscures publisher name, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1952 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 342 pp. Men at Arms is a 1952 novel by the British novelist Evelyn Waugh. Men at Arms is the first novel in Waugh's Sword of Honour series, the author's look at the Second World War. The novels loosely parallel Waugh's wartime experiences. The protagonist is Guy Crouchback, heir of a declining aristocratic English Roman Catholic family. Guy has spent his thirties at the family vi... View more info

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One Man Great Enough: Abraham Lincoln's Road to Civil War

By: Waugh, John C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2009

Seller ID: 2208449

ISBN: 0156034638

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 2009 Trade Paperback. 479 pp. How did Abraham Lincoln, long held as a paragon of presidential bravery and principled politics, find his way to the White House? How did he become this one man great enough to risk the fate of the nation on the well-worn but cast-off notion that all men are created equal?Here award-winning historian John C. Waugh takes us on Lincoln’s road to the Civil War. From Lincoln's first public rejection of slavery to his secret arrival in the capital, from his stunning debates with Stephen Douglas to his contemplative moments considering the ... View more info

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The Class of 1846: From West Point to Appomattox: Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan and Their Brothers

By: Waugh, John C.; McPherson, James M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1994

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2275470

ISBN: 0446515949

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly cocked, otherwise an excellent copy. 1994 Hard Cover. xvi, 635 pp. No single class of West Point--or possibly any academy--has been so indelibly written into history as the one that graduated form the US Military Academy at West Point in 1846. It fought in three wars, produced 20 generals, and left the nation a lasting legacy of bravery, brilliance, and bloodshed. THE CLASS OF 1846 is the fascinating chronicle of this singular group of men, their training their personalities, and the events in which they made their name and met their fate. In this book, we come to know the Class... View more info

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The Class of 1846: From West Point to Appomattox: Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan and Their Brothers

By: Waugh, John C.; McPherson, James M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1994

Seller ID: 2283552

ISBN: 0446515949

Condition: Good


Jacket lightly rubbed, ink name on endpaper. 1994 Hard Cover. xvi, 635 pp. No single class of West Point--or possibly any academy--has been so indelibly written into history as the one that graduated form the US Military Academy at West Point in 1846. It fought in three wars, produced 20 generals, and left the nation a lasting legacy of bravery, brilliance, and bloodshed. THE CLASS OF 1846 is the fascinating chronicle of this singular group of men, their training their personalities, and the events in which they made their name and met their fate. In this book, we come to know the Class of 184... View more info

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England in the Reign of Edward III (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks)

By: Waugh, Scott L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2289120

ISBN: 0521325102

Condition: Good


Top edge of jacket lightly bumped. Pencil underlining. 1991 Hard Cover. xi, 303 pp. The reign of Edward III is usually remembered for his stirring victories over the French and Scots. Yet these triumphs occurred against a domestic backdrop of economic upheaval, crime, high taxation and the Black Death. Edward's ability to pursue his ambitions amid such challenges shows the effectiveness of his leadership and the resilience of English institutions. This book examines the strains on English life in this remarkable era, and shows how an interlocking network of hierarchies at each level enabled Ed... View more info

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The Northern Railroads in the Civil War, 1861-1865

By: Weber, Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: King's Crown Press, Columbia University: 1952

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2195118

Condition: Very Good


1953 2nd printing. Spine & edges faded. 1952 Hard Cover. xii, 318 pp. 8vo. A history of Union railways during the American Civil War. From the foreword: '... this book tries to establish a relationship between the railroads and the war, to note how the war affected railroad activities, and how in turn railroad experience affected the events of the war... and provided for the North a necessary element of victory.' View more info

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Betty's Wartime Diary 1939-1945

By: Webley, Nicholas (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Thorogood: 2003

Seller ID: 2208517

ISBN: 1854182218

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. The wartime writings of Betty, a woman with tremendous recollection of the war years but that would like to remain anonymous. View more info

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The Roman Imperial Army

By: Webster, Graham

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1986

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2280895

ISBN: 0389205907

Condition: Good


Third edition. Lightly stained. 1986 Hard Cover. Illustrated study of the organization, tactics, equipment, weapons, and military engagements of the early Roman Empire. View more info

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The Thirty Years War

By: Wedgwood, C.V.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1989

Seller ID: 2291537

ISBN: 0415045746

Condition: Good


Light water damage. 1989 Trade Paperback. 542 pp. Europe in 1618 was riven between Protestants and Catholics, Bourbon and Hapsburg--as well as empires, kingdoms, and countless principalities. After angry Protestants tossed three representatives of the Holy Roman Empire out the window of the royal castle in Prague, world war spread from Bohemia with relentless abandon, drawing powers from Spain to Sweden into a nightmarish world of famine, disease, and seemingly unstoppable destruction. View more info

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Eisenhower's Lieutenants: The Campaigns of France and Germany, 1944-1945

By: Weigley, Russell F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2284467

ISBN: 0253206081

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudges on bottom page ridge. 1990 Trade Paperback. xviii, 800 pp. The fullest account yet of the climactic campaign in northwestern Europe, from the planning of D-Day through the German surrender, with an interesting focus on the personalities involved in shaping the Allied forces, plans, and operations. And Weigley, an established military historian (History of the United States Army, The American Way of War), offers not tattle - per David Irving's current The War Between the Generals - but insights and analysis. Thus, we see Eisenhower's unusual inclination to guide rather than to ord... View more info