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Sword Over Richmond: An Eyewitness History of McClellan's Peninsula Campaign

By: Wheeler, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Fairfax Press, New York: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2191205

Condition: Near Fine


Page edges very lightly foxed.Near Fine. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 371 pp. Told through the words of participants and observers, both military and civilian, this book is an account of the events that followed George B. McClellan's appointment as commander of the Army of the Potomac, and his controversial Peninsula Campaign. Black and white illustrations and maps included. View more info

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Lee's Terrible Swift Sword: From Antietam to Chancellorsville, an Eyewitness History

By: Wheeler, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203430

ISBN: 0060166509

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 430 pp. A look at the nine-month period in the Civil War that saw three great battles fought chronicles the period from Lee's first attempt to invade the North to the battle that preceded his defeat at Gettysburg.Keywords: RICHARD WHEELER LEE'S TERRIBLE SWIFT SWORD FROM ANTIETAM CHANCELLORSVILLE EYEWITNESS HISTORY CIVIL WAR MILITARY AMERICAN View more info

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Lee's Terrible Swift Sword: From Antietam to Chancellorsville, an Eyewitness History

By: Wheeler, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260784

ISBN: 0060166509

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 430 pp. A look at the nine-month period in the Civil War that saw three great battles fought chronicles the period from Lee's first attempt to invade the North to the battle that preceded his defeat at Gettysburg. View more info

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Sword Over Richmond: An Eyewitness History of McClellan's Peninsula Campaign

By: Wheeler, Richard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Castle Books: 2006

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292052

ISBN: 0785817107

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 371, [1] pp. 8vo. Told through the words of participants and observers, both military and civilian, this book is an account of the events that followed George B. McClellan's appointment as commander of the Army of the Potomac, and his controversial Peninsula Campaign. Black and white illustrations and maps included. View more info

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Bitter Ocean: The Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1945

By: White, David Fairbank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203257

ISBN: 0743229290

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. A very nice copy.Fine. 2006 Hard Cover. 350 pp. Between 1939 and 1945, more than 36,000 Allied sailors and navy airmen and 36,000 merchant seamen lost their lives in perhaps the least-known major battle of World War II, the Battle of the Atlantic. All the tanks, planes, bombs, and other vital supplies that the U.S. used to fight in Europe -- as well as the American troops themselves -- crossed the Atlantic aboard ship, a journey made perilous by the German U-boats that prowled the seas. In Bitter Ocean author and maritime journalist David Fairbank White gives us a masterful, au... View more info

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Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural (Simon & Schuster Lincoln Library)

By: White, Jr., Ronald C.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2187000

ISBN: 0743299620

Condition: Good


Highlighting, ink underlining. 2002 Trade Paperback. 254 pp. As the day for Lincoln's second inauguration drew near, Americans wondered what their sixteenth president would say about the Civil War. Would Lincoln guide the nation toward “Reconstruction”? What about the slaves? They had been emancipated, but what about the matter of suffrage? When Lincoln finally stood before his fellow countrymen on March 4, 1865, and had only 703 words to share, the American public was stunned. The President had not offered the North a victory speech, nor did he excoriate the South for the sin of slavery. ... View more info

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Pioneer and Patriot: George Cook Sweet-Commander, U.S.N. (1877-1953)

By: White, Lillian C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Southern Publishing Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201260

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint spots inside front board, minor stain inside rear board near hinge. 1963 Hard Cover. 172 pp. A presentation of the life of George Cook Sweet, Commander, U.S. Navy. View more info

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Thunder Out of China

By: White, Theodore H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Book of the Month Club: 1992

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2275205

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. An exceptional copy. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A report on Chinese activities during WWII originally published in 1946. View more info

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Garrison Life Trail: An Illustrated Guide to Historic Fort Laramie

By: White, Thomas E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fort Laramie Historical Association, Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 2267211

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 1972 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Includes color images. Fort Laramie (founded as Fort William and then known for a while as Fort John) was a significant 19th century trading post and diplomatic site located at the confluence of the Laramie River and the North Platte River in the upper Platte River Valley in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Wyoming. It was founded in the 1830s to service the overland fur trade during the middle 19th century. It sat at the bottom of the long climb leading to the best and lowest crossing point at South Pass into western descending valleys and so... View more info

Image for United States in War with Spain and The History of Cuba. A Thrilling Account of the Land and Naval Operations of American Soldiers and Sailors in Our War with Spain, and the Heroic Struggles of Cuban Patriots Against Spanish Tyranny. Including a Description and History of Cuba, Spain, Philippine Islands, Our Army and Navy, Fighting Strength, Coast Defenses, and Our Relations with Other Nations, Etc., Etc.

United States in War with Spain and The History of Cuba. A Thrilling Account of the Land and Naval Operations of American Soldiers and Sailors in Our War with Spain, and the Heroic Struggles of Cuban Patriots Against Spanish Tyranny. Including a Description and History of Cuba, Spain, Philippine Islands, Our Army and Navy, Fighting Strength, Coast Defenses, and Our Relations with Other Nations, Etc., Etc.

By: White, Trumbull

Price: $15.00

Publisher: International Publishing Co.: 1898

Seller ID: 2290364

Condition: Good


Salesman's dummy. No jacket. Bottom corner of rear board bumped, board corners bumped, spine from a different copy glued to front paste-down endpaper, front hinge starting. 1898 Hard Cover. 560 pp. United States in War with Spain and The History of Cuba. A Thrilling Account of the Land and Naval Operations of American Soldiers and Sailors in Our War with Spain, and the Heroic Struggles of Cuban Patriots Against Spanish Tyranny. Including a Description and History of Cuba, Spain, Philippine Islands, Our Army and Navy, Fighting Strength, Coast Defenses, and Our Relations with Other Nations, Etc.... View more info

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Whitehall Grange No. 922 Record Book, including Membership Details, World War I Honor Roll, Veterans of Foreign Wars lists from Pike-Bartholomew Post No. 3175, Etc.

By: Whitehall Grange No. 922

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1942

Seller ID: 2199554

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1942 Hard Cover. Paper over boards hardcover, cloth spine & corners. An extensive collection of handwritten records from the Whitehall Grange Lodge No. 922, including transcriptions from earlier record books dating to the mid-19th century. Includes membership details, World War I honor roll, veterans of foreign wars lists from Pike-Bartholomew Post No. 3175, etc.Keywords: EPHEMERA RECORD BOOK WHITEHALL GRANGE LODGE MANUSCRIPT View more info

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Hitler's Werewolves

By: Whiting, Charles

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Playboy Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2204732

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages toned. 1980 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Chronicles Himmler's special unit in the SS that terrorized Europe towards the end of the war. View more info

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Death on a Distant Frontier: A Lost Victory 1944

By: Whiting, Charles

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sarpedon: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1986348

ISBN: 1885119321

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 162 pp. A veteran of the campaign reveals a lost opportunity for Patton's Third Army and British SAS troops to finish off retreating German troops in September 1944. Describes the dramatic period when the Allies thought the war was won and SAS units went behind enemy lines to prepare for an advance that didn’t come.Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY WORLD WAR II WWII View more info

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The Three Star Blitz: The Baedeker Raids and the Start of Total War (1942-1943)

By: Whiting, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205220

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Rear endpaper lightly creased. Near fine.Near Fine. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 183 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. Charles Whiting describes in detail the Baedeker raids on the cathedral cities of England and the retaliatory raids on Germany, illustrating his  story with the recollections of many of those who survived the raids. He analyses the personalities of the Top Brass on both sides who authorized the bombings and shows how the change of attitude to indiscriminate bombing gradually came about.KEYWORDS: SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWI... View more info

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Patton (Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, War Leader Book No. 1)

By: Whiting, Charles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1970

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2267552

ISBN: 0345020995

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Wrappers rubbed. 1970 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. A detailed account of General Patton, with numerous photographs and illustrations. View more info

Image for Bradley (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, War Leader Book No. 5)

Bradley (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, War Leader Book No. 5)

By: Whiting, Charles

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1971

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2267556

ISBN: 0345022882

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint edge wear. 1971 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. If General Bradley cannot be regarded as a great captain, he was very definitely a dedicated and highly professional American soldier, who did the best he could for his calling and his country. That, in the end, is all a modest person such as Omar Nelson Bradley would profess to be. View more info

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Civil War Poetry and Prose (Dover Thrift Editions, Unabridged)

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1995

Seller ID: 2207232

Condition: Very Good


Ink note to title page, pages faintly toned. 1995 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 90 pp. Walt Whitman experienced the agonies of the Civil War firsthand, working, in his forties, as a dedicated volunteer throughout the conflict in Washington's overcrowded, understaffed military hospitals. This superb selection of his poems, letters, and prose from the war years, filled with the sights and sounds of war and its ugly aftermath, express a vast and powerful range of emotions.Among the poems include here, first published in Drum-Taps (1865) and Sequel to Drum-T... View more info

Memories of President Lincoln and Other Lyrics of the War

By: Whitman, Walt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thomas B. Mosher: 1912

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2294759

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. One of 950 copies printed on Van Gelder handmade paper. Front joint starting. 1912 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 42 pp. Contains the four poems that became Memories of President Lincoln when they were reprinted together in the 1881 edition of Leaves of Grass. O Captain! My Captain! was published seven months after Lincoln's assassination and was Whitman's tribute to the president he greatly admired. This collection also includes seven additional poems inspired by the American Civil War and variously reprinted from Drum-Taps and Leaves of Gr... View more info

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Wolfe and North America

By: Whitton, F.E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn Limited: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204508

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, spine toned, front hinge starting, ink name redacted. 1929 Hard Cover. 420 pp. CONTENTS: I. France and England in North America Up to the Time of Wolfe's Birth. II. The Early Military Career of James Wolfe. III. The Situation in North America After the Treaty of Utrecht. The Fall of Louisburg in 1745 and the French Efforts to Recapture It. IV. Wolfe's Early Manhood. The Beginning of the Final Struggle for North America in 1755. V. The Seven Years' War. French Successes in North America. The Turn of the Tide. Siedge and Capture of Louisburg in 1758. VI. The Capture of ... View more info

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Night

By: Wiesel, Elie; Brown, Robert McAfee

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1986

Seller ID: 2267545

ISBN: 0553272535

Condition: Very Good


Former high school copy--usual marks. 1986 Small Hard Cover. xi, 109 pp. Night -- A terrifying account of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of his family...the death of his innocence...and the death of his God. Penetrating and powerful, as personal as The Diary Of Anne Frank, Night awakens the shocking memory of evil at its absolute and carries with it the unforgettable message that this horror must never be allowed to happen again. View more info

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Night

By: Wiesel, Elie; Rodway, Stella; Mauriac, Francois; Brown, Robert McAfee

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263063

ISBN: 0553272535

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Light edge wear. 1982 Mass Market Paperback. xi, 109 pp. A terrifying account  of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young  Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of  his family...the death of his innocence...and the  death of his God. Penetrating and powerful, as  personal as The Diary Of Anne  Frank, Night awakens the shocking  memory of evil at its absolute and carries with it  the unforgettable message that this horror must  never be allowed to happen again. View more info

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Night

By: Wiesel, Elie; Wiesel, Marion (Translator)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2261315

ISBN: 0374500010

Condition: Good


1st printing. Stain to rear wrapper. 2006 Trade Paperback. xxi, 120 pp. A terrifying account of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of his family... the death of his innocence... and the death of his God. Penetrating and powerful, as personal as The Diary of Anne Frank, Night awakens the shocking memory of evil at its absolute and carries with it the unforgettable message that this horror must never be allowed to happen again. View more info

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Night

By: Wiesel, Elie; Wiesel, Marion (Translator)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006

Seller ID: 2261859

ISBN: 0374500010

Condition: Very Good


Ink notes on front blanks. 2006 Trade Paperback. xxi, 120 pp. With a new preface by the author. A terrifying account of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of his family... the death of his innocence... and the death of his God. Penetrating and powerful, as personal as The Diary of Anne Frank, Night awakens the shocking memory of evil at its absolute and carries with it the unforgettable message that this horror must never be allowed to happen again. View more info

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Operation Freshman: The Rjukan Heavy Water Raid, 1942

By: Wiggan, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: William Kimber: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205757

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. Near fine.Jacket edges lightly bumped, price blacked-out on front jacket flap. 1986 Hard Cover. 176 pp. Operation Freshman was the codename given to a British airborne operation conducted in November 1942 during World War II. It was the first British airborne operation conducted using gliders, and its target was the Vemork Norsk Hydro chemical plant in Telemark, Norway which produced heavy water for Nazi Germany. By 1942, the German nuclear weapons programme had come close to being able to develop a nuclear reactor, but in order for the reactor to function it would ... View more info

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The Biglow Papers

By: Wilbur, Homer [Lowell, James Russell]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ticknor & Co.: 1853

Seller ID: 2288768

Condition: Good


Missing title page and copyright page, minor loss to spine head, smudge on front board, pencil name on front endpaper, faint stain on second blank. 1853 Hard Cover. xxxii, 163 pp. In 1848, Lowell also published The Biglow Papers, later named by the Grolier Club as the most influential book of 1848.[37] The first 1,500 copies sold out within a week and a second edition was soon issued—though Lowell made no profit, as he had to absorb the cost of stereotyping the book himself.[38] The book presented three main characters, each representing different aspects of American life and using authentic... View more info

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The Civil War at Charleston (A Post-Courier Booklet)

By: Wilcox, Arthur M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Post-Courier: 1980

Seller ID: 2182546

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1980 Stapled Binding. The story of Charleston's role in the Civil War, with a special focus on the attack of Fort Sumter. View more info

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The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union

By: Wiley, Bell Irvin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2179721

Condition: Near Fine


1995 printing. 1978 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 454 pp. Through excerpted letters, diary entries, newspaper accounts, and official records, Wiley offers the reader a complete portrait of the ordinary foot soldier in the Union Army during the Civil War. View more info

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The Life of Johnny Reb: The Common Soldier of the Confederacy

By: Wiley, Bell Irvin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2179722

Condition: Near Fine


1996 printing. 1978 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 444 pp. Wiley offers a rare and complete portrait of the ordinary soldier of the Confederacy during the Civil War, via extensive research of letters, newspaper stories, official records, and excerpts from diary entries. View more info

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The Life of Johnny Reb: The Common Soldier of the Confederacy & The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union

By: Wiley, Bell Irvin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1971

Seller ID: 2121397

Condition: Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. Boards lightly stained, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners, jackets toned.Good. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Two volumes in publisher's slipcase. 444; 454 pp. Wiley offers a rare and complete portrait of the ordinary soldier of the Confederacy and of the Union during the Civil War, via extensive research of letters, newspaper stories, official records, and excerpts from diary entries. View more info

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Embattled Confederates: An Illustrated History of Southerners at War

By: Wiley, Bell Irvin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bonanza: 1977

Seller ID: 2170942

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to jacket.Very Good. 1977 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. An authoritative and illustrated history of Southerners during the Civil War. Bell Irwin Wiley is a history professor at Emory University. Hirst Milhollen is a Curator of Photographs at the Library of Congress. View more info