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Battleground: The Greatest Tank Duels in History

By: Zaloga, Steven J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Osprey: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267562

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear. 2011 Hard Cover. The invention of tanks in World War I brought a revolutionary new weapon to the battlefield, and the tank came of age in World War II at the cutting edge of Hitler's Blitzkreig. As the German Panzers threatened to overrun Europe, the Allies raced to give their own tanks ever better armament and protection, just as NATO vied with the Eastern Bloc for supremacy in the massive battleplans of the Cold War. What was it like to be a gunner in the Battle of the Bulge, the Eastern Front, the deserts of North Africa or the dusty plains of Iraq? From the ... View more info

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The Polish Campaign, 1939

By: Zaloga, Steven; Madej, Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hippocrene Books, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205218

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1985 Hard Cover. 195 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs and illustrations. The Polish Campaign of 1939 was the first violent demonstration of the effectiveness of the Blitzkrief tactics of the German Army. This book takes little-known Polish documentary sources to provide a look at the battles from the perspective of the Polish Army.KEYWORDS: SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 MILITARY HISTORY STEVEN ZALOGA VICTOR MADEJ POLISH CAMPAIGN 1939 EUROPE EUROPEAN View more info

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Walls: Resisting the Third Reich - One Woman's Story

By: Zassenhaus, Hiltgunt

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1993

Seller ID: 2208524

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1993 Trade Paperback. Hiltgunt Zassenhaus was 17 when she first resisted the Third Reich by refusing to give the Heil Hitler salute in her high school. Later, as the terrible events of wartime Germany swirled around her, she risked death to smuggle food, medicine, and emotional support to hundreds of political prisoners, ultimately saving them from mass execution by the Nazis. Walls is her story. View more info

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Battle for Berlin: End of the Third Reich (Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II)

By: Ziemke, Earl F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201678

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Edges rubbed. 1972 Trade Paperback. 160 pp. No city in modern history has borne more eloquent testimony to the tenuous nature of warlike alliances than Berlin. At the moment when the American chiefs-of-staff began to concentrate on a military victory to the war in Europe, and ignore the political consequences of the outcome, the seeds were sown for a conflict of potentially greater moment than the one which was even then coming to an end. View more info

Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II

By: Zuckoff, Mitchell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper: 2013

Seller ID: 2208515

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2013 Hard Cover. On November 5, 1942, a US cargo plane slammed into the Greenland Ice Cap. Four days later, the B-17 assigned to the search-and-rescue mission became lost in a blinding storm and also crashed. Miraculously, all nine men on board survived, and the US military launched a daring rescue operation. But after picking up one man, the Grumman Duck amphibious plane flew into a severe storm and vanished. Frozen in Time tells the story of these crashes and the fate of the survivors, bringing vividly to life their battle to endure 148 days of the brutal Arctic winter... View more info

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Education Before Verdun

By: Zweig, Arnold; Sutton, Eric (Translator)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1709352

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, spine slightly faded. 1936 Hard Cover. xii, 447 pp. A description of experiences on the Western Front during World War I by the German writer and anti-war activist. View more info

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Memoir of William Francis Bartlett

By: [Bartlett, William Francis]; Palfrey, Francis Winthrop

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton, Osgood and Company: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265933

ISBN: 9333395245

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Professionally rebacked with original backstrips laid down. No jacket, corners lightly bumped. 1878 Hard Cover. 309 pp. William Francis Bartlett (June 6, 1840 – December 17, 1876) was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War and, later, an executive in the iron industry. Bartlett enlisted as a private to serve in the Civil War, leaving in the midst of his studies at Harvard College. By the end of the war, he had risen to the grade of brigadier general, U.S. Volunteers and was awarded the honorary grade of brevet major general, U.S. Volunteers. He successively ... View more info

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The Little Drummer Boy, Clarence D. McKenzie [Mackenzie]

By: [Bingham, Luther Goodyear; McKenzie, Clarence D.]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Henry Hoyt: 1861

Seller ID: 2199186

Condition: Very Good


1862 printing. Minor loss from corner and along front joint, faintly foxed throughout. 1861 Hard Cover. 144 pp. 18mo. A biography of the 12-year-old boy who joined the 13th Regiment, N.Y.S.M. during the American Civil War, and was killed shortly after when a musket accidentally fired in Annapolis, Maryland. This tribute was published the year he died, and a statue commemorating his life and service stands in Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. Preceding the text is an introduction entitled A Call for Volunteers, entreating readers to enlist to support the war effort. Sabin 5455. View more info

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Recollections of the Private Life of Napoleon (Volume 1 of 3)

By: [Bonaparte, Napoleon]; Constant [Louis Constant Wairy]; Clark, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Pub. Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 2280903

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, minor general wear. 1907 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 431 pp. Volume 1 of 3. Gilt titles on spine, top page ridge gilt. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821) was a military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century. Napoleon was born in Corsica to parents of minor noble Italian ancestry and trained as an artillery officer in mainland France. Bonaparte rose to prominence under the French First Republic and led successful camp... View more info

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Recollections of the Private Life of Napoleon (Volume 2 of 3)

By: [Bonaparte, Napoleon]; Constant [Louis Constant Wairy]; Clark, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Pub. Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 2280904

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1907 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 323 pp. Volume 2 of 3. Gilt titles on spine, top page ridge gilt. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821) was a military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century. Napoleon was born in Corsica to parents of minor noble Italian ancestry and trained as an artillery officer in mainland France. Bonaparte rose to prominence under the French First Republic and led successful campaigns against the Fi... View more info

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American Naval Battles: Being a Complete History of the Battles Fought by the Navy of the United States from its Establishment in 1794 to the Present Time, Including the Wars with France, and with Tripoli, the Late War with Great Britain and with Algiers: with an Account of the Attack on Baltimore, and of the Battle of New Orleans.

By: [Kimball, Horace]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: J.J. Smith, Jr: 1831

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1889188

Condition: Good


Second edition, revised from the 1816 original. Includes all 21 engravings called for. Crudely rebacked, edges rubbed, front & end matter toned, hinges just starting, lightly foxed throughout. 1831 Full-Leather. v, 278 pp. Original full calf. A complete history of the first 37 years of the United States Navy, illustrated with 21 fine engravings representing various battles. Sabin 1165. View more info