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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

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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

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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

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They Who Fought Here

By: Wiley, Bell Irvin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bonanza: 1988

Seller ID: 2170944

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. Near Fine. 1988 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Covers the day-to-day life of the Civil War soldier, from the size of a Minié ball, the original color of Confederate trousers, the prescribed ration on both sides, the weight and length of a Springfield rifled musket, the consistency of hardtack, the importance of the paymaster, the feeling of going into action, and what it meant to be wounded. View more info

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

By: Wiley, Bell Irvin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2267107

ISBN: 0807104752

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2005 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 Other Italy: The Italian Resistance in World War II

By: Wilhelm, Maria de Blasio; Marino, Enzo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204560

ISBN: 0393025683

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Near Fine. 1988 Hard Cover. 272 pp. This book traces the growth of the Resistance from its birth in 1943, against overwhelming odds, to its dramatic triumph two years later. A story of courage, sacrifice, and individual heroism--a noble episode in the history of a great people. Includes black-and-white photographs.Keywords: MARIA DE BLASIO WILHELM OTHER ITALY ITALIAN RESISTANCE IN WORLD WAR II HISTORY MILITARY SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 ENZO MARINO View more info

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Grab Their Belts to Fight Them: The Viet Cong's Big-Unit War Against the U.S., 1965-1966

By: Wilkins, Warren

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287364

ISBN: 1591149614

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top corners of jacket bumped. 2011 Hard Cover. xvi, 283 pp. During 1965 and 1966, wrote Dale Andrade, a historian at the U.S. Army Center of Military History, the Communists fought the Americans toe to toe, making little effort to act like guerillas. Indeed, despite pronounced disadvantages in firepower and mobility, the Communist Vietnamese endeavored to crush South Vietnam and expel the American military with a strategy predicated on big unit war. Orchestrated by a militant clique in Hanoi, the big unit war was designed to yield a quick and decisive victory over South Vietnam.... View more info

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Mother, May You Never See the Sights I've Seen

By: Wilkinson, Warren

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Quill: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2208509

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Wrappers have light crease. 1991 Trade Paperback. The history of the 57th Massachusetts in the last year of the Civil War. View more info

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Forgotten Valor: The Memoirs, Journals, & Civil War Letters of Orlando B. Willcox

By: Willcox, Orlando B.; Scott, Robert Garth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Kent State University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265362

ISBN: 0873386280

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 1999 Hard Cover. xxxii, 720 pp. The papers of Major General Orlando Bolivar Willcox, one of the most prominent division commanders in the Union army, were recently discovered locked in a trunk in a Washington, D.C., attic, virtually untouched since his death nearly a century ago. Editor Robert Garth Scott has sifted through what is arguably the largest collection of Civil War-related material to surface in fifty years. From his childhood in Detroit through his cadetship at West Point, his service in the Mexican, Seminole, and Civil Wars, and his post... View more info

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Uniforms & Insignia of the U.S. Marine Corps, 1918

By: Williams, Dion

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Epco Publishing Company: 1988

Seller ID: 1721855

Condition: Near Fine


1988 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated [40]. Original wrappers. A reference for uniforms and insignia in use during 1918, at the close of World War I. OCLC describes this as a 'Reprint of a work or part of a work done by the same author in 1918.' 5 copies of this edition are listed. View more info

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Bullet and Shell: War as the Soldier Saw It; Camp, March, and Picket; Battlefield and Bivouac; Prison and Hospital

By: Williams, George F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard & Hulbert / Franklin Press: Rand, Avery, and Company: 1883

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283713

Condition: Very Good


Early printing. Spine slightly faded, corners a bit rubbed, ink name on front endpapers. 1883 Hard Cover. 454 pp. 8vo. American Civil War may be written without prejudice or passion. The memories of that gigantic struggle have mellowed, the bitterness of sectional feeling has died away; and men now view with clearer and calmer minds the issues which led to the conflict, and the motives governing its prosecution. The author of the following pages aims to present a faithful picture of scenes in camp and field, which, under the guise of fiction, will afford the new generation some idea of the tre... View more info