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Fighter General: The Life of Adolf Galland

By: Toliver, Raymond F.; Constable, Trevor J.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: AmPress Publishing: 1990

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2281622

ISBN: 0962551902

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1990 Hard Cover. 355 pp. Includes foreword by General James H. Doolittle. The most famous German Fighter ace & airman of his generation, Adolf Galland began WWII as a lieutenant & squadron commander, flying biplanes. He ended the war as a Lieutenant General & as a squadron commander flying Me-262 jets. In all of aviation history there is no comparable rise & fall of a fighter pilot. Galland's story is simultaneously that of the Luftwaffe Figh... View more info

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Rising Sun Victorious

By: Tsouras, Peter G.

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Greenhill Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1736888

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Leading military historians examine scenarios that would have enabled the Japanese to win the war in the Pacific, yielding an intriguing look at how the Land of the Rising Sun might have emerged victorious. What if the Japanese had conquered India and driven out the British? What if the strategic link between the U.S. and Australia had been severed? The result is stimulating readi... View more info

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Night of Many Dreams: A Novel

By: Tsukiyama, Gail

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282561

ISBN: 0312171943

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 275 pp. After living through World War II with their parents in Macao, Joan and Emma Lew embark on separate quests to fulfill their disparate dreams, only to return home to their family during times of great sorrow and happiness. By the author of Women of the Silk. View more info

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The Samurai's Garden: A Novel

By: Tsukiyama, Gail

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282562

ISBN: 0312118139

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 211 pp. Shortly before World War II, a Chinese man, sent to Japan to recover from tuberculosis, meets a lovely Japanese girl and four older residents, beginning a love story abrim with passion and sacrifice. By the author of Women of the Silk. View more info

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Women of the Silk: A Novel

By: Tsukiyama, Gail

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282563

ISBN: 0312064659

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 278 pp. Author's first novel. Sent by her family to work in a silk factory just prior to World War II, young Pei grows to womanhood, working fifteen-hour days and sending her pay to the family who abandoned her. View more info

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...And the Policeman Smiled: 10,000 Children Escape from Nazi Europe

By: Turner, Barry

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2279071

ISBN: 0747509581

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages faintly toned, wrappers lightly rubbed. 1991 Trade Paperback. From 1938 over 10,000 Jewish and Catholic children were helped to escape from Nazi Europe. The children were bundled onto trains and set off across Germany and Holland to the ferries which took them to England. This book traces the story of the Kindertransporte and those who helped organize the exodus. The book is based on previously unpublished records and extensive interviews and describe... View more info

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Laws Authorizing Issuance of Medals and Commemorative Coins

By: U.S. Government Printing Office

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1948

Seller ID: 1721664

Condition: Very Good


Lightly toned. 1948 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. v, 147 pp. Five stapled gatherings, no wrappers as issued. A collection of articles of U.S. laws dictating the issuance of medals and commemorative coins, most enacted in the time between World War I and II. View more info

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Armament & Fields of Fire: German Aircraft

By: United States Armed Forces

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Air Service Command: 1942

Seller ID: 2194361

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. 20 pp. Photographs, silhouette illustrations, and technical information on all know German aircraft. View more info

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Uniforms and Insignia of Foreign Navies, 1940

By: United States Navy Department, Bureau of Navigation

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1940

Seller ID: 2201614

Condition: Very Good


Edges toned, pencil name on front wrapper. 1940 Stapled Binding. iii, 28 pp. Original wrappers. A guide to military uniforms and insignia printed by the U.S. government during World War II. View more info

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1942: Into the Battle (World War II Remembered)

By: United States Postal Service

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: United States Postal Service: 1992

Seller ID: 1719065

Condition: Near Fine


Laid in is the original mint set of stamps issued with this book, still in its original plastic wrap. 1992 Large Hardcover. 40 pp. Oblong. A pictorial record of World War II, part of a 5 book series. Includes black & white photographs and color reproductions of broadsides, maps, etc. View more info

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The Ruhr Area: Its Structure and Economic Importance

By: US Department of Commerce

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: US Department of Commerce: 1949

Seller ID: 2265796

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to corners. 1949 Stapled Binding. 62 pp. A thorough discussion of the industrialized centers of post-war Germany. View more info

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History of V Corps [V Corps Operations in the ETO, 6 Jan. 1942 - 9 May 1945]

By: V Corps; Gerow, L.T.; Huebner, C.R.; Wilkerson, Edgar A.; Payne, Alfred C.; Grimson, Lynn G.; Kelly, Charles L.

Price: $400.00  $320.00

Publisher: Navy Department, United States of America: 1945

Seller ID: 2285930

Condition: Good


Binding repaired, margin of lost two pages lightly stained, ink owner information on front endpaper. 1945 Large Softcover. 511, [1] pp. Folio. A restricted history of the V Corps in the European Theater of Operations, including detailed accounts of their role in the D-Day invasion. Illustrated with numerous maps and photographs. The contents of this volume were classified as 'secret' or 'top secret' until the end of the war. View more info

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Spitfire: Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II Weapons Book #6

By: Vader, John; Johnson, Johnnie

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1969

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1723548

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. 1969 Trade Paperback. 160 pp.Spitfires have hit the ground, touched the sea, bashed through trees, cut telegraph and high tension wires, collided in the air, been shot to pieces, had rudders and parts of wings fall off and have yet made safe landings, with or without wheels. Features introduction by Air Vice-Marshal 'Johnnie' Johnson View more info

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Air Album: L'Identification des Appareils en Vol, Six Volume Set (Nos. 1-6)

By: Vassilliere, Tony; Cave, Lucien

Price: $250.00  $200.00

Publisher: E. Desfosses-Neogravure, Paris: 1942

Seller ID: 2182004

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers rubbed & lightly toned, crease down front wrapper of volume 1, volume 6 wrappers lightly foxed. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Six-issue continuous run, nos. 1-6. French text. Black & white photographs, drawings, and specifications of various military aircraft, published during World War II and designed to aid in the identification of planes in flight. View more info

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Air Album: L'Identification des Appareils en Vol, No. 1

By: Vassilliere, Tony; Cave, Lucien

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: E. Desfosses-Neogravure: 1944

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2182023

Condition: Good


Second edition. Wrappers & pages toned, 2 inch tear to spine head. 1944 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 35 pp. French text. Black & white photographs, drawings, and specifications of various military aircraft, published during World War II and designed to aid in the identification of planes in flight. View more info

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Air Album: L'Identification des Appareils en Vol, No. 2

By: Vassilliere, Tony; Cave, Lucien

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: E. Desfosses-Neogravure: 1945

Seller ID: 2182025

Condition: Fair


Front wrapper loose but included, edges rubbed, 1/2 inch chip from back corner, 2 inch tears to spine head & foot. 1945 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 34 pp. French text. Black & white photographs, drawings, and specifications of various military aircraft, published during World War II and designed to aid in the identification of planes in flight. View more info

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Long Way Back to the River Kwai: Memories of World War II

By: Velmans, Loet

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280275

ISBN: 1559707062

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2003 Hard Cover. 230 pp. The World War II survivor recounts his family's flight from Holland to Indonesia when the Germans invaded, his service with the Dutch army, his incarceration in a POW labor camp, and his return fifty-seven years later to the site of his imprisonment. View more info

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Hitler's Silent Partners: Swiss Banks, Nazi Gold, and the Pursuit of Justice

By: Vincent, Isabel

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: William Morrow: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286202

ISBN: 0688154255

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1997 Hard Cover. These were among the last words that sixteen-year-old Renie Lang's grandfather said to her before he perished in the Holocaust. Fifty years later, Renee and thousands like her are trying to find their rightful inheritances in Swiss banks -- and the world faces appalling revelations that neutral Switzerland acted as secret banker to the Nazis, abetting the German war against the Jewish people. View more info

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Despatch Submitted by Field Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, K.G., G.C.B., D.S.O. to the Secretary of State for War, Describing the Part Played by 21st Army Group, and the Armies Under His Command, from D Day to Ve Day

By: Viscount Montgomery

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: British Information Services: 1946

Seller ID: 2206914

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1946 Stapled Binding. 79 pp. Despatch submitted by Field Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, K.G., G.C.B., D.S.O. to the Secretary of State for war describing the part played by the 21st Army Group, and the armies under his command, from D Day to VE Day.In this despatch I have primarily been concerned to describe the part played by 21st Army Group under my Command from 6th June, 1944, to the German surrender on 5th May, 1945.KEYWORDS: DESPATCH FIELD ... View more info

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Twilight of the Wagners: The Unveiling of a Family's Legacy

By: Wagner, Gottfried

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Picador USA: 2000

Seller ID: 2206893

Condition: Near Fine


Minor sticker adhesive to front wrapper. 2000 Trade Paperback. viii, 310 pp. In Twilight of the Wagners, Gottfried Wagner chronicles his family's connection with National Socialism, from his great-grandfather's anti-Semitic pamphlets to his father's, uncle's and grandparent's close relationship with Adolf Hitler. Gottfried's discovery of his family's controversial past has led him on an impassioned crusade as an adult to examine the hatred and racism he knew growing up ... View more info

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The War: An Intimate History 1941-1945

By: Ward, Geoffrey C.; Burns, Ken

Price: $8.00  $6.40

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 ... 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  $4.00

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 ... View more info

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A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II

By: Weinberg, Gerhard L.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203858

ISBN: 0521443172

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top page ridge foxed.Near Fine. 1994 Hard Cover. xix, 1178 pp. This is the first general history of World War II to be based both on the existing literature and on extensive work in British, American and German archives. It covers all the theaters of war, the weaponry used, and developments on the home front. Taking a global perspective, the work deals with all belligerents and relates events in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, an... View more info

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Long Day's Journey into War: December 7, 1941

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208533

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Presents a global analysis of the twenty-four hours that thrust the United States into World War II, featuring interviews with survivors and a detailed countdown of events that led to the attack on Pearl Harbor. View more info

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Long Day's Journey into War: December 7, 1941

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Truman Talley Books: 1991

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2203866

ISBN: 0525933441

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name to front endpaper.Jacket edges bumped. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 706 pp. Recaptures the whirlwind events sweeping the globe on the most momentous day of the 20th cent. Brings the worldwide scope of the major turning point of WW2 to life. In Washington, the U.S. & Japanese governments move toward confrontation. In Tokyo, Emperor Hirohito listens for the first reports of war. Japanese landings in SE Asia are timed to coincide w... View more info

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The Last Flight of the Luftwaffe: The Fate of Schulungslehrgang Elbe, 7 April 1945

By: Weir, Adrian

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Arms & Armour: 1997

Seller ID: 2203948

ISBN: 1854093002

Condition: Near Fine


1997 Hard Cover. 192 pp. By April 1945, Germany was well on its way to losing the war, suffering an onslaught from the Soviets on the East and ceaseless bombardment by British and U.S. planes on the West. The German command chose to fight back with a small-scale operation requiring only limited resources: they sent relatively inexperienced pilots from the famed Luftwaffe on a suicide mission flying directly into a formation of U.S. bombers. Follow this death-defying and ... View more info

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Thunder Out of China

By: White, Theodore H.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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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Death on a Distant Frontier: A Lost Victory 1944

By: Whiting, Charles

Price: $5.00  $4.00

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  $8.00

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 bo... 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  $5.60

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