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

By: Weinberg, Gerhard L.

Price: $7.00

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, and the Pacific to each other. The role of diplomacy and strategy, of intelligence and espionage, and the impact of war upon so... View more info

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

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $10.00

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

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 with carrier-plane & suicide-sub attacks on Hawaii. In Russia, the German onslaught crests against the counterattacks of the R... 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

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 little-known story in minute-by-minute detail. Includes black-and-white photographs. 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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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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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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Aircraft Identification for Fighting Airmen

By: Wilson, G.E.; Leckie, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: David McKay Company: 1943

Seller ID: 2283085

Condition: Good


Spine taped, loss to spine, wrappers starting to pull away from binding but still attached, page corners lightly dog-eared. 1943 Soft Cover. 192 pp. A guide to identifying World War II aircraft of the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Japan. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Ultra at Sea: How Breaking the Nazi Code Affected Allied Naval Strategy During World War II

By: Winton, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205256

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges very faintly foxed.Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1988 Hard Cover. 207 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. ...the first detailed examination of how Ultra intelligence obtained from Enigma was used to win the war at sea. Winton describes in exciting detail the way Ultra was used in the cat-and-mouse chase that led to the sinking of the Tirpitz and the Scharnhorst, two German battleships in the North Sea. In addition, Winton explains how carefully Ultra was used in order not to arouse Nazi suspicions that Enigma had been broken. He shows how an incident involving i... View more info

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The New Zealand People at War, in Four Volumes: Political and External Affairs; War Economy; The Home Front, Volumes I and II (Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-45)

By: Wood, Frederick L.W.; Baker, John V.T.; Taylor, Nancy M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281857

Condition: Very Good


First editions. Jackets rubbed with some loss along edges, 1 inch surface to front panel of vol. 1 jacket, vol. 2 jacket spine faded. 1958 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. 8vo. A history of the home front, domestic supporting services, and political and economic considerations related to the New Zealand war effort during World War II, with maps and black-and-white photographs throughout. View more info

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Army of the West: The Weekly Reports of German Army Group B from Normandy to the West Wall

By: Wood, James A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1691382

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2007 Trade Paperback. 265 pp. In May 1944 German Army Group B, headquartered in France, requested weekly reports from its commanders. These accounts included assessments of the general situation, estimates of the Allies situation, casualty figures, equipment losses, and descriptions of resistance activities. Commanded successively by Erwin Rommel, Gunther von Kluge, and Walter Model, Army Group B bore the brunt of the Allied assault--D-Day, the Normandy campaign, and Operation Market-Garden--and these reports reveal what the German Army was thinking as it ... View more info

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British Foreign Policy in the Second World War (History of the Second World War United Kingdom Military Series)

By: Woodward, Llewellyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO): 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205547

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges slightly shaken. 1962 Hard Cover. lv, 592 pp. 8vo. An account of British foreign policy during World War II, issued as part of the official history of the United Kingdom in the conflict. View more info

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Impact: The Army Air Forces' Confidential Picture History of World War II in Eight Books - Complete Set

By: World War II Leaders and Journalists

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Air Force Historical Foundation / James Parton and Company, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201679

Condition: Near Fine


First editions. Vol. 6 spine a bit toned, common with these volumes. Original receipts for each individual volume laid in, showing that the original owner purchased these for $13 each in the early 1980s (a total of over $300 in today's money). Complete in eight hardcover volumes. Black & white photographic covers. A detailed pictorial account of the aerial portion of World War II, based on declassified records. Includes fourteen retrospective essays by WWII leaders and journalists. View more info

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Impact: The Army Air Forces' Confidential Picture History of World War II in Eight Books - Complete Set

By: World War II Leaders and Journalists; McPherson, John B.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Air Force Historical Foundation / James Parton and Company, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291466

Condition: Near Fine


1980 Large Hardcover. Complete in eight hardcover volumes. Black-and-white photographic covers. A detailed pictorial account of the aerial portion of World War II, based on declassified records. Includes fourteen retrospective essays by WWII leaders and journalists. View more info

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Prelude to Overlord

By: Wynn, Humphrey; Young, Susan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Presidio Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281573

ISBN: 0891412018

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on endpaper, faint edge wear. 1983 Hard Cover. ix, 154 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. An account of the air operations which preceded and supported Operation Overlord, the Allied landings in Normandy. View more info