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Sixty Days that Shook the West: The Fall of France: 1940

By: Benoist-Mechin, Jacques; Falls, Cyril

Price: $8.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205759

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Owner's stamp to front endpaper, page ridges lightly foxed, faint smudge to bottom page ridge.Jacket rubbed, two quarter-inch tears to jacket spine-head, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket toned. 1963 Hard Cover. 559 pp. ...the first definitive history of the fall of France in the late spring and early summer of 1940. Written with clarity, scope and a rigorous attention to detail by an experienced military historian, it ranks as the classic account of that devastating campaign: covering in detail all military and political developments of each of its sixty days, from May 9t... View more info

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Harvest of Despair: Life and Death in Ukraine Under Nazi Rule

By: Berkhoff, Karel C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285910

ISBN: 0674013131

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2004 Hard Cover. xiii, 463 pp. If I find a Ukrainian who is worthy of sitting at the same table with me, I must have him shot, declared Nazi commissar Erich Koch. To the Nazi leaders, the Ukrainians were Untermenschen—subhumans. But the rich land was deemed prime territory for Lebensraum expansion. Once the Germans rid the country of Jews, Roma, and Bolsheviks, the Ukrainians would be used to harvest the land for the master race. Karel Berkhoff provides a searing portrait of life in the Third Reich's largest colony. Under the Nazis, a blend of German nationalism... View more info

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The Cobbler of Normandy: A Novel

By: Berliner, Otto A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Otto A. Berliner: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202747

ISBN: 1419668404

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author: To Preston Faulkner with the very best wishes. Otto A. Berliner. Edges rubbed. 2007 Trade Paperback. 594 pp. Passionate, immense and deeply moving, The Cobbler of Normandy by Otto A. Berliner is set in the midst of forecasting Overlord, code-word for the invasion of Normandy, the largest sea born invasion in history. With so much at risk, five must prove their true patriotism and valor as they maneuver enemy lines in the name of sacrifice, duty, and survival. Historical Fiction Winner of NBR.org's Best Book of 2007 Award.Keywords: OTTO BERLINER CO... View more info

Image for Campaigns in the Eastern Theatre, in Six Volumes: Campaigns in South-East Asia, 1941-42; Retreat from Burma, 1941-42; Arakan Operations, 1942-45; Reconquest of Burma Volume I: June 1942 - June 1944; Reconquest of Burma Volume II: June 1944 - August 1945; Post-War Occupation Forces: Japan and South-East Asia (The Official History of the Indian Armed Forces in World War II)

Campaigns in the Eastern Theatre, in Six Volumes: Campaigns in South-East Asia, 1941-42; Retreat from Burma, 1941-42; Arakan Operations, 1942-45; Reconquest of Burma Volume I: June 1942 - June 1944; Reconquest of Burma Volume II: June 1944 - August 1945; Post-War Occupation Forces: Japan and South-East Asia (The Official History of the Indian Armed Forces in World War II)

By: Bhargava, K.D.; Sastri, K.N.V.; Prasad, Bisheshwar; Madan, N.N.; Prasad, Sri N.; Khera, P.N.; Singh, Rajendra

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Combined Inter-Services Historical Section / Orient Longmans / Job Press Private Limited: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204371

Condition: Very Good


First editions. Two volumes are former library copies with a few associated marks, three volumes include original jackets. Volume 6 jacket toned. 1960 Hard Cover. Complete in six volumes. 8vo. A history of the Indian forces on the Eastern front during World War II, including information on Southeast Asia, Burma, Arakan operations, and Japan. Illustrated with fold-out maps. View more info

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Their Finest Hour: The Story of the Battle of Britain, 1940 (Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II)

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1968

Seller ID: 2267551

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1968 Trade Paperback. A concise history of the one the turning points of WWII. View more info

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The Secret Road to World War II: Soviet Versus Western Intelligence, 1921-1939

By: Blackstock, Paul W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Quadrangle Books: 1969

Seller ID: 2289269

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine and bottom edge of panels lightly toned, jacket very lightly rubbed, very minor tear along top edge of front jacket panel. 1969 Hard Cover. 384 pp. In this extraordinary book, Paul Blackstock, a former intelligence research specialist, reveals the story of a covert struggle between espionage agencies of Russia and the West in the years between the two world wars. Using original sources from diplomatic archives and personal papers, Mr. Blackstock traces the highlights of this secret war which culminated in the Great Purges, decimated the Soviet military command, and left Stalin in ... View more info

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Hitler's U-Boat War, in Two Volumes: The Hunters, 1939-1942; The Hunted, 1942-1945

By: Blair, Clay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Random House: 1996

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2285061

Condition: Near Fine


Book club editions. Ink name and date on front endpaper of each volume. 1996 Hard Cover. xviii, [14], 809; xvi, [16], 909 pp. 8vo. The Hunters: Clay Blair's best-selling naval classic Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan, is regarded as the definitive account of that decisive phase of the war in the Pacific. Nine years in the making, Hitler's U-boat War is destined to become the definitive account of the German submarine war against the Allies, or The Battle of the Atlantic. It is an epic sea story, the most arduous and prolonged naval battle in all history. For a period of n... View more info

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Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan

By: Blair, Clay, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281647

ISBN: 0553010506

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned. 1976 Trade Paperback. 1072 pp. A reconstruction of United States submarine activity in the Pacific during World War II assesses the submarine's role in the overall War. View more info

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Nazi Literature in the Americas

By: Bolano, Roberto; Andrews, Chris

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Directions: 2008

Seller ID: 2285443

ISBN: 0811217949

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. ix, 227 pp. Translated by Chris Andrews. A biographical dictionary gathering 30 brief accounts of poets, novelists and editors (all fictional) who espouse fascist or extremely right-wing political views. Nazi Literature in the Americas was the first of Roberto Bolano's books to reach a wide public. When it was published by Seix Barral in 1996, critics in Spain were quick to recognize the arrival of an important new talent. The book presents itself as a biographical dictionary of American writers who flirted with or espoused extreme right-wing ideologies ... View more info

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Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone

By: Brady, James

Price: $7.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 2010

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2287668

ISBN: 0470379413

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 2010 Hard Cover. x, 254 pp. From New York Times bestselling author James Brady-the story of Marine legend John Basilone, one of three main characters in HBO's The Pacific. Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone was a Marine legend who received the Medal of Honor for holding off 3,000 Japanese on Guadalcanal and the Navy Cross posthumously for his bravery on Iwo Jima. This is the story of how a young man from Raritan, New Jersey, became one of America's biggest World War II heroes. Profiles one of three main characters in HBO's The Pacific, the succe... View more info

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Six War Years, 1939-1945: Memories of Canadians at Home and Abroad

By: Broadfoot, Barry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Limited: 1974

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2205791

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. No jacket, page ridges lightly foxed. 1974 Hard Cover. xii, 417 pp. Ordinary Canadian women and men from the war and home fronts share with readers their experiences of the Second World War, which for them was the most exciting and terrifying event of their lives. View more info

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Submarine Command [One Man Band]

By: Bryant, Ben

Price: $40.00

Publisher: William Kimber: 1975

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2206840

ISBN: 071830473X

Condition: Very Good


Owner blind stamp on front endpaper, corners lightly bumped, jacket lightly toned with minor stain on front corner, jacket price clipped. 1975 Hard Cover. 238 pp. 1975 reissue of 1958 original, first published as One Man Band.KEYWORDS: MILITARY HISTORY SUBMARINE COMMAND NAVAL NAVY NAUTICAL S CLASS HMS SEALION SAFARI REAR ADMIRAL BEN BRYANT View more info

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D-Day Ships: The Allied Invasion Fleet, June 1944

By: Buffetaut, Yves

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203996

ISBN: 1557501521

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Near Fine. 1994 Large Hardcover. 161 pp. ...offers a superb appraisal of the Allies' naval contribution to the largest amphibious operation in history. The author examines the ships, strategic and tactical planning, the channel voyage, landings on both American and British beaches, the Mulberry Harbours, the great storm, and looks at the invasion from the perspective of amphibious operations throughout World War II. With the huge range of craft detailed and supporting plans and action photographs, this... is the best available account of Operation Overlord. 140 illus... View more info

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The Road to Arnhem: A Screaming Eagle in Holland

By: Burgett, Donald R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Presidio: 1999

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2206166

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Faint edge wear. 1999 Hard Cover. Author Donald R. Burgett presents the reader with a vivid account of his experiences as a Screaming Eagle fighting the Nazis. View more info

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In Plastic WW2 Aircraft Kits

By: Burns, John W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kit Collector's Clearinghouse: 1993

Seller ID: 2265414

Condition: Very Good


1993 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 270 pp. Includes the WW2 Aircraft Company List, The WWW2 Aircraft Kit List, and WW2 Aircraft Box-Art: A to Z. Box-art photos and copies of WW2 aircraft kits are featured throughout the book. View more info

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Aircraft in Profile, Volume 11

By: Cain, Charles W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 2287844

Condition: Good


Former library copy - usual marks. 1972 Large Hardcover. 296 pp. The aircraft of all ages and nations are presented in photos, word and colors true in detail. View more info

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Stalingrad: The Defeat of the German 6th Army

By: Carell, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Schiffer Military/Aviation History: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205163

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Near Fine. 1993 Hard Cover. 348 pp. With the 50th Anniversary of the battle of Stalingrad approaching, we present Paul Carell's first eastern front work in over twenty-five years on this legendary battle, considered by many to be the turning point of the Second World War. His previous works Hitler Moves East and Scorched Earth are considered the definitive works on the war in Russia.In this brand new book, Carell sets his talents to discussing the operations of the 6th Army from the 1942 German summer offensive, through the fighting in the streets of Stalingrad, to t... View more info

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Scorched Earth: The Russian-German War, 1943-1944

By: Carell, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273839

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Withdrawn file copy from Research and Analysis Division of SAFAA, with associated stamps on several pages, jacket price clipped, rear jacket panel scuffed. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 556 pp. The war in Russia was moving towards its climax in July, 1943. Hitler refused to listen to his military experts and commanders. He continued to gamble; he staked everything on Operation Citadel, the code name for the battle of Kursk, hoping a victory there would turn the tide for Germany in the entire war. View more info

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Engineers in Theater Operations (Engineers of the Southwest Pacific 1941-1945, Volume I [1])

By: Casey, Hugh J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Reports of Operations, United States Army Air Forces in the Far East, Southwest Pacific Area, Army Forces, Pacific: 1947

Seller ID: 2067964

Condition: Very Good


Spine & corners lightly creased, 1 inch open tear to spine base. 1947 Large Softcover. xxi, 375 pp. Includes numerous fold-out maps (56) and one fold-out chart, with several hundred black & white photographic illustrations. The first in a series on the history of wartime engineers in the southwest Pacific theater. This volume details the scope of activities of the Corps of Engineers, identifying the engineers and their missions during World War II. View more info

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Hitler's Decision to Invade Russia, 1941

By: Cecil, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: David McKay Company, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205883

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages toned.Jacket lightly toned, front flap price-clipped. 1976 Hard Cover. 192 pp. When Hitler refused to examine the possibilities of a compromise peace with Stalin, he ensured that not only Germany would lose the war, but that the Russians would be drawn into the heart of Europe's pursuit of the retreating forces of the Third Reich.KEYWORDS: SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 MILITARY HISTORY HITLER ADOLF RUSSIA RUSSIAN GERMAN GERMANY View more info

Image for Dogface Soldiers: The Story of B Company, 15th Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division from Fedala to Salzburg: Audie Murphy and His Brothers in Arms

Dogface Soldiers: The Story of B Company, 15th Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division from Fedala to Salzburg: Audie Murphy and His Brothers in Arms

By: Champagne, Daniel R.; Bonn, Keith E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Merriam Press: 2011

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2290051

ISBN: 1300424397

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth edition. A very nice copy. 2011 Hard Cover. 262 pp. Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. This story begins in Nov 1941 and recounts B Company's march through French Morocco, Tunisia, Sicily, Italy, and Southern France and company's advance over the Vosges Mountains, through the Colmar Pocket and across Germany to Austria. Deservedly so, the starring role in this story is played by Audie Murphy. However, the major focus of the book is on the spirit of B Company. This is the story of the B Company foot soldiers--a moving and vivid account told primarily by the characters themselves, ... View more info

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Great Battles and Leaders of the Second World War: An Illustrated History

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1995

Seller ID: 2208531

Condition: Very Good


Rear jacket lightly rubbed. 1995 Large Hardcover. Great Battles and Leaders of the Second World War is a one-volume illustrated edition of selections from The Second World War, Churchill's epic six-volume history, which remains the definitive work on the war and a monumental literary achievement. Timed to appear during the fiftieth anniversary of the end of the war, Great Battles and Leaders presents Churchill's unique firsthand narrative of the most significant military operations and the greatest protagonists. View more info

Milhemet Haolam Hashnia -- The Second World War Complete 6 [Six] Volume Hardcover Set, Hebrew Edition: The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy

By: Churchill, Winston S. [Spencer]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1966

Seller ID: 1536688

Condition: Good


Six hardcovers in what may be a custom slipcase of cardboard and red leather. 1 inch tear to spine head of Vol. 5, ink gift note to previous owner on front endpaper of each volume, owner blind stamp on front free endpaper of each volume, ink stamp following text appears to indicate date of acquisition and collection volume # of previous owner. Acquired from the private collection of Dr. Daniel Sperber, a prominent nuclear theorist. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Six hardcover volumes. Text in Hebrew. 9 x 6 1/2. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles, ribbon marker... View more info

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Yalta

By: Clemens, Diane Shaver

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207852

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good.Jacket edges rubbed. 1970 Hard Cover. x, 356 pp. The focus of the book is upon what actually occurred in the give and take of diplomacy at the foreign ministers' meetings as well as at the conferences of the Big Three and their staffs. Mrs. Clemens shows how a number of factors, including the positions of the three armies, Russian, and American and British, influenced the outcome of the Conference; and how Stalin, while adamant on vital Soviet interests, still remained co-operative in negotiating with Roosevelt and Churchill--surprisingly, Soviet policies were often an... View more info

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The Forgotten War: A Pictoral History of World War II in Alaska and Northwestern Canada

By: Cohen, Stan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pictoral Histories Publishing: 1983

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 1727856

ISBN: 0933126131

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. 1983 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 260 pp. Stan Cohen examines a largely ignored theater of World War II - Alaska and Canada. View more info

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Safely Rest

By: Colley, David P.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Berkley Books: 2004

Seller ID: 1736893

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. 2004 Hard Cover. From 1945 to 1950, the United States returned 178,000 dead American servicemen back home and reburied another 80,000 in overseas cemeteries at their families' request. Never before had a nation returned so many of its fallen warriors from distant battlefields. But another 78,000 servicemen were still missing in action-their bodies never to be found-their families never to know the peace of closure. Safely Rest recalls this virtually forgotten episode of WWII through the recollections of the survivors and the letters and histories of the dead themselves. It tells ... View more info

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Decision at Strasbourg: Ike's Strategic Mistake to Halt the Sixth Army Group at the Rhine in 1944

By: Colley, David P.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2008

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2282743

ISBN: 1591141338

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. A very nice copy. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 251 pp. Decision at Strasbourg relates the remarkable and largely unknown story of Lt. General Jacob Devers' lost opportunity to launch a bold attack into the heart of Nazi Germany, which may have won the European war in late 1944, six months before Victory-over-Europe (V-E) Day in May 1945. Devers' Sixth Army Group, comprising the U.S. Seventh and First French Armies, made successful amphibious landings near Marseille in August 1944 and advanced 450 miles through southern France before reac... View more info

1940: The Avalanche in the Words and Memories of Those who Endured and Made History

By: Collier, Richard

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dial Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1641207

Condition: Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Page ridges lightly foxed, 2 inch razor cut to jacket spine.Good. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A detailed account of 1940, this most pivotal year in our world's history. View more info

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Australians Under Fire: 1942

By: Colligan, Mimi

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sprintpak Pty Ltd.: 1991

Seller ID: 1643307

Condition: Near Fine


No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1991 Large Hardcover. A wonderfully illustrated look at Australia's role in World War II. View more info

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Genesee County The Home Front: World War II, 1941-1945

By: Conklin, Susan L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: .: 1991

Seller ID: 2275934

Condition: Near Fine


Minor stains on front wrapper, sticker ghosting on rear wrapper. 1991 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. This collection of reminiscences, newspaper articles, local histories and photographs capture the effects World War II had on our local communities. These accounts emphasize the hardships, changes, joys and sorrows Genesee County residents shared during the war years. View more info