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Monte Cassino

By: Connell, Charles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Elek: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2075184

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. 1963 Hard Cover. 206 pp. A history of the famous WWII battle of Monte Cassino. View more info

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Arctic Destroyers: The 17th Flotilla

By: Connell, G.G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Kimber: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204452

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Jacket spine toned, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1982 Hard Cover. 237 pp. The first convoy to Russia in World War Two set out from Iceland on 21st August 1941; the last United Kingdom convoy left Russia on 23rd May 1945. In between these dates 75 convoys fought through terrible seas and the severest weather conditions. The 17th Flotilla of 0 class destroyers, products of the intermediate type 1st Emergency Flotilla Building Programme of 1939-42, sailed as covering forces or as close escorts to 44 convoys. The flotilla also had a representative role in the do... View more info

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Sky Attack (A Lucky Terrell Flying Story, Book 2)

By: Cook, Canfield

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1942

Seller ID: 2275153

Condition: Good


Light stain along jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips and minor tears. Ink names on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. 215 pp. A series of World War II aerial adventures. After participating in a savage attempt to prevent the escape of two German battleships and a cruiser from the French coast, Lucky Bob assumes his new duties with a vengeance. Blasting military objectives is only one of his many routine assignments. How Bob discovers evidence of sabotage on his Stratohawk, a new type of bomber jealously guarded by the R.A.F., how he acts as a decoy... View more info

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War Planes of the Axis

By: Cooke, David C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Company: 1942

Seller ID: 2194639

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. 1942 Hard Cover. 256 pp. A complete record--in both text and picture--of the fighting planes of the Axis. Black and white photographs included. View more info

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The German Air Force, 1933-1945: An Anatomy of Failure

By: Cooper, Matthew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jane's: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279884

ISBN: 0531037339

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1981 Hard Cover. v, 406 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. The German Air Force was a failure. This is the cardinal fact about Hitler's Luftwaffe and one of the most important of the Second World War. Yet it is also one of the most neglected. In this, the first detailed, comprehensive history of the Luftwaffe since 1946, Matthew Cooper describes the disintegration of its high command and the disastrous leadership of Goering. He analyses the development of the Luftwaffe's strategy, and with it its aircraft, and its decision regarding dive b... View more info

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The Phantom Major: The Story of David Stirling and His Desert Command

By: Cowles, Virginia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1958

Seller ID: 2290251

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. Board edges very lightly rubbed, faint stain along bottom edge of front and rear paste-down endpapers, bookplate removed from rear free endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. 320 pp. The impudent and daring exploits of the courageous night raiders who harassed Rommel's forces. Lieutenant Colonel Sir Archibald David Stirling, DSO, OBE (15 November 1915 – 4 November 1990) was a Scottish officer in the British Army, mountaineer, and the founder of the Special Air Service. He saw active service during the Second World War. View more info

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Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad

By: Craig, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2003

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2198892

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. 2003 Hard Cover. xvii, 457 pp. On August 5, 1942, giant pillars of dust rose over the Russian steppe, marking the advance of the 6th Army, an elite German combat unit dispatched by Hitler to capture the industrial city of Stalingrad and press on to the oil fields of Azerbaijan. The Germans were supremely confident; in three years, they had not suffered a single defeat. The Luftwaffe had already bombed the city into ruins. German soldiers hoped to complete their mission and be home in time for Christmas.The siege of Stalingrad lasted five months, one week, and three days. Nearly two mi... View more info

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Art in the Armed Forces: Pictured by Men in Action

By: Crane, Aimee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Hyperion Press: 1944

Seller ID: 2282963

Condition: Very Good


One inch by three inch chip along bottom edge of front jacket panel partially obscuring text, a few small tears and a few small chips along jacket edges, two smudges on front jacket panel. 1944 Large Hardcover. 232 pp. Profusely illustrated by the men and women who saw action during World War II. Realistic, first hand depiction of the war. Includes 16 pages of full color and over 250 reproductions in black and white, some of which are full page in size. View more info

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Citadel, the Battle of Kursk: The Greatest Tank Battle of World War II

By: Cross, Robin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sarpedon: 1993

Seller ID: 2263550

ISBN: 0962761362

Condition: Very Good


Minor chip along bottom edge of jacket front, jacket edges very lightly rubbed. Pages faintly toned. 1993 Hard Cover. ix, 272 pp. This volume is an in-depth study of the largest battle of World War II. In two weeks in July 1943 the German army suffered its greatest defeat. The battle of Stalingrad had resulted in stalemate. Hitler ordered all his armour one the Eastern Front to destroy the Russians at Kursk. In what is regarded as the greatest battle ever fought, the Russian army was victorious. It was a crucial turning point in the war. Includes black-and-white photographs and illustrations. View more info

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Afrikakorps in Action (Weapons Number Four)

By: Culver, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 2000

Seller ID: 2278376

ISBN: 0897470796

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2000 Stapled Binding. The complete story of the famed warriors of the DAK, led by the Desert Fox, Erwin Rommel. View more info

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Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life

By: D'Este, Carlo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: John Macrae / Henry Holt and Company: 2002

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2271327

ISBN: 0805056866

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Lightly rubbed, jacket reverse lightly discolored. 2002 Hard Cover. xi, [3], 848 pp. From the bestselling author of Patton: A Genius for War comes a compelling new account of the transformation of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, from apprehensive soldier to one of our greatest heroes. In the weeks leading up to D-Day, Dwight D. Eisenhower seethed with nervous energy. He had not expected his military career to bring him to this moment. The son of pacifists, Ike graduated from high school more likely to teach history than to make it. Casting new light on this profound evolut... View more info

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Diana Mosley

By: Dalley, Jan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198428

ISBN: 0394587367

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine very slightly cocked.Good. 2000 Hard Cover. xvi, 318 pp. A biography of the glamorous Mitford sister who became Hitler's friend and married the leader of Britain's Fascists. Much has been written about and by the Mitford sisters, who variously dazzled and shocked their contemporaries in England and abroad: Nancy, as a celebrated novelist (The Pursuit of Love); Deborah, as Duchess of Devonshire; Unity, famously infatuated with Hitler; Jessica, as a young Communist, and then as the queen of muckrakers (The American Way of Death). But until now there has been no biography of ... View more info

Image for Unit Histories, in Twenty-One Volumes: 18 Battalion and Armored Regiment; 19 Battalion and Armored Regiment; 20 Battalion and Armored Regiment; 21 Battalion; 22 Battalion; 23 Battalion; 24 Battalion; 25 Battalion; 26 Battalion; 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion; 28 (Maori) Battalion; 2nd New Zealand Division Artillery; Divisional Signals; Divisional Cavalry; New Zealand Engineers, Middle East; RMT: Official History of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies, 2 NZEF; Supply Company; Petrol Company; Journey Towards Christmas (1st Ammunition Co.); New Zealand Chaplains in the Second World War; Medical Units of 2NZEF in Middle East and Italy (Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-45) [Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force]

Unit Histories, in Twenty-One Volumes: 18 Battalion and Armored Regiment; 19 Battalion and Armored Regiment; 20 Battalion and Armored Regiment; 21 Battalion; 22 Battalion; 23 Battalion; 24 Battalion; 25 Battalion; 26 Battalion; 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion; 28 (Maori) Battalion; 2nd New Zealand Division Artillery; Divisional Signals; Divisional Cavalry; New Zealand Engineers, Middle East; RMT: Official History of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies, 2 NZEF; Supply Company; Petrol Company; Journey Towards Christmas (1st Ammunition Co.); New Zealand Chaplains in the Second World War; Medical Units of 2NZEF in Middle East and Italy (Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-45) [Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force]

By: Dawson, William D.; Sinclair, Donald W.; Pringle, Dave J.C.; Glue, W.A.; Cody, Joseph F.; Henderson, James H.; Ross, Angus; Burdon, Randal M.; Puttick, Edward; Norton, Frazer D.; Kay, Robin L.; Cody, Joseph F.; Murphy, W.E.; Borman, Clifford A.; Loughnan

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs: 1954

Seller ID: 2281859

Condition: Very Good


Four volumes are presentation copies given to soldiers by the New Zealand government, with associated bookplates on front endpapers. Nine volumes lack jackets, Maori volume rebound in orange cloth, jackets rubbed with chips along spine ends, 21 Battalion volume includes a facsimile jacket, and 20 Battalion jacket is crudely repaired with tape and added paper. 1954 Hard Cover. Complete in twenty-one volumes. 8vo. A complete history of the various units of the New Zealand armed forces during World War II, with maps and black-and-white photographs throughout. View more info

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The Enemy's House Divided

By: de Gaulle, Charles; Eden, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200977

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages toned, spine slightly cocked.Jacket lightly toned. 2002 Hard Cover. xlix, 177 pp. Originally published in 1924 and available here in English for the first time, The Enemy's House Divided is Charles de Gaulle's analysis of the major errors that led the Germans to disaster in World War I. Based partly on observations made during his internment as a prisoner of war from 1916 to 1918, it can be seen as the foundation for everything he wrote in the 1920s and 1930s in the shadow of German resurgence and for much of what he said and did after the Nazi victory in June of 1940. T... View more info

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The Brazilian Expeditionary Force by Its Commander

By: de Moraes, Marshal J.B. Mascarenhas

Price: $60.00

Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office: 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2205536

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition, revised and enlarged. Endpapers lightly spotted. 1966 Hard Cover. xxi, 279 pp. 8vo. An English translation of the history of Brazil's armed forces during World War II, written by their commander, with a foreword by Willis D. Crittenberger, Commander General, U.S. IV Corps. Though Brazil's forces fell under the high command of American officers, they were distinctive as the only Latin American presence of division strength in the war, and along with U.S. British, South African, Indian, and Italian troops, liberated nearly 25,000 square miles of Italian land. Includes 7 fold-out ... View more info

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Don Go: The Last Act

By: delle Stelle, Bellini; Lazzaro

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macdonald: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204454

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges very lightly rubbed, page ridges lightly foxed.Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor tears, quarter-inch chip to top edge of jacket rear, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1964 Hard Cover. 187 pp. This is a story about the real resistance movement in Italy. The authors commanded a small unit fighting in the mountains around lake Como. ...the text is supplemented by transcripts from combat diaries and other documentary sources. Includes black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Behind Enemy Lines: A Young Pilot's Story

By: Demallie, H.R.

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 2206335

ISBN: 1402741375

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. An unforgettable autobiographical tale of survival during World War II.  DeMaillie, pilot of a B-17, describes in riveting detail his successful bombing run from England to the industrial center of Germany. But things go very wrong on the return flight when his plane is struck by enemy fire and the crew is forced to parachute into Holland. Although a group of heroic Dutch resistance fighters try to hide him, the Nazis eventually capture DeMaillie and send him to a prisoner of war camp. There, he endures hunger, cold, and brutality until the Allies finally free him. Years ... View more info

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Military Planning and National Policy: German Overtures to Two World Wars (The Harmon Memorial Lectures in Military History, Number 27)

By: Deutsch, Harold C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United States Air Force Academy: 1984

Seller ID: 2267700

Condition: Very Good


Edges slightly faded. 1984 Stapled Binding. 26 pp. Military lecture focused on Germany's tactics in World Wars I & II, published by the U.S. Air Force Academy. View more info

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The Vaagso Raid: The Commando Attack That Changed the Course of World War II

By: Devins, Jr., Joseph H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chilton Book Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204553

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Owner's library stamp to front endpaper. Jacket edges heavily rubbed with minor tears, two two-inch tears previously repaired with tape along jacket verso, front jacket price-clipped. 1967 Hard Cover. 222 pp. In the dark, early morning hours of Saturday, December 27th, 1941, a small force of British warships escorting two camouflaged excursion steamers slipped past a German lookout station and sailed boldly into one of the great fjords of occupied Norway. ...The target: Vaagso Island. ...This was to be the first raid of the war on a fortified position... Includes black-and-white... View more info

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Paratrooper! The Saga of U.S. Army and Marine Parachute and Glider Combat Troops During World War II

By: Devlin, Gerard M.; Yarborough, William P. (Foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1979

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2290252

ISBN: 0312596545

Condition: Near Fine


Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1979 Hard Cover. xvii, 717 pp. Paratroopers have always had that extra flair, the extra dash that distinguishes adventurers and heroes—and that special daring is captured in these pages. Filled with fascinating anecdotes and personal stories, this mammoth history presents for the first time in a single volume detailed accounts of every air assault or land battle fought in Europe and the Pacific during World War II by American airborne troops. British, German, Japanese, Italian, and French parachute operations are also covered ... View more info

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Tally-Ho! Yankee in a Spitfire

By: Donahue, Arthur Gerald

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1941

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2193259

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Spine a bit faded, minimal loss form top jacket edge, jacket price clipped.Very Good. 1941 Hard Cover. 190 pp. 8vo. 'The Immortal speech of Winston Churchill to Parliament in 1940 as the Battle of Britain raged above the skies of England is well-known: 'The gratitude of every home in our island, in our Empire and indeed throughout the world, except in the abodes of the guilty, goes out to the British airmen, who, undaunted by odds, unwearied in their constant challenge and mortal danger, are turning the tide of the world war by their prowess and devotion. Never in the field of hu... View more info

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I Could Never Be So Lucky Again

By: Doolittle, James H.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2281911

ISBN: 0553584642

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Light edge wear. 2001 Mass Market Paperback. During World War II, he served his country as a fearless and innovative air warrior, organizing and leading the devastating raid against Japan immortalized in the film Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo. View more info

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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

By: Edsel, Robert M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books / Little, Brown and Company: 2013

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203613

ISBN: 0316240052

Condition: Very Good


First movie tie-in printing. Edges lightly rubbed. 2013 Trade Paperback. xvi, 473 pp. Inspiration for the film starring Matt Damon, George Clooney, Bill Murray, and John Goodman. At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: degenerate works he despised. In a race against time, behind enemy lines, often unarmed, a special force of American and British museum directors, curators,... View more info

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Beware Raiders!: German Surface Raiders in the Second World War

By: Edwards, Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203933

ISBN: 1557502102

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Top edge of jacket lightly bumped. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 216 pp. This is the improbable story of two very different German cruisers. The sleek and powerful Admiral Hipper was the much-heralded prototype of one of the most formidable ship classes of World War II. In contrast, the Pinguin, a converted merchantman, was armed with only 5.9 inch guns and operated by a predominately reservist crew. Contrary to all expectations, the amateur warship Pinguin was highly successful and went out in a blaze of glory, while the Admiral... View more info

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Heart Mountain: A Novel

By: Ehrlich, Gretel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281691

ISBN: 0670821608

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head very lightly bumped. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 412 pp. Author's first novel. The left-at-home residents and ranchers of Luster, Wyoming, and the Japanese-American inmates of nearby Heart Mountain Relocation Camp contend with colliding political and personal circumstances. View more info

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U.S. Fliers in Action!

By: Elder, Art

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Whitman: 1944

Seller ID: 2194371

Condition: Good


Clear tape to upper spine. 1944 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. [20 pp.] A story of heroic pilots with color illustrations by August Schomburg of the planes in combat throughout. View more info

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The Winter War: The Russo-Finnish Conflict, 1939-40

By: Engle, Eloise; Paananen, Lauri

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205543

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly toned, endpapers faintly foxed, jacket price clipped, embossed owner stamp on front endpaper. 1973 Hard Cover. xv, 176 pp. 8vo. An account of World War II on the Eastern front, specifically treating battles between the Russians and the Finns. View more info

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The Master Butchers Singing Club: A Novel

By: Erdrich, Louise

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281740

ISBN: 0066209773

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 389 pp. Having survived World War I, Fidelis Waldvogel returns to his quiet German village and marries the pregnant widow of his best friend, killed in action. With a suitcase full of sausages and a master butcher's precious knife set, Fidelis sets out for America. In Argus, North Dakota, he builds a business, a home for his family—which includes Eva and four sons—and a singing club consisting of the best voices in town. When the Old World meets the New—in the ... View more info

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Victory in the St. Lawrence: Canada's Unknown War

By: Essex, James W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press: 1984

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2205199

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Wrappers and page corners bumped and creased. 1984 Large Softcover. 159 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs and illustrations. In North America, we think of the Second World War as being fought far away (except for the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor). Few know that German U-boats prowled largely unchallenged up and down the St. Lawrence River, sinking unwary Canadian military and Allied merchant vessels in an attempt to stop the flow of goods, troops and armaments to war-ravaged Britain. Fewer still know that prior to the war, Hitler tried to purchase Anticosti Island... View more info

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The Victory Era in Color! Rare Color Photographs of the World War II Years

By: Ethell, Jeff

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Reminisce Books: 1994

Seller ID: 2265849

ISBN: 0898211271

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, sticker and sticker adhesive on rear board, ink note on front endpaper. 1994 Large Hardcover. 162 pp. Nearly 350 color images of World War II history, each with descriptive captions. At last, the lighter side of WWII in living color. Photos by soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen offer a look at military training, entertainers and world leaders, and scenes from North Africa, Italy, China, Burma, and the Pacific theater, showing women and blacks in the armed forces and depicting life on the home front as well as homecoming scenes. View more info