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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: 2272301

ISBN: 0898211271

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 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

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Luftwaffe: A History

By: Faber, Harold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194630

ISBN: 0812907256

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1977 Hard Cover. xvii, 267 pp. 8vo. At the beginning of WWII the German Air Force was considered the finest in the world. But was it? The Treaty of Versailles had condemned the German Air Force to a clandestine, embryonic life until 1933. But in 1935 the Nazi propaganda machine publicly acknowledged the Luftwaffe's existence. And in only six years the charismatic Hermann Goering organized an officer corps and equipped an air force which managed to terrorize the other nations of Europe. View more info

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The Ships and Aircraft of the United States Fleet: Two-Ocean Fleet Edition

By: Fahey, James C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ships and Aircraft: 1941

Seller ID: 2084298

Condition: Good


Light crease on front corner, 1 inch split to spine base, light stain on fore-edge margin of last few pages and rear wrapper. 1941 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. Photographs and specifications for numerous United States naval vessels and aircraft, including coast guard airplanes and fleet auxiliaries, published during World War II. View more info

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The Pledge

By: Fast, Howard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199880

ISBN: 0395483085

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine very slightly cocked, pages faintly toned.Jacket lightly toned. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 324 pp. Bruce Baron was a first rate foreign correspondent during World War II, but his association with the Communist Party plunges him into trouble with the McCarthy witch hunts. His only salvation is the passionate and feisty Molly Maguire but her own political leanings do nothing to help his cause.Keywords: PLEDGE HOWARD FAST FIRST EDITION HISTORICAL FICTION WORLD WAR II MILITARY AMERICAN HISTORY View more info

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Harry S. Truman: A Life (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Ferrell, Robert H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274923

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1997 Full-Leather. xii, [2], 501, [5] pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Few U.S. presidents have captured the imagination of the American people as has Harry S. Truman, 'the man from Missouri.' In this major new biography, Robert H. Ferrell, widely regarded as an authority on the thirty-third president, challenges the popular characterization of Truman as a man who rarely sought the offices he received, revealing instead a man who—with modesty, commitment to service, and bas... View more info

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Hitler

By: Fest, Joachim C.; Winston, Richard & Clara (Translators)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1974

Seller ID: 2200226

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Lightly toned. 1974 Hard Cover. xii, 875 pp. Black & white photographs. A comprehensive biography of the engineer of the Holocaust, by one of Germany's most well-respected journalists. View more info

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And the Walls Came Tumbling Down

By: Fishman, Jack

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205754

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Jacket lightly toned. 1982 Hard Cover. 448 pp. Charles Piquard, together with the cooperation of spies, thieves, shot-down airmen, hookers, pickpockets, and forgers, led the Mosquito bomber attack to free more than 700 men and women, including the Resistance men in Amiens prison. Includes black-and-white photographs.KEYWORDS: SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 MILITARY HISTORY AMIENS View more info

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Heraldry and Regalia of War (Beekman History of the World Wars Library)

By: Fitzsimons, Bernard (Editor)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Beekman House: 1988

Seller ID: 2277937

ISBN: 0517130866

Condition: Good


Edge wear to jacket. 1988 Large Hardcover. 160 pp. A 'cross section of the uniforms, medals and badges, and army, naval and aircraft insignia of the two World Wars,' with color illustrations. An important work showing the part played by heraldry in uniting men in a common cause, and useful for identification of military items. View more info

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Avions Anglais: Photographies Fiches Techniques

By: France Editions

Price: $10.00

Publisher: France Editions: 1945

Seller ID: 2194619

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1945 Stapled Binding. [16 pp.] French-language work with photographs, silhouette illustrations, and technical information on British aircraft during WWII. View more info

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Diary of a Young Girl: An Extraordinary Document of Adolescence (Originally Published in Holland as Het Achterhuis) [Anne Frank]

By: Frank, Anne

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc. / Country Life Press: 1952

Seller ID: 2287024

Condition: Very Good


Early printing in original jacket - $3.00 price on flap, no 'first edition' statement on copyright page, 1952 date on copyright and title pages. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners, jacket spine faded, rear jacket panel lightly foxed. We have more books available by this author!. 285 pp. 8vo. Original black cloth hardcover binding with silver titles, photographic endpapers depicting Anne Frank, Prinsengracht Canal and the Westertoren, and the Secret Annexe both open and closed. Introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt, translated by B.M. Mooyaart-Doubleday. Discovered in the attic in whi... View more info

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Diary of a Young Girl: An Extraordinary Document of Adolescence (Originally Published in Holland as Het Achterhuis) [Anne Frank]

By: Frank, Anne

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc. / Country Life Press: 1952

Seller ID: 2287023

Condition: Good


Early trade edition. Front hinge just starting, ink 'Board of Education' stamp on page edges, boards a bit rubbed, front jacket flap corners trimmed, jacket spine faded and lightly stained. 1952 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 285 pp. 8vo. Original black cloth hardcover binding with silver titles, photographic endpapers depicting Anne Frank, Prinsengracht Canal and the Westertoren, and the Secret Annexe both open and closed. Introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt, translated by B.M. Mooyaart-Doubleday. Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, ... View more info

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Holland Afloat

By: Franks, H. George

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Netherland Publishing Company: 1943

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2078212

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. 1943 Hard Cover. 176 pp. An account of The Netherlands' navy written during World War II. View more info

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Unravelling Enigma: Winning the Code War at Station X [Unraveling]

By: Freedman, Maurice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287954

ISBN: 0850527473

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2000 Hard Cover. x, 190 pp. Operating under the cover of a Code and Cypher School, Bletchley Park was in fact the center for British code-breaking in World War II. Despite a rather thin cover, the Germans never guessed what was going on at Bletchley Park. These operations remained top-secret for over thirty years, concealing the true reasons for many key Allied decisions. This account covers code-breaking operations and techniques, the role of mathematical genius Alan Turing, and the development of early computers as a by-product of cryptography. View more info

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The Guys on the Ground

By: Friendly, Alfred; Frank, Walter H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Eagle Books: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279898

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few small chips and tears to jacket edges, jacket lightly foxed. Rear board slightly bowed, page ridges faintly foxed. 1944 Hard Cover. xi, 170 pp. An overall picture of the servicing of fighter planes and fliers in the various theaters of war as exemplified in details of operations in the Air Service command, here and overseas. Here are tales of inventiveness of the ground-bound air men, the various crews and their achievements, the fears of converting enemy equipment to practical use for the Allies, the unbeatable combination of men and machines. The functions of the differe... View more info

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Midway: The Battle That Doomed Japan

By: Fuchida, Mitsuo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1986

Seller ID: 2208635

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1986 Mass Market Paperback. The great air and sea battle of the Pacific, as seen through Japanese eyes . . . On June 4, 1942, Admiral Yamamoto launched his attack on Midway with the largest fleet yet assembled in the Pacific. His strike force included 350 ships and over 100,000 officers and men. His objective: to smash the U.S. aircraft carriers based at Midway and break the Navy's power in World War II.Now, for the first time, Japanese officers open the sealed archives to tell the authoritative, dramatic story of what really happened at Midway -- the battle that doomed Japan... View more info

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Air Force Surgeon

By: Furman, A.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sheridan House: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201666

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Boards rubbed and soiled. 1943 Hard Cover. 252 pp. 8vo. 8 x 5 1/2. A first-hand account of a U.S. Air Force surgeon's experiences during World War II. CONTENTS: 1. Girl on a Raft; 2. Night Raid; 3. Unexpected Visitors; 4. The Rescue; 5. Clipper Cargo; 6. Puri Puri; 7. Boki; 8. What's Wrong with Vasellano; 9. Tropic Love; 10. Shot in the Dark; 11. White Men's Magic; 12. Disappearance of Brinton; 13. Waiting; 14. Action in the Skies; 15. The Secret of Black Pool; 16. Boki Replays; 17. The Finding of the Jap; 18. Footprints in the Sand; 19. The Coral Cave; 20. The Spi... View more info

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Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War

By: Fussell, Paul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2198814

ISBN: 0195065778

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages toned. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 330 pp. Fussell turns to the Second World War, the conflict he himself fought in, to weave a narrative that is both more intensely personal and more wide-ranging. Whereas his former book focused primarily on literary figures, on the image of the Great War in literature, here Fussell examines the immediate impact of the war on common soldiers and civilians. He describes the psychological and emotional atmosphere of World War II. He analyzes the euphemisms people needed to deal with unacceptable rea... View more info

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The X-Craft Raid

By: Gallagher, Thomas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1971

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2205209

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. No jacket, owner's stamp to front endpaper. 1971 Hard Cover. x, 170 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. A true story of a secret World War II mission unparalleled in the annals of the sea. Recreates the successful attempts of British midget submarines to destroy the German battleship Tirpitz stationed in the fjords of Norway during World War II.Tirpitz was the second of two Bismarck-class battleships built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine (navy) during World War II. Named after Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz, the architect of the Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy), the shi... View more info

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Operation Drumbeat: The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II

By: Gannon, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2291521

ISBN: 1591143020

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. A nice copy. 1990 Trade Paperback. xxii, 490 pp. In the first eight months of 1942, German submarines sank nearly 400 Allied freighters and tankers along the U.S. Atlantic coast with a loss of more than 5,000 merchant seamen and sailors--twice the number of fatalities at Pearl Harbor. This book helps readers understand the complexities of the long Battle of the Atlantic by examining those disastrous early days of war and following the U-boats into action. The book traces the voyages of five U-boats to their destinations as they sink twenty-five ships unmolested by the U.S. Navy... View more info

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Regia Aeronautica e Armee de l'Air, 1940-1943

By: Garello, Giancarlo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Edizioni Bizzarri Roma: 1975

Seller ID: 2194954

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly toned with small sticker on rear corner. 1975 Large Hardcover. 189, [3] pp. Italian text. A World War II era guide to military aircraft with black & white photographs throughout, as well as several color plates. View more info

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Poland in the Second World War

By: Garlinski, Jozef

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hippocrene Books: 1988

Seller ID: 2205288

Condition: Very Good


Endpapers toned. 1988 Trade Paperback. xxi, 387 pp. ...describes pre-war Poland, its position in Europe before the German attack, all the efforts made to preserve the peace and the eventual outbreak of war. There is a description of Polish diplomatic activity, the efforts to obtain help from the Western Allies in Poland's struggle with the Germans and in negotiations with the Soviet Union....a clear and straight-forward narrative of Poland's part in the war.KEYWORDS: SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 MILITARY HISTORY EUROPE EUROPEAN POLAND POLISH JOZEF GARLINSKI View more info

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The Petsamo-Kirkenes Operation: Soviet Breakthrough and Pursuit in the Arctic, October, 1944 (Leavenworth Papers, Number 17)

By: Gebhardt, James F.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Combat Studies Institute: 1990

Seller ID: 2205200

Condition: Near Fine


Wrappers lightly toned. 1990 Soft Cover. xvi, 182 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs and illustrations. In the fall of 1944, some 56,000 German troops of the XIX Mountain Corps were occupying a strongpoint line just 70 kilometers northwest of Murmansk, about 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle. To clear these enemy forces from Soviet territory, STA VKA ordered General K. A. Meretskov's Karelian Front to plan and conduct an offensive, which was to be supported by Admiral A. G. Golovko's Northern Fleet. This Leavenworth Paper explains the planning and conduct of this offensive, known in S... View more info

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Macchi C.202 in Action (Aircraft No. 41)

By: Gentilli, Roberto

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1980

Seller ID: 2278379

ISBN: 0897471008

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1980 Stapled Binding. The most successful and best known Italian fighter of WWII, the Macchi C.202 Folgore, and its development the Macchi C.205 Veltro are detailed. View more info

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Anne Frank Remembered: The Story of the Woman Who Helped to Hide the Frank Family

By: Gies, Miep; Gold, Alison Leslie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288045

ISBN: 0671547712

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. Ink name on front endpaper. 1987 Hard Cover. 252 pp. The reminiscences of Miep Gies, the woman who hid the Frank family in Amsterdam during the Second World War, presents a vivid story of life under Nazi occupation. View more info

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Winston S. Churchill Volume VII [7]: Road to Victory, 1941-1945

By: Gilbert, Martin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281561

ISBN: 0395378591

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Jacket price clipped, a couple tiny tears and creases along top jacket edge, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xx, 1417, [3] pp. The seventh volume in the mammoth eight-volume biography of Churchill, originally embarked upon by Randolph Churchill, and taken over by Martin Gilbert from the third volume onward following Randolph's death. View more info

Image for Campaign and Service, in Twenty-Three Volumes: The Pacific; To Greece; Crete; The Relief of Tobruk; Battle for Egypt, the Summer of 1942; Alam Halfa and Alamein; Bardia to Enfidaville; Italy, Vol. I: The Sangro to Cassino; Italy, Vol. II: From Cassino to Trieste; Problems of 2 NZEF; Documents: Vols. 1, 2, and 3; War Surgery and Medicine; New Zealand Medical Services in Middle East and Italy; Medical Services in New Zealand and the Pacific; The New Zealand Dental Services; New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force Vols. I, II, & III; Royal New Zealand Air Force; Royal New Zealand Navy; Prisoners of War (Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-45) [Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force]

Campaign and Service, in Twenty-Three Volumes: The Pacific; To Greece; Crete; The Relief of Tobruk; Battle for Egypt, the Summer of 1942; Alam Halfa and Alamein; Bardia to Enfidaville; Italy, Vol. I: The Sangro to Cassino; Italy, Vol. II: From Cassino to Trieste; Problems of 2 NZEF; Documents: Vols. 1, 2, and 3; War Surgery and Medicine; New Zealand Medical Services in Middle East and Italy; Medical Services in New Zealand and the Pacific; The New Zealand Dental Services; New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force Vols. I, II, & III; Royal New Zealand Air Force; Royal New Zealand Navy; Prisoners of War (Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-45) [Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force]

By: Gillespie, Oliver A.; McClymont, W.G.; Davin, Daniel M.; Murphy, W.E.; Scoullar, J.L.; Walker, Ronald; Stevens, William G.; Phillips, Neville C.; Kay, Robin L.; Stout, T. Duncan M.; Anson, Thomas V.; Thompson, Henry L.; Ross, John M.S.; Waters, Sydney D.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs / The Battery Press: 1952

Seller ID: 2281856

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes are Battery Press reissues, twelve volumes lack jackets, one volume is a former library copy. Jacket edges rubbed, Tobruk volume chipped along jacket spine head and foot and crudely repaired with tape and added paper to replace front flap. 1952 Hard Cover. Complete in twenty-three volumes. 8vo. A complete history of the campaigns and supporting services 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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An Improvised War: The Abyssinian Campaign of 1940-1941

By: Glover, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper/Hippocrene Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203949

ISBN: 0870524569

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 201 pp. The campaign in Ethiopia, described by Wavell as 'an improvisation after the British fashion in War', was the first allied victory of the Second World War and one of the most remarkable. Has any campaign in history, asked Compton Mackenzie, lasting two months, produced from two divisions a fighting army commander, two fighting corps commanders, and seven fighting divisional commanders within four years? It may be doubted. It may indeed. Michael Glover admirably combines the ... View more info

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No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II

By: Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Touchstone/Simon and Schuster Paperbacks: 1995

Seller ID: 2208328

Condition: Near Fine


Light general wear. 1995 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 759 pp. The Pulitzer Prize winning account of the home front in World War II, by one of the greatest presidential historians of our time. Several pages of photographs. No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines--Eleanor and Franklin's marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleano... View more info

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No Ordinary Time: Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II

By: Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks: 1994

Seller ID: 2196987

ISBN: 0684804484

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 759 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines—Eleanor and Franklin’s marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor’s life as First Lady, and FDR’s White House and its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effective... View more info

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No Ordinary Time: Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II

By: Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2276816

ISBN: 0671642405

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. Jacket spine faded, small sticker remnant on front endpaper. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 759, [7] pp. 8vo. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines—Eleanor and Franklin’s marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor’s life as First Lady, and FDR’s White Hou... View more info