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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

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The History of the SS

By: Graber, G.S.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: McKay: 1978

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 1539843

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket a bit rubbed.Good. 1978 Hard Cover. 228 pp. The history of the SS, includes neo-Nazi involvement through the time of publication. View more info

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Famous Fighters of the Second World War

By: Green, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hanover House: 1958

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2182250

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Jacket taped along based, jacket torn.Good. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 127 pp. A study of World War Two aircraft with detailed drawings of William Green. Black and white photographs included. View more info

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Famous Bombers of the Second World War

By: Green, William

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Macdonald: 1959

Seller ID: 2196695

Condition: Very Good


Pages toned, jacket edges rubbed, front of jacket creased near spine edge, jacket toned, 5.50 note on front jacket flap. 1959 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 134 pp. In this book William Green sets out to tell the full stories of the most famous of the bombers employed by Britain, the U.S.A., Germany, and Italy. ...Among the bombers dealt with are the Mosquito, Lancaster, Wellington, He. 111, Dornier 17, Junkers 87, Junkers 88, Fortress, Marauder, Mitchell, Liberator, and Savoia-Marchetti 79. ...Contains a series of the photographically-accurate tone drawings of Gert ... View more info

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76 Hours: The Invasion of Tarawa

By: Hammel, Eric; Lane, John E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pacifica Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2162612

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 1985 Hard Cover. xix, 266 pp. 8vo. On the morning of Saturday, November 20, 1943, the U.S. 2d Marine Division undertook the first modern amphibious assault against a well-defended beachhead. The objective was tiny Betio Island in Tarawa Atoll. The result was an immortal story of tragedy and near defeat turned around into an epic of victory and indomitable human spirit. Although the admirals commanding the Tarawa invasion fleet had assured the Marines that Betio would be pounded to coral dust by a massive naval and air bombardment-the largest ... View more info

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German Infantry in Action (Combat Troops Number 2)

By: Harms, Norman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 2278377

ISBN: 0897470524

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1984 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of wartime photos complete with informative captions. View more info

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Waffen SS in Action (Combat Troops Number 3)

By: Harms, Norman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 2278378

ISBN: 0897470532

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1984 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of wartime photographs and information following the entire span of the SS. View more info

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Gloster Gladiator in Action (Aircraft Number 187)

By: Harrison, W.A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 2278389

ISBN: 0897474503

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2003 Stapled Binding. An overview of the great British biplane that was flown at the outbreak of WWII. View more info

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Aircraft Spotters Guide, Issue Number 1 (Aeronautics: A Quarterly)

By: Hartney, Harold E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Aeronautics Council, Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283077

Condition: Good


Spine taped, wrappers almost unattached. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. This issue contains: 3-position silhouettes, general specifications and photographs of the 90 leading fighting planes of United States, Great Britain, Netherlands, Germany, France, Russia, Japan, Italy. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Aircraft Spotters Guide, Issue Number 2 (Aeronautics: A Quarterly)

By: Hartney, Harold E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Aeronautics Council, Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283078

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. This issue contains: 3-position silhouettes, general specifications and photographs of the 90 leading fighting planes of United States, Great Britain, Norway, Germany, France, Russia, Japan, Italy. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Aircraft Spotters Guide, Issue Number 3 (Aeronautics: A Quarterly)

By: Hartney, Harold E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Aeronautics Council, Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283079

Condition: Very Good


Minor pencil marks on rear wrapper, minor general wear. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. This issue contains: 3-position silhouettes, general specifications and photographs of the 90 leading fighting planes and gliders of United States, Great Britain, Germany, France, Russia, Japan, Italy. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Aircraft Spotters Guide, Issue Number 4 (Aeronautics: A Quarterly)

By: Hartney, Harold E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Aeronautics Council, Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283080

Condition: Good


Faint stain along top edge of last few pages, spine rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 94 pp. This issue contains: 3-position silhouettes, general specifications and photographs of fighting planes, gliders, rotating wing aircraft and lighter-than-air craft of United States, Great Britain, Germany, France, Russia, Japan, Spain, Italy. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Aircraft Spotters Guide

By: Hartney, Harold E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Aeronautics Council, Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283081

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front wrapper verso, light stain along bottom corner of pages. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. Yellow and blue wrappers. This issue contains: 3-position silhouettes, general specifications and photographs of the leading fighting planes of United States, Great Britain, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Russia, Japan, France. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Aircraft Spotters Guide, Part 3

By: Hartney, Harold E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Aeronautics Council, Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283083

Condition: Good


Half-inch tear along edge of front wrapper, wrappers partially unattached but still holding, ink name on front wrapper. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. Green and blue wrappers. This issue contains: 3-position silhouettes, general specifications and photographs of the leading fighting planes of United States, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Russia, Japan, France. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Torpedo Junction: U-Boat War Off America's East Coast, 1942

By: Hickam, Homer H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1989

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2206841

ISBN: 0870217585

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Spine cloth lightly creased. Jacket excellent. 1989 Hard Cover. xvi, [4], 367 pp. 8vo. By the author of Rocket Boys, which inspired the film October Sky. In 1942 German U-boats turned the shipping lanes off Cape Hatteras into a sea of death. Cruising up and down the U.S. eastern seaboard, they sank 259 ships, littering the waters with cargo and bodies. As astonished civilians witnessed explosions from American beaches, fighting men dubbed the area Torpedo Junction. And while the U.S. Navy failed to react, a handful of Coast Guard sailors scrambled to the front lines. Outgunn... View more info

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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House: 2010

Seller ID: 2279081

ISBN: 1400064163

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2010 Hard Cover. xviii, 473 pp. On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared. It was that of a young lieutenant, the plane’s bombardier, who was struggling to a life raft and pulling himself aboard. So began one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War. The lieutenant’s name was Louis Zamperini. In boyhood, he’d been a cunning and incorrigible delinquent, breaking into houses, brawl... View more info

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So Well Remembered

By: Hilton, James

Price: $7.00

Publisher: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book / Little, Brown and Company: 1946

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2288928

Condition: Very Good


Light pink stain along bottom edge of rear jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed. Light stain to top page ridge. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 284 pp. George Picken jacket art. As World War I comes to a close, George Boswell looks back on how his fate was inextricably tied to that of his sleepy English hometown As a young man, George Boswell knew he had greater prospects ahead than those offered by his native mill town in the north of England. A respected lawyer and civic leader, he possessed the skill and charisma to shine on the national stage. But ambition is no... View more info

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My New Order

By: Hitler, Adolf; de Sales, Raoul de Roussey; Swing, Raymond Gram

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock: 1941

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2275490

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Lacks jacket. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1941 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 1008 pp. 8vo. A collection of Adolf Hitler's speeches from 1918 through the date of publication, which the introduction calls 'a sequel to Mein Kampf.' Edited with commentary by Raoul de Roussy de Sales, with an introduction by Raymond Gram Swing. View more info

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Gas (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, Weapons Book No. 43)

By: Hogg, Ian V.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1975

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201701

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Spine lightly creased, lightly rubbed. 1975 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. An account of the use of chemical warfare during World Wars I and II, profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. Part of Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, and one of the scarcer volumes in the series. View more info

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On the Edge of a Country: Memoir of a Young Girl Under Nazi Fascism

By: Hollenbaugh, Silvia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: SZS Books: 2015

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2204192

ISBN: 0996129103

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription: To Bob--Best regards, Silvia Hollenbaugh, 1/16.A fine copy. 2015 Trade Paperback. xiii, 252 pp. The Holocaust sent six million Jews to their death. Five million others also died at the hands of the Nazis. Who are these forgotten victims? This book focuses on one such group-the Slovenian population living in the territory awarded to Italy following WW1. This compelling memoir tells a true story about these persecuted anti-fascist Slovenes and their role in the most effective Resistance Movement in the fight against Nazi fascism.Keywords: SILVIA HOLLENBUAGH ON ... View more info

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The D-Day Experience: From the Invasion to the Liberation of Paris (Includes DVD)

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 2288024

ISBN: 0740745093

Condition: Near Fine


Includes DVD. An excellent copy in a near fine slipcase. 2004 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. Includes DVD and publisher's slipcase. An examination of the famous invasion of Normandy during World War II, published to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the event, offers a new look at D-Day by including the notes, letters, memos, and plans of the veterans who experienced it. View more info

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The Soviet Partisan Movement, 1941-1944 (Department of the Army Pamphlet, No. 20-244)

By: Howell, Edgar M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Department of the Army: 1956

Seller ID: 2205878

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, one-inch tear to rear endpaper along hinge. 1956 Hard Cover. x, 217 pp. Includes numerous fold-out maps. The purpose of this text is to provide the Army with a factual account of the organization and operations of the Soviet resistance movement behind the German forces on the Eastern Front during World War II. This movement offers a particularly valuable case study, for it can be viewed both in relation to the German occupation in the Soviet Union and to the offensive and defensive operations of the Wehrmacht and the Red Army. The scope of the study includes an over-all picture of a... View more info

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Raider 16

By: Hoyt, Edwin P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204566

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, spine slightly cocked. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 255 pp. On December 19, 1939, the German admiralty commissioned a new warship, Ship 16--Raider 16--which was to be known to Captain Rogge and his men as Atlantis and to the British, when they discovered her, as Raider C.The German auxiliary cruiser Atlantis (HSK 2), known to the Kriegsmarine as Schiff 16 and to the Royal Navy as Raider-C, was a converted German Hilfskreuzer (auxiliary cruiser), or merchant or commerce raider) of the Kriegsmarine, which, in World War II, travelled mor... View more info

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Aircraft of the United States Army (Hutchinson's Illustrated Record)

By: Hutchinson and Co.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hutchinson and Co.:

Seller ID: 2194662

Condition: Fair


Spine reinforced with clear tape. 64 pp. Photographs, illustrations, and technical information on U.S. military aircraft. View more info

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Tanks and Armored Vehicles

By: Icks, Robert J.; Andrews, Phillip

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285928

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges a bit rubbed with two 1/2 inch closed tears. 1945 Large Hardcover. 264 pp. Oblong, 9 1/8 x 12 1/4. A photographic survey of various tanks and other armored vehicles, released at the close of World War II. Also includes illustrations of tank components such as engines and periscopes. An introduction discusses armored vehicles up through World War I, with representative images. Index and bibliography follow text. View more info