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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  $9.60

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 A... View more info

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

By: Gentilli, Roberto

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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  $5.60

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  $20.00

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  $1,000.00

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  $20.00

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 seve... 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  $6.40

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 mas... 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  $4.00

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, Elea... 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: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2265416

ISBN: 0671642405

Condition: Very Good


8th printing. Jacket spine a bit faded. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 759 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 a... 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  $12.00

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 stor... View more info

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The History of the SS

By: Graber, G.S.

Price: $3.00  $2.40

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  $5.60

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  $3.20

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, Maraude... View more info

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Last Days of the Luftwaffe: German Luftwaffe Combat Units, 1944-1945

By: Griehl, Manfred

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Frontline Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283916

ISBN: 1848325118

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Quarter inch tear along top edge of front jacket panel near spine. 2009 Hard Cover. viii, 262 pp. The end of the Second World War in Europe was an epoch of complete social, cultural and technological upheaval. In the realm of military and aviation history this period was revolutionary. The eclipse of the piston-engine, and the introduction of electronic detection equipment, rockets and airborne weapons in previously unknown quantities changed the face of t... View more info

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76 Hours: The Invasion of Tarawa

By: Hammel, Eric; Lane, John E.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

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 invasio... View more info

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German Infantry in Action (Combat Troops Number 2)

By: Harms, Norman

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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  $8.00

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  $8.00

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  $8.00

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  $8.00

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  $8.00

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  $8.00

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  $8.00

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  $8.00

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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Hiroshima

By: Hersey, John

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2274959

Condition: Good


10th printing. Ink stamp on endpapers, loss from jacket corners repaired with clear tape, jacket lightly toned and soiled. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 118 pp. 8vo. Monday, August 6th, 1945, a new era in human history opened. After years of intensive research and experiment, conducted In their later stages mainly in America., by scientists of many nationalities, Japanese among them, the forces which hold together the constituent particl... 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  $20.00

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 Torp... View more info

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

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: $7.00  $5.60

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 lieute... View more info

So Well Remembered

By: Hilton, James

Price: $7.00  $5.60

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... View more info

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My New Order

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

Price: $125.00  $100.00

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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Mein Kampf

By: Hitler, Adolf; Manheim, Ralph; Heiden, Konrad

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2287787

Condition: Good


20th printing. Former library copy, usual marks. Hinges weakening, 1 inch chip from front jacket corner. 1943 Hard Cover. xxi, [1], 694 pp. 8vo. Ralph Manheim's English translation of Hitler's infamous autobiography, with an introduction by Konrad Heiden. Mein Kampf, English: My Struggle, is a book by Adolf Hitler. It combines elements of autobiography with an exposition of Hitler's political ideology. Volume 1 of Mein Kampf was published in 1925 and Volume 2 in 1926. Th... View more info