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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: 2288025

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 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

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Infantry 40th Division: The Years of World War II, 1 December 1941 - 7 April, 1946

By: Infantry 40th Division

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Army & Navy Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285931

Condition: Very Good


Small spot on rear board. 1947 Large Hardcover. A photographic account of the 40th Infantry Division during World War II, with maps and troop rosters throughout. This division was stationed in the Pacific Theater, and the accounts here range from Hawaii in September 1942 to Korea in September 1945, with mentions of Guadalcanal, New Britain, and the Philippines. View more info

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The German Atomic Bomb: The History of Nuclear Research in Nazi Germany

By: Irving, David

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204564

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name and owner's library mark to front endpaper. Near fine.Half-inch chip to top edge of jacket rear, jacket lightly toned. 1967 Hard Cover. 329 pp. In April of 1939, four months before the beginning of the Second World War, two German physicists sent a letter to the German War Office curiously resembling Einstein's famous letter to President Roosevelt, written in the same year. They wrote:We take the liberty of calling to your attention the newest development in nuclear physics, which, in our opinion, will probably make it possible to produce an explosive many orders of mag... View more info

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A Wartime Prison Camp Log, Stalag VII-A, Germany: An Experience of World War II

By: Jackson, Bob

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Robert C. Jackson: 1999

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2208480

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. Note about author paper-clipped to front wrapper, address label. 1999 Spiral-Bound Softcover. v, 130 pp. I said I had a log book I would like to show her. Later, we pulled off a back shelf in the den my old, tattered Wartime Prison Camp Log. It is cloth-covered, soiled, pencil hand-written on shiny paper, and is over fifty-four years old. Over the next several months I examined the faint old notes, often with a magnifying glass, and eventually developed this story of my experiences as a prisoner of war. Stalag VII-A (in full: Kriegsgefangenen-Mannschafts-S... View more info

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Beyond Olympus: The Thrilling Story of the Train-Busters in Nazi-Occupied Greece

By: Jecchinis, Chris; Woodhouse, C.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2075141

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor wear to corners.Very Good. 1960 Hard Cover. 218, [1] pp. 8vo. 38 half-tone illustrations, 2 maps. From the jacket: [A]n account of the Greek resistance to the Nazi occupation in Athens and Mt Olympus; a story of the guerrilla warfare and sabotage that was going on all over the country.' View more info

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Follow Me! The Story of the Second Marine Division in World War II [2nd]

By: Johnston, Richard W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Random House: 1948

Seller ID: 2285945

Condition: Very Good


Presentation copy sent to members of the Second Marine Division by the U.S. Marine Corps, with typed letter laid in from General C.B. Cates. Jacket edges rubbed, small surface tear along jacket spine. 1948 Large Hardcover. xi, [3], 305, [1] pp. A history of the Second Marine Division in World War II, with color maps and black-and-white photographs throughout. View more info

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Submarines Versus U-Boats

By: Jones, Geoffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: William Kimber: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203931

ISBN: 0718306260

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket lightly toned. 1986 Hard Cover. 224 pp. In the Second World War fifteen U-boats were sunk by British submarines as against three British submarines lost to U-boats. This book takes the reader chronologically through these eighteen episodes, describing the careers of the boats and their commanders and the unfolding of their final actions. ...This is the fascinating story of the submarine against the U-boat as each struggled for dominance in the war at sea.Keywords: GEOFFREY JONES SUBMARINES VERSUS VS U-BOATS TRANSPORTATION ... View more info

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Stalingrad: The Turning Point (Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Battle Book No. 3)

By: Jukes, Geoffrey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York: 1968

Seller ID: 2180823

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 1968 Hard Cover. 160 pp. Black & white photographs throughout. Stalingrad... Where Hitler threw in entire divisions in suicidal attacks, and the Russians annihilated them in the most vicious battles of the Second World War...When it was all over, the once proud German VI Army, 330,000 strong, had been entirely wiped out. View more info

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Air Power of the Empire

By: Juvenile Productions, Ltd.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2190030

Condition: Good


Edge wear. 31 pp. A book on WWII-era British aircraft written for the young reader. View more info

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Russia at War: 1941-45

By: Karpov, Vladimir

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195748

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light rubbing to jacket. 1987 Large Hardcover. The 300 photos in this Soviet-prepared volume reflect all aspects of that nation's experiences during World War II. View more info

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Fortress Europe: European Fortifications of World War II

By: Kaufmann, J.E.; Jurga, R.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Combined Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 2203957

ISBN: 1580970001

Condition: Near Fine


Two very small stains to top page ridge.Near Fine. 1999 Hard Cover. 431 pp. The Maginot Line is the most famous fortification system of World War II, but in fact most European countries were busy building fortified defensive lines from the end of World War I until 1941, when the limitations of the French approach became obvious. In addition to the West European sources and contacts he drew upon for the popular Hitler's Blitzkrieg Campaigns, J.E. Kaufmann has now been able to use previously-unavailable East European archives to provide new material on the Soviet Stalin and Molotov Lines and t... View more info

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Atlas of the Second World War

By: Keegan, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1999

Seller ID: 2196387

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1999 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. The definitive account of the greatest conflict in world history...over 600 maps, diagrams and illustrations create a complete and dynamic picture of the world at war. View more info

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Six Armies in Normandy: From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris, June 6th-August 25th, 1944

By: Keegan, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1982

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2203927

ISBN: 0670647365

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Light stain to spine-based, stamp to front endpaper. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. . xvii, 365 pp. ...each of the title's six armies is shown at successive stages of the invasion in a battle sequence testing them to the utmost: the Americans in their gallant and terrifying night drop on the eve of the landings; the Canadians in crucial action at the Omaha beachhead; the English tanks and infantry savagely fighting their way inland; the Germans in their surprisingly strong resistance; the Poles in exile blocking the German escape route in a fierce... View more info

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Damage Control: A Manual for Naval Personnel

By: Kelly, Thomas J.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.: 1944

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2286114

Condition: Near Fine


1945 4th printing. Ink name stamp on front endpaper. 1944 Hard Cover. ix, [1], 248 pp. 8vo. A World War II U.S. Navy manual for damage control personnel, covering general principles, ship maintenance, hull systems, fire fighting, gas defense, engineering, gunnery, medical and supply departments, buoyancy and stability, and repairing damage. View more info

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The U-Boat War in the Caribbean

By: Kelshall, Gaylord T.M.; Messimer, Dwight R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285130

ISBN: 1557504520

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. 1994 Hard Cover. xviii, [4], 514, [5] pp. 8vo. First American edition of the work first published in Trinidad and Tobago in 1988, with a new foreword by Dwight R. Messimer. An account of submarine warfare in the Caribbean during World War II, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Convoy: Drama in Arctic Waters

By: Kemp, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205238

ISBN: 1854091301

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Jacket spine-head lightly bumped. 1993 Hard Cover. 256 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. During World War II, vital convoys sailed the Arctic Ocean to Russia; during each epic voyage they faced freezing temperatures, rough weather, and the fierce barrage of German U-boats and aircraft. In a freshly researched, exciting account of these hard-fought voyages, follow these convoys through their years of action. Among the highlights: an entire chapter on the PQ17 debacle, new revelations from Russian sources, and an unsentimental assessment of whether the price of... View more info

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Schindler's List: A Novel

By: Keneally, Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268611

ISBN: 0671880314

Condition: Near Fine


Small sticker ghosting on rear wrapper. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 398 pp. The acclaimed bestselling classic of Holocaust literature, winner of the Booker Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Fiction, and the inspiration for the classic film—“a masterful account of the growth of the human soul” (Los Angeles Times Book Review). A stunning novel based on the true story of how German war profiteer and factory director Oskar Schindler came to save more Jews from the gas chambers than any other single person during World War II. In this miles... View more info

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Shame and the Captives: A Novel

By: Keneally, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275635

ISBN: 147673464X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head lightly bumped, otherwise an excellent copy. 2015 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 367 pp. Based on true events, this beautifully rendered novel from the author of Schindler’s List and The Daughters of Mars brilliantly explores a World War II prison camp, where Japanese prisoners resolve to take drastic action to wipe away their shame. Alice is a young woman living on her father-in-law’s farm on the edge of an Australian country town, while her husband is held prisoner in Europe. When Giancarlo, an Italian anarchist at the priso... View more info

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Profiles in Courage: 20th Anniversary Edition

By: Kennedy, John F.; Kennedy, Rose

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2286228

Condition: Near Fine


1976 Full-Leather. 287, [1] pp. 8vo. Light brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Foreword by Rose Kennedy. The original edition won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 1957. In 1954-55, Senator John Kennedy's active role in the affairs of the nation was interrupted for the better part of a year by his convalescence from an operation to correct a disability incurred as skipper of a World War II torpedo boat. The Senator used his 'idle' hours to great advantage; he rediscovered, and did intensive research into, the courage ... View more info

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That Boy Nikolka: And Other Tales of Soviet Children

By: Kennell, Ruth E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Russian War Relief, Inc.: 1945

Seller ID: 2204984

Condition: Very Good


Two inch closed tear to front wrapper and to rear wrapper, wrappers faintly foxed. 1945 Stapled Binding. 67 pp. We hope that every boy and girl who reads these fine stories will have a better understanding of, and a more friendly feeling toward, the boys and girls of the Soviet Union, because understanding between our own American children and the Soviet children is one of the soundest guarantees of the future peace of the world.KEYWORDS: RUTH KENNELL THAT BOY NIKOLKA TALES SOVIET CHILDREN RUSSIA RUSSIAN WORLD WAR TWO SECOND WORLD WAR WWII WW2 MILITARY HISTORY View more info

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Die deutschen Flugzeuge, 1933-1945: Deutschlands Luftfahrt-Entwicklungen bis zum Ende des Zweiten Weltkrieges

By: Kens, Karlheinz; Nowarra, Heinz J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, Munchen: 1964

Seller ID: 2118807

Condition: Very Good


Includes slipcase. 1/4 inch closed tear to jacket spine head.Very Good. 1964 Hard Cover. 940 pp. 8vo. German text. Black & white photographs throughout. View more info

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The Tiger of Malaya: The Story of General Tomoyuki Yamashita and 'Death March' General Masaharu Homma (The Inside Story of the Japanese Atrocities)

By: Kenworthy, Aubrey Saint

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Exposition Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2075138

Condition: Good


First edition. Very good book in fair jacket. Jacket rubbed with several large chips.Fair. 1953 Hard Cover. 112 pp. 8vo. Includes section of black & white photographs. A first-hand account of the trials of General Tomoyuki Yamashita and 'Death March' Masaharu Homma, by a World War II veteran who also served as General Yamashita's official guard. View more info

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The Pathseeker (The Contemporary Art of the Novella)

By: Kertesz, Imre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Melville House: 2008

Seller ID: 2195923

ISBN: 1933633530

Condition: Very Good


2008 Trade Paperback. 129 pp. From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature for “writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history... The acclaimed Hungarian Holocaust survivor Imre Kertész continues his investigation of the malignant methodologies of totalitarianism in a major work of fiction. In a mysterious middle–European country, a man identified only as “the commissioner” undertakes what seems to be a banal trip to a nondescript town with his wife—a brief detour on the way to a holiday at the seaside—that turns ... View more info

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SdKfz 251 in Action (Armor Series No. 21)

By: Kliment, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1981

Seller ID: 2278381

ISBN: 0897471245

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1981 Stapled Binding. Details the German half-track and its variants from World War II. View more info

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Naval Warfare in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1940-1945

By: Koburger, Charles W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Praeger: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204424

ISBN: 0275944654

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, near fine. 1993 Hard Cover. xiv, 169 pp. The purpose of this book is two-fold. First, it presents in a single place a coherent account of the tumultuous naval events that took place in the Eastern Mediterranean between 1940 and 1945 during World War II. Second, the book aims to demonstrate in an interesting fashion what naval warfare in the narrow seas is really like.Koburger demonstrates that there was a definite Allied strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean during World War II. He delineates that strategy, showing its two halves, and demonstrates the roles of Yugosla... View more info

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Naval Warfare in the Baltic, 1939-1945: War in a Narrow Sea

By: Koburger, Jr., C.W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Praeger: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204567

ISBN: 0275950271

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1994 Hard Cover. x, 151 pp. Previous books written about naval warfare in the Baltic from 1939 to 1945 focus only on single navies, while the role of smaller secondary players--the Finnish, Danish or Swedish navies--tends to be ignored. This book looks at the overall picture, with each player receiving his proper due. One of the narrow seas, the Baltic has a set of characteristics and operational problems different from those on any open ocean. It is these challenges that this book seeks to emphasize, challenges which the U.S. Navy will now face.Keywords: KOBURGER NAVAL WARFARE ... View more info

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Submarines in Arctic Waters (Memoirs)

By: Kolyshkin, I.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Progress Publishers: 1966

Seller ID: 2205774

Condition: Near Fine


Top corners bumped.Sticker to jacket rear, jacket lightly toned. 1966 Hard Cover. 252 pp. Stories of Soviet operations in World War II by the submarine brigade commander of the Northern Fleet.KEYWORDS: SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 MILITARY HISTORY SUBMARINES ARCTIC WATERS TRANSPORTATION BOATS WATERCRAFT MEMOIRS BIOGRAPHY AUTOBIOGRAPHY View more info

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Comes a Soldier's Whisper: A Collection of Wartime Letters with Reflection and Hope for the Future - 101st Airborne Paratrooper, Five-0-Deuce, 502nd PIR

By: La Sala, Jenny

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2026300

ISBN: 1466976853

Condition: Fine


First edition. Brand new from author. 2013 Hard Cover. xviii, 237 pp. Endorsement by Tom Brokaw printed on rear jacket panel. 'My silk is my silent weapon,'... said this 101st Airborne paratrooper of the 5-0-Deuce, as he later reflected on his jumps into Normandy in June 1944 and in the liberation of Holland in September 1944. Readers will embark on a heartwarming, poignant and inspirational journey in this collection of literary works written by the author’s father, a young 101st Airborne paratrooper between 1943-1945. Comes a Soldier’s Whisper is filled with resilient hope that will touc... View more info

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Commandos and Rangers of World War II

By: Ladd, James

Price: $3.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1978

Seller ID: 1723251

Condition: Very Good


Page ridges foxed.Very Good. 1978 Hard Cover. 288 pp. An insight into the methods and equipment of the Commando and Ranger units, including the special tactics and techniques which they developed to spearhead the Allied invasions.Keywords: WORLD WAR II WWII View more info

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And I Was There: Pearl Harbor and Midway--Breaking the Secrets

By: Layton, EdwinT.; Pineau, Roger; Costello, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Konecky & Konecky: 1985

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2288070

ISBN: 1568523475

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1985 Hard Cover. 596 pp. Why did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor? How did they inflict the greatest military defeat in American history? What went wrong? And I Was There is the first book by a top-ranking American navy officer to answer these questions. Admiral Layton scrupulously kept these secrets to himself until the recent declassification of a half million documents from U.S. military archives. Only then did Layton believe he was free to tell his story. He names those who knew about Japanese intentions, how they acquired their knowledge and how they misused it. He speak... View more info