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Alan Turing: The Enigma

By: Hodges, Andrew

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279800

ISBN: 0671492071

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Half inch by half inch chip along top edge of front jacket panel, quarter inch chip to jacket spine head, a few very minor tears along jacket edges. Ink note on front endpaper. 1983 Hard Cover. 587 pp. Inspiration for the film The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch. The extraordinary story of the brilliant scientist whose Enigma device broke Germany's most secret WWII code, who pioneered the modern computer age and who finally fell victim to the ... 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  $28.00

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  $9.60

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 Slovene... 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  $12.00

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  $8.00

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 o... View more info

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Raider 16

By: Hoyt, Edwin P.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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... View more info

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

By: Hutchinson and Co.

Price: $5.00  $4.00

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  $24.00

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

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Tanks and Armored Vehicles

By: Icks, Robert J.; Andrews, Phillip

Price: $30.00  $24.00

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  $100.00

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  $48.00

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 dev... 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  $60.00

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 ... 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  $20.00

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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Collectors' Handbook of WWII German Daggers

By: Johnson, Thomas M.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Thomas M. Johnson: 1979

Seller ID: 2206819

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1979 Small Softcover. v, 252 pp. Concise pocket reference is a guide to Third Reich daggers and accouterments in a convenient 4x5 format. Easily carried to shows, auctions, estate sales, etc. It contains a concise description and picture of all standard WWII German Daggers and their accompanying accouterments. A separate chapter is included on the subject of reproductions and how to spot them. this invaluable pocket reference also contains valuations of all ... 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  $60.00

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  $12.00

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... View more info

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Swastika over Paris: The Fate of the Jews in France

By: Josephs, Jeremy

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203259

ISBN: 155970036X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark.Minor tear to top edge of jacket spine. 1989 Hard Cover. 191 pp. Focusing on the war experiences of Armand Kohn, a rich Parisian Jew, and Paulette Szlifke, a courageous teenage resistance fighter, this is the story of the Nazi persecution of French Jews. The text explores how the Nazis, aided by many French men and women, attempted genocide of the Jews.Keywords: JEREMY JOSEPHS SWASTIKA OVER PARIS FATE JEWS FRANCE FRENCH HISTORY MILITARY WORL... 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  $5.60

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  $12.00

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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Why My Father Died: A Daughter Confronts Her Family's Past at the Trial of Klaus Barbie

By: Kahn, Annette; Cancogni, Anna (Translator)

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Summit Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1534484

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket.Very Good. 1991 Hard Cover. 238 pp. This is a story of the Resistance, a portrait of a young couple whose dreams were destroyed by the Nazi occupation and a daughter's personal quest for her patrimony. Annette Kahn moves back and forth between the drama of her parents' story and testimony from the Barbie trial. In late 1943 Robert Kahn was arrested by Klaus Barbie's militia, rescued by the Resistance, and finally recaptured. From p... View more info

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The 25th [Infantry] Division and World War 2 [II]

By: Karolevitz, Robert F.

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Army & Navy Publishing Company: 1946

Seller ID: 2285932

Condition: Very Good


Hinges just beginning to weaken, corners a bit rubbed. 1946 Large Hardcover. 202, [4] pp. A photographic account of the 25th Infantry Division (also known as the Tropic Lightning Division) during World War II, with several maps. This division was stationed in the Pacific Theater, and the accounts here include mentions of Guadalcanal, New Georgia, Arundel, Kolombangara, Vella Lavella, Luzon, and Japan. View more info

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Russia at War: 1941-45

By: Karpov, Vladimir

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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  $12.00

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 a... View more info

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Atlas of the Second World War

By: Keegan, John

Price: $7.50  $6.00

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  $5.60

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... View more info

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Damage Control: A Manual for Naval Personnel

By: Kelly, Thomas J.

Price: $22.00  $17.60

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  $32.00

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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The Maginot Line: Myth & Reality

By: Kemp, Anthony

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Military Heritage Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1950841

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Minimal wear to corners. 1988 Hard Cover. 120 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs and maps throughout, diagrams of fortifications precede and follow text. A study of the system of fortifications stretching from the Alps to the English Channel, now often cited as among the most disastrous examples of military strategy in history. View more info

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Convoy: Drama in Arctic Waters

By: Kemp, Paul

Price: $7.00  $5.60

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 enti... View more info

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Schindler's List: A Novel

By: Keneally, Thomas

Price: $5.00  $4.00

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... View more info