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Shame and the Captives: A Novel

By: Keneally, Thomas

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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 o... View more info

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The American People in World War II: Freedom from Fear, Part Two

By: Kennedy, David M.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2003

Seller ID: 2279287

ISBN: 0195168933

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Even as the New Deal was coping with the Depression, a new menace was developing abroad. Exploiting Germany's own economic burdens, Hitler reached out to the disaffected, turning their aimless discontent into loyal support for his Nazi Party. In Asia, Japan harbored imperial ambitions of its own. The same generation of Americans who battled the Depression eventually had to shoulder arms ... View more info

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Profiles in Courage: 20th Anniversary Edition

By: Kennedy, John F.; Kennedy, Rose

Price: $50.00  $40.00

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 torpe... View more info

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That Boy Nikolka: And Other Tales of Soviet Children

By: Kennell, Ruth E.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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 TA... 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  $28.00

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  $24.00

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  $4.00

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... View more info

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SdKfz 251 in Action (Armor Series No. 21)

By: Kliment, Charles

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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  $20.00

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 ... 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  $52.00

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... View more info

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Submarines in Arctic Waters (Memoirs)

By: Kolyshkin, I.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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  $20.00

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... View more info

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Commandos and Rangers of World War II

By: Ladd, James

Price: $3.00  $2.40

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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Commander In Chief: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, His Lieutenants, and Their War

By: Larrabee, Eric

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1987

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2281290

ISBN: 0060390506

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1987 Hard Cover. viii, [2], 723, [3] pp. 8vo. Few American presidents have exercised their constitutional authority as commander in chief with more determination than Franklin D. Roosevelt. He intervened in military operations more often and to better effect than his contemporaries Churchill and Stalin, and maneuvered events so that the Grand Alliance was directed from Washington. In this expansive history, Eric Larrabee ex... View more info

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In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

By: Larson, Erik

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Crown: 2011

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2280996

ISBN: 0307408841

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Edge wear to jacket. 2011 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 448 pp. 8vo. Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, the bestselling author of Devil in the White City turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler's rise to power. The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in a year that proved ... 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  $5.60

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 ... View more info

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The Catholic Church and Nazi Germany

By: Lewy, Guenter

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1964

Seller ID: 2280584

ISBN: 1299864236

Condition: Good


Former library copy - usual marks. 1964 Hard Cover. xv, 416 pp. ”The subject matter of this book is controversial,” Guenter Lewy states plainly in his preface. To show the German Catholic Church’s congeniality with some of the goals of National Socialism and its gradual entrapment in Nazi policies and programs, Lewy describes the episcopate’s support of Hitler’s expansionist policies and its failures to speak out on the persecution of the Jews. To this tragic h... View more info

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Toku-Tai: Japanese Submarine Operations in Australian Waters

By: Lind, Lew

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Kangaroo Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205286

Condition: Near Fine


First edition.Jacket very lightly rubbed. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. The Japanese Navy's midget submarine attack in Sydney Harbor on the night of May 31 and June 1, 1942, shocked the Australian people, who up to that time had thought that the country's remoteness provided some degree of security from the Japanese aggressors. Toku-tai focuses on this surprise attack and also covers the mor... View more info

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Battle of the Wine Dark Sea: The Aegean Campaign, 1940-1945

By: Lind, Lew

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Kangaroo Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208276

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Sticker on jacket rear. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 191 pp. Includes black and white photos and maps. An account of the campaign to secure the Aegean Sea and join Russian forces for an assault on Germany from South East Europe. Also includes details of SAS, SOE and SBS and other special forces actions.KEYWORDS: SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 MILITARY HISTORY BATTLE WINE DARK SEA AEGEAN CAMPAIGN 1940 1945 ... View more info

Code of Love: True Story of Two Lovers Torn Apart By the War That Brought Them Together

By: Linklater, Andro

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1301552

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Nice bright copy.Near Fine. 2001 Hard Cover. Pamela Kirrage, beautiful and impulsive, met and fell in love with the dashing RAF pilot Donald Hill just months before Hill was shipped off to the Far East to protect the British colonies against Japanese aggression. They exchanged rings the day before he left, a promise to marry as soon as he returned. Little did they know that five years would pass before they saw each other again. View more info

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The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality, and Forgiveness

By: Lomax, Eric

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2161231

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition.Near Fine. 1995 Hard Cover. 276, [2] pp. 8vo. The autobiography of a World War II British prisoner of war tells of his captivity and torture by Japanese soldiers, one of whom he meets fifty years later. Inspiration for the 2013 movie starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, and Stellan Skarsgard. This account has received renewed attention since the publication of Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken, which tells a similar story. View more info

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Day of Infamy

By: Lord, Walter

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Henry Holt: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2273824

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Edge wear to jacket. 1957 Hard Cover. An account of the Pearl Harbor bombing and the American entry into WWII. View more info

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Battle Group: German Kampfgruppen Action of World War Two

By: Lucas, James

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Rigel Publications: 2004

Seller ID: 1736018

ISBN: 1898800081

Condition: Near Fine


No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 2004 Hard Cover. James Lucas is known for his close studies of the German soldier The German army at war makes for powerful reading Bravery even in the days of inevitable defeat This is the first significant history of the Kampfgruppen. View more info

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F2A Buffalo in Action (Aircraft Number 81)

By: Maas, Jim

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1987

Seller ID: 2278384

ISBN: 0897471962

Condition: Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1987 Stapled Binding. Flown by five different nations, the portly Brewster Buffalo was designed as a carrier borne fighter, but was to see combat only from land bases. As a US Naval fighter it was too-little-too-late, but in the hands of Finnish Air Force pilots on the Eastern front it achieved a higher kill ratio than more modern and higher performance fighters. View more info

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Narvik

By: Macintyre, Donald

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204568

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, owner's library mark to front endpaper. Near fine. 1960 Hard Cover. 224 pp. This is the history of that brief, untidy campaign in 1940 in which the Allies attempted to save Norway from the Nazis and failed. As a history, it is notably successful. Narvik, a coast port, becomes the focal point of conquest. All branches of British military service are seen united in action for the first time. Air battles, landings by British troops, and heavy fight... View more info

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Bristol Blenheim in Action (Aircraft Number 88)

By: Mackay, Ron

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 2278390

ISBN: 0897472098

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1988 Stapled Binding. The Bristol Blenheim opened WW II for RAF, flying the first operational sortie of a British bomber in WW II. Used in every theater where the British fought, the Blenheim saw action over Europe, the North African deserts, and the jungles of Asia. Blenheim's were adapted to many roles not envisioned by its designers: fighter, photo reconnaissance, floatplane, and night fighter. View more info

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The Partisans of Europe in the Second World War

By: Macksey, Kenneth

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Stein and Day: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1741809

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed. 1975 Hard Cover. 271 pp. Black & white photographs. An account of the groups of partisans who engaged in guerrilla warfare on the various fronts of World War II in an attempt to drive the enemy from their homeland. View more info

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Flying Forts Coloring Book (3472)

By: Madan, Frederic C.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Merrill Publishing Company: 1944

Seller ID: 2194946

Condition: Very Good


All illustrations complete. Closed puncture to base of front wrapper, with minor associated damage to a few pages, single tiny yellow mark on wing of airplane in first illustration, otherwise uncolored, small sticker on rear corner. 1944 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. A large format coloring book featuring various World War II era military aviation scenes. View more info

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The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiot

By: Maeder, Thomas

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press Book/Little, Brown and Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203983

ISBN: 0316543667

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Board edges very faintly toned.Two closed-tears to jacket along spine, jacket edges rubbed. 1980 Hard Cover. xiv, 302 pp. Was he a sadistic mass killer who lured innocent people to their deaths, or a hero of German-occupied Paris who liquidated members of the Gestapo and helped persecuted Jews escape from tormented France? This was the question as one of the twentieth century's most sensational murder cases came to trial in Paris in 1946. Thomas Maeder met... View more info

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When Lions Roar: The Churchills and the Kennedys

By: Maier, Thomas

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286943

ISBN: 0307956792

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small sticker on rear jacket, clipped newspaper review laid in. 2014 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 767, [1] pp. 8vo. The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their special relationship meant for Great Britain and the United States. When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orches... View more info