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The Catholic Church and Nazi Germany

By: Lewy, Guenter

Price: $10.00

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 history Lewy brings new focus and research, illuminating one of the darkest corners of our century with scholarship and intell... View more info

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Toku-Tai: Japanese Submarine Operations in Australian Waters

By: Lind, Lew

Price: $50.00

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 more successful conventional submarine attacks on merchant vessels off the east coast of Australia that sank 18 ships and damage... View more info

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

By: Lind, Lew

Price: $15.00

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 LEW LIND TRANSPORTATION BOATS WATERCRAFT NAUTICAL NAVAL 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

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

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

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

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

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 fighting at sea are almost hourly occurrences. And finally, driven off by superior air and land power, the Allies are forced to ev... View more info

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Bristol Blenheim in Action (Aircraft Number 88)

By: Mackay, Ron

Price: $10.00

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

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

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

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 meticulously reconstructs one of the most horrifying true stories in the annals of crime: the vile crimes themselves (presumably... View more info

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When Lions Roar: The Churchills and the Kennedys

By: Maier, Thomas

Price: $12.00

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 orchestrated by Joseph P. Kennedy, the father of future American president John F. Kennedy. From London to America, these two power... View more info

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The U.S.A. at War: U.S. Camera Annual, 1944

By: Maloney, Tom; Steichen, Edward

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1943

Seller ID: 2291321

Condition: Very Good


Two ink stamps on front jacket panel, two one-inch tears to jacket spine head, one-and-a-half inch tear and creases along top edge of rear jacket panel. A very good copy in a good jacket. 1943 Large Hardcover. 271 pp. Here are a few of the thrilling stories in the U.S.A. at war--all with great war pictures taken by America's greatest photographers!--Front jacket flap. Photographs in black-and-white. View more info

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Alone, 1932-1940

By: Manchester, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283477

ISBN: 0316545120

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Sticker on rear jacket corner, jacket edges a bit rubbed. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 756 pp. 8vo. Alone is the second volume of William Manchester's brilliant three-volume biography of Winston Churchill. In this volume, we witness the war within, before the colossal war to come. During this period, Churchill was tested as few men are: relentlessly pursued by creditors, disowned by his own party, vociferously dismissed by the press as a warmonger, and twice nearly lost his seat in Parliament. Yet despite his personal and political troubl... View more info

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Alone, 1932-1940

By: Manchester, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1988

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2291319

ISBN: 0316545120

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Top edge lightly foxed. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 756 pp. 8vo. Alone is the second volume of William Manchester's brilliant three-volume biography of Winston Churchill. In this volume, we witness the war within, before the colossal war to come. During this period, Churchill was tested as few men are: relentlessly pursued by creditors, disowned by his own party, vociferously dismissed by the press as a warmonger, and twice nearly lost his seat in Parliament. Yet despite his personal and political troubles, Churchill managed to assem... View more info

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The Nazi Olympics

By: Mandell, Richard D.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2204737

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Lightly rubbed. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. The history of the XIth Olympiad, often referred to as Hitler's Showcase. View more info

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Letters of Heinrich and Thomas Mann, 1900-1949

By: Mann, Heinrich; Mann, Thomas; Wysling, Hans; Heilbut, Anthony; Reneau, Don

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202129

ISBN: 0520072782

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges very lightly rubbed.Near Fine. 1998 Large Hardcover. xviii, 444 pp. Edited with an Introduction by Hans Wysling. Foreword by Anthony Heilbut. Translated by Don Reneau. Fortunately for us, brothers Heinrich and Thomas Mann remained devoted and eloquent correspondents even while disagreeing passionately on matters literary, political, philosophical, and personal. In their correspondence, set against a shifting backdrop of locations in Europe and America, mundane concerns blend easily with astonishing artistic and critical insights. That these irrepressible siblings were amon... View more info

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Last Laugh, Mr. Moto

By: Marquand, John P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288730

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, page ridges very faintly foxed. 1942 Hard Cover. 269 pp. During World War II Bob Bolles becomes involved in international intrigue and comes into conflict with the Japanese spy Mr. Moto. View more info

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British Submarines at War, 1939-1945

By: Mars, Alastair; Roxburgh, J.C.Y.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205801

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, owner's stamp to front endpaper. Near fine. 1971 Hard Cover. 256 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword by Vice-Admiral J.C.Y. Roxbourgh; Author's Introduction; Before the Second World War; Home Waters before the Invasion of Norway; The Influence of British Submarine Power in the Far East; British Submarine Operations in the Far East, September 1939-June 1940; The Norwegian Campaign; Mediterranean Operations, June 1940-May 1941; The Scene at Home, July 1940-February 1942; The Ascendancy of Malta-Based Submarines, July 1941-March 1942; The Fight for Malta: March-August 1942; 'The Army... View more info

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Jennie: The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill - The Romantic Years 1854-1895; The Dramatic Years 1895-1921 (Two Volume Set)

By: Martin, Ralph G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Signet: 1970

Seller ID: 1737560

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printings. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The scandalous American beauty who ruled an age and raised a son to shape history, Winston Churchill. View more info

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World War II: 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

By: Matanle, Ivor; Viscount Montgomery of Alamein; Rommel, Manfred; Eisenhower, John S.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CLB Publishing: 1989

Seller ID: 1889464

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket. 1989 Large Hardcover. 400 pp. An extensively illustrated history of the Second World War, published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the conflict. Map illustrated endpapers. View more info

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The Rise and Fall of Imperial Japan, 1894-1945

By: Mayer, S.L.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Military Press: 1984

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 1734186

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. 1984 Large Hardcover. 255 pp. The Rise and Fall of Imperial Japan is the tragic and noble history of a gallant people led into a misguided war. The millions who suffered in Asia and the Pacific in the wake of the Japanese War Machine bear silent tribute to its folly.Keywords: MILITARY WORLD WAR II WWII JAPAN IMPERIAL HISTORY ASIA View more info

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U-Boats in the Bay of Biscay: An Essay in Operations Analysis

By: McCue, Brian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: National Defense University Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1710590

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Lightly rubbed. 1990 Trade Paperback. xvii, 206 pp. A history of the Allied campaign against German U-Boats in the North Atlantic, illustrated with numerous diagrams. View more info

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Tech Intell: World War II US Army Technical Intelligence Reports and Summaries Volume 1

By: McKaughan, Jeffrey D. (Compilation); Atwater, William J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Darlington Productions: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2201673

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. 1997 Trade Paperback. 131 pp. This series reprints original Ordnance Department documents as compiled and recorded during World War II. Contains photographs. View more info

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With the Eighth in Italy

By: Melling, Leonard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Torch: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2076217

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Light edge wear. 1955 Hard Cover. 172 pp. A history of the 8th Regiment during World War II. View more info

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Donald's Story

By: Merrill, Sandra D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Tebidine:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201157

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Minimal wear to corners. 225 pp. The story of a North Dakota farmboy turned P-51 fighter pilot during World War II, killed in action Christmas Day 1944. View more info

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M24 Chaffee in Action (Armor Number 25)

By: Mesko, Jim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 2278385

ISBN: 0897472055

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1988 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. The Chaffee served mostly in France and Germany in WW2, later in Korea. The chassis was also used for artillery and anti-aircraft vehicles. This book covers the history and development of the tank with plenty of line drawings, black and white photos and two pages of color drawings. View more info

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U.S. Self-Propelled Guns in Action (Armor Number 38)

By: Mesko, Jim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1999

Seller ID: 2278386

ISBN: 0897474031

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1999 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Includes photographs and information on the M7, M7B1, M7B2, Sexton, M8m, M12, M40 GMC, M43 HMC, M37, and M41. View more info

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Amtracs in Action (Armor Number 31)

By: Mesko, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1993

Seller ID: 2278387

ISBN: 0897472985

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1993 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. An informative overview of this important amphibious assault vehicle. View more info