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General Douglas MacArthur: Fighter for Freedom

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan; Thomas, Lowell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company: 1942

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2280229

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. No jacket. 1942 Hard Cover. viii, 280 pp. Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines Campaign, which made him and his father Arthur MacArthur Jr. the first father and son to be awarded the medal. He was one of only five to rise to the rank of General of the Army in the US Army, and the only on... View more info

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War at Sea: A Naval History of World War II

By: Miller, Nathan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1995

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2282542

ISBN: 0684803801

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket spine faded. 1995 Hard Cover. A naval history of the Second World War covers each of the sea battles as recorded in ship logs, intelligence documents, official reports, and servicemen interviews. View more info

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Atlantis: The Story of a German Surface Raider

By: Mohr, Ulrich; Sellwood, A.V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wener Laurie: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204552

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket, edges and boards rubbed, spine cloth pulling away from hinge, ink stamps. 1955 Hard Cover. xx, 246 pp. 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 Hilfskreuzer (auxiliary cruiser), or merchant or commerce raider) of the Kriegsmarine, which, in World War II, travelled more than 161,000 km (100,000 mi) in 602 days, and sank or captured 22 ships totaling 144,384 t (142,104 long tons). Atlantis was sunk on 22 November 1941 by the British cruiser HMS Devonshire.She was comm... View more info

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Pearl Harbor: 50th Anniversary Special Edition

By: Moody, Sid

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Longmeadow Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2281915

ISBN: 068141409X

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1991 Large Hardcover. On this auspicious 50th anniversary, the Associated Press commemorates the events at Pearl Harbor with this stunning special edition. View more info

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Hirohito: Emperor of Japan

By: Mosley, Leonard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: 1966

Seller ID: 2203261

ISBN: 1199997609

Condition: Near Fine


Near FineJacket toned, front and rear jacket flaps clipped. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 371 pp. Hirohito (4/29/01-1/7/89) was the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from '26 to '89, called the Sho-wa period. Since his death he has been known as Emperor Sho-wa' in Japan, the posthumous name given him by order of the Japanese cabinet. Although he's widely referred to as Hirohito outside of Japan, past emperors are only referred to in Japan by their posthumous names. His reign was the longest of any historical e... View more info

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Enemy Aircraft (German and Italian) of World War II (Ian Allan ABC)

By: Munson, K.G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ian Allan: 1960

Seller ID: 2283088

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa 1960). Light stain along top and bottom edges, wrappers mostly unattached from binding but still holding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. An identification guide to the military aircraft of Germany and Italy in World War II. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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British Aircraft of World War II (Ian Allan ABC)

By: Munson, K.G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ian Allan: 1961

Seller ID: 2283089

Condition: Very Good


Light smudges to wrappers. 1961 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. An identification guide to the military aircraft of Great Britain in World War II. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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The Caprices: Stories

By: Murray, Sabina

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Mariner Books / Houghton Mifflin Company: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2280254

ISBN: 061809525X

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages faintly toned. 2002 Trade Paperback. 210 pp. From an acclaimed young author of Filipino background comes this history told through individual lives. The Caprices revolves around the Pacific Campaign of World War II. In the wreckage of bombed cities and overcrowded prison camps, there were no winners and no conquerors, and no nation truly triumphed. Set in Southeast Asia, Australia, and the United States, these stories bring to life ordinary people who must rely on extraordinary measures of faith and imagination. In “Order of Precedence,” an Indian officer starving to... View more info

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Luftwaffe

By: Murray, Williamson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2285223

ISBN: 0933852452

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped, jacket flaps faintly toned. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1985 Large Hardcover. xiv, 337 pp. Revised edition of the work first released as Strategy for Defeat in 1893. Dr. Murray's book provides a detailed analytical study of the development of the Luftwaffe. The author takes an in-depth look at the easy war (1939-40) and the turn toward Russia in Operation Barbarossa. Dr. Murray investigates the war of attrition from 1942 through early 1944 and the reasons for the final demise of the Luftwaffe... View more info

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American Aircraft of World War II; Enemy Aircraft (German and Italian) of World War II; Japanese and Russian Aircraft of World War Ii; British Aircraft of World War II; R.A.F. Aircraft of World War II

By: Muson, K.G.; Lloyd, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ian Allan: 1962

Seller ID: 2287624

Condition: Good


Published in the 1960s. Ink stamp on recto of rear wrapper of four volumes. Water damage to British Aircraft of World War II, wrappers lightly rubbed. 1962 Stapled Binding. Five volumes on aircraft of World War II. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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The Bomber War: The Allied Air Offensive Against Nazi Germany

By: Neillands, Robin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Overlook Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285217

ISBN: 1585671622

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base very lightly bumped. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 448 pp. An authoritative study of the Allied bombing campaign against Nazi Germany draws on the recollections of British, American, Canadian, and other Allied pilots, as well as on those of German fliers and civilians, to explore the role and effectiveness of the campaign and the moral issues involved. View more info

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Iwo Jima

By: Newcomb, Richard F.; Schmidt, Harry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nelson Doubleday: 1983

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2290250

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine faintly toned, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1983 Hard Cover. x, 305 pp. A classic retelling of one of the bloodiest campaigns of the Pacific war. Re-creates the costly victory--from the initial invasion to the unorthodox defensive strategy of the Japanese... includes 40 pages of illustrations. View more info

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Bridging for Victory

By: Nichols, Chester W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1983

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2285942

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition. Scarce - 3 copies in OCLC, and only 1 of this edition. 1983 Large Hardcover. xi, [1], 396 pp. A history of the 332nd Engineers in World War II, with chapters on reconstruction of the Port of Cherbourg, railroad reconstruction in France and the low countries, and the victory bridge at Duisburg - Rheinhausen, Germany, with discussion of training and secret movements. Maps and illustrations reproduced from drawings by the author throughout. View more info

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Bridging for Victory

By: Nichols, Chester W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285944

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Scarce - 3 copies in OCLC, and only 2 of this edition. Author's bookplate on title page. An advance copy sent to a member (or surviving family) of the 332nd Engineers, with a slip explaining this laid in. Photographic fold-out of bridges built by Engineer Group A and 332nd Engineer Regiment enclosed in pocket following text. 1977 Large Softcover. ix, [1], 396 pp. A history of the 332nd Engineers in World War II, with chapters on reconstruction of the Port of Cherbourg, railroad reconstruction in France and the low countries, and the victory bridge at Duisburg - Rheinhausen, Germ... View more info

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Graphic War: The Secret Aviation Drawings and Illustrations of World War II

By: Nijboer, Donald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Boston Mills Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288022

ISBN: 1550464248

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2005 Large Hardcover. 272 pp. Almost all of the material in this book was originally listed as Restricted -- Official Use Only and was previously unpublished in any form. Fascinating and informative, the illustrations in Graphic War are from top secret training manuals and colorful wartime posters. Remarkable in both scope and concept, the book is packed with detailed cutaway drawings of the aircraft and airborne weaponry so critical to the war efforts of Allied and Axis forces alike. Many of the graphic artists and technical illustrators employed by the Allies... View more info

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If Judgment Comes: A Poem

By: Noyes, Alfred; Maxwell, John Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201956

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages toned. Half-inch chip missing from top of jacket spine, jacket edges rubbed, jacket toned. 1941 Hard Cover. 46 pp. With drawings by John Alan Maxwell. A Poem written during WW2, chastising Nazi propaganda, and lifting up God and His Kingdom.Keywords: ALFRED NOYES IF JUDGMENT JUDGEMENT COMES POEM POEMS POETRY WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 NAZI GERMANY View more info

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Hitler's Last Days: The Death of the Nazi Regime and the World's Most Notorious Dictator

By: O'Reilly, Bill

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Henry Holt: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270454

ISBN: 1627793968

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2015 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 306 pp. By early 1945, the destruction of the German Nazi State seems certain. The Allied forces, led by American generals George S. Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower, are gaining control of Europe, leaving German leaders scrambling. Facing defeat, Adolf Hitler flees to a secret bunker with his new wife, Eva Braun, and his beloved dog, Blondi. It is there that all three would meet their end, thus ending the Third Reich and one of the darkest chapters of history. View more info

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Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General

By: O'Reilly, Bill; Dugard, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2014

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2265413

ISBN: 080509668X

Condition: Near Fine


8th printing. 1/2 inch tear to front jacket edge. 2014 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 352, [4] pp. 8vo. Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O'Reilly, anchor of The O'Reilly Factor, comes the most epic book of all in this multimillion-selling series: Killing Patton. General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy... View more info

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Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General

By: O'Reilly, Bill; Dugard, Martin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270455

ISBN: 080509668X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor tear along top edge of jacket front. 2014 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 352 pp. Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O'Reilly, anchor of The O'Reilly Factor, comes the most epic book of all in this multimillion-selling series: Killing Patton. General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seve... View more info

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Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General

By: O'Reilly, Bill; Dugard, Martin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273596

ISBN: 080509668X

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Jacket delaminating along top edge. 2014 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 352 pp. Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O'Reilly, anchor of The O'Reilly Factor, comes the most epic book of all in this multimillion-selling series: Killing Patton. General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy years, there h... View more info

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Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan

By: O'Reilly, Bill; Dugard, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286569

ISBN: 1627790624

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small owner sticker on front endpaper. 2016 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 323, [1] pp. 8vo. Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido, stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonor. Killing the Rising Sun takes readers to the bloody tropical-island battlefields of Peleliu and Iwo Jima and to the embattled Philippines, where General Douglas MacArthur has made a triumphant... View more info

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I-Boat Captain: How Japan's Submarines Almost Defeated the U.S. Navy in the Pacific (Illustrated)

By: Orita, Zenji; Harrington, Joseph D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Major Books: 1976

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2263601

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition (BCE). Jacket lightly toned. Page ridges faintly foxed. 1976 Hard Cover. 317 pp. Zenji Orita was a leading Japanese submarine captain whose exploits in World War II ranged over the entire Pacific, and who launched the first human torpedoes against U.S. ships at Ulithi Atoll in 1944. Now Commander Orita tells his fascinating story... View more info

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Famous Stories of the Resistance

By: Ortzen, Len

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204451

ISBN: 0312281609

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Owner's library stamp to front endpaper.Jacket faintly toned. 1979 Hard Cover. 154 pp. One of the most incredible movements that grew up in the Second World War was the Resistance: a movement composed of thousands of men and women willing to give their lives in the underground struggle against the enemy. The Resistance took many forms, from sabotage and armed attacks to the gathering of intelligence, from the training of Maquis units to the organization of escape lines, and there can be no doubt that its activities helped greatly to win the war. This book contains seventeen epis... View more info

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The Battle of Matapan

By: Pack, S.W.C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208283

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, edges lightly rubbed, page ridge faintly foxed. 1961 Hard Cover. 183 pp. The Battle of Cape Matapan was a Second World War naval engagement fought from 27–29 March 1941. The cape is on the south-west coast of the Peloponnesian peninsula of Greece. Following the interception of Italian signals by the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) at Bletchley Park, ships of the Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy, under the command of Admiral Andrew Cunningham, intercepted and sank or severely damaged several ships of the Italian Regia Marina under Squadron-Vice-Admiral ... View more info

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A Day's March Nearer Home

By: Parkinson, Roger

Price: $5.00

Publisher: McKay: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1763302

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1/2 inch tear to jacket corner. 1974 Hard Cover. 552 pp. The third volume in a series on the British government during World War II.Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY WWII View more info

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Impact: The Army Air Force's Confidential Picture History of World War II: Taking the War to the Foe

By: Parton, James (Consulting Editor)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: The National Historical Society: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1540324

Condition: Near Fine


First thus.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1989 Large Hardcover. A visual history of World War II, from Africa to Japan. View more info

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U-Boats in the Mediterranean, 1941-1944

By: Paterson, Lawrence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203952

ISBN: 1591148936

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 2007 Hard Cover. v, 202 pp. Between September 1941 and May 1944 the Germans sent 62 U-boats into the Mediterranean. To get there, the boats had to pass through the Straits of Gibraltar the British-held entry point, where nearly a third of them were sunk or forced to turn back. Of the U-boats that made it into the clear, calm waters of the Mediterranean, not one of them ever made it back into the Atlantic: they were all either sunk in battle or scuttled by their own crews. U-Boats in the Mediterranean looks at the perilous history of the German submari... View more info

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U-Boats in the Mediterranean, 1941-1944

By: Paterson, Lawrence

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285063

ISBN: 1591148936

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. 2007 Hard Cover. v, 202 pp. Between September 1941 and May 1944 the Germans sent 62 U-boats into the Mediterranean. To get there, the boats had to pass through the Straits of Gibraltar the British-held entry point, where nearly a third of them were sunk or forced to turn back. Of the U-boats that made it into the clear, calm waters of the Mediterranean, not one of them ever made it back into the Atlantic: they were all either sunk in battle or scuttled by their own crews. U-Boats in the Mediterranean looks at the perilous history of the German submarine operations in th... View more info

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The Navajo Code Talkers

By: Paul, Doris A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272188

ISBN: 0805945903

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1973 Trade Paperback. xii, 170 pp. An intriguing account of a select platoon of Marines known as the Navajo Code Talkers, the subject of the upcoming John Woo / Nicholas Cage movie 'Windtalkers.' During World War II, the Navajo Code Talkers devised and employed a secret code using their native tongue, a code which proved totally undecipherable to the enemy, enabling American forces to prevail in the South Pacific. The Navajo Code Talkers is the single most comprehensive account of the contribution of the Navajo native Americans in World War II. It's authentic photos and illus... View more info

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Fighting Wings: A Pictorial History of Aerial Combat in World Wars I and II

By: Paust, Gilbert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Essential Books Inc.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194628

Condition: Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips, jacket toned.Good. 1944 Hard Cover. 256 pp. 8vo. Photographs, stories, and technical information on the great military aircraft of the World Wars. View more info