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

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

By: Manchester, William

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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 dismi... View more info

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The Nazi Olympics

By: Mandell, Richard D.

Price: $4.00  $3.20

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  $16.00

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 Americ... View more info

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Last Laugh, Mr. Moto

By: Marquand, John P.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

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  $8.00

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-Feb... View more info

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

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  $4.00

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  $16.00

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  $4.80

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  $5.60

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  $12.00

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  $6.40

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  $4.80

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  $9.60

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  $9.60

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  $12.00

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

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The Nuremberg Raid

By: Middlebrook, Martin

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Allen Lane: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1725021

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. Very Good. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 369 pp. On the night of 30-31 March 1944, R.A.F. Bomber Command took off on what should have been a routine maximum effort raid an Nuremberg. It turned into a major disaster, with Bomber Command suffering its heaviest loss of the war: of the 779 bombers taking part 96 were missing and, due to adverse weather conditions, Nuremberg was only lightly damaged.... View more info

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The Complete History of World War II (Armed Services Memorial Edition)

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: American Publishers' Alliance Corp.: 1945

Seller ID: 2285464

Condition: Good


Stain on bottom corner. 1945 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, [14], 999, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Color frontispiece of flag at Iwo Jima; blank service record pages precede title page. A history of World War II. Includes war photographs, official records, and maps. View more info

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General Douglas MacArthur: Fighter for Freedom

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan; Thomas, Lowell

Price: $8.00  $6.40

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 so... View more info

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War at Sea: A Naval History of World War II

By: Miller, Nathan

Price: $7.00  $5.60

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  $8.00

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 tot... View more info

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Pearl Harbor: 50th Anniversary Special Edition

By: Moody, Sid

Price: $8.00  $6.40

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  $4.00

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 o... 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  $6.40

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  $6.40

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  $5.60

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 ... View more info

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Luftwaffe

By: Murray, Williamson

Price: $8.00  $6.40

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... 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  $60.00

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  $8.00

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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Bridging for Victory

By: Nichols, Chester W.

Price: $150.00  $120.00

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  $200.00

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 ... View more info