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Image for Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

By: N/A

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Publisher: H.M. Stationery Office / Samson Clark & Co., Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2181996

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. Thirty issue non-continuous run, including: October 1942 - June 1943, August & September 1943, December 1943 - May 1944, July 1944 - July 1945. Black & white photographs of various military aircraft, as well as diagrams featuring various views, with specifications and sillographs (silhouettes). Released during World War II to aid military personnel in identifying enemy aircraft and differentiating them from friendly aircraft. View more info

Image for Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

By: N/A

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: E.S. Mittler & Sohn: 1938

Seller ID: 2181998

Condition: Good


Wrappers splitting along spine, ink 'File Copy' stamp on front wrapper, faint stain on fore-edge margin. 1938 Stapled Binding. [v], 216-258 pp. A photographic guide to various military aircraft. View more info

Image for Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Seller ID: 2194940

Condition: Very Good


Lightly toned, ink notes on reverse of one sheet. Nine 8 x 10 7/16 sheets, each with 15 airplane silhouettes and associated nose-to-tail lengths, with models listed on reverse. Designed to be used by military personnel learning to identify aircraft from the ground during World War II. View more info

Image for World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00  $76.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1943

Seller ID: 2195181

Condition: Very Good


Envelopes and sheets of paper toned, corners rubbed, a few creases and small stains. 1943 Unbound. World War II airplane model set. Includes the A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the German ME. 109E Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber (in plastic insert); the Messerschmitt ME. 110 (two single sheets of loose paper--one with mode... View more info

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Germany Surrenders Unconditionally: Facsimiles of the Documents (National Archives Publication No. 46-4)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: The National Archives: 1945

Seller ID: 2203504

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded and lightly stained. 1945 Stapled Binding. 41 pp. Facsimiles of the original documents that brought World War II to a close in the European Theater of operations. KEYWORDS: MILITARY HISTORY WWII GERMANY GERMAN NAZI SURRENDER View more info

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Model Changes War Style (Blueprint for Victory)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Department of Public Relations General Motors: 1942

Seller ID: 2206686

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa 1940's), edges very minimally rubbed, top page corners very lightly bumped, pencil number to title page. 1942 Stapled Binding. 23 pp. Based on informal talk by O.E. Hunt, Engineer, General Motors Corporation, at meeting of Automotive Council for War Production, Detroit, Michigan, January 24, 1942.KEYWORDS: MODEL CHANGES WAR STYLE BLUEPRINT FOR VICTORY MILITARY SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING MACHINE... View more info

Image for African Victory with the British Forces from El Alamein to Cape Bon

African Victory with the British Forces from El Alamein to Cape Bon

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: British Information Services: 1943

Seller ID: 2206915

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa 1940s), wrappers rubbed with a few light creases, page corners lightly dog-eared. 1943 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. At the First Battle of El Alamein (1 – 27 July 1942) the advance of Axis troops on Alexandria was blunted by the Allies, stopping the German Panzers who were trying to outflank the Allies' position. At the Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October – 4 November 1942) Allied forces broke the Axis line and forced them all the way back to... View more info

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Cheers: February, 1943, Number 2

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Comic Corporation of America: 1943

Seller ID: 2267151

Condition: Fair


Wrappers loose from binding but included, pages lightly toned. 1943 Stapled Binding. 130 pp. Illustrated with cartoons, some of which include red printed spot color overlay. A World War II era booklet, featuring short stories, poems, cartoons, and more. View more info

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We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283122

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Wrapper edges lightly rubbed, smudge on front wrapper, ink stamp on half-title page. 1942 Soft Cover. 72 pp. Men of the R.A.F. describe their own experiences in their own words. These accounts of operations over Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Britain, Norway, Italy, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Atlantic give us the human stories behind the official communiques, and show us the great range and effectiveness of our Ai... View more info

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Now the War is Over: A Social History of Britain, 1945-51

By: Addison, Paul

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] / Jonathan Cape: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1736000

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks dust jacket. 1985 Hard Cover. viii, 223 pp. 8vo. A social history of Britain between 1945 and 1951 which looks at the remaking of British society in the home, at work and in the social services. View more info

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World War II: A Day-by-Day Collection

By: Ailsby, Christopher; Shaw, Antony; Davison, John

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Zenith Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 2204853

Condition: Very Good


Includes 3 volumes. Light edge wear to slipcase. 2005 Hard Cover. For the first time, three great World War II classics have been grouped together to bring you the complete history of World War II in an exciting day-by-day format. Included in this boxed set are The Third Reich Day by Day, World War II Day by Day, and The Pacific War Day by Day. Each day's listing contains the information for enthusiasts tracking each and every move, from epic battles to strategy, troop m... View more info

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Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

By: Air Council

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: Air Ministry: 1940

Seller ID: 2195172

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled. 1940 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A shoe-string bound volume with strap closure, issued by the Air Ministry of Great Britain during World War II, and providing recognition information for British, French, and German aircraft (the United States had not yet entered the war). Each country is thumb tabbed. Includes black & white photographs from eight perspectives, diagrams of wing and fuselage markings, descriptions of camouflage and coloring, and specifi... View more info

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Hidden Agenda: How the Duke of Windsor Betrayed the Allies

By: Allen, Martin

Price: $9.00  $7.20

Publisher: M. Evans and Co., Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285405

ISBN: 0871319934

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor tear on front jacket panel near spine. Faint smudge on top page ridge. 2000 Hard Cover. xxx, 312 pp. Many would have suspected the Duke of Windsor of treason but until recently proof has been suppressed. Now, drawing on a range of archival sources, Martin Allen offers the evidence in this reasoned indictment of the Duke's perfidy. View more info

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The Nazi Seizure of Power: The Experience of a Single German Town 1922-1945

By: Allen, William Sheridan

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Franklin Watts: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2261562

ISBN: 0531056333

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1984 Trade Paperback. Tackling one of the 20th century's greatest dilemmas, Allen demonstrates how this dictatorship subtly surmounted democracy and how the Nazi seizure of power encroached from below. Relying upon legal records and interviews with primary sources, Allen dissects Northeim, Germany with microscopic precision to depict the transformation of a sleepy town to a Nazi stronghold. In this cogent analysis, Allen argues t... View more info

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Forgotten Weapon: U.S. Navy Airships and the U-Boat War

By: Althoff, William F.

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203995

ISBN: 1591140102

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 2009 Large Hardcover. xii, 419 pp. Airships are the forgotten weapon of World War II. Forgotten Weapons analyzes the development of airships as weapons for antisubmarine warfare, examines how scientists and airmen collaborated to combat U-boats and reveals the little-known accomplishments of airship crews. As William F. Althoff demonstrates, the naval airship logged an admirable operational record during the Battle of the Atlantic, the ... View more info

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The Pacific: The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries

By: Ambrose, Hugh

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: NAL Caliber: 2010

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2265357

ISBN: 045123023X

Condition: Near Fine


Seventh printing. A nice copy. 2010 Hard Cover. xviii, 489 pp. Between America's retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General MacArthur's airplane touched down on the Japanese mainland in August of 1945, five men connected by happenstance fought the key battles of the war against Japan. From the debacle in Bataan, to the miracle at Midway and the relentless vortex of Guadalcanal, their solemn oaths to their country later led one to the Great Marianas T... View more info

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Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1997

Seller ID: 2208523

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A look at the last year of World War II in Europe--from D-Day to the surrender of Germany--draws on hundreds of interviews with and oral histories of the enlisted men and junior officers who helped win the war. View more info

Image for Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274910

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Original brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with... View more info

Image for Eisenhower: Volume I: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume II: The President

Eisenhower: Volume I: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume II: The President

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281563

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printings. Spine and back corner of volume 2 lightly creased. 1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective ... View more info

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D-Day, June 6, 1944: Climactic Battle of World War II

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284750

ISBN: 0671673343

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 655 pp. Stephen E. Ambrose draws from more than 1,400 interviews with American, British, Canadian, French, and German veterans to create the preeminent chronicle of the most important day in the twentieth century. Ambrose reveals how the original plans for the invasion were abandoned, and how ordinary soldiers and officers acted on their own ini... View more info

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Wars End

By: Anderson, Wing

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Kosmon Press: 1944

Seller ID: 1718281

Condition: Good


4th printing. Edges rubbed and lightly stained,. 1944 Small Softcover. Unpaginated. Details biblical prophecy concerning the 20th century, particularly the end of World War II. View more info

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Navy Yearbook [Year Book 1944]

By: Andrews, Phillip; Engel, Leonard; Wilion, Jacqueline

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285929

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly foxed. 1944 Large Hardcover. 376 pp. Oblong, 9 1/4 x 12 1/4. A photographic survey of naval ships and aircraft from countries around the world, with detailed specifications.. Includes a chapter on the Battle of the Atlantic, a history of the U.S. Navy to World War II, a war loss section, etc. View more info

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U. S. A., the Hard Way: An Autobiography of a B-17 Crew Member

By: Armstrong, Roger W.; Stone, Ken

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Quail House Pub. Co: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198433

ISBN: 0962916110

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription For--Reg Miner--A fellow Kriegie and hostage (of the Russians) at Barth (Stalag Luft I). My very best wishes, Roger W. Armstrong, 5-17-93, with signed and inscribed post-it note laid in: Hi--Reg: Sorry I haven't sent the book earlier--but we're back to our base--in England--for two weeks. It's still there and today houses the Queen's Division. Their claim to fame is the burning of the White House in War of 1812. Thanks, Roger.. 1991 Trad... View more info

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Silhouette Handbook of United States Army Air Forces Airplanes

By: Army Air Forces

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Air Service Command: 1942

Seller ID: 2194363

Condition: Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 1942 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Photographs, silhouettes, and technical information on military aircraft. View more info

Image for Wings for Combat: The Story of the Training of an Air Force

Wings for Combat: The Story of the Training of an Air Force

By: Army Air Forces Training Command

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Ullman Company, Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 2260196

Condition: Fair


Binder's copy. Wrappers heavily rubbed with multiple creases, ink note to front wrapper verso. 1943 Stapled Binding. 80 pp. With 500 photographs printed in genuine sheet-fed gravure. Army Air Forces Training Command, Headquarters, Fort Worth, Texas. CONTENTS: The Army Air Forces Training Command; Foreword; Technical Training; Flying Training; The End Result. A look at the training of Army Air Force staff during the Second World War before the Air Force became a distinct ... View more info

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85th (Eighty Fifth) Coast Artillery (AA) (Semi-Mobile) United States Army 1942

By: Army Press

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Army Press: 1942

Seller ID: 2196562

Condition: Very Good


Binding a bit shaken but holding. 1942 Hard Cover. A yearbook of all the members and events of the 85th Coast Artillery during 1942. View more info

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World War II International Aircraft Recognition Manual

By: Aviation Publications

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 2194623

Condition: Very Good


1973 Small Softcover. Unpaginated. Illustrations, silhouettes, and technical information on WWII military aircraft. View more info

Image for Pimpernel Gold: How Norway Foiled the Nazis

Pimpernel Gold: How Norway Foiled the Nazis

By: Baden-Powell, Dorothy; Collier, Sir Laurence

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press / Robert Hale Limited: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204565

ISBN: 0709167482

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1978 Hard Cover. 207 pp. With a foreword by Sir Laurence Collier. When the Germans landed in Norway, King Haakon VII went into hiding and began a cross-country trek to meet up with Allied ships on the north coast which would take him to safety in England. Less safe was the gold of the Bank of Norway, bullion which had to be preserved if the country was ever to recover once the war ended. The Germans, of course, were eager to pounce on ... View more info

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Solidarnosc: From Gdansk to Military Repression

By: Barker, Colin; Weber, Kara

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: International Socialism: 1982

Seller ID: 1736274

Condition: Very Good


1982 Trade Paperback. Colin Barker (b. 1939) is a British sociologist as well as a Marxist historian and writer. A long-standing member of the Socialist Workers Party in Manchester, he is the author of numerous articles and works on Marxism, including a history of the Polish trade union Solidarity, Festival of the Oppressed. A Trotskyist, Barker was a member of the International Socialism Group in Oxford and Manchester from 1962. He was a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at ... View more info

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Pendulum of War: The Three Battles of El Alamein

By: Barr, Niall

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Overlook Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2279121

ISBN: 1585677388

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. xliii, 531 pp. Based on extensive original research, Pendulum of War looks at the arguments behind the change in fortunes of Britain’s desert army in 1942. Barr provides a vivid picture of the fighting at el Alamein from the early desperate days of July to the final costly victory in Novembe A compelling new history of a crucial turning point in the Second World War, and a detailed picture of the British Army at ... View more info