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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

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

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 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

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 model outline, one identification); and U.S. Army and Navy Silhouette model (loose).Keywords: AVIATION TRANSPORTATION MILITARY WO... 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

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

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 MACHINERY AVIATION 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

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 Tunisia. Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister at the time, said of this victory: Now this is not the end; it is not... View more info

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Cheers: February, 1943, Number 2

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

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

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 Air Power. The narratives are selected from over 280 broadcasts, given anonymously by the R.A.F. and W.A.A.F. during 1941. View more info

Image for Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted, FM 30-34); Military Intelligence Identification of British Aircraft, August 1, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Confidential, FM 30-31); Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted FM 30-39); Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, February 21, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-30); Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-35); Military Intelligence Identification of Japanese Aircraft, March 16, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-38); Recognition Training, August 1954 (Department of the Army Field Manual, FM 21-80)

Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted, FM 30-34); Military Intelligence Identification of British Aircraft, August 1, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Confidential, FM 30-31); Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted FM 30-39); Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, February 21, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-30); Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-35); Military Intelligence Identification of Japanese Aircraft, March 16, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-38); Recognition Training, August 1954 (Department of the Army Field Manual, FM 21-80)

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office: 1942

Seller ID: 2287625

Condition: Very Good


Stain along edges of Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941, ink stamp on front wrapper and stains on rear wrapper of Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941, multiple creases to wrappers of Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, Februrary 21, 1942, ink stamp on front wrapper of Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942, two ink stamps and pencil markings on front wrapper of Recognition Training.. 7 volumes. Identification guides to aircraft of World War II. View more info

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Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

By: Air Council

Price: $175.00

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 specifications of each aircraft. Designed for study by Royal Air Force pilots in advance of missions (it specifically states 'not to... View more info

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Hidden Agenda: How the Duke of Windsor Betrayed the Allies

By: Allen, Martin

Price: $9.00

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

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 that Hitler rose to power primarily through democratic tactics that incited localized support rather than through violent mean... 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

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 longest continued armed contest during the war. Their useful deployment depended first, however, on effective collaboration b... 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

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

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 Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives... 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

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 rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives us a masterly account of the European war theater and Eisenhower'... View more info

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Band of Brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2292426

ISBN: 0743216458

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint edge wear. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 333 pp. A look at the men of E Company describes how they parachuted into France early D-Day morning, parachuted into Holland in the Arnhem campaign, and captured Hitler's Bavarian outpost. View more info

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Wars End

By: Anderson, Wing

Price: $4.00

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

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

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 Trade Paperback. 299 pp. The autobiography of Roger W. Armstrong, who enlisted in the Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet Program durin... View more info

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Silhouette Handbook of United States Army Air Forces Airplanes

By: Army Air Forces

Price: $15.00

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

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 service. 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

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

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

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 the gold, but quick, independent thinking by Norwegian officers got the bullion into some 30 lorries and vehicles and into te... View more info

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Selected Papers on British Warship Design in World War II

By: Baker, R. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289922

ISBN: 0870219219

Condition: Very Good


Reissule. Jacket toned. 1983 Hard Cover. In 1947 the quarterly Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects included a set of papers written by the Admiralty Naval Construction officials responsible for various types of warships. These selections from the report include a wealth of information on the design of warships during WWII. View more info

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Iwo Jima: Amphibious Epic

By: Bartley, Whitman S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Battery Press, Inc.: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291142

ISBN: 0898392756

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1997 Large Hardcover. vi, 253, [plus 21 pages of maps], pp. On 19 February 1945, elements of the V Marine Amphibious Corps began their assault on the island of Iwo Jima. Opposing the men of the 3rd, 4th and 5th Marine Divisions was a force of more than 20,000 well-disposed and deeply entrenched Japanese troops. In the next 36 days, the amphibious doctrine, techniques, weapons and equipment of the U.S. Marine Corps received a supreme test. It was a bitter struggle in which 6,821 Marines, soldiers and sailors lost their lives and over 17,000 were wounded. ...Iwo Jima... View more info

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Very Special Intelligence: The Story of the Admiralty's Operational Intelligence Centre, 1939-1945

By: Beesly, Patrick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205753

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Owner's stamp to front endpaper, top page ridge lightly foxed.Jacket lightly rubbed and lightly toned. 1978 Hard Cover. xxv, 262 pp. Called by many the best work available on British naval intelligence in World War II, this book tells how the intelligence was gathered and how it was used. The Operational Intelligence Centre (OIC) was the nerve center of the British Admiralty and collected, analyzed, and disseminated information from every possible source on the intentions and movements of German naval and maritime forces. Personally responsible for hunting down Hitler’s surfac... View more info

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The Fall of Berlin, 1945

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2002

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2287992

ISBN: 0670030414

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly bumped. Minor water damage along top page ridge and last quarter of book. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxvii, 489 pp. Acclaimed for his vivid re-creations of some of the twentieth century's most significant battles, Antony Beevor is one of the best known and respected military historians writing today. He now offers readers a gripping, street-level portrait of the harrowing days of January 1945 in Berlin when the vengeful Red Army and beleaguered Nazi forces clashed for a final time. The result was the most gruesome display of brutality i... View more info

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Sixty Days that Shook the West: The Fall of France: 1940

By: Benoist-Mechin, Jacques; Falls, Cyril

Price: $8.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205759

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Owner's stamp to front endpaper, page ridges lightly foxed, faint smudge to bottom page ridge.Jacket rubbed, two quarter-inch tears to jacket spine-head, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket toned. 1963 Hard Cover. 559 pp. ...the first definitive history of the fall of France in the late spring and early summer of 1940. Written with clarity, scope and a rigorous attention to detail by an experienced military historian, it ranks as the classic account of that devastating campaign: covering in detail all military and political developments of each of its sixty days, from May 9t... View more info