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Image for Guide Right: Fundamental Tactics of Warfare Against an Insidious Enemy: Counsel for The Soldier-Sailor-Marine

Guide Right: Fundamental Tactics of Warfare Against an Insidious Enemy: Counsel for The Soldier-Sailor-Marine

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Central Bureau Press, St. Louis / Catholic Central Verein of America: 1941

Seller ID: 2021409

Condition: Very Good


Minor rust to staples, wrappers lightly toned. 1941 Stapled Binding. 30 pp. Stapled binding, printed wrappers. A guide printed by an American Catholic organization for members of the American armed forces, designed to aid them in helping avoid some of the dangers associated with service. Nearly half of the booklet appears to deal with the consequences of indulging sexual appetites, with sections on prostitutes, venereal diseases, etc. View more info

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 Army Air Force I Fighter Command Aircraft Warning Service Certificate of Honorable Service (Mitchel Field, New York: May 29, 1944)

Army Air Force I Fighter Command Aircraft Warning Service Certificate of Honorable Service (Mitchel Field, New York: May 29, 1944)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1944

Seller ID: 2190027

Condition: Very Good


G.O. Form No. 147. Name area left blank. Very light wear to lower left corner. 1944 Unbound. A Certificate of Honorable Service, with printed signature by Stewart W. Towle (Colonel, Air Corps), which was given to volunteers of the Army Air Force Aircraft Warning Service Reserve. 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

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 66th Engineer Topographic Company [World War II, Italy, 1944]

66th Engineer Topographic Company [World War II, Italy, 1944]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: 66th Engineer Topographic Company, U.S. Army: 1944

Seller ID: 2201661

Condition: Very Good


Wear to corners, World War Two 1944 in pencil on title page, a few light stains inside binder. Unpaginated. Oblong. Shoestring binding in stiff wrappers, inside a hardcover blind-stamped sleeve. A photographic album of the members of the 66th Engineer Topographic Company during World War II, produced and printed by the company, with humorous cartoons on each page. 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 mode... View more info

Image for Pilots Manual for Mosquito [Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for de Havilland Mosquito]

Pilots Manual for Mosquito [Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for de Havilland Mosquito]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1950

Seller ID: 2198062

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers toned. 1950 Stapled Binding. 46 pp. In these days of highly specialized airplanes and even more specialized materials and metals used in their construction, it is difficult to believe that one of the fastest and most versatile aircraft of WWII was built entirely of wood. The de Havilland Mosquito is a descendant of the famous Comet. The best known version, the F.B. 6 entered service in May of 1943 and served many roles, such as low level day and night bomber, lo... 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 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

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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Identification des Avions en Vol

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.N.:

Seller ID: 2266492

Condition: Good


A few small tears to wrapper edges, lightly toned, faint stamp on rear wrapper. A French World War II era military aircraft identification guide for British, United States, Italian, and German planes. Includes profile and underside silhouette views, as well as notes on various models of airplanes. View more info

Image for Cheers: February, 1943, Number 2

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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A Man Called Lucy, 1939-1945

By: Accoce, Pierre; Quet, Pierre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2205771

ISBN: 3794115996

Condition: Near Fine


Ink stamp to front endpaper.Jacket lightly toned, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1967 Hard Cover. 250 pp. The most extraordinary story of Allied espionage yet to emerge from World War II. Is this man the master spy who turned Stalin into a military genius and laid the groundwork for Hitler's inevitable collapse?In World War II espionage, the Lucy spy ring was an anti-Nazi operation that was headquartered in Switzerland. It was run by Rudolf Roessler, a German refugee a... View more info

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Hitler's Greatest Defeat: The Collapse of Army Group Centre, June 1944

By: Adair, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205194

ISBN: 1854092324

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 1994 Hard Cover. 192 pp. This text describes the land defeat of the German Army on the Eastern Front, resulting in irreplaceable losses (over 300,000 casualties) when the German Army was already in a state of turmoil due to failure in Russia and the Allied advance into France. Includes black-and-white photographs and maps.KEYWORDS: SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 MILITARY HISTORY GERMAN GERMANY ARMY GROUP CENTRE CENTER HITLER'S ADOLF HITLER... 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

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

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

Image for Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

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 specifi... View more info

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

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 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

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

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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Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster Inc.: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201658

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Ink gift note inside. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 199, [1] pp. Includes section of black & white photographs. In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, a small detachment of British airborne troops stormed the German defense forces and paved the way for the Allied invasion of Europe. Pegasus Bridge was the first engagement of D-Day, the turning point of World War II. This gripping account of it by acclaimed author Stephe... View more info

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

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203082

ISBN: 068480137X

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Ink mark across UPC on back cover. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 655 pages. Black & white photographs. 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... 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... View more info

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The Wild Blue: Then Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2276366

ISBN: 0743203399

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 299 pp. An exciting foray into the lives of the young men - pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners, chosen by the Air Force to embark on the most dangerous missions during World War II details their courage, bravery, and determination. View more info

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No End Save Victory: Perspectives on World War II

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.; Carr, Caleb; Keegan, John; Manchester, William; Cowley, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkley Books: 2002

Seller ID: 2203901

ISBN: 0425183386

Condition: Near Fine


Edges very lightly rubbed. 2002 Trade Paperback. xiii, 688 pp. Robert Cowley and the editors of Military History Quarterly present a fascinating anthology of World War II essays from some of the world's most eminent historians. A collection of riveting essays about World War II-often asking militarily, 'What if?' (Richmond Times-Dispatch) Absorbing. A must read. Cowley... has chosen judiciously, taking us to Africa, Asia, Guadalcanal and other WWII hot spots. [A] com... 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

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

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 Trad... View more info

Image for Silhouette Handbook of United States Army Air Forces Airplanes

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