Military Biography

Military Biography

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The Fate Of Admiral Kolchak, Fleming, Peter
1 Fleming, Peter The Fate Of Admiral Kolchak
London, England Rupert Hart-Davis 1963 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W P; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a shadow (mostly erased) of a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The edges of the text block have some spots of foxing. The dust jacket has several small edge tears with associated wrinkles. "In November 1917 Admiral Aleksandr Vassilievich Kolchak, who a few months earlier had been Commander-in-Chief of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, offered his services to the British Army and set out for Mesopotamia. He felt that he was thus doing what he could to honour his country's obligations to an ally whom the new Bolshevik Government, by withdrawing from the war against Germany, had shamefully deserted." 
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GENERAL IKE A Biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Hatch, Alden
2 Hatch, Alden GENERAL IKE A Biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower
New York Henry Holt and Company 1944 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; Spine ends & corners of book covers have a bit of extremely light bumping and rubbing. Orangish red cloth covered boards have gilt lettering to the spine of the book. There is some beginning lightening / sunning to the spine of the book. The text pages are generally clean and bright however a couple of the pages have toning / tanning which appears to be due to the acid content of the paper. Endpapers are a solid off-white color. Spine ends & corners of dust jacket have a bit of light bumping & rubbing. The top front edge of the dust jacket has a small nicked and wrinkled edge tear. There are a couple of other small edge nicks and beginning tears along with some lightish rubbing to the spine joints and a couple of tiny chips missing to the spine ends. Overall, a very good+ copy. "It is an intimate picture of Eisenhower the man, the kind we like to think of as a typical American - modest, unimpressed y his own position or anybody else's, bringing common sense, salty humor, and human decency to every situation. He is the casual mannered, friendly man who believes in people but isn't easily fooled; who likes to have his friends around him, but cant bear yes - men." 
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A Soldier For Napoleon The Campaigns of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hausmann, Hausmann, Lieutenant Francz Joseph (translated by Cynthia Joy Hausmann) (edited by John H. Gill)
3 Hausmann, Lieutenant Francz Joseph (translated by Cynthia Joy Hausmann) (edited by John H. Gill) A Soldier For Napoleon The Campaigns of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hausmann
Mechanicsburg, PA Stackpole Books 1998 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "The letters and campaign diaries of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hausmann have never been published before, and are a unique primary source describing the life and duties of an officer in the Napoleonic Wars." 
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A Warrior for Freedom, Taussig, Betty Carney
4 Taussig, Betty Carney A Warrior for Freedom
Manhattan, KS Sunflower University Press 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Near Fine 
B&W Photographs; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "The 20th century has been marked by upheaval after upheaval, causing a major shift in the relations between countries worldwide. 
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