World War II

World War II

Click on Title to view full description

 
Soldiers in Normandy: The Americans June to August 1944, Thers, Alexandre
121 Thers, Alexandre Soldiers in Normandy: The Americans June to August 1944
Havertown, PA Casemate 2005 1st English Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Fine 
Color Illustrations; This book is a trade paperback. This book is in 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 American units that invaded Normandy were at full strength, well trained and supplied, and perfectly adept at teamwork. Although the vast majority of soldiers had no previous combat experience, they adpated quickly and effectively to the challenges confronting them in the Normandy countryside." 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Panzer IV at War 1939-1945 Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives, Thomas, Paul
122 Thomas, Paul Panzer IV at War 1939-1945 Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives
London, England Pen and Sword Books Ltd. 2012 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Fine 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in 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. "Uniquely the Panzer IV, the standard German battle tank, was in production and action throughout the Second World War." 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Watery Hell A Novel about the Unsung Heroes of World War II, Thompson, Ray
123 Thompson, Ray The Watery Hell A Novel about the Unsung Heroes of World War II
Joppa, MD Creative Books 1993 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a rectangular spot of rubbing to the front endpaper where a previous owner's address label has been removed. The title page has been clipped at the top edge (possibly where a previous owner's name was removed). The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have some light edge wear, rubbing and several small edge tears. "When 217 men die in the fiery furnace of an unarmed tanker torpedoed off the coast of North Carolina shortly afte America's entry into World War II, one of the five survivors vows to get even with the arrogant captain of the Nazi U-boat. His torment to keep that promise over the next two and one-half years is matched by the experiences of his two sons, also merchant seamen, who team up on a Liberty ship beset with problems." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Armoured Warfare in the Battle for Normandy, Tucker-Jones, Anthony
124 Tucker-Jones, Anthony Armoured Warfare in the Battle for Normandy
London, England Pen and Sword Books Ltd. 2012 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Fine 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in 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 remarkable photographs Anthony Tucker-Jones has selected for this book show in graphic detail the role armour played in the Allied struggle to exploit the D-Day landings and liberate occupied France." 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Armoured Warfare in the North African Campaign Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives, Tucker-Jones, Anthony
125 Tucker-Jones, Anthony Armoured Warfare in the North African Campaign Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives
London, England Pen and Sword Books Ltd. 2011 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Fine 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in 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 North African campaign, the struggle of the Italians and Germans against the Allies in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia between 1940 and 1943, was a war of movement and manoeuvre..." 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Oak Leaf: Naval Supply Depot Oakland Volume II, No. 8 (September 1944), United States Navy
126 United States Navy The Oak Leaf: Naval Supply Depot Oakland Volume II, No. 8 (September 1944)
Oakland, CA United States Navy 1944 Magazine Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; This magazine is slightly larger than a trade paperback. The magazine is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The covers have some noticeable toning / darkening, especially to the bottom third of the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Oakland was a supply facility operated by the U. S. Navy in Oakland, California. During World War II, it was a major source of supplies and war materials for ships operating in the Pacific. The Depot had its origin in 1940 when the Navy bought 500 acres (2.0 km2) of wetlands from the city of Oakland for $1.00. The Navy reclaimed the land and populated it with large warehouses. It opened on December 15, 1941, and quickly began a decades-long expansion. In the late 1940s it was renamed Naval Supply Center, Oakland; later it was renamed Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Oakland. During the Cold War, it was one of the Navy's most important supply facilities." 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Pearl Harbor Roosevelt and the Coming of the War, Waller, George M. (edited and with an introduction by)
127 Waller, George M. (edited and with an introduction by) Pearl Harbor Roosevelt and the Coming of the War
Boston, MA D. C. Heath and Company 1983 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good 
This is a trade paperback with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The covers have some noticeable toning and light rubbing to spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of two pages which have a couple of paragraphs underlined in ink. "In Teheran and Tokyo, in Rio de Janeiro and Ottawa, in Paris and London - in every capital city around the world the eyes of political leaders are focused on Washington. The position of the United States has become so important that even a threatened shift in American foreign policy may precipitate in one country or another a fiscal crisis, the fall of a government, or the inauguration of revolution." 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Stalingrad 1942-1943 The Infernal Cauldron, Walsh, Stephen
128 Walsh, Stephen Stalingrad 1942-1943 The Infernal Cauldron
New York Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press 2000 Trade Edition 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 German invasion of Russia in 1941 was Hitler's biggest gamble in his quest for Lebensraum (living space) - and it was at Stalingrad that his gambit failed." 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Stalingrad The Infernal Cauldron, Walsh, Stephen
129 Walsh, Stephen Stalingrad The Infernal Cauldron
London, England Amber Books Ltd. 2013 Reprint Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W and Color 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 German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 was Hitler's biggest gamble in his quest for Lebensraum (living space) - and it was at Stalingrad that his gamble failed." 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
General Marshall's Report The Winning of the War in Europe and the Pacific..., War Department
130 War Department General Marshall's Report The Winning of the War in Europe and the Pacific...
New York Simon & Schuster / War Department 1945 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good 
B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and wear. The spine of the book has fading and wear to the spine lettering. The text pages are clean and bright. Both front and rear endpapers have noticeable toning. "As Chief of Staff, Marshall organized the largest military expansion in U. S. History, inheriting an outmoded, poorly equipped army of 189,000 men and, partly drawing from his experience teaching and developing techniques of modern warfare as an instructor at the Army War College, coordinated the large-scale expansion and modernization of the U. S. Army. Though he had never actually led troops in combat, Marshall was a skilled organizer with a talent for inspiring other officers. [32] Many of the American generals who were given top commands during the war were either picked or recommended by Marshall, including Dwight D. Eisenhower, Jacob L. Devers, George S. Patton, Terry de la Mesa Allen Sr. , Lloyd Fredendall, Lesley McNair, Mark Wayne Clark and Omar Bradley." 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Technical Manual : Administration  (October 10, 1942) (TM 12-250), War Department
131 War Department Technical Manual : Administration (October 10, 1942) (TM 12-250)
Washington D. C. War Department 1942 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends, spine joints and corners of the book covers have some rubbing, light bumping and beginning creasing. The text pages are clean and bright. This manual was compiled to standardize the process of Administration during World War II and includes information on number of areas that would be needed by administrators, including report writing, payroll, duties, business management, and much more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Technical Manual : Topographic Drafting  (November 12, 1940) (TM 5-230), War Department
132 War Department Technical Manual : Topographic Drafting (November 12, 1940) (TM 5-230)
Washington D. C. War Department 1940 1st Printing Paperback Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends, spine joints and corners of the book covers have some rubbing, light bumping and beginning creasing. There are a couple of tiny nicks / tears to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The rear of the book includes numerous fold out sheets with illustrations of handwriting fonts, maps and more. "In modern mapping, a topographic map is a type of map characterized by large-scale detail and quantitative representation of relief, usually using contour lines, but historically using a variety of methods. Traditional definitions require a topographic map to show both natural and man-made features. A topographic map is typically published as a map series, made up of two or more map sheets that combine to form the whole map. A contour line is a line connecting places of equal elevation." 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Background of Our War, War Department Bureau of Public Relations
133 War Department Bureau of Public Relations The Background of Our War
New York & Cleveland Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. 1942 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine 
Graphs; This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "In mid-November of 1941, as America's new army was completing the first year of its training, the War Department Bureau of Public Relations was given a directive, unique in our military history. The men in uniform were to be told the full story of the events which had finally compelled America to rearm and to prepare once more for major war." 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The War An Intimate History 1941-1945, Ward, Geoffrey C. and Ken Burns
134 Ward, Geoffrey C. and Ken Burns The War An Intimate History 1941-1945
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2007 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W and Color 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 vivid voices that speak from these pages are not those of historians or scholars. They are the voices of ordinary men and women who experienced - and helped to win - the most devastating war in history, in which between 50 and 60 million lives were lost." 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
British Tanks : The Second World War Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives, Ware, Pat
135 Ware, Pat British Tanks : The Second World War Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives
London, England Pen and Sword Books Ltd. 2011 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Fine 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in 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. "Perhaps the British did not produce the most successful tanks of the second World War, but they certainly designed an extraordinary range of l ight, medium and heavy tanks along with many that were adapted for special purposes." 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler A Military History, 1933-45, Weingartner, James J.
136 Weingartner, James J. Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler A Military History, 1933-45
Nashville, TN Battery Classics N.D. Book Club Edition 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. "Answerably only to Hitler and commanded by his Bavarian bodyguard Sepp Dietrich, the Leibstandarte was a finely honed instrument of Nazi terror that would prove its loyalty in the infamous Blood Purge of 1934, then go on to win battle honors in furious actions from the Western Offensive to Barbarossa through the bitter defense of The Fatherland." 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
1st Infantry Division Big Red One, Westwell, Ian
137 Westwell, Ian 1st Infantry Division Big Red One
London, England Military Book Club 2002 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine 
B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in 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. "At 06.05 hours on the morning of 23 October 1917, a French-made 75mm field gun, serial number 13579 fired a shrapnel round against a German battery positioned close to the village of Rechicourt on the Western Front." 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Depths of Courage American Submariners at War with Japan, 1941-1945, Whitlock, Flint & Ron Smith (with a foreword by Vice Admiral Albert Konetzni)
138 Whitlock, Flint & Ron Smith (with a foreword by Vice Admiral Albert Konetzni) The Depths of Courage American Submariners at War with Japan, 1941-1945
New York Berkeley Caliber 2007 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some edge wear, several small edge nicks and tears and one smallish chip from the bottom front flap joint. "To preserve the Submarine Force's heroic tales of war beneath the seal, critically acclaimed author and military historian Flint Whitlock, in collaboration with decorated WWII submarine veteran Ron Smith, set out on a journey of more than two years to interview submariners and to record their stories of the Pacific Campaign." 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The SS: Hitler's Instrument of Terror The Full Story from Street Fighters to The Waffen - SS, Williamson, Gordon
139 Williamson, Gordon The SS: Hitler's Instrument of Terror The Full Story from Street Fighters to The Waffen - SS
Osceola, WI Motorbooks International 1999 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ 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. "Initially a handful of men raised to be Adolf Hitler's personal bodyguard, the SS - meaning protection squad - eventually became a multi-headed beast with many responsibilities. It ran internal security with ruthless efficiency." 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Battle For The Solomons (october-november 1942), Wolfert, Ira
140 Wolfert, Ira Battle For The Solomons (october-november 1942)
Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company 1943 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge nicks and spots of rubbing, along with some light ground-in dirt to the rear cover. "The Solomon Islands campaign was a major campaign of the Pacific War of World War II. The campaign began with Japanese landings and occupation of several areas in the British Solomon Islands and Bougainville, in the Territory of New Guinea, during the first six months of 1942. The Japanese occupied these locations and began the construction of several naval and air bases with the goals of protecting the flank of the Japanese offensive in New Guinea, establishing a security barrier for the major Japanese base at Rabaul on New Britain, and providing bases for interdicting supply lines between the Allied powers of the United States and Australia and New Zealand." 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
< PREV  1 2 3 4 5 6   7  8  NEXT >  
 
New to Stock
World War II Combat Squadrons Of The United States Air Force The Official Military Record of Every Actve Squadron, Maurer, Maurer (editor) Usaf Historical Div. Air University
World War II Combat Squadrons Of The United States Air Force The Official Military Record of Every Actve Squadron

The Oak Leaf: Naval Supply Depot Oakland Volume II, No. 8 (September 1944), United States Navy
The Oak Leaf: Naval Supply Depot Oakland Volume II, No. 8 (September 1944)

Technical Manual : Topographic Drafting  (November 12, 1940) (TM 5-230), War Department
Technical Manual : Topographic Drafting (November 12, 1940) (TM 5-230)

 
 
cookie