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World War II

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SS-Das Reich The History of the Second SS Division 1941-45, Mattson, Gregory L.
81 Mattson, Gregory L. SS-Das Reich The History of the Second SS Division 1941-45
St. Paul, MN MBI Publishing Company 2002 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near 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 with the exception of some beginning rolling and edge wear to the top spine end. "SS-Leibstandarte, the second in a series of books on the divisions of the Waffen-SS, is an in-depth examination of the first Waffen-SS unit to be formed, the SS-Leibstrandarte Adolf Hitler." 
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Tragedy In France An Eyewitness Account by Andre Maurois, Maurois, Andre
82 Maurois, Andre Tragedy In France An Eyewitness Account by Andre Maurois
New York Harper & Brothers Publishers 1940 6th Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a 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 fading and bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's penciled name on the front pastedown. This copy has been signed by the author on the front endpaper. The price clipped dust jacket has edge wear, small edge tears, nicks and chips missing, and some spots of ground-in dirt and rubbing. There is noticeable fading to the spine of the book. "André Maurois (born Émile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog; 26 July 1885 – 9 October 1967) was a French author...During World War I he joined the French army and served as an interpreter and later a liaison officer with the British army. His first novel, Les silences du colonel Bramble, was a witty and socially realistic account of that experience. It was an immediate success in France. It was translated and became popular in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries as The Silence of Colonel Bramble. Many of his other works have also been translated into English, as they often dealt with British people or topics, such as his biographies of Disraeli, Byron, and Shelley." ; Signed by Author 
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God, Honor, Fatherland A Photo History of Panzergernadier Division Grossdeutschland on the Eastern Front 1942-1944, McGuirl, Thomas & Remy Spezzano
83 McGuirl, Thomas & Remy Spezzano God, Honor, Fatherland A Photo History of Panzergernadier Division Grossdeutschland on the Eastern Front 1942-1944
Southbury, CT RZM Imports, Inc. 1997 1st Edition; 1st Printing 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 several edge tears, nicks and some rubbing, wear and wrinkling to the spine ends. "More than fifty years after the end of the Second World War, a commemorative history is being published in England designed to preserve the legacy of loyalty and courage of our fallen GD comrades who came from every German state and district." 
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MEETING AT POTSDAM, Mee, Charles L. Jr.
84 Mee, Charles L. Jr. MEETING AT POTSDAM
New york M. Evans & Company 1975 1st Edition; 1st Printing Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near 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 with the exception of one small hole to the front flap joint (approximately one half inches in length and and eighth of an inch in width). "First in Teheran (November 1943), then in Yalta (Feburary 1945), the Allied powers had met, engaging in the cordial horse-trading of porperties and promises, to perpetuate a united military front against Germany. Potsdam, however, was different. With Germany defeated, the Allies know victory in the Far East was imminent. " 
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In the Hands of Fate The Story of Patrol Wing Ten 8 December 1941-11 May 1942, Messimer, Dwight R.
85 Messimer, Dwight R. In the Hands of Fate The Story of Patrol Wing Ten 8 December 1941-11 May 1942
Annapolis, MD Naval Institute Press 1985 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 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 a couple of small edge tears. "The story of Patrol Wing Ten, the only U.S. Navy aviation unit to fight the Japanese in the early wekks of World War II, is a dramatic tale of heroism, duty, controversy - and humor." 
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Fighting Gliders Of World War II, Mrazek, James E.
86 Mrazek, James E. Fighting Gliders Of World War II
New York St. Martin's Press 1977 1st US 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. 
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My Japan 1930-1951, Nakamoto, Hiroko (as told to Mildred Mastin Pace)
87 Nakamoto, Hiroko (as told to Mildred Mastin Pace) My Japan 1930-1951
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1970 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good to Near Very Good+ dust jacket. Signed by Mildred Mastin Pace on the front endpaper. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a light, but noticeable slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. Signed with a short inscription on the front endpaper by the secondary author Mildred Mastin Pace: "For Sue & Bill with Love - Mil - May 1970" The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and chips missing, mainly to the spine ends. The spine and edges of the dust jacket have sunning and there is some light generalized wear to the dust jacket. "I was born in Hiroshima, Japan. War was not new to me, even as a child. When I was one year old, Japan was at war with Manchuria, and when I was sevel years old, Japan went to war with China. Wne I was eleven years old, we entered into war with America." The author, Hiroko Nakamoto, is a direct survivor of the United States war with Japan during World War II and the devastation of the atomic bomb being dropped on her city. This biography discusses her early life, the changes that affected her personally and also the entire country during the war and the after-effects of war and the chaos and pain caused by the atomic bomb. The book continues with Nakamoto's eventual International Peace Scholarship. She attended school in the united states and has since become a well respected Interior Designer. She is the founder of the Gateway to World Peace project which includes a memorial in Hiroshima for those affected. ; Signed by Author 
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Gunner An Illustrated History of World War II Aircraft Turrets and Gun Positions, Nijboer, Donald (with a foreword by Air Vice-Marshall Ron Dick, and Flying Officer Bill Cole)
88 Nijboer, Donald (with a foreword by Air Vice-Marshall Ron Dick, and Flying Officer Bill Cole) Gunner An Illustrated History of World War II Aircraft Turrets and Gun Positions
New York / Toronto Boston Mills Press 2001 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Dan Patterson 
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. "Gunner picks up where Cockpit: an Illustrated History... left off. Through Dan Patterson's remarkable photography, we get to see, close up, the cramped, cold, exposed turrets that so many young men fought and died in." 
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The Songs my Mother Never Taught Me, Niles, John J. Jack, Douglas S. Doug Moore, and, A.A. Wally Wallgren
89 Niles, John J. Jack, Douglas S. Doug Moore, and, A.A. Wally Wallgren The Songs my Mother Never Taught Me
New York Macaulay Company 1929 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- to Near Very Good condition. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the covers of the book, along with some ground-in dirt and nicking. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The bottom portion of the first page of the Index of First Lines (pg. 225-226). This book includes ribald songs, dark and dirty songs of war and more. After each song, the authors have given a history the song, including authors where possible, and the background of why the song was written. 
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Small Man of Nanataki The True Story of a Japanese who Risked his Life to Provide Comfort for his Enemies, Nolan, Liam (included is a postscript by Sir Selwyn-Clarke)
90 Nolan, Liam (included is a postscript by Sir Selwyn-Clarke) Small Man of Nanataki The True Story of a Japanese who Risked his Life to Provide Comfort for his Enemies
New York E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1966 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in 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, but noticeable bumping and edge wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears, along wiht some rubbing to the flap and spine joints and some beginning nicks and chips. The top edge of the rear panel has wrinkling and edge wear associated with the edge tears. "You have never met a man quite like Uncle John, this little man who even in the turmoil of wartime was a messenger of peace, whose every word and deed seemed to express the words blest be the ties that bind out hearts in Christian love." 
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MARCH TO THE SOUND OF THE DRUMS, Oppenheimer, Harold L. (Colonel)
91 Oppenheimer, Harold L. (Colonel) MARCH TO THE SOUND OF THE DRUMS
Danville, IL Wabash Press 1966 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and ground-in dirt to the foredge of the text block. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small semi-closed tears and some bumping and rubbing, along with some light dirt to the white portions. Colonel H. L. Oppenheimer commanded native troops on Samoa. "The often grim game that our Special Forces play in Vietnam today is not the first instance in which this country has persuaded native troops to fight on our side in the Far Pacific. For years the famous fita fita guards, wearing their stripes on their lava lavas, delighted travelers to Pago Pago. And in World War II a Marine defense battalion was formed-the only male Marines to wear skirts." 
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The New York Times Complete World War II  1939 -1945 The Coverage from the Battlefields to the Home Front with Access to 98, 367 Articles, Overy, Richard (editor) with a foreword by Tom Brokaw
92 Overy, Richard (editor) with a foreword by Tom Brokaw The New York Times Complete World War II 1939 -1945 The Coverage from the Battlefields to the Home Front with Access to 98, 367 Articles
New York Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2013 1st Edition; 1st Printing Flexible covers 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 included DVD is in fine condition. "The New York times, the nation's newspaper of record, printed more words on World War II than any other newspaper and had more than 160 correspondents worldwide reporting on the war." 
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Running the Palestine Blockade The Last Voyage of the Paducah, Patzert, Capt. Rudolph W.
93 Patzert, Capt. Rudolph W. Running the Palestine Blockade The Last Voyage of the Paducah
Annapolis, MD Naval Institute Press 1994 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This copy has been signed by one of the survivors of the transport. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a slight slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper includes two tiny holes from a staple. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "This haunting narrative recounts the clandestine transport of Holocaust survivors to Palestine by the Jewish underground and volunteer American seamen. The story is told by the American captain of one of the rescue ships, the Paducah, an aging U.S. gunship sold as surplus after World War II." 
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The Navajo Code Talkers, Paul, Doris A.
94 Paul, Doris A. The Navajo Code Talkers
Philadelphia, PA Dorrance & Company 1973 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 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 bottom corners of the boards have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. Pages 149-152 have several tiny edge tears / nicks to the top edges of the pages. There are several following pages with light dog-earred corners. The price clipped dust jacket has some rubbing to the spine ends and corners and also several small edge tears. "The Navajo Indians who rallied to America's call during World War II, to perform a unique and vital duty - that of devising and employing a secret code using their native tongue, a code which proved totally indecipherable to the enemy - are immortalized in this fascinating work." "Code talkers are people in the 20th century who used obscure languages as a means of secret communication during wartime. The term is now usually associated with the United States soldiers during the world wars who used their knowledge of Native American languages as a basis to transmit coded messages. In particular, there were approximately 400–500 Native Americans in the United States Marine Corps whose primary job was the transmission of secret tactical messages. Code talkers transmitted these messages over military telephone or radio communications nets using formal or informally developed codes built upon their native languages. Their service improved the speed of encryption of communications at both ends in front line operations during World War II." 
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Nazi Regalia Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, Pia, Jack / Ballantine Books, Inc.
95 Pia, Jack / Ballantine Books, Inc. Nazi Regalia Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century
New York Ballantine Books, Inc. 1973 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good- Trade PB 
Color Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book has some edge wear, rubbing, nicking and creasing to the covers and some parts of the bottom and middle spine have wear or atorn off. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Nazi Party was everywhere evident; and its protocol was distinguished by its insignia - witness the infinite variety shown here." 
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Portrait of a Young Forger An Incredible True Story of Triumph over the Third Reich, Pretzel, Marian (with an Introduction by Simon Wiesenthal)
96 Pretzel, Marian (with an Introduction by Simon Wiesenthal) Portrait of a Young Forger An Incredible True Story of Triumph over the Third Reich
New York Knightsbridge Publishing Company 1990 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; Originally published in Reader's Digest as By My Own Authority, this is the first complete edition thus. The book is in Very Good+ to Near 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. There is a previous owner's name and date inked on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "In this gripping memoir of how he eluded the Nazis during World War II, Marian Pretzel tells a story heroic and tragic, spirited and deadly. Unlike many Holocaust accounts, this is a story of optimism and gratitude, of one man's strength and determination to use his unique talents and skills toward a single goal: survival." 
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Weapons of the Waffen - SS From Small Arms to Tanks, Quarrie, Bruce
97 Quarrie, Bruce Weapons of the Waffen - SS From Small Arms to Tanks
Wellingborough, England Patrick Stephens 1988 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W and Color 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 one chip to the top spine end and some light wear to the spine ends and corners. "Examines the development and tactical use of the vast range of weaponry employed by the elite soldiers of the Waffen-SS." 
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The Nazi Years A Documentary History, Remak, Joachim (edited by)
98 Remak, Joachim (edited by) The Nazi Years A Documentary History
Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1969 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
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 seome light edge wear and nicking along with a couple of beginning edge tears and noticeable ground-in dirt. "The Nazi Years is a documentary history of the problems and obsessions that led Germany to accept National Socialism, and the political annd psychological means that Adolf Hitler used to keep Germans in his power." "Joachim Remak (1920-2001) was an award-winning historian of Modern Europe, especially of Germany and World War I. Born in Berlin, Germany, he fled Nazi Germany in 1938 for the United States. He earned his B. A. And M. A. In History at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1942 and 1946. He worked for the State Department in Germany and the United Kingdom and then returned to the United States for doctoral study and earned his Ph. D. In History at Stanford University in 1955. He married Roberta Anne Remak (a 1946 graduate of Stanford) in 1948. He taught at Stanford as an Instructor for 3 years and then took up a tenure-track position in the History Department at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, in 1958. He gained tenure there and served as Department Chair before being called to the growing History Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1965. The next year he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship." 
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The Knights Of Bushido, Russell Of Liverpool, Lord
99 Russell Of Liverpool, Lord The Knights Of Bushido
New York E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc. 1958 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good+ to Near 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. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some generalized toning to both front and rear endpapers. The price clipped dust jacket has several smallish edge tears, nicks and some ground-in dirt. The rear panel of the dust jacket as a four inch long razor slit with some wear to the edges. "Born Edward Frederick Langley Russell in 1895, Lord Russell was educated at Oxford University. He served in both world wars, retiring as a brigadier general, and in between qualified as a barrister, rising in 1948 to the position of judge advocate general. But he was best known for his 15 books. The greatest sensation in his legal career came when he was assistant judge advocate general in 1954 and legal adviser to the Commander in Chief for the trial of World War II Nazi war criminals in the British zone in Germany. While in this position, he wrote ''Scourge of the Swastika,' ' which condemned Nazi atrocities. The Lord Chancellor asked him to withdraw the book, but Lord Russell refused and resigned his office instead. Reign of Terror ChargedThe book was later published in 16 editions, including foreign languages and Braille. Lord Russell said the publication was an attempt to show that the war crimes were the natural outgrowth of the Nazi master-race doctrine and that the German people had endured a reign of terror." 
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Deutsche Soldaten Uniforms, Equipment & Personal Items of the German Soldier 1939-45, Saiz, Agustin
100 Saiz, Agustin Deutsche Soldaten Uniforms, Equipment & Personal Items of the German Soldier 1939-45
Philadelphia, PA Casemate 2008 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
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. "For as long as he can remember, an interest in collecting has occupied and dominated his off-duty attention: specialized collecting is the energy that sustains his free time." 
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