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The Compendium of Weapons, Armour & Castles

By: Balent, Matthew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taylor, MI, Palladium Books, Inc.: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A35067

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The 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 study of mankind is the study of conflict. In the modern age, where warfare can result in the decimation and destruction of an entire people or culture, and the weapons used so powerful and lethal that it seems that noen might avoid them." View more info

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Roman Military Equipment From the Punic Wars to the Fall of Rome

By: Bishop, M. C. & J. C. N. Coulston

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35282

ISBN: 0713466375

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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. "Roman military personal equipment was produced in large numbers to established patterns, and it was used in an established way. These standard patterns and uses were called the res militaris or disciplina. Its regular practice during the Roman Republic and Roman Empire led to military excellence and victory. Roman equipment (especially armour) gave them a very distinct advantage over their barbarian en... View more info

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What A Soldier Should Know The Soldier's Catechism

By: Bolles, Major F. C. , Capt. E. C. Jones & Capt. J. S. Upham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1917

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A35511

Condition: Very Good


B&W 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 light bumping and rubbing. The front cover of the dust jacket has two medium sized white spots of discoloration with a couple of smaller spots to the top rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some light generalized toning. There is a previous owner's name on the front pastedown page (Lieut. S. Wellford Duke of Richmond VA). View more info

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Drill And Ceremonies FM22-5 (June 1950)

By: Department Of The Army

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Department of the Army: 1950

Seller ID: A37853

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a side-stapled spine. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear, along with beginning tearing to the top spine joints. The text pages are generally clean and bright. There is some blue smudging to the title page. Includes black and white photographs. "Military history reveals that armies throughout the world have participated in some form of drill. The primary value of drill hist... View more info

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Field Manual Fm 55-16 Cargo Checking Handbook

By: Department Of The Army

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Department of the Army: 1973

Seller ID: A38237

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have some lightly ground-in spots of dirt and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. "United States Army Field Manuals are published by the United States Army's Army Publishing Directorate. As of 27 July 2007, some 542 field manuals were in use. [1] They contain detailed information and how-tos for procedures important to soldiers serving in the field. Starting in 2010, the US Army began review and revision o... View more info

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Anchors Aweigh Verses by Midshipmen of the United States Navy

By: Doty, William Kavanaugh (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, The Norman, Remington Company: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A36145

Condition: Very Good-


This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The front cover has several spots of ground-in dirt and fading. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There are two inch long tears to the front inner hinge. "Lieut. Charles A. Zimmermann, USN, a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, had been selected as the bandmaster of the Naval Academy Band in 1887 at the age of 26. His father, Charles Z. Zimmermann, had played in the band during the Civil War years. ... View more info

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New Handbook Of Military Signaling

By: Giddings, Capt. Howard A. (Prepared by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1917

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A38262

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format book. The book is in Good only condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping and rubbing. The book has some bowing (possibly from being stuck in a pocket). The covers have some discoloration and tidemarking, especially to the bottom edges. The rear cover has patches of discoloration. The title has been inked on the spine by a former owner. The text pages are clean, but have tidemarking and water spotting to the bottom edges. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper an... View more info

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The Compact History of the United States Air Force The Story of the American Airman and the Force in Which he Serves

By: Glines, Carroll V.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31844

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The book covers have some bits of the dust jacket adhered where moisture stuck the covers and the dust jacket together. There is some light bumping and edge wear to the spine ends. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The endpapers have some beginning toning to the foredges. The dust jacket has edge tears, nicks and several small chips missing along with some light cosmetic moisture wear / tidemarking to the rear panel. Laid in is a copy ... View more info

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The White Kepi A Casual History of the French Foreign Legion

By: Kanitz, Walter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Henry Regnery Company: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29579

Condition: 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. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and a couple of small chips missing along with noticeable generalized ground-in dirt. "Heroic figures galloping across the loose sands of the Sahara, their flowing white kepis a symbol of the highest romance and adventure - or murderers and human derelicts, rejected by society and hunted by the police, seeking escape from prison in the ranks of the Legion Etrangere?" View more info

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The R.o.t.c. Manual : Coast Artillery: Volume 1 14th Edition : a Textbook for the Reserve Officers' Training Corps.

By: Military Service Publishing Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Military Service Publishing Company: 1942

Edition: 14th Edition

Seller ID: A32190

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized Paperback book with cardstock covers and a cloth spine. This book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The cardstock covers have some light creasing and bumping. The text pages mostly clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and details on the front endpapers. "The concept of ROTC in the United States began with the Morrill Act of 1862 which established the land-grant colleges. Part of the federal government's requirement for these schools wa... View more info

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The New Infantry Drill Regulations United States Army...

By: Military Service Publishing Company

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Military Service Publishing Co.: 1941

Edition: 9th Edition

Seller ID: A35509

Condition: Very Good+


B&W 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. 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 previous owner's inked name on the front pastedown page. ""The drill prescribed herein is designed for general use and may be adapted to any type of unit; therefore some of the explanation is of a general nature which gives sufficient latitude for adaptation to specific units. Chapters include topic... View more info

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Infantry Drill Regulations United States Army 1911 (Simplified)

By: Moss, Maj. Jas. A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Menasha, WI, George Banta Publishing Company: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A38263

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine joints have noticeable wear and rubbing. The text pages are generally clean, but with some light ground-in dirt and beginning tidemarking. View more info

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5th Infantry Division : Fort Ord California Company E RFA Regiment

By: Newsfoto Publishing Company / United States Army

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Monterey, CA / San Angelo, TX, Newsfoto Publishing Company / United States Army: 1957

Seller ID: A36684

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustration; This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping and rubbing. There is some ground-in dirt to the covers and some light fraying and wear to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. "After the American entry into World War I, land was purchased just north of the city of Monterey along Monterey Bay for use as an artillery training field for the United States Army by the U. S. Department of War. The area was known as the Gigling Reservation, U. S. Field Artiller... View more info

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Civilian Warriors The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror

By: Prince, Erik

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Portfolio / Penguin: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31107

ISBN: 1591847214

Condition: 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. "No company in our time has been as mysterious or as controversial as Blackwater. Founded by former Navy SEAL Erik Prince in 1977, it recruited special forces veterans and others with the skills and courage to take on the riskiest security jobs in the world." View more info

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Soldiers of Misfortune Washington's Secret Betrayal of American POWs in the Soviet Union

By: Sanders, James D., Mark A. Sauter, and R. Cort Kirkwood

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Press Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A37509

ISBN: 0915765837

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. Signed by author James D. Sanders. 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. "In an explosive revelation, Colonel Philip Corso, an intelligence aide to President Dwight Eisenhower, revealed exclusively to the authors that the president personally made the decision to abandon hundres, perhap thousands, of U.S. POWs from the Korean War. More than six years ago, Jim Sanders began his lonely quest for the t... View more info

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A History Of The Second Regiment Of Engineers United States Army From its Organization in Mexico 1916 to its Watch on the Rhine 1919

By: Second Regiment Of Engineers United States Army

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Cologne, Germany, M. Dumont Schauberg: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38575

Condition: Fair


Color Illustrations; This book is in Fair condition only - The book is in complete, generally decent condition, but there's noticeable water spotting / tidemarking / warping to the boards and text pages. The interior is generally clean and neat. All the foldable maps are complete and in good condition. The pages are noticeably toned. The rear cover of the book has black spotting and there's a patch of pink / reddish discoloration (looks like it was sitting next to a book with red covers and the water damage transferred the red ink from that one to this). The front pastedown page and front cove... View more info

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A History Of The Sixty-third U.s. Infantry 1917-1919

By: Sixty-Third U. S. Infantry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Members of the Sixty-Third U. S. Infantry / H. H. Bissell: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38704

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, bumping and fraying. There is one inch long triangular chip out of the spine of the dust jacket and the top spine end has some tearing to the cloth and noticeable fraying. The text pages are generally clean and bright. There is some tidemarking to the bottom spine end of the first 15 or so pages. Both inner hinges have cracking to the paper and there is some loosening to the spine. "When the United States entered the big war in 1917, I was stationed ... View more info

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Correct Use Of Gas Mask Equipment

By: United States Army

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., United States Army: 1917

Seller ID: A35483

Condition: Very Good


This is a small folded sheet which make up an instructional booklet for using a gas mask during World War I. The booklet includes a string on a gromet for quick retrieval of instructions, and the interior area includes replacement plasters (3) and a data area for noting usage. Also included is a small heavy paper envelope to keep the instructions safe. The outer envelope has ground-in dirt, rubbing and wear along with several spots of foxing. The interior booklet is mostly clean and bright, with one foredge rubbed and worn. "Gas masks used in World War One were made as a result of poison g... View more info

Image for Basic Field Manual Military Intelligence Observation (FM 30-10)

Basic Field Manual Military Intelligence Observation (FM 30-10)

By: United States Government Printing Office / War Department

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Goverment Printing Office: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35703

Condition: Very Good+


This is a small format booklet with heavy cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book covers are clean and bright, with some light toning to the spine joints. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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Basic Field Manual (rules Of Land Warfare) (Fm 27-10)

By: War Department

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., United States Government Printing Office: 1940

Seller ID: A36693

Condition: Very Good+


This is a small format paperback 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 and corners of the book covers have some light rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. "The law of war is a legal term of art which refers to the aspect of public international law concerning acceptable justifications to engage in war (jus ad bellum) and the limits to acceptable wartime conduct (jus in bello or international humanitarian law). Among other issues, modern laws of war address declarations of war,... View more info