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Image for The Secret War Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas 1939-1945

The Secret War Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas 1939-1945

By: Hastings, Max

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins Publishers: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39496

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, bright condition. The spine of the book has a light dip due to the weight of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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Letter From New Guinea

By: Haugland, Vern

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated: 1943

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A35848

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


War Edition. The 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. The front endpaper has a previous owner's newspaper clipping pastedown on. The dust jacket has several edge nicks and spots of ground-in dirt. The spine has some noticeable toning. "Vernon Arnold Haugland (May 27, 1908 – September 15, 1984) was a reporter and writer for Associated Press. As a war correspondent, he documen... View more info

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Iwo Jima Springboard to Final Victory

By: Henri, Captain Raymond USMC (text by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Publishing Company / U. S. Camera Corp.: 1945

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: A36454

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated covers and a side stapled spine. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some edge ewar, bumping, rubbing and wear. The bottom rear spine joint has torn upwards approximately 1 1/2". There is a smallish chip missing from the bottom front edge. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945) was a major battle in which the United States Marine Corps landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) during World War I... View more info

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War, Wings, And A Western Youth 1925-1945

By: Hinckley, Ted C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Pentland Press, Inc.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39044

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has two small edge tears to the top front panel. "Ted C. Hinckley was born in New York City in 1925 and received his public school education in Pasadena, CA. He fought with the United States Navy’s Torpedo Squadron 6 during World War II. Hinckley received his BA from Claremont McKenna College, graduating in its first four-year class in 1950. While there he married Scripps student Cary... View more info

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Flights Of Passage Reflections of a World War II Aviator

By: Hynes, Samuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36501

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. "In World War II Sam Hynes was a young Marine bomber pilot. He flew more than a hundred missions against the Japanese at Okinawa and Ulithi. But now, some forty years after those dramatic combat experiences, it is not the mechanics of flying and war-making that remains uppermost in this pilot's memory." View more info

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Head Of The Line A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir

By: Jackson, Michael (Jakubowics)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Moriah Offset Corp.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32676

Condition: Very Good+


This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping, and beginning creasing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "I came through the Holocaust because of a series of often inexplicable circumstances, all of which were beyond my control. For instance, my 6-foot-2 1/2 -inch height positioned me at the head of the line in forced marches across Europe. For a time, I benefited from this - at least minimally.... View more info

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Scholars In Foxholes The Story of the Army Specialized Training Program in World War II

By: Keefer, Louis E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reston, VA, COTU Publishing: 1988

Edition: Revised Edition; 282p.

Seller ID: A38606

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. "The Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP) was a military training program instituted by the United States Army during World War II to meet wartime demands both for junior officers and soldiers with technical skills. Conducted at 227 American universities, it offered training in such fields as engineering, foreign languages, and medicine. The ASTP differed from the V-12 Navy Colleg... View more info

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Victory Harvest Diary of a Canadian in the Women's Land Army, 1940-1944

By: Kelsey, Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32553

ISBN: 0773516638

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. 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 bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the title page, with a long inscription, by the author. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but has some light edge wear and bumping to the spine ends and corners. "Based on the diary Marion Kelsey kept while in the Women's Land Army during World War II, Victory Harvest is a pers... View more info

Image for Bring Back My Stringbag Swordfish Pilot At War 1940-1945

Bring Back My Stringbag Swordfish Pilot At War 1940-1945

By: Kilbracken, John (Lord)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Leo Cooper: 1996

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: A39434

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the book corners. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Fairey Swordfish is a biplane torpedo bomber designed by the Fairey Aviation Company. Originating in the early 1930s, the Swordfish, nicknamed "Stringbag", was operated by the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy, in addition to having been equipped by the Royal Air Force (RAF) alongside multiple overseas operator... View more info

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American Enterprise In Europe The Role of the SOS in the Defeat of Germany

By: Leigh, Randolph (Army. Historical Section, European Theater Of Operations)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, France, USFET / Paris Bellemand: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A38228

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a small trade paperback. The book is in Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have edge wear, rubbing and generalized toning. There are chips at both ends of the spine. The text pages are generally clean and bright. "Randolph Leigh, American author. Served as lieutenant colonel A. U. S. , overseas in European Theatre of Operations as army historian, 3 years, World World War II; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Alpha." (from Prabook website) View more info

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Toward An Unknown Station

By: Lyon, Allan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36498

Condition: 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 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. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and a couple of small chips. The reverse of the rear spine joint has a tape repair. "Described here are the bungling, the small stupidities, the fears and hopes, the lonliness, monotony and final horrors of war. Here are the small talk, the nervous laughter, the griping, the earthy humor. He... View more info

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Liberty (magazine) Sept. 5, 1942

By: MacFadden Publications, Inc.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, MacFadden Publications, Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: A36465

Condition: Very Good


B&W and Color Illustrations; The magazine is in Very Good condition and has illustrated paper covers and a stapled spine. The spine ends and corners have some light edge wear , rubbing, and several small nicks and chips missing. The text pages are clean and bright. Articles include: America Fights, World Affairs (by Leonard Engel and A. Leidenfrost) , Henry Ford talks about War - and your Future, Jungle Gold (part I by Oscar Schisgal) , The Wild Party by Charles Bonner, How Long Is a Second by Paul Ernst, Three Strikes by John De Long Leinbach, Night at the Narrows by Arthur Gordon, and more. View more info

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World War II Combat Squadrons Of The United States Air Force The Official Military Record of Every Actve Squadron

By: Maurer, Maurer (editor) Usaf Historical Div. Air University

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Smithmark: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36286

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 mostly 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. The dust jacket has some edge wear and rubbing to the spine ens, and several smallish semi-closed tears. The top rear edge has some light wrinkling as well. View more info

Image for Tragedy In France An Eyewitness Account by Andre Maurois

Tragedy In France An Eyewitness Account by Andre Maurois

By: Maurois, Andre

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1940

Edition: 6th Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A33386

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


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 (... View more info

Image for Hitler And His Gang The True Story of the Greatest Crime in History

Hitler And His Gang The True Story of the Greatest Crime in History

By: McCabe, Joseph

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Girard, Kansas, Haldeman-Julius Publications: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37705

Condition: Very Good


This is a trade paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. There is a small tear to the bottom spine end of the book cover, a coffee ring and a small spot of ink on the front cover, and some sunning to the spine and top edge of the covers. The text pages have toning. "Shortly after leaving the priesthood, McCabe began writing. He wrote a pamphlet on his experiences, From Rome to Rationalism, published in 1897, which he then expanded to book length as Twelve Years in a Monastery (1897). William Ferguson ... View more info

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M3 Half-tracks In Action (Armor Number 34)

By: Mesko, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Carrollton, TX, Squadron / Signal: 1996

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39362

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oblong paperback 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 wear. The text pages are clean and bright. "The M3 half-track was an American armored personnel carrier half-track widely used by the Allies during World War II and in the Cold War. Derived from the M2 half-track car, the M3 was extensively produced, with about 15,000 standard M3s and more than 38,000 variant units manufactured. The M3 was extensively modified with several dozen variant desig... View more info

Image for In the Hands of Fate The Story of Patrol Wing Ten 8 December 1941-11 May 1942

In the Hands of Fate The Story of Patrol Wing Ten 8 December 1941-11 May 1942

By: Messimer, Dwight R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36159

ISBN: 0870212931

Condition: 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." View more info

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My Japan 1930-1951

By: Nakamoto, Hiroko (as told to Mildred Mastin Pace)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36645

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good to Near Very Good+ dust jacket. 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. There is a previous owner's inked gift notation on the front endpaper. 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 ... View more info

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The Navajo Code Talkers

By: Paul, Doris A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Dorrance & Company: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33903

Condition: 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 a... View more info

Image for Pacific Outpost American Strategy in Guam and Micronesia

Pacific Outpost American Strategy in Guam and Micronesia

By: Pomeroy, Earl S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36772

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Fair dust jacket. The book and its contents are in 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. The endpapers have a strip of toning to the inner hinges. There's a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing, edge tears, and the front and rear hinges have tears (though not all on the same side, the spine of the dust jacket is completely torn). The spine and rear cover of the dust jacket has patches of to... View more info