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Image for The Congressional Medal Of Honor Navy Heroes Vol. 1

The Congressional Medal Of Honor Navy Heroes Vol. 1

By: American Serviceman's Library / A. S. Curtis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, A. S. Curtis: 1945

Seller ID: A36464

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; Small format booklet with illustrated paper covers and stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good condition. The covers have some beginning edge wear and a couple of scratches. The text pages are clean, but noticeable toned and a bit delicate due to the acid content of the pages. "This is the first of a series of books on the heroes of World War II, and covers thirty-one navy heroes who have received the Congressional Medal of Honor." View more info

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The Illustrated History of Military Motorcycles

By: Ansell, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Osprey Military Books / Osprey Automotives: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33127

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W and Color 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 sunning to the edges of the rear cover. "As the motorcycle fast approaches its centenary, this invaluable reference work reveals the vast scale of military production, and is a timely reminder of some long-forgotten manufacturing giants." View more info

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The Aviation of Keith Ferris

By: Ballantine, Ian (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Peacock Press / Bantam Books: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A35498

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized, oblong paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The covers of the book have some beginning edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, but have some toning to the edges. "In the world of aviation painting Keith Ferris is a name to conjure with - he is justly famous, not only for the drama and beauty of his action paintings but for the absolute accuracy of each subject." View more info

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Broken Swastika The Defeat of the Luftwaffe

By: Baumbach, Werner (translated by Frederick Holt)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A39447

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near 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. View more info

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Panzergrenadier Divisions 1939-45

By: Bishop, Chris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Amber Books: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36162

ISBN: 1862273847

Condition: 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. "Illustrated with detailed artworks of Wehrmacht vehicles and their markings with exhaustive captions and specifications, The Essential Vehicle ... Is the definitive study of the equipment and organization of Germany's motorized army divisions during World War II." "Panzergrenadier (About this sound pronunciation (help·info) ) , shortened as PzGren (modern) or PzG (WWII) , ... View more info

We Survived The Stories of Fourteen of the Hidden and the Hunted of Nazi Germany

By: Boehm, Eric H. (As Told To)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34900

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 clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, some rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners and noticeable ground-in dirt to the white covers. View more info

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I Solemnly Swear The Story of a GI Named Brown

By: Brown, Robert Morris (Vanderbilt) (with Donald Permenter)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37217

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 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 several edge tears, small nicks and spots of bumpnig and rubbing. "The Battle of Corregidor (Filipino: Labanan sa Corregidor) , fought May 5–6, 1942, was the culmination of the Japanese campaign for the conquest of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II. The fall of Bataan on April 9, 1942, ended all... View more info

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Spitfires, Thunderbolts, And Warm Beer An American Fighter Pilot over Europe

By: Caine, Philip D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Brassey's: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39326

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright, with the exception of some light fingermarks. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright. "Brigadier General Philip D. Caine, US Air Force, Retired, was commissioned as a Distinguished Military Graduate from The University of Denver in Air Force ROTC. He earned both his Masters and PhD degrees in history from Stanford University. General Caine's assignments included mission pilot and instructor pilo... View more info

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Russia's Secret Weapon

By: Carter, Dyson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Canada, Contemporary Publishers: 1943

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: A36807

Condition: Fair


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback resembling a periodical or magazine. The book is in Fair only condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The top edge of the front cover has a large chip missing. There is a tear, with noticeable chipping to the top edge of the book's spine. The book is made with fragile, easily damaged paper and has noticeable wear and damage. "Herbert Dyson Carter known as Dyson Carter (February 2, 1910 – 1996) was a Canadian scientist, lecturer, writer, and Communist propagandist and organiser who served as president of the Canadian-Soviet Friends... View more info

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East Wind Rain A Pictorial History of the Pearl Harbor Attack

By: Cohen, Stanley A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Pictorial Histories Publishing Company: 1986

Edition: 12th Printing

Seller ID: A38745

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 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 Attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States (a neutral country at the time) against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941. The attack led to the United States' formal entry into World War II the next day. The Japanese military leadership refer... View more info

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Bat Bomb World War II's Other Secret Weapon

By: Couffer, Jack

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39327

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 clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light rubbing and wear along with a couple of small edge tears. "Bat bombs were an experimental World War II weapon developed by the United States. The bomb consisted of a bomb-shaped casing with over a thousand compartments, each containing a hibernating Mexican free-tailed bat with a small, timed incendiary bomb attached. Dropped from a bomber at dawn, the casings would deploy a par... View more info

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Jap Beast And His Plot To Rape The World

By: Country Press

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Usa, Country Press, Inc.: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36445

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine with illustrated covers and a glued spine. The magazine is in Good only condition and was issued without a dust jacket. There is a large tear to the spine of the magazine that has traveled inwards about half an inch. The spine ends and corners have noticeable wear, rubbing, creasing and overall wear and tear. There is cracking with tearing to the bottom two inches of the spine of the magazine. The text pages are mostly clean, but with very noticeable generalized toning. This is a purely propaganda piece with no author and a multitude of graphic ... View more info

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Air Raids On The Hartlepools

By: Cowley, Chas.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: West Hartlepool, England, B. T. Ord Ltd.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38030

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oblong paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some edge wear, rubbing and nicking. The covers have several creases. The text pages are clean and bright. Photographs are by F. C. Huntley and show some of the damage to Hartlepools during the air raid bombings. Included are several articles by local newspapers on the subject. "Hartlepool was a more significant target than the resort town of Scarborough. The port had extensive civilian docks and factories and was defended by three BL 6 inch Mk V... View more info

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Fighter The True Story of the Battle of Britain

By: Deighton, Len (with An Introduction by A. J. P. Taylor) (Leonard Cyril Deighton)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1978

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39431

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 ends of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, some spots of toning, mostly to the bottom edge, and some creasing / wrinkles to the flaps. "Leonard Cyril Deighton (born 18 February 1929) is a British author. Deighton is considered one of the top three spy novelists of his time (along with Ian Fleming and John le Carré). In addition he... View more info

Image for Wrath in Burma The Uncensored Story of General Stilwell and International Maneuvers in the Far East

Wrath in Burma The Uncensored Story of General Stilwell and International Maneuvers in the Far East

By: Eldridge, Fred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35064

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to 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 with the exception of an ink spot on the reverse of the half title page. The dust jacket has edge wear, nicking, several small edge chips and edge tears and some generalized edge wear. "Wrath in Burma is a lively human document of the personal anecdotes and daily happenings in Vinegar Joe Stilwell's life in Burma. It is the story of a general who was never a brass hat - who marched with hi... View more info

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Flying the Hump In Original World War II Color

By: Ethell, Jeff & Don Downie

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Osceola, WI, Motorbooks International: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35105

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some fading / mismatching to the color on the covers of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is clean and bright, but does have a couple of light nicks and wrinkled spots. "The capture of the Burma Road by the Japanese during World War II forced US airmen to fly hundreds of missions a day into China in an airlift of epic proportions. Having to fly over the towering Himalayan Mountains, the pilots came to kno... View more info

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The History of Aircraft Nose Art WWI to Today

By: Ethell, Jeffrey L. and Clarence Simonsen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Osceola, WI, Motorbooks International: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35068

Condition: 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 is mostly clean and bright, but has a small tear to the top spine end and some beginning nicking to the spine ends and corners. "To friend and foe alike, the sexy pin-up paintings and names such as Sleepy-Time Gal were as much as part of the American fighters and bombers of World War II as cowboy hats and six shooters were to the wranglers of the Old West." "Nose art is a decorati... View more info

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And Pass The Ammunition

By: Forgy, Chaplain Howell M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Company: 1944

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: A38287

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 bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Forgy was a lieutenant (j. G. ) with the Chaplain Corps stationed aboard the heavy cruiser USS New Orleans (CA-32) at Pearl Harbor when the Japanese struck on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941 at 0748 hours. USS New Orleans was undergoing turbine repairs at the 1010 dock and was without dockside power at the time of the surpri... View more info

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War In The Pacific America At War: Volume 1

By: Hagen, Jerome T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, Hawaii Pacific University: 2005

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32545

ISBN: 0976266903

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This is a trade 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. This book has been signed, with an inscription, by the author. " This book is different than most in that much of the material appeared in the Honolulu Advertiser during August 1995, as a series of articles commemorating the 50th anniversary of the War in the Pacific." ; Signed by Author View more info

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Tarawa Toughest Battle in Marine Corps History

By: Hannah, Staff Sergeant Dick (Marine Corps Combat Correspondent)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, U. S. Camera Publishing Corporation: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35069

Condition: Very Good-


This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine of the book has several cracks, some wear and rubbing along with edge nicking and the bottom spine end has chipped off (about half an inch's worth). There is an inked price on the top front corner of the front cover. The text pages are generally clean and bright, however, the endpapers have some noticeable foxing. "To call Tarawa the Toughest Battle in Marine Corps History is to make a very broad statement.... View more info