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Image for Road to Huertgen [Signed] Forest in Hell

Road to Huertgen [Signed] Forest in Hell

By: Boesch, Paul

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Gulf Publishing Company: 1962

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8643

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Brown cloth with silver lettering, vii + 254 pp. Spine slightly cocked, bottom corners dented, slight edge wear and rubbing. Jacket in new Brodart protector, minor edge wear, a little chipping at corners, top and base of spine, spine a bit sunned. Inscribed by author on front free end paper. An attractive copy. ; 16 pages of b/w photographs, introduction by Lt. Colonel Charles B. MacDonald, U. S. Army historian. ; 7 ¾" X 9 ¾"; 254 pages; "Speak of the Hu... View more info

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The Tigers are Burning

By: Caidin, Martin

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, Pinnacle Books: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001530

ISBN: 0523408552

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers a bit creased, corners bumped. FIrst few pages show some creasing and small, mostly closed tears. Slight foxing. "The battle of Kursk broke the back of the German army in 1943 and changed the entire course of WWII. It began on July 5, 1943, with a massive attack by the Nazis-committing the bulk of their armor, troops, and aircraft in Russia-against Soviet forces defending the Kursk area. The battle raged and seesawed back and forth for forty days. ... View more info

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Communications-Electronics Fundamentals: Amplifiers F M 11-66

By: Department of the Army

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Department of the Army: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002557

Condition: Very Good


iii + 117 pp, glossary, index. Slight edge wear, covers a little bowed. A very nice copy. This Field Manual is an introductory study of amplifiers and amplification.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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A Leader's Guide to Company Training Meetings TC 25-30

By: Department of the Army

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1994

Seller ID: 004266

Condition: Very Good+


White wraps, 3 holes punched along left edge for inserting in binder. Corners bumped, slight edge wear. A nice copy. "This manual provides a practical guide to company training meetings for company commanders, platoon leaders, platoon sergeants, and other leaders involved in the planning and execution of company-level training."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Interior Wiring : TM 5-760 AFM 85-24 1976 (1968)

By: Department of the Army; Department of the Air Force

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1976

Seller ID: 005632

Condition: Very Good


119 pp, numerous figures, illustrations, tables, index. Light tan wraps with 3 holes punched for loose leaf binder. Corners bumped, some discoloration along leading edge of front cover, a little darkening, binding fairly tight. Text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. This is a revision of the January 1957 manual. The cover states August 1968 but the last page shows US GPO: 1976 at the bottom. "This manual provides practical information for military personne... View more info

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PT 109 - John F. Kennedy in World War II

By: Donovan, Robert J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Crest Books: 1962

Seller ID: 002085

Condition: Good


160 pp, index, 16 pp of photographs. Some edge wear/chipping, 2" tear along front cover hinge at bottom, corners bumped, slight spine slant. Ink scribblings inside covers and a few words written on back cover. Margin note on one page. Text is clean and unmarked. The New York Times said: "In PT-109 we see a man assailed by hunger, heat, cold, discouragement and Danger, and rising, without dramatics of posturing, to greatness. . . he acted, not in panic but wit... View more info

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How to Make War : A Comprehensive Guide to Modern Warfare

By: Dunnigan, James F.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1982

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 002808

ISBN: 0688007805

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Apparent water damage to top of spine/front board/DJ, but text undamaged, corners bumped. DJ somewhat creased, esp. to flaps, moderate edgewear & chipping. Text is clean & unmarked. "Informative, fascinating, shocking, How to Make War cuts through the myths and complexities of modern warfare. Neither pro-war nor anti-war, this primer makes no statements—except of the facts. Succinct, non-technical explanations and unique statistical charts cover every aspec... View more info

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In the Company of Heroes: A True Story

By: Durant, Michael; Hartov, Steven

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004536

ISBN: 0399150609

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, attractive copy. "A true story by Michael J. Durant, Chief Warrant Officer 4 (Ret.). Piloting a U.S. Army Special Operations Blackhawk, Durant was shot down and captured on October 3, 1993, in the battle depicted in Mark Bowden's bestselling book Black Hawk Down. Although saved by two valiant but doomed Delta Force operators from being town apart, Durant became a prisoner of Somali warlord Mohammed Aidid --- the man responsible for prolonging starvatio... View more info

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The Soviet Sea Challenge: The Struggle for Control of the World's Oceans

By: Eller, Rear Admiral Ernest McNeill Eller, USN (Ret.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Cowles Book Company, Inc.: 1971

Seller ID: 006174

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


xiv + 315 pp., 16 pp. glossy black and white photographs tipped in, bibliography, maps, index. Red boards with white lettering. Spine somewhat slanted, corners a bit bumped, shallow indent along top back edge. DJ has two small chips along top edge, small closed tear along bottom edge, and 3" tear along back flap from the bottom. Overall a nice copy. "Americans . . . are often unaware of a greater danger: the Russians' determined drive to become masters of t... View more info

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The Tangled Web

By: Ganier-Raymond, Philippe

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Warner Books: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001806

Condition: Good


Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped. Some edge wear plus chipping to top of spine. Upper right corner of most pages has small stain. Text is clean and unmarked. "In March, 1942, the Germans captured Hubertus Lauwers, a radioman in the Dutch section of British Special Operations who had parachuted into occupied Holland a year before. The German Abwehr then forced Lauwers to send false messages to Britain and in return receive valuable information for use ... View more info

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The March of the Mormon Battalion From Council Bluffs to California: Taken from the Journal of Henry Standage

By: Golder, Frank Alfred; Bailey, Thomas A.; Smith, J. Lyman

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007411

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Dark blue cloth with gold lettering, xiii + 295 pp, index, bibliography, list of the members of the battalion, 8 full page b/w photos tipped in. Two tone map end papers showing the routes of the Mormon pioneers to Salt Lake City and the Mormon battalion to Los Angeles. Ex-library with typical markings stamps and stickers. Spine a bit cocked and sunned, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, small stain to front board that is likely a dampstain. Boards starting t... View more info

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Soviet Troop Control: The Role of Command Technology in the Soviet Military Command

By: Hemsley, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Brassey's Publishers Limited: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002052

ISBN: 0080270085

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex library with expected stamps and markings. xxvi + 276 pp, 34 b&w plates, appendices, bibliography, glossary, and index. Corners bumped, slight spine slant, slight edge wear. Text is clean and unmarked. "This book . . . deals with Soviet concepts of command, the measurement of effectiveness, the application of systems theory and the advent of computerisation . . . in the context of a . . . wide-ranging discussion of Soviet military institutions, their performa... View more info

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Day of Infamy

By: Lord, Walter

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1958

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 000616

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers a bit creased, corners bumped / chipped, some shelf wear/darkening, 35c written at top of front cover. Pages in good condition, still a fairly tight copy. "At 7:55 A.M., Pacific time, a day began that changed the world and all our lives with it. The sudden ferocious onslaught was more than just an attack on a naval base, more than a shattering of a treaty, it was a catastrophe that no American before it could have imagined -- and one that no Ame... View more info

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Incredible Victory

By: Lord, Walter

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1967

Seller ID: 005988

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


331 pp., index, 16 pages of glossy black and white photographs tipped in. Spine slightly slanted, PO name inside. Front pastedown is a map depicting the Japanese advance across the Pacific, back pastedown shows the timeline of the Battle of Midway on June 4, 1942. DJ priceclipped with a few tears repaired with tape. A nice copy. "They had no right to win. Yet they did, and in doing so they changed the course of a war. More than that, they added a new name - M... View more info

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Decisive Battles of the Civil War

By: Mitchell, Joseph B.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Books: 1988

Edition: Nineteenth Printing

Seller ID: 000135

ISBN: 0449300315

Condition: Near Fine


Owner's name written inside cover.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Spoken German: Basic Course - Units 1-12 (War Department Education Manual EM 518)

By: Moulton, William G. & Moulton, Jenni Karding

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Linguistic Society of America: 1944

Edition: Apparent First Edition

Seller ID: 006164

Condition: Good


269 pp. Stiff grey paper boards with black lettering. Spine ends a little chipped, corners bumped, some foxing, paper boards starting to come loose from spine. Text is clean, light, and unmarked. A general introduction to the German language designed to make it possible for US Naval personel to deal with common situations and topics in Germany.; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall View more info

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Egypt: A Country Study (DA Pam No. 550-43 )

By: Nyrop, Richard F. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1983

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 005104

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


xxxvi + 362 pp., 10 figures plus numerous b/w photos, fold-out map, appendices, bibliography, glossary, index. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped. A bright, attractive copy. Supercedes the 1976 edition. "Each book in the series deals with a particular foreign country, describing and analyzing its economic, national security, political, and social systems and institutions and examining the interrelationships of those systems and institutions and the ways that ... View more info

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Guatemala: A Country Study (DA Pam No. 550-78 )

By: Nyrop, Richard F. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1984

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 005105

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


xxvi + 261 pp., 7 figures plus numerous b/w photos, appendix, bibliography, glossary, index. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, a little darkening. An attractive copy. Replaces 1970 'Area Handbook for Guatemala.' "Each book in the series deals with a particular foreign country, describing and analyzing its economic, national security, political, and social systems and institutions and examining the interrelationships of those systems and institutions and the way... View more info

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The Battle of Midway

By: Peck, Ira

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Scholastic, Inc.: 1976

Edition: 27th Edition; 1st Scholastic printing

Seller ID: 001160

Condition: Good+


Spine, covers a bit creased. Chip missing from top right corner of front cover. Slight darkening. "War news from the Pacific the summer of 1942 was not good. Less than six months after Pearl Harbor, Corregidor, the last U.S. stronghold in the Philippines, surrendered to the enemy. Now the Japanese navy dominated the seas from the western Pacific to the Indian Ocean. When would they attack California or Oregon or Washington? And while we waited and worried, t... View more info

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Operation Overflight

By: Powers, Francis Gary with Gentry, Curt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Tower Books: 1970

Seller ID: 004646

Condition: Very Good-


Minor edgewear. Text clean and unmarked. "The true story of the most sensational espionage case in Cold War history: the U-2 incident. The U-2 incident wrecked a Summit Conference and created the credibility gap. Suppressed for years, the tremendously exciting report brings to light events that are important for all Americans today."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info