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Custer's Last Stand

By: Reynolds, Quentin

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1951

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 003189

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine slanted, darkened, some wear and chipping at top and base. Dampstaining across both boards, corners bumped, minor edge wear with a dent to top edge of back cover. Owner's name insdie cover, a couple gold stars on read pastedown. Pages are clean and unmarked. A "Landmark Book," this is the story of General George Armstrong Custer starting with his boyhood and life at West Point. As with so many men of his generation, Custer comes of age during the Civil ... View more info

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A Bridge Too Far

By: Ryan, Cornelius

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Popular Library: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001536

ISBN: 0445083735

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers slightly creased, corners bumped, some edge wear to covers and spine. Some darkening. "On the narrow corridor that would carry the armored drive, there were five major bridges to take. They had to be seized intact by airborne assault. It was the fifth, the crucial bridge over the Lower Rhine at a place called Arnhem, 64 miles behind the German lines, that worried Lt. Gen. Frederick Browning, Deputy Commander, 1st Allied Airborne Army. Pointing to ... View more info

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Wake Island

By: Schultz, Duane

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Chicago, Playboy Press: 1979

Edition: First Playboy Press Edition

Seller ID: 004047

ISBN: 087216571x

Condition: Good


Spine slightly slanted/creased, cover creased, corners somewhat bumped, cracked at p. 80. 16 pages of black and white photographs. "It is December 1941. The devastation of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor leaves behind the most humiliating defeat America has ever suffered. But one Pacific island holds on. the world holds its breath and watches as a tiny band of marines miraculously beats back massive enemy invasions by air, land and sea. From jungle to la... View more info

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General H. Norman Schwarzkopf - The Autobiography: It Doesn't Take a Hero

By: Schwarzkopf, H.Norman (written with Peter Petre)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1993

Edition: First Bantam Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005624

ISBN: 0553563386

Condition: Very Good-


625 pp, 32 pp black and white photographs, index. Spine creased and curved, minor edgewear, corners bumped. Text is clean and unmarked. " He set his star by a simple motto: Duty, Honor, Country. Only rarely does history grant a single individual the ability, personal charisma, moral force, and intelligence to command the respect, admiration, and affection of an entire nation. But such a man is General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of the Allied Forces in t... View more info

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The Guns of August

By: Tuchman, Barbara W.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1980

Seller ID: 001537

ISBN: 0553227734

Condition: Very Good+


Covers a bit creased, corners bumped. Slight edge wear. "Barbara Tuchman's great epic is the stunning masterpiece of WWI. Here are the unforgettable portraits of an era-and the disasters of leadership. Here is the big picture of war-the full shocking drama of August, 1914, an incredible month of bloody battles that changed the course of the world."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Vicksburg: A People at War 1860 - 1865

By: Walker, Peter F.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Wilmington, NC, Broadfoot Publishing: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001172

Condition: Fine


Almost As New condition. Reprint of the original 1960 title. "At Vicksburg, said one of the city's inhabitants, Grant fought the Confederate army in part, but the city and its people mainly. This is the compelling story of these people and their city, caught in civil war. Here were a people who in the tumultuous months of 1860 hesitantly moved from peace to secession and were then caught in the stream of events which relentlessly moved from civil war to siege to ... View more info

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T M 30-302 French Language Guide A Guide to the Spoken Language

By: War Department

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8651

Condition: Good+


Blue wraps, 61 pp, minor edge wear, some creasing to covers, light tanning, text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Includes hints on pronunciation, useful words and phrases, French spelling, fill-in sentences, important signs, and an alphabetical list of words. ; 5" - 6" tall; 61 pages View more info

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T M 30-303 Italian Language Guide A Guide to the Spoken Language

By: War Department

Price: $13.75

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8652

Condition: Very Good


Green wraps, 61 pp, a little edge wear, crease across front cover, owner's name on front cover and title page. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Includes hints on pronunciation, useful words and phrases, Italian spelling, fill-in sentences, important signs, and an alphabetical list of words. ; 5" - 6" tall; 61 pages View more info

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War Under the Waves

By: Warshofsky, Fred

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1964

Seller ID: 005823

Condition: Very Good-


Minor edgewear & bumping, small crease on front cover, PO name inside. Text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "From the stealthy, lethal attack to the ear-splitting Klaxon of an emergency crash dive, here is the history of the silent service - of brave, courageous men who dare to live and fight and die beneath the seven seas. Here are the true stories of the valiant crews and lethal ships that have made the record of the submarine service glow with ... View more info

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Bush at War

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Waterville, ME, Thorndike Press: 2003

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 003906

ISBN: 0786252642

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Hard cover binding with pictoraial boards and no jacket (as issued). "This Large Print Book carries the Seal of Approval of N.A.V.H." A bright attractive copy. "With his unmatched investigative skills, veteran journalist and eight-time No. 1 national bestselling author Bob Woodward tells the behind-the-scenes story of how President George W. Bush and his top advisers, after the initial shock of the September 11 attacks, led the nation to war. Extensive ... View more info

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The Tirpitz and the Battle for the North Atlantic

By: Woodward, David

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Berkley Books: 1953

Seller ID: 001534

Condition: Good+


Covers a bit creased with some rubbing/darkening, corners bumped, slightly shelf-cocked. Some foxing. "The massive battleship Tirpitz was the pride of the German Navy-the biggest warship in the Western Hemisphere. The very existence of the Tirpitz tied up an entire Allied fleet. It also required the constant vigilance of thousands of planes. This is the story of the desperate attempts to sink a ship that was a deadly danger to the entire war effort. Everything... View more info