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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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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, the Japanese were secretly mounting the most powerful naval force in history. Their goal: not the West Coast, but Midway, a sm... View more info

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The Fourth Division Its Services and Achievements in the World War

By: Bach, Christian A. ; Hall, Henry Noble

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Country Life Press: 1920

Seller ID: 8799

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Dark green cloth, gold lettering. Spine a bit cocked, sunned, corners bent, some edge wear and rubbing. Boards starting to detach with webbing visible at front and back. Owner's name and company (L) on front free end paper, some highlighting for the battles owner took part in. ; Xvi + 368 pp. Numerous b/w photos, five paintings by Captain Leon Dabo. Bibliography, references, index, appendices. The five maps listed are not present, however there is what appears to be a map of the Sergy battlefield (marked Secret). ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 368 pages; "This book is not a tactical study ... 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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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 to separate from text block along the hinges, exposing some of the webbing. Pages slightly browned but text is clean and unmar... 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 the sea on which America's very life depends." Eller traces the growth of American sea power from World War II (where... 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 by the Third Reich. "The Tangled Web" follows step by step the fate of Lauwers, and reveals the shocking and my... 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. Only now are historians realizing the full importance and scope of this gigantic battle. . . truly the Waterloo of our times... 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 was tried: midget submarines, high-altitude bombers. And frogmen/ These attempts make one of the most fascinating chapters... View more info

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U-Boat Ace The Story of Wolfgang Luth

By: Vause, Jordan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8762

ISBN: 0312926413

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear and rubbing, a little chipping at top and base of spine. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; xxi + 266 pp. 8 pages of b/w photos, notes, bibliography, index. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 266 pages; "In 1942, the U-boats took Hitler's blitzkrieg to the sea - until the Allies struck back! " They were the 'wolves of the sea,' working in packs or alone, ripping apart Allied convoys, spreading terror, death, and destruction from the North Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. Now, a naval historian reveals what it was like to live, fight, and face death inside the cram... 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 final defeat."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 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 lagoon, beach to foxhole, they would fight in a terrifying inferno of machine gun bullets, blood and sand - surviving on guts a... 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 glory!"; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info