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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 the Arnhem bridge on the map he asked, 'How long will it take the armor to reach us?' Field Marshal Montgomery replied brisk... 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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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 quotations from the secret deliberations of the National Security Council-and firsthand revelations of the private thoughts, ... 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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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 War, where the young cavalryman makes a flamboyant name for himself, winding up a Brigadier General. Staying in the Army afte... 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 American is ever likely to forget. We are mostly optimistic people and that day is now a decade and more in the past, but i... 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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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 they are shaped by cultural factors."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 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 the Gulf War. Now, in this refreshingly candid and typically outspoken autobiography, General Schwarzkopf reviews his remarka... 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 ways that they are shaped by cultural factors."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 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 aspect of modern warfare on land and sea, in air and space. James F. Dunnigan, a leading expert on military history and simulatio... 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 starvation in his country by hijacking United Nations food shipments. U.S. policy makers had determined that capturing Aidid was the ... 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 - Midway - to that small list that inspires men by example. . . like Marathon, the Armada, the Marne."; 8vo - over 7¾" ... 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 personnel in the design, layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical wiring systems, as installed in the theater of operation... View more info

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JG 26 Top Guns of the Luftwaffe

By: Caldwell, Donald L.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Ivy Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8766

ISBN: 0804110506

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; xx + 426 pp. Foreword by Adolf Galland. Bibliography, appendices, index, 16 pp of b/w photos. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 426 pages; "During the years when the outcome of World War II was very much in doubt, the skies over Europe were the setting for the greatest air battles ever fought. In that titanic struggle, no pilots were more feared by Allied aircrews than the men of Jagdgeschwader 26, nicknamed the 'Abbeville Kids.' "Ask any veteran of the American Eighth Air Force about the Abbevil... 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

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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 with coolness, with supreme self-confidence and a firm belief in his own and his country's destiny, Just as important he had th... View more info

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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 Huertgen Forest and you speak of Hell! " During a seemingly interminable three months, from mid-September to mid-Decemb... 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 performance in World War II, their subsequent modernisation, and the problems arising from social change, the decline in ideology and... 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