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HEAVEN HIGH, HELL DEEP, 1917-1918, Archibald, Norman
1 Archibald, Norman HEAVEN HIGH, HELL DEEP, 1917-1918
New York Albert & Charles Boni 1935 (1st Edition) Cloth Good + No Jacket Palmer, Albert Signed
350p. Signed by author on title page. Cover edges and spine sunned, book store label on front pastedown. B&w illustrations. (8-3/4"x5-7/8") H11680 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Beach, Edward L. SALT AND STEEL: REFLECTIONS OF A SUBMARINER
Annapolis Naval Institute Press 1999 1557500541 / 9781557500540 First Edition Hardcover Very good very good Jacket 
[x], 299p. 1st printing. Jacket edges lightly worn. 6 leaves of b&w photo plates. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") H12269 
Price: 19.00 USD
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The Army Gets an Air Force: Tactics of Insurgent Bureaucratic Politics, Bergerson, Frederic A.
3 Bergerson, Frederic A. The Army Gets an Air Force: Tactics of Insurgent Bureaucratic Politics
Baltimore, Maryland Johns Hopkins University Press 1980 080182205X / 9780801822056 (First Edition) Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
xvi, 216p. Cover corners worn, jacket has large chip on top back edge with smaller chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliography. (9-3/8"x6-1/4") H7266 
Price: 35.00 USD
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THE DONKEYS, Clark, Alan
4 Clark, Alan THE DONKEYS
New York William Morrow & Co. 1962 (1st U.S. Edition) Cloth Very good good + Jacket 
216p. Former owner's name crossed off on front endpaper, jacket has small chips to edges with title on spine sunned almost to oblivion. "A controversial account of the leaders of the British Expeditionary Forces in France, 1915," whose leadership caused the British to lose more men in one day than any other army in the history of the world. B&w maps and 4 leaves of b&w photo plates. (8-5/8"x6") H11946 
Price: 45.00 USD
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YANKEE AUTUMN IN ACADIANA: A NARRATIVE OF THE GREAT TEXAS OVERLAND EXPEDITION THROUGH SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA OCTOBER-DECEMBER 1863, Edmonds, David C.
5 Edmonds, David C. YANKEE AUTUMN IN ACADIANA: A NARRATIVE OF THE GREAT TEXAS OVERLAND EXPEDITION THROUGH SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA OCTOBER-DECEMBER 1863
Lafayette, Louisiana Acadiana Press 1979 0937614017 / 9780937614013 Cloth Very Good good Jacket Signed
[xii], 495p. 2nd printing (1980) Signed by author on page preceding title page. Rubbed jacket has former price tag on front flap with corners worn. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations, maps, and photographs. 8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall. H9838 
Price: 95.00 USD
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THE NAVY IN REVIEW, Erickson, Curtis
6 Erickson, Curtis THE NAVY IN REVIEW
New York E.P. Dutton & Co. 1941 First Edition, Stated Hard Cover Good+ Poor Jacket 
212p. Fade spots on cover, corners bumped, chips, tears and creases to jacket, former owner's name on front endpaper. 16 b&w photo plates. From the front flap: "American boys who are thrilled by the stirring newsreel glimpses of the Navy in action in these times, will find in these pages the opportunity to study this great defense weapon at first hand. Tom Hastings and Jerry Radison, the two eighteen-year old lads...go through a mock registration and in this new book - are inducted into the Navy - introduced to naval customs, taboos, the intricacies of a sailor's bag and hammock, uniforms, ranks, and pay. They are treated to a short cruise abroad a destroyer, watch a bit of target practice on a cruiser, complete a tour of an airplane carrier and a floating hospital. They are assigned to a battleship and are amazed at the superb recreational programs planned by Uncle Sam for his sailors. They visit a naval aviation base and discover how to become Navy "Birds," and they are submerged in a submarine. And back in Norfolk, Virginia, they are both "honorably discharged." In brief, here is a most exciting survey of life as it is lived in every department of America's great navy, which the boys at the end of their adventure, are ready and eager to pronounce the very best in the world." 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. H1886 
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INSHORE HEROES: THE STORY OF H.M. MOTOR LAUNCHES IN TWO WORLD WARS, Granville, Wilfred & Robin A. Kelly
7 Granville, Wilfred & Robin A. Kelly INSHORE HEROES: THE STORY OF H.M. MOTOR LAUNCHES IN TWO WORLD WARS
London W.H. Allen 1961 Cloth Very Good fair+ Jacket 
320p. Former price tag on front endpaper, cover corners bumped, price clipped jacket has large chips to top and bottom of spine and holes on spine. A "comprehensive survey of the little ships in two world wars--and in peace" of the British coastal forces. Includes bibliography. Jacket design by Alan Plummer. B&w maps and 6 leaves of b&w photo plates. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") H10513 
Price: 65.00 USD
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8 Hill, H.W. & U.S. Naval Academy CRUISE MANUAL FOR MIDSHIPMEN CRUISES
Annapolis U.S. Naval Academy 1952 Stapled wraps Good + 
60p. Staples oxidized, back soiled, spine torn and wraps creased. Created for "the information and guidance of personnel concerned while engaged in training cruises for Midshipmen during the summer of 1952." (8-3/8"x5-1/2") P6682 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Hoban, Francis J. MARINES DON'T CRY: THE TRUE STORY OF A FEW GOOD MEN
Long Beach, California Seaside Printing Co. 1985 Mass Market Paperback Good + Signed
[162p.] Signed by author on page following title page. G2017 
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 Koury, Michael J. ARMS FOR TEXAS: A STUDY OF THE WEAPONS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS
Fort Collins, Texas The Old Army Press 1973 Soft Cover Good + Hefter, J. 
94p. Cover rubbed and spine folds and edges scraped. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations. (11"x8-1/2") P5539 
Price: 75.00 USD
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DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT: ADMIRAL IN THE MAKING, Lewis, Charles Lee
11 Lewis, Charles Lee DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT: ADMIRAL IN THE MAKING
Annapolis, Maryland United States Naval Institute 1941 (1st Edition) Hardcover Very Good good + Jacket 
xiv, 372p. Former owner's name on front endpaper, leave 89-90 dog-eared, cover corners lightly worn, top pages edges have pen marks, jacket edges and spine sunned with small tear to top back edge and small chips to corners. Includes bibliography. 16 b&w plates. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") H9660 
Price: 45.00 USD
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DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT: OUR FIRST ADMIRAL, Lewis, Charles Lee
12 Lewis, Charles Lee DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT: OUR FIRST ADMIRAL
Annapolis, Maryland United States Naval Institute 1943 (1st Edition) Hardcover Very Good good + Jacket 
xiv, 513p. Former owner's name on front endpaper, cover corners lightly worn, bottom back cover edges worn, jacket rubbed with corners and top and bottom of spine chipped and spine sunned. Includes bibliography. 18 b&w plates. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") H9661 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Lott, Arnold S. A LONG LINE OF SHIPS: MARE ISLAND'S CENTURY OF NAVAL ACTIVITY IN CALIFORNIA
Annapolis United States Naval Institute 1954 Cloth Very good fair + Jacket 
xiv, 268p. Cover corners bumped, jacket has a 3" tear and moisture stain on top with smaller tears and chips to edges. History of the first naval base on the Pacific Coast. Includes a list of ships build at the shipyard and employees with years of service. Jacket design by Alice Harth. B&w illustrations and 40 leaves of b&w photo plates. (10"x7") H12133 
Price: 19.00 USD
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DIXIE RAIDER: THE SAGA OF THE C.S.S. SHENANDOAH, Morgan, Murray
14 Morgan, Murray DIXIE RAIDER: THE SAGA OF THE C.S.S. SHENANDOAH
New York E.P. Dutton & Co. 1948 First Edition, Stated Cloth Good + good + Jacket 
336p. 8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall. Cover corners bumped with gray covering scraped off in spots and edges worn, jacket has small chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and 8 plates. H9344 
Price: 24.00 USD
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LES AMÉRICAINS Á NANTES ET SAINT-NAZAIRE, 1917-1919 (ANNALES LITTÉRAIRES DE L'UNIVERSITÉ DE NANTES, FASCICEILE 4), Nouailhat, Yves-Henri; Preface by Paul Bois
15 Nouailhat, Yves-Henri; Preface by Paul Bois LES AMÉRICAINS Á NANTES ET SAINT-NAZAIRE, 1917-1919 (ANNALES LITTÉRAIRES DE L'UNIVERSITÉ DE NANTES, FASCICEILE 4)
Paris Les Belles Lettres 1972 Softcover Good 
250p. Cover corners worn with bottom front corner torn, pages edges and endpaper have brown spots, light underlining and marks on text, a few pages dog eared. Includes bibliography. Text in French. B&w illustrations and photographs. (9-1/2"x6-1/8") P6548 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Electronic War in the Middle East, 1968-70., O'Ballance, Edgar
16 O'Ballance, Edgar The Electronic War in the Middle East, 1968-70.
Hamden, Connecticut Archon Books, Shoe String Press 1974 0208014691 / 9780208014696 (1st American Edition) Cloth Very Good Very Good Jacket 
148p. Cloth is torn on top edge of front cover, top page edges have brown spots and white spots on top edge of back cover, cover corners and head and foot of spine bumped, jacket has a stain on spine with light edge wear. B&w maps. (8-7/8"x5-5/8") H8447 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Office of Chief of Naval Operations, Fire Protection Section UNITED STATES NAVY STRUCTURAL FIRE FIGHTING: A MANUAL ON FIRE DEPARTMENT PRACTICES FOR UNITED STATES NAVAL SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS
Washington DC United States Government Printing Office 1947 Cloth Good 
x, 252p. Former owner's name of back endpaper, cover corners worn. OPNAV-P415-106. B&w illustrations and photographs. (9-3/8"x6-1/8") H10010 
Price: 19.00 USD
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ORDER OF DAEDALIANS, 50TH ANNIVERSARY ROLL CALL, 1934-1984: THE NATIONAL FRATERNITY OF MILITARY PILOTS, Order of Daedalians
18 Order of Daedalians ORDER OF DAEDALIANS, 50TH ANNIVERSARY ROLL CALL, 1934-1984: THE NATIONAL FRATERNITY OF MILITARY PILOTS
San Antonio, Texas Order of Daedalians 1984 Softcover Very good 
192p. Address label on back cover, cover edges lightly scraped. B&w decorations. (9-1/4"x7-1/2") P6808 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Gunfire in Barbary: Admiral Lord Exmouth's Battle with the Corsairs of Algiers in 1816 the Story of the Suppression of White Christian Slavery, Perkins, Roger;  K.J. Douglas-Morris
19 Perkins, Roger; K.J. Douglas-Morris Gunfire in Barbary: Admiral Lord Exmouth's Battle with the Corsairs of Algiers in 1816 the Story of the Suppression of White Christian Slavery
Havant, Hampshire, UK Kenneth Mason 1982 0859372715 / 9780859372718 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
200p. Jacket edges lightly worn. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and photographs. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") H8203 
Price: 19.00 USD
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20 Peterson, Michael & David Perlmutt CHARLIE TWO SHOES AND THE MARINES OF LOVE COMPANY
Annapolis Naval Institute Press 1998 1557506728 / 9781557506726 First Edition Hardcover Very good very good Jacket 
[xvi], 214p. 1st printing. The story of an eleven-year-old Chinese boy befriended by the Love Company of the Marines who were sent to China in 1945 shortly after the end of World War II, and their efforts, decades later, to help bring Charlie and his family to America. Includes bibliography. 12 leaves of b&w photo plates. (9-1/8"x6-1/8") H12267 
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