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OURSELVES IN WARTIME

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Ltd.: [1944]

Seller ID: H12757

Condition: Good +


[256p.] Cover corners bumped, spine sunned, cloth puckered on top front. Pictorial "survey of the [British] home front in the Second World War, relating how an industrial mobilization unparalleled in history was carried out, how resistance to air attack was organized, how a citizen army was formed, and how the nation saved for victory: and describing the endeavors, trails and triumphs of the people of Britain united in the fight for freedom." B&w photographs. (9&... View more info

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RAMPARTS OF THE PACIFIC

By: Abend, Hallett

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1942

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10021

Condition: Good +


[xx], 332p. Cover corners bumped and sunned where there is a corresponding chip on jacket at top of spine and front, bottom of jacket spine missing with smaller chips and tears to edges. B&w photo plates. (9-3/8"x6-3/8") View more info

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THE SPEARHEADERS

By: Altieri, James

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12405

Condition: Very good


318p. Gift message on front endpaper, price clipped jacket rubbed and lightly soiled. Subtitle on jacket: A vivid personal history of Darby's Rangers, America's first commando unit. Presented from "an enlisted man's point of view of the intensely dramatic career of the Rangers from their beginnings as soldiers in Ireland, through their grueling training in Scotland, to their role in the bloody fighting in North Africa, Sicily and Italy." 12 leaves of b&w photo pl... View more info

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BERLIN UNDERGROUND, 1939-1945

By: Andreas-Friedrich, Ruth

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Latimer House Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10235

Condition: Good


254p. Bookstore stamp on back pastedown, cover lightly moisture stained with corners bumped, endpapers toned, long tears on flap folds and one on top front edge that extends onto the spine with smaller tears and chips to edges and back panel soiled. "Mrs. Friedrich's story gives an exciting picture of the anti-Nazi Underground Movement during the War and also of the precarious existence in Berlin during the War and through the heavy bombing." (8-3/4"x5-3/4... View more info

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The Japanese Air Forces in World War II: The Organization of the Japanese Army & Naval Air Forces, 1945

By: Arms and Armour Press, Hippocrene Books

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London & New York, Arms and Armour Press, Hippocrene Books: 1979

Seller ID: H6875

ISBN: 0882544926

Condition: Good+


170p. Top of cover has damp stain, top and spine of jacket darkened with light wear to edges. Includes glossary. 8 b&w photo plates. (8-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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SEMPER FIDELIS: THE U.S. MARINES IN WORLD WAR II

By: Asprey, Robert B.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Co.: 1967

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12273

Condition: Good +


293p. 1st printing. Remainder. Red dot on bottom page edges, brown spots on top and fore edges of pages, endpapers, and jacket flaps, price clipped jacket has moisture stain on inside front. Written for a young adult audience and chronicles the United States Marines campaign in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Jacket design by Eric Carle. B&w illustrations and photographs. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

Spain, the Jews, and Franco

By: Avni, Haim; Translated from the Hebrew By Emanuel Shimoni

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: H8059

ISBN: 0827601883

Condition: Very Good+


[xiv], 268p. Jacket lightly soiled with small scrapes to edges. Includes bibliography. 4 b&w photo plates. (9-3/8"x6-1/8") View more info

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NEWPORT NEWS SHIPS: THEIR HISTORY IN TWO WORLD WARS (MUSEUM PUBLICATION, NO. 25)

By: Balison, Howard J.; Edited for the Museum by George Carrington Mason

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Newport News, Virginia, Mariners Museum: 1954

Edition: First

Seller ID: H8973

Condition: Very Good


[xvi], 372p. Cover corners and top and bottom of spine bumped, jacket has chips to corners and tear at top front edge. Frontispiece by T.C. Skinner. 80 b&w plates. (9-3/4"x7-1/4") View more info

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OVER THERE, INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMERICAN SERVICEMEN IN BRITAIN, 1942

By: Bodleian Library

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Oxford, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford: 1994

Seller ID: P5969

ISBN: 1851240365

Condition: Very Good


16p. Smudge on front with pages and cover slightly warped, sticker shadow on back wrap. Reprint of a pamphlet "issued by the United States War Department in 1942 to American servicemen who were going to Britain to prepare for the invasion of occupied Europe." Booklet. (8-3/8"x5-7/8") View more info

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PRIVATE BREGER'S WAR: HIS ADVENTURES IN BRITAIN AND AT THE FRONT

By: Breger, Dave

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1944

Seller ID: H12748

Condition: Good


Unpaginated (approx. 124p.) Cover foxed and soiled but pages clean and bright. Black & orange illustrations. (9-3-4"x6-5/8") View more info

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ONCE UPON A TIDE: TALES FROM A FOXHOLE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC

By: Bronemann, LeRoy B.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Bryn Mawr, Dorrance & Co.: 1982

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12275

ISBN: 0805928189

Condition: Good +


xiv, 185p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Brown spots on endpapers, pages edges, and jacket; jacket rubbed and spine sunned with small chips and tears to edges. Relates the experiences of the author as a private in "the United States Army's 454th Amphibious Truck Company in the South Pacific during World War II." Jacket design by Mike Kurgansky. B&w maps and photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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A FLOCK OF SHIPS

By: Callison, Brian

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1970

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12251

Condition: Very good


[256p.] Rubbed and price clipped jacket tattered at top front corner with small chips to edges. Decades after World War II, a "naval survey vessel discovers the incinerated hulks of a cargo liner, a submarine and a British freighter in the land-locked harbour of a tiny and deserted Atlantic island." (8-1/2"x5-5/8") View more info

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FOUR (4) STARS OF HELL

By: Critchell, Laurence

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Declan X. McMullen Co.: 1947

Edition: First

Seller ID: H8950

Condition: Good+


[xiv], [353p.] Cover corners bumped, jacket corners and top and bottom of spine chipped and edges worn and flaps scraped, note written in pen on front endpaper states "Winifred P. Smith son was in the 501st Par. Inf. 3rd Battalion." Includes publisher's letter regarding complimentary shipment of this book that is "the wish of the officers of the 501st Regiment Association that the families of these men should have a copy of this testament of their courage and... View more info

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SAILOR, THE BITTER YEARS

By: Domac, Dragutin 'Charles'

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Pacific Grove, California, Boxwood Press: 1987

Seller ID: H10448

ISBN: 0941068103

Condition: Very Good


[vi], 203p. Bottom front cover stained, jacket has small chips and tears to edges, back pages have a stain to fore edges. Personal narrative of serving in Allied naval operations during World War II. (9-3/8"x6-1/4") View more info

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COASTAL COMMAND AT WAR

By: Dudley-Gordon, Tom [Pseudonym of George Campbell]; Foreword by Sir Philip B. Joubert de la Ferté]

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: [1943]

Seller ID: H12747

Condition: Good


[192p.] Brown spots on page edges and endpapers. The Royal Air Force Coastal Command's actions during World War II. 15 b&w photo plates and frontispiece. (7-1/2"x5-1/8") View more info

BATTLESHIPS: UNITED STATES BATTLESHIPS IN WORLD WAR II

By: Dulin, Robert O. & William H. Garzke, Jr.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12406

ISBN: 0870210998

Condition: Very good


[xii], 267p. A few white spots on back cover, jacket corners worn with creased tears to edges. Includes bibliography. B&w line drawings and photographs. (11-1/4"x9-3/8") View more info

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THE DOUGHGIRLS: A COMEDY

By: Fields, Joseph

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1943

Edition: First

Seller ID: H8643

Condition: Very Good


204p. 1st printing. Former owner's name on pastedown, jacket rubbed and soiled with folds scraped and edges chipped with tears. 3 b&w photo plates. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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THE LAST NINE DAYS OF THE BISMARCK

By: Forester, C.S.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1959

Edition: First

Seller ID: H4269

Condition: Very Good


138p. Page fore edges lightly soiled, fade spot on front cover, spine slightly slanted, rubbed jacket has 1" tear on front bottom edge that has been tape repaired on the inside and small tears, creases and chips to jacket edges. Jacket design by Samuel H. Bryant. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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"Overpaid, Oversexed, & Over Here:" The American GI in World War II Britain

By: Gardiner, Juliet

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Canopy Books, Abbeville Press: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: H8658

ISBN: 1558594086

Condition: Very Good


224p. Jacket has small tears and wear to head and foot of spine. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and photographs. (10"x7") View more info

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PAULUS AND STALINGRAD: A LIFE OF FIELD-MARSHAL FRIEDRICH PAULUS WITH NOTES, CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS FROM HIS PAPERS

By: Goerlitz (Görlitz), Walter; With Preface by Ernst Alexander Paulus, Translated by Colonel R.H. Stevens

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press: 1963

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12264

Condition: Good +


xvi, 301p. Address stamp on front endpaper, cover has white spots, jacket tattered with tears of flap folds. Using personal papers provided by the Paulus family, Görlitz relates Paulus's life with a focus on the Battle of Stalingrad where "Paulus and the Sixth Army surrendered to the Russians, after some of the worst fighting on the entire Eastern Front in the freezing snow having been let down by Hitler." B&w maps and 5 b&w photo plates and frontispiece. (8-1/2... View more info