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Image for THE GREAT SHIPS PASS British Battleships At War 1939-45

THE GREAT SHIPS PASS British Battleships At War 1939-45

By: Smith, Peter C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16583

ISBN: 0718301757

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; As an island nation, the safety of Great Britain rested to a large extent on the Royal Navy. In keeping with this tradition, the RN acquitted itself well during WWII, as author Smith's narrative amply demonstrates ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 544 pages View more info

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ASSIGNMENT TO CATASTROPHE [VOLUME TWO ONLY] The Fall of France June 1940

By: Spears, Edward L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, A. A. Wyn: 1955

Order Number: 16530

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Top corners lightly bumped, along with the first few pages. Wear with chipping to DJ along with small open tears; The second volume of the story of the occupation of France at the outset of WWII, starting June 1, 1940; 8vo; 333 pages View more info

Image for EAGLE AGAINST THE SUN The American War with Japan

EAGLE AGAINST THE SUN The American War with Japan

By: Spector, Ronald H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Free Press: 1985

Order Number: 16312

ISBN: 0029303605

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small blemish to DJ rear; The American campaign in the Pacific during WWII ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 589 pages View more info

Image for A GLORIOUS WAY TO DIE The Kamikaze Mission of the Battleship Yamato, April 1945

A GLORIOUS WAY TO DIE The Kamikaze Mission of the Battleship Yamato, April 1945

By: Spurr, Russell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Newmarket Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16218

ISBN: 0937858005

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ yellowed. Boards show slight dampstaining, not affecting text ; The biggest battleship ever built, the Yamamoto was pressed into service to carry out kamikaze missions once the war situation for the Japanese became desperate ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 341 pages View more info

Image for GENERAL VIEW OF JAPANESE MILITARY AIRCRAFT IN THE PACIFIC WAR [2 VOLUME SET]

GENERAL VIEW OF JAPANESE MILITARY AIRCRAFT IN THE PACIFIC WAR [2 VOLUME SET]

By: Staff Of "aireview"

Price: $360.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kanto-Sha: 1956

Order Number: 3195

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner's name and stamp on front endpaper; One book in English, the other in the original Japanese. The latter edition includes all the illustrations and two fold-outs. Contemporary ads. Nice, helpful pencil notes that help to find the according illustration in the Japanese volume ; 8vo; 126, 324 pages View more info

Image for GERMAN MILITARY AIRCRAFT IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [2 VOL. SET]

GERMAN MILITARY AIRCRAFT IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [2 VOL. SET]

By: Staff Of "aireview"

Price: $360.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kanto-Sha: 1956

Order Number: 3196

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner's name and stamp on front endpaper; One book in English, the other in the original Japanese. The latter edition includes all the illustrations and two fold-outs. Contemporary ads. Nice, helpful pen notes that help to find the according illustration in the Japanese volume ; 8vo; 126, 324 pages View more info

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BOMBS AWAY The Story of a Bomber Team

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12550

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Chipping & small open tears to DJ. Wear to extremities. Bookseller's sticker to front free endpaper ; Author Steinbeck visited training centers across the US to learn about bomber pilots and crews; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 185 pages View more info

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ONCE THERE WAS A WAR

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15313

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear with slight creasing and small closed tear to DJ rear. Overall a lovely copy ; The collected WWII dispatches of Steinbeck, collected here in book form for the first time ; 8vo; 233 pages View more info

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TREBLINKA

By: Steiner, Jean-Francois

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16721

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to price clipped DJ. Apparent sticker residue to front pastedown ; In 1943, some inmates at the Treblinka concentration camp led a rebellion against their captors. Stated first printing. introduction by Simone de Beauvoir; 8vo; 415 pages View more info

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LEND-LEASE Weapon for Victory

By: Stettinius, E. R.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1944

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Order Number: 7087

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. First and last pages browned, but not affecting the endpapers in bold red. Internally a copy in Near Fine condition with binding tight; Nicely SIGNED by E. R. Stettinius with ink on title page; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 398 pages View more info

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THE WAR LORDS

By: Taylor, A. J. P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 16062

ISBN: 0689108400

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Binding could be a bit tighter ; Biographical sketches of the five men who administered WWII: Roosevelt, Churchill, Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 189 pages View more info

Image for MONTGOMERY: THE FIELD MARSHAL The Campaign in Northwest Europe 1944-45

MONTGOMERY: THE FIELD MARSHAL The Campaign in Northwest Europe 1944-45

By: Thompson, R. W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1969

Order Number: 16527

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to price clipped DJ; The noted WWII general, whose place in the pantheon of military leadership is assured, however, he is open to criticism for some of his field decisions, according to author Thompson ; 8vo; 344 pages View more info

Image for WAR ON SARK The Secret Letters of Julia Tremayne

WAR ON SARK The Secret Letters of Julia Tremayne

By: Tremayne, Julia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Exeter, Webb & Bower: 1981

Order Number: 12152

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; A personal account of the German occupation of the island of Sark, 1940-1945; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 208 pages View more info

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THE RAFT

By: Trumbull, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16435

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ with slight discoloration to rear; Three Navy fliers adrift on a raft for thirty-four days. A really fine example of this first edition ; 8vo; 205 pages View more info

Image for THE FIRST SALUTE A View of the American Revolution

THE FIRST SALUTE A View of the American Revolution

By: Tuchman, Barbara W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15856

ISBN: 0394553330

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear and slight dampstaining to DJ; The noted historian turns her sights to the American Revolution ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 347 pages View more info

Image for STILWELL AND THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN CHINA 1911-45

STILWELL AND THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN CHINA 1911-45

By: Tuchman, Barbara W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1971

Order Number: 16434

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear and chipping to DJ; Author Tuchman follows subject Stilwell from the time he first went to China at the time of the 1911 revolution, through tours of duty in the 1920s and 30s, to his return as theater commander in China-Burma-India during WWII ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 621 pages View more info

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THE BOOK OF THE MEDIEVAL KNIGHT

By: Turnbull, Stephen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 16067

ISBN: 0517558637

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Slight wear to price clipped DJ with tiny small tears ; Fascinating, enjoyable read about the history of the Knight and their battlefield exploits during the Middle Ages (roughly 1330-1490) in Britain, France, Wales, Scotland, and Spain; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages View more info

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THE DEADLY STROKE

By: Tute, Warren

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 16033

ISBN: 069810501x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Vertical crease down the middle of the DJ, not egregiously noticeable. Binding could be tighter; When the Vichy collaborationists took control in France, Winston Churchill did not want the French navy in enemy hands, so he ordered the French fleet destroyed via seizure, surrender or exile to the Carribean. Only the detachment in Algeria resisted, and so the battle was on; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 221 pages View more info

Image for WAR IN THE WEST The Battle of France May - June, 1940

WAR IN THE WEST The Battle of France May - June, 1940

By: Vilfroy, Daniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, Military Service Publishing Company: 1942

Order Number: 10190

Condition: Very Good+


Endpapers browned; 8vo; 163 pages View more info

Image for A LITERARY JOURNEY Through Wartime Britain

A LITERARY JOURNEY Through Wartime Britain

By: Ward, A. C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1943

Order Number: 17990

Condition: Very Good


Barely visible brown spots to boards. Bookplate. Former owner's name on first blank page. A few tipped in newspaper articles, some of which left a brown shadow ; How WWII affected the British literary community. In VG- slipcase with part of top edge missing ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 96 pages View more info

Image for TASCHENBUCH DER KRIEGSFLOTTEN XXVII. JAHRGANG 1932

TASCHENBUCH DER KRIEGSFLOTTEN XXVII. JAHRGANG 1932

By: Weyer, B.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: München, J. F. Lehmanns Verlag: 1932

Edition: 27th Edition

Order Number: 19099

Condition: Very Good+


Extremely light foxing on front endpaper. ; A profusely illustrated guide to war ships around the world; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 448 pages View more info

Image for THE OTHER BATTLEGROUND The Home Fronts: Britain, France and Germany 1914-1918

THE OTHER BATTLEGROUND The Home Fronts: Britain, France and Germany 1914-1918

By: Williams, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery Company: 1972

Order Number: 15195

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


How did the nightmare of WWI affect the millions who stayed behind? ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 326 pages View more info

Image for ROMMEL The Desert Fox

ROMMEL The Desert Fox

By: Young, Desmond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1950

Order Number: 10233

Condition: Very Good+


Gilt spine lettering faded; 8vo; 264 pages View more info

Image for EDUCATION BEFORE VERDUN

EDUCATION BEFORE VERDUN

By: Zweig, Arnold

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1936

Order Number: 10230

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ darkened and with small chips to spine ends. Bookplate ; 8vo View more info

Image for SQUADRON A A History of its First Fifty Years 1889 - 1939

SQUADRON A A History of its First Fifty Years 1889 - 1939

By: [Association Of Ex-Members Of Squadron A]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Association of Ex-Members of Squadron A: 1939

Order Number: 10227

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Endpapers browned. Bookplate ; 8vo View more info

Image for DEUTSCHE HEIMAT Eine Sammlung Von Bildern, Die Von Deutscher Geschichte Und Wirtschaftlicher Stärke Des Deutschen Volkes Zeugnis Ablegen Sollen

DEUTSCHE HEIMAT Eine Sammlung Von Bildern, Die Von Deutscher Geschichte Und Wirtschaftlicher Stärke Des Deutschen Volkes Zeugnis Ablegen Sollen

By: [Cigaretten-Fabrik Garbaty]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Berlin Pankow, Cigaretten-Fabrik Garbaty:

Order Number: 17858

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light wear. Binding loosening; In German. An ode on German roots from a difficult time in history. Chapters include German Landscape, German early colonies, German fairy tales, German classics, German castles and so on. Tipped in pictures probably from cigarette packages that had to be collected and sticked in. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

THE ADMIRALTIES Operations of the 1st Cavalry Division (29 February - 18 May 1944)

By: [Historical Division War Department]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Government Printing Office: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3435

Condition: Very Good+


Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs and maps ; American Forces in Action Series; 8vo; 151 pages View more info

TO BIZERTE WITH THE II CORPS 23 April 1943 - 13 May 1943

By: [Historical Division War Department]

Price: $90.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3436

Condition: Very Good+


Including supplement with 12 fold-out maps at rear ; American Forces in Action Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 80 pages View more info

PAPUAN CAMPAIGN The Buna-Sanananda Operation 16 November 1942 - 23 January 1943

By: [Military Intelligence Division]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Military Intelligence Division, War Department: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3434

Condition: Very Good


Numerous b&w illustrations from photos and sketches, 4 fold-out maps; 8vo; 107 pages View more info