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History: Military & War

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The Cook Book of the United States Navy
1 The Cook Book of the United States Navy
Washington, D. C. USGPO 1944 Revised Edition Hardcover Good 
Navy blue board, faded and rubbed gilt lettering. 430 pp. All extremities worn. Name scrawled inside the cover; stamped repeatedly on endpages. Edges are soiled. Contents are clean. "...contains a summary of the principles of cookery, menu planning, and a comprehensive collection of recipes based on the newer knowledge of nutrition. Many of the recipes were suggested and tested by the commissary personnel of the Navy, and all of the recipes have been developed and tested for practical use in the Navy. Supplementary information which will be helpful to commissary personnel in preparing food of high standard is presented in tabular and other form." W. B. YOUNG Paymaster General of the Navy. (SOS pg 117); 8vo 
Price: 36.00 USD
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D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II, Ambrose, Stephen E.
2 Ambrose, Stephen E. D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
New York A Touchstone Book 1994 068480137X / 9780684801377 Softcover Near Fine 
"Stephen E. Ambrose draws from more than 1,400 interviews with American, British, Canadian, French, and German veterans to create the preeminent chronicle of the most important day in the t.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK,"; 8vo.; 655 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B24s over Germany 1944-45, Ambrose, Stephen E.
3 Ambrose, Stephen E. The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B24s over Germany 1944-45
New York Simon & Schuster 2001 0743203399 / 9780743203395 Second Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
As New " Ambrose describes how the Army Air Forces recruited, trained, and then chose those few who would undertake the most demanding and dangerous jobs in the Second World War. These are the boys -- turned pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners of the B-24s -- who suffered over 50 percent casualities." ; 8vo.; 299 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Air Marshals: the Air War in Western Europe, Andrews, Allen
4 Andrews, Allen The Air Marshals: the Air War in Western Europe
New York Morrow 1970 First Edition Hardcover (Original Cloth) Very Good with no dust jacket 
Navy cloth, illustrated with maps and black and white photos. World War II, 1939-1945 — Aerial operations. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 11.25 USD
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Faith in God and Generals  An Anthology of Faith, Hope, and Love in the American Civil War, Baehr, Ted &  Susan Huey Wales &  Ron Maxwell
5 Baehr, Ted & Susan Huey Wales & Ron Maxwell Faith in God and Generals An Anthology of Faith, Hope, and Love in the American Civil War
B&H Publishing Group 2003 0805427287 / 9780805427288 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in gray boards w green spine, in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket " An Anthology of Faith, Hope, and Love in the American Civil War " ; 9.80 X 8.30 X 0.70 inches; 187 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Under Fire: The story of a Squad (Le Feu), Barbusse, Henri
6 Barbusse, Henri Under Fire: The story of a Squad (Le Feu)
New York E. P. Dutton 1918 Hardcover Very Good- 
Bright red cloth with black title and boarder, mild wear, spine is slightly toned. 1918, 14th printing. Broken at the first gutter, else binding is solid. Barbusse became a voluntary soldier of the French army, was sent to the front, injured, recouped and reassigned to the War Office. He published "Le Feu" in 1916, "...one of the earliest memoirs to critique the French rationale for war and to establish a firmly anti-war stance." Under Fire won the Prix Goncourt. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 358 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Desert Generals, Barnett, Correlli Douglas
7 Barnett, Correlli Douglas The Desert Generals
New York Viking 1961 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
(London: Kimber, 1960). 320 pages. Appendices. Index. 25 map sketches. Map endpages. Foxed edges. Dust jacket is unclipped; tears with edge chips; now in an archival cover. A major work of biography for five men and the first historical account of the Desert campaign of 1940-43: General Sir Alan Cunningham, General Sir Neil Ritchie, Field-Marshal Sir Claude J.E. Auchinleck, Field-Marshal The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Fire in the Sky   The Air War in the South Pacific, Bergerud, Eric M &  Eric Bergerud
8 Bergerud, Eric M & Eric Bergerud Fire in the Sky The Air War in the South Pacific
Basic Books 1999 081332985X / 9780813329857 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover in red boards in Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. " The Air War in the South Pacific " ; 9.10 X 6.10 X 2.30 inches; 752 pp pages 
Price: 16.20 USD
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Ancient Greece  ; Nature Company Discoveries Library, Books, Time-Life &  Judith Simpson
9 Books, Time-Life & Judith Simpson Ancient Greece ; Nature Company Discoveries Library
Time-Life Books 1997 078354801x / 9780783548012 Hardcover As New 
As new copy of this exceptionally well done educational picture book. Part of The Nature Company Discoveries Library, a dynamic reference series for children. Contents: The Greek World; Living in Ancient Greece; Arts and Science; Foreign Affairs. Includes "Portraits from Ancient Greece, Glossary and Index. Each page is in full color with subject artwork and artifact photograph inserts and text along with "Did you know?" sections. brief but informative text and more. ; Nature Company Discoveries Library; 11.90 X 9.90 X 0.50 inches; 64 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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10 Bova, Ben The Green Trap: Library Edition
New York, New York Forge 2006 0765309246 / 9780765309242 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
N. Y, Forge, 2006 first edition Fine / Fine in Mylar. 331 pg.. Black board, black spine As the world’ s secrets and their own teeter in the balance, both Paul and Elena must decide what to do before it’ s too late. Contemporary, topical, and exciting, The Green Trap is a thriller of today’ s energy skullduggery both the kind you read about in the headlines and kind you don't ...; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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SOE's The Ultimate Deception  Operation Periwig, Boyce, Fredric
11 Boyce, Fredric SOE's The Ultimate Deception Operation Periwig
Sutton Publishing 2005 0750940271 / 9780750940276 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
"From January until April 1945, SOE rained propaganda leaflets on the hapless population fleeing the ruins of their cities and the oncoming Allied ground forces; they broadcast messages to the 'resistance'; they planted the most scandalous lies about eminent Nazis; and at the end they even dropped four agents on fictitious missions."; 9.29 X 6.14 X 1.18 inches; 256 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Influence of Air Power Upon History, Boyne, Walter
12 Boyne, Walter The Influence of Air Power Upon History
Pelican Publishing 2003 1589800346 / 9781589800342 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover in black boards Very Good marked in some yellowing in Very Good jacket. Marked on text block with ink to indicate read by previous owner. ; 9.06 X 6.46 X 1.65 inches; 448 pp pages 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Flyboys ;  A True Story of Courage   A True Story of Courage, Bradley, James
13 Bradley, James Flyboys ; A True Story of Courage A True Story of Courage
Little, Brown and Company 2003 0316105848 / 9780316105842 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover in blue boards and red spine in Very Good some yellowing in Very Good jacket. Marked on text block with ink to indicate read by previous owner.; 9.30 X 6.10 X 1.50 inches; 398 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Illustrated History of the Third Reich, Bradley, John
14 Bradley, John Illustrated History of the Third Reich
Gramercy 1998 0517160358 / 9780517160350 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
256 pages. Profusely illustrated. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Some rubbing, shelf wear. Dust jacket is bright with light edge wear. First published in 1978. "From one of the most respected authorities on the subject, here is a definitive history of Hitler's Germany. This classic describes the political events leading up to the Nazi seizure of power in 1933, the creation of Hitler's police state, the outbreak of war in Europe in 1939, and Germany's central role in the Holocaust. Includes hundreds of photos." ; 12"X 9". 
Price: 22.05 USD
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Civil Blood  Poems and Prose, Breckenridge, Jill & R. W. Scholes
15 Breckenridge, Jill & R. W. Scholes Civil Blood Poems and Prose
Minneapolis, MN Milkweed Editions 1986 0915943107 / 9780915943104 Review Copy Softcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Review copy with slip laid in. Overlaping dust jacket in archival cover, lightly worn edges. Pencil erasure on ffep. "Through narrative poems, letters, other prose and lyrics, the author has fashioned an economical account as accurate in facts as it is compelling in human drama." — ALA Booklist Civil Blood was nominated for a National Book Critics' Circle Award and the American Library Association's Notable Books of the year. ; 9.75 X 6.25 X 1 inches; 216 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The World War II Desk Reference, Brinkley, Douglas
16 Brinkley, Douglas The World War II Desk Reference
Collins Reference 2004 0060526513 / 9780060526511 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover in black boards in VG condition in VG jacket ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 592 pp pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Adventures and Misadventures: The Life and Some of the Times of George W. Carrington USMC, Carrington, George W.
17 Carrington, George W. Adventures and Misadventures: The Life and Some of the Times of George W. Carrington USMC
New York Vantage Pr 2005 Signed by Author; 05 First Edition Softcover Fine 
As new. First printing. Illustrated with black & white photographs. 203 pp. Colonel George Williams Carrington, USMC (retired) was born in New York City, in 1921, and educated at Yale and Oxford. He saw active duty in World War II, Korea and Viet Nam. He served as aide to General Maxwell D. Taylor, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. After retirement from the Corps, he served as Dean of the Marine Military Academy, a college prep school located in Harlingen, Texas. ; 7.80 X 5.10 X 0.70 inches; 203 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Rape of Nanking ;  The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II  The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II, Chang, Iris
18 Chang, Iris The Rape of Nanking ; The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II
Penguin Books 1998 0140277447 / 9780140277449 Softcover Very Good 
Trade paperback Very Good some yellowing Marked on text block with ink to indicate read by previous owner. ; 7.72 X 5.04 X 0.87 inches; 290 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Phantoms Over Vietnam ;  U.S. Navy F4 Phantoms 1965-1973  U.S. Navy F4 Phantoms 1965-1973, Club, Military Book
19 Club, Military Book Phantoms Over Vietnam ; U.S. Navy F4 Phantoms 1965-1973 U.S. Navy F4 Phantoms 1965-1973
Osprey 2002 1841765996 / 9781841765990 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
Hardcover First Edition in white boards Fine condition. ; 9.60 X 7.30 X 0.90 inches; 194 pp pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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A Covert Affair ;  Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS   Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS, Conant, Jennet
20 Conant, Jennet A Covert Affair ; Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS
Simon & Schuster 2011 Signed by Author; 97 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in red boards w black cloth spine Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. "New York Times bestselling author" " In the Far East during World War II, and the tumultuous years when she and Paul Child were caught up in the McCarthy witch hunt." ; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.50 inches; 395 pp pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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