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Ploesti

By: Dugan, James and Stewart, Carroll

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003105

Condition: Good


280 pp. Light scuffing on front cover, toned. Light spine creasing. No markings. The 1943 mission to bomb Nazi-controlled oil refineries in Rumania is recounted in detail. Cover blurb calls the battle "the most daring bomber attack of World War II." Frontispiece map. View more info

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A Life in a Year: The American Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-1972

By: Ebert, James

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Novato, Calif., Presidio Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009937

ISBN: 0891415394

Condition: Very Good


406 pp., 10 pp. b&w photos. Nearly new, lightly thumbed. Text clean. No spine creasing. Ebert relates the field experiences of more than 60 infantry soldiers in Vietnam. Beginning with induction and training, he moves on to deployment in the Vietnamese countryside and return to America. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

The Victory Gardens of 1942 and 1943 at the New York Botanical Garden`

By: Everett, Thomas H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bronx, N.Y., New York Botanical Garden: 1943

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009306

Condition: Good


24 pp. with b&w photos in green stiff wraps. PP. 11-14 loose but laid in. Foxing mark and previous owner's name on p. 1. Rest of text clean. A scarce report on a demonstration project to show that homeowners can raise significant quantities of vegetables on a small plot with careful planning and diligent labor. The Botanical Garden used a 47 by 38 foot site. Include site plans, and a report on the harvest. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

Faces of War: The Untold Story of Edward Steichen's WW11 Photographers

By: Faram, Mark D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Berkley Caliber: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010309

Condition: Very Good +


239 pp., numerous b&w photos in text, plus more in a DVD on rear board. Close to new except for bumped corners. Text clean. Detailed account of how Edward Steichen organized a band of photographers for the US Navy and made 14,000 images of combat in the Pacific Theater. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

A Fable

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1954

Edition: First Printing Stated.

Seller ID: 009691

Condition: Good +


437 pp. With library card on rear paper, and a few library stampings. Lightly read, from USAF base (McCoy Field -- now part of Orlando Fl. airport). Square, firm binding, light bumping of corners. A few smudge marks on endpapers. Text clean. Quilt-like geometric pattern stamped on front cover. A few pages have diagonal creasing. This allegorical novel imagines a day in World War 1 in which French soldiers and their German counterparts simply refuse to fight. The story, initially panned, has gained more critical approval over the decades. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info

Beyond Nuclear: Mordechai Vanunu's Freedom of Speech Trial and My Life as a Muckracker 2005-2010

By: Fleming, Eileen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Self-published: 2010

Seller ID: 009895

Condition: Good


188 pp., notes. Rippled because of dampness; satisfactory as reading copy. Binding firm. Stiff wraps, with color photo of Vanunu on cover. No publication data, apparently self-published. An American writer recounts her friendship with Vanunu, who served 18 years in an Israeli prison after taking photos of nuclear development work in an underground facility in the Negev desert. His revelations to British media helped document that Israel has a nuclear arsenal of 150 to 200 bombs, although Israel has neither confirmed or denied the report. Israel has required him to remain incommunicado since hi... View more info

A Toast to Rebellion

By: Garibaldi, Giuseppe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill: 1935

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009877

Condition: Good +


327 pp. Spine faded and stained with a streak of white paint. Water stains on front and rear covers. Artistic bookplate pasted on inside cover. Text clean, binding firm. Grandson of Italy's national hero recounts his adventures as a mercenary in the 1910 Mexican Revolution, the Boer War and other conflicts. Includes 19 glossy b&w photos. Size: 8v0 -- 9 in Tall By 10 in. Wide View more info

Desert Storm Ground War

By: Halberstadt, Hans

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Osceola, Wisc., Motorbooks International: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004652

ISBN: 0879385618

Condition: Near Fine


129 pp., with 90 photos, many in color. Glossy color stiff wraps, nearly new, spine uncreased. No markings. Includes appendices with lists of the war dead, military commands that sent troops to the war. A day by day chronicle of the Desert Storm operation that drove an Iraq occupation force out of Kuwait in the 1990-91 period. Most of the fighting was confined to a five-day blitz, unlike the subsequent war against Iraq begun in 2003 and continuing as a fierce guerilla struggle through 2005 View more info

See Here, Private Hargrove

By: Hargrove, Marion

Price: $2.75

Publisher: NY, NY: Pocket, 1943: 1943

Edition: 3rd Printing, Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 003920

Condition: Fair +


Mass Market Paperback. Fair +. 3rd Printing, Paperback Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 166 pp. Covers creased, rubbed, soiled. Binding still sturdy, pages intact. Previous owner's initials and 1949 date on red endpaper. A journalist is drafted and gives a lighthearted account of his life as a GI during World War 2. Wartime paper conservation notice precedes the title page. End material includes a note about soldiers needing books. Nice WW 2 nostalgia item. View more info

History of the Second World War

By: Hart, B.H. Liddell

Price: $10.50

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 001623

Condition: Very Good +


766 pp. Light edgewear, otherwise clean, no markings. Chipping and creasing on spine of dj. Index, bibliography, 53 maps. A British military historian whose hawkish views were ignored before 1939 gives a sweeping and sober account of World War 2 and its consequences. Hart challenges much of the conventional wisdom about the war; he argues the war could have been averted if Britain and France had resisted Hitler's policies during the 1930s. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II

By: Hylton, Wil S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Riverhead (Penguin Group): 2014

Edition: Uncorrected Proof.

Seller ID: 010071

Condition: Near Fine


272 pp. Nearly new. Review copy. No markings. Covers have foldover flaps. A case study of efforts to track and recover 11 airmen who disappeared during WW 2 when their bomber flew over Pulau in the Pacific. They are among the 56,000 US troops still MIA. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

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The Iraq Study Group Report: The Way Forward - A New Approach

By: Iraq Study Group, Baker, James A., Hamilton Lee H. Et al.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage: 2006

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010305

ISBN: 0307386562

Condition: Fine


142 pp. Nearly new, no spine creasing or text markings. Small red line on top edge near spine. An overview of the US attempt to occupy and rebuild Iraq as of 2005. Brief history of the US invasion, along with 79 recommendations to the Bush Administration for future policy. Study group was a bipartisan panel of senior govt officials. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall View more info

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Fear Up Harsh

By: Lagouranis, Tony (with Mikaelian, Allen)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, New American Library (Penguin): 2008

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 005623

ISBN: 0451223152

Condition: As New


254 pp. Unread, no spine creasing, no remainder marks. With New American Library promotional announcement laid in. Subtitle: An Army interrogator's dark journey through Iraq. Blurb by Michael Posner, president of Human Rights Watch: "This is a story the Pentagon does not want to have told. It tells how policy decisions made by senior officials led to widespread abuse that stretched well beyond Abu Ghraib." Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

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Fear Up Harsh

By: Lagouranis, Tony (with Mikaelian, Allen)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, NAL Caliber (Penguin): 2007

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010310

ISBN: 0451223152

Condition: Fine


254 pp. Close to new, no markings or creases. An Army interrogator tells of his first hand experiences with POWs in Abu Ghraib prison and other locations in Iraq. He discloses the military often disregarded Geneva Convention rules against torture. Size: 8vo -- 9 in By 9 in Square Format View more info

Revolt in the Desert

By: Lawrence, T.E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Co.: 1927

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 005195

Condition: Good +


335 pp., with several illustrations of various officials and leaders. Frontispiece portrait of T.E. Lawrence after a sketch by Augustus John. Inscription on half title page by previous owners. Front hinge starting; spine faded, light edgewear, corners bumped. Binding sturdy. Foldout map of Arabia intact at rear. Illustrated endpapers showing a caravan in silhouette. The legendary and enigmatic Lawrence recount his amazing military tale in an understated, matter of fact narrative laced with dry wit: a 26-year-old British archaelogist, rejected as physically unfit for military duty in World War ... View more info

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Las Claves Esotericas del III Reich (El Archivo del Misterio de Iker Jimenez) (Spanish Edition)

By: Lesta, Jose

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Editorial EDAF: 2009

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009229

ISBN: 8441416125

Condition: Near Fine


219 pp. Nearly new, no markings, spine uncreased. Spanish text explores the occult aspect of Nazism, Hitler's interest in astrology, Nostradamus, etc. Includes many black & white historical photos of Hitler and his inner circle. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in. View more info

Montgomery as Military Commander

By: Lewin, Ronald

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Stein and Day: 1971

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 002104

Condition: Very Good


371 pp., with b&w photos, bibliography, maps, index. Slight chipping of dust jacket on spine bottom. No markings. A detailed, balanced analysis of Field Marshal Montgomery's military performance during World War II. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Life Magazine -- June 23, 1967 Issue

By: Life Magazine

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Time-Life Inc.: 1967

Edition: Vol. 62, No. 23.

Seller ID: 009722

Condition: Very Good


96 pp. Lightly read. Remains of mailing label on lower left cover. "Wrap-Up of the Astounding War" (Six-Day War). Reporter Theodore White gives a colorful eye-witness account of battle action, relating it to various historical and spiritual landmarks of the Holy Land. Part of his account focuses on the valiant defense of Kibbutz Dan, northernmost Israeli settlement near Syria. Mostly middle-aged men managed to hold the village against Syrian invaders. Issue also includes a sidebar article about Jerusalem falling under full Israeli control. Color photos of wrecked vehicles in the Sinai ... View more info

The Revolutionary War

By: McDowell, Bart

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Washingon, D.C., National Geographic Society: 1980

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 010003

ISBN: 0870440470

Condition: Very Good


197 pp. on glossy stock. Previous owner's gift inscription on endpaper, no other markings. Light chipping and small closed tear to jacket. A National Geographic photo book that follows a young family as they tour various battlefields and landmarks of the American Revolution. Many full-page color photos. Easy to read text. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in Tall View more info

Monstering

By: McKelvey, Tara

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, Basic Books: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005491

Condition: As New


291 pp., plus index. Includes extensive footnotes. New, with publication press release laid in. No markings, binding tight, text fresh. An American Prospect editor documents torture at Abu Ghraib prison and other locations in the U.S. war on terrorism and its toppling of the Saddam Hussen regime in Iraq. Author was the first to interview women prisoners held at Abu Ghraib. View more info