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Saddam Hussein and the Crisis In the Gulf

By: Miller, Judith and Mylroie, Laurie

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Times Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 002324

ISBN: 0812919211

Condition: Very Good +

268 pp., reading list, maps. Lightly toned, but firm and no markings. A Times reporter and a Harvard professor provide an early in-depth look at Saddam Hussein shortly after the invasion of Kuwait, not long after he had turned from being an American friend to a foe. View more info

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Losing Bin Laden: How Bill Clinton's Failures Unleashed Global Terror

By: Miniter, Richard

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Regner Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002843

ISBN: 0895260743

Condition: Fine

317 pp., notex, index. With pre-publication marketing press release laid in. Unread, no markings. Newly released at $27.95 retail. An indictment of the Clinton administration for indeciseness that failed to stop Bin Laden in the early years of his terrorism network. Miniter argues that street-level intelligence recongized the Bin Laden threat but higher bureaucratic levels held to a timid course. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Reprieve from Hell

By: Moody, Samuel B. And Allen, Maury

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Orlando Florida, Majority in Congress PAC: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005432

Condition: Near Fine

224 pp., with 10 pp. b&w photos. New, no spine creasing, bright. Fifth edition, sponsored by Rep. John L. Mica. Moody, a Massachusetts native who retired to Florida, recounts his experiences as a World War 2 prision of war on Bataan and his survival of the Bataan death march. Moody served in the Army Air Corps and retired as a master sergeant. View more info

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Father of the Man

By: Mooney, Robert

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Pantheon Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002498

ISBN: 0375422048

Condition: Fine

228 pp. Very fine, immaculate unread copy, with pre-publication marketing press release laid in. A psychological adventure about a father of a Vietnam MIA who has a breakdown and takes bus passengers hostage as he relives battles of World War 2. View more info

The Green Berets

By: Moore, Robin

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, NY: Ballantine Books, 1983: 1983

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 003224

ISBN: 034530747X

Condition: Good

Mass Market Paperback. Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 339 pp. Light toning, light spine crease and slant, mild edgewear on cover, cover corners rubbed. Still sturdy binding. A novel based on the author's extensive research of the Army Special Forces and their early operations in Vietnam, circa 1963, before regular U.S. units were deployed. View more info

Village of Secrets

By: Moorehead, Caroline

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Perennial: 2015

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010187

Condition: Very Good

274 pp. Thumbed but light wear, spine uncreased. Small marker slash on top edge near spine With maps, chronology. A closer look at the Resistance efforts that hid Jews from Nazis in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon during France's Vichy period. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

Naval War College Review -- Spring 2002 Issue

By: Naval War College

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Newport R.I., Naval War College Press: 2002

Edition: Vol IV, No. 2

Seller ID: 004629

Condition: Near Fine

121 pp. Stiff wraps, very clean, binding firm, bright text. Cover has portrait of Theodore Roosevelt in hunting togs. Cover article by Edmund Morris "A Matter of Extreme Urgency: Theodore Roosevelt, Wilhelm II and the Venezuela Crisis of 1902." Other articles include: Stephen M. Walt, "American Primacy;" Lawrence J. Korb, "Are U.S. Forces Unprepared and Underfunded?" Andrew Selth, "Burma and Superpower Rivalries in the Asia-Pacific;" Vice Adm. Gulab Hiranandani, "The Indian End of the Telescope." Also various book reviews. View more info

Naval War College Review -- Summer 2001

By: Naval War College

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Newport, R.I., Naval War College Press: 2001

Edition: Vol. LIV, No. 3

Seller ID: 004635

Condition: Near Fine

193 pp. Lightly read, nearly new. No markings. Spine uncreased. Main articles: "The Tyranny of Forward Presence" by Daniel Goure and "Being There Matters -- But Where?" by James F. Mishel. Other articles: Paul D. Taylor, "India and Pakistan: Thinking the Unthinkable;" Lt. Cmndr. Seth Appiah Mensah, Ghana Navy, "Security is Like Oxygen: A Regional Security Mechanism for West Africa;" David J. Jordan, "Future Carrier Operations: A British Perspective; and Colin S. Gray, "The Coast Guard and the Navy." View more info

Summer 2014 Issue -- LBJ Gulf of Tonkin Speech

By: Newhouse Network

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y., Syracuse University: 2014

Edition: Vol. 26, No. 1.

Seller ID: 009751

Condition: Very Good

28 pp. Gently read, nearly new. An issue of the quarterly alumni magazine of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This issue celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Newhouse School on the SU campus. The cover shows a historical photo of President Lyndon B. Johnson in an academic gown cutting a ribbon, dedicating the first building of Newhouse, now occupying three buildings. LBJ is shown with Lady Bird, NY Governor Nelson Rockefeller, wife Happy Rockefeller and SU Chancellor William P. Tolley. The dedication ceremony is remembered today for LBJ's Gulf of Tonkin sp... View more info

A Portion of My Life. Being a Short & Imperfect History Wrriten While a Prisoner of War on Johnson's Island 1864

By: Norman, William M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, John F. Blair: 1959

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009431

Condition: Very Good +

292 pp. Although ex-library, this copy is nearly new, with just one borrowing recorded on library card on rear endpaper. Colored endpapers. Text clean. Mylar protector of dust jacket.Highly readable autobiography of a North Carolina man who tried teaching in Virginia and later a series of jobs in the the Midwest before spending some time in at a salt refinery in Nebraska Territory. Later he joined the Confederate army in Viriginia and fought several battles before being captured and sent to a POW camp on Johnson's Island in Lake Erie. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in. View more info

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Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism

By: Pape, Robert

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 2006

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 007051

ISBN: 0812973380

Condition: Fine

353 pp. with appendices, index, notes. A detailed analysis of suicide terrorism, including a database of incidents in recent years. Pape compares fundamentalist Muslim attacks with other earlier forms of such terrorism, including the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka, the kamikaze pilots of WW 2, Hamas, Hezbollah, View more info

Licensed to Kill: Hired Guns in the War on Terror

By: Pelton, Robert Young

Price: $3.70

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 2006

Edition: Stated 1st Edtiion

Seller ID: 009165

Condition: Near Fine

347 pp., 8 pp. glossy color photos. Index, glossary of military acronyms and slang. No jacket. Close to new. No markings in text. An overview of the role of mercenaries in the U.S. war in Iraq. Many anecdotes. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info

A Country Made By War

By: Perret, Geoffrey

Price: $4.95

Publisher: NY, Vintage (Random House): 1989

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 004161

ISBN: 0679726985

Condition: Very Good

629 pp., notes, index. Light creasing on corners, spine uncreased. Sturdy, no markings. Perrett, a military historian, looks at decisive battles of nine wars fought by America. He challenges the notion that America always has tried to stay out of wars. View more info

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September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Tragedy into Hope for a Better World

By: Potorti, David, Ed.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, RDV Books/Akashic Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 010132

ISBN: 0971920648

Condition: Very Good +

246 pp. Flat-signed by author/editor David Potorti on half-title page. Previous owner's name also on half title page. Small corner crease, lightly read. Spine uncreased. Text clean. A group of 50 relatives of 9-11 victims in the U.S. lay out their peace proposals and opposition to wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in High View more info

The 5th Division in France

By: Public Relations Officer, [email protected] Section, 5th Division Headquarters

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Metz, France, Lorraine Press: 1944

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009669

Condition: Very Good

44 pp. with multi-colored foldout map with its creases reinforced with clear tape. Several small b&w photos and illustrations. Text still fairly bright. The division's Red Diamond insignia and an outline of France decorates the booklet's tan cover. A general summary of the Fifth Infantry Division's invasion and campaign through German-occupied France from D-Day through late November in 1944. The infantry, which normally marches just 2-3 miles a day, made history by moving from Utah Beach to Metz, some 700 miles, in just 27 days. This booklet, intended as a congratulatory souvenir for the U.S. ... View more info

Ernie's War: The Best of Ernie Pyle's World War II Dispatches

By: Pyle, Ernie (Nicholas, David, Ed.)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 003470

Condition: Very Good +

426 pp., bibliography, notes. Light creasing of spine, no markings, close to new. Anthology of Pyle's World War 2 reports, still fresh and powerful after 60 years. Foreword by Studs Terkel. View more info

Chasing Ghosts: Failures and Facades in Iraq: A Soldier's Perspective

By: Rieckhoff, Paul

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, NAL Caliber (Penguin): 2007

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010307

Condition: Very Good

325 pp. Thumbed. Crease on lower corner. Binding firm. No markings. Includes 8 pp. of glossy b&w photos. Hard-hitting, critical account of warfare in Iraq in the early years of the U.S. invasion and occupation. First account of the war by a U.S. soldier who served there. Author went on to organize and head the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

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A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory

By: Roberts, Randy and Olson, James S.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Touchstone (Simon & Schuster): 2002

Edition: 1st Thus.

Seller ID: 009317

ISBN: 0743212339

Condition: Very Good

356 pp., 16 pp. glossy b&w historical photos. Index, bibliography, reference notes. Text clean, close to new. Readable narrative of Santa Anna's siege of the Alamo (held by Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and William Travis in March 1836. How a minor battle grew into a major myth, told from both the Mexican and American perspectives. Roberts and Olson are professors of history at Purdue and Sam Houston State, respectively. Size: 8vo View more info

A Line In The Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory

By: Roberts, Randy; Olson, James S.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Touchstone (Simon & Schuster): 2001

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 009319

ISBN: 0684835444

Condition: Very Good

356 pp.Lightly read. Includes index, bibliographic references, historical photos. Story of Santa Anna's siege of the Alamo in March 1836. The two historians trace how a minor battle became a major American myth. Told from both US and Mexican viewpoints. View more info

Weapons of the Vietnam War

By: Robinson, Anthony; Preston, Antony and Hogg, Ian V., Eds.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn., Bison Books: 1983

Seller ID: 002396

ISBN: 0861241304

Condition: Good +

139 pp. Bottom front edge and corner moderately rubbed, light scuffing on brown cloth cover. Pages clean, binding firm. Numerous color photos, index. An overview of the weaponry used by America in the Vietnam War with lots of combat photos. Chapter titles: Guerilla warfare, Infantryman's war, air cavalry, artillery & armor support, North Vietnamese Army, air support & interdiction, river war, air war agains the north, naval operations. Likely 1st edition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info