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Light-Horse Harry Lee and the Legacy of the American Revolution

By: Royster, Charles

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009720

ISBN: 0521270650

Condition: Very Good +


301 pp. no markings, light thumbing. Slight edgewear. Several illustrations. Index, bibliographical essay, reference notes. A University of Texas analyzes the military career of Lee, how he was shaped by the American Revolution, and his expansion of the Army. Washington Post blurb: "an imaginative meditation on the meaning of the American Revolution." Size: 8vo - 8.25 in Tall View more info

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Catastrophe: Clinton's Role in America's Worst Disaster

By: Ruddy, Christopher; Limbacher Jr., Carl

Price: $7.00

Publisher: West Palm Beach, FL., NewsMaxMedia: 2002

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009716

ISBN: 0971680752

Condition: Near Fine


351 pp. Nearly near, no markings, spine uncreased. A collection of news articles penned by various rightwing journalists, questioning the Clinton administration's failure to act on alleged advance warnings of the 9-11 terrorist bombing plot. The articles appeared in the first year following the Sept. 2001 aerial attacks by hijacked airliners on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

A Bridge Too Far

By: Ryan, Cornelius

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY: Popular Library, 1977: 0

Seller ID: 000460

ISBN: 067154117X

Condition: Good


Mass Market Paperback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ISBN:0445083735. 603 pp., with 64 pp. b&w photos. Index, bibliography. A detailed account of Operation Market-Garden, the air and ground armored invasion of Germany's Rhine Valley to liberate Holland from German occupation in 1944. View more info

The Last Battle

By: Ryan, Cornelius

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005668

Condition: Good


369 pp., with 37 pp. b&w photos. Lacks dust jacket. Bibliography. Also a "list of players" and what the various military and political figures did in later life. Front hinge split, but binding is still firm. Colored maps of Berlin on front and rear endpapers. A detailed account of the Allied drive toward Berlin in 1945 as Nazi Germany crumbled toward the closing months of World War 2. View more info

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Everything We Had

By: Santoli, Al

Price: $2.75

Publisher: NY: Ballantine Books, 1982: 0

Seller ID: 000949

ISBN: 0345322797

Condition: Good


Mass Market Paperback. Good. 22nd Printing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ISBN:0345322797. 268 pp., with 6 pp. b&w photos. Printing error -- letters lack serifs on a few pages. No markings. Oral history of 33 U.S. combat soldiers in Vietnam. View more info

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Day of Terror, September 11, 2001

By: Shangle, Barbara

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, Amer Products Publishing Corp.: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing Stated.

Seller ID: 010341

ISBN: 1585831018

Condition: Very Good +


48 glossy pp. Lightly thumbed and slight creases in lower right corners of text. No markings. Mostly full page color photos showing jetliners crashing into the World Trade Center in lower Manhattanm and resulting damage. A few pages show the Pentagon attack (but no images of an aircraft at the Pentagon site.) Brief captions comprise the text. Size: 4to -- 11in Tall View more info

Paris-Underground

By: Shiber, Etta (with Dupre, Anne and Paul)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Time-Life Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 003221

ISBN: 0809472589

Condition: Near Fine


392 pp. Nearly new, slight rubbing at top and foot of spine. No markings. Simulated black leather on spine and corners. A Time Life reprint of a 1943 Charles Scribner novel about the French Underground's exploits in Nazi-controlled Paris. Part of the Time-Life series "The Secret War -- Classics of World War 2". Ribbon page marker, gilt all edges, decorative endpapers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Conduct Unbecoming: Gays & Lesbians in the U.S. Military

By: Shilts, Randy

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, St.Martin's Press: 1993

Edition: Stated First Edition.

Seller ID: 006095

ISBN: 031209261X

Condition: As New


784 pp. Crisp, bright and firm, no markings, probably unread. Slightest edge wear to jacket. Gift quality. A detailed study of U.S. treatment of homosexuals who try to serve in the military. This book, containing several case studies, covers the period of Vietnam to the Persian Gulf war; it precedes the "don't ask, don't tell" policy of the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations. Excellent piece of gay history to add to your library as DADT repeal begins in 2011. Shilts, now deceased, was among the first reporters to write about the politics surrounding the AIDS epidemic in his prize-... View more info

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The Rescue

By: Smith, Steven Trent

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, John Wiley: 2003

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 002552

ISBN: 0471423513

Condition: Very Good


326 pp., b&w photos, maps. New, unread., no creases. An account of the submarine rescue of 40 Americans stranded on a Japanese-occupied Philippine island during World War 2. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Onward Muslim Soldiers: How Jihad Still Threatens America and the West

By: Spencer, Robert

Price: $20.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002839

ISBN: 0895261006

Condition: Fine


325 pp., index, notes. With marketing press release laid in. New, unread. Spencer presents the case that some U.S. officials and media are underestimating the aggressive nature of the conservative wing of Islam. View more info

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Doonesbury.com's The Sandbox: Dispatches from Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan

By: Stanford, David, Ed.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Kansas City Mo., Andrews McMeel: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005456

ISBN: 0740769456

Condition: Fine


309 pp., glossy color stiff wraps. As new. Introduction by cartoonist Gary Trudeau. A collection of blog essays and other pieces from U.S. soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, giving 2-3 page vignettes about their daily experiences. View more info

The Bivouacs of the Dead: The Story of Those Who Died at Antietam and South Mountain

By: Steven R. Stotelmyer

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Toomey Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 009398

ISBN: 096126702X

Condition: Very Good


148 pp. on coated paper. Many b&w historical photos. Battle maps. Includes histories and rosters of Antietam, Washington, Mrt. Olivet and Elmwood Cemeteries. Slight rippling of text. Clean, no markings. A detailed recounting of the Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg, Md., and how the casualties were buried, and in some cases, moved and reburied. About 3600 soldiers died in battles that involved more than 130,000 troops. Size: 4tp -- 11 in Tall View more info

Battles and Campaigns (Mapping History)

By: Swanston, Malcolm

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Cartographica: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 005783

ISBN: 184573324X

Condition: Fine


158 pp. on coated stock. Virtually new, slight wrinkling along dust jacket edges. No markings. Military history through the ages, presented as maps of empires and campaigns, from ancient Egyptian times to today's conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Text blocks summarize each of the wars, and arrows trace the movements of armies. A desireable reference work for any student of warfare and imperialism. View more info

Battles and Campaigns: Mapping History

By: Swanston, Malcolm

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Cartographica: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 0503003676

Condition: Fine


158 pp. on glossy stock. Slight chipping of dj spine edges. No markings, like new. A collection of more than 170 color maps showing major warfare from Egyptian times up through Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Detailed text accompanies each map and introduces the collection. Size: Folio -- 14.5 In Tall By 11.5 In Wide View more info

The Rockets' Red Glare: An Illustrated History of Rocketry Through the Ages

By: Von Braun, Wehrner; Ordway II, Frederick I.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Anchor Press/Doubleday: 1976

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009520

ISBN: 0385078471

Condition: Very Good +


212 pp on coated stock, approx. 20 color photos and illustration, additional b&w photos. Light rubbing of spine edges. Anchor Book logo embossed into red boards. Text clean, binding firm. A history of rocket technology from ancient times, to the early 1970s, concluding with glowing predictions about the new U.S. Space Shuttle program. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info

Night Over Day Over Night

By: Watkins, Paul

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 010027

ISBN: 0394570472

Condition: Good +


293 pp. Ex-library, with 1 front endpaper cut out, and one red "discard" stamping on preliminary page. Otherwise clean. Mylar protector. Historical novel about a German youth who trains with the SS and finds himself in the Battle of the Bulge. Young author toured WW 1 battlefields and lived in Germany before holding newspaper jobs in Providence RI and New Haven, Conn. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In. View more info

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The Next War

By: Weinberger, Caspar and Schweizer, Peter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Washington, Regner Publishing (Eagle Publishing): 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002616

ISBN: 0895264471

Condition: Fine


470 pp. Nearly new. No markings. Ronald Reagan's defense secretary and his co-author present a futurist novel to make the case that the Clinton administration has weakened America with its defense cutbacks. They outline 7 possible war scenarios involving Korea, Russia, Japan, Iran and others and hypothesize how America might respond with its limited resources. Foreword by Margaret Thatcher. View more info

Love, War & Remembrance

By: Werkman, Rosemarie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Unionville NY, Trillium Pres: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005599

ISBN: 0898245249

Condition: Good +


189 pp. Cover is starting to separate at lower half of spine. Textblock still sturdy. Spine uncreased. Inscribed: "Dear Joan, I hope you, too, remember the good times -- and I wish you the best of everything today -- and every day. Love, Rose." Numerous b&w photos interspersed throughout text. A moving memoir of an adolescent romance during World War 2 and later dealing with her husband's war injuries. Size: 8vo --8.5 In Tall View more info