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Why Bosnia? Writings on the Balkan War

By: Ali, Rabia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Stony Creek, Conn., The Pamphleteer's Press: 1994

Seller ID: 009456

ISBN: 0963058797

Condition: Fine

353 pp. As new, no spine creases or markings, appears unread. A collection of essays on the civil war for "Greater Serbia" that followed the disintegration of Yugoslavia in 1991. The focus is multicultural Bosnia -- its significance, symbolism and necessity for survival. Among the contributors, besides the editors: Shkelzen Maliqui, T.D. Allman, Smail Balic, Orhan Bosnevic, David Rieff, Ivo Banac, Mark Thompson, Kasim Trnka, and Bogdan Denitch. View more info

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Why Bosnia? Writings on the Balkan War

By: Ali, Rabia and Lifschultz, Lawrence, Eds.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stony Creek, Conn., Pampleteer's Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009776

ISBN: 0963058797

Condition: Very Good +

353 pp. Close to new, some acetate wrinkles near top edge of front cover. Spine uncreased, no markings. More than 30 essays on the ethnic violence that swept the Balkans after the 1991 breakup of Yugoslavia. Some deal with the hesitation of other nations to intervene. Size: 8vov -- 9.25 in Tall View more info

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Ambrose Bierce's Civil War

By: Ambrose Bierce

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Wing Books: 1996

Seller ID: 010010

ISBN: 0517150131

Condition: Very Good

258 pp. Slight rippling from dampness, tiny black slash on top edge near spine. Text clean. Collection of Bierce's essays and fictional pieces about the Civil War, primarily unsentimental impressions of various battles he experienced as a Union soldier from Indiana. Introduction by William McCann, editor. Size: 12mo -- 7.25 in Tall View more info

American Historical Review-- October 2010 Issue

By: American Historical Association

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Historical Assn: 2010

Seller ID: 010200

Condition: Very Good +

Approx 350 pp. Lightly used, spine uncreased. Text clean. Centerpiece is a quartet of articles on sexuality and intimacy in mid-2oth-century France, including a piece by Mary Louise Roberts on US soldiers fighting in France during WW 2. Other articles: The English Revolution and the Atlantic Origins of Abolition, by John Donahue; Getting Out of Iraq -- In 1932, by Susan Pederson. Dozens of book reviews. Postcard sketch on front cover shows a U.S. GI in his Jeep, being welcomed by two French women. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in. View more info

Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad

By: Arnett, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002987

ISBN: 0671755862

Condition: Near Fine

463 pp. Nearly new, small smudge mark, possibly a remainder slash, on bottom edge. Pulitizer Prize- winning war correspondent Peter Arnett recounts his 35 years in war zones. With 16 pp. glossy b&w photos. View more info

AP World -- Vietnam: The Real War Issue

By: Associated Press

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Associated Press: 2013

Seller ID: 010369

Condition: Very Good +

28 pp. Lightly read AP house organ with feature promoting AP's new book "Vietnam: the Real War." Cover shows b&w photo of a GI in Vietnam sniffing a letter from a girlfriend back in Oklahoma. Article by Mike Silverman includes more information and photos from the Vietnam book. Other articles deal with the Naibobi AP bureau; photo transmission methods over the decades; a look back at WW II coverage by Max Desfor and George Bria. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall View more info

Battle of Antietam -- Staff Ride Guide

By: Ballard, Ted

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Center of Military History, U.S. Army: 2006

Edition: First Printing Stated.

Seller ID: 009358

Condition: Near Fine

108 pp. With colored battle illustration on glossy front cover. Ballard, a longtime historian with the Army, gives a detailed guide to the Antietam battleground, and re-creates America's bloodiest day in its domestic military history: more than 4,000 soldiers dies and 18,000 were wounded near Sharpsburg, Maryland. The clash ended the Confederate push into Maryland. The guidebook is designed for Army staff officers touring the battlefield and researching the details of what took place. Several colored maps of various battle movements and a detailed chronology are included. Also, brief biographi... View more info

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New International no. 7: Opening Guns of World War III: Washington's Assault on Iraq

By: Barnes, Jack, et. Al.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Pathfinder Press (NY): 1991

Seller ID: 009955

ISBN: 0873486420

Condition: Near Fine

333 pp. Tight, nearly new collection of articles about the First Gulf War (against Iraq's attempt to occupy Kuwait), written from the perspective of the U.S. Socialist Workers Party. Cover corner creased. The anthology denounces the American campaign as a failure that slaughtered tens of thousands of Iraqi soldiers and created millions of refugees but didn't rein in Saddam Hussein. Other articles criticize the surge in US militarism during the Carter administration, and revisit the forgotten 1945 protest against U.S. occupation of Japan. The magazine was dated and issued in 1991, but may have ... View more info

Desert Fist: Allied Airpower for Desert Storm -- A Pilot's View

By: Black, Ian

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Osceola, Wisc., Motorbooks International: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004695

Condition: Near Fine

Unpaginated, approx. 100 pp. on glossy stock. Numerous color photos on every page. Corners slightly thumbed but still close to new. No markings.Spine uncreased. A photo book of aircraft deployed in Desert Storm, the Gulf War of 1990-01. Detailed captions. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 8.5 In Wide View more info

Black Hawk Down

By: Bowden, Mark

Price: $2.50

Publisher: NY, Signet: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition 1st Printing

Seller ID: 004825

ISBN: 0451205146

Condition: Very Good

486 pp., 8 pp. glossy b&w photos. Light spine creases. Firm binding. Listed as "1st printing of movie tie-in edition." A vivid account of US soldiers who were sent to Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1993 in an effort to capture lieutenants of warlord Mohamad Farrah Aidad. View more info

The Naval Profession

By: Calvert, James, Rear Adm.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw Hill: 1965

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002578

Condition: Very Good

196 pp., no markings, dj flap has sawtoothed corner, perhaps a form of price clipping. Binding firm. A nuclear sub skipper recounts his career in the Navy, directing his comments to young men considering a military career. He explains how Navy people keep busy when there isn't a war to fight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

A Camera Trip Through Camp Croft, Spartanburg, S.C.

By: Camp Croft Public Relations Office

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y., Ullman Co.:

Seller ID: 009674

Condition: Good

32 pp. unpagingated. Overall light wear, but tape damage and tears on rear cover and final page. No publication date but likely late 1943 or 1944. A photo souvenir of Army training facilities that were opened near Spartanburg in 1941. Two pages of history, but most of the booklet consists of snapshot-type photos showing GIs going through basic training. Front cover shows earnest trainee in jeans, undershirt, sun hat and ammo belts draped around his neck. A few photos show segregated dances at the camp. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 6 in. Wide View more info

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Tom Clancy's Op-Center: Acts of War

By: Clancy, Tom and Pieczenik, Steve

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, NY: Berkley Books, 1992: 1992

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001321

ISBN: 042515601X

Condition: Very Good

Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ISBN:042515601X. 492 pp. no markings. A suspense novel about a Kurdish plot to blow up a Turkish dam and provoke a super-power conflict. View more info

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Winning Modern Wars: Iraq, Terrorism and the American Empire

By: Clark, Gen. Wesley K.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Public Affairs (Perseus Group): 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003013

ISBN: 1586482181

Condition: Near Fine

218 pp., index. New, lightly read. Slight edgewear to dust jacket. No markings. Marketing materials laid in. Published just before his Democratic candidacy in the 2004 presidential campaign, Gen. Clark weighs in with a critique of the Bush administration's Iraq campaign (written as of Sept. 2003). He is not surprised by the quick American victory on the battlefield, but notes the war is far from won with the civilian population, and is distracting America from the more critical "war against terrorists, i.e. Al Qaeda. Rear of dust jacket has a color portrait of Clark in civilian garb. In re... View more info

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Safely Rest

By: Colley, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A., Collier (Berkley Publishing Group): 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004535

ISBN: 0425198359

Condition: Fine

306 pp., 10 pp. glossy b&w photos, bibliography. Nearly new, unread. No markings. The saga of the shipment of more than 200,000 U.S. war dead from overseas to America following World War 2. An additional 70,000-plus remained classified as "missing in action.: View more info

Saving Private Ryan

By: Collins, Max Allan

Price: $3.60

Publisher: NY, Signet (Penguin): 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001147

ISBN: 0739400193

Condition: Very Good

317 pp., 8 pp. b&w and color photos from the film version. Dj somewhat curled, light wear. No markings. This novelization is based on the screenplay of Robert Rodat. A band of Army Rangers have a mission to rescue a paratrooper lost in the D-Day invasion. View more info

The Story of the Second World War

By: Commager, Henry Steele

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Brassey's: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 0503003711

Condition: Near Fine

450 pp. Close to new, spine uncreased. Remainder slash mark on bottom edge. Text clean. Tight binding. Originally published as an "instant" history of the war right after its conclusion in 1945. Useful today as a chronology and as a benchmark of how the U.S. assessed the war in its immediate aftermath and perceived the significance of individual battles. Written in Commager's vivid, trenchant style that makes his scholarship accessible to a popular readership. View more info

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Gunsmoke Over the Atlantic: First Naval Actions of the Civil War

By: Coombe, Jack D.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Bantam (Random House): 2002

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003237

ISBN: 0553801627

Condition: Near Fine

257 pp. Softcover advance reading copy, with all text and notes except index and maps. Nearly new, probably unread. A detailed look at the naval encounters in the opening years of the Civil War, with technical details of ship construction, armoring, sail configuration, battle strategy, etc. An important reference for understanding how commerce was disrupted by the Civil War, eventually crippling the South. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Line of Fire: From Washington to the Gulf, the Politics and Battles of the New Military

By: Crowe, William J. Jr. (with Chanoff, David)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 007061

ISBN: 0671727036

Condition: Near Fine

367 pp. Nearly new, text clean, light edgewear. Binding strong. A former joint chiefs of staff recounts the early stages of American involvement in the Gulf region and the insider Pentagon intrigues that shaped the policy. View more info

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Life and Services of Gen. John A. Logan: As Soldier and Statesman

By: Dawson, George Francis

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Whitefish, Montana, Kessinger Publishing: 2006

Edition: Facsimile Reprint.

Seller ID: 009071

ISBN: 1428652892

Condition: Fine

467 pp. No creases or markings, crisp and tight as new. A 2006 facsimile reproduction of an adulatory 1884 biography of a Civl War hero who later served as an Illinois congressman and a Republican nominee for vice president. Most of the material is about his political career. Frontispiece portrait of Logan is dark and not well reproduced. However, text throughout is crisp and clear in approximately a 10-point font. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info