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Military History

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Military History

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1 Auty, Phyllis, and Clogg, Richard, Editors British Policy towards Wartime Resistance in Yugoslavia and Greece
London: Macmillan 1975 0333166345 / 9780333166345 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
First Edition. Part of the Studies in Russian and East European History series. A scarce title. Very Good hardcover (po's name to FFEP) in about Very Good dust jacket. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Ballard, J. G. Empire of the Sun
NY: Simon & Schuster 1984 0-671-53051-8 / 9780671530518 First Edition Fine Fine 
First edition. Autobiographical fiction based on the author's childhood experiences in a WWII Shanghai prison camp. Filmed by Steven Spielberg. Fine in fine (price-clipped) dust jacket. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Bancoff, Carl A Forgotten Man : A Novel
Bronx, NY, U.S.A. Seth Press 1988 0-940461-03-X / 9780940461031 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First printing. First novel, Vietam war story by a veteran. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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4 Behr, Edward Hirohito: Behind the Myth
NY: Villard 1989 0394580729 / 9780394580722 
First edition. By the author of The Last Emperor. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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5 Billings, John D. Hard Tack and Coffee, or The Unwritten Story of Army Life
Williamstown, MA: Corner House Publishers 1990 Hard Cover Fine Very Near Fine 
Fully illustrated. The account of a footsoldier in the Union Army of The Potomac during the Civil War. A fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Boley, Henry Lexington In Old Virginia
Richmond, VA: Garrett & Massie 1936 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Good 
First printing. Illustrated with photographs; terrific photo endpapers. A near fine copy in a somewhat chipped dust jacket, still quite presentable and an uncommon title. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Boorse, Henry A., Lloyd Motz, and Jefferson Hane Weaver The Atomic Scientists: A Biographical History
NY: Wiley Science Editions / John Wiley & Sons 1989 0471504556 / 9780471504559 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Near Fine 
First printing. Illustrated. Traces the fascinating history and gradual refinement of one of the most profound ideas in science, approaching the atom through detailed biographies of its famous and lesser known proponents. A Near Fine copy in Very Near Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Calhoun, Capt. C. Raymond Typhoon: The Other Enemy
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press 1981 0-87021-510-8 / 9780870215100 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
First Printing. The Third Fleet and the Pacific Storm of December 1944. The Commander of a ship that came close to destruction in the typhoon documents the tragedy that claimed 778 men, three destroyers, and more than 100 aircraft. A very good + copy in like dust jacket; some foxing to edges of text block. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Clancy, Tom Fighter Wing: A Guided Tour of an Air Force Combat Wing
E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A. Berkley Pub Group 1995 0425149579 / 9780425149577 First Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine None Issued 
First printing, issued in softcover only. Illustrated with photographs an diagrams. Includes detailed analyses of the Air Force's premier fighter planes, including the F-15 Eagle; an insider's look at the people behind the planes and weapons; combat strategies and training techniques used by the U.S. Air Force; and much more. Felt pen marking on the top corner of the FFEP, else a very near fine copy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Controvich, James T. The United States Air Force and Its Antecedents
Maxwell AFB, AL: The Air Force Historical Research Agency 1991 0810850109 / 9780810850101 First Edition Large Format Softcover Fine None Issued 
True first printing. A selected bibliography of published and printed Unit and Command Histories. Scarce. A Fine copy. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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11 Delderfield, R. Seven Men of Gascony
New York, NY, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1973 0-671-21794-1 / 9780671217945 First Edition Thus Hard Cover Fine Very Near Fine 
Originally published in 1949. The great saga of Napoleon's armies by the author of "God is an Englishman." A fine copy in a very near fine, price clipped dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Deuternamm, P. T. Scorpion of the Sea: The Goldsborough Incident
Fairfax, VA: George Mason University Press 1992 0913969494 / 9780913969496 Hard Cover Fine Very Near Fine 
First edition. Masterful Naval fiction by a former commander of a Pacific Fleet destroyer squadron. Has the inevitable remainder mark, else a fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Diamond, Jared Guns, Germs and Steel : The Fates of Human Societies
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1997 0-393-03891-2 / 9780393038910 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Later printing. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Illustrated with photographs. A clean, very near fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt, and Grace Person Hayes The Campaigns on the Turkish Fronts (The Military History of World War I Series)
NY: Franklin Watts 1967 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Fully illustrated with photographs. Includes Turkish offensives in the Caucasus, Egypt, and the Persian Gulf, the naval effort at the Dardanelles, Gallipoli, the Mesopotamian Front, and many other campaigns. PO's small stamp to top of FFEP, else fine in fine, price-clipped dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Fisher, David The War Magician
NY: Coward McCann 1983 0698111400 / 9780698111400 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good + 
Hardcover, illustrated with photographs. The story of stage magician Jasper Maskelyne, who, with a hand-picked group of men known as The Magic Gang, secretly conducted one of the strangest campaigns in World War II: the use of the stage magic techniques to confound the Nazi forces with the most incredible array of illusions and special effects ever produced on a battlefield. A Near Fine copy in Very Good or better dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Fussell, Paul Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic
Boston: Little, Brown 1996 0316297178 / 9780316297172 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
First printing. Illustrated with photographs. A memoir by the author of The Great War and Modern Memory, winner of the National Book Award. "Late in the afternoon of March 15, 1945, in a small woods in southeastern France, Boy Fussell, aged 20, was ill treated by members of the German Wehrmacht... How a young person so innocent was damaged this way and what happened as a result is the subject of this book." Remainder mark, else a near fine copy in near fine dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Hess, Mark, et. Al. The Civil War: A Collection of U. S. Commemorative Stamps
Time-Life Books 1995 First Edition Hard Cover Fine None Issued 
First printing. Presents a new series of U. S. postage stamps, painted by Mark Hess, with a discussion of each subject, illustrated with photographs and paintings. Includes forty 32-cent U. S. postage stamps! Terrific presentation. Fine condition, issued without dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Howarth, David 1066: The Year of the Conquest
NY: Viking 1977 0670696013 / 9780670696017 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Illustrated. Brings alive the struggle for the English succession, won by the able and fated Harold, the separate invaion from Norway by raucous King Harald Hardrada and Tostig, the deposed Earl of Northumbria, brilliantly foiled by Harold at Stamford Bridge only days before William's landing, and vividly re-creates the invasion and battle themselves. PO's (small) name to top of FFEP, else fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Jones, Ken and Hubert Kelley Jr. Admiral Arleigh [31-Knot] Burke: The Story of a Fighting Sailor
Philadelphia & NY: Chilton 1962 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
First printing. Illustrated with photographs. A very good plus copy in a very good dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Ley, Ronald A Whisper of Espionage : Wolfgang Kohler and the Apes of Tenerife
Garden City Park, NY: Avery Publishing 1990 0-89529-432-X / 9780895294326 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First printing. Illustrated with photographs. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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