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All Hands; the Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin June, 1945 (Victory In Europe)

By: N/A

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Washington D.C,, Bureau of Navy Personnel: 1945

Seller ID: 18742K


Very nice book-- clean and tightly bound. Small vee-shaped tear to front, lies totally flat over the "A" in All in title. Light overall wear. Cover notes that magazine was intended to be read by ten people and should be moved along quickly. Illustrated throughout with great photos, including a sequence of kamakaze suicide bombers. Articles of note include pieces on the Battle of Atlantic, the capture of U- boat 505, the saving of the carrier Franklin after attack... View more info

Francais Voici Votre Armee; De Tunis a Sienne

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: France, Direction De Presse Du Ministere De La Guerre:

Seller ID: 19390


Very nice book of glossy black and white unused real photo postcards dating from WWII. Mild wear to cover and flat crease to upper front corner, but cards are tighly bound and without fault. 20 cards featuring scenes of French Army activity. Captions at back in French. Also available is a similar book focusing on De Sienne A Belfort. View more info

Francais Voici Votre Armee; De Sienne a Belfort

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: France, Direction De Presse Du Ministere De La Guerre:

Seller ID: 19391


Very nice book of glossy black and white unused real photo postcards dating from WWII. Mild wear to cover, but cards are tighly bound and without fault. 20 cards featuring scenes of French Army activity. Captions at back in French. Also available is a similar book focusing on De Tunis A Sienne View more info

Dated Events War Map V-E Commemorating Victory In Europe May 8-45 (Akron Tarpaulin Company)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coshocton, Ohio, Shaw-Barton: 1945

Edition: 26th Edition

Seller ID: 20089


Crisp, colorful, large map measuring 17-1/4" tall and 39" wide. Folds handily to 8-1/2"x9-3/4". Only fault is a small tear to edge repaired discreetly at back by me with archival tape. Spotlights and dates the most important events of WWII since the Munich Agreement of Sept, 30, 1938. Seems to have been a promotional item companies could purchase and have printed with their name. In this instance it was the Akron Tarpaulin Company which had the following ... View more info

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Better Homes & Gardens Magazine May 1943

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Meredith Publishing: 1943

Seller ID: 23059


Very nice, clean oversized magazine measuring 9--3/4"x13". A special treat is an original order unused order form laid-in. Light name and address stamped to top back edge for mailing. A WWII era issue which definitely reflects wartime in ads and in content. First article is entitled "What Your Boy at the Front is Thinking". Rice Krispie ad shows Snap, Crackle and Pop piloting planes with the caption "Right on the beam for wartime eating." Article... View more info

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Infantry Journal Magazine November, 1944

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Washignton D.C,, The Infantry Association: 1944

Seller ID: 25837


Very nice, clean magazine, tightly bound. No mailing label and no loss of membership application. Measures 8-1/2"x11-1/4". Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, art and maps. Among the major articles are Part I of a D-Day Diary by an anonymous writer and Action at the Pigpen (see photo two) which discusses the leadership of the 1st Battalion 17th Infantry on Ebeye Island on February 2, 1944. Other topics include cannoneers, tips on heavy mortars, the ... View more info

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Hitler's Sky Warriors

By: Ailsby, Christopher

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Brassey's Inc: 2002

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27744


Crisp, as new book -- likely never read. No names ot writing, no spine crease, no cover lift -- pristine inside and out. The author is an expert on the Third Reich and owns a significant photograph collection portraying German life of the war period .Book examines the development of airborne assault by the Nazis in the 1930's and the creation of the 7th Flieger Division, as well as the invasions of WWII. Book is handomely illustrated with black and white photos and has ... View more info

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Surgery of Modern Warfare Volume I

By: Bailey, Hamilton (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, The Williams and Wilkins Company: 1944

Edition: Third Edition.

Seller ID: 18422


Nice, clean, tightly bound book. Former owner's name writtern small to front free endpaper. Handsome dark green buckram boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated profusely and graphically in both color and black and white. Discusses in detail various war related injuries and their treatment as per WWII technology and science. Covers frostbite, burns, skin-grafts, anesthesia, wounds, gas gangrene, maggot therapy, amputations, surgical diseases encountered in sub-tropic count... View more info

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Album Memorial Bataille De Normandie: Normandy Invasion 11 June to 29 August 1944

By: Bernage, Georges;Benamou, Jean Pierre

Price: $85.00

Publisher: France, Heimdal: 1993

Seller ID: 24988


Crisp, clean book with laminated pictorial boards. No DJ, as issued, but is missing slipcase. No bumps to boards, no names or writing,. Measures 9"x12" and is printed on coated paper, resulting in a heavy book with 543 pages. Illustrated profusely with historical photographs. Text consists of explanatory captions, some extensive, all in both French and English. View more info

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Last Man Standing: The 1st Marine Regiment on Peleliu September 15-21, 1944

By: Camp, Dick

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Zenith Press: 2008

Edition: Frist Printing

Seller ID: 23652


Crisp, clean book with no bumps to boards, no creasing, no names or writing. Pages and page edges are priistine. The dustjacket is likewise nice with no tears or chips. The only fault is a small wrinkle to the top edge of the spine. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Book tells individual stories about the bloody Peleliu campaign which was the idea of MacArthur who conceived it to protect the flank, an outcome which historians called unnecessary. As for the last ... View more info

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The Last Flight of the Lady Jeannette

By: Cole, Willis S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Battery Corporal Willis S. Cole Military Museum: 1998

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author & Others

Seller ID: 24779


Book itself is as new -- pristine inside and out with no names or writing other than signatures of author and others. Jacket is likewise clean with no tears or chips. Small bit of wrinkling to top front edge only fault. Most handsome in brand new mylar. Limited to print run of 2000 of which this is #231. SIGNED & Inscribed by author at top of front pastdown with other sigatures including that of his wife for whom the book is dedicated and surviving members of the Lady Je... View more info

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Unsung Heroes of WWII; The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers

By: Durrett, Deanne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press: 2009

Edition: First Thus Paper Edition

Seller ID: 19687


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Measures 6"x9" and is illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and maps. Originally published in 1998 and offered here in the new edition with new Afterword by the author. Tells the story of the only battlefield code of WWII that the Japanese failed to decipher and the men who both created it and used it toward U.S. victory. 130 pages. Indexed. TWO like copies available. View more info

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Eisenhower's Own Story of the War

By: Eisenhower, Dwight D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing Co.: 1946

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 27385


Book is clean and tightly bound with no wear to spine and no names or writing. Only faults are flat superficial creasing to lower corners front and back with no softening to paper, and uniform tonng to back cover only. Book measures 8-1/2"x10-1/2" and has 122 pages. Illustrated throughout with maps and photographs. View more info

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Task Force 9156 and III Island Command: A Story of of South Pacific Dvanced Base During World War II Efate, New Hebrides

By: Garrison, Ritchie Lt. Col.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: USA, Privately Published: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED and Inscribed

Seller ID: 23133


Book is clean and tightly bound with no real defect of note. save an address written by previous owner on front paste down, the blank page on the reverse side of the cover.The pages are printed on quality coated paper and the text is augmented with large black and white photographs. Book is SIGNED by author thus,"To ....... Ritchie Garrison." The book begins in 1941 when Pearl Harbor jolted the world. A this point it was decided to build a base on Efate, an island in ... View more info

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American Guerrilla; The Forgotten Herorics of Russell W. Volckmann

By: Guardia, Mike

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Casemate Publishers: 2010

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22006


Crisp BRAND NEW book. dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. The story of an unknown hero who escaped from Bataan and raised a Filipino army against the Japanese during WWII. Illustrated with mapos and facsimiles. 226 pages. View more info

Trial of William Joyce

By: Hall, J. W. (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Notable Trials Library: 1994

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 19255


Beautiful book in superb condition, privately printed for members of the Notable Trials Library. Brown boards with leather spine, decorated at face and spine in bright 22 carat gold. Raised bands to spine and bright gilt edges on all sides of pages. Unused brown satin marker. Paisley endpapers. 312 pages. Indexed. An account of the British trial and execution of Nazi propangandist William Joyce after WWII. Other books from the Notable Trial Library available. View more info

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The Defense of Wake;; Marines at Midway

By: Heinl, Lt. Col. R.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennesse, Battery Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24628


Crisp, as new book lacking only dustjacket. Tells the story of the 450 artillerymen of the First Defense Batallion on Wake. Illustrated with maps and black and white photographs,. Book measures 8-3.4"x11-1/4" and has 58 pages. View more info

The Train To Crystal City

By: Jan Jarboe Russell

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2015

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 30292


Crisp, Clean book with no defect of note and with no names or writing, no creases, and no bumps to corners. The dustjacket is likewise crisp and clean, has not been price-clipped, and has no remainder mark. The only defect is toning to the back cover. No tears or chips. The book measures 6- 1/4" x 9-1/4" with 389 pages. Ths author tells a true story which took place during WWII on a train headed to Crystal City, Texas, an interment camp in the middle of a gov... View more info

Northeast Passage

By: Klyver, Lt. Col. Richard d.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 18544K


Crisp, beautiful copy. Pages and page edges pristine. Dustjacket shows a small bit of wear to upper two corners, but is most handsome in brand new mylar. Has not been price-clipped. Measures 6"x8-1/4". Inscribed and SIGNED by author thus, " To my good friends ---------, This is my latest literary endeavor. I hope you enjoy reading it. Best wishes for good health and happiness in the coming year. Dick. Richard D. Klyver." A memoir of the author's experienc... View more info

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We Are Children Just the Same; Vedem, The Secret Magazine of the Boys of Terezin

By: Krizkova, Marie Rut; Kotouc, Kurt Jiri; Ornest, Zdenel; Havel, Vaclav (foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & Jerusalem, The Jewish Publication Society of America: 1995

Seller ID: 24205


Book itself is as new and jacket nearly so wiith just a small crease to upper right corner. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. No names or writing. A beautiful and very poignant book compiled from the pages of a secret magazine published from 1942-1944 by a small group of 13-15 year-old Jewish boys imprisoned in the "model" concentration camp known as Terezin. The art, poems and prose were saved by a boy who survived the Holocaust (most did not), but the mag... View more info