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Going Downtown: The War Against Hanoi and Washington

By: Broughton, Jack; Foreword by Tom Wolfe

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New South Wales, Australia, Orion Books, Crown Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09880

ISBN: 0517567385

Condition: Near Fine


Association copy signed from the author to fellow Vietnam War combat pilot, Fred Platt (see more below). 294 pages, near fine with barely a trace of wear. There's an old sticky note on the first page with a gift inscription to Platt (can't make out who signed it - not Broughton). Broughton (1925-2014) served as a United States Air Force fighter pilot in both the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He retired a highly-decorated colonel in 1968 with numerous awards and the highest Air Force service decoration for heroism, the presidentially-awarded Air Force Cross. In the 1950s, he led the Air Force... View more info

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JG 26: Top Guns of the Luftwaffe

By: Caldwell, Donald L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Orion Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08743

ISBN: 0517570394

Condition: Fine


The epic saga of Germany's greatest fighter wing. 440 pages with Glossaries, Appendixes, and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos and endpaper maps of Europe. View more info

The ROA Story: a History of the Reserve Officers Association of the United States

By: Carlton, John T. And Slinkman, John F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Reserve Officers Association of the United States: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00679

ISBN: 0960952802

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear, dust jacket chipped. View more info

Image for Wings for Victory - The University of Texas, Ragsdale Flying Service, Browning Aerial Service - World War II Flight Training

Wings for Victory - The University of Texas, Ragsdale Flying Service, Browning Aerial Service - World War II Flight Training

By: Carter, William J. (Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, The University of Texas Press:

Seller ID: 10611

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to the spine and short tears at the spine ends. Stapled booklet, 8.5 X 11 inches. No date indicated, but 1942-43 (World War II). University of Texas CAA-WTS publication offering a brief review of the government-sponsored flight training effort between the university and civilian flight operators to train pilots and ground personnel for service in World War II. CAA was Civil Aeronautics Authority (predecessor to the FAA) and WTS was War Training Service. Unpaginated, but 24 pages with numerous photographs of personnel from the university and flying services and students engaged in th... View more info

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Above It All

By: Chapman, Don W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Halcyon Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09500

ISBN: 1931823189

Condition: Fine


A collection of interviews relating the wartime experiences of men and women prior to and during World War II. xii, 229 pages : black and white photographs. View more info

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On War

By: Clausewitz, Carl von; Edited and with an Introduction By Anatol Rapoport

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Penguin Books: 1968

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 09885

Condition: Near Fine


461 pages with Concluding Remarks by Anatol Rapoport, Notes, References, Glossary, and Index. On War (Vom Kriege) was published posthumously in 1832 by Clausewitz's wife. View more info

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Terrible Innocence: General Sherman at War

By: Coburn, Mark

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Hippocrene Books: 1993

Seller ID: 08556

ISBN: 0781801567

Condition: Near Fine


Overview of Sherman's life with a focus on one critical year--May 1864 to May 1865, which includes his march to Atlanta, chasing Hood's Confederate army, march to the sea, and a post-Christmas march of some 425 miles through the Carolinas to help end the war. 248 pages. Suggested Reading, Index, maps. View more info

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Medal of Honor Recipients 1863-1978, Senate Committee Print No. 3, 96th Congress, 1st session)

By: Committee on veterans' Affairs, United States Senate

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1979

Seller ID: 08306

Condition: Good


Edge and spine wear to covers. Smalll tear at the tail of the spine. A bit of curl to the corners of several pages. 1113 pages. PART I: Historical Background. PART II: Citations of Awards of the Medal of Honor by War, Campaign, Conflict, or Era. PART III: Medal of Honor Recipients by State. PART IV: Foreign Born Medal of Honor Recipients. PART V: Medal of Honor Alphabetical Index. PART VI: Documentary Background on the Medal of Honor. View more info

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Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

By: Cortada, James W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Westport Connecticut, Greenwood Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09119

ISBN: 0313220549

Condition: Fine


571 pages with Index, preceded by five Appendixes: A) A Chronology of the Spanish Civil War: 1930-1939; B) A Military History of the Spanish Civil War: 1936-1939; C) Civil War Governments; D) A Select Compendium of Archives and Libraries on the Spanish Civil War; and E) A Select Bibliography of Bibliographies on the Spanish Civil War. Oversized book that will require extra postage for expedited or international delivery. View more info

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Lincoln's Loyalists: Union Soldiers from the Confederacy

By: Current, Richard Nelson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Northeastern University Press: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 06709

ISBN: 1555531245

Condition: Fine


253 pages, with Appendix, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated endpapers--Confederacy map. View more info

Image for Letter of Appreciation to Korean War Veterans from South Korean President Kim Dae-jung on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Start of the Korean War

Letter of Appreciation to Korean War Veterans from South Korean President Kim Dae-jung on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Start of the Korean War

By: Dae-jung, Kim

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 10693

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine with just a trace of wear. Glossy card stock folded to 8 1/4 x 11 ¾ inches. Dated June 25, 2000. Opens to reveal President Kim Dae-jung's printed letter written in Korean on the left side, English on the right side. "I would like to offer you my deepest gratitude for your noble contribution to the efforts to safeguard the Republic of Korea and uphold liberal democracy around the world." View more info

Final Letters

By: Dafni, Reuven and Yehudit Kleiman (Selected by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00791

ISBN: 0297811517

Condition: Near Fine+


A collection of letters, from the Yad Vashem Archives in Jerusalem, written by Jews under Nazi oppression. Most offer the last signs of life for these Holocaust victims. Illustrated with 59 black and white photographs of selected correspondence; 128 pages. View more info

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Gettysburg, July 1

By: David G. Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Combined Publishing: 1996

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 08560

ISBN: 0938289810

Condition: Near Fine


Dust jacket has a tear and chipping at the tail of the spine and light wear at the head of the spine. Also has a crease along the spine. 736 pages, with Appendices, Notes, Abbreviations, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with 20 maps. View more info

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The Urge to Persecute

By: Davies, A. Powell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, The Beacon Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 04833

Condition: Very Good


Browning to front endpapers from old newspaper articles. Jacket has vertical creases, front and back, and edge wear. Protected now in a new archival Mylar cover. Davies, the Unitarian minister of All Souls Church in Washington, D.C. (1944-57), delves into social and political issues during the Cold War with this book, an attempt to understand tyranny and persecutions from historical, psychological, and moral contexts. 219 pages, Index. View more info

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Nelson's Favourite: HMS Agamemnon at War, 1781-1809

By: Deane, Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08896

ISBN: 1861760019

Condition: Fine


320 pages, with Appendices, Glossary of Terms, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Germany and the American Revolution: A Sociohistorical Investigation of Late Eighteenth Century Political Thinking (Institute of Early American History)

Germany and the American Revolution: A Sociohistorical Investigation of Late Eighteenth Century Political Thinking (Institute of Early American History)

By: Dippel, Horst; Translated by Bernhard A. Uhlendorf; Foreword by R.R. Palmer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The University of North Carolina Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08997

ISBN: 080781301x

Condition: Near Fine


448 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Don Troiani's Soldiers in America 1754-1865

Don Troiani's Soldiers in America 1754-1865

By: Don Troiani; James L. Kochan; Earl J. Coates

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Mechanicsberg, Pennsylvania, Stackpole Books: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 08662

ISBN: 0811705196

Condition: Near Fine


Mild wear top-edge of dust jacket. No tears or chips. Nice, clean copy. 242 pages. Illustrated with nearly 200 photographs of rare equipment and uniforms from Troiani's collection and with reproductions of Troiani's paintings. Foreword by Brian Pohanka. Additional contributors: Rene Chartrand, Charles Cureton, Fred Gaede, and Erik Goldstein. View more info

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The Society of Experimental Test Pilots: History of the First 20 Years

By: Doolittle, J.H. "Jimmy" (Foreword)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Corvina, California, Taylor Publishing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08746

Condition: Fine


Blue leatherette with raised gilt lettering and decoration (has the look and feel of a college yearbook). Immaculate copy. 400 pages with Glossary and black and white photos. An additional section, Historical Photographs, concludes the book. Medal of Honor recipient "Jimmy" Doolittle provides the Foreword. View more info

Image for Conflict of Duty: U.S. Navy's Intelligence Dilemma, 1919-1945

Conflict of Duty: U.S. Navy's Intelligence Dilemma, 1919-1945

By: Dorwart, Jeffrey M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04727

ISBN: 0870216856

Condition: Very Good+


Mild wear to book and jacket. Clean copy. 262 pages, Notes, Selected Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with black & white photos. View more info

Image for Tears before the Rain: An Oral History of the Fall of South Vietnam

Tears before the Rain: An Oral History of the Fall of South Vietnam

By: Engelmann, Larry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09957

ISBN: 0195053869

Condition: Very Good


A solid, gently used copy signed by the author on the title page. Bookstore 'Autographed Copy' sticker on the front of the dust jacket. 375 pages with Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms and Index. Black and white photos. View more info