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Image for Swift, Silent, and Deadly: Marine Amphibious Reconnaissance in the Pacific, 1942-1945

Swift, Silent, and Deadly: Marine Amphibious Reconnaissance in the Pacific, 1942-1945

By: Meyers, Bruce F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Annapolis, US Naval Institute Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09318

ISBN: 1591144841

Condition: Fine


167 pages with Glossary, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with maps and black and white photos. Appears unread. View more info

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Horned Pigeon (Classics of World War II. The secret war)

By: Millar, George Reid

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Time Life Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09946

ISBN: 080947266X

Condition: Fine


Quarter-bound imitation leather and paper-covered boards. All edges gilt. Red, silk ribbon bookmark sewn into the binding. The Secret War blind-stamped along the spine on the front and rear covers. Publisher's synopsis laid in. Reprinted from the original 1953 edition for the Time Life series. 443 pages. The author recounts his 20 months as a prisoner of war in Italy and Germany and his escape through Germany, France, and across the Pyrenees into Spain. He writes of the many people who helped him along the way. A classic escape story of World War II. View more info

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The Devil's Secret Name: True Adventures of a Combat veteran/Journalist in the Third World Wars

By: Morris, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canton, Ohio, Daring Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06185

ISBN: 0938936824

Condition: Fine


304 pages with Index. View more info

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To Be As Brave: A WWII Veteran's Story

By: Murray, Joe B. (as Told to Brenda Murray Weir)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Texas, Brenda Weir Advertising/Public Relations: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05592

ISBN: 0970845502

Condition: Fine


World War II memoir of Texas soldier Joe B. Murray, who served in Europe, in Alsace, pushed across the Siegfried Line, and was among the liberators of tens of thousands at the Dachau concentration camp. Murray recounts what it was like to go to war and fight the battles in Europe as well as those battles within after returning home. 114 pages with References and Bibliography. Illustrated with photos from the author's collection as well as those from historical archives. Both the author and his daughter have signed a custom bookplate affixed to the front free endpaper. A note from the author to... View more info

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The History of World War I: The Western Front 1914-1916, from the Schlieffen Plan to Verdun and the Somme

By: Neiberg, Michael S.; Foreword by Dennis Showalter

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Amber Books Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09263

ISBN: 190662612X

Condition: Fine


224 pages with Index. Illustrated with more than 200 images and more than 20 full-color maps describing the major battles. A detailed guide to the conflict on the Western Front in the early years of World War I. A clean, fine copy of this title in the publisher's six-volume set, The History of World War I series. View more info

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Trails of Deceit: Solving a Decades Old Mystery Utilizing the Methods of the Legendary Phoenix Program

By: O'Daniel, Larry J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Golden Coast Publishing Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09907

ISBN: 097013410X

Condition: Fine


330 pages, illustrated, with Index. From the author of Missing in Action: Trail of Deceit, this book is the "true account of the men who were sacrificed for political expediency." The author, an intelligence officer in Vietnam during the war, who used the Phoenix concept of gathering intelligence, has used the same concept for piecing together a story of deceit concerning the fate of the POWs and those termed Missing in Action. View more info

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The Normandy Diary of Marie-Louise Osmont: 1940-1944

By: Osmont, Marie-Louise; Translated By George L. Newman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07632

ISBN: 0679434380

Condition: Fine


Introduction by John Keegan. 118 pages, illustrated. Diarist Osmont provided a detailed description of what both the invasion and occupation of Normandy was like for those who lived there as their homeland became a battlefield that changed the course of World War II. View more info

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I'm No Hero

By: Plumb, Charlie; DeWerff, Glen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Independence, Missouri, Independence Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06660

ISBN: 0830901116

Condition: Near Fine


Mild edge wear to jacket. 287 pages, illustrated with drawings. American POW Lt. Comdr. Joseph Charles Plumb was shot down May 19, 1967 during a combat mission over North Vietnam. He endured six years in prison, subjected to torture, and in 1970 was appointed chaplain of his prison unit. An inspring story of courage and faith. View more info

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Decision in Korea: An Authentic History of the Korean War

By: Poats, Rutherford M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Mcbride Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04792

Condition: Good


Light shelf wear & bumping. Jacket edge-worn and chipped. Paper loss at bottom and tail of the spine on the rear panel. Protected now in a new Mylar cover. 340 pages with Appendices and Index. Illustrated with maps, including maps on the books endpapers. View more info

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Campaigning with Grant

By: Porter, Horace

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Mallard Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08563

ISBN: 0792456041

Condition: Fine


546 pages, Index. Maps and illustrations. View more info

Image for Dearest Sweetheart: Letters from a GI to His Wife During World War II

Dearest Sweetheart: Letters from a GI to His Wife During World War II

By: Price, Jeanne Walser

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paducah, Kentucky, Turner Publishing, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07157

Condition: Near Fine+


A small amount of crinkling to the laminate on the rear cover, else fine. 176 pages, illustrated with black & white photos. Letters and documents from induction to discharge tell the story of one GI's experience in the war. Text by the soldier's wife, who has also inscribed the book to a previous owner of the book. View more info

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United States Naval Institute Proceedings 1944, Volume 70, Complete

By: Rear Admiral Albert T. Church U.S.N. (Ret.) (Editor)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Menasha, Wisconsin, United States Naval Institute: 1944

Seller ID: 09246

Condition: Very Good


Complete set of Proceedings, Vol. 70, 1944. Twelve issues Jan-Dec. Light to moderate edge wear, some soiling, and some bent corners. All covers intact and interiors clean. View more info

Image for United States Naval Institute Proceedings 1943, Volume 69, Complete, Numbers 479-490

United States Naval Institute Proceedings 1943, Volume 69, Complete, Numbers 479-490

By: Rear Admiral Albert T. Church U.S.N. (Ret.) (Editor)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Menasha, Wisconsin, United States Naval Institute: 1944

Seller ID: 09247

Condition: Good


Complete set of Proceedings, Vol. 69, 1943. Twelve issues Jan-Dec. (nos. 479-490). Light to moderate edge wear, some chipping at the spine ends and minor soiling. All covers intact and interiors clean. View more info

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United States Naval Institute Proceedings 1942, Volume 68, Complete, Numbers 467-478

By: Rear Admiral Albert T. Church U.S.N. (Ret.) (Editor)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Menasha, Wisconsin, United States Naval Institute: 1944

Seller ID: 09248

Condition: Good


Complete set of Proceedings, Vol. 68, 1942. Twelve issues Jan-Dec. (nos. 467-478). Light to moderate edge wear, some chipping at the spine ends and minor soiling. The December issue has a few coffee cup rings on the front cover. All covers intact and interiors clean. View more info

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The Hand-me-down Ships

By: Reed, Ken (SIGNED)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, Self Published: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09391

ISBN: 0952238705

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to book and some edge wear to the jacket, which is protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 181 pages with Index. Includes a section at the end of the book about Cutters' Captains and technical data. True account of World War II exploits of 10 ex-American Coast Guard cutters and the Officers and men in the Royal Navy who served in them. SIGNED by author Ken Reed. Gift inscription on the half-title page from Winston G. Churchill, Capt., USCG (Ret.) to Admiral Robert E. "Bob" Kramek, 20th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. View more info

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In the Field: The Language of the Vietnam War

By: Reinberg, Linda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Facts on File: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06430

ISBN: 0816022143

Condition: Near Fine


273 pages, with Appendix , Chronology, and Bibliography. Nearly 5,000 terms, A to Z, from the vocabulary of the Ammerican soldier who fought in this war. View more info

Image for The Eighteenth Day: The Tragedy of King Leopold III of Belgium

The Eighteenth Day: The Tragedy of King Leopold III of Belgium

By: Remy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Everest House: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 02087

ISBN: 0896960420

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear, some very light spotting to top edge. Embossed seal of previous owner on front free endpaper. Jacket is price-clipped and has light edge-wear. Chronicles King Leopold III of Belgium during eighteen days of World War II, in which his forces resisted German Panzer attacks, his surrender, and the heavy criticism from France and Belgium for doing so and remaining in Belgium rather than fleeing to safety. The accusations against him went unrefuted, The author of this book sets out to restore the King's reputation. View more info

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Dear General Macarthur: Letters from the Japanese During the American Occupation

By: Rinjiro, Sodei

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05842

ISBN: 0742511154

Condition: Near Fine


306 pages including Notes. Illustrated with black & white photographs. View more info

Image for Flying Tiger Joe's Adventure Story Cookbook

Flying Tiger Joe's Adventure Story Cookbook

By: Rosbert, C. Joseph

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Franklin, North Carolina, Giant Poplar Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07704

Condition: Near Fine


In this mostly memoir complemented with recipes, Rosbert, a former Flying Tigers fighter pilot in World War II, chronicles the interesting and the dangerously adventurous into six parts, which are further divided into chapters, and concludes each part with recipes pertinent (sometimes) to the regions represented by these stories. For example, Naval aviator training in Philadelphia segues into hoagies, scrapple and crab cakes. Rosbert invites his surviving fellow pilots to contribute recipes for this part of the book and provides a brief bio of each. "Tex" Hill contributes Oriental Barb... View more info

Image for Army Badges and Insignia of World War 2, Book 1: Great Britain, Poland, Belgium, Italy, U.S.S.R., Germany

Army Badges and Insignia of World War 2, Book 1: Great Britain, Poland, Belgium, Italy, U.S.S.R., Germany

By: Rosignoli, Guido

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.K., Blandford Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08579

ISBN: 071370697x

Condition: Good


Wear to the top and bottom edges of the boards. Tiny spots/stains on the spine and some staining to the top edge of the page block. Interior clean. 228 pages with Index. Many illustrations in color and black and white. View more info