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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

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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

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Uniformes Militares Historicos, Republica Argentina

By: Roux, Guillermo; Julio M. Luqui Lagleyze

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Republica Argentina, Círculo Militar: 1994

Seller ID: 09003

Condition: Fine


Publication date not indicated, but OCLC WorldCat database states 1994. Portfolio of thirty-six illustrated loose leaves, preceded by 18 pages (numbered 5-17), as follows: Title page and Introduction by Osiris Guillermo Villegas, President of CĂ­rculo Militar (publisher), both of which are unnumbered, and the following numbered (5-17) pages: (about the artist) Guillermo Roux mas alla del tema, por Albino Dieguez Videla; and a section containing a history and description of each illustrated uniform-Historia y descripcion de los uniformes militares, por el Profesor Julio M. Luqui Lagleyze. Each... View more info

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Twentieth Air Force Story ... in World War II

By: Rust, Kenn C.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Terre Haute, Indiana, Sunshine House:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10695

ISBN: 084036301X

Condition: Near Fine


The copyright date for this book is 1979 by Historical Aviation Album. The assumed publication date is 1994 as "50th Anniversary" is noted on the cover and the Twentieth Air Force was activated in 1944 as the first and only Air Force created for the purpose of taking into action a single type of aircraft--the still unproven B-29 Superfortress. Sixty-four pages with numerous black and white photos documenting the history of the Twentieth Air Force and its B-29 bombers. Contents include History, Superfort Details, Twentieth Air Force Markings, Other Units, and Twentieth Air Force Missions. View more info

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JG 54: Jagdgeschwader 54 Grunherz: Aces of the Eastern Front

By: Scutts, Jerry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, England, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10694

ISBN: 1853101206

Condition: Fine


167 pages with Appendices and Index. Illustrated with numrous black and white photos. Endpaper illustrations depict German fighter planes. The Nazi offensives of the Luftwaffe's JG 54 from Poland to Stalingrad. Full statistical appendices and many previously unpublished photographs reflecting the life and times of the 'Green Hearts.' View more info

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They Lie Forgotten: The United States Military Academy 1856-1861, Together with a Class Album for the Class of May 1861

By: Sergent, Mary Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Middletown, New York, Prior King Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10329

Condition: Very Good


Light reading creases around the spine and a small tear at the tail of the spine. 200 pages with 214 illustrations and 2 maps. View more info

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War Diaries of Kenneth Slessor: Official Australian Correspondent, 1940-1944

By: Slessor, Kenneth [Edited by Clement Semmler]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06133

ISBN: 0702218790

Condition: Good


Shelf wear to boards. Couple of small stains to the front endpapers. Toning around the page edges. Jacket has light edge wear and faint crease to the spine. 623 pages, including Appendixes (A: Cairo1941-42, B: The Work of an Official War Correspondent, and C: Slessor's Resignation as Official Correspondent), List of Abbreviations and Service Rankings, General Notes, Biographical Notes, and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos, maps, tables and copies of correspondence. One of Australia's finest poets, Slessor was appointed the nation's official war correspondent during World War II a... View more info

General Leemy's Circus: a Navigator's Story of the 20th Air Force in World War II

By: Snyder, Earl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05754

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear to the boards, ink stamp and price on the front free endpaper. Jacket is edge-worn and chipped and has several small edge tears. The tail of the spine is missing about a one-inch piece, affecting the publisher's name. Protected now in a new Brodart cover. The author was a navigator on the B-29 "Umbriago-Dat's My Boy," which is pictured on the rear panel of the jacket. He took part in the first raid on Tokyo, though they never dropped their bombs. The name Leemy in the book's title comes from the Japanese pronunciation of General Curtis LeMay's last name. 175 pages. View more info

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Ship Recognition: Warships - N.A.T.O. Powers and Other Important Ships

By: Stokes, Commader Ted, R.N.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles Limited: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08811

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, 7.25 X 5 inches oblong. Mild edge wear, light foxing on the copyright page. 136 pages with Index of Ships. Numerous black and white photos and drawings. Chapters include: Basic Naval Shapes, Aircraft Carriers, Cruisers, Guided Missile Ships, Destroyers, Submarines, Frigates, Miscellaneous Types, and Fleet Lists. Based on the original work by Laurence Dunn. View more info

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Men and Decisions

By: Strauss, Lewis L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday: 1962

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 06323

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear to boards. Jacket has a tear and associated creasing across the top-edge of the front panel. Inscribed to a previous owner of the book. 468 pages, with Apendix and Index. Illustrated with black & white photos. View more info

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Inside the US Navy Seals

By: Stubblefield, Gary; Halberstadt, Hans

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Osceola, Wisconsin, Motorbooks International: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06390

ISBN: 0760301786

Condition: Near Fine


192 pages, with Index. Illustrated with black and white photos. Inside look at what it takes to be a SEAL, from a "pup" all the way to a SEAL commander. View more info

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American Heritage New History of World War II

By: Sulzberger, C.L., Revised by Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1997

Edition: Revised Edition, first Printing

Seller ID: 06619

ISBN: 0670874744

Condition: Near Fine


Originally published as Picture History of World War II in 1966 and became a standard reference on the war. Stephen Ambrose has revised and updated Sulzberger's original text with new material in the text, new chapters, and all new captions. More than 700 photographs accompany the text. Includes illustrations from cartoonists who portrayed the lighter side of the war, as well as new computer-generated color maps of important battles. Heavy book, will require additional postage for expedited or overseas delivery. 628 pages, with Selected Bibliography, Picture Credits, and Index. View more info

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Hidden Horrors: Japanese War Crimes in World War II

By: Tanaka, Yuki

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Westview Press: 1996

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 10692

ISBN: 0813327172

Condition: Near Fine


Mild edge wear to dust jacket. 267 pages with Notes and Index. Illustrated. From the dust jacket: "This book documents for the first time previously hidden Japanese atrocities in World War II, including cannibalism; the slaughter and starvation of prisoners of war; the rape, enforced prostitution, and murder of noncombatants; and biological warfare experiments. The author describes how desperate Japanese soldiers consumed the flesh of their own comrades killed in fighting as well as that of Australians, Pakistanis, and Indians. Another chapter traces the fate of 65 shipwrecked Australian n... View more info

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Jane's Pocket Book of Military Transport and Training Aircraft

By: Taylor, John (Editor); Compiled By Michael J.H. Taylor and Kenneth Munson

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 08810

Condition: Good


Reading crease and light mositure stain along bottom edge. 262 pages with Index. 4 X 7 inches oblong. View more info

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Rookie Rhymes

By: The Men of the 1st and 2nd Provisional Training Regiments Plattsburg, New York May 15-August 15, 1917

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1917

Seller ID: 07069

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear to book, firm binding. Jackest edge-won and chipped, with paper loss at bottom of rear panel. 139 pages of light verse about military life during World War I. Illustrated by P.B. Crosby. View more info

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With the Colors: A Sojourn in Texas

By: Thompson, Franklin Condit; Edited By David chapman and Robin Hutchison; Transcription By Stephanie Elmquist

Price: $20.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas, Friends of the Sterling C. Evans Library, Texas A&M University: 1996

Seller ID: 09097

Condition: Very Good


Stiff paper covers in spiral binding. Edge wear and some sticker shadow in the upper corner of the covers. 132 pages, illustrated. Keepsake no. 25 from the Sterling C. Evans Library. World War I letters from Camp Travis in Texas, written by New Englander Franklin Condit Thompson, while stationed there in 1918. View more info

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The Rescuers: The World's Top Anti-Terrorist Units

By: Thompson, Leroy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Paladin Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05905

ISBN: 0873643941

Condition: Near Fine


A few tiny edge tears to the jacket, now protected in a Mylar cover. 241 pages, with Index and Appendixes on Weapons and Equipment, Hostage Rescue Units and Terms, and Terrorist Groups, a Glossary. View more info

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The Fugu Plan: The Untold Story of the Japanese and the Jews During World War II

By: Tokayer, Marvin and Mary Swartz

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Paddington Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03548

ISBN: 0448230364

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny spot top edge of pages. Rear flap creased. Story of European Jews who fled across the world to the unlikely haven of Japan and their eventual survival in an Asian ghetto. The Fugu Plan was devised in prewar Japan to create an Israel in Asia. View more info

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The Rivals:America and Russia since World War II: America and Russia since World War II

By: Ulam, Adam B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05467

ISBN: 067059959x

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Jacket chipped at the spine ends, light wear at the corners. 405 pages with Index. View more info

Urban's Boys

By: Uminski, Sigmund H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Polish Publication Society of America, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 04909

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth with gilt lettering. Previous owner address label on front pastedown. Jacket has very light wear at the spine ends and corners and a few tiny edge tears. Protected now in a new archival Mylar cover. Released on the 25th anniversary of the end of World War II, this is a story of the Polish Underground resistance to the German invasion during World War II. It is based on the personal story of a participant related to the author. Fictitious names have been used. The author has inscribed this copy to a previous owner of the book and dated it December 23, 1971. A note to another reader ... View more info