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Drill Regulations for Signal Troops 1917

By: War Department, Office of the Adjutant General (H.P. McCain)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Military Publishing: 1917

Seller ID: 10384

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and rubbing wear along the extremities. The rear endpaper is separated from the binding, but still adhered to the rear board. Interior clean and free of writing or marks, except for a previous owner name to front endpapers: "J.C. Benko, 631. Aero Sqdn." The 631st was an Aero Supply Squadron.. H.P. McCain, the Adjutant General who approved these regulations was Henry Pinckney McCain, a distant uncle of U. S. Senator John McCain. H.P. McCain set up the World War I draft and became known as the father of Selective Service. 462 pages, illustrated with drawings and diagrams, some fold-o... View more info

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Germany, Hitler, and World War II: Essays in Modern German and World History

By: Weinberg, Gerhard L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge and New York, Cambridge University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06211

ISBN: 0521474078

Condition: Fine


347 pages, with Appendix and Index. A collection of essays on German and world history in the twentieth century, several of which have not been previously published in English. The emphasis is on misunderstood or misrepresented topics, such as the true impact of the Treaty of Versailles of 1919 and Germany's relations with England, the United States, and the Soviet Union. View more info

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Sitting It Out: A World War II POW Memoir

By: Westheimer, David (SIGNED)

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Houston, Rice Univesity Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07839

ISBN: 0892633158

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards with just a trace of wear at the spine ends. The jacket has a small amount of wear at the extremities and is protected now in a new Mylar cover. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "For Jo Beth--Your dad got me through Math 210, David." He also signed his full name further down the page. View more info

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Heroes and Legends of World War I

By: Whitehouse, Arch

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08569

Condition: Good


Mild shelf wear, spine slanted and gift inscription inside. The dust jacket is price-clipped, edge-worn and protected now in a clear Mylar cover. 368 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos and maps. Heroic personalities, dramatic incidents, unusual experiences in the First World War. Major battles on land, at sea, and in the air are described along with tales of individual heroism by the likes of Sergeant Alvin York, Captain Albert Ball, and more. The author served with the Royal Flying Corps in the war as an aerial gunner and pilot and was credited with si... View more info

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One Afternoon at Mezzegra : The Story of Mussolini's Death

By: Whittle, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10414

Condition: Very Good


Slight toning to the page edges. Jacket shows some rubbing and a small tear at the foot of the spine. The story of Mussolini's death and the four days preceding it culminating in a gruesome act of mob violence, in which the hated Italian dictator, his mistress, and a group of followers were captured, executed, and hung by their heels from the canopy of a gas station. 195 pages with Bibliography and Index. Black and white photos. View more info

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The History of World War I: The Western Front 1917-1918, from Vimy Ridge to Amiens and the Armistice

By: Wiest, Andrew; Foreword by Dennis Showalter

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Amber Books Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09264

ISBN: 1906626138

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 final 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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Flying the Edge: The Making of Navy Test Pilots

By: Wilson, George C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08464

ISBN: 1557509255

Condition: Near Fine


This chronicle of a year spent with the 100th test-pilot class at the Naval Air Test Center in Patuxent River, Maryland, provides a look at the challenges and dangers facing naval test pilots in the 1990s. 271 pages with Index. Black and white photos. View more info

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"Wildcats" Over Casablanca

By: Wordell, Lieutenant M.T. and Lieutenant E.N. Seiler, as told to Keith Ayling

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08508

Condition: Good


Mild shelf wear and some soiling to the covers. The dust jacket has some large chips and rubbing to the front and rear panels. Handwritten price sticker on the rear flap. 309 pages, Endpapers illustrated with map of the area around Casablanca. This book recounts the exploits of the authors and their fellow aviators who flew the Grumman F4F "Wildcat" from the decks of the USS Ranger, as well as the carrier's bomber and scouting squadrons during the Allied invasion of North Africa and the area around Casablanca defended by the Vichy French who had allied with Hitler's Germany. Lieutenant Wordell... View more info

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Death in the Forest: The Story of the Katyn Forest Massacre

By: Zawodny, J.K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana, University of Notre Dame Press: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 05962

Condition: Very Good


Reprinting of the 1962 original edition. Light wear to book and jacket. [xvi] 3-235 pages with Appendix, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with photos and maps. Analysis of the slaughter of 15,000 Polish prisoners-of-war. The Soviet Union and Germany accused each other. This book provides objective answers for the many questions surrounding the largest assassination of prisoner-soldiers since Ghenghis Khan. View more info

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20.Juli 1944

By: Zimmermann, erich and Hans-Adolf Jacobsen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bonn, Germany, Berto-Verlag GmbH: 1960

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 07575

Condition: Good


Edge wearand rubbing. 348 pages plus Index. Illustrated with photos. Several documents/map included in pocket at back of book Lagekarte 20.7.1944 an Allen Fronten (Location Map on All Fronts 7.20.1944; Plan von Berlin; Eines fur Viele: das Todesurteil des Volksgerichtshofes Gegen Ernst von Harnack (death sentence for Ernst von Harnack); and Synchronoptische Tafel (table of synchronized operations?). GERMAN LANGUAGE TEXT. View more info