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US Army Survival Manual (Reprint of Department of the Army Field Manual) FM 21-76

By: N/A

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1998

Seller ID: 736886

ISBN: 1566190223

Condition: Good


Has Light Creasing On The Front Cover corners. (A Guide). Light wear. No underlines. View more info

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To Life: Stories of Courage and Survival

By: N/A

Price: $11.55

Publisher: Virginia Beach, VA, United Jewish Federation of Tidewater: 2002

Seller ID: 4242706

ISBN: 0971478791

Condition: Very Good


A note is written on the title page. Told by Hampton Roads Holocaust Survivors, Liberators & Rescuers. View more info

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I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Children's Drawings and Poems from the Terezin Concentration Camp, 1942-1944

By: N/A

Price: $3.65

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books: 1993

Seller ID: 4343104

ISBN: 0805210156

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name is stamped on the first blank page. Fifteen thousand children under the age of fifteen passed through the Terezin Concentration Camp. Fewer than 100 survived. In these poems and pictures drawn by the young inmates, we see the daily misery of these uprooted children, as well as their hopes and fears, their courage and optimism. 60 color illustrations. View more info

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Essential Dictionary Of The U.S. Military

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford: 2001

Seller ID: 9999536

ISBN: 0425180697

Condition: Very Good


Clean, sturdy and unmarked. Very light wear. A concise resource of U.S. military terminology, people, and battles covers all conflicts involving the U.S. military, from early colonial times to the present day, and provides information on military ranks, uniforms, insignia, weaponry, vehicles, aircraft, ships, medals, and more. Original. View more info

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One Mission Two Goals

By: Liane I. Brown

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fort Pierce, Faith Baptist Church Publications: 2007

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 9999401

ISBN: 1602080577

Condition: Like New


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The War In The Air: 1914-1994

By: Alan Stephens

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Alabama , Air University Press : 2001

Seller ID: 9999581

ISBN: 1585660876

Condition: Very Good


No underlining, clean and sturdy. View more info

Inside the Third Reich

By: Albert Speer

Price: $3.15

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1970

Seller ID: 003130

Condition: Very Good


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Inside the Third Reich: Memoirs

By: Albert Speer

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York NY, The Macmillan Company: 1970

Seller ID: 003302

Condition: Very Good


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Inside The Third Reich: Memories By Albert Speer

By: Albert Speer

Price: $5.55

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1970

Seller ID: 1793910

Condition: Good


Speer, the Minister of Armaments and War Production under Hitler, the man who had kept Germany armed and the war machine running even after Hitler's mystique had faded, takes a brutally honest look at his role in the war effort, giving readers a complete view of the inside of the Nazi state. View more info

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General George Patton: Old Blood & Guts

By: Alden Hatch

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.: 2006

Seller ID: 46437750

ISBN: 1402736142

Condition: Very Good


Has a Name on the First Page. He remained firmly in the center of the action and at the center of controversy. That’s what made General George S. Patton America’s most colorful military leader and an endlessly fascinating subject. He’s as dynamic on the page as he was in life in Alden Hatch’s lively, accessible biography, which chronicles Patton from his early days growing up in Southern California to his triumphant march into Germany in World War II. With his iron-clad will to win, unique personality, and fearlessness, Patton’s a hero who will keep kids turning the pages to find out... View more info

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Great Aircraft of WWII

By: Alfred Price and Mike Spick

Price: $10.55

Publisher: Chartwell Books:

Seller ID: 5252723

ISBN: 0785806695

Condition: New


Battle-action photographs of historic planes, from the Spitfire Mark 5B and the P-51 Mustang to the B-17 and the Avro Lancaster, are combined with cutaway illustrations that detail their structure and characteristics to provides a complete visual documentary. View more info

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War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars

By: Andrew Carroll

Price: $4.05

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 2001

Seller ID: 001653

ISBN: 0743202945

Condition: As New


In 1998, Andrew Carroll founded the Legacy Project, with the goal of remembering Americans who have served their nation and preserving their letters for posterity. Since then, over 50,000 letters have poured in from around the country. Nearly two hundred of them comprise this amazing collection -- including never-before-published letters that appear in the new afterword. Here are letters from the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, the Cold War, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf war, Somalia, and Bosnia -- dramatic eyewitness accounts from the front lines, poignant expressions of love for ... View more info

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Behind the Lines : Powerful and Revealing American and Foreign War Letters and One Man's Search to Find Them

By: Andrew Carroll

Price: $3.05

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2005

Seller ID: 003083

ISBN: 0743256166

Condition: As New


Andrew Carroll spent three years traveling throughout the United States and around the world to seek out the most powerful and unforgettable letters ever written during American wars. Behind the Lines is the result of that extraordinary trip and represents the first book of its kind: a dramatic, intimate, and revealing look at warfare as seen through the personal correspondence of US and foreign troops and civilians who have experienced major conflicts firsthand. From handwritten missives penned during the American Revolution to e-mails from Afghanistan and Iraq, Behind the Lines captures t... View more info

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A Surgeon's Duty: The World War II Memoir of John L. Farmer, M.D.

By: Andrew H. Farmer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, 2004

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 99991044

ISBN: 0974496006

Condition: Very Good


In the 50 days that followed the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, John L. Farmer put his civilian surgical practice on hold to a hastily organized U.S. Army evacuation hospital that was one of the first medical units to go overseas in World War II. With little military training, wearing winter uniforms and equiped with obselete gear, Farmer and his few soldiers neaded for the uncertain situation in the southwest Pacific. The Japanese appeared unstoppable and American commanders were unsure where the task force would land. Letters and diaries written during the three and a half years Farmer ser... View more info

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The Battle Of The Atlantic: The Allies' Submarine Fight Against Hitler's Grey Wolves Of The Sea

By: Andrew Williams

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Basic Books: 2003

Seller ID: 5555495

ISBN: 0465091563

Condition: Good


Sturdy. Light wear. From 1939 until 1942, Hitler's U-boats-the submarine fleet dubbed the "gray wolves"-threatened to accomplish what his air force had been unable to achieve: to starve Britain into submission. The ensuing struggle for control of the storm-tossed Atlantic trade routes became a full-scale war-within-a-war, and one which led to astounding losses: Allied powers would lose more than fifty thousand men, and fifteen million tons of shipping, over the course of the conflict.Through exclusive interviews with survivors on both sides-including those given for the first time by former U-... View more info

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The Diary of a Young Girl (The Definitive Edition)

By: Anne Frank

Price: $3.54

Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday: 1995

Seller ID: 3676

ISBN: 0385473788

Condition: Good


Light scuff-wear on bottom cover edge. The diary as Anne Frank wrote it. At last, in a new translation, this definitive edition contains entries about Anne's burgeoning sexuality and confrontations with her mother that were cut from previous editions. Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been a beloved and deeply admired monument to the indestructible nature of the human spirit, read by millions of people and translated into more than fifty-five languages. Doubleday, which publishe... View more info

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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

By: Anne Frank

Price: $4.54

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1967

Seller ID: 978570

ISBN: 0385040199

Condition: Very Good


The compelling diary of a young girl on the brink of maturity as her life draws to toward its tragic end -- one of the most moving and vivid documents of the Jewish experience. View more info

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The Diary Of A Young Girl

By: Anne Frank

Price: $1.90

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books: 1991

Seller ID: 142679

ISBN: 0385480334

Condition: Good


More than fifty years after its first publication, Doubleday's definitive edition of Anne Frank's famous diary generated an extraordinary amount of excitement when it was published in early 1995. Enthusiastically received by critics and readers alike, it reigned for nine weeks on The New York Times bestseller list and will remain for all time the version that millions of readers will cherish.In a handsome package with flaps, rough front, and printed endpapers, this Anchor trade paperback will be the perfect gift for anyone who seeks insight into the indestructible nature of the human spirit. View more info

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

By: Anne Frank

Price: $3.55

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1995

Seller ID: 4545403

ISBN: 0385473788

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. The diary as Anne Frank wrote it. At last, in a new translation, this definitive edition contains entries about Anne's burgeoning sexuality and confrontations with her mother that were cut from previous editions. Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been a beloved and deeply admired monument to the indestructible nature of the human spirit, read by millions of people and translated into more than fifty-five languages. Doubleday, whi... View more info

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History of the Second World War

By: B. H. Liddell Hart

Price: $3.05

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putman's Sons: 1970

Seller ID: 002674

Condition: Good


766 pages. 766 pages. Light discoloration on page edges. This magnificent work is based largely on the priceless personal collection of private documents and the author's constant study of the day-to-day events of the war. For all its clarity, Liddell Hart's History does not always make for comforting reading. It is a military history on the broadest possible scale, ranging from the frustrating events preceding the war, through all the campaigns and battles of seven turbulent years, to the final conclusion of hostilities. Trenchant, searching, thought-provoking, it is a study in realism and ob... View more info

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The Marine: A Guadalcanal Survivor's Final Battle

By: Ben Wofford and William Richard White

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 2002

Seller ID: 5555328

ISBN: 1557508801

Condition: Very Good


Has a name and address written on the first page. A chilling, firsthand account of the Pacific theater of World War II describes the intense fighting on Guadalcanal and the horrors of war, based on the reminiscences of a soldier as recounted to his doctor. View more info

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Tigers over Asia (Men and Battle)

By: Bernard C. Nalty

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Elsevier-Dutton: 1978

Seller ID: 4242892

ISBN: 0525930078

Condition: Good


Sturdy. No underlines. Light wear. View more info

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Kriegie 7956: a World War II Bombardier's Pursuit of Freedom

By: Betty Jean Belkham Gatewood and Vernon L. Gatewood, 2nd LT.

Price: $5.55

Publisher: Shippensburg, PA, Burd Street Press: 2001

Seller ID: 17431

ISBN: 1572492813

Condition: Used Like New


Betsy, a high-school history student, learns a personally important story of the hardships and hopes of a World War II POW when her grandfather is encouraged to tell his ordeal as a German POW. His training as a bombardier, his duties as an officer, and the anticipation of married life precede his harrowing story of being shot down in his B-24 over enemy territory on September 10, 1944. His POW experiences of deprivation, loneliness, and discomfort are interspersed with his wit, humor, and introspection despite the desperate conditions in the three camps in which he was held for nine months. A... View more info

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Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan

By: Bill O'Reilly

Price: $8.55

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 2016

Seller ID: 5050219

ISBN: 1627790624

Condition: New


The powerful and riveting new book in the multimillion-selling Killing series by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido, stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonor. Killing the Rising Sun takes readers to the bloody tropical-island battlefields of Peleliu and Iwo Jima and to the embattled Philippines, where General Douglas MacArthur has made a triumphant return and is plot... View more info

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Killing The Rising Sun

By: Bill O'Reilly

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt And Co: 2016

Seller ID: 9999488

ISBN: 1627790624

Condition: Used Like New


The powerful and riveting new book in the multimillion-selling Killing series by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido, stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonor. Killing the Rising Sun takes readers to the bloody tropical-island battlefields of Peleliu and Iwo Jima and to the embattled Philippines, where General Douglas MacArthur has made a triumphant return and is plot... View more info

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Killing Patton: The Strange Death Of World War II's Most Audacious General

By: Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Henry holt And Co: 2014

Seller ID: 5555706

ISBN: 080509668X

Condition: New


Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O'Reilly, iconic anchor of The O'Reilly Factor, comes the most epic book of all in this multimillion-selling series: Killing Patton. General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident--and may very well have been an act of assassination. Kill... View more info

Halsey's Typhhon: The True Story of a Fighting Admiral, an Epic Storm, and an Untold Rescue

By: Bob Drury and Tom Clavin

Price: $14.55

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2007

Seller ID: 0607336

ISBN: 0871139480

Condition: As New


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The Key to Zion (Zion Chronicles)

By: Bodie Thoene

Price: $2.05

Publisher: Nashville Tenessee, Bethany House Publishers: 1988

Seller ID: 001445

ISBN: 1556610343

Condition: Very Good


Sturdy. Very light wear. A word is stamped on the bottom edge of the pages. The Zion Chronicles series covers the events surrounding Israel's statehood in 1948. Each book vividly portrays the intense struggle of the Jewish people in the aftermath of the Holocaust and the forces, within and without, which engulf the Middle East in conflict and controversy even today. Will there ever be peace in Zion? The Jewish people wonder as they stream into the British Mandate of Palestine after the devastation of World War II. What has happened to God's promises to their nation? View more info

Hitler Youth: The Hitlerjugend in War and Peace 1933-1945

By: Brenda Ralph Lewis

Price: $4.55

Publisher: Osceola, WI, MBI Publishing Company: 2000

Seller ID: 0606769

ISBN: 0760309469

Condition: Very Good


This illustrated history fully examines the manipulation and corruption of an entire generation at the hands of the Nazis. Explanations include: why the control of youth was integral to National Socialism; how Nazis indoctrinated youngsters to spy on their own families; and the roles of German youth both when war broke out and when they were drafted into fighting units. View more info

Into The Shadows Furious: The Brutal Battle For New Jersey

By: Brian Altobello

Price: $5.55

Publisher: Novato,CA, Presidio Press: 2000

Seller ID: 333692

ISBN: 0891417176

Condition: Very Good


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Studies in British Military Thought: Debates With Fuller and Liddell Hart

By: Brian Holden Reid

Price: $92.55

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1998

Seller ID: 4444572

ISBN: 0803239270

Condition: Used As New


One page corner has light crease from a fold. John Frederick Charles Fuller (1878–1966), British soldier, military analyst, and war historian, is considered the father of modern armored (tank) warfare—first as planner of the attack at Cambrai in November 1917, and then as author of a number of works that challenged traditional British military thought. His ideas were resisted in his own country but had a major impact on German and Soviet military doctrine. Sir Basil Liddell Hart (1895–1970) was also a British military historian and analyst of note and authored influential military histor... View more info

Best Little Stories from World War II

By: Brian Kelly

Price: $4.05

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, Montpelier Publishing: 1989

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002430

ISBN: 0962487503

Condition: As New


More than 150 true stories of triumphs and tragedies comprise C. Brian Kelly's "Best Little Stories from World War II." Serving as a window into the lives of those who experienced the war, Kelly's book recounts the reality of war to soldiers and sailors, heroes and villians, and leaders and ordinary people. These inspiring, poignant, ironic, and sometimes tragic stories make World War II come alive with the thoughts and feelings of those who were there. View more info

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A Date Which Will Live Infamy?: An Anthology of Pearl Harbors Stories That Might Have Been

By: Brian M. Thomsen & Martin H. Greenberg

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Cumberland House: 2001

Seller ID: 4545569

ISBN: 1581822227

Condition: Very Good


Several notations through the book. Several underlines. December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy"". So did President Franklin Delano Roosevelt address the American people about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that initiated America's entry into World War II. But what if things had happened differently? A Date Which Will Live in Infamy is an anthology of fictional alternatives to the events that led up to, occurred during, and followed directly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. View more info

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Rescue At Los Baños: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid Of World War II

By: Bruce Henderson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow : 2015

Seller ID: 991250

ISBN: 006232506X

Condition: Used Like New


Clean, sturdy and unread. There is a small marker mark on the bottom edge of several pages. From the bestselling author of Hero Found comes the incredible true story of one of the greatest military rescues of all time, the 1945 World War II prison camp raid at Los Baños in the Philippines—a tale of daring, courage, and heroism that joins the ranks of Ghost Soldiers, Unbroken, and The Boys of Pointe du Hoc. In February 1945, as the U.S. victory in the Pacific drew nearer, the Japanese army grew desperate, and its soldiers guarding U.S. and Allied POWs more sadistic. Starved, shot and beat... View more info

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WHALE'S TALES: Recollections of a Diesel Submariner

By: Bruce J. Schick

Price: $17.75

Publisher: Louisa, VA, DBF Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 5050229

ISBN: 0977353702

Condition: New


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Best Little Stories from World War II

By: C. Brian Kelly

Price: $2.05

Publisher: Naperville, IL, Cumberland House: 1998

Seller ID: 2564588

ISBN: 1888952857

Condition: Very Good


Best Little Stories of World War II is a journalistic history of World War II in the form of more than 150 vignettes reflecting the war's humor and pathos, triumph and tragedy. Here is the story of the war as it affected soldiers and civilians, leaders and common folk alike - real people who bravely endured the times. While one can never learn or tell all their stories, one can honor their memories by recounting their amazing, inspiring, poignant, ironic, and yes, even pitiful stories in this war to end all wars. Included are such stories as: Professor William Miller, who collapsed d... View more info

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World War II (American Heritage Library)

By: C. S. Sulzberger

Price: $2.05

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1969

Seller ID: 17117

ISBN: 0828103313

Condition: Fine


Shows some curling and wear on the cover. From Hitler's rise to power to the Japanese surrender on the deck of the Missouri in 1945, World War II is brought into sharp focus in this dramatic book. Over a third of World War II consists of eyewitness accounts, as Sulzberger emphasizes the people involved in this historic event--the leaders, the victims, and the fighters. View more info

Sharks Over China: The 23rd Fighter Group in World War II

By: Carl Molesworth

Price: $5.55

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books: 2001

Seller ID: 0607591

ISBN: 0785814019

Condition: As New


"Molesworth has stitched together a chronicle of a gutsy, resourceful outfit...absorbing reading for WWII aerial-combat buffs." -- Publishers Weekly View more info

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Firebirds: Flying the Typhoon in Action

By: Chalres Demoulin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washinton, DC, Smithsonian Institution Press : 1986

Seller ID: 9999716

ISBN: 0874743664

Condition: Good


Sturdy. No underlines. Some discoloration on the page edges. View more info

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The Last Offensive: WWII

By: Charles B. MacDonald

Price: $10.55

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1995

Seller ID: 5252544

ISBN: 156619928x

Condition: Used Like New


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Stilwell's Mission to China

By: Charles F. Romanus and Riley Sunderland

Price: $32.55

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, University Press of the Pacific: 2002

Seller ID: 73

ISBN: 0898758742

Condition: Very Good


The United States Army Forces in the China, Burma and India Theater were originally planned as a task force to support China. They were largely based on India; only a small fraction of their strength was in China itself. In China, the Generalissimo, Chiang Kai-shek, was Supreme Commander, China Theater. In India, Gen. Sir Archibald P. Wavell had a comparable role and title. The two portions of the U. S. forces - in India and China - were separated by Japanese-occupied Burma. The U. S. theater commander had two major roles, in that he was an American theater commander and also chief of the Gene... View more info

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City Behind A Fence: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1942-1946

By: Charles Johnson and Charles O. Jackson

Price: $5.55

Publisher: Knoxville, The University of Tennessee Press: 2002

Seller ID: 4040383

ISBN: 0870493094

Condition: Very Good


Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was created by the U.S. government during World War II to aid in the construction of the first atomic bomb. Drawing on oral history and previously classified material, this book portrays the patterns of daily life in this unique setting. View more info

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War Shots: Norm Hatch and the U.S. Marine Corps Combat Cameramen of World War II

By: Charles Jones

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2011

Seller ID: 99188204

ISBN: 0811706311

Condition: Very Good


Clean and sturdy. No underlines. A number is stamped on the top of the page edges. Story of how military photographers got their shots while storming beaches and assaulting pillboxes with combat troops Hatch filmed With the Marines at Tarawa, which won the 1945 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject New details on the controversy surrounding the famous photo of the flag raising on Iwo Jima Hatch was Person of the Week on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer in March 2010 View more info

Hitler's Spies and Saboteurs

By: Charles Whighton and Gunter Peis

Price: $1.35

Publisher: New York, Award Books: 1974

Seller ID: 001907

Condition: Good


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The Ranger Force: Darby's Rangers In World War II

By: Col. Robert W. Black

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2009

Seller ID: 5555331

ISBN: 0811705218

Condition: Very Good


One of the most famous units of World War II and all of military history First Americans to see active combat in the European theater Expands on events described in Rick Atkinson's An Army at Dawn and The Day of Battle In this gripping companion to his acclaimed The Battalion (978-0-8117-0184-6), which told the story of the 2nd Ranger Battalion in World War II, Robert W. Black turns his attention to the 1st, 3rd, and 4th Ranger Battalions, otherwise known as Darby's Rangers. These elite soldiers accompanied British commandos on the failed Dieppe Raid in August 1942, participated in Operatio... View more info

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Operation Jedburgh: D-Day and America's First Shadow War

By: Colin Beavan

Price: $6.52

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2006

Seller ID: 5151633

ISBN: 0670037621

Condition: New


The thrilling inside story of the secret "special operations" mission that paved the way for D- Day—and changed the way America waged war On D-Day, three hundred young American and Allied soldiers were dropped behind enemy lines to launch a secret sabotage mission code-named Jedburgh. Working with the French Resistance, the "Jeds" launched a stunningly effective guerrilla campaign against the German war machine. In this compelling narrative, Colin Beavan, whose grandfather Gerry Miller helped direct the operation for the OSS, tells the incredible story of the rowdy daredevils who carried ... View more info

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Operation Jedburgh: D-Day And America's First Shadow War

By: Colin Beavan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking: 2006

Seller ID: 5555824

ISBN: 0670037621

Condition: Very Good


Clean and sturdy. There is a small marker mark on the bottom edge of the pages. Documents a secret partnership between Allied soldiers and the French Resistance through which they waged an effective guerilla campaign against Germany, in an account that describes in dramatic detail their efforts to train liberator fighters, dodge Gestapo spies, provide cover to invading Allied forces, and capture German transports throughout France. 50,000 first printing. View more info

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World War II Reminiscences

By: Colonel John H. Roush, Jr.

Price: $35.30

Publisher: Kentfield, CA, Colonel John H. Roush, Jr.: 1995

Seller ID: 4545877

ISBN: 0960083030

Condition: Very Good


Very light wear. This is the third printing of a collection of 86 chapters, each the most vivid memories of combat in WWII by a vet eran of that conflict. These are individual experiences of man who were there, some from all theaters of war, of all services, of various ranks and endeavors. View more info

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A Bridge Too Far

By: Cornelius Ryan

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, Simon And Schuster: 1974

Seller ID: 01415169

ISBN: 0671217925

Condition: Good


Previous owner's name is inside the front cover. On 17th September 1944, the people of southern England gaped as the mightiest airborne force in history thundered overhead "en route" for Arnhem. Arnhem was 64 miles behind the German lines in Holland, and Field-Marshal Montgomery's plan was to sieze the Rhine bridges at Arnhem and Nijmegen to allow an Allied thrust into the industrial heart of Nazi Germany. The Allied armies south of the Rhine were due to reinforce the airborne troops once the bridges had been captured. When Lt-General "Boy" Browning, the Deputy Commander of the First Allied Ai... View more info

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The Longest Day: The Classic Epic Of D-Day

By: Cornelius Ryan

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, NY, A Touchstone Book: 1985

Seller ID: 749364

ISBN: 0671890913

Condition: Good


The classic account of the Allied invasion of Normandy. The Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan's unsurpassed account of D-Day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history. In this compelling tale of courage and heroism, glory and tragedy, Ryan painstakingly recreates the fateful hours that preceded and followed the massive invasion of Normandy to retell the story of an epic battle that would turn the tide against world fascism and free Europe from the grip of Nazi Germany. This book, first published in 1959, is a must for anyone who loves history, as well as for anyone who wants ... View more info

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The Battle Of Midway

By: Craig L. Symonds

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 999902019

ISBN: 0199315981

Condition: Very Good


Clean and sturdy. No underlines. Very light wear. There are few moments in American history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway. At dawn of June 4, 1942, a rampaging Japanese navy ruled the Pacific. By sunset, their vaunted carrier force, the Kido Butai, had been sunk and their grip on the Pacific had been loosened forever. In this absolutely riveting account of a key moment in the history of World War Ii, leading naval historian Craig L. Symonds paints an unforgettable portrait of ingenuity, courage, and sacrifice. Symonds begins... View more info

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No Greater Glory: Four Immortal Chaplains And The Sinking Of The Dorchester

By: Dan Kurzman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 2004

Seller ID: 99991086

ISBN: 0375508775

Condition: Used Like New


Clean, sturdy and unmarked. The sinking of the Dorchester in the icy waters off Greenland shortly after midnight on February 3, 1942, was one of the worst sea disasters of World War II. It was also the occasion of an astounding feat of heroism—and faith. As water gushed through a hole made by a German torpedo, four chaplains—members of different faiths but linked by bonds of friendship and devotion—moved quietly among the men onboard. Preaching bravery, the chaplains distributed life jackets, including their own. In the end, these four men went down with the ship, their arms linked in... View more info

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From the Battlefield: Dispatches of a World War II Marine

By: Dan Levin

Price: $3.30

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1995

Seller ID: 4343653

ISBN: 1557505152

Condition: Very Good


As a war memoir this short book combines a high order of combat journalism with poetry composed in pauses in the midst of battle, notebook writings too personal to have become dispatches, and a compelling narrative that binds these threads together. It differs from many war memoirs in its reflective look at the imperatives of war, its struggle for meaning, and its final affirmative conclusions. View more info

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Through the Valley of the Shadow: A War Prisoner's Struggle for Survival

By: Daniel C. Snaddon

Price: $6.05

Publisher: Spartanburg, SC, Christian Missions Press:

Seller ID: 12168

Condition: Very Good


Small surface stain on the page edges. View more info

Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust

By: Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Seller ID: 20070

ISBN: 0679446958

Condition: Good


Underlining through book. A work of the utmost importance--as authoritative as it is explosive--Hitler's Willing Executioners will fundamentally change our perception of the Holocaust and of Germany in the Nazi period. Goldhagen reaches conclusions that are both uncompromising and savage, rejecting as inadequate the conventional historical explanations for how an entire country could allow the Holocaust to happen, and gives the first detailed, broad-ranging account of the actual killers of the Jews. 31 photos. View more info

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Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust

By: Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, Vintage: 1996

Seller ID: 85853

ISBN: 0679772685

Condition: Good


Light crease on the front cover bottom corner. This groundbreaking international bestseller lays to rest many myths about the Holocaust: that Germans were ignorant of the mass destruction of Jews, that the killers were all SS men, and that those who slaughtered Jews did so reluctantly. Hitler's Willing Executioners provides conclusive evidence that the extermination of European Jewry engaged the energies and enthusiasm of tens of thousands of ordinary Germans. Goldhagen reconstructs the climate of "eliminationist anti-Semitism" that made Hitler's pursuit of his genocidal goals possible and the... View more info

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Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust

By: Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1996

Seller ID: 4545470

ISBN: 0679772685

Condition: Good


This groundbreaking international bestseller lays to rest many myths about the Holocaust: that Germans were ignorant of the mass destruction of Jews, that the killers were all SS men, and that those who slaughtered Jews did so reluctantly. Hitler's Willing Executioners provides conclusive evidence that the extermination of European Jewry engaged the energies and enthusiasm of tens of thousands of ordinary Germans. Goldhagen reconstructs the climate of "eliminationist anti-Semitism" that made Hitler's pursuit of his genocidal goals possible and the radical persecution of the Jews during the 193... View more info

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To Win The Winter Sky: The Air War Over The Ardennes 1944-45

By: Danny S. Parker

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Conshohocken, PA, Combined Books: 1994

Seller ID: 4646215

ISBN: 0938289357

Condition: Used As New


As Allied and German armies fought on the ground in the Battle of the Bulge, an equally desperate battle raged in the skies overhead, as enemy air forces fought the weather and each other for supremacy.Acclaimed author Danny Parker completes the narrative begun in his highly successful Battle of the Bulge. He covers the important and previously unexplored air aspect of a famous land battle. Those who thought they were thoroughly familiar with Hitler's last offensive will find a wealth of new information here, including exclusive interviews with war-time airmen, over 100 rare photos, the unknow... View more info

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One Christmas in Washington: The Secret Meeting Between Roosevelt and Churchill That Changed the World

By: David Bercusion & Holger Gerwig

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, NY, The Overlook Press: 2005

Seller ID: 555092

ISBN: 1585674036

Condition: Very Good


Christmas in Washington is the fascinating, in-depth look at one of the most crucial periods in modern history: the weeks between December 1941 and January 1942, when Churchill and Roosevelt--seemingly on the run after Dunkirk and Pearl Harbor--met at the White House, forging what turned out to be the Grand Alliance--while in the background, a gloomy and confused America went about with their Christmas celebrations. Christmas in Washington is an authoritative and emotional story of two proud and accomplished statesmen struggling to overcome biases, suspicion, and hubris to create what turne... View more info