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All Hands; the Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin June, 1945 (Victory In Europe)

By: N/A

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Washington D.C,, Bureau of Navy Personnel: 1945

Seller ID: 18742K

Condition: Good-plus


Very nice book-- clean and tightly bound. Small vee-shaped tear to front, lies totally flat over the "A" in All in title. Light overall wear. Cover notes that magazine was intended to be read by ten people and should be moved along quickly. Illustrated throughout with great photos, including a sequence of kamakaze suicide bombers. Articles of note include pieces on the Battle of Atlantic, the capture of U- boat 505, the saving of the carrier Franklin after attack off Japan, and the German surrender (including text of same) with photos of liberating the Jews. Also includes much info for... View more info

Francais Voici Votre Armee; De Tunis a Sienne

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: France, Direction De Presse Du Ministere De La Guerre:

Seller ID: 19390

Condition: Very Good


Very nice book of glossy black and white unused real photo postcards dating from WWII. Mild wear to cover and flat crease to upper front corner, but cards are tighly bound and without fault. 20 cards featuring scenes of French Army activity. Captions at back in French. Also available is a similar book focusing on De Sienne A Belfort. View more info

Francais Voici Votre Armee; De Sienne a Belfort

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: France, Direction De Presse Du Ministere De La Guerre:

Seller ID: 19391

Condition: Very Good


Very nice book of glossy black and white unused real photo postcards dating from WWII. Mild wear to cover, but cards are tighly bound and without fault. 20 cards featuring scenes of French Army activity. Captions at back in French. Also available is a similar book focusing on De Tunis A Sienne View more info

Dated Events War Map V-E Commemorating Victory In Europe May 8-45 (Akron Tarpaulin Company)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coshocton, Ohio, Shaw-Barton: 1945

Edition: 26th Edition

Seller ID: 20089

Condition: Very Good


Crisp, colorful, large map measuring 17-1/4" tall and 39" wide. Folds handily to 8-1/2"x9-3/4". Only fault is a small tear to edge repaired discreetly at back by me with archival tape. Spotlights and dates the most important events of WWII since the Munich Agreement of Sept, 30, 1938. Seems to have been a promotional item companies could purchase and have printed with their name. In this instance it was the Akron Tarpaulin Company which had the following message added, "We, the Akron Tarpaulin Company, are endeavoring ro serve you the best we can with the best merchandise w... View more info

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Better Homes & Gardens Magazine May 1943

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Meredith Publishing: 1943

Seller ID: 23059

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean oversized magazine measuring 9--3/4"x13". A special treat is an original order unused order form laid-in. Light name and address stamped to top back edge for mailing. A WWII era issue which definitely reflects wartime in ads and in content. First article is entitled "What Your Boy at the Front is Thinking". Rice Krispie ad shows Snap, Crackle and Pop piloting planes with the caption "Right on the beam for wartime eating." Article also discusses feeding children of different ages despite rationing. Recipes, decorating, gardening all very much with the w... View more info

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Infantry Journal Magazine November, 1944

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Washignton D.C,, The Infantry Association: 1944

Seller ID: 25837

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean magazine, tightly bound. No mailing label and no loss of membership application. Measures 8-1/2"x11-1/4". Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, art and maps. Among the major articles are Part I of a D-Day Diary by an anonymous writer and Action at the Pigpen (see photo two) which discusses the leadership of the 1st Battalion 17th Infantry on Ebeye Island on February 2, 1944. Other topics include cannoneers, tips on heavy mortars, the new German carbine and sea power in modern war. 80 pages. Other issues available from 1944, but not a full run. View more info

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Hitler's Sky Warriors

By: Ailsby, Christopher

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Brassey's Inc: 2002

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27744

ISBN: 1574885014

Condition: Fine


Crisp, as new book -- likely never read. No names ot writing, no spine crease, no cover lift -- pristine inside and out. The author is an expert on the Third Reich and owns a significant photograph collection portraying German life of the war period .Book examines the development of airborne assault by the Nazis in the 1930's and the creation of the 7th Flieger Division, as well as the invasions of WWII. Book is handomely illustrated with black and white photos and has 176 pages. Measures 8" x 11". View more info

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Surgery of Modern Warfare Volume I

By: Bailey, Hamilton (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, The Williams and Wilkins Company: 1944

Edition: Third Edition.

Seller ID: 18422

Condition: Very Good


Nice, clean, tightly bound book. Former owner's name writtern small to front free endpaper. Handsome dark green buckram boards with gilt to spine. Illustrated profusely and graphically in both color and black and white. Discusses in detail various war related injuries and their treatment as per WWII technology and science. Covers frostbite, burns, skin-grafts, anesthesia, wounds, gas gangrene, maggot therapy, amputations, surgical diseases encountered in sub-tropic countries, transportation of the wounded, and hospital organization in the Emergency Medical Service. 506 pages. View more info

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Album Memorial Bataille De Normandie: Normandy Invasion 11 June to 29 August 1944

By: Bernage, Georges;Benamou, Jean Pierre

Price: $85.00

Publisher: France, Heimdal: 1993

Seller ID: 24988

ISBN: 2840480263

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, clean book with laminated pictorial boards. No DJ, as issued, but is missing slipcase. No bumps to boards, no names or writing,. Measures 9"x12" and is printed on coated paper, resulting in a heavy book with 543 pages. Illustrated profusely with historical photographs. Text consists of explanatory captions, some extensive, all in both French and English. View more info

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GERMAN HELMTS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR VOL1

By: BRANISLAV RADOVIC

Price: $50.00

Publisher: ATGLEN PA., SCHIFFER: 2002

Seller ID: 7182

ISBN: 0764314475

Condition: FINE


VOL 1 OF OUTSTANDING COLLECTOR GUIDE TO GERMAN HELMETS COVERING MOD. 1916/18 TO MOD. 1942/45 LIMITED TEXT BUT GREAT CLOSE UP PHOTOS IN ABUNDENCE MULTIPLE VIEWS INCLUDING INSIDE COVERS ARMY , LUFTWAFFE , KRIEGSMARINE, WAFFEN -SS , PARATROOP AND MORE325 PRISTINE PAGES View more info

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GERMAN HELMETS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR VOL 2

By: BRANISLAV RADOVIC

Price: $49.00

Publisher: ATGLEN PA., SCHIFFER: 2002

Seller ID: 7185

ISBN: 0764314483

Condition: AS NEW


299 AS NEW PAGES WITH LIMITED TEXT BUT A WEALTH OF CLOSE UP PHOTOS COVERING -PARATROOP , COVERS, GOGGLES , LINER SYSTEMS MANUFACTURER'S MARKS INSIGINIA AND MORE TOGETHER WITH VOL1 ALSO IN STOCK THEBEST REFERENCE ONTHE SUBJECT I'VE SEEN View more info

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Last Man Standing: The 1st Marine Regiment on Peleliu September 15-21, 1944

By: Camp, Dick

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Zenith Press: 2008

Edition: Frist Printing

Seller ID: 23652

ISBN: 0760334935

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no bumps to boards, no creasing, no names or writing. Pages and page edges are priistine. The dustjacket is likewise nice with no tears or chips. The only fault is a small wrinkle to the top edge of the spine. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Book tells individual stories about the bloody Peleliu campaign which was the idea of MacArthur who conceived it to protect the flank, an outcome which historians called unnecessary. As for the last man standing, his name was Col. "Chesty" Puller who repeatedly ordered additional attacks which decimated the regim... View more info

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RIDING INTO YHE TWILIGHT

By: CARSTEN H. FRIES

Price: $50.00

Publisher: ALPHARETTA GA. , TIGER III: 2010

Edition: 1ST.

Seller ID: 7336

ISBN: 978-0-9819295-1-4

Condition: NEW


COVERS ORGANIZATION , UNIFORMS ,INSIGNIA , AND EQUIPMENT OF THE GERMAN ARMY'S LAST CAVALRYMEN 1920-45 THE EVOLUTION OF THE LANCE EQUIPPED HORSE SOLDIERS OF THE 1920S TO THE MIXED FORMATIONS OF ARMORED VEHICLES BICYCLES AND MOUNTED TROOPS 456 PGS .575 COLOR & B.& W. PHOTOS BOOK IS NEW View more info

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The Last Flight of the Lady Jeannette

By: Cole, Willis S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Battery Corporal Willis S. Cole Military Museum: 1998

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author & Others

Seller ID: 24779

ISBN: 0966272803

Condition: Fine


Book itself is as new -- pristine inside and out with no names or writing other than signatures of author and others. Jacket is likewise clean with no tears or chips. Small bit of wrinkling to top front edge only fault. Most handsome in brand new mylar. Limited to print run of 2000 of which this is #231. SIGNED & Inscribed by author at top of front pastdown with other sigatures including that of his wife for whom the book is dedicated and surviving members of the Lady Jeanette's crew, including the bombadier, the flight engineeer/top turret and the right waist. Illustrated with black and white... View more info

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FIGHTING MEN OF WORLD WAR II ALLIED FORCES UNIFORMS , EQUIPMENT & WEAPONS

By: DAVID MILLER

Price: $49.00

Publisher: MECHANICSBUEG PA., STACKPOLE: 2008

Edition: 1ST.

Seller ID: 7181

ISBN: 978-0-8117-0374-1

Condition: FINE


384 PAGES OF TEXT AND ENDLESS PHOTOS , PERIOD AND MODERN , COLOR AND B&W. A GREAT REFERENCE TO THE EQUIPMENT OF THE INDIVIDUAL SOLDIER OF WWII BOTH U.S. AND ALLIES , BOOK AND D.J. NEAR NEW CONDITION View more info

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Unsung Heroes of WWII; The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers

By: Durrett, Deanne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press: 2009

Edition: First Thus Paper Edition

Seller ID: 19687

ISBN: 0803224567

Condition: NEW


Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Measures 6"x9" and is illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and maps. Originally published in 1998 and offered here in the new edition with new Afterword by the author. Tells the story of the only battlefield code of WWII that the Japanese failed to decipher and the men who both created it and used it toward U.S. victory. 130 pages. Indexed. TWO like copies available. View more info

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Eisenhower's Own Story of the War

By: Eisenhower, Dwight D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing Co.: 1946

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 27385

Condition: Good-plus


Book is clean and tightly bound with no wear to spine and no names or writing. Only faults are flat superficial creasing to lower corners front and back with no softening to paper, and uniform tonng to back cover only. Book measures 8-1/2"x10-1/2" and has 122 pages. Illustrated throughout with maps and photographs. View more info

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AN ARMY IN SKIRTS

By: FRANCES DEBRA BROWN

Price: $25.00

Publisher: INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY: 2008

Seller ID: 7344

ISBN: 0871952645

Condition: FINE


THE LETTERS TO AND FROM FRANCES BROWN , A WAC IN WWII FROM HER TRAINING TO SERVICE IN ENGLAND AND FRANCE A CLOSE PERSONAL LOOK AT THE WAR FROM JUST BEHIND THE LINES FROM A WOMAN'S POINT OF VIEW BOOK AND D.J. IN MYLAR ARE FINE CONDITION 263 PGS . & MANY PHOTOS View more info

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A WORLD AT ARMS

By: GERHARD L. WEINBERG

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U. CAMBRIDGE: 1994

Seller ID: 7371

ISBN: 0521443172

Condition: FINE


AN IN DEPTH LOOK AT WWII FROM A GLOBAL POINT OF VIEW. FROM STRATEGY TO WEAPONS , HOME FRONT DEVELOPMENTS , ECONOMY , INTELLIGENCE AND SO MUCH MORE HELPS PUT ALL THE OTHER WWII BOOKS IN PERSPECTIVE 1170 PGS. FINE BOOK IN FINE D.J. IN MYLAR View more info

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American Guerrilla; The Forgotten Herorics of Russell W. Volckmann

By: Guardia, Mike

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Casemate Publishers: 2010

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22006

ISBN: 1935149229

Condition: New


Crisp BRAND NEW book. dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. The story of an unknown hero who escaped from Bataan and raised a Filipino army against the Japanese during WWII. Illustrated with mapos and facsimiles. 226 pages. View more info