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Image for <b>God's Terrorists: The Wahhabi Cult and the Hidden Roots of Modern Jihad  </b><br>[Islam; Middle East]

God's Terrorists: The Wahhabi Cult and the Hidden Roots of Modern Jihad
[Islam; Middle East]

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts:, Da Capo Press,: 2006.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008583


"Allen tells his complex story with concision, insight and wide-ranging vision…[and] throws new, if uncomfortable, light on our world." -- London Sunday Times, 2/19/06.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Fire in Beirut: Israel's War in Lebanon with the Palestine Liberation Organization  </b><br>[Israel & Palestine]

Fire in Beirut: Israel's War in Lebanon with the Palestine Liberation Organization
[Israel & Palestine]

By: Barly, Dan; Salepter, Eliahu

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA:, Stein and Day,: 1984.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008301


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Lone Wolf: The Life and Death of U-Boat Ace Werner Henke

By: Mulligan, Timothy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Westport, Conn.:, Praeger,: 1993.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007928


This book relates the life and the death of the rebel German seaman who became one of the most successful U-Boat commanders of World War II. A narrative outlining the history of his boat, U-515, and its crew. Also, the biography of a man who defies the stereotypes of German character, who never fit in as a career officer in the German Navy, but who chose a suicidal death in acceptance of the code of the military service whose rules he continually bent and ... View more info

Image for <b>Storming Little Round Top: The 15th Alabama and Their Fight for the High Ground, July 2, 1863  </b><br>[Civil War]

Storming Little Round Top: The 15th Alabama and Their Fight for the High Ground, July 2, 1863
[Civil War]

By: Tucker, Philip

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA:, Da Capo Press Inc.,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008629


"Tucker (Burnside's Bridge) [has succeeded in] revising previous histories by using unpublished letters and combing the archives for other testimony of the Confederates' storming of that famous rocky hill. Tucker brings the battle to life with vivid descriptions of those dramatic events in a volume sure to please Civil War buffs."--Publishers Weekly Unread, Unopened, No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality but remainder mark on lower edge. View more info

Image for <b>Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.   </b><br>[Cold War, CIA]

Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.
[Cold War, CIA]

By: Winks, Robin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 1996.

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 008685


The CIA and its World War II predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), were for many years largely populated by members of Ivy League colleges, particularly Yale. In this highly acclaimed book, Robin Winks explores the underlying bonds between the university and the intelligence communities, introducing a fascinating cast of characters that include safe-crackers and experts in Azerbaijani as well as such social luminaries as Paul Mellon, David Bruce, Joh... View more info

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If Mahan Ran the Great Pacific War: An Analysis of World War II Naval Strategy

By: Adams, John A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009942


Alfred Thayer Mahan's The Influence of Sea Power upon History (1660-1783) was one of the most influential books on military strategy in the first half of the 20th century. A core text in the naval war colleges of the United States, Britain, and Japan, Mahan's book shaped doctrine for the conduct of war at sea. Adams uses Mahan's ideas to discuss the great Pacific sea battles of World War II and to consider how well they withstood the test of actual combat.No Fl... View more info

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Famous Ships of the British Navy, Stories of Enterprise and Daring.

By: Adams, W.H. [William Henry] Davenport

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Strahan & CO.,: 1872.

Seller ID: 009216


Short histories of several of the Royal Navy's most famous sailing ships and the gallant captains that sailed aboard them. Included are the "Mary Rose", Sir Francis Drake, Admiral Robert Blake, William Bligh and the "Bounty", Nelson's "Victory, and the story of the shipwreck of the "Alceste" to mention but a few. Publisher's blue cloth with stamped titles and designs in black and gilt. All edges gilt. Previous owner's names on front free endpage. Fully illustra... View more info

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Siege of St. Augustine in 1702

By: Arnade, Charles W.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University of Florida Press.: 1959.

Seller ID: 008112


The Siege of St. Augustine was an action in Queen Anne's War during November and December 1702. It was conducted by English provincial forces from the Province of Carolina and their native allies, under the command of Carolina's governor James Moore, against the Spanish colonial fortress of Castillo de San Marcos at St. Augustine, in Spanish Florida.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. View more info

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Niagara 1814: America Invades Canada

By: Barbuto, Richard V.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, University Press of Kansas: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009425


'An impressive and important addition to the historical works on the War of 1812. Comprehensive in scope and detailed in its analysis, Barbuto's study is also a sheer pleasure to read and will most certainly become the standard work on the subject.' --Timothy D. Johnson, author of Winfield Scott: The Quest for Military Glory. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. 9.... View more info

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Flyboys: A True Story of Courage

By: Bradley, James

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown and Company,: 2003.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009311


'Bradley has once again given us the human face of a war...a triumph of careful listening...and most of all...empathy.' -- -Hampton Sides, author of Ghost Soldiers. First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 398 pages, with chapter notes, bibliography and index. View more info

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Napoleon

By: Chandler, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Saturday Review Press,: 1973

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007616


No flaws or blemishes to this unused book but a previous owner's name inside cover. View more info

Image for <b>Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn  </b><br> [Native American; Indian Wars]

Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn
[Native American; Indian Wars]

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing

Seller ID: 009493


'Impressive in its massive presentation of information . . . Son of the Morning Star makes good reading - its prose is elegant, its tone the voice of dry wit, its meandering narrative skillfully crafted. Mr. Connell is above all a storyteller, and the story he tells is vastly more complicated than who did what to whom on June 25, 1876.' The New York Times Book Review. Second State Dust Jacket. Only 600 copies of this first issue were printed [unverified]. This... View more info

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The Warrior Elite : The Forging of Seal Class 228

By: Couch, Dick; Hollenbeck, Cliff

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Crown,: 2001.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008712


"The Warrior Elite is the first book that captures how the SEAL spirit is tempered. It reveals all the grit, sweat, mud, and blood of BUIDS training -- real-time, down and dirty. This is a must-read if you want to know what becoming a virtual warrior is all about." -- Governor Jesse Ventura, BUDS Class 58 No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.8vo; 321 p... View more info

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The Edge of the Quicksands.
[World War I]

By: Curtin, D. Thomas

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, George H. Doran Co.,: 1918.

Edition: First Edition. First printing: GHD oval on the Title Page.

Seller ID: 001842


Rust-colored cloth with black lettering. Top edge stained; others rough-cut. Light shelfwear with a touch of rub at corners. Bindings square and tight. Text clean with light even toning. An account of World War I showing the differences between the German and Americans. 321 pages. 7 3/ 4 inches. View more info

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The Age of Surveillance: The Aims and Methods of America's Political Intelligence System

By: Donner, Frank J.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Knopf : distributed by Random House: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009945


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note but a bit of toning to white of dust jacket. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 554 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. View more info

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Fall of the Asante Empire: The Hundred-Year War for Africa's Gold Coast

By: Edgerton, Robert B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Free Press,: 1995.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008891


At the start of the 19th century West Africa's strongest empire, the Asante, ruled over 3 million people and enjoyed a wealth and military strength unparalleled in the region; but its conflicts with the British Empire proved its downfall. Enjoy one of the few in-depth histories to tackle the history of the African nation and its unique successes in its struggle for control of the Gold Coast. -- Midwest Book Review. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail ha... View more info

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Esso War Map III Featuring the Pacific Theater

By: Esso Marketeers

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA:, General Drafting Company,: 1943.

Seller ID: 009010


Very Carefully handled - no flaws to note.Recto maps and insets: "Philippine Islands" with inset of "Manila and Vicinity," Insets: "Palau Islands," "Truk Islands," "Dublon," "Yap," "Angaur," "Saipan and Tinian," "Paramushiru," "Guam," "Rota," "Marcus," "Ngulu Islands," "Ulithi Islands," "Sorol Islands," "Elato and Lamotrek Islands," "Ryu?kyu? Islands," "Woleai Islands," "Chichijima Islands," "Hahajima Islands," "Naka-Iwo," "To?kyo and Vicinity." V... View more info

Image for <b>Barracks, Bivouacs and Battles.</b><br>[19th Century British Military]

Barracks, Bivouacs and Battles.
[19th Century British Military]

By: Forbes, Archibald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, Macmillan and Co.,: 1891

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005542


A Collection of anecdotes about army life and adventure witnessed by the British war correspondent previously published in various magazines.Archibald Forbes (1838 - 1900) was one of the most celebrated war correspondents of the 19th century, covering major and minor wars including the Franco-Prussian War, the Russo-Turkish War and the Anglo-Zulu War. This is a collection of 16 Forbes pieces that was published toward the end of his career. Red cloth wit... View more info

Image for <b>The Court-martial of General George Armstrong Custer  </b><br> [Plains Indian Wars]

The Court-martial of General George Armstrong Custer
[Plains Indian Wars]

By: Frost, Lawrence A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009496


Highly detailed treatment of Custer's 1867 trial. The court-martial grew out of a disastrous expedition against Plains Indians in the summer of 1867, commanded by General Winfield Hancock with Custer in command of the cavalry.Carefully handled, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has a bit of handling wear and a slight fade. 8vo; 280 pages with Bibl... View more info

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The Custer Album, a Pictorial Biography of General George A. Custer

By: Frost, Lawrence A.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, Superior Publishing Co.: 1964

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009615


First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust jacket with price has light corner and edge wear in a protective Mylar sleeve. 4to; 10.5 inches tall; 191 pages with index; fully illustrated. View more info