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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

ISBN: 0253351057

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


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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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

ISBN: 0316105848

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


'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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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

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...The Raiders.

By: Garrett, Richard

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky:, Van Nostrand Reinhold,: 1980.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line;

Seller ID: 003312

ISBN: 0442258739


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. During World War II the British Commandos and the United States Rangers brought the art of combined operations and of the sudden, lightning strike upon the enemy to a level of organisation never reached in any previous war. But the Commandos and the Rangers were the inheritors of a long tradition; the history of strike forces made up of highly trained, highly professional crack troops is as ... View more info

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Operation Storm: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II

By: Geoghegan, John

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Crown,: 2013.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009314

ISBN: 0307464806

Condition: As New


The riveting true story of Japan's top secret plan to change the course of World War II using a squadron of mammoth submarines a generation ahead of their time.No Flaws or Blemishes but a small remainder mark on lower edge; Unread, unopened. 8vo, 488 pages with chapter notes, sources / bibliography, index; illustrations. View more info

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By Tank Into Normandy

By: Hills, Stuart

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Great Britain:, Cassell,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009316

ISBN: 0304362166

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


A World War Two tank commander gives a direct, harrowing, and exciting account of fighting at the invasion front.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 255 pages with index; illustrations. View more info

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...The Deceivers: Allied Military Deception in the Second World War.

By: Holt, Thaddeus,

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Skyhorse Pub Co Inc.,: 2007.<br>

Seller ID: 003102

ISBN: 9781602391420<br>


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Secret codes, ciphers, strategic misdirection, and more: Deception was one of the most powerful weapons utilized by the Allies in World War II. Here are some of the amazing tricks and leaked misinformation—many revealed for the first time—that helped lure the Axis powers into false, even dangerous, positions. The collection of incredible codes, surreptitious spies, and false battle plans is made all the more enjoya... View more info

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Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership that Drove the Allied Conquest i n Europe

By: Jordan, Jonathan W.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, NAL,: 2011.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008627

ISBN: 0451232127

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


"A fascinating triple biography. Jordan elegantly describes the ever-changing relationship between America's three most important European ground commanders. His detailed account shows how the responsibilities, and politics, of high command can test even the best of friends."-Jonathan Parshall, co-author Shattered Sword: The Untold Battle of Midway No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality but for a remainder mark on lower edge. Unread. View more info

The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando

By: Kix, Paul

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010139

ISBN: 0062322524

Condition: Fine


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. "The Saboteur is completely engrossing and elegantly told, which means any reader of this work will inevitably want more and more." (Washington Post) View more info

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Auch Du warst dabei. ein Beitrag zur verarbeitung der Vergangenheit.

By: Kleist, Peter

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Gottingen:, Verlag K. W. Schutz,: 1959.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008300

Condition: Very Good, lacks Dust Jacket.


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Text in German, Illustrated with photographs. 372 pages with index, map endpages. 9.5 inches tall.SIGNIERT DURCH DEN AUTOR. Bindungen fest und quadratisch. Text sauber, Moderate Handhabung Verschleiß. Text in deutscher Sprache, Illustriert mit Fotografien. Bruno Peter Kleist was a German political writer and diplomat. His interest ... View more info

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...TANKS AND ARMORED VEHICLES, 1900-1945.

By: Lt. Col. Robert J. Icks, edited by Phillip Andrews

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Conn., WE Inc.;: 1970.

Seller ID: 004947


Carefully used. Clean and tight. Very good in a very good dust jacket. View more info

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Between Silk and Cyanide: a Codemaker's War, 1941-1945
[Espionage]

By: Marks, Leo

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, The Free Press,: 1999.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008815

ISBN: 0684864223

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


..[a] spellbinding real-life thriller.... Marks is a natural storyteller who brilliantly links the highly technical issue of codes and ciphers to the fates of individual agents. -- The New York Times Book Review, David Stafford Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Previous owner's name under dust jacket flap. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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...Matar a Hitler/ Killing Hitler: Conspiraciones y atentados contra el Fuhrer/ Conspiracy and Attempts on the Fuhrer (Spanish Edition)

By: Moorhouse, Roger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A.:, Debate Editorial,: 2008.

Seller ID: 004565

ISBN: 8483067544


No utilizado sin abrir regalo de alta calidad - Unused Unopened Gift Quality. View more info

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The German Air War in Russia

By: Muller, Richard

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Balyimore, MD, Nautical & Aviation Pub Co of Amer: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009780

ISBN: 1877853135

Condition: Near Fine


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Unread; minor age-spotting on edges of text block. 8vo; 9.12 inches tall; 301 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with 250 drawings and photographs. View more info

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1,000 Days on the River Kwai: The Secret Diary of a British Camp Commandant

By: Owtram, Colonel Cary. OBE

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Pen and Sword, London: 2017

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. UK.

Seller ID: 009967

ISBN: 1473897807

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


After being captured in Singapore and transported to the infamous Burma railway Colonel Cary Owtram was appointed the British Camp Commandant at Chungkai, one of the largest POW camps. Many ex-prisoners testified to the mental and physical courage that he showed protecting POWs from the worst excesses of their captors. In addition, it is clear that Owtram bore heavy responsibility for those under his charge and the daily trauma of dealing with the unpredictable J... View more info

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Klop: Britain's Most Ingenious Spy [Espionage]

By: Peter Day

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, MJF Books: 2015.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007984

ISBN: 1606712950

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


Klop Ustinov was Britain's most ingenious secret agent, but he was not licensed to kill. Instead he was authorized to tell tall tales. From the Russian Revolution to the Cold War he bluffed and tricked his way into the confidence ofrom Soviet commissars to the Gestapo. He was also the father of actor Peter Ustinov!No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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...Heisenberg and the Nazi Atomic Bomb Project: A Study in German Culture.

By: Rose, Paul Lawrence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Univ of California Press:: 1998.

Seller ID: 003734

ISBN: 0520210778


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality,No one better represents the plight and the conduct of German intellectuals under Hitler than Werner Heisenberg, whose task it was to build an atomic bomb for Nazi Germany. The controversy surrounding Heisenberg still rages, because of the nature of his work and the regime for which it was undertaken. What precisely did Heisenberg know about the physics of the atomic bomb? How deep was his loyalty to the German government during the... View more info

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...Poland, 1946: The Photographs and Letters of John Vachon

By: Vachon, John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Washington:, Smithsonian Books,: 1996.<br>

Seller ID: 006667


In the spring of 1946, as Poland was beginning to recover from five years of Nazi terror, American photographer John Vachon was assigned to cover United Nations relief efforts there. Taken with a keen yet sympathetic eye, these 78 photos reveal the destitution and unfounded optimism of the Poles, many returning from German labor camps, and document a nation at the crossroads of the postwar East and West. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Sti... View more info

Image for ...<b>Top Nazi: SS General Karl Wolff The Man Between Hitler And Himmler.</b>

...Top Nazi: SS General Karl Wolff The Man Between Hitler And Himmler.

By: Von Lang, Jochen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Enigma Books,: 2005.

Seller ID: 003370

ISBN: 1929631227


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. The only biography of SS General Karl Wolff, who for many years would function as Himmler’s adjutant within the SS. One of Hitler’s favorites, Wolff played an increasingly key role until he was appointed head of the German SS and police in 1943 in Italy, where he negotiated the secret surrender to Allen Dulles. View more info

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32 in'44: Building the Portsmouth Submarine Fleet in World War II

By: Watterson, Rodney K.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland:, Naval Institute Press,: 2011.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009317

ISBN: 1591149533

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


After averaging the completion of less than two submarines a year in the 1930s, the Portsmouth Navy Yard completed an astonishing thirty-two submarines in 1944 including the simultaneous launching of three submarines. The yard built seventy-nine submarines between 1941 and 1945, a fleet that collectively represented thirty-seven percent of the United States submarines built during the war and sank over one third of the Japanese shipping sunk by United States subma... View more info