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121 The Curtain Rises
Reynolds, Quentin
New York Random House 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with clean, unchipped paste-on illustration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner signature on front free endpaper. 353 pgs. Clean DUSTJACKET has been price clipped, has very small chips at corners and top of spine, slight edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 008256

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122 Flying MacArthur to Victory
Rhoades, Weldon E. (Dusty)
College Station Texas A & M University Press 1987 0-89096-266-9 / 9780890962664 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 563 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean & bright dustjacket is crisp, unchipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005709

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The Story of the Naval Academy, Riesenberg, Felix, Jr.
123 The Story of the Naval Academy
Riesenberg, Felix, Jr.
New York Random House (Landmark Books) 1958 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket William M. Hutchinson, Illustrator 
Landmark Book No. 84 in clean dust jacket. States First Printing on copyright page, front flap states Young Readers of America Selection. Printed typed letter from author with signature included. Blue cloth boards have no bumping or wear, slight fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. Blind stamped circular embossment of former owner at lower corner of half-title page; no other marks. Illustrations by William M. Hutchinson, plus many black and white photographs. 176 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of background fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023033

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America's War for Humanity - Pictorial History of the world War for Liberty, Russell, Thomas H.
124 America's War for Humanity - Pictorial History of the world War for Liberty
Russell, Thomas H.
1919 Victory Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean solid book. Blue cloth boards with red and dark blue lettering on cover, color paste-on illustration of American flag (slight chipping to edges, but bright and clean). Dark blue lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. With "The Official Story of American Operations in france by General John J. Pershing; William Dunseath Eaton, Contributing Editor; Special Chapters by Hon. James Martin Miller. 514 pages. 025723

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125 The Yard: Building a Destroyer and the Bath Iron Works
Sanders, Michael S.
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Harper Collins 1999 0-06-019246-1 / 9780060192464 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Illustrated with Photographs and Diagrams 
Very clean dark navy boards with silver lettering on dark grey spine. Very light hint of surface wear to top/base of spine and corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams. 253 pgs. with index. Clean, bright dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Military History. 014873

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The Yard: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works, Sanders, Michael S.
126 The Yard: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works
Sanders, Michael S.
New York Harper Collins 1999 0-06-019246-1 / 9780060192464 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with clean black spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 253 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new book. This book captures the end of an era--ship building in Bath, Maine at the century old Bath Iron Works. 8vo. War/Military. 012891

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127 Everything We Had: An Oral History of The Vietnam War By Thirty-three American Soldiers Who Fought It
Santoli, Al
New York Random House 1981 0-394-51269-3 / 9780394512693 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow boards with gold lettering on cover, black cloth spine with gold lettering. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. P/O name on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has a few small closed edge tears, a little wear at bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Vietnam. 004161

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Combat Intelligence - Its Acquisition and Transmission, Schwien, Colonel Edwin E.
128 Combat Intelligence - Its Acquisition and Transmission
Schwien, Colonel Edwin E.
Washington DC The Infantry Journal, Inc. 1936 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name and date neatly penned at top of front fixed endpaper. All fold-out maps (including topographical maps) are clean and present. Foreword by the author. 121 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has very light surface rubbing and a few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An investigation of the functions of the G-2 (American combat intelligence) and an attempt to show the absolute necessity for logical, systematic search for essential information, deliberate dispassionate evaluation of the information, and the prompt dissemination of the resulting intelligence. 026067

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Old War Poems, Shapiro, Alan
129 Old War Poems
Shapiro, Alan
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 2008 0618452435 / 9780618452439 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded black boards with gold stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 89 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From a winner of the Kingsley Tufts Award, a new collection that explores the vagaries of love and the place of beauty in a time of war. 024444

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Short Leash, Shurtleff, Bertrand
130 Short Leash
Shurtleff, Bertrand
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs-Merrill 1945 Early Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ("Best Wishes - Bert Shurtleff) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 270 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, two tiny closed edge tears at top of rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful author-signed copy in excellent original dustjacket. 8vo. Dogs. 013554

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131 The Greatest Aces
Sims, Edward H.
New York/Evanston Harper & Row 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 294 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A study of the fighter forces of the R.A.F., Luftwaffe and U.S.A.A.F. plus minute by minute recreations of the most thrilling missions of their top aces. 8vo. World War II. 013100

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132 Sword and Scalpel
Slaughter, Frank
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1957 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with reddish brown lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 285 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear and short closed tears at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of an American surgeon in the Korean War. 8vo. Fiction. 010165

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133 Sword and Scalpel
Slaughter, Frank G.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1957 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 285 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has slight edgewear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. A novel of an American surgeon in the Korean War. 8 vo.. Fiction. 009897

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c/o Postmaster, St. George, Corporal Thomas R.
134 c/o Postmaster
St. George, Corporal Thomas R.
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1943 Hard Cover Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean glossy illustrated boards. Some wear to front spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with cartoons by the author, the book is filled with humorous tales about life in the Australian military. 194 pgs. Clean dustjacket has chipping to spine area, short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12mo. Military Humor. 016628

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The Eagle and the Iron Cross, Swarthout, Glendon
135 The Eagle and the Iron Cross
Swarthout, Glendon
New York The New American Library 1966 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean light brown cloth boards wtih brown lettering on spine. Pages, edges, and endpapers are clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. Binding is tight and square. 212 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped. 3/4" deep chip in top left corner of front panel near spine, very shallow chipping at spine base and tiny closed edge tears. Very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Fiction. 014393

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The U-boat Wars - 1916-1945, Terraine, John
136 The U-boat Wars - 1916-1945
Terraine, John
New York G. P. Putnam 1989 0399132910 / 9780399132919 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition with full number line on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Light gray boards with dark gray spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Small bump to one corner tip. Hint of fading at top board edges. Binding is tight & square, page and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 841 pages with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (42.95 on front inside flap), no chips, a few short closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A distinguished historian's definitive account of the development of submarine warfare during and between two world wars. 021800

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The Soul of the Soldier - Sketches from the Western Battle-Front, Tiplady, Thomas
137 The Soul of the Soldier - Sketches from the Western Battle-Front
Tiplady, Thomas
Fleming H. Revell Company 1918 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated light brown cloth boards (green circular title box, standing bayonets on cover). Hint of slightest soiling to spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; small neatly penned previous owner name and address on front free endpaper. 208 pages. 021943

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Battle: The Story of the Bulge, Toland, John
138 Battle: The Story of the Bulge
Toland, John
New York Random House 1959 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with silver and red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear to cloth, but a few spots of soiling to boards. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front paste-down. Some amazing black and white photographs. 401 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap, slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An hour-by-hour recobnstruction of the most dramatic and controversial battle of World War II. 027512

Price: 30.00 USD
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Johnny Got His Gun, Trumbo, Dalton
139 Johnny Got His Gun
Trumbo, Dalton
New York Monogram Publishers 1946 Eighth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket 
Clean unfaded red leather-textured boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 309 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, large portion of rear inside flap torn away; chipping to top spine edge and corner, very shallow chipping at base of spine, a few short closed edge tears; aside from the torn rear inside flap, still decent looking in new archival quality mylar cover. Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death --- a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose. He remains conscious and able to think, thereby reliving his life through strange dreams and memories, unable to distinguish whether he is awake or dreaming. He remains frustrated by his situation, until one day he discovers a unique way to communicate with his caregivers. A powerful anti-war document; also a powerful and brilliant work of the imagination. A book on war that can never be forgotten by anyone who ever reads it. 017611

Price: 200.00 USD
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Victory Rode the Rails: The Strategic Place of the Railroads in the Civil War, Turner, George Edgar
140 Victory Rode the Rails: The Strategic Place of the Railroads in the Civil War
Turner, George Edgar
Lincoln, Nebraska Bison Books / University of Nebraska Press 1992 0803294239 / 9780803294233 First Paperback Fine 
First published in 1953 by Bobbs Merrill, this is the first printing of the Bison Books Edition. Very clean trade paperback. No creasing, chipping or fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. Introduction to the Bison Book Edition by Gary Gallagher. Maps by George Richard Turner. 419 pages with index. 027660

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