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Combat Intelligence - Its Acquisition and Transmission, Schwien, Colonel Edwin E.
121 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

Price: 45.00 USD
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Old War Poems, Shapiro, Alan
122 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

Price: 18.00 USD
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Short Leash, Shurtleff, Bertrand
123 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

Price: 50.00 USD
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124 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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125 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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126 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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c/o Postmaster, St. George, Corporal Thomas R.
127 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 U-boat Wars - 1916-1945, Terraine, John
128 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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Enola Gay, Thomas, Gordon; Max Morgan Witts
129 Enola Gay
Thomas, Gordon; Max Morgan Witts
Briarcliff Manor, NY Stein & Day 1977 0812821505 / 9780812821505 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with red cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Two-page review of book (with photographs) laid in. Book is illustrated with black & white photographs. 327 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of very slight rubbing, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Award-winning writers separate myth from reality as they retrace the steps that led the world into the atomic age, and tell the story (from both sides) of the bombing of Hiroshima. 027938

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Soul of the Soldier - Sketches from the Western Battle-Front, Tiplady, Thomas
130 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Battle: The Story of the Bulge, Toland, John
131 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
132 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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133 Fighter Pilot
Ulanoff, Stanley M. (Editor)
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with beige spine, blue lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 430 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. " From World War I to the Formosa Strait--the exciting personal accounts of the men who flew the fighter planes". 8vo. World War I. 007978

Price: 20.00 USD
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134 Illustrated Catalogue of United States Cartridge Company's Collection of Firearms
United States Cartridge Company
Lowell, Massachusetts United States Cartridge Company 1903 Paperback Good 
Softcover publication published circa 1903 - illustrated card cover with tattered spine. 140 glossy pages fully illustrated in black and white of "the most complete collection in the United States, embracing crossbow guns, match-locks, wheel-locks, snaphaunce locks, flint-locks and percussion-locks; specimens of the different muskets, rifles, carbines, revolvers and pistols used by the United States government and its opponents during the French, Indian, Revolutionary, Civil and Spanish-American Wars. The latest types of military arms of the different countries, including the new U.S. model 1903 Magazine Rife, and a few rare old canons." Library discard from the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, with their bookplate on front pastedown. Size approx. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". 028266

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The German Navy in World War II, Von der Porten, Edward P.
135 The German Navy in World War II
Von der Porten, Edward P.
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1969 Second printing Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Second printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Bright orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. Foreword by Grand Admiral Karl Donitz. 274 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024796

Price: 15.00 USD
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Armageddon in Retrospect And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace, Vonnegut, Kurt
136 Armageddon in Retrospect And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace
Vonnegut, Kurt
New York Putnam 2008 0399155082 / 9780399155086 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Pristine black boards with small army tank design and dark black lettering on cover, clean red cloth spine with black lettering. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author in color and black and white. Introduction by Mark Vonnegut. 234 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025781

Price: 20.00 USD
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Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces, Ward, Steven R.
137 Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces
Ward, Steven R.
Washington DC Georgetown University Press 2009 1589012585 / 9781589012585 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gorgeous, as new condition with signature of author on the title page. Clean black cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. Very slight bump to one spine corner; no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No previous owner markings. 380 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024605

Price: 65.00 USD
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138 Return of the Traveller
Warner, Rex
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 208 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 2" closed tear at spine fold, small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In this novel, the spirit of a dead soldier asks, "Why was I killed"" and from each individual he questions he receives a different answer. Being freed of bodily and temporal hindrances, the soldier can look closely into their lives, seeing each as a dweller in a separate world for whom the war is a phenomenon directly related to their own limited conception of life. 8vo. Fiction. 011620

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Battlefield Detectives - Unearthing New Evidence on the World's Most Famous Battlefields, Wason, David
139 Battlefield Detectives - Unearthing New Evidence on the World's Most Famous Battlefields
Wason, David
London Carlton Books 2014 1780974906 / 9781780974903 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name and bookplate on front pastedown. Illustrated with photographs, many in full color. 255 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025976

Price: 14.00 USD
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Moonlight On A Lake in Bond Street, Watts, Stephen
140 Moonlight On A Lake in Bond Street
Watts, Stephen
New York W. W. Norton 1962 First Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Foxing to endpapers and text block edges. Previous owner first name on front free endpaper. 208 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has closed tears, scrapes, creasing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's personal story of his experiences during World War II in British Intelligence, blending humor, drama, and understanding for those millions who were by nature civilians and whose lot for so long was military. 023199

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