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The U-boat Wars - 1916-1945, Terraine, John
141 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
142 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

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The Soul of the Soldier - Sketches from the Western Battle-Front, Tiplady, Thomas
143 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
144 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

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Johnny Got His Gun, Trumbo, Dalton
145 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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146 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

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The German Navy in World War II, Von der Porten, Edward P.
147 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

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Irish: A Novel, Wagner, Donald R.
148 Irish: A Novel
Wagner, Donald R.
Alexandria, VA Shamrock Press & Publishing Co. 1980 0-910583-00-5 / 9780910583008 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by author. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clea nand bright. Clean green endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: " To Mae Magill - Best Wishes Now and Always - D. R. Wagner - Aug. of '83." 575 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with slight edge wear and several small faint spots to front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young fun-loving Irishman nicknamed Irish joins the Army during the Korean War, and the rigorous discipline of military life is no match for his free spirit. Large 8vo. Fiction. 016456

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Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces, Ward, Steven R.
149 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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150 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
151 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
152 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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153 Rising Tide: The Untold Story of the Russian Submarines That Fought the Cold War
Weir, Gary E. And Walter J. Boyne
New York Basic Books, Inc. 2003 0-465-09112-1 / 9780465091126 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean black endpapers. 354 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. War/Military. 010644

Price: 18.00 USD
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154 The Civil War: A Complete Military History
Welsh, Douglas
New York Promontory Press 1981 0-88394-052-3 / 9780883940525 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. As new. Beautifully illustrated with color and black and white photos, drawings and maps. 192 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality cover. Folio. Civil War. 008100

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Forever A Soldier: Unforgettable Stories of Wartime Service, Wiener, Tom
155 Forever A Soldier: Unforgettable Stories of Wartime Service
Wiener, Tom
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Natl Geographic Society 2005 0-7922-4189-4 / 9780792241898 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with clean red cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with very small remainder dot on bottom page edges. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 330 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed tear at bottom edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Library of Congress Veterans History Project's unforgettable stories of wartime service. 8vo. War/Military. 016492

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156 Scream of Eagles
Wilcox, Robert K.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1990 0-471-52641-X / 9780471526414 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale gray boards with dark blue spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Military. 006158

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Amateurs at War - The American Soldier in Action, Williams, Ben Ames
157 Amateurs at War - The American Soldier in Action
Williams, Ben Ames
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with dark blue lettering and line and star decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Edited by Ben Ames Williams. 498 pages with sources. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has light dust soiling, a few very tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of fighting tales, told first hand soon after action, giving a stirring picture of the American in action: what the soldier thinks, how he acts, how he talks about it afterward. From John Paul Jones's own story of his capture of the Serapis to John Hersey's description of jungle fighting on Guadalcanal. 022288

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Torpedo 8 - The Story of Swede Larsen's Bomber Squadron, Wolfert, Ira
158 Torpedo 8 - The Story of Swede Larsen's Bomber Squadron
Wolfert, Ira
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1943 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Collectible condition hardcover book with original dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black letering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned, as most wartime books were made from slightly inferior paper). Very clean bright color illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Copright 1943; no date on title page. 127 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), some very tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Photo of Swede and his wife on rear panel. Revenge was sweet after the Japanese took out the United States Navy Torpedo Squadron 8 in a few minutes in the Battle of Midway, and Swede Larsen led the charge. 027403

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The Reason Why, Woodham-Smith, Cecil
159 The Reason Why
Woodham-Smith, Cecil
New York McGraw-Hill 1954 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Fifth printing in illustrated dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with red title box and silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 287 pages with index, plus "About the Author." Clean jacket has light rubbing, very shallow edge chipping chipping; price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The extraordinary story behind one of the most fantastic blunders in military history--the terrible and tragic charge of the famous Light Brigade during the Crimean War. From a mass of unpublished papers, the author has unearthed devastating evidence as to why more than five hundred men met death in a charge that has since become immortal. 027232

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Tank: The Progress of a Monstrous War Machine, Wright, Patrick
160 Tank: The Progress of a Monstrous War Machine
Wright, Patrick
New York Viking 2002 0-670-03070-8 / 9780670030705 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean white boards with brown spine, gold lettering on spine. Mere hint of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 499 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. A chronicle of the creation and evolution of the tank, taking the reader through warfields and battle zones, from the tank's infancy during World War I through the Gulf War. "A completely fascinating history: shrewd, wry and fiercely intelligent." - William Boyd 8vo. War/Military. 013374

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