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The Franklin Comes Home, Hoehling, A. A.
61 The Franklin Comes Home
Hoehling, A. A.
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1974 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue-black boards with gray cloth spine, blue-black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 132 pgs. with index. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean, collectible quality book. The story of the aircraft carrier Franklin. 8vo. World War II. 012246

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The Franklin Comes Home, Hoehling, A. A.
62 The Franklin Comes Home
Hoehling, A. A.
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1974 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean dark blue boards with clean beige/gray cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. Hint of very light surface wear to bottom front board edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tiny date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no names or bookplates. 132 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The saga of the most decorated ship in naval history. 6" x 8-1/2". World War II. 017082

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The Franklin Comes Home - The Saga of the Most Decorated Ship in Naval History, Hoehling, A. A.
63 The Franklin Comes Home - The Saga of the Most Decorated Ship in Naval History
Hoehling, A. A.
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1974 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue boards with light blue cloth spine, dark blue 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; previous owner name and date neatly penned at bottom of half-title page; slight speckling to text block edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 132 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one short closed edge tear at lower front flap fold, slightest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An account of the U.S. aircraft carrier's harrowing adventures in the waning days of World War II. 027202

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A World in Flames - The History of World War II, Hoyle, Martha Byrd
64 A World in Flames - The History of World War II
Hoyle, Martha Byrd
New York Atheneum 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine, blind-stamped author initials on cover. Slight fading to edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 356 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has very short closed edge tears ata top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This one-volume history of the Second World War is a concise, forthright battle-by-battle account. A narrative of action, the book dwells on what happened more than on why it happened. Well documented, with many maps detailing the military operations. 017543

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Atlantic Ordeal - The Story of Mary Cornish, Huxley, Elspeth
65 Atlantic Ordeal - The Story of Mary Cornish
Huxley, Elspeth
New York Harper & Brothers 1942 First Very Good Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Previous owner name, place and date neatly penned on front free endpaper (1943). Very slight tanning to pages. Illustrated with black and white glossy photographs. 102 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the great stories of World War II. It is the story of Mary Cornish, an Englishwoman assigned as escort on the evacuee ship "City of Benares" which was carrying children out of the war zone to safety in Canada the summer of 1940. The ship was torpedoed several days out of port and only one lifeboat survived to return its passengers to land. Eight incredible days at sea in an open boat - the dramatic story of Mary Cornish, six boys and forty men following the torpedoing of the "City of Benares". 024459

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Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War II Aviator, Hynes, Samuel
66 Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War II Aviator
Hynes, Samuel
Frederic C. Beil & Naval Institute Press 1988 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 270 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 010632

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The Years of MacArthur Triumph and Disaster 1945-1964 (Years of MacArthur), James, Dorris Clayton
67 The Years of MacArthur Triumph and Disaster 1945-1964 (Years of MacArthur)
James, Dorris Clayton
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1985 0395360048 / 9780395360040 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
A beautiful first edition in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige and gray boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many black and white plates, maps. 848 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027920

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Last Camel Charge - The Untold Story of America's Desert Military Experiment, Johnson, Forrest Bryant
68 The Last Camel Charge - The Untold Story of America's Desert Military Experiment
Johnson, Forrest Bryant
New York Berkley Caliber 2012 0425245691 / 9780425245699 First Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale yellow boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with small remainder mark on bottom text block edge near spine. No other marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 365 pages with bibliography. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is the first book to tell the complete story and document in detail the military's experiment with camels. At the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848, a need emerged for control of--and transportation through--the country's vast new western territories. In a radical move, the War Department ordered a navy ship and its captain to the Middle East to purchase camels and deliver them to an army post in Texas. 024785

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69 The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite
Kaplan, Robert D.
New York Free Press (MacMillan) 1993 0-02-916785-X / 9780029167854 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with rust cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 333 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The untold story of an inbred, gifted, and powerful elite of families and friends who dominated America's relations with the Middle East for over a century. Known to Foreign Service colleagues as "the Arabists," these were the men and women who had spent much of their lives, usually with their families, living in the Arab world as diplomats, military attaches, intelligence agents, and educators. 8vo. Middle East. 012060

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The Battle for History - Re-fighting World War Two, Keegan, John
70 The Battle for History - Re-fighting World War Two
Keegan, John
London Pimlico 1997 0712673601 / 9780712673600 First Paperback Near Fine 
First Pimlico edition. Very clean trade paperback. No rubbing, creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 128 pages. John Keegan assesses the literature that hasemerged from World War II - and the controversies that have arisen from that literature. He examines general histories and biographies, accounts of individual campaigns, and studies of espionage and resistance. 025611

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Never Surrender - Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940, Kelly, John
71 Never Surrender - Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940
Kelly, John
New York Scribner 2015 147672797X / 9781476727974 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 370 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026157

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The Unfought Battle, Kimche, Jon
72 The Unfought Battle
Kimche, Jon
New York Stein and Day 1968 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 168 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with hint of edge wear and one very short closed edge tear near top spine fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A challenging examination of the Allies' failure to take the offensive against Germany in September 1939. 017732

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Admiral Kimmel's Story, Kimmel, Husband E.
73 Admiral Kimmel's Story
Kimmel, Husband E.
Chicago Regnery 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 206 pages + 2 maps at rear of book. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of what really happened at Pearl Harbor told by the man in command. 021802

Price: 175.00 USD
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America's Fighting Planes in Action, Kinert, Reed
74 America's Fighting Planes in Action
Kinert, Reed
New York Macmillan 1944 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Later printing (July, 1944) in original illustrated dust jacket. Large format (approx. 8-1/4" X 11") blue cloth flexible boards with light blue lettering and small airplane on cover, blue lettering on spine. Overall mottling to boards. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Text and illustrations by Reed Kinert (beautiful full color and black & white images). 144 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), has some very shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Impressive story of U.S. Military aircraft with dramatic portraits of the planes in action. 024310

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Some of The Military Records of America and Their Genealogical Value, Kirkham, E. Kay
75 Some of The Military Records of America and Their Genealogical Value
Kirkham, E. Kay
Salt Lake City, Utah Deseret Book Company 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
In original unclipped jacket. Blue and black cloth boards with photo decoration on covr. Very slight browning to spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. Foreword by the author. 75 pages with Bibliography. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, wit hsome light rubbing, chipping at upper edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022589

Price: 12.00 USD
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Captains Without Eyes: Intelligence Failures in World War II, Kirkpatrick, Lyman B. Jr.
76 Captains Without Eyes: Intelligence Failures in World War II
Kirkpatrick, Lyman B. Jr.
New York MacMillan 1969 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, mere hint of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Book focuses on five key battles of World War II--andthe mistakes on both sides that changed the course of history. 8vo. World War II. 012192

Price: 40.00 USD
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Soldiers Sailors and Dogs, Kyne, Peter B.
77 Soldiers Sailors and Dogs
Kyne, Peter B.
New York H. C. Kinsey & Co. 1936 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in bright unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 274 pages. Illustrated jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), tiny bit of wear to corners, a few very short closed edge tears. Small number written on spine, no other marks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Semtimental remincense of the author's days in the Field Artillery, with some humorous fun as he pokes fun at a hard-boiled top sergeant of the regular army confronted with a drafted conscientious objector. He writes of dogs, bird dogs and Airdales which are almost human in their faithful devotion. 021184

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Atomic Bomb - Voices from Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Japan in the Modern World), Kyoko Iriye; Selden, Mark Selden
78 The Atomic Bomb - Voices from Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Japan in the Modern World)
Kyoko Iriye; Selden, Mark Selden
M.E. Sharpe 1997 0873325567 / 9780873325561 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean white cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small neatly ink-stamped previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Foreword by Robert Jay Lifton. Illustrated with photographs. 257 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped; slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025892

Price: 75.00 USD
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Commandos and Rangers of World War II, Ladd, James
79 Commandos and Rangers of World War II
Ladd, James
New York St. Martin's Press 1978 0-312-15167-5 / 9780312151676 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 287 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow corner chip at lower right front corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Here is the exciting story of the Commandos and Rangers--whose bravery and daring throughout the most difficult engagements of World War II made them legends in their own time. 8vo. World War II. 012241

Price: 20.00 USD
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Revolt In the Desert, Lawrence, T. E.
80 Revolt In the Desert
Lawrence, T. E.
New York George H. Doran 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration on cover and spine. "First Printing in America, March, 1927" on copyright page, but no publisher symbol (GHD) so this is probably a later printing of the first American edition. No fading to cover; tiny spots of wear to lower corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Full page illustrations. 335 pages with index, + fold-out map at rear of book in excellent condition. 023466

Price: 30.00 USD
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