14015. HEROIC BATTLES OF WORLD WAR II. 1962. New York; Belmont Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A compilation of WWII autobiographical stories gathered by Major Howard Oleck with titles such as "Diary of a Nazi Pilot", "Should We Kill Our Own Troops?", "I Was a Guard on the Bataan Death March", and many more. The cover is illustrated with various destructive machines shooting at each other. The wraps look quite nice with little edgewear--only a yellowed and creased spine. Pages browned. Binding cracked. 189 pages. H4. $12.00

14738. THE SLANGUAGE DICTIONARY OF MODERN AMERICAN SLANG. 1944. Newton, Iowa Usa; The L. B. Robison Company. Reprint; 16mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. "over 3500 words and definitions in common use by civilians the armed services and the jive set. " 64p. This little pamphlet is designed for popular consumption. Bright yellow pictorial wraps are stiff and clean, very light edge rubbing, slight bend (not a full fold or crease) to corner of back wrapper and last several pages. A2. $30.00

15098. WAR OF THE REBELLION OFFICIAL RECORDS OF THE UNION & CONFEDERATE ARMIES. SERIES 1, VOL. 1.. 1985. Harrisburg, Pa, U. S. A.; National Historical Society. Facsimile; 8 ; As New/ No Dust Jacket. Reprint of 1880 Edition. Operations in Charleston Harbor Dec 20, 1860- Apr 1861; the secession of Georgia Jan 3-26 1861; the secession of Alabama and Mississippi Jan 4-20, 1861; operations in Florida Jan 6-Aug 31, 1861; the secession of North Carolina Jan 9- May 20, 1861; the secession of Louisiana Jan 10- Feb 19, 1861; operations in Texas and New Mexico Feb 1- Jun 11, 1861; operations in Arkansas, the Indian Territory and Missouri Feb 7- May 9, 1861, secession, Fort Sumpter. Bound in black buckram w gilt lettering, . 752p. B1. $25.00

12780. THE HISTORY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: COMMEMORATIVE EDITION. 1965. New York; Grolier. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A four volume set w more than 1000 b/w photos and text, maps, and other illus. In 1360p. + appendices + index. Many contributing authors and editors. Glossy paper. Grey cloth covers, spine somewhat faded. Cover is , pages bright and clean, binding tight and square. No box. D4. $55.00

17291. DOCUMENTS AND MATERIALS RELATING TO THE EVE OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR. Volume II Dirksen Papers 1938-1939 1948. NY; International Publishers Co. . Octavo - 8vo; 243pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Bumped corner, owner's name marked out on front pastedown. Consists of 35 letters, documents, memoranda, and the like that were the private papers of Herbert von Dirksen, former German Ambassador to Moscow, Tokyo and London. Includes a name index. C4. $15.00

14320. MOVIE LOT TO BEACHHEAD. 1945. Garden City; Doubleday, Doran And Co. . 1st Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The motion picture goes to war and prepares for the future. How Hollywood and its actors and actresses pitched in with the war effort in World War Two, by being there on D-Day, in the preparation of training films, and in countless other ways. Profusely illus. , 291p. Pages are a bit yellowed, worn corners. Book is about 80% photos, but not the usual war photos. A fascinating book. I1. $13.50

17358. VOICES OF THE CIVIL WAR: ANTIETAM. Alexandria, VA; Time-Life. 4to; 168pp. Very Good/ Very Good. Jacket is a bit stressed at edges, small ink mark on front panel. Previous owner has marked a few passages with asterisks. Story of one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War. This is a beautiful book, with b/w and color photos and maps and informative text. C7. $15.00

13257. THE PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE THIRD REICH. 1962. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. An incredible history shown with 240 pictures and some supplemental text. This shows the history of the Third Reich with carefully selected photographs designed to speak volumes. The history actually begins with the rise and fall of the Weimar Republic. It has pictures of Baby Hitler and some of his drawings. It's a fascinating way to see, and learn about, history. The cover shows Nazis marching. The cover is edgeworn, some cover and spine creasing. The pages are stiff and clean. 224 pages. E5. $5.00

13662. Accoce, Pierre. A MAN CALLED LUCY. 1968. New York; Berkley Medallion Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Did Rudolf Roessler engineer the downfall of Hitler? The anti-Nazi Roessler, code-name Lucy, gave German secrets to Russia. This is his story. The cover shows a man in a beige fedora and coat looking blankly forward. Spine slightly creased and cocked. Pages yellowing. 192 pages. G2. $8.00

13154. Aird, Catherine. RICKENBACKER: HIS OWN STORY. 1969. New York; Fawcett Publications, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Here is a man who thrived on danger and adventure. He quit school at 12, became an auto racer, and earned the Congressional Medal of Honor as a fighter pilot in WWI. A truly amazing person gives us his own story. Black-and-white photographs. Spine creased, cover edges rubbed. Pages tight, bright, and clean. Pages and cover stiff. 472 pages. E3. $7.00

13412. Aldrich, Mildred. A HILLTOP ON THE MARNE: BEING LETTERS WRITTEN JUNE 3 -- SEPTEMBER 8, 1914.. 1916. Boston; Houghton Mifflin Company. 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Frontis. , illus. Endpapers are handsome maps of the Marne and vicinity. Gilt lettering on green cloth cover, which is worn at extremities, small light spots, esp. On back cover. Covers are slightly started, second fep has owner's stamp, penultimate fep has tear and signs of gluing. Tight, square, pages clean and very slightly yellowed. F3. $25.00

17024. Allhoff, Fred. LIGHTNING IN THE NIGHT. The Nazi Invasion of America 1979. Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Prentice Hall. 1st Edition Thus; Octavo - 8vo; 198pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Light edge stressing and rubbing to jacket. Book has owner blindstamp on ffep. This novel, written before Pearl Harbor, explores the idea that Hitler conquests Europe and Britain in World War Two and then invades America. A3. $22.50

17343. Ambrose, Stephen E. . THE WILD BLUE. The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s over Germany 2001. NY; Simon & Schuster. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 299pp. As New/ As New. Stated first edition, but no price on jacket. By the master of World War Two historians in the European theatre. C6. $12.50

17341. Ambrose, Stephen E. . BAND OF BROTHERS. E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne 2001. NY; Simon & Schuster. Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 331pp. As New/ As New. This is the "Classic Edition. " Book was popularized by the HBO miniseries of the same name, telling the story of this unit's exploits in World War Two, from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest. A beautiful copy, unread. C6. $30.00

14773. Anonymous, . THE CANNONEERS HAVE HAIRY EARS: A DIARY OF THE FRONT LINES. 1927. New York; J. H. Sears & Company, Inc. . Later Printing; 8; Poor/ No Dust Jacket. Fourth printing. Reading copy. A diary of an anonymous soldier in WWI from August to November of 1918. The cover is soiled and worn, but the binding is tight and the pages mostly clean. 337p. K1. $15.00

17105. Asprey, Robert B. . THE GERMAN HIGH COMMAND AT WAR. Hindenburg and Ludendorff Conduct World War I 1990. NY; William Morrow. 1st Edition; 1st Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 558pp. Fine/ Fine. "A politico-military analysis of what can happen to a great nation when the head of its national General staff eventually dominates governmental policy."   B1. $35.00

16421. Autry, Peyton. THE EAGLES OF WARRICK. 1990. Avosett. Trade PB; 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 200pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Covers a little rubbed, very small chips at head and foot of spine. A fascinating true to life story of the great air war of 1914-1918. An oversized, high quality softcover. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. L2. $12.00

13663. Babington-Smith, Constance. AIR SPY: THE STORY OF PHOTO INTELLIGENCE IN WORLD WAR II. 1957. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. What is photographic intelligence, how does it work, and how well did it work in WWII? The cover shows an aerial photo. B/W photos. Some creases and general wear on cover. 190 pages. G2. $8.00

14387. Baker, Sgt. George. THE SAD SACK. 1944. New York; Simon And Schuster. 8vo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Fifth printing. A look at the Army using only the brilliant comics of the author and no words. The red cloth cover is stained and rubbed, end pages soiled. Pages browning. Tight, square binding. Reading copy. I2. $12.50

13820. Baldwin, Hanson W. . WORLD WAR I. 1962. New York; Grove Press, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Compact history of WWI. The cover has an illustration of soldiers climbing out of a foxhole. The wraps are slightly soiled and rubbed but surprisingly bright and uncreased. Some wear on spine ends. Pages browning. Tight and square. 181 pages. G6. $10.00

17228. Bamford, James. BODY OF SECRETS. Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency 2001. NY; Doubleday. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 721pp. As New/ As New. High quality book club edition, book is unread. C1. $20.00

12209. Barker, A. J. . THE WAR AGAINST RUSSIA: 1854-1856. 1970. New York; Holt, Rinehart And Winston. 1st American Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Good+. The Crimean War: Russia's first attempt to expand in Europe. Published first in London as The Vainglorious War. Gilt lettering on black cloth, map on end pages, 16pp. Of plates. Jacket has several small tears, yellowing and creasing at edges. B6. $30.00

13140. Barker, Ralph. THE THOUSAND PLANE RAID. 1966. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The RAF Sent their entire force of 1, 046 bombers to raze Cologne. Either they would win, or they would cease to exist. Black-and-white photographs. Maps. The cover shows a bomber flying low over German houses. Light general wear, spine creased. Pages yellowed but are clean and tight. 287 pages. E3. $10.00

11927. Barnett, Correlli. THE GREAT WAR. 1980. New York; G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1st American Edition; 4to ; As New/ As New. F/F HC. First American Edition. Silver lettering on red cloth. 192p. History of WWI, illustrated by many b&w and color photographs. A beautiful edition in like new conditon. A4. $50.00

14055. Barnett, Correlli. THE DESERT GENERALS. 1962. New York; Berkley Medallion Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The generals on both sides of the desert conflicts of World War II are analyzed here. The pictorial cover looks like a sunset, with little rubbing, corner bend. Spine very lightly creased. 286p. Tight, square, pages clean and browned. H3. $10.00

13252. Barnett, Correlli. THE SWORD-BEARERS: SUPREME COMMAND IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. 1965. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. WWI analyzed by looking at four key commanders. By examining the tactics, motivations, and personalities of Moltke, Jellicoe, Petain, and Ludendorff, the author seeks to find a better understanding of WWI. Maps and black-and-white photographs. The cover shows an illustration of the four men. There is general cover wear, some foxing and creasing and soiling. The spine is creased. There is a brown stain on the bottom of the front cover. The pages are age-browned, but the book is nice and tight. 381 pages. E5. $6.00

16064. Barron, Evan MacLeod. THE SCOTTISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE. 1997. Barnes & Noble. Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 499pp. As New/ Near Fine. Jacket is lightly stressed at edges, a bit rubbed. Classic history, first published in 1914. J2. $20.00

13747. Bartlett, Merrill L. . LEJEUNE: A MARINE'S LIFE, 1867-1942. 1991. University Of South Carolina Press. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. John A. Lejeune was the Commandant of the U. S. Marine Corps from 1920 to 1929. This is his biography. B/w photos and maps, notes, index, 214p. Gold on white boards, jacket has a bump on bottom edge, else . A beautiful copy. G4. $30.00

13020. Bauer, Cornelis. THE BATTLE OF ARNHEM. 1979. New York; Zebra Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The plan to advance into Germany at Arnhem didn't go as desired--the British paratrooped into a nest of German military! A horrifying war story. The cover is sunset orange with planes and parachutes in silhouette. P. 18 has a bent corner. Slight rubbing on the cover edges and by the spine. Spine is uncreased. 256 pages. E2. $10.00

13184. Baumbach, Werner. THE LIFE AND DEATH OF THE LUFTWAFFE. 1967. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. First printing. The author was a General of the Bombers by the end of WWII, and with his first-hand knowledge takes the reader through the German air force from the early 1930s to end of their war career. German tactical mistakes are emphacized. The cover shows a young pilot shaking hands with an older man who is probably Goring. Black-and-white photographs. There is very little wear--some edge rubbing--slight spine creasing. The pages are yellowed but are clean and tight. Stiff cover. 270 pages. E4. $8.00

14142. Beach, Captain Edward L. . AROUND THE WORLD SUBMERGED: THE VOYAGE OF THE TRITON. 1963. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The true story of the Triton, which voyaged 36, 000 miles around the world under water. The cover has some creasing, particularly on the back. The spine is uncreased, however, and there is only light edge rubbing. Pages lightly browned. 286p. H3. $8.00

13656. Bekker, C. D. . DEFEAT AT SEA: THE STRUGGLE AND EVENTUAL DESTRUCTION OF THE GERMAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR II. 1964. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Sixth printing. A thorough account of the German naval battle as told by a German naval officer. The cover shows a battleship sinking under heavy fire. Light cover crease. Spine uncreased. Pages lightly browned. 184 pages. G2. $12.00

14340. Bekker, Cajus. HITLER'S NAVAL WAR. 1977. New York; Zebra Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The WWII naval war from a German point of view. The cover shows a swastika'd ship sinking with nose still above water. There is cover creasing and edge rubbing, spine creasing. The creasing is confined mainly to the edges as well, so the overall cover looks nice. Pages yellowed. Binding tight. 400p. I3. $10.00

13538. Bekker, Cajus. THE LUFTWAFFE WAR DIARIES. 1975. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The first German account of the air war in WWII. Black-and-white photographs. The cover shows a photograph of a line of planes on the ground. There is light cover rubbing and edgewear. The spine is creased, and there are light creases on the back cover. The pages are yellowed, but are clean and tight. Wrappers are stiff. 580 pages with index. F6. $10.00

13540. Bekker, Cajus. THE LUFTWAFFE WAR DIARIES. 1973. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The first German account of the air war in WWII. Black-and-white photographs. The cover shows a photograph of a line of planes on the ground. There is light edgewear. The spine is creased, and there are light creases on the cover. The pages are slightly yellowed, but are clean and tight. Wrappers are stiff. 580 pages with index. F6. $12.00

13539. Bekker, Cajus. THE LUFTWAFFE WAR DIARIES. 1969. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. First printing. The first German account of the air war in WWII. Black-and-white photographs. The cover shows an illustration of a soldier getting into a plane. There is light edgewear on the cover edges. The spine is creased. The pages are lightly yellowed, but are clean and tight. Wrappers are stiff. 580 pages with index. F6. $10.00

16786. Benford, Gregory / Greenburg, Martin H. , Eds.. HITLER VICTORIOUS. 1986. NY; Garland Publishing. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 278pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is lightly rubbed at extremities; book has owner blindstamp on ffep. Cover shows Hitler in uniform standing before a Western city skyline. Eleven short stories, by different authors, all based on the premise that Germany was the victor in World War II. Introduction by Norman Spinrad. M3. $14.50

15817. Bennett, Ralph. ULTRA IN THE WEST: THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN OF 1944-45. 1979. New York; Charles Scribner's Sons. Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 336pp. Fine/ Very Good. Jacket is rubbed on surfaces and edges. Owner blindstamp on ffep. The story of the Normandy campaign, helping to end World War II. H1. $20.00

16141. Birdsall, Steve. FLYING BUCCANEERS. 1977. Garden City; Doubleday. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 312pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket has light creasing at extremities. The story of Kenney's Fifth Air Force, which distinuished itself in World War Two. Profusely illustrated w b/w photos. K3. $32.50

11932. Bishop, Billy. WINGED WARFARE / WINGED PEACE. 1990. New York; McGraw-Hill Ryerson. Trade PB; 8vo ; As New/ No Dust Jacket. MINT, . Ill. With b&w photos. Author is Canadian WWI flying ace, this is his autobiography, in two volumes. First softcover edition. Oversized high-quality paperback w stiff wraps. Two books, in slipcase, also in MINT condition. Would make a wonderful gift. A4. $30.00

13196. Bishop, William A. . WINGED WARFARE: THE EXCITING TRUE EXPERIENCES OF A FIGHTING ACE OF WORLD WAR I. 1967. New York; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Canadian Ace William Bishop tells his story of air combat in WWI. Includes diagrams of planes with comparitive data. The cover shows several fighter-planes duking it out in the skies. Light edgewear and bumping, spine is bumped, a light scratch on the front cover. Pages are browning, but are tight and clean. Stiff covers. 254 pages. E4. $8.00

13153. Blair, Clay / Blair, Joan. THE SEARCH FOR J.F.K.. 1977. New York; Berkley Medallion Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Good+/ No Dust Jacket. This biography focuses on Kennedy the man, not Kennedy the president. The pictures are of Jack the young man, and the focus is of his years in the navy and his relationships with people. A different perspective of one of America's most dynamic presidents. General wear, spine creases, corner bumping. A good solid reading book. 642 pages. E3. $5.00

12757. Blond, Georges. THE DEATH OF HITLER'S GERMANY. 1958. New York; Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. For the last year of Hitler's Reich, there were stupid mistakes made, Hitler was in terrible mental and physical health, and chaos reigned. This book makes that time come alive with imagined conversations Hitler had with his followers, plenty of factual information, and eyewitness testimony. The front cover has a photograph of Hitler standing before a burning city, and the back cover has a photograph of Nazi soldiers marching past Hitler. There is general wear, bumped corners, several cover creases, and soiled page edges. Pages are tight and clean. 240 pages. D3. $5.00

14025. Blum, Howard. WANTED: THE SEARCH FOR NAZIS IN AMERICA. 1977. Greenwich, CT; Fawcett Publications, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The story of Anthony De Vito, who made it his mission to bring escaped Nazi war criminals in the United States to justice. The cover is black, red, and gold with some rubbing. The pages are browned. Wraps and spine glossy and uncreased. 284p. H3. $10.00

13730. Bocca, Geoffrey. LA LEGION! . 1965. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. "The true, dramatic saga of the French Foreign Legion and the extraordinary men who made it glorious. " Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. Diagonal crease on front cover, light edgewear, spine uncreased. Bright, striking cover. G4. $15.00

14038. Bocca, Geoffrey. LA LEGION! . 1965. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The saga of the French Foreign Legion. Battle stories from Mexico, Morocco, the Sahara, WWII, Vietnam, and more. Bright, striking cover. The gold illustrated wraps are stiff with little rubbing and no spine creases. Pages yellowed. 243p. H3. $15.00

16627. Bode, E. A. [Smith, Thomas T. , Ed. ]. A DOSE OF FRONTIER SOLDIERING. 1994. Lincoln; U Nebraska Press. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 237pp. Fine/ Fine. The memoirs of Corporal E. A. Bode, Frontier Regular Infantry, 1877-1882. Important insights into the life of the ordinary foot soldier in the American West. Illustrated with photos and maps. M1. $35.00

12850. Bond, John. MUSSOLINI: THE WILD MAN OF EUROPE. 1929. Washington, D. C. ; Independent Publishing Co. . 1st Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Frontis. , 39 photos, 206p. Black cloth cover, photo plate of Mussolini tipped on front cover, spine slightly faded. Bookseller penciled notes inside front cover. Binding very tight and square. Pages clean, slightly yellowed. D6. $22.00

14769. Booth, Clare (Luce) . EUROPE IN THE SPRING. 1941. New York; Alfred A. Knopf. 8; Near Fine/ Good. The author (who later added the Luce at her marriage) relates her accounts of Europe during WWII and suggests the need for American involvement. The red and blue tweed cover is unique with burgundy decorations. Spine fading, pages yellowed. Tight, square, clean copy. Jacket faded, rubbed, some chipping and edgewear, spine yellowed. 324p. J4. $30.00

15851. Borowski, Lieut. Colonel Harry R. . MILITARY PLANNING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. 1984. Washington DC; Office Of Air Force History, USAF. Trade PB; Octavo - 8vo; 464pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Corner fold on front wrapper, else Fine. Proceedings of the 11th Military History Symposium, Oct. 10-12, 1984. 27 papers, commentaries, and discussion transcripts. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. An oversized, high quality softcover. H3. $30.00

13251. Bosworth, Allen R. . AMERICA'S CONCENTRATION CAMPS. 1968. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Thousands of people are taken from their homes without warning and driven to camps where they are prisoners. It can happen in America, and it did, to 110, 000 Japanese-Americans. The cover has an angry illustration of a barbed wire fence with an armed guard. The American flag above him melts into a sea of red. The cover has some wear, light bumping, one tear on the back corner. The pages are yellow, but are clean and tight. 278 pages. E5. $9.00

14319. Botting, Douglas. FROM THE RUINS OF THE REICH. 1985. New York; Crown Publishers, Inc. . 1st American Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. The events of 1945-49 that shaped the "two Germanies" of the Cold War. Bibl. , index, 341p. Jacked is rubbed. I1. $18.00

12366. Boulle, Pierre. THE BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KWAI. 1964. New York; Time, Inc. . Trade PB; Reprint; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Spine slightly creased, else as new. Basis for the famous movie with Alec Guinness. Very stiff cover. Oversized high quality softcover. Tight, square, spine uncreased, pages clean and bright. C1. $12.00

12760. Bradley, Omar N. . A SOLDIER'S STORY. 1964. New York; Popular Library. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. World War II as seen by the Americans, from the African sands to D-Day and eventual victory. Many maps. The cover is red with a picture of soldiers looking miserable. Very light cover wear, creased corners and spine. Page edges are soiled, and there is some writing in pencil on the inside of the back cover. The pages are tight and clean but starting to yellow. 540 pages. D3. $7.00

12242. Bradley, Omar N. / Blair, Clay. A GENERAL'S LIFE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY BY GENERAL OF THE ARMY OMAR N. BRADLEY. 1983. New York; Simon And Schuster. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. An oversized, high quality softcover. First printing of the paperback ed. Spine creased, edges slightly soiled. Otherwise Fine. The cover has a photograph of General Bradley in army uniform. Black-and-white pictures. A lengthy autobiography about an incredible life in the military. 752 pages with index. B4. $20.00

13625. Brelis, Dean. THE MISSION. 1959. London; Constable And Company Ltd. . 1st Edition; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Good. A novel based on the author's wartime experience of a man behind Japanese lines who organizes a guerilla force. The jacket shows an illustration of a hunting party in a mountain region. Spine is cocked. Pages are clean, bright, and stiff, appears unopened. The inscription by author to friends is warm and affectionate. Jacket is edgeworn, with small chips and tears, rubbed, now protected by mylar cover. 180 pages. G1. $60.00

16637. Brennan, Matthew, Ed. . HUNTER-KILLER SQUADRON. 1992. Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition Thus; Octavo - 8vo; 317pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Light spine crease, light corner crease on front cover. Aero-weapons, aero-scouts, aero-rifles. Vietnam 1965-1972. First Pocket Books printing. M1. $6.50

12205. Brent, Peter. GENGHIS KHAN: THE RISE, AUTHORITY AND DECLINE OF MONGOL POWER. 1976. New York; McGraw-Hill Book Company. 1st American Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. Decorated endpapers. Index. 264p. Jacket has very light shelfwear, lightly rubbed, yellowed at top edge of inside surface and spectacular full-color illustrations front and back. Book is like new w gilt lettering on green cloth cover. 100 b/w photos and 8pp. Of full color. B6. $35.00

14043. Breuer, William B. . DROP ZONE SICILY: THE FIRST AIRBORNE STRIKE ON FORTRESS EUROPE. 1985. New York; Jove Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The 82nd Airborne and the RAF's Red Devils make the first paratrooper attack on the Goering Panzer Division. The cover is illustrated with soldiers parachuting and on the ground. Wraps are bright and glossy, but there is a 2" x 1/4" strip missing from the back cover corner. Page ends are lightly soiled, pages lightly yellowed. Attractive book with tight binding, no spine creases. 250p. H3. $10.00

14076. Brome, Vincent. THE SPY (THE WAY BACK) . 1959. New York; Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of Pat O'Leary, who faced torture and death to serve his country by spying on the Nazis. The cover shows a man looking wary in dark and macabre colors. The cover is quite bright and clean, with no reading creases (several horizontal) on the spine. P. 61 has bends and folds. Some creasing on the front cover, light wear to extremities. 192p. H3. $8.00

13511. Brooks, Lester. BEHIND JAPAN'S SURRENDER: THE SECRET STRUGGLE THAT ENDED AN EMPIRE. 1995. Stamford, CT; Carpe Veritas Books. Trade PB; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Scholarly study revealing 'the conflicts and power plays of those last days before the peace ... An absorbing account. " An oversized, high quality softcover. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Spine is uncreased. F5. $15.00

17338. Brooks, Victor. HONOR THE BRAVE. America's Wars and Warriors 2001. NY; Military Book Club. Book Club Edition; 4to; 253pp. As New/ As New. Book honors American veterans from all her wars. Illustrated with photos, index. C0. $20.00

14756. Brophy, John / Partridge, Eric. SONGS AND SLANG OF THE BRITISH SOLDIER: 1914-1918. 1930. London; Eric Partridge Ltd. . 8; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Second Edition. A collection of songs sung by British soldiers during WWI and a collection of related slang words and phrases. The red cloth cover is a bit grubby and rubbed with bumped corners and stained page ends, rubbed extremities. Spine is sunned. The text is yellowed but clean and tight with the binding cracked once. 222p. Includes glossaries of terms. Gift inscription on ffep. J4. $75.00

13728. Bryan, J. , Iii. AIRCRAFT CARRIER. 1957. New York; Ballantine. Mass Market PB; Later Printing; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. "A magnificent tale of action in the skies around Japan and on board the carrier Yorktown -- the Fighting Lady. " Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. Light creases on rear wrapper, 1" tear on spine edge. G4. $5.00

14223. Bryant, Ben. SUBMARINE COMMANDER. 1960. New York; Ballantine F447K. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ "The fullest, most detailed account of how submarines fight -- by the greatest submarine ace to survive World War II. " Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed, spine uncreased. Light edgewear, small corner crease.. H5. $8.00

14900. Bullock, Alan. HITLER, A STUDY IN TYRANNY. 1964. New York; Harper & Row, Publishers. Trade PB; 8; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Revised Edition. An oversized, thick, high-quality softcover. Biography of Hitler with maps and charts. The cover shows a sculpture entitled Monument for a Devastated City with flames in the background. The cover has some creasing--though not on the spine--some rubbing and soiling. The binding is tight and the text block clean and bright. 848p. K1. $12.50

13016. Burgett, Donald R. . CURRAHEE. 1970. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. D-day as seen by a 19-year old paratrooper. This is not a fictionalization, it is a real account of a real soldier going into hell on earth. There is some rubbing on the edges and a slight cover separation at the bottom of the spine. The pages are tight, stiff, and clean. Spine is uncreased. The cover shows an illustration of a soldier (who looks a good deal older than 19) standing with gun prepared as other soldiers parachute in behind him and explosions fill the air. 189 pages. E2. $8.00

13046. Burgett, Donald R. . CURRAHEE. 1968. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. D-day as seen by a 19-year old paratrooper. This is not a fictionalization, it is a real account of a real soldier going into hell on earth. There is some rubbing on the edges and a crease on the front cover near the spine. The pages are tight, stiff, and clean. The cover shows an illustration of a soldier falling with his parachute, eyes fixed on the ground below him. 189 pages. E2. $11.00

17156. Burgett, Donald R. . THE ROAD TO ARNHEM. A Screaming Eagle in Holland 1999. Presidio. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 183pp. Very Good/ Very Good. Jacket has light edgewear. Book has an asterisk in ink in the margin of several pages. A first person account of the battle of Arnhem Woods. Illustrated. B4. $10.00

14354. Busch, Harald. U-BOATS AT WAR: GERMAN SUBMARINES IN ACTION 1939-1945. 1967. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Bal-hi edition. German submarine warfare in WWII as told by a German officer on the subs. The cover shows a surfaced sub heading for ships under fire and on fire. Some corner creases, light edge rubbing. Spine wrinkles, age-discoloration on back cover. Cover and pages stiff and clean. Pages yellowed. 175p. I2. $6.00

14353. Busch, Harald. U-BOATS AT WAR: GERMAN SUBMARINES IN ACTION 1939-1945. 1973. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The pictorial cover shows many Nazi soldiers on the deck of a U-boat with flag flying proudly. The author was a German officer on the subs. Some light creasing on the cover, water stain on top spine corner. One spine crease. Cover and pages stiff, pages browned. 175p. I2. $5.00

16536. Cabezas, Omar. FIRE FROM THE MOUNTAIN: THE MAKING OF A SANDINISTA. 1985. NY; Crown. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 233pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Small bookseller stamp and pencilled notes on ffep. Jacket is a little rubbed and stressed at edges. Translated from the Spanish. Extremely tight, square, pages clean and bright. Appears unread. L5. $9.50

14010. Caesar, Julius. WAR COMMENTARIES OF CAESAR. 1960. New York; The New American Library. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Translated by Rex Warner. Caesar's own account of his actions and strategies. Worn and creased illustrated wraps, yellowing pages, bumped corners. Reading copy only. 335 pages. H3. $5.00

16324. Caidin, Martin. RAGWINGS AND HEAVY IRON. 1984. Boston; Houghton And Mifflin. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 293pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is a little stressed at edges, endpages are lightly spotted. "The agony and the ecstasy of flying history's greatest warbirds. " Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Appears unread. L1. $25.00

16321. Caidin, Martin. WHIP. 1976. Boston; Houghton And Mifflin. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 262pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is stressed at extremities, page ends are very lightly spotted. Appears unread. Story of an Air Force pilot in the Pacific campaign in World War Two. Jacket is bright and attractive. L1. $14.50

13395. Calloway, Colin G. . THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN INDIAN COUNTRY: CRISIS AND DIVERSITY IN NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES. 1995. Cambridge; Cambridge University Press. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Fine. Broad study of experiences of indians during the American Revolutionary War. Focus is on 8 Indian communities from Quebec to Florida and from the Atlantic to the Mississippi. 11 Figures and 12 maps, index, 327p. Small owner bookplate on front pastedown, jacket is lightly rubbed. F2. $30.00

13152. Campbell, James. THE BOMBING OF NUREMBERG. 1978. New York; Zebra Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The RAF flies straight into an ambush. Some general cover wear, spine creasing, spine edges have damage that only affect the cover. Pages yellowing but tight and clean. 194 pages. E2. $6.00

13913. Caputo, Philip. MEANS OF ESCAPE. 1991. New York; Harper Collins. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A memoir about fighting in the Vietnam War by the author of A Rumor of War. "Heartbreaking, terrifying, and enraging. " Very light edgewear, covers are a bit rubbed. An oversized, high quality softcover, spine uncreased. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. H1. $10.00

12758. Carell, Paul. THE FOXES OF THE DESERT (DIE WUSTENFUCHSE) . 1962. New York; Bantam Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The North African campaign from the German point of view. Translated from German by Mervyn Savill. Some edgewear, spine creasing, soiling on page edges. Pages are yellowing but are tight and clean. D3. $7.00

13653. Carell, Paul. INVASION--THEY'RE COMING! . 1964. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The end of WWII as seen through German eyes. An amazing perspective. The cover shows a b/w photo of military bigwigs frowning at a map with a swastika behind them. Several maps. Some wear to cover edges, spine creased. Pages yellowing but clean, tight, and square. 325 pages. G2. $18.00

14838. Carlson, John Roy. UNDER COVER: MY FOUR YEARS IN THE NAZI UNDERWORLD OF AMERICA. 1943. New York; E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.. Later Printing; 8; Very Good/ Poor. "How Axis agents and our enemies within are now plotting to destroy the United States. " Fourteenth printing. Illus. , index, 544p. The jacket is edgeworn and tattered with several small pieces missing, yellowed. It is mostly intact and clean. The cover is rubbed on the edges with bumped corner and spine ends. Clean, bright, tight copy. J5. $6.50

12686. Carroll, James. AN AMERICAN REQUIEM. 1996. Boston; Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. "God, my father, and the war that came between us [Vietnam]. " B/w photos. Jacket has mild signs of use on edges. D2. $16.00

15568. Cassels, Lavender. THE ARCHDUKE AND THE ASSASSIN: SARAJEVO, JUNE 28TH 1914. 1985. Stein & Day. 1st American Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 216pp. As New/ Near Fine. Jacket has light edgewear, three small (1/8") tears. The assassination of Ferdinand, heir apparent to the throne of the Austrian Empire, leading to World War I and the present situation in the Balkans. Illustrated with plates and maps. F1. $22.00

14077. Castle, John. THE PASSWORD IS COURAGE. 1957. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The incredible true story of Charlie Coward, an English soldier who fought WWII on his own terms -- by himself behind German lines. The cover shows a man throwing something into a train. The cover is clean with little creasing, but the spine ends look a little chewed. As a whole, a very attractive book. Pages browned. 190p. H3. $8.00

15797. Catton, Bruce. MR. LINCOLN'S ARMY. The Odyssey of General George McClellan 1962. Doubleday. Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 363pp. Near Fine/ Very Good-. Jacket has small chips and tears, edgewear, light soil, spine faded. The story of the Army of the Potomac, in the early stages of the American Civil War. G7. $9.50

14270. Catton, Bruce. GLORY ROAD: THE BLOODY ROUTE FROM FREDERICKSBURG TO GETTYSBURG. 1952. Garden City; Doubleday. Later Printing; 8vo ; Near Fine/ Poor. Jacket is map of the bloody route, as are endpages. Owner's small bookplate on half title page. Jacket has chips, tears, age-toning, but is intact, still handsome and colorful. H6. $5.00

12288. Catton, Bruce. A STILLNESS AT APPOMATTOX. 1953. Garden City; Doubleday. 8vo ; Very Good/ Poor. Story of the fateful last year of the American Civil War. Gold decoration and lettering on black cloth. Light stain on page ends. Pages are clean, bright, binding is tight. Jacket has tears, chips, yellowing. B6. $5.00

12559. Catton, Bruce. GETTYSBURG: THE FINAL FURY. 1974. Garden City; Doubleday. Later Printing; 4to ; Fine/ Fine. Maps, many b/w illus. , index, 114p. Owner's bookplate on first free endpage. Comes both w dust jacket and slipcase. A beautiful copy of a handsome edition. C6. $35.00

12326. Chang, Iris. THE RAPE OF NANKING. 1998. New York; Penguin. Trade PB; 8vo ; As New/ No Dust Jacket. The forgotten holocaust of World War II. The first comprehensive study of the destruction of this old Chinese city. Map, 24pp. Of plates. High quality oversized softcover. First printing of first edition. B7. $15.00

14868. Clancy, Tom. SUBMARINE : A GUIDED TOUR INSIDE A NUCLEAR WARSHIP. 1993. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Berkley Publishing Group. Trade PB; 1st Edition; 8; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. First printing. An oversized, high-quality softcover, spine uncreased. The reader is taken for a tour of life inside a nuclear submarine by the incomparable Tom Clancy. Includes diagrams, b/w photos. The cover has a textured illustration of a sub breaking through the waves. B/w illus. , bibl. , glossary. There is a bump on the edge of the spine, very light rubbing to edges. Some writing in pencil on FEP. Absolutely bright & clean. 328p. K2. $16.50

12418. Clancy, Tom. OP-CENTER. 1995. Berkley Publishing Company. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine+/ C2. $12.00

12977. Clark, Alan. BARBAROSSA: THE RUSSIAN-GERMAN CONFLICT 1941-45. 1966. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good+/ No Dust Jacket. The story of Operation Barbarossa--the offensive against the Soviet Union. One mighty army against another, one charismatic and unbalanced leader pitted against the soldiers who would not willingly give up their homes. Black-and-white photographs. There is some edgewear and cover soiling. The spine is creased and there are several scratches on the top of the page edges that show through the red ink. The pages are tight and clean and only slightly yellowed. A good, solid copy. 560 pages with index. E1. $15.00

13726. Clark, Alan. ACES HIGH. 1974. New York; Ballantine. Trade PB; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The war in the air over the Western Front 1914-18. Very attractive cover of two planes in the air and another shot down, burning and plummeting to the ground. Over 100 illus. B/w photos, appendices, index, 216p. Tight, square, pages clean and slightly yellowed. Very light edgewear, spine crease. G4. $22.00

13821. Clark, Connie. SERVICE, SACRIFICE, LOYALTY: GUARDING FREEDOM'S FLAME. 1992. Usa; Potomic Publishing. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. "The story of America's Twentieth Century Overseas Veterans" (from the front cover) The cover shows a photograph of a soldier saluting an unknown grave. Light rubbing. Uncreased. 114 pages. G6. $10.00

14024. Clarke, Comer. EICHMANN: THE MAN AND HIS CRIMES. 1960. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. An original paperback publication; biography of Adolf Eichmann. A horrifying account of Eichmann's bloody accomplishments during WWII and his subsequent disappearance. 16p. Of B/W photos. The cover is illustrated with the picture of a haunted man against the backdrop of ominous smokestacks. Light edgewear, rubbing. Spine creased. One corner bumped and creased. Pages browned. 153 pages. H4. $12.00

14293. Clausewitz, Carl Von (Anatol Rapoport, Ed. ) . CARL VON CLAUSEWITZ ON WAR. 1971. Pelican Classics. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Classic theoretical study of the nature of war. 459p. Spine is uncreased. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. Crease on back wrapper, edges are a bit rubbed. H6. $10.00

17329. Cleugh, James. SPANISH FURY. The Story of a CIVIL War 1962. London; George G. Harrap & Company. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 286pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Top page ends lightly spotted. Very readable account of the Spanish Civil War. C5. $22.50

16076. Coffey, Thomas M. . DECISION OVER SCHWEINFURT. 1977. NY; David McKay. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 373pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Back panel of jacket is lightly rumpled, also a crease. Bottom page ends of book are slightly spotted. Story of the U. S. 8th Air Force battle for daylight bombing, against the Germans in World War Two. Book appears unread, front cover is bright, colorful and handsome. J3. $22.50

15389. Collier, Richard. THE GREAT INDIAN MUTINY. A Dramatic Account of the Sepoy Rebellion 1965. Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo; 381pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Pages are yellowed, lightly creased covers and spine. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. "Collier's story is magnificent, sordid, uplifting, and horrifying. " D5. $8.00

14075. Collier, Richard. 10,000 EYES. 1963. New York; Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Real spy stories about infiltration of the Nazis in World War II. The cover is combat green with a Nazi soldier marching in front of a red & blue eye. Spine creased. Light edge rubbing. Pages browned. Cover stiff and attractive; binding tight and square. 320p. H3. $12.00

14336. Collier, Richard. THE SANDS OF DUNKIRK. 1962. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The story of a pivotal battle in WWII. The cover is sand beige with a weary soldier slogging through water. This copy is absolutely lovely, with no creasing (except an light corner crease) and only a tiny amount of edge wear. Pages browning. 287p. I3. $15.00

13109. Collier, Richard. THE SANDS OF DUNKIRK. 1962. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. First printing. The story of the Allies who were trapped between German forces and the sea. They were in Hell and came out victorious. The cover has a soldier wading up to his waist with his gun over his head. Some creases on the back cover , slight edge bumping on the cover. The pages are slightly yellow, but are clean and tight. 287 pages. E2. $10.00

14359. Collins, Douglas. P.O.W.. 1969. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The author's own story of breaking out of 10 Nazi prison camps! Cover is illustrated with a savage-looking soldier looking out of barbed wire. B/W photos. The cover is stiff and uncreased with light edge rubbing. Age-discoloration on back cover and foxing on spine and back cover. 292p. I2. $15.00

14168. Congdon, Don. COMBAT: THE WAR WITH GERMANY. 1963. New York; Dell. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ A Dell Original. 13 pieces on World War Two in Europe, each written by an expert, on Dunkirk, The Battle of Britain, Malta, Tobruk, and nine others. 384p. Long cover fold, pages yellowed. Spine is uncrreased. H4. $5.00

17326. Connell, Evan S. . SON OF THE MORNING STAR. Custer and the Little Bighorn 1984. San Francisco CA; North Point Press. 1st Edition; 5th Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 441pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is a bit stressed at edges. Classic story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. C5. $6.50

15768. Cooling, B. Franklin. THE ERA OF THE CIVIL WAR -- 1820-1876. 1974. Carlisle Barracks, PA; US Army Military History Research Collection. Trade PB; 4to; 592pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Spine is sunned, wrappers have a little edgewear and browning. Book is 11" x 8". A set of extensive bibliographies on the American Civil War era, subdivided by subject. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. G7. $50.00

14225. Cortesi, Lawrence. BLOODY FRIDAY OFF GUADALCANAL. 1981. Zebra. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ Illus. W maps and photos. The bloody sea-fight in the Solomon Islands, fought on Friday, Nov. 13, 1942. Slight age toning to wraps, light edgewear, 1/2" tear in back wrapper. Spine is uncreased. Tight, square, pages clean and browning. H5. $15.00

16483. Cowley, Robert. WHAT IF? . 2000. NY; Berkley Books. Trade PB; Octavo - 8vo; 395pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Cover edges are rubbed. The world's foremost military historians imagine what might have been -- what if? An oversized, high quality softcover. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. L4. $10.00

12858. Crane, Stephen. THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE. 1944. New York; Heritage Press. 4to ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Black slipcase is bumped, worn on corners, small scrapes. Book is tight and square, pages clean and bright, marvelous illus. Spine is a little sunned, else near fine. Slightly oversized at 10 1/4". D6. $14.00

12222. Crankshaw, Edward. BISMARCK. 1983. New York; Penguin Books. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. An oversized, high quality softcover. Some spine creases, some yellowing. Otherwise Fine. Cover has a portrait of Bismarck looking stern in battle gear. Rave reviews by critics on the back cover. A biography about the "Iron Chancellor" who unified Germany. 450 pages including index. B4. $9.00

13111. Crankshaw, Edward. THE NEW COLD WAR: MOSCOW V. PEKIN. 1963. New York; Penguin Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The cover is an ominous red and black showing the leaders of Russia and China first together and then with a rift between them. In this book, Crankshaw looks at the reasons for this rift and explores the potential worldwide dangers of it. This book would be Near Fine except that a few of the pages in the front have been bent and damaged on their edges. There is light edgewear and bumping. Pages are yellowed but are clean and tight. 167 pages. E2. $7.00

16885. Cross, Robin. THE HOLLYWOOD HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II. 1984. NY; St. Martin's. Trade PB; 1st Edition; 4to; 64pp. As New/ No Dust Jacket. Fairly unfunny book (in spite of good intentions) about how "Hollywood" treated WWII. Maybe because it was first published in England? Ignores all of the good movies and concentrates on B movies, but still worth a read. M5. $15.00

13123. Custer, George Armstrong. MY LIFE ON THE PLAINS. New York; Leisure Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Reprint. The autobiography of the youngest general in the Union Army. Some rubbing around the spine. Pages yellowed but tight and clean. Stiff wraps, w 1/4" tear on edge of front wrapper. 280 pages. E2. $6.00

13727. Davis, Franklin M. . BREAKTHROUGH. 1961. New York; Monarch Press. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Story of the Battle of the Bulge. Light edgewear, light corner creases on wrappers and near spine edges, no creases on spine. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. G4. $15.00

13900. Dayan, Major-General Moshe. DIARY OF THE SINAI COMPAIGN. 1966. New York; Harper & Row. 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Based on the diary for 1955-7 kept by the office of the Chief of Staff of the Israeli Army. Very tight, square, pages clean and bright, appears unread. Maps, index, 236p. Pasted on the ffep is a list of men and women who honored the author at an event held on Feb. 9, 1972 at the Continental Plaza Hotel. This book was presented to participants as a momento of that event. Cover edges are very lightly bumped and browned. H1. $20.00

16872. De Segur, Count Philippe-Paul. NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN. 1980. Alexandria, VA; Time-Life. Trade PB; Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 295pp. Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Slight corner bump. Classic military history. M5. $7.50

13875. De, Gaulle, Charles. MEMOIRS OF HOPE: RENEWAL AND ENDEAVOR. 1976. New York; Simon & Shuster. 8vo ; Very Good/ Very Good. The memoirs of the great French leader of WWII and postwar Europe. Trans. By Terence Kilmartin. Remainder dot on top page edge, pages are a bit wavy. Jacket laminate is peeling off, scuffs. Book does not appear to have been read. Index, 392p. H1. $6.00

14059. De, Seversky, Major Alexander P. . AMERICA--TOO YOUNG TO DIE! . 1962. New York; MacFadden Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Poor/ No Dust Jacket. An apocalyptic vision of the perils of nuclear weaponry. Reading copy only. Cover is rubbed, worn, and badly soiled. Pages browned. Binding tight. 160p. H3. $4.00

12680. De, Seversky, Major Alexander P. . VICTORY THROUGH AIR POWER. 1942. New York; Simon & Shuster. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Many b/w photos, maps, diagrams, including many World War II aircraft. Spine faded, slight marks on cover, pages clean, slightly yellowed, binding tight and square. D2. $23.00

13255. Deighton, Len. FIGHTER: THE TRUE STORY OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN. 1979. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The Battle of Britain, the incredible air war, is dissected and interpreted. Deighton tells of the men behind the fighting--how their characters and motivations affected their actions and therefore the battle. Black-and-white pictures. The cover has an illustration of planes fighting and two men in the foreground. The cover is edgeworn and has a lightly creased spine. The cover and the pages are stiff. The pages are yellowing, but are clean and tight. 311 pages with index. E5. $8.00

14342. Deindorfer, Robert (Ed. ) . TRUE SPY STORIES. 1961. New York; Fawcett Publications, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. True espionage, mostly from WWII. The cover shows a shady character smoking and eyeing another man. The cover is stiff and clean, and only a few faint creases on cover and spine keeps this from a Fine. Pages yellowed. 192p. I3. $10.00

12460. Demille, Nelson. THE GENERAL'S DAUGHTER. 1993. Warner Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ Stress marks on spine. Tight and square. C2. $5.00

17128. Detzer, David. ALLEGIANCE. Fort Sumter, Charleston, and the Beginning of the CIVIL War 2001. NY; Harcourt. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 367pp. As New/ As New. Traces the events leading to the firing of the first shot of the American Civil War on April 12, 1861. 8 pages of plates, bibl, index, notes. B3. $17.50

17215. Detzer, David. ALLEGIANCE. Fort Sumter, Charleston, and the Beginning of the CIVIL War 2001. NY; Harcourt. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 367pp. As New/ Near Fine. Jacket is a bit stressed at edges. Traces the events leading to the firing of the first shot of the American Civil War on April 12, 1861. 8 pages of plates, bibl, index, notes. B3. $16.50

15955. Dickey, Christopher. WITH THE CONTRAS: UPDATED WITH A PREFACE. A Reporter in the Wilds of Nicaragua 1987. NY; Touchstone Publishers. Trade PB; 1st Edition Thus; Octavo - 8vo; 327pp. Fine/ No Dust Jacket. "The most impressively reported account to date of the CIA's secret war against the Sandinista regime in Nicaragua. " H7. $12.00

17172. Do, Kiem / Kane, Julie. COUNTERPART. A South Vietnamese Naval Officer's War 1998. Annapolis, Maryland; Naval Institute Press. 1st Edition; 1st Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 233pp. As New/ Fine. A rare look at what the Vietnam War was like for our South Vietnamese allies. B5. $20.00

13555. Dobson, Christopher / Miller, John / Payne, Ronald. THE CRUELEST NIGHT. 1979. Boston, MA; Little, Brown And Company. 8vo ; Fine/ Good. This is the story of tremendous loss of life as a Russian sub sank three German ocean liners filled to overflowing with escapees. Maps, black-and-white pictures. The jacket has an illustration of a ship badly listing, with human debris floating nearby. The jacket is edgeworn with some chipping, a scratch on the front and little rubbed spots on the back. The spine is slightly bumped. Pages are clean and bright. 223 pages. The untold story of one of the greatest maritime tragedies of World War II. F6. $40.00

17174. Dockery, Kevin. FREE FIRE ZONES. The True Story of U. S. Navy Seal Combat in Vietnam 2000. NY; Harper Torch. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 241pp. Fine/ Near Fine. SLight wear to jacket extremities. Story of the Navy Seals in the Vietnam War. Includes official battle reports and maps. B5. $15.00

17139. Donahue, James C. . BLACKJACK-33. With Special Forces in the Viet Cong Forbidden Zone 1999. NY; Ivy (Ballantine) . Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 277pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Very light wear to jacket extremities. Book reports fourteen days with the mobile guerrila force in Vietnam. Eight pages of plates, includes lengthy glossary and index. A handsome book club edition. B3. $15.00

12014. Douglas, David C. . WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR. 1964. Berkeley; University Of California Press. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Good+. A first edition in a very good DJ, which shows slight signs of wear and is mildly sunned and soiled, w tiny tears. B1. $22.00

14053. Dugan, James / Stewart, Carroll. PLOESTI: THE GREAT GROUND-AIR BATTLE OF 1 AUGUST 1943. 1963. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The zero-altitude air raid of Ploesti in all its horror and heroism. The cover has an illustration of planes and explosions amidst the oil refineries. Cover is age-browned and lightly soiled, pages yellowed. Light spine creasing. The cover and pages are stiff and tight. 280p. First paperback edition. H3. $14.00

12651. Dupuy, Trevor N. . THE HARPER ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MILITARY BIOGRAPHY. 1995. Castle Books. Reprint; 8vo ; As New/ Fine. An invaluable biographical summary and assessment of the 3000 most important worldwide military figures from earliest times to the present, from Abahai (a Manchu emperor) to Elmo Zumwalt (a U. S. Admiral in World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam) . Heavy, oversized book. 834p. Blue and gray boards. Jacket is somewhat rubbed. C6. $55.00

14818. Dupuy, Trevor N. ; Bongard, David L. ; Anderson, Richard C. , Jr.. HITLER'S LAST GAMBLE : THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DECEMBER 1944-JANUARY 1945. 1994. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Harpercollins Publishers. 1st Edition; 8; Fine/ Fine. Thick, heavy book about the "last great battle of World War II in Europe". Maps, glossary, b/w photos, bibliography. Extremely thorough analysis. 565p. J5. $17.50

17260. Durnford-Slater, John, Brigadier. COMMANDO. Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in World War Two 1991. Annapolis, Maryland; Naval Institute Press. Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 222pp. As New/ As New. Author fought at Dunkirk, Lofoten, Vaagso and Dieppe, Normandy and Angoville. C3. $20.00

14764. Earle, Edward Mead. AGAINST THIS TORRENT. 1941. Princeton NJ; Princeton University Press. 1st Edition; 8; Near Fine/ Very Good. The author argues that European balance is important for America and that the United States must enter WWII. The red cover is exceptionally bright and clean. Two pages have bent corners, the others are straight and clean. The jacket is age-browned and somewhat soiled with very little edge rubbing or wear. 73p. J4. $40.00

16875. Eimerl, Sarel. REVOLUTION! . France 1789-1794 1967. Boston; Little, Brown. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 223pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Light stain on back cover, else As New, looks unread. History of the French Revolution. M5. $15.00

13265. Eisenhower, Dwight D. . CRUSADE IN EUROPE. 1968. New York; Avon Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. First Avon printing. The history of Allied participation in WWII as told by its Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces. This is a book about battles and strategy like many others, but it has a unique perspective from a position of power. Many maps. The cover shows a photo of Eisenhower in military uniform. The cover has general wear, creasing on the front cover and spine, some soiling on the back cover and spine. There is a (remainder? ) stamp on the top page edge. The pages are age-browned, but the binding is tight. 550 pages with index. E5. $8.00

11975. Ellis, Jerry. MARCHING THROUGH GEORGIA: MY WALK WITH SHERMAN. 1995. New York; Delta. Trade PB; 8vo ; As New/ No Dust Jacket. Oversize, high quality paperback, . Author walks from Atlanta to Savannah using Sherman's route as his guide. "A work to be savored. " A6. $8.00

14355. Elstob, Peter. HITLER'S LAST OFFENSIVE: THE FULL STORY OF THE BATTLE OF THE ARDENNES. 1973. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of the Battle of the Bulge told by a British Tank Commander present. The cover has a photo of a tank rolling through forested scenery in the snow, and has some general wear, creases, rubbing. The white portion has been discolored by age. Pages yellowed, binding tight. 510p. I2. $8.00

14367. Empey, Arthur Guy. OVER THE TOP, TOMMY'S DICTIONARY OF THE TRENCHES. 1917. New York; G. P. Putnam's Sons. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Ninth printing. A very interesting war account from WWI, with b/w photos, maps, diagrams. Also includes Tommy's Dictionary of the Trenches, which is a dictionary of slang and other terms used by British soldiers. The red cloth cover is lightly soiled with some edgewear, rubbing. Page edges soiled, spine discolored. For all of the cosmetic flaws, the book is still in condition--straight, square, tight binding, bright and clean pages, tissue protecting the frontis. Is intact. 315p. I2. $22.00

13352. Engelbrecht, H. C. / Hanighen, F. C. . MERCHANTS OF DEATH: A STUDY OF THE INTERNATIONAL ARMAMENT INDUSTRY. 1934. New York; Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Includes Dupont, Krupp, and several others. Green cloth cover. Decorated endpages, 16p. Of b/w plates. Notes and refs. , bibl. , index, 308p. Former owner bookplate on front pastedown. Slight browning to spine. A very nice copy, tight and square, pages clean and slightly yellowed. F2. $40.00

17319. Evans, Gen. Clement A. , Ed.. CONFEDERATE MILITARY HISTORY (VOL. 1) . A Library of Confederate States History 1994. Harrisburg, PA; Archive Society. Facsimile; Octavo - 8vo; 380pp. Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Gilt on page ends is slightly dulled. Facsimile reprint of a work originally published by the Confederate Publishing Company in 1899. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Marbled endpapers, gilt decoration and lettering on front cover and spine. C5. $25.00

17357. Evans, Martin Marix. THE FALL OF FRANCE. Act with Daring 2000. Osprey Military Books. 1st Edition; 1st Printing; 4to; 160pp. Very Good/ Near Fine. Jacket is a bit stressed at edges. Previous owner has marked a few passages with asterisks. This is a beautiful publication, with informative text and excellent b/w and color photos and maps. C7. $12.50

14007. Everest, Lt. Col. Frank K. . THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE. 1959. New York; Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. An autobiography of a survivor of the air war in WWII and one of the first rocket plane pilots. Pictorial wraps are worn and rubbed. Pages yellowed. Binding cracked, horizontal split in spine. Reading copy. 192 pages. H3. $5.00

16072. Faber, Harold. LUFTWAFFE: A HISTORY. 1977. NY; NY Times Books. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 267pp. Near Fine/ Very Good. Jacket is edgeworn, creased at edges. History of the German Luftwaffe. Illustrated. J3. $17.50

14130. Farago, Ladislas. WAR OF WITS: THE ANATOMY OF ESPIONAGE AND INTELLIGENCE. 1962. New York; Paperback Library, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The author sheds light on one of the more mysterious aspects of governmental operations: the spy network. The sections discussed are intelligence, espionage, sabotage, counterespionage, and propoganda. The cover shows two spy-shaped chess pieces. It is clean and stiff with light edge rubbing. There is a closed horizontal tear on the spine and a few glue wrinkles but no reading creases. Pages browned. 284p. H4. $10.00

14351. Farago, Ladislas. THE TENTH FLEET. 1967. New York; Paperback Library, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The WWII U-boat war against Germany from the Allied viewpoint. The cover shows a b/w photo of a ship being fired upon. The white cover is slightly age-discolored and has light edgewear on the spine ends. Pages lightly yellow, cover and pages stiff, spine uncreased. 319p. I3. $15.00

12989. Farago, Ladislas. AFTERMATH. 1975. New York; Avon Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The author searches for the Nazi fugitive Martin Bormann--and discovers not only that he is alive, but he is also part of a group of Nazi exiles who have created a "fourth reich". It sounds like a Harrison Ford movie, but it's nonfiction, complete with black-and-white photographs and a newspaper article from 1972 tucked inside the back cover about Klaus Barbie (another Nazi war criminal on the loose) . The cover is red, and has a picture of a man inside a swastika. Slight edgewear, spine has a single crease. There is a small area about the size of a pencil eraser on the bottom of the spine where the red cover has been torn and the white exposed. The back cover stands out slightly when the article is removed. Pages are tight, bright, and clean. 550 pages with index. E2. $8.00

12122. Farrar-Hockley, A. H. . STUDENT. 1973. New York; Ballantine. Trade PB; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. War Leader, No. 15. Spine and covers are uncreased, pages are clean and tight, book looks unread. 160p. Please see my other Ballantine books as well. B5. $15.00

16131. Fawaz, Leila Tarazi. AN OCCASION FOR WAR. 1994. Berkeley; U California Press. Trade PB; 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 302pp. As New/ No Dust Jacket. Study of the civil wars in Lebanon and Damascus in 1860. The work "makes a major contribution to a more general understanding of the formation of social identities and political conflicts in the modern Middle East. " K2. $17.50

16148. Feis, Herbert. BETWEEN WAR AND PEACE: THE POTSDAM CONFERENCE. 1960. Princeton NJ; Princeton U Press. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 367pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. This book continues the story begun by the author in Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin. K4. $12.50

14858. Fisher, David; Read, Anthony. THE DEADLY EMBRACE : HITLER, STALIN & THE NAZI-SOVIET PACT, 1939-1941. 1988. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated. 8; Fine/ Near Fine. Stalin's nonaggression treaty in 1939 began the treacherous relationship that ended in 1941 when Hitler invaded Russia. The authors examine how this situation came to be and the effect it had. Some writing in pencil on FEP. Some rubbing on the jacket. B/w photos, maps, index, 687p. K2. $14.50

12993. Fitzgibbon, Constantine. OFFICERS' PLOT TO KILL HITLER (20 JULY) (THE SHIRT OF NESSUS). 1966. New York; Avon Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The story of the failed coup attempt of some of Hitler's officers. It examines the men who tried to kill Hitler, and it describes Hitler's reaction and revenge. The cover has a glowering picture of Hitler on the front, with an inset of his destroyed bunker after the bomb went off. On the back of the cover are photographs of the conspirators. This is probably unread. Very light edgewear, two creases on the back cover. This is an abridged version of 20 July. 222 pages with index. E2. $8.00

13001. Fitzgibbon, Constantine. 20 JULY. 1968. New York; Berkley Medallion Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The complete tale of the attempt on Hitler's life on July 20, 1944 and Hitler's subsequent revenge. One crease on the front cover, and the spine is bumped and chipped on the edges. The pages are clean and tight.318 pages with index. E2. $13.00

14356. Fleming, Peter. OPERATION SEA LION. 1957. New York; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Hitler's plan to conquer England and what went wrong with it. The cover is red with a small insert of Hitler and his cronies. There is some spine creasing, edge rubbing, light foxing, and one small piece missing from the cover. The cover as a whole is bright and stiff. Browned pages. 320p. I3. $14.00

15240. Flood, Charles B. . HITLER : THE PATH TO POWER. 1989. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Houghton Mifflin Company. 8; Near Fine/ Near Fine. A biography of Hitler focusing on his life and politics between WWI and WWII. There is a soiled spot on the bottom page edge, a private library stamp on the FEP. The jacket has light rubbing on the edges, a bumped area at top of spine. 686p. C1. $10.50

17145. Fowler, Will. THEIR WAR. German Combat Photographs from the Archives of Signal 2000. Conshohocten, PA; Combined Publishing. Octavo - 8vo; 160pp. Fine/ Fine. "Signal" was the German propaganda magazine published during World War Two. B3. $16.50

17195. Fowler, Will. THEIR WAR. German Combat Photographs from the Archives of Signal 2000. Conshohocten, PA; Combined Publishing. Octavo - 8vo; 160pp. Very Good/ Fine. Previous owner has marked a few passages with asterisks, in ink. "Signal" was the German propaganda magazine published during World War Two. B3. $10.00

14662. Fox, George. AMOK. 1978. New York; Simon & Shuster. 1st Edition; 8 ; Fine/ Very Good. A giant Japanese soldier continues to fight a war whose end has has never accepted. Light edgewear to jacket, small tear, light browning, bright and attractive. Owner blindstamp on ffep. J3. $25.00

15169. Frank, Wolfgang. THE SEA WOLVES: THE COMPLETE STORY OF GERMAN U-BOATS AT WAR. 1955. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; 230pp. Good/ No Dust Jacket. Cover has edgewear, some cover separation at spine ends. The pages are yellowed, binding is tight. 220p. Reprint. The history of the near victory of the German Navy in WWII written by a German naval officer. The cover shows a photo of a raised sub with Nazi flag flying. B/w illus. C4. $6.00

17016. Fraser, David. BLITZ. 1979. Garden City; Doubleday. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 542pp. Near Fine/ Very Good. Jacket is rubbed, light edgewear. Book has remainder spray on bottom page ends, blindstamp of former owner on ffep. Novel set in wartime London. A2. $9.50

13713. Fredericks, Pierce. THE YANKS ARE COMING. 1964. New York; Bantam. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Profusely illus. W maps, photos, 224p. A pictorial and prose history of World War One. Spine creased, light wear to extremities of wrappers, which are also somewhat rubbed. Very tight, square, pages clean and bright. G4. $12.00

14045. Fredericks, Pierce G. . THE GREAT ADVENTURE: AMERICA IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. 1960. New York; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A well-written accounting of the U. S. A. 's involvement in WWI. Pictorial wraps are yellowing but are stiff with little rubbing and scuffing. Spine uncreased. Pages browned but clean, tight, and square. 224p. H3. $12.00

11925. Freeman, Douglas Southall. LEE'S LIEUTENANTS: A STUDY IN COMMAND: VOLUME ONE, MANASSAS TO MALVERN HILL. 1942. New York; Charles Scribner's Sons. Later Printing; 8vo ; Very Good/ Fine. HC. Book is a little sunned at top edge and soiled. Dust jacket has chips, tears, stains, first folded section is entirely severed (but present) , price is given as $5.00 . Jacket now protected with acid-free mylar cover. Binding is tight, pages are clean and square, slightly yellowed. Beautiful gold on gray book cover, which is rubbed at extremities. A4. $17.50

12605. Freidel, Frank. OVER THERE. 1964. New York; Bramhall House. Reprint; 4to ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of America's first great overseas crusade: World War I. B/w photos and maps on almost every page. Focus is not on the battles and war so much as Americans and the nature of their involvement, effects on the men, etc. The narrative is constructed around hundreds of direct quotations from participants, many from letters to their families and other informal communications. Green cloth cover w slight spine fading, small tear at top, cover lightly worn on edges and corners. Binding is tight and square, pages clean, beginning to yellow at edges. 385p. C6. $20.00

14052. Freiden, Seymour / Richardson, William (Ed. ) . THE FATAL DECISIONS. 1958. New York; Berkley Publishing Corporation. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. German generals share the mistakes they made that they say lost the war for the Nazis. The cover shows a top-brass meeting with Hitler on a background of fiery colors. Some edgewear. Spine creased. Cover is bright and attractive. Tight and square, pages browned. 270p. H3. $10.00

16085. Friedman, George & Meridith. THE FUTURE OF WAR. 1996. NY; Crown. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 464pp. As New/ As New. "Power, technology & American World Dominance in the 21st Century. " Explores the nature of war in the 21st Century. J4. $22.00

14023. Friedman, Tuviah. THE HUNTER. 1961. New York; MacFadden Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The author shares the story of his search for Eichmann to bring him to justice. The lightly discolored white wraps have an illustration of a mysterious man on the front and a smarmy Eichmann on the back. Light edgewear, rubbing, some creasing. Pages yellowed. 288 pages. H3. $8.00

12995. Frischauer, Willi. THE RISE AND FALL OF HERMANN GOERING. 1951. New York; Houghton Mifflin Company. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. "The fantastic life and dishonored death of Hermann Goering--world War I Ace, Drug Addict, Voluptuary, Heir to Hitler's Germany" (from the front cover) This biography was written by a man whose parents were both killed in concentration camps, but it was written with the aid of Goering's widow, who had only glowing things to say about her husband. Frischauer has tried to write a balanced account of this complex and very dangerous man. The cover has several photos in red and blue. General wear, several creases on the cover. Pages are yellowing, but are tight and clean. 251 pages. E2. $10.00

14341. Frischauer, Willi. BERLIN BETRAYAL (THE MAN WHO CAME BACK) . 1961. New York; Belmont Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The true story of Otto John, spy for both sides in WWII. The cover is red and has an illustration of the Brandenburg Gate. Mild wear on the corners and rubbing on edges. Spine uncreased but has a few glue wrinkles. Covers stiff, binding tight. Pages browned, three flawed pages (small tear) at the end. 218p. I3. $10.00

12584. Furgurson, Ernest B. . ASHES OF GLORY: RICHMOND AT WAR. 1996. New York; Alfred A. Knopff. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. This in-depth look at Richmond during the Civil War shows the change from glamorous city to battered Confederate capital. Despite being a pivotal city in the war, not much has been written about Richmond previously. Illustrations and maps.419 pages with index. Jacket is two shades of grey with an illustration of a Confederate camp. Small pencil marks on front end page. Slight bumping on jacket front. C6. $20.00

15669. Furnia, Arthur H. . THE DIPLOMACY OF APPEASEMENT. 1960. Washington DC; University Press Of Washington, D. C. . 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 454pp. Near Fine/ Very Good. Page ends are lightly spotted. Light wear to jacket extremities, small tears. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Appears unread. Includes notes, index. F7. $30.00

17213. Gallagher, Gary. THE ANTIETAM CAMPAIGN. 1999. Chapel Hill, NC; U North Carolina Press. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 335pp. Fine/ Fine. Ten scholarly articles about the campaign. Illustrated, bibliography, index. A beautiful book club edition. B7. $20.00

15332. Gallico, Paul. THE LONELY. 1949. New York; Knopf. 1st American Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 282pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Wear to cover extremities. Handsome decorated cover, book is tight, square, pages clean and bright. A World War II love story. D2. $12.50

14027. Gallico, Paul. THE HURRICANE STORY. 1959. New York; Berkley Medallion Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A love story about the pilots of the RAF and the marvelous Hawker Hurricane fighter plane. Wraps are colorfully illustrated with planes and a burning city as a backdrop. Wraps are clean, bright, and uncreased except for the barely bumped corners. An attractive book. 143p. H3. $10.00

11962. Gallin, Mother Mary Alice. GERMAN RESISTANCE TO HITLER: ETHICAL AND RELIGIOUS FACTORS. 1969. Washington, D. C. ; Catholic University Of America Press. Trade PB; Reprint; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Spine is browned, cover is soiled with a bend, and a little worn. No tears or chips. Inside the pages are white and clean, binding is tight and square. "The first real effort to discuss the events and motives of those involved from a dispassionate and scholarly viewpoint ... There are many new insights ..." 259p. An oversized, high quality softcover. A6. $30.00

14060. Gannett, Lewis (Ed. ) . I SAW IT HAPPEN. 1942. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Eyewitness accounts by war correspondents of World War II, published as it was happening. The cover is worn and creased, spine uncreased. Pages white, bright, and clean. 431p. H3. $8.00

14529. Garber, Max B. / Bond, P. S. . A MODERN MILITARY DICTIONARY. 1942. Washington DC; P. S. Bond. 2nd Edition; 8 ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Ten thousand military terms listed and defined, including slang. Index, 272p. Purchase order for book laid in. Green cloth cover is worn at extremities, has several scrapes and dings, bumped corners. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Cover is G-, pages and binding are NF. I6. $16.00

15912. Garlinski, Jozef. HITLER'S LAST WEAPONS. 1978. NY; Times Books. Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 239pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket edges are rubbed, a little stressed. Bright red jacket now protected with acid-free mylar cover. Blindstamp of former owner on ffep. Describes the underground war waged by the West against the V1 and V2 rockets in World War Two. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. H6. $17.50

15382. Garrison, Webb. ATLANTA AND THE WAR. 1995. Nashville; Rutledge Hill Press. Trade PB; Octavo - 8vo; 283pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Cover is lightly creased, else fine. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Spine is uncreased. D4. $8.00

13394. Garrison, Webb. MORE CIVIL WAR CURIOUSITIES: FASCINATING TALES, INFAMOUS CHARACTERIS, AND STRANGE COINCIDENCES. 1995. Nashville; Rutledge Hill Press. 8vo ; Near Fine/ Near Fine. Strange but true stories from the American Civil War. Photos, bibl. , index, 256p. Book and jacket have two bumped corners, else fine. F2. $15.00

17222. Gause, Major Damon "Rocky". THE WAR JOURNAL OF MAJOR DAMON "ROCKY" GAUSE. 1999. NY; Hyperion. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 181pp. Very Good/ Fine. Previous owner has marked a few passages with asterisks, in ink, otherwise book is as new. Firsthand account of one of the greatest escapes of World War II, from the infamous Bataan Death March, across the Pacific to Australia. B7. $10.00

13050. Gavin, James M. . ON TO BERLIN: A FIGHTING GENERAL'S TRUE STORY OF AIRBORNE COMBAT IN WORLD WAR II. 1979. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The saga of the 82nd Airborne Division written by their fighting general. The cover shows men parachuting toward earth looking brave and untroubled. Slight rubbing and bumping, spine creased. Pages are yellowing but are tight and clean. 376 pages with index. E2. $15.00

12852. Gibson, Langhorne / Harper, Vice-Admiral Royal Navy, J. E. T. . THE RIDDLE OF JUTLAND: AN AUTHENTIC HISTORY. 1934. New York; Coward-Mccann. 1st American Edition; 8vo ; Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. A comprehensive study of the Battle of Jutland (World War I) , "one of the very great milestones in British naval history. " Illus. W photographs and 14 diagrams. 416p. W index. This is a presentation copy, inscribed by author to Wesley Hamilton, "very sincerely, " dated December 1934. Maroon cloth cover is faded, corners and edges a bit worn, a few very small light stains. Inside, pencilled bookseller notation on ffep, very tight and square, clean bright pages. D6. $60.00

13217. Goebbels, . THE GOEBBELS DIARIES. 1948. New York; Eagle Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. First paperback printing. The real diaries of Goebbels selected from the 1942-1943 material available. (Insane and evil he may have been, but he was an inspiring diary-keeper. ) The cover is black with a red swastika and white letters. Goebbels shows his true colors here, and the translator and editor, Louis Lochner, explains obscure references throughout. Edgewear on the spine, a faint crease on the front cover, several corners slightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. The covers are stiff and glossy still. The pages are uniformally browning, but are clean and tight. 638 pages. E4. $20.00

17350. Gragg, Rod. COVERED WITH GLORY. The 26th North Carolina Infantry At the Battle of Gettysburg 2000. NY; Harper Collins. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 304pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is a bit stressed at edges. "Reveals the valiant spirit of the Southern fighting man." B7. $18.50

17225. Gragg, Rod. COVERED WITH GLORY. The 26th North Carolina Infantry At the Battle of Gettysburg 2000. NY; Harper Collins. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 304pp. As New/ As New. "Reveals the valiant spirit of the Southern fighting man." B7. $20.00

12856. Graham, Colonel W. A. . THE CUSTER MYTH: A SOURCE BOOK OF CUSTERIANA. 1953. New York; Bonanza Books. Reprint; 4to ; Near Fine/ Very Good. Profusely illus. With frontisp, num. Plates, maps and facsimiles, and col. Illust. End-papers. 413p. W index plus 613 item bibl. , by Fred Dustin. Oversized. Price-clipped jacket w small chips and tears, mylar covered, still very handsome with scene from the Little Big Horn. Book has green and blue cover w pencilled book seller notations inside front cover. Inside, binding is tight and square, pages clean and bright. D6. $62.00

14006. Gray, Edwyn A. . THE U-BOAT WAR : 1914-1918. 1994. London; Leo Cooper. 8vo ; Fine/ Fine. A corrected reprint of the 1972 original. The incredible history of German submarines in WWII. The jacket is brown with a b/w photo of a raised sub. 280 pages. H4. $25.00

17276. Greene, Jerome A. . NEZ PERCE SUMMER, 1877. The U. S. Army and the Nee-Me-Poo Crisis 2000. Helena, Montana; Montana Historical Society. Octavo - 8vo; 554pp. As New/ Near Fine. Jacket has two small tears at head of spine. " ... The story of a people's epic struggle to survive spiritually, culturally, and physically in the face of unrelenting military force." C3. $35.00

12109. Gregory, Barry. ARGONNE 1918: THE AEF IN FRANCE. 1972. New York; Ballantine. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. Battle Book No. 28. Tiny spot on top page edge, very slight spine fade. Spine and cover are uncreased, pages are clean and tight, book looks unread. 160p. Please see my other Ballantine books as well. B5. $20.00

14139. Guderian, Heinz. PANZER LEADER. 1961. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The Chief of the German Army General Staff writes about his role in emphasizing tank warfare and the battles that ensued. WWII as seen by a German official. The cover shows tanks firing in a red world. Light creasing, edge rubbing. Attractive and sturdy book. Pages yellowed. 400p. H4. $12.00

14056. Gunther, John. D-DAY. 1944. New York; Avon Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. D-Day as witnessed by Eisenhower's war correspondent. Pictorial cover is washed in red. Pages browned. Edgewear at spine. Cover is clean and bright with some horizontal creasing at the spine. 222p. Tight, square, pages clean and browned. H3. $12.00

14702. Gwaltney, Francis Irby. THE DAY THE CENTURY ENDED. 1955. New York; Rinehart And Co. . 1st Edition; 8 ; Near Fine/ Very Good. Light discoloration at edges of backstrip. Jacket has light edgewear and soil, esp. On back panel, bookseller price tag on inner flap, soiling and foxing on inner surfaces. Handsome front panel shows silouettes of GIs on a Pacific island, protected by mylar cover. J3. $25.00

15498. Haight, John McVickar Jr. . AMERICAN AID TO FRANCE 1938-1940. 1970. New York; Atheneum. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 278pp. Fine/ Good. Owner's blindstamp on ffep. Jacket is chipped and worn at edges. Aid to France during the period of U. S. Neutrality, prior to its involvement in Second World War. E4. $15.00

14026. Harel, Isser. THE HOUSE ON GARIBALDI STREET. 1976. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A detailed account of the pursuit and capture of Adolf Eichmann, told by the head of Israeli Secret service. Pictorial wraps are orange and are glossy and bright with very light rubbing. Spine uncreased. Pages lightly browned. H3. $10.00

13505. Harrison, Walter. PICKETT'S MEN: A FRAGMENT OF WAR HISTORY. 2000. Baton Rouge; Louisiana State University Press. Trade PB; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The history of Pickett's division, written by a participant. Facsimile of a work originally published in 1870. Appendix, index, 214p. An oversized, high quality softcover, with no creases in the spine. F5. $14.00

13349. Hart, Captain B. H. Liddell. GREAT CAPTAINS UNVEILED. 1989. London; Greenhill Books. Reprint; 8vo ; As New/ Near Fine. Reprint of 1927 pub. Examines five great military careers: Ghenghis Khan, Marshall Saxe, Gustav Adolphus, Wallenstein, and General Wolfe. B/w illus. , 274p. Jacket is a bit rubbed. F1. $25.00

17194. Hart, Dr. S. , Et Al. THE GERMAN SOLDIER IN WORLD WAR II. 2000. MBI Publishing Co. . 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 192pp. Very Good/ Very Good. Previous owner has marked a few passages with asterisks, in ink. These have been whited out. Illustrated, bibliography, index. Illustrated, bibliography, index. Paints a full picture of the ordinary infantryman in fourteen chapters. Based in part on first-hand accounts of German veterans. B6. $10.00

17262. Hart, Dr. S. , Et Al. THE GERMAN SOLDIER IN WORLD WAR II. 2000. MBI Publishing Co. . 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 192pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Pages are a little wavy, else fine. Illustrated, bibliography, index. Paints a full picture of the ordinary infantryman in fourteen chapters. Based in part on first-hand accounts of German veterans. B6. $12.50

13355. Harvey, Maurice. SCANDINAVIAN MISADVENTURE: THE CAMPAIGN IN NORWAY, 1940. 1990. Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Spellmount Limited. 1st Edition; 8vo ; As New/ As New. After the Blitzkrieg in Poland in 1939, what is Hitler's next project? -- Norway and Denmark. Profusely illus. By plates, maps. Appendix, index, 323p. Gilt lettering on red cloth cover. This book is in mint condition, . F2. $45.00

16984. Harwell, Richard, Ed. ( John Esten Cooke) . OUTLINES FROM THE OUTPOST. 1961. Chicago; Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley. Octavo - 8vo; 413pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Faint vertical scrape on spine. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Appears unread. Cooke was JEB Stuart's ordnance officer in the Army of Northern Virginia. These are his accounts of his adventures. M7. $20.00

14822. Hastings, Max. OVERLORD : D-DAY, JUNE 6, 1944. 1984. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Simon & Schuster Trade. 8; Near Fine/ Near Fine. A study of Normandy and D-Day based on historical material and many interviews of soldiers on both sides. Endpapers are maps, many b/w photos, maps. Light edge rubbing on jacket, a few faint pencil marks in text. 368p. J5. $9.50

12330. Hatch, Charles E. . YORKTOWN AND THE SIEGE OF 1781. 1957. Washington, D. C. ; National Park Service. 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 14. Many B/w photos, maps, illus. , 60p. I am currently listing about fifteen of these U. S. Historical military handbooks, all in VG or better condition. All are tight, have little or no shelf wear, pages white and clean. B7. $12.00

16318. Haugland, Vern. THE EAGLE SQUADRONS: YANKS IN THE RAF 1940-1942. 1979. NY; Ziff Davis Publishing Company. 1st Edition; 1st Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 206pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Edges of jacket are a bit rubbed and stressed. Page ends are lightly spotted. The story of the first American pilots to battle Hitler's Luftwaffe. L1. $25.00

17133. Hearn, Chester G. . ELLET'S BRIGADE. The Strangest Outfit of All 2000. Baton Rouge; LSU Press. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 289pp. As New/ As New. Story of the "Ram Fleet" of the Union army during the American Civil War. Illustrated. The fleet was comprised of unmanned riverboat rams, due to Charles Ellet's theory. They proved their worth by defeating the Confederate ironclads at Memphis. B3. $17.50

13171. Heilman, Willi. I FOUGHT YOU FROM THE SKIES (ALARM IN WESTEN) . 1966. New York; Award Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The bloody and hellish air fights in WWII as seen from the German perspective. Creasing on and near the spine, faint corner creases, light edgewear, yellowed pages. The cover is stiff and the pages are clean and tight. E3. $20.00

13165. Heller, Deane / Heller, David. THE BERLIN CRISIS: PRELUDE TO WORLD WAR III? . 1961. Derby, CT; Monarch Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The Berlin Wall was hurridly constructed. Families were separated. The Soviets demand that American troops vacate the city, and Kennedy does not budge. How did these events come to happen? Also includes a history of Berlin's crises and a comparison of life in East vs. West Berlin. E3. $15.00

13428. Helprin, Mark. A SOLDIER OF THE GREAT WAR. 1992. Avon. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Tight and square, pages clean and bright, spine is creased. F3. $8.00

15092. Herring, George C. . AMERICA'S LONGEST WAR: THE UNITED STATES AND VIETNAM, 1950-1975. 1985. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Knopf. Trade PB; 2nd Edition; 8 ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. History of the Vietnam War and what led up to it (1950-1975) . Index, 316p. An oversized, high quality softcover, spine uncreased. Wrappers are rubbed. B1. $6.50

13142. Hess, Dean E. . BATTLE HYMN. 1956. New York; Popular Library. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Hess tells his own story--that of a minister who served his country by being a fighter pilot. Through both WWII and the Korean War, these are his missions, thoughts, prayers. The cover shows the cockpit of a plane, with the pilot looking at the reader. There is slight cover rubbing on the edges and the spine is bumped at the bottom. The pages are slightly yellowed, but they and the cover are clean, tight, and stiff. 207 pages. E3. $15.00

14114. Heym, Stefan. OF SMILING PEACE. 1944. Boston, MA; Little, Brown And Company. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Very Good. Novel set in Algiers during WWII with strong characters and important moral questions. The bright red cover is clean with a very slightly darkened spine. Pages are clean and bright. Owner's bookplate on FEP. Stamp on BEP. The jacket is illustrated in beautiful muted green, yellow, orange. The jacket is edgeworn and has some chipping, but is quite lovely nonetheless. 364p. H4. $40.00

12342. Hieb, David L. . FORT LARAMIE: NATIONAL MONUMENT, WYOMING. 1961. Washington, D. C. ; National Park Service. Reprint; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Fort Laramie was on a major emigrant route west. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 20. Many B/w photos, maps, illus. , 43p. Bumped corner. I am currently offering about fifteen of these U. S. Historical military handbooks, all in VG or better condition. All are tight, have little or no shelf wear, pages white and clean. B7. $15.00

13024. Hoehling, A. . DECEMBER 7, 1941: THE DAY THE ADMIRALS SLEPT LATE (THE WEEK BEFORE PEARL HARBOR) . 1978. New York; Zebra Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. This book outlines the series of mistakes that led to the horrific loss of American life in Pearl Harbor. Eyewitness interviews and extensive research. Black-and-white photographs. The cover shows a ship being blown to bits as planes fly away. Slight rubbing on front cover near spine. Spine is uncreased. Slight edgewear. Pages yellowing but are stiff, clean, and tight. 283 pages with index. E2. $10.00

13023. Hoehling, A. . DECEMBER 7, 1941: THE DAY THE ADMIRALS SLEPT LATE (THE WEEK BEFORE PEARL HARBOR) . 1978. New York; Zebra Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. This book outlines the series of mistakes that led to the horrific loss of American life in Pearl Harbor. Eyewitness interviews and extensive research. Black-and-white photographs. The cover shows a ship being blown to bits as planes fly away. Spine and front cover near spine creased, mild corner bumping and edgewear. Pages are yellowing, but are tight and clean. 283 pages with index. E2. $8.00

11929. Hoehling, A. A.. THE GREAT WAR AT SEA: A HISTORY OF NAVAL ACTION 1914-18. 1995. New York; Barnes & Noble, Inc. . 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Fine. F/F HC. Light purple boards and dark purple cloth with gilt lettering. A beautiful edition. The story of WWI at sea. Many b&w photos. Dust jacket is a little rubbed. A4. $30.00

13268. Hoess, Rudolf. COMMANDANT OF AUSCHWITZ. 1960. New York; Popular Library. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. How could a man who had a family, loved children and animals, and wanted to be a farmer become in charge of the butchering of millions of people? This is the autobiography of Rudolf Hoess, who was the commandant of Auschwitz, the most "successful" concentration camp. The cover shows a skull with a swastika above it. There is very little edgewear and rubbing, some mild corner bumping, some small spine creases. The pages are slightly yellowed, but are clean and tight. 240 pages. E5. $30.00

17205. Hoffman, Carl. HUNTING WARBIRDS. 2001. NY; Ballantine Books. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 245pp. As New/ Near Fine. Jacket is a bit stressed at edges. "The obsessive quest for the lost aircraft of World War II. " B6. $15.00

14034. Hohne, Heinz / Zolling, Hermann. THE GENERAL WAS A SPY: THE TRUTH ABOUT GENERAL GEHLEN AND HIS SPY RING. 1972. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of General Gehlen, who was a spy for Hitler and then the CIA. The black wraps are slightly battered on the spine, with some edgewear, rubbing and creasing. Pages are yellowing slightly, page ends lightly spotted. Book is tight, square, and clean. 439p. H3. $8.00

17342. Holmes, Linda Goetz. UNJUST ENRICHMENT. How Japan's Companies Built Postwar Fortunes Using American POWs 2001. Stackpole Books. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 202pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is a bit stressed at edges. Tells the story of the Allied POW slave trade in Japan, in full breach of the Geneva Convention. C6. $18.50

15045. Holzer, Hans. THE SPIRITS OF `76 : A PSYCHIC INQUIRY INTO THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. 1976. Indianapolis; Bobbs Merrill. 8 ; Fine/ Near Fine. Author studies the American Revolution using psychic tools -- he spoke to the ghosts of Jefferson, Washington, Nathan Hale, and others. Author is an expert in psychic phenomena, paranormal, witchcraft, and ESP. 1" tear on jacket, light edgewear, bright and attractive, now protected w mylar cover. Remainder mark on bottom page edge, owner blindstamp on ffep. Book appears unread, very tight and clean. Author studies the American Revolution using psychic tools -- he spoke to the ghosts of Jefferson, Washington, Nathan Hale, and others. Author is an expert in psychic phenomena, paranormal, witchcraft, and ESP. 1" tear on jacket, light edgewear, bright and attractive, now protected w mylar cover. Remainder mark on bottom page edge, owner blindstamp on ffep. Book appears unread, very tight and clean. A4. $22.00

15689. Horne, Charles F. / Walter F. Austin (editors) . SOURCE RECORDS OF THE GREAT WAR, VOLUME 1. How the Great War Arose 1923. National Alumni. Ex-Lib; Octavo - 8vo; 418pp. Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Cover is rubbed and worn at extremities, spine faded, water spotted on lower third of spine and front cover. Ex-lib book has the usual stamps, call numbers, etc. Lovely gilt decoration on front cover. Cover design is an authorized facsimile of the original French version of the Versailles peace treaty after World War One. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. G1. $15.00

14361. Horne, Charles F. / Walter F. Austin (editors) . SOURCE RECORDS OF THE GREAT WAR, 7 VOLUME SET. 1923. Usa; National Alumni Of The American Legion. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Each set is registered via a certificate tipped in at front of Volume I. This set is registered to Lewis H. Bond for his services in the Great War. V1 Causes, V2 1914, V3 1915, V4 1916, V5 1917, V6 1918, V7 1919. Each volume is a different color of leather elaborately decorated with gilt, where each gilt decoration is a facsimile of the original art binding on the official Versailles Peace Treaty for different countries. Covers and gilt decoration are as bright as when new, no fading or dulling. Top page ends are gilt. There is light rubbing and chipping on some of the spine edges. This is the only flaw in a set that is otherwise fine. Illus. W maps, photos, reproductions of paintings, etc. Pages are clean and bright, tight and square, and illustrated tissue separations are present, uncreased, clean. A beautiful copy of a spectacular edition. About 400p. Per book. Price includes shipping. I2. $300.00

14016. Howarth, David. D DAY: THE SIXTH OF JUNE, 1944. 1960. New York; Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The incredible stories of the men who stormed the beaches on D Day. The pictorial wraps are worn and creased and the spine looks chewed. The yellowing pages are surprisingly bright and clean, for the most part. 256 pages. H3. $3.00

14819. Howarth, David. 1066 THE YEAR OF THE CONQUEST. 1977. New York; The Viking Press. 8; Fine/ Near Fine. The history of the year 1066 in England and how the country was shaped for the Norman Invasion--and why it fell. Emphasis on the life and opinions of the common man. Corners slightly bumped. Jacket yellowed with some edge bumping. 207p. J5. $7.00

15971. Howarth, Stephen. TO SHINING SEA: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY. 1991. NY; Random House. Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 1991pp. Fine+/ Fine+. Blindstamp on ffep, else As New. 49 Illustrations and maps. This is a beautiful edition and copy. First edition is stated, but this is a book club edition, in a handsome red and blue cloth cover. I3. $25.00

16010. Hoyt, Edwin P. . AMERICA'S WARS & MILITARY EXCURSIONS. 1987. NY; McGraw Hill. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 589pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Blindstamp of former owner on ffep. Jacket has light edgewear. American military policy and war, more than three centuries of it, are treated in this fascinating book. Illustrated with maps. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. I5. $14.50

15800. Hoyt, Edwin P. . THE GLORY OF THE SOLOMONS. 1983. New York; Stein & Day. Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 348pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is lightly rubbed at extremities. By the author of Guadalcanal. Illustrated with photos and maps. The U. S. Recaptures the Soloman Islands in the Pacific, during World War II. G7. $20.00

13558. Huchthausen, Peter / Kurdin, Igor / White, R. Alan. HOSTILE WATERS. 1997. New York; St. Martin's Press. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ Near Fine. The true story of the Russian sub that went down in American waters in 1984 and almost caused a nuclear meltdown. One corner is bumped on both the jacket and the book. There is a sticker on the jacket that reads "As dramatized in the HBO original movie" (starring Rutger Hauer and Max von Sydow) . There are several related newspaper clippings laid in the front end pages. 303 pages. G1. $18.00

17360. Hughes, Dr. Matthew / Mann, Dr. Chris. FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF A PANZERGRENADIER. 1941-1945 Training, Techniques, and Weapons 2000. MBI Publishing Co. . 4to; 96pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Former owner has marked a few passages with an asterisk in ink. C7. $12.50

15946. Huie, William Bradford. THE EXECUTION OF PRIVATE SLOVIK. 1954. New York; Duell, Sloan & Pearce. 1st Edition; 8vo; 247pp. Very Good/ Good-. Jacket is rubbed, edgewear, head and foot of spine have 1/4" ragged chips, small tears, fold, still bright and attractive, both front and back, now protected with acid-free mylar cover. Book has period newspaper article about Slovik laid in, which has discolored the front endpages. Owner blindstamp on ffep, which has punched a small hold in ffep. Story of the only American ever to be executed for desertion in the entire history of the U. S. H7. $28.00

13118. Hunt, Frazier. THE UNTOLD STORY OF DOUGLAS MACARTHUR. 1964. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A biography of Douglas MacArthur written by a friend. It is detailed and long, with small print. The cover has a general's hat and cane. Some maps. On the back is scrawled "see page 203" in pen. There are no marks on the pages. Spine and cover are creased, cover has foxing. Pages are clean and tight, cover stiff. 478 pages. E2. $4.00

15834. Hurley, Alfred F. , Ed.. AIR POWER AND WARFARE. 1979. Washington DC; Office Of Air Force History, USAF. Trade PB; Octavo - 8vo; 461pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Wrappers are rubbed at edges and surfaces. Proceedings of the Eighth Military History Symposium, USAF Academy, 1978. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. An oversized, high quality softcover. Papers are presented in nine areas, with commentary and discussion. H2. $25.00

15495. Ingersoll, Ralph. TOP SECRET. 1946. New York; Harcourt Brace. Octavo - 8vo; 373pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Spine faded. Cover edges are rubbed Tight, square, pages clean and bright. The final two years of World War Two, written just after the war ended. E4. $9.50

14885. Irving, David. THE TRAIL OF THE FOX: THE SEARCH FOR THE TRUE FIELD MARSHAL ROMMEL. 1977. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Dutton/Plume. 8; Near Fine/ Very Good. The biography of Hitler's favorite General. Based on original documents, including Rommel's own diaries. B/W photos. The jacket is black with a red and orange relief of Rommel. The cover has the barest signs of edge rubbing, and there is light foxing on page ends. The jacket has a small piece missing from the spine top, some signs of rubbing and edgewear, but it is glossy, clean, and attractive. 496p. A nice copy. J4. $16.00

16157. Irving, David. THE WAR PATH: HITLER'S GERMANY 1933-1939. 1978. NY; Viking. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 301pp. Near Fine/ Very Good+. Top edge of jacket is rubbed, two or three small tears, wear. Owner blindstamp on ffep of book. Book appears unread. Front panel of jacket has a triumphant Hitler inspecting his troops, handsome, protected with mylar cover. B/w photos, maps, index. Endpapers are maps. K4. $25.00

14047. Jackson, Robert. DUNKIRK. 1980. Playboy Press. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The young and desperate Allied fighters hold Dunkirk for nine days against superior armor and airpower in hellish conditions. The illustrated wraps are clean, glossy, stiff. Pages lightly browned. Spine uncreased. 250p. H3. $12.00

12483. Jackson, Robert. THE PRISONERS, 1914-18. 1989. London; Routledge. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. Scholarly study of POWs in World War I. With 17 b/w photos, appendix, bibl. , index, 162p. Gold lettering on red cloth. Author is former RAF pilot. Jacket is a little rubbed. C3. $35.00

16138. Janowitz, Morris. MILITARY INSTITUTIONS AND COERCION IN THE DEVELOPING NATIONS. 1977. Chicago; U Chicago Press. Trade PB; 2nd Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 211pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Wraps are rubbed at extremities. Expanded edition of The Military in the Political Development of New Nations. Analysis of the increasing importance of paramilitary forces. K3. $20.00

13865. Jewell, Derek, Ed. . ALAMEIN AND THE DESERT WAR. 1968. Ballantine. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ The decisive defeat of Rommel's Afrika Korps, written by Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery and others. 16p. In color, more than 100 photos and maps. Pages are very white and clean, tight and square. Wraps very bright and colorful w very light edgewear. Spine worn at bottom edge and creased. G6. $10.00

12631. Johnson, Captain J. E. . FULL CIRCLE: THE TACTICS OF AIR FIGHTING 1914-1964. 1964. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. First Printing. Group Captain J. E. Johnson writes as an experienced and able pilot in WWII, and gives the reader a thorough understanding of combat fighter techniques. Cover has an exciting action illustration of planes whizzing through the air. Crease on front cover, slight page yellowing. 282 pages. A7. $8.00

13714. Johnson, J. E. . FULL CIRCLE. 1964. New York; Ballantine. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The tactics of air fighting: 1914-1964. B/w illus. , index, 282p. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. Spine is uncreased. Light crease along the edge of the cover near the spine. Wraps are a bit rubbed, very light wear to extremities of wrappers. G4. $20.00

14086. Johnson, J. E. . WING LEADER. 1964. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Reprint. The author's story of life in aerial combat in WWII. The cover is illustrated with a plane firing while another dives in flames. The cover is stiff with some age discoloration on back but in great shape. Light edge rubbing, one spine crease. Pages browned. 292p. H3. $12.00

17163. Jones, Ken. DESTROYER SQUADRON 23. Combat Exploits of Arleigh Burke's Gallant Force Philadelphia; Chilton. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 283pp. Fine/ Fine. Handsome book club edition. The exploits of Commodore Burke in the Pacific Theatre during World War Two. B5. $25.00

17131. Jones, Peter G. . WAR AND THE NOVELIST. Appraising the American War Novel 1976. Columbia, MO; U Missouri Press. 1st Edition; 1st Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 260pp. Fine/ Fine. The first comprehensive study of the American war novel. Handsome jacket is covered with drawings of military equipment. B3. $35.00

13256. Jullian, Marcel. THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN JULY-SEPTEMBER 1940. 1968. Greenwich, CT; Fawcett Publications, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The heroic story of the RAF and its ultimately successful attempts to stave off the attack of the much more numerous Luftwaffe. Black-and-white pictures. The cover shows an impressive air battle in mid-strike. The cover has general wear, some creasing, rubbing, and soiling. The spine is creased. The pages and cover are stiff. The pages are yellowing, but are clean and tight. 251 pages. E5. $7.00

14037. Karneke, Joseph Sidney / Boesen, Victor. NAVY DIVER. 1962. New York; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The incredible true story of a navy diver and his near-fatal adventures. The wraps are illustrated with a SCUBA diver wielding a knife. Light rubbing, one spine crease. Pages yellowed. Very attractive stiff wraps. Tight and square. 192p. H3. $20.00

15428. Karski, Jan. STORY OF A SECRET STATE. 1944. Boston; Houghton And Mifflin. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; 8vo; 391pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Spine is a bit faded. The Polish underground during World War II, between 1939 and 1943. D7. $15.00

13376. Kastner, Marta. OLD JACK: THE LIFE OF STONEWALL JACKSON. 1993. Lexington, VA; Cedar Hill Press. Trade PB; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Book concentrates on the human, personal side of Jackson rather than the military. Map, pen and ink sketches, notes, index, 162p. Inscribed by author on half-title page. Wraps have light edgewear, else as new. An oversized, high-quality softcover. Spine is uncreased, looks unread. F2. $15.00

11969. Keegan, John. THE SECOND WORLD WAR. 1990. New York; Penguin. Trade PB; 4to ; As New/ No Dust Jacket. Quality oversized paperback, . Includes hundreds of b&w maps and photos. 608p. "An extraordinary, definitive history ... " A6. $20.00

12111. Keegan, John. WAFFEN SS: THE ASPHALT SOLDIERS. 1970. New York; Ballantine. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. Weapons Book No. 16. Spine slightly faded, top page ends lightly yellowed. Spine and cover are uncreased, pages are clean and tight, book looks unread. 160p. Please see my other Ballantine books as well. B5. $20.00

14265. Keesing, Marie M. . PACIFIC ISLANDS IN WAR AND PEACE. 1945. New York; American Council, Institute Of Pacific Relations. 8vo ; Very Good/ Institute of Pacific Relations Pamplets No. 14. Illus. W photos and maps, 64p. Discusses the effects of the Pacific 'War (WW II) on the peoples of the Pacific Islands. Wraps are rubbed, a bit browned, 1/2" tear at bottom edge has been taped. H6. $15.00

17270. Kessler, Lynn, Ed. . NEVER IN DOUBT. Remembering Iwo Jima 1999. Annapolis, Maryland; Naval Institute Press. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 248pp. As New/ Near Fine. Jacket is stressed at extremities, small tear. Oral histories provided by survivors of this bloody World War Two battle to wrest the island from the Japanese. C3. $20.00

15000. Ketchum, Richard M. . SARATOGA: TURNING POINT IN AMERICA'S REVOLUTIONARY WAR. 1999. London; Pimlico. Trade PB; 8 ; Fine/ The battle of Saratoga was the decisive battle of the American Revolution. This new study examines the battle from a fresh viewpoint. Notes, illus. , maps, index, 545p. Book is an oversized, high quality softcover, spine uncreased. A1. $20.00

17162. Kiper, Richard L. . MAJOR GENERAL JOHN ALEXANDER MCCLERNAND. Politician in Uniform 1999. Kent, OH; Kent State U. Press. 1st Edition; 1st Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 386pp. As New/ As New. Biography of a controversial Union general in the American Civil War. Jacket protected with acid-free mylar cover. B5. $25.00

16883. Knotel, Richard. UNIFORMS OF THE WORLD. Army, Navy & Airforce Uniforms 1700-1937 1980. NY; Exeter Books. Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 483pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket has a few light scratches, now protected with acid-free mylar cover. Pages are slightly yellowed. Wonderful reference work on military uniforms from 1700 through the Second World War. Profusely illustrated with drawings. Many detailed tables. Appears unread. M5. $35.00

14501. Krammer, Arnold. NAZI PRISONERS OF WAR IN AMERICA. 1991. Chelsea, MI; Scarborough House. Trade PB; 8 ; Fine/ Between 1942 and 1946 nearly 400, 000 German war prisoners were held in more than 500 prison camps across the U. S.. This is their story. Illus. , notes, bibl. , index, 338p. An oversized, high quality softcover, spine uncreased, appears unread. Owner bookplate inside front cover. I5. $22.00

13141. Kuby, Erich. THE RUSSIANS AND BERLIN 1945. 1969. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. First printing. A German eyewitness tell the horror of the Battle of Berlin and the Russian occupation that followed. Black-and-white photographs. Slight corner bumping and edge rubbing, spine creased, back cover creased once. Pages are yellowed but are clean and tight. E3. $10.00

17175. Kugler, Ed. DEAD CENTER. A Marine Sniper's Two-Year Odyssey in the Vietnam War 1999. NY; Ivy (Ballantine) . Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 241pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is lightly rubbed. the story of a sniper -- delivering "death at a distance." B5. $15.00

13658. Kurzman, Dan. THE RACE FOR ROME. 1977. New York; Pinnacle Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A thorough account of the Allied liberation of occupied Rome. 16p. Of B/W photos, maps. The cover has an illustration of many heads of famous WWII persons gathered together. Tight and square, pages clean and slightly yellowed. 641 pages. G2. $8.00

13475. Kurzman, Dan. LEFT TO DIE: THE TRAGEDY OF THE U.S.S. JUNEAU. New York; Pocket Books. 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. The story of how nearly 700 men died in torpedo and shark attacks in one of World War II's most secret scandels. 16p. Of plates, notes, bibl. , appendices, index, 296p. Owner's small bookplate on front pastedown. Just the lightest edgewear on jacket. F4. $20.00

13298. Lamb, Commander Charles. TO WAR IN A STRINGBAG. 1980. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Written by a pilot of the Swordfish aircraft, nicknamed "the Stringbags". First-hand stories of war in an airplane. The cover shows a missile flying below a plane. The cover has mild edge rubbing, spine creasing, and a crease near the spine on the front cover. The pages are yellowing but are clean and tight. 369 pages. E6. $10.00

13770. Langer, Herbert. THE THIRTY YEARS' WAR. 1990. New York; Dorset Press. 4to ; Fine/ Near Fine. A spectacular book, detailing the glory and misery of the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) . Focuses on the advances in science, technology, and the arts during this period. Lavishly illustrated with b/w and color paintings, woodcuts, etc. Trans. By C. S. V. Salt. 262p. + maps, appendix, index. A heavy, oversized book (11" x 9 3/4") . Jacket is scrunched at 2-3" of bottom edge with a 1" tear (taped on inner surface of jacket) . Book is . G0. $40.00

14140. Leasor, James. GREEN BEACH. 1976. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The true story of Jack Nissenthall, the spy who went on a suicide mission to obtain information necessary for implementation of D-Day. The cover shows several (toy? ) soldiers on sand. Minor creasing, rubbing. Cover glossy and clean. Binding cracked, pages browning. 256p. H4. $15.00

15229. Leckie, Robert. WARS OF AMERICA. 1998. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Book Sales, Incorporated. Reprint; 8; Near Fine/ Very Good. This 2 1/2" thick volume discusses all of the wars America has been involved in from colonial days to the Persian Gulf. The jacket has some of America's foremost military leaders and events pictured. The jacket has been bumped, rumpled, and creased on the bottom edge, light bumping on top. Spine foot bumped, tiny tear on spine head. Everything is clean, tight, bright. 1281p. C2. $28.00

12854. Lefebure, Victor. THE RIDDLE OF THE RHINE: CHEMICAL STRATEGY IN PEACE AND WAR. 1923. New York; Cambridge University Press. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. An early study of chemical warfare, conducted immediately folowing World War I. With a preface by Marshal Foch and an introduction by Field-Marshall Sir Henry Wilson. Frontis. , photos. 282p. W index. Pencilled bookseller notes inside front cover. Red cloth cover has various light stains, wear and small hole at bottom of spine. Very tight and square, pages clean and lightly yellowed. D6. $8.00

14790. Lefebvre, Georges; Anderson, J. E. (translator) . NAPOLEON VOL. 2 : FROM TILSIT TO WATERLOO, 1807-1815. 1969. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Columbia University Press. 8; Fine/ Very Good. Price-clipped jacket with light edgewear and rubbing, still attractive. Red cover bright and clean w bright gilt lettering. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Bibl. , index, 414p. K1. $22.00

17345. Lewis, Brenda Ralph. HITLER YOUTH. The Hitlerjugend in War and Peace 1933-1945 2000. MBI Publishing Co. . 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 192pp. Fine/ Near Fine. 1/4" tear in jacket, now protected with acid-free mylar cover. The full story of the Hitler Youth -- "how the Nazis corrupted an entire generation of German youth. " Unread. C6. $20.00

17344. Lewis, Brenda Ralph. HITLER YOUTH. The Hitlerjugend in War and Peace 1933-1945 2000. MBI Publishing Co. . 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 192pp. Fine/ Near Fine. 1/4" tear in jacket, now protected with acid-free mylar cover. The full story of the Hitler Youth -- "how the Nazis corrupted an entire generation of German youth. " Unread. C6. $20.00

14763. Linden, H. Vander. BELGIUM: THE MAKING OF A NATION. 1920. Oxford University Press. 8; Very Good-/ No Dust Jacket. The history of Belgium from the time of the Roman conquest through WWI. The binding has one crack, but the thick cream pages are absolutely tight and clean. Some fading, bumping, chipping, spotting on the navy cover, but it is relatively minor and this is still an attractive book. 356p. J4. $20.00

13267. Linze, Dewey W. . THE TRIAL OF ADOLF EICHMANN. 1961. Los Angeles, CA; Holloway Publishing Company. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The first complete account of the trial, complete with illustrations. Not for the faint-hearted, as this trial described Eichmann's war crimes in detail. The cover shows an older Eichmann in the foreground, with a zombie-like family in the background. The cover is in really good shape--littlle bumping and rubbing--but there is a large crease by one corner, and the spine is very lightly creased. The pages and page ends are age-browned. The binding is tight. 224 pages. E5. $15.00

14035. Littell, Robert. THE CZECH BLACK BOOK (SEVEN DAYS IN PRAGUE) . 1969. New York; Avon Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. An account of the Russian takeover of Prague written from the Czech point of view. The wraps are beige and black, stiff and glossy. There is some soiling and rubbing and general wear to spine and covers. Very tight, square, pages yellowed. 318p. H3. $10.00

13936. Longstreet, Stephen. THE CANVAS FALCONS. 1995. New York; Barnes & Noble, Inc. . 8vo ; Fine/ Fine. The men and planes of World War I. "These were the days of glory ... " 16p. Of b/w photos. Handsome tan boards brown cloth cover and dust jacket. H2. $20.00

12198. Longwood, William F. . IKE: A PICTORIAL BIOGRAPHY. 1969. New York; Time-Life Books. Trade PB; 4to ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. An oversized, high quality softcover. Stiff wraps, a little yellowed and soiled, no creases in spine or cover. Inside, pages are slightly yellowed, else fine. Excellent text descriptions of Ike's life and hundreds of b/w photos. 144p. C0. $12.00

15046. Lord, Walter. THE DAWN'S EARLY LIGHT. 1972. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated. 8; Near Fine/ Very Good. The American-British war of 1812 -- the "Second War of Independence. " Illus w maps, plates. Endpapers are maps. Small stain on back cover, owner blindstamp on half title page, book appears unread. Jacket has edgewear, still bright and attractive. A4. $14.00

14143. Lott, Arnold. MOST DANGEROUS SEA. 1959. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The laying of underwater minefields in WWII, the effects of those deathtraps, and the men who finally cleaned them up. The cover shows various vessels navigating through a sea of mines. Slight edge rubbing, wear by the spine bottom. Spine uncreased. Pages yellowed. 228p. H3. $12.00

12338. Luce, Edward S. . CUSTER BATTLEFIELD: NATIONAL MONUMENT, MONTANA. 1961. Washington, D. C. ; National Park Service. Reprint; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 1. Many B/w photos, maps, illus. , 35p. Spine is sunned, bumped corner. I am currently offering about fifteen of these U. S. Historical military handbooks, all in VG or better condition. All are tight, have little or no shelf wear, pages white and clean. B7. $12.00

12107. Macksey, Kenneth. VIMY RIDGE: 1914-18. 1972. New York; Ballantine. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. Battle Book No. 26. Very slight wear to bottom edge of cover. Spine and cover are uncreased, pages are clean and tight, book looks unread. 160p. Please see my other Ballantine books as well. B5. $20.00

15511. Macksey, Kenneth. KESSELRING: THE MAKING OF THE LUFTWAFFE. 1978. New York; David McKay. Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 272pp. Very Good/ Very Good. Jacket has edgewear, taped tear, is rubbed on edges and surfaces. Book has bumped corners, blindstamp of owner on ffep. Illus. W photos and maps, index. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. E5. $9.50

14337. Majdalany, Fred. THE BATTLE OF CASSINO. 1957. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The Allies seek to break through Monte Cassino to Rome. Author was an infantry officer. The cover shows a slightly blurry scene of mayhem and fire. There is light edge rubbing, faint spine creasing, and a creased corner. Pages are browned, but are clean and the book is tight. 235p. I3. $12.00

13822. Manning, Frederic. HER PRIVATES WE. 1964. New York; Berkley Medallion Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. One of the greatest accounts of trench warfare in WWI. The cover has a photo of soldiers climbing out of a trench on a red background. There is slight edge rubbing and a small tear (1/8") on the back cover with accompanying crease. The wraps are otherwise uncreased, including the spine; the pages are yellowing but are tight and clean. 255 pages. G6. $25.00

12190. Mantanle, Ivor. WORLD WAR II: AN INTERACTIVE PACKAGE OF IMAGE AND TEXT. 1998. Surrey, England; Zigzag Publishing. Reprint; Folio ; As New/ Fine. Huge, oversized book (14" x 11") w usually several b/w photos on every page. Treats the entgire WWII from beginning to end. Includes a CD-ROM w 100 royalty free pictures, a browser, and scrollable text. 400 pages and CD-ROM. C0. $30.00

12110. Manvell, Roger. SS AND GESTAPO: RULE BY TERROR. 1971. New York; Ballantine. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. Weapons Book No. 8. Spine slightly faded, top page ends lightly yellowed. Spine and cover are uncreased, pages are clean and tight, book looks unread. 160p. Please see my other Ballantine books as well. B5. $20.00

13866. Manvell, Roger / Fraenkel, Heinrich. ADOLF HITLER: THE MAN AND THE MYTH. 1977. Pinnacle. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ 16p. Of photos, pages clean and tight, beginning to yellow. Bibl. , index, 250p. Wraps are clean and bright, spine has light crease. Very light edgewear, 1/8" tear at top edge near spine. Biography of Hitler, from childhood until the end. G6. $12.00

13009. Manvell, Roger / Fraenkel, Heinrich. HIMMLER: THE SINISTER CAREER OF HITLER'S GESTAPO CHIEF. 1968. New York; Paperback Library, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. How did a boy who was shy and unsure of himself become an object of universal fear and horror? The authors strive to reveal Himmler as a person as well as a monster who orchestrated the deaths of so many people. The cover shows a bespeckled Himmler standing before a Nazi flag. The cover is soiled and the spine is creased. The back cover has a crease. The pages are tight, stiff, and clean. 304 pages with index. E2. $6.00

13000. Manvell, Roger / Fraenkel, Heinrich. GORING. 1972. New York; Ballantine Books. Trade PB; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. First Printing. Part of Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, war leader book #8. The story of goring from his youth through the days as Hitler's henchman to his final suicide. Full of black-and-white photographs. Light edgewear, creased spine. Pages are tight, bright, and clean. 159 pages. E2. $12.00

14523. Marchand, Ch. M. . A CAREFUL SELECTION OF MODERN PARISIAN SLANG / ARGOT DES TRANCHEES. Paris; J. Terquem. 3rd Edition; 16mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. "What tourists and people interested in the French should understand when in Paris. " 72p. Undated, except that a passage in the Preface suggests that the publication date is during World War One. Franch slang w English translations. Foxing on endpages, pages yellowed, corners bumped. Book also includes Argot des Tranchees, speech of the trenches, again suggesting that book was published during WWI. I6. $25.00

11828. Marshall, George C. . MEMOIRS OF MY SERVICES IN THE WORLD WAR 1917-1918. 1976. Boston; Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ Very Good. HB. VG/VG. With a Foreword and Notes by Brigadier General James L. Collins, Jr. Sixteen pages of B&W photographs. Top page ends slightly foxed, else fine. Jacket yellowed and soiled. First edition. A1. $20.00

13819. Marshall, S. L. A. . THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF WORLD WAR I. 1966. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A solid overall history of WWI. The cover shows soldiers climbing over a barbed wire fence. Wraps have some edgewear and rubbing, light corner bumping. There is a 1" crease on the spine, else uncreased. Pages yellowing. 448 pages with index. G6. $8.00

13725. Marshall, S. L. A. . PORK CHOP HILL. 1959. New York; Permabooks. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Story of combat action in the Korean War, made into a United Artists movie starring Gregory Peck. Soil and age-staining to wrappers, edgewear, rubbing. B/w maps and drawings, index, 245p. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. G4. $12.00

14347. Marshall, S. L. A. . BATTLE AT BEST. 1965. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Eight battles of WWII and the Korean War described by the author from personal experience and first-hand interviews. The cover is black with soldiers outlined in a circle of butterscotch. There is one creased corner, one faint spine crease, and a bumped and creased spine corner. It is otherwise stiff, clean, attractive. Slightly cocked spine, browned pages. 273p. I3. $12.00

11933. Marshall, S. L. A.. THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF WORLD WAR I. 1964. American Heritage Publishing Co. . 4to ; Fine/ Near Fine. Hb, page edges and endpapers lightly browned, else MINT. Dust jacket is NF, inside of jacket is browned, 1/8" tear, very light wear on edges, corners are clipped but price is still present ($16.50) . Handsome cover with gray-green boards, blue cloth, and gilt decoration and lettering. Oversized 9x12". Profusely ill. In b/w and color. A5. $25.00

13364. Marvel, William. ANDERSONVILLE: THE LAST DEPOT. 1994. Chapel Hill, NC; University Of North Carolina Press. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ As New. Comprehensive history of Andersonville prision and conditions within it. Is a somewhat revisionist analysis. B/w photos, notes, bibl. , index, 337p. Book is , appears unread except for owner's bookplate inside front cover. F2. $25.00

13160. Mauldin, Bill. THE BRASS RING. 1973. New York; Berkley Medallion Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The autobiography of an editorial cartoonist who goes to war. It's a different look at WWII by the Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Mauldin. It is sprinkled with his cartoons, and his prose is very entertaining and well-written. Particularly humerous is his encounter with Patton (Patton was not amused) . The cover has a photo of Mauldin looking young and elfin, even in combat gear. Light general wear, spine creased. The top of the spine is bumped. 333 pages. E2. $5.00

11870. Mauldin, Bill. BILL MAULDIN'S ARMY. 1951. New York; William Sloane, Associates. 1st Edition; 4to ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. NF first edition hardback, brown and tan cover, no dust jacket. Book has bumped corners and is a little soiled with slight musty oder. 383 pages of Bill Maudin's WWII army cartoons. Wonderful view of the war from the GI's perspective. A0. $50.00

13186. Mauldin, Bill. BACK HOME. 1948. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. With his warm, funny, downright likeable style, Bill Mauldin has done it again. His political cartoons are right on the mark--insightful but never mean. He is a person who likes people, and his critiques are so good-natured, only Patton could object to them. This book is about his experiences after WWII, and how the armed forces settled in at home again. The cover has one of his cartoons on it. It is illustrated throughout with his drawings. There is some general wear, one small tear in the front cover by the spine, corners bumped, a few light cover creases. The pages are yellowed but tight and clean. 350 pages. E4. $12.00

14318. Maurois, Andre. TRAGEDY IN FRANCE. 1940. New York; Harper & Brothers. 4th Edition; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The tragedy in France in military preparation, etc. , prior to, and after, the breakout of World War II. Signed by author on half title page. Trans. By Denver Lindley. Top cover edge is bumped, also light corner bumps. Black cloth cover, yellow lettering on spine is dulled. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. I1. $60.00

15574. May, Arthur James. EUROPE AND TWO WORLD WARS. 1947. New York; Charles Scribner's Sons. 2nd Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 700pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Green cloth cover is sunned at extremities and especially the spine; cover also has a few spots. First few pages have corner folds. Pages slightly yellowed. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. F1. $25.00

12221. McFeely, William S. . GRANT: A BIOGRAPHY. 1982. New York; Norton. Trade PB; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. An oversized, high quality softcover. The back cover and several back pages have a corner clipped. Small wrinkles on the spine edges. Wear on bottom edge of cover. Some pictures and illustrations. Cover has a picture of Ulysses Grant's face and white lettering. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Francis Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians! ! ! 592 pages with index. B4. $12.00

12991. McGovern, James. MARTIN BORMANN: 100,000 MARKS REWARD. 1969. New York; Tempo Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The search for Martin Bormann, Hitler's chief lieutenant, written by a former CIA agent. This is the story behind his disappearance, flight, and continued absence. The cover has a photograph of Bormann with a swastika over his face. Black-and-white pictures. Light edgewear with one notch on the front cover. Spine is uncreased. The pages are tight, clean, and bright. 185 pages with index. E2. $12.00

13651. McKee, Alexander. THE RACE FOR THE RHINE. 1979. New York; Zebra Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. In the third Rhine campaign, the Germans were ordered to blow the bridges behind them or be killed--but not too soon, or they would also be killed. This is the account of the results of those orders. The cover shows the British and American flags flanking the Nazi flag. Some rubbing & wear. Spine creased. Tight and square, pages clean and slightly yellowed. 490 pages. G2. $6.00

14017. McKee, Alexander. LAST ROUND AGAINST ROMMEL: BATTLE OF THE NORMANDY BEACHHEAD. 1966. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A reconstruction of the horrid 2-month struggle for the Normandy beachhead ending in Caen. B/W photos. Wraps are red, white, and black. Light edgewear, rubbing. Creased spine. Pages bright with little yellowing. Tight, square. Index, 336 pages. H3. $8.00

15038. McMaster, Richard K. . MUSKET, SABER AND MISSILE. 1962. El Paso; Complete Printing And Letter Service. Privately Printed; 8 ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. History of Fort Bliss, from 1806 to 1957. Illus. , 52p. Inscribed by author to a friend. A3. $25.00

13834. McPherson, James M. . FOR CAUSE & COMRADES: WHY MEN FOUGHT IN THE CIVIL WAR. 1997. New York; Oxford University Press. 8vo ; Fine/ Fine. Using soldiers' personal correspondance and diaries, the author delves into their feelings and motivations and tries to discover how they were able to fight and to stay true to their causes for so long through such horror. Former owner's bookplate neatly pasted to inside front cover. 237 pages. G6. $22.00

17340. Michulec, Robert / Volstad, Ronald. WAFFEN-SS (3 VOLUME SET) . 2000. Military Book Club. Trade PB; Book Club Edition; 4to; 156pp. As New/ No Dust Jacket. (1) Forging an Army 1934-43, (2) From Glory to Defeat 1943-45, and (3) In Combat. Oversized, high-quality softcover, glossy pages, b/w and full color illustrations, informative text. These are beautiful publications. C6. $40.00

14108. Middleton, Drew. SUBMARINE. 1978. Chicago, IL; Playboy Press. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The history of the submarine in its inception, in war, and the possibility of future developments. B/W photos. The cover is blue and silver, glossy and clean with minimal edge rubbing and one bumped corner. Spine uncreased. A few incidences of writing in pencil. 249p. H4. $10.00

12609. Millar, Ronald. DEATH OF AN ARMY: THE SIEGE OF KUT 1915-1916. 1970. Boston; Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st American Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Good. "An enthralling story of heroism as well as horror, pathos, and stupidity. " Describes an episode in the Middle East campaign of World War I in which some 30, 000 British and Indian soldiers were lost. Kut is a small village in what is now Iraq. B/w maps and photos. Yellow cloth cover, bumped on top edge. Paper jacket is worn at edges, rubbed, a few small tears, browned. C5. $35.00

12762. Miller, Douglas. YOU CAN'T DO BUSINESS WITH HITLER. 1942. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. What a Nazi victory would mean to every American. First Pocket printing. Chapters are: Nazi Aims and Methods, Nazi Plans for World Expansion, The New Order in Europe, Hitler Reaches out to the New World, The United States under Nazi Pressure. Laminate is beginning to peel from edges of cover, also some soil. Binding tight, pages clean. 170p. W glossary. D3. $8.00

16591. Miller, Webb. I FOUND NO PEACE. 1936. NY; Simon & Schuster. 2nd Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 332pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Light soil on cover, bumped corner. Memoirs of a war correspondant as he travelled the world looking for peace in the 1930s. Endpapers are maps of the world with routes shown. L6. $7.50

12943. Millis, Walter. ARMS AND MEN. 1956. New York; G. P. Putnam's Sons. 8vo ; Very Good/ Good. Classic study of American military history. Index, 382p. Tiny hole punctured in spine, jacket has edge wear, small tears and chips, bend, light browning. Owner's bookplate inside front cover. Binding is tight and square, pages clean and lightly yellowed. E1. $9.00

11920. Millis, Walter. THE MARTIAL SPIRIT. 1931. Cambridge, Mass. ; Literary Guild Of America. 8vo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. No dust jacket. HB. Twenty-five illustrations (photographs) . First free endpage has corner torn off (1") ; nameplate inside front cover. Second free endpage is torn out. Spine faded, a few bent pages. Page ends are somewhat stained. Book is tight, pages are clean. Good reading copy. A3. $5.00

16505. Mills, Nick. COMBAT PHOTOGRAPHER. 1983. Boston; Boston Publishing Co. . 7th Printing; 4to; 176pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Cover is lightly rubbed at extremities, light scratches and small stain on back cover. Wonderful b/w and color photos of the Vietnam experience of the American military man in the 1960s. Accompanied by pertinent text. Large map (25" x 19") laid in of Vietnam and neighboring countries showing major roads, road numbers, major airbases and the locations of U. S. Marine and Army Landings and other features in 1965. Map is in perfect condition. Book appears unread. L0. $20.00

16132. Mondey, David. THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT. 1978. NY; A & W Publishers, Inc. . 1st Edition; 4to; 320pp. Fine/ Fine. Covers military and civil aviation from the beginnings to the date of publication. Alphabetically arranged with over 1000 reference illustrations. Includes technical glossary. Jacket is protected with acid-free mylar cover. K0. $35.00

11840. Montgomery, Field Marshal Viscount Of Alamein. A HISTORY OF WARFARE. 1968. Cleveland; World Publishing Company. 8vo ; Fine/ Good+. HB, 584 pp. First American edition. Illustrations and maps (many in color) . Cloth. Book, in dust jacket. Dust jacket has edge wear, is chipped. Monty's pictorial history of warfare. A0. $35.00

14028. Montgomery, Field-Marshal Bernard. THE MEMOIRS OF FIELD-MARSHAL MONTGOMERY. 1959. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Field-Marshal Montgomery has an opinion about everything, and has laid out his thoughts here about WWII, politics, nuclear weapons, and much more. The wraps are black with an illustration of the author's face in profile. B/w illus. There is plenty of creasing spread over the cover and some wear around the spine. Pages are browned. The pages are tight and clean. 508p. H3. $8.00

14678. Moorehead, Alan. THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION. 1958. New York; Harper & Brothers. 1st Edition; 8 ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. A classic history. Red cloth cover is waterstained on both covers, light rubbing at extremities. Spine is faded. Inside, book is tight, square, pages clean and slightly yellowed. A very reading copy. J3. $4.50

13665. Moorehead, Alan. THE MARCH TO TUNIS: THE NORTH AFRICAN WAR, 1940-1943 (AFRICAN TRILOGY) . 1968. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The full accounting of the African campaign in WWII. The cover shows a soldier peering out of a tank as uncountable others follow behind on foot. Some light soiling and creasing. 767 pages. G2. $8.00

12226. Moorhouse, Geoffrey. HELL'S FOUNDATIONS. 1992. New York; Henry Holt And Company. Trade PB; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. An oversized, high quality softcover. Tight, bright, and clean. Tiny corner creases. Cover shows a war photo in brown, with letters in white, silver, and gold. A powerful and tragic story of the town of Bury, which was devastated when many of its young men were lost at Gallipoli. 256 pages with index. A social history of the town of Bury in the aftermath of the Gallipoli campaign. B4. $18.00

13764. Morelock, Colonel J. D. . THE ARMY TIMES BOOK OF GREAT LAND BATTLES FROM THE CIVIL WAR TO THE GULF WAR. 1994. New York; Berkley Books. Trade PB; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Describes and analyzes nine great land battles from the American Civil War, the Franco-Prussian War, the Russo-Japanese War, and six others. Maps, 32p. Of plates, index, 331p. An oversized, high quality softcover, no spine creases. G4. $15.00

12994. Mosley, Leonard. THE REICH MARSHALL: A BIOGRAPHY OF HERMANN GOERING. 1975. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The story of a very complex man who gave in to the evil in him. This tells not only about his military life, but his two beautiful wives (who loved him deeply) and his family life. This biography seeks to give a complete picture of a man who greatly contributed to Nazi power. Black-and-white pictures. The cover shows goering in full regalia on a black background. Light edgewear, several small creases on the front cover. One tiny piece missing from the cover spine. 476 pages with index. E2. $12.00

15463. Moulton, J. L. . BATTLE FOR ANTWERP. 1978. New York; Hippocrene Books. Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 263pp. Near Fine/ Very Good. Owner blindstamp on ffep. Jacket has edgewear, small tears, light soil, bright and attractive. The liberation of Antwerp and the opening of the Scheldt, 1944. Illus. , index. E2. $10.00

14343. Mowat, Farley. THE GREY SEAS UNDER: A HISTORY OF A TUG. 1958. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. For 15 years, the Foundation Franklin and her crew risked their lives saving other ships. The author sailed with the crew for two years. The cover shows a tug in the act of saving another ship. The cover is clean and has little creasing--none on the spine. There is wear on the spine bottom and the front and back covers have begun to separate there. The book as a whole is tight and square. Water stain on bottom page edge. Pages yellowed. 255p. I3. $14.00

15429. Mowrer, Paul Scott. THE HOUSE OF EUROPE. 1945. Boston; Houghton And Mifflin. Octavo - 8vo; 647pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. A bit of soil on the ffep. Tan cloth cover is very nice, book is tight, square, pages clean and bright. Author was a correspondent in Paris, the Balkans, Morocco, and elsewhere. D7. $25.00

16868. Murphy, Jack. HISTORY OF THE US MARINES. 1987. NY; Exeter Books. Reprint; 4to; 224pp. Fine/ Fine. History of the Marines from the Revolutionary War to the present. Comprehensive text profusely illustrated in b/w and color. An oversized book in beautiful condition. M5. $30.00

17140. Murray, Williamson / Millett, Allan R. . A WAR TO BE WON. Fighting the Second World War 2000. Cambridge; Belknap Press. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 656pp. Fine/ Fine. Regarded as a comprehensive account of World War Two and its origins, operations, strategies, and tactics. Dozens of plates and maps. A massive, authoratative work. B3. $25.00

12369. Myrer, Anton. ONCE AN EAGLE. 1968. New York; Holt, Rinehart And Winston. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Small stains on endpages. Spine tight and sqare, pages clean and bright. B7. $12.00

14648. Nolan, Keith William. BATTLE FOR HUE: TET, 1968. 1983. Novato, CA; Presidio Press. 8 ; Fine/ Very Good. Red boards, glossary, bibl, index, 237p. Illus. W photos and maps. Story of the Tet Offensive. Owner's blindstamp on ffep, jacket has light edgewear. J2. $25.00

17135. O'Brien, Tim. THE THINGS THEY CARRIED. 1990. Boston; Houghton And Mifflin. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is a bit stressed at edges. Author's wonderful collection of connected Vietnam War stories, this is the Collector's Edition. B3. $22.50

16916. O'Connell, Robert L. . RIDE OF THE SECOND HORSEMAN: THE BIRTH AND DEATH OF WAR. 1997. NY; Oxford U Press. Trade PB; 1st Edition Thus; Octavo - 8vo; 305pp. As New/ No Dust Jacket. Author studies the origins of war and concludes that it is a human invention, now on the verge of extinction. M6. $15.00

16056. O'Connor, Richard. BLACK JACK PERSHING. 1961. Garden City; Doubleday. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 431pp. Near Fine/ Very Good. Jacket has slight edgewear, light staining. Book has owner bookplate on ffep. Biography of the only other six-star general in U. S. Military history (the other being George Washington) . Illustrated w photos. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. J2. $45.00

16137. Ogilvy, David. THE SHUTTLEWORTH COLLECTION. 1982. Shrewsbury, England; Airlife Publishing. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 214pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Top page ends are lightly spotted. Jacket is somewhat stressed at top of spine. The tale of the world's most famous collection of flyable historic airplains from the birth of flight until World War Two. B/w illustrations. K3. $17.50

17183. Olynyk, Frank. STARS & BARS. A Tribute to the American Fighter Ace 1920-1973 1995. London; Grub Street. Octavo - 8vo; 668pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is a bit stressed at edges. Short bios of almost 1400 American aces, from post-WWI through Vietnam. Includes more than 350 photos (plates) . For each man, includes a list of all kills. An incredible reference work, taking its author 20 years to produce. B6. $65.00

13551. Orbaan, Albert. FORKED LIGHTNING: THE STORY OF GENERAL PHILIP H. SHERIDAN. 1964. New York; Hawthorn Books, Inc. . 1st Edition; 8vo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. First printing. Part of the Catholic Digest Junior Book Shelf, written for teenagers. Biography of General Philip H. Sheridan. The cover shows an illustration of Sheridan leading a charge on his trusty steed. Cover is rubbed, w edgewear, bumping and light soil, corners of cover and spine are worn. Former owner's name written in ink on front end page. The pages are bright and clean, illus. 189 pages. F6. $5.00

12108. Orgill, Douglas. ARMOURED ONSLAUGHT: 8TH AUGUST 1918. 1972. New York; Ballantine. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. Battle Book No. 25. Light yellowing to pages, slight spine fade. Spine and cover are uncreased, pages are clean and tight, book looks unread. 160p. Please see my other Ballantine books as well. B5. $20.00

12533. Parker, Geoffrey. THE THIRTY YEARS WAR. 1987. New York; Military Heritage Press. 8vo ; Fine/ Fine. The definitive book on the subject. 24pp. Of b/w photos, notes, bibl essay, index. 340p. C4. $35.00

14412. Parry, Louise G. . THE WAR DICTIONARY. Chicago, IL; Consolidated Book Publishers, Inc. . 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Circa 1942. A dictionary designed to help civilians understand the news during WWII so they can understand and discuss events better. The beige cover is decorated with military symbols. Light edge rubbing, bumping, back cover somewhat soiled. Pages are stiff, clean, and tight. Not paginated. I1. $18.00

14411. Parry, Louise G. . THE WAR DICTIONARY. Chicago, IL; Consolidated Book Publishers, Inc. . 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Circa 1942. A dictionary designed to help civilians understand the news during WWII so they can understand and discuss events better. There is an original receipt from 1942 laid in for 2 copies of the book. The beige cover is decorated with military symbols. Light edge rubbing. Stiff, clean, and tight. Not paginated. I1. $20.00

12984. Payne, Robert. THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ADOLF HITLER. 1973. New York; Popular Library. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of Adolf Hitler from infancy to death. Explores how Hitler got power, and why he did what he did. An in-depth look at a very complex individual (did you know that Hitler was an artist? ) . B/w photos. Corners bumped, general wear on cover. Spine creased, very tight binding. Green dye rubbed off of top of page edges. 623 pages with index. E2. $15.00

15949. Pears, Cdr. Randolph. YOUNG SEA DOGS. Some Adventures of Midshipmen of the Fleet 1960. London; Putnam. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 251pp. Very Good+/ Good. Jacket has a small patch of its topmost layer missing, most likely from a removed label, light edgewear, still bright and very attractive. Ffep is lightly stained on both sides. Both frontispiece and jacket are from a wonderful 1827 print, "A Gunroom of Napoleonic Days. " Illustrated with plates. Fourteen true sea adventures of midshipmen. H7. $20.00

14567. Phillips, Charles; Axelrod, Alan. MY BROTHER'S FACE : PORTRAITS OF THE CIVIL WAR. 1993. San Francisco, Ca, U. S. A.; Chronicle Books. Trade PB; 1st Edition; 4to ; Very Good/ "An intimate view of four terrible years, " in photographs, diaries, and letters. Glossy pages, 9 3/4" x 10". Bibl. , index, 153p. Edges of wrappers are rubbed, lamination just starting to peel, front wrapper has a few indentations, wraps still very attractive, no soiling. Book does not quite lie flat. Inside, as new. An oversized, high quality softcover, spine uncreased. I7. $10.00

14040. Pinto, Oreste. SPY CATCHER. 1952. New York; Berkley Publishing Corporation. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The author's story of espionage, treason, and punishment. The cover shows a picture of a hooded man awaiting death by firing squad. Wraps are bright, clean, and attractive and the binding is tight. There is a 1" strip missing from the top of the cover. Wear at the spine, light rubbing & wear. Pages browning. Spine uncreased. 188p. H3. $9.00

17203. Piston, William Garrett / Hatcher, Richard W. . WILSON'S CREEK. 2000. U North Carolina Press. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 408pp. As New/ As New. Wilson's Creek, Missouri, was the location of the second battle fought in the American Civil War and sealing Missouri's place in the Union. This is a handsome book club edition in mint condition. B6. $25.00

14224. Pitt, Barrie. ZEEBRUGGE. 1958. New York; Ballantine 332K. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Near Fine/ A thousand men against Germany's deadliest U-boad base -- the most daring naval raid of World War I. A Ballantine Original. 8 pages of photos and 11 maps and diagrams. Light corner and spine creases, light edge rubbing. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. H5. $15.00

13148. Plievier, Theodor. BERLIN (ABRIDGED) . 1956. New York; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A novel of the atrocities of war. The front cover shows Berlin in flames. Cover rubbing on back cover, edgewer. 383 pages. E3. $6.00

12712. Plievier, Theodor. MOSCOW: THE WAR AND PEACE OF WORLD WAR II. 1953. New York; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of ordinary people during war. The cover shows a battle during WWII, with one soldier's face staring in horror at the reader. Corners slightly bumped, some general wear. Spine creased, and several scratches on front cover. 320 pages. D1. $10.00

16572. Plievier, Theodor. STALINGRAD. 1966. New York; Time Inc. . Trade PB; Reprint; 8vo; 418pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Very slight spine creasing, rubbing to extremities of cover. An oversized, high quality softcover. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. L6. $15.00

13210. Plievier, Theodor. STALINGRAD. 1948. New York; Berkley Books. Mass Market PB; 16mo ; Good+/ No Dust Jacket. The Germans had advanced--now the Russians attacked and with that offensive came the "decisive battle of World War II". Hitler had demanded that no ground be given, and this slaughter is the result. The cover has a photograph of soldiers facing a wrecked building. The page edges are soiled and the pages browned. Several pages have bumped corners. There is soiling on the cover. The binding is tight. E4. $15.00

14021. Poller, Walter. MEDICAL BLOCK BUCHENWALD: THE PERSONAL TESTIMONY OF INMATE 996, BLOCK 36. 1964. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of the author, who is taken prisoner and forced to aid the Nazi scientists in their abhorrent human experiments. B/W photos. The black wraps have an illustration of a doctor cutting open a corpse-like figure. Light edgewear, rubbing. Spine creased. Pages yellowed. 236 pages. H3. $10.00

11808. Prange, Gordon W. / Goldstein, Donald M. / Dillon, Katherine V. . PEARL HARBOR: THE VERDICT OF HISTORY. 1986. New York; McGraw-Hill Book Company. 8vo ; Fine/ Fine. HB. Maps, numerous photo illust. Red & blk boards, gilt lettrng. Dust jacket has 1/8" closed tear, last free endpage has a small (1/8") stain. This is a beautiful book in excellent condition. In a dust jacket. BCE, 1986. A1. $14.00

17197. Prefer, Nathan N. . VINEGAR JOE'S WAR. Stilwell's Campaigns for Burma 2000. Presidio. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 312pp. As New/ Near Fine. Jacket is lightly rubbed. Stilwell's campaigns in the China-India-Burma theatre. B6. $15.00

16689. Puller, Lewis B. , Jr.. FORTUNATE SON: THE HEALING OF A VIETNAM VET. 1991. NY; Grove Press. Trade PB; Later Printing; Octavo - 8vo; 389pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. Biography of a Vietnam War vet who lost his legs and the directions his life then took. M2. $12.00

11831. Pyle, Ernie. HERE IS YOUR WAR. 1989. New York; Military Heritage Press. 8vo ; Near Fine/ Fine. HB. F/NF. Facsimile edition of 1943 publication, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the start of WWII. Ernie Pyle was America's favorite war correspondent. He was shot by a sniper in his foxhole. A little light foxing on top page ends, else . Square, tight, and bright book in a fine dust jacket. A2. $16.00

15140. Reed, John. TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD. 1967. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Russia in 1917--the birth of the Russian Communist State thorough the Bolshevik uprising. The cover has a photo of warmly dressed soldiers wielding guns. No creasing. Tight, square, and clean. 332p. C4. $10.00

15042. Reed, Nelson. THE CASTE WAR OF YUCATAN. 1967. Stanford; Stanford University Press. Reprint; 8 ; Fine/ Near Fine. Describes the war of the castes in Yucatan, in which the descendents of the ancient Maya rebelled against their masters. "One of the most colorful episodes in Mexican history. " Illus. W photos and sketches, bibl. , index, 308p. Endpapers are maps. Paper jacket is price-clipped, edges are rubbed, spine slightly tanned, attractive. A4. $30.00

12815. Reeman, Douglas. THE IRON PIRATE. 1990. New York; Jove NY. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Story of the Nazi heavy cruiser Prinz Luitpold. Spine is uncreased, book is very nearly as new. D3. $8.00

12335. Reid, Courtland T. . GUILFORD COURTHOUSE: NATIONAL MILITARY PARK, NORTH CAROLINA. 1961. Washington, D. C. ; National Park Service. Reprint; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 30. Many B/w photos, maps, illus. , 40p. Spine is sunned. I am currently offering about fifteen of these U. S. Historical military handbooks, all in VG or better condition. All are tight, have little or no shelf wear, pages white and clean.. B7. $12.00

12873. Remarque, Erich Maria. ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT. 1930. New York; Grosset & Dunlap. Reprint; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Classic story about the horror of war (World War I) . Grey cloth cover w lightly worn corners and edges. Owner's name neatly stamped inside front cover. Binding is tight and square, pages clean, lightly yellowed. D5. $14.00

17171. Remini, Robert V. . THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS. Andrew Jackson and America's First Military Victory 1999. NY; Viking. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 226pp. Fine/ Fine. Battle of New Orleans -- America's first military victory. Handsome book club edition. B5. $17.50

12587. Reuth, Ralf Georg. GOEBBELS. 1993. New York; Harcourt, Brace And Company. 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. First printing. The story of a man who became a monster--Goebbels was "the greatest advocate of the extermination of the Jews" in the Nazi party. This biography uses sources such as Goebbels' own diaries, eyewitness accounts, and archival material from East Germany. A thorough portrait. The jacket is in stark black and red with white lettering and shows a photograph of Goebbels' eyes. Black-and-white photographs. Slight jacket wear. Small pencil marks on front end page. C6. $20.00

14036. Reynolds, Quentin. THE WOUNDED DON'T CRY. 1963. New York; Popular Library / Warner Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. A powerful look at the lives of London civilians during WWII. The white wraps are discolored and soiled with general wear and bends. No spine creasing. Pages browned. Pages tight & clean. 160p. Reading copy only. H4. $6.00

13122. Reynolds, Quentin. RAID AT DIEPPE (DRESS REHEARSAL) . 1943. New York; Avon Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The cover shows soldiers amassed, resting but wary. This is an "eyewitness account of the first air-land-sea invasion of Hitler's Europe!" (from the front cover) Pages are yellowed, but are clean and tight. The spine is uncreased. 190 pages. E2. $10.00

14772. Rickenbacker, Captain Edward V. . SEVEN CAME THROUGH: RICKENBACKER'S FULL STORY. 1943. New York; Doubleday, Doran And Co. , Inc.. 8; Near Fine/ Good. The story of the author who was shipwrecked and survived on a raft for 21 days with six other men. The cover is clean and straight but has a crease on the front. The jacket has a photo of the author and an illustration of men in rafts. The jacket is rubbed, creased, some soiling on the back. 118p. J4. $12.00

16778. Ricks, Thomas E. . MAKING THE CORPS : 61 MEN CAME TO PARRIS ISLAND TO BECOME MARINES. 1997. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Simon & Schuster Trade. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Fine. . .. But not all of them made it. "The story of boot camp Platoon 3086, the Marine Corps, and America" Sticker remnant on jacket. 320p. M3. $20.00

12188. Ridley, Jasper. GARIBALDI. 1976. New York; The Viking Press. 8vo ; Fine/ Very Good. Jacket shows some wear. There are small spots, two 1/2" tears, else near . A thorough accounting of a fascinating figure in history. 718 pages including index. B4. $20.00

13661. Rigby, Ray. JACKSON'S WAR. 1968. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A novel about the British Eighth Army and their stand against the Afrika Korps. The cover has an illustration of a soldier smoking a cigarette. Light rubbing, very slight spine creasing. 220 pages. G2. $10.00

17316. Roberts, Randy / Olson, James S. . A LINE IN THE SAND. The Alamo in Blood and Memory 2001. NY; The Free Press. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 356pp. As New/ As New. The full story of the Alamo, based on a wealth of archival sources. C5. $22.50

14350. Robertson, Terence. NIGHT RAIDER OF THE ATLANTIC. 1974. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The story of Night Raider in WWII and her commander Otto Kretschmer. From the beginning of his reign in terror on the seas to his Canadian POW experiences, the author tracks one of the terrors of Allied shipping. B/W photos. The cover shows a sub crashing through waves dramatically. Cover is clean, bright, stiff. Light corner bumping, spine creasing. Pages yellowed. 192p. I3. $13.50

14122. Robertson, Terence. CHANNEL DASH. 1959. New York; Berkley Publishing Corporation. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The incredible story of the German battle fleet's escape through the English Channel. The cover is illustrated with lovely muted colors and shows a battleship firing. Corners creased. Spine uncreased, cover bright. Square and tight. Pages browned. 174p. H4. $12.00

13029. Robertson, Terence. NIGHT RAIDER OF THE ATLANTIC. 1977. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Until he was captured by Captain MacIntyre, Otto Kretschmer was a man to be feared. With his U-99, he inflicted heavier and more painful losses on Allied shipping than any other single man. Who was Kretschmer and how did he become such an effective commander? The cover shows the U-99 with a few men peering out as they attack another ship. Slight edgewear and rubbing. A crease on the front near the spine. 192 pages. E2. $15.00

14123. Robertson, Terence. CHANNEL DASH. 1959. New York; Berkley Publishing Corporation. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The incredible story of the German battle fleet's escape through the English Channel. The cover is attractive with its colorful scene of an attacking ship, but there are several creases over the front cover and wrinkles on the spine. Back cover has some soiling. Pages browned. 174p. H4. $6.00

12905. Robinson, Donald, Ed. . THE DIRTY WARS: GUERILLA ACTIONS AROUND THE WORLD FROM WORLD WAR II TO THE PRESENT. 1968. New York; Delacorte Press. 8vo ; Near Fine/ Very Good. 42 dramatic accounts of the "limited" war, from Greece and Berlin in World War II to Vietnam and Laos. Also includes theoretical articles by Mao Tse-Tung and others. Index, 356p. Olive drab cover is browned on edges. Jacket is price-clipped, soiled, chips and tears, protected w mylar cover. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. D7. $25.00

14132. Roscoe, Theodore. PIG BOATS: THE TRUE STORY OF THE FIGHTING SUBMARINERS OF WORLD WAR II. 1958. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. Reading copy only. Abridged version (by the author) of United States Submarine Operations in World War II. The stories of the submarines and the men aboard them in WWII. The cover shows a submerged sub. The cover is rubbed and creased with general wear. The front cover is separating from the spine 1/4". The binding and pages are tight. Pages browned. Solid reading copy. 450p. H4. $5.00

13654. Roscoe, Theodore. TIN CANS: THE TRUE STORY OF THE FIGHTING DESTROYERS OF WORLD WAR II. 1960. New York; Bantam Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. An account of the role of the U. S. Navy's destroyers in WWII. Abridged by the author from a US Naval Institute publication. The cover shows a b/w photo of a destroyer plunging through the surf. The cover has a small tear on the top. Spine is creased and slightly cocked. Pages browning but clean and tight. 438 pages. G2. $6.00

12332. Roush, J. Fred. CHALMETTE: NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, LOUISIANA. 1961. Washington, D. C. ; National Park Service. Reprint; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 29. Many B/w photos, maps, illus. , 60p. The smallest bit of sunning, bumped corner. I am currently offering about fifteen of these U. S. Historical military handbooks, all in VG or better condition. All are tight, have little or no shelf wear, pages white and clean. B7. $10.00

14793. Russell, W. F. . THE NEW "COMMON SENSE". 1941. New York; The MacMillan Company. 1st Edition; 8; Near Fine/ Good. Like Thomas Paine's original Common Sense, this is a cry to defend democracy and face war. Book was published just a few months before Pearl Harbor. The black cloth is clean with a few light spots and bright red lettering. Page ends are soiled. The jacket is rubbed and worn on the top with several small pieces missing at the head. 170p. K1. $25.00

13512. Rutledge, Brett. THE DEATH OF LORD HAW HAW. 1940. New York; The Book League Of America. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. "Being an account of the last days of the foremost Nazi spy and news commentator, the mysterious English traitor. " Illus. , 306p. Endpages are foxed, spine is a bit faded, red cloth cover has a few tiny black spots, a few spots on bottom page ends. Binding is tight and square, pages clean and bright. G3. $8.00

14839. Ryan, Cornelius. THE LAST BATTLE. 1966. New York; Simon And Schuster. 8; Near Fine/ Very Good. The story of three weeks of hell in Berlin as the Third Reich was slowly strangled. The jacket is edgeworn but glossy and clean. There is a newspaper article laid in with an interview with the author on his views of the subject of this book. It has yellowed the pages facing it. Bright, clean, tight. Illus. , notes, index, 571p. J5. $10.00

12208. Ryan, Cornelius. THE LAST BATTLE. 1966. New York; Simon & Shuster. 8vo ; Near Fine/ Good+. This book examines the question that has remained at the heart of the Cold War: why were the Russians allowed to Berlin first at the end of WWII? And why was the city isolated deep in their zone of occupation? Many b/w photos, end pages are a map of Berlin, 1945, and Germany at the time of the last battle. By the author of The Longest Day. Gilt on black cloth. Jacket has small tears and chips, a little yellowed. Top page ends of book are a little yellowed and foxed. B6. $8.00

15877. Safire, William. FREEDOM: A NOVEL OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE CIVIL WAR. 1987. Garden City; Doubleday. Book Club Edition; BOMC; Octavo - 8vo; 1125pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket edges are rubbed, a few small tears. Another fine edition by the Book of the Month Club. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. H5. $15.00

15033. Sampson, Anthony. THE ARMS BAZAAR FROM LEBANON TO LOCKHEED. 1977. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Viking Penguin. 1st Edition; 8 ; Fine/ Very Good. Comprehensive historical, descriptive, and analytical study of the world arms trade: "the toys of death. " Index, 352p. Book has two lightly bumped corners, appears unread. Jacket has edgewear. A3. $9.50

12890. Sandburg, Carl. ABRAHAM LINCOLN: PRARIE YEARS AND THE WAR YEARS IN THREE VOLUMES. 1967. New York; Dell. Mass Market PB; 16mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Very slight signs of use. Each of the three volumes is tight, square, pages clean, yellowed. The spines are uncreased. Vol. 1 is a bit rubbed. Includes 16p. Of photos, index, 928p. In all. No slipcase. D6. $12.00

17330. Sawyer, Major Robert K. . MILITARY ADVISORS IN KOREA. KMAG in Peace and War 1962. Washington DC; Office Of The Chief Of Military History, Dep't Of The Army. Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 216pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Large foldout map is missing from back pocket. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. C5. $15.00

13659. Schellenberg, Walter. HITLER'S SECRET SERVICE (THE LABYRINTH) . 1958. New York; Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Abridged version of The Labyrinth. The behind-the-scenes stories of Nazi espionage told by the head of Hitler's secret service. The front cover has an illustration of a shifty-eyed spy lighting his cigarette, and the back cover has a photo of Hitler and his cronies. Spine is a little cocked, uncreased. Some rubbing and light creasing on cover, light crease on back cover. G2. $15.00

15526. Schemmer, Benjamin F. . THE RAID. 1976. New York; Harper & Row. Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 276pp. Very Good+/ Good+. Jacket is rubbed, edgewear. Book is bumped at extremities of spine. "The full story of the extraordinary top-secret mission to rescue 61 American POWs in a prison compound 23 miles from Hanoi. " Tight, square, pages clean and bright. E6. $20.00

17290. Schildt, John W. . ROADS FROM GETTYSBURG. 1998. Burd Street Press. 2nd Revised Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 149pp. Very Good/ Fine. Previous owner has marked a few passages with asterisks, in ink, else fine. The retreat from Gettysburg. Includes a wealth of first-hand accounts. C4. $12.50

15758. Schirmer, Daniel B. . REPUBLIC OR EMPIRE: AMERICAN RESISTANCE TO THE PHILIPPINE WAR. 1972. Cambridge; Schenkman Publishing Co. . Trade PB; 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 298pp. As New/ No Dust Jacket. Scholarly analysis of the Filipino insurrection at the start of the 20th century and the parallels with Vietnam. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. An oversized, high quality softcover. G6. $18.00

12988. Schlafly, Phyllis / Ward, Chester. THE BETRAYERS. 1968. Alton, IL; Pere Marquette Press. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. First printing. Tells how America was betrayed by politicians arming less -- not more. The Bay of Pigs was a planned failure. Claims that the Betrayers undermining America's defenses, planning for a Russian takeover. This would be Near Fine except for unattractive foxing on the front cover. Very light rubbing, edgewear. Pages lightly yellowed. Probably unread. 125 pages. E2. $10.00

17192. Schubert, Frank N. . BLACK VALOR. Buffalo Soldiers and the Medal of Honor, 1870-1898 1997. Scholarly Resources Inc. . Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 231pp. Good+/ Very Good. Previous owner has marked a few passages with asterisks, in ink. Spine slant. Light wear to jacket extremities. Story of the African Americans who served in the Indian Wars and in the Spanish American War. B6. $7.50

12449. Schurmacher, Emile C. . RICHTHOFEN: THE RED BARON. 1970. New York; Paperback Library. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Pages are yellowed. Tight, square, looks unread. C2. $15.00

14039. Schurmacher, Emile C. . TERROR IN ALGIERS. 1962. New York; Paperback Library, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Some of the true stories of horrendous violence experienced by the author during his stay in Algiers. The cover is illustrated with a picture of a man with a gun avoiding a spray of gunfire as a woman in skintight blue holds his waist and looks mildly alarmed. Light rubbing on the edges, some foxing and soiling on back. Spine uncreased, wraps stiff. Pages browned. 128p. H3. $15.00

14697. Scott, Harriet Fast / Scott, William F. . THE ARMED FORCES OF THE USSR. 1979. Boulder, CO; Westview. 8 ; Fine/ Very Good. Reference guide, including numerous tables, footnotes, figures and other data, all based on primary data sources. Index, 439p. Owner's blindstamp on ffep. Book appears unopened. Jacket has light edgewear, sunning. J3. $12.00

13213. Semmes, Harry H. . PORTRAIT OF PATTON. 1964. New York; Paperback Library, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The author was a big admirer of this colorful and controversial general. Patton's childhood takes a mere 2 pages--it is largely about his military record and his life as a general. The cover has a stern picture of Patton holding binoculars next to a tank. There is general wear, spine creasing, edgewear and rubbing, some cover creases. The pages are a little yellowed, but are clean and tight. 287 pages. E4. $7.00

12199. Service, John S. . LOST CHANCE IN CHINA. 1974. New York; Random House. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. The World War II dispatches of author. "An eyewitness account of how the United States started on its disastrous course in the Far East, written by a State Department 'Old China Hand'. " Many pages of b/w photos, index. 409p. Jacket is lightly rubbed, light shelf wear, browned on spine and inside surfaces. Cover is purple cloth. Bookplate on last free endpage, small faint stain on bottom page ends. B6. $25.00

16192. Sharon, Ariel. WARRIOR : THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ARIEL SHARON. 1989. NY; Simon & Schuster Trade. Ex-Lib; 1st Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ Near Fine. Ex-library with associated stamps and stickers, rear end page removed. Square, clean, tight. 571p. K5. $15.00

13731. Shaw, Irwin. THE YOUNG LIONS. New York; Signet. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. [c1948]. Light scrape on front wrapper, very light edgewear. Tight, square, pages clean and yellowed, no spine creases. 603p. G4. $15.00

14651. Sheehan, Neil. A BRIGHT SHINING LIE : JOHN PAUL VANN & AMERICA IN VIETNAM. 1988. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Random House, Incorporated. 1st Edition; 8 ; Fine/ Near Fine. Presents "the truth" about the war in Vietnam. Sixteen years in the writing, this book blends history and biography into a coherent whole. Jacket is price-clipped, a bit rubbed. J2. $12.00

12119. Shermer, David. BLACKSHIRTS: FASCISM IN BRITAIN. 1971. New York; Ballantine. Trade PB; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. Politics in Action, No. 2. Spine is lightly browned but uncreased, pages are clean and tight, book looks unread. Front cover has a crease. 160p. Please see my other Ballantine books as well. B5. $15.00

12267. Shiber, Etta. PARIS -- UNDERGROUND. 1943. New York; Charles Scribner's Sons. Book Club Edition; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Factual autobiographical account of Etta Shiber, who was a member of the French Underground in WWII. Book is tight, square, pages clean, only slight yellowing. Cover is beige cloth. 392p. B4. $6.50

14856. Shirer, William L. . THE NIGHTMARE YEARS, 1930-1940 : TWENTIETH CENTURY JOURNEY - A MEMOIR OF A LIFE & THE TIMES (VOL. 2) . 1984. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Little, Brown & Company. 8; Fine/ Near Fine. In Volume 2 of this celebrated author's memoirs of the 20th Century, Shirer leads the readers through his own experiences in Europe during the rise of Hitler as an acquaintance of some of Hitler's officers. B/W photos. The jacket is black with red, white, and gold. There is some foxing on the jacket flap and light edge rubbing. Writing in pencil on end pages. 654p. K2. $9.50

13004. Shirer, William L. . BERLIN DIARY. 1961. New York; Popular Library. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The author wrote this diary while watching Germany succumb to the Hitler's wiles. This account ends in 1940 and concludes with End of a Berlin Diary by the same author. Edgewear with a few small creases on the cover. The pages are tight and clean. 463 pages with index. E2. $10.00

13015. Shirer, William L. . MIDCENTURY JOURNEY. 1961. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The author examines and analyzes the conditions in Europe and the United States that contributed to the onset of WWII. He uses this analysis to predict peace chances for the second half of the century. The cover shows a European street after the war, full of rubble and destroyed buildings. Some rubbing on cover edges, pages are yellowed. 318 pages. E2. $16.00

14138. Shulman, Milton. DEFEAT IN THE WEST. 1968. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The story of Hitler's defeat as seen by his own generals. The cover is illustrated with soldiers planning and huge guns in the background. B/w photos. The cover is near perfect except for the spine creases. Pages browning. 416p. H4. $10.00

17168. Shultz, Richard H. . THE SECRET WAR AGAINST HANOI. 1999. NY; Harper Collins. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 390pp. As New/ As New. Kennedy's and Johnson's use of spies, saboteurs, and covert warriers in North Vietnam. Handsome book club edition. B5. $17.50

12082. Simpson, Keith. HISTORY OF THE GERMAN ARMY. 1985. Greenwich, CN; The Military Press. 1st Edition; 4to ; Near Fine/ Near Fine. Bold on black boards. Jacket is lightly rubbed. Book's pages are slightly wavy, else fine. The history of the German Army, in prose and 250 wonderful illustrations and maps, most in full color. This is beautiful copy of a spectacular book. B0. $30.00

13293. Sims, Edward H. . AMERICAN ACES. 1958. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of the twelve American pilots who survived to tell their tales here. The author collected their stories and compiles general attributes they share. The cover shows a fighter plane diving on a background of red and white stripes. The cover has some general wear, a few cover creases, soiling on the back. The pages are age-browned but are clean and tight. 238 pages. E6. $10.00

17177. Smith, George W. . CARLSON'S RAID. The Daring Marine Assault on Makin 2001. Novato, CA; Presidio. Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 262pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Two small tears at top of spine. Story of the capture of Makin atoll in the Pacific, In August 1942 by U. S. Marines. B5. $15.00

17254. Smith, Robin / Younghusband, Bill. AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ZOUAVES. 1996. Osprey Military Books. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 64pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Previous owner marked a passage with an asterisk, in ink, now whited out, else fine. Based on the elite Zuaves of the French Army, both sides of the American Civil War also had Zuave units. Dress was traditional North African, baggy trousers, short jacket, and fez. Illustrated with b/w photos and full-color plates. C2. $10.00

13774. Smith, Stan. THE DESTROYERMEN. 1966. New York; Belmont Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The adventurous and true stories of some of the WWII naval heroes. The cover shows a soldier grimly manning his gun while in the background a fiery ship founders. Stiff wraps lightly rubbed and age-stained, spine uncreased. Pages yellowed. There are a few water marks on the page edges, bumped corners. 155 pages. G6. $15.00

12333. Snell, Charles W. . SARATOGA: NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, NEW YORK. 1961. Washington, D. C. ; National Park Service. Reprint; 8vo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 4. Many B/w photos, maps, illus. , 36p. I am currently offering about fifteen of these U. S. Historical military handbooks, all in VG or better condition. All are tight, have little or no shelf wear, pages white and clean. B7. $12.00

16161. Snyder, William P. . THE POLITICS OF BRITISH DEFENSE POLICY 1945-1962. 1964. Columbus, OH; Ohio State University Press. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 284pp. Very Good+/ Good-. Cover has a few tiny spots. Jacket has a few small tears, creasing, light soil. A military study of post World War II defense problems in Britain. K4. $20.00

12419. Sohmer, Steve. FAVORITE SON. 1988. Bantam. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ Book on which the miniseries was based. Pages are slightly browning. Condition description follows Hancer's Paperback Condition Guide. C2. $8.00

12950. Solzhenitsyn, Alexander. AUGUST 1914. 1978. New York; Farrar, Straus, Giroux. 8vo ; Near Fine/ Very Good. The first two weeks of World War I, centering around the Battle of Tannenberg, in which Hindenburg defeated the Tsar's Second Army. Endpapers are maps. Orange cloth cover. Jacket has light wear and browning on edges. Book is tight, square, pages clean and bright. E1. $6.00

13655. Speer, Albert. SPANDAU: THE SECRET DIARIES. 1977. New York; Pocket Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The memoirs of Speer through his war years and prison time following. An insider's view of the Nazi leaders. B/W photos. The cover is red with a Nazi uniform as decoration. Light wear on extremities of spine, which is uncreased. Pages clean and stiff. 514 pages. G2. $15.00

16635. Spuler, Bertold. HISTORY OF THE MONGOLS. 1988. NY; Dorset Press. 1st Edition Thus; Octavo - 8vo; 221pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is lightly rubbed. Translated from the German, original publication in 1968. Appears unread. M1. $20.00

14861. Steiner, Jean-Francois. TREBLINKA. 1967. New York; Simon And Schuster. 1st Edition; 8; Fine/ Near Fine. First printing. The famous and devastating account of life in Treblinka, a Nazi death camp. The white jacket has just the tiniest signs of use. 415p. K2. $35.00

14031. Steven, Stewart. THE SPYMASTERS OF ISRAEL. 1982. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. "The most brilliant and unconventional intelligence network in the world" revealed in this book! Some topics discussed: the theft of blueprints for French Mirage fighter jets, the key role in the capture of Eichamnn in Argentina, the superb advance knowledge of the Six-Day War. B/w photos. Generally glossy and clean, but there is edgewear, particularly on the spine top. Pages browning. 400p. H3. $6.00

17279. Stolfi, R. H. S. . HITLER'S PANZERS EAST. World War II Reinterpreted 1992. Norman; U Oklahoma Press. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 272pp. As New/ Near Fine. Extremities of jacket are a bit stressed, now protected with acid-free mylar cover. Book's thesis is that Germany would have won World War Two in the summer of 1941 but for one fateful decision made by the commander in chief. C3. $17.50

14018. Strutton, Bill/ Pearson, Michael. THE BEACHHEAD SPIES. 1958. Usa; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The stories of the men who made D-Day possible with the information they gathered before the invasion. Illustrated wraps show men diving warily with knives at the ready. Little edgewear, rubbing except for one small tear on the back cover. Spine uncreased w edgewear. 191 pages. H3. $8.00

12115. Swinson, Arthur. DEFEAT IN MALAYA: THE FALL OF SINGAPORE. 1971. New York; Ballantine. Trade PB; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. Campaign Book No. 5. Spine is faded. Spine and cover are uncreased, pages are clean and tight, book looks unread. 160p. Please see my other Ballantine books as well. B5. $15.00

17193. Symonds, Craig L. . GETTYSBURG. A Battlefield Atlas 1999. Baltimore; Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 103pp. Near Fine/ Fine. Previous owner has marked a few passages with asterisks, in ink, now whited out. B6. $5.00

13833. Taaffe, Stephen R. . MACARTHUR'S JUNGLE WAR: THE 1944 NEW GUINEA CAMPAIGN. 1998. Lawrence KS; University Press Of Kansas. 1st Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Fine. A detailed look at MacArthur's 1944 New Guinea campaign. The jacket has a picture of MacAuthur on the top and some tired soldiers on the bottom. Former owner's bookplate neatly pasted to inside front cover, else as new. Jacket has very light edgewear. 312 pages. G6. $25.00

16799. Temple, Lynn G. . WYOMA. 1978. Hicksville, NY; Exposition Press. Octavo - 8vo; 118pp. Near Fine/ Very Good. Jacket is rubbed on surfaces and edges. Book has sticker residue on back pastedown. Novel tells the story of a bomber pilot in World War Two, delving into the psychology, strategy, and morals of war. M3. $30.00

13204. Thayer, Charles W. . GUERRILLA. 1965. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The history of guerrilla warfare. As weapons become more technologically advanced and devastating, the art of war has changed. The author explains how guerrilla warfare came about and why it works. Light cover wear, some light creases, spine uncreased. Pages yellowed but clean and tight. 175 pages. E4. $12.00

14013. Thayer, George. THE WAR BUSINESS: THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN ARMAMENTS. 1970. New York; Avon Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. "Weapons--who makes them, who sells them, who buys them...and where does the money come from?" (from the front cover) The cover is illustrated like a scene from a militaristic Yellow Submarine, with a mean-faced tank eating money and blowing smoke. The wraps are age-browned with some soiling and corner bumping. Spine creased. Pages yellowed. 412 pages. H3. $10.00

15766. The Youth Division Of Soka Gakkai, Comps. CRIES FOR PEACE: EXPERIENCES OF JAPANESE VICTIMS OF WORLD WAR II. 1978. The Japan Times. Trade PB; 1st English Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 235pp. As New/ No Dust Jacket. Short pieces by Japanese writers. Letter from Soka Gakkai is laid in. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. An oversized, high quality softcover. G6. $25.00

17339. Thomas, Emory M. . ROBERT E. LEE. An Album 2000. NY; W. W. Norton. 1st Edition; 4to; 135pp. Fine/ Fine. Beautiful book honoring Robert E. Lee. The focus of the book is on a pictorial history, and it does this wonderfully. Color and b/w photos and maps, text and captions, index. C6. $27.50

14360. Thomas, Lowell. RAIDERS OF THE DEEP. 1964. New York; Award Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The history of German U-Boats in WWI. The cover shows an illustration of a burning ship seen through crosshairs. The cover has some browning and creasing by and on the spine. The cover is stiff and clean with little edge rubbing. Pages yellowed but clean and stiff. 319p. I2. $10.00

17265. Thompson, Warren. P-61 BLACK WIDOW UNITS OF WORLD WAR 2. 2000. Osprey Military Books. 4to; 96pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Previous owner has marked a few passages with asterisks, in ink. Northrop's P-61 was the first aircraft purposely designed as a radar-equipped nightfighter. Book describes its exploits in the European, Mediterranean, Pacific, and China/Burma/India theatres, as well as the men who flew her. C3. $10.00

15709. Thucydides. HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR. 1972. Penguin Books. Trade PB; Octavo - 8vo; 648pp. Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Owner's blindstamp on title page, wrappers have light rubbing at extremities, spine and corner of back wrapper are creased. Pages are slightly yellowed. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. G3. $5.00

13504. Titler, Dale. THE DAY THE RED BARON DIED. 1970. New York; Ballantine. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. A full account of the death of Baron Manfred von Richtofen on April 21, 1918. 32p. Of photos. Very tight, square, pages clean and yellowed. Spine has a single crease, w a bit of chipping on the front wrap. F5. $12.00

12150. Toland, John. IN MORTAL COMBAT: KOREA, 1950-1953. 1991. New York; William Morrow And Company. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ An oversized, high quality softcover. Small bend on front cover, light wear on edges, small corner curl. Pages tight, bright, and clean. Cover shows a soldier on a hillside. This history of the Korean war includes many interviews and information from Chinese records. Many pictures. 624 pages, including index. B3. $8.00

13667. Toland, John. BATTLE: THE STORY OF THE BULGE. 1960. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Toland uses a variety of sources to tell of the Battle of the Bulge as comprehensively as possible. B/W photos. The cover has an illustration of soldiers fighting and dying on a hill. Light edgewear. Pages browned. No spine creasing. 384 pages. G2. $12.00

14898. Toland, John. HITLER: THE PICTORIAL DOCUMENTARY OF HIS LIFE. 1980. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Ballantine Publishing Group. 4to ; Fine/ No Dust Jacket. This is an oversized, high-quality softcover with 465 photographs, 11 in color. A supplement to Toland's Adolf Hitler. From his beginnings as an unattractive baby and toddler, the reader can witness hitler's rise to power and his ultimate defeat. Very slight bumping on corners and light edge rubbing. No creasing. Clean, bright, square. 205p. K1. $15.00

13669. Toland, John. BATTLE: THE STORY OF THE BULGE. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Toland uses a variety of sources to tell of the Battle of the Bulge as comprehensively as possible. B/W photos. The cover has a b/w photo of tanks shooting. Pages browned. Small tear on back cover. No spine creasing. Some color irregularity in the red page edges. 384 pages. G2. $12.00

13668. Toland, John. BATTLE: THE STORY OF THE BULGE. 1960. New York; Signet Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Toland uses a variety of sources to tell of the Battle of the Bulge as comprehensively as possible. B/W photos. The front cover has an illustration of soldiers fighting and dying on a hill, some rubbing. Spine darkened & dog-eared, pages browned. Two pages are missing some margin but no text. No spine creasing, pages tight, clean, and square. 384 pages. G2. $6.00

14886. Toland, John. ADOLF HITLER. 1976. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Doubleday. Later Printing; 8; Very Good/ Good. A huge, thick volume complete in one volume. The author based his biography on many interviews and extensive research to create one of the most complex and accurate portraits of the subject possible. B/W photos. Several very interesting newspaper articles on Toland and his sources for the book are laid in. Dust jacket is tattered on the edges with some yellowing and several closed tears. The spine foot is bumped, and there is some edge rubbing. 1035p. J4. $5.50

16966. Toland, John. BUT NOT IN SHAME: THE SIX MONTHS AFTER PEARL HARBOR. 1961. NY; Random House. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 462pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket has light edgewear. Book deals with the coming of war to the Pacific following Pearl Harbor in World War Two. Extremely tight, square, pages clean and bright. M7. $15.00

17179. Tout, Ken. THE BLOODY BATTLE FOR TILLY. Normandy 1944 2000. NY; Sutton Publishing. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 246pp. As New/ Near Fine. Jacket is lightly rubbed. The fierce battle to capture the French village of Tilly-la-Campagne in the summer of 1944. B5. $25.00

17347. Tout, Ken. THE BLOODY BATTLE FOR TILLY. Normandy 1944 2000. NY; Sutton Publishing. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 246pp. As New/ As New. The fierce battle to capture the French village of Tilly-la-Campagne in the summer of 1944. B5. $27.50

17158. Tout, Ken. A FINE NIGHT FOR TANKS. The Road to Falaise 1998. Sutton Publishing. Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 186pp. Very Good+/ Fine. Book had an asterisk in ink in the margin of several pages, now whited out. Illustrated, a beautiful edition. The story of Operation Totalize I, "arguably, the finest feat of Allied armoured action in two world wars."  B4. $15.00

16919. Toy, Sidney. CASTLES: THEIR CONSTRUCTION AND HISTORY. With 199 Illustrations 1985. NY; Dover. Trade PB; Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 241pp. As New/ No Dust Jacket. Traces the history of castles from ancient roots to the 16th century. A classic. M6. $20.00

11869. Tregaskis, Richard. GUADALCANAL DIARY. 1943. Garden City, New York; Blue Ribbon Books. 8vo ; Good+/ No Dust Jacket. Includes 16 p. Of b&w official Marine Corps photos. Front endpaper is map of Guadacanal, Tulagi, and Florida Islands. Back endpaper is map of the Solomon Islands and New Guinea. Hardbound book "manufactured under wartime conditions in conformity with all government regulations controlling the use of paper and other materials. " Printed on cheap paper, book is nonetheless bright, tight, and square, in GOOD+ condition. Cover shows wear at corners and edges. No dust jacket. A2. $25.00

13146. Trevor, Elleston. SQUADRON AIRBORN. 1955. New York; Manor Books Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. A novel about being a member of the RAF. Lots of realistic battles. The cover has two fighter planes about to collide. Some corner creasing and edge bumping. Spine creased. Pages yellowed but tight and clean. Wraps stiff. 220 pages. E3. $4.00

14119. Trevor, Elleston. SQUADRON AIRBORNE. 1962. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The story of aerial combat from a former RAF pilot. The cover is illustrated with planes flying, dropping out of the sky, and on fire. The cover is absolutely lovely--stiff, clean and attractive--except for the wide corner crease with accompanying wear on the back panel. The spine is uncreased, rubbing minimal. Pages browned. 220p. H4. $12.00

13014. Trevor-Roper, H. R. . THE LAST DAYS OF HITLER: THE FULL STORY OF GERMANY'S FINAL MILITARY COLLAPSE AND THE LAST MAD HOURS OF ITS FANATICAL LEADERS. 1962. New York; Collier Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Hitler's antics are described as he watches his Third Reich crumble and his dreams of domination die. The cover is grey with illustrations of demolished buildings. Slight edgewear, small chipping on the spine. The spine is creased, as is the front cover next to the spine. There is some writing in pencil on the front cover. Pages are stiff and clean, bright and tight. 318 pages with index. E2. $8.00

12997. Trevor-Roper, Hugh. FINAL ENTRIES 1945: THE DIARIES OF JOSEPH GOEBBELS. 1979. New York; Avon Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The last diary entries from Hitler's second-in-command. Black-and-white photos and maps. Light cover edgewear and corner bumping, spine and cover creases. Pages are very tight and clean. 453 pages with index. E2. $10.00

17134. Truby, J. David. THE QUIET KILLERS: QUIET KILLERS I AND II. Silenced Weapons in War and Espionage 1992. Boulder, CO; Paladin Press. Reprint; Octavo - 8vo; 160pp. As New/ No Dust Jacket. Glossy pictorial cover shows blackened-faced Special Forces soldier wading in a river. Book is a handsome reprint of two earlier books. Profusely illustrated. B3. $35.00

17132. Trumbull, Robert. THE RAFT. 1992. Annapolis, Maryland; Naval Institute Press. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 213pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is lightly rubbed at extremities. An ink mark has been whited out on one page. A handsome book club edition. The story of three Naval airmen against the sea in World War Two. B3. $10.00

16428. Tuchman, Barbara W. . THE MARCH OF FOLLY : FROM TROY TO VIETNAM. 1984. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated. Book Club Edition; BOMC; 8; Fine/ Near Fine. Cover edges are a little stressed and rubbed. L3. $7.50

13729. Tuchman, Barbara W. . THE ZIMMERMANN TELEGRAM. 1963. New York; Delta. Trade PB; 8vo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Story of how, in January of 1917, the British intercepted and decipherd a message from Berlin and what then ensued. Sources, notes, index, 244p. Light edgewear to wraps, age-browning. Spine is uncreased. G4. $12.00

14828. Tuchman, Barbara W. . THE MARCH OF FOLLY : FROM TROY TO VIETNAM. 1984. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated. Book Club Edition; BOMC; 8; Very Good/ Very Good. The history of misgovernent--a study of leaders and peoples making choices that were bad for their countries, from the acceptance of the Trojan Horse to the US involvement in Vietnam. The jacket is yellowing and foxed with light general wear and some edgewear. Page ends are spotted, writing in pencil on FEP. 447p. J5. $5.50

13120. Tuchman, Barbara W. . THE ZIMMERMANN TELEGRAM. 1967. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The British intercepted and translated the Zimmermann Telegram from Berlin, which precipitated American entry into WWI. This is the story of the interception, the decoding, and the action taken after. Slight edgewear and rubbing, small crease on front of cover. The pages are yellowed but are clean and tight. Cover and pages are stiff. E2. $6.00

17142. Tucker, Phillip Thomas. BURNSIDE'S BRIDGE. The Climactic Struggle of the 2nd and 20th Georgia At Antietam Creek 2000. Mechanicsburg, PA; Stackpole Books. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 198pp. As New/ Fine. Jacket is a little stressed at extremities. Book highlights a "significant but neglected aspect of Antietam [in the American Civil War] that still ranks as the bloodiest day in American history." B3. $20.00

13048. Urquhart, R. E. . ARNHEM: THE EPIC STORY OF THE GREATEST AIRBORNE ASSAULT OF WORLD WAR II. 1960. Derby, CT; Monarch Books, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The cover shows a photograph of many tiny paratroopers dropping onto a huge field. The plan was to enter Germany via Holland, but from the beginning these paratroopers had troubles. Outnumbered, without promised reinforcements, with the battle plans in enemy hands, these men had to survive. Written by the English Major-General in charge of the airborne assault. Slight cover rubbing. A crease on the front cover near the spine. The top of the front cover shows heavier wear, with the corner missing. Pages are yellowing, but are tight and clean. 174 pages. E2. $8.00

12343. Utley, Robert M. . FORT UNION: NATIONAL MONUMENT, NEW MEXICO. 1962. Washington, D. C. ; National Park Service. Reprint; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Fort Union was on the Santa Fe trail, which runs from Missouri to New Mexico. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 35. Many B/w photos, maps, illus. , 68p. Front cover is sunned at top edge. I am currently offering about fifteen of these U. S. Historical military handbooks, all in VG or better condition. All are tight, have little or no shelf wear, pages white and clean. B7. $12.00

15825. Van Der Vat, Dan. THE SHIP THAT CHANGED THE WORLD. 1986. Bethesda, MD; Adler & Adler. 1st US Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 252pp. Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket is lightly rubbed on surfaces and edges. Describes the escape of the Goeben to the Dardanelles in 1914. Endpapers are a map of the Mediterranean and surrounding areas. H2. $22.00

17111. Walter, Jakob [Marc Raeff, Ed. ) . THE DIARY OF A NAPOLEONIC FOOT SOLDIER. 1991. NY; Doubleday. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 170pp. Fine/ Fine. Diary of a common foot soldier, a draftee, the only known such memoir. B2. $25.00

13385. Wayne, Kyra Petrovskaya. SHURIK: A STORY OF THE SIEGE OF LENINGRAD. 1970. New York; Grosset & Dunlap. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of a Leningrad orphen and the army nurse who befriended him, during the siege of Leningrad. Library edition (but this is NOT an ex-library book) . With an intro. By Harrison E. Salisbury. Inscribed presentation by author on ffep. Map, 16p. Of plates. Slight foxing on end pages, two pages have light yellow stains. Otherwise, book is tight, square, clean and bright. F2. $40.00

16867. Weale, Elke C. , Et Al. COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR TWO. 1985. London; Bracken Books. Reprint; 4to; 238pp. Fine/ Fine. Includes 176 full-color illustrations, 250 drawings, and detailed aircraft data for every nation in World War Two. An oversized book in beautiful condition. M5. $30.00

14880. Wechsberg, Joseph (Ed. ) / Wiesenthal, Simon. THE MURDERERS AMONG US: THE SIMON WIESENTHAL MEMOIRS. 1967. New York; McGraw Hill Book Company. 1st Edition; 8; Near Fine/ Near Fine. The memoirs of Simon Wiesenthal, whose life was devastated by WWII and who subsequently devoted himself to bringing Nazi criminals to justice. Illus. W b/w photos, 340p. The jacket has a patch of fabric with a swastika that is dimming on the edges. Gentle edge bumping on the jacket, now protected with mylar cover. Very light soil on page ends. Tight and crisp pages, a beautiful copy. K2. $55.00

12112. Weeks, John. INFANTRY WEAPONS. 1971. New York; Ballantine. Trade PB; 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century. Weapons Book No. 25. Spine slightly faded and stained, cover lightly rubbed. Spine and cover are uncreased, pages are clean and tight, book looks unread. 160p. Please see my other Ballantine books as well. B5. $15.00

16588. Weigley, Russell F. . THE AMERICAN WAY OF WAR. 1977. Bloomington; Indiana U. Press. Trade PB; Octavo - 8vo; 584pp. Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Three owner blindstamps. A history of U. S. Military strategy and policy from the Revolutionary War to Vietnam. Illustrated with maps. A scholarly study, with 100 pages of notes and indices. An oversized, high quality softcover. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. L6. $20.00

17022. Weigley, Russell F. . EISENHOWER'S LIEUTENANTS (2 VOLS) . 1981. Bloomington; Indiana U. Press. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 1151pp. Near Fine/ Very Good+. Red and blue jackets are a bit rubbed, light edgewear. Owner blindstamp on ffep of each volume. Endpapers are maps of europe. Illustrated with maps. Study of the Campaigns of France and Germany, 1944-1945. A2. $20.00

12157. Welch, John F. , Ed.. VAN SICKLE'S MODERN AIRMANSHIP: 6TH EDITION. 1990. Blue Ridge Summit, PA; TAB Books. 6th Edition; 8vo ; Fine/ Near Fine. Jacket has rubbing on corners, small nickings on front. Book is beautiful. The binding is absolutely white, and the pages are bright, tight, and clean. A complete flying manual. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams throughout. 850 pages including index. B3. $40.00

14352. Werner, Herbert. IRON COFFINS: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF THE GERMAN U-BOAT BATTLES OF WORLD WAR II. 1971. New York; Paperback Library, Inc. . Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good+/ No Dust Jacket. The sea battles of WWII from the German perspective, told by a German officer. B/W photos. Spine cocked. Cover stiff with several light creases on the front, light edge rubbing. Spine uncreased, pages yellowed. 429p. I2. $12.00

14346. Werstein, Irving. JULY 1863. 1957. New York; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The battle for New York in the American Civil War, in which there were riots, lynchings, looting, acts of cowardice and bravery. This is not a strict factual accounting, but is dramatized with created characters and imagined conversations. The cover is illustrated with soldiers dressed in blue fighting with rabble armed with sticks and bottles while a figure hangs from a lamppost. The cover is bright and colorful with edgewear at the spine where the covers are slightly separated at the ends and light general wear and rubbing. The covers are stiff and clean, binding tight and gently cocked, spine uncreased. Pages browned, stiff. 222p. I4. $15.00

14824. Wert, Jeffry D. . MOSBY'S RANGERS. 1990. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Simon & Schuster Trade. 8; Fine/ Fine. The story of General John S. Mosby and his Confererate Rangers in America's Civil War. B/W photos, maps, notes, bibl. , index, 384p. Endpages are maps. Date book was received in pencil on FEP. J6. $12.00

13011. Werth, Alexander. RUSSIA AT WAR 1941-1945. 1965. New York; Avon Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. The comprehensive story of how Russia finally stopped the German advance. Maps. The cover shows the Russian sickle and sword symbol slicing through a swastika. Corners bumped, spine creased, slight edgewear. Pages yellowed but tight and clean. Page edges lightly spotted and soiled. 1000 pages with index. E2. $10.00

13670. Whiting, Charles. DECISION AT ST. VITH. 1969. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The story of the decimated 106th Division. Fresh from the US, why were these troops left to Hitler's mercy? The cover shows two soldiers huddled in the snow, guns ready. Light spine creasing, page yellowing. Slightly cocked. 246 pages. Around F6-G2 ? ?. $10.00

15123. Whiting, Charles. DECISION AT ST. -VITH: THE STORY OF THE U.S. 106TH THE DIVISION HITLER SMASHED IN THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE. 1969. New York; Ballantine Books. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. The devastating story of the U. S. 106th, abandoned to their fate in WWII. The cover shows soldiers entrenched on a snow-covered field. One spine crease, light corner bumping. Pages browned. Tight and clean, cover stiff and glossy. 261p. C1. $12.00

17273. Whiting, Charles. JOCHEN PEIPER. Battle Commander SS Liebstandarte Adolf Hitler 1999. Leo Cooper. 2nd Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 194pp. Very Good+/ Very Good+. Jacket has 1/2" cut and a snag on spine. Previous owner has marked a few passages with asterisks, in ink, now whited out. The story of Jochen Peiper, one of the most controversial military figures to emerge from World War Two, and who was murdered in 1976 in a small French village. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. B4. $8.00

12811. Whiting, Charles. HUNTERS FROM THE SKY: THE GERMAN PARACHUTE CORPS 1940-1945. 1974. New York; Stein And Day. 8vo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Illus. W b/w photos. Bibl. , 209p. Covers have light wear on edges. Back cover has hairline imperfections from manufacturing process. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright. D4. $6.00

13212. Wiener, Jan G. . THE ASSASSINATION OF HEYDRICH. 1971. New York; Pyramid Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Hitler's SS chief was assassinated in Czechoslovakia. . Hitler's revenge was immediate and absolute. The town, chosen at random, was completely razed and most of its inhabitants murdered. The cover has a picture of Heydrich's car with a bullet-ridden swastika background. Black-and-white pictures. A corner is bumped, the spine is creased. A small piece of the cover surface is missing from the top corner of the spine. The pages have barely started to brown. The cover is stiff, the pages clean and tight. The former owner has put a newspaper article from 1972 in the back (loosely) entitled "The Village Hitler Couldn't Kill" about the rebirth of Lidice. 176 pages. E4. $10.00

15145. Wilhelm, Johnen. BATTLING THE BOMBERS. 1958. New York; Ace Books. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Poor/ No Dust Jacket. The author's own story as a German night-fighter battling the Allies. The cover is illustrated with a man's head, several planes and parachutes. There is general wear to the cover, with one piece missing and some creasing and rubbing. The binding is cracked once, but the pages are tight and the book is clean. Reading copy only. 192p. C4. $5.00

15100. Williams, Kenneth P. . LINCOLN FINDS A GENERAL. VOL. 1.. 1957. New York; MacMillan. Octavo (bet. 7" ; Near Fine/ No Dust Jacket. Abraham Lincoln's search for a competent general during the American Civil War. Endpapers are maps. Illus. , maps, notes, 443p. Front cover has two lightly rubbed spots. Book appears unread. B1. $25.00

14033. Winterbotham, F. W. . THE NAZI CONNECTION. 1979. New York; Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. British Agent Winterbotham tells his story of being a spy among Nazi commanders. Grey wraps have light rubbing, bumped spine and corners. Pages yellowed. Wraps are bright and clean. 270p. H3. $8.00

11907. Wren, Jack. THE GREAT BATTLES OF WORLD WAR I. 1971. New York; Grosset & Dunlap / Madison Square Press. 4to ; Near Fine/ Very Good. NF/VG HB. DJ has small tear at bottom of spine, shows minor shelf wear, browned at top. Book cover is handsome gold lettering on maroon decorated boards, is browned on edges of first two or three pages, else fine. Illustrated with 400 photographs, paintings, and maps. An outstanding collection of photographs with interspersed text, mostly b&w. 9"x12". A4. $28.00

14883. Wright, Peter. SPYCATCHER : THE CANDID AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A SENIOR INTELLIGENCE OFFICER. 1987. New York, Ny, U. S. A.; Viking Penguin. 1st Edition; 8; Near Fine/ Near Fine. A book so shocking in its revelations about the intelligence service that the British government tried to ban excerpts (as evidenced by several newspaper articles laid in) . The jacket is black with several flag emblems for contrast. The page ends are foxed and there is some writing in pencil on FEP. Light rubbing on jacket flap. 392p. J4. $7.50

16450. Wright, Ronald. STOLEN CONTINENTS: THE AMERICAS THROUGH INDIAN EYES SINCE 1492. 1992. Boston; Houghton And Mifflin. Octavo - 8vo; 424pp. Near Fine/ Near Fine. This handsome edition may be a book club; no price on jacket, but no other indication of book club status. Story of the conquest of the American Indians. "A powerful and troubling book. " L3. $15.00

13356. Wynn, Humphrey. THE BLACK CAT SQUADRON: NIGHT BOMBING IN WORLD WAR I. 1990. Washington DC; Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st Edition; 8vo ; As New/ Fine. "The true story of 2/Lt. Leslie Blacking, a nineteen-year-old pilot sent to serve w the 207 Squadron on the Western Front during the summer of 1918." Black cloth cover. Back panel of jacket is lightly rubbed. F2. $30.00

14169. Wynne, Barry. COUNT 5 AND DIE. 1959. New York; Ballantine. Mass Market PB; 1st Edition; 12mo ; Near Fine/ A Ballantine Original. "How Allied Resistance leaders were deliberately sacrificed to Gestapo torture -- the true story of our D-Day deception plan, Operation Stampede. " Cover is of a passed-out Resistance leader with his hand in a vise. Creased cover corner, lightly worn edges. Tight, square, pages clean but browned, spine uncreased. 152p. H4. $12.00

14048. Young, Desmond. ROMMEL THE DESERT FOX. 1957. New York; Berkley Publishing Corporation. Mass Market PB; 12mo ; Good/ No Dust Jacket. The story of Field-Marshal Erwin Rommel, who led the German Afrika Korps. The pictorial cover is bright and clean with some clear edgewear on the spine and one creased corner. Petite and attractive book. Pages are tight and surprisingly bright. 253p. H3. $5.00

17261. Young, Stephen Bower. TRAPPED AT PEARL HARBOR. Escape from Battleship Oklahoma 1991. Annapolis, Maryland; Naval Institute Press. 1st Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 187pp. Very Good+/ Very Good. Jacket has light edgewear, indentations on back panel. Previous owner has marked a few passages with asterisks, in ink. 32 pages of plates. Author survived the Oklahoma and the rest of World War Two and lived to serve in the Korean conflict as well. C3. $10.00

17057. Ziegler, Philip. MOUNTBATTEN. A Biography 1985. NY; Knopf. Book Club Edition; Book Club Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 784pp. Very Good+/ Very Good. Jacket has edgewear, light chipping. Book has owner blindstamp on ffep. Biography of "a twentieth century hero -- the last warrior prince. " Tight, square, pages clean and bright. A5. $7.50

17346. Zoepf, Wolf T. . SEVEN DAYS IN JANUARY. With the 6th SS-Mountain Division in Operation Nordwind 2001. Bedford, PA; Aberjona. Octavo - 8vo; 299pp. As New/ Near Fine. Jacket is a bit stressed at edges, tiny tear, now protected with acid-free mylar cover. Illustrated with maps. The ultimate test in Arctic combat expertise. The Germans were fighting the U. S. 70th Infantry Division. C6. $25.00

15661. Zook, David H. / Higham, Robin. A SHORT HISTORY OF WARFARE. 1967. New York; Twayne Publishers. 2nd Edition; Octavo - 8vo; 500pp. Very Good+/ Very Good. Faint spotting on top page ends, else fine. Jacket has light edgewear, rubbing. An outline history of Western military experience, starting with the Greeks and Persian wars to mid-1960s. Includes maps, index. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Appears unread. F7. $35.00

16836. Zuparko, Ned. GEORGE JEFFREY'S TACTICS AND GRAND TACTICS OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS. 1982. Courier Publishing Co. . Trade PB; Octavo - 8vo; 156pp. Very Good/ No Dust Jacket. Front cover is curled, has edgewear, browning at edges, light cover crease. Great detail on tactics and strategies. Many diagrams. M4. $35.00