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The Kettenkrad: Sd.Kfz.2-Type Hk-101

By: ABEL, Friedhelm

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1991

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 040529


History and description of a small, WWII, German armoured military vehicle based on a motorcycle. Schiffer military history, vol. 38.Translation of: 'Kleines Kettenkraftrad' from the original German. 47 p. : ill. ; 21 x 28 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 181g. View more info

Fighting for Defeat: Union Military Failure in the East, 1861-1865

By: ADAMS, Michael C. C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, Bison Books - University of Nebraska Press: 1992

Edition: First Printing This Edition

Seller ID: 049616


The book argues that the Union army’s lack of success in the eastern theater early in the Civil War was due largely to its fear that the Confederate army was invincible."This excellent and provocative work concludes with a chapter suggesting how the image of Southern military superiority endured in spite of defeat." Originally published: Our masters the rebels. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1978. With new preface. x, 256 pages ; 24 cm. Bright, cl... View more info

Nelson's Trafalgar: The Battle That Changed The World

By: ADKINS, Roy

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Press: 2005

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 044407


On October 21, 1805, as Britain's Royal Navy under the command of Horatio Nelson clashed with Napoleon's forces in an epic sea battle off the coast of Spain, the fate of Europe hung in the balance. Though the cost was high--and Nelson himself was killed--the British victory prevented Napoleon from invading Britain and paved the way for the eventual defeat of the French emperor. First published under the title: 'Trafalgar: the biography of a battle'. London : Little, Bro... View more info

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The Rhetoric of War: Training Day, the Militia, and the Military Sermon (Contributions in American Studies)

By: AHEARN, Marie L.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Greenwood Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 037088


The Book explores the militia system and its role in the development of colonial New England. The author contends that the militia and the military sermon created an atmosphere of Christian soldiery and warfare that exercised a powerful, long-lasting hold upon New Englanders. 'Contributions in American studies, no. 95'. vi, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Original First Edition, NOT a print-on-demand. Bright, clean, unmarked interioor, still quite fresh. Binding is ti... View more info

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Der Kampf um Schlesien: 1944-1945 (German Edition)

By: AHLFEN, Hans Von

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Motorbuch: 1986

Edition: 3. Lizenauflage

Seller ID: 33970


Book covers an overlooked aspect of World War II in the closing months on the Eastern Front. Author Has von Ahlfen certainly knows his history since he was a commanding German general in this theater of operation which was centered in the former German province of Silesia, now part of Poland. First published in 1963. 245pp, [2] pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps (1 folded, color) ; 24 cm. Large, folding map attached to the rear board. Book is bright, clean... View more info

Confederate Arms

By: ALBAUGH III, William A. and SIMMONS, Edward N.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1957

Edition: 1st Bonanza Printing

Seller ID: 08979


guide to all weapons used by the Confederacy - Handguns, Shoulder Arms, Edged Weapons, Armories, Accoutrements and a Directory of Makers, Gunsmiths Dealers etc. 278pp, illustrated. Book is very clean and bright with solid binding. Dustjacket has creased front, inside flap, edgewear on both covers, repaired with tape. View more info

A Fellowship of Valor: The Battle History of the United States Marines

By: ALEXANDER, Col. Joseph H.; HORAN, Don; STAHL, Norman C.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 33788


Originally published: A fellowship of valor. New York : HarperCollins, 1997. "A Lou Reda book." "The History Channel." Foreword by Edwin H. Simmons. xv, 414 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 28 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Heavy book weighing 1.233kg. View more info

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Screaming Eagles: In Action With the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

By: ALLEN, Patrick H. F.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Mallard Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33064


Foreword W.C. Westmoreland. 144 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm. Includes index. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Minor shelf wear to the bottom edge. Unclipped dustjacket shows nio wear except for slight wear to the top edge. Weight, 1.05kg. View more info

Lords of Battle: The World of the Celtic Warrior (World of the Warrior)

By: ALLEN, Stephen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Osprey Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 32858


"The Celtic warrior of the late iron Age was the archtypal barbarian: savage, undisciplined and bloodthirsty beyond belief. In a clash of cultures that lasted almost 500 years, the vibrant society in which he lived, fought and did was virtually destroyed, becoming a myth and legend...". Covering the period from the first mention of the Celts by ancient Greek writers to the Roman conquest of Britain, this book examines the Celtic warrior, his society and his place... View more info

Memorial Flight, 2006; Journal of Lincolnshire's Lancaster Association

By: ALLETT, Tom - Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Licoln, UK, Lincolnshire's Lancaster Association: 2006

Edition: Spring 2006: No 45

Seller ID: 049438


Issue 45 of the Lincolnshire Lancaster Association commemorating the part played in WWII by the Lancaster Bomber and the men who flew them. 30pp, photo illustrated. Attractive glossy production. This copy belonged to a veteran of the RAF and RCAF who participated in WWII. His name, however, to the top edge of p1 has been inked-out but noted in pencil. Weight, 111g. Lettermailable where applicable. View more info

Memorial Flight, 2010; Journal of Lincolnshire's Lancaster Association

By: ALLETT, Tom - Editor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Licoln, UK, Lincolnshire's Lancaster Association: 2010

Edition: Spring 2010: No 53

Seller ID: 049439


Issue 45 of the Lincolnshire Lancaster Association commemorating the part played in WWII by the Lancaster Bomber and the men who flew them. Lartge issue, 51pp, photo illustrated. Attractive glossy production. This copy belonged to a veteran of the RAF and RCAF who's name we have noted inside in pencil. Weight, 221g. Lettermailable where applicable. View more info

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Americans at War

By: AMBROSE, Stephen A.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1998

Edition: 1st Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 07085


Fifteen essays spanning the remarkable 30 year career of America's foremost historian, focussing on the heart of America's wars and the soldiers who fought them. 252pp. Mint copy, as new! View more info

The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24's Over Germany

By: AMBROSE, Stephen A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 12755


Story of the men who flew the B-24's over Europe during the Second World War. 299pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, bright and fresh, 'as new'. Weight, 610g View more info

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American Use of War Gases and World Public Opinion

By: ANON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hanoi, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1966

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 11524


Vietnamese, anti-American pamphlet on the subject of the American use of poison gases in war. 36pp, photo illustrated. Clean copy with a sound binding. Crease down center where pamphlet once folded. Weight, 37g. View more info

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Desert Victory

By: ANON

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Britain, War Office [?]: 1942

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 32422


Somewhat mysteriors booklet showing no publication details at all, other than the title. Quite a substantial little booklet, unpaginated [144pp], aletrnating a full-page photograph with a page of text, white lettering on black pages. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Faint ink signature to front wrapper at top margin. Light crease to rear wrapper. Unusual and interesting with excellent photographs. Weight, 80g. View more info

History of the Campaigns of Count Alexander Suworow Rymnikski, Field-Marshal-General in the Service of His Imperial Majesty, the Emperor of All the Russias: With a Preliminary Sketch of His Private Life and Character

By: ANTHING, [Johann] Friedrich

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, J. Wright: 1799

Edition: First Edition of the English Translation

Seller ID: 08949


History of the military career of Russian General Suvarov, his full title - Alexander Vasilievich Suvarov, Count Suvarov Rimniksky, Prince Italysky [1729-1800]. Author was a some-time aide and historiographer to the General. 2 Volumes., xxxvi, 218pp, engraved frontis; 366pp, 1 leaf, 15pp supplement, 1pp ad. Full leather bindings with gilt decoration. Title label and volume label missing on Volume II. Interior very clean and bright without foxing. Bindings are tight. 2... View more info

Aircraft of World War I; Vol. 2 [Aircraft Archive]

By: ARGUS

Price: $13.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Motorbooks International/Argus Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049227


A detailed collection of original scale aircraft drawings. Volume 2 in the series 'Aircraft Archive'. 26 aircraft described. 95 p. ; 30 cm. bl. & wh. ill. Bright white, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Minor handling wear to laminated card wrappers. Weight, 295g. View more info

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Air Cavalry Combat Brigade, Field Manual 17-47

By: ARMU, Department of the

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, U. S. Army: 1982

Edition: FM 17-47

Seller ID: 12757


Manual discusses employment of attack helicopter battalions and air cavalry squadrons. Seven chapters, two appendices, glossary and index, all paginated separately. Profusely illustrated. Stapled, three-hole punched binding. Minor wear to covers otherwise clean and bright. Scan available. Weight, 335g. View more info

Combat Training of the Individual Soldier and Patrolling

By: ARMY, Department of the

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Department of the Army [USA]: 1962

Edition: AGO 10056B

Seller ID: 049525


Department of the Army Field Manual FM 21-75. 220pp, illustrated, diagrams etc. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unmarked exterior. Only small defect - a very light vertical crease to the front wrapper where the page once bent back. Weight, 318g. View more info

The British Empire at War: A Pictorial Souvenir of the War By Land, Sea and Air

By: ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, Asociated Newspapers:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 23104


Collection of images with captions, showing British Military Forces in various theatres of the First World War. Excellent photographic images reproduced in photogravure. Undated, circa 1916. Unpaginated - 19pp, one full-page image per page. Interior is bright, clean and without damage. Wrappers overlap interior at edges and show moderate wear, otherwise reasonably clean. Weight, 120g. View more info