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BELGIUM THE STORY OF THE BULGE 82nd AIRBORNE DIVISION. "Jumping General Jim Gavin"  (Orignal Document)

BELGIUM THE STORY OF THE BULGE 82nd AIRBORNE DIVISION. "Jumping General Jim Gavin" (Orignal Document)

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BELGIUM THE STORY OF THE BULGE 82nd AIRBORNE DIVISION. "Jumping General Jim Gavin" (Orignal Document)

by Wienecke, Col. R. H.; Major General James Gavin

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82nd Airborne Division, 1945. 1st Edition. Wrappers. Good. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing Extremely Rare Piece. Includes General Jim Gavin's bookplate signed by him. "The Story of the 82D Airborne Division in the Battle of the Belgium bulge, in the Siegfried Line and the Roer River." Also includes 9 battle maps that accompany the historical narrative. Contents: Preface; Division Commander's Report; Chronology; Distribution and Charts. Decorative covers are 16" by 10". These are lightly aged, with a few closed tears and missing two small pieces from outside edge. Interior pages are age toned, but clean with no marks or writings. Maps are in very good condition with no marks or writings, appear to have little wear. I have not opened any in order to preserve their integrity. More images upon request. Carefully packaged and shipped in box. Z1T During the war, he was often referred to as "The Jumping General" because of his practice of taking part in combat jumps with the paratroopers under his command; he was the only American general officer to make four combat jumps in the war.

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Prestonshire Books: IOBA US (US)
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Title
BELGIUM THE STORY OF THE BULGE 82nd AIRBORNE DIVISION. "Jumping General Jim Gavin" (Orignal Document)
Author
Wienecke, Col. R. H.; Major General James Gavin
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Wrappers
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Used - Good
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Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
82nd Airborne Division
Date Published
1945
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Military;

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Prestonshire Books is located in Appleton, Wi. Very near to Green Bay and the Packers. As owner I have a fascination for history and books which has come together for me in the book business. Member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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