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The Black Book: The Nazi Crime Against the Jewish People
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The Black Book: The Nazi Crime Against the Jewish People

by Jewish Black Book Committee

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New York: Jewish Black Book Committee, 1946. First Edition. Octavo. 560 pages, a very good copy with a rich gift inscription: "Happy Birthday, Al..."in joy or in sorrow we firmly believe that the great tragedy of our people should be ever present in our consciousness. You don't need reminding, all, but some of your friends may need the gruesome… Read more about this item
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Hitler Germany as Seen By a Foreigner
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Hitler Germany as Seen By a Foreigner

by Santoro, Cesare

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Berlin: Internationaler Verlag, 1938. Large Octavo. Third edition. 432 pages, 191 photographic images. Clearly, a propagandistic triumph was issued in the same year just before November 9 when Kristallnacht took place. The chapter on Population and Race suggests the Jews though being excluded from the higher parts of German society can function. He writes: "Since the Jews are the… Read more about this item
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Soldiers' Contribution to Indian Independence: The Epic of the Indian National Army (inscribed By General Singh)
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Soldiers' Contribution to Indian Independence: The Epic of the Indian National Army (inscribed By General Singh)

by Singh, General Mohan (1809-1989)

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Army Educational Stores (March, 1975): New Delhi. Octavo. xx, 408 pages, index, illustrated by photographic images. Signed by the author and with his note written under his name. An important autobiography of General Singh who was the founder of the Indian National Army. When the Japanese promised to help with Indian independence, he worked with the Japanese in early… Read more about this item
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The Tragedy of Silesia, 1945-46; a Documentary Account with a Special Survey of the Archidisocese of Breslau
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The Tragedy of Silesia, 1945-46; a Documentary Account with a Special Survey of the Archidisocese of Breslau

by Kaps, Johannes; Gladys H. Hartlinger

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Munich; 1952/53: Christ Unterwegs. Octavo. 576 pages. An extensive collection of narratives of the expulsion and cruel treatment by the Nazi invaders, the Russian army and finally by the Polish Bolsheviks. The accounts are remarkably free from hatred and show how the survivors were merely thankful the horror was over. The churches were destroyed not simply for anti-religious reasons… Read more about this item
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U.S.A. And Foreign Warplanes in Beautiufl Colors, 24 Different Planes
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U.S.A. And Foreign Warplanes in Beautiufl Colors, 24 Different Planes

by Rosner, Charles

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Np: Np. approx. 5 1/2" x 6" (envelope). All 24 beautiful images by war artists Charles Rosner of the warplanes nearing the end of World War II. There is the "Flying fortress" (Boeing B-17), the Japanese Zero Fighter (Mitsubishi), the Junkers Ju-878 "Stuka", and many others all-in fine condition. On the verso of each card is a description of… Read more about this item
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Japanese Army Air Force Camoflage and Markings World War II
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Japanese Army Air Force Camoflage and Markings World War II

by Thorpe, Donald W.

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Fallbrook, CA; (1968): Aero Publishers. Quarto. 202 pages. Illustrated. Laid in is the Aero Publisher's promotional sheet. Original Color Chart laid in. One of the most thorough works on Japanese markings by Donald Thorpe, known as a modeler and a charter member of the International Modeler's Scoeity. The fact that the color chart is laid in makes this a… Read more about this item
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Annals of British and Commonwealth Air Transport, 1919-1960
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Annals of British and Commonwealth Air Transport, 1919-1960

by Stroud, John

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London; (1962): Putnam. First Edition. Octavo. 675 pages, index, maps. A remarkable through history of the first transport flights across the English Channel to those over Europe, Africa and the Pacific rim. Winston Churchill, who was the first Secretary of State for Air just after World War I told the major shipping operators that they would not receive financial… Read more about this item
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Training Center, Camp Elliott, 12th Replacement Battallion
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Training Center, Camp Elliott, 12th Replacement Battallion

by Baylis, Charles D.

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Los Angeles, CA: Army & Navy Publishing Co, 1942. Quarto. 80 pages. Contains the article by Captain William F. McCahill: "History of the United States Marine Corps "which was followed later with his work "First to Fight "with an inset picture of Major General A.A. Vandergriff. What makes the initial part of the history interesting is Captain McCahill traces… Read more about this item
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A Series of Radio Talks By C. F. Kettering (September 12, 1943-September 21, 1946
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A Series of Radio Talks By C. F. Kettering (September 12, 1943-September 21, 1946

by Kettering, Charles Francis (1876-1958)

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Detroit; (1943-1946): General Motors Symphony of the Air. Thick Octavo. After transferring to Ohio State University, Kettering had to withdraw because of eye problems. He recovered in 1904 with his degree in electrical engineering. (1943-1946) General Motors sponsored their Symphony of the Air with Arturo Toscanini's direction and Charles F. Kettering's radio talks (138 in this bound volume) which… Read more about this item
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Starobulgarskoto Izkustvo/L'Ancien Art of Bulgare
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Starobulgarskoto Izkustvo/L'Ancien Art of Bulgare

by Filov, Bogdan D.

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Sofiia: Naroden Muei, 1924. First Edition. Quarto. Russian text. vii, 128 pages. 85 textual figures and 58 plates of which 10 are in color and tipped in. Filov was a Bulgarian archaeologist, art historian and politician. He was also Prime Minister of Bulgaria during World War II. On the other hand, he established the Commissariat for Jewish Affairs about… Read more about this item
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Whatever it Takes; the Autobiograpjy of Lloyd R. Moses (Inscribed By the author)
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Whatever it Takes; the Autobiograpjy of Lloyd R. Moses (Inscribed By the author)

by Moses, Lloyd R.

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Vermillion, South Dakota: Dakota Press, 1991. First Edition. Octavo. 354 pages, inscribed by the author to a close friend, index. Besides the book, laid in is a memorial pamphlet on his life entitled: "A Life of Service to Mankind, Country and Community, Major General Lloyd Roosevelt Moses". He was in the beginning of his career in South Dakota as… Read more about this item
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Sekai Minshu Ko Geitjutsuhin Tenranki=Exhibition of Art Objects of the World
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Sekai Minshu Ko Geitjutsuhin Tenranki=Exhibition of Art Objects of the World

by Yamanaka & Co

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Osaka: Yamanaka & Co, 1930. Quarto. No pagination. 58 leaves. Only four copies are found on OCLC (Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Art Library of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Smithsonian, Harvard fine art Library.). Translation of title: Ancient folk arts of the world-- mainly Japanese, Korean and Chinese ceramics. Yamanaka & Co. were preeminent Asian art dealers… Read more about this item
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Hawaii as the Camera Sees it, 6th Edition
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Hawaii as the Camera Sees it, 6th Edition

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Honolulu: T.H., Print. and lithography division of the Honolulu Star-Bulleti, 1941. Quarto. 96 pages. A remarkable view of Hawaii just months before the Japanese attack on December 7, 1941. 6th edition. Pictures of a peaceful island. The pictures at the end of the book show the happy officers who are enjoying the natural beauty of this island paradise. A… Read more about this item
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Nisei Daugter
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Nisei Daugter

by Sone, Monica

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Boston; (1953): Little Brown and Co. First Edition. Octavo. ). 238 pages. The autobiography of Kazuko Itoi, a second-generation Japanese American woman who struggles through the familial, and racial conflicts of finding her identity. Kazuko Itoi, anglicized as the author Monica Sone, portrays the internment traumas of Japanese Americans after the outbreak of World War II and her "development"… Read more about this item
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Deutschland Erwacht Werden, Kamp U. Sieg D. NSDAP
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Deutschland Erwacht Werden, Kamp U. Sieg D. NSDAP

by Bade, Wilfrid, 1906-1945; Hoffmann, Heinrich

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Atona-Bahrenfelt; (1933): Cigaretten-Bilderdiesnt. G.m.b.H.. Quarto. 154 pages. Text in German. The most scarce of the Nazi propaganda books in 1933 created by the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, with text by Wilfrid Bade. Profusely illustrated with color images and numerous black-and-white photographs, printed on cards, and mounted directly onto the pages. Six panel foldout of a Nuremberg rally at rear. Virtually… Read more about this item
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Girls at Work in Aviation
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Girls at Work in Aviation

by Meyer (Chapelle) Dickey (1918-1965)

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New York; (1943): Doubleday, Doran and Co. First Edition. Octavo. ). 209pp. While the author is known for being the first American reporter to die in military action (Chau Lai, South Vietnam, November 4, 1972), her career is one of the great women of adventure from World War II to her demise in Vietnam. At age 14 she wrote… Read more about this item
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Japan, Class IV: Army and Navy (M 354-0)
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Japan, Class IV: Army and Navy (M 354-0)

by United States. Civil Affairs Training School (University of Chicago)

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Chicago: University of Chicago Chicago 1930, 1945. Quarto. 16 leaves. These classes were held in May of 1945 anticipating how Americans should Japanese language and the culture for what would in a future year would be the military control of Japan (this special class was four months before the first atomic bomb was dropped which expedited the need to… Read more about this item
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Battlewagon; of the Nine Battleships at Pearl Harbor, One Got Underway
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Battlewagon; of the Nine Battleships at Pearl Harbor, One Got Underway

by Excum, Wallace Louis

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New York; (1974): Vantage Press. Octavo. 179 pages. Inscribed by the author to John and Liz Differnbach, booksellers, whose interest in life and their experiences of life as sea led to their friendship, inscribed August 2, 1977. Much in this unique novel by a writer who knew the sea and focuses on the quite ordinary bluejackets assigned to the… Read more about this item
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Proletarian Laughter
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Proletarian Laughter

by Willeford, Charles

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Yonkers, NY: Alicat Bookshop, 1948. Octavo. 40 unnumbered pages. During World War II, Willeford served as a tank commander with the 10th Armored Division of George S. Patton's Third Army. He earned the Bronze Star, Silver Star and the Purple Heart as well as the Luxenbourg Croix de Guerre. After recovering from wounds to the face and leg, he… Read more about this item
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Glory For Me
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Glory For Me

by Kantor, MacKinlay

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New York: Coward-mcCann, 1945. First Edition. Octavo. 268 pages, a poetic novel about three service men, honorably discharged for medical cause, who return home to the same town where in peacetime they had not known one another. Now they must come to know both America in peacetime with the war's memories still looming all around them. The novel was… Read more about this item
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