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Kasserine: Baptism of Fire: Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Battle Book No. 18

By Rutherford, Ward

NY: Ballantine Books, 1970. Very Good trade paperback. Nearly perfect covers, no markings, crisp & clean, all pages as-new. 5.5" by 8.25", 160 pages. "In December, 1942, as the Allies raced for Tunis, the North Africa campaign looked virtually over. Then two events occured. Rain stopped the advance and Rommel arrived in Tunisia. Within weeks the Allied armies were themselves in retreat and fighting for survival.". Soft Cover.

$9.95

Hurricane Squadron: Yeoman Goes to War

By Jackson, Robert

London, U.K.: Arthur Barker Ltd., 1978. Fine/VG- First Edition, 1st UK Printing. Previous owner's marking on endpaper, very slight rub at spine tips, otherwise as-new. Clipped DJ has minor edge wear & two 1/4" chips. 5.5" by 8.75", 144 pages. This is the first novel in the author's Yeoman adventure series. Robert Jackson also wrote the popular SAS series. - May, 1940. Sergeant George Yeoman flies high over France in his Hurricane fighter - and straight into the squadrons of the Luftwaffe on the way to Allied airfields to strike the first blow in Hitler's Blitzkreig. This is the story of a handful of pilots struggling desperately against hopeless odds while the British Expeditionary Force battles its way to Dunkirk.. Hard Cover.

$60.00

Desert Commando

By Jackson, Robert

London, U.K.: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1986. Fine/Near-Fine First Edition, 1st UK Printing. As-new but for owner's mark on endpaper and lightly tanned text. A beautiful copy in a clipped DJ with no tears or chipping. 5.5" by 8.75", 175 pages. As General Montgomery's Eighth Army prepares to push Rommel's Afrika Korps back through the Libyan Desert, the vital task of destroying Rommel's communications and supply dumps is entrusted to two elite forces, the Long Range Desert Group and the Special Air Service. This is the first novel in the author's SAS series. Robert Jackson also wrote the popular Yeoman adventure series.. Hard Cover.

$55.00

Hunter Squadron: Yeoman in the Congo Conflict

By Jackson, Robert

London, U.K.: Arthur Barker Ltd., 1984. Fine/Near-Fine First Edition, 1st UK Printing. Hardcover with Dust-Jacket. Former owner's ID on endpaper, otherwise as-new, a beautiful copy. Unclipped DJ has only a trace of edge wear, very nice. 5.5" by 8.75", 154 pages. This is the 12th novel in the author's Yeoman adventure series. Robert Jackson also wrote the popular SAS series. - Group captain George Yeoman, Officer Commanding at RAF Rheinbrucken is ordered to take his squadron of Hawker Hunters to the Congolese Republic where British uranium interests are being threatened by fanatical politician Nkrombe, who is backed by highly skilled mercenary pilots and Sabre Jet fighters. Yeoman encounters an old enemy, Colonel Joachim Richter, now a mercenary in opposition to the British force.. Hard Cover.

$60.00

Partisan!

By Jackson, Robert

London, U.K.: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987. Fine/Very Good First Edition, 1st UK Printing Hardcover with Dust-Jacket. Ownership stamp on endpaper, slightly tanned text, otherwise as-new. Clipped DJ has one 1/2" tear, small mark at bottom of back panel. 5.5" by 8.75", 170 pages. The Special Air Service fights a bloody war in Yuoslavia, where 120,000 Axis troops are trying to stamp out dedicated patriots - the Partisans. This is the second novel in the author's SAS series, the first being 'Desert Commando.' Robert Jackson also wrote the popular Yeoman adventure series.. Hard Cover.

$17.95

Squadron Scramble: Yeoman in the Battle of Britain

By Jackson, Robert

London, U.K.: Arthur Barker Ltd., 1978. Fine/VG First Edition, 1st UK Printing Hardcover with Dust-Jacket. Ownership stamp on endpaper, otherwise as-new in all respects. Unclipped DJ has several short tears and one crease. 5.5" by 8.75", 141 pages. This is the second novel in the author's Yeoman adventure series. Robert Jackson also wrote the popular SAS series. - May, 1940. "For the battle-weary pilots of Number 505 Squadron there had been little respite after the hectic air fighting over France. France, and the nightmare of Dunkirk, had turned George Yeoman into a veteran - an ace with several victories to his credit. Now he found himself fighting once more as the Luftwaffe hurled its might across the English Channel, and the RAF's Spitfires and Hurricanes carved out the greatest air victory of all time over the harvest fields of southern England.". Hard Cover.

$75.00

The Best War Stories

NY: Mallard Press, 1990 Fine/Very Good 1st American Edition. An excellent unmarked copy of this anthology of 30 powerful stories of famous battles such as Lepanto and Trafalgar, and some brilliant accounts of battles that emerged from WWI and WWII. Some famous writers are included - Raleigh, Tolstoy, Conrad, Conan Doyle, Cain, Kipling, Urquhart, Forester, Coward, Michener, Shaw, Gordimer. 6" by 9.25", 399 pages.. Hard Cover.

$11.95

Muskets to Missiles: A Pictorial History of Canada's Ground Forces

By Foster, J.A

Toronto: Methuen, 1987 FINE/VG+ First Edition, 1st Canadian Printing. A superb copy with no wear to boards, binding or pages. Ownership inscription on title page, otherwise as-new. Unclipped DJ has two tiny closed tears on bottom edge. 8.5" by 10.25", 251 pages, well-illustrated. - Excellent reference work on Canada's military from 1627 to 1980's. Includes Indian Wars, British vs. French, French Revolution, American Revolution, War of 1812, Federal Militia Act, Defence of the Pope in Garibaldi in Italy, Riel Rebellion, Boer War, First and Second World Wars, Korea, United Nations and NATO Peacekeeping. Appendix includes list of Canadian Regiments in order of precedence. . Hardcover with Dust-Jacket.

$19.95

Goodbye Mickey Mouse

By Deighton, Len

London, U.K.: Hutchinson & Co., 1982. FINE/FINE First Edition, very scarce 1st UK Printing. An exceptional copy, as-new but for previous owner's name and date on endpaper. Unclipped DJ as-new. 5.5" by 8.75", 395 pages. - From an air base in Cambridgeshire, England, young American fighter pilots with the Eighth Air Force fly dangerous protection missions in Mustangs for fleets of bombers conducting daytime runs over Germany.. Hard Cover.

$15.95

Far From the Customary Skies: A Novel of Men on a U.S. Destroyer

By Eyster, Warren

Random House, 1953. VG+/VG- First Edition (First Printing stated). Nearly perfect blue cloth boards, no bumps, solid, all text pages unmarked and fine. Two stickers and previous owner's name on front endpaper. Original clipped DJ has light wear & closed 1" tear. 5.75" by 8.5", 372 pages. This book is hailed as one of the finest novels of men at sea in time of war. "As startling as an alarm at night - as vivid as a dream of home - as real as the murderous sea." With events and background taken from the real exploits of Destroyer Squadron 23, this book tells the stories of crewmen on a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.. Hard Cover.

$14.00

Uniforms of the Elite Forces Including the SAS and United States Special Forces
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Uniforms of the Elite Forces Including the SAS and United States Special Forces

By Thompson, Leroy

UK: Blandford Press, 1983. VG/VG Third Printing. Crisp & clean, no markings, like-new interiors. Clipped DJ in mylar. 5.5" by 8", 121 pages, b&w photos, 32 pages of color illustrations of nearly 100 uniformed and battle dressed elite forces fighters. Uniforms include: Special Forces, Airborne Ranger, Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol, 82nd Airborne, Navy Seal (3), Marine Corps, British SAS Trooper, Royal Marine Commander and dozens more from countries all around the world.. Hard Cover. Illus. by Michael Chappell.

$11.95

The Road South

By Kennedy, Roderick Stuart

Toronto: Ambassador Books, 1947 VERY GOOD+/no DJ, First Edition, 1st printing stated. Clean & unmarked, nearly perfect boards, very nice. 5.75 by 8.25", 266 pages plus 2-page epilogue. Rare book of Canadian war fiction.. Hard Cover.

$17.95

Emotional Arithmetic

By Cohen, Matt

Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1990 AS-NEW/FINE First Edition (stated). Pristine condition for collectors. Unclipped DJ. 6.25" by 9.25", 201 pages. Canadian author's novel about an American women who spent her childhood in the 'Drancy' Nazi concentration camp in Paris, a way-station to Auschwitz. Years later she meets up with two other internees who were crucial to her survival.. Hard Cover.

$14.95

Bridge Across the Sky: The Berlin Blockade and Airlift 1948-1949
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Bridge Across the Sky: The Berlin Blockade and Airlift 1948-1949

By Collier, Richard

NY: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1978 FINE/VERY GOOD First Edition, 1st Printing. Unmarked & appears unread. Unclipped DJ has light edge wear and two short closed tears. 6.5" by 9.25", 239 pages, afterword, chronologies, eyewitnesses, bibliography, acknowledgements, index. - The Soviet blockade of Berlin and the year-long British-American airlift of food and supplies into the besieged city marked the first major confrontation of the Cold War era.. Hard Cover.

$14.95

Luftwaffe: Birth, Life and Death of an Air Force - Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Weapons Book No. 10
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Luftwaffe: Birth, Life and Death of an Air Force - Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Weapons Book No. 10

By Price, Alfred

NY: Ballantine Books, 1970 NEAR-FINE First Edition, Stated 1st Printing, 160 pages, 5.5" by 8.25". Clean, tight, unmarked, never fully opened, appears unread. - Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Weapons Book No. 10. Introduction by Adolf Galland. Author was RAF pilot of jet bombers, more than 2700 flying hours. "From triumphant partner in the opening Blitzkreig campaigns in the war to the last futile efforts to stem the inexorable Allied advance, the Luftwaffe waged a savage but honorable war against an enemy who eventually had overwhelming and irresistible forces." Well-illustrated book includes air battles over Britain, France, Balkans, Mediterranean and Russia.. Soft Cover.

$9.95

Submarine Dead Ahead : Waging Peace in America's Nuclear Colony

By Goldberg, Kim

Madeira Park, BC, Canada: Harbour Publishing, 1991 FINE First Edition, 1st Printing Trade Paperback. Looks new, no markings. Publisher's news release laid in. 6" by 9", 159 pages, illustrated with b&w photos.. The author examines the U.S. Navy's nuclear presence at Nanoose Bay and other ports in British Columbia. Includes a history of the Nanoose Bay Conversion Campaign, a grassroots peace group seeking to convert the Navy's weapons testing base at Nanoose to peaceful uses.. Soft Cover.

$9.95

Pearl Harbor: Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Battle Book No. 10

By Barker, A.J

NY: Ballantine Books, 1969 FINE First Edition, Stated 1st Printing, 160 pages, 5.5" by 8.25". Clean, tight, unmarked, never fully opened, appears unread - Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Battle Book No. 10. "Colonel Barker's book on Pearl Harbor is a most illuminating accout of the dramatic stroke which marked Japan's entry into the Second World War, and temporarily paralysed the American Fleet in the Pacific. It also, as a prelude, gives the reader a clear outline of Japanese-American relations in the half-century leading up to this conflict. Its combination of qualities makes it an outstanding book."... Sir Basil Liddell Hart.. Soft Cover.

$9.95

Solar Capacitors, In the War, In the Peace
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Solar Capacitors, In the War, In the Peace

By Solar Manufacturing Corporation

NY: Solar Manufacturing Corporation VERY GOOD First Edition, 8" by 11.25" Softcover. Booklet WP-1, undated (circa 1944). Brown card covers lightly soiled, otherwise FINE. Very scarce publication details solar capacitor uses in both war and peacetime applications. Many vintage advertisements inside, includes 17 page color photo section of U.S. Army Signal Corps, and full page color photos of Major General Harry C. Ingles, and Signal Corps personnel in combat, using field communications equipment, etc.. Large Softcover.

$9.95