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Combined Operations: The Official Story of the Commandos

by Mountbatten, ice-Admiral Lord Louis, Chief of Combined Operations

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Published
1943
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Very Good
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1st edition
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The Macmillan Company, NY, 1943. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket. "Combined Operations' was written in England at the height of World War II. It is the story of the British navy, marines, army and air force came under a central organized command, and how the other Allied Forces joined in the war effort, utilized into this structure.Written in… Read more
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A Passionate Prodigality: Fragments of Autobiography

by Chapman, Guy

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Published
1966
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Fine
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1st edition
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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, NY, 1966. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. An Englishman, Chapman served in France and Flanders in WWI. 1st US edition.
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Bloody Buna

by Mayo, Lida

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Published
1974
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Fine
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1st edition
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Doubleday, NY, 1974. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The story of the boody, jungle campaign to halt the Japanese march through New Guinea toward Australia. Lida Mayo was the Senior Historian for the US Armys' Office of Military History. Stated 1st edition.
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Up Front

by Mauldin, Bill

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Published
1945
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Fine
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1st edition
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World Pub. Co, Cleveland, 1945. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Cartoons by Mauldin. "The real war,' said Walt Whitman, 'will never get in the books.' During World War II, the truest glimpse most Americans got of the 'real war' came through the flashing black lines of twenty-two-year-old infantry sergeant Bill Mauldin. Week after week, Mauldin defied army censors, German… Read more
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Here is Your War

by Pyle, Ernie

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Published
1943
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Fine
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1st edition
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Henry Holt, NY, 1943. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. America'sfavorite correspndent tells the story of our soldiers' first big campaign (Tunisia). Drawings by Carol Johnson.
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The Things They Carried

by O'Brien, Tim

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Published
1990
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Fine
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1st edition
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Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1990. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, 'The Things They Carried' is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling." [Pub. Info] Vivid stories of the Vietnam War by the National Book… Read more
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The Iliad of Homer

by Latimore, Richmond (translator)

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Published
1969
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Fine
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1st edition
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The University of Chicago, 1969. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus's son Achilles / and its devastation.' For sixty years, that's how Homer has begun the Iliad in English, in Richmond Lattimore's faithful translation - the gold standard for generations of students and general readers. The superb Latimore translation." [Pub. Info] Drawings by Leonard Baskin.… Read more
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Command Decisions

by Greenfield, Kent Roberts (editor)

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Published
1960
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Near Fine
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1st edition
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Office of the Chief Military Historian, US Army, Washington, DC, 1960. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No jacket. "In the study of decisions in war lie the great lessons of the conflicts that have shaped the course of history. An analysis of 23 decisions reached by chiefs of state and their military subordinates during World War II. Includes the invasions… Read more
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Vietnam: A Complete Photographic History

by Maclear, Michael text; Hal Buell photographs

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Published
2003
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Fine
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1st edition
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Tess Press, NY, 2003. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "A complete Vietnam photographic history with more than 2,000 black and white photographs and maps. This monumental collection of images tells the story of the Vietnam War from 1945 to 1975." [Pub. Info]1945-1975.Large format book; will ship Media Mail. 1ST EDITION.
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In Search of the Trojan War

by Wood, Michael

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Published
1985
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Fine
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1st edition
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Facts on File, NY, 1985. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Why the legend of Troy forms the bedrock of Western culture and why its past is a paradigm of human history. Fascinating evidence about the continuity and development of human civilization in the Aegean and Asia Minor. Constant rebuilding, human destruction, earthquake, and abandonment, the mound of Troy contains… Read more
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The Horizon Book of The Age of Napoleon

by Herold, Christopher J. (author); Davidson, Marshall B. (editor)

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Published
1963
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Fine
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1st edition
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American Heritage/ Harper & Row, NY, 1963. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Looks at the leaders of the French Revolution, recounts the rise and fall of Napoleon, and discusses his influence on European history." {Pub. Info] Large format book; will ship Media Mail. 1ST EDITION.
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The Trojan War: A New History

by Strauss, Barry

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Published
2006
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Fine
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1st edition
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Simon and Schuster, NY, 2006. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The myth and the reality behind the war, from Homer's accounts in 'The Iliad and The Odyssey' to Heinrich Schliemann's discovery of ancient Troy in the late nineteenth century to more recent excavations that have yielded intriguing clues to the story behind the fabled city." [Pub. Info] Excellent, scholarly… Read more
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The American Heritage History of World War I

by Marshall, S. L. A.

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Published
1964
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1st edition
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American Heritage, NY, 1964. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "From the perspective of more than half a century, Marshall examines the blunders and complacency that turned what everyone thought would be a brief campaign and an easy victory into a relentless four-year slaughter that left 10 million dead and 20 million wounded." [Pub. Info] 1ST EDITION
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The American Heritage Book of The Revolution

by Lancaster, Bruce

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Published
1958
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Fine
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1st edition
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American Heritage, NY, 1958. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Portrays the scenes, causes, events, conditions, and personalities of the American colonies' War for Independence" [Pub. Info] 1ST EDITION
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Caesar as a Man of Letters

by Adcock, F. E.

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Published
1956
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Fine
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1st edition
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Cambridge, UK, 1956. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "...a concise account regarding the Commentaries of Julius Caesar, written by the renowned Cambridge classical historian Sir Frank Adcock (1886-1968). [Pub. Info] 1ST EDITION.
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The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico

by del Castillo, Bernal Diaz; translated by A.P. Maudslay

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Published
1956
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Fine
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BCE
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Farrar Straus and Cudahay, 1956. BCE. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Trans. By A.P. Maudslay. From del Castillo's original manuscript. 1ST US EDITION. BCE.
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The Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures

by Hogan, David J. Editor in Chief

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Published
2003
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Fine
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1st edition
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Publications International, Lincolnwood, IL, 2003. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 765 pages. 3,000 item time-line. Chapter essays. More than 250 side bar articles. Large and heavy format book. Media rate. 1ST EDITION.
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Atlas of the Holocaust

by Gilbert, Martin

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Published
1993
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1st edition
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William Morrow, NY, 1993. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 282 pages of maps, photos, and commentary. STATED 1ST EDITION, Completely revised and updated.
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War and the Poet: A Comprehensive Anthology of the World's Great War Poetry 1800 BC - 1945 AD

by Eberhard, Richard and Selden Rodman, eds.

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Published
1945
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Fine
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1st edition
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Devin-Adais, NY, 1945. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Very good collection. 1ST EDITION.
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A Storm in Flanders, The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918: Tradgedy and Triumph on the Western Front

by Groom, Winston

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Published
2002
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Fine
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1st edition
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Atlantic Monthly Press, 2002. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Compelling photograps, maps, and first-hand accounts. STATED 1ST EDITION.
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