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S.I.O.P.: The Secret U.S. Plan for Nuclear War
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S.I.O.P.: The Secret U.S. Plan for Nuclear War

By Pringle, Peter; Arkin, William

New York: W. W. Norton, 1983-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. light edge wear, slight soiling, price-clipped jacket; How was it put together? Who decides what targets to hit and why? When and where would it be put into action? Using recently declassified documents and interviews with government officials and military planners, the authors have pieced together an absorbing history of the Pentagon's most secret war plan.

$4.99

The Gangs of Chicago: An Informal History of the Chicago Underworld (Illinois)
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The Gangs of Chicago: An Informal History of the Chicago Underworld (Illinois)

By Asbury, Herbert

New York: Basic Books, 2002-09-25. Trade Paperback. Good. light spine creasing, light edge wear; The story of Chicago's golden age of crime climaxes with a dramatic account of the careers of the "biggest of the Big Shots": Big Jim Colosimo, Terrible Johnny Torrio, and the elusive Al Capone. 25 photos & illustrations

$1.99

The World of Washington Irving
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The World of Washington Irving

By Brroks, Van Wyck

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. edge wear to boards and spine tips; jacket is tattered on the spine, small tears and edge wear, scuffing;

$4.99

Baghdad Blues: A War Diary
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Baghdad Blues: A War Diary

By Turnley, David

New York: Vendome Press, 2003-07-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. light edge wear, spine tips bumped, price sticker remnants on front board; The diaries and photographs of a veteran CNN reporter covering the Iraq war of 2003.

$2.99

Boot
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Boot

By Da Cruz, Daniel

New York: St. Martin's Paperbacks, 1987-11-15. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; It's America's toughest Boot Camp, 88 days of drills, inspections, rifle practices, war games, grueling physical exercise and a regimen that separates the men from the boys. Boot gives the inside story of basic training in the Marines, America's fiercest fighting force.

$1.00

Green Berets at War: U.S. Army Special Forces in Southeast Asia 1956-1975
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Green Berets at War: U.S. Army Special Forces in Southeast Asia 1956-1975

By Stanton, Shelby L.

New York: Dell, 1987-07-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; Specially trained to infiltrate deep into enemy territory and to conduct guerrilla warfare, sabotage, escape and evasion by land, sea or air, the Green Berets are the best and most elite American fighting force ever created. This painstaking masterpiece reveals with riveting authoritative detail the secret operations, the camps, the soaring triumphs, the crushing defeats and betrayals, and the thrilling heroism.

$1.49

Expansion and Coexistence
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Expansion and Coexistence

By Ulam, Adam Bruno

New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1974-06-01. Second Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. faint spine crease, light edge wear;

$2.99

The Strong Brown God: The Story of the Niger River
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The Strong Brown God: The Story of the Niger River

By De Gramont, Sanche

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. light edge wear; This is the true story of a handful of obsessed explorers who fought man and nature to find and open the mighty, mysterious Niger River. "A magnificent book", raved the San Francisco Examiner when the book was first published in 1976. Pulitzer Prize-winner Sanche de Gramont has written an epic history with a racing pulse.

$2.99

Raid on Qaddafi: The Untold Story of History's Longest Fighter Mission by the Pilot Who Directed It
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Raid on Qaddafi: The Untold Story of History's Longest Fighter Mission by the Pilot Who Directed It

By Venkus, Robert E

New York: St Martins Press, 1993-03-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; In light of the swiftly-executed invasions in Panama and the Persian Gulf, the suprise raid on Libya can be viewed as the origin of a bold, new class of warfare. Alternating between the action in the F-111's cockpits and the fascinating arena of the command post, Venkus tells of the courage, skill, and determination that made the mission a success.

$3.99

The Westfalians: From Germany to Missouri
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The Westfalians: From Germany to Missouri

By Kamphoefner, Walter D

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1987. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The author offers many new insights for students of migration and ethnicity across several social science disciplines. Focusing on the ordinary immigrants who have often been ignored in the historical record, he demonstrates that German newcomers arrived with fewer resources than previously supposed but that they were remarkably successful in becoming independent farmers

$14.99

The Nile: The Life-Story of a River
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The Nile: The Life-Story of a River

By Ludwig, Emil

New York: The Viking Press, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good. edge wear to boards;

$2.99

A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness--and a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of t he Great Depression
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A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness--and a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of t he Great Depression

By Gup, Ted

New York: Penguin Press, 2010-10-28. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear to boards and jacket; An inspiring account of America at its worst--and Americans at their best--woven from the stories of Depression-era families who were helped by gifts from the author's generous and secretive grandfather.

$1.99

Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age
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Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

By Boyle, Kevin

New York: Holt Paperbacks, 2005-05-01. 1st. Trade Paperback. Very Good. light edge wear; In this electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided Detroit and ignited the civil rights struggle, Boyle weaves a tapestry of narrative history that documents the volatile America of the 1920s and recreates the Sweet family's journey from slavery to the middle class.

$1.00

The Backwoods of Canada
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The Backwoods of Canada

By Traill, Catherine Parr

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1971. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. light edge wear; The toils, troubles, and satisfactions of pioneer life are recorded with charm and vivacity in this portrayal of pioneer life by Catharine Parr Traill, who, like her sister Susanna Moodie, left the comforts of genteel English society for the rigours of a new, young land.

$3.99

Army Officer's Guide: 45th Edition
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Army Officer's Guide: 45th Edition

By Crocker, Lawrence P

Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1990-09-01. 45th edition. Paperback. Very Good. light edge wear;

$3.99

The Man Who Pushed America to War: The Extraordinary Life, Adventures, and Obsessions of Ahmad Chalabi
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The Man Who Pushed America to War: The Extraordinary Life, Adventures, and Obsessions of Ahmad Chalabi

By Roston, Aram

New York: Nation Books, 2008-03-04. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. edge wear to boards and jacket, some scuffing; This is the true story of Ahmad Chalabi, fraudster, statesman, banker, math whiz and aesthete, whose legendary charisma and charm - and almost hypnotic powers of persuasion - helped propel the United States to war in Iraq. This extraordinary investigative biography - written by an Emmy Award-winning journalist who works for NBC's Investigative Unit - exposes massive white-collar mischief, sophisticated international espionage operations, and political intrigue spanning the globe from Tehran to Texas. Chalabi was a shrewd Iraqi Arab from a family of Shiite bankers. Aram Roston tracked down forgotten Chalabi business partners and friends and dug through the records from courthouses around the world. The book reveals how this convicted felon, fugitive from justice in Jordan, and ally of the Iranian government managed to charm and influence the top leaders fo the United States, including US senators like John McCain. The book has the inside story of Chalabi's pre-war propaganda operations the exclusive details of Chalabi's financial dealings and political access.

$5.99

Displaying Australia: a Pictorial Survey of the Progress of a Young Nation
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Displaying Australia: a Pictorial Survey of the Progress of a Young Nation

By Australian Story Trust

Sydney, Australia: Australian Story Trust, 1945. Hardcover. Very Good. some sunning and light scuffing to boards, edge wear;

$8.00

Words That Made American History: Since the Civil War, Vol. 2, 3rd Edition
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Words That Made American History: Since the Civil War, Vol. 2, 3rd Edition

By Current, Richard N.; Garraty, John A.; Weinberg, Julius (editors)

Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1978-03-01. 3rd Updated. Paperback. Very Good. edge wear;

$1.99

Mischief in the Mountains
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Mischief in the Mountains

By Hard, Walter R. (editor); Greene, Janet C. (editor)

Montpelier, VT: Vermont Life Magazine, 1977-10-01. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. chip in the jacket spine, light edge wear; Strange Tales of Vermont & Vermonters. From deep within the Green Mountains: 13 incredible true tales of mystery, criminality, hardship & humor from Vermont Life Magazine.

$5.00

Southeast Asia
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Southeast Asia

By Durdin, Tillman

New York: Atheneum, 1966. Mass Market Paperback. Good. edge wear, scuffing to covers; A concise introduction to the facts that underlie the news in this troubled area.

$1.99

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