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Saratoga: Turning Point of America's Revolutionary War

by Richard M. Ketchum

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near fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1997
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780805046816
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New York: Henry Holt & Co, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Signed. About as new in all respects.Inscribed by the late author on the half-title page. First printing, full number line. "An exciting and richly detailed narrative history of the events leading up to the decisive battle that altered the course of the American war for… Read more about this item
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Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II

by Brown, Daniel James

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New
Jacket Condition
new
Edition
First Edition
Published
2021
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780525557401
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New York: Viking Press, 2021. First Edition. Hardcover. New/new. New. First printing stated. A gripping history of often overlooked heroes by the author of The Boys in the Boat. “Facing the Mountain is more than just the story of a group of young men whose valor helped save a country that spurned them, it's a fascinating, expertly written… Read more about this item
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American Swords and Sword Makers

by Bezdek, Richard H.

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Used - Very Good
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very good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1994
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780873647656
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Boulder: Paladin Press, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. No additional standard domestic postage for this heavy book. Light shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book and jacket. First printing, full number line. From the flap: "Author Richard Bezdek spent more than 20 years researching American Swords And Sword Makers. Besides examining thousands of… Read more about this item
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The American Sword 1775-1945: A Survey of the Swords Worn By the Uniformed Forces of the United States from the Revolution to the Close of World War II + American Mounted Silver Swords 1700-1815

by Peterson, Harold L.

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
good
Edition
New Revised Edition
Published
1996
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780960309412
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Philadelphia: Ray Riling Arms Book Company, 1996. New Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Later printing of the new revised edition. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book ; jacket is badly chipped and creased with closed tears all around; clean and unmarked. Ninth printing. Every effort is made to ship all books and other… Read more about this item
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A Grand Delusion. America's Descent Into Vietnam

by Mann, Robert

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Used - Near Fine
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near fine
Published
2001
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780465043699
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New York: Basic Books, 2001. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Lightest shelf wear to the book and jacket. Clean and unmarked. First printing, full number line. No additional standard domestic postage forr this heavy book. "Mann's book is a political history of Congress' role in allowing the war to escalate, with a close recounting of particular members… Read more about this item
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Lee Considered: General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History

by Nolan, Alan T.

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Used - Near Fine
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very good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1991
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780807819562
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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. Lightest shelf wear to the book and jacket which is price clipped. First printing, full number line. In Broadfoot 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. From the flap: "Alan Nolan explodes these and other assumptions about Lee and the war… Read more about this item
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A History of the Samurai: Legendary Warriors of Japan

by Lopez-Vera, Jonathan; Russell Calvert, translator

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Used - Fine
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fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2020
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9784805315354
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Rutland: Tuttle Publishing, 2020. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. As New in As New jacket. First printing, full number line. From the flap: A History of the Samurai tells the complete story of Japan's legendary warrior class from beginning to end--an epic tale of intrigue, bloodshed and bravery that is central to an understanding of the Japanese character and… Read more about this item
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Hill Echoes

by Omland, Erling Omar

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1995
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780833802231
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Manchester Vt : Marshall Jones Co, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Signed. Book has been read; previous owner's name to front endpaper, mostly under the flap, finger mark to front page edge; jacket shows edge wear with a short closed tear to the top of the front panel. Personally inscribed by the author. Fact based fiction about… Read more about this item
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Climb to Conquer: The Untold Story of WWII's 10th Mountain Division Ski Troops

by Shelton, Peter

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
near fine
Edition
First edition
Published
2003
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780743226066
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New York: Scribner, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. About As New in all respects, clean anbd unmarked. First printing, full number line. From the flap: "In the late-1930s United States, rock climbing and downhill skiing were relatively new sports. But World War II brought a need for men who could handle extreme mountainous conditions -- and… Read more about this item
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55 Days:The Fall of South Vietnam.

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by Dawson, Alan

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
very good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1977
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780133144765
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Engelwood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Light shelf wear to the book and jacket, spine sunned,,top edge dusty,else clean and unmarked.. First printing, full number line.From the flap: "This is a fascinating account of one of the great, tragic dramas of recent years that reached across an ocean and touched all Americans, whatever… Read more about this item
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Message of the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-Fourth Congress Part II

by (Jefferson Davis)

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Used - Good
Published
1855
Binding
Hardcover
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Washington: Cornelius Wendell, printer, 1855. Hardcover. Good. A good reference copy, no endpapers or title page, shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, covers mottled, spine illegible, inked date and previous owner's emboss to the first page. Report of the Secretary of War (Jefferson Davis) begins: "Sir, I have the honor to submit the following… Read more about this item
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Pickett's Charge: A Microhistory of the Final Attack at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863

by Stewart, George R.

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Used - Good
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good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1959
Binding
Hardcover
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/good. Much shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book andmore to the jacket. Slight lean. Clean and unmarked. First printing,stated. George Rippey Stewart Jr. (May 31, 1895 – August 22, 1980) was an American historian, toponymist, novelist, and a professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.… Read more about this item
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Follow Me: the story of the Second Marine Division in World War II

by Johnston, Richard W.

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Used - Very Good
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no jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1948
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Random House, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/no jacket. shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, a small stain or rub at the top front corner, previous owner's emboss and inked date to the half-title page; no jacket. Tipped in is a letter from the Commandant of the Marine Corps regarding the book… Read more about this item
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Rendezvous With Destiny: A History of The 101st Airborne Division, First Edition

by Rapport, Leonard and Northwood, Arthur, Jr

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Used - Good
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no jacket
Published
1948
Binding
Hardcover
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Washington DC: Infantry Journal Press, 1948. Hardcover. Good/no jacket. First edition, no jacket. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, spine darkened but legible; no jacket; dampstaining to the preliminaries and after matter, wrinkling of the pages; scattered foxing else clean and unmarked. First edition stated. Unit history of the storied 101st Airborne, the Screaming… Read more about this item
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Death in the Highlands: The Siege of Special Forces Camp Plei Me

by Saliba, J. Keith

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Used - Near Fine
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near fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2020
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780811738811
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Guilford, CT: Stackpole Books, 2020. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Light scratch to the front panel else As New in all respects. First printing, no others noted. "The siege of Plei Me (19–25 October 1965) was the beginning phase of the first major confrontation between soldiers of the North Vietnamese People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) and… Read more about this item
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PBY: The Catalina Flying Boat

by Creed, Roscoe

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
very good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1986
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780870215261
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Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Lightest shelf wear to the book and jacket. First printing, no others noted. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Hard Cover. "The Consolidated PBY Catalina is a flying boat and amphibious aircraft that was produced in the 1930s and 1940s. In Canadian service it was known… Read more about this item
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They Died to Make Men Free: A history of The 19th Michigan Infantry in the Civil War

by William M. Anderson

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Used - Very Good
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very good
Published
1994
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780890293225
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Dayton: Morningside House, 1994. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Lightest shelf wear to the book and jacket, touch of fading to the spine, clean and unmarked.Broadfoot, 1996, page 18. The19th Michigan Infantry was mustered into Federal service at Dowagiac, Michigan, on September 5, 1862. The regiment suffered 7 officers and 88 enlisted men who were killed in action or… Read more about this item
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West Dickens Avenue: A Marine at Khe Sanh

by John Corbett

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Used - Very Good
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very good
Edition
First Edition
Published
2003
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780891417859
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New York: Presidio Press, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Lightest wear to the book and jacket. Inscribed by the author on the title page. From the flap: "Corbett relates these experiences through the eyes of an eighteen year old but with the mind and maturity of a man now in his fifties. His story of life,… Read more about this item
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Vermont in the Civil War: A History of the Part Taken By the Vermont Soldiers and Sailors in the War for the Union, 1861-5

by G. G. Benedict

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Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1888
Binding
Hardcover
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Burlington, VT: The Free Press Association, 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. VOLUME 2 only. Label ghost to spine, covers, tips, edges and corners quite worn, hinges repaired, lacks rear free endpaper, ownership inscription of Oscar Chandler, a private in the 2nd Vermont Artillery. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Hard Cover. Every effort is made to ship… Read more about this item
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The Officer's Guide: A Ready Reference on Customs and Correct Procedures Which Pertain to Commissioned Officers of the Army of the United States

by Military Service Publishing Company

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Used - Very Good
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good
Edition
Tenth edition
Published
1944
Binding
Hardcover
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Harrisburg: Military Service Publishing Company, 1944. Tenth edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book; more to the jacket which is chipped and creased with short closed tears; crease to the front endpaper. First printing, no additional printings. "Nowhere can you geat as much information as you can from 'The Officer's Guide.'… Read more about this item
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