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cover of Diplomacy for Victory: FDR and Unconditional Surrender

Diplomacy for Victory: FDR and Unconditional Surrender

by O'Connor, Raymond Gish

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NY, Norton, 1971. Soft Cover. xiii, 143 p., maps; 21 cm. "In January of 1943, at Casablanca, Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued a statement to the press which became a guiding policy of Allied Diplomacy in the Second World War… O'Connor views the policy as one of Roosevelt's great successes. ISBN (10): 0393054411. Stock#NEU391. Vg / soft cover.
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All In It. 'K (1)' / K(1) / K (1) Carries On.

by Hay, Ian (pseud. of Major John / Ian Hay Beith), 1876-1952.

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Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press, 1917. Hard Cover. 238 p.; 19.5 cm. "'The First Hundred Thousand' closed with the Battle of Loos. The present narrative follows certain friends of ours from the scene of that costly but valuable experience, through a winter campaign in the neighbourhood of Ypres and Ploegsteert, to profitable participation in the Battle of the Somme.”… Read more
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The Critique of War. Contemporary Philosophical Explorations.

by Ginsberg, Robert, editor.

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Regnery, Chicago [1969]. Hard Cover. 360 p., index. Contributions include Steinkraus, War and the Philosopher's Duty; Frondizi, The Ideological Origins of the Third World War; Merton, War and the Crisis of Language; Dunham, The Categorical Imperative and the Cold War; Balasubramanian, The Technique of Nonviolent Resistance; A Bibliography of the Philosophy of War in the Atomic Age. Black cloth… Read more
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cover of Everything We Had. An Oral History of the Vietnam War by 33 American Soldiers Who Fought It

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Random House, NY [1981]. Hard Cover. xvii, 265 p., photos; 24 cm. Al Santoli is also the author of To Bear Any Burden: The Vietnam War and Its Aftermath. He has served as an investigator for the U.S. House of Representatives POW/MIA Task Force. A collection of 33 tours of duty presented in chronological order from 1962 through 1975.… Read more
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New York: Random House, c2000. "Who betrayed Jean Moulin? And who was this enigmatic hero, a man as skilled in deception as he was in acts of heroism? After the war, his ashes were transferred to the Panthéon, France's highest honor, where his memory is revered alongside that of Voltaire and Victor Hugo. But Moulin's story is full of… Read more
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Social Reform in the United States Navy, 1798-1862 / Harold D. Langley

by Langley, Harold D. (David), 1925-

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Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1967.. First Edition. Hard Cover. x, 309 p. , index, 24 cm. This copy from the library of Stuart C. Sherman contains a copy of his review of the book published in American Notes and Queries and has pencil annotations of the reviewer. Bibliography: p. [281]-296. Stock# 44,759. Vg / dj vg.
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The Face of Battle

by Keegan, John (b. 1934)

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NY, Viking Press [1976]. Hard Cover. 354 p., index, plates; 22 cm. Book club stamp. A broad view of battlefield experience that focuses on three battles that took place within a few miles of one another: Agincourt, 1415; Waterloo, 1815, and the Somme, 1916. Stock#46751. Vg, extensively underlined and annotated by a military historian / dj good+.
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cover of Intrepid Aviators: The American Flyers Who Sank Japan's Greatest Battleship

Intrepid Aviators: The American Flyers Who Sank Japan's Greatest Battleship

by Fletcher, Gregory G.

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NY, NAL Caliber, 2013. First Edition. Hard Cover. viii, 420 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates, illus., maps; 23 cm. "The thrilling true story of the brave bomber [i.e. torpedo] pilots, their daring duel with the Musashi, and Will Fletcher's struggle to survive as a guerrilla soldier. The sinking of Musashi inflicted a crucial blow in the Battle of… Read more
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Catalog [8]

by Bell's Aviation & Militaria

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Tilghman, MD, [1992?]. Periodical. 32 p., illus., 21.5 cm. The want list reflects the contents: Flight helmets; Goggles; Oxygen Masks; Flight suits, Survival kits; Boots / shoes. Stock# 45,146. Soft cover.
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cover of Pearl Harbor and Hawaii: A Military History. By the Editors of the Army Times

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NY, Bonanza Books [1971]. Hard Cover. 184 p., 120 illus., 2 maps; 22 cm. Provides a narrative of the attack and of the days and weeks afterward in Oahu. ISBN (10): 0802703607. Stock#46881. Vg/ dj vg.
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The Road Back to Paris

by Liebling, A. J.(Abbott Joseph) 1904-1963, ed.

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N.Y., Paragon House [1988]. Soft Cover. 300 p. Articles from The New Yorker. ”Liebling covered the war as Harold Ross wanted him to, from the front lines, and got the enlisted man's point of view. He found plenty of color and sharp detail of daily life, fleeing Paris in 1940, crossing the Atlantic in a submarine...… Read more
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High Command in the World War, by William Dilworth Puleston

by Puleston, W. D. (William Dilworth), b. 1881.

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New York, London, Charles Scribner's sons, 1934.. Hard Cover. xii p., 2 l., 331 p. incl. maps, diagrs. 24 cm. Captain William Dilworth Puleston, U.S.N., onetime Chief of Naval Intelligence, looks at World War I through the imperialistic eyes of Mahan, about whom Puleston later penned a biography. Stock# 43,186. Vg. dj good+.
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Blacksburg, Va., Pocahontas [1996]. Hard Cover. xiv, 770p. Used statistical models to talk about nuclear weapons maintaining peace. It would seem that building weapons doesn't create peace mathematically either. Prepublication review copy; VG. Stock#24918. Pub. at $25.
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New York, Simon & Schuster, c2003. Hard Cover. xviii, 418 p. : illus., maps ; index, 24 cm. An occupying army that considered resistance terrorism and justifies the use of torture and executions for those who don't appreciate the good they are doing--no, not the U.S. in Iraq, but the Gestapo in nine months in Rome. Bibliography (pp.393-396). Stock#… Read more
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Pork Chop Hill: The American Fighting Men in Action, Korea, Spring 1953

by Marshall, S. L. A. (Samuel Lyman Atwood), 1900-1977

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Nashville, Tenn.: Battery Press, 1986. Hard Cover. 315 p., illus., maps; 21.5 cm. Maps & drawings by H. Garver Miller. Describes an action of 48 hours by the 7th Infantry Division. S.L.A. Marshall had pioneered the technique of recording small-unit actions shortly after they occurred in WWII. First pub. NY, Morrow, 1956. ISBN (10): 0898390907. Stock#47156. Vg, bookplate, one… Read more
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War Map of the World

by Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981/ Chicago, Rand McNally

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Chicago, Rand McNally/ Philadelphia, Sunoco, [1942]. Folding map.12 panels. 67x48 cm. Date: a note says "Status when U.S. entered the war." Issued early in 1942 as much of the military situation reflects 1941 events. Someone has used pencil to cross out Guam and other casualties of the Japanese surge. Lowell Thomas' name appears only because as an NBC newscaster,… Read more
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The Causes of the War of 1812.

by Horsman, Reginald.

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Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press [1962]. Hard Cover. 345 p. 22 cm. "The confusion concerning the origins of the War of 1812 have stemmed primarily from the lack of attention paid to the position of England in the causes of the conflict... "Bibliography (pp. 269-329). NEU118. Good+, some slight marginal lines of emphasis / no dj.
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Pearl Harbor: Final Judgment

by Clausen, Henry C. and Bruce Lee

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Crown, NY [1992]. First Edition. Hard Cover. ”First Edition.” x, 485 p., index, photos, map. Lawson unearthed facts about the Army and Navy's preparation , and the handling of Japanese messages, that were not part of the public record. The trade edition. Stock# 26,968. Fine/ dj fine. World War II, military history, Hawaii, United States military intelligence.… Read more
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Berlin : Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand, c1985. Soft Cover. 30 p ; 21 cm. Series: Beiträge zum Widerstand 1933-1945, 28. A leading scholar of the German resistance writes here of the Assassination attempt, 1944 (July 20), of Adolf Hitler. Stock# 40,521. Vg/ paper.
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Ipswich, Mass., Gambit, 1980. 'First Printing'. First Edition. Hard Cover. xi, 146 p., index. "The long-mislaid diary-like account of a Harvard professor of anthropology turned cloak-and-dagger operative for General Donovan and his OSS.” Dj frayed ; VG. Stock#23106.
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