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On War
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On War

By Clausewitz, Carl von; Edited and with an Introduction By Anatol Rapoport

England: Penguin Books, 1968. 461 pages with Concluding Remarks by Anatol Rapoport, Notes, References, Glossary, and Index. On War (Vom Kriege) was published posthumously in 1832 by Clausewitz's wife. . Book Club Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$15.00

One Patriot's Saga: An Enlisted Man's Story of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam
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One Patriot's Saga: An Enlisted Man's Story of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam

By Mehring, James A.

Raleigh, North Carolina: Pentland Press, Inc., 1993. 177 pages with Appendix and Epilogue. Black and white photos. Publisher's press release for the book tucked inside the rear cover. The author recounts 30 years of service in the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Army Air Force, and the U.S. Air Force during World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He also writes about his service in "The Company," the C.I.A., during the Vietnam War. Mehring has signed the book to fellow Vietnam War veteran and China Post 1 commander, Fred Platt, who was a combat pilot with the Ravens, a covert operation in conjunction with the C.I.A. The inscription reads: "Fred Platt China Post 1 from the first American enlisted man wounded in the Korean War who later flew for Air America. Jim Mehring 5-31-97.". SIGNED. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$35.00

U.S.S. Shangri-La CVA 38 1959-1961
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U.S.S. Shangri-La CVA 38 1959-1961

Black leatherette with raised decoration that has faded from what looks like green to mostly black now. PAGES 3-10 HAVE BEEN REMOVED. Pages 11-14 are loose, but present. The rest of the book is intact and solid. Condition would grade Very Good if not for the missing pages. 256 pages, loaded with black and white photos of ports of call, life on the ship, and the men who made it all work. Organized into four sections: The World, The Ship, The Man, and Random Thoughts in Retrospect. Here's where the Shangri-La went from April 1959 to August 1961: Far East Cruise (Hawaii, Japan, Hong Kong), West Coast (Bremerton, San Francisco, San Diego), South American Cruise & East Coast (Equator, Peru, Chile, Cape Horn, Rio de Janeiro, Trinidad, New York, Norfolk, Mayport, Cuba, Jamaica), NATO Cruise & Stateside (England, Mayport), The Mediterranean (Rota, Naples, Rome, Pompeii, Cannes, Paris, Istanbul, Rhodes, Malta, Barcelona, Gibraltar).. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.

$35.00

Uniformes Militares Historicos, Republica Argentina
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Uniformes Militares Historicos, Republica Argentina

By Roux, Guillermo; Julio M. Luqui Lagleyze

Republica Argentina: Círculo Militar, 1994. Publication date not indicated, but OCLC WorldCat database states 1994. Portfolio of thirty-six illustrated loose leaves, preceded by 18 pages (numbered 5-17), as follows: Title page and Introduction by Osiris Guillermo Villegas, President of Círculo Militar (publisher), both of which are unnumbered, and the following numbered (5-17) pages: (about the artist) Guillermo Roux mas alla del tema, por Albino Dieguez Videla; and a section containing a history and description of each illustrated uniform-Historia y descripcion de los uniformes militares, por el Profesor Julio M. Luqui Lagleyze. Each sheet in the portfolio is 12.25 X 16 inches. Clean and in fine condition. The portfolio slipcase has some scratches and rubbing to the extremities.. Soft Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Guillermo Roux.

$225.00

A Military History of Modern China: 1924-1949

By Liu, F.F.

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1956. Some shelf wear to the boards and rubbing to the extremities of the dust jacket. Previous owner name on the front pastedown, mostly obscured by the front flap of the dust jacket. A clean, solid copy. 312 pages with Selected Bibliography and Index. Illustrations (map, charts, tables, etc.).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$10.00

Don Troiani's Soldiers in America 1754-1865
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Don Troiani's Soldiers in America 1754-1865

By Don Troiani; James L. Kochan; Earl J. Coates

Mechanicsberg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 1998. Mild wear top-edge of dust jacket. No tears or chips. Nice, clean copy. 242 pages. Illustrated with nearly 200 photographs of rare equipment and uniforms from Troiani's collection and with reproductions of Troiani's paintings. Foreword by Brian Pohanka. Additional contributors: Rene Chartrand, Charles Cureton, Fred Gaede, and Erik Goldstein.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Don Troiani.

$18.50

Flying the Edge: The Making of Navy Test Pilots
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Flying the Edge: The Making of Navy Test Pilots

By Wilson, George C.

Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1992. This chronicle of a year spent with the 100th test-pilot class at the Naval Air Test Center in Patuxent River, Maryland, provides a look at the challenges and dangers facing naval test pilots in the 1990s. 271 pages with Index. Black and white photos.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$7.00

Medal of Honor Recipients 1863-1978, Senate Committee Print No. 3, 96th Congress, 1st session)
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Medal of Honor Recipients 1863-1978, Senate Committee Print No. 3, 96th Congress, 1st session)

By Committee on veterans' Affairs, United States Senate

Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1979. Edge and spine wear to covers. Smalll tear at the tail of the spine. A bit of curl to the corners of several pages. 1113 pages. PART I: Historical Background. PART II: Citations of Awards of the Medal of Honor by War, Campaign, Conflict, or Era. PART III: Medal of Honor Recipients by State. PART IV: Foreign Born Medal of Honor Recipients. PART V: Medal of Honor Alphabetical Index. PART VI: Documentary Background on the Medal of Honor.. Soft Cover. Good.

$20.00

Jutland: An Eye-Witness Account of a Great Battle
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Jutland: An Eye-Witness Account of a Great Battle

By Legg, Stuart

New York: The John Day Company, 1967. Price-clipped jacket. Scuff mark on front panel from sticker removal. Does not affect title or graphics. Account of the World War I Naval battle in May 1916 between the British and German fleets--about 250 ships--in the Battle of Jutland, off the coast of Denmark. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$10.00

Churchill's Generals
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Churchill's Generals

By Keegan, John (Editor)

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Grove Press, 1991. Military historians examine 20 of Churchill's leading commanders. 368 pages with Notes and Index. A section of black and white photos illustrate the text. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$10.00

United States Army Training Center Fort Carson Colorado 1961 Yearbook for 1st Battalion, 3d Training Regiment, Company C
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United States Army Training Center Fort Carson Colorado 1961 Yearbook for 1st Battalion, 3d Training Regiment, Company C

1961. Not page numbered, but about 70 pages. Illustrations on every page depicting life around the base and training activities. Pictures of soldiers in the graduation class of December 8, 1961 for Company C of the 1st Battalion, 3d Regiment.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued).

$20.00

News of Spain [Spanish Civil War]: Assorted Weekly Newsletters from 1938 to 1939
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News of Spain [Spanish Civil War]: Assorted Weekly Newsletters from 1938 to 1939

New York: Spanish Information Bureau, 1938. Each issue in this lot is an ex-library copy with a "WITHDRAWN" stamp and catalog numbers on the front cover in the upper corners. Staples removed in some issues. Fold marks. Mostly in Good to Very Good condition, but a few grade Fair to Good because of tears, creases or page separation. Thirty-four issues ranging from June 1, 1938 to February 23, 1939. Each issue is eight pages (six for one issue) and measures 8.5 by 11.5 inches. Each newsletter is placed in its own archival sleeve and the lot is collected in a three-ring binder. A scarce collection of weekly newsletters reporting on events of the Spanish Civil War. Numerous articles about Loyalists and Rebels, illustrated with photographs, figures, and cartoon drawings. Quoting Joseph B. Code of Catholic University in his 1938 pamphlet, The Spanish War and Lying Propaganda, the publisher of the newsletter, Spanish Information Bureau in New York, is "the propaganda office in New York City of the Spanish Embassy. Its director is the well-known radical, William P. Mangold. The principal function of this organization is to edit, print and distribute "News of Spain," a clip sheet issued fortnightly, printed on a good grade of paper, well-edited and filled with the usual Spanish Leftist propaganda distortions. Originally issued as "background" or "explanatory" material for newspaper editors, it is now sent to thousands of influential Americans.". Soft Cover. Very Good.

$700.00

The Complete Encyclopedia of Warships 1798 to the Present: Steam, Turbine, Diesel, Nuclear
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The Complete Encyclopedia of Warships 1798 to the Present: Steam, Turbine, Diesel, Nuclear

By Batchelor, John; Chant, Christopher

Edison, New Jersey: Chartwell Books, 2007. 320 pages with Individual Ship Sections and Index. Numerous illustrations in boith color and black and white. . Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$20.00

The Writings of Stephen B. Luce
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The Writings of Stephen B. Luce

By Luce, Stephen B. (Edited with Commentary By John D. Hayes and John B. Hattendorf)

Newport, Rhode Island: Naval War College, 1975. 262 pages with Index. Light wear, clean copy. U.S. Naval War College Historical Monograph Series, Volume I. A collection of writing from one of the U.S. Navy's great offices, primarily known for having founded the Naval War College.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$35.00

Lincoln\'s Loyalists: Union Soldiers from the Confederacy
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Lincoln's Loyalists: Union Soldiers from the Confederacy

By Current, Richard Nelson

Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1992. 253 pages, with Appendix, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated endpapers--Confederacy map.. First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$15.00

Aspects of Conflict, 1916
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Aspects of Conflict, 1916

By Liddle, Peter

Salisbury: Michael Russell, 1985. Light shelf wear and the jacket has some spotting or staining to the rear panel. 96 pages focusing on the course of the world war in 1916, illustrated extensively with copies of comtemporary documents and photographs, which are accomapnied by detailed captions. Introduction by the author.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$20.00

I\'m No Hero
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I'm No Hero

By Plumb, Charlie; DeWerff, Glen

Independence, Missouri: Independence Press, 1973. Mild edge wear to jacket. 287 pages, illustrated with drawings. American POW Lt. Comdr. Joseph Charles Plumb was shot down May 19, 1967 during a combat mission over North Vietnam. He endured six years in prison, subjected to torture, and in 1970 was appointed chaplain of his prison unit. An inspring story of courage and faith.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Alta Adkins.

$15.00

American Heritage New History of World War II
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American Heritage New History of World War II

By Sulzberger, C.L., Revised by Stephen E. Ambrose

New York: Viking Press, 1997. Originally published as Picture History of World War II in 1966 and became a standard reference on the war. Stephen Ambrose has revised and updated Sulzberger's original text with new material in the text, new chapters, and all new captions. More than 700 photographs accompany the text. Includes illustrations from cartoonists who portrayed the lighter side of the war, as well as new computer-generated color maps of important battles. Heavy book, will require additional postage for expedited or overseas delivery. 628 pages, with Selected Bibliography, Picture Credits, and Index.. Revised Edition, first Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$50.00

Grants Secret Service: The Intelligence War from Belmont to Appomattox
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Grants Secret Service: The Intelligence War from Belmont to Appomattox

By Feis, William B

Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2002. 330 pages, with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine+/Near Fine+.

$10.00

Jane\'s World Armoured Fighting Vehicles
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Jane's World Armoured Fighting Vehicles

By Foss, Christopher

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1977. Very light wear to book; jacket shows wear at spine ends and corners. 437 pages with Index and illustrated with more than 480 black and white photos.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$15.00

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