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With the Old Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa

by Sledge, E. B. w/intro. by Paul Fussell

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1990 reissue.
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9780195067149
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New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1990 reissue. 326pp. illus. paperback 8vo: near Very Good [spine has been reinforced with sturdy clear tape; else a clean, complete & tight copy] A now classic memoir of combat service with the U. S. Marine Corps in World War II by the Alabama college professor Sledge (1923-2001). Highly recommended but not for the squeamish.… Read more
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Listening to Britain: Home Intelligence Reports on Britain's Finest Hour May to September 1940

by Addison, Paul & Jeremy A. Crang, editors

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2011 1st ed. thus
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9780099548744
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London: Vintage Books, 2011 1st ed. thus. 492pp. paperback: Very Good [spine crease; ink gift inscription; else a clean, complete & tight copy] An historical "correction" praised by Len Deighton, et al.
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Aces Against Germany

by Hammel, Eric

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1995 1st ed. thus.
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9780671529079
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New York: Pocket Books, 1995 1st ed. thus. 367pp. paperback: Good [text is age browned; edges are age foxed; else a complete & tight copy] Over three dozen American fighter pilots reminiscence about their combat experiences in the Second World War.
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The Fall of Japan

by Craig, William

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1967 3rd ptg.
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New York: The Dial Press, 1967 3rd ptg. 368pp. illus. red cloth 8vo: Very Good+ in a generally Good dj with some edge tears, now protected in a Brodart poly cover. A popular early history of the final weeks of World War II in the Pacific.
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Eritrea 1941

by Barker, A. J. w/foreword by Gen. Sir William Platt

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1966 1st ed.
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London: Faber & Faber, 1966 1st ed. 248pp. illus. black cloth 8vo: Very Good in a near Very Good dj in Brodart poly cover. A history of the campaign against Italy in Eritrea, the first British land victory of World War II, written by Barker (1918-81), who was a junior officer in the East African theater of operations. General Platt… Read more
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The War Journal of Major Damon Rocky Gause

by Gause, Major Damon Rocky w/foreword by Stephen E. Ambrose & intro. by Damon L. Gause

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Fine
Edition
1999 1st ed.
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9780786865109
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New York: Hyperion, 1999 1st ed. 181pp. illus. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj. in Brodart poly cover. Praise by Norman Schwarzkopf, David Hackworth, et al. for this gripping account of the author's escape from the Bataan Death March and 3,200-mile voyage across the enemy-held Pacific to Australia. Gause died in 1944 in a P-47 crash in England.
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An Airman's Letter to His Mother

by Anonymous Royal Air Force (RAF) Pilot [Vivian Rosewarne]

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1940 1st Am. ed.
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New York: Dutton, 1940 1st Am. ed. 15pp. hardback 16mo: Good+/no dj. A small volume containing the actual letter left for the mother of a Royal Air Force pilot lost on a bombing mission at the time of the Dunkirk evacuation in May 1940. The original letter was published anonymously in The Times of London and later in this American… Read more
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The German Occupation of the Channel Islands

by Cruickshank, Charles

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2004 reprint.
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9780192158086
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Sutton Publishing, 2004 reprint. 398pp. illus. paperback: ex lib. copy; some markings from an English public library deletion; text is age browned; paperback covers are protected in a sturdy clear plastic binding; else a nice complete & tight copy. The official history originally published in 1975 for the Trustees of the Imperial War Museum.
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World War II in Tampa Bay (Images of America)

by Quesada, Alejandro M. de

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Near Fine
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1997 1st ed.
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9780752408880
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Dover, NH: Arcadia, 1997 1st ed. 128pp. illus. paperback tall 8vo: near Fine [couple of corner thumbs; else a nice crisp copy]
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Beach Red: A Novel

by Bowman, Peter

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1945 book club ed.
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New York: Random House, 1945 book club ed. 122pp. grey cloth 8vo: Good+/no dj [some age darkening of light grey covers; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy]
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Kangaroo Squadron: American Courage in the Darkest Days of World War II

by Gamble, Bruce

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2018 1st ed.
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9780306903120
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New York: Da Capo Press, 2018 1st ed. 400pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Very Good in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [some small stains at top edge near fore edge not affecting text; else a nice clean and crisp copy]
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Thunder in the Heavens: Classic American Aircraft of World War II

by Bowman, Martin w/photographs by Patrick Bunce

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1994 1st Am. ed.
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9780831782979
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New York: Smithmark, 1994 1st Am. ed. 144pp. illus. hardback sq 4to: Fine in a Fine dj in poly cover. A big coffee table book of color photographs, both flying and on the ground, of 14 kinds of preserved American combat aircraft from World War II ranging from the B-17 bomber to the P-51 Mustang fighter.
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Our Navy: A Fighting Team

by Taussig, Joseph K. & Harley F. Cope

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1943.
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New York: Whittlesey House, 1943. 239pp. illus. navy cloth 8vo: near Very Good in a generally Good dj in poly cover. Detailed descriptions of the function, purpose and mission of each type of ship in the U.S. Navy mid-World War II by two senior naval officers.
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The Normandy Diary of Marie-Louise Osmont

by Osmont, Marie-Louise translated by George L. Newman w/foreword by Rebecca Farwell & intro. by John Keegan

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Edition
1994 1st ed.
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9780679434382
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New York: Random House/The Discovery Channel Press, 1994 1st ed. 118pp. illus. hardback 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj in poly cover [a very light top corner bump & some tiny top and bottom edge foxing; else a very nice crisp copy] A remarkable World War II diary.
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Japan Unmasked

by Abend, Hallett

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1943 reprint.
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New York: Ives Washburn, 1943 reprint. 322pp. green cloth 8vo: Very Good in a near Very Good dj in poly cover [brief ink gift inscription on pastedown; some fading of green cover cloth; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy] An American journalist's examination of Japan at the start of the Second World War. Abend (d. 1955) had been… Read more
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A Navy Maverick Comes of Age, 1939-1945

by Moffat, Alexander W

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1977 1st ed.
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9780819550156
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Middletown, CT: Wesleyan Univ. Press, 1977 1st ed. 152pp. illus. hardback 8vo: Fine in a near Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [hint of a top corner bump; else a very nice crisp copy]
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Men of the R. A. F. (inscribed by Rothenstein)

by Rothenstein, Sir William, Lord David Cecil, a poem by John Masefield & foreword by Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles Portal

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1942 1st ed.
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London: Oxford Univ. Press, 1942 1st ed. INSCRIBED on ffep by Sir William Rothenstein. 134pp. illus. orange cloth sm 4to: Good/no dj [brief ink gift inscription on ffep; fading of orange covers; top corner bump with some front cover creasing owing to thinness of wartime boards; else a clean, complete & tight copy] Some 40 drawings of Royal Air Force… Read more
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Transfigured Night: The CRALOG Experience(inscribed by Reiss)

by Egan, Eileen & Elizabeth Clark Reiss w/foreword by Gen. Lucius D. Clay

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1964 1st ed.
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Narberth, PA: Livingston Publishing Co., 1964 1st ed. INSCRIBED on half-title p. by Elizabeth Reiss. 185pp. navy cloth sm 8vo w/yellow titles: Fine in a Very Good+ dj in Brodart poly cover. An account of relief work in immediate post-WW II Germany by the 18 agencies banded together as the Council of Relief Agencies Licensed for Operation in Germany.
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The Old Gray Mare (inscribed)

by Eberhardt, John S. [Stephen]

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2005 1st ed.
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9780595344376
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privately issued (iUniverse), 2005 1st ed. INSCRIBED warmly by author on half-title p. 179pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Fine. An eye-witness account of the U.S. Army's last horse-drawn field artillery unit, the 112th Field Artillery Regiment, during its last year of training in 1939.
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Many a Watchful Night

by Brown, Lt. John Mason, USNR

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1944.
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New York: Whittlesey House, 1944. 219pp. illus. red cloth tall 8vo: Good/no dj [light shelf wear and age browning; else a clean, complete & tight copy] A contemporary report on Operation Overlord, the Normandy landings commonly known as D-Day, (even though all World War II amphibious assaults were D-Days).
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