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AP World -- Vietnam: The Real War Issue

By Associated Press

New York: Associated Press, 2013. Magazine. Very Good +. Magazine. 28 pp. Lightly read AP house organ with feature promoting AP's new book "Vietnam: the Real War." Cover shows b&w photo of a GI in Vietnam sniffing a letter from a girlfriend back in Oklahoma. Article by Mike Silverman includes more information and photos from the Vietnam book. Other articles deal with the Naibobi AP bureau; photo transmission methods over the decades; a look back at WW II coverage by Max Desfor and George Bria. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.

$6.18

Day of Terror, September 11, 2001
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Day of Terror, September 11, 2001

By Shangle, Barbara

NY: Amer Products Publishing Corp., 2001. Book. Illus. by Wide World Photos, Associated Press. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 1st Printing Stated.. 48 glossy pp. Lightly thumbed and slight creases in lower right corners of text. No markings. Mostly full page color photos showing jetliners crashing into the World Trade Center in lower Manhattanm and resulting damage. A few pages show the Pentagon attack (but no images of an aircraft at the Pentagon site.) Brief captions comprise the text. Size: 4to -- 11in Tall.

$6.18

Faces of War: The Untold Story of Edward Steichen's WW11 Photographers

By Faram, Mark D.

NY: Berkley Caliber, 2009. Book. Very Good +. Cloth Strip & Boards. First Edition.. 239 pp., numerous b&w photos in text, plus more in a DVD on rear board. Close to new except for bumped corners. Text clean. Detailed account of how Edward Steichen organized a band of photographers for the US Navy and made 14,000 images of combat in the Pacific Theater. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall.

$6.65

Chasing Ghosts: Failures and Facades in Iraq: A Soldier's Perspective

By Rieckhoff, Paul

NY: NAL Caliber (Penguin), 2007. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 325 pp. Thumbed. Crease on lower corner. Binding firm. No markings. Includes 8 pp. of glossy b&w photos. Hard-hitting, critical account of warfare in Iraq in the early years of the U.S. invasion and occupation. First account of the war by a U.S. soldier who served there. Author went on to organize and head the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$5.70

Fear Up Harsh
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Fear Up Harsh

By Lagouranis, Tony (with Mikaelian, Allen)

NY: NAL Caliber (Penguin), 2007. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 254 pp. Close to new, no markings or creases. An Army interrogator tells of his first hand experiences with POWs in Abu Ghraib prison and other locations in Iraq. He discloses the military often disregarded Geneva Convention rules against torture. Size: 8vo -- 9 in By 9 in Square Format.

$4.75

The Iraq Study Group Report: The Way Forward - A New Approach
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The Iraq Study Group Report: The Way Forward - A New Approach

By Iraq Study Group, Baker, James A., Hamilton Lee H. Et al.

NY: Vintage, 2006. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 142 pp. Nearly new, no spine creasing or text markings. Small red line on top edge near spine. An overview of the US attempt to occupy and rebuild Iraq as of 2005. Brief history of the US invasion, along with 79 recommendations to the Bush Administration for future policy. Study group was a bipartisan panel of senior govt officials. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall.

$5.70

American Historical Review-- October 2010 Issue

By American Historical Association

Chicago: American Historical Assn, 2010. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Approx 350 pp. Lightly used, spine uncreased. Text clean. Centerpiece is a quartet of articles on sexuality and intimacy in mid-2oth-century France, including a piece by Mary Louise Roberts on US soldiers fighting in France during WW 2. Other articles: The English Revolution and the Atlantic Origins of Abolition, by John Donahue; Getting Out of Iraq -- In 1932, by Susan Pederson. Dozens of book reviews. Postcard sketch on front cover shows a U.S. GI in his Jeep, being welcomed by two French women. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in..

$5.70

Village of Secrets

By Moorehead, Caroline

NY: Harper Perennial, 2015. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 274 pp. Thumbed but light wear, spine uncreased. Small marker slash on top edge near spine With maps, chronology. A closer look at the Resistance efforts that hid Jews from Nazis in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon during France's Vichy period. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$4.75

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Tragedy into Hope for a Better World
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September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Tragedy into Hope for a Better World

By Potorti, David, Ed.

New York: RDV Books/Akashic Books, 2003. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Signed by Editor. 1st Paperback Edition.. 246 pp. Flat-signed by author/editor David Potorti on half-title page. Previous owner's name also on half title page. Small corner crease, lightly read. Spine uncreased. Text clean. A group of 50 relatives of 9-11 victims in the U.S. lay out their peace proposals and opposition to wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in High.

$11.40

Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II

By Hylton, Wil S.

NY: Riverhead (Penguin Group), 2014. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Uncorrected Proof.. 272 pp. Nearly new. Review copy. No markings. Covers have foldover flaps. A case study of efforts to track and recover 11 airmen who disappeared during WW 2 when their bomber flew over Pulau in the Pacific. They are among the 56,000 US troops still MIA. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$5.70

Night Over Day Over Night

By Watkins, Paul

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Book. Good +. Cloth Tape & Boards. First Edition Stated.. 293 pp. Ex-library, with 1 front endpaper cut out, and one red "discard" stamping on preliminary page. Otherwise clean. Mylar protector. Historical novel about a German youth who trains with the SS and finds himself in the Battle of the Bulge. Young author toured WW 1 battlefields and lived in Germany before holding newspaper jobs in Providence RI and New Haven, Conn. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In..

$5.23

The Revolutionary War

By McDowell, Bart

Washingon, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1980. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 4th Printing.. 197 pp. on glossy stock. Previous owner's gift inscription on endpaper, no other markings. Light chipping and small closed tear to jacket. A National Geographic photo book that follows a young family as they tour various battlefields and landmarks of the American Revolution. Many full-page color photos. Easy to read text. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in Tall.

$4.28

Ambrose Bierce's Civil War
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Ambrose Bierce's Civil War

By Ambrose Bierce

NY: Wing Books, 1996. Book. Near Fine. Cloth. 258 pp. Close to new, tiny black slash on top edge near spine. Text clean. Collection of Bierce's essays and fictional pieces about the Civil War, primarily unsentimental impressions of various battles he experienced as a Union soldier from Indiana. Introduction by William McCann, editor. Size: 12mo -- 7.25 in Tall.

$9.50

New International no. 7: Opening Guns of World War III: Washington's Assault on Iraq
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New International no. 7: Opening Guns of World War III: Washington's Assault on Iraq

By Barnes, Jack, et. Al.

NY: Pathfinder Press (NY), 1991. Magazine. Near Fine. Trade Papeback. 333 pp. Tight, nearly new collection of articles about the First Gulf War (against Iraq's attempt to occupy Kuwait), written from the perspective of the U.S. Socialist Workers Party. Cover corner creased. The anthology denounces the American campaign as a failure that slaughtered tens of thousands of Iraqi soldiers and created millions of refugees but didn't rein in Saddam Hussein. Other articles criticize the surge in US militarism during the Carter administration, and revisit the forgotten 1945 protest against U.S. occupation of Japan. The magazine was dated and issued in 1991, but may have been reprinted in paperback form in 2003. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in..

$6.65

A Life in a Year: The American Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-1972
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A Life in a Year: The American Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-1972

By Ebert, James

Novato, Calif.: Presidio Press, 1995. Book. Very Good. Trade Papeback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 406 pp., 10 pp. b&w photos. Nearly new, lightly thumbed. Text clean. No spine creasing. Ebert relates the field experiences of more than 60 infantry soldiers in Vietnam. Beginning with induction and training, he moves on to deployment in the Vietnamese countryside and return to America. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$6.65

Beyond Nuclear: Mordechai Vanunu's Freedom of Speech Trial and My Life as a Muckracker 2005-2010

By Fleming, Eileen

Self-published, 2010. Book. Good. Trade Papeback. 188 pp., notes. Rippled because of dampness; satisfactory as reading copy. Binding firm. Stiff wraps, with color photo of Vanunu on cover. No publication data, apparently self-published. An American writer recounts her friendship with Vanunu, who served 18 years in an Israeli prison after taking photos of nuclear development work in an underground facility in the Negev desert. His revelations to British media helped document that Israel has a nuclear arsenal of 150 to 200 bombs, although Israel has neither confirmed or denied the report. Israel has required him to remain incommunicado since his release from prison, but he has violated his parole several times. Amnesty International has declared him a prisoner of conscience. As of 2015, he was seeking political asylum in Norway, where his wife teaches in a university. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$4.75

A Toast to Rebellion

By Garibaldi, Giuseppe

Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1935. Book. Good +. Cloth. First Edition Stated.. 327 pp. Spine faded and stained with a streak of white paint. Water stains on front and rear covers. Artistic bookplate pasted on inside cover. Text clean, binding firm. Grandson of Italy's national hero recounts his adventures as a mercenary in the 1910 Mexican Revolution, the Boer War and other conflicts. Includes 19 glossy b&w photos. Size: 8v0 -- 9 in Tall By 10 in. Wide.

$11.40

Why Bosnia? Writings on the Balkan War

By Ali, Rabia and Lifschultz, Lawrence, Eds.

Stony Creek, Conn.: Pampleteer's Press, 1993. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 353 pp. Close to new, some acetate wrinkles near top edge of front cover. Spine uncreased, no markings. More than 30 essays on the ethnic violence that swept the Balkans after the 1991 breakup of Yugoslavia. Some deal with the hesitation of other nations to intervene. Size: 8vov -- 9.25 in Tall.

$9.50

Summer 2014 Issue -- LBJ Gulf of Tonkin Speech

By Newhouse Network

Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University, 2014. Magazine. Very Good. Magazine. Vol. 26, No. 1.. 28 pp. Gently read, nearly new. An issue of the quarterly alumni magazine of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This issue celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Newhouse School on the SU campus. The cover shows a historical photo of President Lyndon B. Johnson in an academic gown cutting a ribbon, dedicating the first building of Newhouse, now occupying three buildings. LBJ is shown with Lady Bird, NY Governor Nelson Rockefeller, wife Happy Rockefeller and SU Chancellor William P. Tolley. The dedication ceremony is remembered today for LBJ's Gulf of Tonkin speech, which asserted North Vietnam had attacked US Navy ships, including the destroyer USS Maddox. The magazine article noted LBJ received a standing ovation. It omitted any mention that years later, most historians regarded the speech as an exaggeration or fabrication of what actually occurred. The article also recounts the $15 million gift that publisher S.I. Newhouse provided to expand SU's journalism program. Size: 8vo -- 9 in By 9 in Square Format.

$6.65

Life Magazine -- June 23, 1967 Issue

By Life Magazine

NY: Time-Life Inc., 1967. Magazine. Very Good. Magazine. Vol. 62, No. 23.. 96 pp. Lightly read. Remains of mailing label on lower left cover. "Wrap-Up of the Astounding War" (Six-Day War). Reporter Theodore White gives a colorful eye-witness account of battle action, relating it to various historical and spiritual landmarks of the Holy Land. Part of his account focuses on the valiant defense of Kibbutz Dan, northernmost Israeli settlement near Syria. Mostly middle-aged men managed to hold the village against Syrian invaders. Issue also includes a sidebar article about Jerusalem falling under full Israeli control. Color photos of wrecked vehicles in the Sinai desert. Also a feature on cosmetologist Erno Laszlo, skin consultant to the stars. Fashion spread on short-cut pantsuits. Travel piece on navigating French and German canals. Photo piece on Leslie Uggams wowing Broadway audiences in "Hallelujah, Baby" Size: Folio -- 13.75 in Tall..

$8.08

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