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Regimentsgeschichte des Panzer - Artillerie - Regiments 73

By Schmidt, Gerhard

Bremen: Walter Boettcher Verlag, circa 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Small hole in bindng at spine, not affecting text. No dust jacket. 216 p. w/ b&w illus., maps. A history of this artillery regiment, with both towed and self-propelled guns, of the 1st Panzer Division by the Regiment's last commander. The First Panzer Division was organized in 1935. After the campaigns in Poland and France, the division spent the rest of its time in the East, fighting near Leningrad and Moscow. After refitting and garrison duties in Greece, it used as an emergency force at Kiev, Zhitomir and Cherkassy. It conducted a fighting retreat into eastern Poland and Hungary, and participated in the attempted relief of Budapest. The Division ended the war in US hands. This history is a very focused discussion of this regiment, with additional details not in the main Divisional history.


Die 24. Panzer - Division vormals 1. Kavallerie - Division 1939 - 1945.

By von Senger und Etterlin, Dr. F. M. Jr.

Neckargemünd: Kurt Vowinckel Verlag, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Large octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Dust jacket has more wear, with the lower third of the spine of dj missing, and a large chip at top front left of the cover. Name of former owner in ink on flyleaf. 400 p. w/ b&w illus., maps, appendices including award winners. Formed from the 1st Cavalry Division in late 1941, the division fought in the 1942 summer offensive and Stalingrad, where it was destroyed. It then served briefly in Italy, and then back to the Eastern Front, fighting at Kiev and on the Dniepr. Toward the end of the war it fought in Poland , Hungary, Slovakia, and finally East Prussia, where some units were evacuated to the west. The majority of the division surrendered to the Russians in East Prussia. Crewmen wore the cavalry yellow ribbon, instead of the Panzer pink.


Die Eiserne Faust : Bildband und Chrink der 17. SS - Panzergrenadierdivision Götz Von Berlichingen

By Stöber, Hans

Neckargemünd: Kurt Vowinckel Verlag, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to dust jacket, with a tear at top front right. 108 p. w/ b&w illus., maps, appendices including table of organization. Formed in late 1943 with many Romanian Germans and French volunteers. Still understrength and under-armored, the unit was ordered against the D-Day landings, fighting US pararoopers. It fought in the hedgerow country with the Fallschirmjaegers, during COBRA, Mortain, and the Falaise Pocket. Refitted, the division fought at Metz, rereating slowly toward the German border, only being able to refit again when the Bale of he Bulge forced American units in the south into a defensive posture. After taking part in Operation NORDWIND, the last German offensive in the West, before fighting defensively through Germany. Though not noted in he book, at the end of the war this unit was involved in the infamous Battle for Castle Itter, when the SS attempted to capture and kill high ranking French political prisoners (including 2 former French prime ministers) and various East European maintenance workers. German and American soldiers fought alongside French prisoners until additional American reinforcements ended the battle.


Das Buch der 78. Sturm Division

By Kameradenhilfswerk der Ehemaligen 78. Inf.- und Sturm-Division

Tübingen: printed by Buchdrukerei H. Lapp Jr. , circa 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/fair. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Dust jacket is browned and chipped, with spots on covers. Ink outlines around the top unit symbol on cover. Page edges slightly browned. Name of former owner at top of table of contents page. 328 p. w/ b&w illus., maps in an attached pamphlet at rear. 3 unit histories in one. First organized in 1939 as the 78th Infanterie Division, it performed garrison dutis in France and then sent to Russia in Operation Barbarossa. It fought all the way to Moscow, and was heavily worn down in the defensive fighting that winter. Refitted and strengthened, it was redesignated the 78th. Sturm Division, and fought at Kursk and against the summer Russian offensive, but was destroyed in the encirclement at Minsk. Reconstituted as the 78. Grenadier, then Volksgrenadier Division, then finally the 78. Volks-Sturm Division. It fought in both Silesia and Czechoslovakia, surrendering to the Soviets at the end of the war.


Die 14. Panzer - Division 1940 - 1945 : Herausgegeben im Auftrag der Traditionsgemeinschaft der 14. Panzer-Division

By Grams, Rolf

Bad Neumeim : Verlag Hans-Henning Podzun, 1957. First edition. hardcover with illustrated boards. Good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. Some scuffing to boards. Slight foxing to edges of textblock. One chapter (10) has a few pages with ink marks at margins or underlines. 359 p. w/ maps, illus., appendices at end covering divisional officers and unit commanders by unit and year. Illustrations includes a few photos of members of the division in Soviet POW camps. Text entirely in German. A history of this division, created in 1940 by the conversion of the 4h Infantry Division. It fought in the invasions of Yugoslavia and Russia, and was part of Army Group South that was destroyed at Stalingrad in Feb, 1943. It was reconstructed and and fought with Army Groups South and north, eventually ending the war in the Courland Pocket.


Army Air Corp Branch Immaterial : a World War II Memoir

By Bonvouloir, Colonel W. G. compiled and edited by Virginia B. Philippy

Austin, TX: One Touchpoint Ginnys, 2015. First edition. Hardcover w/glossy pictorial boards. Very good. Quaro (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. 195 p. w/ glossary. A very personal memoir of the assistant chief of saff, 5th Air Force in the South Pacific under General Kenney, who later took over as commander of all Allied air forces in the South West Pacific Area.


War and Diplomacy : The Making of the Grand Alliance from Stalin's Archives

By Rzheshevsky, Oleg A. foreword by Lord Bullock

Amsterdam: Harwood, 1996. First edition. Hardcover w/glossy pictorial boards. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. 325 p. w/ chapter endnotes, index. Covers Soviet records of talks, conversations, and official correspondence beween Russian diplomats (esp. Molotov) and Stalin concerning the creation of the Allies in World War II.


An Eighth Air Force Diary : Combat Missions Flown With the 100th Bomb Group, England 1944 - 1945

By Clark, John A. former 1st Lieutenant USAAF

Ann Arbor: Proctor Publications, LLC, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Quarto (slightly oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 322 p. w/illustrations, maps, combat log examples, index, and a short section by the author's wife on WASPs in the war. A recounting of 32 missions by the author, a Royal Oak Michigan native, reproducing parts of his diary with additional material supplied by the author for the book.


The London Scottish in the Second World War 1939 - 1945

By Barclay, C. N. Brigadier, CBE DSO

London: For the London Scottish by William Clowes and Sons, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Thick octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to dust jacket. xix (1), 459 p. w/ 10 fold out maps, illus., appendices,. affiliated or connected units, index. A history of this British Army Regiment, drawn from members and ex-members of the regiment including many eye-witnesses. The First Battalion saw much action extensively in the Sicily and Italy, including Monte Cassino. The 3rd was initially an anti-aircraft unit, and defended London against the Blitz, and then was sent to North Africa, Sicily and Italy, where reduced Luftwaffe capability saw it designated a Garrison Battalion. The 2nd Battalion was initially in a home defense role, then acted training unit and remained in the British Isles throughout the war.


History of the 26th Infantry Division in World War II [ Yankee Division ]

By Compiled and edited by the G-3 Section, 26th Inftantry Division

Linz, Austria: Buch und Kunstdruckerei Welsermühl, [ 1945 ]. First edition. staplebound cardboard covers. Fair. Thin octavo (standard size). Wear to edges and corners. Cloth at spine splitting. Rear hinge loose. Oblong hole in first free endpaper, no effect on any text. pages browned, a little brittle. Covers soiled. Rear cover has a light pencil drawing of the round head of KILROY. Name of former owner on pastedown, a member of 1st platoon, Co, A. 101st infantry Regiment, 26th Div. 44 p. w/ b&w illus., color miniatures, maps with color, unit statistics. P. 3 has surprisingly stasteful red underlining with large red parenthesis bracketing the paragraph on supply. A vre fre pages have one or two sentences underlined in pencil. A very uncommon unit history, covering the history of the units of the division, some back to the French and Indian war, through the primary coverage of the Second World War. The YD, landing in September, participated in Northern France, Lorraine, the Saar, the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhineland, and Central Europe, under the 3rd US Army.


Conference for the Conclusion and Signature of the Treaty of Peace with Japan. San Francisco, California September 4-8 1951. Record of Proceedings. Department of State Publication 4392

Washington DC: US Department of State, 1951. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very good. Octavo. (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 468 p. w/ list of participants, invitation, agenda, rules of procedure, verbatim minutes, treaty documents in English, French, and Spanish, index, list of documents issued at conference, and facsimilies of the signatures of all signers. The official history of the conclusive treaty ending the war with Japan, some 6 years after the fighting officially ended.


Kriegsschauplatz Kroatien : die Deutsch-Kroatischen Legionsdivisionen - Ihre Ausbildungs und Ersatzinformationen

By Schraml, Franz

Neckargemünd, Germany: Kurt Vowinckel Verlag, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Dust jacket has more wear and small closed tears to edges. Some corners folded, some ink marks to margins. Musty smell to book. 312 p. w/ maps, photographic illus. Text in German. Covers the operational history of three Croat Legion divisions in World War II- the 369th, the 373rd, and the 392nd. All three were used in anti-partisan operations in Yugoslavia.


The 14th Fighter Group in World War II

By Lambert, John W.

Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd. , 2008. First edition. Hardcover w/glossy pictorial boards. Very good/no dust jacket. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 165 p. w/ color and b&w illus., maps, 5 appendices, bibliography, and additonal 2 pages of ads. An attractive work detailing the activities stories of this P-38 equipped figher group that fought in North Africa and Italy, fighting German, Italian, Hungarian, Romanian, and even Russian planes at times from Nov. 1942 til the end of the war.


306th Echoes 1975 - 2000

By Strong, Russell A. editor

Charlotte, NC: 306th Bombardment Group Associaton, 2001. First edition. Oversized Paperback. Very good. Thick quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Note from former owner in pencil at top of title page. Front cover slightly scuffed. Ink note on half title. A collection of all the issues of ECHO, the newsletter for this veterans group of US Army Air Force men. Uncommon.


My War Years 1940 - 1946 : Service on General Patton's 3rd Army Staff

By Smith, Col. C. Cabanné

[ Houston, TX ]: the author, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on flyleaf. 161 p. w/ a few illus. A series of entries on various days from mid 1941 thru September 1945, with more modern commentary interspersed. Smith was in the Engineering section of Patton's staff.


With the 92d Infantry Division : October 1942 - June 1945 [ 92nd Buffalo Soldiers ]

By Drawings by Sgt Ted Shearer. Maps by S/Sgt. Rodney Evans

Information-Education Section, MTOUSA, 1945. First edition. Original paperback. Very good. Small duodecimo (smaller than standard). Slight wear at corners and edges of covers. Staples a bit rusty. 96 pages with many b&w phot illus, maps, drawings. A very scarce history of the African American 92nd Division, the only such division sent to fight in the war. The Buffalo Soldiers fought along the Ligurian coast in the west of Italy, eventually taking Genoa. The book includes discussions of the 365th, 370th, and 371st regiments when they were detached from the division. The illustrator, Shearer, went on to create the African Amerian comic strip QUINCY.


Slade Cutter : Submarine Warrior

By LaVO, Carl

Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2003. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 265 p, w/ notes, bibliography, index. the first biography of this famed WWII submarine commander of the USS Seahorse and winner of four navy crosses.


Operation Millenium : "Bomber" Harris's Raid on Cologne May 1942

By Taylor, Eric. Foreword by General Adolf Galland

Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount, 2004. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 218 p. w/illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. The history of the first thousand plane raid which was directed at Cologne Germany in World War Two.


Hell's Highway : Chronicle of the 101st Airborne Division in the Holland Campaign September - November 1944

By Koskimaki, George E.

Northville, MI: Published by the author, 1989. Second edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Head of spine has a small bump. Crease to back lower corner of cover. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on half-title page. 453 p. w/ illustrations, bibliography, index, and interesting, unusual maps of different actions. A history "on the ground" of the aactions of the 101st Airborne division in Operation Market Garden, with extensive quote from interviews by the author with many members of the unit.


Philippine Collaboration in World War II

By Steinberg, David Joel

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1967. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards, a bit more at head and foot of spine. 235 p. w/bibliography, index, notes.


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