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"""Up Ship!"" U.S. Navy Rigid Airships 1919-1935"

By: Robinson & Keller

Price: $32.95

Publisher: "Annapolis, MD", 1982


"Book and dust jacket like new except for faintest softening to spine ends. Larger printing. 236 indexed, annotated pages illustrated with diagrams, and black and white photographs. 8.75x11.25x 1"" History of the US Navy's efforts to develop airships for long-range scouting missions. Includes information on the ZR 2, Shenandoah, Los Angeles, Akron, and Macon from Naval records and from interviews conducted with their flight crews." View more info

"Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest"

By: "Ambrose, Stephen E."

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster,

Edition: 2


As good a rifle company as any in the world, Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, kept getting the tough assignments -- responsible for everything from parachuting into France early D-Day morning to the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. In "Band of Brothers," Ambrose tells of the men in this brave unit who fought, went hungry, froze, and died, a company that took 150 percent casualties and considered the Purple Heart a badge of office. Draw... View more info

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"Biggest Brother: The Life Of Major Dick Winters, The Man Who Led The Band of Brothers"

By: "Alexander, Larry"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NAL Trade,


"In every band of brothers, there is always one who looks out for the others...."They were Easy Company, 101st Army Airborne--the World War II fighting unit legendary for their bravery against nearly insurmountable odds and their loyalty to one another in the face of death. Every soldier in this band of brothers looked to one man for leadership, devotion to duty, and the embodiment of courage: Major Dick Winters.This is the riveting story of an ordinary man who ... View more info

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"Civil War, A To Z : The Complete Handbook Of Americas Bloodiest Conflict : Featuring illustrations, photographs, a time line, and hundreds of enetries on battles, weapon"

By: "LINEDECKER, CLIFFORD L."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books,


With hundreds of entries, as well as photographs, drawings, and a handy time line of events, "Civil War, A to Z" encompasses everything about this historic conflict . . . from Appomattox to Zouaves. This encyclopedic illustrated reference features facts both familiar and engagingly new, organized in an easy-to-follow alphabetical format. Ranging from the basic to the bizarre, from secession to spies to all kinds of swords, "Civil War, A to Z" creates a complete pictu... View more info

"Combat: Pacific Theater, World War II"

By: "Congdon, Don (Editor) "

Price: $8.10

Publisher: NY, 1959

Edition: (later printing)


"""From the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the destruction of the Japanese fleet in Leyte Gulf - here is the island war, unforgettably recorded by the men who fought it."" Chip at top of spine. No other marks or creases." View more info

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"D-Day June 6, 1944:Climactic Battle of World War II"

By: "Ambrose, Stephen E."

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster,


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"Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2003 to 2005"

By: "Ricks, Thomas E."

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books,


Coming from The Penguin Press in February 2009, Thomas E. Ricks's "The Gamble" Thomas E. Ricks 's #1 "New York Times" bestseller, "Fiasco," transformed the political dialogue on the war in Iraq. Now Ricks has picked up where "Fiasco" left off-Iraq, late 2005. With more newsbreaking information, including hundreds of hours of interviews with top U.S. officials who were on the ground during the surge and beyond, "The Gamble" is the natural companion piece to "Fiasco," ... View more info

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"From Baghdad with Love: A Marine, the War, and a Dog Named Lava"

By: "Kopelman, Lieutenant Colonel Jay"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: LYONS PR,


When Marines enter an abandoned house in Fallujah, Iraq, and hear a suspicious noise, they clench their weapons, edge around the corner, and prepare to open fire. What they find during the U.S.-led attack on the "most dangerous city on Earth" in late 2004, however, is not an insurgent but a puppy left behind when most of the city's residents fled. Despite military law forbidding pets, the Marines de-flea the pup with kerosene, de-worm him with chewing tobacco, and fill h... View more info

"Luftwaffe (Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, weapons book #10)"

By: "Price, Alfred (Generalleutnant Adolf Falland, Intro.)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, 1970

Edition: (1st printing)


"Tight, slight yellowing, clean interior, faint age soil to exterior, slight tilt. Creasing and edgewear to exterior. Small corner bump. 160 pages full of black and white photos with thorough narrative and including a Bibliography and Appendices on Formation or Officer/Rank of Commander; Equivalent Commissioned Ranks (with US & UK); The organization and nomenclature of Luftwaffe Units. " View more info

"Paysages Africains: Tchad, Tibesti, Fezzan, Borkou"

By: "Clot, Rene-Jean"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: France, 1945

Edition: "(Limited, 1st edition)"


"#228 of 1720 copies. Protective glassine cover shows signs of wear around edges. Slight age soil and yellowing to protective cover and rough cut page edges. Interior on high quality art papers. 68 tipped in drawings (charcoal, ink and sepia) and water color prints by the official painter of the Leclerc column (Philippe de Hauteclocque) - WWII North African campaign from the French Fort Lamy in Chad (December, 1942) to joining Montgomery's 8th army in January 1943... View more info

"Rumor of War, A"

By: "Caputo, Philip"

Price: $7.00


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"Seizing the Enigma: The Race to Break the German U-Boats Codes, 1939-1943"

By: "Kahn, David"

Price: $12.45

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (T),


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"Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of her Survivors"

By: "Hornfischer, James D."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Bantam,


"Son, we're going to Hell." The navigator of the USS "Houston" confided these prophetic words to a young officer as he and his captain charted a course into U.S. naval legend. Renowned as FDR's favorite warship, the cruiser USS "Houston" was a prize target trapped in the far Pacific after Pearl Harbor. Without hope of reinforcement, her crew faced a superior Japanese force ruthlessly committed to total conquest. It wasn't a fair fight, but the men of the Houston woul... View more info