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The Deadliest Weapon

By: Masselink, Ben

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Little Brown and Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 9240

Condition: Very Good


1st edition exlib hardcover in VG dj. 174 pp text tight, tape stains on end pps. All pages and pocket present. Dj in new mylar shows light rubs at spine ends and clipped rear flap. Autobiographical account of the US Marines in Japan during WWII. Title comes from General Pershing's remark that "The deadliest weapon in the world is a United States Marine and his rifle". Masselink was in the marines during the war; one night on leave, he got drunk in The Friendship... View more info

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M.I.A. Accounting For The Missing In Southeast Asia

By: Mather, Paul D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: DC, National Defence University Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 15446

ISBN: 0160363918

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback with a bookstore stamp and price on inside cover, light surface wear on blue background rear cover from storage, 207 p text flawless. Crisp, unread paperback. View more info

Z A Dave Riley Novel

By: Mayer, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CA, Lyford Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28936

ISBN: 0891415106

Condition: Very Good


Crisp un-circulated 1st edition exlib with all pages present. No pocket or evidence of ever having had one. 269 p text flawless. The sixth of the critically acclaimed series if Dave Riley, now a civilian, on his way to Africa with SNN reporter Conner Young (Eternity Base). Their mission: cover a massive American peace-keeping effort designed to stop the continuing civil war in Angola. Conner has managed to wrangle an invitation to accompany a U.S. Army Special Forces (... View more info

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The Wall A Day at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

By: Mayer, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Dunne: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 19108

ISBN: 0312094787

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover showing very light rubs to tips of dj, book as new. 96 p text flawless. Splendid & moving photography and text. View more info

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Sober Men and True Sailor Lives in the Royal Navy 1900-1945

By: McKee, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Harvard University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33684

ISBN: 0674007360

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition un-circulated ex-lib. Sticker pull on lower fore edge of front board. Library stamp on all edges pf page block, fep and rep. No pocket or evidence of ever having had one, all pages present. 285 p. Corners and spine ends sharp, no dj. "The image of the naval sailor is that of an enigmatic but compelling figure, a globe-trotting adventurer, swaggering and irresponsible in port but swift to flex the national muscle at sea and beyond. Appealing as this pop... View more info

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The American Revolitionaries A History in Their Own Words 1750 - 1800

By: Meltzer, Milton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Trophy: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 8199

ISBN: 0064461459

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in navy cloth boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped dj in new mylar looks fab. 224 pp. A humble shoemaker hears the bells ringing at Lexington and responds to a call to battle. An aide to George Washington recounts his feelings as he crosses the Delaware. A young surgeon describes in his diary the horror of an army camp, where the spread of smallpox, frostbite, and starvation are deadlier than any sword. These are the voices of the Am... View more info

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Ships of the American Revolution

By: Millar, John Fitzhugh

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CA, Bellerophon Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15695

ISBN: 0883880369

Condition: Very Good


Calendar format 8 1/2' tall x 11" wide, spine at upper edge. 48 p. text as new, profusely illustrated with large b/w line drawings. Glossy covers show one small sticker pull on rear cover and negligible wear at tips from storage. View more info

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Union & Confederate Civil War Headgear and Related Militaria

By: Millikan, Paul and Listenberger, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Manual of Arms Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38422

ISBN: 0976529505

Condition: Fine


Glossy 1st edition pictorial paperback with negligible wear. 89 tight & bright pages with crisp text and no tears or blemishes. Gift quality volume. From the Kenneth J. Budny Collection, this book takes a closer look through photography, and a straight forward summary view of information about the pieces in the collection. View more info

The Women's Army Corps 1945-1978

By: Morden, Bettie J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DC, Center of Military History: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30906

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely pictorial paperback covers showing very modest surface wear from storage, very light soil on foot of page block from moving on the shelf, internally as new save for light ghosting from erased pencil price on blank fep. No names, tears or soil. 543 pages. Annotated and illustrated. Detailed history of the Women's Army Corps. Includes color section illustrating women's uniforms over time. This volume covers the thirty-three years of Corps history between V-J Day an... View more info

The Fall of The Philippines U.S. Army in World War II The War in the Pacific 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

By: Morton, Louis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, Center of Military History: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30904

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback covers showing a light bump along upper edge of front cover, negligible brushes to tips, slight soil on foot of page block from storage. Internally as new. 626 pages including several fold-out maps in mint condition. First published 1953. United States Army In World War II series. World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. Part One: Foreword/ Preface/ The Philippine Islands/ U.S. Army Forces, Far East/ The Reinforcement of the Philippin... View more info

Vietnam An American Ordeal Second Edition

By: Moss, George Donelson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice Hall Press: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 30909

ISBN: 0132211513

Condition: Very Good +


2nd edition, 1st printing paperback with modest surface wear to tips of glossy paperback covers. Tidy ink name/date on head of title page, no writing, marks or tears inside book. 420 pages. A general account of America's involvement in Southeast Asia, blending political, diplomatic and military history from the 1940s to 1975. Moss begins with the Vietnamese historical context and examines the underlying causes for the prolonged US military presence. This second edition i... View more info

Ebb and Flow, November 1950-July 1951 United States Army in the Korean War 40th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

By: Mossman, Billy C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DC, Center of Military History: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30907

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback covers showing modest surface wear from storage, very light soil on foot of page block from moving on the shelf, internally tight and bright w/marked out name on title page, no other names, tears or soil. 551 pages. Foreword/ Preface/ The Mission/ The Forces and The Plans/ The Enemy; The Battle of Ch'onggh'on/ The Battle of The Changjin Reservoir/ Disengagement In The West/ Concentration At Hungnam/ Redeployment South/ The Chinese Third Phase Offens... View more info

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The Road To Peace NATO and the International Community in Bosnia

By: Murray, Rupert Wolfe; Foreword By General George A. Joulwan Supreme Allied Commander, Europe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Scotland, Connect Trading Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24874

ISBN: 1901205045

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback in fine condition 127 p. of enlightening photos and text. Rupert Wolfe Murray and Steven Gordon of Scotland's CONNECT organization continue their extraordinary written and visual coverage of international peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia. View more info

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Warriors and Worthies Arms and Armor Through the Ages

By: Nickel, Helmut

Price: $8.50

Publisher: CT, Atheneum: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 37505

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing hardcover with color loss at head & foot of spine and a minute bump to upper tip. Unclipped dust jacket has call tag near foot of spine, dj flaps pasted down. 122 pages of tight & bright text with rear end paper removed. Since earliest times some of man's most prized possessions have been his weapons, this book describes and shows some of those weapons which are on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. View more info

One More Mission Oliver North Returns to Vietnam SIGNED

By: North, Oliver L. with David Roth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Zondervan: 1993

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 24877

ISBN: 0310404908

Condition: Fine


SIGNED by Oliver North on Dedication page. 3rd printing hardcover with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a whisper of color loss at tips, else as new. 280 p text flawless. Gift quality volume. The author of Under Fire provides a poignant account of a return trip to Vietnam, his struggle to come to terms with his memories of the Vietnam War, and his view of the lessons America should have learned from the conflict. View more info

Thunderbolts and Eggshells Composite Air Operations During Desert Storm and Implications for USAF Doctrine and Force Structure

By: Norwood, J. Scott, Major, USAF

Price: $75.00

Publisher: AL, Air University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33635

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback showing light sunning around periphery, 59 pg text as new. Exceedingly rare volume. A thesis presented to the faculty of the school of advanced air power studies, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, for completion of graduation requirements. Academic Year 1992-93. View more info

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The Cavalry Battles of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville Small But Important Riots June 10-27, 1863. SIGNED BY AUTHOR

By: O'Neill, Robert F. Jr.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: VA, Privately Printed: 1993

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34035

ISBN: 1561900524

Condition: Fine


1st Limited, numbered edition that is twice signed by author. Limited to 1000 copies, this being #217. Authors' presentation copy signed and dedicated on fep. Crisp straight boards with negligible color loss at still sharp tips. Internally as new. Original dj in new mylar displays well with light surface wear and faint soil. 228 p. Chapter 1: We ought to be invincible, and by God, sir, we shall be! Chapter 2: It is better that we should lose men: June 10 to 16. Chapter ... View more info

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The Tiger Tanks Osprey Vanguard #20

By: Perrett, Bryan; Editor Martin Windrow

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45311

ISBN: 0850453895

Condition: Very Good +


Near fine, glossy uncreased soft cover with some light foxing edge of title page, else as new. 40 pp. This book investigates the design, development and deployment of the armored vehicles that saw service in the Pacific theater of World War 2. View more info

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The Last Domino? A POW Looks Ahead SIGNED

By: Plumb, Charlie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: MO, Independence Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38805

ISBN: 0083901507

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in dark red leatherette has sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj shows like new in new mylar. Signed by author, presented 'To Janet & Gordon Best Wishes Charlie Plumb' on FEP. 96 pages with crisp text and no tears or blemishes. An insightful and candid commentary on what happened to one ex-POW during and after the Vietnam War. View more info

The Ships and Aircraft of The U.S. Fleet Eleventh Edition

By: Polmar, Norman

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Brassey's Publishers LTD: 1958

Edition: 11th Edition

Seller Id: 31266

ISBN: 0904609162

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely copy in navy cloth boards with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends, no names tears or soil. White background b/w photo illustrated dj in new mylar shows a closed tear at head of rear panel, light rubs to corners, tiny chip at head of backstrip, displays very well. 350 p with tables, plans, and 605 b/w photos of ships and aircraft. Front endpaper photo: A Hawkeye E-2 prepares to take-off aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN-65). Includes: Foreword, State of the ... View more info