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1 Deutsches Soldatenjahrbuch 2001.
Schild Verlad, 2001. 
Octavo, hardcover (illus. boards), 440 pp. Illustrations throughout. Very Good, with light edgewear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Papers of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts, Volume XII: Naval Actions and History, 1799-1898.
Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, (1990). 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters & decoration to upper cover, 386 pp. Fine (As New). Contents: The Old Navy; The Home Squadron in the Winter of 1860-61; The Story of the Cumberland; The Story of the Monitor; Reminiscent of the Siege of Charleston The Battle of Mobile Bay; The Naval Brigade; Personal Reminiscences of the War, 1861-1865; Samoa and the Hurricane of March, 1889; The Battle of Manila Bay. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 A Graduate, Late an Officer in the United States Army. Letter to the Honorable Mr. Hawes, in Reply to His Strictures on the Graduates of the Military Academy.
New York: Wiley and Long, 1836. 
Octavo, string-bound wrappers, 30 pp. Top leaf loose, neat former-owner signature, soiling to wrappers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Anderson, Wendell S. Seabee: The WWII War-Time Service Career of Wendell S. Anderson, September 1943 thru October 1946.
Sarasota, FL: Peppertree Press, n.d. [ca. 2014]. First Edition. 
Inscribed and signed by the author. Octavo, softbound, 75 pp. Photos., illustrations. Near-Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Anderton, Michael. RAF ‘Plumber': My 30 Years in the Armament Trade 1953-83.
West Sussex, England: Woodfiled, (2006). 
Octavo, softbound (stiff, white, b&w photo illus. white wrappers), iii, 154 pp. Fine. From lower cover: In this entertaining memoir Michael Anderson looks back on his 30-year career in the RAF as a ‘plumber” (RAF slang for the trade of Armourer), during which time he packed in a wide variety of experiences, both at home and abroad. After training at RAF Halton, Michael served at various postings in the UK and overseas, including RAF Tengah (Singapore), RAF Maintenance Base Safi (MAlta), No. 5131 Bomb Disposal Squadron at RAF Stafford, RAF Wildenrath (Germany), RAF Coltishal, RAF Akrotiri (Cyprus) and the Missile Servicing Flight at RAF Wattisham. In the course of these postings he had many interesting and unusal experiences, which he shares with his readers in the course of this lively and well-written account. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Andrews, Lewis M., Jr. Tempest, Fire and Foe: Destroyer Escorts in World War II and the Men Who Manned Them.
Charleston, SC: Narwhal Press, (1999). First Edition. 
Signed by the Author. Quarto, softbound, xv, 463 pp. Photos, maps, illus. Very Good; spine creased. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Anonymous. Uniforms and Insignia of the National Socialist German Workers Party: NSGWP.
N.l.: n.p., n.d. 
Octavo, stiff printed wrappers, stapled, text in German and English, 71 black & white plates. Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Appleman, Roy E.; Burns, James M.; Gugeler, Russell A. and John Stevens. Okinawa: The Last Battle. United States Army in World War II, The War in the Pacific.
Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1993. 
Octavo, softbound, xxiii + 529 pp. Illustrations include 49 maps. Good+, with edgewear and wear to spine; interior clean & tight. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Aspinall-Oglander, Br.-General C. F. Military Operation Gallipoli. History of the Great War Series. [Three volumes].
London: Imperial War Museum & Nashville: Battery Press, (1992). 
Reprint of the 1929-32 edition. Three volumes. Octavo, red cloth, xvii, 380 pp + xv, 517 pp + 11 folding maps. Photographs, sketches, maps. First two volumes are primarily text with photos and sketches; third volume is a solander case containing 11 folding maps. Near-Fine, with bookplates. *This three volume set will require additional postage fees to mail internationally. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10 Atkinson, Rick. Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1993]. 
Octavo, softbound, xii, 575 pp. Fine. “During the Persian Gulf War, the Pentagon imposed unprecedented restrictions on the media's access to the battlefield. but in this definitive account of the war, prizewinning journalist Rick Atkinson pierces the military's veil of secrecy and follows the unfolding battle from the first night to the final day, providing vivd accounts of bombing runs and White House strategy sessions, firefights and bitter interservice conflicts. As Atkinson expertly weaves individual stories into a thrilling epic narrative, we come to understand that the allied campaign against Saddam Hussein was a wholly different kind of war, one that transformed the very nature of modern warfare. Only after the guns fall silent can the real story of a battle be told, and in this book Rick Atkinson does full justice to our remarkable triumph in Iraq. Astonishingly fresh, powerfully written, Crusade is both a compelling human drama and a masterly portrait of the American military at war.” 
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11 Baird, Harry Howard. Soldier Stories of Yesterday.
Lake Wales, FL: Brice Printing Company, 1959. 
First Edition, Limited. (As Stated). Signed and inscribed by Author. Octavo, blue cloth, gilt letters and decoration to covers, x, 100 pp. Light speckling to spine; otherwise, Fine. “My purpose herein is purely to entertain my children, and to refresh their recollections with tales about an Army, and a Time, long since past. For good measure I have added a preface to each yarn telling how it came about. Aside from the latter, and The Deserter, all is pure fiction, though I admit to slight embellishment and sensory imagery here and there, gathered from experience.” 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Bartz, Karl. Als der Himmel brannte: Der Weg der deutschen Luftwaffe.
Hannover: Adolf Sponholtz, (1955). First Edition. 
Octavo, gray cloth (hardcover), 272 pp. 81 b&w photos. Very Good in a chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Baty, John A. Surgeon in the Jungle War. With an Introduction by Major-General Ambrose Meneces.
London: William Kimber, (1979). First Edition. 
Octavo, green boards (hardcover), 196, [i] pp. Photos., illustrations. Near-Fine; spine a bit cocked, in dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Bazelon, Bruce S. Horstmanns: The Enterprise of Military Equipage.
Camp Hill, PA: Bruce S. Bazelon, (1997). First Edition. 
Signed by the Author. Quarto, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xiv + 199 pp. Fine (As New). 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Belknap, Captain Reginald R., U. S. N. The Yankee Mining Squadron; Or, Laying the North Sea Mine Barrage.
Annapolis, MD: The United States Naval Institute, 1920. 
Octavo, dark green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 110 pp. Near-Fine, with slightly faded edges. Illustrated with b&w photos. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Bishop, William Arthur. The Courage of the Early Morning: A Frank Biography of Billy Bishop, The Great Ace of World War I.
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., [1966]. First American Edition, As Stated. 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), xi, 211 pp. Fine, in Very Good+, mylar protected dust jacket with slight edgewear. “William Avery Bishop survived more than one hundred and seventy air battles during World War I and was given official credit for shooting down seventy-two German aircraft. Experts on aerial warfare acknowledge that his relentless airfighting techniqes and skills as a brilliant individualist and marksman were unique and his record unsurpassed. He was the first man in British military history to receive the Victoria Cross, the Distinguished Service Order, and the Military Cross in one ceremony. This remarkably objective biography, written by Bishop's son, is a warmhearted, entertaining, and often surprisingly outspoken account of the escapades and heroics of a man of great courage...” 
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17 Bizardel, Yvon. The First Expatriots: Americans in Paris During the French Revolution. Translated by June P. Wilson and Cornelia Higginson.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1975]. First American Edition. 
Octavo, cloth & boards, (hardcover), x, 262 pp. Near-Fine in dust jacket. 
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18 Bonsal, Stephen. The Golden Horseshoe. Extracts from the Letters of Captain H. L. Herndon of the 21st U. S. Infantry, on Duty in the Philippine Islands, and Lieutenant Lawrence Gill, A.D.C. to the Military Governor of Puerto Rico. With a Postscript by J. Sherman, Private, Co. D., 21st Infantry.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1900. First Edition. 
Octavo, brown illus. cloth (hardcover), gilt letters & decorations to upper cover and spine, xi pp + 316 pp + [iii] pp ads. Very Good, with light edgewear, former-owner bookplate, embossed stamp to title. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 Brown, Les D. There It Is: A Canadian in the Vietnam War.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (2000). First Edition. 
Inscribed and signed by the author. Octavo, charcoal boards (hardcover), xxiv, 232 pp. Photos. Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Brown, Paul. Insignia of the Services.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. 
Royal octavo, illus. cloth (hardcover), [79] pp. Fine, in protective mylar cover. From Foreword: “The purpose of this book is to enable civilians to tell the rank or grade and branch of a man in uniform...” Contains illustrations from each brach of service, with insignia. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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