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My Four Years In Germany, Gerard, James W.
1 My Four Years In Germany
Gerard, James W.: Grosset & Dunlap; New York, New York 1917 
Second Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Very Good with no Dust Jacket: 5.25 x 7.5 in.: 328 pages 

012599012599: "Illustrated With Numerous Photographic Reproductions of Scenes and Documents." Author was Late Ambassador to German Imperial Court 1914-17. Copy has stamped name of prior owner at top of front flyleaf. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except as indicated), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Book was published by Grosset & Dunlap, but is copyright by George H. Doran Company and The Public Ledger Company. From the Foreword: "I am writing what should have been the last chapter of this book as a foreword because I want to bring home to our people the gravity of the situation; because I want to tell them that the military and naval power of the German Empire is unbroken; that of the twelve million men whom the Kaiser has called to the colours but one million, five hundred thousand have been killed, five hundred thousand permanently disabled, not more than five hundred thousand are prisoners of war, and about five hundred thousand constitute the number of wounded or those on the sick list of each day, leaving at all times about nine million effectives under arms. I state these figures because Americans do not grasp either the magnitude or the importance of this war. Perhaps the statement that over five million prisoners of war are held in the various countries will bring home to Americans the enormous mass of men engaged."

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The Jews Of Germany (A Historical Portrait), Gay, Ruth
2 The Jews Of Germany (A Historical Portrait)
Gay, Ruth: Yale University Press; 1992 0300051557 / 9780300051551
First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 8.5 x 11.25 in.: 297 pages 

004454004454: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Introduction by Peter Gay. "This unique book provides a panoramic overview of the 1500-year history of the Jews in Germany. Through texts, pictures, and contemporary accounts, it follows the German Jews from their first settlements on the Rhine in the fourth century to the destruction of the community in World War II. Using both voices and images of the past, the book reveals how the German Jews looked, how they lived, what they thought about, and what others thought of them. "

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