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Image for The Wild Blue (The Men And Boys Who Flew The B24s Over Germany 1944 - 45)

The Wild Blue (The Men And Boys Who Flew The B24s Over Germany 1944 - 45)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006924


006924: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. " Ambrose describes how the Army Air Forces recruited, trained, and then chose those few who would undertake the most demanding and dangerous jobs in the war. These are the boys -- turned pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners of the B-24s -- who suffered over 50 percent casualties. With his remarkable gift for bringing alive ... View more info

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Spirits In The Sky (Classic Aircraft Of World War II)

By: Bowman, Martin

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Smithmark Publishers: 1993

Edition: Eighth Printing

Store ID: 003638


003638: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Front flyleaf has a small worn spot from a prior taped bookplate. "Rekindle the memories of air battles won and lost with over 150 glorious, full color photographs of the greatest World War II aircraft still flying today. Many of these classic aircraft, from Avro's outstanding Lancaster bomber to Vought's deadly F=4U Corsair, have taken to the skies to provide glorious memories of that wartorn era half a ... View more info

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The Aircraft Treasures Of Silver Hill (The Behind - The - Scenes Workshop Of The National Air And Space Museum)

By: Boyne, Walter J.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Rawson Associates: 1983

Edition: 1982 Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 005828


005828: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has small cut along top edge. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The remarkable story of some of the most interesting aircraft of our time, and of the unusual facility where the best aircraft restoration work in the world is done. There are 228 photographs illustrating the famous planes that are discussed. This book tells of the remarkable transformation of the facility from a troubled, almost ignore... View more info

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The Smithsonian Book Of Flight

By: Boyne, Walter J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006450


006450: Stated First Edition, Printing Number Line (5 4 6 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has small crease in front flap. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A lavishly illustrated history of aviation presents an intriguing account of humankind's struggle to fly, from the earliest flying machines to the state-of-the-art aircraft of the present day. Using hundreds of historical pictures, as well as specially commissioned photography... View more info

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Every Man A Tiger

By: Clancy, Tom / Horner, Chuck

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 002667


002667: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Every Man A Tiger is a ground-breaking exploration of the art of war - a look deep into modern air power, as seen through the eyes of one of its most outstanding commanders. ": 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 564 pages View more info

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One Of The Boys But Always A Lady

By: Dowling, Lillian Jones

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Vantage Press: 1998

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003191


003191: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "The Life of a Red Cross Recreation Worker in Combat Troop Camps in Australia During the War With Japan. An intimate account of one woman's experiences serving her country. From the uproarious, such as lessons about 'a screw being better in the tropics' (not what you think) to the mundane, like the ever-present insects, a complete picture is offered in frank detail. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.2... View more info

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Marine Corps Tank Battles in Vietnam

By: Gilbert, Oscar E.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Casemate: 2007

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013602


013602: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In 1965 a platoon of large, loud, and highly visible Marine Corps tanks landed across a beach near Da Nang, drawing unwelcome attention to America’s first, almost covert, commitment of ground troops in South Vietnam. As the Marine Corps presence grew inexorably, the 1st and 3rd Tank B... View more info

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The First Battle : Operation Starlite and the Beginning of the Blood Debt in Vietnam

By: Lehrack, Otto J.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Havertown, PA, Casemate: 2004

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013544


013544: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Book includes 16 pages of photos and maps. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The First Battle is a graphic account of the first major clash of the Vietnam War. On August 18, 1965, regiment fought regiment on the Van Tuong Peninsula near the new Marine base at Chu Lai. On the American side were three battalions of Marines... View more info

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Black Berets and Painted Faces : The Story of a LRP in Vietnam

By: Linderer, Gary A.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Garden City Park, New York, Doubleday Book and Music Clubs, Inc: 1991

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013609


013609: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket and book's boards, pages are clean, unmarked (except for light short dent at bottom of back side board), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "They were the men of F Co., 58th Infantry, LRPs Company (the Howlers) of the 101st Airborne; and their death card tells it all: SPECIALITIES: Long Range Patrols, Snatch Missions, Ambushes (Day & Nite), Direct... View more info

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Keepers Of The Sea (United States Navy)

By: Maroon, Fred J. / Beach, Edward L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 1983

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003188


003188: Copy has small worn spot at bottom edge of back board. And corner; also is numbered "81" with label from U. S. Navy on inside of front cover. One page (33-34) has a short tear, repaired with archival tape. Beautiful, impressive photographic account of the U. S. Navy. Full-page, many covering two full pages, full-color as well as black & white photographs throughout.: Photographs: 9.25 x 12.25 in.: 256 pages View more info

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Army Historical Series * American Military History

By: Matloff, Maurice (Editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Office Of The Chief Of Military History, United States Army: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Store ID: 001486


001486: No Jacket as Issued. "Except for Chapters 27 and 28, which have been considerably revised, this edition is essentially a reprint of the 1969 version. ... As of the time this manuscript goes to press, the final chapter on the Army's role in Vietnam remains unwritten. It is of course especially difficult to write the history of a war not yet over, but Chapter 28, covering the action through the end of 1967, does reflect the research and on-the-spot observation... View more info

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Combat Corpsman : The Vietnam Memoir of a Navy Seals Medic

By: McPartlin, Greg

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Dutton Caliber: 2005

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013606


013606: Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light creasing at cover corners). Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Trained To Heal…And To Kill. All his life, Greg McPartlin wanted to be a Marine corpsman, a medic skilled at saving lives. Three months of bagging-and-tagging bodies during Vietnam's Tet Offensive took the luster off being a Marine - but not off McPartlin's de... View more info

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Aegean Rivals The Persians Imperial Greece (Empires Their Rise And Fall)

By: More, Daisy / Bowman, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Publishing Company: 1986

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003582


003582: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Front flyleaf has been removed and copy has black mark on bottom of page block and on back of title page. Also, has worn spot on inside of covers from previously incorrectly attached dustjacket cover. Dustjacket has worn spot on inside of flaps from removed adhesive. "Full color photographs - over 300 per volume - are combined with an absorbing narrative in a lively historical account each empire and an e... View more info

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History Of Aviation

By: Munson, John W. R. Taylor / Kenneth

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1975

Store ID: 003807


003807: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Lower corner of front board is bumped, top of front flyleaf is clipped and back of dustjacket is wrinkled. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The Full Story Of Flight * 1500 Illustrations * Color Throughout. There have been many histories of human flight, but never one like this. An unrivaled team of international writers, photographers an... View more info

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Our Paradise (A GI's War Diary)

By: Norquist, Ernest O.

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Hancock, Wisconsin, Pearl-Win Publishing: 1989

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 003737


003737: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Foreword by John Norquist, Mayor of Milwaukee. Copy is SIGNED BY AUTHOR, full-page of front flyleaf: Dated Dec. 6, 1989 "To Art, Some of your people have endured things in the early part of the century - things as bad and worse than the experiences in this book. I hope you find the book meaningful. Ernie Norquist. " Front of dustjacket has a misprint/misspelling of "Foreward". "Written whi... View more info

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Fighter Tactics And Strategy 1914-1970 : A Cass Canfield Book Series

By: Sims, Edward H. (Author) / Meyer, General John C. (Foreword By) / Johnson, Air Vice-Marshal J. E.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1972

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013622


013622: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Traces the development of the tactics and strategy of aerial combat through the two world wars, the Korean conflict and the war in Vietnam; in Sopwith Camels, Spades, Fokkers, Mustangs, Spitfires, MIG's, F. 84's and the supersonic Phantom fighter-bombers; flown by the great ... View more info

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Life's Picture History of World War II : In Slipcase

By: Tourtellot. Aethur B. (Editor) / Beennan, Francis (Picture Editor) / Passos,John Dos (Text Editor)

Price: $58.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Time Incorporated: 1950

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013899


013899: Dark Maroon Slipcase has light scuffing to corners and edges and so is in Very Good Condition. Book is in Fine Condition; boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This book is composed of the finest work produced by photographers and painters during World War II. Much of it was published in LIFE." Content Chapters include: The Conquest of Europe * The Siege of Britain * The Axis Straine... View more info

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U. S. News & World Report Magazine - April 23, 1990 (Exclusive - Death At Sea)

By: U. S. News & World Report

Price: $16.00

Publisher: U. S. News & World Report: 1990

Store ID: 006071


006071: U. S. News & World Report Magazine (April 23, 1990) Exclusive - Death At Sea. Complete Original Magazine. Cover Stories include: What Blew Up The U. S. S. Iowa? A Year Later, The Navy Still Blames One Suicidal Sailor. But That Verdict Is Deeply Flawed * Planet Earth: Greener Than You Think. Front cover is lightly creased and has blank label placed over original subscriber's address, plus some redish coloring. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8 x 10.5 in.: 80 pages View more info

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American Combat Planes (New Revised Edition)

By: Wagner, Ray

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company: 1968

Edition: Revised Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007404


007404: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 67-10351. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is worn and has several edge cuts or small chips. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A new revised and enlarged edition of the highly praised, comprehensive history of the development of America's military aircraft. Over 1000 photographs.": 8.75 x 11.25 in.: 442 pages View more info

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Wings Of The Dawn (A First - Person Eye - Witness Account Of The Evolution Of U.S. Air And Space Doctrine)

By: Wilson, Commander Eugene E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Palm Beach, Florida, Literary Investment Guild: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Store ID: 006039


006039: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dark Blue Boards (with gilt lettering and dolphin emblem) and content pages are clean (with exception of bookplate of "The Capt. A. Winfield Chaplin Library Collection" on front flyleaf), unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has cuts/chips along edges and spine is sun-faded. "A Study of the History of Societies and Civilizations to Discover a W... View more info