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Texas Women in World War II

By: Weigand, Cindy

Price: $15.73

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Republic Of Texas Press: 2003

Seller ID: 049704

ISBN: 1556229488

Condition: Near Fine


xiii, 257 pp, glossy SC w/tan-sepia pictorial front & rear panels w/brown-black lettering. The author tells the individual stories of female World War II veterans now living in Texas. These women reveal their war experiences, detailing physical exams, troop train rides, adn coping with the reactions of their families. Some of the women: Oveta Culp Hobby, Mac McWilliams Barry, Therese Slone-Baker, Patsy Bruner Palmquist, Lois Jones, Ruth Hamilton Prengle, Buena McQu... View more info

American Nightingale: The Story Of Frances Slanger, Forgotten Heroine Of Normandy

By: Welch, Bob

Price: $12.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Atria Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049598

ISBN: 0743477588

Condition: Very Good+


xi, 308 pp, quarterbound w/black papercovered boards and w/black papercovered spine w/red lettering, glossy black-grey-white dj w/pictorial front & rear panels. The biography of Lieutenant Frances Slanger who splashed ashore with the first nurses to hit the Normandy beach in June 1944. Later amid the thud of artillery shells, she wrote a letter to Stars and Stripes newsletter, that would stir the souls of thousands of weary soldiers. She never got to read such pra... View more info

All Hail the Mighty State!

By: Welch, June Rayfield

Price: $22.53

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050489

ISBN: 0872440486

Condition: Very Good+


vii, 212 pp, light orange clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, brown dj w/sepia photo of Veterans of San Jacinto celebrate the 70th anniversary of the battle. The book contains articles on thirty-six events or people. View more info

A Confederate Surgeon's Letters to His Wife

By: Welch, Spencer-Glasgow

Price: $25.46

Publisher: Marietta, GA, Continental Book Company: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037383

Condition: Very Good


127 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, reprint of the 1911 edition. Welch was surgeon attached to Thirteenth South Carolina Volunteers, McGowan's Brigade. The letters were condensed to eliminate the uninteresting, persoanl matters that the letters contained and arranging them consecutively, by the surgeon's daughter. They provide a view of a soldier's life in the Southern army. View more info

Commodore Moore and the Texas Navy

By: Wells, Tom Henderson

Price: $191.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, The University of Texas Press: 1960

Seller ID: 050415

Condition: Near Fine


[16], 218 pp, (2), blu clothcovered boards w/silver illustrated front panel and silver lettering on the spine, map (chart of gulf of Mexico) tipped in last two pages, dj w/light green-tan-brown-white-blu wraparound color illustration by E.M. Schiwetz. The author tells the story of a young officer building almost singlehandedly a navy for the infant Texas Republic. The naval history of Texas from 1839 to 1846 is a record of Edwin Ward Moore's struggle against politica... View more info

Mosby's Rangers

By: Wert, Jeffry D.

Price: $7.61

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 049608

Condition: Very Good+


384 pp, quarterbound w/blue papercovered boards w/dark maroon clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering on the spine, endpaper maps, glossy light green dj w/pictorial front panel. From the high tide of the Confederacy to the last days at Appomattox - the story of the most famous caommand of the Civil War and its Legendary leader, John S. Mosby. View more info

Sword over Richmond: An Eyewitness History of McClellan's Peninsula Campaign

By: Wheeler, Richard

Price: $8.29

Publisher: New York, NY, The Fairfax Press: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 036534

ISBN: 0517680211

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 371 pp, brown boards w/gilt lettering, dj cream w/black-brown lettering w/illustrated front & rear panels. The book is an account of the venets that followed George B. McClellan's appointment as commander of the Army of the Potomac in the aftermath of the Union defeat at Bull Run in 18161. View more info

Ghost Front the Ardennes Before the Battle of the Bulge

By: Whiting, Charles

Price: $12.33

Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom, Da Capo Press Inc.: 2002

Seller ID: 034429

ISBN: 0306811480

Condition: Very Good+


219 pp, black boards, glossy black-grey dj w/pictorial front & spine. The story of America's worst intelligence blunder of World War II. The question of how Germany was able to secretly mass its strategic reserves opposite the U.S. front was shrouded in mystery. View more info

Don't Let the Blue Star Turn Gold: Downed Airmen in Europe in WW II

By: Whiting, Jerry W.

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA, Tarnaby: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author & One of Subjects

Seller ID: 049635

ISBN: 0971353824

Condition: Near Fine


xx, 232 pp, blue leatherette hard cover w/gilt lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the title page, also signed by one of the POWs and by one of the other airment. glossy blu dj w/black-and-white illustrated front panel. These are true stories of airmen who didn't return from bombing missions over Europe. many died in fiery crashes, while others became POWs or Evadees. A few were captured and later escaped and a small number were shot in their parachutes... View more info

A Complete Life of Gen. George A. Custer

By: Whittaker, Frederick

Price: $603.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Sheldon & Company: 1876

Seller ID: 022138

Condition: Good+


x, 648 pp, frontis portrait w/tissue guard, 16 plates and maps, brown cloth cover boards w/black & gilt stamped deco on front & spine, blind stamped deco on back cover. Front cover shows gilt picture of Custer riding his horse holding his sword high. The book is divided into ten books. the first book - the boy, second book - the subaltern, third book - the captain, fourth book - the Michigan Brigade, fifth book - the Third Cavalry Divison, sixth book - After the War, s... View more info

The Road to Appomattox

By: Wiley, Bell Irvin

Price: $18.96

Publisher: Memphis, TN, Memphis State College Press: 1956

Seller ID: 038086

Condition: Very Good-


x, 121 pp, light blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj white-brown-black-orange w/pictorial front panel and orange spinte w/black lettering. The author sketches the course of the Confederacy's decline and reappraises the influences leading to its defeat. He points out the internal influences that impeded the South's effort to establish its independence. some foxing to the endpapers and the jacket w/some finish chipping on the dj spine. View more info

Operation Grease-Paint

By: Williams, Annabelle Rucker

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, House-Warven, Publishers: 1951

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 049609

Condition: Very Good


240 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine & front cover, Insribed & SIGNED by author on the ffep. The diary of an entertainer, Annabelle Williams, about a USO tour in the Pacific, that took place after V-J day. During their tour they were privileged to witness teh Japanese War Criminals Trials in Kwajalein. View more info

Lone Star Marine

By: Willock USMCR, Colonel Roger

Price: $93.50

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Privately Published Roger Willock: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by Subject's Wife

Seller ID: 039284

Condition: Very Good+


xx, 195 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed "To Maurine and Charles from Leda Thomason" & SIGNED by Leda Thomason, light grey dj w/red lettering. Colonel Thomason entered the Marine Corps in World War I, and his service career ranged from France through the Caribbean to North China, in the field as well as aboard ship. He was a distinguished Marine Officer as well as an author and an Illustrator of considerable acclaim. dj... View more info

The President's War Message delivered at joint sesson of the two Houses of Congress April 2, 1917

By: Wilson, President Woodrow

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Edward J. Clode: 1917

Seller ID: 001913

Condition: Good


47 pp, grey cloth boards. The message was delivered at a joint session of the two houses of Congress April 2, 1917. The publishers turned over their profits f/sale of this book to American Ambulance Field Service in France. President Wilson addressed both houses of Congress because the Imperial Germany Government had just came out with aannouncement that it would sink any ships going to Britain, Ireland, or western coast of Europe, or any of ports controlled by enemie... View more info

Confederate Capital and Hood's Texas Brigade

By: Winkler, Angelina

Price: $101.96

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Butternut & Blue: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050653

ISBN: 0935523243

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 312 pp, [2], grey clothcovered boards w/blind stamped top & bottom borders, w/gilt confederate flag & lettering on the front panel and gilt lettering on the spine. This book was reprinted from the 1894 Von Boeckmann edition. The story of Hood's Texas Brigade, its marches, battles, privations and triumphs, is closely interwoven with that of the Southern Capital, Richmond. The author was the wife of Col. Winkler. Col. Winkler served s president of the Hood's Te... View more info

The Marine: A Guadalcanal Survivor's Final Battle

By: Wofford, Ben and White, William Richard

Price: $15.73

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2002

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 049323

ISBN: 1557508801

Condition: Near Fine


ix, [3], 162 pp, [1], red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj black-and-white pictorial front panel w/red spine & rear panel w/black-and-white lettering. The story of a Marine telephone wireman from the 1st Marine Division who landed on Guadalcanal on 7th August, 1942. He tells the story of the first battle, the five months laying new telephone lines and repairing damaged lines. With the help of his doctor, Ben Wofford, the book tells the story of... View more info

Call Forth the Mighty Men

By: Womack, Bob

Price: $25.46

Publisher: Bessemer, AL, Colonial Press: 1987

Seller ID: 039346

ISBN: 0938991027

Condition: Very Good+


601 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/maroon lettering, light blu dj w/pictorial front & rear panels. The book is a historically accurate account of the actions and experiences of the men and women who soldiered the causes espoused by the politicians of the 1860's. The needless and senseless nature of a civil war, fought for intangible ideals of questionable value. View more info

Fort Davis: Outpost on the Texas Frontier

By: Wooster, Robert

Price: $12.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Ass'n: 1994

Seller ID: 035846

ISBN: 0876111398

Condition: Very Good+


53 pp. glossy black SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. Fort Davis was considered one of the U. S. Army's most important western posts. The author traces the history of the Davis Mountains region from the days when Indians and later Spaniards and Mexicans inhabited the area, through its days as the site of Texan & American interests View more info

Fort Davis: Outpost on the Texas Frontier

By: Wooster, Robert

Price: $12.54

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Ass'n: 1994

Seller ID: 039998

ISBN: 0876111398

Condition: Very Good+


53 pp. glossy black SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. Fort Davis was considered one of the U. S. Army's most important western posts. The author traces the history of the Davis Mountains region from the days when Indians and later Spaniards and Mexicans inhabited the area, through its days as the site of Texan & American interests View more info

Soldiers, Sutlers, and Settlers: Garrison Life on the Texas Frontier

By: Wooster, Robert

Price: $57.38

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 040742

ISBN: 0890963568

Condition: Near Fine


xv, blank, 240 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed & SIGNED on the half title page "to C.E. Reid 4/24/88", aqua dj w/black illustrations on the front panel w/white-black lettering. The author covers the life at the forts from reveille to taps, detailing the soldiers' uniforms, weapons, and duties, along with the activities of the local civilian inhabitants. Many of the daily battles waged were against roaches, cholera, ina... View more info