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Pacific Alamo: The Battle for Wake Island

By: Wukovits, John

Price: $25.08

Publisher: New York, NY, New American Library: 2003

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 050249

ISBN: 0451208730

Condition: Near Fine


xi, 308 pp, quarterbound w/grey papercovered boards and blu papercovered spine w/silver lettering, wht-blu-black pictorial dj w/grey-white-blue lettering. This is the story of the defense that a small group of U.S. military personnel and civilian construction workers during the first days of World War II. The Japanese attacked Wake Island on December 11, 1941 and the Island was finally surrendered on December 23. This group of 524 military personel and 1,145 unarmed... View more info

Desert Mirage: The True Story of the Gulf War

By: Yant, Martin

Price: $7.61

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Prometheus Books: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 049677

ISBN: 0879756780

Condition: Near Fine


222 pp, black leatherette covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy black dj w/color pictorial front panel w/white lettering on the front panel and brown lettering on the spine. Shortly after Iraq seized Kuwait, Yant argued in a newspaper column that Saddam Hussin's "military machine' wasn't nearly the menace President Bush said it was. When the Persian Gulf War ended, he set out to write Desert Mirage to show how the Bush administration had delibertly ... View more info

Horse, Foot, and Dragoons : Sketches of Army Life at Home and Abroad

By: Zogbaum, Rufus Fairchild

Price: $233.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1888

Seller ID: 036591

Condition: Good+


176 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering & deco on the spine & stamped illustrated front cover, TEG (top edge gilt). The book has four sections : France, Great Britain, Germany, & United States. The section on France it titled War Pictures in Time of Peace, and the section on Great Britain contains "the British Grenadier and A Home of Tommy Atkins." The Germany section has Reiterlied & A Night with the Fourth Corps. The United States section has ... View more info