Category: Military


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The Proud : Inside the Marine Corps

By: Cohen, Bernard Halsband

Price: $6.59

Publisher: New York, NY, Wm. Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031546

ISBN: 0688132227

Condition: Very Good

282 pp, glossy SC wraps w/red spine w/gilt lettering w/black color pictorial front. The story of the Corps with an inside look at the Marine Corps of today. View more info

Soldiers and Slaves : American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble

By: Cohen, Roger

Price: $14.03

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040521

ISBN: 037541410X

Condition: Very Good+

[12], 303 pp, [5], quarterbound w/dark green papercovered boards w/black papercovered spine w/silver lettering, green-black-white dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel w/white-orange lettering. The story of 350 American POW's who were captured at the Battle of the Bulge or elsewhere in Europe, who were singled out by the Nazis because they were Jews or were thought to resemble Jews. They were transported to Berga, a concentration camp in eastern Germany, and put ... View more info

Trail of 42 : a Pictorial History of the Alaska Highway

By: Cohen, Stan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co.: 1989

Edition: 2nd Revised Printing

Seller ID: 035492

ISBN: 0933126069

Condition: Near Fine

112 pp, glossy brown-tan SC wraps w/pictorial front & rear covers. The book provides a history of the Alaskan Highway which begins at Dawson Creek in British Columbia, Canada and goes to Fairbanks, Alaska. View more info

The Trail of 42: a Pictorial History of the Alaskan Highway

By: Cohen, Stan

Price: $9.14

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co.: 1984

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 040010

ISBN: 0933126069

Condition: Very Good

[2], iv, 102 pp, glossy SC wraps w/green-grey-tan color pictorial front panel and black-and-white map end panel. The photos show the road construction and also the way the soldiers and construction men lived. By the spring of 1942 four US military regiments were poised to begin the construction of twelve hundred miles of road in Canada and over 200 miles in Alaska. Three more army regiments were added for a total strength of troops of over 11,000. prev owner wrote ... View more info

The Life and Public Services of Winfield Scott Hancock, Major-General U.S.A. Also the Life and Services of Hon. William H. English

By: Cole, J. R.

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Douglass Brothers, Publishers: 1880

Seller ID: 050690

Condition: Good+

[2], 424 pp, dark brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine and front panel, blind embossed borders on the front & rear panels, dark brown coated endpapers. The book embraces the parentage of Winfield Hancock, his boyhood days, home training, his West Point education, army service of thirty-six years, hero of a hundred battles as a hard-fighting general, as a champion of civil law, personal characteristics and etc, etc. The second part of the book is ab... View more info

Apache Nightmare: The Battle at Cibecue Creek

By: Collins, Charles

Price: $26.78

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039946

ISBN: 0806131144

Condition: Near Fine

xvi, 280 pp, dark brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy yel dj w/color illustrated front panel and w/purple & dark brown lettering on the spine. The author presents the story of the Battle at Cibecue Creek. Col. Eugene Carr left Fort Apache, Arizona w/two cavalry troops and a company of Indian scouts to arrest a Cibecue Apache medicine man, Nock-ay-det-klinne. The arrest was uneventful, but as Carr's forces returned to Fort Apache, the me... View more info

Kudjo Quatterman

By: Combs, Joseph Franklin

Price: $16.96

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1972

Seller ID: 036851

ISBN: 0811104710

Condition: Very Good-

vii, 115 pp, dark maroon cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj gray-maroon-yel-black illustrated front panel w/pictorial of author on the rear panel. The story of a relationship between a black boy and a young Confederate soldier sharing the dangers and hardships of war shoulder to shoulder. The author recreates a picture of engaegements between the 25th Regiment of alabama Volunteers and the Union forces. worn spot one inch long on spine, dj two inch chip on ... View more info

Research in the Effects and Influences of the Nuclear Bomb Test Explosions : Vol 1

By: Committee for Compilation of Report on Research in the Effects of Radioactivity

Price: $82.88

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Japan Society for the promotion of Science: 1956

Seller ID: 032736

Condition: Good

823 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine. The book contains sections on meterology, physics, chemistry, genetics, agriculture, fisheries science, economics, and medical science. This was research that was based on the effects and influences of the Bikini Atoll Test and also on the aftereffects of the atomic bomb sufferers in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. ex-library book, some wear at top & bottom of spine & edges, remnants of checkout labels on en... View more info

Frontier Forts of Texas

By: Conger, Roger & Day, James & Frantz, Joe & Neighbours, Kenneth & Nunn, W. C. & Procter, Ben & Simpson, Harold & Winfrey, Dorman w/intro by Richardson, Rupert

Price: $33.79

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1971

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed By All of the Authors

Seller ID: 049232

Condition: Near Fine

xxvi, 190 pp, quarterbound w/light tan clothcovered boards w/green clothcovered spine, w/gilt lettering w/crossed swords emblem stamped in gilt on the front cover, and w/gilt lettering on the spine & front cover. The book covers the following eight forts: Fort Belknap, Fort Bliss, Fort Brown, Fort Clark, Fort Concho, Fort Davis, Fort Mason, and Fort Sam Houston. The Editorial Board of Texian Press selected eight well-known historical writers to write about these e... View more info

Son of the Morning Star : Custer and the Little Bighorn

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $12.71

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, North Point Press: 1984

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 030914

ISBN: 0865471606

Condition: Near Fine

441 pp, quarterbound w/light brown marbled papercovered boards w/brown cloth spine w/gilt lettering on spine, gilt outline of guidon on front cover, dj light tan w/illustration of Custer in black, map endpapers, frontispiece and front of dj illustrated by Leonard Baskin. Author explores the personalities of Custer & the other federal & Indian leaders. Book is part biography of Custer and part history of the Plains Indian Wars. spine sunned, View more info

The Most Incredible Prison Escape of the Civil War

By: Conway, W Fred

Price: $8.46

Publisher: New Albany, IN, FBH Publishers: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 039659

ISBN: 0925165042

Condition: Near Fine

143 pp, grey-black-tan-yel SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel and black-and-tan illustrated rear panel. The story of Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan who was locked in dungeon in the Ohio State Penitentiary in 1863. Brigadier General John Morgan had various nicknames that provided clues to his swashbuckling, flamboyant personality: "The Thunderbolt of the Confederacy", "The Great Raider", The Great Freeebooter", "The Guerri... View more info

For Conspicous Gallantry

By: Cooke, Donald E.

Price: $12.54

Publisher: Maplewood, NJ, C.S. Hammond & Company: 1966

Seller ID: 012475

Condition: Very Good

93 pp, white-black cloth boards w/pictorial color front & back. Book about the Medal of Honor winners. View more info

The Sable Arm - Black Troops in the Union Army, 1861-1865

By: Cornish, Dudley Taylor w/foreword by Hattaway, Herman

Price: $12.96

Publisher: Lawrence, KS, University of Kansas Press: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 051461

ISBN: 070060345X

Condition: Very Good

xviii, 342 pp, black clothcovered boards w/white lettering on the spine, brown dj w/black and white pictorial front panel w/black-brown lettering. The book traces the development of Union policy on the use of black troops in the Union army and analyzes the problems connected with the implementation of that policy. The book examines and describe the slow advance of the movement to arm the Negro; it follows that movment through the maze of difficulties and obstacles th... View more info

Hernan Cortes letters from Mexico

By: Cortes, Hernan & translated and edited by Pagden, A.R. w/intro by Elliott, J. H.

Price: $31.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Grossman Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012691

ISBN: 0670368989

Condition: Very Good

565 pp, purple-orange clothcovered boards w/top edge stained maroon, w/blu-purple dj w/illustrated front & rear covers w/red endpapers w/black illustrated maps. Five times in the course of his Mexican struggles, Cort├ęs sent Charles V complete reports on his efforts to quell his Aztec foes & Spanish rivals. His letters are full of requests f/money to aid Mexican agriculture & plan the use of the land. price-clipped, prev owner wrote name on ffep. View more info

The Southern Journey of a Civil War Marine : The Illustrated Note-book of Henry O. Gusley

By: Cotham, Edward T.

Price: $18.06

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038259

ISBN: 0292712839

Condition: Near Fine

viii, 213 pp, blu boards w/grey cloth spine w/silver lettering, dj blu-brown-grey-black w/illustrated front cover w/blu spine w/white lettering. The Galveston Tri-Weekly News in Sept of 1863 began publishing the diary that had been confiscated from U.S. Marine Henry O. Gusley. He had been captured at the Battle of Sabine Pass. It records some of the most important naval campaigns of the Civil War, including the Union success at New Orleans and the defeats at Galvesto... View more info

Bat Bomb : World War II's Other Secret Weapon

By: Couffer, Jack

Price: $16.36

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049159

Condition: Near Fine

ix, 252 pp, quarterbound w/black papercovered boards w/black papercovered spine w/gilt lettering, blu-wht-black dj w/red-wht lettering w/color illustrated front & photo of author on the back. The story of bat bomb project which was to attach small incendiary bombs to millions of bats & release them over Japan's major cities. slight rubbing to dj at top of the spine. View more info

Tom Lea : An Oral History

By: Craver, Rebecca Margo, Adair

Price: $46.75

Publisher: El Paso, TX, Texas Western Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051591

ISBN: 0874042348

Condition: Near Fine

x, 187 pp, quarterbound w/rust colored spine w/gilt lettering and w/light tan cloth covered boards w/gilt title on the book.l Adair Margo tape-recored Tom Lea's oral memoirs for Rebecca Craven, Director of the Institute of Oral History at the University of Texs at El Paso. Tom Lea was born in El Paso in 1907. His parents encouraged him to atten the Art Institute of Chicago. He earned his living as illustrator and mural painter. He also was a war correspondent for ... View more info

South Africa and the Transvaal War : 8 volume Set

By: Creswicke, Louis

Price: $212.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, T.C. & E.C. Jack: 1903

Seller ID: 007374

Condition: Very Good-

8 volumes, light tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering & deco w/orange sky on front & spine. Vol 1 consists of: From the foundation of the Cape colonly to the Boer Ultimatum of 9th Oct. 1899. Vol 2 consists of: From the commencement of the War to the Battle of Colenso, 15th Dec. 1899. Vol 3 consists of: From the Battle of Conlenso, being published after year end in 1902, or early 1903. Vol 4 covers - from Lord Roberts' entry into the free state to the Battle of Kar... View more info

Sleuthing The Alamo: Davy Crockett's Last Stand And Other Mysteries Of The Texas Revolution

By: Crisp, James E.

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 051375

ISBN: 0195163494

Condition: Very Good+

xviii, 201 pp, quarterbound w/light tan papercovered boards w/black papercovered spine w/green lettering on the spine, tan dj w/color illustrated front cover w/tan spine w/black lettering and w/tan rear panel w/black lettering. The author reveals some surprising truths about the Texas Revolutuion. He traces the discovery of documents distorted, censored, and ignored. View more info

Twice the Citizen : a History of the United States Army Reserve, 1908-1983

By: Crossland, Richard B. and Currie, James T.

Price: $15.51

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Office of the Chief, Army Reserve: 1984

Seller ID: 028688

Condition: Very Good

xv, 325 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, illustrated endpapers. The book provides the history of the United States Army Reserve, its early years, between the world wars, mobilization & war, the Eisenhower years, the Berlin mobilization, reorganizations, the reserve & Vietnam, and more. View more info