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Ten Knights in a Bar Room: Missing in Action in the Southwest Pacific, 1943

By: Cundiff, Michael J.

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Ames, IA, Iowa State University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049697

ISBN: 0813817366

Condition: Near Fine


xiii, 118 pp, grey clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, orange-grey-red dj w/wraparound pictorial w/black lettering on the front panel & spine. The book describes the discovery in 1970 of an American B-24 lost since December 1, 1943, in New Guinea. The book is a story about World War II and about ten families that felt its tragic impact. The author retraced the steps of the Ten Knights crew and the stories of their families. View more info

Robert Rogers of the Rangers

By: Cuneo, John R.

Price: $38.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Richardson & Steirman: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040499

ISBN: 0931933463

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 308 pp, quarterbound w/red papercovered boards w/blu cloth covered spine w/white lettering on the spine, dj red-blu w/black illustration and white lettering. A classic biography of Robert Rogers, founder and leader of the Rangers. They were most famous of the 18th century forerunners of the Commandos of the 20th century. Rogers's exploits around Ticonderoga and Crown Point won him fame on two continents. View more info

Lincoln's Loyalistsl - Union Soldiers from the Confederacy

By: Current, Richard Nelson

Price: $16.79

Publisher: Boston, MA, Northestern University Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 051520

ISBN: 1555531245

Condition: Near Fine


ix, 253 pp, light tan clothcovered boards w/dark brown title block on the spine w/gilt lettering on the front cover and spine, glossy brown-black-tan dj w/color illustration on the front cover w/white rear cover w/text. orange-black endpaper maps. The ranks of the Union forces swelled by more than 100,000 of these men known to their friends as "loyalists" and known to their enemies as "tories." Every Confederate state except South Carolina provided a... View more info

The Sacrificial Lion George Armstrong Custer: From American Hero to Media Villain

By: Custer, Brice C. w/foreword by Urwin, Gregory J. W.

Price: $46.75

Publisher: El Segundo, CA, Upton & Sons: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 038647

ISBN: 091278332X

Condition: Very Good


xiv, (4), 294 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, grey-blu-white dj w/illustrated front panel. Volume XIII from the Montana and the West Series. The book presents an accurate depiction of General George A. Custer's character, competence and achievements. The author defends his great-great-unclle, George Armstrong Custer. View more info

"Boots and saddles" or, Life in Dakota with General Custer

By: Custer, Elizabeth B. w/intro by Stewart, Jane R.

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1968

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 039400

Condition: Very Good


xxix, 282 pp, marbled blu paper boards w/black title block on the spine w/gilt lettering, dj blu-brown w/wht-black lettering & illustrated front panel. Elizabeth Custer tells her story when she accompanied General Custer on all his major Assignments, aside from the summer Inidan campaigns. She was a housewife on the Plains, she traveled hundreds of miles iwth the army wagon train. She was whatever the occasion demanded: a nurse to a group of frost bitten soldiers, h... View more info

My Life on the Plains

By: Custer, General George A. and edited by Quaife, Milo Milton, Illustrations & Map

Price: $6.38

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1969:

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 028253

Condition: Good-


xli, 626 pp, wht SC wraps w/blu lettering w/illustrated front & spine. A Bison Book. An autobiographical account of Custer's service on the Great Plains, from General W. S. Hancock's campaign of 1867 up to the 1874 expedition to the Black Hills. A chapter is devoted to the battle of the Washita & to Custer's defense of the action that was called a serious blot on his military career - the abandomnet of Major Elliot and nineteen enlisted men. prev owner placed adhesive ta... View more info

Bitter Victory: The Battle for Sicily, 1943

By: D'Este, Carlo

Price: $33.58

Publisher: New York, NY, E. P. Dutton: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049226

ISBN: 0525244719

Condition: Very Good+


666 pp, quarterbound w/red papercovered boards and w/black clothcovered spine w/silver-red lettering, endpaper maps, glossy black dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The author reveals the conflicts in planning and the behind-the-scenes quarrels between the top Allied commanders. He documents in detail the series of savage battles fought against an overmatched foe and how the Germans carried out one of the greatest strategic withdrawals in history. He narr... View more info

The Small War of Sergeant Donkey

By: Daly, Maureen

Price: $15.51

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1966

Seller ID: 001373

ISBN: 66-20450

Condition: Very Good


85 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/reed-dark blue lettering on the spine, dj grey-tan-black-blue-green w/a wraparound illustration. A tale of loyalty, heroism & affection between 12 year-old Italian boy, a Sergeant in US Army, & a little donkey during wartime. The dj has a small one half inch tear on the bottom edge of the front panel and is rubbed on the dj corners. View more info

The Revolution Remembered: Eyewitness Accounts of the War for Independence

By: Dann, John

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press: 1980

Seller ID: 049896

ISBN: 0226136221

Condition: Very Good


xxvi, 446 pp, blue clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The author selected seventy-nine of the accounts that were written by veterans of the Revolutionary War. They are eyewitness narratives. To qualify for a pension, a solder had to indicate in his application the time and place of service, the names of units and officers, and engagements in which he had participated. View more info

Notes of a War Correspondent

By: Davis, Richard Harding

Price: $15.26

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 036729

Condition: Very Good


(10), 263 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine w/gilt deco on the front panel, TEG (top edge gilt). The book contains articles from various wars; The Cuban-Spanish War, The Greek-Turkish War, The Spanish-American War, The South African War, and The Japanese-Russian War. He mentions the Battle of Velestinos, the rough Riders at San Juan Hill, Buller's Column and more. prev owner wrote on the ffep, slight rubbing and wear to corners. View more info

The Texas Military Experience from the Texas Revolution Through World War II

By: Dawson II, Joseph G.

Price: $24.65

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025240

ISBN: 0890966559

Condition: Near Fine


x, 248 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu w/wht-red lettering w/color illustrated front & spine. The book focuses on Texas' military heritage, prominent authors reevaluate famous personalities, reassess noted battles & units, ask for new historical points to be considered, and bring fresh perspectives to such matters. View more info

Duty Honor Country

By: Day, George E.

Price: $250.75

Publisher: Fort Walton Beach, Fl, American Hero Press: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 039368

ISBN: 0912173165

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 354 pp, dark blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, map on the FPD, glossy grey dj w/light-blue-red-bronze pictorial front & rear panel. The author tells of his life before he joined the military. He was shot down in August of 1967 and tells of his ordeal and torture in North Vietnam. After his release he has sued the US Government for reneging on a promise made to WW2 & Korean war veterans. View more info

Black Beans & Goose Quills : Literature of the Texan Mier Expedtion

By: Day, James M.

Price: $40.76

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1970

Seller ID: 038770

Condition: Very Good+


vii, 169 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy red dj w/white lettering w/illustrated front panel. Twice in 1842 Mexican soldiers marched into San Antonio, causing such turmoil that Texas had to retaliate. 305 brash Texans invaded Mexico with the intent of whipping the Mexican army. The story of their capture and imprisonment is one of the tales of Texas. Eighteen of them faced the Mexican firing squad and those who persevered were finally reale... View more info

History of the San Jacinto Campaign

By: Day, W. C.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: San Jacinto State Park, W. C. Day:

Edition: Reprint of 1921 Edition

Seller ID: 039862

Condition: Near Fine


24 pp, light brown SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover. The booklet contains a brief history of the San Jacinto Campaign, Houston's officieal report of the battle and the historyof the cannon known as "Twin Siters." Also a map showing the line of march of Mexican and Texan armies. View more info

History of the San Jacinto Campaign

By: Day, W. C.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: San Jacinto State Park, W. C. Day:

Edition: Reprint of 1921 Edition

Seller ID: 039868

Condition: Near Fine


24 pp, light brown SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover. The booklet contains a brief history of the San Jacinto Campaign, Houston's officieal report of the battle and the historyof the cannon known as "Twin Siters." Also a map showing the line of march of Mexican and Texan armies. View more info

In Memmory's Kitchen : a Legacy from the Women of Terezín

By: de Silva, edited by Cara & translated by Brown Bianca Steiner w/foreword by Berenbaum, Michael

Price: $9.14

Publisher: Northvale, NJ, Jason Aronson Inc.: 1996

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 050988

ISBN: 1568219024

Condition: Very Good+


xliv, 110 pp, [2], black clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy grey-black dj w/illustrated front panel of women in concentration camp kitchen. The book was written by undernourished and starving women in the Czechoslovakian ghetto/concentration camp of Terezín (also known as Theresienstadt), the recipes gave instructions from making beloved dishes in the rich, robust Czech tradition. Sometimes steps or ingredients are missing, the gaps a painful ... View more info

Strategy in the Civil War

By: Deaderick, Barron

Price: $13.56

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, The Military Service Publishing Company: 1946

Seller ID: 029533

Condition: Very Good


200 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/blu lettering. The volume covers the strategy of Manassas, Fort Donelson & Shiloh, the 2nd Manassas, Sharpsburg & Fredericksburg, Perryville & Murfreesboro, Chancellorsville & Gettsyburg, Vicksburg, Chickamauga & Missionary Ridge, the Wilderness Campaign, Atlanta & Nashville Campaign, the Siege of Petersburg, and the appendix contains brief sketches of various generals, Union & Confederate. stain on bottom edge, slight wear to top & bo... View more info

My Dear Wife ... The Civil War Letters of David Brett Union Cannoneer

By: Deane, Frank P.

Price: $26.78

Publisher: Little Rock, AR, Pioneer Press: 1964

Seller ID: 006106

Condition: Very Good


137 pp, quarterbound w/blue cloth covered boards w/red cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, Fifty-two letters to his wife and a few to other members of the family. thirty-four sketches are in the book also. David Brett was member of 9th Massachusetts Battery, army of the Potomac, Book tells what the common soldier thought, what his troubles & tribulations were , what he worried about, how he missed his home life, what he saw & did, how he lived in the field and his rea... View more info

The Oxford Companion to WORLD WAR II

By: Dear, I.C.B. and Foot, M.R.D.

Price: $35.66

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031259

ISBN: 0198662254

Condition: Near Fine


xxii, 1343 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, dark green dj wpictorial front w/wht-yel lettering. The book covers every aspect of the conduct & experience of the Second World War, from grand strategic decisionmaking to the struggles of daily life. More than 1,700 entries - from brief identifications to in-depth articles on complex subjects. View more info

Stalkers and Shooters : A History of Snipers

By: Dockery, Kevin

Price: $12.54

Publisher: New York, NY, The Berkley Publishing Group: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050028

ISBN: 0425210022

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 372 pp, quarterbound w/black papercovered boards and black papercovered spine w/gilt lettering, light brown-green dj w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The book follows the history of snipers, their tasks and techniques from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, through both World Wards, to the Korean War and Vietnam and the current conflicts in the Middle East. View more info