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1 Handbook for the Mines, Contact, A. T. 1936
Ottawa King's Printer 1942 Second Edition Printed Card Wraps Near Fine Government Publication 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Handbook for the anti-tank contact mine used by the Canadian Military in the Second World War. Official Government of Canada Publication 5M-7-42 [5413]. 1942 reprint of the 1936 original including Amendments 1 & 2. 27pp, 8 illustrated plates, one in color. Very clean, bright copy with a sound binding. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 ABEL, Friedhelm The Kettenkrad: Sd.Kfz.2-Type Hk-101
Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Schiffer Pub Ltd 1991 0887403158 / 9780887403156 First American Printing Printed Card Wrappers About 'As New' Softcover Oblong Quarto 
History and description of a small, WWII, German armoured military vehicle based on a motorcycle. Schiffer military history, vol. 38.Translation of: 'Kleines Kettenkraftrad' from the original German. 47 p. : ill. ; 21 x 28 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 181g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 ADAMS, Michael C. C. Fighting for Defeat: Union Military Failure in the East, 1861-1865
Lincoln, NE Bison Books - University of Nebraska Press 1992 0803210353 / 9780803210356 First Printing This Edition Printed Card Wrappers As New Softcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The book argues that the Union army’s lack of success in the eastern theater early in the Civil War was due largely to its fear that the Confederate army was invincible."This excellent and provocative work concludes with a chapter suggesting how the image of Southern military superiority endured in spite of defeat." Originally published: Our masters the rebels. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1978. With new preface. x, 256 pages ; 24 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creasing. 'As New'. Weight, 370g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 ADKINS, Roy Nelson's Trafalgar: The Battle That Changed The World
New York, New York, U.S.A. Viking Press 2005 0670034487 / 9780670034482 Second Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
On October 21, 1805, as Britain's Royal Navy under the command of Horatio Nelson clashed with Napoleon's forces in an epic sea battle off the coast of Spain, the fate of Europe hung in the balance. Though the cost was high--and Nelson himself was killed--the British victory prevented Napoleon from invading Britain and paved the way for the eventual defeat of the French emperor. First published under the title: 'Trafalgar: the biography of a battle'. London : Little, Brown, 2004. xxiii, 392 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. A bright, clean, fresh copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket - 'as new'. Weight, 646g. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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The Rhetoric of War: Training Day, the Militia, and the Military Sermon (Contributions in American Studies), AHEARN, Marie L.
5 AHEARN, Marie L. The Rhetoric of War: Training Day, the Militia, and the Military Sermon (Contributions in American Studies)
U.S.A. Greenwood Press 1989 0313266190 / 9780313266195 First Edition, First Printing Cloth, Gilt Fine No Dustjacket Issued Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The Book explores the militia system and its role in the development of colonial New England. The author contends that the militia and the military sermon created an atmosphere of Christian soldiery and warfare that exercised a powerful, long-lasting hold upon New Englanders. 'Contributions in American studies, no. 95'. vi, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Original First Edition, NOT a print-on-demand. Bright, clean, unmarked interioor, still quite fresh. Binding is tight and square. No wear to the cloth or the bright, gilt titles. Weight, 494g. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Der Kampf um Schlesien: 1944-1945 (German Edition), AHLFEN, Hans Von
6 AHLFEN, Hans Von Der Kampf um Schlesien: 1944-1945 (German Edition)
Stuttgart, Germany Motorbuch 1986 3879434808 / 9783879434800 3. Lizenauflage Cloth Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ 
Book covers an overlooked aspect of World War II in the closing months on the Eastern Front. Author Has von Ahlfen certainly knows his history since he was a commanding German general in this theater of operation which was centered in the former German province of Silesia, now part of Poland. First published in 1963. 245pp, [2] pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps (1 folded, color) ; 24 cm. Large, folding map attached to the rear board. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, cloth shows no wear. Unclipped dustjacket is similar except for a 2cm closed tear to the top edge of the front panel. Weight, 615g. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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7 ALBAUGH III, William A. and SIMMONS, Edward N. Confederate Arms
New York Bonanza Books 1957 1st Bonanza Printing Cloth About Fine  Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
guide to all weapons used by the Confederacy - Handguns, Shoulder Arms, Edged Weapons, Armories, Accoutrements and a Directory of Makers, Gunsmiths Dealers etc. 278pp, illustrated. Book is very clean and bright with solid binding. Dustjacket has creased front, inside flap, edgewear on both covers, repaired with tape.  
Price: 45.00 USD
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8 ALEXANDER, Bevin How Great Generals Win
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1993 0-393-03531-X / 9780393035315 First Edition, First Printing Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
An analysis of how great generals win battles by unconventianal thinking and stories of some of the most successful commanders of all time. 320pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a nearly similar dustjacket. About 'as new'. weight, 520g. 
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9 ALEXANDER, Bevin How Hitler Could Have Won World War II: The Fatal Errors That Led to Nazi Defeat
New York Crown Publishers 2000 0-8129-3202-1 / 9780812932027 First Edition, First Printing Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine About Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Fascinating 'what if' account of the Nazis in WWII. 337pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 740g. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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10 ALEXANDER, Col. Joseph H.; HORAN, Don; STAHL, Norman C. A Fellowship of Valor: The Battle History of the United States Marines
New York Harper Collins 1997 0060182660 / 9780060182663 First Edition, First Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover Quarto 
Originally published: A fellowship of valor. New York : HarperCollins, 1997. "A Lou Reda book." "The History Channel." Foreword by Edwin H. Simmons. xv, 414 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 28 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Heavy book weighing 1.233kg. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Screaming Eagles: In Action With the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), ALLEN, Patrick H. F.
11 ALLEN, Patrick H. F. Screaming Eagles: In Action With the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
U.S.A. Mallard Press 1990 0792453239 / 9780792453239 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 30.5cm Tall 
Foreword W.C. Westmoreland. 144 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm. Includes index. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Minor shelf wear to the bottom edge. Unclipped dustjacket shows nio wear except for slight wear to the top edge. Weight, 1.05kg. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 ALLEN, Stephen Lords of Battle: The World of the Celtic Warrior (World of the Warrior)
U.S.A. Osprey Publishing 2007 1841769487 / 9781841769486 First Edition, First Printing Cloth Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
"The Celtic warrior of the late iron Age was the archtypal barbarian: savage, undisciplined and bloodthirsty beyond belief. In a clash of cultures that lasted almost 500 years, the vibrant society in which he lived, fought and did was virtually destroyed, becoming a myth and legend...". Covering the period from the first mention of the Celts by ancient Greek writers to the Roman conquest of Britain, this book examines the Celtic warrior, his society and his place within it, and the conflicts that would eventually destroy his world. It is illustrated with examples of Celtic art and craftsmanship. Sumptuously illustrated. 224 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps, ports. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm. This copy is virtually 'as new' - just showing light rubbing/surface scuffs to the dustjacket. Weight, 1.017kg. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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13 ALLEN, William Lusk Anzio, Edge of Disaster
New York Elsevier-Dutton 1978 0525930035 / 9780525930037 First Edition, First Printing Cloth Near Fine VG+ Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A volume in the 'Men & Battle' series. SZXtory of the Allies struggle against Nazi Germany in central Italy in 1944. 181pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for owner's seal impressions to front and rear endpapers. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is bright and clean with a little surface rubbing present. Weight, 438g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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14 ALLETT, Tom - Editor Memorial Flight, 2006; Journal of Lincolnshire's Lancaster Association
Licoln, UK Lincolnshire's Lancaster Association 2006 Spring 2006: No 45 Stapled Wrappers Fiine Journal 21cm by 30cm 
Issue 45 of the Lincolnshire Lancaster Association commemorating the part played in WWII by the Lancaster Bomber and the men who flew them. 30pp, photo illustrated. Attractive glossy production. This copy belonged to a veteran of the RAF and RCAF who participated in WWII. His name, however, to the top edge of p1 has been inked-out but noted in pencil. Weight, 111g. Lettermailable where applicable. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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15 ALLETT, Tom - Editor Memorial Flight, 2010; Journal of Lincolnshire's Lancaster Association
Licoln, UK Lincolnshire's Lancaster Association 2010 Spring 2010: No 53 Stapled Wrappers Fiine Journal 21cm by 30cm 
Issue 45 of the Lincolnshire Lancaster Association commemorating the part played in WWII by the Lancaster Bomber and the men who flew them. Lartge issue, 51pp, photo illustrated. Attractive glossy production. This copy belonged to a veteran of the RAF and RCAF who's name we have noted inside in pencil. Weight, 221g. Lettermailable where applicable. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Americans at War , AMBROSE, Stephen A.
16 AMBROSE, Stephen A. Americans at War
New York Berkley Books 1998 0-425-16510-8 / 9780425165102 1st Trade Paperback Printing Trade Paperback As New  8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Fifteen essays spanning the remarkable 30 year career of America's foremost historian, focussing on the heart of America's wars and the soldiers who fought them. 252pp. Mint copy, as new!  
Price: 8.50 USD
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17 AMBROSE, Stephen A. The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24's Over Germany
New York Simon & Schuster 2001 0-7432-0339-9 / 9780743203395 First Edition, First Printing Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Story of the men who flew the B-24's over Europe during the Second World War. 299pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, bright and fresh, 'as new'. Weight, 610g 
Price: 12.50 USD
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American Use of War Gases and World Public Opinion, ANON
18 ANON American Use of War Gases and World Public Opinion
Hanoi Foreign Languages Publishing House 1966 Not Stated Printed Wraps Good + Pamphlet 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Vietnamese, anti-American pamphlet on the subject of the American use of poison gases in war. 36pp, photo illustrated. Clean copy with a sound binding. Crease down center where pamphlet once folded. Weight, 37g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Desert Victory, ANON
19 ANON Desert Victory
Britain War Office [?] 1942 Not Stated Stapled Wrappers VG+ Booklet 4.75" by 3.25" 
Somewhat mysteriors booklet showing no publication details at all, other than the title. Quite a substantial little booklet, unpaginated [144pp], aletrnating a full-page photograph with a page of text, white lettering on black pages. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Faint ink signature to front wrapper at top margin. Light crease to rear wrapper. Unusual and interesting with excellent photographs. Weight, 80g. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Real Photo Postcard of German Tropps on a Parade Ground in Kitzingen, 1940, ANON
20 ANON Real Photo Postcard of German Tropps on a Parade Ground in Kitzingen, 1940
Germany Publisher Unknown 1940 VG+ Real Photo Postcard 13.5 by 8.5 cm 
Real Photo Postcard of German, Third Reich toops on a parade ground in Kitzingen, Germany, near Nurenberg. Postally used, postmarked Kitzingen 14.7.40. Neat, ink message and address. 13.5 by 8.5 cm. Clean, detailed photo, near Fine. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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