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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 7" - 9" 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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World War I Army Pass: 1917
2 World War I Army Pass: 1917
France British/Canadaina Army 1917 Good Paper Pass 
World War I paper pass made-out to a Lt. Malcolm allowing him to proceed to Beaumarais [Calais-area]. Regiment is shown as RS4 [?].Same passesere used by both British and Canadian Forces. Size - 5.25" by 3.25". Crumpled from being folded into a pocket or wallet. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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3 ABDUL-JABBAR, Kareem Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes
New York, NY, U.S.A. Broadway Books 2004 0385503385 / 9780385503389 First Edition, Third Printing Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles As New  As New Military History 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The story of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II. 302pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 600g.  
Price: 8.50 USD
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4 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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Hitler's Greatest Defeat: The Collapse Of The Army Group Centre, June 1944, ADAIR, Paul
5 ADAIR, Paul Hitler's Greatest Defeat: The Collapse Of The Army Group Centre, June 1944
United Kingdom Rigel 2004 1898800073 / 9781898800071 New Edition, Reprint Cloth 'As new' 'As New' Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Catastrophe for Hitler in his campaign on the Russian Front, 1944, the collapse of Army Group Centre, June 1944. 192pp, photo illustrated, maps. Originally published by Arms & Armour, 1994. 192 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, fresh copy, absolutely - 'as new'. Weight, 376g. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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6 ADIE, Kate Corsets To Camouflage: Women And War
United Kingdom Hodder & Stoughton 2003 0340820594 / 9780340820599 First Edition, Fourth Printing Cloth About Fine VG+ Hardcover Small Quarto 
A book on the role of women in warfare. Published in association with the Imperial War Museum, London. ix, 246 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.); 26 cm. Bright, clean copy. Gift inscription to htp, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar, just minor creasing to top edge. Heavy book weighing 1.01kg 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 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 7" - 9" 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.
8 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 7" - 9" 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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9 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 7" - 9" tall 
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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10 AIR MINISTRY: GREAT BRITAIN Photogrammetric tables for intelligence officers employed on interpretation of air Photographs
UK Great Britain Air Ministry 1942 1942 Issue of 1936 Card Boards, Cloth Spine Good Plus Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
'For Official Use Only'. Air Publication 1936, 1st edition. February 1942, Reprinted October 1942. Table for use by Air Ministry Intelligence Officers employed in interpreting Air Photographs. OCLC Number: 505967815. 136 p. ; 24 cm. Marked as having been used by a Captain E. A. B. Sutton [RAF? RCAF?]. A number of items laid-in all to do with the subject of the manual. Interior is clean and unmarked. Externally the book shows a fair amount of use as one might expect of what is essentially a 'war relic'. Still sound. Weight, 250g. Lettermailable. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 ALBAUGH III, William A. and SIMMONS, Edward N. Confederate Arms
New York Bonanza Books 1957 1st Bonanza Printing Cloth About Fine  Good 4to - over 9" - 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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12 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 7" - 9" 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. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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13 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 7" - 9" 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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14 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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15 ALEXANDER, Roy The cruise of the raider "Wolf"
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing 1941 Reprint Edition Cloth Good VG Lacking Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Book details the cruise of the German surface raider, Wolf, during WWI, Nov 1916- Feb 1918. xxiii, 270 p. ; 21 cm. Illustrated title page. Map on lining papers. Interior is clean. There is an owner's stamp to the content page, but the book is otherwise umarked. Binding is tight and square and the blue cloth shows only minimal wear to tips of corners. Weight, 500g. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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16 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 7" - 9" 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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17 ALMAN, Karl Wolfgang Luth: Der Erfolgreichste U-Boot-Kommandant Des Zweiten Weltkrieges
Friedberg Podzun-Pallas 1988 3-7909-0341-8 / 9783790903416 First Edition Cloth Near Fine  Good VG 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An account of the career of Germany's most successful U Boat commander during the Second World War. German language text. 288pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Weight, 590g..  
Price: 25.00 USD
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Americans at War , AMBROSE, Stephen A.
18 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 7" - 9" 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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19 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 7" - 9" 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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20 AMBROSE, Stephen E. The Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys: The Men of World War II
New York Simon & Schuster 1998 0-684-85628-X / 9780684856285 First Edition, First Printing Cloth Spine, Paper Boards As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A book about the experiences of the G.I.'s who fought in WWII. 396pp, photo illustrated. An 'as new' copy. Weight, 743g. 
Price: 6.95 USD
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