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The war that created the Greatest Generation and defined the modern world. World War II never ceases to be one of the greatest sources for writers and readers, and the depths of that conflict have still never been fully plumbed. These pages represent a modest selection of the wealth of materials offered on "The Good War," encompassing the works of Churchill and the varied perspectives from which that war may be analyzed.

Here Is Your War by Pyle, Ernie

New York, New York: Henry Holt And Company, 1943. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Johnson, Carol . First Edition - Nap (No Additional Printing Stated, Thus First). December, 1943 On The Copyri...

From Granada Bookstore (Member IOBA)


Familiarization Manual for Maintenance of Model B-17F Bombardment Airplane

Seattle. Boeing Aircraft Corporation. 1944. Bound in pictorial black cloth over limp boards, depicting the Boeing logo flanked by two B-17 aircraft in flight to front cover. 8vo. This manual is Boeing Document number D-4142, stamped issue number 8626 wit...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB


The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck

Haddon Craftsmen Publishers on copyright page no large period on page 112. Book is near Fine,no writing, binding tight and square with sharp points. very clean blue cloth boards with bright silver titles to spine, embossed titles and title block to fron...



The Battle of Leyte Gulf - A Gathering of Original Combat Despatches and Various Original Ephemera From History's Greatest Naval Battle.

16 Radio Telegrams including detailed Action Reports, Tactical Operation Commands, Battle Assessments, Damage Reports, etc. spanning the full duration of The Battle of Leyte Gulf, 24 October - 28 October 1944. Imprinted upon wartime, U.S. Comm...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB



Cassell & Co. ltd. London. 1948-54. FIRST EDITION. Six 8vo volumes. Illustrated throughout with maps and plans, many folding. Some minor spotting to the first 3 pages of the first volume otherwise a fine, clean set, finely bound in recent full red morocc...

From Paul Foster Books


Addresses by Madame CHIANG KAI-SHEK, February 18 1943 by Madame CHIANG KAI-SHEK

Signed by the Illustrator, Rudolph Ruzicka and presented to Mrs. Elkan Harrison Powell the wife of the President of the Encyclopedia Britannica. Signed on the front fly, New York, June 9, 1943: "To Mrs. E.H.Powell, with sincere regard of R. Ruzicka" Add...

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Brave Men by Pyle, Ernie

New York: Henry Holt, 1944. Stated First Printing. Price of $3.00 front flap. SIGNED BY AUTHOR Ernie Pyle on the front endpage, and SCARCE THUS. Laid in is the program for the Indiana University Convocation, dated Monday Morning, November Thirteenth, 1944...

From Dale Steffey Books


The SS by Editors Time-Life Books

Alexandria : Time-Life Books, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. As New. As New, hardcover,1st edition, 192pp 28,3X22cm. + folder containing Time-Life Books free historic document-reproduction of Hitler's1st Directive of World War II (4pages + 2p english t...



To You Who Answered the Call of Your Country and Served in Its Armed Forces to Bring About the Total Defeat of the Enemy, I Extend the Heartfelt Thanks of a Grateful Nation. by President Harry S Truman to William K. Estes

Washington, D.C.: The White House No date, circa 1945. one page, 8 1/2" x 11 ", Near Fine, old staple indent bottom edge. A letter sent by President Truman to those who served in World War II, with most likely a facsimilie signature, given the n...

From Dale Steffey Books


Moscow Tram Stop, A Doctor's Experiences with the German Spearhead in Russia by Dr Heinrich Haape

London: Collins, 1957. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Fair. 582 8vo. Written in association with Dennis Henshaw. Black cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, blue/black/red dust jacket, 384 pages, illustrations from contemporary photographs. T...

From Duck Cottage Books


Very Ordinary Seaman by Mallalieu, J.P.W

London: Victor Gollancz, 1944. One illustration, small 8vo, pp 278, very age-toned, a few creased corners, a small signature on the front endpaper, green cloth, dull and slightly worn, spine a little spotted, binding leaning slightly. [First edition, firs...

From Mike Park Ltd


My Four Years in Germany by James W Gerard

New York: George H. Doran Company, 1917. First Edition 1st Printing. Green Cloth. VGood Book/NO Dust Jacket. Photographs. First Printing. Lightly Used, Clean, Spine Gilt Dulled But Clear, Lightly Frayed Along Top Of Spine. Tight, readable, some wear on...

From Greg Crites


Jane's Fighting Ships - 1942 by Francis McMurtrie

This is a World War II era edition of "JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS - 1942" (though the book was issued in 1943) with its scarcely found dust jacket. From the dust jacket: "The acknowledged world authority and the only complete and authentic encyclopaedia of all...

From CraigsClassics


Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo by Lawson, Captain Ted W.; Edited by Robert Considine

New York: Random House, 1943. SIGNED on a sheet tipped in after half-title page by four of Doolittle's Raiders - Richard E. Cole, pilot, Crew 1; Tom Griffin, navigator, Crew 9: David J. Thatcher, Staff Sgt., Engineer-Gunner, Crew 7; and Ed Saylor, Lie...

From Dale Steffey Books


War Crimes and Their Motivation: The Socio Psychological Structure of the SS and the Criminalization of a Society by Leo Alexander

1948 War Crimes and Their Motivation: The Socio Psychological Structure of the SS and the Criminalization of a Society - Inscribed by Author. Extremely RARE - only one on the market!Reprinted from the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology of Northwester...

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