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THE PACIFIC Hell Was an Ocean Away

By: Ambrose Hugh

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Text Publishing Melbourne: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012545


The text follows three US Marines and their fellow marines from their first battle with the Japanese on Guadalcanal, through the rainforests of Cape Gloucester and the strongholds of Peleliu, across the bloody sands of Iwo Jima and through the horror of Okinawa and finally to their triumphant but uneasy return home after V-J Day. View more info

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CONFEDERATE MOBILE

By: Bergeron Arthur W. Jr.

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Louisiana University Press, USA: 2000

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012379


"An indispensable and thoroughly researched volume on Mobile's role in the Confederacy" "In most standard texts on the Civil War, Mobile appears only in reference to the famout Battle of Mobile Bay. It is thus refreshing to find a work that illuminates the complete war years of this major southern city. " View more info

THEO THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THEODORE BIKEL

By: Bikel Theodore

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011929


Theodore Bikel, Theo as he calls himself turns his voice to the telling of a truly compelling story, his own. Born in Austraia, raised in Palestine, educated in England and with a stellar career in the United States and around the world, Theo's autobiography is the story not only of his own life, but of our collective history of the past six decades, from the Third Reich to the birth of the state of Israel, the McCarthyite fifties and the struggles of the tumultuous six... View more info

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THE HISTORY AND BATTLEFIELDS OF THE CIVIL WAR

By: Bowen John

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Grange Books, London: 1996

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2016024


This book is packed with everything you would ever want to know about the Americal Civil War including the genesis of the war, the development and use of tactics and weapons, the roles of the commanders, the maritime war and the war's painful aftermath. The text has over 350 colour and black and white illustrations, artists' sketches, photographs and much more. View more info

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THE CIVIL WAR DIARY OF WILLIAM R. DYER A Member of Forrest's Escort

By: Bradshaw Wayne

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Wayne Bradshaw, USA: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2012382


Most Civil War Generals commanded an "Escort" or "Bodyguard" (usually 100 men) which provided personal protection, acted as messengers and scouts etc. Fortunately William R. Dyer a member of Nathan Bedford Forrest's Escort, kept a diary as he rode through Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi with The Wizard of the Saddle. Dyer's diary gives insight into duty at Forrest's side describing events from his unique perspective. View more info

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HELL IS UPON US D-Day in the Pacific June-August 1944

By: Brooks Victor

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press, USA: 2005

Seller ID: 2012537


Well researched and presented , this book describes the entire Marianas campaign. The author describes the key differences in strategy of the American and Japanese commanders and provides first hand accounts of the soldiers, marines, sailors and airmen who fought through the Japanese defence. View more info

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THE UNSINKABLE AIRCRAFT CARRIER American Military Power in Britain

By: Campbell Duncan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph London: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012483


The author reveals how, since the 1940s and 1950s Britain has become a safe haven for many US bases and facilities. Alongside the well known cruise missile silos and nuclear bomber bases is a network of intelligence installations, command centres, communications stations even hospitals, for use only in war. View more info

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AND THE RUSSIANS STAYED The Sovietization of Cuba

By: Carbonell Nester T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company New York: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012295


An enlightening historical account of the Soviet domination of Cuba. With firsthand knowledge of the internal and external factors that shaped pivotal events, Carbonell dispels many of the doubts and clarifies many of the misconceptions that still surround the fall of Cuba. View more info

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JUBAL EARLY'S RAID ON WASHINGTON1864

By: Cooling B.F.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: The Nautical and Aviation Publishing Company of America, Baltimore: 1995

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2012363


For the Civil War historian and buff alike, this text provides a fresh interpretation of this fascinating episode in American history. Includes four campaign maps by W.J. Clipson, over 50 photographs and illustrations, appendices, bibliography, notes and index. View more info

BATTLE FLAG, THE BLOODY GROUND

By: Cornwell Bernard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2004

Seller ID: 888001


Omnibus edition, Includes two stories of the American Civil War. Book in good condition View more info

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IN THE SADDLE Exploits of the 5th Georgia Cavalry During the Civil War

By: Daiss Timothy

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Schiffer Military History, Atglen, Pa: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012356


A touching story of a memorable Civil War unit and covers the first days of the war, the middle war with its exhausting battles, skirmishes and cavalry raids and the end of the war with depleted ranks, death and surrender. Includes many b/w illustrations of historical interest. View more info

SOLDIER OF DEMOCRACY; DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

By: Davis Kenneth S.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Konecky and Konecky:

Seller ID: 002376


"A first hand account of Dwight D. Eisenhower from his early years in Texas through his military service in World War 11. It documents his training at West Point, his tour of duty in WW1 and then his meteoric rise as war leader and statesman in World War 11. View more info

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VIRGINIA AT WAR 1861

By: Davis William and Robertson James I. Jr. Edited By

Price: $55.00

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012352


Although nine of the former British colonies joined the United States before Virginia, the fate of the new republic depended heavily on the Commonwealth. With four of the first five American presidents and many other founding fathers and framers of the Constitution calling Virginia their home, the roots of American democracy are firmly planted within the borders of the Old Dominion. View more info

DUEL BETWEEN THE FIRST IRONCLADS

By: Davis William C.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Louisiana University Press, USA: 1981

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012433


"Using letters, diaries and memoirs of men who lived through the peic battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack and of those who witnessed it from afar, the author documents and analyses this famous confrontation of the first two modern warships. A well researched and presented text. View more info

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DUEL BETWEEN THE FIRST IRONCLADS

By: Davis William C.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Louisiana University Press, USA: 1981

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012433


"Using letters, diaries and memoirs of men who lived through the peic battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack and of those who witnessed it from afar, the author documents and analyses this famous confrontation of the first two modern warships. A well researched and presented text. View more info

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PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE

By: Daws Gavan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster London: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012297


The Japanese army took over 140,000 military prisoners in the Second World War in the Pacific, British, Australian, American and Dutch. One in four died at the hands of their captors. Gavan Daws combined ten years of documentary research and hundreds of interviews with POWs on three continents to write this shattering re creation of the Allied experience. View more info

U.S.A. Includes The 42nd Parallel, Nineteen Nineteen, and The Big Money

By: DosPassos John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin bOSTON: 1960

Seller ID: 011846


Includes the three volume complex by one of America's finest twentieth century novelists. The master design began with "The 42nd Parallel", was continued with "Nineteen Nineteen" and completed by "The Big Money". It is universally acclaimed as the classic portrait of a whole American generation. View more info

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PACIFIC PARTNERS A History of Australian-American Naval Relations

By: Frame Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Aust.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016019


This text examines the evolution of the relationship between Australia and the USA and identifies the major epochs and themes of its history. It provides a detailed assessment of events and the historical context from which they derive much of their meaning. View more info

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JEW VS JEW

By: Freedman Samuel G.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012156


Jew vs. Jew tells the story of how American Jewry has increasingly and perhaps terminally broken apart in the last forty years. View more info

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DEMON OF THE WATERS

By: Gibson Gregory

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Little Brown & Company: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012076


NEW BOOK Non-fiction account of the goriest mutiny on a whaling ship the "Globe" in American history. The account has been taken from the journal of 17 year old midshipman Augustus Strong who lived through the mutiny. View more info