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New York: Military Press, 1991. Presumed First Edition, First printing Thus. Hardcover. Quarto, 128 pages. Profusely illustrated (color). DJ has small tear at top of front near spine. A Western Australian by birth, Tony Holmes was a published aviation author by the age of 20. Moving to England in 1988, he has worked in aviation publishing ever since. Tony has written more than 50 books and edited a further 300 in the past 25 years. Passionate about naval aviation, he has conducted more than 30 carrier embarks on US Navy and Royal Navy vessels across the globe, including nine visits to supercarriers sailing in the waters of the Northern Arabian Gulf whilst they were conducting operations over Iraq and Afghanistan. Tony Holmes has worked as Osprey's aerospace editor since 1989, having previously served as an author/photographer for this publishing house in Australasia. He established the critically acclaimed and hugely popular Aircraft of the Aces series in 1994.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994. First U.S. Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. 25 cm, xvii, , 333,  pages. Illustrations. DJ soiled and edges worn: small tears. Introduction by Louis Auchincloss. Sir Alistair Allan Horne CBE FRSL (9 November 1925 – 25 May 2017) was a British journalist, biographer and historian of Europe, especially of 19th and 20th century France. He wrote more than 20 books on travel, history, and biography. Horne worked as a foreign correspondent for The Daily Telegraph from 1952 to 1955. He was the official biographer of British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, a work originally published (in two volumes) in 1988. Horne was an Honorary Fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford. The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916 received the Hawthornden Prize in 1963. Horne's 1977 book A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954–1962 received the Wolfson Prize in 1978. Following the 2003 American invasion of Iraq, A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954–1962 came to be of much interest to American military officers, having been recommended to U.S. President George W. Bush by Kissinger. In October 2006 the book was republished.
New York: Pocket Books, 1989. 1st Pocket Books Edition. First Printing. Mass market paperback. Pocket paperback. 276,  pages. Wraps. Some wear to cover and spine edges. Front cover creased. Discoloration inside covers. Samuel Lynn Hynes (born August 29, 1924) is an American author. He won a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for The Soldiers' Tale in 1998. Samuel Hynes was born in Chicago. He attended the University of Minnesota and Columbia University. Hynes served as a Marine Corps pilot from 1943 until 1946 and in 1952 and 1953. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross. He discussed his experiences as a pilot in the documentary series The War by Ken Burns. His other books include, Flights of Passage, On War and Writing (University of Chicago Press, 2018), A War Imagined, The Growing Seasons and The Unsubstantial Air: American Fliers in the First World War published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in October 2014.
The Hague, Netherlands: Martinus Nuhoff, 1969. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. , 231,  pages. Footnotes. Appendices. Bibliographical note. Index. As a paratrooper, he served in Army Intelligence during World War II, also serving during the Korean War. He spent 30 years in the Army Reserve, retiring as a Brigadier General in 1974. His honors include a Silver Star and the Purple Heart. Dr. Jacobs attended Louisiana State University before the war, completing his undergraduate and Masters Degree and receiving a Ph.D. in International Law from Columbia University in 1961. He was a professor of Government and Politics at The University of Maryland from 1961-1978. During those years, he served as a consultant to several government agencies.
Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002. First Printing thus [Stated]. Hardcover. Format 3.75 inches by 5.25 inches. xii-388,  pages. Abbreviations. Index. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. August Valentine Kautz (January 5, 1828 ? September 4, 1895) was a German-American soldier and Union Army cavalry officer during the American Civil War. He was the author of several army manuals on duties and customs eventually adopted by the U.S. military. Promoted to brigadier general of volunteers on April 16, 1864, Kautz led cavalry operations under the command of Maj. Gen. Benjamin Butler during Ulysses S. Grant's campaigns against Richmond and Petersburg between April and June 1864. After the war, Kautz served (from May to June 1865) on the trial board investigating the conspirators involved in the assassination of President Lincoln, before performing service in the southwest frontier, including as the commander of the Department of Arizona and commanding officer of Fort McDowell. He was appointed commander of the Department of the Columbia in 1891 with the rank of brigadier general.