Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1993. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 24 cm. xiv, 406,  pages. Illustrations. Appendix: List of Interview Subjects. Glossary. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Index. DJ has wear, tears chips and soiling. More than 60 Army and Marine infantrymen speak of their experience from induction, to the jungles and rice paddies of Vietnam, to their return to "The World." James R. Ebert holds a master’s degree in history and teaches in Wisconsin.
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Camp Edwards, Massachusetts: Engineer Amphibian Command, c1943. Presumed First Edition, First printing of this stationery. Single sheet, printed on one side. Single sheet, format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. The sheet has been folded into thirds. At the top left are four red seahorses in a rectangle. The right side of the rectangle becomes the left side of a capital letter "A" of the word Amphibian. In bold block letters underneath is the word Engineers. The bottom edge has a banner of repeating "Put 'Em Across". No other text and the rest of the sheet is blank.
Camp Edwards, Massachusetts: Engineer Amphibian Command, 1943. Presumed First Edition, First printing of this 'Tentative Training Guide'. Disbound Wraps Separate one page Engineer Boat Battallion organization chart (approximately 13 inches by 8.5 inches) laid in. , iii, , 91,  pages. Illustrations Maps. Stapes have been removed. Seven separate 'signature' [sections of text] with staple holes present. Item is collated and complete. Lithographed by the Drafting and Reproduction, Headquarters, Engineer Amphibian Command. Cigarette burned through at bottom of front cover page, and scorch mark on first and second pages. Marked Restricted. Name of previous owner on front cover. This guide was published as an aid to training engineer amphibian units. It contains the essentials of the mission, procedure and organization of engineer amphibian troop as developed during the past year  by this Command. It has, however, been rapidly complied to meet an urgent need for such a document and unit commanders are invited to criticize and to suggest additions, deletions, changes in emphasis, etc. for incorporation in later editions. In a new and rapidly growing organization, it must be understood that the Tables of Organization and the doctrine are under constant development. Many of the figures and charts give here will change from time to time. Departure from doctrine taught in training is a privilege of command--but such departure must be justified by results. The contents are Foreword, Symbols, Introduction, Basic Facts, Landing Craft, Marine Mainentance, Organization, Engineer Amphibian Troops in Action and Annex. The Insignia of Combined Operations is is presented with a note that it was a shoulder patch in blue and gold by engineer amphibian troops (and a patch of the same design, in black and red, was worn by British combined operation troops).
New York: Praeger, 1981. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xxi, , 345,  pages. Maps. Tables. List of Abbreviations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Cover has minor wear and soiling. Lt.Col.-Dr. John A. English (born 12 October 1940) is a Canadian Army veteran and a writer on historical and military topics. English was educated at Royal Roads (1958–60) and the Royal Military College (1960–62), he went on leave without pay to attain an MA in history from Duke University in 1963-64. He passed final promotion exams in 1966 and graduated from Canadian Forces Staff College in 1972. He first joined the King's Own Calgary Regiment and from 1962 served in the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada until 1970, when he moved to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. In 1980 he attained an MA in war studies from RMC, and a Ph.D. from Queen's University in 1989 while still in service. English served as a NATO war plans officer, Chief of Tactics of the Combat Training Centre, instructor at the Canadian Land Forces Command and Staff College, and curriculum director of the National Defence College. English retired from the Canadian army after 37 years of service in 1993. In 1992 English accepted a professorship at Queen's University. For five years between 1997 and 2002 English served as a Professor of Strategy with the US Naval War College. On return to Canada he was employed until November 2003 as director of the Defence Minister's Monitoring Committee on Change. On 19 October 2004 the Minister appointed him Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the Brockville Rifles and from 2010-2013 he served as Honorary Colonel.
Newark, New Jersey: Essex Troop Armory, 1925. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xv, , 286,  pages. Color Frontis of Regimental Coat of Arms, 102nd cavalry. Foreword by Major-Genreal James G. Harbord. Illustrations. Appendix. Cover has some wear and soiling. Endpapers have some soling and discoloration. Some edge soiling. Lloyd M. Felmly had been the editor of the Newark Evening News. Mr. Felmly joined The News in 1916 as a reporter, retiring in 1959 as the paper's editor. He then served as a teacher and acting chairman of the humanities department of the Newark College of Engineering until 1964. Mr. Felmly had been a president of The Associated Press of New Jersey. Lieutenant General James Guthrie Harbord (March 21, 1866 – August 20, 1947) was a senior officer of the United States Army and President and Chairman of the Board of RCA. In 1942, the U.S. Congress passed legislation allowing retired Army generals to be advanced one rank on the retired list or posthumously if they had been recommended in writing during World War I for a promotion which they did not receive, and if they had received the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross or the Distinguished Service Medal. Under these criteria, Harbord and William M. Wright were eligible for promotion to lieutenant general, and they were advanced on the retired list effective July 9, 1942.
Springfield, VA: NTIS, 1979. quarto, 90, wraps, small rust stains on covers This report contains information on the Soviet military and civil defense establishments, leadership, doctrine, policy, planning, political affairs, organization, and equipment. Contains articles on civil defense training and related activities, naval training, and training activities in air defense units, among other topics.
Springfield, VA: NTIS, 1980. quarto, 93, wraps, small rust stains on covers, some creasing to covers This report contains information on the Soviet military and civil defense establishments, leadership, doctrine, policy, planning, political affairs, organization, and equipment. Contains an article on civil defense (in the Kirghiz SSR schools), as well as articles on basic military training, multiround rocket launchers, nuclear warfare, railroad troops, foreign policy, political indoctrination, air forces, naval forces, military academies, and pension payments, among other topics.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1950. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. vii, ,255,  pages. Illustrations. Footnotes. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. DJ has some wear, soiling, edge tears and chips. DJ has sticker scuff in front. Publisher's review slip laid in. Prof. Sidney Forman was an authority on the history of the United States Army. Dr. Forman was the head librarian and a professor of education at Teachers College of Columbia University from 1962 to 1977. Before that he had been the archivist and library director of the United States Military Academy at West Point from 1946 to 1962. Professor Forman had been appointed to West Point after serving in the Army during World War II. A native of Brooklyn, he had graduated from City College in 1936 and earned a doctorate in political science and a master's degree in library science from Columbia University. In 1950 Professor Forman's history of the military academy, "West Point: A History of the United States Military Academy," was published by Columbia University Press.
Nashville: The Battery Press, 2003. Reprint Edition. Limited Edition--limited to 500 copies. ardcover. xxiv, 331,  pages. Footnotes. Maps. Illustrations. Index. Somewhat cocked. Corner of page 133/134 creased. One of Battery Press' Great War series. Originally published in 1920 in Great Britain, this is the history of the Royal Tank Corps in World War I. It covers the development of the tank, mechanical characteristics of early British tanks, particularly the Mark I, as well as the early battles at the Somme and Ancre. It also describes the growth of the Tank Corps itself, tank tactics, tank engineering plus the tank battles of 1917-1918. The book has 8 photos/drawings plus 9 maps in an 5 1/2" by 8 1/2" hardcover format. Major-General John Frederick Charles "Boney" Fuller CB CBE DSO (1 September 1878 – 10 February 1966) was a senior British Army officer, military historian, and strategist, notable as an early theorist of modern armored warfare, including categorizing principles of warfare. With 45 books and many articles, he was a highly prolific author whose ideas reached army officers and the interested public. He explored the business of fighting, in terms of the relationship between warfare and social, political, and economic factors in the civilian sector. Fuller emphasized the potential of new weapons, especially tanks and aircraft, to stun a surprised enemy psychologically. After the war Fuller collaborated with B. H. Liddell Hart in developing new ideas for the mechanization of armies, launching a crusade for the mechanization and modernization of the British Army. He became military assistant to the chief of the Imperial General Staff in 1926. He was promoted to major-general in 1930.
Washington, DC: United States Army, Center of Military History (produced by U. S. Government Printing Office), 1991. World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition [stated]. First Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. Format is approximately 5.875 inches by 9.125 inches. viii, 227,  pages. Wraps. Illustrations (some color). Maps (with some color). Notes. The author received his Ph.D. in History from Ohio State University in 1981. He joined in 1983 the faculty of the Combat Studies Institute the military history department of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, where he specialized in the U. S. Army in the interwar and World War II periods. The 1941 maneuvers, the largest ever conducted by the U.S. Army, exercised an incalculable influence on the development of the American force structure in World War II. The maneuvers served to test emerging assumptions about doctrine and organization.