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New York: Computer People For Peace, 1971. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. , 29.  pages. Illustrated covers. Illustrations. Footnotes. RARE surviving copy. Computer People for Peace, a 1960s-1970s activist group originating in New York but with numerous chapters nationally. the group originated as “Computer Professionals for Peace”; in October 1970 “Professionals” was replaced with “People” because members “felt that the ‘Professional’ label limited the potential scope of the group and smacked of elitism.” It eventually had chapters (or at least local organizing contacts) in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Poughkeepsie,1 San Francisco, Washington, DC, northern New Jersey, and Southern Florida. And its editors seemed to enjoy printing letters from subscribers complaining that it was too radical.
New York: Bantam Books, 1987. Spec. Illus. Edition. First Printing. pocket paperbk, 307, wraps, illus., map A Bantam War Book. Here, the Vietnam War is seen through the eyes of a dedicated soldier who, as an advisor to the highly controversial and aggressive counter-terrorist Phoenix program, witnessed and helped combat atrocities committed by the Viet Cong against local South Vietnamese.
Atlanta, GA: Longstreet Press, Inc., 1995. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiii, ,185,  pages. Illustrations. DJ has some wear, soiling, tears and chips. Vince Coppola's journalistic career spans more than 30 years; he spent ten of those years at Newsweek. Coppola was lead reporter in Newsweek's early coverage of the AIDS epidemic, the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger, and the Atlanta child murders. Coppola has written four non-fiction books, including Uneasy Warriors: The Perilous Journey of the Green Berets. He is an award-winning writer who has written feature stories for magazines including Esquire, Rolling Stone, Men's Journal, Atlanta. Coppola was selected by former U.S. Attorney General Griffin B. Bell to write The Sicilian Judge, a biography of U.S. District Judge Anthony A. Alaimo. Alaimo, who immigrated to the United States as a child, served in World War II as a bomber pilot, was shot down, imprisoned for two years in the infamous German POW camp, Stalag Luft III. He took part in the Great Escape and later escaped the Nazis on his own.
New York: Back Bay Books [Little, Brown and Company], 2007. Third Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. Format is approximately 5.5 inches by 8.25 inches. ix, , 398 pages. Sources. Bibliography. Index. Coram was hired as a reporter for The Atlanta Journal when he was a sophomore in college. Like many who suddenly discover their life’s work, he was enthusiastic and prolific. He was a general assignment reporter but also wrote features, book reviews, travel stories, and aviation stories. He covered the civil rights movement in Atlanta during the 1960s and he wrote freelance magazine articles; first for the then-new Atlanta Magazine, then for aviation publications, then for national magazines. Coram returned to his non-fiction roots when he began researching a biography of John Boyd. Not only did BOYD change the course of Coram’s career, success of the book was such that Little, Brown gave Coram a two-book contract, and stipulated that both books would be military biographies. The first was “American Patriot: The Life and Wars of Colonel Bud Day.” The second is a biography of LtGen Victor Brute” Krulak.
Birmingham, AL: Colonial Press, 1997. Presumed First Edition, First printing [stated]. Hardcover. iv, 665,  pages. Signed by author on title page. Ink notation on fep. The author served in the United States Navy in World War II. He spent most of his career in Education, including teaching at the University of Georgia.