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Washington, DC: Combat Forces Press, 1954. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xi, , 260 pages. Maps. Notes. Legend to Symbols on Maps. Index. Foreword by Major General Orlando Ward. Name in ink inside front cover. DJ worn, soiled, torn and chipped. Published in 1954, the year following the close of the Korean War, this book describes combat actions of small Army units, squads and platoons, companies and batteries. This book is a collection of accounts describing the combat action of small Army units-squads and platoons, companies and batteries. These are the units that engage in combat, suffer the casualties, and make up the fighting strength of the battalions, regiments, divisions, corps, and finally, of the field army. Combat is a very personal business to members of such a small unit. Concerned with the fearful and consuming tasks of fighting and living, these men cannot think of war in terms of the Big Picture as it is represented on the situation maps at corps or army headquarters. Squad or platoon members know only what they can see and hear.
New York: Rugged Land Books, 2002. First edition. First edition/first printing [stated]. Hardcover. . 441,  pages. Illustrations. Endpaper maps. Glossary. Ink date written on fep. David Haskell Hackworth (November 11, 1930 – May 4, 2005) also known as Hack, was a prominent military journalist and a former United States Army colonel who was decorated in both the Korean War and Vietnam War. Hackworth is known for his role in the creation and command of Tiger Force, a military unit which was formed in South Vietnam to apply guerrilla warfare tactics against Viet Cong guerrilla fighters. Hackworth is also known for his accusation in 1996 that Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mike Boorda was wearing two unauthorized service ribbon devices on two of his uniform's awards denoting valor in combat. Although Admiral Boorda had served off the coast of Vietnam in the 1960s and believed he was authorized to wear the two wartime decorations for meritorious service, he did not meet the Navy's requirements.
New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc, 1931. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 5.25 inches by 7.75 inches. , 272,  pages. Name, address and phone number of previous owner in ink on fep. Cover has some wear and soiling. Some page soiling and marks noted. Donal Hamilton Haines was an Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Michigan and was an alumnus of this University of the Class of 1909 who, during a period of thirty years, had given service of high value and importance to his alma mater. Himself a skilled journalist and an experienced writer of fiction, he was unusually well fitted to counsel and instruct those who aspired to enter the journalistic profession or to engage in creative writing. His vigorous and positive personality, flavored by his keen love of the out-doors and his genial interest in the individual, made him an inspiring teacher and a cherished colleague, whose friendship was prized and whose memory will live long after him. His long series of novels carried the high art of influencing readers to the appreciation of high standards in personal conduct, of constructive social attitudes, and of cultural tastes while they were being engaged in entertainment and adventure. Many of his thousands of readers were thus influenced by the dramatization of cosmopolitan and socially aware points of view. It is significant that his non-fiction book, Luck in All Weathers, published by Farrar and Rinehart in 1941, was selected by the Council on Books in Wartime for exclusive distribution to the armed forces overseas, and more than one hundred thousand of these books were printed and distributed.
New York: Penguin Books, 1990. Fourth Printing. 353, wraps, illus., maps, glossary, bibliography, index, price sticker on rear cover An analysis of the history of naval combat, using four landmark sea battles as case studies: the Battle of Trafalgar using wooden ships, the Battle of Jutland using ironclad steamships, the Battle of Midway using aircraft carriers, and the Battle of the Atlantic using submarine warfare.
Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1991. First? Edition. First? Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm. xii, 315,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Appendix A "Arguing with Success". Appendix B "The Course of Postwar Army Doctrine". Index. DJ worn, tears and chips to DJ edges, pencil erasure on front endpaper. Robert R. Leonhard, Ph.D. is a game designer, retired army officer, author, researcher, chess player, and Bible teacher. He designed the game Hero of Weehawken and wrote the books The Art of Maneuver, Fighting by Minutes, and The Principles of War for the Information Age. He has been working at a research lab as a national security analyst at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. He is a retired Army lieutenant colonel after 24 years in the U.S. Army mostly in the mechanized infantry. He obtained his Ph.D. in 19th-century U.S. history from West Virginia University.
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1976. First American Edition [stated]. Presumed first printing. Hardcover. Format is about 6.75 inches by 8.75 inches. 159,  pages. Ex-library with usual library markings. Includes Illustrations, Abbreviations and explanations, Notes on the rules, The Rules, Pre-game check list, Index to the rules. Includes 20 black and white illustrations of individual armies. Label on fep. Label with name and address of previous owner pasted to top corner of the title page. Topics covered include Pont-de-la-Croix; The Wargames, Then and now; Boots, boots, boots, boots...; Wheels, wheels, wheels, wheels...; Battlegrounds; Instruments of war; Playing the game; and Disaster at D-Day--and other big games. Gavin Tudor Lyall (9 May 1932 – 18 January 2003) was an English author of espionage thrillers. From 1959 to 1962 he was a newspaper reporter and the aviation correspondent for the Sunday Times. His first novel, The Wrong Side of the Sky, was published in 1961, drawing from his personal experiences in the Libyan Desert and in Greece. It was an immediate success. Lyall then left journalism in 1963 to become a full-time author. Gavin Lyall was also a wargamer and appeared in "Battleground", a Tyne Tees television series on miniature war gaming in 1978.
Washington DC: Naval Historical Center, Contemporary History Branch, 1991. Revised Edition. Wraps. , 100,  pages. Cover has some wear. Corners of several pages bent. This bibliography revises and updates A Select Bibliography of the United States Navy and the Southeast Asian Conflict, 1950-1975, compiled by Edward J. Marolda and G. Wesley Price III and issued in November 1983. The greater number of titles cited in this new edition reflects the outpouring of books and articles on the Vietnam War since 1983. In addition, because of the growing attention to the role of women in war, the current edition of the bibliography presents a new subject category entitled Navy Women. A primary object of this current work is to provide a bibliography that would enable researchers to identify the most comprehensive books and articles on the Navy's overall involvement in the struggle for Southeast Asia (hence the General Works section). Another goal was to present researchers only interested in specific subject areas with the fullest information on the sources treating those individual topics. The books, public documents, and articles cited in the bibliography can be found in the holding of the Navy Department Library.