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Lucky Forward: The History of Patton's Third U.S. Army. Robert S. Allen.
New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc. 1947. First Printing. Hardcover. 424, illus., maps, endpaper maps, glossary, index, DJ worn and soiled: small tears, small chips, some edge creasing. Robert Sharon Allen (July 14, 1900 – February 23, 1981) was a Washington D.C. correspondent and Washington bureau chief for The Christian Science Monitor. In 1931, with Drew Pearson, he anonymously co-authored Washington Merry-Go-Round (New York, H. Liveright) and More Merry-Go-Round and later wrote the daily column of the same title. He was a veteran of World War I and served on General Patton's staff in World War II. IIn 1947, he edited the book, Our Fair City, an expose of corrupt conditions in American municipalities. He also wrote Lucky Forward: The History of Patton's Third Army. Papers concerning his military career reside in the George S. Patton Museum at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He died in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Allen, who had cancer, had ended his journalism career when his illness made it impossible for him to work.
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227.
Lucky Forward: The History of Patton's Third U.S. Army. Robert S. Allen.
New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc. 1947. Second Printing.[stated]. Hardcover. [16], 424 pages. , illus., Occasional footnotes, maps, endpaper maps, glossary, index, Cover has some wear and soiling. Corners bumped. Ink notation on half-title. Scuff on half-title verso. Some edge soiling. Robert Sharon Allen (July 14, 1900 – February 23, 1981) was a Washington D.C. correspondent and Washington bureau chief for The Christian Science Monitor. In 1931, with Drew Pearson, he anonymously co-authored Washington Merry-Go-Round (New York, H. Liveright) and More Merry-Go-Round and later wrote the daily column of the same title. He was a veteran of World War I and served on General Patton's staff in World War II. In 1947, he edited the book, Our Fair City, an expose of corrupt conditions in American municipalities. He also wrote Lucky Forward: The History of Patton's Third Army. Papers concerning his military career reside in the George S. Patton Museum at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He died in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Allen, who had cancer, had ended his journalism career when his illness made it impossible for him to work.
[Book #72413]
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228.
Code-Name Downfall: The Secret Plan to Invade Japan--and Why Truman Dropped the Bomb. Thomas B. Allen, Norman Polmar.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. First Printing. Hardcover. 351 pages. Illus., maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. Signed by both authors on title page. SIGNED.
[Book #39450]
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229.
Code-Name Downfall: The Secret Plan to Invade Japan--and Why Truman Dropped the Bomb. Thomas B. Allen, Norman Polmar.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. First Printing. 351, illus., maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index.
[Book #51056]
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230.
Code-Name Downfall: The Secret Plan to Invade Japan--and Why Truman Dropped the Bomb. Thomas B. Allen, Norman Polmar.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. First Printing. 351, illus., maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index, usual library markings, rear flyleaf has been removedDJ in plastic sleeve. This book details the U.S. plans to invade Japan at the end of the Second World War. The authors contend that the Japanese were not planning on surrendering, and were only forced to do so by the American use of atomic weapons.
[Book #54872]
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231.
Anzio: Edge of Disaster. William Lusk Allen.
New York: Elsevier-Dutton, c1978. First Edition. First Printing. 24 cm, 181, illus., some wear to DJ.
[Book #22403]
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232.
Army General Staff College Conferences and Lectures and Map Problems. Army General Staff College Allied Expeditionary Force.
n.p. Army General Staff College, 1918. 8.5" x 13.5", approx. 1000, 6-vol. set, a collection of mimeographed copies and some carbon copies bound together, some foxing to text, some pages browned.
[Book #45147]
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233.
Fifth Division: Orders, Documents, History, Etc. Fifth U. S. Division Allied Expeditionary Force.
n.p. Fifth Division, 1919. 8.25" x 13.5", approx. 200, a collection of mimeographed copies and carbon copies bound together, some foxing to text, some wear and scuffing to boards.
[Book #45146]
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234.
The Alliluyev Memoirs: Recollections of Svetlana Stalina's Maternal Aunt Anna Alliluyeva & Her Grandfather Sergei Alliluyev. Anna Alliluyeva, Sergei Alliluyev, trans. by David Tutaev.
New York: Putnam, [1968]. First U.S.? Edition. First? Printing. 22 cm, 222, illus., pencil erasure on front endpaper, DJ edges and boards somewhat worn.
[Book #26176]
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235.
Ambassador from the Prairie: or Allison Wonderland. John M. Allison.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1973. First Printing. 400, illus., index, small stains to fore-edge, DJ somewhat soiled and creased: some wear to top and bottom edges.
[Book #8222]
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236.
My Father's House. Yigal Allon, trans. by Reuven Ben-Yosef.
New York: Norton, c1976. First Edition. First Printing. 22 cm, 204, illus., footnotes, front DJ flap price clipped, DJ somewhat worn, soiled, and small edge tears.
[Book #33928]
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237.
Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam. The Use of the Atomic Bomb and the American Confrontation with Soviet Power. Gar Alperovitz.
New York: Simon and Schuster, [1965]. First Printing. Hardcover. 25 cm,. xiv, 317, index, some wear, soiling, and creasing to DJ, some page discoloration, especially at endpapers. Inscribed by the author.
[Book #26097]
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238.
Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam. The Use of the Atomic Bomb and the American Confrontation with Soviet Power. Gar Alperovitz.
New York: Penguin Books, 1985. Expanded Edition. 427, wraps, footnotes, appendices, bibliography, notes, index, some darkening to text, some wear to cover edges.
[Book #55317]
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239.
The Greatness of Woodrow Wilson, 1856-1956. Em Bowles Alsop, ed.
New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc. 1956. 269, illus., notes, appendices, some wear and small chips/tears to DJ edges.
[Book #47128]
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240.
FDR, 1882-1945: A Centenary Remembrance. Joseph Alsop, Roland Gelatt.
New York: Viking Press, 1982. 29 cm, 255, illus., picture sections compiled and written by Roland Gelatt, photo research by Laurie Platt Winfrey.
[Book #19793]
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241.
FDR, 1882-1945: A Centenary Remembrance. Joseph Alsop, Roland Gelatt.
New York: Viking Press, 1982. 29 cm, 255, illus.
[Book #22311]
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242.
Das Wesen der Soldatischen Erziehung. Friedrich Altrichter.
Berlin: Gerhard Stalling, [1941]. 226, foxing to fore-edge, DJ worn and soiled, small chips to DJ edges, discoloration inside flyleaves. Text is in German script.
[Book #27038]
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243.
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne From Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Stephen E. Ambrose.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. Ninth Printing. 335, wraps, illus., maps, index, some soiling inside front cover, raised stamp on title page, pages somewhat darkened.
[Book #25259]
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244.
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne From Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Stephen E. Ambrose.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Reprint Edition. First Printing. 333, wraps, illus., maps, index, pages slightly darkened. Contains new foreword by the author.
[Book #28987]
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245.
Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7 1944 - May 7, 1945. Stephen E. Ambrose.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. Thirteenth Printing. Hardcover. 512 pages. Illus., maps, notes, bibliography, index. Bookplate from the WWII Memorial Saving Private Ryan pre-release movie screening.
[Book #47088]
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246.
Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7 1944 - May 7, 1945. Stephen E. Ambrose.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. Second Printing. 512, illus., maps, notes, bibliography, index, slight wear to DJ edges, black marker line on top edge.
[Book #48231]
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247.
Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7 1944 - May 7, 1945. Stephen E. Ambrose.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. 1st Touchstone Edition. First Printing. 528, wraps, illus., maps, notes, bibliography, index, covers slightly soiled, black marker line on bottom edge.
[Book #50610]
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248.
D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II. Stephen E. Ambrose.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. 1st Touchstone Edition. First Printing. 655, wraps, illus., maps, glossary, endnotes, bibliography, appendix, index, some wear to cover edges, front cover creased.
[Book #41680]
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249.
D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II. Stephen E. Ambrose.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. First Printing. 655, illus., maps, glossary, endnotes, bibliography, appendix, index, minor foxing to top edge, slight wear to DJ edges.
[Book #42737]
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250.
D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II. Stephen E. Ambrose.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. 1st Touchstone Edition. Sixth Printing. 655, wraps, illus., maps, glossary, endnotes, bibliography, appendix, index, small stains inside front cover & front flyleaf.
[Book #45158]
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