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76.
Proud Heritage: The Story of the Highland Light Infantry. L. B. Oatts.
London/Glasgow: Thomas Nelson/House of Grant, 1952-1961. First Edition. 1046 total, 3 vols., illus. (some color), maps, apps, biblio, index, foxing to fore-edge v.1&2, ink name inside front boards all 3 vols.
[Book #5517]
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77.
Helldiver Squadron: The Story of Carrier Bombing Squadron 17 with Task Force 58. Robert Olds.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1944. 225, illus., maps, roster, ink name ins fr flyleaf, pencil checks in margin of roster, boards & spine worn & stained, fr bd spotted.
[Book #45731]
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78.
Conquer: The Story of Ninth Army, 1944-1945. Theodore W. Parker.
Washington, DC: Infantry Journal Press, 1947. First Edition. 404 + illus., illus., maps, endpaper maps, charts, appendices, chronology, roster, index, plain paper DJ foxed: sm tears, sm pcs missing.
[Book #6865]
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79.
Mob 3: A Naval Hospital in a South Sea Jungle. Robert P. Parsons.
Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1945. First Edition. 248, illus., pgs slightly darkened, DJ worn: small tears, small pieces missing.
[Book #2419]
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80.
History of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 6th Battalion. William Pratt Paul, ed.
London: T. Nelson, [1949]. First? Edition. First? Printing. 24 cm, 134, illus., maps, several tears at DJ edges repaired with tape, erasure residue fr endpaper, edges soiled, DJ flap price clipped.
[Book #26525]
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81.
The Thunderbolt Across Europe: A History of the 83d Infantry Division, 1942-1945. C. D. Philos, ed.
Munich: F. Bruckmann, c. 1945. Quarto, 119, profusely illus., fold-out maps, appendix, DJ worn along edges: tear in front DJ, piece missing in rear DJ.
[Book #3888]
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82.
The History of the Honourable Artillery Company. G. A. Raikes.
London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1878. 491 & 563, 2 vols., illus., color frontis illus., maps, appendices, glossary, errata, index, bds weak, rear bd v.2 repaired w/ tape.
[Book #10214]
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83.
Pipeline to Battle: An Engineer's Adventures with the British Eighth Army. Peter W. Rainier.
New York: Random House, 1943. First Printing. 302, maps, xerox of endpaper maps pasted ins bds & flylves, library bookplate, bd & spine edges worn, library call number on spine small tears inside hinges, binding somewhat shaken. Major Rainier was a mining engineer by profession, who during the desert campaigns of World WarII was assigned the task of getting water to the men on the front lines.
[Book #14621]
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84.
Pipeline to Battle: An Engineer's Adventures with the British Eighth Army. Peter W. Rainier.
New York: Random House, 1944. Second Printing. 302, maps, endpaper maps, text has darkened, DJ quite worn and brittle, front DJ separated from DJ spine.
[Book #55999]
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85.
From Upton to the Meuse with the Three Hundred and Seventh Infantry: A Brief History of Its Life. W. Kerr Rainsford.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1920. 298, illus., endpaper maps, appendix, discolor ins bds, some foxing, rear bd weak, bds scuffed & lettering faded, sm tears at spine.
[Book #6770]
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86.
Saga of the USS Sproston DD-577 1943 1946. George Rees.
Poughkeepsie, NY: George Rees [privately printed], 1982. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. 60 pages plus covers. Covers illustrated. Illustrations (including one double color illustration at center--pages 29-32 disbound but present). Cover has some wear and soiling. Signed by the author on the title page. Hand written note paperclipped to cover which reads "Doc Two years hence, I should have this updated to include the last 18 years of its existence, GR". Ink notation on rear cover. An approximately 1.5 inch tear at the top of pages 51/2 (no impact on text). This history has been written to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the fist commissoning of the U. S. S. Sproston DD-577, May 19, 1943. Rees was the founder and President of the Sproston Reunion Group from 1982 to 1999. He was a graduate of the University of Miami (BA), Wager College (MA) and held a Ph.D. from New York University. He retired from IBM. He was the author of two books chronicling the history of the Sproston from 1943 to 1968. He was actively involved in contacting shipmates who had served on the ship.
[Book #76413]
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87.
115th Infantry U.S.A. in the World War. F. C. Reynolds, ed.
Baltimore, MD: Read-Taylor, 1920. Quarto, 241, illus. (some fold-out), maps, roster, frontis separated from text, bds weak, fr endpaper partly unglued, boards sl scuffed.
[Book #8600]
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88.
Royal Air Force, 1939-1945. Denis Richards, Hilary St. G. Saunders.
London: HMSO, 1953-1954. First Edition. 1286 total, 3 vols., illus., maps, apps, glossary, index, DJ worn along edges and small tears, small pieces missing at DJ spine v.1.
[Book #5328]
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89.
The Cambridgeshires, 1914 to 1919. E. Riddell, M. C. Clayton.
Cambridge: Bowes & Bowes, 1934. 292, illus., fold-out maps, appendices, index, some foxing to text & fore-edge, bds & spine somewhat scuffed & some wear to edges.
[Book #8981]
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90.
News of the 45th. Don Robinson.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1944. 156, illus., endpaper illus., DJ soiled and scuffed: edges worn, small tears.
[Book #5939]
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91.
The Rough Riders. Theodore Roosevelt.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919. 320, illus., appendices, bds scuffed, edges of spine worn, frontis separated & edges fragile, front and rear boards weak.
[Book #481]
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92.
The 151st Field Artillery Brigade. Richard M. Russell.
Boston, MA: The Cornhill Company, 1919. 50, illus., rear board somewhat soiled, some wear to edges of spine.
[Book #6601]
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93.
A History of Marine Attack Squadron 311. William J. Sambito.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1979. 67, illus., notes, appendices, wraps, covers scuffed, pencil notations on front cover.
[Book #57]
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94.
Carthaginians, Romans and Americans: Overseas with the 355th AAA SLT BN. Karl W. Scheufler, ed.
Cincinnati, OH: Gibson & Perin Co. 1946. Quarto, 276, profusely illus., roster, binding shaken, sm stains ins bds & flylves, bds & spine scuffed & spotted: some wear to edges.
[Book #10288]
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95.
Special Force: A Chindit's Story. Jesse Shaw.
Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1986. First? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 271, illus., some weakness to front board, DJ somewhat worn, soiled, and scratched.
[Book #40238]
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96.
Americans: The Story of the 442d Combat Team. Orville C. Shirey.
Washington, DC: Infantry Journal Press, 1946. First Edition. Quarto, 151 pages, illus., maps, color endpaper maps, roster, discoloration inside boards, foxing to fore-edge, boards & spine faded and discolored, some wear to board edges.
[Book #42545]
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97.
With the Yankee Division in France. Frank P. Sibley.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1919. First Edition. 365, illus., fold-out map, appendices, boards weak, soiling ins bds & flyleaves, ink name ins fr bd, bds & spine soiled & scuffed.
[Book #8928]
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98.
The Gordon Highlanders. Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1968. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 133, [4] pages. Illustrations. Music. Chronology. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Some pages creased at bottom. Includes a 'Special Introduction" by Lt.-General Brian Horrocks. This is one of the Famous Regiments series edited by Horrocks. Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson became an editor at Hamish Hamilton in 1961. Thirteen years later in 1974 he became managing director. In 1989 he resigned and set up. Sinclair-Stevenson Ltd which was subsumed into the Random House Group in February 1997 with the purchase of the Reed Consumer Trade Division. Lieutenant-General Sir Brian Gwynne Horrocks, KCB, KBE, DSO, MC (7 September 1895 – 4 January 1985) was a British Army officer, chiefly remembered as the commander of XXX Corps in Operation Market Garden and other operations during the World War II. He served in the First World War and the Russian Civil War, was taken prisoner twice, and competed in the 1924 Paris Olympics.
[Book #74881]
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99.
With the Army at Hoboken. King W. Snell.
New York: Elbert E. Wonderly, 1919. 144, profusely illus., large fold-out illus., roster, pencil name & date ins fr flylf, bds scuffed, top & bottom of spine threadbare.
[Book #8478]
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100.
On Four Fronts with the Royal Naval Division. Geoffrey Sparrow, J. N. MacBean Ross.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1918. 261, illus., map, weakness to bds, staining & discolor ins bds & flylves, sm stains fore-edge, bds scuffed & stained, sp edges wn.
[Book #7005]
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