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Sixty Feet, Six Inches; A Hall of Fame Pitcher & a Hall of Fame Hitter Talk about How the Game Is Played. Bob Gibson, Reggie Jackson, Lonnie Wheeler.
New York: Doubleday, 2009. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. vii, [3], 273, [5] pages. Robert Gibson (born November 9, 1935) is a retired American baseball pitcher who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals (1959–75). Nicknamed "Gibby" and "Hoot", Gibson tallied 251 wins, 3,117 strikeouts, and a 2.91 earned run average (ERA) during his career. A nine-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion, he won two Cy Young Awards and the 1968 National League (NL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award. In 1981, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Reginald Martinez Jackson (born May 18, 1946) is an American former professional baseball right fielder who played 21 seasons for the Kansas City / Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, and California Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). Jackson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993. Jackson was called "Mr. October" for his clutch hitting in the postseason with the Athletics and the Yankees.
[Book #75778]
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Letters on Applied Tactics: Problems Dealing with the Operations of Detachments of the Three Arms. Major-General Griepenkerl, trans. by C. H. Barth.
Kansas City, MO: Franklin Hudson Publishing, 1918. Fifth Edition. 342, figures, fold-out maps, footnotes, rear board weak, some foxing, bds and spine worn and quite spotted, bd corners worn.
[Book #47455]
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Bronetankovye Voiska i Ikh Vzaimodeystviye s Drugimi Rodami Voysk [Tanks and Their Joint Actions with Other Troops--trans.]. Heinz Guderian.
Moscow: Voenizdat, 1940. 56, text quite darkened, top corner p. 56 missing (no loss of text), usual library markings, rebound in library binding.
[Book #51676]
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Army Historical Series: Combat Actions in Korea. Russell A. Gugeler.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1970. Revised Edition. 252, maps, notes, index, top corner front flyleaf cut off, boards somewhat scuffed, spine faded.
[Book #8295]
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Combat Actions in Korea; Infantry, Artillery, Armor. Russell A. Gugeler.
Washington, DC: Combat Forces Press, 1954. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xi, [1], 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.
[Book #44540]
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Steel My Soliders' Hearts: The Hopeless to Hardcore Transformation of A U.S. Army, 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry Vietnam. David H. Hackworth, Eilhys England.
New York: Rugged Land Books, 2002. First edition. FIrst edition/first printing [stated]. Hardcover. [14]. 4412 p. Illustrations. Endpaper maps. Glossary.
[Book #65796]
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Tactical Principles and Problems. Matthew Elting Hanna.
Menasha, WI: George Banta Publishing, 1910. Third Edition. 459, maps, fold-out map, large color folding map at rear of volume, boards quite weak, boards worn and quite stained.
[Book #43608]
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Defense Intelligence Report: Soviet Tank Regiment Tactics. DDB-1120-12-79. A. E. Hemesley.
Washington, DC: Defense Intelligence Agency, 1979. First? Edition. First? Printing. 90, wraps, illus., diagrams, Soviet conventional symbols, covers somewhat worn and soiled.
[Book #49681]
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The Trail of the Fox. David Irving.
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1977. First Edition. First Printing. 496, illus., endpaper maps, sources, index, some wear and small tear to top and bottom edges of DJ.
[Book #4852]
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War in a Distant Country; Afghanistan: Invasion and Resistance. David C. Isby.
London: Arms and Armour, 1989. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 128 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Notes. Sources. Index. David Isby is an acclaimed author, attorney, and national defense consultant. In Washington, first as a congressional staff member and, subsequently, as a consultant on national security issues, Isby has worked for numerous firms with a range of governmental and private sector clients. He continues to write extensively on national security and military history topics, and is an author or editor of more than 20 books and 350 essays and articles in publications including International Defense Review, USA Today, Washington Times, Jane's Defense Weekly, Strategic Review, Comparative Strategy, Jamestown Terrorism Monitor, and Jane's Intelligence Review. He has lectured at staff colleges including National Defense University, US Army War College, US Army Command and General Staff College, Air Command & Staff College, US Marine Corps Command and General Staff College, Naval Postgraduate School, and other institutions.
[Book #76570]
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Manual of Field Operations. Adapted for the Use of Officers of the Army. Jervis-White Jervis.
London: John Murray, 1852. 428, tables, footnotes, pencil & ink underlining & check marks on a few pgs, sm rough spots ins fr flylf, endpapers & flylves soiled.
[Book #14726]
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First Reflections on the Campaign of 1918. R. M. Johnston.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1920. Presumed first edition/first printing. Hardcover. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. x, 79, [7] p. Occasional footnotes.
[Book #70452]
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The Art of War in the Western World. Archer Jones.
Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1987. First Printing. 740, illus., maps, tables, notes, index, DJ in plastic sleeve, slight wear to top and bottom edges of DJ.
[Book #7882]
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The Price of Admiralty: The Evolution of Naval Warfare. John Keegan.
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.
[Book #21291]
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Oborona Strelkovogo Korpusa [Defense by a Rifle Corps--translation of Russian title]. M. S. Kniazev.
Moscow: Voenizdat, 1940. 75, maps, table, few library markings, text quite darkened, discoloration inside bds & flylves, rebound in library binding.
[Book #51678]
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Military Review, Volume XL, Number 4, July 1960. Kenneth E. Lay, in Chief.
Fort Leavenworth, KS: United States Army, Command and General Staff College, 1960. Wraps. 112, wraps, illus., maps,
[Book #63721]
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Lecture on Employment of Artillery in Offensive Actions. Delivered by Major J. LeGrand, February 16th, 1918. J. LeGrand.
n.p. G.C.T.A. 1918. 31, wraps, pages quite darkened, covers quite soiled, ink name on front cover, top corner of pamphlet creased.
[Book #7616]
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The Art of Maneuver: Maneuver-Warfare Theory and AirLand Battle. Robert R. Leonhard.
Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1991. First? Edition. First? Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm. xii, 315, [11] 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.
[Book #31475]
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How the Army Fights: A Clear Expression of Modern High-Power Warfare. Lowell M. Limpus.
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1943. First? Edition. First? Printing. 22 cm, 388, illus., maps, index, some wear and soiling to boards, pencil erasure on front endpaper.
[Book #30240]
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Bibliotheque Historique et Militaire. Francois Charles Liskenne, Jean Baptiste Balthazand Sauvan.
Paris: Administration, 1838-1844. 4958 total, 5-vol. set, illus., fold-out plates, diagrams, maps, some wear and peeling at spine, board edges worn, some foxing to text.
[Book #33977]
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Mao Tse-tung on Guerrilla Warfare. trans. by Samuel B. Griffith Mao Tse-tung.
Place_Pub: New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1967. Ninth Printing. 122, wraps, figures, tables, some wear and soiling to covers. Introduction by the translator, Brig. -Gen. Samuel Griffith.
[Book #43668]
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Mao Tse-tung on Guerrilla Warfare. trans. by Samuel B. Griffith Mao Tse-tung.
Place_Pub: New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1965. Sixth Printing. 122, figures, tables, pencil and ink notes inside rear flyleaf, covers worn, soiled, torn, and pieces missing.
[Book #53324]
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Nuclear Tactics, Weapons, and Firepower in the Pentomic Division, Battle Group, and Company. Theodore C. Mataxis, Seymour L. Goldberg.
Harrisburg, PA: Military Service Publishing, 1958. First Edition. 21 cm, 254, wraps, illus., figures, index, covers and spine scuffed and worn, weakness to front cover, staples show rust.
[Book #50718]
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War: Reproduced with Amendments from the Article in the Last Edition of the "Encyclopaedia Britannica" F. Maurice.
London: Macmillan & Co. 1891. 155, appendix, bibliography, index, pages uncut, boards and spine somewhat stained and spotted.
[Book #19229]
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The War: Fifth Year. Edgar McInnis.
London: Oxford University Press, 1945. 401, maps, appendix, chronology, index, damp stains to top edge, some wrinkling to margins but no pages stuck together.
[Book #42587]
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