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New York, NY: Walker & Company, 2000. Fourth Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. Glued binding. 96 p. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Foreword by Roy O. Hawthorne. Navajo Code Talkers tells the story of this special group, who proved themselves to be among the bravest, most valuable, and most loyal of American soldiers during World War II. On the Pacific front during World War II, strange messages were picked up by American and Japanese forces on land and at sea. The messages were totally unintelligible to everyone except a small select group within the Marine Corps: the Navajo code talkers-a group of Navajos communicating in a code based on the Navajo language. This code, the first unbreakable one in U.S. history, was a key reason that the Allies were able to win in the Pacific.
New York: Longmans, Green and Company [The Ward Ritchie Press], 1940. Presumed first edition/first printing. Hardcover. 282,  pages. Includes illustrations (some with color). Illustrated on endpaper. Occasional footnotes. No dust jacket. Cover has some wear and soiling. Foreword by Commander Leland P. Lovette, U.S.N.
New York: Crescent Books, 1991. Presumed First Edition thus. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. Quarto, 128 pages. Profusely illustrated (color). DJ has slight wear and soiling. Roy Braybrook is a highly regarded aviation writer who has worked in the aeronautical business for over thirty years. Having worked for Hawker Siddley Aviation from 1958, he became a full-time aviation writer upon leaving British Aerospace in 1980. Roy Braybrook has authored many titles for Osprey, including Osprey Aerospace: Soviet Combat Aircraft: The Four Generations.
Pensacola, FL: Gold Coast History and Humanities Conference, 1978. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. xvi, 178,  pages. Illustrated cover. Illustrations. Maps. Index by Polly Coker. Cover has some wear and soiling. The proceedings are organized into three sections: The Foreign Military, The United States Military, and Military Education on the Gulf Coast. There are articles on the Military Organization of French Colonial Louisiana, on the Militia System of Spanish Louisiana, and on the British Soldier on the Gulf Coast. There are also articles on the United States Marines, Army and Navy on the Gulf Coast, along with a historical sketch of the Naval Air Station Pensacola and the Training and Testing at Elgin Field in World War II. In the last section there is an overview of education and training in the military as well as articles on army developments in training and manpower technologies and Air Force Education and Training.
Washington DC: Department of the Navy, Naval Historical Center, 1998. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. xi, , 126,  pages. Illustrations Pencil notes at rep. This includes a Descriptive List of Illustrations, Foreword, Preface, Historical Overview, Needs and Opportunities for Research and Writing, Select Bibliography of Printed Works (General Works, Background and Preparations, Operations, Special Subjects, and Consequences, Lessons Learned, and Evaluation of the Navy's Performance), and Index of authors. This is Naval History Bibliographies, No. 5. Michael J. Crawford, Ph.D., was the senior historian at the Naval History and Heritage Command and author or editor of books covering the full sweep of American naval history. Mark L. Hayes proudly served in the United States Navy for four years active duty and 20 years as a Naval Historian. Captain Michael Sessions, USNR, as commanding officer of the Center's Reserve Volunteer Training Unit, VTU 0615, prepared the preliminary list of works. John Charles Roach is a Navy artist whose training began with three years of study in Paris at the National Academy of Fine Arts and culminated in a Master’s Degree from the American University. He served in Vietnam and the 7th Fleet as an official Navy Artist to document naval activities in-country and offshore. On active duty in the Naval Reserve he has completed artist assignments depicting the submarine force of the 1980s, Desert Shield and Storm, and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Among his private commissions, he designed and sculpted elements of the Navy Memorial in Washington, DC and completed a mural for USS Arizona Visitors Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.