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Reader's Digest Illustrated Story of World War II
Pleasantville, NY: Reader's Digest Association, [1969]. Hardcover. 28 cm, 528 pages. Illustrations. Color maps. Chronology. Cover has some wear and soiling, Some soiling and damage at bottom edge of most pages. DJ rear flap present. Contains articles and excerpts from numerous famous authors.
[Book #19949]
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World War II, Volume 1, Number 1, May 1986. Premier Issue
Leesburg, VA: Empire Press, 1986. 28 cm, 66, wraps, illus. (some color), two mailing labels on front cover, St. Lo poster laid in.
[Book #29170]
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Navajo Code Talkers. Nathan Aaseng.
New York, NY: Walker & Company, 2000. Trade paperback. Glued binding. 96 p. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index.
[Book #70334]
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1942: The Year That Doomed the Axis. Henry H. Adams.
New York: David McKay Company, Inc. 1967. Second Printing. 522, maps, endpaper maps, bibliography, index, some soiling to fore-edge, DJ worn & soiled: small tears, small pieces missing.
[Book #9585]
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Years of Expectation: Guadalcanal to Normandy. Henry Hitch Adams.
New York: McKay, [1973]. First? Edition. First? Printing. 22 cm, 430, maps, index, some soiling and wear to DJ, edges soiled, review copy slip laid in.
[Book #25583]
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A Fellowship of Valor: The Battle History of the U.S. Marines. Joseph H. Alexander, Norman Stahl, Don Horan.
New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1997. First Edition [stated]. First Printing [stated]. Hardcover. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. xv, [1], 414, [2] p. Illustrations. Maps. For Further Reading. Index.
[Book #70439]
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Chronology of World War II: The Day by Day Illustrated Record 1939-45. Christopher Argyle, comp.
New York: Exeter Books, 1980. First Printing. Quarto, 200, illus., maps, appendix, glossary, index, some wear and small tears to DJ edges.
[Book #35465]
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The Lost Ships of Guadalcanal. Robert D. Ballard, Rick Archbold.
New York, NY: Warner Books, 1993. First published in the United States by Warner Books. Hardcover. 227, [1] pages. Illustrations (some color). Bibliography. Index. Illustrated endpapers. DJ has some wear and creases. Technical and Historical consultation by Richard B. Frank and Charles Haberlein, Jr. Robert Duane Ballard (born June 30, 1942) is a retired United States Navy officer and a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island who is most noted for his work in underwater archaeology: maritime archaeology and archaeology of shipwrecks. He is most known for the discoveries of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985, the battleship Bismarck in 1989, and the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in 1998. He discovered the wreck of John F. Kennedy's PT-109 in 2002 and visited Biuku Gasa and Eroni Kumana, who saved its crew. He leads ocean exploration on E/V Nautilus. Ballard and his team have also visited the sites of many wrecks of World War II in the Pacific. His book Lost Ships of Guadalcanal locates and photographs many of the vessels sunk in the infamous Iron Bottom Sound, the strait between Guadalcanal Island and the Floridas in the Solomon Islands.
[Book #67849]
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Fighting Ships of World Wars One and Two. John H. Batchelor, Anne, Maclean, Suzanne Poole.
New York: Crescent Books, c1976. 31 cm, 255, illus. (some color), maps, diagrams, index.
[Book #20203]
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Fire in the Sky; The Air War in the South Pacific. Eric M. Bergerud.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2000. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xxviii, 723, [1] pages. List of Maps. Important Military Terms, Acronyms, and Place-names. Maps. Chronology of Events. Author's Note on Technical Information. Notes. Sources and Bibliography. Index. Ink notation on fep. Minor ding to top boards. Professor Bergerud's specialization has been the study of war and peace in the 20th century, particularly regarding the United States and Asia.
[Book #75163]
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Semper Fi, Mac: Living Memories of the U.S. Marines in World War II. Henry Berry.
New York: Arbor House, 1982. Book Club Edition. 403, illus., index, stains to fore-edge & text margins, DJ somewhat soiled & wrinkled: small tears/chips to DJ edges.
[Book #41861]
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Semper Fi, Mac: Living Memories of the U.S. Marines in World War II. Henry Berry.
New York: Arbor House, 1982. First Printing. 375, illus., index, front flyleaf has been removed, rough spot inside front board, front DJ flap price clipped.
[Book #48721]
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Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal. R. Sidney Bowen.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1943. Presumed first edition/first printing. Hardcover. 5 p. l., [12], 13-246, [8] p. 19 cm. DJ has some wear, soiling, and small tears and chips. Some darkening to text pages. This is one of the War adventure series.
[Book #67283]
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Once Upon a Tide: Tales From a Foxhole in the South Pacific. LeRoy B. Bronemann.
[Seattle, WA?]: Out Productions, c2000. First? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 205, illus., maps, front DJ flap price clipped, DJ worn, torn, and chipped, front endpaper corner cut off, ding to top edge.
[Book #28290]
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The Navy's Air War: A Mission Completed. Albert Russell Buchanan, ed.
New York: Harper & Brothers, [1946]. First Edition. 22 cm, 432, illus., endpaper maps, index, usual library markings, bds worn, bd edges worn & frayed. Foreword by Admiral Marc Mitscher.
[Book #34250]
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Tin Can Sailor: Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945. Charles R. Calhoun.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1993. Reprint. Second printing. Hardcover. xv, [3], 198, [8], p. Illustrations. Appendices. Index.
[Book #66417]
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American Samurai: Myth, Imagination, and the Conduct of Battle in the First Marine Division, 1941-1951. Craig M. Cameron.
Cambridge [England]: Cambridge University Press, 1994. 24 cm, 297, illus., maps, usual library markings.
[Book #24494]
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Guadalcanal Round-Trip: The Story of an American Red Cross Field Director in the Present War. Alfred S. Campbell.
Lambertville, NJ: Privately Printed, 1945. 112, some foxing to text & inside boards & flyleaves, boards & spine scuffed & edges worn, inscribed by the author.
[Book #8019]
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America's Navy in World War II. Gilbert Cant.
Place_Pub: New York: The John Day Company, 1943? 23 cm, 432, maps, plans, plates, reading list, index, boards worn/soiled, board edges rubbed & tears at top of spine, ink note ins fr bd.
[Book #51908]
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Battle Below; The War of the Submarines. Robert J. Casey.
Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. 380 pages. Substantial appendix which includes: Badge of Service, Name of Submarines, Deck Guns, Uniform, Depth Charges, and The Subs have a word for it. Slightly cocked. Cover has some wear. Pencil notation on fep. Some page soiling, including endpapers. DJ flaps present but rest of DJ is missing. This book was written in the spring of 1943 with facilities supplied by the Navy Department. Permission for its publication was then withheld by the Navy on grounds of national security. The permission to publish was granted two years later, in June 1945. Except for the appreciable deletions and other alternations made by Navy censorship, the book was published as written.
[Book #72496]
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The War in the Far East, 1941-1945: A Military History. Basil Collier.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1969. First? Edition. First? Printing. 25 cm, 530, maps, endpaper maps, tables, bibliography, source notes, index, usual library markings, boards somewhat worn/soiled.
[Book #51285]
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Ships of the Fleet. Elizabeth Mallett Conger.
New York: H. Holt and Company, [1946]. First? Edition. First? Printing. 24 cm, 178, illus., index, endpapers slightly discolored, stamp and erasure residue on front endpaper, boards somewhat worn and soiled.
[Book #26439]
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Ships by the Name of North Carolina. John Richard Corbett.
Wilmington, NC: Corbett Publications, 1961. First? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 42, wraps, illus., some soiling to covers, bottom corner of pages curled, covers creased.
[Book #26008]
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Journey Among Warriors: The Memoirs of a Marine. Victor J. Croizat.
Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Pub. c1997. First? Edition. First? Printing. 24 cm, 233, illus., maps, index, DJ worn, soiled, and edge tears at top of DJ spine, slight page crinkling at rear.
[Book #36404]
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Marine! The Life of Lt. Gen. Lewis B. (Chesty) Puller, USMC (Ret.). Burke Davis.
New York: Bantam Books, 1988. Twenty-Third Printing. pocket paperbk, 369, wraps, maps, appendix, index, some creasing to spine.
[Book #42637]
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