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New York: Arno Press, 1978. Reprint edition, presumed first printing. Hardcover. 31 cm. xiv, 3- 321,  pages. Profusely illustrated. Maps. Chronology. Alphabetical Index of Subjects. Table of Contents at the end, Minor discoloration to board edges, some soiling to page edges. The original edition was published by The Century Company in 1894. This includes content from the Battles and Leaders series that appeared in the magazine.
New York: MHQ, 1990. quarto, 112, profusely illus. (many in color), maps, lower board corners bumped Contains an article (pp. 80-83) by Michael Blow, on Winston Churchill in Cuba just before the Spanish-American War. Also contains articles on gunpowder, the photographer Alexander Gardner during the Civil War, American POW's during the Vietnam War, John Churchill the first duke of Marlborough, William J. Casey, and merchant seamen during World War II, among others.
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., 1989. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. ix, , 308,  pages. Illustrations. DJ is price clipped. Everett Alvarez Jr. (born December 23, 1937) is a former United States Navy officer who endured one of the longest periods as a prisoner of war (POW) in U. S. military history. Alvarez was the first U. S. pilot to be shot down and detained during the Vietnam War and spent over eight years in captivity, making him the second longest-held U. S. POW, after U. S. Army Colonel Floyd James Thompson. On August 5, 1964, during Operation Pierce Arrow, LTJG. Alvarez's Douglas A-4 Skyhawk was shot down in the immediate aftermath of what is known as the Gulf of Tonkin incident. Alvarez endured eight years and seven months of brutal captivity by the North Vietnamese at the H a Lò Prison (sarcastically known as the "Hanoi Hilton" by fellow POWs), in which he was repeatedly beaten and tortured. Alvarez was especially esteemed by his fellow prisoners because he was for almost a year the only aviator prisoner of war. Alvarez retired from the U. S. Navy with the rank of commander in 1980. He later earned a Master's Degree in Operations and Research Analysis and a Juris Doctor degree. In April 1981, he was appointed by President Reagan to the post of Deputy Director of the Peace Corps. In July 1982, President Reagan nominated and the U. S. Senate confirmed him as Deputy Administrator of the Veterans Administration (VA). After six years with the VA he was appointed by President Reagan in 1988 to the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland.
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., 1991. First Printing. Hardcover. 235,  pages. Illustrations. Index, DJ has slight wear and soiling. Inscribed and dated on fep by the author. Everett Alvarez Jr. (born December 23, 1937) is a former United States Navy officer who endured one of the longest periods as a prisoner of war (POW) in U.S. military history. Alvarez was the first U.S. pilot to be downed and detained during the Vietnam War and spent over eight years in captivity, making him the second longest-held U.S. POW, after U.S. Army Colonel Floyd James Thompson. He was released on February 12, 1973 as part of the first group of American POWs repatriated under Operation Homecoming, after spending 3,113 days in captivity. Alvarez attended the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, where he received a master's degree in Operations Research and Systems Analysis in October 1976. H retired from the Navy on June 30, 1980. Alvarez has co-authored two books, writing of his prisoner of war experiences in Chained Eagle and Code Of Conduct.
New York: Simon and Schuster, c1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 25 cm. 317,  pages. Red dot on bottom edge. Robert Sam Anson (born 1945) is an American journalist and author. He has been a contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 1995. He is the author of six nonfiction books, including Gone Crazy and Back Again: The Rise and Fall of the Rolling Stone Generation, about Jann Wenner and his magazine. Anson covered the Vietnam War for Time, beginning in 1969. He spent six months covering the buildup to the war in Cambodia. On August 3, 1970, he was taken prisoner by North Vietnamese troop and held by the North Vietnamese and the Khmer Rouge as a prisoner of war. He avoided execution after convincing his captors that he was a journalist. Anson wrote of his experience in War News: A Young Reporter in Indochina. Anson has also contributed to Esquire, Life, and Mademoiselle. His 1981 Esquire cover story on Doug Kenney, "The Life and Death of a Comic Genius," was the first major print remembrance of the National Lampoon humorist.
Toronto, Canada: Stoddart Publishing Co., 1989. 1st Canadian Edition. Hardcover. 248, maps, chronology, appendices, notes, bibliography, index, some wear, creases, and small tear to DJ edges. Small rough spot (where sticker was removed) inside front flyleaf. The original Canadian edition of this book. James Bacque (19 May 1929 – 13 September 2019) was a Canadian writer, publisher, and book editor. In Other Losses, Bacque claimed that Allied Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower's policies caused the death of 790,000 German captives in internment camps through disease, starvation and cold from 1944 to 1949. In similar French camps some 250,000 more are said to have perished. The International Committee of the Red Cross was refused entry to the camps, Switzerland was deprived of its status as "protecting power" and POWs were reclassified as "Disarmed Enemy Forces" to circumvent recognition under the Geneva Convention. Bacque argued that this alleged mass murder was a direct result of the policies of the western Allies, who, with the Soviets, ruled as the Military Occupation Government over partitioned Germany from May 1945 until 1949. He laid the blame on Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, saying Germans were kept on starvation rations even though there was enough food in the world to avert the lethal shortage in Germany in 1945–1946.