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New York, N.Y. NAL Caliber [New American Library], 2010. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. vi, , 310 pages. Acknowledgments. Selected Bibliography. Endnotes. Index. Four full page black and white maps, as well as many black and white photographs. `Includes Introduction, Breakfast at Hitler's, Uproar in the North, Attack in the South, Crossing the Meuse at Sedan, The French try to Destroy the Bridgehead, The Incredible Fight for the Stonne Heights, Rommel Opens the Floodgates, the Strike for the English Channel, The Ghost Division, The British Attack Rommel at Arras, The Miracle of Dunkirk, The Fall of France, Armistice at Compiegne, and an Epilogue on What Might Have Been. Bevin Alexander (born 17 February 1929 in Gastonia, North Carolina, United States) is an American military historian and author. He served as an officer during the Korean War as part of the 5th Historical Detachment. His book Korea: The First War We Lost was largely influenced by his experiences during the war. Bevin has served as a consultant and adviser to several groups due to his military expertise, including work for the Rand Corporation, work as a consultant for military simulations instituted by the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, and as director of information at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was an adjunct professor at Longwood University. Bevin's Lost Victories: The Military Genius of Stonewall Jackson was honored by the Civil War Book Review, an academic publication of the United States Civil War Center at Louisiana State University, when it was named one of the seventeen books that have most reshaped Civil War scholarship.
London, England: Amber Books Ltd., 2008. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. 192 pages. Some sticker residue on rear dust jacket. Includes chapters on The Panzerwaffe of the German Army; Polish Campaign: 1939; France and the Low Countries: 1940; The Balkans and Crete: 1941--45; Panzers in North Africa: 1941-43; The Eastern Front: 1941-45; Sicily and Italy: 1943-45; Normandy, France and the Low Countries: 1944; and Defense of the Reich: 1945. Illustrated endpapers. Also Includes Appendices and Index. Profusely illustrated in black and white; also includes many full-page color maps. Chris Bishop was a prolific military historian who wrote and contributed to numerous military publications during a career spanning over 25 years. His books include SS: Hitler's Foreign Divisions, Wehrmacht Panzer Divisions and Panzergrenadier Divisions. He died in 2008.
News York, N.Y. ARCO Publishing Company, Inc., 1969. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus (some information previously appeared in Airfix magazine.). Wraps. 80 pages. Illustrations. Technical Data. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 5.5 inches. Sticker residue and scuff on front cover. Includes Introduction, Photographic Reference Section, Appendix 1: M4 Production Summary; Appendix 2: M4 Series Specifications. Also includes chapters on Design and development; The Basic M4 Variants; Improving the Breed; Special Purpose Variants; Experimental and Test Models; The Sherman in British Service; British DD and Special Purpose Versions; British Mine Clearing, Bridging and Auxiliary Variants; Engineer Variants and Post-War Service. This book is probably the first ever devoted to the detailed history of one particular type of tank. The U.S. Sherman (or M4 Medium tank) was built in greater numbers than any other tank in the history of armored warfare, and appeared in many more variants than any other individual design. The M4 Sherman, officially Medium Tank, M4, was the most widely used medium tank by the United States and Western Allies in World War II. It remains the best-known and longest-lived of any World War II type, many remaining in service--and sometimes in action--today.
New York: Stein and Day, 1968. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 243,  pages. Illustrations. Maps. Sources. Index. DJ is worn, torn, soiled, crinkled, and front portion is nearly separated. Cover has some wear and is slightly bowed. This is one of The Great Battles of the Modern World series. "The Battle of Cambrai is the entire gripping story of tank history, from the first difficulties in making the machines to their unwieldy debut at Cambrai - and the final acceptance of them by die-hard, old-line cavalry officers who learned slowly and painfully that the horse had been forever replaced in battle by armored cavalry on wheels and tracks."--Page 3 of cover. Bryan Cooper started his career as a journalist and, during service with the RAF, was a feature writer on Flying Review. He is the author of a number of books on military subjects.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1968. Third Printing. 18 cm, 190, wraps, map, some page discoloration. Foreword by Field Marshal Lord Harding. Ballantine, F468K. An account of Operation Crusader, in which the newly formed Eighth Army launched an attack against the Axis force on the Borders of Egypt in November 1941.