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Airborne : 4th Student Battalion Fort Benning, Georgia
1 Airborne : 4th Student Battalion Fort Benning, Georgia
Ft. Benning, Georgia 1970 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jump record partially filled in by previous owner, doodle on rear pastedown. 
The yearbook for Class 6, 44th & 48th Companies, 4th Student Battalion (ABN) , who graduated at the height of the Vietnam War, Sept. 4, 1970. Slate blue cloth with stamped silver lettering and color photo of parachutists jumping from Air Force plane on front boards. Describes jump school at Fort Benning, Georgia and has history of this battalion, photographs, officers and photos and lists of graduates. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Ajiaco, Vol. II, No. 10, Saturday, October 6, 1928
2 Ajiaco, Vol. II, No. 10, Saturday, October 6, 1928
American Legion, Havana Post No. 1 1928 Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket; Wraps lightly tattered. 
An issue of the monthly bulletin published by The American Legion, Havana Post No. 1, Havana, Cuba. Printed stapled wraps. Text in English. Many articles about Spanish-American War, veterans issues, parades, Legion news, advertisements for cigars, fly spray, stenography services, cars, hotels, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Eisenhower At Gettysburg
3 Eisenhower At Gettysburg
Gettysburg, PA Times and News Publishing Company 1956 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wraps scuffed. 
Many black and white photos. Stapled pictorial wraps. 44 official photographs and descriptions of President Eisenhower, his cabinet, his official callers, his guests and his family, at his Gettysburg, Pennsylvania farm. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 44 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Hamburger Fremdenblatt: Illustrated War Chronic (1914-15)
4 Hamburger Fremdenblatt: Illustrated War Chronic (1914-15)
NY H. C. Siemer 1915 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; A bi-weekly (later monthly) English-language newspaper published in Hamburg, Germany and distributed in the US by H. C. Siemer of New York City. This volume contains 17 consecutive issues of the large format softcover newspaper published from No. 1 (October 15, 1914) to No. 17 (August 1, 1915) and bound together in olive buckram binding. Measures 33 x 26 cm. Boards worn, lower corner of rear boards cracked, penciled doodle on front free endpaper, newspapers toned and brittle, with some chipped and torn edges. No. 1 missing lower corner of pp. 1-4, which does affect text. Each issue contains 24 pages. This collection of newspapers provides a German perspective on the first years of World War I and features many photogravures of soldiers in the field, in dress uniform, prisoners of war at work, military leaders, and scenes of German victories abroad. Nice portraits of Hindenberg and Bismarck and many shots of pickelhaubes, forked beards and exuberant moustaches. Fascinating articles about the shortcomings of the enemy militaries and governments, social issues, zeppelins, trench warfare, Russian women, elephants on the warfront and other subjects. 
8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Manual of the Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45 Model of 1911
5 Manual of the Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45 Model of 1911
Washington, D. C. U. S. War Department 1918 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; "Confidential" printed above title on front cover. Owner name and date on front cover, wraps lightly worn. 
Published by the U. S. War Department, War Plans Division, May 1918. War Department Document No. 801. Reprint of a February 1918 pamphlet prepared by American Expeditionary Forces General Headquarters. Brown stapled wraps. Measures 4 x 6 inches. Illustrations, photos. John Browning of the Colt's Manufacturing Company designed the M1911 semiautomatic pistol which was adopted for use by U. S. Soldiers in 1913 and became a standard issue firearm for American troops through World Wars I and II, Korea and Vietnam. This pamphlet is an early manual outlining operation, assembly, cleaning, pistol drills, and shooting techniques. Ev; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Materials Used for Cleaning, Preserving, Abrading, and Cementing Ordnance Materiel and Related Materials, Including Chemicals
6 Materials Used for Cleaning, Preserving, Abrading, and Cementing Ordnance Materiel and Related Materials, Including Chemicals
Washington, D. C. U. S. Department Of The Army 1960 Softcover Very Good; Department of the Army Technical Bulletin TB 34-9-323. Yellow covers. Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall; 59 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Military Collector and Historian, Journal of the Company of Military Historians, Vol. XL No. 2, Summer 1988
7 Military Collector and Historian, Journal of the Company of Military Historians, Vol. XL No. 2, Summer 1988
Washington D. C. The Company of Military Historians 1988 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Pictorial gray stapled wraps. Articles include: letters on accouterment making -1833, 18th century British Marine Corps Colours, US Army uniform supply crisis during War of 1812, insignia of 2nd Division, AEF. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Pictorial Record: the War Against Japan
8 Pictorial Record: the War Against Japan
Washington, D. C. National Historical Society 1988 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Pictorial hardcover. Index, profusely illustrated with photos. ; United States Army in World War II; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 473 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Rand McNally War Map of the French Front Southern Section:  A Strategic Map of the Battle Ground in France from St. Mihiel to the Swiss Border Showing the Present Battle Line to the Farthest Advance of the Germans
9 Rand McNally War Map of the French Front Southern Section: A Strategic Map of the Battle Ground in France from St. Mihiel to the Swiss Border Showing the Present Battle Line to the Farthest Advance of the Germans
Chicago Rand McNally 1917 Map Good with no dust jacket; Map is musty, several tears along folds, toned and foxed housed in a gray card cover folder with front cover heavily creased and torn, front and rear covers missing lower corner, bookseller ticket inside front cover. 
Map No. 3 in a series of Five Great Military Maps of the Western Front in Europe. A color folding map measuring 21 x 31.5 inches. A World War I battle map divided into four mile squares showing towns, rail lines, fortified locations, forests, mountains, canals and wagon roads. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Chaplain's Ministry to Hospital Patients
10 The Chaplain's Ministry to Hospital Patients
Washington D. C. Dept. of the Army 1962 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers sunned, pages toned. 
Department of the Army Pamphlet 16-61, January 1962. An early Vietnam War era Army Chaplain's manual. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 99 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Ensign
11 The Ensign
Englewood Cliffs, NJ United States Power Squadrons 1955 Ephemera Good; Wraps scuffed and worn. 
February 1955 issue, Vol. XLIII, number 2, of THE ENSIGN, the official publication of the United States Power Squadron. Numerous photos. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 52 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Scottish National War Memorial
12 The Scottish National War Memorial
Edinburgh Grant and Murray 1932 Second Printing Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Wraps tattered along edges, 2" split at base of spine. 
Introduction by Sir Ian Hamilton. Photographs, many in color, by Francis Caird Inglis. Brown printed card covers with black heraldic front cover design. ; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Marine Corps Gazette Volume 40, 1956, Association, Marine Corps
13 Association, Marine Corps The Marine Corps Gazette Volume 40, 1956
The Marine Corps Association 1956 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly scuffed. 
A full year of the Marine Corps Gazette for 1956. These twelve issues are rebound in green cloth with gilt lettering stamped on spine. Each issue includes articles about Marine history, military strategy, foreign affairs, aviation, military tactics, arms, and leadership topics. Contributors include Bruce Catton, Fieldmarshall von Manstein, Major A. J. Clapp, Capt. B. H. Liddell Hart, and S. L. A. Marshall. Includes many photos, maps, and vintage ads. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Register of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Aubin, J. Harris
14 Aubin, J. Harris Register of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
Boston The Commandery of the State of Massachusetts 1906 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled, waterstain at fore-edges, gouge to top margins of several pages not affecting text. 
Burgundy cloth binding with gilt design and titles stamped on front boards and spine. According to the first chapter, this was the first military society formed after President Abraham Lincoln's assassination and the close of the Civil War. The first meeting was held on April 15, 1865 in Philadelphia to provide officers to act as a guard of honor for the President's remains and to thereafter "cherish the memories and association of the war waged in defence of the unity and indivisibility of the Republic." Provides an alphabetical register of members, rank and commandery affiliation. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Make the Kaiser Dance:   Living Memories of a Forgotten War: The American Experience in World War I, Berry, Henry
15 Berry, Henry Make the Kaiser Dance: Living Memories of a Forgotten War: The American Experience in World War I
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1978 0385127995 / 9780385127998 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Brown cloth binding with green boards. Index, many photos. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to a fellow Marine. Author photo on rear jacket flap. Jacket art by Dave Christensen. The author interviewed and researched numerous American doughboys who served in France in this exploration of the American experience in World War I. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 455 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Irregulars, Partisans, Guerrillas: Great Stories from Rogers' Rangers to the Haganah, Blacker, Irwin R. (editor)
16 Blacker, Irwin R. (editor) Irregulars, Partisans, Guerrillas: Great Stories from Rogers' Rangers to the Haganah
NY Simon and Schuster 1954 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed and soiled. Signed by Author
Signed by the editor on the front free endpaper. A collection of 32 stories from a variety of historic eras and from a range of authors, including T. E. Lawrence, Edgar Snow, Stewart Alsop, Ira Wolfert, Fitzroy Maclean, and others. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 487 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Russian Roulette:   Afghanistan Through Russian Eyes, Bocharov, Gennady; Kojevnikov, Alyona (translator)
17 Bocharov, Gennady; Kojevnikov, Alyona (translator) Russian Roulette: Afghanistan Through Russian Eyes
NY Harpercollins 1990 0060391103 / 9780060391102 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Index. Author photo on rear jacket panel. The Soviet journalist relates stories about the Afghanistan war from his eight years reporting from there. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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With General Crook in the Indian Wars, Bourke, Capt. John G.
18 Bourke, Capt. John G. With General Crook in the Indian Wars
Palo Alto, CA Lewis Osborne 1968 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Long tear along spine of jacket. 
One of 2100 numbered copies. Red cloth stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Decorative endpapers. 2 color folding maps, illustrations, including some by Frederic Remington. Foreword by W. H. Hutchinson. First book edition of this chronicle first published in the March, 1891 issue of The Century Magazine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 59 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Military Annals of Nahant, Massachusetts, Butler, Gerald W. ; Lynch, David W. (editor)
19 Butler, Gerald W. ; Lynch, David W. (editor) Military Annals of Nahant, Massachusetts
Nahant Historical Society 1996 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Dampstain to lower corner of text throughout. Signed by Author
Blue cloth. Many illustrations and photos. Inscribed by the author/illustrator on the front pastedown. "A chronological and interpretive history of military events in Nahant", the seacoast tip of the Town of Nahant, which has been used throughout the 19th and 20th centuries as a fortification and military base to protect Boston Harbor. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 383 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Big Gun Monitors:   The History of the Design, Construction and Operation of the Royal Navy's Monitors, Buxton, Ian
20 Buxton, Ian Big Gun Monitors: The History of the Design, Construction and Operation of the Royal Navy's Monitors
Annapolis, MD Naval Institute Press 1980 0870211048 / 9780870211041 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Musty, owner signature and embossed stamp on front free endpaper. 
Index, bibliography, photos, illustrations. Red cloth binding. "The first book ever to focus on the miniature battleships that served in the Royal Navy between 1914 and 1965". ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 215 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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