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Anderson, Robert Gordon. Not Taps, but Reveille. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1918. 1st printing. Small 8vo (small book). 33 pages. Dated, inscribed and signed by the author. Very good hardcover with gilt title. #24395. $15
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Brentano, Dr. Heinrich von. Gedenkrede des Bundesministers Dr. Von Brentano bei der Enthullung der Ehrentafel fur die Opfer des 20. Juli im Auswartigen Amt am 20. Juli 1961. No place: No date, 1961. Small 4to. [25] pages. Portraits. Frontispiece. A 2-page speech by the German Foreign Minister (Secretary of State) at the unveiling of a plaque honoring German State Department (Foreign Ministry) staff who participated in the unsuccessful plot to assassinate Hitler 20 July 1944, along with biographical sketches and tipped-in photographs. Text in German. Very good hardcover; edges slightly rubbed. #29061. $25
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Dudgeon, Tony, Air Vice-Marshal. Wings over North Africa: A Wartime Odyssey, 1940 to 1943. England: Airlife, 1987. 1st printing. 222 pages. Photographs. Endpaper maps. Very good cloth-covered hardcover in Very good dust jacket. ISBN 0906393868. #18149. $27.50
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Ex-Service Men's Co-Operative League. A.E.F. Fun in France. Portraying in Cartoon and Verse the Lighter Scenes behind the Lines. New York: Ex-Service Men's Co-operative League, 1919. 32 pages. Illustrations. Copyrighted 1919 by E. R. Williams, N.Y. 'The objects of the league are: A Square Deal for all Ex-Service Men, $2,000 paid-up Insurance Policy to Secure Six Months' Pay To Help the Wounded.' - Title page. Fair pictorial stapled wrappers (soft cover); covers nearly detached. #27794. $45
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Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Field Artillery. Command and Staff Functions. (The equivalent of text no. 96). Book 221. 1933 edition. Fort Sill, Oklahoma: Printing Plant, the Field Artillery School, 1937. 3d printing. 178 pages. Illustrations. Folding plates. First published in 1933. Good stiff wrappers (soft cover). #24742. $20
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Kohler, Mary R. The Screaming Eagle Guide to Protocol. Fort Campbell: 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, 1985? 66 pages. Illustrations. 'This pamphlet is meant as a guide to the various personnel at Fort Campbell on matters relating to Protocol.' - Foreword. Very good pictorial wrappers (soft cover). #23684. $20
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Leahy, William D. I Was There: The Personal Story of the Chief of Staff to Presidents Roosevelt and Truman. Based on His Notes and Diaries Made at the Time. Foreword by President Truman. New York: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1950. Large 8vo. 527 pages. Index. Photographs. Frontispiece portrait. Correction slip laid in. Very good hardcover in slightly frayed and chipped dust jacket. #29569. $150
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MacIsaac, David. The Military and Society: The Proceedings of the Fifth Military History Symposium, United States Air Force Academy, 5-6 October 1972. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1972. 164 pages. Index. A conference sponsored by the Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF, and United States Air Force Academy. Good pictorial soft cover, covers slightly soiled. #21482. $12.50
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Mare, Andre. Carnets de guerre, 1914-1918. Presente par Laurence Graffin. Paris: Editions Herscher, 1996. Oblong small 4to. 136 pages. Bibliographical notes. Photographs. Maps. Color and black-and-white illustrations. Text in French. Fine stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). ISBN 2733503146. #29708. $55
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Meyer, Edward C., and R. Manning Ancell, with Jane Mahaffey. Who Will Lead? Senior Leadership in the United States Army. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 1995. 1st printing. viii, 268 pages. Index. Bibliography. Photographs. 'Who Will Lead? evolved from the haunting question posed just prior to Desert Storm: Do we have leaders in the military like those we had in World War II?' - Preface. A study of four-star generals. Very good hardcover. ISBN 0275950417. #25734. $85
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Murawski, Erich. Der deutsche Wehrmachtbericht, 1939-1945. Ein Beitrag zur Untersuchungen der geistigen Kriegfuhrung. Mit einer Dokumentation der Wehrmachtberichte vom 1.7.1944 zum 9.5.1945. Vorwort von Dr. Bruchmann. Boppard am Rhein: Harald Boldt Verlag, 1952. 2. (durchgesehene) Auflage. ix, 768 pages. Schriften des Bundesarchivs, 9. Text in German. Good hardcover. Exlibrary, bound in library buckram: spine title and call number, stamps on top, fore and bottom edges, stamp inside front cover, on Vorwort page; stamp and pocket inside rear cover; small colored felt-tip mark on top edge. #25897. $40
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Nance, Ellwood C. Faith of Our Fighters. St. Louis: Bethany Press, 1944. 304 pages. Photographs. Long inscription, dated and signed by the author in 1946. A compilation of stories of faith compiled by an army chaplain, describing the religious programs of the Army and Navy in operation during World War II. Good hardcover, covers rubbed and worn. #25326. $15
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Riedel, Hermann. Ausweglos! Letzter Akt des Krieges im Schwarzwald, in der Ostbaar und an der oberen Donau Ende April 1945. Stadt Villingen-Schwenningen und Stadt Bad Durrheim: Albert Wetzel KG., Buch- und Offsetdruck, 1974. viii, 403 pages. Index. Photographs. Illustrations. Folding map inside rear cover sleeve. Signed by the author. Text in German. Very good hardcover. #26435. $125
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Roberts, John M. (Jack). Escape!!! The True Story of a World War II P.O.W. the Germans Couldn't Hold. Binghamton, New York: Brundage Publishing, 2003. 1st edition. viii, 237 pages. Photographs. Signed by the author. Author's handwritten note tipped in on title page. The author trained with the Army's 106th Infantry Division and was a member of a Forward Observer Group with his Artillery Battery. Very good stiff wrappers (soft cover). ISBN 1892451115. #26119. $20
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Rothenstein, William, David Cecil, and John Masefield. Men of the R.A.F. [Forty Portraits with Some Account of Life in the R.A.F.]. Foreword by Charles Portal. London, New York: Oxford University Press, 1942. 134 pages. Plates. 'Includes 40 full-page reproductions of portraits made by Sir William Rothenstein of the men of all ranks who make up the R.A.F. to-day.' - Front jacket flap. Good hardcover in frayed, chipped and slightly torn dust jacket. #29968. $45
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Sheldon-Williams, Inglis, Painted by, and Described by Ralf Frederic Lardy Sheldon-Williams. The Canadian Front in France and Flanders. London: A. and C. Black, 1920. xiv, 208 pages. Index. Color illustrations. Frontispiece. Good hardcover, spine slightly darkened, small area cut out from title page, not affecting text. #27598. $22.50
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Strait, Newton A., compiler. Alphabetical List of Battles, 1754-1900, War of the Rebellion, Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection, and all Old Wars with Dates. Summary of Events of the War of the Rebellion, 1860-1865; Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection, 1898-1900; Troubles in China, 1900; With Other Valuable Information in Regard to the Various Wars. Compiled from Official Records. Mattituck, New York & Bryan, Texas: J. M. Carroll & Company, 1984. Facsimile reprint. 252 pages. Index. Bibliography. Photographs. Illustrations. First published in Washington, D.C., 1905. Very good hardcover. #23155. $12.50
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United States Army. Department of the Army Field Manual. Armor Operations FM 17-1. Washington, D.C.: Headquarters, Department of the Army, October 1966. Small 4to (medium-large book). 424 pages. Index. Photographs. Illustrations. Folding maps. Armor includes tanks, mechanized infantry, artillery, engineers, armored cavalry, air cavalry, and Army aviation. Very good stiff wrappers. #21472. $17.50
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University of Alberta Libraries. Sam Steele: Sir Samuel Steele Collection. Edmonton: University of Alberta Libraries, 2008. 20 unnumbered pages. Photographs. Illustrations. A promotional brochure focusing on Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, 1849-1919. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). Front and rear pockets are empty. #29068. $20
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Vego, Milan N. Operational Warfare. Newport, Rhode Island: Naval War College, 2000. Small 4to (medium-large book). xvii, 687 pages. Bibliography. Illustrations. Maps. Folding maps. NWC 1004. Includes 18 military and 14 geographic separately numbered folding maps. This publication is a collection of the author's articles and essays on selected aspects of operational warfare written in the forms of notes or drafts since the mid-1990's. The author's principal aim is to explain in some detail the most important theoretical and practical aspects of operational warfare conducted by multiservice and multinational forces in high-intensity conventional conflicts. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). #27501. $85
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Vietnam Veterans International Reunion, Melbourne, 1988. The Tide is Turning. Vietnam Veterans' International Reunion, 12-15 October 1988, Melbourne, Australia. Melbourne: Reunion Committee, 1988. Small 4to (large book). 20 unnumbered pages. Photographs. Signed by the Treasurer, Doug Hogan. Souvenir Magazine. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). #27704. $30
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Wood, Herbert Fairlie. Vimy! Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1967. 186 pages. Index. Bibliography. Photographs. Maps. An examination of Canadian military forces during World War I on Vimy Ridge, near Arras, France. Very good hardcover in slightly worn dust jacket. #28435. $15
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