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Specializing in German military, Napoleonic Wars, Civil War,
World Wars I and II, and Russian History Books

SUPPLEMENTAL LIST OF COLD WAR BOOKS AVAILABLE

[007455] Annan, Noel. Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany. Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Cornell Univ Pr, 1997. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. As New / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 0801484901. 266pp/illus/maps. account of this pivotal period of European history is both fascinating in it's self and of considerable importance to our understanding of Europe as it is today. Clean $26.50

[004388] Barlow, Jeffrey G.. Revolt of the Admirals : The Fight for Naval Aviation, 1945-1950. Dulles, Virginia, U.S.A.: Dulles, Virginia, U.S.A.: Brassey's, Incorporated, 1998, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Near Fine / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 1574881701. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket - Wraps. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 420pp. Notes, Bibliography, Index. Oversize pb. Chronicles the historic showdown between the U.S. Air Force and the Navy over the role of carrier aviation in the national security framework of the United States. $19.50

[006149] Beschloss, Michael R.. The Crisis Years: Kennedy and Khrushchev, 1960-1963. New York: HarperCollins, 1991. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Very Good (+). ISBN: 0060164549. 816pp/illus. During the three years of J. F. Kennedy's presidency, the world came to the brink of nuclear disaster, the two superpowers moving from crisis to crisis. This gives a dramatic reassessment of the darkest years of the Cold War. Clean $47.50

[001402] Bill, James A.. The Eagle and the Lion : The Tragedy of American-Iranian Relations. New Haven, CT, U.S.A.: New Haven, CT, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 1988, 1988. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Good+. ISBN: 0300040970. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 520 pages with several photos. U.S.- Iranian relations during the Cold War. DJ chipped/small tears at top. $19.50

[005444] Bledowska, Celina and Jonathan Bloch. KGB. CIA. Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence Operations. New York: Exeter, 1987. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0671089293. 192pp/illus. The history of the intelligence world is traced from the atom spies of the 1940s to the support for the Contras and Sandanistas of the 1980s. The authors' compelling narrative is combined with over 300 painstakingly researched photographs, which provide a superb visual commentary to this dramatic and revealing story. Clean $39.50

[005172] Brugioni, Dino A.. Eyeball to Eyeball: The Inside Story of the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Random House Inc, 1993. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Hard Cover. Signed by Author. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 0679748784. 622pp/illus. Story of Cuban Missile Crisis. Signed on ffep by author. Clean $87.50

[005867] Brun, Michel. Incident at Sakhalin: The True Mission of Kal Flight 007. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1996. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. ISBN: 1568580541. 326 pages. A graphic account of the secret machinations behind the destruction of Korean Airlines Flight 007. Illustrated with three photographs, and drawings of the flight areas, with a glossary, and an annotated notes section. Clean $47.50

[005392] Bush, George; Scowcroft, Brent. A World Transformed. Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Signed by Author. Near Fine / Very Good+. ISBN: 0679432485. 590pp/maps. The collapse of the Soviet empire, Unification of Germany, Tienanmen square and the Gulf War. It was a pivotal administration in the history of American foreign policy--for during George Bush's presidency a series of international events took place that had a profound impact on the course of America and on the future of world diplomacy; 8vo; Signed by Authors on bookplate. DJ rubbed. $195.00

[004508] Eisenberg, Carolyn. Drawing the Line : The American Decision to Divide Germany, 1944-1949. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Near Fine / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 0521627176. 538pp. In this fresh and challenging study of the origins of the Cold War, Professor Eisenberg traces the American role in dividing post-war Germany. Drawing upon many original documentary sources, she examines the Allied meeting on the Elbe, follows the Great Powers through their confrontation in Berlin, and culminates with the creation of the West German state in the fall of 1949. Clean $37.50

[007169] Feklisov, Alexander; Feklisov, Aleksandr; Kostin, Sergei; Kostine, Serguei. The Man Behind the Rosenbergs: By the KGB Spymaster who was the case officer of Julius Rosenberg, Klaus Fuchs, and helped resolve the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Enigma Books, 2001. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. ISBN: 1929631081. 432pp/illus. The memoirs of the KGB spymaster who was the case officer for Julius Rosenbergs and Klaus Fuchs. Clean $57.50

[004168] Frankel, Max; Ballantine Books. High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. New york.: Ballantine Books, 2004. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0345465059. 224 pages. Map. 18 b/w photos. The author corrects widely held misconceptions about the game of 'nuclear chicken' played by Kennedy and Khrushchev in October 1962, when soviet missiles were secretly planted in Cuba and aimed at the United States. Written by a master reporter, this fascinating book chronicles the whole story of the scariest encounter of the Cold War. Clean $44.50

[002099] Gelb, Norman. The Berlin Wall : Kennedy, Khrushchev and a Showdown in the Heart of Europe. New York, NY, U.S.A.: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Crown Publishing Group, Incorporated, 1987, 1987. 1st American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0812912187. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 321 p/photos. The August, 1961 Cold War crisis over the Soviet Union's decision to wall off its sector of Berlin from the West. $17.50

[001335] Grathwol, Robert P.. American Forces in Berlin 1945-1994 : Cold War Outpost. Washington, DC, U.S.A.: Washington, DC, U.S.A.: United States Government Printing Office, 1995, 1995. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall - Folio. Soft Cover. Very Good / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 0160452724. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket - Wraps. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall - Folio. 200 pages with numerous photos and illustrations. History of the U.S. Army occupatiion of Berlin from 1945-1994. $27.50

[000911] Halberstam, David. War in a Time of Peace : Bush, Clinton and the Generals. New York, NY, U.S.A.: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Scribners, 2001, 2001. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover/Boards. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 0743202120. Hard Cover/Boards. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book contains 543 pages. Small bit of wear along edge of dj. Clean and tight. The author describes how the shadow of the Cold War still hangs over American foreign policy and how domestic politics have determined our role as a world power. $17.50

[001894] Harris, Lt.Comdr. Stephen R. as told to James C. Hefley. MY ANCHOR HELD. Old Tappan, NJ: Old Tappan, NJ: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1970, 1970. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Signed by Author(s). Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0800704029. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 160pp with photos. The intelligence officer of the USS Pueblo gives an inside account of the extraordinary capture of that vessel and of his heroic faith in communist captivity. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. $19.50

[003765] Harris, Stephen R.; Hefley, James C.. My Anchor Held (Autographed). Old Tappan, NJ: Old Tappan, NJ: F. H. Revell Co, 1970, 1970. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Signed by Author. Very Good+ / Very Good. ISBN: 0800704029. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 160pp/illus. Signed by author. The intelligence officer of the USS Pueblo gives an inside account of the extraordinary capture of that vessel and of his heroic faith while in Communist captivity. $27.50

[002701] Haynes, John Earl; Klehr, Harvey. Venona : Decoding Soviet Espionage in America. New Haven, CT, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 1999. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0300077718. 504 pages 18 illustrations The Venona secret US army project of the 1940's was a monumental achievement in this history of American code breaking and one of the America's most closely guarded secrets. This book exposes the greatest domestic counter-espionage operation that has ever been launched against the Soviet Union. $32.50

[003470] Holloway, David. Stalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy 1939-1956. Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: Yale Univ Pr, 1994, 1994. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good. ISBN: 0300060564. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 464pp, 54 contemporary photographs, publisher's boards, title gilt on spine, This magisterial history throws light on Soviet policy on atomic energy at the height of the Cold War, illuminating a central but hitherto secret element of the Stalinist system. $32.50

[001344] Irving, David. Insurrection! L'Enfer D'une Nation: Budapest 1956. Paris: Paris: Albin Michel, 1981, 1981. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Very Good / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 2226012834. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket - Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 521 pages with several photos. French text. $24.50

[002714] Jados, Stanley S.. Documents on Russian American Relations:From George Washington to Dwight Eisenhower.. Washington, D.C: Catholic University, 1965. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Documents On Russian-American Relations; Washington to Eisenhower. 416pp. $32.50

[004550] Jones, Howard. A New Kind of War: America's Global Strategy and the Truman Doctrine in Greece. New York: Oxford Univ Pr, 1997. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good+. ISBN: 0195113853. 342 pgs. History & nostalgia. This work explores the Truman administration's involvement in the civil war in Greece in the aftermath of World War II. America's fear of Soviet world domination resulted in the establishment. $49.50

[006794] Klein, David; Sutterlin, James S.. Berlin: From Symbol of Confrontation to Keystone of Stability. Westport, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Praeger Pub Text, 1989. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / No Jacket Issued. ISBN: 0275932591. 232pp/illus/map. Berlin during the Cold War. Clean $124.50

[004553] McCgwire, Michael; Booth, Ken; McDonnell, John; Dalhousie University. Soviet Naval Policy: Objectives and Constraints. New York: Praeger, 1975. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / No Jacket Issued. ISBN: 027509720X. "Praeger Special Studies in International Politics and Government". XXVI, 665 pp with 17 tables and 21 figures.34 papers: Soviet Military's Influence on Foreign Policy-Soviet Defense Policies and Naval Interests.Command of the Sea in Soviet Naval Strategy. $52.50

[006358] Morris, Eric. Blockade:Berlin and the Cold War: Berlin and the Cold War. New York: Stein and Day, 1973. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good+. ISBN: 0812815718. 278pp/illus. Berlin's disturbed post-war history to the wider background of Europe's division into opposing armed camps. Impressively illustrated, including 5 maps. Lt edgewear to dj. Clean $34.50

[006688] Moser, Charles (ed). Combat on Communist Territory. Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: Free Congress Res & Education, 1985. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Trade Paperback. Near Fine / No Jacket - Wraps. ISBN: 0895265923. 241pp. Chronicles..stories in defense of freedom, around the world, in tribute to those who have stood against the seeming might of Communism--and prevailed. Clean $19.50

[005058] Moskin, J. Robert. Mr. Truman's War: April 12-September 2, 1945 : The Final Victories of World War II & the Birth of the Postwar World. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Random House, 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 067940936X. 411 pages with several photos. Tells the story of the final victories of World War II and the birth of the post-war world. $19.50

[003579] Murphy, David E.; Bailey, George; Kondrashev, Sergi A.. Battleground Berlin: CIA Vs. KGB in the Cold War. New Haven and London: Yale Univ Pr, 1997. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0300072333. 530pp/illus/maps. The definitive view of the spy wars in Berlin between the CIA and KGB from 1945 to the building of the Wall in 1961. Jointly written by CIA veteran Murphy, KGB veteran Kondrashev, and journalist Bailey who had unprecedented access to previously secret archives. Clean $36.50

[006182] Murphy, David E.; Bailey, George; Kondrashev, Sergi A.. Battleground Berlin: CIA Vs. KGB in the Cold War. New Haven and London: Yale Univ Pr, 1997. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0300072333. 530pp/illus/maps. The definitive view of the spy wars in Berlin between the CIA and KGB from 1945 to the building of the Wall in 1961. Jointly written by CIA veteran Murphy, KGB veteran Kondrashev, and journalist Bailey who had unprecedented access to previously secret archives. Clean $34.50

[005050] Neal, Steve. Harry and Ike: The Partnership That Remade the Postwar World. Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Scribner, 2001. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0684853558. 368pp. Endnotes, Bibliography, Index. Truman and Eisenhower worked more closely between 1945 and 1952 than any other two American presidents of the 20th-century. Clean $19.50

[003597] Newman, John M.; Newman, John. Oswald and the CIA. New York, New York, U.S.A.: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Carroll & Graf Pub, 1995, 1995. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0786701315. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 627 pages including 191 pages of documents, 85 pages of notes and index. This book is a documentary of Lee Harvey Oswald's relations with the C.I.A. The author, a professor at the University of Maryland spent twenty years as a military intelligence officer. Comprehensive and scholarly study of Lee Harvey Oswald's assassination of John F. Kennedy and the CIA's involvement. Uses much new material released by the JFK Records Act of 1992. $24.50

[007029] Puddington, Arch. Broadcasting Freedom: The Cold War Triumph of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A.: Univ Pr of Kentucky, 2000. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. As New / As New. ISBN: 0813121582. 288pp/illus. Radio Free Europe (RFE) and Radio Liberty (RL) were among America's most successful propaganda weapons during the Cold War. This work aims to offer a clear and detailed history of the radio stations, often regarded as somewhat shadowy institutions. Clean $67.50

[006539] Ruffner, Kevin C. (Editor) Cia Cold War Records, Cold War Records (Compiled By). Corona: America's First Satellite Program. Washington, D.C: CIA History Staff, 1991. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade Paperback. Very Good+ / No Jacket - Wraps. 364pp/illus, The documents and imagery in this volume--on the nation's first photo reconnaissance satellite system--were reviewed and declassified with unusual dispatch by a special working group of declassification officers from the National Reconnaissance Office. Clean $37.50

[001903] Sigal, Leon V.. Disarming Strangers : Nuclear Diplomacy with North Korea (Princeton Studies in International History and Politics). Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.: Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 1997, 1997. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0691057974. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 321 pages. Using the events that nearly led the United States into a second Korean War, Sigal explores the need for policy change when it comes to addressing the challenge of nuclear proliferation and avoiding conflict with nations like Russia, Iran, and Iraq. $25.50

[004313] Slusser, Robert M.. The Berlin Crisis of 1961; Soviet-American Relations and the Struggle for Power in the Kremlin, June-November 1961. Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, 1973, 1973. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good+. ISBN: 0801814049. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 509pp. "Soviet-American relations and the struggle for power in the Kremlin, June-November 1961." The political events of 1961 culminating in the building of the Berlin Wall. Clean $47.50

[005213] Stanik, Joseph T.. El Dorado Canyon: Reagan's Undeclared War With Qaddafi. Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.: Naval Inst Pr, 2002. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 1557509832. 319pp/illus/maps. On 15 April, 1986, American strike aircraft roared into the heart of Libya. Code-named El Dorado Canyon, the raid was in response to Qaddafi’s support of a terrorist act against US personnel in Europe. Clean $49.50

[004143] Steven, Stewart. Operation Splinter Factor. Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, 1974, 1974. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good. ISBN: 0397009828. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. 249pp/illus. A history of the CIA opperations in the satellite states of the USSR, designed to foster disent and bring those countries closer to the West. DJ has light wear. $27.50

[001731] Survey Magazine Staff (editor); Labedz, Leopold (editor). Poland under Jaruzelski : A Comprehensive Sourcebook on Poland During and after Martial Law. Cambridge, ON, Canada: Cambridge, ON, Canada: Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Incorporated, 1984, 1984. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Review Copy. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0684181169. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st Printing. Review Copy. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 432 pages. This is the definitive sourcebook of Poland during and after martial law. $24.50

[002706] Taubman, Philip. Secret Empire : Eisenhower, the CIA, and the Hidden Story of America's Space Espionage. New York, NY, U.S.A.: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 2003, 2003. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0684856999. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 441pp/photos. Traces the efforts of Cold War scientists to revolutionize American airplane designs- spying capabilities- and defense technologies- citing how their inventions made possible the systems and processes of current military campaigns. $27.50

[002289] U.S. Congress, Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. The Nature of Radioactive Fall-Out and its Effects on Man. Hearings before the special subcommittee on radiation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy .. May .. June 1957. Part 1. [ .. Part 2]. [with] Selected Materials on Radiation Protection Criteria. Washington, D.C.: Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1957, 1957. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Wraps. Very Good / No Jacket - Wraps. Original Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket - Wraps. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 2 volumes, 1008pp & 2065pp, diagrams, folding tables & maps. In both cases a massive compilation of material, both from direct evidence and submitted papers and data. $67.50



[002858] VanDeMark, Brian. Pandora's Keepers : Nine Men and the Atomic Bomb. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Little Brown & Company, 2003. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Near Fine. ISBN: 0316738336. 399pp. Development of atomic bomb. Book was removed from stores. $69.50

[005992] Wise, David and Ross, Thomas B. The U-2 Affair. New York: Random House, 1962. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good. 276pp. 7 pages b/w illus. 1st Printing. An exciting but disturbing story of Francis Gary Powers' U-2 plane which was shot down from a height of 70,000 feet over central Russia on May 1st, 1960. Two experienced American journalists spent over a year researching into every aspect of the U-2 incident. DJ has light shelf wear and chipping. Clean $32.50

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