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Used and Rare Military History Books

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

SUPPLEMENTAL LIST OF BOOKS ON WARFARE

[000495] . Okinawa : Okinawa, Final Battle of WW II. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Viking Penguin, 1995. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 220 pages with several photos and map. Account of the fierce fighting in the Korean War.

$17.50

[000405] Appleman, Roy E.. South to the Naktong, North to the Yalu (June-November 1950). The United States Army in the Korean War. Washington, DC: Center of Military History, 1970. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket Issued. 813 pages with a number of photos and maps including 10 fold-out maps inside rear cover. Official Army history of the Korean War from June to December 1950. Some (mostly) light pencil marks/underlining in the book.

$47.50

[000260] Bar-Simon-Tov, Yaacov. The Israeli-Egyptian War of Attrition, 1969-1970 : A Case-Study of Limited Local War. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Columbia University Press, 1980. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Book has 248 pages. DJ has light wear to edge. The book identifies the complex factos that affected the expansion and limitation of the war, the appterns of bargaining between Israel, Egypt, and the Super-Powers, and the substantial problems involved in terminating the war. The author found that the chief factors leading to the war's limitation and conclusion were the external political constraints placed upon Israel, and the limited military capability of Egypt.

$22.50

[000482] Blackwell, Raymond V.B. (editor). Jane's Fighting Ships 1971-1972. London: McGraw-Hill, 1972. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Cloth. Very Good(-) / No Jacket. Book has 792 pages heavily illustrated. Cover has a small amount of wear to edges. Book use to be in Navy Library. No number on spine but a few stamps inside the book. Also it belonged to Office of Naval Intelligence (Underseas Warfare) - there are a few stamps in the book for this too. EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED - In the U.S. please add $5.00 to shipping charge. Overseas, please email for postal quote.

$34.50

[000341] Blair, Clay. Hitler's U-Boat War : The German Navy in World War II: The Hunters, 1939-1942 (Hitler's U-Boat War Ser.). New York, NY, U.S.A.: Random House, 1996. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Book has 809 pages with some illustrations. Light wear to edge of dj. Price penned on corner of dj flyleaf. The definitive account of the German submarine war against the Allies, or the Battle of the Atlantic. This volume covers the opening three years of the war, August 1939 to August 1942.

$29.50

[000496] Bradsher, Henry S.. Afghanistan & the Soviet Union (Duke Press Policy Studies). Durham, NC, U.S.A.: Duke University Press, 1985. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Cover. Very Good / No Jacket Issued. 384 pages. An authoritative reference on the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

$9.75

[000451] Builder, Carl H.. The Icarus Syndrome : The Role of Air Power in the Evolution & Fate of the U. S. Air Force. Piscataway, NJ, U.S.A.: Transaction Publishers, 1994. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 299 pages. A Rand Corporation study that looks at the evolution of air power theory in the US Air Force following Desert Storm and the challenges facing the Air Force leadership.

$18.50

[000345] Cargill Hall, R. (ed). Case Studies in Strategic Bombardment. Air Force History & Museums Program, 1988. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good(-). Book has 665 pages with some b&w illustrations. DJ has light wear to edge. A couple of dirt marks on edge of pages otherwise clean and tight. This book addresses air power missions and provides an in-depth analysis of the evolution of strategic bombardment from World War I through the Gulf War.

$87.50

[000400] Cole, Hugh M.. THE LORRAINE CAMPAIGN: The United States Army in World War II. Washington, DC: Historical Division, US Army, 1970. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. 657 pages with numerous photos and illustrations plus 43 large color fold-out maps in rear. Official Army history of the campaign in France from September-December 1944.

$44.50

[000136] Compton-Hall, Richard. Sub vs. Sub : The Tactics and Technology of Underwater Warfare. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Crown Publishing Group, 1988. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Book has 191 heavily illustrated pages. Flyleaf on dj has a fold in it. DJ has light wear to edge. Shows how submarines work by explaining their propulsion and weapons systems, living quarters, and equipment; analyzed the strategy and tactics of both NATO and the Warsaw Pact forces. Hypothetical pothetical battle scenarios are explored.

$36.50

[000489] Dang, Nghiem. Vietnam: Politics and Public Administration. Honolulu, HI: East-West Center Press, 1966. 1st American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 437 pages with several charts. Book is the first systematic study of public administration in Vietnam.

$26.50

[000934] Daugherty, William E.. A Psychological Warfare Casebook. Baltimore, MD: Operations Research Office, Johns Hopkins University, 1960. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. 880 pages. Details the various aspects of psychological warfare.

$69.50

[000492] Eckert, Allan W.. Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Bantam Books, 1992. 1st American Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 862 pages with several maps and end-paper maps. Detailed biography of Tecumseh.

$26.50

[000494] Fehrenbach, T. R.. This Kind of War : The Classic Korean War History (Association of the U. S. Army Book Ser.). Dulles, VA, U.S.A.: Brassey's (US), 1994. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 483 pages. Dramatic, highly acclaimed account of the Korean Conflict.

$22.50

[000284] Finnegan, William. A Complicated War : The Harrowing of Mozambique (Perspectives on Southern Africa Ser.). University of California Press, 1992. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Book has 325 pages. DJ has light wear to edges and one crease on front flyleaf. Initials and date written on one of the front endpapers. Firsthand account of the Mozambique and South African conflict. South Africa's domination and destablization are basic elements of Mozambique's plight. Profound local conflicts - ethnic, religious, political, personal also fed it.

$19.50

[000568] Foss, Christopher F.. Jane's World Armoured Fighting Vehicles. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Saint Martin's Press, LLC, 1977. 1st American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. 437 pages with numerous illustrations. Details on all current armoured vehicles. Includes specs on each.

$17.50

[000859] Friedman, George; Friedman, Meredith. The Future of War : Power, Technology and American World Dominance in the 21st Century. New York: Crown Publishing Group, 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover/Boards. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Book has 464 pages. Tiny bit of wear to edge of dj. This books makes a brilliant case that the twenty-first century will be the American century and that America's global dominance will be associated with a revolution in weaponry and warfare as basic as the one that arose with the development of gunpowder five hundred years ago.

$16.50

[000070] Hagerman, Edward. The American Civil War and the Origins of Modern Warfare : Ideas, Organization and Field Command. Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.: Indiana University Press, 1992. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Cover. Very Good+ / No Jacket. Book has 366 pages with section of b&w photographs on glossy paper. Light wear to edge of cover.

$16.50

[000513] Hoffman, MAJ Carl W., USMC. The Siezure of Tinian. Washington, DC: Historical Division, HQ, USMC, 1951. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover/Boards. Good / No Jacket. 169 pages with a number of photos and maps and several fold-out battle maps (sme in color). Binding has some wear. Official USMC history of the Battle for Tinian in 1944.

$49.50

[000357] Holmes, Richard (editor); Forrest, Alan (editor); Black, Jeremy (editor); Overy, Richard (editor); Hattendorf, John B. (editor). The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern War. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 1997. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good. Book has 354 heavily illustrated pages. Light wear to edge of dj. This excitingly illustrated book examines the techniques, technology, and theory of warfare from the 'military revolutioin' of the seventeenth century to the present day.

$19.50

[000399] Howe, George F.. Northwest Africa : Seizing the Initiative in the West. Washington, DC: Chief of Military History, 1970. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. 748 pages with numerous photos and maps including 13 large color fold-out maps in rear. The official history of the US Army campaign in North Africa to include Operation Torch.

$42.50

[000463] Isby, David C.. Ten Million Bayonets : Inside the Armies of the Soviet Union. London, New York, Toronto, Sydney: Arms & Armour Press, 1988. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Book has 128 pages with illustrations. Light wear to edge of dj. Examines the various components of the Soviet Army, its personnel and its equipments, selecting specific formations and units to paint a detailed picture of this formidable fighting force.

$16.50

[001414] Komjathy, Anthony Tihamer. A Thousand Years of the Hungarian Art of War . Toronto, Ontario: Rakoczi Foundation, 1982. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 210 pages with frontis and several maps. Analyzes events in Hungarian military history.

$27.50

[000511] Lodge, MAJ O. R,, USMC. The Recapture of Guam. Washington, DC: Historical Branch, G-3, HQ, USMC, 1954. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Glossy Hard Cover/Boards. Very Good(-) / No Jacket. 212 pages with a number of photos and maps and fold-out battle maps in rear (some in color). Binding has some light wear. Official USMC history of the Battle for Guam in 1944. Includes appendices with order of battle for the forces.

$67.50

[001320] Margiotta, Franklin D. (editor). Brassey's Encyclopedia of Land Forces and Warfare. Dulles, VA, U.S.A.: Brassey's, Incorporated, 2000. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Cover. Remainder. Near Fine / No Jacket - Wraps. Book has 1141 pages with illustrations. Remainder marker mark on bottom edge of pages. Contains articles on Land Forces and Warfare extracted from the International Military and Defense Encyclopedia.

$18.50

[000499] Midlarsky, Manus I.. On War : Political Violence in the International System. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Free Press, 1975. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good(-). 229 pages with several charts and diagrams. Investigates the circumstances underwhich international political violence is likely to erupt. Based on statistical analysis of war experiences in over 100 countries between 1815-1945.

$18.50

[000450] Mitcham, Samuel W., Jr.. Hitler's Legions : The German Army Order of Battle, World War II. New York: Dorset Press, 1985. New Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 540 pages with several photos and organization charts. An unprecedented reference covering all branches of the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS. Each entry includes the Division's home station, subordinate units, and narrative history from formation to the end of World War II.

$72.50

[000071] Moineville, Hubert. Naval Warfare Today & Tomorrow. Malden, MA, U.S.A.: Blackwell Publishers, 1984. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Book has 141 pages with large center section of b&w photographs on glossy paper. Light wear to edge of dj. Written in France, this book covers the state of Western naval development.

$14.50

[000484] Moore, John E. (editor). Jane's Fighting Ships, 1975-76. New York: Franklin Watts, 1975. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Book has pages heavily ilustrated. Light wear to edge of dj with chip to top rear corner. EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED - in U.S. add $5.00 extra to postage charges. Overseas, please email for quote.

$62.50

[000541] Moore, John E. (editor). Jane's Fighting Ships, 1985-1986 (Yearbooks Ser.). Alexandria, VA: Jane's Information Group, 1985. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Book has 816 heavily illustrated pages. DJ is very loose nad has a large chip/tear on the bottom front corner and a few medium size chips elsewhere. Bottom corner of paper inside rear cover has been cut out.

$57.50

[000344] Neufeld, Jacob. The Development of Ballistic Missiles in the United States Air Force, 1945-1960. Washington, DC, U.S.A.: Air Force History & Museums Program, 1990. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. Book has 409 pages with a few b&w illustrations. Tiny bit of wear to edge/corner of cover. Crease/slight separation between page 224 and 225.

$14.50

[000258] O'Ballance, Edgar. No Victor, No Vanquished : The Yom Kippur War. Novato, CA, U.S.A.: Presidio Press, 1979. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Book has 370 pages. DJ has light wear to edge and two small chips to top rear edge. Side edges of pages have a few dirt marks. Previous owner blind library stamp on front endpaper and title page. The simmering hostilities between Arabs and Israelis erupted into open conflict on October 6, 1973, in what has become known as the Yom Kippur War, the fifith clash between those antagonists in less than twenty years.

$22.50

[000512] Read, Anthony; Fisher, David. Deadly Embrace : Hitler, Stalin & the Nazi-Soviet Pact, 1939-1941. New York, NY, U.S.A.: W. W. Norton & Company, 1988. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 687 pages with several maps and photos. Has gift inscription inside front cover. History of the Nazi-Soviet relations and their mutual non-aggression pact from 1939 to 1941.

$19.50

[000823] Rodgers, William Ledyard. Greek & Roman Naval Warfare : A Study of Strategy, Tactics, & Ship Design from Salomis (480 B.C.) to Actium (31 B.C.). Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1964. Reprint Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine / No Jacket Issued. Book has 556 pages with 28 maps and approximately 35 illustrations. A Study of Strategy, Tactics, and Ship Design from Salamis (480 B.C.) to Actium (31 B.C.). Includes info on Greco-Persian War, Peloponnesian War, Dionysius - Sicily and Carthage, The Pentere and Its Oars, Exercises and Stratagems of the Greek Fleets, Alexander's Naval Campaigns, Naval Wars of Alexander's Successors, First Punic War, Second Punic War, War of Rhoes and Pergamum Against Macedon, War of Rome and Antichus, Naval Warfare in the First Century B.C., Naval Wars of Caesar, Campaign of Phillipi, Sicilian War, Campaign of Actium.

$37.50

[000569] Rothenberg, Gunther E.. The Art of Warfare in the Age of Napoleon. Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.: Indiana University Press, 1981. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Very Good / No Jacket - Wraps. 272 pages with several illustrations and diagrams.Detailed study of Napoleonic warfare.

$10.50

[000507] Scales, Brigadier General Robert H., Jr. Certain Victory: The US Army in the Gulf War. Washington, DC: Office of the Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, 1993. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 435 pages with numerous color photos and battle maps and six color fold-out maps. This is the Army Chief of Staff's Official History of the Gulf War. Currently sells for $160.00 at the GPO.

$79.50

[000166] Schneider, James J.. The Structure of Strategic Revolution : Total War & the Roots of the Soviet Warfare State. Novato, CA, U.S.A.: Presidio Press, 1994. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Book has 334 pages. Previous owner blind stamp on title page. Professor Schnieder shows how the Soviet security apparatus evolved and how the warfare state was achieved by Stalin. He offers important new insights into the strategic revolution of the nineteenth century that resulted from the Industrial Revolution, providing the technological means and industrial capacity for nations to wage total war.

$19.50

[000334] Shapira, Avarham (editor]. The Seventh Day : Soldiers' Talk About the Six-Day War. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970. 1st American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good(-). 276 pages with map. DJ has a chip at bottom edge by binding. Story of the Six-Day war from the soldiers perspective.

$19.50

[000539] Sharpe, Richard (editor). Jane's Fighting Ships, 1989 - 1990. Alexandria, VA: Jane's Information Group, 1989. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Decorative Cloth. Ex-Library. Very Good / No Jacket. Book has 826 heavily illustrated pages. Library markings removed from binding - tape marks remain. Clean library pocket in rear endpapers. No other markings. EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED! In the US add $5 to the regular shipping fees. Overseas contact us for postage quote.

$34.50

[000181] Starry, General Donn A.. ARMORED COMBAT IN VIETNAM. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1980. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good(-). 250 pages with several photos/maps.Comprehensive detailed study on the military role and effectiveness of the Armor forces.

$19.50

[000283] Sutherland, Charles W.. Disciples of Destruction : The Religious Origins of War & Terrorism. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1987. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good(-). Book has 451 pages. Red hard cover with gilt writing. DJ has wear at edges and a couple of small chips on top by binding. In this provocative history of the relationship between religion and civilization's inclination to war, Charles Sutherland takes in their turn Judiasm, Christianity, Islam, and finall Marxism.

$23.50

[000500] Volkogonov, Dmitri; Shukman, Harold (translator). Autopsy for an Empire : The Seven Leaders Who Built the Soviet Regime. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Free Press, 1998. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 572 pages with several photos. Dust jacket has small tear at top corner. Profile of seven successive Soviet leaders from Lenin to Gorbachev based on unequaled access to the Soviet archives.

$25.50

[000090] Whelan, Richard. Drawing the Line Vol. 1 : The Korean War, 1950-1953. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Little, Brown & Company, 1990. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Book has 428 pages with a few illustrations. Light wear to edge of dj. An analysis of the Korean War that removes the labels of "police action" and the "lost war".

$17.50

[000498] Zasloff, Joseph J.; Langer, Paul F.. North Vietnam & the Pathet Lao : Partners in the Struggle for Laos (Rand Corporation Research Studies). Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 1970. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 262 pages. Details the Laotian Revolution from the end of World War II to the 1970s. Focuses on the role of North Vietnam.

$24.50

[000505] Zhukov, Georgi K.. Marshal Zhukov's Greatest Battles. New York: Harper & Row, 1969. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 304 pages with several maps. Details Marshal Zhukov's four most critical victories - the Battle of Moscow, Battle of Stalingrad, Battle of Kursk and Battle of Berlin.

$19.50

[000509] Ziemke, Earl F.. Stalingrad to Berlin : The German Defeat in the East. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Military Heritage Press, 1988. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 549 pages with 70 photos and 42 maps. History of the campaign on the Russian Front from 1942 to the end of the war.

$29.50

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