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World War I: The Great War and the American Century

By: N/A

Price: $8.55

Publisher: New York, Time-Life: 2017

Seller ID: 5353376

Condition: Very Good


In 1914, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand—who was in line for the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire—propelled Europe into a war unlike any the world had ever seen. But it would take yet another remarkable series of events for the United States to decide to enter the fray, a century ago in April of 1917. By the time the armistice arrived the following year, empires had fallen and 15 million combatants lay dead. And for the United States, the consequen... View more info

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General George Patton: Old Blood & Guts

By: Alden Hatch

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.: 2006

Seller ID: 46437750

ISBN: 1402736142

Condition: Very Good


Has a Name on the First Page. He remained firmly in the center of the action and at the center of controversy. That’s what made General George S. Patton America’s most colorful military leader and an endlessly fascinating subject. He’s as dynamic on the page as he was in life in Alden Hatch’s lively, accessible biography, which chronicles Patton from his early days growing up in Southern California to his triumphant march into Germany in World War II. With his ir... View more info

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War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars

By: Andrew Carroll

Price: $4.05

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 2001

Seller ID: 001653

ISBN: 0743202945

Condition: As New


In 1998, Andrew Carroll founded the Legacy Project, with the goal of remembering Americans who have served their nation and preserving their letters for posterity. Since then, over 50,000 letters have poured in from around the country. Nearly two hundred of them comprise this amazing collection -- including never-before-published letters that appear in the new afterword. Here are letters from the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, the Cold War, Vietnam, the ... View more info

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Studies in British Military Thought: Debates With Fuller and Liddell Hart

By: Brian Holden Reid

Price: $92.55

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1998

Seller ID: 4444572

ISBN: 0803239270

Condition: Used As New


One page corner has light crease from a fold. John Frederick Charles Fuller (1878–1966), British soldier, military analyst, and war historian, is considered the father of modern armored (tank) warfare—first as planner of the attack at Cambrai in November 1917, and then as author of a number of works that challenged traditional British military thought. His ideas were resisted in his own country but had a major impact on German and Soviet military doctrine. Sir Basil ... View more info

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The Lusitania

By: Colin Simpson

Price: $3.05

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1972

Seller ID: 011454

ISBN: 0316791784

Condition: Good


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American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm

By: Gail Buckley

Price: $4.94

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2001

Seller ID: 005276

ISBN: 0375502793

Condition: As New


This work complements Bernard Nalty's academically oriented history of blacks in America's wars, Strength for the Fight (1986), and Gerald Astor's narrative account, The Right to Fight (1998). Basing her account heavily on interviews and similar primary material, Buckley focuses on the particular experiences of black soldiers. She pulls no punches in describing discrimination against black soldiers, misrepresentation of their performances and denial of their achievements... View more info

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The Doughboys: America And The First World War

By: Gary Mead

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, The Overlook Press: 2000

Seller ID: 50205

ISBN: 1585673234

Condition: Fine


Shows light wear. The Doughboys were the more than three million men, many of them volunteers, recruited from the cities and farms of the United States, who traveled across the Atlantic to aid the Allies in the trenches and on the battlefields of World War I. Without their courage and determination, the outcome of the war would have been very different. Drawing upon the often harrowing personal accounts of the soldiers of the AEF, The Doughboys establishes the pivotal... View more info

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Twentieth-Century Artillery

By: Ian Hogg

Price: $2.70

Publisher: New York, NY, Barnes and Noble Books: 2000

Seller ID: 009177

ISBN: 0760719942

Condition: As New


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The Grand Adventure: A Year by Year History of Virginia

By: James A. Crutchfield

Price: $6.55

Publisher: Richmond, VA, The Dietz Press: 2005

Seller ID: 0606990

ISBN: 0875171257

Condition: As New


From 1607 to the present, historical writer James A. Crutchfield takes the reader on an informative and exciting trip through Virginia's history. View more info

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The Remains of Company D: A Story of the Great War

By: James Carl Nelson

Price: $2.80

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2009

Seller ID: 999343

ISBN: 0312551002

Condition: Very Good


“Not since Flags of Our Fathers—no, make that, Not since Paul Fussell’s The Great War and Modern Memory—no, make that, Not ever—has an American nonfiction writer reached into history and produced a testament of young men in terrible battle with the stateliness, the mastery of cadence, the truthfulness and the muted heartbreak of James Carl Nelson in The Remains of Company D. I wish I’d had the honor of working on this book with him. But then, he didn’t need... View more info

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True Canadian War Stories

By: Jane Dewar

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Prospero Books: 1989

Seller ID: 4444706

ISBN: 155267231x

Condition: Very Good


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America's Military Adversaries: From Colonial Times to the Present

By: John C. Fredriksen

Price: $6.05

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, ABC-CLIO: 2001

Seller ID: 2755

ISBN: 1576076032

Condition: Very Good


Books on American military heroes abound. But this book is the first to focus on America's talented enemieS≪/I>—the generals, admirals, Indian chiefs and warriors, submarine captains, fighter pilots, and spies who opposed the United States with military force or other means. Often these military leaders were among the best minds of their times. For more than two centuries, the new nation's most constant military opponents were the Native Americans, led by such... View more info

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A History of Warfare

By: John Keegan

Price: $3.55

Publisher: New York, Knoph: 1993

Seller ID: 011849

ISBN: 0394588010

Condition: Very Good


In his sweeping new study, Keegan ( The Face of Battle ) examines the origins and nature of warfare, the ethos of the primitive and modern warrior and the development of weapons and defenses from the battle of Megiddo (1469 B.C.) into the nuclear age. Keegan offers a refreshingly original and challenging perspective. He characterizes warriors as the protectors of civilization rather than as its enemy and maintains that warfare is "entirely a masculine activity." Though w... View more info

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On Seas of Glory: Heroic Men, Great Ships, and Epic Battles of the American Navy

By: John Lehman

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Seller ID: 002497

ISBN: 0684871777

Condition: Very Good


In On Seas of Glory, the U.S. Navy meets a storyteller worthy of its noble history. Former Secretary of the Navy John Lehman gives a sweeping narrative of the service's illustrious past, from the Revolutionary War to the present day, filled with the ships that dominated the seas, equally titanic personalities, and the battles that made history. Lehman profiles naval greats from John Paul Jones to William "Bull" Halsey, as well as the lesser-known sailors who have made... View more info

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Flawed Victory (Jutland, 1916)

By: Keith Yates

Price: $19.20

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2000

Seller ID: 5884

ISBN: 1557509816

Condition: As New


With style and verve, Yates expertly analyzes the Battle of Jutland and the post-war controversy. View more info

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Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family--a Test of Will and Faith in World War I

By: Louisa Thomas

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, The Penguin Press: 2011

Seller ID: 5454908

ISBN: 159420294X

Condition: Very Good


Clean and sturdy. No markings. Several page corners are creased from folds. Norman Thomas and his brothers' upbringing prepared them for a life of service-but their calls to conscience threatened to tear them apart Conscience is Louisa Thomas's beautifully written account of the remarkable Thomas brothers at the turn of the twentieth century. At a time of trial, each brother struggled to understand his obligation to his country, family, and faith. Centered around the... View more info

The Patton Papers 1885-1940

By: Martin Blumenson

Price: $4.55

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1972

Seller ID: 0607383

Condition: Very Good


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In Search of Churchill: A Historian Journey

By: Martin Gilbert

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, NY, John Wiley & Sons: 1994

Seller ID: 3601

ISBN: 0471180726

Condition: Good


"Penetrating . . . beautifully rounds out and humanizes the character of the greatest statesman of the twentieth century." —San Francisco Chronicle. "A multifaceted gem, sparkling with anecdotes and insights about the nature of biography, the challenges and rewards of historical research, and of course Winston Churchill." —Richmond Times-Dispatch View more info

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First Day on the Somme, 1 July 1916

By: Martin Middlebrook

Price: $23.55

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 1972

Seller ID: 49348

ISBN: 39305442x

Condition: Very Good


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From the Front: The Story of War

By: Michael S. Sweeney

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Geographic:

Seller ID: 846

ISBN: 0792281942

Condition: Very Good


"In this vivid, visually gripping account of modern warfare, awarding-winning author Michael Sweeney takes us onto battlefields from the Crimea to Kuwait to chronicle 150 years of war, often in the words of those who have seen it firsthand. View more info

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Heaven High, Hell Deep, 1917-1918 (Wings of War)

By: Norman Archibald

Price: $17.55

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni: 1935

Seller ID: 761114

ISBN: 080949616x

Condition: As New


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274 Things You Should Know About Churchill

By: Patrick Delaforce

Price: $4.05

Publisher: London, England, Michael O'Mara Books: 2006

Seller ID: 002777

ISBN: 1843171910

Condition: As New


Sir Winston Churchill was undoubtedly the greatest leader of the Second World War, and unarguably the greatest Briton of his age. Born at the height of British imperial power and twice elected Prime Minister, he galvanized the British people and their allies to resist the onslaught from both Nazi Germany and Japan. In doing so, he became the architect of the destruction of these unquestionably evil empires. Because—or in spite—of his numerous and varied successes, Ch... View more info

Winston S. Churchill: Youth 1874 - 1900

By: Randolph S. Churchill

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1966

Seller ID: 000915

Condition: Very Good


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A Documentary History Of The United States

By: Richard D. Heffner

Price: $3.05

Publisher: NY, Signet Books: 2002

Seller ID: 333203

ISBN: 0451207483

Condition: Very Good


Here in one single volume are the documents, speeches, and letters that have forged U.S. history-from the complete text of the Declaration of Independence to J.F.K.'s inaugural address to George W. Bush's speeches after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. View more info

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The Wars of America

By: Robert Leckie

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row: 1981

Seller ID: 1590

ISBN: 0060125713

Condition: Very Good


"Leckie treats not the causes of our wars, nor the controversies that have always attended them, nor their results, so often equivocal, debatable, or flatly disappointing, but the manner in which they were fought, their leadership, their pages of glory and of shame."--Allan Nevins, Saturday Review. View more info

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At War at Sea: Sailors and Naval Combat in the Twentieth Century

By: Ronald H. Spector

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2001

Seller ID: 999302

ISBN: 0670860859

Condition: Very Good


At War at Sea is a fascinating account of the most important naval conflicts of the twentieth century. The book begins with a gripping account of one of the most decisive battles in history, the 1905 Battle of Tsushima, between the Japanese and the Russians, and ends with the sophisticated missile engagements off the Falklands and the Persian Gulf. Ronald H. Spector, former director of naval history for the U.S. Navy, chronicles not only the mechanics of battle and th... View more info

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For Conscience Sake: A Study of Mennonite Migrations Resulting from the World War

By: Sanford Calvin Yoder

Price: $59.55

Publisher: Goshen, IN, The Mennonite Historical Society: 1945

Seller ID: 4545494

Condition: Very Good


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Trench Warfare (Aspects of War)

By: Stephen Bull

Price: $7.55

Publisher: Bramley Road, London, PRC Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 3290

ISBN: 1856486575

Condition: Like New


Trench Warfare inaugurates a new, fully illustrated series devoted to different types of key military strategies throughout history. Each volume specifically focuses on a war in which that tactic played a central role: here, the concentration is on World War I. After placing trench warfare in its military context, this compelling volume delves into how combatants lived and coped in these ditches. In fascinating detail, it reveals what the conditions were like, including ... View more info

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Americans at War

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, NY, Berkley Books: 1998

Seller ID: 011125

ISBN: 0425165108

Condition: Fine


Stephen E. Ambrose, one of the foremost historians of the European theater of World War II, shares his vast knowledge of that conflict as well as the Civil War, Korea, Vietnam, and the Cold War in this compelling narrative about the American way of war. From Vicksburg to My Lai, Ambrose recounts the history of these wars with extensive coverage of the battlefields and believable portrayals of those involved, creating the perspective that the country's conflicts both refl... View more info

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Epic Retreats: From 1776 to the Evacuation of Saigon

By: Stephen Tanner

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books: 2002

Seller ID: 606826

ISBN: 0785814035

Condition: Very Good


In between glorious triumphs and noble catastrophes of military history lies a neglected stepchild: retreat. This book spans the modern era-from horses to helicopters-with highly detailed analyses of seven famous campaigns. View more info

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The Seven Pillars of Wisdom

By: T. E. Lawrence

Price: $49.55

Publisher: The Programmed Classics:

Seller ID: 666105

Condition: Very Good


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