Category: World War II


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1944 Allies Triumph

By: John, Westwoo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Chartwell Books, 1994

A lavishly illustrated account of a year of bloody action on land, at sea, and in the air. Charcoal cloth with silver spine lettering. Color and black & white photos. 176pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Purgatorial Flame: Seven British Writers in the Second World War (New)

By: Knowles, Sebastain D. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Centers on the wartime work of seven British modernists: Woolf, MacNeice, Eliot, Tolkien, Lewis, Williams and Waugh. First American Edition. Red cloth with gold spine lettering. A new copy. xxiv, 273pp., index. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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A Search for a Happy Country (Signed First Edition)

By: Marion Foster Washburne

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Home Library Foundation, 1940

Edition: First Edition

Light blue cloth with black lettering and design, warm gift inscription on front free end-paper, there is no other writing in the book, spine and top of front board sunned, xvii, 269pp. Full refund if not satisfied. Rare. View more info

A Walk in the Sun (Signed)

By: Harry Brown

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1949

Edition: Sixth Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Brown tells a gripping and realistic tale of the randomness and impersonal nature of combat. In the Allied landings at Salerno on the Italian peninsula during World War II, a fictional platoon loses its lieutenant and senior sergeant to enemy fire, regroups inland to decide what to do, and soon loses its next-senior NCO to battle fatigue. This short but intense novel follows the remaining members of the platoon as they attempt to ascertain their mission and carry it ou... View more info

After the Reich: The Brutal History of the Allied Occupation (First American Edition)

By: MacDonogh, Giles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books, 2007

Edition: First American Edition

When the Third Reich collapsed in 1945, the Allied powers converged on Germany and divided it into four zones of occupation. A nation in tatters, in many places literally flattened by bombs, was suddenly subjected to brutal occupation by vengeful victors. Rape was rampant. Hundreds of thousands of Germans and German-speakers died in the course of brutal deportations from Eastern Europe. By the end of the year, Germany was literally starving to death. Over a million Germa... View more info

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American Country Editors Abroad

By: Edward Lindsay

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Huston-Patterson Corp., 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Author's inscription inside front cover reads, "To Fred, The first person for whom I have autographed anything." Cover foxed and faded. Map frontispiece. 138pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Argentine Diary; The Inside Story of the Coming of Fascism (signed)

By: Josephs, Ray

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1944

Inscription: Signed by Author

Signed by Author Signed by author and dated March 5, 1945. Around the signature and in different ink is written "From [signature] and Madeline Blitzstein to Dr. Daniel Longalter. 358 pages. Indexed. View more info

Athene Palace (First Edition)

By: R. G. Waldeck

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride and Company, 1942

Edition: First Edition

First Edition. On the day that Paris fell to the Nazis, R. G. Waldeck was checking into the swankiest hotel in Bucharest, the Athene Palace. A cosmopolitan center during the war, the hotel was populated by Italian and German oilmen hoping to secure new business opportunities in Romania, international spies cloaked in fake identities, and Nazi officers whom Waldeck discovered to be intelligent but utterly bloodless. A German Jew and a reporter for Newsweek, Waldeck becam... View more info

Aviation Cadet Regulations

By: Editor-Colonel W. A. Robertson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Ana, CA, Santa Ana Army Air Base, 1943

Pamphlet has hole punched at top corner with green string attached. "C flight, Sq. 46" written on front cover. No writing in the text. Lower corner of cover and text creased. Covers rubbed with stain on front cover and book fore edge. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Axis Blockade Runners of World War II (First Edition)

By: Martin Brice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press, 1981

Edition: First Edition

Brown cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. 160pp., index. Textured end papers. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Berlin Diaries, 1940-1945 (First American Edition)

By: Vassiltchikov, Marie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Marie 'Missie' Vassiltchikov as a White Russian emigree caught with her family in Hitler's Germany at the outbreak of the war. She was part of the cosmopolitan set who managed to maintain a trance-like normality until as late as 1941. Before long, however, Missie became sickened by the nature of Nazi-rule. Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. xv, 324pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Between the Alps and a Hard Place: Switzerland in World War II and the Rewriting of History

By: Angelo M. Codevilla

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Regnery History, 2000

Edition: First Printing

In Between the Alps and a Hard Place, Professor Angelo M. Codevilla reveals how the true history of the Swiss in World War II has been buried beneath a modern campaign of moral blackmail that has accused Switzerland of secretly supporting Nazi Germany and sharing culpability for the Holocaust. Black cloth with gold spine lettering. New copy. Solid copy. 248pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Bombers of WWII

By: Ethell, Jeffrey L

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, Lowe & B. Hould, 2001

Edition: Reprint Edition

Recounts the most dangerous place to have been in the World War II European and Mediterranean theatres (especially over Germany) - in the Air Force's Bomber Command. Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. 180pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Campaigns of World War II Day by Day

By: Bishop, Chris; Mcnab, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Amber Books, 2006

Edition: Reprint Edition

Comprehensive coverage of all the main action in World War II. Illustrated with action photographs and detailed color maps throughout. Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. 256pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Casabianca : the Secret Missions of a Famous Submarine (First Edition)

By: Captain Jean L'Herminier

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller, LTD, 1953

Edition: First Edition

The thrilling exploits of the French submarine, Casabianca from April 1942 to September 1943 following the surrender of Italy. Black cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. Frontispiece. xii, 243pp. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info