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The Long Gray Line , Atkinson, Rick
1 Atkinson, Rick The Long Gray Line
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1989 0395480086 / 9780395480083 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+; Light shelf wear  
Traces the life and careers of three graduates of the West Point Military Academy class of 1966; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 592 pp  
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2 Egendorf, Arthur Healing From the War. Trauma and Transformation after Vietnam.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1985 0395377013 / 9780395377017 1st Edition Hardcover NF/VG; Small closed tear on back of DJ; small coffee (? ) stain on corner of free endpaper.  
"What Vietnam veterans can teach us about mastering life's most devastating circumstances."; 8vo; 324 pp  
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Warships Of The World: Escort Vessls , Ireland, Bernard
3 Ireland, Bernard Warships Of The World: Escort Vessls
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1979 0684160617 / 9780684160610 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover G+/G+; Bound in blue, old moisture stain on bottom of front board, light wear to edges, slight toning to edges of pages  
This volume deals with warships whose displacement tonnage ranges between 1, 000 and 5, 000 tons; detailed information on each ship, illusrated with numerous photographs; 8vo; 153 pp  
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History Of The World War. An Authentic Narrative Of The World's Greatest War. With an Introduction by General Peyton C. March , March, Francis A.
4 March, Francis A. History Of The World War. An Authentic Narrative Of The World's Greatest War. With an Introduction by General Peyton C. March
Philadelphia United Publishers 1919 B00085KCSM 1st Edition Hardcover G+/NONE; Bound in maroon, wear to edges, light grime on boards, discolorati on on endpapers from old piece of acidic paper, hinges shaken.  
A great history of World War I. "Illustrated with reproductions from the Official Photographs of the United States, British and French Governments. " Includes numerous maps. ; large 8vo; 736 pp  
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The Armada , Mattingly, Garrett
5 Mattingly, Garrett The Armada
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1959 B000E7R6JW Later Printing Hardcover VG/G; Light wear to edges, name on ffep; DJ with large chips at top of spine; now in a protective cover; tight and clean copy  
Considered a historical masterpiece on the history of the events leading up to the defeat of the Spanish Armada; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 443 pp  
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The Boer War , Pakenham, Thomas
6 Pakenham, Thomas The Boer War
New York Random House 1979 0394427424 / 9780394427423 1st US Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover G+/VG-; Bound in maroon cloth, the last 50 pages (in the Notes) wavy on the edge from old moisture damage  
Well researched narrative, based on first hand accounts, includes many photographs, detailed notes and index; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 718 pp  
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The Korean War :  No Victors, No Vanquished , Sandler, Stanley
7 Sandler, Stanley The Korean War : No Victors, No Vanquished
University Of Kentucky Press 1999 0813121191 / 9780813121192 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+; Stamped BOMC on bottom edge  
The author's reassessment of the conflict draws on newly released documents from Russian and Chinese state archives. He deals with the history of the Korean peninsula before the war, including the Japanese, American, and Soviet occupations and the arbitrary division between North and South. The book also deals extensively with the course of the fighting while relating military events to relevant diplomatic and social developments. Sandler gives special attention to technology and weaponry, the ground, air, and naval battles, and the United Nations contributions to the war. He also addresses psychologica l warfare and the prisoner of war camps. ; 8vo; 330 pp  
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Swords and Plowshares , Taylor, Maxwell D.
8 Taylor, Maxwell D. Swords and Plowshares
New York W. W. Norton 1972 0393074609 / 9780393074604 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover G+/G+; Bound in red cloth, moisture damage along top edge of boards that has bled onto the DJ, tight an dclean copy  
Memoirs of General Maxwell Davenport Tayor (1901-1987) , a pioneer in airborne warfare in Europe during World War II. He assisted in the organization of the U. S. Army's first airborne division, the 82nd, and later led the 101st Airborne Division in its parachute assaults during the Normandy Invasion. In 1953 he was commanding general of the 8th Army and directed United Nations forces in Korea during the closing phases of the Korean War. He then served as Army chief of staff (195559) , and was appointed chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy, to whom he was a trusted adviser. Two years later he became U. S. Ambassador to South Vietnam, which at that time was being given increasing military support by the United States. He resigned that post in July 1965 but served as a special consultant (196569) to President Lyndon B. Johnson. A facinating career during a turbulent period of American history. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4334 pp  
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9 Williams, John The Other Battleground: The Home Fronts: Britian, France and Germany 1914-1918.
Chicago Henry Regnery 1972 Hardcover VG/VG  
At look at the silent social revolution that occurred in Europe because of the first world war. Several b&w photographs.; 8vo; 326 pp  
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