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GERMANY SURRENDERS UNCONDITIONALLY. Facsimiles of the Documents.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., The National Archives: (1945)

Seller ID: 000016231

Condition: Very good


National Archives Publication No. 46-4. Wrappers, approximately 7 3/4" by 10 1/8", 41 pages. Light tanning on cover edges. View more info

THE END OF THE WAR IN THE PACIFIC. Surrender Documents in Facsimile.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., The National Archives: (1945)

Seller ID: 000016232

Condition: Very good


National Archives Publication No. 46-6. U. S. Government Printing Office. Wrappers, approx. 7 3/4" by 10 1/8", 24 pages. Covers lightly tanned at edges. 010608A View more info

WINGS OF MORNING. The Story of the Last American Bomber Shot Down Over Germany in World War II.

By: Childers, Thomas.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reading, Massachusetts, Addison-Wesley: (1995)

Edition: first printing as stated

Seller ID: 000015663

ISBN: 0201483106

Condition: Very good


Octavo, 276 pages. Includes black and white illustrations, bibliography of selected archival sources. 040414A " On April 21, 1945, the twelve-member crew of the Black Cat set off on one of the last air missions in the European theater of WWII. Ten never came back. This is the story of that crew--where they came from, how they trained, what it was like to fly a B-24 through enemy flak, and who was waiting for them to come home." View more info

AMERICAN RAILROADS DOING THEIR WAR JOB.

By: Clement, W. W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, 1942

Seller ID: 000016022

Condition: Very good


Stapled booklet, approx. 5" by 7 1/8", 13 pages. An address by M. W. Clement, President, Pennsylvania Railroad, delivered at the dedication of the new Technological Institute of Northwestern University, Evanston Ill., Monday , June 15, 1942. Faint library stamp on top cover. 040414B View more info

THE JAPANESE. Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies, Number Seven.

By: Embree, John F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: City of Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1943

Seller ID: 000018593

Condition: Very good


Publication No. 3702. Stapled booklet (approx. 5 3/4" wide by 8 1/2") iv [2] 42 pages. 16 plates and 3 figures. Includes references and selected bibliography. World War II, Anthropology 061507A View more info

A PEBBLE IN MY SHOE. A Memoir.

By: Flotz, Katherine Hoeger

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Palatine, Illinois, Pannonia Press: (c. 2004)

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000017969

ISBN: 0965779327

Condition: Fine


Octavo, beige cloth covers with brown titles, 164 pages. Cover illustration by Matthew Sesek. Signed by the author (signature only) on the front free endpaper. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. 020117A. "As the end of World War II drew near, ethnic Germans (or Donauschwaben) fled from Yugoslvia, fearing the impending Russian invasion. Families were uprooted, abandoning their land, most of their belongings, and their homes. Under the whip of Marshall Tito's communist regime, the remaining Donauschwaben suffered retaliatory blows for the actions of Nazi Germany. They were stripped ... View more info

THE PEOPLES OF THE SOVIET UNION. Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies Number Three.

By: Hrdlicka, Ales.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: City of Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1942

Seller ID: 000018592

Condition: Very good


Publication Number 3690. July 15, 1942. Stapled booklet (approx. 5 3/4" wide by 8 1/2" tall). 29 pages. 061507A. World War II, Anthropology. View more info

HARRY S. TRUMAN AND THE WAR SCARE OF 1948. A Successful Campaign to Deceive the Nation.

By: Kofsky, Frank.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000015969

ISBN: 0312094825

Condition: Fine


Octavo, xi [1] 420 pages, blue covers. Includes notes, selected bibliography, and index. Book and dust jacket are in fine condition. 120506A View more info

To All Men and Women Not Now in Essential War Work. KEEP THE SHIPS FIGHTING. Work At Puget Sound Navy Yard.

By: Konox, Frank, Secretary of the Navy.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S. Civil Service Commission: 1943

Seller ID: 000016401

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet, 28 pages. Orange and black and white illustrated covers, and map inside. Black and white photo reproductions of lodgings, ships, and workers, among others. NAVDOCKS-NRB-39686-7 DEC 43-75M. Includes: Nine Reasons You Should Come to Work At Bremerton. Light bump at head of spine, else Very Good. 071202A View more info

THROUGH THE BURNING STEPPE. A WARTIME MEMOIR

By: Kozhina, Elena

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Riverhead Books, 2000,: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition, first printing

Seller ID: 11280

ISBN: 1573221538

Condition: Fine


Pages 177, octavo. Translated by Vadim Mahmoudov. 100704A ISBN: 1-57322-153-8 View more info

MUSSOLINI AND THE BRITISH

By: Lamb, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray (with cancel: distributed by Trafalgar Square, N. Pomfret, VT) (1997),: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10807

ISBN: 0719555922

Condition: Fine


Pages xii + 356, octavo, hardcover, first edition. Includes maps, black and white photo repros., notes, bibliography, and index. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. 102504A ISBN: 0719555922 View more info

TARGET PLOESTI. View From a Bombsight.

By: Newby, Leroy W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Novato, Presidio: (1983)

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000018458

ISBN: 0891411704

Condition: Very good


Octavo, black cloth covers, black and white illustrations, xv [1] 253 pages. Includes bibliography, index.Map on endpapers. Inscribed by the author to American talk show host, Phil Donahue. Book is in very good condition; dust jacket has a little wear at edges, still Very Good. 092508C Romania, World War II, Air Force-Fifteenth, Aerial Operations. View more info

HOW TO SURVIVE AS A PRISONER OF WAR.

By: Newman, Samuel A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Franklin Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 000018461

Condition: near fine


Octavo, black cloth covers with gilt spine titles. Map on endpapers and five black and white illustrations in the text. [12] 183 pages. Dust jacket price clipped; an abrasion (about 1 1/2" long) plus a light stain from a removed price sticker on top panel. Captain Newman of the Naval Reserve arrived in Guam in September of 1941, and was captured by the Japanese on December 10th of that same year. He remained a prisoner of war in Japan until August 30, 1945. 091704A View more info

OKINAWA: VICTORY IN THE PACIFIC.

By: Nichols, Jr. USMC, Major Chas. S. and Henry I. Shaw, Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Historical Branch G-3 Division Headquarters U.S. Marines: 1955

Edition: Original edition

Seller ID: 000015371

Condition: Good +


Quarto, viii + 332 pages, Pictorial laminated covers, shaken, some wear at the spine, and binding is a little loose. Includes black and white photo reproductions, maps. Some maps are in the text, and there is also a map section in the rear (some folding). Includes bibliography, chronology, and other appendices, as well as an index. 112706A View more info

WITH MY HEART IN MY MOUTH

By: Norton-Taylor, Duncan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann Inc.: (1944)

Seller ID: 000017414

Condition: Very good


Octavo, black cloth covers, 167 pages. Map on front endpapers: United States Pacific Bases and The Author's Route. Map on rear endpapers: New Georgia Offensive picturing "The Slot", The Japanese Cruiser Force, U. S. Cruiser Force and Turner's Invasive Force. A journalist's account on the Pacific front in 1943. 090617A. No dust jacket. View more info

COURIER FROM WARSAW.

By: Nowak, Jan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 000018529

ISBN: 0814317251

Condition: near fine


With a Foreword by Zbigniew Brzezinski. Large octavo, black cloth covers. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed, fair.477 pages. Includes index. "Jan Nowak, as a secret courier of the Polish underground movement during World War II, was at the center of the intrigue and controversy between the Allies and the Soviet Union over the Polish question." Poland. View more info

HE WHO LAUGHS...LASTS.

By: Olave, Hans and Tor Myklebost.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Distributed by the Norwegian New Co.: no date

Seller ID: 000017727

Condition: Good +


The authors were The Royal Norwegian Government's Press Representatives in the United States. Chief Illustrator, Johan Bull Contributions by other artists: Rollin Kirby, Gluyas Williams, John R. holmgren, Fred Cooper. Quarto, approx. 9" w by 12" tall, 48 pages, pictorial boards printed in orange and blue on a white background with an outline map of Norway on the front, and an archer sending arrows into a Nazi flag on the rear cover. Full page drawings with a humorous tone about the occupation of Norway. Covers have wear at edges. Dust jacket is chipped, with tears. 012204A View more info

ENEMIES ARE HUMAN.

By: Pabel, Reinhold.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and Toronto, The John C. Winston Co.: (1955)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017960

Condition: near Very Good


Octavo, red cloth spine over black cloth board swith gilt titles and desing of German helmets on top cover. Top cover corners bummped. No dust jacket. 248 pages. Escaped German POW opens a used bookstore in Chicago. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. 091306A World War II, Books About Books, Chicago View more info

PARIS UNDER OCCUPATION.

By: Perrault, Gilles and Pierre Azema.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Vendome Press: (1989)

Edition: first American Edition

Seller ID: 000016501

ISBN: 0865651116

Condition: Fine


Translated by Allison Carter and Maximilian Vos. Quarto, red cloth covers, 207 pages. Black and white illustrations, index. This oversized book will incur additional charges for international or expedited shipping. 122615A View more info

RED SNIPER ON THE EASTERN FRONT. The Memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin.

By: Pilyushin, Joseph.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Pen & Sword Military: (2010)

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 000015160

ISBN: 1848841205

Condition: Fine


Edited by Sergey Anissimov. Translated by Stuart Britton. Octavo, viii + 279 pages. Includes index. "Joseph Pilyushin, a top Red Army sniper in the ruthless fight against the Germans on the Eastern Front, was an exceptional soldier and he has a remarkable story to tell. His first-hand account of his wartime service gives a graphic insight into his lethal skill with a rifle and into the desperate fight put up by soviet forces to defend Leningrad. He also records how, during the three-year siege, close members of his family died, including his wife and two sons, as well as many of his comra... View more info