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The war that created the Greatest Generation and defined the modern world. World War II never ceases to be one of the greatest sources for writers and readers, and the depths of that conflict have still never been fully plumbed. These pages represent a modest selection of the wealth of materials offered on "The Good War," encompassing the works of Churchill and the varied perspectives from which that war may be analyzed.

Here Is Your War by Pyle, Ernie

New York, New York: Henry Holt And Company, 1943. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Johnson, Carol . First Edition - Nap (No Additional Printing Stated, Thus First). December, 1943 On The Copyri...

From Granada Bookstore (Member IOBA)



Cassell & Co. ltd. London. 1948-54. FIRST EDITION. Six 8vo volumes. Illustrated throughout with maps and plans, many folding. Some minor spotting to the first 3 pages of the first volume otherwise a fine, clean set, finely bound in recent full red morocc...

From Paul Foster Books


Royal Air Force Pilot's Flying Log Book by Stedman, Sgt. J. V

July 1938 - November 1940. Approx. 150 pages. Square 8vo. Titled blue cloth over boards. Ruled pages as per contemporary log type. Various official stamps to internals. Manuscript in holograph.  The keeper of this precision crafted log remains excr...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB


Aan De Gaskamer Ontsnapt ! (Escaped from the Gaschamber !) by (Anne Frank connected) R. De Winter-Levy

Rosa De Winter-Levy; Aan de Gaskamer Ontsnapt! The most rare Dutch Anne Frank/ Holocaust related publication. First edition/first print. Text in Dutch. Drawing of concentration-camp on the front-page. Original wraps and pages are tanned. pp x.44. Some dam...

From Dutch Rare Books Sellers


Familiarization Manual for Maintenance of Model B-17F Bombardment Airplane

Seattle. Boeing Aircraft Corporation. 1944. Bound in pictorial black cloth over limp boards, depicting the Boeing logo flanked by two B-17 aircraft in flight to front cover. 8vo. This manual is Boeing Document number D-4142, stamped issue number 8626 wit...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB


Het Achterhuis (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition]. by Frank, Anne

Amsterdam: Uitgeveij Contact, 1947. Anne.Frank; 'Het Achterhuis, Dagboekbrieven van 14 Juni 1942 - 1 Augustus 1944'. Hard cover, pp 253. First edition, first printing. No dust jacket. First edition of the diary of Anne Frank in the original Dutch language...

From Dutch Rare Books Sellers


The Battle of Leyte Gulf - A Gathering of Original Combat Despatches and Various Original Ephemera From History's Greatest Naval Battle.

16 Radio Telegrams including detailed Action Reports, Tactical Operation Commands, Battle Assessments, Damage Reports, etc. spanning the full duration of The Battle of Leyte Gulf, 24 October - 28 October 1944. Imprinted upon wartime, U.S. Comm...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB


To You Who Answered the Call of Your Country and Served in Its Armed Forces to Bring About the Total Defeat of the Enemy, I Extend the Heartfelt Thanks of a Grateful Nation. by President Harry S Truman to William K. Estes

Washington, D.C.: The White House No date, circa 1945. one page, 8 1/2" x 11 ", Near Fine, old staple indent bottom edge. A letter sent by President Truman to those who served in World War II, with most likely a facsimilie signature, given the n...

From Dale Steffey Books


Brave Men by Pyle, Ernie

New York: Henry Holt, 1944. Stated First Printing. Price of $3.00 front flap. SIGNED BY AUTHOR Ernie Pyle on the front endpage, and SCARCE THUS. Laid in is the program for the Indiana University Convocation, dated Monday Morning, November Thirteenth, 1944...

From Dale Steffey Books


The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck

Haddon Craftsmen Publishers on copyright page no large period on page 112. Book is near Fine,no writing, binding tight and square with sharp points. very clean blue cloth boards with bright silver titles to spine, embossed titles and title block to fron...



Addresses by Madame CHIANG KAI-SHEK, February 18 1943 by Madame CHIANG KAI-SHEK

Signed by the Illustrator, Rudolph Ruzicka and presented to Mrs. Elkan Harrison Powell the wife of the President of the Encyclopedia Britannica. Signed on the front fly, New York, June 9, 1943: "To Mrs. E.H.Powell, with sincere regard of R. Ruzicka" Add...

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Jane's Fighting Ships - 1942 by Francis McMurtrie

This is a World War II era edition of "JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS - 1942" (though the book was issued in 1943) with its scarcely found dust jacket. From the dust jacket: "The acknowledged world authority and the only complete and authentic encyclopaedia of all...

From CraigsClassics


Moscow Tram Stop, A Doctor's Experiences with the German Spearhead in Russia by Dr Heinrich Haape

London: Collins, 1957. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Fair. 582 8vo. Written in association with Dennis Henshaw. Black cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, blue/black/red dust jacket, 384 pages, illustrations from contemporary photographs. T...

From Duck Cottage Books


My Four Years in Germany by James W Gerard

New York: George H. Doran Company, 1917. First Edition 1st Printing. Green Cloth. VGood Book/NO Dust Jacket. Photographs. First Printing. Lightly Used, Clean, Spine Gilt Dulled But Clear, Lightly Frayed Along Top Of Spine. Tight, readable, some wear on...

From Greg Crites


The SS by Editors Time-Life Books

Alexandria : Time-Life Books, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. As New. As New, hardcover,1st edition, 192pp 28,3X22cm. + folder containing Time-Life Books free historic document-reproduction of Hitler's1st Directive of World War II (4pages + 2p english t...



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