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The Compendium of Weapons, Armour & Castles

By: Balent, Matthew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taylor, MI, Palladium Books, Inc.: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A35067


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "The study of mankind is the study of conflict. In the modern age, where warfare can result in the decimation and destruction of an entire people or culture, and the weapons used so powerful and lethal that it seems that noen might avoid them." View more info

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Roman Military Equipment From the Punic Wars to the Fall of Rome

By: Bishop, M. C. & J. C. N. Coulston

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35282


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Roman military personal equipment was produced in large numbers to established patterns, and it was used in an established way. These standard patterns and uses were called the res militaris or disciplina. Its regular practice during the Roman Republic and Roman Empire led to mil... View more info

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What A Soldier Should Know The Soldier's Catechism

By: Bolles, Major F. C. , Capt. E. C. Jones & Capt. J. S. Upham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1917

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A35511


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The front cover of the dust jacket has two medium sized white spots of discoloration with a couple of smaller spots to the top rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some light generalized toning. There is a pr... View more info

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Anchors Aweigh Verses by Midshipmen of the United States Navy

By: Doty, William Kavanaugh (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, The Norman, Remington Company: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A36145


This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The front cover has several spots of ground-in dirt and fading. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There are two inch long tears to the front inner hinge. "Lieut. Charles A. Zimmermann, USN, a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, had been selected as the bandmaster of the Naval ... View more info

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A Few Good Men The Marines

By: Gazzaniga, Donald A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, A. J. Books: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28396


SIGNED EDITION. This is the second edition, published by A. J. Books (first published in 1986 by Dale Books). This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The top edge of the text block has some ground-in dirt and spotting. This copy has been signed by the author on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "What was it l... View more info

Image for The Compact History of the United States Air Force The Story of the American Airman and the Force in Which he Serves

The Compact History of the United States Air Force The Story of the American Airman and the Force in Which he Serves

By: Glines, Carroll V.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31844


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The book covers have some bits of the dust jacket adhered where moisture stuck the covers and the dust jacket together. There is some light bumping and edge wear to the spine ends. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The endpapers have some beginning toning to the foredges. The dust jacket has edge tears, nicks and... View more info

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A PRECIS OF MODERN TACTICS

By: Home, Colonel Robert (Revised and Rewritten by Lieut.-Colonel Sisson C. Pratt)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, England, Harrison and Sons, St. Martin's Lane: 1892

Edition: 2nd Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 27472


Maps; ASSOCIATION COPY. Originally compiled in 1873 by Colonel Robert Home, this volume was revised and rewritten by Lieutenant-Colonel Sisson C. Pratt in 1892. This copy belonged to Powell Clayton Jr, member of the 5th United States Cavalry. The book is in Good+ to Very Good- condition overall. The book is in solid condition but is quite fragile (the paper) and has noticeable wear and tear. There are several edge tears, nicks, holes, etc. to the red cloth covered b... View more info

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The White Kepi A Casual History of the French Foreign Legion

By: Kanitz, Walter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Henry Regnery Company: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29579


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and a couple of small chips missing along with noticeable generalized ground-in dirt. "Heroic figures galloping across the loose sands of the Sahara, their flowing white kepis a symbol of the highest romance and adventure - or murderers and human derelicts,... View more info

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Fortress America The Forts that Defended America, 1600 to the Present

By: Kaufmann, J. E. & H.W. Kaufmann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Da Capo Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28973


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "From the earliest colonial settlements to recent cold war bunkers, thousands of forts and fortress structures have been built on the North American continent." View more info

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Fortress Third Reich

By: Kaufmann, J. E. & H.W. Kaufmann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Da Capo Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28974


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "The Atlantic Wall may be the most famous German World War II - era fortification line in Europe, but in fact Germany built many fortified defensive lines throughout the war, from coastal defenses along the English Channel to the celebrated West Wall and th... View more info

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Spy Flights Of The Cold War

By: Lashmar, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34492


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some edge wear and beginning bumping to the bottom edge of the front panel of the dust jacket. " What sets the U-2 apart is its ability to fly higher than any other aircraft for long periods, which ... View more info

Image for American Wars and Heroes Revolutionary War Through Vietnam

American Wars and Heroes Revolutionary War Through Vietnam

By: Matloff, Maurice (General Editor) with Stanley M. Ulanoff (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Glen Cove, NY, Baldpate Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28421


Graphs; SIGNED EDITION. This copy has been signed by editor Stanley M. Ulanoff. This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "In this well-researched book, a team of military historians has traced the development of the American Army, its leaders, and their impact on American and world history."; Signed by Editor View more info

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The R.o.t.c. Manual : Coast Artillery: Volume 1 14th Edition : a Textbook for the Reserve Officers' Training Corps.

By: Military Service Publishing Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Military Service Publishing Company: 1942

Edition: 14th Edition

Seller ID: A32190


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized Paperback book with cardstock covers and a cloth spine. This book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The cardstock covers have some light creasing and bumping. The text pages mostly clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and details on the front endpapers. "The concept of ROTC in the United States began with the Mor... View more info

Image for The New Infantry Drill Regulations United States Army...

The New Infantry Drill Regulations United States Army...

By: Military Service Publishing Company

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Military Service Publishing Co.: 1941

Edition: 9th Edition

Seller ID: A35509


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front pastedown page. ""The drill prescribed herein is designed for general use and may be adapted to any type of unit; therefore some of th... View more info

Image for 5th Infantry Division : Fort Ord California Company E RFA Regiment

5th Infantry Division : Fort Ord California Company E RFA Regiment

By: Newsfoto Publishing Company / United States Army

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Monterey, CA / San Angelo, TX, Newsfoto Publishing Company / United States Army: 1957

Seller ID: A36684


Color Illustration; This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping and rubbing. There is some ground-in dirt to the covers and some light fraying and wear to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. "After the American entry into World War I, land was purchased just north of the city of Monterey along Monterey Bay for use as an artillery training field f... View more info

Image for Prudens Futuri The US Army War College 1901-1967

Prudens Futuri The US Army War College 1901-1967

By: Pappas, George S. (Colonel, Artillery)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carlisle Barracks, PA, Alumni Association of the US Army War College: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27499


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There are several tiny holes pushed into the front pastedown page and one tiny one to the front endpaper. The text pages are clean and bright. Signed in ink on the title page by the author. The dust jacket has several edge nicks and tears along with some light generalized rubbing and some beginning groun... View more info

Image for Civilian Warriors The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror

Civilian Warriors The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror

By: Prince, Erik

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Portfolio / Penguin: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31107


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "No company in our time has been as mysterious or as controversial as Blackwater. Founded by former Navy SEAL Erik Prince in 1977, it recruited special forces veterans and others with the skills and courage to take on the riskiest security jobs in the worl... View more info

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Soldiers of Misfortune Washington's Secret Betrayal of American POWs in the Soviet Union

By: Sanders, James D., Mark A. Sauter, and R. Cort Kirkwood

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Press Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28444


B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. Signed by author James D. Sanders. This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "In an explosive revelation, Colonel Philip Corso, an intelligence aide to President Dwight Eisenhower, revealed exclusively to the authors that the president personally made the decision to abandon hundr... View more info

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Correct Use Of Gas Mask Equipment

By: United States Army

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., United States Army: 1917

Seller ID: A35483


This is a small folded sheet which make up an instructional booklet for using a gas mask during World War I. The booklet includes a string on a gromet for quick retrieval of instructions, and the interior area includes replacement plasters (3) and a data area for noting usage. Also included is a small heavy paper envelope to keep the instructions safe. The outer envelope has ground-in dirt, rubbing and wear along with several spots of foxing. The interior booklet is most... View more info

Image for Basic Field Manual Military Intelligence Observation (FM 30-10)

Basic Field Manual Military Intelligence Observation (FM 30-10)

By: United States Government Printing Office / War Department

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Goverment Printing Office: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35703


This is a small format booklet with heavy cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book covers are clean and bright, with some light toning to the spine joints. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info