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1 Airway to India
Central African Division Air Transport Command 1945 Hardcover Good Fair 
Central African Division Air Transport Command, 1945 48 pp with B&W photographic illustrations on every page. A pictorial account of the supply flights from Accra to Karachi during WWII. Text is clean, tight, slight foxing, slight yellowing. Beige cloth boards are clean and undamaged. DJ is another story, intact but soiled and chipped. Now in protective mylar.. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 7.5" x 10". Dust jacket present. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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2 Allied Geographical Section Southwest Pacific Area Terrain Handbook 4 New Guinea Lae and the Lower Markham Valley
U.S. Government Printing Office 1943 Paperback Very Good 
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943 34 pp. Text is clean and tight, the largest map has some fraying along exposed edge. Covers are stained and soiled . Cover states: "This document contains information of value to the enemy. It will be distroyed if in danger of falling into enemy hands." Consists of map and arial pfotography of the area. Worldcat shows only one copy in US libraries.Between April 1943 and July 1943, the Allied Geographical Section of South West Pacific Area (command) conducted reconnaissance after the Japanese invasion. The Terrain Handbook states at page 18;"Nazdab is located twenty-seven miles NW of Lae by road 900 yds by an indefinite width. Covered with Kunai grass. Good dispursal area. Emergency landing ground for heavy freight planes. Extension to 2000 yds thought possible".[7]The Landing at Nadzab was the first parachute jump for the 503rd Parachute Regiment on 5 September 1943. In conjunction with the Amphibious Landing East of Malahang, was to be the start of the liberation of Lae from Japanese Occupation.[4]On 8 September 1943, MACARTHUR'S communique states; more than 60,000 rounds of ammunition, silencing artillery positions and destroying installations at Gabsonkek (21 miles north-west of Lae), Munum (six miles east of Gabsonkek). Yalu, Nara kapor (14 miles North west of Lae), and Labu Island (60 miles south-west of Lae. After the landing, the 503rd Headquarters Company established themselves at the Gabonkek village and it was at this time that the descending wildcat logo became their official insignia. On September 19, 1943 the Gabmatsung Lutheran Mission was converted into the 2/4th Australian Field Ambulance main dressing station for the 7th Australian Division. Size: 5" x 7.25". Soft Cover. Very Good. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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C.B. I. Pointie Talkie No. 4
3 C.B. I. Pointie Talkie No. 4
United States Government Edition No. 4 Paperback Very Good 
United States Government 190 pp. A pocket-sized phrasebook for downed airmen with a large section in Chinese and smaller sections in Burmese,French, Annamese, Thai, Shan Lolo and Lao. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, well thumbed. Buff stiff paper covers lightly soiled.r. No publication info so I don't know edition but circa 1942 -1945. Size: 4" x5". Edition No. 4. Buff Paper Covers. Very Good. Armed Services Edition. 
Price: 285.00 USD
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Famous Airplanes of the World Carrier Reconnaissance Plane "Saiun"  (Myrt)
4 Famous Airplanes of the World Carrier Reconnaissance Plane "Saiun" (Myrt)
Japan Bunrindo 4893191195 / 9784893191199 Paperback New 
Japan: Bunrindo 110 pp with color and B&W illustrations and schematics on every page plus a fold-out color portrait of this Japanese WWll carrier-based reconnaissance plane called Saiun (Iridescent Wind.) The Nakajima C6N Saiun was used by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service in World War II. Advanced for its time, it was the fastest carrier-based aircraft put into service by Japan during the war. "No Grumman could catch us" was the famous telegraph sent from this reconnaissance aircraft, the reconnaissance aircraft boasted high-speed performance with a top speed of 379 MPH that no enemy fighter could overtake. A seemingly complete dissection of the mechanics of this airplane., known to American servicemen as "the Myrt" Text is in Japanese. No. 108 in the "Airplanes of the World" series. 8.5" x 11". Large Format Softcover. New. 8.5" x 11". 
Price: 78.00 USD
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Hell Over Shanghai War Creeps on!
5 Hell Over Shanghai War Creeps on!
London Modern Books Ltd 1932 Paperback Very Good 
London: Modern Books Ltd, 1932 13 pp with two maps. A short pamphlet on Japanese atrocities in China pre-WW2, published by the Communist Party of Great Britain. Text is tight and unmarked, clearly much read. Covers are intact, stables have a little rust.. Stapled Softcover. Very Good. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Pocket Guide to Burma
Washington, D.C. War and Navy Department 1944 Hardcover Very Good 
Washington, D.C.: War and Navy Department, 1944 70 pp with a double-page map in text. Described on the inside cover as "for military personnel only" much more than just a phrasebook, this spells out what a soldier's duties and does and don'ts are in Burma in preparation for the retaking of the country. "It is our turn now. We took'one hell of a beating.' That first round was weathered. It is time to give it back." text is clean, tight and unmarked.Soft cover have light soil.. Stapled Soft Cover. Very Good. 4.25" x 5". 
Price: 32.00 USD
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7 Pocket Guide to Uniform Insignia
Army Service Forces, United States Army 1943 Hardcover Near Fine 
Army Service Forces, United States Army, 1943 22 pp with color illustrations on every page. Covers, US Armed Forces, British Empire, USSR, French, Chinese and Polish military ensignia and how officers are to be saluted and addressed. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged. Size: 4.5" X 6". Stapled Soft Cover. Near Fine. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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8 Yank Radio.Bangalore
Bangalore, India Armed Forces Radio Service 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Bangalore, India: Armed Forces Radio Service, 1945 14 pp. Radio Station VU2ZP broadcasting from the U.S. Southern India Air Depot in Bangalore, India was a voice from home and a morale booster for the American forces flying the Hump from northern India to China. This booklet is a blurb for their shows and short biographies of the personel behind the shows. With B&W photos throughout. 12" x 8". First Edition. Stapled Soft Cover. Very Good. 12" x 8". First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Sittang: The Last Battle, Allen, Louis
9 Allen, Louis Sittang: The Last Battle
Ballantine 1974 First Printing Paperback Very Good Plus 
Ballantine, 1974 263 pp withe one map. The Japanese 28th Army quite literally fought to the last man at the Battle of Sittang in Burma. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, sunned. Covers are bright and intact with some rubbing.. First Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good Plus. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 Atkins, David The Reluctant Major
GB Toat Press 1986 0951106309 / 9780951106303 1st Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
GB: Toat Press, 1986 110 pp wwith three maps and 16 B&W plates. The author's lighthearted account of his service on the China India border during WWIIand his attempt, with 400 Indian workers, to create a passible road for troops and supplies from Dimapur to Imphal. Text is clean, tight and unmarked., slightly yellowed. A dedication by the author reads,"To Barbara and Harold the first copy of this book to cross the Atlantic." Dust jacket is clean, not price-clipped, with light edgewear.. By Author. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Barber, Noel The War of the Running Dogs: The Malayan Emergency 1948-1960
Bantam 1987 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Minus 
Bantam, 1987 270 pp with one map and a few B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and whole with light edgewear. Nowin protective mylar.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Book Club Edition. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Into China, Bigland, Eileen
12 Bigland, Eileen Into China
MacMillan 1940 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
MacMillan, 1940 298 pp with 16 B&W plates and one map. Travel writer Eileen Bigland rode with a Chinese ammunition convoy over the Burma Road from Rangoon to Chungking. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged.. Second Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Wild Bill Donovan The Last Hero, Brown, Anthony Cave
13 Brown, Anthony Cave Wild Bill Donovan The Last Hero
New York Times Books 1982 0812910214 / 9780812910216 Presumed First Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good 
New York: Times Books, 1982 891 pp with 16 B&W plates The extraordinary life of William J. (Wild Bill) Donovan, the founding father of America's first secret intelligence and special operations organization - a hero on the battlefield and a behind-the scenes power. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. there is an "In memory of' stamp on the flyleaf. DJ is bright and intact with some bumping to spine ends. Price clipped. In mylar wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Presumed First. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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14 Burke-White, Margaret, et Als. The China Quarterly Magazine Vol. 6 No. 2 Summer 1941
Hongkong The China Quarterly Company 1941 Paperback Fair 
Hongkong: The China Quarterly Company, 1941 186 -370 pp plus 16 pp ads.Margaret Burke-White traveled with her then-husband Erskine Caldwell by a circuituous route to Russia by way of China. Here she contributes an essay on the conditions in China's wartime capital, Chungking. With additional essays on "Life in China's Wartime Capital" by Dr. Paul Monroe and Chow King-tso. Plus articles on "Four Years of Risistance," Malaria Control on the China-Burma Highway," and "China Tea in the Future." Text is tight and unmarked, first few pages sunned. Paper covers have considerable edgewear.. Soft Cover. Fair. 
Price: 155.00 USD
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15 D. Clayton James (ed) South to Bataan, North to Mukden: The Prison Diary of Brigadier General W. E. Brougher
University of Georgia Press 1971 Hardcover Very Good Good 
University of Georgia Press, 1971 207 pp. with seven maps in text and eight B&W plates with sketches of the prisoner of war camp by General de Fremery, of the Royal Netherlands Army. Text is clean, tight, with several pencil marks in margins. DJ has some edgewear. Now in protective mylar. "The prison Diary of General W.E. Brougher" has been prepared and arranged by Professor D. Clayton James from the diaries kept by General Brougher during his three years imprisonment by the Japanese during WWII. General Brougher commaned the first American troops on Luzon to resist the Japanese in December , 1941, and the last to Surrender on Bataan in April 1942... Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Allied Resupply Efffort in the China-Burma-India Theater During World War Ll, Daugherty, Leo J. Lll
16 Daugherty, Leo J. Lll The Allied Resupply Efffort in the China-Burma-India Theater During World War Ll
Jefferson, NC McFarland 2008 0786431377 / 9780786431373 Paperback As New 
Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008 274 pp with B&W photos in textAfter an overview of the US-Allied situation in early 1942, this book presents the personel accounts of six individuals who served as part of the air and ground resupply effort in the CBI theater. The service of African-Americans in the CBI theater is also discussed in detail. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are pristine.. Trade Paperback. As New. 
Price: 46.00 USD
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17 Eichelberger, Robert L. Our Jungle Road to Tokyo
Nashville, TN Battery Classics 0898391326 / 9780898391329 Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
Nashville, TN: Battery Classics 306 pp with 16 B&W plates.The story of General Robert L. Eicherberger, commander of the US Eightth Army, who was given responsibility for the critical Buna front in 1942. Under his leadership much of new Guinea was retaken and most of the southern Philippines was libertated. With victory assured, General Eicherberger was given command of American and Allied forces in the Japanese Home Islands. His story provides a rare look at the strategy of General macAethur, the problems of inter-Allied and inter-service cooperation and the decision making process of America"s high command in Word War ll. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Blue cloth boards with red panels and gold-stamped titles are "near fine, " clean and bright with one bumped corner. DJ is intact except for one short closed tear. In mylar wrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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Wrath in Burma  the Uncensored Story of General Stilwell and International Maneuvers in the fAR EAST, Eldridge, Fred
18 Eldridge, Fred Wrath in Burma the Uncensored Story of General Stilwell and International Maneuvers in the fAR EAST
Doubleday 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair 
Doubleday, 1946 320 pp with16 B&W plates. Maps of Burma on the endpapers.Text is clean, tight and unmarked. . DJ is intact but creased with achip missing from top of spine. This book describes itsself as a brief political history of the war in Asia ,It demonstates from the records how the British, the Chinese and the Americans were at cross-purposes almost constantly. It is also the story of General Joseph Stilwell, the dominant personality in Asia during the war and how this honest, fearless, loyal man was the victim finally of a strange alliance between a medieval Chinese warlord and an Oklahoma politician turned diplomat. Now in protective mylar. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 43.00 USD
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Wrath in Burma the Uncensored Story of General Stilwell and International Maneuvers in the fAR EAST, Eldridge, Fred
19 Eldridge, Fred Wrath in Burma the Uncensored Story of General Stilwell and International Maneuvers in the fAR EAST
Doubleday 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus Fair 
Doubleday, 1946 320 pp with16 B&W plates. Maps of Burma on the endpapers.Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's name on front endpapers. DJ is intact but creased with achip missing from top of spine. This book describes itsself as a brief political history of the war in Asia ,It demonstates from the records how the British, the Chinese and the Americans were at cross-purposes almost constantly. It is also the story of General Joseph Stilwell, the dominant personality in Asia during the war and how this honest, fearless, loyal man was the victim finally of a strange alliance between a medieval Chinese warlord and an Oklahoma politician turned diplomat. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good Plus/Fair. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 43.00 USD
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Men of the Sulu Sea, Follett, Helen
20 Follett, Helen Men of the Sulu Sea
Charles Scribner's Sons 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair 
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945 250 pp with B&W illustrations in text. One of the most dramatic stories of WWll was the recapture of the Phillippines and the setting free of the prisoners in concentration camps. In this Phillippine national guerrillas played an important part - and among the guerrillas were the Moros, the"Men of the Sulu Sea," With two thousand years of piracy behind them, they swung their steel blades again, against the Japanese. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is missing several chips along top edge.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Fair. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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