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1 Air Force: The Official Service Journal of the U.S. Army Air Forces March 1944
1944 Good 
1944 64 pp with B&W illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tight, chipped along edges. Covers are edgeworn. Soft Cover. Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Airway to India
Central African Division Air Transport Command 1945 Good Fair Jacket 
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" 
Price: 55.00 USD
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3 Collier's Photographic History of Word War Ll
New York P.F. Collier & Sons 1944 First Very Good Plus No Jacket as Published Jacket 
New York: P.F. Collier & Sons, 1944 256 pp with over 800 B&W and twenty color illustrations. A pictorial outline of the War through the Normandy invasion. Text is clean and unmarked, shaken. Endpapers are world maps, front flyleaf is creased, small paper loss to upper corner. Brown textured leatherette boards with gold and red stamped title and stamped outline of a camera are VG+ with some bumping to spine ends. Oversized book., shipping charges by destination. 1st Edition. Leatherette. Very Good Plus/No Jacket as Published. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4 I Can Understand and Make Myself Understood in Italy (WWII Phrase book)
Rome Arte Della Stampa 1944 Fair 
Rome: Arte Della Stampa, 1944 Published as a phrase book for the arriving U.S. Troops, with USA and British flags on the front cover and with some very Italian choices of phrasing, eg. "I should very much like to pass an hour with an intelligent and nice girl like you.", "When you know me better you will know that I am a gentleman,." "May I offer you this bunch of lillies-of-the-valley?"and "The loins are the carburator of the soul." Text block is clean and unmarked with some dog-eared pages, covers are rubbed and faded, reinforced at hinges and along spine with tape. Soft Cover. Fair. 4" x 5.5" 
Price: 55.00 USD
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5 Identification of Warplanes
US Government Printing Office 1942 
US Government Printing Office, 1942 An April 21, 1942 United States Military Identification of Warplanes two side spinning cardboard wheel that gives much information about enemy and allied planes. This warplane ID wheel was put out only a few months after the United States entered the war after Pearl Harbor was attacked. As you turn the inside rotating wheel to identify a certain plane the wheel tells you the "WINGS AND LOCATION OF WINGS ON THE PLANE, NUMBER OF ENGINES, WING SHAPE FRONT REAR OR TIP, LANDING GEAR, TAIL AND RUDDER, NOSE TYPE". Each size of the rotating ID card works independently from the other side and both sides ID the silhouette of different planes. The rotating cards state in part "IDENTIFICATION OF WARPLANES,RESRICTED U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 4-21-1942". Slightly yellowed with age but otherwise undamaged. Diameter 12" inner wheels 7". Stiff Paper Wheel. `12" 
Price: 150.00 USD
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6 Newsweek Reports on National Defence
Newsweek 1941 Near Fine 
32 pp. Published one year after president Roosevelt"s may 16, 1940 speech to a joint session of Congress warning the American people of the possibility of American envolvement inthe war in Europe, Newsweek published this report on the readiness of American Armed Forces and the defence industry.# 001568. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Radiological Defence Vol II: The Principles of Military Defence Against Atomic Weapons Restricted
Armed Forces Special Weapons Project 1951 Near Fine No Jacket 
Armed Forces Special Weapons Project, 1951 242 pp with B&W and color photos and diagrams throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, lightly tanned. Previous owner's name on front endpapers. Marked "Restricted Security Information." Dark blue cloth boards with yellow stamped titles and the logo of the Armed Forces Special Weapons Project are clean, undamaged save for slight rubbing to extremities. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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8 Reporting World War II, Vols. 1 & 2
U.S.A. The Library of America 1995 1883011043 / 9781883011048 First As New As New Jacket 
U.S.A.: The Library of America, 1995 Reporting World War II Part 1 - American Journalism 1938 -1944. Contains reportage by William I. Shirer, Dorothy Thompson, Vincent Sheean, Edward R. Murrow, Ernie Pyle, Margaret Bourke-White John Hersey, John Steinbeck, James Agee, Martha Gelhorn and others. . Reporting World War II - Part 2 American Journalism 1944 - 1946. With articles by Ernie Pyle, A. J. Leibling, I.F. Stone, Ernest Hemingway, Irwin Shaw, Bill Mauldin, Brendan Gill, Eric Severeid, John P. Marquand, James Agee, E. B. White and others. Text, red cloth boards and beige paper cases are all "as new.". First Printing. Cased Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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9 Sant Var Livit I Bodens Fastning Och Garnison
Dokumentationsprojectet Bodens Fastning 2001 916310802X / 9789163108020 Near Fine No Jacket 
Dokumentationsprojectet Bodens Fastning, 2001 197 pp with B&W illustrations throughout and maps on endpapers and in rear pocket.In Swedish. Essays on the World War ll role of the fortress of Boden in Northern Sweden. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Boards are bright and undamaged Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Pictorial Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 The Air Battle for Malta the Official Account of the R.A.F. in Malta, June 1940 -November 1942
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1944 Very Good Plus 
95 pp with one map and B&W photos on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are undamaged save for very slight shelfwear. Size: 7" x 9" #001569. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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11 Time Magazine May 14, 1945 Special Commemorative Issue
Time-Life 1995 Very Good Plus 
A rcommemorative reprint of the April 1945 end-of-WWll issue. Cean, tight and unmarked. Covers bright and undamaged. #200862. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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12 Baker, Nicholson Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization
Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 2008 1416567844 / 9781416567844 First Very Good Very Good Jacket 
566 pp. A fresh perspective on the political and social landscape that gave rise to Word War ll. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. decorative paper boards with sillouette of a hand are clean and undamaged. Translucent DJ is intact but has some creases. Thick 8 Vo Size: Thick 8 Vo. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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13 Bertram, James Unconquered Journal of a Year's Adventures Among the Fighting Peasants of North China
NYC The John Day Company 1939 Good Plus No Jacket 
NYC: The John Day Company, 1939 340 pp with 4 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Maps on endpapers. Blue cloth boards are faded along spine. Hardcover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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14 Blassingame, Wyatt Underwater Warriors
Random House 1964 0394848845 / 9780394848846 Good 
A Landmark Book. 150 pp. Text is clean, mtight, unmarked except for one underline on the first page of text. Covers are intact, rubbed. There is a gift inscription on the first free page from the wife of a Underwater Demolition Team member to her grand daughter telling her of her grandfather's part in WWll. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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15 Boehm, Eric H. We Survived the Stories of Fourteen of The Hunted of Nazi Germany
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1949 First Very Good Good Jacket 
5 7/8" X 8 1/2" 308 pps. Colored maps on endpapers. Text clean, tight, unmarked and slightly toned. Beige paper-covered boards with bold burgundy type very clean and bright. One bumped corner. DJ shows wear, especially along spine but is otherwise bright and tight. Minor chipping at extremities. This book is a collection of true-life autobiographical tales by 14 outcasts who opposed Hitler and yet survived the "relentless hunt of the Gestapo." 
Price: 21.00 USD
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16 Brook - Shepherd, Gordon The Anschluss
J. B. Lippincott First VG Good Jacket 
5 5/8" X 8 1/8" 25, 223 pps. plus 16 b/w plates. Owners label on endpaper.Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Black and red cloth cover with yellow printing on spine NF. Red and yellow DJ with historic b/w photograph has clipped corners, some paper loss on upper spine and some old residue from adhesive primarily visible on back. Bright and tight otherwise. The British edition as entitled The Anschluss: The Rape of Austria. In protective mylar. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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17 Brown, Charles H. Dark Sky, Black Sea: Aircraft Carrier Night and All-Weather Operations
U.S.A. US Naval Institute Press 1999 1557501858 / 9781557501851 First Fine Near Fine Jacket 
252 pp with B&W illustrations and diagrams in text. A history of naval night operations and tactics from the earliest 20th century to the present. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and intact with slight shelfwear. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 Brown, Joseph E. Yesterday's Wings A Pictorial Celebration of the Great Aircraft of Worl War II and the C.A. F. Pilots Who Fly Them Today
Doubleday 1982 0385120532 / 9780385120531 Very Good Very Good Jacket Guravich, Dan 
202 pp with 24 color plates and B&W illustrations throughout text. The story of how Lloyd Nolen and a group of fellow airmen created the Confederate Air Force, also known as the Ghost Squadron, with the purpose of preserving and restoring to flying condition the historic aircraft of World War II. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Yellow paper boards with darker cloth spine are clean and undamaged. DJ has rubbing to spine ends and one short closed tear. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 Buderi, Robert The Invention That Changed the World
Simon & Schuster 1997 0684835290 / 9780684835297 First Near Fine 
6"x 9" 575 pps. 7 pps. of b/w photographs. Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Interior and softcover as new. Marker slash on bottom of book. "How a small group of radar pioneers won the second world war and launched a technical revolution." 
Price: 16.00 USD
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20 Buell, Hal (ed) World War II Album the Complete Chronicles of the World's Greatest Conflict
Tess Press 2002 157912271X / 9781579122713 As New No Jacket 
Tess Press, 2002 740 pp with over 2500 B&W photos and maps. Text is clean, tight and unmarked.Black cloth boards are clean and bright. Book weighs 9.6 lbs. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket. Thick Crown Quarto. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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