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1 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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2 Burma Road Original News Photo 1943 with Writup
1943 Very Good 
Titled "Road into Burma: Unique Army Engineering Feat, and distributed by the Miistry of Information India. Shows troops with supply mules crossing a jungle stream on the road into Burma. Typede writeup pasted to back of photo reads: Access to Burma for troops and supplies must be maintained, and roads are being built by the Army under unimaginable difficulties. The mountains and forests were first surveyed by military engineers and small tracks made which supply lines were maintained (sic) with the help of coolies and mules. A whole division was used for digging, uprooting trees, and blasting rocks. 
Price: 46.00 USD
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3 C.B. I. Pointie Talkie No. 4
United States Government Edition No. 4 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.#200302. 
Price: 285.00 USD
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4 Famous Airplanes of the World Carrier Reconnaissance Plane "Saiun" (Myrt)
Japan Bunrindo 4893191195 / 9784893191199 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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5 Hell Over Shanghai War Creeps on!
London Modern Books Ltd 1932 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 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 Near Fine 
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" #200050. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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8 Allen, Louis Sittang: The Last Battle
Ballantine 1974 First Very Good Plus 
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. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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9 Atkins, David The Reluctant Major
GB Toat Press 1986 0951106309 / 9780951106303 First Very Good Very Good Jacket 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. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Barber, Noel The War of the Running Dogs: The Malayan Emergency 1948-1960
Bantam 1987 Very Good Very Good Minus Jacket 
Book Club Edition. 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. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Brown, Anthony Cave Wild Bill Donovan The Last Hero
New York Times Books 1982 0812910214 / 9780812910216 First Very Good Plus Very Good Jacket 
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 Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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12 Burke-White, Margaret, et Als The China Quarterly Magazine Vol. 6 No. 2 Summer 1941
Hongkong The China Quarterly Company 1941 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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13 Daugherty, Leo J. Lll The Allied Resupply Efffort in the China-Burma-India Theater During World War Ll
Jefferson, NC McFarland 2008 0786431377 / 9780786431373 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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14 Dr. Carl Frey Constein Tales of the Himalayas (signed By author)
AuthorHouse 2002 1403310300 / 9781403310309 Very Good Signed
185 pp&W ns in text and one map. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Signed by author on half-title. Covers are bright and undamaged. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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15 Eichelberger, Robert L. Our Jungle Road to Tokyo
Nashville, TN Battery Classics 0898391326 / 9780898391329 Fine Near Fine Jacket 
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. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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16 Eldridge, Fred Wrath in Burma the Uncensored Story of General Stilwell and International Maneuvers in the fAR EAST
Doubleday 1946 First Very Good Fair Jacket 
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. 
Price: 43.00 USD
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17 Eldridge, Fred Wrath in Burma the Uncensored Story of General Stilwell and International Maneuvers in the fAR EAST
Doubleday 1946 First Very Good Plus Fair Jacket 
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. 
Price: 43.00 USD
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18 Follett, Helen Men of the Sulu Sea
Charles Scribner's Sons 1945 First Very Good Fair Jacket 
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. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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19 Gordon, John W. Wings from Burma to the Himalayas
U.S.A. Wolfe Publishing 1992 1879356104 / 9781879356108 As New As New Jacket 
265 pp. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged Jack Gordon's gripping story of the fliers of the China-Burma-India Theater and the 27th Troop Carrier Squadron. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Gregg, Charles T. Tarawa
Chelsea Manor, Michigan, U.S.A. Stein & Day Pub 1984 0812829069 / 9780812829068 Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Chelsea Manor, Michigan, U.S.A.: Stein & Day Pub, 1984 198 pp with 16 B&W plates.The battle for the tiny South Pacific atoll of Tarawa in November of 1943 cost over 8000 casualties. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is clea, undamaged, not price-clipped. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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