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1 A General View of Japanese Military Aircraft in the Second World War (2 vols.cased)
Tokyo, Japan Kantosha 1956 Very Good Good Jacket 
Tokyo, Japan: Kantosha, 1956 Two volumes cased in cardboard, Volume I has a large foldout illustration of the anatomy of an airplane, photo illustrations of aircraft in three seperate views throughout, Maps on endpapers. Text in Japanese. Volume II has the English translation. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. . Red boards are clean and undamaged. Tanheavy card casing has light soil, sunfading. Cased Hardcovers. Very Good/Good. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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2 Campaign Against Japan Via the Northern Route
Joint Chiefs of Staff 1943 First Very Good No Jacket as Published Jacket 
8" x 14" Privately Printed. 88, 2 pp. Bound copy of a limited destribution(14 copies) outline of the feasibility of invading Japan through the Aleutions and the Kamchatka peninsula.in coordination with Russian forces. It contains a detailed analysis of the feasibiility of various routes of attack, the logistical problems involved and estimated forces required. The plan was cancelled following the Soviet Government's refusal to allow a U.S. survey of facilities in Eastern Siberiaa. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Green cloth boards are bright and undamaged. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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3 Cowboy Pete the Autobiography of Major General Charles H. Corlett
Santa Fe, NM Sleeping Fox Enterprises 1974 First Very Good 
Santa Fe, NM: Sleeping Fox Enterprises, 1974 127 pp with B&W illustrations in text. . Text is clean, tight and unmarked Dedication by Pauline Corlett on title page. Covers have some yellowing and edgewear. " Major General Charles Harrison Corlett (July 31, 1889 October 13, 1971), nicknamed "Cowboy Pete," was a senior United States Army officer who commanded troops in both the Pacific and European Theaters during World War II. He led the attack on Kiska in 1943 and commanded the 7th Infantry Division in the taking of Kwajalein in 1944. After D-Day he led the XIX Corps in pursuit of the retreating German Army through France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany"Courtesy Wikipedia. By Author's Wife. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4 English-Japanese Phrase Card War Department Pamphlet No 21-32
War Department United States Government 1945 Good 
War Department United States Government, 1945 Good. 4" x 5.5" 
Price: 42.00 USD
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5 Japanese Phrase Book TM 30-641 Plus Japanese Phrase Card War Department Pamphlet No. 21-32
United States War Department 1944 Fair 
United States War Department, 1944 Japanese Phrase Book TM 30-641 Issued February 28, 1944 for occupation soldiers. Aprox 165 pp. Text is intact but dog-eared and with a penciled diary on the first and last blank pages.Orange paper covers are rubbed and dog-eared. English-Japanese Phrase Card ( good plus condition) is stiff paper 5" x 12.5" triple folded. Its phrases seem to relate to the capture of prisoners. Size: 4.25" x 4.75". Soft Cover. Fair. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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6 Japanese Surrender Flyer 1945
1945 
1945 With B&W photos of MacArthur and Hirohito, the surrender aboard the Missouri and a group of men inspecting a posted similar flyer. A Japanese language flyer announcing the end of WWII,dropped on the island of Guam with instructions on how to safely surrender to Allied Forces Yellowed, chip to lower corner not affecting text. 8.5" x 11" 
Price: 265.00 USD
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7 Photo Album Soloman Islands Bougainville G.I combat. WWII 1943
Good 
9" x 11" Soloman Islands 1943 believed to be Bougainville. Scenes of carnage, flame-thrower in use, wrecked landing craft,several dugin Japanese positions,, bodies being bulldozed , many many bare naked locals, a villager pig roast and a small portrait of a Japanese soldier, probably taken from a prisoner or corpse, 
Price: 500.00 USD
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8 Technical Manual Handbook on Japanese Military Forces 15 September 1944 TM-E 30-480
War Department U.S. Army Very Good 
War Department U.S. Army 401 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, yellowed. B&W photo illustrations throughout text plus 8 color plates of Japanese uniforms and insignia. Stamped on title page 'Property of U.S. Army Chemical Research and Development Laboratories. Maryland' Original khaki cloth boards are VG with no damage and only light soil. Held together with aluminum screws. Asserssments and post-mortums of Japanese tactics and equipment plus the usual sweeping generalizations about the character of the enemy. Hardcover. Very Good. 8.5" x 11" 
Price: 155.00 USD
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9 Abercrombie, L.a. & Pratt, Fletcher My Life to the Distroyers (signed)
Henry Holt & Co 1944 First Very Good Good Jacket Signed
Henry Holt & Co., 1944 xi, 157 pp with 8 B&W plates. Captain Abacrombie's ship sank the first submarine after pearl Harbor, was present at Midway and later at Cape Esperance, ran a convoy into Guadacanal, and fought at Tassafronga. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dedication by Captain Abacrombie an first free page.Blue cloth boards are clean and intact, DJ has edgewear, spine dulled. Dedication By Author. First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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10 Baum, Vicki Shanghai '37
Doubleday, Doran & Co 1939 First Very Good No Jacket 
Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1939 619 pp. Translated from the German by Basil Chreighton. A fictionalized account of the events leading up to first Japanese arial attack on Shanghai. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Glue stains to endpapers. Rust-colored cloth boards with title in gold on black spine are rubbed at extremities. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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11 Baum, Vicki Shanghai '37
Doubleday, Doran & Co 1939 First Very Good No Jacket 
Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1939 619 pp. Translated from the German by Basil Chreighton. A fictionalized account of the events leading up to first Japanese arial attack on Shanghai. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Glue stains to endpapers. Rust-colored cloth boards with title in gold on black spine are rubbed at extremities. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 Behr, Edward Hirohito: Behind the Myth
U.S.A. Villard 1989 0394580729 / 9780394580722 First Very Good Very Good Jacket 
xxvi, 437 pp with 8 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Remainder dot on bottom page edges. DJ is clean, bright, undamaged. Now in protective mylar. "This remarkable book is a cool and powerfully convincing attempts to dismantle the myths that constitute one of the most successful public relations exercises of the twentieth century". to expose Hirohito's true role in Japanese politics of the 1930's and 1940"s. Size: thick 8vo. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Boyington, Col. Gregory "Pappy", USMC, Ret Baa Baa Black Sheep
PA Military Classic series/ TAB Books 1989 0830640088 / 9780830640089 First Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
6.25" x 9.25" 384 pps. plus 4 b/w plates.Dark blue endpapers. Text clean tight, bright, unmarked and AN. Dark Blue textured boards NF. Dust jacket with photograph of author has 1 small closed tear and has been price-clipped but is clean and bright with minor wear. This is a 1989 reprint of Boyington's 1958 World War II classic. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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14 Byrd, Martha Chennault: Giving Wings to the Tiger
University of Alabama Press 1987 0817312927 / 9780817312923 Fine 
451 pp with B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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15 Drury, Bob; Clavin, Tom Halsey's Typhoon: The True Story of a Fighting Admiral, an Epic Storm, and an Untold Rescue
U.S.A. Atlantic Monthly Press 2006 0871139480 / 9780871139481 As New As New Jacket 
322 pp with 16 B&W plates, one map frontis and maps on endpapers. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged. A pristine copy. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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16 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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17 Ford, Corey Shortcut to Tokyo The Battle for the Aleutians
Charles Scribner's Sons 1943 First Good No Jacket 
5 3/8" X 7 1/2" 141 pps. Half-tone maps on endpapers - first is slightly distressed.Text clean, tight, toned but unmarked. Dull russett cloth bound boards show wear but the black printed titles are tight and bright. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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18 Friedman, Kenneth I. Afternoon of the Rising Sun the Battle of Leyte Gulf
Presdio Press 2001 0891417567 / 9780891417569 Very Good Very Good Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 414 pps. plus 14 b/w photograph pages and map on the frontespiece. Text clean, bright, tight, and unmarked. Blak paper-covered boards with gold stamping, very clean with one minor nick in front upper orner. Ditto DJ. Apart from minor flaws, near fine condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Glines, Carroll V. Attack On Yamamoto
U.S.A. Crown 1990 0517577283 / 9780517577288 First Fine Fine Jacket 
240 pp with one map and 8 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Brown cloth boards with dark blue quarter-binding are clean and undamaged. DJ is intact, in mylar protection. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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20 Goette, John Japan Fights for Asia
Harcount Brace 1943 First Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
248 pp.Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Endpapers have tape marks., previous owner's name on front endpaper.Black cloth boards show very slight bumping to extremities. Dust jacket is clean, bright, undamaged, not price-clipped. In mylar wrapper. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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