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Image for Ranger Handbook Not for the weak or fainthearted

Ranger Handbook Not for the weak or fainthearted

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fort Benning, GA, United States Army Infantry School: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18595

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear, light soiling on backcover.; A bright solid book. ; SH 21-76; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

Image for Civil War Justice  Union Army Executions Under Lincoln

Civil War Justice Union Army Executions Under Lincoln

By: Alotta, Robert I.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Shippensburg PA, White Mane Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15986

ISBN: 0942597109

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket shows some edgewear, scuffing, only light wear to book. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.20 X 6.10 X 1.20 inches; 234 pages; Alotta analyzes every recorded military execution in the Union army during President Lincoln's administration, including a significant number not reflected in the official government report on the subject. After a general discussion of the relevant sections of the military codes and the way in which the draconian rules governing capital offenses were understood and applied--or, frequently, misunderstood an... View more info

U.S. Grant The Making of a General, 1861-1863

By: Ballard, Michael B.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lanham MD, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.: 2005

Seller ID: 14186

ISBN: 0742543080

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Front flap of DJ creased, light edge wear; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; The American Crisis Series; 1 x 8.9 x 6.1 Inches; 184 pages; What made Ulysses S. Grant tick? Perhaps the greatest general of the Civil War, Grant won impressive victories and established a brilliant military career. His single-minded approach to command was coupled with the ability to adapt to the kind of military campaign the moment required. In this book, Michael B. Ballard provides a crisp account of Grant's strategic and tactical concepts in the period from the outset of the Civil ... View more info

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Them Was the Days! Edgar Rice Burroughs and the history of the Michigan Military Academy

By: Bohnett, Brian J

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Holt MI, Mad Kings Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14872

ISBN: 0971218102

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author; Only slight wear to glossy card covers. ; Inscribed by author on title page. A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 151 pages View more info

Image for The Regulars  The American Army, 1898-1941

The Regulars The American Army, 1898-1941

By: Coffman, Edward M.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Cambridge MA, Belknap Press/ Harvard: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16427

ISBN: 0674012992

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to dustjacket ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.34 X 6.64 X 1.22 inches; 528 pages; In 1898 the American Regular Army was a small frontier constabulary engaged in skirmishes with Indians and protesting workers. Forty-three years later, in 1941, it was a large modern army ready to wage global war against the Germans and the Japanese. In this definitive social history of America's standing army, military historian Edward Coffman tells how that critical transformation was accomplished.Coffman has spent years immersed in the off... View more info

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The Army Blue Book 1961 - Volume I

By: Compere, Tom (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1960

Edition: Deluxe

Seller ID: 6665

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows some wear, short tears at extremities small tape stain on spine, prlce clipped. Front free end paper excised, corners a little bumped, tape stains on back end papers and boards. Library stamp on page edges. Some yellowing of pages ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar. ; Ex-Lib; The Army Blue Book; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages; A US Army Yearbook. Many articles by various authors including: General Lyman L. Lemnitzer, Cornelius Ryan, Dr. Wernher von Braun, General Maxwell Taylor and a 4 page article about life in the Army by Elvis Presley. View more info

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The Billy Mitchell Story

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Book Company: 1969

Seller ID: 17587

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, minor creasing.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 149 pages; From the front DJ flap: "This is the dazzling story of Billy Mitchell, the apostle of air power who sacrificed his career to prepare America for modern warfare. Mitchell- the youngest United States officer, the daring spy, Alaskan explorer, jungle fighter, daredevil pilot, air force commander, and a prophet who was a generation ahead of his time." "William "Billy" Mitchell (December 29, 1879 – February 19, 1936) was a ... View more info

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The Wartime Papers of R.E. Lee

By: Dowdey, Clifford and Manarin, Louis H. (eds.)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Bramhall House: [1961] 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8820

ISBN: 0517347458

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Edgewear and short tears to DJ, some wear top of book's spine. Pages somewhat tanned ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. Text unmarked. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 994 pages; This books contains Lee's letters, reports and general orders set out in chronological order. Extensive index. This was originally published in 1961 but was reprinted poss View more info

Image for Irish Rebels, Confederate Tigers  A History Of The 6th Louisiana Volunteers

Irish Rebels, Confederate Tigers A History Of The 6th Louisiana Volunteers

By: Gannon, James

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Mason City, Iowa, Savas Publishing Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18707

ISBN: 1882810163

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Very light shelf wear is present on boards and DJ, with 3/4" tear in DJ front foredge. Small stain at bottom of BFEP. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 8.98 X 6.14 X 1.57 inches; 453 pages; "The first book-length treatment of an important Confederate regiment composed mostly of Irish immigrants who were involved in most of the important Civil War battles in the East." View more info

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The Civil War World of Herman Melville

By: Garner, Stanton

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lawrence KS, University Press of Kansas: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18963

ISBN: 0700606025

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, short tear top back fore edge.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 544 pages; "Contrary to popular belief, Stanton Garner contends, Herman Melville was not intellectually and emotionally detached from the war. In actuality, Melville brooded over the war's enormous brutality and destructive power. At the same time, his passion for writing, which had suffered greatly in the wake of his grand failures of the 1850s, revived. With renewed purpose, Melville saw an opportunity to e... View more info

Image for The March to the Sea and Beyond  Sherman's Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns

The March to the Sea and Beyond Sherman's Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns

By: Glatthaar, Joseph T.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17641

ISBN: 0814730019

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows light edge wear, small tears. Previous owner's name on FFEP. ; DJ is crisp and bright, enclosed in mylar protector. ; American Social Experience Series, Volume 1; B&W Illustrations; 9.60 X 6.30 X 1.30 inches; 318 pages; An account of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman's "March to the Sea" during the last two years of the Civil War, a campaign which effectively divided the South and brought an end to the conflict. View more info

Image for The Custer Myth A Source Book of Custeriana; To Which is Added Important Items of Custeriana and a Complete and Comprehensive Bibliography by Fred Dustin

The Custer Myth A Source Book of Custeriana; To Which is Added Important Items of Custeriana and a Complete and Comprehensive Bibliography by Fred Dustin

By: Graham, Colonel W. A.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, Bonanza: circa 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18543

ISBN: 0517009196

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 413 pages; View more info

Image for Battle Station Sick Bay Navy Medicine in World War II

Battle Station Sick Bay Navy Medicine in World War II

By: Herman, Jan K.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19049

ISBN: 1557503613

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book,. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Stated first printing; B&W Illustrations; 9.3 X 6.3 X 0.9 inches; 266 pages; "A riveting oral history in which over 100 Navy medical personnel from WWII recall their experiences and the role Navy medicine played in the war. Each chapter covers one of twelve places or situations, from Pearl Harbor and surgery on submarines to post-D-Day medical experiences." View more info

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CAVALRYMANS STORY ; Memoirs of a Twentieth Century Army General

By: Howze, Hamilton H.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Washington, DC, Smithsonian Institution Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16208

ISBN: 1560986646

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight edgewear and scuffing of dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 316 pages; The memoir of a professional soldier, born into the lineage of West Point and recognized today as the father of U.S. Army Airmobile tactics and doctrine, A Cavalryman's Story recounts Howze's life story with understated charm and humor. In this course of his 35 years in the military, Howze witnessed and took part in a century's worth of change. View more info

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"A Few Acres of Snow" The Saga of the French and Indian Wars

By: Leckie, Robert

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18443

ISBN: 0471246905

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.30 X 6.30 X 1.40 inches; 388 pages; "With his celebrated sense of drama and eye for colorful detail, acclaimed military historian Robert Leckie charts the long, savage conflict between England and France in their quest for supremacy in pre-Revolutionary America. Packed with sharply etched profiles of all the major players-including George Washington, Samuel de Champlain, William Pitt, Edward Braddock, Count Frontenac, James Wolfe, Thomas Gage, and the nobly vanquished Marquis de Montcalm-this panoramic history ch... View more info

Image for Don't Shoot That Boy! Abraham Lincoln and Military Justice

Don't Shoot That Boy! Abraham Lincoln and Military Justice

By: Lowry, Thomas P.

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Mason City, Iowa, Savas Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16086

ISBN: 1882810384

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to extremities.; DJ in Mylar. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs, graphs; 10 X 6.50 X 1.30 inches; 320 pages; From the DJ flap: "In the midst of America's deadliest war, Lincoln sat the storm center of a hurricane of blood and grief, deciding the fate of men sentenced for crimes including desertion, spying, sabotage, murder, rape - the whole gamut of evil. He balanced sternness and compassion while pressed on one side by weeping relatives begging for mercy, and on the other by military leaders demanding severe discipline for an unruly citizen army. The man many have descr... View more info

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The Last Stand Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18997

ISBN: 0670021725

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, light and creasing of dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.1 X 6.0 X 1.8 inches; 466 pages; "In his tightly structured narrative, Nathaniel Philbrick brilliantly sketches the two larger-than-life antagonists: Sitting Bull, whose charisma and political savvy earned him the position of leader of the Plains Indians, and George Armstrong Custer, one of the Union's greatest cavalry officers and a man with a reputation for fearless and often reckless courage. Philbrick reminds readers that the Battle of the Little B... View more info

Image for Forty Miles a Day on Beans and Hay The Enlisted Soldier Fighting the Indian Wars

Forty Miles a Day on Beans and Hay The Enlisted Soldier Fighting the Indian Wars

By: Rickey, Don Jr.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 17509

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows light edge wear, previous owner's name and personal notations on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Back of dustjacket contains volume listings for "The Civilization of the American Indian" series and "The Western Frontier Library". ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 382 pages; From the back DJ flap: "Because few enlisted men were literarily inclined, many barely able to scribble their names, most previous writings about them have been what officers and others had to say. To find out what the average soldier of the p... View more info

Image for A Summer on the Plains with Custer's 7th Cavalry  The 1870 Diary of Annie Gibson Roberts

A Summer on the Plains with Custer's 7th Cavalry The 1870 Diary of Annie Gibson Roberts

By: Roberts, Annie Gibson; Brian C. Pohanka (editor)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Lynchburg, VA, Schroeder Publications: 2004

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 16190

ISBN: 1889246212

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Only slight scuffing of glossy pictorial paper covered boards. ; A bright, solid book, as new, appears unread. ; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 6.10 X 0.70 inches; 180 pages; Annie Roberts Yates was 27 years old when her soldier husband perished with his commander, George Armstrong Custer, at the battle of Little Bighorn. We catch occasional glimpses of Annie in Libbie Custer s memoirs, or in newspaper accounts of the sorrowful aftermath of Custer s Last Stand a young widow dressed in mourning, her dark hair turned gray with grief. She remains as elusive as she is fascinating. Talented musician and vo... View more info

Pickett's Charge Eyewitness Accounts

By: Rollins, Richard; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rank and File Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 12974

ISBN: 0963899317

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Lightly chipped DJ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 1.19 x 9.32 x 6.35 Inches; 407 pages View more info