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Waffen SS Divisions, 1939-1945

By: Bishop, Chris

Price: $21.50

Publisher: London, Amber Books: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18363

ISBN: 1905704550

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; The Essential Vehicle Identification Guide; B&W and colour photographs; 9.60 X 7.40 X 0.80 inches; 192 pages; "llustrated with detailed artworks of vehicles and their markings, The Essential Vehicle Identification Guide: Waffen-SS Divisions, 1939–45 is the definitive study of the equipment and organization of Germany’s elite Waffen-SS divisions during World War II.Organized chronologically by division and formation date, the book describes in depth the various models of tank and other armored and soft vehicles in service wi... View more info

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Nuclear Nightmares An Investigation into Possible Wars

By: Calder, Nigel

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1980

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18734

ISBN: 0563177403

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.80 inches; 168 pages; This discussion of the perils of nuclear war was written as a companion to his BBC production on the same subject. View more info

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The United States and Biological Warfare Secrets from the Early Cold War and Korea

By: Endicott, Stephen & Edward Hagerman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19207

ISBN: 0253334721

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A bright, solid book. Dark blue cloth covered boards, gilt titles on spine ; B&W Illustrations; 9.7 X 6.8 X 1.4 inches; 274 pages; "The United States and Biological Warfare argues persuasively that the United States experimented with and deployed biological weapons during the Korean War. Endicott and Hagerman explore the political and moral dimensions of this issue, asking what restraints were applied or forgotten in those years of ideological and political passion and military crisis.For the first time, there is hard evidence that the United States lied both to Congress and the American p... View more info

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Chieftain

By: Forty, George

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Shepperton UK, Ian Allan Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19141

ISBN: 0711009430

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Modern Combat Vehicles #1; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 128 pages View more info

The Springfield carbine on the western frontier

By: Hammer, Kenneth M

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Crow Agency MT, Custer Battlefield Historical and Museum Association: 1962

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 13808

Condition: Very Good


Light bumping of extremities of blue card covers; A tight solid book. ; 5 X 3 X 1 inches; 12 pages View more info

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Tanks Inside Out

By: Haskew, Michael E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Diego, Thunder Bay Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17570

ISBN: 1607101106

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Glossy illustrated paper covered boards show very light shelfwear.; A bright, solid book ; Inside Out ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 320 pages; A thorough history of tanks from both Allied and Axis powers, includes a brief review of WW I tanks. "Leonardo DaVinci may have been the first to conceive and design an armored vehicle, but it wasn't until WWI that the British first employed a tank in combat. Since then, tanks have evolved significantly, and remain an integral element of strategic land warfare. Now you can discover these remarkable vehicles — inside and out — through this uniqu... View more info

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Last Talons of the Eagle Secret Nazi Technology Which Could Have Changed the Course of World War II

By: Hyland, Gary & Anton Gill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19186

ISBN: 0747221561

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 9.2 X 6.3 X 1.3 inches; 280 pages; "Much has been written about the doodlebugs, V2 rockets, and other advanced technologies that the Nazis used to terrorize Europe during World War II. But there is a less well-known story: under the barrage of Allied bombing, German scientists were secretly devising plans for an incredible battery of weapons that had the potential to drastically affect the outcome of the war. There were designs for a hypersonic space plane-a manned V1 flying bomb from ... View more info

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Early Firearms of Great Britain and Ireland from the Collection of Clay P. Bedford

By: Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1971

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 19404

ISBN: 0870991132

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear, light soiling, spine has minor creasing. Previous owner's name/address on front fly leaf. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 10.8 X 8.4 X 0.5 inches; 187 pages View more info

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A Peer-Review Mechanism for Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

By: Revill, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research: 2013

Seller ID: 18233

Condition: Near Fine


only slight wear to glossy pictorial card covers ; A bright, solid book, appears unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages View more info

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Dark Sun The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb

By: Rhodes, Richard

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17385

ISBN: 068480400X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light shelf wear to DJ edges, remainder mark on page bottom edges. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.37 X 6.22 X 2.28 inches; 731 pages; "The author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb lays bare the secret heart of the Cold War.Richard Rhodes' landmark history of the atomic bomb won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Now, in this majestic new masterpiece of history, science, and politics, he tells for the first time the secret story of how and why the hydrogen bomb was ... View more info

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Wehrmacht Panzer Divisions 1939-45

By: Rosado, Jorge

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Amber Books: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18362

ISBN: 1904687466

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar.; The Essential Tank Identification Guide; B&W and Colour photographs.; 9.60 X 7.60 X 0.90 inches; 192 pages; "Illustrated with detailed artworks of German tanks and their markings with exhaustive captions and specifications, The Essential Tank Identification Guide: Wehrmacht Panzer Divisions 1939-45 is the definitive study of the equipment and organization of the Wehrmacht's armored divisions. Organized by division, the book describes in depth the various models of tank in German service during the war with each individual armor... View more info

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Doomsday Men - the Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon

By: Smith, P. D.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Penguin/ Allen Lane: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16216

ISBN: 0713998156

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the 1st British edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.22 X 1.89 inches; 576 pages; "In this gripping narrative, Peter Smith tells the untold story of the doomsday bomb. In 1950, for the first time in history, mankind realised that he had within his grasp a truly God-like power - the ability to destroy life itself. Doomsday Men reveals the personalities behind the technologies of nuclear doomsday and shows how, in the end, the doomsday machine became the ultimate symbol of humanity's deepest fears about the sci... View more info

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The Sword and Bayonet Makers of Imperial Germany, 1871-1918

By: Walter, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sussex, UK, The Lyon Press: 1973

Seller ID: 19176

ISBN: 0904256006

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show some shelf wear, small tears and light chipping, dime size chip top back edge. Previous owner taped the edges and spine for reinforcement. A couple of pages have stains. Previous owner's name on title page ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.0 X 6.0 X 0.5 inches; 96 pages; "A comprehensive reference to the cutlery firms who produced edged weapons-whether swords, sabres, sidearms or bayonets-alongside their normal commercial wares, whether in times of peace or in times of war." View more info

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Children of the Atomic Bomb An American Physician's Memoir of Nagasaki, Hiroshima, and the Marshall Islands

By: Yamazaki, James N. & Louis B. Fleming

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Durham, Duke University Press Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16798

ISBN: 0822316587

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society; 9.61 X 5.93 X 0.83 inches; 184 pages; Despite familiar images of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan and the controversy over its fiftieth anniversary, the human impact of those horrific events often seems lost to view. In this uncommon memoir, Dr. James N. Yamazaki tells us in personal and moving terms of the human toll of nuclear warfare and the specific vulnerability of children to the effects of these weapons. Giving voice to the brutal ironies of racial and cultural conflict, of war and sacrifice, his story creates an inspiring and humbli... View more info