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Flags of Our Fathers

By: Bradley, James & Ron Powers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 2000

Edition: First Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 18081

ISBN: 0553111337

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

DJ shows light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.10 X 5.80 X 1 inches; 384 pages; "In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima—and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun and mortar fire that left the beaches strewn with comrades, they battled to the island's highest peak. And after climbing through a landscape of hell itself, they raised a flag.Now the son of one of the flagraisers has written a powerful account of six very different young men who came together in a moment that will live forever.To his family, John Bradley ... View more info

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Company Commander

By: MacDonald, Charles B.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, History Book Club: 2006

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 17016

ISBN: 1582882509

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Laid in is the map, (ISBN 1885294328) as new in plastic, that show the action described in the book. A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Map; 9.40 X 6.30 X 0.90 inches; 309 pages; As a newly commisioned Captain of a veteran Army regiment, MacDonald's first combat was war at its most hellish—the Battle of the Bulge. In this plain-spoken but eloquent narrative, we live each minute at MacDonald's side, sharing in all of combat's misery, terror, and drama. How this green commander gains his men's loyalty in the snows of war-torn Europe is one of the great, true, unfor... View more info

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The Train to Crystal City FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II

By: Russell, Jan Jarboe

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2015

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18476

ISBN: 1451693664

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket

Remainder mark bottom page edges ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.06 X 6.30 X 1.34 inches; 393 pages; "The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II, where thousands of families—many US citizens—were incarcerated.From 1942 to 1948, trains delivered thousands of civilians from the United States and Latin America to Crystal City, Texas, a small desert town at the southern tip of Texas. The trains carried Japanese, German, Italian immigrants and their American-born children. The only fami... View more info