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Image for Western broadcasting over the iron curtain

Western broadcasting over the iron curtain

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: England, Croom Helm: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H4023

ISBN: 0709944381

Condition: Fair


0709944381 [10], 274 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A collection of twelve essays dealing with the broadcasting of western governments to the USSR and its eastern satellites." - Preface. Contributors include: Frank Ward and Helen Koshits of Radio Canada International (RCI); Frank Shakespeare of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL); William A. Buell (RFE/RL); Barbara Schiele, Voice of America (VOA); Edward Mainland, Mark Pomar and Kurt Carlson (VOA); Peter Fraenkel (BBC); Botho Kirsch, Deutsche Welle (DW); Jurgen Reiss, Deutschlandfunk; Donald R. Browne; Gerhard Wettig; R. Eugene ... View more info

Image for Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada's Wings: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3440

ISBN: 0920002374

Condition: Very Good


0920002374 131 pages. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. Diagrams. Combines the WWII adventures of the three authors as they travel to Singapore only to be chased from place to place by the Japanese before returning for revenge. Small address label inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice tight copy. [Not in Enser] View more info

Image for Military Technique Policy and Strategy in History (Military Historical Institute)

Military Technique Policy and Strategy in History (Military Historical Institute)

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Ministry of National Defence Publishing House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3357

ISBN: B0000E89MM

Condition: Good


B0000E89MM 922 pages. Index. "Deals with the development of war techniques throughout centuries, the Pole's [Poland's] participation in the US War of Independence, and with the questions of Poland's policy and strategy during World War Two." - page 7. Unmarked with moderate wear to pale green cloth-covered boards. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

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Sea Power Ashore and in the Air

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Australia, Halstead Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3278

ISBN: 1920831452

Condition: Very Good


1920831452 320 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Leading historians look back over more than one hundred years to show how navies have often made a critical difference to the fighting ashore and the contest for mastery in the air. Topics treated in detail include: The naval air war over Galipoli, Japan's joint operation in China in 1895, Air defence of naval and amphibious forces in the Falklands, Australian naval pilots and air mobile helicopter operations in Vietnam, German Navy land campaigns of WWII, THe US Navy in the capture of Okinawa, Submarine... View more info

Image for Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance: February 19, 1940 - Will Turkey Hold Near East for the Allies?

Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance: February 19, 1940 - Will Turkey Hold Near East for the Allies?

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, USA, Weekly Publications: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3191

ISBN: B00QG2QV0O

Condition: Good


B00QG2QV0O 60 pages. Features: One-page photo ad for Goodrich Silvertown tires shows huge 100-ton transformer on large flatbed trailer; Babe Ruth's birthday (with small photo); Marriage of Dorris Bowdon to Nunnally Johnson (with small photo); Obituary for Capt. Wilford H. (Captain Billy) Fawcett; Obituary for Lord Tweedsmuir, Governor General of Canada; Absolutely gorgeous one-page full-color ad for Diamond T Super-Service Trucks; Nice one-page photo ad for International Trucks illustrates work on huge aquaduct to bring water to Rio de Janeiro; Photo of Maurice Wrixon with his unique animal -... View more info

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The High Priests of War

By: N/A

Price: $495.00

Publisher: USA, American Free Press: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 517H3229

ISBN: 0974548413

Condition: Fair


0974548413 Boldy signed and generically inscribed by Piper upon title page. 128 pages. Index. Footnotes. Black and white reproductions of photos. "The secret history of how America's 'Neo-Conservative' (neo-con) Trotskyites came to power and orchestrated the war against Iraq as the first step in their drive for global empire." - subtitle. "Writing about these subjects is 'radical' and 'controversial,' but it's a dirty job and someone has to do it. I make no apologies for telling the truth." - page 128. A well-studied copy with considerable pencil underlining and margina... View more info

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The Hook Journal of Carrier Aviation, Fall 1995

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Neyenesch Printers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H2019

ISBN: B01MTT26VT

Condition: Very Good


B01MTT26VT 64 pages. Features: Photo essay on the Grumman F9F Panther; Do You Believe These Guys? - A Story from the Gulf War; The Great Cubi Shootout; When the Naval Air Defense Force was on the ropes; In Memoriam - Capt. Harry Jenkins - Dies Doing What He Dearly Loved; The Leader of the Blues; USS Franklin 50 Years Later; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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The Hook Journal of Carrier Aviation, Summer 1996

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Neyenesch Printers: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H2016

ISBN: B01NABDUU0

Condition: Very Good


B01NABDUU0 64 pages. Features: Character and the Naval Officer; A Congressman (John Kasich) Looks at Naval Aviation; The F8F Bearcat; The Whoostling of Jim Willy; Clothes Make the Man; The Lessons of History - downsizing, post-war style; Shangri-La after the war; The History of VAW-122 - sunset for the Steeljaws; Faces of Fallon; A Sense of Yuma; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Time April 15 1974 Richard Nixon on Cover (Tax Scandal), Watergate/Impeachment Hearings, Patty Hearst, Pop Art, The Conversation/Francis Ford Coppola, The Sugarland Express/Steven Spielberg, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance/Robert Persig

Time April 15 1974 Richard Nixon on Cover (Tax Scandal), Watergate/Impeachment Hearings, Patty Hearst, Pop Art, The Conversation/Francis Ford Coppola, The Sugarland Express/Steven Spielberg, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance/Robert Persig

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Time-Life: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1698

ISBN: B0032IKO6C

Condition: Good


B0032IKO6C 104 pages. Features: Devastation in Tornado Alley - Xenia, OH, Louisville, etc.; Nixon and the IRS; Two-page color-photo ad for Zenith's new Allegro speakers; News from the House Judiciary Committee investigating Watergate; The President's brothers, F. Donald and Edward; Trial of United Mineworkers President W.A. (Tony) Boyle for murder; Color-photo ad for the Cabrice Classic by Chevrolet features formal couple in back seat; Patty Hearst chooses to side with her captors, the S.L.A.; With the end of the Apollo program Cape Canaveral is a ghost town of gantries; The nuclear energy de... View more info

Image for Time, August 29, 1969 (Vol. 94, No. 9)

Time, August 29, 1969 (Vol. 94, No. 9)

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Time: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1693

ISBN: B000LCT292

Condition: Good


B000LCT292 68 pages. Features: Judge Clement Haynsworth; Defense Secretary Melvin Laird; Photo of 9th Infantry Division leaving Vietnam; SALT; The anguish of Ted Kennedy after Chappaquiddick; Killer Camille - the greatest storm - article with photos; A tighter (Soviet) vise on Czechoslovakia; The Burning of the Al Aqsa mosque - article with photo; Two flags over Ulster; Biafra situation worsens - article with color photos; India - Indira Gandhi v. the Syndicate; Woodstock and the message from history's biggest happening - article with color photos; Why Louis Blaiberg died (after heart transpl... View more info

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War, Occupation, and Creativity: Japan and East Asia, 1920-1960

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, University of Hawaii Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H1306

ISBN: 0824824334

Condition: Good


0824824334 405 pages. Footnotes. Index. Illustrated in black and white. "The first interdisciplinary attempt to address the social, political, and spiritual significance of the modern arts both in Japan and its empire between 1920 and 1960. These forty years, punctuated by war, occupation, and reconstruction, were turbulent and brutal, but also important and even productive for the arts." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Minimal light pencil markings to contents. A sound working copy. View more info

Image for Wings Over Dauphin: A History of a Forgotten Era

Wings Over Dauphin: A History of a Forgotten Era

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, By Author: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 421H1223

ISBN: 1550563696

Condition: Very Good


1550563696 vii, 107 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Documents the history of No. 10 Service Flying Training School and No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School which were hubs of Allied training activity near Dauphin, Manitoba during the second world war. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with lightest wear. A quality copy of this important record. View more info

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Collier's The National Weekly March 16 1918

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son Inc.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0948

ISBN: B004J12SXS

Condition: Fair


B004J12SXS 42 pages. Features: Cover illustration of President Woodrow Wilson; Nice illustrated ad for the Mitchell Six car inside front cover; One-page illustrated ad for Johns-Manville coal preservation products; Illustrated one-page Fisk Cord Tire ad shows natives carrying crude rubber to a waiting ship; "Over Here" - fiction by E.D. Biggers; The President - a profile of Woodrow Wilson by Richard Washburn Child; A Shipbuilder on the Job - photo-illustrated article on Homer L. Ferguson (with photo of black men hard at work above caption "Don't you dare come and tell us that the ... View more info

Image for Vanguard : The Fort Garry Horse in the Second World War

Vanguard : The Fort Garry Horse in the Second World War

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, The Fort Garry Horse Museum and Archives: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 811H0571

ISBN: B004QPFGU4

Condition: Good


B004QPFGU4 196 pages. Fold-out map. Reproductions of black and white photos. Reprint of the 1945 first edition. "The story of a regiment's spirit, presented in the hope that the tasks of peace may be shouldered with a wholheartedness worthy of the determination and teamwork which won the war." - from Introduction. Contents include: Prelude in Britain; The Atlantic Wall; Normandy Bridgehead; Break-Through; Pursuit; Fortress Boulogne; The West Scheldt; Dutch Interlude; The Siegfried Line; We March to Oldenburg. Signed by three members of the military atop first blank leaf, otherwis... View more info

The middle of nowhere: Rediscovering Saskatchewan

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Fifth House, Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71408066

ISBN: 1895618681

Condition: Fine


1895618681 228 pages. Take a journey of discovery in search of the essence of Saskatchewan. Collected here, as recorded by those who have lived in the landscape and by obervant visitors who have passed through it, are the vivid recollections of aboriginal people,excerpts from fur-trade diaries, accounts of Mounties, explorers, and settlers, stories of protest politics, booze, dust, the Depression, war, and the environment. Captures the heart and soul, the people and places of Saskatchewan. Only the faintest traces of wear. Unmarked. Glossy illustrated covers. View more info

Go to Sleep Smiling - a Bedside Book of True Stories

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Gordon M. Smart Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608769

ISBN: 0969211651

Condition: Very Good


0969211651 129 pages. Author's inscription and signature upon title page. The ideal book for the bedside table. The scenario of Part One is World War II, depicting corporal Bryan Smith in his endeavours to outwit the rigid and military adherent Sergeant Major "Hookey" Walker. Part two provides true stories of everyday life in British Columbia. "Quite enchanting... very humorous... can be picked up whenever you desire. A great read." - Tony Owen, Publisher, Beautiful British Columbia Magazine. Very light wear. Occasional black and white illustrations. View more info

We Went Where They Sent Us... and did as we were told (most of the time)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Canada, Oolichan Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24300243

ISBN: 0889821941

Condition: Fine


0889821941 290 pages. A book of remembrances from World War II. Illustrated. Published as a fund-raiser for the Royal Canadian Legion. Faintest wear and signs of handling. Unmarked. Superb copy. Will give cause to readers to pause and reflect. View more info

Story of World War II

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Random Library: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23303949

ISBN: 0394802950

Condition: Fine


0394802950 193 pages including index. From the rise of Adolf Hitler to the surrender of Japan - here in one lavishly illustrated book is the engrossing story of the second world war. Intended for younger readers. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean, bright and unmarked. Attractive glossy colour illustrated boards. Minimal wear. Wonderful copy. View more info

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Canadian West Magazine - April, May, June 1991

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9201

ISBN: B00UBHPKZC

Condition: Very Good


B00UBHPKZC Features: Arrow Lakes; Ned McGowan's War; Cariboo Sentinel; Grand Forks; Disaster at the Hillcrest Mine; Charcoal's Reign of Terror (conclusion). Clean, bright copy. View more info

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Canadian West Magazine - Summer 1987

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9217

ISBN: B00UBHQ5H4

Condition: Very Good


B00UBHQ5H4 Features: Historic Zeballos; The Upper Kootenay River Canal; The War Orders; Queen of the Klondike (conclusion). Clean, bright and unmarked. View more info