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NO MORE VIETNAMS.

by Nixon, Richard. (Richard Milhous Nixon.)

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1985
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Deluxe Edition.
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9780877957263
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New York: Arbor House, 1985. 240 pp, 8 9/8" H. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, blindstamped signature on front board, top edge of textblock dark blue, fore edge untrimmed. Signed on front free endpaper: "Richard Nixon". In plain dark blue cloth-covered slipcase. Contents; The Myths of Vietnam; How the Vietnam War Began; Why… Read more
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SMALL WARS MANUAL - UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS 1940.

by Schaffer, Ronald, introduction.

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1996
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Reprint
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9780897451123
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Manhattan, Kansas: Sunflower University Press, 1996. 8 1/2" H, b&w illustrations. Facsimile reprint of 1940 edition, with introduction. Chapter headings: Introduction; Organization; Logistics; Training; Initial operations; Infantry patrols; Mounted detachments; Convoys and convoy escorts; Aviation; River operations; Disarmament of population; Armed native organizations; Military government; Supervision of elections; Withdrawal. Interior - clean and tight with no previous… Read more
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CLASH OF EMPIRES: THE BRITISH, FRENCH & INDIAN WAR, 1754-1763.

by Stephenson, R.S.

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Published
2006
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Very Good
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Updated edition.
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9780936340135
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Pittsburgh: Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center, 2006. 108 pp, 11" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, reproductions, maps. Produced to accompany the exhibitiion. "The war that Winston Churchill called the 'first first world war' profoundly shaped the history of North America. Brief overviews of ten chapters provide an insight into the diplomatic… Read more
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US NAVAL AIRPOWER: SUPERCARRIER IN ACTION.

by Sweetman, Bill.

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Published
1987
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780879382469
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Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International, 1987. 128 pp, square (9 1/4" H x 9 1/4" D). Profusely illustrated with color photographs. "The aircraft carrier is many things apart from a ship. It is a floating airbase, a symbol of power and a seagoing home to more than 5,000 men. In fact, the crew complement of a carrier is three times… Read more
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DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER: SOLDIER OF DEMOCRACY.

by Davis, Kenneth S.

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Reprint
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9781568520599
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New York: Konecky & Konecky 566 pp, 9 1/2" H. Undated reprint of the 1945 edition, c1999. A volume in the "Leaders of Our Time" series. "On June 6, 1944, a decisive day in the history of the Western World, the radio had been blaring reports of the progress of American troops on the Normandy beachhead since… Read more
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NATIONAL SERVICE LIBRARY. 5 VOLUME SET. ONE: UNIVERSAL MILITARY TRAINING. TWO: MILITARY STRENGTH AND RESOURCES OF THE UNITED STATES. THREE: PRINCIPLES OF MILITARY TRAINING. FOUR: RUDIMENTS OF DRILL MOBILE ARMY TROOPS. FIVE: WARFARE OF THE FUTURE.

by Kilbourne, Charles E., Major, Editor-in-chief. Major General Leonard Wood, Lieut. Col. Dwight E. Aultman, Major Frank R. McCoy, Captain William T. Carpenter, Lieut. Col. Henry Jervey.

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Published
1917
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P.F. Collier & Son, 1917. 382 pp, 384 pp, 381 pp, 512 pp, 384 pp, 6 3/4" H. Bound in khaki cloth with maroon leather title labels on spine, gold lettering. Each volume has color pictorial endpapers and a color frontispiece - volumes 4 & 5 contain b&w drawings. Volume One Contents: Preparedness; A Glance at Our… Read more
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MARINE! THE LIFE OF LT. GEN. LEWIS B. (CHESTY) PULLER, USMC (Ret.).

by Davis, Burke.

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Published
1977
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Very Good -
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7th Printing
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Boston: Bantam, 1977. 369 pp. "Chesty Puller, the roughest, toughest Marine of them all, had one simple, brutal rule: 'Kill or be killed!'. The greatest fighting man ever to pull on Marine boots enlisted in the Corps in 1918. He loved to fight, fought over a hundred combats in the Banana Wars, commanded the Horse Marines in… Read more
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SAGA OF THE AMERICAN FLAG: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.

by DeBarr, Candice M. and Bonkowske, Jack A. Flag illustrations by Barbara Schiefer. Scenic illustrations by Antonio Castro.

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Published
1990
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Very Good
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9780943173658
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Tucsan: Harbinger, 1990. 84 pp, 10 3/4" H. Color illustrations. Contents: Introduction; The History of Flags; Early American Flags; The Stars and Stripes; Legends Surrounding the First Official Flags; The Star-Spangled Banner; Pre-Civil War Fl ags; Civil War to Present; Honoring the Stars and Stripes; Constitutional Right or Disrespect?; Historical Dates Pertaining to the Flag and Its Country;… Read more
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INFANTRY REGIMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE HISTORY, DECORATIONS, HONORS AND COLORS OF EACH INFANTRY REGIMENT IN THE REGULAR ARMY.

by Gallagher, Kenneth S. and Pigeon, Robert L., editors.

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Published
1986
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Very Good -
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9780517614945
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New York: Military Press, 1986. 351 pp, 4to (11 1/14" H). "This book traces the distinguished history of America's Infantry Regiments as well as listing the honors and decorations that were earned during each regiments' campaigns. Each regiment is covered in comprehensive detail, including a complete historical lineage of each regiment and the individual battalions that were assigned to each… Read more
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FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF THE SPECIAL FORCES.

by White, Terry.

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Published
1993
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9780712648196
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London: Century, 1993. 272 pp, 9 5/8" H. B&w illustrations. "From the training manuals of the world's fiercest fighting units, Terry White reveals the secrets of their trade. The mind of man is never more ingenious than when inventing methods of waging war. The body of man is never pushed closer to the limits than in the practical application… Read more
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DON'T SETTLE FOR SECOND: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CORNELIUS C. SMITH.

by Smith, Cornelius C., Jr. Foreword by Sen. Barry Goldwater.

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Published
1977
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9780891410072
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San Rafael, California: Presidio, 1977. 229 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, drawings (by the author). "Cornelius Cole Smith was above all else a professional soldier. His army career spanned thirty turbulent years, April 9, 1890 to April 9, 1920. He witnessed the transformation of the United States from a second-class military power prior to the Spanish-American War… Read more
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THE CONTROVERSIAL LIFE OF GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER.

by Wert, Jeffry D.

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1996
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9780684810430
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. 462 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w plates, maps. "George Armstrong Custer has been so heavily mythologized that the human being has been all but lost. Now, in the first complete biography in decades, Jeffry Wert reexamines the life of the famous soldier to give us Custer in all his colorful complexity.… Read more
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SMALL WARS MANUAL - UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS 1940.

by Schaffer, Ronald, introduction.

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1996
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Reprint
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9780897451123
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Manhattan, Kansas: Sunflower University Press, 1996. 8 1/2" H, b&w illustrations. Facsimile reprint of 1940 edition, with introduction. Chapter headings: Introduction; Organization; Logistics; Training; Initial operations; Infantry patrols; Mounted detachments; Convoys and convoy escorts; Aviation; River operations; Disarmament of population; Armed native organizations; Military government; Supervision of elections; Withdrawal. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership… Read more
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WEEKEND WARRIORS.

by Cooper, Paul L.

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1996
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9780897452021
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Manhattan, Kansas: Sunflower University Press, 1996. 248 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w photographs. "(Paul Cooper) was called to active naval service in 1950 and served as an enlisted man aboard the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier 'Princeton' (CV-37) during the Korean War." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edgewear, small sticker… Read more
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MILITARIA: REVISTA DE CULTURA MILITAR. NUMERO 4 - 1992.

by M. Alonso Baquer; M. Ballesteros Gaibrois; J. Marchena Fernandez; J.M. Zapatero; Nocolas Borja Perez; Rosent H. Thonhoff; et al.

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Published
1992
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Madrid: Editorial Complutnse, 1992. 150 pp, large 8vo (8 7/16" H). Colour and b&w photographs, plans, reproductions. **SPANISH TEXT.** (1 article in English & Spanish). Indice: Editorial; Articulos: La etica de la conquista y la moral de los conquistadores; La guerra incaica segun una fuente espanola; El ejercito de America y la descomposicion del orden colonial: la otra mirada de… Read more
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BRIEF POINTS: AN ALMANAC FOR PARENTS AND FRIENDS OF U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMEN. SECOND EDITION.

by Mackenzie, Ross.

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Published
1996
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Very Good-
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Second Edition
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9781557505842
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Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Prerss, 1996. 210 pp, 8vo (8 3/16" H). B&w photographs. "Provides a wealth of information about the Academy, with useful references to the Navy and Annapolis; Helps families and friends share in the midshipman experience; Answers questions most frequently asked by newcomers and outsiders; Includes a glossary of Academy acronyms, terms, and slang." Interior… Read more
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SWAMP SAILORS: RIVERINE WARFARE IN THE EVERGLADES 1835-1842.

by Buker, George E.

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Published
1975
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780813003528
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Gainsville: University of Florida, 1975. 152 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Map endpapers, b&w illustrations. "Until the Second Seminole War the United States Navy had generally employed the Federalist doctrine (cruiser-commerce-raiding), but the uniqueness of this Indian conflict caused the navy to adopt a new offensive strategy. For the first time in history the American Navy was pitted… Read more
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LOOK AT THE ARMY.

by Lord, Beman.

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Published
1965
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First Edition
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New York: Henry Z. Walck, 1965. 56 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photograph, reproductions, map. "Do you know - how many wars our Army has fought? who Pancho Villa was? what 'Remember the Maine' means? why the Army once used camels? what 'the long gray line' is? (This) is the story of the… Read more
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THE US ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE: A CENTENNIAL HISTORY.

by Dastrup, Boyd L.

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Published
1982
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ISBN
9780897450331
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Leavenworth / Manhattan, Kansas : J.H. Johnston III / Sunflower University Press, 1982. 157 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Contents: Commander in Chief's Congratulations (President Ronald Reagan); Foreword (Lieutenant General William R. Richardson); Introduction; The Beginnings; Reviving Leavenworth's Sagging Image; An Era of Reform; Growing Up in the Twenties and Thirties; War… Read more
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CURSE NOT HIS CURLS.

by Ege, Robert J. Introduction by Lawrence A. Frost. Illustrations by Lorence Bjorklund.

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Old Army Press, (Fort Collins, Colorado, 1974). 152 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "Here is told the complete story of Custer's desperate 'Last Stand' at the Little Big Horn, in words, photos, maps, and the incomparable art of Lorence Bjorklund." Previous owners small stamp on f ront endpapers, a few tiny foxing marks… Read more
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