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  • MEMORIES: A Memoir. by Ament, Wes (Capt Weston H. Ament, Sr.)
    Ament, Wes (Capt Weston H. Ament, Sr.)
    MEMORIES: A Memoir.

    Edition: Trade paperback original.

    Mokelumne Hill, CA: By the author, (2012). SIGNED first edition - Autobiography of a small town California pilot - through the Roaring 20's, the Great Depression and World War II, including flying the infamous Himalaya "Hump" and many other adventures. In the late 1960s he settled in Mokelumne Hill, "Mark Twain country" but still had many adventures in the air, whether flying for a movie, or a trip to Arctic in 1976, and he remained active in aviation and airport activities into his 90s. INSCRIBED on the title page. Illustrated with photographs. 201 pp. ISBN: 978-0615523934.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (Pinnacle Book Achievement Award sticker on the front cover)

    Book ID: 79374
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  • WHAT WOULD BE THE CHARACTER OF A NEW WAR? Enquiry Organised by the Inter-parliamentary Union, Geneva by Angell, Sir Norman, and others.
    Angell, Sir Norman, and others.
    WHAT WOULD BE THE CHARACTER OF A NEW WAR? Enquiry Organised by the Inter-parliamentary Union, Geneva

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1933. Hardcover first edition - Academic and military experts from the US, Japan and seven European countries including Sir Norman Angell (Great Britain), Major K. A. Bratt and Lieut. G. B. R. Sergel (Sweden), Francis Delaisi and Andre Mayer (France), G. Honoso (Japan) and more. Among the subjects covered were the changes in the methods of warfare, the production of weapons, aerial and chemical warfare, the effects of war on the population and on economics and finance. Significant because of its publication at a time when the world was heading inexorably to the next world war, but unfortunately a book whose lessons were mostly ignored. Biographical notes, xii, 420 pp.

    Condition: Good in cream cloth with red lettering (some light soiling to the covers, stamp on front endpaper, tear to lower edge of half title page, but a sturdily bound and clean copy)

    Book ID: 61499
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  • Bacon, Ursula.
    SHANGHAI DIARY : A Young Girl's Journey from Hitler's Hate to War-Torn China.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format) for the 2nd edition (originally published in 2002.)

    Milwaukie, OR: M Press, (2004.). In 1939, when she was just 11 years old, Ursula and her parents were among the last Jewish families to be able to get out of Germany - and at the time, when of the few places open to Jews was the city of Shanghai, the 'armpit' of the world as one sailor described it. Twenty-thousand Jews found refuge in this city already teeming with people; this is an account of the hardships they encountered, but also the friendships and the helpfulness, and also an account of coming to age in a world torn by war. A fascinating account. Photographs. 267 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed white wrappers

    Book ID: 30650
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  • HUMAN SMOKE: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization. by Baker, Nicholson.
    Baker, Nicholson.
    HUMAN SMOKE: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dust jacket - a "deeply moving indictment of the treasured myths that have romanticized much of the 1930s and '40s. Incorporating meticulous research and well-documented sources -- including newspaper and magazine articles, radio speeches, memoirs, and diaries -- the book juxtaposes hundreds of interrelated moments of decision, brutality, suffering, and mercy. Vivid glimpses of political leaders and their dissenters illuminate and examine the gradual, horrifying advance toward overt global war and Holocaust." Extensive notes, index. 566 pp. ISBN: 1416567844.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 50941
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  • BEHIND THE GLORY. by Barris, Ted.
    Barris, Ted.
    BEHIND THE GLORY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Macmillan Canada, (1992.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Based on the author's interviews with more than 200 instructors, this is the story of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan - "the plan that won the allied air war." In five years, the BCATP turned over 200,000 young men and teenagers into seasoned aircrew. SIGNED on the title page with "All the best" and dated in the year of publication. Sixteen pages of photographs. Notes, sources, index. Map endpapers. viii, 358 pp. ISBN: 0-771591764.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (inscription on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 42430
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  • UNTIL OUR LAST BREATH: A Holocaust Story of Love and Partisan Resistance. by Bart, Michael and Laurel Corona.
    Bart, Michael and Laurel Corona.
    UNTIL OUR LAST BREATH: A Holocaust Story of Love and Partisan Resistance.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Following his fathers death, and with his mother in failing health, Michael Bart embarked on a ten-year research project to find out more details about his parents time in the Vilna ghetto, where they met, fell in love, and married, and about their activities as members of the Jewish resistance. . . . Shortly before the total liquidation of the ghetto, Zenia and Leizer, along with about 120 members of the underground, were able to escape to the Rudnicki forest, about 25 miles away. They became part of the Jewish partisan fighting group led by Abba Kovnerknown as the Avengerswhich carried out sabotage missions against the Nazi army…

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    New York: St Martin's, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Following his fathers death, and with his mother in failing health, Michael Bart embarked on a ten-year research project to find out more details about his parents time in the Vilna ghetto, where they met, fell in love, and married, and about their activities as members of the Jewish resistance. . . . Shortly before the total liquidation of the ghetto, Zenia and Leizer, along with about 120 members of the underground, were able to escape to the Rudnicki forest, about 25 miles away. They became part of the Jewish partisan fighting group led by Abba Kovnerknown as the Avengerswhich carried out sabotage missions against the Nazi army and eventually participated in the liberation of Vilna." SIGNED on the front endpaper by co-author Laurel Corona and dated in the year of publication. Photographs, notes, bibliography. xxviii, 306 pp. ISBN: 978-0312378073.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76403
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  • THE LAST MANDARIN. by Becker, Stephen.
    Becker, Stephen.
    THE LAST MANDARIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1979). Hardcover first edition - The second of his novels set in post-World War II China, where Becker lived for four years - "In January 1949, Jack Burnham (thirty five, ex-major, ex-guerilla, ex-Christian and born-again rebel, who has quarreled with, among others, God and MacArthur) is asked by the U.S. government to fly into Peking and track down a Japanese war criminal." A suspenseful novel, set in a Peking on the verge of falling to the Chinese Communists, a love story and also an exploration of the good and evil in man. 294 pp. Wraparound dust jacket by Peter Cox. ISBN: 0-394499271.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (remainder mark, crease to edge of dj flap, some sunning to spine of dj, minor edgewear)

    Book ID: 69364
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  • GREEN FOR DANGER. by Brand, Christianna,
    Brand, Christianna,
    GREEN FOR DANGER.

    Edition: First thus.

    Pleasantville, New York: ImPress Mystery, (2005). Hardcover - Originally published in 1944, this is the second of Brand's mysteries featuring Inspector Cockrill, set at a secluded hospital in war-torn London. A classic of the Golden Age of Detective Fiction, one of the Keating 100 Best Crime and Mystery books, and the basis of the excellent 1946 film of the same name. A title in the Best Mysteries of All Time series. About the author. 259 pp. Brochure laid in. ISBN: -891630465.

    Condition: Very near fine in green boards with silver lettering (previous owner's name).

    Book ID: 80008
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  • LADY GI: A Woman's War in the South Pacific: The Memoir of Irene Brion. by Brion, Irene.
    Brion, Irene.
    LADY GI: A Woman's War in the South Pacific: The Memoir of Irene Brion.

    Edition: First printing.

    Novato, CA: Presidio Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - In 1943, Brion enlisted "as a recruit in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps, forerunner of The Women's Army Corp (WAC.), From home in the small town of Friendship in Western New York, Brion traveled to Fort Devens, MA, where she learned how to be a soldier, and then to Camp Carson outside Colorado Springs, where she learned on the job how to be a dental technician" Ultimately she was trained as a cryptanalyst in Vint Hill, Virginia and posted New Guinea and later the Philippines where she was a part of MacArthur's GHQ. There she and her fellow workers discovered that their clean laundry was being wrapped in pages…

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    Novato, CA: Presidio Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - In 1943, Brion enlisted "as a recruit in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps, forerunner of The Women's Army Corp (WAC.), From home in the small town of Friendship in Western New York, Brion traveled to Fort Devens, MA, where she learned how to be a soldier, and then to Camp Carson outside Colorado Springs, where she learned on the job how to be a dental technician" Ultimately she was trained as a cryptanalyst in Vint Hill, Virginia and posted New Guinea and later the Philippines where she was a part of MacArthur's GHQ. There she and her fellow workers discovered that their clean laundry was being wrapped in pages from an important Japanese code book. An important memoir, with its tales of cryptoanalysis, and its picture of the a different side of the American war effort in the Pacific. Illustrated with many photographs. Glossary, short biographies. 178 pp. ISBN: 0-89141-6331.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket ('maui 2004' written on front pastedown, otherwise appears unread.)

    Book ID: 39967
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  • GRANTA 24, Summer 1988: INSIDE INTELLIGENCE. by Buford, Bill, editor..
    Buford, Bill, editor..
    GRANTA 24, Summer 1988: INSIDE INTELLIGENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Granta, 1988. First edition - "A Paperback Magazine of New Writing. " This issue features "Inside Intelligence," a long excerpt from the memoir which Anthony Cavendish, who witnessed some of the most important events in Europe folowing WWII., was not allowed to publish, except privately as a "Christmas greeting." Granta itself was prohibited from publishing large sections of this, so the banned portions are included, but blacked over. Includes contributions from Bruce Chatwin, Gilles Peress, Philip Roth, Tobias Wolff, Peter Carey, Mona Simpson, James Fenton, Nick Cohn, E. L. Doctorow, and Jay McInerney. 256 pp. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line. ISBN: 0-14-0086064.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 59026
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  • TARGET OF OPPORTUNITY. by Byrd, Max.
    Byrd, Max.
    TARGET OF OPPORTUNITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1988) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of international political intrigue, deception and suspense: a murder in 1980s California turns out to have roots in the Resistance in occupied France. SIGNED by the author, 279 pp. ISBN: 0-553-052950.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (name in book.)

    Book ID: 61482
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  • TARGET OF OPPORTUNITY. by Byrd, Max.
    Byrd, Max.
    TARGET OF OPPORTUNITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of international political intrigue, deception and suspense: a murder in 1980s California turns out to have roots in the Resistance in occupied France. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-553-052950.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 5523
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  • THIRTEEN TANGOS FOR STRAVINSKY. by Cardona-Hine, Alvaro.
    Cardona-Hine, Alvaro.
    THIRTEEN TANGOS FOR STRAVINSKY.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Santa Fe, NM: Sherman Asher Publishing, (1999). SIGNED first edition - The story of the poet's boyhood in California, where he arrived from his native Costa Rica in 1939 at age twelve. Cover praise from Marjorie Agosin, among others who called it a "lyrical memoir shaped by an exquisite language and a wise heart." IINSCRIBED on the half title page - "To --- the delights of meeting" and dated in 2000. 140 pp. ISBN: 1-890932078.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54529
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  • Carroll, James.
    MEMORIAL BRIDGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Epic novel which spams the years from depression-era, gangster-controlled Irish Chicago, to the early years of the FBI, wartime Washington, the defeat of Hitler, i and finally to Vietnam. 495 pp. ISBN: 0-395511364.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (faint name on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 31600
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  • MASAI DREAMING. by Cartwright, Justin.
    Cartwright, Justin.
    MASAI DREAMING.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    London: Macmillan, (1993). SIGNED hardcover - The author's sixth book - "A provocative novel about a disillusioned writer who travels to Africa to research a screenplay [about an early anthropologist.] Cartwright tellingly contrasts the supposed savagery of the dark continent with the very real barbarism of Nazi Germany and the modern world." (Esquire) SIGNED on the title page. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-333592816.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (appears unread, toning to the edge of the textblock).

    Book ID: 72300
    Keywords: Fiction, world war ii
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  • WE ARE HERE: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust. by Cassedy, Ellen.
    Cassedy, Ellen.
    WE ARE HERE: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Lincoln and London: Nebraska University Press, (2012). First edition - "Cassedy's longing to recover the Yiddish she'd lost with her mother's death eventually led her to Lithuania, once the Jerusalem of the North. As she prepared for her journey, her uncle, sixty years after he'd left Lithuania in a boxcar, made a shocking disclosure about his wartime experience, and an elderly man from her ancestral town made an unsettling request. Gradually, what had begun as a personal journey broadened into a larger exploration of how the people of this country, Jews and non-Jews alike, are confronting their past in order to move forward into the future. . . [this book is] one woman's exploration of Lithuania's Jewish history combined…

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    Lincoln and London: Nebraska University Press, (2012). First edition - "Cassedy's longing to recover the Yiddish she'd lost with her mother's death eventually led her to Lithuania, once the Jerusalem of the North. As she prepared for her journey, her uncle, sixty years after he'd left Lithuania in a boxcar, made a shocking disclosure about his wartime experience, and an elderly man from her ancestral town made an unsettling request. Gradually, what had begun as a personal journey broadened into a larger exploration of how the people of this country, Jews and non-Jews alike, are confronting their past in order to move forward into the future. . . [this book is] one woman's exploration of Lithuania's Jewish history combined with a personal exploration of her own family's place in it." Photographs. List of important dates in Lithuanian history. 273 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 62813
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  • FOR THIS WE FOUGHT . by Chase, Stuart.
    Chase, Stuart.
    FOR THIS WE FOUGHT .

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: The Twentieth Century Fund, 1946. dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth and last book in the Series of Guide Lines to America's Future as Reported to the Twentieth Century Fund. Discusses what the people and veterans want now that the war is over. x, 123 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some biopredation to the folds of the dj)

    Book ID: 76343
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  • Chesnoff, Richard Z.
    PACK OF THIEVES: How Hitler and Europe Plundered the Jews and Committed the Greatest Theft in History.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Prize-winning journalist's expose of the 'detailed systematic looting' of Europe's Jews - by the Nazis, their collaborators, the neutrals, and even the Allies, to steal billions form the Jews of Europe before, during, and after the Holocaust - even 50 years later, assets are still being held in Swiss banks. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. 325 pp. ISBN: 0-385487630.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (slight spine slant.)

    Book ID: 38151
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  • SAYONARAVILLE. by Colbert, Curt.
    Colbert, Curt.
    SAYONARAVILLE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Los Angeles: Uglytown Productions, (2003). SIGNED first edition - The second in this series set in Seattle in the years after World War II and featuring Jake Rossiter and Miss Jenkins. "Who chopped off insurance agent Henry Jamison's head with a Samurai sword, and why? While trying to figure this out, Seattle private detective Jake Rossiter also has to deal with his recently promoted junior partner, Miss Jenkins, who is about to take on the Hashimoto family as clients for her first official case. Rossiter, an ex-marine who finished out World War II in the Pacific just a few years ago, couldn't care less about the Hashimotos -- Japanese Americans who were interned during the war and subsequently lost…

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    Los Angeles: Uglytown Productions, (2003). SIGNED first edition - The second in this series set in Seattle in the years after World War II and featuring Jake Rossiter and Miss Jenkins. "Who chopped off insurance agent Henry Jamison's head with a Samurai sword, and why? While trying to figure this out, Seattle private detective Jake Rossiter also has to deal with his recently promoted junior partner, Miss Jenkins, who is about to take on the Hashimoto family as clients for her first official case. Rossiter, an ex-marine who finished out World War II in the Pacific just a few years ago, couldn't care less about the Hashimotos -- Japanese Americans who were interned during the war and subsequently lost their Seattle dimestore in a suspicious fire." INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-972441212.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers with self-flaps (in a protective cover).

    Book ID: 73920
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  • RAT CITY. by Colbert, Curt.
    Colbert, Curt.
    RAT CITY.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Los Angeles: Uglytown Productions, (2001). SIGNED first edition - The first book in this series set in Seattle in the years after World War II and featuring private investigator Jake Rossiter and his assistant Miss Jenkins (who is eager to be an investigator herself). A young Negro jazzman has gone missing and his proud father will not give up hope. "SIGNED on the title page. 361 pp. ISBN: 0-966347358.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (in a protective cover).

    Book ID: 74124
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  • Collins, Alan.
    JACOB'S LADDER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - Australian writer's first novel, a coming of age story originally published as 'The Boys from Bondi'. Set in Sydney during the depression and World War II, this is the story of two orphaned Jewish boys, who wind up in a home filled with refugees from the Nazis. ISBN: 0-525-672729.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 26942
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  • FLYING BLIND: A Novel of Amelia Earhart. by Collins, Max Allan.
    Collins, Max Allan.
    FLYING BLIND: A Novel of Amelia Earhart.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The ninth Nathan Heller novel, one with a convincing blend of history and speculation. In 1970, Heller has been persuaded by an Earhart researcher to revisit Saipan where he believed she had been held after her disappearance in 1937 on a flight around the world, Back in 1935, Nate Heller was hired by her publicity-hungry husband to escort Amelia Earhart on a speaking tour due to numerous death threats, and they became very close. During World War II, after her disappearance Heller is enlisted in a clandestine search of Japanese waters for her and he discovers a treacherous plot involving marital betrayal and the U.S. government. His failed attempted…

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    New York: Dutton, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The ninth Nathan Heller novel, one with a convincing blend of history and speculation. In 1970, Heller has been persuaded by an Earhart researcher to revisit Saipan where he believed she had been held after her disappearance in 1937 on a flight around the world, Back in 1935, Nate Heller was hired by her publicity-hungry husband to escort Amelia Earhart on a speaking tour due to numerous death threats, and they became very close. During World War II, after her disappearance Heller is enlisted in a clandestine search of Japanese waters for her and he discovers a treacherous plot involving marital betrayal and the U.S. government. His failed attempted rescue then leads him to return, many years later, to extract his final revenge. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 343 pp. ISBN: 0-525943110.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78358
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  • PUSHING THE LIMITS: AMERICAN WOMEN 1940-1961: The Young Oxford History of Women in the United States, Volume 9. by (Cott, Nancy F., General Editor) May, Elaine Tyler .
    (Cott, Nancy F., General Editor) May, Elaine Tyler .
    PUSHING THE LIMITS: AMERICAN WOMEN 1940-1961: The Young Oxford History of Women in the United States, Volume 9.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, (1994.). Hardcover first edition - The ninth volume in this excellent series - the first multivolume series of the public and private lives of women over four centuries, each written by a distinguished historian. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Chronology, suggestions for further reading, index. 143 pp. ISBN: 0-19-508084x.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated boards (stamp on front endpaper.) Other titles in this series available.

    Book ID: 48410
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  • VIPER'S TAIL. by Crowley, Tom.
    Crowley, Tom.
    VIPER'S TAIL.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Lutz, FL: Down and Out Books, (2013). SIGNED first edition - The author's first thriller set in Thailand introducting former US Army Ranger Matt Chance. When US medical researchers are dying mysteriously in Thailand, he is called tollook into the affair, and discovers the deaths are linked into a conspiracy dating back to World War II. SIGNED on the half title page. Crowley is a Vietnam vet who made his home in Bangkok many years ago and who worked for an NGO in one of the city's slums. Glossary, sources, 201 pp. ISBN: 978-1937495732.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (new) .

    Book ID: 78777
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  • THE DAY OF THE PANZER: A Story of American Heroisom and Sacrifice in Southern France. by Danby, Jeff.
    Danby, Jeff.
    THE DAY OF THE PANZER: A Story of American Heroisom and Sacrifice in Southern France.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia & Newbury, UK: Casemate, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "This is a rarely detailed 'you are there' account of World War II combat [by the grandson of one of the American officers involved in the battle], describing a brief but bloody tank/infantry action in August 1944. Based on six years of research - drawing from interviews, primary documents, and visits to the battlefield. [this] transports the reader into the ranks of L Company, 15th Regiment, Third Infantry Division, and its supporting M4s of the 756th Tank Battalion as they grapple head-on with the Wehrmacht. " Photographs, maps, bibliography, notes, appendices, index. xxv, 365 pp. ISBN: 978-1932033700.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 45605
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  • BENJAMIN O. DAVIS, JR: AMERICAN by Davis, Benjamin O., Jr.
    Davis, Benjamin O., Jr.
    BENJAMIN O. DAVIS, JR: AMERICAN

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991. dj. Hardcover - Autobiography of the first black West Point graduate in this century who was also the first black assigned to the Army Air Corps. He went on to lead the 332d Fighter Group - the Tuskegee Airmen - during WWII., and had a distinguished career, eventually retiring as a 3 star general. Nevertheless he and wife also had to battle discrimination and segregation not only in civilian life, but on military bases. Foreword by L. Douglas Wilder, governor of Virginia. Photographs, index. x, 442 pp. ISBN: 0-87474-7422.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 68294
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  • Davis, Dorothy Salisbury (1916 - 2014)
    THE EVENING OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1961.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first contempory non-mystery novel by this noted mystery writer - set in the US, in Naples, in war torn Germany, during the years from 1936 to 1951, this is the story of 3 generations of a mid-westerner family.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (light edgewear to the dj.) Uncommon, especially in this condition.

    Book ID: 26957
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  • BLUE ANGEL: The Life of Marlene Dietrich. by [Dietrich, Marlene] Spoto, Donald.
    [Dietrich, Marlene] Spoto, Donald.
    BLUE ANGEL: The Life of Marlene Dietrich.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of one of the most enigmatic and glamorous actresses of the 20th century: Marlene Dietrich went from cabarets of Berlin in Germany during the 1920's to Hollywood in the 1930's, to being an entertainer in World War II (and receiving the Medal of Freedom) - the title refers to Josef von Sternberg's film that catapulted here to fame. Photographs, bibliography, index, notes, 333 pp. ISBN: 0-385-425538.

    Condition: Fine in very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52873
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  • Doblin, Alfred
    DESTINY'S JOURNEY, Flight from the Nazis.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Paragon House, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Translated by Edna McCown; introduction by Peter Demetz. ISBN: 1-55778-2652.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 26416
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  • Doig, Ivan.
    HEART EARTH: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of his family's move from defense housing in boomtown Arizona to the Montana high country during World War II - based mostly upon letters written by his mother, and left to him by his uncle only many years after her death. This is the story of rediscovery of his mother through her own words, many years after he wrote about his family in his 1978 book 'This House of Sky.' 160 pp. ISBN: 0-689-121377.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped).

    Book ID: 31195
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