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Sharpe's Triumph Richard Sharpe and the BAttle of Assaye, September 1803, Cornwell, Bernard
1 Cornwell, Bernard Sharpe's Triumph Richard Sharpe and the BAttle of Assaye, September 1803
London Harper Collins 1998 0002256304 / 9780002256308 1st UK; 1st Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This is not an exlibrary, does not have price clipped, and is in excellent condition. Very clean contents, probably read only once. Now in mylar archival dust cover to preserve condition. Has slight tilt. With the return of the brave English sergeant Richard Sharpe--here, to battle the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation in India in 1803--Bernard Cornwell claims his rightful place alongside Patrick O'Brian as a contemporary master of historical narrative. Sharpe's Triumph is a riveting story of betrayal and revenge that showcases the deft blend of suspenseful military adventure and sweeping historical detail that has made each new installment of the Richard Sharpe series a number one bestseller in Great Britain and around the world. In the four years since he earned his sergeant's stripes at the bloody siege of Seringapatam, young Richard Sharpe has lead a peaceful existence. But this relatively easy life meets with a brutal end when he is the sole survivor of a murderous attack at the hands of Major William Dodd, a cold-blooded English officer who has defected from the East India Company to join the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation.Sharpe rises from the killing field at Fort Chasalgaon vowing to avenge his dead comrades, even if it means pursuing the turncoat Dodd to the very ends of the continent. It is a quest that takes him deep into the heart of enemy territory, where the accepted rules of engagement have been discarded, where ever-shifting loyalties create an environment of dangerous uncertainty, forcing Sharpe to guard against attacks from enemy and friend.The paths of treachery ultimately lead to the small village of Assaye, where Sharpe's company joins the army of Sir Arthur Wellesley--the future Duke of Wellington--to take on the Mahratta horde. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wellesley bravely seizes an unexpected geographical advantage and charges into the white heat of a battle that will make his reputation. It is a bloody confrontation that will make Sharpe's name, too--but first he must survive the carnage and live to tell the tale of what will be remembered as one of the greatest battles of its century. May have minor dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time otherwise as new condition.; 400 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Navy Air Colors,   United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Vol. 2, 1945-1985 - Specials series, Doll, Thomas E. & Berkley R. Jackson & William A. Riley & Don Greer & Kevin Wornkey
2 Doll, Thomas E. & Berkley R. Jackson & William A. Riley & Don Greer & Kevin Wornkey Navy Air Colors, United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Vol. 2, 1945-1985 - Specials series
Squadron/Signal Publications 1985 0897471679 / 9780897471671 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Pictoral cover. See scan of actual book that is for sale. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; 6157; Photographs and Illustrations; 10.80 X 8.30 X 5 inches; 96 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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United States Coast Guard 1790-1915  a Definitive History, Evans, Stephen H.
3 Evans, Stephen H. United States Coast Guard 1790-1915 a Definitive History
United States Naval Institute 1949 087021716X / 9780870217166 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover gold lettering. Inscribed and signed by author on title page. This is the first edition printed in 1949. A major work on the importance and mission of the U.S. Coast Guard. Very Rare work. ; 9.10 X 5.90 X 0.90 inches; 228 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 99.97 USD
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Point of Honor (Author Signed)  The Continuing Exploits of Lt. Peter Wake United States Navy, Macomber, Robert N
4 Macomber, Robert N Point of Honor (Author Signed) The Continuing Exploits of Lt. Peter Wake United States Navy
Pineapple Press 2003 1561642703 / 9781561642700 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Author signed front title page. Looks never read! In At the Edge of Honor, the first of a series of novels on the life and times of Peter Wake U.S.N., the former merchant marine officer arrived at the East Gulf Blockading Squadron at Key West in 1863 as a new volunteer officer commanding the tiny armed sloop Rosalie. With her he chased blockade runners on the coasts of Florida and delved into the murky world of Confederate sympathizers in Spanish Havana and the British Bahamas.

Now the year is 1864, and Wake, assisted by his indomitable Irish bosun, Sean Rork, commands a larger ship, the naval schooner St. James. Wake’s remarkable ability to make things happen continues as he searches for army deserters in the Dry Tortugas, discovers an old nemesis during a standoff with the French Navy on the coast of Mexico, starts a drunken tavern riot in Key West, and confronts incompetent Federal army officers during an invasion of upper Florida. It all adds to his growing reputation in the fleet as a man who engenders loyalty among the sailors of the lower deck and grudging respect from his superiors.

Along the way, Wake’s personal life takes a new tack when he risks reputation for love by returning to the arms of his forbidden sweetheart, the daughter of a Confederate zealot. Key West provides a unique setting for them to prove that their love is strong enough to overcome the insanity of the war. And through it all, even when surrounded by the swirling confusion of danger and political intrigue, Peter Wake maintains his dedication to balance on the point of honor.; The Honor Series; 1.23 x 9.74 x 6.32 Inches; 327 pages; Signed by Author 
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Brief History of the 8th Marines., Santelli, James.
5 Santelli, James. Brief History of the 8th Marines.
GPO, 1976. 1976 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1976 printing. The 8th Marine Regiment is an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps. They are based at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and fall under the command of the 2nd Marine Division and the II Marine Expeditionary Force. The 8th Marine Regiment was formed on 9 October 1917, at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia during the buildup for World War I. While training for war, the command was transferred to Fort Crockett, Texas, to guard the nearby Mexican oil fields. The regiment was joined there by the 9th Marines to form the 3d Marine Brigade; the first Advance Base Force of World War I. As such, the Marines were held in reserve to establish and defend naval bases in the Atlantic Ocean or the West Indies, if required. The 8th Marines was inactivated at Philadelphia Navy Yard on 25 April 1919.A year later, the regiment was reactivated for service in Haiti where Marines had been fighting the Cacos bandits since 1914. Through systematic patrolling which culminated in a number of brief, sharp clashes, the 8th Marines eliminated Haitian banditry that had lasted more than a hundred years. The 8th Marines was inactivated again in 1925. 
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The United States Coast Guard in South East Asia during the Vietnam conflict, Tulich, Eugene N
6 Tulich, Eugene N The United States Coast Guard in South East Asia during the Vietnam conflict
Public Affairs Division, U.S. Coast Guard 1975 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Rare monograph. Blue cover with black print. 1986 edition. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; U.S. Coast Guard historical monograph program; 65 pages 
Price: 25.97 USD
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BLOODY WINTER Critical Months in the Battle of the Atlantic, Waters, Captain John M.
7 Waters, Captain John M. BLOODY WINTER Critical Months in the Battle of the Atlantic
Princeton NJ D. Van Nostrand Company 1967 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust (not price clipped) in very good condition. Former owner's name neatly written in front. Map endpapers. A reviewer said "I am so glad that John Waters took the time to research and write this book. It is extraordinary, accurately capturing in vivid detail the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II. This is a perspective from both the Allied convoy escort ships and the German submarines that were bent on stopping the flow of material from North America to Britain and Russia.As a historical document it is filled with primary source material that has been woven into an accurate true story that makes you feel as if you are actually there experiencing the action as it is described. This is possible because not only did the author thoroughly research the subject using war records, ships logs, and personal interviews he also had first hand experience." ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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U. S. Coast Guard in World War II., Willoughby, Malcolm F.
8 Willoughby, Malcolm F. U. S. Coast Guard in World War II.
United States Naval Institute Press 1957 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Large heavy book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover A comprehensive look at the Coast Guard in WWII. ; Photos, illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 348 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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The Coast Guard's TRs   First Naval District,, Willoughby, Malcolm Francis
9 Willoughby, Malcolm Francis The Coast Guard's TRs First Naval District,
Charles E. Lauriat company 1945 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Blue cover. Pages seem wrinkled yet clean with tight binding no underlining or highlighting. Dust is very good and now in mylar cover. Temporary members of the US Coast Guard Reserve made a notable contribution during the Second World War toward the security of our shores and harbors and in saving life and property. In the First Naval District, embracing all of New England except Connecticut, these men numbered about one-third of all those serving on this basis in the US, This book is a history of the Temporary Reserve activities in the First Naval District and includes many never-before published photographs of the men, activities, and ships during WWII. Scarce.; Photographs; 8.40 X 5.80 X 1.30 inches; 247 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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