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Iron Jaw,  A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors), Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth
1 Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth Iron Jaw, A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors)
Dorrance Pub Co 2002 0805954171 / 9780805954173 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Signed by both authors. The extraordinary life of Captain Charles N. Bamforth spanned most of the twentieth century, beginning with his childhood at the turn of the century and continuing through his retirement and death during the Cold War era. During his sixty years at sea, Captain Bamforth experienced the Depression, two World Wars, and a number of troublesome labor disputes. Through it all, he also had to navigate loneliness, confusion, and marriage to both his family and the sea. His story is told in meticulous detail and with refreshing honesty. Captain Bamforths handwritten diaries, logs, and personal letters all have been carefully compiled by his sons, Charles and Richard, and reveal as much about the hard-working, unassuming courage of the captain as they do about the turbulent times during which he lived. Rare. ; 1.2 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 436 pages; p; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Women of the Civil War Soldiers, Spies, and Nurses, Funkhouser, Darlene
2 Funkhouser, Darlene Women of the Civil War Soldiers, Spies, and Nurses
Quixote Press 2004 1571662588 / 9781571662583 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed on title page. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Very interesting account of many women who risked their lives in the Civil War doing more than just nursing including spies like Antonia Ford, Belle Boyd, Nancy Hart and others, Soldiers like Malinda Blalock, Sarah Edwards, Cathay Williams and more. These women were not content to sit home and not get involved. They were pioneers in the women's movement before it even began. ; Photographs, Illustrations; 8.20 X 5.20 X 0.40 inches; 172 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Scouts, Spies, and Detectives of the Great Civil War, Hazelton, Joseph Powers
3 Hazelton, Joseph Powers Scouts, Spies, and Detectives of the Great Civil War
Washington, D. C. The National Tribune 1899 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Pages browning due to age. May have stain or chiping due to storage. Thrilling adventures, Daring deeds, Heroic Exploits, and Wonderful Escapes. Original not a reprint. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce if not rare. ; 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Spies for the Blue and Gray. (Author Signed), Kane, Harnett Thomas,
4 Kane, Harnett Thomas, Spies for the Blue and Gray. (Author Signed)
Doubleday 1954 0385014643 / 9780385014649 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Tan cover with blue and grey lettering. Dust has spotting to corner and some rubbing. Dust now in mylar cover, not price clipped. Signed Harnett T. Kane. Scarce collectors copy of this book. ; Southern Edition ; 1.4 x 8.3 x 5.7 Inches; 312 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.97 USD
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Secret Green Beret Commandos In Cambodia  A Memorial History of MACVSOG's Command and Control Detachment South   And Its Air Partners, Republic of Vietnam, 19671972, Lindsey USA Re, LTC Fred S.
5 Lindsey USA Re, LTC Fred S. Secret Green Beret Commandos In Cambodia A Memorial History of MACVSOG's Command and Control Detachment South And Its Air Partners, Republic of Vietnam, 19671972
AuthorHouse 2012 1477273085 / 9781477273081 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author for seller at a gun show in Louisville, Ky, 2014. We could call this book Special Operations Recon Mission Impossible. A small group of highly trained, resourceful US Special Forces (SF) men is asked to go in teams behind the enemy lines to gather intelligence on the North Vietnamese Army units that had infiltrated through Laos and Cambodia down the Ho Chi Minh trails to their secret bases inside the Cambodian border west of South Vietnam. The covert reconnaissance teams, of only two or three SF men with four or five experienced indigenous mercenaries each, were tasked to go into enemy target areas by foot or helicopter insertion. They could be 15 kilometers beyond any other friendly forces, with no artillery support. In sterile uniforms with no insignia or identification, if they were killed or captured, their government would deny their military connection. The enemy had placed a price on their heads and had spies in their Top Secret headquarters known as SOG. SOG had three identical recon ground units along the border areas. This book tells the history of Command and Control Detachment South (CCS) The CCS volunteer warriors and its Air Partners - the Army and Air Force helicopter transport and gunship crews who lived and fought together and sometimes died together. This is the first published history of CCS as compiled by its last living commander, some forty years after they were disbanded. It tells of the struggles and intrigue involved in SOG's development as the modernday legacy of our modern Special Operations Commands. Forbidden to tell of their experiences for over twenty years; their After Action Reports destroyed even before they were declassified - surviving veterans team together to tell how Recon men wounded averaged 100 percent; and SOG became the most highly decorated unit in Vietnam and all were awarded the Presidential Unit. Very Rare.; CCS; Photographs and illustrations; 11 X 8.20 X 1.60 inches; 740 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 149.97 USD
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Indestructible  The Unforgettable Story of a Marine Hero at the Battle of Iwo Jima, Lucas, Jack & D. K. Drum
6 Lucas, Jack & D. K. Drum Indestructible The Unforgettable Story of a Marine Hero at the Battle of Iwo Jima
Da Capo Press 2006 0306814706 / 9780306814709 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. A riveting combat memoir of an Iwo Jima hero-the youngest Marine in history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor Here is an eloquent, plainspoken combat memoir of a young soldier who belongs in a class with World War II combat hero Audie Murphy. At the height of the Battle of Iwo Jima, Jack Lucas and three other Marines attacked a Japanese pillbox. When two enemy grenades landed in their midst, Private Lucas jumped on both grenades, just as they were exploding. His buddies were saved, but Lucas was torn apart. Miraculously, he survived-but just barely. For this brave action seventeen year- old Jack Lucas from North Carolina became the youngest soldier in the twentieth century, and the youngest Marine in history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. In Indestructible , we learn of the rocky road that led Jack Lucas to Iwo Jima-from his lying about his age to join the Marines to his going AWOL in order to join the action in the Pacific-and his arduous, frightening recovery following his heroic sacrifice. Today, wherever Jack Lucas speaks crowds gather to honor him and pay tribute to Marine heritage and pride as well as to pay their respects to one of America's greatest generations.; 1 x 8.3 x 5.8 Inches; 240 pages 
Price: 9.58 USD
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Death Will Have Your Eyes  A Novel about Spies, Sallis, James
7 Sallis, James Death Will Have Your Eyes A Novel about Spies
New York St. Martin's Press 1997 0312155131 / 9780312155131 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.Sallis' Lew Griffin mysteries, although not widely known, are revered by many for their combination of New Orleans atmosphere and existential toughness. Both those qualities are present in this intriguing but overly introspective spy novel. David is a former CIA hit man, trained as part of an elite corps during the height of the cold war. Long retired from the agency and slowly constructing a human identity for himself, he is abruptly called back into action to track a former cohort turned rogue. What transpires is an elaborate cat-and-mouse car chase, moving to and fro across the American landscape and concluding in New Orleans. The real action, though, is internal, as David drives and broods, contemplating the spy's cypherlike lot. Much of this material is interesting enough, but the delicate balance between story, character, and idea is never quite right, leaving the reader impressed by the ingredients but slightly disappointed in the dish itself. Still, any Sallis novel belongs in all but the smallest mystery collections. Bill Ott, Book review Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; 8.30 X 5.70 X 0.80 inches; 256 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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8 Wexley, John The Judgment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
New York , NY Cameron & Kahn 1955 Second Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cloth. Fully indexed. Un-even cut pages. Some foxing to edges. Clean tight contents. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 672 pages 
Price: 7.97 USD
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