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Wit and Humor of the Pennsylvania Germans  A Collection of Anecdotes, Stories, and Witticisms -- Some Old, Some New, Aurand, A. Monroe
1 Aurand, A. Monroe Wit and Humor of the Pennsylvania Germans A Collection of Anecdotes, Stories, and Witticisms -- Some Old, Some New
Harrisburg, PA Privately Printed by The Aurand Press 1946 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Brown booklet with black print. Some wear to cover edge. Now in archival sleeve. here is a wealth of material on all phases of farm, home, school, church, and sex life of the Pennsylvania Germans. This is one such collection of these popular stories, anecdotes and witticisms. Some of these stories are old enough to vote; others are more or less new, some having been developed from "material at hand" - based on actual happenings. This collection is published especially to provide entertainment not only for those who are up and around and have use of all their faculties, but also represents a "good will" intent toward the many who are shut-ins in private homes and hospitals. Here's to more good laughs! ; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 4.97 USD
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To D-Day and Back  Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir, Bearden, Bob
2 Bearden, Bob To D-Day and Back Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir
Zenith Press/Author 2007 0760332584 / 9780760332580 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by two World War II heros, Bob Bearden on title page and by another 507th infantryman Jim "Pee Wee" Martin. Bob Bearden's To D-Day and Back was not just another paratrooper-themed memoir trying to ride on the success of others. Several distinctions set this work apart from others. Bearden told his story from a very personal angle. Coupled with the use of everyday prose, the book is another one of those works that felt much like storytelling by a member of the family. It is not just another war memoir, but rather, the book told how the war interacted with Bearden's life. n the predawn hours of D-Day, June 6, 1944, Bob Bearden and his comrades in the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment jumped into the inky skies over Normandy. Their mission: defend the west bank of the Merderet River against German counterattack. After long months of training they were finally taking the war to the Germans. Bearden’s time in combat proved shortlived, however, when he was captured on D-plus-2, June 8. This was only the beginning of a new war for his survival through multiple German POW camps, his so-called “liberation” by Russian tanker crews more bent on exacting vengeance upon the Germans than safeguarding Allied prisoners, and the perilous journey that followed, mostly on foot, along the sandy, snow-covered roads of Germany and Poland on the way to Moscow and eventually, back home to Dallas, Texas.(from inside flap) ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
Price: 49.97 USD
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The Trial of the Germans Nuremberg 1945-1946, Davidson, Eugene
3 Davidson, Eugene The Trial of the Germans Nuremberg 1945-1946
MacMillan 1969 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A study of the Nuremberg trial, with 32 pages of illustrations and full bibliography. The 22 defendants and 6 organizations responsible for bringing Hitler to power.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 636 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1776-1976, DeBord, Martha Brown
4 DeBord, Martha Brown St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1776-1976
Radford, VA Commonwealth Press 1976 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rare hardcover copy of this Church and area history. Illustrated with drawings and photos. Includes a lot of history and surnames. Inscription in front. The author, who was honored by the Virgina Senate in 2005 for outstanding community service, was also the organist at St. Paul Lutheran Church for more than 20 years. A special collection of her papers are retained at the Wytheville, Community College in Wytheville, Virginia. The papers include this biographical sketch "Martha Brown DeBord, daughter of Charles Cassell Brown and Mary Virginia Lambert Brown, was born in Rural Retreat, Virginia on 14 February 1921. She attended Rural Retreat public schools, Marion College and Roanoke College. After her father died she left college to manage the family farm. She married Joe DeBord and raised three children. She assumed management of the DeBord Mill when her husband died in a farm accident in 1964. Apart from her agricultural work, DeBord served on numerous education committees and boards including the Wythe County School Board (1964-1997), State Vocational Education Advisory Board, Virginia School Board Association, and Marion College Board. She also was actively involved with St. Paul Lutheran Church as organist, pastoral council member, and historian. DeBord died 27 April 2004." ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages 
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5 Gilbert, Russell Wieder A picture of the Pennsylvania Germans
Pennsylvania Historical Association 1962 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Looks almost new. Has photos. ; Pennsylvania history studies; 83 pages 
Price: 10.77 USD
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Life In Both Hands (Author Signed) The Personal story of a heroine of the Polish Resistance, Ginter, Maria
6 Ginter, Maria Life In Both Hands (Author Signed) The Personal story of a heroine of the Polish Resistance
London, England Hodder & Soughton 1964 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Brown cover gilt print. Inscribed and signed by author in Polish. Some slight soiling to dust. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Captured by the Germans the author spent imprisonment sculpting and after the war she became a painter with exhibitions worldwide. She kept a journal all through the war which became the basis for this book.An excellent account of the impact of a young women in Warsaw during the war. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Can the Germans be Re-educated ?, Halasz, Joachim von
7 Halasz, Joachim von Can the Germans be Re-educated ?
Washington, D. C. War Department 1945 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original printing not a reprint. An introduction to the de-nazification efforts in Hitler's Germany. Prepared for the United States Armed Forces by the American Historical Association. "The re-eduation of (the German)... people may be difficult indeed...........For the victors to rely upon force alone would be futile. Any order, which hopes to survive, must ultimately appeal to the minds of men. Harry S. Truman, January 29, 1945" Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare. ; E M 26 GI Roundtable; Illustrations; 0.12 x 8.5 x 5.5 Inches; 56 pages; p 
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Can the Nazi Germans be Re-educated ? / An introduction to the de-nazification efforts in Hitler's Germany / First published in 1945 as 'Can the Germans be Re-educated? ', Halasz, Joachim von
8 Halasz, Joachim von Can the Nazi Germans be Re-educated ? / An introduction to the de-nazification efforts in Hitler's Germany / First published in 1945 as 'Can the Germans be Re-educated? '
GPO 1946 First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original printing not a reprint.; 0.12 x 8.5 x 5.5 Inches; 56 pages; p 
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9 Jullian, Marcel The Battle of Britain
The Orion Press 1967 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has small former owners signiture in front. Dust not price clipped. Stated First Printing. From the Preface: Marcel Jullian has carefully reconstructed the story of the Battle of Britain from a mass of factual evidence, from minute-to-minute accounts of the fighting, from a careful examination of Winston Churchill's three "official" crucial days: August 15, September 15 and September 27, as well as a thorough examination of three less well known days when decisions and mistakes - not combat - determined the outcome of the Battle: May 16, when Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding prevent the dispath of more squadrons to France; August 24, when London was bomed in error; and Setember 3, when, mistakenly, the Germans decide dupon the Zielwechsel, the change of target. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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10 Rattermann, H. A.; Tolzmann, Don Heinrich A German Regiment Among the French Auxiliary Troops of the American Revolutionary War H. A. Rattermann's History
Clearfield Co 1999 0806349107 / 9780806349107 Various Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
Green booklet looks new. Very clean contents. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.While it is widely known that German soldiers from Hesse (Hessians) fought on the British side of the American Revolution, it is less well known that among our French allied forces were a number of German units. For example, more than half of the 300 men recruited in France by Lafayette in 1779 hailed from Alsace-Lorraine and southwestern Germany. According to one authority, it is possible that the German enrollment in the French cause may have equaled the figure of 30,000 ascribed to Germans among the British forces. One such unit of German soldiers was the Royal German Regiment Zweibrucken, or Deux-Ponts, led by Prince Christian von Zweibrucken. The Royal German Regiment Zweibrucken is the focal point of this publication, which is based upon a heretofore unpublished manuscript by H.A. Rattermann found among the papers in the Rattermann Collection at the University of Illinois-Urbana by the noted German-American authority, Don Heinrich Tolzmann, who also edited the manuscript for publication. Rattermann's account follows Prince Zweibrucken and his charges from April 15, 1780, when they sailed for America. After landing in Newport, Rhode Island on July 11, Zweibrucken's unit encamped at various places in New England. During the spring and summer of the following year, Deux-Ponts was instrumental in launching feint attacks against British General Henry Clinton's forces in New York, while a large American army was beginning to amass against Cornwallis in Virginia. The German unit eventually arrived in Williamsburg on September 26, 1781, and from October 14-17, contributed to the U.S. victory at Yorktown--ironically by fighting directly opposite Hessian forces. Augmenting the account of Prince Zweibrucken's auxiliary forces are an extensive bibliography devoted to the German role in the Revolution, an itemization of a handful of other German allied units, and a clarifying Introduction and Conclusion on the German and German-American presence in this great conflict. Dr. Tolzmann has made a valuable contribution to the literature of the American War for Independence by bringing this manuscript to the light of day. Scarce. ; 0.3 x 8.2 x 5.3 Inches; 60 pages 
Price: 18.97 USD
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SHOT DOWN  The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth, Snyder, Steve
11 Snyder, Steve SHOT DOWN The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth
Sea Breeze Publishing LLC 2014 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
This book is inscribed on the Title Page- "It is our duty to remember" and signed by the author. The author was the son of the pilot of the B-17 Susan Ruth that was shot down over the Belgian/French Border during World War II. It is about the crew and the brave people that hid them from the Germans. Howard Snyder the pilot joined the French Resistance to help fight the Nazis. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 360 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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The Strassburger Family and Allied Families of Pennsylvania, Strassburger, Ralph Beaver
12 Strassburger, Ralph Beaver The Strassburger Family and Allied Families of Pennsylvania
Gwynedd Valley, PA Author 1922 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green hardcover with gold lettering. Has author's name stamped in gold on front cover as if it was his personal copy. ...Being the ancestry of Jacob Andrew Strassburger, Esq. Of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Large heavy book containing history of the family and area. Numerous surnames included. Fully indexed. Has many family names like Shoemaker, Dotterer, The Markley Family, Yeager Family, Schneider family, Bauer Family, and many more. Extensive history of the Palatine, Pennsylvania Germans, and the Rev. Strassburger. ; Photographs, illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 520 pages; 
Price: 89.97 USD
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Lists of Germans from the Palatinate Who Came to England in 1709, Tribbeko, John & George Ruperti
13 Tribbeko, John & George Ruperti Lists of Germans from the Palatinate Who Came to England in 1709
Baltimore, MD Clearfield Co 1998 0806303298 / 9780806303291 First Edition; Reprint Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Excerpted and reprinted from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Volumes XL and XLI, 1909-1910. Buff colored booklet with black print. Has name written on front otherwise clean and bright. ; 0.25 x 8.5 x 5.5 Inches; 44 pages 
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14 Young, Jacqueline Germans in the colonial Southeast
Inter Nationes 1977 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
In like New condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 31 pages; 
Price: 8.97 USD
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