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1 Abshire, David M. Preventing World War III A Realistic Grand Strategy
New York , NY Harper & Row 1988 0060159863 / 9780060159863 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Black cover with silver print. Inscribed by author. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 331 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Bobby Fischer Vs the Rest of the World, Darrach, Brad
2 Darrach, Brad Bobby Fischer Vs the Rest of the World
Stein & Day Pub 1974 0812816188 / 9780812816181 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust is in very good condition. In 1972, an epic chess match took place in Iceland between representatives of the two great super-powers of the world: Bobby vs. Boris. Boris was backed by the Mighty Soviet Union, with late night phone calls coming from his handlers in Moscow, telling him what his next move should be. Meanwhile, Bobby stood alone against the might of the opposing nation. But, Bobby was not exactly alone. The Americans did not need to tell him what moves to make on the chessboard. Bobby already knew how to do that. Rather, what the Americans needed to do was somehow to get him to sit down at the board and play the game. Here is the story of that titanic struggle: One half of the world trying to get Bobby to play, while the other half was trying to defeat him assuming that he did play. Hence the Title: Bobby Fischer vs. The Rest of the World. In the end, Bobby won. Émigrés from the Soviet Union often state that, more than any other single event, this defeat led to the collapse of the Soviet Union. (Editorial Review) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages 
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Guadalcanal  The Carrier Battles - Carrier Operations in the Solomons, August-October 1942, Hammel, Eric
3 Hammel, Eric Guadalcanal The Carrier Battles - Carrier Operations in the Solomons, August-October 1942
Crown 1987 0517566087 / 9780517566084 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover and is price clipped. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. GUADALCANAL Decision at Sea The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal November 13–15,1942 Eric Hammel Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea is a full-blown examination in vivid detail of the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, November 13-15, 1942, a crucial step toward America’s victory over the Japanese during World War II. The three-day air and naval action incorporated America’s most decisive surface battle of the war and the only naval battle of this century in which Ameri-can battleships directly confronted and mor-tally wounded an enemy battleship. This American victory decided the future course of the naval war in the Pacific, indeed of the entire Pacific War. Hammel
has brilliantly blended the detailed historical records with personal accounts of many of
the officers and enlisted men involved, creating an engrossing nar-rative of the strategy
and struggle as seen by both sides. He has also included major new insights into crucial
details of the battles, including a riveting account of the American forces’ failure to
effectively use their radar advantage.

Originally published in 1988 as the concluding volume in Eric Hammel’s series of three
independent books focusing on the Guadalcanal campaign and exploring all the elements that made it a turning point of the war in the Pacific, Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea lives up to the high standards and expectations that have marked this author’s many historical
books and articles. Praise for Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea and Eric Hammel “Hammel’s description of surface tactics, naval gunnery, and what happens when the
order to abandon ship is given is vivid and memorable.” —Publishers Weekly

“[Hammel’s] detailed and fast-paced chronicle includes a number of incidents and
anecdotes not found in the more prosaic official histories.” —Sea Power “Meticulously well-researched and scholarly, but still readable. Author Hammel presents
an interesting account of the three-phase battle with frequently gripping ship-by-ship, plane-by-plane, blow-by-blow narratives laden with many human-interest vignettes from
both sides.” —The Hook “[Hammel] mixes action with his history, the result being a highly readable story difficult
to put down.” —Riverside Press-Enterprise

“Hammel’s painstaking reconstruction affords not only a wealth of strategic and tactical
detail but also a full measure of critical judgements. . . . a kaleidoscopic but invariably
intelligible accounts of key actions . . .” —Kirkus Reviews “Hammel does not write dry history. His battle sequences are masterfully portrayed ----Library Journal ; 1.3 x 6.3 x 1.8 Inches; 505 pages; Signed by Author 
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Guadalcanal Decision at Sea The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal November 13–15,1942, Hammel, Eric
4 Hammel, Eric Guadalcanal Decision at Sea The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal November 13–15,1942
Crown 1988 0517569523 / 9780517569528 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Bookplate signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. GUADALCANAL Decision at Sea The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal November 13–15,1942 Eric Hammel Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea is a full-blown examination in vivid detail of the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, November 13-15, 1942, a crucial step toward America’s victory over the Japanese during World War II. The three-day air and naval action incorporated America’s most decisive surface battle of the war and the only naval battle of this century in which Ameri-can battleships directly confronted and mor-tally wounded an enemy battleship. This American victory decided the future course of the naval war in the Pacific, indeed of the entire Pacific War. Hammel
has brilliantly blended the detailed historical records with personal accounts of many of
the officers and enlisted men involved, creating an engrossing nar-rative of the strategy and struggle as seen by both sides. He has also included major new insights into crucial details of the battles, including a riveting account of the American forces’ failure to effectively use their radar advantage. Originally published in 1988 as the concluding volume in Eric Hammel’s series of three
independent books focusing on the Guadalcanal campaign and exploring all the elements
that made it a turning point of the war in the Pacific, Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea lives up to the high standards and expectations that have marked this author’s many historical books and articles. Praise for Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea and Eric Hammel “Hammel’s description of surface tactics, naval gunnery, and what happens when the
order to abandon ship is given is vivid and memorable.” —Publishers Weekly

“[Hammel’s] detailed and fast-paced chronicle includes a number of incidents and
anecdotes not found in the more prosaic official histories.” —Sea Power

“Meticulously well-researched and scholarly, but still readable. Author Hammel presents
an interesting account of the three-phase battle with frequently gripping ship-by-ship, plane-by-plane, blow-by-blow narratives laden with many human-interest vignettes from
both sides.” —The Hook “[Hammel] mixes action with his history, the result being a highly readable story difficult to put down.” —Riverside Press-Enterprise “Hammel’s painstaking reconstruction affords not only a wealth of strategic and tactical
detail but also a full measure of critical judgements. . . . a kaleidoscopic but invariably
intelligible accounts of key actions . . .” —Kirkus Reviews“Hammel does not write dry history. His battle sequences are masterfully portrayed ----Library Journal ; 1.6 x 6.5 x 6.3 Inches; 480 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 79.97 USD
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The Virginia Campaign and the Blockade and Siege of Yorktown 1751, Landers, H. L.
5 Landers, H. L. The Virginia Campaign and the Blockade and Siege of Yorktown 1751
Washington, D. C. USGPO, Washington DC 1931 1st Edition Thus; Various Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Brown wraps brittle with chipping to edges. Contents tight and clean. Rubber stamp of former owner . Includes a brief narrative of the French participation in the Revolution prior to the southern campaign. Author was part of the Historical section of the Army War College. Includes 4 black and white maps of Yorktown from different vantage points. Also has seven folded maps in pocket, along with the four photos, suitable for framing. 1- Southern Campaign, 2-The Virginia Campaign, 3- strategical Map March of the French and American Armies in 1781, 4- Strategical Map of the West Indies, 5- The Sea battle off the Capes of Virginia 9-5-1781, 6- The Investment of Yorktown Oct 1781, 7- British Works at Yorktown and Gloucester French and American Siege Works. This imprint is Senate Document No 273 of the 71st Congress, 3rd session. We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; Maps and Photographs 
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Rommel as Military Commander, Lewin, Ronald
6 Lewin, Ronald Rommel as Military Commander
Van Nostrand 1968 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Dust not price clipped. Former owner signature neatly written in front of book. "ommel harbored serious reservations about Hitler. But he was above all obedient and faithful to the military code. That kept him from as he said "being disloyal." But finally he could not take it any longer and he broke his code of honor and supported the plan to remove Hitler." Reviewer.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages 
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7 Luvaas, Jay; Nelson, Harold W. The U.S. Army War College Guide to the Battles of Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg
Carlisle, Pa South Mountain Press 1988 0937339024 / 9780937339022 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; Guides to Civil War Battles; 1.5 x 8.75 x 6 Inches; 364 pages 
Price: 5.97 USD
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Combined Operations in the Civil War, Reed, Rowena
8 Reed, Rowena Combined Operations in the Civil War
Naval Institute Press 1978 0870211226 / 9780870211225 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Brown cloth cover with gilt print. Dust shows minor soiling and is mylar protective cover. Contents clean. In his introduction John D. Milligan considers Reed's provocative thesis that General George B. McClellan's concept of a grand strategy would have ended the bloodshed sooner. "Combined Operations in the Civil War is an effort to describe the strategy of the Civil War and explain alternate possibilities. The author explains why certain courses were followed an others were not" reviewer.; Illustrations, Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 468 pages 
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Infantry Attacks The Theory, strategy, and tactics of the Desert Fox, Rommel, Erwin, General Field Marshal
9 Rommel, Erwin, General Field Marshal Infantry Attacks The Theory, strategy, and tactics of the Desert Fox
The Military Book club 1990 0739403982 / 9780739403983 Collectors Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Black cover with gold letering. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. With a new introduction by manfred Rommel.; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 265 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Atlas to Accompany Napoleon as a General, Wartenburg, Count Yorck von
10 Wartenburg, Count Yorck von Atlas to Accompany Napoleon as a General
West Point, NY Dept. of Military Art 1942 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by E. J. Krasnoborski 
125 double-page maps set on stubs follow Napoleon's campaigns through-out Europe, Russian and finally Waterloo. Prepared by the Department of Military Art and Engineerng, United States Military Academy, for its course in Military History (1942). Cover has stain and rubs; otherwise tight and sturdy. Contents ( illustrations and Maps)very clean. Maps are 13 inches x 16 inches and suitable for framing. Symbols page gives symbols for all troop locations, generals, troops on the march, in bivouac or reserve, boundaries, troop displacing, directiona movements, artillery, calvary, etc. Very detailed with topographical details. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations & Maps; Large Folio 
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Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XII, Number 10, February 1974, West, William C. (Editor)
11 West, William C. (Editor) Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XII, Number 10, February 1974
Boulder, CO Civil War Times 1974 First Edition Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
This magazine was established in 1962 by Robert Fowler due to centennial anniversary interest in the Civil War in the United States. It focuses on both battlefield strategy and tactics and the social and economic conditions of the time, as well as the legacy of the Civil War on the present. There are Civil War photos, maps and many stories of battles and skirmishes.This volume features many stories, battles, and book reviews. "Fighting Dick" Anderson is featured and Cover photo. Scarce. 
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Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 1, April 1974, West, William C. (Editor)
12 West, William C. (Editor) Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 1, April 1974
Boulder, CO Civil War Times 1974 First Edition Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
This magazine was established in 1962 by Robert Fowler due to centennial anniversary interest in the Civil War in the United States. It focuses on both battlefield strategy and tactics and the social and economic conditions of the time, as well as the legacy of the Civil War on the present. There are Civil War photos, maps and many stories of battles and skirmishes.This volume features many stories, battles, and book reviews. Cover is Lincoln Douglas Debate. Includes story of A midshipman aboard the Virginia, Jeb Stuart on the Frontier and the War in Words. Scarce. 
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Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 10, February 1975, West, William C. (Editor)
13 West, William C. (Editor) Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 10, February 1975
Boulder, CO Civil War Times 1975 First Edition Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
This magazine was established in 1962 by Robert Fowler due to centennial anniversary interest in the Civil War in the United States. It focuses on both battlefield strategy and tactics and the social and economic conditions of the time, as well as the legacy of the Civil War on the present. There are Civil War photos, maps and many stories of battles and skirmishes.This volume features many stories, battles, and book reviews. Cover is Through the Mud to Glory, Pursuit through Arkansas, "You are Strangely Deluded": General William Terrill, and others. Scarce. 
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Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 2, May 1974, West, William C. (Editor)
14 West, William C. (Editor) Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 2, May 1974
Boulder, CO Civil War Times 1974 First Edition Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
This magazine was established in 1962 by Robert Fowler due to centennial anniversary interest in the Civil War in the United States. It focuses on both battlefield strategy and tactics and the social and economic conditions of the time, as well as the legacy of the Civil War on the present. There are Civil War photos, maps and many stories of battles and skirmishes.This volume features many stories, battles, and book reviews. Cover is Major General George B. McClellan. Scarce. 
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Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 3, June 1974, West, William C. (Editor)
15 West, William C. (Editor) Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 3, June 1974
Boulder, CO Civil War Times 1974 First Edition Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
Magazine is now in archival sleeve to protect condition.This magazine was established in 1962 by Robert Fowler due to centennial anniversary interest in the Civil War in the United States. It focuses on both battlefield strategy and tactics and the social and economic conditions of the time, as well as the legacy of the Civil War on the present. There are Civil War photos, maps and many stories of battles and skirmishes.This volume features many stories, battles, and book reviews. Cover is Sunset Guns at Ft. Sumpter. Stories The Battle of Munfordville, The Photographer of the Confederacy, and others. Scarce. 
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Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 4, July 1974, West, William C. (Editor)
16 West, William C. (Editor) Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 4, July 1974
Boulder, CO Civil War Times 1974 First Edition Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
Magazine is now in archival sleeve to protect condition.This magazine was established in 1962 by Robert Fowler due to centennial anniversary interest in the Civil War in the United States. It focuses on both battlefield strategy and tactics and the social and economic conditions of the time, as well as the legacy of the Civil War on the present. There are Civil War photos, maps and many stories of battles and skirmishes.This volume features many stories, battles, and book reviews. Cover is The Charge by Howard Pyle, stories include McCook's Raid, After Andersonville and others. Scarce. 
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Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 5, August 1974, West, William C. (Editor)
17 West, William C. (Editor) Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 5, August 1974
Boulder, CO Civil War Times 1974 First Edition; Various Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
Magazine is now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Some foxing to white cover. This magazine was established in 1962 by Robert Fowler due to centennial anniversary interest in the Civil War in the United States. It focuses on both battlefield strategy and tactics and the social and economic conditions of the time, as well as the legacy of the Civil War on the present. There are Civil War photos, maps and many stories of battles and skirmishes.This volume features many stories, battles, and book reviews. Cover is Stuart's Raid by Henry A. Ogden, stories include The 32nd Indiana Infantry: as Adolph Metzner Drew It, and others. Scarce.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" 
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Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 7, November 1974, West, William C. (Editor)
18 West, William C. (Editor) Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 7, November 1974
Boulder, CO Civil War Times 1974 First Edition Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
Magazine is now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Some foxing to white cover. This magazine was established in 1962 by Robert Fowler due to centennial anniversary interest in the Civil War in the United States. It focuses on both battlefield strategy and tactics and the social and economic conditions of the time, as well as the legacy of the Civil War on the present. There are Civil War photos, maps and many stories of battles and skirmishes.This volume features many stories, battles, and book reviews. Cover is Confederate Camp, 3rd Kentucky Infantry, at Corinth, Mississippi, May 11, 1862, Stories include The Yellow Feaver Plot, A Hero rediscovered: William M. Winkler, and others. Scarce. 
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Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 9, January 1975, West, William C. (Editor)
19 West, William C. (Editor) Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIII, Number 9, January 1975
Boulder, CO Civil War Times 1975 First Edition Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
This magazine was established in 1962 by Robert Fowler due to centennial anniversary interest in the Civil War in the United States. It focuses on both battlefield strategy and tactics and the social and economic conditions of the time, as well as the legacy of the Civil War on the present. There are Civil War photos, maps and many stories of battles and skirmishes.This volume features many stories, battles, and book reviews. Cover is The Battle of Nashville. Stories include Morgan's Christmas Raid, Nashville Under Federal Occupation, and others. Scarce. 
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Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIV, Number 2, May1975, West, William C. (Editor)
20 West, William C. (Editor) Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol XIV, Number 2, May1975
Boulder, CO Civil War Times 1975 First Edition Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
This magazine was established in 1962 by Robert Fowler due to centennial anniversary interest in the Civil War in the United States. It focuses on both battlefield strategy and tactics and the social and economic conditions of the time, as well as the legacy of the Civil War on the present. There are Civil War photos, maps and many stories of battles and skirmishes.This volume features many stories, battles, and book reviews. Cover is Major General George Gordon Meade, stories Sherman's Meridian Campaign, The Death of Willie Long, and others. Scarce. 
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