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George, John Lt Col Shots Fired in Anger: A Rifleman's View of the War in the Pacific, 1942-1945 Including the Campaign on Guadalcanal and Fighting With Merrill's Marauders in the Jungles of Burma National Rifle Association (Washington, DC) 1981, first edition, 535 pp, illus, much on US and Japanese weaponry, good, DJ (closed tears, rubbing), $40

Getz, "Bill" C.W. Editor The Wild Blue Yonder: Songs of the Air Force The Redwood Press (San Mateo) 1981, first edition, approx 200 pp with hundreds of songs from WW1 to Vietnam, very good, DJ, $15

Ghiglino, Marco Italian Naval Camouflage of World War II Seaforth (Barnsley, UK) 2018, firsi printing, 240 pp, photos, illus, fine, DJ, $50

Gilbert, Martin The Day the War Ended May 8, 1945: Victory in Europe Henry Holt (NY) 1995, first American edition, first printing, 473 pp, photos, illus, maps, very good, DJ, $10

Giskes, H.J. London Calling North Pole British Book Centre (NY) 1953, first printing, 208 pp, written by the German Chief of Counter-Espionage in Holland and their deceiving British Intelligence to the fact their their mission to Holland had been captured by the Germans, good, DJ (rubbing, closed tears, folds, bump to mid spine), $30

Glusman, John A. Conduct Under Fire: Four American Doctors and Their Fight for Life as Prisoners of the Japanese 1941-1945 Viking (NY) 2005, first printing, 588 pp, photos, good, DJ (light rubbing), $20

Green, Michael Patton's Tank Drive: D-Day to Victory Motorbooks (Osceola) 1995, first printing, 160 pp, photos, very good, large softcover, $12

Greenberg, Milton The GI Bill: The Law That Changed America Lickle (NY) 1997, first edition, 112 pp, photos, very good, DJ (light rubbing), $14

Guderian, Heinz General Panzer Leader Noontide (Costa Mesa) 1988 (reprint), 528 pp, photos, maps, very good, DJ (minor rubbing), $25

Haarr, Geirr No Room for Mistakes: British and Allied Submarine Warfare 1939-1940 Seaforth (Barnsley, UK) 2015, first printing, 450 pp, photos, map, diagrams, very good, DJ, $60

Hammel, Eric Air War Europa: America's Air War Against Germany in Europe and North Africa: Chronology 1942-1945 Pacifica (Pacifica) 1994, no edit stated, 571 pp, day by day operations with units involved, good, DJ (rubbing, 2 closed tears to spine heel), $20

Hammel, Eric Guadalcanal: The Carrier Battles: The Pivotal Aircraft Carrier Battles of the Eastern Solomons and Santa Cruz Crown (NY) 19897, first edition, first printing, 505 pp, photos, very good, DJ, $18

Hastings, Max The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas 1939-1945 HarperCollins (NY) 2016, first edition, first printing, 610 pp, photos, very good with wraparound band as DJ, $15

Hata, Izawa and Shores Japanese Army Air Forcer Fighter Units and Their Aces 1931-1945 Grub Street (London) 2002, first printing, 340 pp, photos, illus, very good, DJ, $35

Heller, Jonathan War & Conflict: Selected Images from the National Archives 1765-1970 National Archives (Washington, DC) 1990, first edition, 355 pp, photos, illus, very good pictorial hardcover with no jacket as issued,$12

Henderson, W. Lt Col From China Burma India to the Kwai Texian (Waco) 1992, second printing, 149 pp, photos, author was member of a B-24 crew, transporting gasoline to China, destroying the Bridge Over the River Kwai etc, very good, DJ, $15

Henning, Otto Panzer Leader: The Memoirs of an Armoured Car Commander, 1944-1945 Frontline (London) 2013, first English language edition, 189 pp, photos, very good, DJ, $30

Hewson, Robert The World War II Warship Guide Chartwell (Edison) 2000, first edition, 111 pp, color illus, data, very good, DJ, $15

Hilton, James The Story of Dr. Wassell Little, Brown (Boston) 1943 (later printing), 158 pp, USN doctor and his rescue of wounded USN sailors from Java, good, DJ (rubbing, folds, missing tiny pieces from extremities), $12

Hoehling, A.A. The Fighting Liberty Ships: A Memoir Kent State (Kent) 1990, first printing, 166 pp, photos, map, author was gunnery officer aboard 2 Libertys, very good, DJ, $15

Hoffman, Jon T. LtCol USMCR Chesty: The Story of Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller, USMC Random House (NY) 2001, first edition, second printing, 629 pp, photos, maps, very good, DJ (corner-clipped), $25

Home, James ‘Their Last Tenko' Quoin (Huddersfield, UK) 1989, first printing, 115 pp, photos, 242 RAF Battle of Britain Squadron posted to Java and captured by the Japanese, very good, DJ, $20

Hornfischer, James D. The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors Bantam (NY) 2004, first edition first printing, 499 pp, photos, naval battle off Samar, very good, DJ, $40

Hove, Duane T. American Warriors: Five Presidents in the Pacific Theatre of World War II Burd Street (Shippensburg) 2003, first edition, inscribed by the author, 246 pp, photos, maps, very good with ink mark to front free endpaper, DJ, $20

Howarth, David D Day: The Sixth of June, 1944 McGraw-Hill (NY) 1959, first edition, 251 pp, photos, map, good, DJ (small piece missing from spine heel, fold, rubbing), $12

Hoyt, Edwin Invasion Before Normandy: The Secret Battle of Slapton Sands Stein and Day (NY) 1985, first printing, 212 pp, photos, maps, very good (mild rubbing to spine head, 3 small closed tears), $15

Hoyt, Edwin P. Japan's War: The Great Pacific Conflict McGraw-Hill (NY) 1986, first edition, first printing, 514 pp, photos, very good, DJ, $20

Hoyt, Edwin P. U-Boats: A Pictorial History McGraw-Hill (NY) 1987, first edition, first printing, 289 pp, photos, very good, Dj (corner-clipped), $15

Icenhower, Joseph B. R Adm USN (ret) comp Submarines in Combat Franklin Watts (NY) 1964, first printing, 180 pp, segments on US, German and Italian submarines, good, DJ (rubbing to covers, small pieces missing from extremities, tiny closed tears), $20

Imhoff, Ernest F. Good Shipmates: The Restoration of the Liberty Ship John W. Brown (2 volumes) Glencannon (Palo Alto) 2006-2007, first edition, first printing, Volume One: 1942-1994, Volume Two: 1995-2006. 784 total pp, photos, both in very good condition, vol 2 has black magic marker to front free endpaper, wraps, $40

Impact: The Army Air Forces' "Confidential" Picture History of World War II (8 volumes) James Parton (NY) 1980, first editions, unpagenated, many photos each volume, good with rubbing to extremities, previous owner's stamps, initials to bottom edge of volume 1, in pictorial hardcover with no jackets as issued, counts as 8 books, $50

Irving, David The Trail of the Fox: The Search for the True Field Marshal Rommel Dutton (NY) 1977, first edition, first printing, 496 pp, photos, good with previous owner's stamp, DJ (corner-clipped, rubbing, closed tears), $14

Jackson, Peter Sacrifice, Captivity & Escape: The Remarkable Memoirs of a Japanese POW Pen & Sword (Barnsley, UK) 2012, first printing, 188 pp, photos, author's capture at Singapore, escape and recapture at the Death Railway, fine, DJ, $25

Jackson, Robert The Bismarck: The Battle for Naval Supremacy in World War II Barnes & Noble (NY) 2002 (later printing), 96 pp, photos, color illus, very good large softcover, $15

Keene, Tom Britain's Band of Brothers History Press (Stroud, UK) 2014, first printing, 256 pp, photos, special unit (Small-Scale Raiding Force) of British soldiers staging raids across the channel, fine, DJ, $25

King and Whitehill Fleet Admiral King: A Naval Record Norton (NY) 1952, first edition, attached is lower portion of letter signed by King, 674 pp, photos, good with previous owner's label, stamp, reminder of something previously attached to frontis, DJ (chipped, rubbing, folds, closed tears), $200

King, William Commander, RN The Stick and the Stars Norton (NY) 1958, first edition, 192 pp, author was Royal Navy submarine Commander for all six years of WW2, HMS Snapper, Trusty and Telemachus, good, DJ (rubbing, closed tears), $40

Kleiss, N. Jack "Dusty" with Orr and Orr Never Call Me a Hero: A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers The Battle of Midway William Morrow (NY) 2017, first edition, first printing, 312 pp, photos, Kleiss flew off the USS Enterprise, sinking the Japanese Kaga, Hiryu and Mikuma, fine, DJ, $18

Kluger, Steve Yank: The Army Weekly St Martin's (NY) 1991, first edition, first printing, 356 pp, photos, illus, cartoons, very good, DJ, $12

Kramish, Arnold The Griffin Houghton Mifflin (Boston) 1986, first edition, first printing, 294 pp, photos, British agent passing on the German attempt to build an atomic bomb, very good, DJ, $10

Kurowski, Franz Knights of the Wehrmacht: Knight's Cross Holders of the Afrikakorps Schiffer (Atglen) 1996, no edit stated, 351 pp, photos, very good, DJ, $18

Kurowski, Franz Knights of the Wehrmacht: Knight's Cross Holders of the Fallschirmjager Schiffer (Atglen) 1995, no edit stated, 279 pp, photos, very good, DJ, $18

Kurowski, Franz Knights of the Wehrmacht: Knight's Cross Holders of the U-Boat Service Schiffer (Atglen) 1995, no edit stated, 307 pp, photos, very good, DJ, $18

Kurzman, Dan Fatal Voyage: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis Atheneum (NY) 1990, first edition, first printing, 331 pp, photos, crew roster, very good, DJ, $10

Larsen & Thorsager Viking Spitfire: The Story of Finn Thorsager Fonthill (no place of pub, UK) 2012, first printing, 191 pp, photos, Thorsager's experiences, evading the Nazis during their invasion of Norway later as RAF pilot, Squadron Leader, fine, DJ, $25

Lavery, Brian The Last Big Gun: At War & At Sea with HMS Belfast Pool of London (Oxford, UK) 2015, first printing, 352 pp, photos, line drawings, exploded deck view, career of this HMS cruiser, convoy duty, sinking of Scharnhorst, Normandy, now a museum ship, fine, DJ, $30

Letts, Elizabeth The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis Ballantine (NY) 2016 (later printing), 369 pp, photos, map, fine with remainder mark, DJ, $25

Lindbergh, Charles A. Of Flight and Life Scribner's (NY) 1948, no edit stated, 56 pp, author's views on faith, flying and modern science (Hiroshima, etc) good, DJ, (rubbing, folds, closed tears), $15

Lowman, David D. Magic: The Untold Story of US Intelligence and the Evacuation of Japanese Residents from the West Coast During WWII Athena (no place of pub) 2001, first edition, 390 pp, photos, very good, wraps, $20

Ludwig, Emil Talks with Mussolini Little, Brown (Boston) 1933, first edition, 229 pp, good with remains of jacket adhered to front endpaper, reminder of something attached to front free endpaper (this is not a library copy) good with store sticker, hardcover w/no DJ, $15

Lulushi, Albert Donovan's Devils: OSS Commandos Behind Enemy Lines—Europe, World War II Arcade (NY) 2016, first edition, second printing, 379 pp, photos, fine, DJ, $20

Lund & Ludlam Night of the U-Boats Foulsham (NY) 1973, first edition, 204 pp, photos, convoy SC7, good, missing front free endpaper, DJ (missing tiny piece from upper outer front extremity), $18

All books are in good condition or better and are hardback unless indicated. Book descriptions are as follows: fine (showing little use), very good +, very good (shows some use), good + or good (typical used book). DJ (dust jacket listed when available) and defects if any are noted.