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THE GERMAN INFANTRY HANDBOOK  THE GERMAN INFANTRY HANDBOOK  The German Infantry Handbook 1939-1945 Organization, Uniforms, Weapons, Equipment, Operations., Buchner, Alex; Translated from the German by Dr. Edward Force -
1 Buchner, Alex; Translated from the German by Dr. Edward Force - THE GERMAN INFANTRY HANDBOOK THE GERMAN INFANTRY HANDBOOK The German Infantry Handbook 1939-1945 Organization, Uniforms, Weapons, Equipment, Operations.
West Chester PA; Schiffer Military History; 1991 0887402844 / 9780887402845 1st English Editon; Laminated Boards Hardback; Very good condition; no dust jacket issued but protected by former owners clear heavy plastic; Out-of-print; 10.25 x 7.25 x 1 inches. 
288 pages, toc, 100's b/w photos, tables, bibliography. Originally published in Germany in 1987 - Das Handbuch der Deutschen Infanerie 1939-1945. The detail toc makes it exceptionally easy for the reader to access the desired information - authoritative and complete. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Napoleon's Art of War., Burnoid, General -
2 Burnoid, General - Napoleon's Art of War.
Barnes and Noble; Barnes & Noble, Inc.; 1995; 1st Edition thus; Hard cover, board/cloth Very good; No dj issued; op; 8.5 x 5.75 x .5 inches; 
104 pages. The 78 (LXXIII) Maxims of Napoleon. Notes by General Burnod, Translated from the French by Lieut-Gen Sir G C D'Aguilar, CB. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Infantry Tactics - 3 Volumes COMPLETE., Casey, Brig. General Silas -
3 Casey, Brig. General Silas - Infantry Tactics - 3 Volumes COMPLETE.
New York; Van Nostrand; Volume 1 - 1863; Volumes 2&3 - 1862; First Edition; Decorative Blind Stamped leather; Good; No dj issued; Out-of-Print; 5.25 x 3.5 x 2.75 (3 volumes) inches. 
24mo.; 3-VOLUMES, COMPLETE, 279, 279 and 183 pages, illustrations, tactical diagrams/plates, some fold-outs. Army eagle blind stamped impressed on brownish coth covers. All covers attached (Volume 2 front hinge is loss but solidly attached), covers show moderate to minor rubbing, all volumes signed by Captain Charles R Phifer(?). Plate 1 in Volume 1 has fold reinforced with archival tape, damp/water staining to the first 40 pages of Volume 1. Surprisingly Very Good overall condition for a manual used in the field. 
Price: 550.00 USD
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The Field Manual for the Use of the Officers on Ordnance Duty; with Photographic Supplement., Confederate Ordnance Bureau -
4 Confederate Ordnance Bureau - The Field Manual for the Use of the Officers on Ordnance Duty; with Photographic Supplement.
Gettysburg; Dean S. Thomas; 1984 reprint of 1862 Edition; 1st Edition thus; Glossy Color Hardback; as-new; no dj issued; op; 8.75 x 5.5 x 0.75 inches. 
8vo.; 1984 reprint of 1862 Edition, 152 pages plus 32 rear b/w photo plates; photos, tables. An Artillery reasure trove of information. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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5 Connelly, Owen Armored Forces - History and Sourcebook
Weatport, CTWeatport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994 1994 Hardcover Book 
Decorative Boards. As New/No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 308 pages, b/w photos, tables, charts. Scholarly. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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A History of Cavalry from the Earliest Times with Lessons for the Future., Denison, Colonel George T. -
6 Denison, Colonel George T. - A History of Cavalry from the Earliest Times with Lessons for the Future.
London; Macmillian and Co. Limited; 1913 1913; Labeled Second Edition; Red cloth Hardcover; Very Good Condition; No dj issued, cover under heavy stock clear plastic; Out-of-Print; 9 x 6 x 1.75 inches. 
468 pages, toc, maps, fold-out maps, index. The imployment and use of cavalry from earliest times through the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71). Inscribed by author amd signed 'the Author'. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Army of Frederick the Great., Duffy, Christopher -
7 Duffy, Christopher - The Army of Frederick the Great.
New York; Hippocrene Books, Inc; 1974; 1st Edition; Hardcover, cloth; Very good conditon; Lacks issued dj; Out-of-Print; 10 x 7 x 1 inches. 
4to - 272 pages, maps, illus., 2-color maps, line tactical drawings. minor 2 inch fold and short tear to the bottom of the rear inside endpaper, minor bottom edge abrassion to the rear cover. A modern classic. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Finding your Father's War; A Partical Guide to Researching and Understanding Service in the World War II Army., Gawne, Jonathan -
8 Gawne, Jonathan - Finding your Father's War; A Partical Guide to Researching and Understanding Service in the World War II Army.
Philadelphia; Casemate; 2006; 1st pb Edition; Softcover; vg; no dj issued; ip @$25; 9.25 x 6.2 x 1 inches. 
ip; 342 pages; color and b/w photos, line drawings, tables. Minor bottom edge shelf soiling, minor bump to bottom foredege corner. Great detail - outstanding useful reference. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Battle of Kursk, The Soviet General Staff Study., Glantz, David M & Harold S Orenstein -
9 Glantz, David M & Harold S Orenstein - The Battle of Kursk, The Soviet General Staff Study.
London & Portland, OR; Frank Cass Publishers; 1999 0714649333 / 9780714649337 First Edition; Hard Cover with dj; Very good+ Condition; Very good dj under mylar protector; Out-of-Print 8vo- 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inches; 
English translation and edited by the authors; 317 pages; 39 maps; organizational diagram; tables. This is a first English translation of the Soviet study of this monumental tank battle, largely first person Soviet accounts. Very hard to find and outstanding. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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The Operations of War: Explanined and Illustrated., Hamley, Sir Edward Bruce -
10 Hamley, Sir Edward Bruce - The Operations of War: Explanined and Illustrated.
UK; William Blackwood and Sons; 1909; 1907, New 6th Ed.; Hard cover, cloth; Good; No dj issued; op; 10 x 7 x 2 inches; 
4to - 425 pages, maps - many fold-outs, 6 pocket maps complete, great detail. Military lessons learned from the Napoleonic Wars, Franco-Prussian War and Russo Japanese War. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Maual for Flight Crews.  Copy #579., Headquarters North Altantic Division Air Transport Command
11 Headquarters North Altantic Division Air Transport Command Maual for Flight Crews. Copy #579.
US(Army)AF; 1945; Third Edition; two hold punch steel band heavy stok covers; Good; No dj issued; Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Marked Manual No. 579, marked RESTRICTED. Index,This is a World War II flight manual in a black pressed board binding dated 1 February 1945 with a cover plate on front cover. 8-seperated sections by tabs labeled General Instructions-26 pages, Air Traffic Contol Rules-27 pages, Flight Crew Duties-17 pages, Cold Weather Operations-12 pages, Special Instructions-30 pages, C-54 - 37 pages, C-46 - 15 pages and C-47 - 8 pages. Includes tables, check lists, instuctions to crews. Page edge browned, water stain on cover but no damage to contents, Matching rear board appears newer. Rare. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Open Fire - Artillery Tactics from Marlborough to Wellington., Hughes, B.P. -
12 Hughes, B.P. - Open Fire - Artillery Tactics from Marlborough to Wellington.
UK; Antony Bird Publications; 1983; 1st Edtion; Hard cover,cloth; Very good; dj in good condition under mylar protection; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x .75 inches; 
8vo - 150 pages, Maps, illus., tables, hard data and great detail on the 18th and 19th C employment of artillery. The dj shows small tears, a monderate chips out to the top bottom edge of the dj. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Russian Army; Its Men, Its Leaders and Its Battles., Kerr, Walter -
13 Kerr, Walter - The Russian Army; Its Men, Its Leaders and Its Battles.
Washington DC; Infantry Journal Press; 1944 1st Edition thus; Softcover; vg; no dj issued; op; 6.5 x 4.25 x 0.5 inches. 
op; 1st Infantry Journal Printing for the GI; Part of Fighting Forces Series; 186 pages, maps. Minor age browning of pages and edges due to age, very minor cover spotting, a very good copy of this book. This book provides a contemporary look at our WW2 Russian Ally - new to most GI's. Prited in June after D-Day Landings. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Coup D'Etat A Practical Handbook., Luttwak, Edward -
14 Luttwak, Edward - Coup D'Etat A Practical Handbook.
NY; Alfred A Knopf 1969 Stated 1st US Edition; title blind stamped on black cloth hardback; Very good condition; good dj under mylar protector, vertical fold line along front flyleaf edge, minor tear to front cover top edge, minor soiling; Out-of-Print; 7.5 x 5 x 1 inches. 
209 pages, tables figures, graphs, diagrams. A "How-to-Book" regarding the initiation a 'successful' Coup d'Etat based upon the lessons from history. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Frederick the Great on the Art of War., Luvaas, Jay -
15 Luvaas, Jay - Frederick the Great on the Art of War.
New York; Free Press; 1966; Book Club Edition; Hardcover, boards; As New conditon; Very good dj under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 8.5 x 6 x 1.25 inches. 
8vo - 391 pages, ep illus., illus., ep illustrations, maps, line drawings. A classic study. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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16 Military Intelligence Service - Special Series #27 - Soldier's Guide to the Japanese Army.
Washington DC; War Department 1944; 1st Edition; Softcover; vg; no dj issued; op; oblong - 5 x 8 x 0.5 inches. 
24mo.; 182 pages, photos, line drawings, illustrtions, tables. Marked Restricted and dated 15 November 1944. Outstanding contemporary reference 
Price: 95.00 USD
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17 Nesmith, J.H. - The Soldier's Manual
US; Riling and Lentz; 1963; 1963 Edition of 1824 Edition; Hard cover, paper Very good; slide in box protector, dj not issued; op; 8.25 x 5.25 x .5 inches; 
8vo -73 pages. Full title - The Soldier's Manual, for Cavalry, Artillery, Light Infantry, and Infantry. 11 color plates by Nesmith, boxed, scarce 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Handbook of Intelligence and Guerrilla Warfare., Orlov, Alexander -
18 Orlov, Alexander - Handbook of Intelligence and Guerrilla Warfare.
Ann Arbor; University of Michigan Press; 1972; Third Printing; Decorative Boards Hardback; vg; vg dj; op; 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.75 inches. 
8vo., 187 pages, dj shows monor rubbing. The author outlines Soviet Intelligence methods and how they vary from Western methods. Great insight. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Codex Mendoza - Aztec Manuscript., Ross, Kurt -
19 Ross, Kurt - Codex Mendoza - Aztec Manuscript.
Switzerland; Fribourg Liber S.A.; 1978; 1st Edition; Hard cover, cloth; Good condition; Dj good condition under mylar protection; op; 11 x 8.5 x .75 inches; 
4to - 121 pages, color illustrations throughout book with explanatory text, great detail. Minor aging on dj, crease on top front hard cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Art of Warfare in the Age of Napoleon., Rothenberg, Gunther E. -
20 Rothenberg, Gunther E. - The Art of Warfare in the Age of Napoleon.
UK Batsford; 1977; 1st UK Edition; cloth hardbasck; very good+; vg dj under mylar: op; 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inches. 
8vo; 272 pages, maps, illustrations, line drawings, tables tactical unit formation diagrams . Great detail and a modern classic on the subject - outstanidng. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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