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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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Codex Mendoza - Aztec Manuscript., Ross, Kurt -
18 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. -
19 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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Handbook on Japances Military Forces - September 21, 1942., US Army Tech Manual (TM 30-489) -
20 US Army Tech Manual (TM 30-489) - Handbook on Japances Military Forces - September 21, 1942.
Washington DC; War Department - GPO; 1942; 1st Edition; Square back soft cover; Good+ to Very good condition; no dj issued; Out-of-Print; 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches. 
TM 30-480, marked Restricted, Dated on cover September 21, 1942. 1st Edition, 364 pages, line drawings, photos, maps, tables, fold-out military organization under the Emperor. The first TM on the Japanese military. Former owner's signature and date on 2nd page of table of contents. Cover shows light fold creses and a 2-inch tear at the top edge of spine, mended with archival glues; cover and edges shows soiling and light staining typical of used TMs, the interior is generally neat and clean. Great Detail. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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