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Zinky Boys - Soviet Voices from the Afganistan War., Alexievich, Svetlana -
1 Alexievich, Svetlana - Zinky Boys - Soviet Voices from the Afganistan War.
NY; W. W. Norton, 1992; 1992; stated 1st US Edition; Cloth Hardcover; Good; vg dj; op; 8vo. 
First Edition. Ex-Library. 197 pages, first person accounts of the Soviet incursion into Afganistan. Withdrawn stamp on top edge and title page, library pocket removed from inside front end page. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Holy War, Inc. - Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden., Bergen, Peter L. -
2 Bergen, Peter L. - Holy War, Inc. - Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden.
US; The Free Press; 2001; 1st Ed.; hard cover, board/cloth; as new; dj as new under mylar protect ip; 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inches; 
8vo - 281 pages, map, timely, "The Horror of Belief." one of only a handful of Western journalists to have interviewed the world's most wanted man face to face. Peter Bergen has produced the definitive book on the Jihadist network that operates globally and in secrecy. In the course of four years of investigative reporting, he has interviewed scores of insiders - from bin Laden associates and family members to Taliban leaders to CIA officials - and traveled to Afghanistan, Yemen, Egypt, Pakistan, and the United Kingdom to learn the truth about bin Laden's al-Qaeda organization and his mission. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Counter-Terrorism Handbook; Tactics, Procedures and Techniques., Bolz, Frank Jr., Kenneth J. Dudonis & David P. Schulz -
3 Bolz, Frank Jr., Kenneth J. Dudonis & David P. Schulz - The Counter-Terrorism Handbook; Tactics, Procedures and Techniques.
Boca Raton FL; CRC Press; 1996; 2nd Edition; Glossy illustrated Hardback; as new; no dj issued; op; 9.25 x 6.15 x 0.75 inches. 
op, 8vo., 233 pages, illustrated, line drawings, photos, tables. Great Detail. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Mass Behavior in Battle and Captivity - The communist Soldier in the Korean War,, Bradbury, William C. -
4 Bradbury, William C. - Mass Behavior in Battle and Captivity - The communist Soldier in the Korean War,
US; The University of Chicago Press; 1968; 1st Edition; hard cover, cloth; very good; dj very good under myalr protection; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches; 
8vo- 377 pages, charts, org charts, tables, maps. What was there about the system of military-political control in the Chinese Communist Forces that could produce such excellent soldiers in the face of what seemed to be such widespread dissatisfaction? Why was the sociopolitical behavior of Korean and Chinese prisoners so strikingly unusual? To answer these questions, the United States Army early in 1953 commissioned an interdisciplinary research team-sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists, political scientists-to undertake studies of the Chinese and North Korean prisoners-of-war who were in the custody of the United Nations Forces. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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The Arab-Israeli Wars - War and Peace in the Middle East., Herzog, Chaim -
5 Herzog, Chaim - The Arab-Israeli Wars - War and Peace in the Middle East.
NY NY; Random House; 1982; stated 1st Ed.; hard cover, board/cloth; as new condition; dj very good under mylar prot 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.5 inches; 
8vo - 392 pages, detailed history from 1948 -1982. Tells the story of Israel's epic struggle to survive, through the vicissitudes, mistakes, triumphs, and tragedies of four wars. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Artillery in color 1920-1963., Hogg, Ian -
6 Hogg, Ian - Artillery in color 1920-1963.
Arco; 1980; Softbound; Very Good; no dust jacket issued; 5.5x8.5x1; 
Includes 79 color illustrations, many tables and multiple line drawings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A History of the Arab Peoples., Hourani, Albert -
7 Hourani, Albert - A History of the Arab Peoples.
US; MJF Books; 1991; 1st Ed.; hard cover, cloth/board; as new; dj as new under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.75 inches; 
8vo - 551 pages, many maps, great history that impacts today. Despite the turmoil of Arab nationalism and fundamentalism, Middle Eastern wars, and oil crises, the history of the Arab world has been little known and poorly understood in the West. Hourani describes how the new religion of Islam created far-flung Arab Muslin world that embraces lands reaching from the shores of the Atlantic to Iraq and the Indian Ocean. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Bloody Road To Panmunjom., Hoyt, Edwin P. -
8 Hoyt, Edwin P. - The Bloody Road To Panmunjom.
Briarcliff Manor NY; Stein and Day; 1985; 1st Edtion; Hard cover, board/cloth; Very good condition; Dj, very good, under mylar pr op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches; 
8vo - 320 pages, maps, 46 maps, great detail for a volume 1 account. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The U.S. Marines and Amphibious War., Isley, Jeter A. and Philip A. Crowl -
9 Isley, Jeter A. and Philip A. Crowl - The U.S. Marines and Amphibious War.
US; Princeton University Press; 1951; 1st Edition; hard cover, cloth; good; lacks issued dj issued; Out-of-Print; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.5 inches; 
8vo - 636 pages, photos, maps, an outstanding study. Theory and its practice in the Pacific. Former owners name and Princeton '51 neatly inscribed in ink on the front inside endpaper. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Military Uniforms of the World in Color., Kannik, Preben;
10 Kannik, Preben; Military Uniforms of the World in Color.
US; MacMillan; 1968; First US Edition; hardbound, dust jacket, mylar cover; Very Good; Very Good; 5.5x7.5x1 Kannik, Preben illustrator; Jay Luvaas name and Library boss stamp
512 color uniform pictures, includes excellent narrative. Owned by Dr.Jay Luvaas - miliary author and historian. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Hunt for the Engineer: How Israel Agents Tracked the Hamas Master Bomber., Katz, Samuel M. -
11 Katz, Samuel M. - The Hunt for the Engineer: How Israel Agents Tracked the Hamas Master Bomber.
NY NY; Fromm International; 1999; stated 1st Ed.; hard cover, board; very good; dj very good under mylar protection; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x 1 inches; 
8vo - 303 pages, photos. Yehiya Ayyash, the Palestinian bomb builder known to the world simply as "The Engineer," killed 130 Israelis and wounded 500 during a twenty-four month campaign of terror. Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin had ordered the state to mobilize all its resources to stop the bombings. The result was one of the largest manhunts in recent history which spread over the entire globe and involved Britain's MI5, the Royal Jordanian Special Forces, the FBI and the New York City Police Department. Charged with the task of catching Ayyash was the Shin Bet, the most secretive and elite of Israel's secret services. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Fortress America - The Forts that Defended America, 1600 to the Present., Kaufmann, J E & H W Kaufmann -
12 Kaufmann, J E & H W Kaufmann - Fortress America - The Forts that Defended America, 1600 to the Present.
Cambridge. MA; Da Capo Press; 2004; 0306812940 / 9780306812941 1st Edition; Hard cover; Very good Condition with two tiny spots on the fore edge; Very good+ dj under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 10.25 x 7.25 x 1.25 inches. 
416 pages, toc, b/w photos, detailed line drawings, maps, tables, index. The role of Fortifications in American History. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Guerrilla - A Historical and Critical Study., Laqueur, Walter -
13 Laqueur, Walter - Guerrilla - A Historical and Critical Study.
1976; Little, Brown and Company; op; 1st Ed.; cloth hardback; vg condition; dj good under mylar protection with minor edge chipping; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.5 inches; 
8vo - 462 pages, an excellent analysis. Guerrilla warfare and terrorism are among the most baffling and complex political and military phenomena in recent history. Investigation of their theoretical roots and practical origins, Walter Laqueur shows that these beginnings can be traced much further back in history than has been hitherto assumed. Most of the basic principles of guerrilla warfare and urban terror-commonly thought of as contemporary in origin - were in fact known in the nineteenth century or earlier. Dj chipped on front top and bottom, spine and back top. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Uniforms of the Civil War., Lord, Francis A. -
14 Lord, Francis A. - Uniforms of the Civil War.
US; Thomas Yoseloff; 1970; 1st Edition; hard cover, cloth; very good condition; dj good, tears on front and back dj with front cover soiling and light staining, under mylar protection; op; 11.25 x 8.5 x .5 inches; Arthur M. Wise; 
4to - 174 pages, photos, illustrations, tables. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Coup D'Etat A Practical Handbook., Luttwak, Edward -
15 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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In The Combat Zone - An Oral History of American Women in Vietnam., Marshall, Kathryn. -
16 Marshall, Kathryn. - In The Combat Zone - An Oral History of American Women in Vietnam.
US; Little, Brown and Company; 1987; stated 1st Edition; hard cover, cloth; very good; dj, very good, under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches; 
8vo - 270 pages, US women in vietnam, a unique view, excellent. Vietnam's significant but unheralded contingent of American women was made up of the first females to operate under the continual combat conditions of guerrilla warfare. Small aging spots around page edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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First Marine Division, Martin, Robert J., Chief   Editor -
17 Martin, Robert J., Chief Editor - First Marine Division
Paducah, KY; Turner Publishing Company; 1997 1st Edition, Decorative boards; Very good+ condition; no dust jacket issed; Out-of-Print; 12.25 x 9.25 x 1 inches; 
288 pages, photos, tables. History and marine biographies with "Then and Now" photos for many. From Guadalcanal to Desert Storm. Former owner's name neatly printed on the title page with bis biography included in book -"badly wounded in Korea". 
Price: 65.00 USD
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let's Declared Ourselves Winners . . . abd Get the Hell Out., Mauldin, Bill
18 Mauldin, Bill let's Declared Ourselves Winners . . . abd Get the Hell Out.
Novato CA; Presidio Press; 1985; 0891411151 / 9780891411154 1st Edition; Hardback; Very good condition; Very good dj under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 9.25 x 6.25 x 0.75 inches. 
155 pages, illustrations. Over 200 Political cartoons published by Bill Mauldin for the 'Chicago Sun Times' from 1965 to 1985. These are hard hitting -- Funny and thoughful at the same time. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Rise of Radicalism - The Social Psychology of Messianic Extremism., Methvin, Eugene H. -
19 Methvin, Eugene H. - The Rise of Radicalism - The Social Psychology of Messianic Extremism.
US; Arlington House; 1973; 1st Edition; hard cover, board; very good condition; dj good under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 2 inches; 
8vo - 584 pages, a study of the assessment of political extremes leading to terror and revolution - from the era of the French Revolution to the present. some chipping and tearing on dj with minor soiling to the back of dj. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Hunt for Bin Laden - Task Force Dagger., Moore, Robin -
20 Moore, Robin - The Hunt for Bin Laden - Task Force Dagger.
NY NY; Random House; 2003; 1st Edition, 4th Printing; hard cover, boards; as new; dj very good under mylar prot ip; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches; 
8vo - 373 pages, color photos, maps. Action-packed and controversial, The Hunt for bin Laden is teeming with revelations and inside information: the truth about John Walker Lindh and Mike Spann; the failure of the "conventional" generals; the courage of the Northern Alliance, the wounding and murder of journalists; and the flaws and frustrations of the hunt for bin Laden himself. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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