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( Military )   Inventory No. 800

Faulkner, Keith.

Jane's Fighting Ships : Recognition Handbook

Jane's Information Group, Coulsdon, Surrey, 1994, Facsimile Edition, Illustrated Card Covers 12.5cm x 19.0cm Oblong, 633 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     There is rubbing to the edges, with the corners slightly bumped. The interior is clean and bright.
Provides 300 b/w illustrated photos of the major warships of the world navies.
$ 12.00   ORDER     isbn 0710612230 ( Ships, War Ships, Jane's, Fighting ships, )


( Military )   Inventory No. 799

Editor: David Ladyman.

Jane's Combat Simulations : AH-64D Longbow 1996

Electronic Arts, Redwood City, California, 1996, First Edition, Illustrated Card Covers Metal Bound 21.5 cm, unpaginated pp
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     The item is clean and bright, with just a light crease to the top front cover.
Longbow won many awards, including Flight Simulation of the Year (1996) from PC Gamer, Computer Gaming World. In 1996, Computer Gaming World ranked it as the 100th best game of all time for being ''the first helicopter sim to match its fixed wing counterparts for realistic play. The game had the most authentic flight model for a helicopter for its time
$ 15.00   ORDER     ( Cobat sim, Helicopter, AH-64D, Gamer, Game )


( Military History )   Inventory No. 858

Irving, David.

The War Path : Hitler's Germany 1933 - 1939

The Viking Press, New York, 1978, First American Edition, 1/4 Cloth with Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 24.5 cm, xvii, 301 pp includes notes, index
Near Fine/ Near Fine     The jacket is price clipped and in a brodart protector. The interior is clean, with previous owner name in ink on half title page.
Illustrated with end maps and b/w images throughout, this, the book portrays Hitler's Reich from behind Hitler's desk. Blurb. Thus, drawing from the journals and letters of Hitler's subordinates, Irving creates an atmosphere both immediate and authentic.
$ 60.00   ORDER     isbn 067074971 ( Hitler, Third Reich, Nazi, David Irving, The war Path )


( Military History )   Inventory No. 852

Eldridge, Fred.

Wrath in Burma : The Uncensored Story of General Stilwell mad International Maneuvers in the Far East

Doubleday & Company Inc., Garden City, 1946, First Edition, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 21.5 cm, 320 pp
Good/ Very Good     The jacket, which has been price clipped, has open and closed tears to top and bottom edge. There is a chip out of the bottom affecting the author name. The interior is clean with light bumping to corner tips and the spine ends show bumping also. There is a brodart protective sleeve on the jacket.
Illustrated with b/w images and endpaper maps. Blurb. The story is built around the figure of Vinegar Joe Stilwell as he really was. ....revelation of hitherto unknown facts.
$ 15.00   ORDER     ( Burma, General Stilwell, War )


( Military History )   Inventory No. 842

Ann Tusa and John Tusa.

The Nuremberg Trial

Atheneum, New York, 1984, First Edition, 1/4 Cloth with Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 24.0 cm, 519 pp includes sources and index
Good/ Near Fine     The jacket protected the book. The jacket has rubbing, open and closed tears along all edges. Their is chipping at head of spine. The interior is clean and bright, with light bumping at head of spine.
Blurb: ....but in looking at the Nuremberg proceedings as a major attempt to practice existing and to establish new international law.
$ 15.00   ORDER     isbn 0689114966 ( Nuremberg, National Socialist system, Nuremberg Trial )


( Military History )   Inventory No. 820

Majdalany, Fred.

The Battle of Cassino F252

Ballantine Books, New York, 1957, Reprint, Mass Market PaperBack 17.5 cm, 235 pp biblio, advts
No Dust-jacket/ Good     Light rubbing to foreedge and spine. Pages starting to tan, stamped on inside, library sale item.
Illustrated in b/w images, this is a short history of the battle of Cassino in the winter of 1943-1944.
$ 7.00   ORDER     ( Cassino, War, Military, )


( Military History )   Inventory No. 801

Diamond, Jared.

Guns, Germs, and Steel : The Fates of Human Societies

W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 1997, 69th printing, Trade Paperback 23.0 cm, 494 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     The book is in very good to near fine condition. There is light bumping to corners. The interior is clean and tight.
A quote from the dust jacket. A book of remarkable scope, a history of the world in less than 500 pages which succeeds admirably, where so many others have failed in analyzing some of the basic workings of culture process...
$ 15.00   ORDER     isbn 0393317552 ( biological, biological study of human society, guns, germs, steel )


( Military History )   Inventory No. 790

Jesse, Bernard.

Seared in My Memory : One Hong Kong POW tells his story
Sharalee Regehr, Signed and stickered
Bernard Jesse, Estevan, Saskatchewan, 2003, 2nd Edition, Illustrated Card Covers 22.5 cm, 70 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     The book is clean, bright and tight. The author has signed on inside front cover, e also added his sticker.
Illustrated throughout, this item is the story of one mans experience in being a Hong Kong Prisoner of War.
$ 10.00   ORDER     isbn 1550564102 ( POW Hong Kong, Military, Canadian Military, POW Hong Kong )


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