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CROSS & COCKADE JOURNAL

Vol. 1, No. 1 (Spring, 1960) - Vol. 1, No. 4 (Winter, 1960), Vol. 3, No. 1 (Spring, 1962) - Vol. 5, No. 4 (Winter, 1964), Vol. 7. All issues in fine or near fine condition. [60515] (show more)

Price: $500.00

79 issues (of 102) of this journal of The Society of World War I Aero Historians issued in Santa Ana & later in Manhattan Beach, California. The first 16 issues are designated as second printings issued between 1964 to 1966. Extra shipping for this run.

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Aircraft in Profile, Volumes 1 thru 14
WINDROW, Martin C., et al, eds

Garden City, N.T.: Doubleday, (1969 - 1975). 14 columes. Boards. Paginated variously. Fine in near fine to fine dust wrappers. [99645] (show more)

Price: $325.00

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DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN NAVAL FIGHTING SHIPS

Illus. with photos & maps. Washington: Naval History Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Navy Department, 1968-1981. Eight Vols. Small 4to. Fabrikoid bindings. xvii, 351 + xxiii, 587 + xxvi, 876 + xxvi, 745 +xxiv, 639 + xxiii, 751 + xix, 735 + xix, 576 p. A fine set. [63407] (show more)

Price: $250.00

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A History of British Cavalry 1816 to 1919
ANGLESEY, Marquess of

Illustrated with b/w photos, drawings & maps. London: Leo Cooper, (1973-1997). 8 volumes. Boards. 336 + 519 + 478 + 565 + 388 + 198 + 262 + 397 p. 1st editions. Fine in near fine to fine dust wrappers. [99617] (show more)

Price: $235.00

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Flaggenbuch (Flg.B.)
OBERKOMMANDO DER KRIEGSMARINE, BEARBEITET UND HERAUSGEGEBEN VOM

Illus. with approx. 250 color plates. Zwickau/Sachsen: Mauritius Buch Verlag GmbH, (1992). Small 4to. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt & blind. Fine in fine slip case. With prospectuses in English & German laid in. [45852] (show more)

Price: $225.00

Facsimile of the 1939 edition.

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The "Dere Mable" Calendar 1920
(STREETER, Edward)

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1919. 6 x 9 in. Individual sheets, cord tied at top. Unpaginated (printed on rectos only) 1st ed. Some wear on front cover, three vertical slits on front cover (one partially mended; else very good. Scarce. [56417] (show more)

Price: $225.00

Each leaf represents a week and contains an illustration & text of a "Dere Mable" letter. Streeter's compilation of these humorous letters of Bill, the "rookie" soldier to his girl back home, published under the title of "Dere Mable," was one of the biggest-selling American books about The Great War. This calendar by contrast is quite scarce. No copy is located in OCLC.

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U.S. Military Knives, Bayonets & Machetes
COLE, M. H

Illustrated with b/w drawings. Birmingham. Ala.: Self-published, (1979). 4to. Tan pictorial cloth, stamped in black. 220 p. 1st edition. No. 251 of an unspecified number of copies. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. Fine in d.w. with minor wear at top of spine & a faded strip at right margin of front panel. [100506] (show more)

Price: $225.00

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From Fiji through the Philippines with the Thirteenth Air Force
LIPPINCOTT, Lt. Col. Benjamin E., Historian, Thirteenth Air Force

Foreword by General George C. Kenney. Illustrated with paintings by Staff Sgt. Robert A. Laessig. San Angelo, Texas: Newsfoto Publishing Co., (1948). Oblong small 4to. Pale yellow cloth, stamped in blue & orange. xxiii, 193 p. 1st edition. Fine in d.w. which is fine save for a few short edge tears & chips & minor soiling on rear panel. [96119] (show more)

Price: $195.00

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Mauser Bolt Rifles: A Description of Mauser Military Bolt Action Rifles and Ammunition Adapted to Them. Also Includes a Chapter on Mauser History
OLSON, Ludwig, M/Sgt., Ord. Dept., U.S. Army

Illustrated with b/w photos & drawigns. Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.: Self-published, (1950-1951). Two volumes. 4to. Wraps, spiralbound. 68 + 106 p. 1st edition. Both volumes SIGNED. Very good. [97153] (show more)

Price: $175.00

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THE AERIAL TORPEDO

Vol. I, No. 1 (January, 1919) Small spot on front cover, some discoloration from a rubber band on rear cover; else very good. Scarce. [56447] (show more)

Price: $175.00

"First annual number" of this publication of the 370th Aero Squadron. It purports to "give a true record of the squadron's life and activities, intermingling a mixture of art, poetry, satire and humor, which will make the publication a highly valued souvenir." Contains a brief history of the Squadron from its founding on January 15, 1918. Illustrated with photos & cartoons. Printed in Dijon.

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The Old Breed: A History of the First Marine Division in World War II
McMILLAN, George

Foreword by A. A. Vandegrift, General U.S. Marine Corps. Illus. with photos. Washington: Infantry Journal Press, (1949). 4to. Green cloth, stamped in yellow, blue & red. 483 p. 1st ed. Fine in d.w. with a few tears at spine & edges. [63084] (show more)

Price: $175.00

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The Seventh United States Army in France and Germany 1944-1945: Report of Operations
(SEVENTH UNITED STATED ARMY)

Illus. with maps & photos. Heidelberg: Aloys Gräf, (1946). Three vols. Small 4to. Blue cloth, stamped in red & gilt. 1064 p. + folding maps. 1st ed. Ex-library (numbers on spine, pockets on front paste-downs, small labels on front free endpapers & stamps on title pages). Library markings; else very good. [69909] (show more)

Price: $175.00

"Restricted." Extra shipping for this heavy set.

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The Iron Cross of 1939
WILLIAMSON, Gordon

Illustrated with b/w photos. San Jose, Calif.: R. James Bender Publishing, (2002). 8vo. Pictorial boards. 496 p. 1st edition. Fine. [99704] (show more)

Price: $175.00

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TLs on West Point letterhead dated January 31, 1961
WESTMORELAND, W[illiam] C., Major General, USA

Folded twice horizontally for mailing. Fine. [100050] (show more)

Price: $150.00

Letter to William J. Almon about the situation at the United States Military Academy at West Point, to which Westmoreland had just been appointed Superintendent.

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China Airlift: The Hump
BREWER, James F., Harry G. Howton, et al, eds

Illus. with photos. Paducah, Ky.: Dave Turner & Associates, (1981-1983). Two vols. 4to. Boards. 596 + 628 p. Vol. I is a 2nd printing (one of 1000 copies), Vol. II is a 1st printing (No. 2549 of 3200 copies). Ex-library. A bit shaken, abrasion at base of spine of one volume where label was removed, internal markings; else a very good set. [58552] (show more)

Price: $150.00

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Korea I
CABOT, Hugh, III

Foreword by James A. Michener. Illus. by the author. Tokyo: The World News and Publishing Company Limited, (1954). Small 4to. Wraps. 159 p. 1st ed. Upper corner bumped; else very good. [62665] (show more)

Price: $150.00

Visual impressions of the Korean War by this U.S. Naval war artist.

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A Journey to the Far Shore: The Story of the 84th Troop Carrier Squadron
GUILD, Frank, Jr

Tyler, Texas: Self-published, (1949). 8vo. Pictorial wraps. 142 p. 1st ed. INSCRIBED & SIGNED "Frank." Some cover wear; else very good. Scarce. [66108] (show more)

Price: $150.00

With rosters.

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The Oozlefinch: Camp Callan's Pictorial Review
FRANK, Sgt. Lew, Jr

Illus. with photos. San Diego: Public Relations Section, Intelligence Office, Camp Callan, (March, 1942). Folio. Pictorial wraps (with cartoon of oozlefinch on front cover). Unpaginated. 1st ed. Light cover wear, a couple of short tears at fore edges of front & rear covers; else very good. [67696] (show more)

Price: $150.00

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Bridge Busters: The Story of the 394th Bomb Group of the 98th Bomb Wing - 9th Bomb Division - 9th Air Force
ZIEGLER, Lt. J. Guy, Captain, U.S. Air Force Reserve

Illustrated with b/w photos. No place: Self-published, (1949). 4to. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. 213 p. 1st edition. Fine in d.w. with a few short edge tears & small chips, expecially at top of spine. [100106] (show more)

Price: $150.00

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Manual para Uso do Candidato ao Posto de Primeiro Sargento de Artilheria
ALFONSO BARROSO, José Carlos

Illustrated with charts. Lisboa: Typ. da Cooperative Militar, 1901. 8vo. Leather-backed boards. 200, iii p. 1st edition. Pages somewhat browned, wear at corner of boards; else very good. [92152] (show more)

Price: $150.00

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