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0671748742 DAN KURZMAN, Left To Die: The Tragedy of the USS Juneau
DAN KURZMAN
Left To Die: The Tragedy of the USS Juneau
Pocket Books, New York, NY, 1994, 1st Pbk Ed 2nd Pr. Paperback. Left To Die: The Tragedy of the USS Juneau by Dan Kurzman. Published by Pocket Books, New York, NY, 1994. 1st Paperback Edition 2nd Printing. Paperback. Size 12mo (up to 7-1/2'' tall). Condition: VG. Edge wear, bottom outside corners frayed, taped tear outer front 2in up from bottom, overall content excellent. 339 Pgs. 0671748742. The full story behind one of the US Navy's most devastating tragedies, and one of its most shameful cover-ups. Illustrated with black and white photos. Description text copyright 2019 BooksForComfort. Item ID 32747. ISBN: 0671748742. VG. Edge wear, bottom outside corners frayed, taped tear outer front 2in up from bottom, overall content excellent. 12mo..
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EDWIN P HOYT
Blue Skies and Blood, The Battle of the Coral Sea
Paul S Eriksson Inc, New York, NY, 1975, Book Club Ed. Hardbound. Blue Skies and Blood, The Battle of the Coral Sea by Edwin P Hoyt. Published by Paul S Eriksson Inc, New York, NY, 1975. Book Club Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Fine in Torn DJ. Orig owners name in ink inside front cover. 206 Pgs. Introduction by Rear Admiral Ernes M. Eller, USN (Ret.). Illustrated with maps and photographs. Description text copyright 2000 BooksForComfort. Item ID 2147.. Fine in Torn DJ. Orig owners name in ink inside front cover. 8vo..
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0743252217 EVAN THOMAS, Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945
EVAN THOMAS
Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945
Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 2006, 1st Ed. Hardbound. Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945 by Evan Thomas. Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 2006. 1st Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Fine in Good DJ. 415 Pgs. ISBN 0743252217. The author takes you inside the naval war of 1941-1945 in the South Pacific in a way that blends the best of military and cultural history and riveting narrative drama. He follows four men throughout: Admiral William Halsey, the macho, gallant, racist American fleet commander; Admiral Tadeo Durita, the Japanese battleship commander charged with making what was, in essence, a suicidal fleet attack against the American invasion of the Philippines: Admiral Mataome Ugaki, a self-styled samurai who was the commander of all kamikazes and himself the last kamikaze of the war; and Commander Ernest Evans, a Cherokee Indian and Annapolis graduate who led his destroyer on the last great charge in the last great naval battle in history. Illustrated with maps and black & white photos. Description text copyright 2016 BooksForComfort. Item ID 31235. ISBN: 0743252217. Fine in Good DJ. 8vo..
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0743252217 EVAN THOMAS, Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945
EVAN THOMAS
Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945
Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 2006, 1st Ed. Hardbound. Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945 by Evan Thomas. Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 2006. 1st Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Fine in Good DJ. Orig owners name in ink inside front cover. 415 Pgs. ISBN 0743252217. The author takes you inside the naval war of 1941-1945 in the South Pacific in a way that blends the best of military and cultural history and riveting narrative drama. He follows four men throughout: Admiral William Halsey, the macho, gallant, racist American fleet commander; Admiral Tadeo Durita, the Japanese battleship commander charged with making what was, in essence, a suicidal fleet attack against the American invasion of the Philippines: Admiral Mataome Ugaki, a self-styled samurai who was the commander of all kamikazes and himself the last kamikaze of the war; and Commander Ernest Evans, a Cherokee Indian and Annapolis graduate who led his destroyer on the last great charge in the last great naval battle in history. Illustrated with maps and black & white photos. Description text copyright 2017 BooksForComfort. Item ID 32285. ISBN: 0743252217. Fine in Good DJ. Orig owners name in ink inside front cover. 8vo..
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0870217704 JUSTIN F GLEICHAUF, Unsung Sailors: The Naval Armed Guard in World War II
JUSTIN F GLEICHAUF
Unsung Sailors: The Naval Armed Guard in World War II
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1990, 1st Ed 2nd Pr. Hardbound. Unsung Sailors: The Naval Armed Guard in World War II by Justin F Gleichauf. Published by Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1990. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine in Good DJ. 432 Pgs. ISBN 0870217704. LCCN 89-13767. A tribute to the thousands of gallant Americans who served in the ''Other Navy'' of World War II, those 144,970 members of the US Naval Armed Guard and their shipmates from the Merchant Marine, Army Armed Guard, Us Merchant Marine Academy, and other maritime schools. This absorbing narrative account of their service aboard a variety of vessels, including the famous Liberty ships, is the first book to fully record the heroic contributions they made to the war effort. Illustrated with black and white photos. Description text copyright 2017 BooksForComfort. Item ID 31849. ISBN: 0870217704. Nr Fine in Good DJ. 8vo..
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KEITH WHEELER
The Road to Tokyo
Time-Life Books, Alexandria, VA, 1980, 1st Ed 2nd Pr. Hardbound. The Road to Tokyo published by Time-Life Books, Alexandria, VA, 1980. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardbound, no DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: VG. DJ price clipped. Front binding has tear from possibly a label was removed, content in VF condition. 208 Pgs. ISBN 0809425408. LCCN 79-8508. World War II, Time-Life Books. By Keith Wheeler and the Editors of Time-Life Books. Fully illustrated with photographs, picture essays, diagrams and line drawings. Description text copyright 2000 BooksForComfort. Item ID 2129. ISBN: 0809425408. VG. DJ price clipped. Front binding has tear from possibly a label was removed, content in VF condition. 8vo..
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MARTIN MIDDLEBROOK
Convoy
William Morrow & Co Inc, New York, NY, 1976, Book Club Ed. Hardbound. Convoy by Martin Middlebrook. Published by William Morrow & Co Inc, New York, NY, 1976. Book Club Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Fine in Torn DJ. 350 Pgs. The Germans called ''the greatest convoy battle of all time.'' It was a major turning point in the Battle for the Atlantic. Illustrated with maps, diagrams and photographs. Description text copyright 2000 BooksForComfort. Item ID 2152.. Fine in Torn DJ. 8vo..
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TERENCE ROBERTSON
Escort Commander
Nelson Doubleday Inc, Garden City, NY, Mar 1979, Book Club Ed. Hardbound. Escort Commander by Terence Robertson. Published by Nelson Doubleday Inc, Garden City, NY, Mar 1979. Book Club Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Fine in Fine DJ. 202 Pgs. Captain Frederic John Walker, CB, DSO and three Bars, RN, the man who helped free the Atlantic of the U-Boat menace. Originally published as Walker R.N. Illustrated edition. Description text copyright 2001 BooksForComfort. Item ID 3654.. Fine in Fine DJ. 8vo..
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WALTER LORD
Incredible Victory
Harper & Row, New York, NY, 1967, 1st Ed. Hardbound. Incredible Victory by Walter Lord. Published by Harper & Row, New York, NY, 1967. 1st Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Fine in Chipped DJ. 331 Pgs. LCCN 67-13687. Battle of Midway. Illustrated with black and white photos. Description text copyright 2000 BooksForComfort. Item ID 983.. Fine in Chipped DJ. 8vo..
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