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 FLEMING, PETER, The Fate of Admiral Kolchak
FLEMING, PETER
The Fate of Admiral Kolchak
London, England: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1963. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W P; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a shadow (mostly erased) of a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The edges of the text block have some spots of foxing. The dust jacket has several small edge tears with associated wrinkles. "In November 1917 Admiral Aleksandr Vassilievich Kolchak, who a few months earlier had been Commander-in-Chief of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, offered his services to the British Army and set out for Mesopotamia. He felt that he was thus doing what he could to honour his country's obligations to an ally whom the new Bolshevik Government, by withdrawing from the war against Germany, had shamefully deserted.". Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket .
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Book number: 32556
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2727]
Keywords: Military Biography Peter Fleming Admiral Kolchak Russia Bolsheviks Naval Biography Ships & Sailing Military Biography

 HAUSMANN, LIEUTENANT FRANCZ JOSEPH (TRANSLATED BY CYNTHIA JOY HAUSMANN) (EDITED BY JOHN H. GILL), A Soldier for Napoleon the Campaigns of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hausmann
HAUSMANN, LIEUTENANT FRANCZ JOSEPH (TRANSLATED BY CYNTHIA JOY HAUSMANN) (EDITED BY JOHN H. GILL)
A Soldier for Napoleon the Campaigns of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hausmann
Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1998. 1st American Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "The letters and campaign diaries of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hausmann have never been published before, and are a unique primary source describing the life and duties of an officer in the Napoleonic Wars.". Fine in Fine dust jacket .
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Book number: 32547
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2727]
Keywords: Military Biography Cynthia Joy Hausmann John H. Gill Lieut. Franz Joseph Hausmann Napoleonic Era Napoleonic Wars War Military Biography

 HELLMAN, GEORGE S., Persian Conqueror
HELLMAN, GEORGE S.
Persian Conqueror
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1935. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "Cyrus II of Persia, And also called Cyrus the Elder by the Greeks, was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Under his rule, the empire embraced all the previous civilized states of the ancient Near East, expanded vastly and eventually conquered most of Southwest Asia and much of Central Asia and the Caucasus. From the Mediterranean Sea and Hellespont in the west to the Indus River in the east, Cyrus the Great created the largest empire the world had yet seen. Under his successors, the empire eventually stretched at its maximum extent from parts of the Balkans (Bulgaria-Paeonia and Thrace-Macedonia) and Eastern Europe proper in the west, to the Indus Valley in the east.". Very Good+ .
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Book number: 35320
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2181]
Keywords: Military Biography George S. Hellman Cyrus The Great Persia Persian Empire Ancient History Military Biography

 TAUSSIG, BETTY CARNEY, A Warrior for Freedom
TAUSSIG, BETTY CARNEY
A Warrior for Freedom
Manhattan, KS: Sunflower University Press, 1995. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Paperback. B&W Photographs; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Betty Carney Taussig (age 94) died April 27, 2015 in Annapolis, Maryland. Mrs. Tausig was born in San Diego, California to a third generation Navy family. She was the daughter of the late Admiral Robert B. Carney and the late Grace Craycroft Carney. She graduated from the Gunston Hall in Washington, DC. Following her graduation she studied at the Corcoran Art Gallery and at the Critcher School of Commercial Art. During the early part of World War II she worked at the British Ministry of Supply Mission." (from Legacy dot com website). Near Fine .
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Book number: 37570
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2181]
Keywords: Military Biography Betty Carney Taussig Mick Carney Michael Carney Admiral Bull Halsey World War II Military Biography

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