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Peace & War A Theory of International Relations

By: Aron, Raymond

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1966

Seller ID: 704

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the French by Richard Howard and Annette Baker Fox"This is the mot intellectually ambitious work that has ever been written about international relations. Aron is a great teacher because he brings to his critical task not only a formidable analytical talent but also a piercing common sense - the art of going straight to the heart of an issue... At the same time, he manages to see all sides of every problem." - Stanley Hoffmann in The New Replublic. ... View more info

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A wartime log

By: Beltrone, Art and Lee

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Charlottesville, Va., Howell Press: c1994.

Seller ID: 680

ISBN: 0943231906

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


With watercolors extracted from food can labels and paint brushes made from their own hair, downed WWII American flyers recreated their recollections of combat and experiences as prisoners of war in blank books provided by the YMCA. A WARTIME LOG compiles selections from some of these original books. 82 color paintings, 112 b&w photos and illustrations. View more info

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The Last Thousand Days of the British Empire

By: Clarke, Peter

Price: $4.99

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2007

Seller ID: 1452

ISBN: 071399830X

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Peter Clarke's book is the first to analyse in detail the losing hand that Britain was dealt in the last year of World War Two, and then to see how that hand was played over the next two years by Churchill's successors. It makes superb use of the copious letters and diaries now available of the major participants and many involved observers, to show how decisions were taken and received. Not least, it analyses dispassionately the role of the USA: how Roosevelt and his su... View more info

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Area 51: the Dreamland Chronicles

By: Darlington, David

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks: 1998

Seller ID: 249

ISBN: 0805060405

Condition: As New


Area 51, Dreamland, Groom Lake, Paradise Ranch, Watertown Strip, the Box: all refer to the top-secret research installation, located a hundred miles north of Las Vegas, which, for many, has come to stand for all that is shadowy and nefarious about the military-industrial-intelligence complex. Built under the direction of the CIA in the 1950s, the base served as the original test site for the U-2 spy plane and F-117 stealth fighter jet. In more recent years, Area 51 has s... View more info

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When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: a Vietnamese woman's journey from war to peace

By: Hayslip, Le Ly with Jay Wurts

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Plume: 1990

Seller ID: 1595

ISBN: 0452271681

Condition: Good


A memoir of the Vietnam war from a woman's point of view - seen through the eyes of a child who survived the horror. Le Ly Hayslip, the inspiration for the musical "Miss Saigon", tells the story of a young peasant girl's struggle to survive. Pressed into service at the age of 12 by the Vietcong, Le Ly Hayslip was captured and tortured by government forces. She found sanctuary at last with an American soldier and after affairs with several GIs, she fled to America to esca... View more info

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Unbroken A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: $8.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2010

Seller ID: 1232

ISBN: 1400064163

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared. It was that of a young lieutenant, the plane’s bombardier, who was struggling to a life raft and pulling himself aboard. So began one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War. The lieutenant’s name was Louis Zamperini. In boyhood, ... View more info

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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: $9.33

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2010

Seller ID: 1508

ISBN: 1400064163

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared. It was that of a young lieutenant, the plane’s bombardier, who was struggling to a life raft and pulling himself aboard. So began one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War. The lieutenant’s name was Louis Zamperini. In boyhood, ... View more info

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Richmond Burning: the last days of the Confederate capital

By: Lankford, Nelson

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2002.

Seller ID: 1244

ISBN: 0670031178

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Inscription in front of book. ; Through the winter and early spring of 1865, while Union armies ranged at will across the South, Richmond still glittered with the hard defiance of a city long at war. But this last flicker of resolve only made the city's fall all the more devastating. On the night of April 2, faced with the inevitability of Grant's triumph, Jefferson Davis and his cabinet fled, leaving Richmond to its fate-fire, capture, and the end of hope for a Southern... View more info

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The Boat

By: Lothar-Gunther Buchhein

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1976

Seller ID: 1493

Condition: Fair


Yellowed with some stains on bottom of book, but still very readable. ; Autumn 1941. A U-boat is on a hazardous patrol in the Battle of the Atlantic, but the tide is beginning to turn against the Germans. As the U-boat is forced to hide beneath the surface of the sea, the increasing claustrophobia of the submarine becomes an enemy as frightening as any depth charge. View more info

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My American Journey

By: Powell, Colin L. and Joseph Persico

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1996

Seller ID: 1602

ISBN: 0345407288

Condition: Fair


This is the powerful story of a life well lived and well told. At a time when Americans feel disenchanted with their leaders, General Powell's passionate views on family, personal responsibility, and, in his own words, "the greatness of America and the opportunities it offers" inspire hope and present a blueprint for the future. An utterly absorbing account, it is history with a vision. View more info

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Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army

By: Scahill, Jeremy

Price: $4.24

Publisher: New York, Nation Books: 2007

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 842

ISBN: 156858394X

Condition: Very Good


On September 16, 2007, machine gun fire erupted in Baghdad’s Nisour Square, leaving seventeen Iraqi civilians dead, among them women and children. The shooting spree, labeled “Baghdad’s Bloody Sunday, ” was neither the work of Iraqi insurgents nor U. S. Soldiers. The shooters were private forces working for the secretive mercenary company, Blackwater Worldwide. This is the explosive story of a company that rose a decade ago from Moyock, North Carolina, to beco... View more info

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Screaming Eagle: Memoirs of a B-17 Group Commander

By: Smith, Dale O.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Dell: 1990

Seller ID: 28

ISBN: 0440208475


The commander of an American bomber unit describes the role it played in the air war against Nazi Germany. View more info