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The books and unit histories shown on these pages are generally rare or unusual variants of more common editions. Some books carry classification markings denoting the level of security clearance needed to read the material. In all cases, all classifications have been downgraded by the US Government to UNCLASSIFIED.

We have a large assortment of other books and technical manuals and German language reference books on separate pages. We also have an extensive collection of Mein Kampf in presentation grades and variant publications, shown in our gallery.

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Unit Histories, etc.


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   FLIGHTJACKETS-1 USA
World War Two
Hell Bent for Leather the Saga
of
 the A-2 and G-1 Flight Jackets Hardbound Illustrated Book

This is a 9 by 12 inch 160 page book with dust cover filled with examples of many Aviators flight jackets.

The condition is near mint as shown.

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 $64.99 Available
CRYPTO-115
 USA
World War Two
War Department Office of
Chief Signal officer Manual of Cryptology

This is copy number 115 and is marked confidential. The soft bound book measures 8 by 10 1/2 inches with 190 pages.

The condition is good plus with cover wear and with the inside pages in near excellent condition.

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$299.99 Available
CRYPTO-2
 USA
World War Two
Army Security Agency Elements of Cryptology Soft Bound Number C24 Manual
This is a 212 page 8 by 10 1/2 inch book in near excellent condition as shown.

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$299.99 Available
   LONDONTEL-1 World War Two
US Headquarters London
Area Office Directory
Dated 26 March 1946

This is a soft bound directory of 24 pages that measures 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches.

This gives an index to the London area office classified directory and includes USN, A-2 Detachment USAF, EGO, Air Transport, London Officers and Officers Billets.

The condition is used and good plus.

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 $79.99 Available
    HICKORY-001
USA
 World War ONE
30th The Thirtieth Division in the
World War:
Old Hickory MINT Unissued Unit History Book
This is a 342 page hard bound book by Murphy.

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$74.99    Available
  AXE-1
 USA
World War Two
84th Infantry Division
Pocket
Unit History
This is a 4 x 5 inch 30 page softbound illustrated book concerning the combat history of this famous 87th Infantry Division.

The condition is G+.
$29.99 Available
      AXE-2
USA
World War Two
 84th Infantry Division
 & Seperate Unit Roster Hard Bound Volume
Unit History
 
This is a hard bound 7 x 10 inch and 260 page illustrated book concerning the combat history of this famous 84th Infantry Division.

Also included is the 7 x 10 inch 150 page roster of all personnel in a softbound version.

The condition is G+.

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$89.99 Available
   AXE-3
USA
World War Two
84th Infantry Division
 Don't Get Killed By Mines & Booby Traps Mine Warfare Book

This is a 4 x 5 inch 80 page softbound illustrated book concerning the mine warfare.

The condition is Fair+.

Here is another view.
$29.99 Available
PAA-1
USA
 World War Two 28th Infantry "ROLL ON" Keystone Division Unit History SB Book
This is a 4 inch square 30 page softbound book in G+ condition as shown.

Here is another view.
$28.99 Available
INFF-001
 USA
World War Volume III 316th Infantry Regimental History Book
This is a near MINT 6 x 8 inch and 4 inches thick 1420 page illustrated book as shown.

The condition is near excellent.

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 $99.99 Available
JAAF-001
USA World War Two 13th USAAF Jungle Air Force Unit History Signed By the Author
This is an illustrated 1st edition book printed in 1948 by the Newsphoto Publishing Co San Angelo TEXAS.

It is 10 x 13 inches in a hard bound format and has 175 pages of printed photographs & several PERIOD news photographs of like scenes "tipped in" on several pages as shown.

The condition is near excellent.

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$299.99 Available
UH8TH-01
USA USAAF 8th Air Force, 1st Air Division, 91st Bomb Grp, 441st Sub Depot Unit History .
 This is a 14 page carbon copy of this unit history from 1 March 1945 to 31 March 1945. The unit repaired battle damaged aircraft as shown.

The condition is near excellent

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$39.99 Available
JET-001
post
World War II RAT RACE Class 52-D Webb USAF Base Unit History Book.
 
This is a leather covered illustrated 8 x 10.5 inch 190 approx. page book published in June 1952.

The base was named for fighter pilot 1 LT James L Webb KIA Hokkaido Japan 16 June 1949. 

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$39.99 Available
JAPCA-001 USA
World War II Soft Bound Jap Japanese Army Air Force Camouflage & Markings Unit History Book
This is a paper covered illustrated 7 x 10 inch 205 page book in near excellent condition published in 1952

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$44.99 Available
PHO-001
USA Hard Bound Colliers Photo History of World War II Unit History Book

This is a paper covered illustrated 10 x 15 inch 255 page book in near excellent condition published in 1952


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$44.99 Available
ALEX-01 Alexandria of Macedonia the Journey to Worlds End By Harold Lamb 1946 First Edition Printed Unit History Book  
This is the story of Alexander and his conquest of the then known world. The 5.5 x 8 inch 380 page book condition is G+

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$29.99 Available
    DF-01
Delta Force by Col Charlie A Beckwith USA ret. & Donald Knox Published 1983 HB 1st Edition Unit History Book


This is the story of the IRAN Delta Entry & exit plan for April 24-26 1980.

The illustrated book is 6 x 9 inches with 310 pages and in near excellent condition.

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$49.99 Available
 BUR-01
Behind the Burma Road By OSS SPY Detachment 101 Commander (then) Lt Colonel William R. Peers & Dean Brelis Published 1963 HB 1st Edition Unit History Book.

This is the story of America's most successful guerrilla force. This book in G+ condition is 5 x 8 and has 240 pages. The condition is G+ here are the link.

Under his leadership, allied troops decisively defeated Viet Cong guerrillas and NVA regulars in the battles of Dak To in November 1967, and Duc Lap in August 1968

 Dean Brelis - Dean Brelis, 82; foreign correspondent also ... Nov 22, 2006 ... Dean Brelis, 82, a journalist who worked as a foreign correspondent for NBC, CBS and Time magazine and wrote novels and nonfiction books ...

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$29.99 Available
CBO-01
The Phantom Herd By B M Bower 1918 Published HB 1st Edition Book
 
This is a novel about an early motion picture director and his use the American Indian in his pictures. This book is 5 x 7.5 and has 320 pages.

The condition is G+ The author Bertha Muzzy Sinclair or Sinclair-Cowan, née Muzzy (November 15, 1871 – July 23, 1940), best known by her pseudonym B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels and fictional short stories about the American Old West. Born Bertha Muzzy in Cleveland, Montana, and living her early years in Big Sandy, Montana, she was married three times: to Clayton Bower, in 1890; to Bertrand W. Sinclair, in 1912; and to Robert Elsworth Cowan, in 1921.[1]. She wrote 57 Western novels, several of which were turned into films.[2] .

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$19.99 Available
UKVC-01 Enemy Coast Ahead Unit History Book by Wing Commander Guy Gibson V C, D S O & D F C  
This is an illustrated 5.5 x 8 inch 275 page hard bound book without dust cover It was published in 1947 as a 4th printing.

It is in near excellent condition

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$29.99 Available
FIT-10
LARGE Fighters Over Tunisia Illustrated 490 pages
1st Edition 1975 Published Unit History Book
 
This is a hard bound 7 x 10 inch illustrated book with dust cover.

The many page book tells the story in diary from of the combat air war in north Africa with detailed exploits of such pilots as Lynch, Reinart, Bar, Duke, Chase and many others.

The condition is near excellent.

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$39.99 Available
MEX-01
The Discovery & Conquest of Mexico 1517-1521
 
This is a hard bound 200 page 6 x 9.5 inch illustrated book with out dust cover.

The condition is near excellent.

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$29.99 Available
WILM-01 City of Wilmington NC Pictorial 1st Edition 1981 Unit History Book This is a hard bound 480 page 9.5 x 11.5 inch illustrated book with dust cover.

The condition is near excellent.

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$39.99 Available

USUH-1501
USA Seabee Roads to Victory SB 8 x 10 inch Front page Shows all Unit Distinctive Insignia in Color Book

This is a 14 page book with full pages maps of Oahu, Guadalcanal, Trinidad, New Georgia, Rendova, Adak Island, Espiritu Santo, Efate, Italy, Bouganville, Los Negros & Englnd and Normandy.

The condition is near good+ with some cover wear as shown.

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$49.99 Available

USUH-1502
USA Vichy France and the JEWS HB 6 x 9 inch Illustrated 425 page 1981 1st ED printed Book

 


This book is dedicated to the French men & women who assisted persecuted Jews during the Second World War.

It has the priod dust cover and is in near excellent condition.

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$44.99 Available
USUH-1503
USA Informational Intelligence Summary # 75 of German Aircraft & Armament, November 1942 NOT TO BE TAKEN INTO THE AIR


This soft bound 8 x 10 inch book has appx 50 pages.

Some of the first few pages are damaged as shown.

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$49.99 Available
USUH-1504
USA The US Strategic Bombing Survey of the Effects of the Atom Bomb on Japan.



This S 8 x 10 inch 50 page book displays the Arom Bomb effects on Hiroshima & Nagasaki.

It is illustrated with several fold out maps as shown.

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$99.99 Available
USUH-1505
USA 8 x 10 inch SB Belgium & Germany Texts and Documents 135 page WW2 wartime printed by Henrii Davignon


The author states he has collected a number of texts, prints & other photographs to give the reader an accurate herioc but deplorable situtaion of Belgium in the present war.

The condition is near good plus.

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$39.99 Available
USUH-1506
USA Supreme Allied Headquarters History of Press Censorship 1944-1945 Loose leaf Notebook Style Book


649 653
The book has 310 pages and was printed in 1945.

The condition is near good plus.

There is a book living here!

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$99.99 Available
USUH-1507
USA Steel Ships & Iron Men HB w/ Dust Cover 8.5 x 11 inch 145 page Illustrated Unit History Book


The book printed in 1991.

The condition is near.

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$29.99 Available
USUH-0001
HUGE Fifth Army Part V The Drive to Rome
This is a 10 x 12-1/2  inch thick 260 page soft bound book printed on heavy paper describing the activities of the FIFTH ARMY in their drive to Rome, Italy. 1 April to 4 June 1944.

The text pages are excellent and the covers are coming off as shown.
 
 
 
$199.99 Available
USUH-0002
HUGE Fifth Army Part VI The Pursuit to the Arno
This is a 10 x 12-1/2  inch thick 170 page soft bound book printed on heavy paper describing the activities of the FIFTH ARMY in their drive to Arno, Italy. 5 June 1944 to 15 Aug 1944.

The text pages are excellent and the covers are coming off as shown.
 
 
 
$199.99 Available
PHOTO COMING SOON USUH-0003
Three Different 75th Infantry Division Unit Rosters with Addresses
Here are tree different rosters for the years 1963 , 1964 and 1968.

They total 68 pages. The condition is near excellent overall.
$49.99 Available
USUH-0004
WWII The Gray Bonnet 121st Infantry Regiment Unit History
This is a 9 x 12 inch approx. 80 page illustrated history of this units war time ETO combat.  

The condition is near good plus overall. 

Here are additional photos  1  2
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USUH-0005
Lindbergh Decorations and Trophies 1935 Published 1st Edition Hardbound MINT Book
 This is as shown.  The 8 x 11 inch book contains 66 pages filled with his awards.  

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$79.99 Available
USUH-0006
The World War In Photographs Uncensored Hardbound 1st Edition 1934 Printed Illustrated Book
This is a 9 x 12 inch book.  The cover is damaged as shown.

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$39.99 Available
USUH-0007
9th USAAF MEW Company A 573rd SignalA V Base Unit History.
This is a rare history printed in mimeograph style.

It measures 8 x 10-1/2 inches softbound. It is about 160 pages with period captioned combat photographs intermixed among the pages. 

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$99.99 Available
 USUH-0008
PACMIRS  SPY Pacific Military Intelligence Research Section. Camp Ritchie Maryland 6 Sep to 14 Auf 1944 Unit History 90 page Book
This is a rare SPY softbound book.

It measures 8 x 10-1/2 inches & is in near excellent condition. However the back cover is loose.

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USUH-0009
HQ LAND SOUTH EAST & SIXTH ATAF Telephone Directory 1 April 1959
This is an 8 x 10 inch 64 page book of telephone number pertaining to this command.

There are separate sections of units for Senir, Strinyer Det 20 Hosp and Izmir.

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$49.99 Available
USUH-0010
Germany Calling Germany Library of Information Week of March 23, 1941
This is an 8 x 10 inch program of 12 pages number 35 for this SPY radio unit.

Here is an additional view.
$49.99 Available
USUH-0011
26 October 1964 US ARMY BAND Coat of Army, etc Booklet
Perishing's Own US Army Band Uniform and Insignia Request to HQ US Army.

This is a near 2 inch thick file for all the justification, art work and illustrations pertaining to the subject mentioned above. It is file copy maintained by a individual and not be the Dept Army.

This is a 8 x 10 inch 10 plus page booklet containing the justification for this unit insignia and apparel.

Condition is near excellent.
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$149.99 Available
USUH-0012
Hardbound  9 x 12 inch 240 page First Edition Punch Drawings By F H Townsend

This is as shown.  The condition is near excellent.

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$129.99 Available 
  USUH-0013
 DA HEILIGE LAND The Holy Land Cased with Booklet & 50 Colored Cards 
This is a 1.5 x 4 x 6 inch fancy red case holding the booklet and cards as shown. Condition is MINT.   Here are additional views  1  2  3 $99.99  Available 
USUH-0014  Rare USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier Tour Book

As title states - approximately 160 pages - bindings have separated - moderate wear to edges - loaded with photos of combat footage, flight groups, ship life, etc. - book format is approximately 12" x 9 1/4"

The condition is near good condition.  This is a MUST HAVE for Naval historians.  Here are additional views  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10.

$129.99 Available
USUH-0015
82nd Airborne OPERATION NEPTUNE Normandy Operations Unit History
This is a World War II 82nd Airborne Division Graphic Unit History

This is one of a series of very detailed collections of maps, charts and narrative content describing the actions of the 82nd Airborne Division in combat during WWII. The 82nd was the only airborne division to serve in two theaters during the war, and was the first airborne division in action.

This particular book regards the actions of the 82nd in Normandy and Northern France from June to July 1944. It was classified RESTRICTED.

It has 60 plus pages of narrative content, including maps.

Subjects covered are:

  • Preface, Narrative, Distribution (35 pages) Annexes (17 pages)
  • 10 large maps, several in color

The condition is near excellent with some wear present on the heavy weight printed paper.

It measures 9 by 15 inches.

$1,299.99 Available
USUH-0016
82nd Airborne Sicily Italy Operations Unit History
This is a World War II 82nd Airborne Division Graphic Unit History

This is one of a series of very detailed collections of maps, charts and narrative content describing the actions of the 82nd Airborne Division in combat during WWII. The 82nd was the only airborne division to serve in two theaters during the war, and was the first airborne division in action.

This particular book regards the actions of the 82nd in Sicily and Italy from 9 Jul 1943 to 22 Jan 44. It was classified RESTRICTED.

It has 132 pages of narrative content, including charts and tables. There are no maps in this book

Subjects covered are:

  • Preface
  • Sicily
  • Italy
  • Distribution
  • Casualties, Decorations, & Citations

The condition is near excellent with some wear present on the heavy weight printed paper.

It measures 9 by 13-1/2 inches.

$999.99 Available
USUH-0017
82nd Airborne Holland Operations OPERATION "MARKET" Unit History
This is a World War II 82nd Airborne Division Graphic Unit History

This is one of a series of very detailed collections of maps, charts and narrative content describing the actions of the 82nd Airborne Division in combat during WWII. The 82nd was the only airborne division to serve in two theaters during the war, and was the first airborne division in action.

This particular book regards the actions of the 82nd in Holland from 9 Jul 1943 to 22 Jan 44. It was classified SECRET. Note the name is the early version of the operation, later known as MARKET GARDEN.

It has 7 pages of narrative content by General Gavin. This his tory contains a number of very detailed LARGE maps (averaging 22 by 22 inches, some larger some smaller) including detail LARGE statistical charts and tables of glider operations and airborne jumps.

Subjects covered are:

  • Narrative
  • Graphic Plates
  • Maps of Landings
  • Statistics

The condition is near excellent with some wear present on the heavy weight printed paper.

It measures 9 by 16-1/2 inches.

$999.99 Available
USUH-0018
82nd Airborne Belgium Operations The Story of the Bugle Unit History
This is a World War II 82nd Airborne Division Graphic Unit History

This is one of a series of very detailed collections of maps, charts and narrative content describing the actions of the 82nd Airborne Division in combat during WWII. The 82nd was the only airborne division to serve in two theaters during the war, and was the first airborne division in action.

This particular book regards the actions of the 82nd in Belgium from 18 Dec 1944 to 18 Feb 45. It was classified CONFIDENTIAL and portions SECRET.

It has 9 pages of narrative content by General Gavin, and 13 pages of SECRET chronology and tabular data. This history contains 9 very detailed color diagramed LARGE maps measuring 16 by 22 inches.

Subjects covered are:

  • Preface
  • Division Commander's Report
  • Chronology
  • Distribution
  • Charts

The condition is near excellent with some wear present on the heavy weight printed paper.

It measures 9 by 16-1/2 inches.

$999.99 Available
USUH-0019
82nd Airborne "Victory" Central Europe Unit History
This is a World War II 82nd Airborne Division Graphic Unit History

This is one of a series of very detailed collections of maps, charts and narrative content describing the actions of the 82nd Airborne Division in combat during WWII. The 82nd was the only airborne division to serve in two theaters during the war, and was the first airborne division in action.

This particular book regards the actions of the 82nd in Central Europe in April and May 1945. It was classified RESTRICTED.

It has 28 pages of narrative content by General Gavin. This history contains 6 very detailed color diagramed LARGE maps measuring 16 by 22 inches.

Subjects covered are:

  • Action on the Rhine
  • Action East of the Rhine
  • Miscellaneous Information
  • Maps
  • Distribution

The condition is near excellent with some wear present on the heavy weight printed paper.

It measures 9 by 16-1/2 inches.

$999.99 Available
USUH-0020
Balloon Section AEF WWI Unit History
This is a World War I The Balloon Section of the American Expeditionary Forces Graphic Unit History

This is a fairly rare FIRST EDITION September 1919 printed unit history of these units, formed in late 1917.

This particular book regards the formation and individual histories of most of the units of the section and has several hundred photographs of the men in action in France as well as photographs and biographies of the commanders, and the usual group photographs of the officers and men.

It has approximately 290 pages of content.  It measures 9-1/2 by 11-1/2 inches. The copyright and title pages are shown here and here.

Subjects covered are:

  • Autobiographies of the commanders
  • Company histories (200 pages of content)
  • KIAs, Citations, and Decorations
  • Report of the capture of two officers
  • Introduction of Helium gas article

The condition is near good with significant wear present on the cloth on hardboard covers.  The covers are detaching from the binding at the gutters, but could be rebound if desired with no loss of content.  The pages are all present, flexible and printed on quality hard milled glossy paper.  With proper care, this book can easily last another 100 years.

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USUH-066
USA Autographed Early Cartridge Handguns .22 Calibre SPECIAL NUMBERED HB one of 500 Copies Unit History Book
This is a hard bound 8.5 x 11.5 inch 600 page FULLY ILLUSTRATED 1994 published author signed hand gun reference book,

The condition is like NEW.

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$129.99 Available
USUH-0021 WWII 2nd  Engineer Special Brigade Commandos Frog Men Hardbound and Illustrated Unit History Book
This is a  9 x 12 inch unit history of actions by this commando group in the Pacific War.  It was printed in 1946 by the Telegraph Press HarriSoftboundurg Penna.  It has 265 pages.  Here is a view of the inside cover.

The condition is near good plus.
$249.99 Available
USUH-0022
WWII 36th TEXAS Infantry Division Hardbound and Illustrated Unit History Book
This is a 9 x 12 inch unit history of actions by this famous division in the ETO War.  It was printed in 1946 by the 36th Division Association Austin,  TEXAS.  Here additional views  1  2 .

The condition is near good plus.
 
$149.99 Available
USUH-0023
508th PIR Central Europe Unit History
This is a World War II 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment 82nd Airborne Division Graphic Unit History

This is a fairly rare unit history of this unit, formed on 20 October 1942 and deactivated on 1 January 1946.

It has approximately 120 pages of content and 15 pages of maps.  It measures 9 by 12 inches. The title page is shown here.

Subjects covered are:

  • 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment History
  • Combat Training
  • Normandy Assualt
  • Holland
  • Ardennes
  • Occupation
  • Casualties, Honors, Awards, and Decorations

The condition is near good with some wear present on the heavy weight printed paper cover.  The cover is loose in the gutters to the binding but could be easily repaired if desired with no loss of value.  The cover is intact, but there are some stains as shown.

It measures 8-3/4 by 11-1/2 inches.

$399.99 Available
USUH-0024
13th Airborne "Victory" Central Europe Unit History
This is a World War II 13th Airborne Division Graphic Unit History

This is a fairly rare unit history of this unit, formed on Friday 13, August 1943 and deactivated in August 1945.

This particular book regards the formation and composite units of the division and has several hundred photographs of the men in action at Camp Mackall.

It has approximately 100 pages of content.  It measures 9 by 12 inches. A couple of representative pages are shown here and here.

Subjects covered are:

  • Glider Infantry Regiments
  • Parachute Infantry Regiments
  • Airborne Artillery and AA units
  • Airborne Combat Engineers
  • Other support units

The condition is near excellent with some wear present on the heavy weight printed paper cover.  The cover is detached from the binding but could be easily reattached if desired with no loss of value.  The cover is intact, the glue originally holding it in place dried over the years.

It measures 9 by 16-1/2 inches.

$399.99 Available
USUH-0025
USS George Washington WWI 1919 Unit History
This is a World War I USS GEORGE WASHINGTON Troop Transport The Hatchet Graphic First Edition Unit History

This is a fairly rare unit history of this ship, comprising ALL of the issues of the shipboard newsletter covering the period 1917-1918.

This particular ship was noted for several famed exploits and events at sea during the war, including carrying the President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson to Europe and back during wartime. This book belonged to a Marine of the USMCR, and it is signed in the front.

It has approximately 270 pages of content, including COMPLETE rosters of all officers and men assigned or transported by the ship during the war by date, unit, branch, and assignment. The Title Page and Table of Contents are shown at the links.

The condition is near excellent with some wear present on the cloth covered boards.  The front cover is slightly detached from the binding at the gutter but could be easily reattached if desired with no loss of value.

It measures 8 by 9-3/4 inches.

$299.99 Available
USUH-0026
Irvin Air Chute Company Unit History
This is a Pre World War II Irvin Parachute Service Manual Graphic Unit History

This is one of a several books published in the 1930s by the Irvin Air Chute company.

It has 50 pages of narrative and photographic content.  This shows the title page and contents.

The condition is near excellent with some wear present on the heavy weight printed paper.

It measures 6 by 9 inches.

$149.99 Available
USUH-0027
Irvin Air Chute Company Unit History
This is a Pre World War II Irvin Parachute Air Chutes: Symbols of Safety Manual Graphic Unit History

This is one of a several books published in the 1930s by the Irvin Air Chute company.

It has 56 pages of narrative and photographic content. There is a long roster of early pre-WWII Caterpillar Club members (through 1935) from all countries.  Hundreds of names and dates are listed, including Charles Lindbergh (twice in 1925 and twice in 1926) and James Doolittle (three times: 1928, 1929, and 1931).  Detail is shown here and here.

The condition is near excellent with some wear present on the heavy weight printed paper.

It measures 6 by 9 inches.

$149.99 Available
USUH-0028
Woodman's Pal Victor Tool Company Unit History
An Original and Authentic 4 x 9 Inch Soft Bound First Edition 1944 Wartime Published WWII Woodsman PAL Victor Tool Co Reading Pennsylvania 66 Page Illustrated Unit History Instructions Book With 17 Color Plates to Illustrate the Knives and Accessories That Accompanied the Combat Knife

This manual includes the varieties of serrated saw blade, non-magnetic, US Army, and many other versions of this fine knife. 

The three different grip styles are shown in representative images below.

The condition is near excellent with minor cover wear as shown.

$24.99 Available
USUH-0029
Civil War Battle of Chickamauga and Chatanooga Unit History
This is a 1904 folio size narrative Atlas and Battlefileds of Chickamauga, Chattanooga and Vicinity Graphic Unit History

This is a very rare book and virtually impossible to find in any condition.

This is one of a several books published in the 1900s by the US Government Printing Office in Washington DC detailing certain battles of the American Civil War.

This is a VERY large format book, measuring 22 by 27-1/2 inches.  It was printed in very limited numbers.  It is complete and intact with some minor wear to the leather and pebble grain cloth hard board covers.  There is some minor flaking of the cover flaps, however the contents (printed on hard-milled low-acid heavy weight paper) are near excellent.  The charts and map plates are in especially nice condition, retaining their bright colors and sharp precise lines.

It has several pages of narrative content describing the battles and 14 large double page plates of maps from the start to the end of the battles.

Some detail is shown here:  Cover -- Title Page -- Narrative Detail -- Map Detail -- Map Detail -- Map Detail close-up.

$499.99 Available
USUH-0030
Anderson Independent Newspaper

Bound Edition 1 March 44 to 31 March 1944

This is a scarce ORIGINAL wartime bound EDITION of The Anderson (South Carolina) Daily Mail newspaper covering each day from 1 March 1944 though 31 March 1944.

This is the complete set of every newspaper (with the exception of pages 1 and 2) from this South Carolina city during the time period. It includes all of the news and advertisements of the era.  Significant events of the period include:

  • The keels of USS Tarawa and USS Kearsarge are laid down
  • Anti-fascist strikes occur in northern Italy.
  •  Wingate's Chindits make several successful forays in Burma.
  • Japanese begin an invasion attempt on India, starting a four-month battle around Imphal.
  •  American forces are attacked by Japanese troops on Hill 700 in the Bougainville; the battle that will last five days
  •  A widespread Russian attack west of the Dnieper in the Ukraine forces the Germans into a major retreat.
  • The creation of the Political Committee of National Liberation in Greece.
  •  On Bougainville, Japanese troops end their failed assault on American forces at Hill 700.
  •  The National Council of the French Resistance approves the Resistance program.
  •  The "third" Battle of Cassino begins with the small town of Cassino destroyed.
  • Americans take Manus Island in the Admiralty chain.
  • Heavy bombing of Vienna.
  •  German forces occupy Hungary. The Russians meanwhile approach the border of Romania.
  • Yugoslav partisans attack Trieste, on the border of Italy and Croatia.
  •  Russian advances in the Ukraine continue with great success.
  •  Japanese forces cross the Indian border all along the Imphal front.
  •  Frankfurt is bombed with heavy civilian losses.
  •  The Fosse Ardeatine massacre in Rome, Italy. 335 Italians are killed, including 75 Jews and over 200 members various groups in the Italian Resistance; this is a German response to a bomb blast that killed German troops
  • Orde Wingate is killed in a plane crash.
  • Heavy bombings of German cities at various strategic locations last for 24 hours.
  • Japanese troops are in retreat in Burma.
  •  RAF suffers grievous losses in a huge air raid on Nuremberg.

There are dozens of pages and hundreds of articles in this volume measuring about 1 inch thick by 19-12 inches wide and 24 inches long.  The covers are pasteboards.

The condition is fair to near good with moderate wear and yellowing from age, and wrinkled from long storage present, the worst being the second page (the first page is not present). The pages are still flexible and readable with reasonable care in handling.

$499.99 Available
USUH-0031
Anderson Independent Newspaper

Bound Edition 1 May 44 to 31 May 1944

This is a scarce ORIGINAL wartime bound EDITION of The Anderson (South Carolina) Daily Mail newspaper covering each day from 1 May 1944 though 31 May 1944.

This is the complete set of every newspaper from this South Carolina city during the time period. It includes all of the news and advertisements of the era.  Significant events of the period include:

  • Heavy Allied bombings of the Continent in preparation for D-Day.
  • D-Day for Operation Overlord set for June 5.
  • The German Army evacuates Sevastopol the largest city and an important port in the Crimea; the Russian army moves in.
  • The Battle at the "Gustav line" near Monte Cassino continues without resolution.
  • The British cross the Rapido River. A "fourth" battle of Monte Cassino begins, concurrent with the opening of an offensive campaign toward Rome.
  • Soviet troops finalize the liberation of Crimea.
  • Large numbers of Chinese troops invade northern Burma.
  • The bridgehead over the Rapido River is reinforced.
  • Battle of Monte Cassino ends with an Allied victory; Polish troops hoist their red and white flag on the ruins of Monte Cassino. The Germans have ceded it and departed.
  • Allied troops take airfields at Myitkyina, Burma, an important air base; the struggle over the city itself will continue for nearly three months.
  • The last Japanese resistance in the Admiralty Islands, off New Guinea comes to an end.
  • Increased Allied bombing of targets in France in preparation for D-Day.
  • Allies advance toward Rome, after a linkup of American II and III corps.
  • Germans are now in retreat in the Anzio area. American forces break out of the beachhead and link up with the Fifth Army; both then begin their advance on Rome.
  • Americans land on Biak, Dutch New Guinea, a key Japanese air base; stubborn Japanese resistance until August.
  • The Japanese retreat from Imphal (India) with heavy losses; their invasion of India is over.

There are dozens of pages and hundreds of articles in this volume measuring about 1 inch thick by 19-12 inches wide and 24 inches long.  The covers are pasteboards.

The condition is good to near very good with minor wear and yellowing from age. The pages are still flexible and readable with reasonable care in handling.

$499.99 Available
USUH-0032
Anderson Independent Newspaper

Bound Edition 1 November 44 to 30 November 1944

This is a scarce ORIGINAL wartime bound EDITION of The Anderson (South Carolina) Daily Mail newspaper covering each day from 1 November 1944 though 30 November 1944.

This is the complete set of every newspaper from this South Carolina city during the time period. It includes all of the news and advertisements of the era.  Significant events of the period include:

  • British forces take Salonika in northern Greece. The situation for civilians in Athens is now desperate.
  • "Operation Infatuate": An Allied attempt to free the approaches to Antwerp; notably there are amphibious landings on Walcheren Island.
  • Canadian troops take Zeebrugge in Belgium; Belgium is now entirely liberated.
  • Remaining Axis forces withdraw from the Greek mainland. German occupation forces will remain in several Greek islands until capitulation.
  • US planes bomb Singapore, under Japanese control since 1942.
  • Zionist terrorists assassinate the British government representative in the Middle East.
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt wins a fourth term.
  • The aircraft carrier Lexington is heavily damaged by kamikazes.
  • General Patton's troops and tanks cross the Moselle River and threaten the city of Metz.
  • V-2 rockets continue to hit Britain, at the rate of about eight a day.
  • After numerous bombings while anchored in a fjord at Tromso, Norway, the German battleship Tirpitz is sunk.
  • The Germans give up Tirana, Albania, and the country is liberated by Allies.
  • Hitler leaves his wartime headquarters at Rastenberg, East Prussia, never to return; he goes to Berlin, where he will soon establish himself at the bunker.
  • Metz, France is taken, and StraSoftboundourg, in eastern France, is liberated by French troops.
  • The first B-29 originating from Tinian, in the Marianas, raid Tokyo.
  • The USS Intrepid is hit by kamikazes for the third time; other American ships are heavily damaged.
  • Japanese take Nanning in south China, as the war in that theatre continues.
  • The war in Italy is at a stalemate, partly because of heavy rains.
  • Antwerp is now a major supply port for the onward moving Allies.
  • Russian troops enter Hungary.
  • Kunming, China, an important air base, is threatened by Japanese attacks.

There are dozens of pages and hundreds of articles in this volume measuring about 1 inch thick by 19-12 inches wide and 24 inches long.  The covers are pasteboards.

The condition is good to near very good with minor wear and yellowing from age. The pages are still flexible and readable with reasonable care in handling.

$499.99 Available

USUH-0034
Anderson Independent Newspaper

Bound Edition 1 April 45 to 31 May 1945

This is a scarce ORIGINAL wartime bound EDITION of The Anderson (South Carolina) Independent newspaper covering each day from 1 April 1945 though 30 June 1945.

This is the complete set of every newspaper from this South Carolina city during the time period. It includes all of the news and advertisements of the era.  This set is significant in that it covers the V-E Day period and the final days of the war in Europe and the establishment of the occupation, as well as the on-going war in the Pacific theater.

There are hundreds of pages and thousands of articles in this massive book measuring nearly 3 inches thick by 18-12 inches wide and 22 inches long.  The covers are hard boards.  Some of the content is shown at the left and there are other (different) detail images shown here:

The condition is near very good with some wear and yellowing from age present. The pages are still flexible and readable with reasonable care in handling.

 

 

$799.99 Available

 

USUH-0035
Lot of US Newspapers of Lindbergh Kidnapping and Spanish Civil War

This is as shown

Each newspaper is in fair condition as shown.  Here are views of each  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11.

$129.99 LOT Available
 USUH-0036
Bound Editions of The NYC Independent Bound Edition Jan 6, 1881 thru June 30, 1881 Newspaper

 

 

This is the complete set of every newspaper from this city during the time period.   It includes all of the news and advertisements of the era. 

This set is significant. There are hundreds of pages and thousands of articles in this massive book measuring nearly 2.5 inches thick by 11 inches wide and 16 inches long.  The loose covers are hard boards.

Condition is near good plus

$349.99 Available
 USUH-0909
USA  War Department TM 5-280 Construction in the Theater of Operations LARGE 490 page SB Unit History Book.
This fantastic book contains drawings of the many various site plans for the construction of combat facilities.

It was published in December 1944 and is in near good + condition as shown.    

Here is an additional view.
$99.99 Available
 USUH-0037  Military Rifles of Japan by Anthony and Honeycutt 3rd Edition Illustrated 200 pages HB Book This is as shown.  It is a 9 x 11 inch book with the dust cover.    

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$89.99 Available
USUH-0038
Bliss Peacemaker, The Life and Letters of General Tasker H Bliss by Palmer HD 1st Edition 470 p Book w/ Dust Cover
This is as shown.  This 6.5 x 9.5 inch book published in 1934 is in near excellent condition. 

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$49.99 Available
USUH-0039
USA The Swastika, A History SB 44 page 1991 Published Robert Weger Unit History Book.
This illustrated MINT book measures 5.5 x 8 inches. It explains the ancient to modern history & use of this insignia.  

 Here is an additional view.
$24.99 Available
USUH-0039
Forgotten Legions Obscure Combat Formations of the Waffen SS 1st Ed HB Illustrated 8.5 x 11.5 inch 398 p Book w/ Dust cover
This is as shown.  The books is MINT unread.  

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$79.99 Available

 
  
USUH-0040
USA WWII Three Various V...- Mail Complete Letter Sheets in Period Envelope
These are as shown.  Each measures 6 x 9 inches and all are in good plus or better condition. 

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$24.99
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USUH-0041
WWII & Before Squadron A N.G.N.Y. First Fifty Years 1889-1939.  1939 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound illustrated 205 page unit history of this famed unit.

It measures 6 x 9 inches.

The condition is near excellent overall.   Here are additional views  1  2  3.
$49.99 Available
USUH-0042
WWII 8th USAAF 7th Photo Group Now It Can Be Told 1945 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a fantastic book made up of nearly 90 individual aerial photographs of the damage results of various combat missions as well as images of the various members of the unit, etc.

It is hardbound and measures 10 x 10 inches.

Here are additional views  1  2  3  4  5.   
$299.99 Available
USUH-0044
WWII USAAF Ninth Air Force Service Command 1945 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated, 90 page unit history of this famed unit.

It measures 9 x 12 inches.

The condition is near excellent overall.

Here are additional views  1  2  3  4.
$49.99 Available
USUH-0045
WWII 42nd Infantry RAINBOW Division 1946 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated, 120 page unit history of this famed unit.

It measures 9 x 12 inches.

The condition is near excellent overall.

Here are additional views  1  2  3.
  $149.99
Available
USGP-0045
USA pre World War Two My Experiences In the World War 2 Volume Set by CIC-General John J Pershing
These areillustrated 1st ED 1931 printed books by CIC-General John J Pershing.

Each one measures 7 x 9 inches and contains 400 and 440 pages.

All are in near excellent condition overall.

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28  29  30  31  32 
 $149.99
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USNAK-001
USA World War Two And a Quarter Thirty Two Unit History Book Belonging to 2X Navy Cross Holder Capt Konrad
This 6 x 9 inch, 446 page illustrated book is a report of the 25 years of service of the 1932 USNA class. 

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$99.99 Available
USNAK-091
USA World War Two  Thirty Two Golden Anniversary Unit History Book belonging to 2X Navy Cross Holder Capt Konrad
This 9 x 12 inch, 285 page illustrated book is a report of the 50 years of service of the 1932 USNA class.  

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$49.99 Available
USNAK-0011
USA World War Two Retirement Photo Album Unit History Book belonging to 2X Navy Cross Holder Capt Konrad
This is  a loose leaf 8 x 12 inch album of 70 pages containing mostly 8 x 10 inch period photographs of his service career.

Additionally, there is a copy of his Distinguished Flying Cross award give by VADM M A Mitscher.

All in near excellent condition overall.   

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$199.99 Available
USNAK-00112
USA World War Two Ships & How They Sailed 5000 BC - AD 1935 Unit History Book belonging to 2X Navy Cross Holder Capt Konrad
This 6 x 9 inch 340 page 132+ illustrated book by Hendrik William van Loon printed as a 1st edtion in 1935.

The condition is near good+ overall. 

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$99.99 Available
USAL-001
The Life and Times of Abraham Lincoln Volume Two HB 1900 Printing Unit History Book
This book measures  6 x 9 inches with 32 illustrations.

This is a near good condition book as shown.   

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$49.99 Available
USFS-001
World War Two The Devils In Baggy Pants Unit History Book Belonging to R E van Camp
This 6 x 8 inch 300 page book by Ross Carter printed as a 1st edtion in 1951.

The condition is near excellent overall.   

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$49.99 Available
USUH-0046
WWII DANGER FORWARD 1st infantry Division 8 x 10 inch 1946 Printing HB 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated 440 page unit history with dust cover of this famed unit.

The condition is near excellent overall.

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.$49.99 Available
USUH-0047
WWII  USAAF 63rd 88th Airdrome Squadron  8 x 10 inch 1946 Printing HB 1st Edition Unit History Book

 This is a hardbound, illustrated, 120 page unit history of this famed unit.

The condition is near excellent.

Here are additional views  1  2  3.
.$49.99 Available
USUH-0048
WWII  376th Infantry Regiment Between the Years 1921-1945 1946 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated, 220 page unit history of this famed unit.

It measures 8 x 12 inches.

The condition is near excellent.

Here are additional views  1  2  3.
.$49.99 Available
USUH-0050
WWII Combined Operations the Official Story of the Commandos   1943 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated 158 page unit history of this famed unit with a forward by Mountbatten.

It measures 5 x 8 inches.

The condition is near excellent. 

Here are additional views  1  2.
$49.99 Available
USUH-0051
WWII Historical Stud Small Unit Actions During the German Campaign in Russia   1953 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a softbound, illustrated, 290 page unit history of this study.

It measures 6 x 9 inches.

The condition is near excellent.

Here are additional views  1  2.
$49.99 Available
USUH-0052
WWII Third USAAF 933rd Signal Battalion TAC  1946 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated, 45 page unit history of this famed unit. It has 1/2 page of quill signed member names and address.

It measures 8 x 12 inches.

The condition is near excellent. 

Here are additional views  1  2.  
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USUH-0053
WWII History and Operations of the 326th Infantry RGT  1946 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a softbound book with an approx 90 page this famed unit.   It has been printed in loose leaf format as shown.

It measures 8 x 11 inches.

The condition is near good. 

Here is an additional view.
$49.99 Available
USUH-0054
WWII List of Official US Photographs of the Activities of the USA 82nd Division. 1918 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book

This is a softbound book with an approx 26 page list of photographs of this famed unit.   It has been printed in loose leaf format as shown.

It measures 8 x 11 inches.

The condition is near good. 

Here is an additional view.
$49.99 Available
USUH-0055
World War II
 Illustrated Catalog of Clothing Parachutes Equipment and Supplies Class 13 Printed in 1943 1st Edition Illustrated Unit History Book
 This is a softbound book with approx 126  pages of gear. 

It has been printed in loose leaf format as shown.  It measures  8 x 11 inches.

The condition is near good.  

Here are additional views  1  2  3.
$24.99 Available
USUH-0056
World War II 
Illustrated Catalog of Equipment for Special Forces Printed in 1944 1st Edition Illustrated Unit History Book
 This is a softbound book with approx 168 pages of gear. 

It has been printed in loose leaf format as shown.   It measures  8 x 11 inches.

The condition is near good. 

Here are additional views 1  2  3.
$24.99 Available
USUH-0057
WWII The Amphibious Eighth US Army 1946 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated, 130 page unit history of this famed unit.

It measures  8 x 12 inches.

It is in  near good condition with cover fading, etc.

Here are additional views  1  2  3  4.

$49.99 Available
USUH-0058
WWII The Fighting 36th TEXAS Infantry Division 1946 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is an illustrated, 300 page unit history of this famed unit.

It is in near good conditions with cover rubbing, etc.

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$49.99 Available
USUH-0059
WWII The US Navy Blue jackets Manual 1943 1943 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
 This is a hardbound,  illustrated, 1145 page unit history.

It measures 5 x 7. inches.

It is in near good conditions with cover rubbing, etc.

Here are additional views  1  2.
$49.99 Available
USUH-00591 post  WWII The US Navy Blue jackets Manual 1946 Printing Unit History Book This is a hardbound illustrated 620 page unit history that measures 5 x 7 inches. It is in near good conditions with cover rubbing, etc.

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$34.99 Available
USUH-00592 post  WWII The US Navy Blue jackets Manual 1950 Printing Unit History Book This is a hardbound illustrated 820 page unit history that measures 5 x 7 inches.

It is in near good conditions with cover rubbing, etc.  

Here is an additional photos  1  2  3  4  5.


$34.99 Available
USUH-0060
WWII The China Burma Theater Stilwell's Mission to China 1953 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated, 435 page unit history of this famed command.

It measures  7 x 10 inches.

It is in near good conditions with cover rubbing, etc.

Here are additional views  1  2  3.

$49.99 Available
USUH-0061
WWII God is My Copilot  1944 Printing 1st Edition
Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated 272 page unit history.

It measures 5.5 x 8 inches.

It is in near good conditions with cover rubbing, etc  

Here are additional views  1  2.

$49.99 Available
USUH- 00611
US Navy Watch Officers Guide By Wilson 1941 Printed Unit HB History Book
This is an  illustrated  book.in near good plus condition/

It measures 5 x 7.5 inches and has 320 pages.

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$24.99 Available
USUH-0062
WWII USMC Marine Aviation in the Philippines 1951  Signed and Dedicated by the Author 1st Printing HB 1st Edition Unit History Book
This book was dedicated to the Headquarters USMC Historian Joel D Thacker.  It is a hardbound, illustrated 170 page unit history of this famed action.

It measures 8 x 10.5 inches.

The condition is near excellent.

Here is an additional view.
$149.99 Available
USUH-00621
History of the Marine Corps Aviation In World War II  Author Signed and Dedicated by Robert Sherrod Printed Unit HB History Book
This is an illustrated,  470 page book is in condition.  It measures 6 x 9 inches. 

The dedication states "To Joel D. Thacker in appreciation of his cooperation  in the preparation of this volume Washington Pre-publication 1952" and signed Robert Sherrod.

The dust cover is  tattered..The condition is near excellent plus.

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$84.99 Available
USUH-00622
In Many a Strife The Life of USMC General Gerald C Thomas 1917-1956 by Millett Unit History Book
This is a 7 x 10 inch, illustrated, 1st edition book with dust cover. 

It has 455 pages.

The condition is  near MINT   Here are additional views  1  2.
$44.99 Available
USUH-00623 The Campaign For Guadalcanal 8.5 x 11 inch 1972 printing 280 page Hardbound Illustrated Book This is a near excellent condition book with dust cover that shows this invasion  in text.  It contains over 250 maps, diagrams with detailed illustrations. 

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$34.99 Available
USUH-0063
WWII USMC Marine IWO JIMA Amphibious Epic   1951 1st Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated, 245 page unit history of this famed action.  It has several large fold out maps of the action. 

It measures 8 x 10.5 inches.

The condition is near excellent.

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$149.99 Available
USUH-0064
WWII USMC Marine The Recapture of GUAM  1951 1st Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated 215  page unit history of this famed action.  It has several large fold out maps of the action. 

It measures 8 x 10.5 inches.

The condition is near excellent.

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$149.99 Available
USUH-0065
WWII US Navy At Close Quarters the Story of PT Boats in Action By Capt Robert Bulkily Jr USNR(Retired) 1962 1st Printing  1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated 560  page unit history of this famed ship.

It measures 7 x 10 inches.

The condition is near good plus. 

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$49.99 Available
USUH-0066
WWII USS General A.E. Anderson AP-111  The Mighty A 1943-1945  1945 1st Printing HB 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated 120  page unit history of this famed ship.  

There are several pages of unit members listing in the back.       

It measures 9 x 12 inches.

The condition is near good plus. 

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$49.99 Available
 
USUH-0067
WWII US Navy CV-10 Into the Wind USS Yorktown  1945 1st Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book


This is a hardbound, illustrated, 100 page unit history of this famed ship.  It measures 9 x 12 inches.

The cover is loose & worn .  The condition is near good plus.

Here are additional views  1  2  3.

$129.99 Available
USUH-0068
WWII and Later US Navy Aviation 11th  Squadron From Jennies to Jets 1923-1973 1974 1st Printing HB 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a hardbound, illustrated, 300 page unit history of this famed unit.  

It measures 9 x 12 inches.

The condition is near excellent.

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$129.99 Available
USUH-0069
Pre World War Two US Navy Lucky Bag for 1931  1931 1st Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This hardbound,  illustrated, 600 page unit history book measures 9 x 12 inches.

It measures 10 x 14 inches.  The condition is near good plus.

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$199.99 Available
USUH-0070
WWII British and German US Recognition of Military Equipment From Air Photographs  1st Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
It is marked  SECRET Copy Number 460.

This is a hardbound, illustrated, 92 plate with added printed descriptions loose leaf printed book as shown   

It measures 10 x 14 inches.

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$799.99 Available
USUH-0071
Pre World War Two US Navy Lucky Bag for 1930   1930 1st Printing  1st Edition Unit History Book
This hardbound, illustrated,600 page unit history book measures 9 x 12 inches.

The condition is near good plus.

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$199.99 Available
USUH-0072
WWI 304th Engineers 79th Infantry Division  1920 Printing 1st Edition Unit History
This illustrated, hardbound,  260 page unit history with dust cover of this famed unit 1931 dated signed and dedicated by the author.

It measures 8 x 11 inches.

The condition is near excellent overall. 

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USUH-0073
WWI Leslies Photographic Review of the Great War 1920 Printing 1st Edition Unit History
This hardbound, illustrated book has approx. 200 pages.  It measures 10 x 14 inches.

The book is near excellent overall. 

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$49.99 Available

USUH-0074
Pre World War Two Civilian Conservation Corps 1st Edition Unit History Book
This is a 26 page unit history a CCC unit.

It is softbound and measures 8 x 11 inches. 

The book is near excellent overall.

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$29.99 Available
USUH-0075
WWI 77th Statue of Liberty Infantry Division   1919 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This illustrated, 236 page unit history book is hardbound and measures 8 x 11 inches.

The book is near excellent overall. 

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$69.99 Available
USUH-0076
WWI The World War & Historic Deeds of Valor  1919 Printing Unit History Book
This illustrated, 545 page unit history book is hardbound and measures 8 x 11 inches.

It includes the personal reminiscences & records of officers & enlisted men who were awarded MEDALS OF HONOR for conspicuous acts of bravery.

The book is near good overall.

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$69.99 Available

USUH-0078
WWI Aviation Aerobatics with 25 Illustrated Diagrams  1926 Printing Edition Unit History Book
This  illustrated, 80 page unit history book is hardbound and measures 8 x 10 inches.

The book is near excellent overall.     

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$89.99 Available
USUH-0079 
Post World War World Free Flight Review  1978 Printing Edition Unit History Book
This is an illustrated, 410 page unit history book is hard bound and measures 8 x 11 inches.  It is signed by the author.

It is in near good overall. 

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$89.99 Available
USUH-0080
Vietnam War 1952 1982 Special Forces of the United States Army 1990  Printing 1st Edition Unit History
This illustrated, 720 page unit history book is hard bound and measures 6 x 9 inches.

The book is near excellent overall.

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$429.99 Available
USUH-0081 Face of North Vietnam 8.5 x 11 inch 1970 printing Softbound Illustrated Book This is a near excellent condition book showing the photographs of famous photographer Marc Riboud.

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$34.99 Available
USUH-00811
The Secret Conferences of Dr Goebbels 6.5 x 9 inch 1970 printing 365 page Hardbound Illustrated Book
This book by Willi A Boeckle and translated  by Ewald Osers covers the outbreak of WWII in 1939 to the turning of the tide against Germany.

It consists almost entirely of the words of Goebbels in his staff meetings.

The condition is near mint with a slightly torn dust cover.

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$49.99 Available
USUH-00812 Stalin's Daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva, Twenty Letters to a Friend 1967  Printed Unit Hardbound History Book 313  315 .

The 5 x 8 inch 246 page book ranges from her pre revolutionary girl hood to her conflict with her huSoftboundand, then her mothers suicide and the bleak changes that followed.

The condition is near mint with a slightly torn dust cover.

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$49.99 Available
USUH-0081
Post WWII Battery A, 6th Howitzer BN 2nd Infantry Division 1952 Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book
This illustrated, 40 page unit history book is hard bound and  measures 8 x 11 inches.

The condition  is near excellent overall. 

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$29.99 Available
USUH-0082
Colt Firearms 1836-1960 - 1954  Printing 1st Edition Unit History Book By James Serven
This illustrated, 395 page unit history book is hardbound and measures 9 x 12 inches.

The condition  is near excellent overall.   

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$429.99 Available
USUH-0083
USA State Department Foreign Service Institute SWAHILI Basic Language Course
This is a softbound, 8 x 10 inch 560 page book.  It was was printed in 1962.

The condition is near good plus. 

Here is an additional view.
$34.99 Available
USUH-0084
They Also Served:. A Pictorial Anthology of Camp Followers Through the Ages
This is a hardbound, 8 x 11 inches, 220 page illustrated book with dust cover.  It was printed in 1979.

The condition is near excellent overall.  

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$49.99 Available
USUH-0085
1952 Army Navy Football Game Program
This a soft bound, 8 x 10 inch 110 page book.

The condition is near good plus.

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$34.99 Available
USUH-0086
Military Costume, a Short History Printed in Three Languages
Book
This is a hardbound, 9 x 11 inch,196 page book featuring many pages of uniforms in full color.  It was printed in 1903 in Germany.

The condition is near good.

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$49.99 Available
USUH-0087
An Introduction to Switchblade Knives by Meyers Brothers Book
This is a softbound, 8 x 10 inches, illustrated, 112 page book.

It has many illustrations of various kinds of this knife.

The condition is good plus.

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$39.99 Available
USUH-0088
Law Reports of Trails of War Jap Criminals. Volume V, London UK. 1948 Softbound Xerox Copy Book
This is a softbound, 8 x 10 inches, 94 page book.

It features the trails of Lt General Tanaka Hisakasu, Lt General Harukei Isyama, German Werner Rohde & SS  Sgt Oscar Hans.

The condition in near excellent. 

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$39.99 Available
USUH-0089
Explosives and Ammunition Printed by the Armament Dept. Lowery Field Colorado
This is a softbound, 8 x 10 inches, 14 pages booklet.  It was printed in 1943. 

The book features small arms ammo, aerial bombs, demolition bombs, armor piercing bombs, chemical bombs, nose and tail fuses, etc.

The condition is near good plus.

Here is an additional view.
$24.99 Available
USUH-0090
The Mauser Self Loading Pistol by Belford & Dunlap 1969 1st Edition  Illustrated Reference Book.with Dust Cover
This is a hardbound, 8 x 11 inches,  220 pages, illustrated book.

It features many different variations of this famous pistol.

Condition is near excellent overall.

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$89.99 Available
USUH-0091
Flags of Maritime Nations Printed by the USN Department, 1899 pub 70 pages in Full Color Book
This is an excellent book that features 60 different countries flags PLUS all the various flags manufactured by the USN Bureau of Equipment to be provided to the various agencies.

It is a hardbound, and measures 9 x 12 inches. 

The condition is near good plus. 

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$149.99 Available
USUH-0092
The Custer Myth By Graham 1953 1st Edition History Book
This book goes in to great detail concerning this battle. Col W.A. Graham has written several other books about concerning Custer.

This book also includes important items of Custeriana and a complete and comprehensive bibliography. 

It is hardbound, 8 x 10 inches, 410 pages and illustrated.

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$99.99 Available
USUH-0093
TANIA, The Unforgettable Guerilla,   1971 1st Edition History Book
This is the scrap book of a young girl who worked for the Cuba revolution and died with Che in the Bolivian jungle.

It is softbound, 8 x 10 inches, 210 pages, and illustrated.

The condition is near good plus.  Here are additional views  1  2  3  4.
$34.99 Available
USUH-0094
WWII Kreta Seig Der Kuhnsten German Unit History  Book With Camouflage Cover
This is a hardbound, 9 x 12 inch book in fair condition as noted.

It was printed in Germany soon after the Crete invasion.

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$129.99 Available
USUH-0095
WWII Horst Wessel in Bild  1933 printed 1st Edition Softbound 6 x 9 inch Book
This is an early 125 page book about the life of this early NSDAP member.

It is softbound, 6 x 9 inches.  The condition is fair with cover separations and edge wear as shown.

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$49.99 Available
USUH-0096
Mati Hari By Sam Waagenaar Appleton Century Press 1965 Printing 1st Edition
This is a proof copy printed on one side of each page as shown. The author has written a 6 page forward which includes his interviews with her maid Anna Lintjens who at that time lived in Holland. This maid had burned all Mati Hari's documents but kept two large albums which she gave to the author.

It is softbound,  7 x 12 inch x 1 inch thick.  It contains at least 200 pages. The cover is loose as shown. 

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$149.99 Available
USUH-0097
The Medals of Karl Goetz, by C W Kienast 1976 1st Ed  Copy # 393 Signed by the Author
This book is hardbound, and measures 8 x 11 inches. 

This well written and illustrated MINT book contains 275 pages.  

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$349.99 Available

USUH-0098
Jap 1942 Invasion and Capture of the Philippine Islands Unit History Book
This book is hardbound, and measures 9 x 12 inches.

This  illustrated book contains over 100 pages filled with this combat action.

The condition is near good plus.  Here are views  1  2  3  4.
$199.99 Available
USUH-0099
German WWII 25 plus pages of Various Photographs of German Home Interiors
This is a 8 x 12 inch loose leaf book as shown.

Here is an additional view.
$49.99 Available
USUH-0100
German post WWII Published der Deutsche Soldeten Kalander of the Year 1955
This is a soft bound,  6 x 8 inch, 204 page book. The inside cover has a Hoffmann photograph of Generaloberst Heinz Guderian as well as other German war time leaders throughout.

Condition is near excellent.

I have other years as shown - All are sold separately for $29.99 each.
$29.99
EACH
Available
USUH-0101
German WWII The Goebbels Diaries 1942 1945 Edited Translated & with an Introduction by Louis Lochner

This is a hardbound, 6 x 8 inch, 560 page, 1948 1st  Edition book containing Goebbels diaries as stead.

Condition is near good plus.  Here are additional views  1  2  3.
$49.99 Available
USUH-0102
German WWI Bavarian 10th Infantry Regiment 1664-1778 Special Presentation Copy
This is a red cover with gilt decorations of a 6 x 9 inch 240 page book printed in 1899.

The condition is near excellent overall.  Here are additional views  1  2  3.
$69.99 Available
USUH-0103
The Memories of Indian Chief Red Fox Hardbound 1971 1st Ed 192 pages Book
This is a well written book of his life.  He was born in the foothills of the Big Horn Mountains on July 11, 1870. Among the leaders he met were Bill Cody, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, King of England, Kaiser of Germany, Jack London, Will Rogers, Teddy Roosevelt &  many others.

 Condition is near excellent.  Here are additional views  1  2  3.
$34.99 Available
USUH-0104
The Psalms of David by Isaac Watts Printed in  Newbury Port Mass Rev War Era
This is as shown.  It measures  2 x 3 x 5.5 inches.  

It is a leather bound book of the post USA colonial era.

The condition is fair.   Here are additional views  1  2.
$189.99 Available

OSS and Espionage Unit Histories


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USUH-025
OSS in Europe Unit History
This is a 1962 First Edition (Second Printing) No Bugles for Spies: Tales of the OSS by Robert Hayden Alcorn Unit History

This is a hard to find book in near excellent original condition with the original plastic covered paper dust cover.

This is a very readable book, measuring 5-3/4 by 8-1/2 inches. It is complete and intact with virtually no wear to the hard board covers or spine. There is some extremely minor bumping on the corners apparent.  The contents are near excellent.

It has more than 209 pages of outstanding narrative content of various unit activities, personalities and maneuvers.

$74.99 Available
USUH-027
OSS Great Escape Artist Unit History SIGNED
This is a 1985 First Edition (First Printing) Sage by Colonel Jerry Sage, US Army (Retired) SIGNED Unit History

The character "Hilts" played by Steve McQueen in The Great Escape was based on Colonel Sage's exploits and deeds in the POW camp.

This is a hard to find book in near excellent original condition with the original paper dust cover in generally good condition.

This is a very readable book, measuring 5-3/4 by 8-1/2 inches. It is complete and intact with virtually no wear to the hard board covers or spine. There is some extremely minor bumping on the corners apparent.  The contents are near excellent.

It has more than 370 pages of outstanding narrative content, with dozens of black and white photographs various unit activities, personalities and maneuvers.

This is a view of the dedication and autograph page.

$124.99 Available
USUH-022
OSS Det 101 Unit History SIGNED
This is a 1963 First Edition (Second Printing) Behind the Burma Road by William R. Peers and Dean Brellis SIGNED Unit History

This is a hard to find book in near excellent original condition with the original paper dust cover.

This is a very readable book, measuring 5-3/4 by 8-1/2 inches. It is complete and intact with virtually no wear to the hard board covers or spine. There is some extremely minor bumping on the corners apparent.  The contents are near excellent.

It has more than 246 pages of outstanding narrative content, with 21 black and white illustrations and photographs, and 12 maps of various unit activities, personalities and maneuvers.

This is a view of the dedication and autograph and the foreword page.

$124.99 Available
USUH-023
OSS In the CBI Unit History
This is a 1996 First Edition OSS In China: Prelude to Cold War by Maochun Yu Unit History

This is a hard to find book in near mint original condition with the original paper dust cover.

This is a very readable book, measuring 6-1/2 by 9-1/2 inches. It is complete and intact with virtually no wear to the hard board covers or spine. The author was an assistant professor of history at the US Naval Academy when he wrote the book. He provides a unique perspective to the operations of the OSS in the CBI.

It has more than 340 pages of outstanding narrative content, with dozens of black and white photographs of various unit activities, personalities and maneuvers.

$74.99 Available
USUH-024
OSS Women Spies Unit History SIGNED
This is a 1998 First Edition (Fourth Printing) Sisterhood of Spies: The Women of the OSS by Elizabeth P. McIntosh SIGNED Unit History

This is a hard to find book in near excellent original condition with the original paper dust cover.

This is a very readable book, measuring 6-1/2 by 9-1/2 inches. It is complete and intact with virtually no wear to the hard board covers or spine. It is in near mint condition.

It has more than 282 pages of outstanding narrative content, with several pages of black and white photographs of various unit activities, personalities and maneuvers.

This is a view of the dedication and autograph page.

We occasionally have unsigned editions available at $74.99 each in similar condition available. Inquire for availability.

$124.99 Available
USUH-026
OSS to Green Berets Unit History SIGNED
This is a 1986 First Edition From OSS to Green Berets by Colonel Aaron Banks, US Army (Retired) SIGNED Unit History

This is a hard to find book in near excellent original condition signed when Colonel Banks was 99 years old.  He lived to be 103.

This is a very readable book, measuring 6-1/4 by 9-1/8 inches. It is complete and intact with virtually no wear to the hard board covers or spine. It is in near mint condition.

It has more than 216 pages of outstanding narrative content, with several pages of black and white photographs of various unit activities, personalities and maneuvers written by the acknowledged Father of the US Army Special Forces.

This is a view of the dedication and autograph page. The signature is dated 31 May 2002 and shows some wavering from his age.

$124.99 Available
USUH-016
Vietnam US Army Special Unit History
This is a 1990 First Edition Special Forces of the US Army: 1952-1983 by Ian Sutherland Unit History

This is a hard to find book in near MINT condition.

This is a VERY heavy book, measuring 6-1/2 by 9-1/2 inches and 1-1/2 inches thick.  It is complete and intact with virtually no wear to the hard board covers or spine.  There is some extremely minor bumping on the corners apparent.  The contents are near excellent with some occasional yellow highlighter markings at selected passages made by a previous owner.

It has more than 725 pages of outstanding narrative content, with a number of color illustrations of various unit insignia, and hundreds of photographs.

This is a view of the table of contents and the publication data page.

$399.99 Available