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The Forrestal Diaries

By: N/A

Price: $15.99

Publisher: The Viking Press: January 1951

Seller ID: 39381

ISBN: B002ADS2ZK

Condition: Collectible - Very Good


Binding is tight and square. Cover is clean with minor wear. No marks or writing observed in the text. Front inside cover page has the top corner cut off. View more info

The Forrestal Diaries

By: N/A

Price: $8.99

Publisher: The Viking Press: January 1951

Seller ID: 39382

ISBN: B002ADS2ZK

Condition: Used - Good


GOOD+++ Binding is tight and square. Cover is clean with minor wear. Aprox. 6 pages with lines on the side of the paragraphs. Other than that no marks or writing observed in the text. View more info

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Life in Custer's Cavalry: Diaries and letters of Albert and Jennie Barnitz, 1867-1868 (Yale Western Americana Series)

By: Albert Barnitz, Jennie Barnitz; Editor-Robert M. Utley

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1977

Seller ID: 79851

ISBN: 0300020945

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. DJ is good. Gently read. . . . . . . This book is composed of Barnitz' personal diary and letters written to his wife, which she conviently kept over the years. Additional information is detailed and follows the letters and diary entries in chronological order. Barnitz enjoyed writing, wrote his wife often and made regular entries in his diary. The book is full of interesting phographs, many which I have never seen before, even though I have been a Little BIg Horn buff for quite a while. An excellent biographical glosssary is incl... View more info

Montgomery of Alamein

By: Arthur Gwynne Jones Chalfont

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Atheneum: January 1976

Seller ID: 10226

ISBN: 0689107447

Condition: Used - Good


No markings observed in text. Yellowing of pages, ex-Libary, foxing on text, cover shows signs of wear. View more info

Memoirs of Field-Marshall the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

By: Bernard Montgomery

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Collins: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23516

ISBN: B000FIV2Q8

Condition: Collectible - Good


1st Edition / 1st Printing - Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. From private collection. In removable archival mylar protected cover. 35s net on dj flap. 574 pp. No other printings listed. Red boards View more info

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Patton: A Genius for War

By: Carlo D'Este

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Harpercollins: November 1995

Seller ID: 79270

ISBN: 0060164557

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. From private collection, dust cover is in archival mylar. . . . . A comprehensive biography of General George Patton draws on hitherto unavailable letters, diaries, and memoirs, uncovering many new facts to create an insightful and definitive portrait of an American military hero. View more info

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Custer's Chief of Scouts: The Reminiscences of Charles A. Varnum

By: Charles A. Varnum; Editor-John M. Carroll; Introduction-Charles K. Mills

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Bison Books: 1987

Seller ID: 71842

ISBN: 0803263287

Condition: Used - Like New


No marks or writing observed in the text. Spine uncreased - appears unread. Light shelf wear on cover. . . . . . Historic moments in the Battle of the Little Big Horn are recounted by Custer's chief of scouts, Lieutenant Charles A. Varnum, who commanded a detachment of Arikara scouts. He describes his meeting with Custer on a high bluff on the morning of June 25,1876, and the general's fateful decision to attack, in spite of a warning that the valley was filling up with mounted Indians. Varnum, who rode with Major Marcus Reno's troop, relives all that can be seen and heard in the smoke and swi... View more info

Tojo: The Last Banzai

By: Courtney Browne

Price: $5.97

Publisher: Da Capo Press: March 1998

Seller ID: 75088

ISBN: 0306808447

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Spine uncreased. Cover is clean and in great condition. Gently read. View more info

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Custer: Favor the Bold - A Soldier's Story

By: D. A. Kinsley

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Promontory Press: April 1994

Seller ID: 79850

ISBN: 0883940744

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. From private collection, dust cover is in archival mylar. Originally published in two volumes as Favor the Bold : Custer, the Civil War Years ; Favor the Bold : Custer, The Indian Fighter. --Title page verso. . . . . . . . A stunning, fully illustrated biography captures George Armstrong discussing his boyhood heroics at Bull Run, his feats at the Battle of Gettysburg, battles in the Badlands of Montana, and his ignominious defeat at Little Big Horn. View more info

The War Between the Generals: Inside the Allied High Command

By: David Irving

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Cogdon & Lattes: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3406

ISBN: 031292920X

Condition: Used - Very Good


1st Edition (Stated) - Clean In Text. Dust Jacket Has Wear, Stamp On Bottom Edge. Stated 1st Edition - Cogdon & Lattes (1981). No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Multiple dog-eared pages. . ....................... ...................... .......................... TOC: 446, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm Contents: Bedfellows -- Uneasy alliance -- Alibi in Washington -- Stakes incalculable -- Patton meets his destiny -- The bomber barons -- Eyes and ears -- George, you talk too much -- Gathering the reins -- Ends and means -- Joan of Arc -- ... View more info

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Custer's Last or, The Battle of the Little Big Horn: In picturesque perspective, being a pictorial representation of the late and unfortunate incident in Montana as portrayed by Custer's friends and foes, admirers, and iconoclasts of his day and after

By: Don Russell; Preface-Barbara Tyler

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Amon Carter Museum of Western Art: 1968

Seller ID: 79858

ISBN: B0006BUZI0

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. DJ is Fair wth repaired tears and chips. From private collection, dust cover is in archival mylar. . . . . . A study of the innumerable graphic accounts and the artists and illustrators who produced them. View more info

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Triumph and Disaster 1945-1964 (The Years of Macarthur - Volume III)

By: Dorris Clayton James

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: April 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 79865

ISBN: 0395360048

Condition: Used - Good


1st Edition / 1st Printing - No marks or writing observed in text. DJ is VG. Damp stain on borrom edge of pages that does not affect text. Binding tight and square. . . . . . A detailed biography of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, chronicles his controversial military, administrative, and political career and examines his complex, contradictory personality and character View more info

Churchill's Generals

By: Editor-John Keegan

Price: $3.98

Publisher: Grove Weidenfeld: October 1991

Seller ID: 72531

ISBN: 0802113095

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. View more info

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The Custer Reader

By: Editor-Paul Andrew Hutton; Foreword-Robert Utley

Price: $8.95

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: November 2004

Seller ID: 79852

ISBN: 0806134658

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . TABLE OF CONTENTS: PART I: The Civil War: 1.) Introduction -- 2.) Custer: the Civil War years by Gregory J.W. Urwin -- 3.) From West Point to the battlefield by G.A. Custer -- 4.) Custer's 'last stand': Trevilian Station, 1864 by Jay Monaghan -- 5.) The Battle of Waynesboro by Harlan Page Lloyd -- 6.) Photographic essay -- PART II: The Indian Wars: 7.) Introduction -- 8.) Custer: the Indian fighter by Brian W. Dippie -- 9.) The West breaks in General Custer by Minnie Dubbs Millbrook... View more info

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MHQ: The Quartley Journal of Military History Magazine Volume 25, Number 2 (Winter 2013) [New Analysis - Custer: His suprising strategy nearly won the day at Little Bighorn]

By: Editor-William W. Horne

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Winter 2013

Seller ID: 79848

ISBN: B00BC5KML4

Condition: Used - Like New


CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. . . . . . Includes: Custer: His suprising strategy nearly won the day at Little Bighorn by Paul Andrew Button View more info

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'Boots and Saddles' or, Life in Dakota With General Custer

By: Elizabeth B. Custer; Introduction Jane R. Stewart

Price: $6.95

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1961

Seller ID: 69782

ISBN: 0806111925

Condition: Used - Like New


15th printing. No marks or writing observed in the text. Spine uncreased - appears unread. . . . . . TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1.) Change of station -- 2.) A blizzard -- 3.) Western hospitality -- 4.) Cavalry on the march -- 5.) Camping among the Sioux -- 6.) A visit to the village of Two Bears -- 7.) Adventures during the last days of the march -- 8.) Separation and reunion -- 9.) Our new home at Fort Lincoln -- 10.) Incidents of every-day life -- 11.) The burning of our quarters - Carrying the mail -- 12.) Perplexities and pleasures of domestic life -- 13.) A strong heart da... View more info

Bull Halsey

By: Elmer Belmont Potter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: October 1985

Seller ID: 22588

ISBN: 0870211463

Condition: Used - Good


Small mark on page edges visible when book is closed. Binding tight and square, no writing or markings in text, appears unread. Dust-jacket in very good condition. View more info

Jan Smuts: A Biography

By: F. S. Crafford

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.: January 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47769

ISBN: B0006AQ3E6

Condition: Collectible - Good


1st printing - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Rough cut page edges slightly soiled. Dust cover missing. View more info

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My Life on the Plains (A Bison Book)

By: General George A. Custer; Editor/Introduction-Milo Milton Quaife

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Univ of Nebraska Pr: June 1966

Seller ID: 71847

ISBN: 0803250428

Condition: Used - Very Good


10th Printing - No marks or writing observed in the text. Spine uncreased - gently read. . . . . What were you doing at age 28? Custer was writing a book which became a best-seller. This is history told first-hand, and if I were to make a comparison I would say that it was like Julius Caesar's The Gallic Wars. He was a fearless soldier who had his horse shot out from underneath him a known eleven times during the Civil War, and in the end he was the youngest general this country has ever had at age 23. He was a man who was destined to die young. He probably knew this, and this could be the rea... View more info

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The Custer Story. The Life and Intimate Letters of General Custer and His Wife Elizabeth

By: George A. Custer, Elizabeth Custer; Editor-Marguerite Merington

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Devin-Adair: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 79874

ISBN: B000J0P5WO

Condition: Used - Good


1st Edition, 1st Printing (per Zempel-Verler). No marks or writing observed in text. DJ is good. Binding sound though slightly canted. . . . . . . . TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1.) My boy Custer -- 2.) The Bacons and Pages -- 3.) Captain Custer -- 4.) Libbie Bacon -- 5.) Courtship -- 6.) Brigadier general -- 7.) Marriage -- 8.) War correspondence -- 9.) Major general -- 10.) Closing scenes of the Civil War -- 11.) Appomattox and after -- 12.) Lieutenant colonel -- 13.) Court-martial -- 14.) Reinstatement -- 15.) New York and Kentucky -- 16.) Outside the states -- 17.) F... View more info