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Armchair General magazine 2014 November
1 Armchair General magazine 2014 November
November 2014 Volume 11 Number 5 magazine used 80 pages 
Features:
Armchair General interviews the chairman of the World War I Centennial Commission
Edward: The "Black Prince" - Prince Edward, England's famed Hundred Years' War commander, never lost a battle
The Battle of Cedar Creek - a Confederate triumph turned into a catastrophe for the South in Shenandoah Valley.
Blood on the Border - the U.S.-Mexican War along the Rio Grande River over the disputed Trans-Nueces region

Interactive
Americans vs. Soviets: Fulda Gap, 1980 - choose the correct plan for an American tank platoon to respond to a surprise enemy attack
Chinese Defense at Shanghai, 1937 - You must lead outnumbered Chinese troops facing the surging Japanese army
Battle on Golan Heights, 1973 - Historical outcome and winning Reader Solutions to Combat Decision Game #63, July 2014 issue
Konev and the Battle for Berlin, 1945 - You must lead 1st Ukrainian Front armies in World War IIs final offensive.

Condition: Creases, wrinkling, edge and corner wear. 
Price: 6.88 USD

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Sea Classics Carriers at War 1941 - 1945
2 Sea Classics Carriers at War 1941 - 1945
Challenge Publications Inc Fall 1983 magazine used 97 pages 
Contents:
Flattops for the Navy's Fledglings
The Eagle Strikes Back
By Their Deeds You Shall Know Them
The Big "E" - Leader in Carrier Warfare
The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot
The Holiday Express

Condition: Pages are clean, some are age toned. Cover has creases and light wear. 
Price: 12.10 USD

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Sea Classics magazine 1969 April
3 Sea Classics magazine 1969 April
Challenge Publications Inc. April 1969 Vol 1 No 4 magazine used 66 pages 
Contents:
The Unsinkable Bismark
Ode to an Ocean Greyhound - Mauretania
The Last Broadside - USS New Jersey
Our First Battleship - USS Illinois
USS Texas
Remembering the Maine
Instant Classic - Monte Cristo

Condition: Pages are age toned. Cover has creases, tears, rubbing wear, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 11.00 USD

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Sea Classics magazine 1984 November
4 Sea Classics magazine 1984 November
Challenge Publications Inc. November 1984 Vol 17 No 6 magazine used 83 pages 
Contents:
Features:
  • Dakar: The Battle for an African Queen. Churchill wanted a sea victory but the French had other ideas.
  • Duel to the Death. The tragic victory of the SS Stephen Hopkins
  • Stephen Hopkins Epilogue. The bittersweet finale of a dramatic sea battle
  • Above and Beyond the Call of Duty. The U.S. Merchant Marine gave their all in World War Two
  • Salute to the Gallant Liberty Ships. They carried the goods of war to every port
  • Wartime Life in the Safety Lane: Part 2. Sometimes a merchant crew wondered who the enemy really was.
  • Ship Killer. How the French EXOCET missile was used in the Falklands
  • Many a Lonely Watch. A young merchant seaman's recollections of his first wartime voyage
  • Barnstorming with Submarine Missiles. Early experiments with the LOON missile
  • Ordeal in the Pacific. The massacre of a Liberty ship crew by the Japanese 1-8

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    Condition: Pages are lightly age toned. Cover has light wear. 
    Price: 11.00 USD

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    Unexploded Ordnance Enclosure to NavOrd X11-45
    5 Unexploded Ordnance Enclosure to NavOrd X11-45
    Department of the Navy, Bureau of Ordnance 1945 used 
    From the cover letter: "Deals with unexploded ordnance, both enemy and allied. Its purpose is to acquaint untrained personnel with the danger of handling this type of ordnance, to instruct them in recognizing it in order that they may report it to proper authorities, and to discourage them from collecting souvenirs of unexploded ordnance." Illustrated with photos.

    Chapter 1 - For Those Who Like to Live (cartoons and list of Do's and Don'ts

    Chapter 2 - Booby Traps
    Pressure firing devices, release firing devices, pull firing devices, fuze for anti-personnel mine

    Chapter 3 Mines

    Chapter 4 -Duds
    Bombs, rockets, projectiles, mortar shells, grenades, sea markers and flares

    Chapter 5 - Remember

    Condition: Creases, soil, rusted staples, edge and corner wear. 
    Price: 225.00 USD

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    World War II magazine 1972 February
    6 World War II magazine 1972 February
    Modern Day Periodicals February 1972 Vol 2 No 1 magazine used 66 pages 
    Contents:
  • Battle of the Bulge. A combat account of the American spearhead drive that stopped short 30 miles from the German border because they ran out of gasoline.
  • Battle at Midway. The turning point of the war in the Pacific when Japan's navy was completely destroyed.
  • Battle at El Alamein. The African battle that caught Field Marshal Rommel, the Desert Fox, in a trap set by General Montgomery and the British Eighth Army.
  • Invasion of Italy. The Allied invasion of Italy by land, sea and air which forced the capitulation of the entire Italian Army to the invaders
  • Battle of the Atlantic. U-boat action in attacks on Allied shipping and men of war in the Atlantic.
  • The Battle of Berlin. The collapse of Hitler's "1000 - year empire" before the deadly assault by the Allied forces.
  • Stalingrad War Album. A photographic account of one of the greatest battles of World War II.

    Condition: Pages are age toned. Cover has creases, rubbing wear, and edge and corner wear. Cover is slightly rolled. 
    Price: 5.50 USD

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    World War II magazine 1973   April Collector's Edition
    7 World War II magazine 1973 April Collector's Edition
    Modern Day Periodicals April 1973 Vol 2 No 3 magazine used 66 pages 
    Contents:
    The Luftwaffe:
  • Part 1 - The Luftwaffe
  • Part 2 - Terror in Spain
    Part 3 - Blitzkrieg

    Air Battle of France:

  • Part 1 - Invasion of Holland
  • Part 2 - Attack Belgium
  • Part 3 - Air Battle of France

    The Flying Tigers:

  • Part 1 - Cennault Goes to China
  • Part 2 - The AVG Becomes the Flying Tigers
  • Part 3 - The Flying Tigers Become Aces

    Special Collectors Section:
    World War I Places and Aces

    The Dam Busters:

  • Part 1 - The Dam Busters
  • Part 2 - Flight to the Ruhr Valley
  • Part 3 - Laying the Eggs

    World War II Aircraft:
    Fighter Planes of World War II

    Condition: Pages are age toned. Cover has light wear. 
    Price: 8.25 USD

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    World War II magazine 1974 January
    8 World War II magazine 1974 January
    Modern Day Periodicals Inc. January 1974 Vol 3 No 2 magazine used 66 pages 
    Contents:
    Wings Over the Aleutians:
    Wings over the Aleutians
    Battle of Dutch Harbor
    Bomb Kiska

    Bomb Dresden:
    Bomb Dresden
    Operation Thunderclap
    Double Attack

    The Kamikazes:
    The Kamikazes
    The Divine Wind
    Death Over Okinawa

    German Warplanes:
    Junkers Ju-87 Stuka Dive Bomber
    Junkers Ju-88 Nightfighter
    The Heinkel 11th Bomber
    Dornier DO-17, The Flying Pencil
    Messerschmitt BF-109 Fighter

    Attack on Truk:
    Attack on Truk
    Destruction of Truk

    Special Section:
    The Paratroopers

    Condition: Pages are age toned and have corner wear. Cover has creases, rubbing wear, piece torn off the lower spine fold area, and wear to the corners. 
    Price: 5.50 USD

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    World War II magazine 1993 July
    9 World War II magazine 1993 July
    Empire Press 1993 Vol 8 No 2 Magazine Used 74 pages 
    CONTENTS:
    Terrible Lessons Learned -
    fifty years ago, the allied invasion of Sicily was spearheaded by a massive onslaught or paratroopers. But the 82nd Airborne Division's combat Debut was anything but easy

    War's Greatest Tank Duel -
    on July 12, 1943, Germany's fourth panzer army was confronted by the Soviet fifth guards tanh army at Prokhorovka . The out come of history's greatest land battle - as well as the war in Russia - was about to be settled

    Contested Waters -
    In 1943, Rqadio Tokyo gloated about how Japanese torpedoes had contributed to the U.S. Navy's Fourth of July "fireworks" off Bairoko Harbor by sinking the destroyer strong. But bigger pyrotechnics were soon to follow

    Unlikely Mission Accomplished -
    Even at the Martin PBM's bombs were released on the Japanese convoy, it was struck by return fire. As he struggled with the controls, the plane's comander shouted to his copilot: "Radio the others. tell them we've been hit, may have to didtch."

    Condition– cover has creasing, & rubbing wear, front cover has address sticker back cover and some pages are torn 
    Price: 7.70 USD

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    The Encyclopedia of Infantry Weapons of World War II, Hogg, Ian V
    10 Hogg, Ian V The Encyclopedia of Infantry Weapons of World War II
    Frederick Fell Publishers Inc. 1977 0811906159 / 9780811906159 hardcover used 192 pages, 8 1/2 inches by 12 inches tall 
    Oversized book. International shipping would be more - email for quote.

    from the dust jacket: "The Encyclopedia of Infantry Weapons of World War II is a fully comprehensive and illustrated reference work including every major type of weapon used by every army in the world during the Second World War.

    Every infantry weapon used during World War II, including rifles, machine guns, anti-tank weapons, mortars and grenades are cited on a country by country basis. The origin and development of each weapon as well as its merits and demerits are explained by Master Gunner Ian V. Hogg and virtually every weapon quoted in the text is illustrated by photographs and/or line drawings. Photographs in color and black and white are used to show these weapons in action.

    Condition: Pages are clean. Dust jacket has creases, tears, and rubbing wear. 
    Price: 27.50 USD

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