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181 HERSEY, JOHN. Hiroshima.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1965. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. 
A timeless and compassionate account of the catastrophic event which heralded the coming of the atomic age. Based on interviews with survivors of the first atomic bombing. 
Price: 4.04 USD
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182 HERSEY, JOHN. Hiroshima.
Milestone Editions. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. 
A timeless and compassionate account of the catastrophic event which heralded the coming of the atomic age. Based on interviews with survivors of the first atomic bombing. 
Price: 16.63 USD
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183 HEWISON, ROBERT. Under Siege: Literary Life In London 1939-1945.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1977. First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but dustjacket is only fair. 
By weaving together social history and literary history, Hewison shows by anecdote and example how writers, poets, and painters in Britain endured the war. Those covered were Joyce Cary, Cyril Connolly, John Lehmann, Julian Maclaren-Ross, George Orwell, J. B. Priestley, William Sansom, John Sommerfield, Evely Waugh, C. Day Lewis, Keith Douglas, T. S. Eliot, Roy Fuller, Sidney Keys, Alun Lewis, Louis MacNiece, Stephen Spender, Dylan Thomas, Graham Bell, Robert Colquhoun, John Craxton, Robert MacBryde, Henry Moore, Paul Nash, John Piper, Leonard Rosoman, and Graham Sutherland. "A remarkable reconstruction of the period." --Philip Toynbee 
Price: 7.55 USD
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184 HEWITT, ROBERT L. Work Horse Of The Western Front: The Story Of The 30th Infantry Division.
Infantry Journal Press, Washington, D. C.: 1946. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. Underlining and notes on some pages. 
Includes a roster of individuals decorated for service with the 30th Infantry Division. 
Price: 94.29 USD
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185 HOGG, IAN V. Gas.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1975, 0345243927 / 9780345243928 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Gas warfare had an inevitable effect on public opinion, and gas warfare became the object of a universal loathing. The book here, which is part of a series, details the use and misuse of gas. 
Price: 82.18 USD
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186 HOHNE, HEINZ Codeword: Direktor.
Berkeley Medallion Corporation, New York: 1972. 0425022676 / 9780425022672 Berkeley Medalion Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Recreates the desperate battle that raged in secret behind the inferno of World War II. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.51 USD
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187 HOLIDAY, SAMUEL & MCPHERSON, ROBERT S. Under The Eagle: Samuel Holiday, Navajo Code Talker.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2013. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Samuel Holiday was one of a small group of Navajo men enlisted by the Marine Corps during World War II to use their native language to transmit secret communications on the battlefield. Based on extensive interviews with Robert S. McPherson, Under the Eagle is Holiday's vivid account of his own story. It is the only book-length oral history of a Navajo code talker in which the narrator relates his experiences in his own voice and words. Under the Eagle carries the reader from Holiday's childhood years in rural Monument Valley, Utah, into the world of the United States's Pacific campaign against Japan—to such places as Kwajalein, Saipan, Tinian, and Iwo Jima. Central to Holiday's story is his Navajo worldview, which shapes how he views his upbringing in Utah, his time at an Indian boarding school, and his experiences during World War II. Holiday's story, coupled with historical and cultural commentary by McPherson, shows how traditional Navajo practices gave strength and healing to soldiers facing danger and hardship and to veterans during their difficult readjustment to life after the war. The Navajo code talkers have become famous in recent years through books and movies that have dramatized their remarkable story. Their wartime achievements are also a source of national pride for the Navajos. And yet, as McPherson explains, Holiday's own experience was "as much mental and spiritual as it was physical." This decorated marine served "under the eagle" not only as a soldier but also as a Navajo man deeply aware of his cultural obligations. 30 black and white illustrations. Samuel Holiday, born in 1924, now lives in Kayenta, Arizona, at the southern end of Utah's Monument Valley. He is one of the few surviving Navajo code talkers. Robert S. McPherson is Professor of History at Utah State University-Eastern, Blanding Campus. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books on Navajo history and the history of the Southwest, including Under the Eagle: Samuel Holiday, Navajo Code Talker (with Samuel Holiday) and Viewing the Ancestors: Perceptions of the Anaasazi, Mokwic, and Hisatsinom. Amy Allen Price Military History Award—Utah Division of State History 
Price: 21.09 USD
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188 HOLMES, LARRY E. Stalin's World War II Evacuations: Triumph And Troubles In Kirov.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 2017. Modern War Studies Series. 
In the face of the German onslaught in World War II, the Soviets succeeded, as Molotov later recalled, "in relocating to the rear virtually an entire industrial country." It was an official declared, "one of the greatest feats of the war." Focusing on the Kirov region, this book offers a different and considerably more nuanced picture of the evacuations than the typical triumphal narrative found in Soviet history. In its depiction of the complexities of the displacement and relocation of populations, Stalin's World War II Evacuations also has remarkable relevance in our time of mass migrations of refugees from war-torn nations. The citizens and government of Kirov, some 500 miles northeast of Moscow, provided food, clothing, and shelter to the people and institutions that descended on the region in numbers far exceeding prewar plans or anyone's imagination. But as they continued to share their already strained resources — with adult evacuees, Leningrad's children, wounded and ill soldiers, factories, and commissariats—the people of Kirov became increasingly resentful, especially as it grew clear that the war would be prolonged, and that their guests demanded privileged treatment. Larry E. Holmes reveals how, without directly challenging the Stalinist system, they vigorously advanced their own private and regional interests. He shows that, as Kirov and Moscow pursued their respective agendas, sometimes in concert but increasingly at cross-purposes, they exposed preexisting and highly dysfunctional dimensions of Soviet governance at both the center and the periphery. The dictatorial center and the periphery literally came face-to-face in the evacuation to Kirov, allowing for a new, informed understanding of the tensions inherent in the Stalinist system, and of the power politics of the wartime Soviet Union. Larry E. Holmes is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of South Alabama. He is the author of many books, including Grand Theater: Regional Governance in Stalin's Russia, 1931-1941 and War, Evacuation, and the Exercise of Power: The Center, Periphery, and Kirov's Pedagogical Institute, 1941-1952. Choice Outstanding Academic Title. "Holmes has added a solid study of the history of World War II in Russia. For researchers interested in Soviet center-periphery relations, the book brings important questions about regional interests in the USSR to the history of the Second World War."—American Historical Review "This is an enjoyable book and the narrative comes alive through the extensive use of diaries, letters, and a wide array of state and provincial archives. . . . a good regional study, a fine analysis of wartime civilian life, and a useful study that sets the evacuation into a broader history of massive forced migration." —Slavic Review 
Price: 42.75 USD
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189 HOLMES, LINDA GOETZ. Unjust Enrichment: How Japan's Companies Built Postwar Fortunes Using American Pows.
Konecky & Konecky, Old Saybrook: 156852675X / 9781568526751 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Use of American POWs as slave labor by Japanese companies is an unresolved issue of the Second World War. Hundreds of POWs died each day on Japanese company property between 1942 1nd 1945, mostly from starvation, overwork, brutal beatings, or untreated diseases. This book provides a forum for the servicemen to tell their own stories in a historic context that recognizes the seriousness of the crimes. "A triumph of investigative research." - Iris Chang, author of The Rape of Nanking 
Price: 8.06 USD
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190 HOUSTON, JEANNE WAKATSUKI & JAMES D. Farewell To Manzanar: A True Story Of Japanese American Experience During And After The World War II Internment.
Bantam Books, New York: 1974. 0553272586 / 9780553272581 Forty-first Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Jeanne Wakatsuki was seven years old in 1942 when her family was uprooted from their home and sent to live at Manzanar internment camp - with ten thousand other Japanese Americans. Along with searchlight towers and armed guards, Mazanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders, Boy Scouts, sock hops, baton twirling lessons, and a dance band called The Jive Bombers, who would play any popular song except the nation's No.l 1 hit: "Don't Fence Me In." Farewell to Manzanar is the true story of one spirited Japanese American Family's attempt to survive the indignities of forced detention...and of a native-born American child who discovered what it was like to grow up behind barbed wire in the United States. "An extraordinary episode in American history....A beautiful and very personal book." - Library Journal 
Price: 3.36 USD
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191 HOYLE, MARTHA BYRD. A World In Flames.
Atheneum, New York: 1973. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. Covers are discolored. 
This one-volume history of the Second World War is a concise, forthright battle-by-battle account. A narrative of action, A World in Flames dwells on what happened more than on why it happened. In this respect it is a military history rather than a political one, but the military action is set in the broad perspective of the political background. Illustrated with maps. Includes an Index "An excellent summary of the military side of World War II in about as concise a form as one could hope for. For a brief overall view of military operations between 1939 and 1945 I find this meets a real need." Louis Morton, Professor of History - Dartmouth College 
Price: 4.74 USD
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192 HUBER, SONYA. Opa Nobody.
University of Nebraska, Lincoln: 2008. First Edition. American Lives Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
It had come to this: breastfeeding her screaming three-month-old while sitting on the cigarette-scarred floor of a union hall, lying to her husband so she could attend yet another activist meeting, and otherwise actively self-destructing. Then Sonya Huber turned to her long-dead grandfather, the family "nobody," for help. Huber's search for meaning and resonance in the life of her grandfather Heina Buschman was unusual insofar as she knew him only through dismissive family stories: He let his wife die of neglect . . . he used his infant son as a decoy when transporting anti-Nazi literature in a baby carriage . . . and so the stories went. What she actually discovered was that, like his granddaughter, Heina Buschman was a committed and beleaguered activist whose story echoed her own. Huber's research not only conjured her grandfather's voice in answer to many of the questions that troubled her but also found in his story a source of personal sustenance for herself. Based on extensive research and documentation, this story of Heina Buschman offers a rare look into the heart of the "average" socialist trying to survive the Nazis and rebuild a broken world. Alternating with his voice is Huber's own, providing a rich and moving counterpoint that makes this deeply personal exploration of family, politics, and individual responsibility a story for all of us and for all time. Sonya Huber is an assistant professor in the Department of Writing and Linguistics at Georgia Southern University. She is the author of many short stories, essays, and poems. "[S]harp human insights on the omnipresent moral complications of living in Nazi Germany make this a worthwhile read. . . . [A] unique, imaginative take on the family memoir."—Kirkus Reviews "Grounded in extensive research and enriched by family anecdotes. . . . The result is thoughtful discourse on political activism and the toll exacted from those dedicated to unpopular causes."—Deborah Donovan, Booklist "In her first book, teacher and activist Huber reaches across time and space to find guidance and camaraderie in the reconstructed life of Heina Buschmann, the German grandfather she never met. . . . Family relationships and political situations are wrought finely enough to illustrate what's at stake for Heina."—Publishers Weekly "In every chapter, [Huber] weaves stories of her activist life with richly imagined scenes of her grandfather, reconstructing his life from anecdotes and documentary evidence. . . . By connecting with history on such a personal level, she reveals how ordinary citizens can get swept up into movements of all kinds; allegiance is never as simple as a membership card. Most radically of all for a progressive activist, Huber embraces the past. Instead of tossing it all out in search of something new, she ties a firm knot between then and now."—Karrie Higgins, Los Angeles Times "Writing family history is a notoriously fraught enterprise. . . . Sonya Huber's book of creative nonfiction, Opa Nobody, tracks an innovative course through this thorny landscape. . . . [I]t is precisely Huber's play with the imaginative possibilities in the gaps between historical fact and family memory that makes her project so poetic and moving. . . . Through her admirably candid writing, Huber makes visible the inability of political activism to manage failure and despair."—Valerie Weaver-Zercher, The Christian Century "Opa Nobody is good, folks. . . . Fiction and nonfiction flow together so easily under Huber's control that it looks easy to accomplish. . . . Opa Nobody is a masterful book and a testament to the talent of its author. After reading this, there will be many people impatient for Sonya Huber's next work. I am."—Connect Statesboro "Opa Nobody is a masterful layering of lives, a beautifully readable and often poetic tracing of the heart lines between grandfather and granddaughter, old leftie and new, Nazi-era German rabble-rouser and present-day American activist. Sonya Huber imagines her way into her hero's childhood, his neighborhoods, his friendships, and finally into his passions—both political and romantic—which in the end are her own. The research in Opa Nobody is prodigious, the history fascinating, the quest for justice inspiring, but the lives here are what will keep you reading, page after page, long into the clamorous night."—Bill Roorbach, author of Temple Stream and Big Bend "Sonya Huber is a writer of remarkable talent and courage. With great passion and skill, she resurrects her grandfather in this story of a family in the years leading up to and away from Hitler's Third Reich. Painstakingly researched and richly imagined, Opa Nobody is a brave book of politics, history, and love—a book filled with an irrepressible embrace of humanity."—Lee Martin, author of The Bright Forever and From Our House "Sonya Huber begins her innovative memoir with a question: 'Why try to change the world?' Thus begins an intimate dialogue with her long-dead, activist grandfather—part fact, part imagination—that delves into the nature of political resistance and the toll this stance takes on those intrepid souls who dare to live on the edge of change." —Brenda Miller, author of Season of the Body and coauthor of Tell It Slant 
Price: 28.45 USD
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193 HUMPHREY, ROBERT E. Once Upon A Time In War: The 99th Division In World War II.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2008. 0806139463 / 9780806139463 First Edition. Volume 18 in the Campaigns and Commanders Series s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Harrowing combat experiences revealed — many for the first time. For the soldier on the front lines of World War II, a lifetime of terror and suffering could be crammed into a few horrific hours of combat. This was especially true for members of the 99th Infantry Division who repelled the Germans in the Battle of the Bulge and engaged in some of the most dramatic, hard-fought actions of the war. Once Upon a Time in War presents a stirring view of combat from the perspective of the common soldier. Author Robert E. Humphrey personally retraced the path of the 99th through Belgium and Germany and conducted extensive interviews with more than three hundred surviving veterans. When Humphrey discovered that many 99ers had gone to their graves without telling their stories, he set about to honor their service and coax recollections from survivors. The memories recounted here, many of them painful and long repressed, are remarkable for their clarity. These narratives, seamlessly woven to create a collective biography, offer a gritty reenactment of World War II from the enlisted man's point of view. Although focused on a single division, Once Upon a Time in War captures the experiences of all American GIs who fought in Europe. For readers captivated by Band of Brothers, this book offers an often tragic, sometimes heartwarming, but always compelling read. Robert E. Humphrey is Professor of Communication Studies at California State University, Sacramento. He has published numerous articles in The Checkerboard, the newspaper for the 99th Infantry Division, and is author of Children of Fantasy: The First Rebels of Greenwich Village, 1910-1920. 
Price: 19.43 USD
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194 IENAGA, SABURO. The Pacific War, 1931-1945: A Critical Perspective On Japan's Role In World War II.
Pantheon Books, New York: 1978. 0394734963 / 9780394734965 s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 14.01 USD
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195 INGERSOLL, RALPH. Top Secret.
Harcourt Brace & Company, New York: 1946. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 

Price: 8.55 USD
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196 IRVING, DAVID; EAKER, IRA C. (INTRODUCTION). The Destruction Of Dresden.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York: 1963. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Front of dustjacket has tears. Bottom of spine is bumped. 
An account of the World War II's deadliest air attack - the three bombing raids on February 13, 1945, that devastated the city of Dresden, Germany. Includes an Index. 
Price: 150.10 USD
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197 JACKSON, ROBERT H.; DEAN, GORDON (PREFACE). The Case Against The Nazi War Criminals: Opening Statement For The United States Of America And Other Documents.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1946. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 
Also ontains the text of the indictment served upon the defendants, the Nazi war crimials, in the jail at Nurnberg. 
Price: 70.30 USD
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198 JACKSON, ROBERT. Unexplained Mysteries Of World War I I.
JG Press, North Dighton: 1991. 1572151471 / 9781572151475 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Mysteries are presented [here] supported by a wealth of fascinating historical maps and photographs. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.03 USD
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199 JENSEN, OLIVER. Carrier War.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1945. Second printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. 
An excellent account of the achievements of aircraft carriers in the Pacific during World War II and of the sights and sounds of battle as they existed. Contains numerous photographs. 
Price: 15.15 USD
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200 JOHNSON, DAVID ALAN. Betrayal: The True Story Of J Edgar Hoover And The Nazi Saboteurs Captured During World War Two.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 2007. 0781811732 / 9780781811736 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The true story behind the Nazi saboteurs captured on Long Island in 1942, their betrayal by J. Edgar Hoover, and the shameful secret behind the case that established the reputation of the FBI. At 4 a.m. on a foggy morning in 1942, Nazi submarines discharged eight men along the coasts of Long Island and Florida. A few days later, J. Edgar Hoover further burnished his reputation by announcing the swift capture of Nazi soldiers found prowling our shores, intent on sabotage. Omitted from the record (and still denied by the FBI) is the true story behind Hoover's greatest publicity coup: the saboteurs' leader, George Dasch, betrayed his own country by turning himself in first to a disbelieving FBI. Hoover promised Dasch clemency and assurances that the jerry-rigged "military tribunal" created to try the men as "unlawful combatants" was merely a formality to protect loved ones from Nazi retribution. Using documentation from the FBI archives, interviews and memoirs, David Alan Johnson carefully recounts the mounting betrayals in this utterly engrossing saga. 
Price: 22.99 USD
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