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261 SULZBERGER, C. L. The American Heritage Picture History Of World War II.
American Heritage Publishing, New York: 1966. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. 
Covers in words and pictures the essential history of this greatest of human tragedies, and recreates a feeling of what it meant in terms of the people who were swept up by it. Includes an Index. 
Price: 19.71 USD
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262 TAAFFE, STEPHEN R. Marshall And His Generals: U.s. Army Commanders In World War II .
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: . Modern War Studies Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
General George C. Marshall, chief of staff of the U.S. Army during World War II, faced the daunting task not only of overseeing two theaters of a global conflict but also of selecting the best generals to carry out American grand strategy. Marshall and His Generals is the first and only book to focus entirely on that selection process and the performances, both stellar and disappointing, that followed from it. Stephen Taaffe chronicles and critiques the background, character, achievements, and failures of the more than three dozen general officers chosen for top combat group commands—from commanders like Dwight Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur to some nearly forgotten. Taaffe explores how and why Marshall selected the Army's commanders. Among his chief criteria were character (including "unselfish and devoted purpose"), education, (whether at West Point, Fort Leavenworth, or the Army War College), and striking a balance between experience and relative youth in a war that required both wisdom and great physical stamina. As the war unfolded, Marshall also factored into his calculations the combat leadership his generals demonstrated and the opinions of his theater commanders. Taaffe brings into sharp focus the likes of Eisenhower, MacArthur, George Patton, Omar Bradley, Walter Krueger, Robert Eichelberger, Courtney Hodges, Lucian Truscott, J. Lawton Collins, Alexander "Sandy" Patch, Troy Middleton, Matthew Ridgeway, Mark Clark, and twenty-five other generals who served in the conflict. He describes their leadership and decision-making processes and provides miniature biographies and personality sketches of these men drawn from their personal papers, official records, and reflections of fellow officers. Delving deeper than other studies, this path-breaking work produces a seamless analysis of Marshall's selection process of operational-level commanders. Taaffe also critiques the performance of these generals during the war and reveals the extent to which their actions served as stepping stones to advancement. Ambitious in scope and filled with sharp insights, Marshall and His Generals is essential reading for anyone interested in World War II and military leadership more generally. 
Price: 37.95 USD
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263 TAAFFE, STEPHEN R. Marshall And His Generals: U.s. Army Commanders In World War II .
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 2013. Modern War Studies Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
General George C. Marshall, chief of staff of the U.S. Army during World War II, faced the daunting task not only of overseeing two theaters of a global conflict but also of selecting the best generals to carry out American grand strategy. Marshall and His Generals is the first and only book to focus entirely on that selection process and the performances, both stellar and disappointing, that followed from it. Stephen Taaffe chronicles and critiques the background, character, achievements, and failures of the more than three dozen general officers chosen for top combat group commands—from commanders like Dwight Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur to some nearly forgotten. Taaffe explores how and why Marshall selected the Army's commanders. Among his chief criteria were character (including "unselfish and devoted purpose"), education, (whether at West Point, Fort Leavenworth, or the Army War College), and striking a balance between experience and relative youth in a war that required both wisdom and great physical stamina. As the war unfolded, Marshall also factored into his calculations the combat leadership his generals demonstrated and the opinions of his theater commanders. Taaffe brings into sharp focus the likes of Eisenhower, MacArthur, George Patton, Omar Bradley, Walter Krueger, Robert Eichelberger, Courtney Hodges, Lucian Truscott, J. Lawton Collins, Alexander "Sandy" Patch, Troy Middleton, Matthew Ridgeway, Mark Clark, and twenty-five other generals who served in the conflict. He describes their leadership and decision-making processes and provides miniature biographies and personality sketches of these men drawn from their personal papers, official records, and reflections of fellow officers. Delving deeper than other studies, this path-breaking work produces a seamless analysis of Marshall's selection process of operational-level commanders. Taaffe also critiques the performance of these generals during the war and reveals the extent to which their actions served as stepping stones to advancement. Ambitious in scope and filled with sharp insights, Marshall and His Generals is essential reading for anyone interested in World War II and military leadership more generally. Stephen R. Taafe is professor of history at Sephen F. Austin State University in Nacodoches, Texas. He is author of several books including MacArthur's Jungle War: The 1944 New Guinea Campaign and is a two-time winner of the Army Historical Foundation's Distinguished Book Award. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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264 TATEISHI, JOHN. And Justice For All: An Oral History Of The Japanese American Detention Camps.
Random House, New York: 1984. 0394539826 / 9780394539829 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but the dustjacket shows some wear and tear. 
This poignant and bitter yet inspiring oral history by thirty Japanese Americans captures for the first time the personal feelings and experiences of the only group of American citizens ever to be confined in concentration camps in the United States. Over 115, 000 Japanese American civilians who lived on the West Coast at the outbreak of World War II were rounded up and sent to desolate "relocation" camps where most spent the duration of the war. The story of the camps has been told before, but never by the people who endured them. 
Price: 15.20 USD
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265 TERKEL, STUDS. " The Good War ": An Oral History Of World War Two.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1985. 0345325680 / 9780345325686 First Ballantine Books Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Presents men and women recalling the time they were all eighteen and nineteen. Includes the memories of some of the famous: the admirals, the politicians, the intellectuals, ranging from Averell Harriman to John Kenneth Galbraith. 
Price: 3.28 USD
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266 THE EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE BOOKS. War On The High Seas.
Time-Life Books, Alexandria: 1991. 0809469960 / 9780809469963 Second Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 33.73 USD
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267 THE WRITERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS; SALISBURY, HARRISON (FOREWORD). World War II: A 50th Anniversary History.
Henry Holt And Co., New York: 1989. 0805010955 / 9780805010954 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Through many of its words and pictures, this book recalls and commemorates the war that changed the shape and future of the world. Includes an index. 
Price: 46.79 USD
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268 THOLE, LOU. Forgotten Fields Of America: World War II Bases And Training, Then And Now, Volume Two.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula: 2001. 1575100517 / 9781575100517 s Softcover. Good condition. 
World War II Bases and Training THEN and NOW. 247 Photos. 
Price: 47.98 USD
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269 THOMAS, GORDON & WITTS, MAX MORGAN. Enola Gay.
Stein and Day, New York: Briar Cliff Manor: 1977. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Slight nick in dustjacket. 
The story of the bombing of Hiroshima and its consequences. Includes an Index. 
Price: 10.93 USD
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270 THOMPSON, B.W. Spearhead Of Invasion: D-day.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1972. Fourth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
It was difficult to imagine that anything else existed. The thing itself seemed "total". This is the story of D-Day. 
Price: 7.60 USD
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271 THOMPSON, LAURENCE. 1940.
William Morrow, New York: 1966. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good Condition. 
An evaluation of the first crucial year of World War II as experienced in Great Britain. Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.01 USD
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272 THOMPSON, LAURENCE. The Greatest Treason: The Untold Story Of Munich.
William Morrow & Co., New York: 1968. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
More than any other event in recent history, Munich provides the most profound insight to the issue of peace or war in our time. For this story of the ultimate betrayal has become the classic example of how miscalculation and error can result in a world conflict. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.64 USD
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273 THOMPSON, ROBERT SMITH. Empires On The Pacific: World War II And The Struggle For The Mastery Of Asia.
Basic Books, New York: 2001. 0465085768 / 9780465085767 First Paperback Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Smashes the traditional narratives of what World War II in the Pacific was all about. Standard histories of the Pacific Theater have focused on the military conflict between America and Japan, ignoring a crucial aspect of this period: America's imperial ambitions in East Asia. Includes an Index. "Empires on the Pacific is to be celebrated as one of the best accounts available of the war against Japan." - The Globe and Mail 
Price: 25.41 USD
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274 TOLAND, JOHN. Battle: The Story Of The Bulge.
New American Library, New York: 1959. Third Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. Age discoloring. 

Price: 6.65 USD
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275 TOLSTOY, NIKOLAI. Night Of The Long Knives.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1972. 0345027876 / 9780345027870 First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
On the night of June 30, 1934 Hitler unleashed a campaign of assassination against the growing power of the SA. Seventy-seven leading Nazis lost their lives, and there were thousands of other victims in the bloodbath which became known as the Night of the Long Knives. The explanation of that War experience can be found in this volume, which is part of a series. 
Price: 15.68 USD
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276 TREGASKIS, RICHARD. Stronger Than Fear.
Random House, New York: 1945. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 

Price: 9.50 USD
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277 TREVOR-ROPER, H. R. The Last Days Of Hitler.
Collier Books, New York: 1973 Third Edition with a new Preface by the author. Seventh Printing. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
In the fateful month of April1945, the Allied Forces converged on Berlin, trapping Adolf Hitler and what remained of his entourage in the bunkers below the doomed city. This is the story of those last desperate hours, of what happened during the Fuehrer's final futile attempts to preserve his "thousand year" Reich. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.80 USD
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278 TREVOR-ROPER, H. R. The Last Days Of Hitler.
The Macmillan Company, New York: 1947. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
In the fateful month of April1945, the Allied Forces converged on Berlin, trapping Adolf Hitler and what remained of his entourage in the bunkers below the doomed city. This is the story of those last desperate hours, of what happened during the Fuehrer's final futile attempts to preserve his "thousand year" Reich. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.08 USD
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279 TREVOR-ROPER, H. R. The Last Days Of Hitler.
The Macmillan Company, New York: 1947. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
In the fateful month of April1945, the Allied Forces converged on Berlin, trapping Adolf Hitler and what remained of his entourage in the bunkers below the doomed city. This is the story of those last desperate hours, of what happened during the Fuehrer's final futile attempts to preserve his "thousand year" Reich. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.08 USD
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280 VANSINA, JAN. Through The Day, Through The Night: A Flemish Belgian Boyhood And World War II.
University of Wisconsin Press, Madison: 2014. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
One of twelve children in a close-knit, affluent Catholic Belgian family, Jan Vansina began life in a seemingly sheltered environment. But that cocoon was soon pierced by the escalating tensions and violence that gripped Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. In this book Vansina recalls his boyhood and youth in Antwerp, Bruges, and the Flemish countryside as the country was rocked by waves of economic depression, fascism, competing nationalisms, and the occupation of first Axis and then Allied forces. Within the vast literature on World War II, a much smaller body of work treats the everyday experiences of civilians, particularly in smaller countries drawn into the conflict. Recalling the war in Belgium from a child's-eye perspective, Vansina describes pangs of hunger so great as to make him crave the bitter taste of cod-liver oil. He vividly remembers the shock of seeing severely wounded men on the grounds of a field hospital, the dangers of crossing fields and swimming in ponds strafed by planes, and his family's interactions with occupying and escaping soldiers from both sides. After the war he recalls emerging numb from the cinema where he first saw the footage of the Nazi death camps, and he describes a new phase of unrest marked by looting, vigilante justice, and the country's efforts at reunification. Vansina, a historian and anthropologist best known for his insights into oral tradition and social memory, draws on his own memories and those of his siblings to reconstruct daily life in Belgium during a tumultuous era. Jan VansinaJan Vansina is professor emeritus of African history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His many books include his memoir Living with Africa and the landmark Oral Tradition as History. "A captivating read. Not only a personal narration about the Flemish struggle to achieve cultural and political recognition, but also a lesson on how history and memory work." —Bogumil Jewsiewicki, Universit Laval, Canada "Through the Day, through the Night is more than a memoir. Jan Vansina has brought to the story of his boyhood and young adulthood the gifts of a historian and ethnographer, steeped in oral history. He highlights and illumines the culture of Belgium—his country of origin—and the culture of the upper class, Flemish, Catholic, intellectual and artistic family in which he was raised. And he vividly conveys his coming-of-age experiences during World War II when Belgium was invaded and occupied by German forces." —Rene Fox, the Annenberg Professor Emerita of the Social Sciences, University of Pennsylvania DH 320 pp. 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 38 b/w illustrations 2 maps 2 tables Book icon Paper $26.95 t ISBN E-book logo eBook $21.95 t ISBN 978-0-299-29993-4 E-book logo About Adobe Digital Editions About our e-books • Up to 6 devices • Can print • Can cut/paste 
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