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281 SCHIMITZEK, STANISLAW Truth Or Conjecture? German Civilian War Losses In The East.
Zachodnia Agencia Prasowa, Warsaw: 1966. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 33.01 USD
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282 SCHLABRENDORFF, FABIAN VON. The Secret War Against Hitler.
Pitman Publishing Corporation, New York: 1965 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 

Price: 28.26 USD
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283 SELLIER, ANDRE; NEUFELD, MICHAEL J.; WAGNER, JENS-CHRISTIAN. A History Of The Dora Camp.
Ivan R. Dee, Chicago: 2003. 156663511X / 9781566635110 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is torn slightly. 
The story of a Nazi slave labor camp that secretly manufactured V-2 rockets. 
Price: 31.09 USD
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284 SETH, RONALD. A Spy Has No Friends.
Library Publishers, New York: 1954. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
The telling of the author's sufferings as a spy during World War Two who secured an appointment as Sonderfuhrer in the Intelligence Branch of the Luftwaffe and taught the latest German espionage secrets, with a view, as his captors thought, to being sent to England as a German spy. 
Price: 13.06 USD
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285 SHIRER, WILLIAM L.; KEEGAN, SIR JOHN (INTRODUCTION). " This Is Berlin " - A Narrative History: 1938-1940.
Arrow Books, London: 2000. 0099405172 / 9780099405177 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Gathers together the previously unpublished, extraordinary broadcasts and writings from Berlin of William Shirer, the acclaimed American journalist. Here is a vivid, compelling and urgent narrative, one of the reat first-hand documents of the Second World War. Includes an Index. 
Price: 30.79 USD
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286 SKATES, JOHN RAY. The Invasion Of Japan: Alternative To The Bomb.
University of South Carolina Press, Columbia: 1994. 0872499723 / 9780872499720 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 16.39 USD
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287 SMITH, BRADLEY. The Road To Nuremberg.
Basic Books, New York: 1981. 0465070566 / 9780465070565 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Reveals how the judges actually reached their verdicts. Provides an authoritative account of how the Allies finally agreed to try the surviving Nazi leaders under international law, rather than summarily shoot them. Includes an Index. 
Price: 15.68 USD
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288 SMITH, JACK H. Mustangs And Unicorns: A History Of The 359th Fighter Group.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. 1575100290 / 9781575100296 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Nicknamed the 'Unicorns', the 359th FG was one of the last groups to arrive in the UK for service in the ETO with the Eighth Air Force. First seeing action on 13 December 1943, the group initially flew bomber escort sweeps in P-47s, before converting to the ubiquitous P-51 in March/April 1944. Throughout its time in the ETO, the 359th was credited with the destruction of 351 enemy aircraft destroyed between December 1943 and May 1945. The exploits of all 12 aces created by the group are detailed, along with the most significant missions flown. This book also discusses the various markings worn by the group's three squadrons, the 368th, 369th and 370th. 473 photos. 
Price: 19.43 USD
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289 SMITH, TRUMAN. The Wrong Stuff: The Adventures And Misadventures Of An 8th Air Force Aviator.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2002. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Between April and July 1944, Truman Smith flew thirty-five bombing missions over France and Germany. He was only twenty years old. Although barely adults, Smith and his peers worried about cramming a lifetime's worth of experience into every free night, each knowing he probably would not survive the next bombing mission. Written with blunt honesty, wry humor, and insight, The Wrong Stuff is Smith's gripping memoir of that time. In a new preface, the author comments with equal honesty and humor on the impact this book has had on his life. "Shelves in bookstores are filled with memoirs from the Second World War. Even so, few capture as vividly the danger, excitement, and stress of air combat as does Truman Smith's The Wrong Stuff." - Mark K. Wells, USAF Academy "The book, which includes capers, raw emotion and animated fighting action, will delight casual readers and war-buffs alike." - Norman Transcript "If you thought gallantry and valor were the only stuff war is made of, think again. Truman Smiths The Wrong Stuff will let you know right away that the Hollywood version of war is just that: the stuff of good movies. He makes one statement which is not understood by anyone who has not served in combat: 'In order to out-bad the bad guys, you've got to be badder than they are.' " - Tulsa World "Writing bluntly and sometime profanely, Smith, a retired lieutenant colonel in the Air Force, talks honestly about his experiences, ventures that happened also to thousands of other Air Force veterans…If nothing else, the book proves that the nation's greatest resources are its young people, ready and willing to serve their country." - St. Joseph (MO.) News-Press 
Price: 18.95 USD
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290 SPARROW, JAMES T. Warfare State: World War II Americans And The Age Of Big Government.
Oxford University Press, New York/Oxford/London: 2011. 0199791015 / 9780199791019 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Although common wisdom and much scholarship assume that "big government" gained its foothold in the United States under the auspices of the New Deal during the Great Depression, in fact it was the Second World War that accomplished this feat. Indeed, as the federal government mobilized for war it grew tenfold, quickly dwarfing the New Deal's welfare programs. Warfare State shows how the federal government vastly expanded its influence over American society during World War II. Equally important, it looks at how and why Americans adapted to this expansion of authority. Through mass participation in military service, war work, rationing, price control, income taxation, and the war bond program, ordinary Americans learned to live with the warfare state. They accepted these new obligations because the government encouraged all citizens to think of themselves as personally connected to the battle front, linking their every action to the fate of the combat soldier. As they worked for the American Soldier, Americans habituated themselves to the authority of the government. Citizens made their own counter-claims on the state-particularly in the case of industrial workers, women, African Americans, and most of all, the soldiers. Their demands for fuller citizenship offer important insights into the relationship between citizen morale, the uses of patriotism, and the legitimacy of the state in wartime. World War II forged a new bond between citizens, nation, and government. Warfare State tells the story of this dramatic transformation in American life. Features * Significant first book on the rights of citizens and the legitimacy of the state in wartime. * Analyzes changes in personal identity and concepts such as patriotism, national belonging, and social rights. * Speaks to political, social, and cultural history, as well as American political development. James T. Sparrow is Associate Professor of History at the University of Chicago. "Warfare State is one of the most important books on the United States to be published in some time. Sparrow is not the first scholar to argue that it was World War II, rather than the New Deal, that shaped the postwar consensus in support of a stronger, more active federal government. But this clearly written, concise, and yet comprehensive book makes the argument more forcefully and fully than others. Warfare State is a book that historians and students of contemporary American politics need to master; this is scholarship at its best." - Foreign Affairs "One finishes Warfare State with an appreciation of how beautifully wrought a piece of scholarship it is--meticulously researched, graceful written, and politically resonant." - History News Network "James Sparrow's wide-ranging and deeply-researched book helps us to see modern America anew. Warfare State deftly shows how wartime reconfigurations of the U.S. economy, society, and political landscape fueled the explosive growth of centralized authority and set the contours of today's virulent debates about the role of the federal government. A brilliant debut." - Elizabeth Borgwardt, Washington University in St. Louis "When did the American state become a leviathan? In this brilliant book, James Sparrow points to World War II rather than New Deal as the critical moment when the U.S. government entered the lives of its citizens in myriad and profound ways, revolutionizing American politics in the process. Warfare State tells this complex story more vividly, comprehensively, and acutely than any previous account. It also provides an indispensable guide to the battles over government legitimacy and power that so convulse America today." - Gary Gerstle, Vanderbilt University "In challenging the conventional wisdom of a weak American state, James Sparrow brilliantly connects bureaucratic developments in Washington to political culture at the grassroots, showing how the mobilization for World War II permeated everyday life and transformed the meanings of national citizenship. This book deserves a prominent place among the seminal works of modern American political history." - Matthew Lassiter, University of Michigan "The Warfare State is a potent blend of social and cultural history that sheds new light on one of the most important political moments in twentieth-century American history. Deploying a remarkable range of sources, Sparrow delves into the attitudes and practices of key clusters of citizens that range from workers to ethnic and racial groups, from front line soldiers to those producing military supplies back home. What emerges is a perspective that will no doubt form the basis for an important reinterpretation of the late New Deal years, World War II, and the Cold War society that grew out of it." - Brian Balogh, University of Virginia "This beautifully written, wonderfully insightful book shows how World War II facilitated a huge expansion of federal government with little dissent. A powerful melding of nationalism and liberalism, of obligation and rights, convinced a nation of government skeptics to fight, work, and pay taxes to a vastly larger, more intrusive, but newly legitimate state. A must read for all interested in the nature and scope of American governance." - Andrea Louise Campbell, Massachusetts Institute of Technology "[An] important new book . . . Rarely is so comprehensive an argument delivered in so concise a manner . . . one finishes Warfare State with an appreciation of how beautifully wrought a piece of scholarship it is -- meticulously researched, gracefully written, and politically resonant." - HNN.com "Warfare State is one of the most important books on the United States to be published in some time . . . a book that historians and students of contemporary American politics need to master; this is scholarship at its best." --Foreign Affairs Add to Cart button 
Price: 33.20 USD
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291 SPECTOR, RONALD H. Eagle Against The Sun: The American War With Japan.
Vintage Books, New York: 1985. 0394741013 / 9780394741017 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Revealing what really happened in the course of a conflict that ended with the most deadly air raid ever, this magisterial; contribution to World War II history, adds a new dimension to our understanding of the people and forces that determined its outcome. Includes an Index. "The best book by far on the Pacific War." - The New York Times Book Review 
Price: 10.40 USD
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292 STARGARDT, NICHOLAS. Witnesses Of War: Children's Lives Under The Nazis.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 2005. 1400040884 / 9781400040889 Borzoi Book. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A history written by an adult from a child's point of view. The author was drawn to this subject after viewing the collection of pictures made by children in the Nazi ghetto of Theresienstadt now housed in the Jewish Museum in Prague. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.27 USD
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293 STEINBERG, RAFAEL; EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE BOOKS. Return To The Philippines: World War II.
Time-Life Books, Alexandria: 1979. 0809425165 / 9780809425167 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 10.45 USD
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294 STETTINIUS, JR., EDWARD R.; JOHNSON, WALTER (EDITOR). Roosevelt And The Russians: The Yalta Conference.
Doubleday & Company, Garden City: 1949. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
Ever since the Big Three - Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin - had their historic meeting in the Crimea, controversy has raged about the decisions, concessions, and agreements which took place there. It is important, in the light of subsequent world history, to know what really happened at Yalta. Now, for the first time, the entire story of those seven days in the history of the world - February 4-11, 1945 - is brilliantly revealed by Edward R. Stettinius who, as Secretary of State, sat in on all the meetings that took place, and who, since the deaths of Roosevelt and Harry Hopkins, is perhaps the only man who can tell all that happened at Yalta. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.59 USD
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295 STEWART, TODD (PHOTOGRAPHS); EGAN, NATASHA & LEONG, KAREN J. (ESSAYS); TATEISHI, JOHN (AFTERWORD). Placing Memory: A Photographic Exploration Of Japanese American Internment.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2008. First Edition. Volume 3 in the Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
A photographic perspective on the Japanese American internment camps. When the United States government incarcerated 120,000 Japanese Americans as "domestic enemy aliens" during World War II, most other Americans succumbed to their fears and endorsed the confinement of their fellow citizens. Ten "relocation centers" were scattered across the West. Today, in the crumbling foundations, overgrown yards, and material artifacts of these former internment camps, we can still sense the injustices suffered there. Placing Memory is a powerful visual record of the internment. Featuring Todd Stewart's stunning color photographs of the sites as they appear today, the book provides a rigorous visual survey of the physical features of the camps—roads, architectural remains, and monuments—along with maps and statistical information. Also included in this volume—juxtaposed with Stewart's modern-day images—are the black-and-white photographs commissioned during the 1940s by the War Relocation Authority. Thoughtful essays by Karen Leong, Natasha Egan, and John Tateishi provide provocative context for all the photographs. Todd Stewart is Assistant Professor of Photography at the University of Oklahoma. His work has been shown nationally in more than twenty exhibitions. Natasha Egan is Associate Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago. Karen Leong is Director of the Asian Pacific American Studies program and Associate Professor of women's and gender studies at Arizona State University. John Tateishi, who as a child was an internee at the Manzanar Relocation Center, is former National Executive Director of the Japanese American Citizens League. 
Price: 24.65 USD
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296 STICHTING, ANNE FRANK. Anne Frank In The World: Die Welt Der Anne Frank, 1929-1945.
Uitgereverij Bert Bakker, Amsterdam: 1985. 9035102738 / 9789035102736 s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 23.04 USD
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297 STONE, I. F. The War Years 1939-1945: A Nonconformist History Of Our Times.
Little, Brown and Co., Boston: 1988. 0316817716 / 9780316817714 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Consists of articles written by I. F. Stone for The Nation during the war years. "Stone is funny, barbed, inquisitive - and wonderfully optimistic....The immediacy of these columns gives us a picture of what was quite a different country." Anthony Lewis. Includes an Index. 
Price: 15.68 USD
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298 STREBE, AMY GOODPASTER; BECKMAN, TRISH (FOREWORD). Flying For Her Country: The American And Soviet Women Military Pilots Of World War II.
Praeger Security International, Westport and London: 2007. 0275994341 / 9780275994341 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
During the Second World War, women pilots were given the opportunity to fly military aircraft for the first time. In the United States, famed aviatrix Jacqueline Cochran formed the Women Airforce Service Pilots program, where over one thousand women flyers ferried aircraft from factories to airbases throughout the United States and Canada from 1942 to 1944. The WASP operated from 110 facilities and flew more than 60 million miles in 78 different types of aircraft, from the smallest trainers to the fastest fighters and the largest bombers. The WASP performed every duty inside the cockpit as did their male counterparts, except combat, and 38 women pilots gave their lives in the service of their country. Yet, notwithstanding their outward appearance as official members of the U.S. Army Air Forces, the WASP were considered civil servants during the war. Despite a highly publicized attempt to militarize in 1944, the women pilots would not be granted veteran status until 1977. In the Soviet Union, Marina Raskova, Russia's "Amelia Earhart," famous for her historic Far East flight in 1938, formed the USSR's first all-female aviation regiments that flew combat missions along the Eastern Front. A little over one thousand women flew a combined total of more than 30 thousand combat sorties, producing at least 30 Heroes of the Soviet Union. Included in their ranks were at least two fighter aces. More than 50 women pilots were killed in action. Sharing both patriotism and a mutual love of aviation, these pioneering women flyers faced similar obstacles while challenging assumptions of male supremacy in wartime culture. Despite experiencing discrimination from male aircrews during the war, these intrepid airwomen ultimately earned their respect. The pilots' exploits and their courageous story, told so convincingly here, continue to inspire future generations of women in aviation. Includes an Index. Strebes book is excellent....Meticulously researched, well-written, and convincingly argued and documented....One of the book's great strengths is a comprehensive bibliography that makes it particularly valuable as a reference for students and professionals alike.—Air & Space/Smithsonian 
Price: 50.35 USD
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299 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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300 SULZBERGER, C. L. The American Heritage Picture History Of World War II.
American Heritage Publishing, New York: 1966. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. 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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