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1 (Rommel, Erwin). Irving, David THE TRAIL OF THE FOX: The Search for the True Field Marshall Rommel
New York: Thomas Congdon Books/E.P. Dutton, (1977). 0525222006 / 9780525222002 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Owner's address label to front free endsheet, else fine, in black cloth with blind-embossed portrait of Rommel to front, silver lettering and copper devices to spine; in a near fine, mildly age-toned dust jacket with light wear at the edges. 
"I am tremendously impressed.... A superb character study and a fine work."--Matthew B. Ridgway. Illustrated with photos reproduced on coated stock inserts. 496 pages, including index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Abbott, Margot THE LAST INNOCENT HOUR
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 0312063776 / 9780312063771 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Abbott's novel of Berlin on the brink of World War II is a fascinating story of young lovers seduced and nearly destroyed by the evil around them. A powerful and frightening tale of love, loss, and deliverance."--Fred Mustard Stewart. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Abse, Dannie SOME CORNER OF AN ENGLISH FIELD
N.Y.: Criterion Books, (1956) First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket with a few very short edge-tears. 
Welsh poet, playwright and novelist. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Albrand, Martha NO SURRENDER
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1942. B0006APQRG First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good plus with a mild lean to the slightly faded spine; lacking the dust jacket. 
Well-received World War II novel of the Dutch underground by the German-born Heidi Huberta Freybe Loewengard (1914-1981), who published in the US using the pseudonym Martha Albrand. "First rate suspense."--New York Times. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Aldiss, Brian W. A SOLDIER ERECT
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., (1971). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Spine tips lightly rubbed, light erasure abrasion on front free endpaper, otherwise a very good copy in a somewhat rubbed and shelfworn dust jacket with several small edge tears on the spine and back panel. 
The story of a young, brash, and irrepressible English infantryman who is on leave in India during World War II. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Arnold, Elliott A NIGHT OF WATCHING
New York: Scribner's, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Minor stains to page edges, else very good plus in dust jacket. 

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7 Baker, Richard M., Jr. THE REVOLT OF ZENGO TAKAKUWA
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1962). First edition. Hardcover. Stain on lower page edges, else very good in chipped dust jacket. 
A novel written by an American from the Japanese point of view set during the war in the Pacific. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Baker, Richard M., Jr. THE REVOLT OF ZENGO TAKAKUWA
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1962). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
One of the few novels written by an American from the Japanese point of view set during the war in the Pacific. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Banks, Carla THE FOREST OF SOULS
(London): HarperCollinsPublishers, (2005) 000719210X / 9780007192106 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine, color photo-illustrated dust jacket with spine ends mildly crimped. 
Looking for her friend's murderer also brings alive the history of the Stalinist terrors and the Nazi persecutions that followed. "Dense with ideas about truth and betrayal, asylum and integration, acceptance and hatred, a satisfying crime novel." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Bellah, James Warner WARD TWENTY
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Ink name on the front endpaper, otherwise very good in lightly shelfworn dust jacket with edge tears and creases. 
Set in a surgical ward of a military general hospital. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Bernieres, Louis de CORELLI'S MANDOLIN
New York: Pantheon Books, (1994). 0679436448 / 9780679436447 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, in bronze foil lettered black cloth backstrip over black boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
The story of a love affair between the daughter of a local doctor and an Italian soldier during WWII. "Behind every page...we sense its author's intelligence, wit, heart, imagination, and wisdom. This is a great book."--Richard Russo. Filmed in 2001. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Bethancourt, T. Ernesto TUNE IN YESTERDAY
New York: Holiday House, (1978). 0823403165 / 9780823403165 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in red cloth with black spine lettering; in a lightly edge-worn, mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket with some faint streaking to rear panel. 
Two teenage boys with a passion for jazz and big band music accidentally find a way to go back in time to 1942. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Boetius, Henning THE PHOENIX
New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, (2002). 0385501838 / 9780385501835 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Translated from the German by John Cullen, this historical thriller opens in 1947 with Birger Lund, a survivor of the Hindenburg, seeking answers to the cause of the disaster. The author's father is an actual remaining survivor of the Hindenburg. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Bowen, Elizabeth IVY GRIPPED THE STEPS And Other Stories
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Tiny dots of stain to upper page edges, else near fine, in light blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt to the spine; in a dust jacket with browning, especially to rear and spine panels, nicking at corners and spine ends, sticker scar to rear panel. 
Collection of twelve short stories, "comprising a completely successful explanation of what war did to the mind and spirit of the English people."--New Yorker. Originally issued in the U.K. as THE DEMON LOVER AND OTHER STORIES. Listed in Bleiler. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Bowman, Jeanne SUE COMES HOME: A "Sergeant Sue" Story
New York: Gramercy Publishing Company, (1945). First edition. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Very good plus, with tiny tears at spine crown; in a lightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket which shows some light soiling and rubbing and nicking at the spine ends and corners, closed edge tear to rear panel, chipping at flap edges and folds. 
Entry in the WWII romance series begun with SERGEANT SUE; AN OFFICE AND A LADY; and FIRST OFFICER SUE. This copy inscribed to Bill Pratt, "who bust's in to my print on page 101/Jeanne Bowman/Walnut Creek. '45." Pratt is indeed mentioned on page 101! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Burke, James Wakefield THREE DAY PASS- TO KILL
Berlin: World Wide Productions, (1954). Reprint. Corners lightly bumped, pages browning as usual ow very good plus. 
Warmly inscribed to Romer (Grey) by the author. Red cloth with gold lettering. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Busch, Niven THEY DREAM OF HOME
New York/London: D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, (1944). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to spine crown, else fine, in tan cloth with black spine lettering; in an age-darkened very good plus illustrated dust jacket, with a scratch to front panel, edge tear to upper front panel, mild edgewear. Jacket art by George Salter. 
The story of five ex-marines faced with the problems of life and love in a civilian world, from the author of DUEL IN THE SUN. Filmed in 1946 by Edward Dmytryk with Robert Mitchum, Guy Madison, Bill Williams, and Dorothy McGuire. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Chamberlain, William MURPHY HIGHEAGLE, PARATROOPER
New York: The John Day Company, (1966). B0007E05V8 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint soiling to page edges, near fine in aqua-green linen with black embossed illustration of a paratrooper to the front cover and black titles to the spine; in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with minor creases and tiny tears to the spine ends. 
Set during the invasion of Normandy this detailed combat-action juvenile novel features a native american lieutenant who employs some teachings from his Cherokee chief grandfather, while he plans a fire fight and protects his men from German capture. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Chevalier, Paul THE GRUDGE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1980). 0312351909 / 9780312351908 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, bright, as-new, in a fine illustrated dust jacket that shows a whisper of age-toning. Beautiful! 
"Probably the most original WWII novel yet written. Non-stop suspense, vivid scenes, powerful characters, and--above all--the diabolical plot."--Colin Forbes. "The best thing of its kind since THE EYE OF THE NEEDLE."--Jack Higgins. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Colby, Robert THE CAPTAIN MUST DIE
London: Frederick Muller Limited/Gold Medal Book, (1960). First U.K. edition, first printing: a paperback original. Gold Medal 396 on spine, cover price, 2/-. Mass market paperback. Mild corner crease to upper front cover (very faintly affecting the first few leaves of textblock), slight spine slant, else a nearly fine copy, in illustrated wraps 
"For twelve long years they remembered. For twelve long years they plotted. And now Captain Driscoll was going to pay for what he had done to them during the war." This copy SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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