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Jolly Rogers : The Story of Tom Blackburn and Navy Fighting Squadron VF-17.in dj.

By: BLACKBURN, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Orion Books, New York, 1989, ISBN:0517570750:

Seller ID: 95724


BLACKBURN, Tom. The Jolly Rogers : The Story of Tom Blackburn and Navy Fighting Squadron VF-17. [Introduction by Vice Admiral James Stockdale]. New York: Orion Books, (1989). Pp. [i]-xviii,[1]-270, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine with blue paper covered boards, white lettering to spine. Blackburn's account of the action he and the VF-17 Fighting Squadron faced in the Solomon and Bismarck Islands, during the WW2 campaign against the Japanese. The squadron downed 154 enemy planes in 76 days' combat operations in the South Pacific. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. 20.00 View more info

Midway - the battle that doomed Japan : The Japanese Navy's Story. 4th US no dj

By: FUCHIDA, Mitsuo and Masatake OKUMIYA SPRUANCE, Raymond A., foreword OKUMIYA, Masatake

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, 1957,:

Seller ID: 64871


FUCHIDA, Mitsuo and Masatake OKUMIYA. Midway - the battle that doomed Japan: The Japanese Navy's Story. With a Foreword by Admiral Raymond A. Spruanc e. (Annapolis, MD) : Naval Institute, (September 1957). Fourth Printing. Pp266. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Bubbling to cloth, name, else vg. 35.00 View more info

U.S. Submarines in World War II : An Illustrated History of the Pacific

By: KIMMETT, Larry REGIS, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Navigator Publishing , Seattle, 1996, ISBN:1879932016:

Seller ID: 106733


KIMMETT, Larry and Margaret REGIS. U.S. Submarines in World War II : An Illustrated History of the Pacific. Seattle : Navigator Publishing, (1996). Pp(8),[9]-159,(1). Illustrated with over 150 b&w photos. Also many maps and diagrams Largely double/triple column. 4to, white cardcovers, black lettering to spine. "In this remarkable book, unique maps, photos, and drawings bring to life the extraordinary American submarine campaign of World War II. Fom Pearl Harbor to the surrender at Tokyo Bay, a periscope's view of the patrols, the losses, and the battles that broke the Japanese Empire and g... View more info

Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan : Road to the Pacific War in Recent Historiography. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KIYOTADA, Tsutsui (ed.) MAKITO, Noda NARUM, Paul Japan Library series

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture, Tokyo, 2016, ISBN:9784916055606:

Seller ID: 115144


KIYOTADA, Tsutsui (ed.). Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan : Road to the Pacific War in Recent Historiography. Translated by Noda Makito and Paul Narum.(Tokyo) : Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture, (March 2016). First Edition. Pp (4),iii-xiii,(3),3-300,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustratedpaper-covered boards (hardcover), lettered in blue, white and black. "Why did Showa Japan rush to war? Where did Japan fail? This compilation of the most up-to-date studies by 15 spirited Japanese historians tries to find answers to these questions. Each chapter contains a list of selected refere... View more info

And I Was There : Pearl Harbor and Midway - Breaking the Secrets. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LAYTON, Edwin T. PINEAU, Roger COSTELLO, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 1985, ISBN:0688048838:

Seller ID: 18826


LAYTON, Edwin T., Read-Admiral, with Captain Roger PINEAU and John COSTELLO. "And I Was There" : Pearl Harbor and Midway - Breaking the Secrets. New York : William Morrow, (1985). First Printing. Pp 596, + [24] pp of plates. 8vo, white cloth spine, grey paper covered boards. "At Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked, Ed Layton knew exactly what had gone wrong as he watched the bombs and torpedoes wipe out the U.S. Pacific Fleet. But he kept those secrets to himself for forty-three years-until the government released half a million classified documents from its intelligence archives. Finally ... View more info

Savo : The Incredible Naval Debacle off Guadalcanal. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NEWCOMB, Richard F.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1961,:

Seller ID: 18758


NEWCOMB, Richard F. Savo : The Incredible Naval Debacle off Guadalcanal. Illustrated with Maps and Photographs. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1961). First Printing. Pp [i]-x,[1]-278,+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front board and spine, white lettering to spine. . “This is the story of the opening engagement, what is now called the Battle of Savo Island. It was the first surface engagement for a co-ordinated American force in nearly half a century, and it was a bad start. Courage and will were never lacking, but a new tactic had been perfected by the Imperial J... View more info

Savo : The Incredible Naval Debacle off Guadalcanal. 2nd pr

By: NEWCOMB, Richard F.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1961,:

Seller ID: 90539


NEWCOMB, Richard F. Savo : The Incredible Naval Debacle off Guadalcanal. Illustrated with Maps and Photographs. New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston,(October 1961). Second Printing. Pp [i]-x,[1]-278,+ 16 pp plates. Maps. In dex. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front board and spine, white lettering to spine. “This is the story of the opening engagement, what is now called the Battle of Savo Island. It was the first surface engagement for a co-ordinatedAmerican force in nearly half a century, and it was a bad start. Courage a nd will were never lacking, but a new tactic had been perfected by the Im... View more info

Sea Power. 2nd ed

By: POTTER, E.B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, 1981, ISBN:0870216074:

Seller ID: 23603


POTTER, E.B. Sea Power : A Naval History. Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, (1981). Second Edition. Pp 419. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, blue illustrated cloth. Chapters: 1. The Age of Galley Warfare; 2. The Rise of English Sea Power; 3. The Seven Years' War; 4. The War of the American Revolution, I; 5. The War of the American Revolution; 6. The War of the French Revolution; 7. Nelson and Bonaparte; 8. The War of the French Empire;9. The Beginnings of the United States Navy; 10. The War of 1812; 11. Navi es in Transition, 1815-1860; 12. The American Civil War: The Blockade and t... View more info

Guadalcanal : World War II's Fiercest Naval Campaign. First Edition in dustjacket

By: STEWART, Adrian.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1985, ISBN:0718305698:

Seller ID: 101022


STEWART, Adrian. Guadalcanal : World War II's Fiercest Naval Campaign. London : William Kimber, (1985). First Edition. Pp. [i]-xii, (2), [1]-304, (2) + 24 pages of b&w photos. Several maps in the text. Index. 8vo (156 x 240mm), blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Adrian Stewart (b. 1937) is a British military author. "The naval battles for Guadalcanal in 1942 have no parallel in the history of warfare. Over a period of six long months there was an almost continuous slaughter of ships and men. The material losses to theUnited States in both men and ships were immense, yet they battled on r... View more info

Clash of the Carriers : The True Story of the Marianas Turkey Shoot of World War II. Book Club Edition in dustjacket.

By: TILLMAN, Barrett COONTS, Stephen, foreword

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NAL Caliber, New York, 2005, ISBN:0451216709:

Seller ID: 101039


TILLMAN, Barrett. Clash of the Carriers : The True Story of the Marianas Turkey Shoot of World War II. Foreword by Stephen Coonts. (New York): NAL Caliber, (2005). Book Club Edition. Pp. (8),[ix]-xv,(3),1-348,(2), + 8 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, black paper-covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Barrett Tillman (b. 1948, Oregon). "In June 1944, American and Japanese carrier fleets steamed toward each other, seeking battle in the Philippine Sea... Their clashing objectives: retaining th vital Marianas for Japan versus seizing the islands for American air bases. When the fleets met, they em... View more info

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Cruise of the Lanikai. in dj.

By: TOLLEY, Kemp

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1973, ISBN:0870211323:

Seller ID: 34929


TOLLEY, Kemp. Cruise of the Lanikai : Incitement to War. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, (1973). Pp 345. 8vo, green cloth. "...the saga of an old, obscure sailing ship that never finds her destiny until long after the sea has closed over her. On 5 December 1941, Lanikai was quickly commissioned as a U.S. Navy ship. Her mission, on direct instructions from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was to put to sea on a 'defensive information patrol.' Admiral Tolley, then Lanikai's commanding officer, surmised her real mission was to provoke the Japanese to sink her, thus triggering U.S. entr... View more info

Cruise of the Lanikai : Incitement to War. in dj.

By: TOLLEY, Kemp

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1973, ISBN:0870211323:

Seller ID: 89101


TOLLEY, Kemp. Cruise of the Lanikai : Incitement to War. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, (1973). Pp 345. 8vo, green cloth. "...the saga of an old, obscure sailing ship that never finds her destiny until long after the sea has closed over her. On 5 December 1941, Lanikai was quickly commissioned as a U.S. Navy ship. Her mission, on direct instructions from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was to put to sea on a 'defensive information patrol.' Admiral Tolley, then Lanikai's commanding officer, surmised her real mission was to provoke the Japanese to sink her, thus triggering U.S. entr... View more info

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Japanese Military and Technical Terms (Japanese - English) 30 July 1945. CINCPAC - CINCPOA Bulletin No. 18-45. Restricted.

By: United States Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas

Price: $185.00

Publisher: United States Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas, 1945,: 1945

Seller ID: 90919


(United States Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas). Japanese Military and Technical Terms (Japanese-English) 30 July 1945. CINCPAC – CINCPOA Bulletin No. 18-45. "RESTRICTED". N.pl. : (United States Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas, 1945). Pp (2),i-x,1-360.(2). Double Column. Large 8vo, duotang binding, brown card covers, reddish-orange cloth tape to spine edges of covers. A Japanese to English dictionary of military and technical terms. The distribution list at rear indicates that 462 copies went to the Army, 243 copies went to the Navy, and 250 copies to th... View more info

Ships of World War II.

By: WARD, John.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Grange Books, Hoo, near Rochester, Kent, 2001, ISBN:1840133651:

Seller ID: 88035


WARD, John. Ships of World War II. (Hoo, near Rochester, Kent) : Grange Books, (2001). Second Printing. Pp [1]-96. Illustrated. Index. 4to, blue illustrated glossy paper covered boards. One page of coverage for each of 90 ships, with photograph and specifications, from France (4), Germany (11), Great Britain (29), Italy (7), Japan (17), and the United States (22). Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 12.50 View more info

Fleet the Gods Forgot : The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WINSLOW, W. G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1982, ISBN:0870211889:

Seller ID: 68196


WINSLOW, W.G., Captain. The Fleet the Gods Forgot : The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1982). First US Printing. Pp. [i]-xiii,(3),[1]-327,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. Law 0416. This is the story of the American AsiaticFleet, which "met the Japanese head on at the outbreak of the war, though all on board knew that they were "engaged in a war they could not win". Theauthor, a naval aviator aboard the USS Houston, flagship of the fleet, pre sents a gripping account of the insurmountable task of tackling ... View more info

Fleet the Gods Forgot : The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II. 3rd printing in dustjacket

By: WINSLOW, W. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1984, ISBN:0870211889:

Seller ID: 108316


WINSLOW, W.G., Captain. The Fleet the Gods Forgot : The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1984). Third Printing. Pp. [i]-xiii,(3),[1]-327,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with silverlettering to spine. Law 0416. This is the story of the American Asiatic Fl eet, which "met the Japanese head on at the outbreak of the war, though allon board knew that they were "engaged in a war they could not win". The au thor, a naval aviator aboard the USS Houston, flagship of the fleet, presents a gripping account of the insurmountable task of tackling Ja... View more info

Grandstand View of Jap Naval Disaster.

By: WOLFERT, Ira Reader's Digest 250 TAPER, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest, 1943,:

Seller ID: 23180


WOLFERT, Ira. "A Grandstand View of Jap Naval Disaster." An article in Reader's Digest, Vol.42, No.250, February 1943. Pp 11-16. Double column. Wolfert's article is condensed from The New York Times (Nov.28-29, '42). Also, Bernard Taper's "Hull 440 and How We Built It" (pp.78-80). Light wear to covers, else vg. 10.00 View more info