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61 Irving, Clifford The Battle of Jerusalem.
Macmillan First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
88 pages, well illustrated, maps, cloth, DJ, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the dust jacket: "June 5, 1967. Israel has been posed for battle since May 22, when President Nasser of Egypt closed the Strait of Tiran to Israeli shipping. This action blockades the Gulf of Aqaba and Israel's only Red Sea port - a clear act of war. " SR3960; Ex-Library; 88 pages 
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62 JACOBSEN, DAVID with GERALD ASTOR Hostage. My nightmare in Beirut.
New York Donald I. Fine, Inc. 1991 1556112653 / 9781556112652 First Edition Hard Cover 
308 pages, illustrations, map, cloth, dj, very good. 1st edition. The author was director ofthe American University of Beirut's Medical Center and was released 17 months later, nearly 4 years before any of his fellow hostages were field. He discusses his releease in exchange for missiles, and what he sees as the overall failure of America's anti-terrorism and hostage-rescue policies. 
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63 JIRYIS, SABRI The Arabs in Israel 1948 - 1966
Beirut Institute for Palestine Studies 1969 Soft Cover Very Good 
[6],180 pages, tables, wrappers, very good. Translated by Meric Dobson. 
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64 KATZ, SAMUEL M. The Power Series: Israel's Air Force 1948 To Today
Osceola, WI Motorbooks International, 1991 0879385340 / 9780879385347 Soft Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
128 pages, well illustrated (mostly in color) , pictorial wrappers, very good. Embossed label of the previous owner, a retired U. S. Army officer and a noted aviation collector. From the publisher: Israel's Air Force is the first inside look at the people and planes of the IAF. With a detailed text and more than 100 color photos, Israel's Air Force lets you experience the danger and excitement that are part of every facet of IAF operations. And the photographs show many of the world's best combat aircraft in colorful IAF markings: Skyhawks, Cobras, Apaches, Phantoms, Eagles, Falcons, KFIRS, Mirages and even MiGs! 
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65 Katz, Samuel M.. [Martin Windrow, editor] Israeli Elite Units Since 1948. Osprey Elite Series 18.
London Osprey Publishing 1988 0850458374 / 9780850458374 Softcover Very Good 
64 pages, well illustrated (12 in color) , pictorial wrappers, very good. Colour plates by Ron Volstad. B39 ; 64 pages 
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66 Kazancigil, Ali and, Ozbudun, Ergun editors Ataturk - Founder of a Modern State
Hamden, CT Archon Books 1981 0208019685 / 9780208019684 Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
[6], 243 pages, frontispiece, cloth, DJ, publisher's printing info on front endpaper otherwise fine. From the DJ: In this volume, as the title indicates, Ataturk's role as the founder of a modern state, secular and republican, is emphasized. CHS46; 243 pages 
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67 Keaney, Thomas A. and, Cohen, Eliot A. Gulf War Air Power Survey Summary Report.
Washington, DC Government Printing Office 1993 0160419506 / 9780160419508 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Xx, 276 pages, illustrations, maps, charts, wrappers, very good. From Wikipedia: "The Gulf War Air Power Survey is a report commissioned by the United States Air Force in 1993 to document and analyze its performance during the 1991 Gulf War. It consists of five sections each averaging over 700 pages, and a 276 summary report. It was one of the most popular reports issued by the U. S. Military at the time. On 22 August 1991, then Secretary of the Air Force Donald B. Rice commissioned an independent study "to review all aspects of air warfare in the Persian Gulf". Rather than a historical account, it analyses the operational level of the air war, in which 52,788 sorties were carried out, resulting in 41,309 strikes. The study was directed by Eliot A. Cohen, a professor at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, and the research and writing was carried out by teams consisting of civilians and retired and active military officers. In 2002, the Air Force removed links to the study from its websites in what the Federation of American Scientists called "merely one instance of a continuing government-wide trend of removing unclassified information from public access on the web". In response, FAS posted copies of the report to its own website. The study was subsequently put back on the military sites. " 
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68 KHADDURI, MAJDIA D editor The Arab-Israeli impasse. Expressions of moderate viewpoints on the Arab-Israeli conflict by well known western writers.
Washington, Robert B. Luce, 1968 Hard Cover 
223 pages, cloth, dust jacket, 1st edition, very good. 
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69 KHANO, DELIA By Eastern Windows
Oxford, Author 1985 0951079506 / 9780951079508 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Signed by Author
Drawings by Ivy Nasir. [6], 206 pages, 8 plates, pictorial wrappers, very good. 1st edition. Signed by the author. From the publisher: "Delia Khano is an Oxford graduate who in 1960 met and married Gabriel Khano, a Christian Palestinian. While telling the story of their courtship in Petra, wedding in Bethlehem and early married life in Jerusalem, she fills in the details of Gabriel's eventful childhood and youth. She mentions the forced migration from Turkey that his parents endured as children, and records episodes that impinged on the family from the explosive Arab-Jewish situation before 1948. The creation of Israel in that year made them refugees - his parents for the second time in their lives - and they had a hard struggle to survive in the early days of Jordan. The highway of Gabriel's life proved to be the tourist business and it was as an exceptionally good guide that he first met Delia. She briefly describes her birthplace in Wales and her life near Oxford before she went to the Middle East; but the action continues with their starting a tourist agency that they called the Guiding Star. This was built on snowballing recommendation and Gabriel's personality was dominant: lively, flamboyant, a sincere Christian but capable of minor wickednesses, generous to a fault, charming, he was mainly responsible for the success that the Guiding Star rapidly achieved. The Arab-Israeli conflict is felt throughout - the 1967 wear found the couple outside the country and almost unable to get in again - and politics take their place with passages on the history, religion and culture of the Middle East, a colourful tale about the Dead Sea Scrolls, and stories of Gabriel's little known community, the Assyrians, to make a patchwork o f information that adds interest to this unusual biography." ; Signed by Author 
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70 Khattab, Huda The Muslim Woman's Handbook [Third Edition]
London TA-HA Publishers Ltd 1996 1897940009 / 9781897940006 Third Edition Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
70 pages, wrappers, very good. From the back cover: "Aimed at born-Muslims and reverts alike, THE MUSLIM WOMAN'S HANDBOOK should be on every Muslim woman's bookshelf." ; 8.19 X 5.75 X 0.24 inches; 96 pages 
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71 Kiesewetter, Hans A. , Oberstleutnant Die Golan-Hohen, Ein Panzerfriedhof [Original Mimeograph in German on the Yom Kippur War Including Much on the Use of Panzer Tanks] + "Operation Israel"
Author ca 1973 Loose Leaf Good with no dust jacket 
23 page stapled mimeograph by Lt. Colonel Kiesewetter on the Yom Kippur War (aka October War) which took place mostly in the Sinai and Golan Heights. Text in German. Also includes a stapled 9-page photocopy, done on the old-school thermal type paper, about his personal experiences. Both are unique and interesting items. From the mimeograph introduction: "Anfang Oktober 1973 unternahn der Verfasser, selbst Panzeroffizier der Bundeswehr, mit unterstutzung und durch Vermittlung eine amerikanischen Freundes eine Reise nach Israel. Absicht ver es, am Ort des Geschehens einen personlichen Einddruck von der Situation unmittelbar nach Inkrafttreten des Waffenstillstandes zu erhalten und, soweit durchfuhrbar, im Kampfgebiet das dort vorhandene neueste sowjetische Kriegsmaterial zu inspizierne, m Vergleiche zur eigenen Ausrustung ziehen zu konnen." Contents include: m Vergleiche zur eigenen Ausrustung ziehen zu konnen; Die strategische Bedeutung der Golan-Hohen; 40 km ver Damaskus; Zu Besuch bei israelischen Soldaten; Begann der 6. Oktober mit einer. Uberraschung?; Ausrustung, Ausbildungsstand, Fuhrungsprinzipien; Israelische Fuhrungsgrundsatze - Vergleiche zur deutschen Auffassung; Der Kampf der Panzer; Probleme der Panzerawehr; Luftuhterstutzung und Fliegerabwehr; Logistische Probleme; Instandsetzung; Sanitatswesen; Frauen im Fronteinsatz; Schlussbemerkung. From the 'Operation Israel' thermal copy: "das unternehmen beginnt in FfM, wo wir uns am El Al Schalter melden. Nachdem die Tickets, Passe usw. Durchgesehen wurden, durchlaufen wir eine sehr grundliche Gepackkontrolle, die durch israelische SicherheitsbeamteLeute nur hoflich und machen weiter. Unsere Bayonette im Koffer bleiben unberuhrt. T durchgefuhrt wird. Es wird alles auseinardergenommen. Man guckt selbst in Feurzeuge, Tablettendosen und Feldflashchen. Auf die Frage, nach was denn eigentlich gesucht wird, lacheln die. " 
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72 KOBAK, ANNETTE Isabelle, the life of Isabelle Eberhardt.
New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1989 Hard Cover 
258 pages, 6 plates, map, cloth, dust jacket, very good. 1st U.S. edition. The story of Isabelle Eberhardt, the young Russian girl whose life among the desert Arabs of North Africa made her a legendary figure in turn of the century Europe. 
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73 KOESTLER, ARTHUR Promise and fulfilment. Palestine 1917-1949.
New York Macmillan Co. 1949 Hard Cover 
335 pages, map, rebound in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 
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74 KOOB, KATHRYN Guest of the revolution.
Nashville, Thomas Nelson Publishers 1982 0840741057 / 9780840741059 Hard Cover 
240 pages, 8 plates, cloth, dj, very good. From the dj, 'Guest of the Revolution is an insider's story of her unusual incarceration as one of 52 Americans held hostage - and one of only two women - during the terrifying days of the U.S. Embassy take-over from November 1979 to January 1981. . . Throughout Koob's traumatic 444-day captivity, her faith in God proved equal to her needs, despite the ever-present fears. The disturbing events she relates are set against the sustaining elements of family and faith to give American readers a warm, very human insight into this traumatic event in the life of our nation.' At the time of the student take-over in Iran, she was serving as director of the Iran-American Society in Tehran. 
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75 KURLAND, SAMUEL Cooperative Palestine. The story of Histadrut.
New York Published for SHARON BOOKS for the National Committee for Labor Palestine 1947 Softcover 
Foreword by Joseph Schlossberg. 276 pages, 8 plates, pictorial wraps, very good. 
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76 Kyle, Benjamin Muammar El-Qaddafi. World Leaders Past & Present.
New York Chelsea House Publishers 1987 0877545987 / 9780877545989 Hardcover Good 
112 pages, well illustrated, pictorial boards, 8-1/2 by 11 inches, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. Introduction "On Leadership" by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. SR786OS; Ex-Library; 112 pages 
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77 Landau, Jacob M. Pan-Turkism in Turkey: a Study in Irredentism
Hamden, CT Archon Books 1981 0208019499 / 9780208019493 Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
Iv, 219 pages, map, cloth, DJ, publisher's file copy otherwise very good. From the DJ: Although an important ideology and movement, Pan-Turkism has never been examined as a whole in the context of Turkey. This book is the first to describe and analyse its nature and fortunes in Turkey, from the start of the 20th century to the present day, as well as its role in the formation of a new type of nationalism. ; 219 pages 
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78 LANE-POOLE, STANLEY Saladin and the Fall of the Kingdom of Jerusalem
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1898 Hard Cover Good 
[2], XXIV, 416 pages, many plates and maps (some folding), cloth, ex-library with usual library markings, back-strip sun-faded, otherwise very good. From the preface: "The Talisman has given us a noble portrait of the Sultan whose chivalry and generosity excited the admiration of the Crusaders, but the reader is left in uncertainty as to the history and achievements of the hero, and what he is told in those fascinating pages is not always strictly authentic. The present biography, the first that has been written in English, aspires to fill in, from contemporary sources, the details of the picture." From the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: "Saladin, 1137?-1193, Muslim warrior and Ayyubid sultan of Egypt, the great opponent of the Crusaders, b. Mesopotamia, of Kurdish descent. He lived for 10 years in Damascus at the court of Nur ad-Din, where he distinguished himself by his interest in Sunni theology. He accompanied his uncle, Shirkuh (or Shirkoh), a lieutenant of Nur ad-Din, on campaigns (1164, 1167, 1168) against the Fatimid rulers of Egypt. Shirkuh became vizier there and on his death (1169) was succeeded by Saladin. Saladin later caused the name of the Shiite Fatimid caliph to be dropped from the Friday prayer, thus deposing him. After the death of Nur ad-Din, who was planning to campaign against his too powerful subordinate, Saladin proclaimed himself sultan of Egypt, thus beginning the Ayyubid dynasty. He spread his conquests westward on the northern shores of Africa as far as Qabis and also conquered Yemen. He took over Damascus after Nur ad-Din's death and undertook to subdue all of Syria and Palestine. He had already come into conflict with the Crusaders (see Crusades), and he put the rulers of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem (see Jerusalem, Latin Kingdom of) on the steadily weakening defensive. He was unsuccessful in his efforts to conquer the Assassins in their mountain strongholds, but he took Mosul, Aleppo, and wide areas from rival Muslim rulers and became the principal warrior of Islam. Gathering a large force of Muslims of various groups-but all called Saracens by the Christians-he set out to attack the Christians. Raymond of Tripoli was at first his ally, but then joined the other Crusaders, and the great battle of Hattin (near Tiberias) in 1187 found Christians matched against Muslims. Saladin won brilliantly, capturing Guy of Lusignan and Reginald of Châtillon. The city of Jerusalem also fell to him. The Third Crusade was gathered (1189) and came to the Holy Land to try to recover the Holy City. Thus it was that Richard I of England and Saladin met in the conflict that was to be celebrated in later chivalric romance. The reputation that Saladin had among the Christians for generosity and chivalry does not seem to have been a legend, and there seems no doubt that Saladin admired Richard as a worthy opponent. The Crusaders, however, failed in their purpose and succeeded only in capturing Akko. In 1192, Saladin came to agreement with the Crusaders upon the Peace of Ramla, which left the Latin Kingdom only a strip along the coast from Tyre to Yafo. The Christians were never to recover from their defeat." 
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79 LANGFUR, STEPHEN Confessions from a Jericho jail.
New York Grove Weidenfeld 1992 0802114822 / 9780802114822 First Edition Hard Cover 
259 pages, map, cloth, dj, very good. 1st edition. From the dj, 'Ten years after emigrating to Israel, author protested his adopted country's treatment of the Palestinians by refusing to serve when his army reserve unit was called up to guard Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank. Langfur was routinely sentenced to prison in an army camp near Jericho; he kept notes to pass the time, and these in turn inspired CONFESSIONS FROM A JERICHO JAIL.' 
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80 LAQUEUR, WALTER The Road to Jerusalem. The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1967
New York Macmillan Co. 1968 Hard Cover Good in Good dust jacket 
[10], 368 pages, map, cloth, dj, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the publisher: "For five apprehensive days in June 1967 the eyes of the world were focused on a small war in the Middle East - the armed confrontation of Israel and the Arab countries that had built up over so many years of antagonism. All the ingredients of high drama were present: intrigue, confusion, unexpected turns, tragedy, and triumph. Never before had such a relatively minor war been so widely reported. The prehistory of that war, the mounting of hostilities gradually over nearly two decades and rapidly during the three weeks before its outbreak, has remained largely unknown. The author provides a brilliant and authoritative synthesis of that prehistory." 
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