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1 Baxter, Ian German Armored Warfare of World War II. the Unpublished Photographs 1939; -
Havertown, PA Casemate 2003 1932033157 / 9781932033151 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
224 pages, well illustrated, cloth, DJ, 9-1/2 by 12 inches, very good. From the dust jacket: "Starting from the Blitzkrieg period, when Nazi Germany unleashed its mobile armored divisions in Poland, France, and the Low Countries, German Armored Warfare of World War II captures the full might of the Panzerwaffe, Hitler's Panzer arm, from its early triumphs to its final demise. Featuring previously unpublished photographs, many of which have come from the albums of individuals who experienced the war first-hand, the book presents a unique and vivid record of German armor in action from 1939 to 1945." EDV_70 ; 224 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Chamberlain, Peter and, Ellis, Chris Panzer-Jäger. German Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Guns, 1939-1945.
London Almark Publishing 1971 0855240199 / 9780855240196 Softcover Very Good 
Drawings by Kenneth M. Jones. 32 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , pictorial wrappers, 6-1/2 by 8 inches, fine. "A pictorial guide to German self-propelled anti-tank guns and tank hunter conversions, 1939-1945. Wehrmacht Illustrated Series. EDV_164 ; 32 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Clarke, R. M. compiler Military & Civilian Amphibians 1940-1990.
Surrey Brooklands Books Ltd 1991 1855202514 / 9781855202511 Softcover Very Good 
140 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, 7 by 10 inches, fine. Includes articles from Motor Age, Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Off Road, Foreign Car Guide, Overlander, War Department Technical Manuals, etc. Vehicles include DUKW, Schwimmwagen, Amphicar, Trippel, LVTs, GPA/SEEP, Veepee, Drake, Weasel, Amphi-Ranger, Twister, Argo, Conte. EDV_37 ; 140 pages 
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4 Davies, W. J. K. Panzer Jäger.
London Almark Publishing 1979 0855243120 / 9780855243128 Softcover Very Good 
48 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, charts, pictorial wrappers, 8 by 10 inches, fine. Excerpted from the introduction: "Twenty-three Panzer Divisions had between them only twenty effective Abteilungen, though composition and distribution was somewhat uneven. " EDV_13 ; 48 pages 
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5 Davis, Clyde R. Von Kleist. from Hussar to Panzer Marshal.
Houston, TX Lancer Militaria 1979 0935856005 / 9780935856002 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
110 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, 8 by 11 inches, fine. First edition. From the Wikipedia website: "Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (August 8, 1881 - c. November 13, 1954) was a leading German field marshal during World War II. Born in Braunfels an der Lahn into an aristocratic family, Kleist was educated in a German military school and served as a lieutenant of hussars and a regimental commander in World War I. After the war he served as a commander of a cavalry division from 1932-35. Semi-retired, in August 1939 Kleist was recalled to active duty at the age of fifty-eight. In the invasion of Poland, Kleist commanded the XXII Panzer Corps. In the Battle of France he commanded Panzergruppe von Kleist, consisting of XLI Panzer Corps and XIX Panzer Corps (under Heinz Guderian) , the two southernmost armoured corps in the drive to the English Channel. During this time he attempted to relieve Guderian of his command after he and his subordinate, Erwin Rommel, disobeyed orders to halt their advance to the Channel; the Wehrmacht Chief of Staff, Gerd von Rundstedt, refused to confirm the order, and the Franco-British armies were trapped. In April 1941, Kleist commanded 1st Panzergruppe, comprising XVIII and XL Panzer Corps, which spearheaded the Blitzkrieg-style invasions of Yugoslavia and Greece. With this formation he also participated in the subsequent Operation Barbarossa as part of Army Group South. In 1942 Kleist was sent to command troops in the Caucasus in order to capture important oil wells in the area. On 22 November 1942, he was placed in command of Army Group A. He was promoted to field marshal in 1943. He was relieved of his command in March 1944 for ordering the 8th Army to retreat when it was in danger of destruction by the Soviet Red Army, in explicit violation of Adolf Hitler's orders. Kleist was captured by United States forces in 1945. He was sent to communist Yugoslavia to face alleged war crimes charges in 1946. In 1948 he was then extradited to the Soviet Union where he was condemned to a 10-years sentence in 1952 for war crimes and he died in captivity in Vladimir Prison in 1954. He was the highest ranked German officer to die in Soviet captivity. " EDV_72 ; 110 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Frank, Reinhard Waffen-Arsenal Band 123. Ford Im Kriege. LKW - Multiere - PKW.
Friedberg Podzun-Pallas-Verlag 1990 3790903949 / 9783790903942 Softcover Very Good 
Waffen und Fahrzeuge der Heere und Lufstreitkräfte. 48 pages well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, 8-1/2 by 11 inches, fine. Text in German. Published in English in 1993 by Schiffer Publishing as Ford at War: German Trucks and Cars in WW. II. Vol. 8. EDV_42; 48 pages 
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7 Gander, Terry J. Sdkfz 231/234 8-Rad 8x8 Armoured Car. Tanks in Detail.
Hersham, UK Ian Allan Publishing 2003 0711029903 / 9780711029903 Softcover Very Good 
96 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , pictorial wrappers, 7-1/2 by 10 inches, fine. From Chapter One: "There is an old military axiom that 'time spent in reconnaissance is seldom wasted. ' Nowhere is this axiom so apposite as when applied to armoured warfare, and the German Blitzkieg in particular. " EDV_103 ; 96 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Hines, Frank T. and, Ward, Franklin W. The Service of Coast Artillery.
New York Goodenough & Woglom Company 1910 Hardcover Good 
Viii, 563 pages, many plates and text illustrations, diagrams, cloth, shelf wear, little shaken, text very good. From the preface: "Few words are needed to state the purpose of this work. It represents an earnest attempt to furnish an informative book for the use of coast artillerists with special reference to militia duty in coast defense. " EDO_30; 563 pages 
Price: 135.00 USD
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9 Jentz, Tom L. and Doyle, Hilary. Flammpanzer German Flamethrowers 1941-1945. (Osprey New Vanguard Series #15).
London Osprey Publishing 1995 1855325470 / 9781855325470 Softcover Very Good 
Colour plates by Peter Sarson. 48 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , pictorial wrappers, 7 by 10 inches, very good. From the back cover: "Comprehensive histories of the design, development and operational use of the world's armoured fighting vehicles and artillery. Each volume includes authoritative text by a recognized expert on the subject, backed up by extensive contemporary photographs, colour illustrations and technical drawings of the weapon system. The highly detailed colour artwork and line drawings detail the vehicle's variants and derivatives, and each volume includes a full-colour cutaway showing the interior workings o the fighting-machine. " EDV_89 ; 48 pages 
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10 Ledwoch, Janusz Wespe: 10.5 Cm Le FH18/2 Fgst Auf Geschützwagen PZ KPFW II SD KFZ 124
Warsaw Wydawnictwo MILITARIA 1998 837219127 Softcover Very Good 
30 pages, 8 color plates, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, 8 by 10 inches, fine. Scale drawings by Zbigniew Lalak. Editing into English: Michael J. Shackleton. EDV_128 ; 30 pages 
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11 U. S. War Dept. Bomb Reconnaissance. August 1942.
Washington United States Office of Civil Defense 1942 Softcover Very Good 
Prepared by the War Department with the assistance and advice of other federal agencies. 35 pages, many illustrations and diagrams, wrappers, very good in loose-leaf notebook. From the foreword: "The War Department has assumed the chief responsibility of the disposal of unexploded or delayed-action bombs within the continental limits of the United States and the training of military and civilian personnel for that purpose. " EDO_37 ; 35 pages 
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12 U.S. ARMY ORDNANCE SCHOOL Your Career in Ordnance.
Aberdeen Proving Ground U. S. Army Ordnance School ca 1950 Soft Cover Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
Special Text ST-9-172. 68 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, wear to covers otherwise very good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 United States. Army. Demolition Materials. Direct Support and General Support Maintenance Manual (Including Repair Parts and Special Tools List). Technical Manual TM 9-1375-213-34
Washington, DC Headquarters, Department of the Army 1973 Paperback Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Approximately 30 pages, illustrations (one folding) , stapled wrappers, very good. From the introduction: "This technical manual covers general and technical information, and inspection and maintenance procedures for demolition materials." From page i: ""This manual supersedes TM 9-1375-213-12, 30 March 1973; and TM 750-244-5-1, 12 May 1972, supersedes TM 9-13750-203-15, 18 July 1969, including all changes." 
Price: 24.00 USD
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14 United States. Army. Demolition Materials. Operator's and Organizational Maintenance Manual Including Repair Parts and Special Tools List). Technical Manual TM 9-1375-213-12
Washington, DC Headquarters, Department of the Army 1973 Reprint Paperback Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Approximately 80 pages, illustrations, stapled wrappers, edge wear to corners otherwise very good. From the introduction: "This manual provides the user with operating instructions, operator and organizational maintenance procedures." From the cover: "This copy is a reprint which includes current pages from Change 1." From the first page: ""This manual supersedes TM 9-1375-200, 28 January 1964, including all changes; and together with TM 9-1375-213-34, 30 March 1973 and TM 750-244-5-1, 12 May 1972 supersedes TM 9-1375-203-15, 18 July 1969, including all changes." 
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