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1 Birdseye Views of Camp Shelby. [38TH INFANTRY]
Hattiesburg Robb & Cornwell ca 1918 Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
24 leaves (photographs) , blue pictorial wrappers, string bound, edges frayed, several tears not affecting the photographs. Oblong 14 by 6.5 inches. Panoramic aerial views include 139th Field Artillery, 152nd Infantry, Fourth Field Artillery, Ordnance Company and Military Police, 113th Signal Battalion, Camp Quartermaster, 137th, 138th, 139th Machine Gun Battalion, 138th Field Artillery, Ambulance and Field Hospital, Field Bakeries, Base Hospital, 113th Engineers, Motor Truck Co. , 137th Field Artillery, 151st Infantry, Knights of Columbus Hall, 43rd Brigade Field Artillery, Remount Depot, 149th Infantry, 150th Infantry, Headquarter Troops, 38th Division Headquarters, and 113th Ammuntion Train and Library, Theatre & YMCA Buildings. Scarce. From HATTIESBURG, MISSISSIPPI, A HISTORY OF THE HUB CITY: "Named after Isaac Shelby, veteran of both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 and the first governor of Kentucky, Camp Shelby's firt incarnation would not last long. The base would only be operational from the autumn of 1917, when the first unit arrived - the 152nd Ambulance Corps, pulled by teams of horses, followed by its first fighting division, the 38th Infantry - until six months after Armistice Day, when the army closed the camp in April 1919. ... Phototographs of the time show the famous tent cities of the nascent camp, with six-man huts stretching as far as the eye can see." 
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2 ASPREY, ROBERT B. The German High Command At War-Hindenburg And Ludendorff Conduct World War 1
New York William Morrow & Co. 1991 0688082262 / 9780688082260 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
557 pages, 12 plates, maps, cloth, DJ, very good. 1st edition. From the publisher: At the outbreak of war in 1914, Imperial Germany virtually defined the nature of professional warfare. Germany's wealth, productivity, technology and manpower all contributed to her military pre-eminence. But the heart and soul of Germany's military superiority was the Great General Staff, which, in 1916, came under the leadership of Hindenburg and Ludendorff - the ultimate strategic partnership. Robert Asprey's unique contribution to the history of the First World War follows the careers of these two superbly trained generals to the point where they literally controlled the destiny of an entire nation. Chronicling major battles in vivid detail, this book covers all the primary strategic developments of the war, up to and including the final offensive on the western front, and represents the first assessment of that colossal conflict from the point of view of the German High Command. 
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3 ASPREY, ROBERT B. The German High Command At War-Hindenburg And Ludendorff Conduct World War 1
New York William Morrow & Co. 1991 0688082262 / 9780688082260 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
587 pages, 12 plates, maps, cloth, DJ, very good. 1st edition. Embossed label of the former owner, a noted military collector. From the publisher: At the outbreak of war in 1914, Imperial Germany virtually defined the nature of professional warfare. Germany's wealth, productivity, technology and manpower all contributed to her military pre-eminence. But the heart and soul of Germany's military superiority was the Great General Staff, which, in 1916, came under the leadership of Hindenburg and Ludendorff - the ultimate strategic partnership. Robert Asprey's unique contribution to the history of the First World War follows the careers of these two superbly trained generals to the point where they literally controlled the destiny of an entire nation. Chronicling major battles in vivid detail, this book covers all the primary strategic developments of the war, up to and including the final offensive on the western front, and represents the first assessment of that colossal conflict from the point of view of the German High Command. 
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4 Banks, Arthur A Military Atlas of the First World War
Leo Cooper 2001 0850527910 / 9780850527919 Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
X, 338 pages, many maps, pictorial wrappers, very good. Commentary by Alan Palmer. From the preface: "I hope that the book will be a convenient reference work which deals with those areas where a more detailed examination in cartographical terms has long been demanded." ; 9.60 X 7.50 X 0.90 inches; 340 pages 
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5 Bean, C E W The Australian Imperial Force in France 1917. the Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918 Volume IV.
University of Queensland Press 1983 070221700X / 9780702217005 Paperback Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued 
Facsimile reprint of first edition of 1933. 1030 pages, illustrations, maps, pictorial wrappers, Library of Congress duplicate stamp on title-page and half-title otherwise very good. Volume 4 of THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1914-1918. ; Ex-Library; 8.25 X 5.25 X 2.25 inches; 1144 pages 
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6 Bean, C E W The Australian Imperial Force in France During the Allied Offensive, 1918. the Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918 Volume VI.
University of Queensland Press 1983 0702217530 / 9780702217531 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Facsimile reprint of first edition of 1942. 1144 pages, illustrations, maps, pictorial wrappers, very good. Volume 6 of THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1914-1918. Covers the last six months of the war. ; 8.25 X 5.25 X 2.25 inches; 1144 pages 
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7 Bean, C E W The Australian Imperial Force in France During the Main German Offensive, 1918. the Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918 Volume V.
University of Queensland Press 1983 0702217239 / 9780702217234 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Facsimile reprint of first edition of 1937. 825 pages, illustrations, maps, pictorial wrappers, very good. Volume 5 of THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1914-1918. Covers the German offensive of March / April 1918. ; 8.25 X 5.25 X 2.25 inches; 825 pages 
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8 Becke, A. F. Order of Battle of Divisions, Part I, the Regular British Divisions. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents by Direction of the Historical Section of the Committee of Imperial Defence
Nottingham Sherwood Press ca 1980 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
132 pages, tables, facsimile reprint of the first edition published by HMSO in 1934. Lists the orders of battle for the infantry, cavalry & guards division of the regular British Army throughout World War I. 
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9 Campbell, Jack & Turner, Charles W. (edited by) Jack Campbell's War Diary 1918-1919 [Signed by Charles Turner]
Privately Published 1982 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
48 pages, illustrations, burgundy cloth with gilt lettering, signed by editor Charles Turner on title-page. Campbell served in the 317th infantry. From the preface: "This diary of Jack Campbell's, kept for ten months, during the time he was at the battle front in France in World War I, 1918-19, tells of his departure from the U. S. In the troopship 'Mongolia' and his arrival in Northern France to take part in some of the hardest fighting of the war. His observations of the army life on the front line as well as the life in the army hospitals is very revealing." ; Signed by Editor 
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10 Falls, Cyril. The Great War.
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1959 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
447 pages, maps, cloth, DJ, very good. From the Wikipedia website: "Cyril Bentham Falls CBE was a military historian noted for his work on the First World War. He was born in Dublin and died in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. Falls served in the First World War, reaching the rank of Captain in the British Army. He was on the General Staff for the 36th (Ulster) Division and 62nd (2nd West Riding) Division. He received the French Croix de Guerre. After the war, he helped write several volumes of the British official History of the Great War. Later he wrote both detailed specialist histories as well as histories intended for the average reader. An expert on the history of the First World War, he was the Chichele Professor of Military History at All Souls, Oxford University from 1946 to 1953." ; 8.40 X 5.70 X 1.70 inches 
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11 Frothingham, Thomas G. The American Reinforcement in the World War
Doubleday, Page and Company 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
388 pages, maps (some folding) , burgundy cloth, dust jacket darkened and a little worn, now in a protective mylar covering. Stated first edition. From the DJ: "One of the most valuable contributions to war literature. It tells the American part cogently, truly and with a singular completeness as to essentials in a single volume. If I might have only book about our part in the War, I should choose this." - Colonel Frederick Palmer." 
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12 Fussell, Paul The Great War and Modern Memory
London Oxford University Press 1975 0195021711 / 9780195021714 Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Xiv, 363 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. From Wikipedia: "The Great War and Modern Memory is a book of literary criticism written by Paul Fussell and published in 1975 by Oxford University Press. It describes the literary responses by English participants in World War I to their experiences of combat, particularly in trench warfare. The perceived futility and insanity of this conduct became, for many gifted Englishmen of their generation, a metaphor for life. Fussell describes how the collective experience of the "Great War" was correlated with, and to some extent underlain by, an enduring shift in the aesthetic perceptions of individuals, from the tropes of Romanticism that had guided young adults before the war, to the harsher themes that came to be dominant during the war and after. " ; 9.10 X 6 X 1.10 inches 
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13 Gilbert, Adrian [Richard Williams, editor and John Terraine, Consultant editor] World War I in Photographs
New York Military Press 1987 0517602156 / 9780517602157 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
192 pages, well illustrated, cloth, DJ, very good. Embossed label of the previous owner, a noted military collector. From the DJ: "World War I was one of the first great conflicts to receive full photographic coverage; every campaign and all the major battles were recorded on film by the combatants. ~This book presents some five hundred and fifty of the best photographs taken during World War I, especially selected by the author to highlight the most important and the most poignant episodes of the war." ; 11.10 X 8.70 X 0.90 inches 
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14 Gilbert, Martin The First World War. a Complete History.
New York Henry Holt & Co 1994 080501540X / 9780805015409 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Xxiv, 615 pages, plates, maps, cloth, DJ, very good. Embossed label of the previous owner, a noted military collector. From Publishers Weekly: "Gilbert's majestic opus covers WWI on all major fronts-domestic, diplomatic, military-as well as such bloody preludes as the Armenian massacre of 1915. He describes the introduction of new instruments of war like the submarine, airplane, tank, machine gun and poison gas, explaining how each was employed in great military confrontations such as Verdun and Jutland. He recounts the arrival of the American contingent (British and French brass tended at first to regard them as rabble) and Gen. John J. Pershing's struggle to prevent U. S. Troops from being fed piecemeal into the maelstrom of the western front. Gilbert includes a large amount of contemporary war poetry and doggerel, which conveys the tragedy of the 1914-1918 conflict. On the whole, the author presents WWI from the human perspective, with emphasis on the grisliness and sheer waste of it. His account of the post-Armistice efforts of the international War Graves Commission starkly communicates the epic scale of the slaughter. By the distinguished biographer of Winston Churchill, this is a stunning achievement of research and storytelling on the war to end all wars. " ; 9.80 X 7.10 X 1.70 inches; 615 pages 
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15 Gray, William A Sunny Subaltern. Billy's Letters From Flanders.
Toronto, McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart 1916 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
175, [1] pages, boards, very good. 
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16 Hall, Walter Phelps World Wars and Revolutions. the Course of Europe Since 1900.
New York Appleton-Century Crofts 1952 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Xiv, 531, [18] pages, well illustrated, maps, cloth, very good. Third edition. From the preface: "Two world wars have already blighted the record of this 20th century and a third one is in the offing as the third edition of WORLD WARS AND REVOLUTION goes to press." From Alexander Leitch, A Princeton Companion: "So many students and faculty wanted to attend his last lecture the year he retired, 1952, that it had to be shifted from McCosh to Alexander Hall. In his concluding words he told his students to rise above their fears and anxieties and to ``keep a merry heart.' ' A six-piece band led the audience in singing ``For He's a Jolly Good Fellow,' ' and he was given a seven-foot scroll with the signatures of undergraduate contributors to a fund in his honor, later enlarged by alumni gifts. This fund was to be used for a senior thesis prize in European history and for an annual lecture to be given by Buzzer ``as long as he felt like it.' ' He gave the lecture every year up to 1962 when he died, two days before his 78th birthday. " 
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17 Herzog, Stanley J. Helmets. Second Battle of the Marne. [Signed]
Stamford, CT Bell Press 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Signed by Author
256 pages, pictorial tan cloth, illustrations, photos (some folding) , shelf wear to covers otherwise very good. Inscribed by Herzog to former owner on title-page. Scarce. From the foreword: "'Helmets' is a story not gruesome, and yet to the point, as one could expect to find in a book of facts. It goes through a period of preparation and forty days of fighting, going into the line on he 25th day of June, 1918 and relieved on the 4th day of August, 1918. Continuing with the 28th, 32nd,42nd and 4th Divisions, was this Battery 'F' of the103rd Regiment, 51st Field Artillery Brigade, 26th or Yankee Division. Also the Ammunition Train, Engineers, Military Police, Supply Train and Signal Corps. Two Brigades of Infantry and Machine Gun Companies of the 26th Division, were relieved after being practically wiped out on capturing Torcy, Belleau and Boresche Heights, then breaking the main line of resistance. The author was attached to the 5th Section Detail, Observation Work, giving him the opportunity of being in outposts during the entire 2nd Battle of the Marne." Herzog was the author of "The Fightin' Yanks: A Book of Plain Facts, Written with the Intention of Perpetuating the Deeds of the Boys of the Local Battery." (1922) ; Signed by Author 
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18 Jackson, Kenneth M. Ninety Day Wonder. a Geneva Book.
Carlton Press Iowa State University Press 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
87 pages, cloth, DJ, very good. Scarce. From the DJ: NINETY-DAY WONDER is Kenneth Jackson's personal story of the making of a Seocnd Lieutenant during World War I and what befalls this paragon of soldierly virtue, this Officer and Gentleman by an Act of Congress." 
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19 L'Illustration L’album De La Guerre; ; Histoire Photographique Et Documentaire Reconstitue´e Chronologiquement A` L’aide De Cliche´s Et De Dessins Publie´s Par "L’illustration" De 1914 A` 1921. [2 Volumes]
Paris L'Illustration 1925 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
2 volumes (1311, [5] pages) , thousands of illustrations (many in color) , maps, full leather, covers well scuffed and rubbed, text and plates very good. 12 by 16 inches. Massive compilation of illustrations from the French magazine L'Illustration. Many of the illustrations are in color and are full or double-page and are largely the work of French artists. 
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20 Moseley, George Clark Extracts from the Letters of George Clark Moseley During the Period of the Great War. [Signed]
Private Printing 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Signed by Author
239 pages, plates, embossed cloth, bottom of spine chipped otherwise very good. Warmly inscribed by Mosely on front blank endpaper. Noffsinger 1054. From Wikipedia: "George Clark Moseley was an American football player. He played at the end position for Yale University and was chosen as a first-team All-American in 1916 by Collier's Weekly, as selected by Walter Camp. During World War I, Moseley served with the Lafayette Flying Corps, a group of American volunteer pilots who flew for the French. His letters written during his service in France were later published." ; X X ; 239 pages; Signed by Author 
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