Military Books

Vintage Military Books

Marvelous old Military Books including Air Force Survival Manual, American Practical Navigator by Nathanial Bowditch, American Steel Navy by John Alden, World Military Weapons, Illustrated History of the SAS, Map Reading, Naval Reserve Training Mobile Construction Battalion, Mark 3 Marine Radar by Sperry Gyroscope Company, Sperry River Radar Trails, The Navy at War, US Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association history, and many more.  Topics include World War 1, World War 2, Vietnam, Korea, Civil War, Army, Navy, Air Force, weapons, radar, training.  Sensational books, some out of print.  Would make nice gifts!

advancement examinations seaman special commissary usn book
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Soft covered book titled ADVANCEMENT EXAMINATIONS SEAMAN, SPECIAL, AND COMMISSARY RATINGS, Bureau of Naval Personnel Training - Standards and Curriculum Division, Test and Research Section, Book I,1945 NACPERS 16891 For Officers' Use Only. This book contains examinations for advancement in ratings in 1945. It includes: Seaman, first class, Coxswains, Boatswain's Mates, Gunner's Mates, Turret Captains, Minemen, Torpedoman's Mates, Quartermasters, Signalmen, Fire Controlmen, Fire Controlmen O, Yeomen, Storekeepers, Hospital Apprentice, first class, Pharmacist's Mates, Ship's Cooks, Bakers, Chief Commissary Steward, the Keys. This vintage book is in Fair condition. pages are intact, and the binding is tight. The cover page has a few tears and minor foxing. There is a stain on the first few pages. The page edges have some soiling and some are crease..

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$11.00  $8.25
american practical navigator useful tables navy vintage book
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Hard covered book titled Useful Tables From the AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR, NO. 9: Part II, Reedited and published and sold by the United States Hydrographic Office, by Direction of the Secretary of the Navy in Accordance with the Acts of Congress, 387 pages.  1940.This vintage book is in Good condition.  The pages, yellowed from age, are intact and the binding is tight. The cover is scuffed, chipped, and faded. The pages are yellowed from age. A nice addition to your military library!..

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$20.00  $15.00
american steel navy john alden photographic history of ships book
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Hard covered book titled AMERICAN STEEL NAVY  A Photographic History of the U.S. Navy from the Introduction of the Steel Hull in 1883 to the Cruise of the Great White Fleet, 1907-1909 Text by John D. Alden, Commander, U.S. Navy (Retired), Photographic Research and Editorial Supervision by Ed Holm, Fifty Warship Profiles by Arthur D. Baker III, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, cloth bound, with dust jacket, 1972, 395 pages. VG+ condition.  Would make a wonderful addition to any library. ..

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$179.99  $134.99
arms and equipment of special forces will fowler military manual
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Hard covered book titled ARMS AND EQUIPMENT OF SPECIAL FORCES Greenhill Military Manuals, by Will Fowler, Illustrated by Ray Hutchins, 1996, 144 pages, full specifications and operational data, photographs and line profiles. Topics include: BROWNING 9 MM HIGH POWER PISTOL, BELGIUM UZI 9MM SUB MACHINE GUN, ISRAEL M60 7.62 MM MACHINE GUN, USA SMALL ARMS M203 GRENADE LAUNCHER, USA AT4 ANTI TANK LAUNCHER, SWEDEN PARATROOPER'S GRAVITY BLADE KNIFE, GERMANY BODY ARMOUR, USA GPS, USA ELECTRONIC WARFARE WESSEX SAKER LIGHT STRIKE VEHICLE, UK M998 SERIES HMMWV, USA BOEING VERTOL CH-47 CHINOOK, USA IRVIN AIRBORNE FORCES PARACHUTES, UK RIGID RAIDER, UK and much, much more! This book is in VG+ condition,  pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A must have for your military library. ..

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$14.00  $10.50
battle to save the houston 1944-1945 miller ww2 wwii book
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Hard covered book titled THE BATTLE TO SAVE THE HOUSTON October 1944 to March 1945 by John Grider Miller, 1985, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 226 pages, cloth bound, with dust jacket, purple end pages, with a letter from the publisher.John Miller tells the heroic tale of a dedicated band of men who refused to give up their crippled ship in the closing days of 1944. Their 14,000 mile odyssey from Formosa to the Brooklyn Navy Yard aboard the severely damaged light cruiser Houston is recorded in rich detail by a naval historian who has based his book on over seventy eyewitness accounts and hundreds of official documents and personal papers. The author has included a series of photographs that vividly document the damage and makeshift repairs made by the crew to withstand it.This book is in VG+ condition, with the pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight...

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$21.99  $16.49
chemical operations specialist soldiers skill 2 manual army book
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Soft covered book titled CHEMICAL OPERATIONS SPECIALIST SOLDIER'S MANUAL MOS 54B Skill Level 2, March 1992, Headquarters, Department of the Army, STP 3-54B2-SM, About 180 pages. This publication is for skill level 2 soldiers holding MOS 54B and their trainers and first line supervisors. It is in VG condition.  Pages clean and intact. The cover is soiled, worn and scuffed. ..

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$19.00  $14.25
distances between ports by us navy ho pub no 151 book
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Soft covered book titled DISTANCES BETWEEN PORTS H.O. Pub. No. 151, Published by the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy, 1965, 220 pages.Topics include: CHART SHOWING JUNCTION POINTS AND TYPICAL ROUTES NORTH ATLANTIC LANE ROUTES, EXPLANATION DISTANCES BETWEEN PORTS ON THE GREAT LAKES DISTANCES BETWEEN OCEAN PORTS OF THE WORLD U.S. NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE SAILING DIRECTIONS CONVERSION TABLE FOR NAUTICAL AND STATUTE MILES TABLE FOR ESTIMATING TIME OF TRANSITThis book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. Light foxing present on the outer page edges. Don't miss the opportunity to add it to your library!..

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$30.00  $22.50
encyclopedia world military weapons armies equipment arms book
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Hard covered book titled The Encyclopedia of WORLD MILITARY WEAPONS The World's Armies and their Equipment Editors: Chris Bishop and Ian Drury, 150 Color Profiles, 520 Photographs, 20 Color Four-views and Cutaway Drawings, 1989, 318 pages. ISBN: 0517653419 Topics include: SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES MODERN MAIN BATTLE TANKS MODERN LIGHT TANKS AND RECONNAISSANCE VEHICLES MODERN TRACKED INFANTRY VEHICLES MODERN WHEELED APCs MODERN SELF PROPELLED GUNS AND HOWITZERS MODERN TOWED ARTILLERY MODERN MULTIPLE ROCKET LAUNCHERS SURFACE TO AIR MISSILES MODERN SELF PROPELLED ANTI AIRCRAFT GUNS MODERN TOWED ANTI AIRCRAFT WEAPONS ANTI-TANK MISSILES MODERN COMBAT PISTOLS MODERN SUB MACHINE GUNS MODERN ASSAULT RIFLES MODERN SNIPING RIFLES MODERN MACHINE GUNS WORLD ARMIES This book is in VG+ condition,  pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket is also in VG condition.  A must have for any military library!..

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$40.00  $30.00
fundamentals of aerospace weapon systems missiles vintage book
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Hard covered book titled FUNDAMENTALS OF AEROSPACE WEAPON SYSTEMS Air Force ROTC, Air University, 1961, 402 pages.Topics include: WARHEADS MISSILES: AEROSPACE DELIVERY VEHICLES PRINCIPLES OF MISSILE GUIDANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF MANNED AIRCRAFT PROPULSION SYSTEMS CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WARFARE NUCLEAR ENERGY & THE EFFECTS OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS TARGET INTELLIGENCE ELECTRONIC WARFARE DEFENSIVE OPERATIONS STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND: DEVELOPMENT & OPERATION TACTICAL OPERATIONS ASTRONAUTICSThis book is in VG condition, pages intact, and the binding is tight. There is soiling and a few chipped spots on the outer page edges. The rear cover is scuffed. Don't miss the opportunity to add this sensational book to your library!..

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$17.00  $12.75
ghost squadron confederate air force 1939-1945 rebel field book
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Soft covered book titled GHOST SQUADRON Of The Confederate Air Force 1939-1945, Rebel Field, Harlingen, Texas, 1971. The Ghost Squadron relates to that six year ear in the history of aviation during which time over 300,000 aircraft were produced by the United States alone to satisfy many different kinds of strategic and tactical needs. Some of the aircraft pictured are: B-17, F6F Hellcat, F4F Wildcat, SB2C Helldiver, F8F Bearcat, P-40 Warhawk, P-39 Aircobra, B-24 Liberator, B-17 Flying Fortress, P-38 Lightning, MK 35 Mosquito, BT-15 Valiant, and many more! This book is in Good condition, soiling on some pages. The cover has some soiling, creases, and small tears at the edges. Don't miss the opportunity to add this book to your library! ..

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$9.99  $7.49
illustrated history of the sas air service ken connor book
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Hard covered book titled THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SAS by Ken Connor, 2000, 224 pages.Topics include: THE ORIGINS OF THE SAS THE REGIMENT REBORN, 1950-60 THE REGIMENT REINVENTED 1960-70 THE REGIMENT UNDER COVER - SECRET WARS 1970-80 THE REGIMENT UNDER FIRE 1982-91 EPILOGUE - GHOST FORCE A fascinating look at Malaya, Northern Ireland, Bodyguarding and Counter Terrorist Operations, the Falklands War, The Gulf War, and much more. This book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight...

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$20.00  $15.00
impact history nazi germany hitler v weapons king kutta book
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Hard covered book titled The History of Germany's V-Weapons in World War II IMPACT by Benjamin King & Timothy Kutta, 1998, published by SARPEDON, Rockville Centre, NY, 358 pages.This is an in-depth account of Hitler's V-Weapons, the devastation they caused, and the massive allied countermeasures taken to destroy them.This book is in VG condition,  pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket is torn at the edges.  A must have for any military library!..

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$16.00  $12.00