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Gangway Regular Navy! Memoirs of Life and Humor in the United States Navy during the Cold War

By: Richard Merrell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2005

Seller ID: M3283

ISBN: 0788432834

Condition: 218 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2005, 5.5x8.5, paper, 218 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Inspired by an extraordinary twenty-year U.S. Navy career, Gangway, Regular Navy! is the end result of two decades of blood, sweat, and beers. Covering the Cold War era from 1960-1980, Gangway, Regular Navy! is a historically and militarily accurate portrayal of world events during that time period. These pages contain an in-depth "behind the scenes," whirlwind journey that lets the reader experience the historical, hilarious, shocking, and sometimes criminal activities that the author witnessed as a member of the world's most powerful and diverse fighting force-the United States Navy.... View more info

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Forts of the West: Military Forts and Presidios and Posts Commonly Called Forts West of the Mississippi River to 1898

By: Robert W. Frazer

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Seller ID: 112506

ISBN: 0806112506

Condition: 284 pages, 8 x 5, paperback, University of Oklahoma Press


The number and variety of forts and posts, together with changes of location, name, and designation, have posed perplexing problems for students of western history. Now Robert W. Frazer has prepared a systematic listing of all presidios and military forts, which were ever, at any time and in any sense, so designated.The lists of posts are arranged alphabetically within the boundaries of present states. Pertinent information is included for each fort: date of establishment, location, and reason for establishment; name, rank, and military unit of the person establishing the post; origin of t... View more info

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Record of the Federal Dead Buried from Libby, Belle Isle, Danville and Camp Lawton Prisons and at City Point, and in the Field Before Petersburg and Richmond

By: U. S. Christian Commission Staff

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1866)

Seller ID: U3344

ISBN: 1556133448

Condition: 198 pages, (1866) reprint, paper, index, 198 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


198 pages, (1866) reprint, paper, index, 198 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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War with Mexico, 1846-1847: Doniphan's Expedition and the Conquest of New Mexico & California

By: William Elsey Connely

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1907)

Seller ID: C1461

ISBN: 0788414615

Condition: 688 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1907), 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 688 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This engrossing historical narrative provides a detailed account of one of the most significant campaigns of the Mexican War. In June of 1846, under orders from Gen. Stephen Kearny, Col. Alexander Doniphan led the 1st Regiment of Missouri Mounted Volunteers on an extended 3,600 mile march into contested territory. This expedition took the Army of the West from Ft. Leavenworth to Santa Fe, and then through to Chihuahua, Saltillo and Matamoras, Mexico, with decisive American victories at the battles of Brazito and Sacramento. The campaign is described here in the first-hand account of John Taylo... View more info

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Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury: Inventory 14 (Revised): A Finding Aid

By: William F. Sherman

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1997)

Seller ID: S0006

ISBN: 188826506x

Condition: 304 pages, 6x9, (1997), 2010, 6x9, paper, index, 304 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


304 pages, 6x9, (1997), 2010, 6x9, paper, index, 304 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Frontier Soldier

By: William F. Zimmer

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Montana Historical Society Press: 01/01/1998

Seller ID: 298551

ISBN: 0-917298-55-1

Condition: 174 pages, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2, paperback, Montana Historical Society Press


In this remarkable journal, an observant and opinionated cavalry private offers an inside look at a soldier's life during the Indian Wars of the 1870s.174 pages, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2, paperback, Montana Historical Society Press View more info

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58’s Are the Greatest

By: William G. Gessner, Sr. and Charles Conklin

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2004)

Seller ID: C2592

ISBN: 0788425927

Condition: 348 pages, 8.5x11, (2004), 2006, 8.5x11, index, 348 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This is a must have book for the serious ammunition collector and/or historian. The .58 caliber cartridge, beyond its civilian applications, remained a military workhorse throughout most of the 1800s worldwide, including the U.S. Civil War, 1860-1865. The rampant experimentation to develop specialized ignition systems, projectile characteristics, and case materials will no doubt intrigue many readers. It becomes apparent that many present day munitions share certain features that were conceived during this early period of history. Even those concepts which proved to be "less" successfu... View more info

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Medals: The Researcher's Guide [Great Britain]

By: William Spencer

Price: $19.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615353

ISBN: 1905615353

Condition: 256 pages; 5" x 8", The National Archives [United Kingdom]


***Best-selling guide, unrivalled in breath and scope, covers military and civil awards, orders, decorations and medals, from 1793 to 1992***This unique approach to researching medals focuses upon tracing individuals and actions through the medal roll. Ranging from Java to New Orleans, Copenhagen to Egypt, it explores both campaign and commemorative medals to show how the awards system helps research into an ancestor, regiment, medal or campaign. Structured geographically for ease of use, the guide draws together information from the National Archives and the India Office records at the Br... View more info