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Longknives: The U.S. Cavalry and Other Mounted Forces, 1845-1942 icon

Revolutionary Pensioners of 1818

The Pension Lists of 1792-1795; With Other Revolutionary War Pension Records

The Pension Roll of 1835: The Indexed Edition in Four Volumes

Veterinary Military History of the United States...

History of the 9th US Infantry 1799-1909

Negro Troops of Antebellum Louisiana; a History of the Battalion of Free Men of Color icon

Barbary Wars: Register of Officer Personnel United States Navy and Marine Corps and Ships' Data, 1801-1807

History of the Military Organizations of the State of Colorado: 1860-1935

Marches of the Dragoons in the Mississippi Valley: an Account of Marches and Activities of the First Regiment, United States Dragoons, in the Mississippi Valley Between the Years 1833 and 1850 icon
(1917)

A Visit to the South Seas in the U.S. Ship Vincennes, During the Years 1829 and 1830: With Scenes in Brazil, Peru, Manila, the Cape of Good Hope and St Helena

 

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Great WWII Memoir by Clayton Kelly Gross of the354th Fighter Group, 355th Fighter Squadron!

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American Soldier

Original 1845-1861 Account Book of the B Company, 6th Infantry, United States Army

A Bibliography of Military Name Lists from Pre-1675 to 1900: A Guide to Genealogical Research

Gateway to the West: The History of Jefferson Barracks From 1826-1894 icon

Flying Officers of the U. S. Navy icon

Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U. S. Military Academy...

Complete Regular Army Register of the United States: for One Hundred Years (1779 to 1879) Together With the Volunteer General Staff During the War With Mexico, and a Register of All Appointments By the President of the U.S. icon

From Yorktown to Santiago with the Sixth U.S. Cavalry

Military History of Carlisle and Carlisle Barracks

A Guide to the Military Posts of the United States: 1789-1895

 

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Ancient Wars & Warriors

The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

 A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War icon

 

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British Military History

Dang, our allies are top-notch, aren't they? :-)

The Boer War 1899-1900 - Illustrated London News CD

History of the Dorsetshire Regiment: 1914-1919 icon

The British War in Afghanistan 1841/2: The Dreadful Retreat

Sale's Brigade in Afghanistan with an Account of the Seizure and Defence of Jellelebad

The Royal Australian Navy: An Illustrated History icon

Historic Naval Events of Australia Day-By-Day-Ships, Men, Battles and Great Moments icon

Warships of Australia icon

Statesmen & Sailors: Australian Maritime Defence 1870-1920 icon

Spin Me a Dit! Tales of the Royal Australian Navy icon

For Your Tomorrow We Gave Our Today icon
Commemorating the men of the Penrith District who gave their lives in WWII, Korea and Vietnam.

How to Trace Your Military Ancestors in Australia and New Zealand icon

The Anglo-Scots Wars, 1513-1550: A Military History icon

Naval Records for Genealogists icon
(UK)

Nine Years on the North-West Frontier of India, from 1854 to 1863

Detached Flight: British Flying Training School; Terrell, Texas, USA

The Genealogy of the Regiments of the British Army

The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War icon

Historical Records of the 1st Devon Militia (4th Battalion the Devonshire Regiment) icon

The Men of the 24th: the Zulu War of 1879 icon

Birmingham Pals: 14th, 15th & 16th (Service) Battalions of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment icon

Sherwood Foresters: Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment, 1937 Regimental Annual icon

Craven Muster Roll, 1803 icon
Yorkshire

History of the S. Wales Borderers/Monmouthshire Reg. icon

Historical Record of the Royal Welch Fusiliers, Late the Twenty-Third Regiment Or Royal Welsh Fusiliers icon

Historical Records of the 32nd (Cornwall) Light Infantry icon

War History of 6th (Lanarkshire) Battalion the Cameronians (S. R. ) World War II icon

'Little HODGE' Being Extracts From the Diaries of Colonel Edward Cooper HODGE Written During the Crimean War icon

Notes on the Militia, With Special Reference to the Royal Radnor Regular Militia (the 50th Regiment of Regular Militia). icon

Radnorshire Volunteers: a Regimental History of Radnorshire, 1539-1968 icon

Welsh Militia and Volunteer Corps 1757-1908 (Two Volumes) icon

Sold! Military Memoir of Colonel John BIRCH, Sometime Governor of Hereford in the Civil War Between Charles I. and the Parliament... icon

Muster Books for North & East Hertfordshire 1580-1605 icon

Subalterns of the Foot icon

History of Thos. Farrington's Regiment, Subsequently Designated the 29th (Worcestershire) Foot 1694 to 1891 icon
(1891)

History of the 45th Nottinghamshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters). icon
(1902)

Some Historical Records of the West Kent (Queen's Own) Yeomanry 1794-1909 icon

Search for an Original Issue of  Guinea Gold, icon
Official newspaper of the Australia Military Forces.

Tasmanians in the Transvaal War icon

Sold! A History of 1st Middlesex Volunteer Engineers icon
Privately published, WWII

Sold! The Die-Hards in the Great War-Middlesex Reg. -Voli. icon

The History of the Seventh (Service) Battalion the Royal Sussex Regiment 1914-1919 icon
(1934, 1st ed.)

Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Part 73 (Royal Dublin Fusiliers) icon

The Worcestershire Regiment 1922-1950 icon

The Queen's Rangers in the Revolutionary War icon

Mess Rules and Customs of the Royal Irish Fusiliers icon

The Defence of Lucknow: A Diary Recording the Daily Events During the Siege of the European Residency from 31st May to 25th September, 1857

Recollections of a Lucknow Veteran, 1845-1876 icon

A Season in Hell: the Defence of the Lucknow Residency. icon

British Colours & Standards 1747-1881...

Rome's Enemies: Gallic and British Celts

Raj: The Making and Unmaking of British India
"In less that one hundred years, the British made themselves the masters of India. They ruled for another hundred, leaving behind the independent nations of India and Pakistan when they finally withdrew in 1947. Both nations would owe much to the British Raj: under its rule, Indians learned to see themselves as Indians; its benefits included railways, roads, canals, schools, universities, hospitals, universal language and common law.

"None of this, however, was planned. After a series of emergencies in the eighteenth century transformed a business partnership-the East India Company-into the most formidable war machine in Asia, conquest gathered its own momentum. Fortunes grew, but, alongside them, Britons grew troubled by the despotism that had been created in their name. The result was the formation of a government that balanced firmness with benevolence, and had as its goal the advancement of India.

"But the Raj, outwardly so monolithic and magnificent, always rested precariously on the goodwill of Indians. In this remarkable exploration of British rule in India, Lawrence James chronicles the astonishing heroism that created it, the mixture of compromise and firmness that characterized it, and the twists and turns of the independence struggle that ended it."

Those Damned Rebels: The American Revolution as Seen Through British Eyes

Reach for the Sky: The Story of Douglas Bader, Legless Ace of the Battle of Britain  
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Douglas Bader was a legend in his lifetime. After losing both legs in an air crash in 1931 and being dismissed as a cripple by the Royal Air Force, he fought his way back into the cockpit of a Spitfire to become one of the great heroes of the Battle of Britain. This inspiring biography of the famous World War II fighter pilot, first published in 1954, has a following of faithful readers who come back to the book time and again to re-read, share with their children and pass along to friends. Not many books have made such an impact on people's lives. Bader's story is so extraordinary that no one would dare invent it, and Brickhill succeeds in matching the excitement of Bader's war deeds with the triumph of his greater battle over a severe handicap. Told he would never walk without a cane, Bader learned to dance, swim, golf, and play tennis. Told he would never fly again, he became not only one of the RAF's top combat pilots but a squadron leader and innovator of fighter tactics that helped win the Battle of Britain. Among the thrilling incidents chronicled in the book are Bader's first successful encounter with an enemy plane, his own shoot down, and his succession of escapes from German prisons."

Wing Leader: Top-Scoring Allied Fighter Pilot of World War Two  
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Johnnie Johnson joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve in 1939 as a week-end flier, and finished the war as the top-scoring Allied fighter pilot with 38 confirmed victories.

"WING LEADER is his account of the Battle of Britain, of the bitter fighting over Dieppe, and of the final battle across the skies of France and over the Rhine when, as a group captain, he commanded a British wing of the latest and most powerful Spitfires."

A History of Britain, Volume II: The Wars of the British 1603-1776

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Colonial

French and Indian War Notices Abstracted from Colonial Newspapers

Pungoteague to Petersburg, Vol. I: Eastern Shore Militiamen Before the Civil War, 1776-1858 icon

A Colonial Officer and His Times 1754-1773: a Biographical Sketch of Gen. Hugh WADDELL, of North Carolina icon

King Philip's War: Based on the Archives and Records of Massachusetts, Plymouth, Rhode Island and Connecticut, and Contemporary Letters

Rhode Island in the Colonial Wars: A List of Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors in King George's War, 1740-1748, and A List of Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors in the Old French & Indian War, 1755-1762

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The War of 1812

Mississippi Territory in the War of 1812

1812 Ancestor Index: National Society, United States Daughters of 1812

Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812 icon

Index to the Grave Records of Servicemen of the War of 1812 - State of Ohio

Descendants of War of 1812 Veterans General Society of the War of 1812 Founders' Register, Commemoration 1894-1994 icon

New York: Index of Awards on Claims of the Soldiers of the War of 1812

Massacre of the American Prisoners of War at Dartmoor Prison on the 6th of April 1815 by the Somerset Militia

Report of the Committee of the House of Representatives of Massachusetts on... Impressed Seamen: With... Evidence & Documents... icon (1813)Battle of Horseshoe Bend in Tallapoosa County, Alabama March 27, 1814

The British at the Gates: The New Orleans Campaign in the War of 1812

Men of Marque: A History of Private Armed Vessels out of Baltimore During the War of 1812

The Citizen Soldiers at North Point and Fort McHenry, September 12 & 13, 1814. Resolves of the Citizens in Town Meeting, Particulars Relating to the Battle, Official Correspondence and Honorable Discharge of the Troops. Also, Celebration of the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary, 1889

New York in the Colonial Wars, the Revolution, and the War of 1812 CD

Virginia Military Records: Colonial Wars, Revolutionary War, War of 1812 CD

Roster of the War of 1812 - Southside Virginia

Guns Off Cape Ann: The Story of the Immortal Battle Between the Shannon and the Chesapeake

Vergennes, Vermont and the War of 1812

A History of American Privateers

History of the American Privateers, and Letters-of-Marque During Our War with England in the Years 1812, '13 and '14: Interspersed with Several Naval Battles Between American and British Ships of War

Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 icon

War of 1812 Bounty Lands in Illinois

Sink Or Be Sunk: The Naval Battle In The Mississippi Sound That Preceded The Battle Of New Orleans

Narrative of the Life of General Leslie COMBS, Embracing Incidents in the History of the War of 1812 icon

St. Michaels: the Town That Fooled the British; a Complete Account of the British Attacks on St. Michaels During the War of 1812 icon

The Incredible War of 1812: A Military History icon

The Naval War of 1812

The Dawn's Early Light icon

Original Historic War of 1812 Document at Alibris!  Partially Printed Document Signed, a "List of Persons Composing the Crew of the Schooner Dart of Philadelphia, Henry RIHL, Master icon
From the seller: "WAR OF 1812. Partially printed Document signed, a "List of Persons Composing the Crew of the Schooner Dart of Philadelphia, whereof is Master Henry RIHL, bound for Cape Henry (Virginia). " Listed are 2 mates and 12 seamen. Name, place of birth, place of residence, nationality, age, height, complexion, and hair color are listed for each; 2 seamen are designated as "black, " 1 as "mulatto, " and 1 as "swarthy. " The document's validity is certified on verso. 1 1/2 pages, large folio (holes, edges torn, dampstaining). Philadelphia, March 8, 1813."

Amongst My Best Men: African Americans and the War of 1812

Chalmette: The Battle for New Orleans and How the British Nearly Stole the Louisiana Territory

The Battle of New Orleans: Andrew Jackson and America's First Military Victory

Oliver Hazard Perry and the Battle of Lake Erie

A Signal Victory: The Lake Erie Campaign, 1812 - 1813

The Final Invasion: Plattsburgh, the War of 1812's Most Decisive Battle

Amateurs, to Arms! A Military History of the War of 1812 (Major Battles and Campaigns)

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The Mexican War

Mexican War: Index to Pension Files, 1886-1926

Original Art: Seven Drawings & Watercolors of Mexico & Mexicans, from the U. S. S. Constitution Sketchbooks of U. S. N. Lieutenant John B. DALE
From the seller: "[Mazatlán, Mexico. ]., 1846. Seven sketches in pencil, ink, wash, and/or watercolor, on eight sheets, as described below. Sketches 2-7 matted. In very good to fine condition, with any defects noted below. A series of attractive sketches, including two handsome watercolors, by U.S. Navy Lieutenant John B. Dale of the USS Constitution. Dale, a career naval officer, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, and died on an expedition to Palestine in 1848. He was one of three artists assigned to the United States Exploring Expedition commanded by Charles Wilkes, the U.S. Navy's pioneering scientific voyage, conducted between 1838 and 1842. Many of his drawings appear in the official published account of that expedition. From 1844 to 1846, Dale served as a lieutenant on board the USS Constitution during its circumnavigation of the globe; his manuscript journal of this cruise is held in the collection of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. The Constitution, known affectionately as "Old Ironsides" since the War of 1812, was commanded by Captain John "Mad Jack" Percival on its 1844-46 cruise. Its orders were to check on the safety of American merchants, look for potential future coaling stations, survey new waters, and show the flag at ports around the world. After a three-year tour of the south Atlantic, Indian Ocean, and the Pacific, the Constitution was ordered back to North America as the U.S. began preparing for war with Mexico in late 1845. She arrived at Mazatlán, Mexico on January 13, 1846, and remained there for three months, leaving a short time before war erupted. The present drawings and watercolors by Dale include panoramas of the Mazatlán bay and a charming figures and scenes of everyday life in the town and surrounding area. There are as follows: 1) "Mazatlan - March 1846 - Suns up." Pencil on paper, 11 x 15 3/4 inches, laid down on a second sheet. Minor chips at edges, with no significant effect to image. Very good. Sketch of Mazatlan town and bay, with several Mexican figures walking and conversing in foreground. 2) "Old saw-mill, Mazatlan." Ink on paper, 11 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches, laid down on a second sheet. Minor chips at edges, not affecting image. Very good. Sketch of trail at water's edge, with saw mill in background and figures conversing in foreground. 3) "Tortillas, and Love-Making, in Mexico." Watercolor on paper, 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, captioned on a second slip of paper. Fine. Scene of woman rolling tortilla dough exchanging a glance with a smoking caballero beside her. 4) "Cactus tree on the Creston - Mazatlan. Apr. 1846." Watercolor on paper, 11 1/2 x 8 inches, laid down on a second sheet. Fine. View of a gentleman, holding a machete and a parasol, standing between a pair of tall cactus trees. 5) "Mexican Rancho." Ink, pencil, and wash on paper, 11 x 14 1/2 inches, laid down on a second sheet. Minor chips at edges, not affecting image. Near fine. Scene of adobe and thatched-roof homes, with a couple leaning out of a window and watching a ranchero speak with cavalry soldiers. 6) "Mexicans." Pencil on paper, two sheets approximately 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 inches each, captioned on a third slip of paper. Near fine. A pair of small sketches of Mexican peasants, one man, one woman. 7) "View of Mazatlan." Ink on paper, 2 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches, laid down on a second sheet. Ink faint and faded, else very good. Sketch of American vessel sailing in Mazatlan Bay."

Original Historic Watercolor: The Landing at Tabasco
by Henry Walke, USN. From the seller: "AN EXTREMELY RARE, SUPERB ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR OF THE LANDING AT TABASCO DURING THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR, BY UNITED STATES ADMIRAL HENRY WALKE Watercolor on paper Framed size: 25 1/4" x 31 3/4" Sheet size: 13 1/4" x 22" ca. 1847-8 Exhibited: Washington, D. C., National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, American Battle Painting, Summer 1944; New York City, Museum of Modern Art, American Battle Painting, September 26-November 1944; Annapolis, Maryland, The United States Naval Academy Museum, The Legacy of Two Admirals: John A. Dahlgren (1809-1870) and Henry Walke (1809-1896), A Special Exhibition, May-August 1974. Literature: "Naval Engagement at New London," Art News (1 April 1943), p. 20; Magazine of Art (March 1943), p. 108; The United States Naval Academy, The Legacy of Two Admirals: John A. Dahlgren (1809-1870) and Henry Walke (1809-1896), A Special Exhibition, catalog number 48. A war hero and decorated admiral for the United States Navy during the mid-1800’s, Henry Walke participated in many of the most important historical battles in American history. This remarkable, highly accomplished watercolor of the American troops landing at Tabasco at the height of the Mexican-American War in 1847 marvelously demonstrates Walke’s considerable skills not only as a military strategist, but also as an artist. Because of his position in the Navy, Walke had unique access to scenes such as this one, which few professional artists would have been able to witness first-hand. Walke had an innate eye for both the reality and the dramatic tragedy of war. This watercolor captures a pivotal moment in the landing at Tabasco when American troops, led by Commodore Matthew Galbraith Perry, had begun to leave their boats and commence a steep climb up the bank. The American flag is just visible at the crest of the hill, a symbolic indication of the outcome of this particular battle in which the United States would ultimately capture the Mexican city. Walke evokes both the confusion and the discipline of battle. As ordered lines of soldiers appear to emanate from the boats in perfect lines, smoke also rises above these neat rows, a signal of the more chaotic fighting to come just beyond the crest of the hill. Born in Virginia on Christmas Eve, 1809, Walke served on several naval vessels before entering the Naval School in Norfolk, Virginia in 1833. Walke continued to serve throughout the 1830s in the Pacific and East Indies, and was commissioned lieutenant in 1839. During the Mexican War, Walke participated in the captures of Vera Cruz, Tuxpan, and Tabasco, all expeditions led by Commodore Matthew Perry. By 1855, he was promoted to commander and placed on the reserve where he remained until the outbreak of the Civil War. Walke’s career during the Civil War was marked by controversy. Court martialed for rescuing his fellow officers, soldiers, civilians and their families at Pensacola against orders, Walke was then reinstated in the Union Navy. Commissioned a commodore in 1866, he subsequently commanded a naval station in Illinois. He retired a year following his promotion to rear admiral in 1870 in Brooklyn. Afterwards he commenced a career painting the experiences he had first sketched on paper. This evocative view is a masterful glimpse into an important moment during the Mexican-American War, by a singular figure in American art and history."

U. S. Dragoon: Experiences in the Mexican War 1846-48 and on the South Western Frontier

The Battle of Buena Vista, with the Operations of the "Army of Occupation" for One Month

Texas Volunteers In The Mexican War icon

Scouting Expeditions of McCulloch's Texas Rangers; or, the Summer and Fall Campaign of the Army of the United States in Mexico - 1846; including Skirmishes With the Mexicans, and an Accurate detail of the Storming of Monterey; also the Daring scouts at Buena Vista Together With Anecdotes, Incidents, Descriptions of Country, and Sketches of the Lives of the Celebrated Partisan Chiefs, Hays, McCulloch, and Walker

"Surrounded by Dangers of All Kinds:" The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore LAIDLEY

Naval Sketches of the War in California... Twenty-Eight Drawings Made in 1846-47...Descriptive Text By Capt. Dudley W. KNOX, U. S. N....

The Home Squadron Under Commodore Conner in the War With Mexico, Being a Synopsis of Its Services. (With an Addendum Containing Admiral Temple's Memoir of the Landing of Our Army at Vera Cruz in 1847

Service Afloat and Ashore during the Mexican War
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KENDALL of the Picayune: Being His Adventures in New Orleans, on the Texas Santa Fe Expedition, in the Mexican War... icon

Constitution of the Aztec Club of 1847 (Military Society of the Mexican War) and List of Members, 1928

A Naval Campaign in the Californias - 1846-1849

The Response of Kentucky to the Mexican War, 1846-1848

Perry Volunteers in the Mexican War: Perry County, Alabama First Regiment of Alabama Volunteers 1846-1847 and the Mexican War Diary of Captain William G. Coleman

Eyewitness to War: Prints and Daguerreotypes of the Mexican War, 1846-1848 icon

The Scouting Expeditions of McCulloch's Texas Rangers; or the Summer and Fall Campaign of the Army of the United States in Mexico - 1846, Including Skirmishes with the Mexicans and an Accurate Detail of the Storming of Monterey icon

Records of the Service of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War 1831-32, and in the Mexican War, 1846-8 icon

South Carolina in the Mexican War: A History of the Palmetto Regiment of Volunteers, 1846-1917 icon

A Complete History of the Mexican War: Its Causes, Conduct and Consequences icon

Surfboats and Horse Marines; U.S. Naval Operations in the Mexican War, 1846-48 icon

Naval Sketches of the War in California. Reproducing Twenty-Eight Drawings Made in 1846-47...Descriptive Text By Capt. Dudley W. Knox, U. S. N. Introduction By Franklin D. Roosevelt icon

Jefferson Davis's Mexican War Regiment icon

Pictorial Life of General TAYLOR, the Hero of Okee Chobee, Palo Alto, Resaca De La Palma, Monterey, and Buena Vista
(1847)

Volunteers: The Mexican War Journals of Private Richard COULTER & Sergeant Thomas BARCLAY, Company E, Second Pennsylvania Infantry icon

Pennsylvania in the War with Mexico icon

Sketches of the Campaign in Northern Mexico
(1853)

California Expedition: Stevenson's Regiment of First New York Volunteers icon

The Mexican Spy Company: U. S. Covert Operations in Mexico, 1845-1848 icon

Chronicles of the Gringos: the U. S. Army in the Mexican War, 1846-1848; Accounts of Eyewitnesses & Combatants icon

Brothers on the Santa Fe and Chihuahua Trails: Edward J GLASGOW and William H GLASGOW 1846-1848 icon

Doniphan's Epic March: The 1st Missouri Volunteers in the Mexican War icon

Mr. Polk's Army: The American Military Experience in the Mexican War icon

So Far from God: The U.S. War with Mexico, 1846-1848 icon

To the Halls of the Montezumas: The Mexican War in the American Imagination icon

An Artillery Officer in the Mexican War, 1846-7: Letters of Robert ANDERSON, Captain 3rd Artillery, U.S.A. icon

Romantic Passages in Southwestern History; Including Orations, Sketches, and Essays icon
(1857)

With Beauregard in Mexico; the Mexican War Reminiscences of P. G. T Beauregard

The Mexican War: a Compact History, 1846-1848 icon

Company 'A' Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., 1846-1848, in the Mexican War

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Indian Wars

Volunteer Soldiers in the Cherokee War: 1836-1839

A Summer on the Plains With Custer's 7th Cavalry, the 1870 Diary of Annie Gibson ROBERTS

The Old Sergeant's Story: Fighting Indians and Bad Men in Texas From 1870 to 1876

War-Path and Bivouac or the Conquest of the Sioux

The Early Indian Wars of Oregon Compiled from the Oregon Archives and Other Original Sources with Muster Rolls icon

Battles and Skirmishes of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877: The Military View

Mackenzie's Last Fight With the Cheyennes, a Winter Campaign in Wyoming and Montana

Three Years Among the Indians in Dakota icon

With General Crook in the Indian Wars icon

Cheyennes at Dark Water Creek: The Last Fight of the Red River War icon

Lt. Charles GATEWOOD and His Apache Wars Memoir icon

Trailing Geronimo: Or, Campaigning with Crook icon

Frontier Regulars: The United States Army and the Indian, 1866-1890

Buffalo Soldiers and Officers of the Ninth Cavalry, 1867-1898 icon

Trailing Geronimo: The Outbreak of the White Mountain Apaches, 1881-1886 icon

Apache Days and After icon
Victorio Campaign

Record of the Services of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War, 1831-32, and in the Mexican War, 1846-8: Containing a Complete Roster of Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Men of Both Wars, Taken From the Official Rolls on File in the War Department

Letters From the Frontiers Written During a Period of Thirty Years' Service in the Army of the United States [1822-53]. icon
by McCALL, George A.

The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Negro Cavalry in the West

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The Spanish-American War

Images of Spanish American War - April - August 1898

In Darkest Cuba: Two Months Service Under GOMEZ Along the Trocha from the Caribbean

Vermont in the Spanish-American War

The Arizona Rough Riders icon

Official Souvenir: Michigan Volunteers of '98: A Complete Photographic Record of Michigan's Part in the Spanish-American War of 1898

Lewis County in the Spanish-American War icon

A History of the 2nd Regiment, 2nd N. J. Volunteers, 5th New Jersey icon

Troop "C" in Service. an Account of the Part Played By Troop "C" of the New York Volunteer Cavalry in the Spanish-American War of 1898 icon
(1899)

Our Naval Heroes: in Words of Easy Syllables icon
(1896)

Rough Rider: Buckey O'NEILL of Arizona

The Boys of '98 icon
(1898) From the Seller: "
The Boys of '98 is the complete, colorful story of this memorable regiment: the recruitment of its members--a peculiar mixture of western frontiersmen and idealistic young easterners; their slapdash training in Texas and Florida; and their battles at Las Guasimas, Kettle Hill, and San Juan Hill."

Heroes of our War with Spain icon
(1898) 1st.

The Official Records of the Oregon Volunteers in the Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection icon

Exciting Experiences in Our Wars With Spain and the Filipinos icon
(1900)

History of the Fourth Illinois Volunteers: in Their Relation to the Spanish-American War for the Liberation of Cuba and Other Island Possessions of Spain icon
(1899)

History of the Second Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry From Organization to Muster-Out icon

A. O. Under Fire With the Tenth U. S. Cavalry icon

Proceedings, 26th National Encampment, United Spanish War Veterans, Michigan City, Indiana, September 8-11, 1924 icon

Let the Drum Beat: A History of the Detroit Light Guard

Engraving: 'Rally Round the Flag, Boys'.... From Leslie's Weekly, May 26, 1898 icon

Original Leslie's Weekly, Sept. 22, 1898: Spanish-American War icon

Our Conquests in the Pacific icon 
(1898)

Record of Indiana Volunteer in the Spanish-American War 1898-1899 icon 
(1900)

Cannon and Camera: Sea and Land Battles of the Spanish-American War in Cuba, Camp Life, and the Return of the Soldiers
(1898)

The War with Spain icon
(1899)

Fighting in the Philippines, Authentic Original Photographs icon

Historical Dictionary of the Spanish American War icon

The Spanish-American War: A Historical Dictionary icon

In the Shadow of Glory: The Thirteenth Minnesota in the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars, 1898-1899

Redlegs: The U. S. Artillery from the Civil War to the Spanish-American War, 1861-1898 icon
"8 pages of color 110 b/w photos 7 x 10. Over one hundred rare and unpublished images Detailed captions by an expert on American uniform history Images from every American campaign between 1861 and 1898 This volume in the popular G. I. series graphically illustrates a much neglected element in American military history: the U.S. Army artillerymen, called Redlegs after the red stripes on their trousers. The photographs: most of them never before published; range from the Civil War, to the campaigns against the American Indians, to the Spanish-American War. Artillery was a vital arm and proved its worth in all of these diverse theaters of war; artillerymen served as part of mobile columns, in sieges and blockades, and as garrisons in remote frontier forts. This volume includes superb images and descriptive captions detailing the appearance of the men, their uniforms and equipment, and the ordnance used over the years. John P. Langellier is a fellow of the Company of Military Historians and the author of many books and articles on military history."

Santiago Rag

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WWII

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Pearl Harbor Extra: A Newspaper Account of the United States' Entry into World War II icon

The Original Patriots: Northern California Indian Veterans of World War Two

We Were There: A Pictorial History of Washington County Area Veterans icon

Tomorrow's Mission. World War II Diary of a Combat Aircrewman Aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown CV-10, "The Fighting Lady", During the Pacific War 1943-1945

A Soldier's Journal: Diary of a World War II Soldier
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Their Record: A Memorial of the Services and Sacrifices of the 8,346 Reno County Men and Women in the Armed Forces in World War II

Jungleers: A History of the U.S. 41st Infantry Division in World War II
National Guard Division from Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming

The History of World War II as Told in the Headlines, Maps & Cartoons From the St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph Gazette, St. Joseph, Missouri

Historical and Pictorial Review: Fifth Regiment Field Artillery

Among the Valiant: Mexican Americans in World War II and Korea icon

U. S. Airfields in Britain

The Fifth Infantry Division in the ETO

Riding Point for Patton: The Fifth Infantry Regiment in World War II icon

Dear Boys: World War II Letters From a Woman Back Home

Cleveland County in World War II

Detached Flight: British Flying Training School; Terrell, Texas, USA

World War II Personal Accounts Pearl Harbor to V-J Day icon

Honor Roll Franklin County Alabama Men and Women Serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America October 1944 icon

Thirty Days to Dunkirk, the Royal Irish Fusiliers, May 1940 icon

The Story of the Famous 34th Infantry Division icon

The Men and Women in World War II From Milam County, Texas icon

Service Newspapers of the Second World War icon

Maury County Remembers World War II icon

Presenting the 35th Infantry Division in World War 2 icon

Flak at 12 O'Clock: A Teenage Kansas Farm Boy's Experiences That Led to His Becoming a B-17 Co-Pilot in the 8th Air Force During the Final Months of World War II

Gold Star Honor Role of Virginians in the Second World War icon

Search for an Original Issue of  Guinea Gold, icon
Official newspaper of the Australia Military Forces.

Sold! Index of News Items, Obituaries and Photographs of World War 2 Tasmanian Servicemen and Women Published in the Examiner, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, From 23 September 1939 to 31 December 1940 icon

Pursuits of War; the People of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia, in the Second World War icon

The Bedford Boys: One American Town's Ultimate D-Day Sacrifice
"The poignant story of twenty-one boys who died on the beaches of Normandy and the small town they called home.

"On June 6, 1944, nineteen boys from Bedford, Virginia--population 3,000--died in the first bloody minutes of D-Day when their landing craft dropped them in shallow water off Omaha Beach. They were part of the first wave of American soldiers to hit the sands of Normandy. Later that day, two more soldiers from the same small town died of gunshot wounds. Twenty-one sons of Bedford killed--no other town in America suffered a greater one-day loss. It is a story that one cannot easily forget--and one that the families of Bedford will never forget. It was, and still is, Bedford's longest day.

"The Bedford Boys is the intimate true story of these young men and their friends and families in Bedford. It portrays a neighborhood of soldiers before and during the war--from the girlfriends they left behind to the buddies they made in basic training, from anxious barracks in England to the bloody beaches of Normandy. Based on extensive interviews with survivors and relatives as well as on diaries and letters, Alex Kershaw's book focuses on several remarkable individuals and families to tell one of the most poignant stories of World War II--the story of one small American town that went to war and died on Omaha Beach. "

Arizona's Hispanic Flyboys 1941-1945
"World War II remains probably the most significant historical event of the 20th Century. It has been well documented in print and film over the last sixty years. Not much, however, has been written about Hispanics who served in uniform from 1941 through 1945. This is especially true of those who served in the so-called "glamorous" air corps of the US Army and Navy. This is a documentary of Hispanic young men from Arizona who served as pilots, navigators, bombardiers, flight engineers, gunners, and radio operators. Hispanics make up the largest ethnic minority in Arizona. Many of Arizona's Hispanics served valiantly in ground and sea forces during WWII, and today, in the Hispanic community as elsewhere, their service is remembered proudly. Less well known, however, is the contribution made by those young men in the elite volunteer services that fought the war from above."

Sold! A History of 1st Middlesex Volunteer Engineers icon
Privately published, WWII

SoldThe Menace From Moresby: a Pictorial History of the 5th Air Force in World War II icon

Sold! The History of the 341st Engineer Regiment, July 29, 1943-March 22, 1946 icon

History of the Irish Guards in the Second World War icon

World War II Extra: An Around-The World Newspaper History from the Treaty of Versailles to the Nuremberg Trials

Complete WWII 3 CD-Rom Set (Jewel Case)  
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The Complete WWII Collection, Express Edition contains three individual titles that were selected for their high-quality content and ease of use. The first title, Warbirds, is a complete drawing program that includes drawing and editing tools, scalable typefaces, a special collection of famous aircraft, and more than 1,000 general-purpose clip-art images and special effects. A drag-and-drop clip-art viewer allows you to select images from dozens of libraries and drop them in the drawing area. The sound effects database includes clips of flybys, special effects, air raid sirens, machine guns, explosions, and antiaircraft fire.

"If it's facts you're after, delve into the History of World War II. This title includes a narrated chronology that covers the major battles of the war. Each entry includes a dramatic photograph of the events, and many have original film footage and related items. Also featured in this program is a section on the causes of the war chronicling the major events in Europe and Asia that led to global conflict. Finally, test your knowledge with WWII Shootout, an interactive trivia game on the greatest conflict in history. More than 500 questions on WWII are contained on this CD-ROM, and cover everything from the war in Europe to the great battles in the Pacific."

The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s over Germany  
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Brought to life by best-selling historian Ambrose (author of more than 20 books), here is one of America's forgotten workhorse weapons of WWII the B-24 bomber. Carrying a heavier payload than the glamorous B-17 Flying Fortress, the B-24, nicknamed the Liberator, also filled the skies over Germany, bombing troops, oil refineries, factories and other strategic targets. South Dakota-born George S. McGovern was 22 when he became a B-24 pilot in the 741st Bomb Squadron, based in Cerignola, Italy. Though basing the book largely on McGovern's 35 missions, for which he won the Distinguished Flying Cross, Ambrose includes many other stories about the men who flew over Germany and eastern Europe. As Ambrose makes abundantly clear, the planes were not fun to fly. The crew faced inside temperatures of 50 below zero, sat in cramped seats and suffered high casualty rates. Ambrose follows pilots and crews from start to finish where they were from, their backgrounds, training, bravery and heroism as they did their part to help win the war. Today there are only four B-24s left of the 18,300 that once made up the force. "

Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission  The Bataan Death March was just the beginning of the woes American soldiers captured by the Japanese army in the Philippines had to endure. The survivors of the march faced not only their captors' regular brutality (having surrendered, they were considered to be less than honorable foes), but also a host of illnesses such as dysentery and malaria. For three years these "ghost soldiers" lived in misery, suffering terrible losses.

When Army Rangers among Douglas MacArthur's forces arrived in the Philippines, they hatched a daring plan to liberate their captured comrades, a mission that, if successful, would prove to be a tremendous morale booster at the front and at home. Led by a young officer named Henry Mucci (called "Little MacArthur" for his constant pipe as well as his brilliance as a strategist), a combined Ranger and Filipino guerrilla force penetrated far behind enemy lines, attacked Japanese forces guarding Allied prisoners at a jungle outpost called Cabanatuan, and shepherded hundreds of prisoners to safety, with an angry Japanese army in hot pursuit. Amazingly, they suffered only light casualties.

In Ghost Soldiers, journalist Hampton Sides recounts that daring rescue, once known to every American schoolchild but now long forgotten. A gifted storyteller, Sides packs his narrative with detailed descriptions of the principal actors on both sides of the struggle and with moments of danger and exhilaration. Thrilling from start to finish, his book celebrates the heroism of hundreds of warriors and brings renewed attention to one of the Rangers' finest hours

Letters Home This World War II memoir recounts the life of Floyd Hughes Davis as he trains as a member of a B-17 aircraft, his bombing missions over Germany, and explores the mysterious circumstances around the loss of his entire crew.

Beyond Courage: One Regiment Against Japan icon
"A vivid narrative of the men of New Mexico's 200th and 515th Coast Artillery (AA) units. Cave skillfully tells a story of hardship, bravery, unspeakable treatment, and a never-dying belief that their country would liberate them. They were the first unit to fire on the enemy in the Philippines and the last organized unit to lay down their arms when surrender came. "

My Hitch in Hell: The Bataan Death March Captured by the Japanese after the fall of Bataan, Lester Tenney was one of the very few who would survive the legendary Death March and three and a half years in Japanese prison camps. On the march, Tenney witnessed fellow POWs die by the hundreds from thirst, wounds, disease, or savage mistreatment at the hands of brutal Japanese guards. With a keen understanding of human nature, a sense of humor, the ability to think on his feet, and most of all a fierce determination to see his family again, Tenney endured the rest of the war as a slave laborer in miserable Japanese prison camps. My Hitch in Hell is an inspiring survivor's epic about the triumph of human will despite unimaginable suffering.

Surviving Bataan and Beyond: Colonel Irvin Alexander's Odyssey As a Japanese Prisoner of War

The Road to Arnhem: A Screaming Eagle in Holland A former soldier recalls his participation in the epic battle for a "bridge too far"--Field Marshal Montgomery's daring plan to drop the 101st Airborne behind German lines and secure a bridge across the Rhine River.

101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy

The Mighty Eighth: The Air War in Europe As Told by the Men Who Fought It

Unsung Valor: A GI's Story of World War II

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Korea

Battles of the Korean War: A Chronology, With Unit-By-Unit United States Causality Figures & Medal of Honor Citations icon

We Were There: A Pictorial History of Washington County Area Veterans icon

Among the Valiant: Mexican Americans in World War II and Korea icon

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Vietnam

New!  The Ravens: the Men Who Flew in America's Secret War in Laos icon

Requiem: By the Photographers Who Died in Vietnam and Indochina Although the size of a coffee-table book, Requiem is far more disturbing than most books in this classification; it is packed with images of the Vietnam and Indochina wars, and each picture is the work of a photographer who died in the line of duty, providing for the rather macabre pleasure of viewing undeniably stunning images that, in many cases, were snapped just moments before the photographer was killed. What makes the book truly remarkable, however, is its inclusion of many pictures taken by North Vietnamese photographers--pictures that present the war in a light not often seen by westerners.

Touched by the Dragon: Experiences of Vietnam Veterans from Newport County, Rhode Island

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