Handbooks (5 ½ x 8 ½" format)
1. Polish Second Corps and the Italian Campaign
2-6. German Army Order of Battle
2 Hitler's Dying Ground: German, Disintegration (4th)
3 German Field Army & Officer Corps, 4th ed
4 German Replacement Army, 4th edition
5 Hitler's Elite Guards: SS, Flak, Parachutist Troops, 4th
6 Axis Navies: Germany, Italy, Others planned 2004
78. German Motorization & War Machine, both volumes
7 Motorization Myth
8 German War Machine
9.-13. The European Axis
9 Italian Army Order of Battle, 1940-44, 2nd
10 Italian Army Handbook, 1940-44, 2nd $16
11 Southeast Axis Order of Battle (Bulg, Hung,Rum) 2nd ed.
12. Southeast Europe Axis Handbook. 1940-1945, 2nd ed.
13 Hitler's Axis Alliance
17.-19. Imperial Japan, 19371945 (3 volumes)
17 Japanese Army Order of Battle, 1937-45 (Divs.)
18 Japanese Army Order of Battle (Brigades & Service)
19. Japanese Mobilization and the Pacific Campaign)
20.-23. U.S. Army Order of Battle in World War 2 (4 vols.)
20 U.S. Army Order of Battle, Europe & Mediterranean
21 US Army OB, Europe (Companies/Regiments)
22 U.S. Army Order of Battle, Pacific Theater
23 US Army OB, Pacific Theater, Command Supplement
15-16, 24 old. Eastern Front (four handbooks)
15 Russo-German War, Operations Against Breakthroughs 7/43 5/45
16 Red Army Order of Battle, 1941-45 (2nd edition)
24 old. Russo-German War Small Unit Actions, etc.
Textbooks (8 ½ x11" format:)
24. new. Russo-German War 1941-43, German Defeat (2nd ed)
25. German Military Dictionary: Terms, Symbols & Abbreviations
#26 to #35. Chronological Series on East Front Operations
26. Russo-German War, Summer 1941
27. Russo-German War, Autumn 1941
28. Russo-German War, Winter-Spring 1942
29. Russo-German War, Summer-Autumn 1942
30. Russo-German War, Winter-Spring 1943
31. Russo-German War, Summer-Fall 1943, (2nd edition)
32. Russo-German War, Winter-Spring 1944
33. Russo-German War, Summer 1944, 2nd edition
34. Russo-German War, Autumn 1944-Jan.45, 2nd edition
35. Russo-German War, 25 Jan to May 1945, 2nd edition
36. Russo- German War, Balkan Campaigns, Oct. 1940 Nov. 1944
37 Russo-German War, Bibliography
P. Sets of Photo Supplements (8 x 10" color pictures)
There are a few dozen of these photos listed under the contents of a photo "book" (seecatalog page). We are selling them as sets of four, but no longer bother to package them individually. Order as many as you want and we will include a plastic holder for each pair.
38 The Moral Equivalent of War
39 Lost Honor Found
Valor Notes Supplement 1995 (100 pages text)
Symbols used with Valor Books:
Our basic number is 0-941052 and is followed by the three numbers shown for specific title. It is printed with a bar code.
tc=trade cloth edition, tp=trade paper, cb=comb-bound, pc photos (in plastic cover with 2 per package).
See the unique exchange policy below for upgrading editions.
Means that this item is out of stock until date indicated ; please don't order now.
After the price indicates provisional "copy" of an interim edition that has sold out; sold mainly to researchers. The copied pages compare to original except with poorer print registration. They have comb-bound (cb) covers, color pages (if in original), and include updated information.
CDs (not Valor items, see CD htm)
(format works on IBM or Mac systems)
Constitution (Theory and original debates)
Democracy and Lincoln
Homeland Survival (Medical Skills, Shelters)
Homeland Security & Terror Weapons
Writing History with Nineteenth Century Examples
Pistols, Ammunition, and Police Skills
Naval Aviation and Air Warfare Skills
Gunsmiths and Firearms Collecting
Marksmanship & Machineguns (by Chinn)
American Revolution (28 books & pamphlets)
American Evolution (in Nineteenth Century)
Civil War (Available as 2 CD set for $25)
World War I (3 volume set @ $35)
World War 2 Japan (34 books & pamphlets)
World War 2 Mediterranean Theater of Operations
World War 2 European Theater of Operations
World War 2 Russo German War
Korea (12 volumes)
Vietnam (14 books)
Ancient Empires - Greece & Alexander (12 volumes)
Ancient Empires - Past Wonders & Ancient Rome
Ancient Empires Rome & Byzantium
Earth #1 Great Natural Wonders of the USA
NASA #1 Photobooks of Earth
NASA #2 Earth & Outerspace
NASA #3 Apollo 11 Thirtieth Anniversary, Internet Format
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Thomas Paine item
Upon Request. Select one per order of 2 or more items:
Common Sense (America's most powerful political document
Rights of Man, Part I in 1791 or Part 2 in 1792
Age of Reason Overview - Paine's Attack on Atheism
First Principles of Government (1795)
To the Citizens of Pennsylvania (1805 Attack on legalism)
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Catalog (Not listed on Web)
The website replaces the old cover sheet of our published catalog, we also list thousands of other books and we will sent a catalog on request.
This applies to the catalog listings. We assume that you generally know what you want and rely on our low prices to sell you. Our one line per book listing is intended to be adequate to confirm the book identity.
Part I consists of four separate lists, updated at different times.
Part II is for simulations and book series that continue the "A" and "M" sections of part I. They consist of books grouped into similar format and usually sequentially numbered. The descriptions below pertain to Part I, which are typically 11x17" pages with occasional 8½ x 11" updates & overflow pages
Government. This section includes Political Science, Sociology &
Economics; Intelligence and counter-terrorism; Strategy, leadership theory and leaders (above army level). There is some overlap with "M" category (on terrorism for example).
Arms, Armies, Aviation. Includes weapon systems, uniform items armies, and various unit histories. It includes Air/Sea and Land subjects that pertains primarily to 20th Century material, with the modeler and collector in mind. Related material prior to WW2 is almost usually placed in this section.
Military History and campaigns. Many historical material prior to WW1 are placed in the E category. The section starts with the World War 2 period.
Environment. (Education, Social Studies, Green Politics, Ecology, Old History ) We consider most history before World War 2 as being culturally framed. There are few direct witnesses so it is part of a political culture that is manufactured in classrooms. Most of it more related to the social environment than more recent history.
How to read the book descriptions in the Catalog.
One one line, these provide minimal technical descriptions as to the number of illustrations, maps, charts, and pages.
Shown in capital letters, usually followed with subheading in lower case.
This and price are needed on the order form.
indicates price in U.S. dollars. Pay the lower of 2 prices listed if 2.
Or editor's name is shown if there is space.
The "(P)" indicates paper-binding with (HvP) indicating one of library-grade, otherwise assume that it is a hard cover book.
1 pound added to weight, otherwise assume 1 pound per item
In sequence "i/m/p" describe the book contents. The first entry (i) indicates number of illustrations, with "+c" meaning added color; the second (m) refers to charts, tables, or maps; and the third (p) indicates the quantity of text pages including those not numbered (because some publishers don't number photo pages or "foreword" sections (we want to be consistent).
After pages entry; indicates a large format, X is between 70 to 99 in2; XX= between 100 and 129 in2; and XXX = greater than 130 in2.
Used books. Many of the books are used and condition varies from having been on a library shelf or barely read. Since these are often not easily found the price is unrelated to the original price.