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The Pacific

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Guerrilla Submarines, Dissette, Edward/Adamson, H.C.
1 Dissette, Edward/Adamson, H.C. Guerrilla Submarines
U.S. Ballantine Books, Inc. #345-25325-6. Third Ballantine Books Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Close to Mint. 
       $1.95 is the original price. May, 1976. 238 pages which incudes an Appendix and Bibliography plus Advertising. Light beige paper. Tight binding. Yellow colour on the edges.
In General: the usual crease's down the middle from book opening plus one page's folded as a bookmark which left an indent on a couple of pages beside it. The edges of the insides of both Covers is very faintly beige from age.
Story: Subs bringing war material and people to, or from danger zones to help in the fight against the Japanese during World War 2. 004533 
Price: 15.00 USD
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PT Patrol, Farley, Edward I.
2 Farley, Edward I. PT Patrol
Canada. Popular Library Eagle Books. First Popular Library (Canada) Ed. Mass Market Paperback. Fine Minus. 
       $.40 is the original price. July, 1962. 141 pages which includes a Glossary at the back of the book. Medium beige paper. Tight binding. Contains:a couple of maps where the action took place and a few drawings of Japanese boats.
In General: A previous Owner stamped their name on the back of the Front Cover and it faintly bled to the next page as the ink wasn't quite dry when they closed the Cover. Two lines are at the top edge which indicates that this book was returned to the Distributor.
Story: Describing some of the action seen by the PT boats. These were ships made of plywood and built for speed but equipped with a machine gun and torpedo tubes. President Kennedy also wrote a book about his own experiences as Skipper of a PT boat which was cut in two by a Japanese destroyer. 004895 
Price: 8.00 USD
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On Valor's Side, Gallant, T. Grady
3 Gallant, T. Grady On Valor's Side
Canada. An Avon Book. #V2142. First Avon Bk. Co. Edition. Mass Market Paperback. About V. Good. Spine Water Tch Cover Art Abbott, Bob. 
       April, 1966. $.75 is the original price. 350 pages which includes a page of acknowledgments and advertising. Tight binding.
In General: Both Covers have handling marks and small creases. The Spine has small marks. The first page has a former Bookstore Stamp.
Story: Fighting in Guadalcanal. The book reads well and after you're into it for a few pages you keep on reading. Recommended. 004408 
Price: 13.25 USD
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Navy at Guadalcanal, The, Smith, Stan.
4 Smith, Stan. Navy at Guadalcanal, The
U.S. Lancer Books. 1966 #72-120. First Lancer Book Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good Plus. 
       $.50 is the original price. 160 pages with a Bibliography at the back of the book. Light medium beige paper. Tight binding. Purple on the edges.
Front Cover: Both corners have identical-sized 2" indents along with a couple of finger indents from holding the book open.
Back Cover: A 3" indent's at the top, left corner and a 2" one's at the bottom, left. There are a couple of others but they're reasonable in size.
In General: A previous Owner wrote her name at the top of the inside of the Front Cover.
Story: The battle in which both U.S. and Japanese losses were heavy at sea but cost the Japanese their former base on Guadalcanal. 004951 
Price: 12.00 USD
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