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Lawrence of Arabia : A Biographical Enquiry, Aldington,Richard
1 Aldington,Richard Lawrence of Arabia : A Biographical Enquiry
London Collins 1955 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Good clean hardback though previous owners details have been scribbled out on front endpaper. Frontis of Lawrence + further b/w photographs. 448 pages including index. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Price of Freedom, Allen, Charles F.
2 Allen, Charles F. Price of Freedom
Georgetown, IL, USA Faulstich Printing Co. 1987 First Edition Paper Back Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An American's story of his time as a prisoner-of-war during World War 2 at the hands of the German army. A very good clean copy containing 114 pages. 
Price: 37.50 GBP
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Here We Are Together : The Notebook of an American Soldier in Britain, Arbib, Robert, S.
3 Arbib, Robert, S. Here We Are Together : The Notebook of an American Soldier in Britain
London Longmans, Green & Co 1946 First Edition Stiff Board Covers Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The author recalls his two years in England. Good, clean copy with a gift inscription to remind the previous owner of Nolan, Riy?, of 504 Airborne etc. 211 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 42.50 GBP
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Prisoner of War : My Secret Journal, Arct, Squadron Leader B.
4 Arct, Squadron Leader B. Prisoner of War : My Secret Journal
Oxford, England Past Times 1988 0863502296 / 9780863502293 Special Edition Hard Back Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Arct, Beryl 
The Squadron Leader gives a unique first-hand account of his life in a World War II prison camp - Stalag Luft 1, Germany 1944-45. Clean, square copy in illustrated laminated boards - 153 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Last Post : The Final World from Our First World War Soldiers, Arthur, Max
5 Arthur, Max Last Post : The Final World from Our First World War Soldiers
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2005 0297846442 / 9780297846444 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo 
Interviews from the last twenty-one surviving British veterans of the Great War whose ages range now from 109-104, describing the changes that have occurred during their lifetimes. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 272 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch 
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Lejeune, 1867-1942 : A Marine's Life, Bartlett, Merrill L.
6 Bartlett, Merrill L. Lejeune, 1867-1942 : A Marine's Life
Annapolis, MD, USA. The Naval Institute Press 1996 1557500630 / 9781557500632 First Thus Card Covers Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The story of the 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps who held the post for nine years. Unread paperback - 214 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Soldier's Glory - Being 'Rough Notes Of An Old Soldier', Bell, Major-General Sir George
7 Bell, Major-General Sir George Soldier's Glory - Being 'Rough Notes Of An Old Soldier'
London G. Bell & Sons 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Arranged and edited by his kinsman Brian Stuart. Contains details of campaign life, graphic descriptions of foreign towns and countryside, unforgettable sketches of the 'characters' in which the army abounded. Light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear. Light blue Obi shows short preface by Sir Arthur Bryant - 325 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Honour Satisfied : A Dorset Rifleman at War 1916-1918, 2nd Lieutenant Frank Warren, Bird, Antony ( Edited By )
8 Bird, Antony ( Edited By ) Honour Satisfied : A Dorset Rifleman at War 1916-1918, 2nd Lieutenant Frank Warren
Swindon, Wiltshire The Crowood Press 1990 1852235403 / 9781852235406 First Edition - Second Impression Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Absorbing diary written (illegally) by Warren from the time of his arrival in war-devastated France in 1916 until his evacuation to a hospital in Rouen. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 109 pages. Next post dispatch. 
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Soldier True : The life and times of Field-Marshal Sir William Robertson, 1860-1933, Bonham-Carter, Victor
9 Bonham-Carter, Victor Soldier True : The life and times of Field-Marshal Sir William Robertson, 1860-1933
London Frederick Muller Ltd 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The story of 'Wully' Robertson's time in the British Army and the events of his time during his rise from Private to Field-Marshal. Some faint spotting to fore-edges else a clean, square hardback lacking a d/w - 417 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Albert Ball, VC, Bowyer, Chaz
10 Bowyer, Chaz Albert Ball, VC
London William Kimber & Co Ltd 1977 0718300459 / 9780718300456 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Outstanding biography and historical study of both the man and his First World War combat achievements. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear with curl to top edge - 208 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Fighter Pilots of the RAF, 1939-1945, Bowyer, Chaz
11 Bowyer, Chaz Fighter Pilots of the RAF, 1939-1945
London William Kimber 1984 0718305191 / 9780718305192 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Selects some twenty RAF fighter pilots of the Second World War, not only to give overdue recognition to their prowess and courage, but also to exemplify the wide diversity of individual character of those men whose war was fought from the cockpit. Laid in are some obituries taken from The Telegraph. Clean, square hardback223 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
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No Passing Glory - the Full and Authentic Biography of Group Captain Cheshire, Boyle, Andrew
12 Boyle, Andrew No Passing Glory - the Full and Authentic Biography of Group Captain Cheshire
London Collins 1955 Second Impression Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
The first full biography of the man who at thirty-eight had won the V.C., a triple D.S.O, and the D.F.C. with Bomber Command during the Second World War. A very good clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 384 pages including index. B.W. frontis. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Cheshire V.C. - A Story of War and Peace, Braddon, Russell
13 Braddon, Russell Cheshire V.C. - A Story of War and Peace
London The Companion Book Club 1956 Hard Back Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Biography of Leonard Cheshire the highly decorated RAF fighter pilot, who was the official British observer of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki, who lost and refound his faith and converted to Catholicism. A good clean hardback which has faded spine. No dustwrapper. 256 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Cheshire V.C. - A Story of War and Peace, Braddon, Russell
14 Braddon, Russell Cheshire V.C. - A Story of War and Peace
London Evans Brothers 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Biography of Leonard Cheshire the highly decorated RAF fighter pilot, who was the official British observer of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki, who lost and refound his faith and converted to Catholicism. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear - 127 pages. Some foxing to page edges but text block is clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Reach for the Sky. The Story of Douglas Bader D.S.O., D.F.C., Brickhill, Paul
15 Brickhill, Paul Reach for the Sky. The Story of Douglas Bader D.S.O., D.F.C.
London Collins 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Reading Copy No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The life story of the great war-time pilot. A good reading copy - 384 pages including index. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Hinges reinforced with binder's tape. Spine strip faded. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Dead Before Dawn : A Heavy Bomber Tail-Gunner in World War II, Broome, Frank
16 Broome, Frank Dead Before Dawn : A Heavy Bomber Tail-Gunner in World War II
Barnsley, South Yorkshire Pen & Sword Aviation 2008 1844157385 / 9781844157389 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Autobiography written with a skill that portrays the dangers inherent in his task, the humour of service life and the sound reasons why his generation were proud to fly with Bomber Command. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 336 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Halfway There, Brown, F. R. Beck
17 Brown, F. R. Beck Halfway There
Author 1993 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Sequel to The Unending Star as Freddy recalls tales from his life in the Royal Air Force. Clean bright paperback which appears unread - 237 pages including epilogue. ISBN states 0952243709. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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This Soldier Still at War, Bryan, John
18 Bryan, John This Soldier Still at War
London Quartet Books 1976 0704321041 / 9780704321045 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The dramatic story of an ex-soldier who declared war on his country and became an urban guerrilla with the Symbioese Liberation Army who startled the world with the sensational kidnap of Patty Hearst. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 341 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Turn of the Tide, Bryant, Arthur
19 Bryant, Arthur The Turn of the Tide
London Collins 1957 Second Impression Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Based on the War Diaries of Field Marshal Viscount Alanbrooke the master strategist of Word War II, who noted down each day in a locked diary his thoughts and feelings as he extricated his troops from France in 194-0 and later as C.I.G.S. and Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee took part at the highest level in the conferences - Moscow, Casablanca, Washington and Quebec - where the grand design of victory was hammered out. Some foxing to edges and endpapers, but generally a good clean hardback. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. No dustjacket. 766 pages including index. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Firefight at Yechon : Courage and Racism in the Korean War, Bussey, Charles M.
20 Bussey, Charles M. Firefight at Yechon : Courage and Racism in the Korean War
U.S.A. Brassey's 1991 0080374484 / 9780080374482 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
A professional solder's heartfelt story of battle in the Korean war, which attempts to redress history and set the record straight about the contribution of African Americans in the Korean War. A very good clean copy in unclipped dustjacket. 264 pages including appendix. Illustrated with bw. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. 
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