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Battle of Britain Remembered ; Volume 1 - Issue 1
1 Battle of Britain Remembered ; Volume 1 - Issue 1
The Battle of Britain Historical Society 1999 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
97 page stapled magazine charting the epic aerial struggle for Britain's survival, 1940. Clean, glossy copy. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Daily Telegraph Reprint - 11 December 1936 King Edward Abdicates
2 Daily Telegraph Reprint - 11 December 1936 King Edward Abdicates
London Daily Telegraph Soft Cover Good Folio 
Reprint of the London Late Edition of the day of King Edward VIII's abdication. Tanning to pages. Folded. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Contemporary Review June 1922
3 The Contemporary Review June 1922
London British Periodicals 1922 Soft Cover Good 8vo 
No 678. Contents include:- Why Genoa Failed; French Opinion and Genoa; The Political Situation in Germany; The Sacrifice of Greece; Parliament and the Year's Supply; Indian Principalities and other Problems; Orleans and the Maid; the Clash in China etc. Ink splodge on front cover else a good clean copy. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Contemporary Review March 1944
4 The Contemporary Review March 1944
London British Periodicals 1944 Soft Cover Good 8vo 
No. 939. Contents include:- Thoughts by the Way; The Foundations for Peace; Italy's next Risorgimento; Stome-Clouds over France; How to Finance Post-War Building; A Prophet for our Times - Proudhon; Anti-Semitism: The Barometer of Social Decay; The Peasants Awake etc A good clean copy. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The VE Day Celebrations Souvenir Programme
5 The VE Day Celebrations Souvenir Programme
London Whitehall Publications 1995 0952521555 / 9780952521556 Card Covers Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A very good clean copy of the programme of events held to celebrate VE Day in Hyde Park on the 6-8th May 1995. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Hitler's Greatest Defeat : The Collapse of Army Group Centre, June 1944, Adair, Paul
6 Adair, Paul Hitler's Greatest Defeat : The Collapse of Army Group Centre, June 1944
Brockhampton Press 1998 1860198414 / 9781860198410 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Fine example of succinct analysis and accurate description as the author leads the reader through the build up to the campaign with studies of the German Army and its command structure and of the Soviet forces under Stalin. Some light tanning to page edges else a clean square hard in an unclipped d/w - 192 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Nakajima KI-84, Aeronautical Staff
7 Aeronautical Staff Nakajima KI-84
Fallbrook, CA, USA Aero Publishers Inc 1965 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Feist, Uwe 
No.2 in The Aero Series. Looks at the life and times of the Japanese aircraft that could outclimb all allied craft including the P-51D Mustang. Clean, stapled booklet. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Britain Alone : June 1940-June 1941, Agar, Herbert
8 Agar, Herbert Britain Alone : June 1940-June 1941
London The Bodley Head 1972 0370103092 / 9780370103099 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Examines the period, still hardly credible, which saved the Western world when the author was campaigning for his fellow Americans to join the war and not be 'content to give or sell arms to our friends in order that they should die in our defence'. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light sunning to spine and prtected in a plastic jacket - 227 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Hurricane Special, Allward, Maurice
9 Allward, Maurice Hurricane Special
London Ian Allan 1975 0711005419 / 9780711005419 Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
The Hurricane was not the fastest fighter of its day; it did not bear the heaviest armament; its main adversary could out-dive it - its method of construction was not as advanced as that of some of its contemporaries, it was, however, the right fighter, in the right place, at the right time. A very good clean hardback. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 64 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Changing Enemies : The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, Annan, Noel
10 Annan, Noel Changing Enemies : The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany
London HarperCollins 1995 0002556294 / 9780002556293 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Looks at the post-war economic miracle that led to Germany's renaissance from the ashes of defeat to become the most powerful nation in Europe. Good clean copy with some light tanning to page margins - 266 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Lest We Forget - Lest We Forget!, Anon
11 Anon Lest We Forget - Lest We Forget!
London W.S.M.U. 1939 Tenth Impression Soft Cover Near Fine 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall 
40pp. A Christian booklet concerning WW1. Covers are faded to the spine area. Small mark on page 40. W.S.M.U. Series- No. 9 New Edition. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Gulag : A History of the Soviet Camps, Applebaum, Anne
12 Applebaum, Anne Gulag : A History of the Soviet Camps
London Penguin Books 2004 0140283102 / 9780140283105 First Penguin Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Examines, for the first time, the largest network of concentration camps ever created which murdered millions and haunted all those who came out alive. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, tight paperback - 610 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Here We Are Together : The Notebook of an American Soldier in Britain, Arbib, Robert, S.
13 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.
14 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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Ware at War 1939-1945, Armes, Derek
15 Armes, Derek Ware at War 1939-1945
Ware, Hertfordshire Rockingham Press 2002 1873468873 / 9781873468876 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Tells the story of the Hertfordshire town from the aftermath of the Munich crisis in 1938 to Victory in 1945 and the long debate over the building of a war memorial hall. Light sunning to spine else a clean, bright, large format paperback which appears unread - 200 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Recent Historians of Great Britain: Essays on the Post-1945 Generation, Arnstein, Walter L. (editor)
16 Arnstein, Walter L. (editor) Recent Historians of Great Britain: Essays on the Post-1945 Generation
U.S.A. Iowa State Press 1990 0813805929 / 9780813805924 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Collection of essays which examines the life and works of eight leading scholars of the golden age of British historians :- Geoffrey Elton, Joel Hurstfield, Christopher Hill, Lawrence Stone, John Harold Plumb, Edward P. Thompson, Norman Gash, and Francis Lyons. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 207 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Forgotten Voices of the Second World War : A New History of the Second World War in the Words of the Men and Women Who Were There, Arthur, Max
17 Arthur, Max Forgotten Voices of the Second World War : A New History of the Second World War in the Words of the Men and Women Who Were There
London Ebury Press 2004 0091897343 / 9780091897345 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
With many of the interviews published for the first time to reveal a unique and stunning history. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 486 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Men of the Red Beret : Airborne Forces 1940-1999, Arthur, Max
18 Arthur, Max Men of the Red Beret : Airborne Forces 1940-1999
London Hutchinson 1990 0091739314 / 9780091739317 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unique chronicle told entirely in the words of the men who fought in those operations, and of those involved closely with them. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 430 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Navy : 1939 to the Present Day, Arthur, Max
19 Arthur, Max The Navy : 1939 to the Present Day
London Hodder & Stoughton 1997 0340684690 / 9780340684696 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Based entirely on first-hand accounts with all the principal theatres of the War recalled. Provides a collection of remarkable stories from brave and unassuming individuals. Clean, bright copy with previous owner's sticker inside cover and faint sunning to page edges. Unclipped d/w protected in a clear, plastic jacket - 416 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The True Glory - The Royal Navy : 1914-1939, Arthur, Max
20 Arthur, Max The True Glory - The Royal Navy : 1914-1939
London Hodder & Stoughton 1997 0340623012 / 9780340623015 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Based entirely on first-hand accounts with all the principal theatres of the War recalled. Provides a collection of remarkable stories from brave and unassuming individuals. Clean, bright copy with faint sunning to page edges. Unclipped d/w - 292 pages including index. Illustrated wtih b.w. photographs. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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