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Price of Freedom

By: Allen, Charles F.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Georgetown, IL, USA, Faulstich Printing Co.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031528

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Here We Are Together : The Notebook of an American Soldier in Britain

By: Arbib, Robert, S.

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062480

Condition: Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Prisoner of War : My Secret Journal

By: Arct, Squadron Leader B.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Past Times: 1988

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 060026

ISBN: 0863502296

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Last Post : The Final World from Our First World War Soldiers

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036825

ISBN: 0297846442

Condition: Near Fine


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 View more info

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The Years Flew Past: 40 Years at the Leading Edge of Aviation

By: Beamont, Roland

Price: £47.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, The Crowood Press Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063933

ISBN: 1840372990

Condition: Near Fine


The memoirs of the one of the greatest ever British RAF pilots who at the age of 22 commanded No. 609 Squadron, initiated the style of low-level operations, provided cover for the D-Day landings and subsequently went on to become the Chief Test Pilot for the English Electric Aircraft Company. Clean bright hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 192 pages. Illustrated with colour & b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Soldier's Glory - Being 'Rough Notes Of An Old Soldier'

By: Bell, Major-General Sir George

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063516

Condition: Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Honour Satisfied : A Dorset Rifleman at War 1916-1918, 2nd Lieutenant Frank Warren

By: Bird, Antony ( Edited By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Swindon, Wiltshire, The Crowood Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056379

ISBN: 1852235403

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Fighter Pilots of the RAF, 1939-1945

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037385

ISBN: 0718305191

Condition: Very Good


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 obituaries taken from The Telegraph. Clean, square hardback 223 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Albert Ball, VC

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, William Kimber & Co Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061210

ISBN: 0718300459

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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No Passing Glory - the Full and Authentic Biography of Group Captain Cheshire

By: Boyle, Andrew

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1957

Seller ID: 064036

Condition: Very Good


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 dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear to head of spine. 384 pages including index. B.W. frontis. View more info

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Cheshire V.C. - A Story of War and Peace

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Companion Book Club: 1956

Seller ID: 047592

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Cheshire V.C. - A Story of War and Peace

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051131

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dead Before Dawn : A Heavy Bomber Tail-Gunner in World War II

By: Broome, Frank

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Pen & Sword Aviation: 2008

Seller ID: 048955

ISBN: 1844157385

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Halfway There

By: Brown, F. R. Beck

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Author: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048793

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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The Turn of the Tide

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1957

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 046788

Condition: Good


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 ... View more info

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Firefight at Yechon : Courage and Racism in the Korean War

By: Bussey, Charles M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Brassey's: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034280

ISBN: 0080374484

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Tin Can Sailor : Life Aboard the U.S.S. Sterett, 1939-1945

By: Calhoun, Charles R.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, USA., The Naval Institute Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 033333

ISBN: 1557501084

Condition: Near Fine


The story of the 800 men who served aboard the Sterett during her hazardous and demanding duties in World War Two. Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 198 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Face of Victory

By: Cheshire, Leonard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Quality Book Club: 1962

Seller ID: 064146

Condition: Good


Group Captain Leonard Cheshire tells of how he came to set up the Cheshire Homes after the war and dedicated the rest of his life to supporting disabled people, combining this with lecturing on conflict resolution. Good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear. 180 pages. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Headlong into the Sea

By: Clarkson, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bishops Auckland, Durham, The Pentland Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041315

ISBN: 1858212863

Condition: Near Fine


The author's account of life as a junior regular officer in the Royal Navy between 1939 and 1946 serving aboard several ships around the world. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w protected in a removable plastic sleeve - 237 pages. Previous owner's sticker inside cover. Next post dispatch. View more info

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John Masters : A Regimented Life (SIGNED COPY)

By: Clay, John

Price: £152.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 049171

ISBN: 0718129458

Condition: Very Good +


Vivid and absorbing portrait of the forceful and charismatic personality written with the cooperation of the subject's widow, Barbara and SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ''For Pip Mogridge With best wishes, John Clay Stoke Poges 12th June 1992''. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 372 pages including index. View more info