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The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World

By: N/A

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1911

Seller ID: 021411


A very good clean copy of this well-cared for book. Dark green ebossed boards with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. 406 pages. End papers have darkened although text block is very clean. Number 28 has been written on front end paper. Frontis of Creasy. Provides a critical analysis of events leading up to each battle, plus the battle's progress, with move and countermove, strategy and tactics adopted by each commander and how these plus the factors of courage and ... View more info

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Hitler's Greatest Defeat : The Collapse of Army Group Centre, June 1944

By: Adair, Paul

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Brockhampton Press: 1998

Seller ID: 049060


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. View more info

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A Nation Collapses : The Italian Surrender of September 1943

By: Agarossi, Elena; Fergusson, Harvey, II (translator)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005145


Clean, tight copy which appears unread. Inside front flap of jacket creased. Revises the traditional understanding of a critical moment in the history of World War II, the collapse of the Italian fascist regime and Italy's unconditional surrender in September 1943. Draws on massive, mostly previously unpublished documents - 187 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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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


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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Victory in Europe

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Bounty Books: 1995

Seller ID: 024383


Clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Produced to commemorate the 60th anniversary of VE Day. 112 pages. View more info

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The Second Book of Artemas

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, W. Westall & Co: 1918

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 026455


A very good clean copy which has small loss to fore-edge of front endpaper. Endpapers have darkened. Green decorated cloth boards. Unpaginated. "Concerning men, and the things that men did do, at the time when there was war". 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


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 True Glory - The Royal Navy : 1914-1939

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042302


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. View more info

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Mustang : A Combat Marine

By: Averill, Gerald P.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: USA, Pocket Books: 1988

Seller ID: 037098


The story of Gerald Averill's time in the marines from when he signed up as a raw recruit in 1941, active duty in the Solomon Islands, the desparate assualt and seizure of Iwo Jima, his command of the Marine Corps Cold Weather Training Center and clashes in Korea and Vietnam. A very good clean paperback which appears unread, though now showing signs of light storage + remains of price sticker to front cover. Next post UK dispatch. 348 pages. View more info

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Dunkirk : The Great Escape

By: Barker, A. J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1977

Seller ID: 054730


The story of the evacuation of Dunkirk and of the men who planned it and of the men who carried it out, and of their ships and boats - pulling off one of the most remarkable single events in the entire war. Map endpapers -240 pages including index. A very good clean copy in very good jacket. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Midway

By: Bicheno, Hugh

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 2001

Seller ID: 046078


Compelling and authoritative study of the Japanse army's mission to capture the Pacific island of Midway explaining the reasons behind the disastrous strategy and telling the story of the battle which finally put a halt to their advance across the Pacific. A clean, crisp paperback illustrated with b/w photographs and colour maps. 222 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Battle of Britain - the Greatest Battle in the History of Warfare

By: Bickers, Richard Townshend

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 058177


Tells the full story of the greatest air battle in history offering a detailed blow-by-blow account of the Battle, with several key days examined in exhaustive detail. Very good clean hardback in jacket which has darkened spine and margin edge of front cover. Illustrated with b.w. & colour photographs. 208 pages. Next post UK dispatch View more info

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Battles with the Luftwaffe - the Bomber Campaign Against Germany 1942-45

By: Boiten, Theo, & Bowman, Martin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: St. Helens, Lancashire, The Book People: 2001

Seller ID: 036810


A collection and analysis of first-hand accounts from World War II veteran aircrew offering a fresh look at the day air war that raged over Europe from 1942-45. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 236 pages. Next post UK dispatch View more info

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Air War over Europe : 1939-1945

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037381


Focuses on the battle for air supremacy by the RAF and its Commonwealth partners, the American air forces and the German Luftwaffe as it builds up a comprehensive picture of the air war during these climactic years. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 235 pages including index. 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


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. View more info

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Guns in the Sky : The Air Gunners of World War Two

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048934


Discusses the development and techniques of air gunnery in detail, and offers numerous personal accounts from Allied airmen during both World Wars. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Includes three newspaper clippings relating to airmen. 182 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Bomber Group at War

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Shepperton, Surrey, Ian Allan Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050840


An evocation in personal anecdote and rare photography of what it was like to serve in one of the outstanding fighting formations of World War Two. Clean large format hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear and sunning to spine - 160 pages including appendices and bibliography. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Chronicle of War

By: Brewer, Paul

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Carlton Books, Limited: 2007

Seller ID: 049002


A year by year account of conflict from 1854 to the present day offering an authoritative record of world military history - presented in a dramatic newspaper style and featuring some of the earliest images of war ever captured on film. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 400 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Singapore's Dunkirk

By: Brooke, Geoffrey

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Leo Cooper: 2003

Seller ID: 049033


Tells the story of the many people who tried to escape barbarity at the hands of the Japanese in Singapore in February 1942 - their only way out was by sea and every sort of craft was pressed into service - they faced terrible dangers - storms, shipwreck, piracy, capture by a merciless enemy, starvation and death through alcek of water. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Slight tanning to page edges. 256 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w phot... View more info

Image for The War North of Rome : June, 1944 - May, 1945

The War North of Rome : June, 1944 - May, 1945

By: Brooks, Thomas R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Sarpedon: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034026


With a foreword by Bob Dole. Analyses the 'forgotten front' which was overlooked in favour of operations in France. Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 421 pages including index and illustrated maps. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info