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Image for Colin David Kennard DSO - Wartime Correspondence 1940 - 1946

Colin David Kennard DSO - Wartime Correspondence 1940 - 1946

By: N/A

Price: £47.50

Publisher: Privately Published: 2015

Seller ID: 068475

Condition: As New


Wartime letters, written mainly to his mother, which give a powerful impression of a young, but typically naive, idealistic man of 21 who at the beginning of the war was eager to do his bit but by the end was battle hardened and had seen too much destruction and futility. Clean, crisp hardback which appears unread. 182 pages. Prompt dispatch, View more info

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Roundhead General : The Campaigns of Sir William Waller

By: Adair, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068244

ISBN: 0750913126

Condition: Near Fine


New edition of the author's highly acclaimed biography, fully revised, updated and re-illustrated with photographs and campaign maps. Looks at the life and times of the commander of a Parliamentarian army who for over two years counted Oliver Cromwell as one of his subordinates. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest signs of shelf with sunning to spine - 310 pages including index. Prompt 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

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. 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Spitfire Against the Odds : Memoirs of a Fighter Pilot

By: Ashman, R. V.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068150

ISBN: 1852602473

Condition: Good


Fascinating memoir which pulls no punches in relating the opposition he met so often from less far-seeing officers. Previous owner's details neatly to the blank ffep. Tanning to page margins only else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068150. View more info

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Napoleon's Brothers

By: Atteridge, A. Hilliard

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Nonsuch Publishing: 2007

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 068278

ISBN: 1845883705

Condition: As New


First published in 1909. The author finally gives the four brothers the recognition they deserve by meticulously telling their life stories. Clean, tight, unread, large format softcover - 477 pages plus the family tree chart. Prompt dispatch. 068278. View more info

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See No Evil : The True Story of Ground Soldier in the CIA's Counterterrorism Wars

By: Baer, Robert

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Crown Publications: 2002

Seller ID: 065948

ISBN: 0609810278

Condition: Very Good


One of the CIA's top field officers of the past quarter century recounts his career running agents in the back alleys of the Middle East. Also takes an unprecedented look at the roots of modern terrorism. Clean, bright paperback - 284 pages including index. Prompt 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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100 Missions North : A Fighter Pilot's Story of the Vietnam War

By: Bell, Brig. Gen. Ken

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Washington, DC, USA., Brassey's Inc: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068211

ISBN: 0028810120

Condition: Near Fine


Harrowing account of the extraordinarily dangerous missions the author and his comrades flew in F-105 Thunderchiefs over North Vietnam in 1966-67. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. Previous owner's details neatly to half-title - 314 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068211. 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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Four Score Years and Ten

By: Blood, Sir Bindon

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068140

Condition: Good


The reminiscences of the General, born in 1842 which will be appreciated by not only soldiers and sportsmen, but by everyone who would enjoy a vivid panorama of life in an age 'when to live and serve was worth while'. Some light tanning to page margins else a good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear, minor losses and darkening to spine (see photo) - 356 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068140. View more info

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A Flying Tiger's Diary

By: Bond, Charles R. & Anderson, Terry H.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068167

ISBN: 0890961786

Condition: Very Good


The first diary ever published by a member of the famous American Volunteer Group who fought in the skies over Burma and China and became the scourge of the proud Japanese Air Force. Previous owner's bookplate to ffep. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 248 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068167. View more info

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Spitfires in Japan : From Farnborough to the Far East. A Memoir

By: Bouchier, Cecil

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Folkestone, Kent, Global Oriental Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068084

ISBN: 1901903443

Condition: Near Fine


The long-awaited memoir recording the career of the WW1 soldier who went on to became a pilot and instructor during WW2, combining battlefield courage and endurance with great leadership skills and a keen understanding of human nature. Skilfully edited for publication by Dorothy Britton (Lady Bouchier). Small inscription by previous owner otherwise an as new hardback in a d/w - 358 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068084. 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