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Strategic Air Command

By: Anderton, David A.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Shepperton, Surrey, Ian Allan Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068260

ISBN: 0711006202

Condition: Very Good


The well-known American aviation writer describes the SAC as it is and looks back at its evolution since the last war. Clean, bright copy with previous owner's bookplate to ffep. Lightest shelfwear to the unclipped d/w - 316 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068260. 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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Vietnam War Diary, 1964-75

By: Bishop, Chris (Editor)

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033394

ISBN: 0600558355

Condition: As New


Told in the words of those who fought the war and those who reported on its happenings, the book takes the form of a month-by-month diary of the US forces war in South East Asia. As new, unread copy. Illustrated with both colour and b.w. photographs. 256 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Mass Behaviour in Battle and Captivity - The Communist Soldier in the Korean War

By: Bradbury, William C.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Chigago, The University of Chicago Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043154

Condition: Good


The results of a survey commissioned by the United States Army which studied the socio-political behaviour of North Korean and Chinese prisoners, who were then in the custody of the United Nations Forces. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of minor wear/tear. A little light creasing to front endpapers but text block is immaculate. 377 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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SAS : Special Forces in Action

By: Bull, Stephen

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Military Illustrated: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037804

ISBN: 1903040051

Condition: Very Good


Charts their finest moments in the fight against terrorism and behind-the-lines missions in the Falkland and Gulf Wars. Clean, large format hardback - 144 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Jihad! : The Secret War in Afghanistan

By: Carew, Tom

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Mainstream Publishing: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 048522

ISBN: 1840183268

Condition: Very Good


How the British and Americans used the Islamic guerrillas of the Afghan Mujahideen to fight the Soviet army - an account of combat espionage, and high adventure against the backdrop of the last truly wild and lawless country on the earth. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. A few foxing spots to page edges but text block is clean. 282 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A History of the Nigerian War 1967-1970

By: Cervenka, Zdenek

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Africa, Onibonoje Press: 1972

Seller ID: 036092

Condition: Very Good


Account of the 920 day long war against Biafra during which time nearly 2 million lives were lost. A very good clean paperback copy of this now extremely hard-to-find title. 160 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Advisor : The Phoenix Program in Vietnam

By: Cook, John L.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Schiffer Military: 1997

Seller ID: 033995

ISBN: 0764301373

Condition: Near Fine


Tells the story about how the war affected the lives of those the US army had been sent to defend, giving it a human dimension by concentrating on one district Di An and those who lived there. A clean crisp unread hardback. 316 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Unholy Babylon : Secret History of Saddam's War

By: Darwish, Adel; Alexander, Gregory

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1991

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 031503

ISBN: 0575050543

Condition: Very Good


Discloses a multitude of startling facts about the role of the West in Saddam's war whilst asking some very pertinent questions. Clean, bright large format paperback - 335 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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MiG Alley - Air to Air Combat Over Korea

By: Davis, Larry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Michigan, Squadron/Signal Publications Inc.,U.S.: 1979

Seller ID: 043721

ISBN: 0897470818

Condition: Very Good


The story of the air war over Korea illustrated with b.w. photographs and line-drawings and colour paintings. 80 pages. A very good clean copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for Looking for Trouble : SAS to Gulf Command - The Autobiography  (SIGNED COPY)

Looking for Trouble : SAS to Gulf Command - The Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

By: de la Billiere, Peter

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 038905

ISBN: 0002552450

Condition: Very Good


Reveals the full extent of Sir Peter's astonishing career. Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w - 449 pages including index. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Previous owner's name to ffep. Spine sunned to light blue. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Lost in Translation

By: Dockery, Martin J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Presidio Press,U.S.: 2004

Seller ID: 018922

ISBN: 0891418512

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of light shelf wear. An account of the largely overlooked role of the combat advisors during the Vietnam War. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for Battle for Korea : The Associated Press History of the Korean Conflict

Battle for Korea : The Associated Press History of the Korean Conflict

By: Dvorchak, Robert J.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Pennsylvania, USA, Combined Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034140

ISBN: 0938289306

Condition: Near Fine


Comprehensive account of the conflict, profusely illustrated throughout. Large format hardback which appears unread - 320 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Vietnam : Conflict and Controversy

By: Elliott, Paul

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Arms & Armour Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032757

ISBN: 1854093207

Condition: Near Fine


Discusses the military problems thrown up by the most unconventional of wars, and examines the realities of fighting an unwinnable war, and how the soldiers sought to blame the Pentagon, the media and the Army "top brass" for numerous blunders. A clean crisp copy in unclipped jacket. 192 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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General Chennault's Secret Weapon : The B-24 in China - Selected and Edited from the Diary and Notes of Elmer E. Haynes

By: Feuer, A.B.

Price: £67.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Praeger Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033515

ISBN: 0275943534

Condition: Near Fine


The true story of the air war conducted over the China Sea as seen through the eyes of a combat pilot. Unread hardback containing 196 pages. Slight marking to edge of rear board else immaculate. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Battle for Pakistan : The Air War of 1965

By: Fricker, John

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Shepperton, Surrey, Ian Allan Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068217

ISBN: 0711009295

Condition: Very Good


Thorough, highly illustrated account of the short war that many Pakistani's saw as their 'finest hour' with the redoubtable Nur Khan literally leading his air force from the cockpit. Previous owner's bookplate adhered to the illustrated map endpaper. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068217. View more info

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Feet Wet : Reflections of a Carrier Pilot

By: Gillcrist, Paul T.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1990

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 068252

ISBN: 1853101915

Condition: Near Fine


The Rear Admiral's chronicle of adventure, heroism, courage, and humour, with some of the most exciting passages ever written on flying. Previous owner's details neatly to the blank ffep. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light sunning to spine - 348 pages including glossary. Prompt dispatch. 068252. View more info

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Tactical Reconnaissance in the Cold War : 1945 to Korea, Cuba, Vietnam and The Iron Curtain

By: Gordon, Doug

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Pen & Sword Aviation: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068219

ISBN: 1844153320

Condition: Very Good


Describes how the U.S. Air Force tactical reconnaissance units operated from the end of the Second World War until the 1970s. Previous owner's small details to the blank ffep. Bright, glossy copy which appears unread. Some light bumping to corners. 317 pages including index and comprehensive appendices which include descriptions and first-hand opinions of all the aircraft types mentioned and the cameras and photographic techniques employed. Prompt dispatch. 068219. View more info

Image for The Ultimate Weaponry : What it is and How it Will be Used - Now and in the Future

The Ultimate Weaponry : What it is and How it Will be Used - Now and in the Future

By: Griffith, Paddy; Pimlott, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061593

ISBN: 0283060220

Condition: Near Fine


Includes the hardware of the Gulf crisis. Shows, with the help of lavish colour illustrations, how the most sophisticated arms and military hardware available to man will be used now and in the foreseeable future. Large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 217 pages plus bibliography, glossary and index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for A Very Short War : The Mayaguez and the Battle of Koh Tang

A Very Short War : The Mayaguez and the Battle of Koh Tang

By: Guilmartin, John F., Jr.

Price: £77.50

Publisher: USA, Texas A & M University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033034

ISBN: 0890966656

Condition: Near Fine


A unique and compelling account of the Mayaguez - Koh Tang crisis which sheds new light on the politics, the tactics, the orders, the high-level decision makers, and the fighting men entangled in the crucial military action that nearly ended in disaster for the U.S. forces. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 238 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info