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Under Hitler's Banner : Serving the Third Reich

By: Blandford, Edmund L.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Airlife Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055526

ISBN: 1853105481

Condition: Very Good


Takes the reader beyond the narrower confines of war history through the experiences of Germans who reached adulthood in the Third Reich, providing a fascinating and valuable contribution to the literature of World War II. Light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in a d/w - 214 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Popular Culture and the Public Sphere in the Rhineland, 1800-1850

By: Brophy, James M.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063027

ISBN: 0521847699

Condition: Very Good


Part of the New Studies in European History Series examining the sites and forms of culture that facilitated political communication because of the severe restrictions on speech and assembly ordinary Germans faced. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 365 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Greenmantle

By: Buchan, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson: 1942

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052710

Condition: Reading Copy


Novel featuring Richard Hannay, who is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, being used by the Germans who intend to use religion as a method of winning the war. Light soiling/staining and rubbing to covers but binding is square and tight and text block clean. 376 pages. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Greenmantle

By: Buchan, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Heron Books:

Seller ID: 057539

Condition: Very Good


Novel featuring Richard Hannay, who is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, being used by the Germans who intend to use religion as a method of winning the war. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. Red leatherette binding with gilt decoration.. 314 pages. View more info

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U-Boats at War

By: Busch, Harald - Translated By Wilson, L.P.R.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1955

Edition: First British Edition

Inscription: Signed by Translator

Seller ID: 032160

Condition: Good


Looks at the role of the German U-Boat during the Second World War. Illustrated with b./w photographs. 288 pages. Signed by the translator on the front endpaper with the following inscription "To H. Muhlenstedt (?) With Many thanks for his help with the illustrations & some of the technical expressions in this book from: Lawrence P.R. Wilson. 11th July 1955". A little foxing to page edges otherwise internally clean. Binding is tight though boards show signs of light shelfwear. A good copy. View more info

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Barbed Wire and Bamboo : Australian POWs in Europe, North Africa, Singapore, Thailand and Japan

By: Clarke Hugh & Burgess, Colin

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049047

ISBN: 1863733132

Condition: Very Good


Collection of stories of captivity and escape involving Australian soldiers in the two world wars, both at the hands of the Japanese and also as prisoners of the Germans and Italians. A clean bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 159 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Fallen Eagle

By: Cross, Robin

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046118

ISBN: 1854797360

Condition: Very Good


Paints an unforgettable picture of a world in chaos telling the story of how the eagle was finally toppled from the roof of the Berlin chancellery and the Russian bear stretched out its claw to seize a Europe laid waste. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has small internally repaired tear to front cover. 282 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs and maps. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Conquest : How Societies Overwhelm Others

By: Day, David

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063172

ISBN: 0199239347

Condition: Near Fine


Professor Day relates the story of conquest through the ages - from the Normans in England to the Chinese in Tibet, the British and Americans in North America to the Germans in Poland. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 288 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Flypast D-Day Special

By: Ellis, Ken

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Lincolnshire, Key Publishing: 1995

Seller ID: 064999

Condition: Very Good


A Flypast Magazine special published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of D-Day and Airborne Operations in Europe. 64 pages. Illustrated with colour & b/w photographs. Includes articles on Members of the Glider Pilot Regiment; the Piper Grasshopper; Allied thoughts on how to soften up the Germans; Mailly-de-Camp; what is was like for the WAAF charting the process of D-Day; Air Armadas 14674 sorties in the 24 hours that made up D-Day; the personal D-Day experiences of a USAAC Waco glider pilot etc. View more info

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European Impact and Pacific Influence : British and German Policy in the Pacific Islands and the Indigenous Response

By: Hiery, Hermann J.and Mackenzie, John M. (Edited By)

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Tauris Academic Studies: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063731

ISBN: 1860640591

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the International Library of Historical Studies Series, throwing light on the activities of missionaries in Micronesia, head-hunters in New Guinea, law-makers in Tonga and the influence of the British and Germans in the region. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 347 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Life and Death of the Afrika Korps : A Biography

By: Lewin, Ronald

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1977

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 053487

Condition: Very Good


Gripping narrative by one of the most highly respected of contemporary military historians who personally fought against the Germans in North Africa. Clean square hardback in a d/w - 205 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Prisoners of Honour : The Dreyfus Affair

By: Lewis, David L.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Purnell Book Services: 1975

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 051354

Condition: Very Good


The story of the persecution of the French Army's most promising Jewish officer, who was falsely accused of passing military secrets to the Germans. Clean square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear - 346 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Uber Alles : Germany Explored

By: Mikes, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Alan Wingate Publishers: 1953

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 065991

Condition: Good


The great humourist takes a sideways look at the Germans as he tours the country. Gift inscription to ffep else a good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w showing shelfwear & tear with small losses - 148 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Lease of Life

By: Milbourne, Andrew

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Museum Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066075

Condition: Good


Vivid and deeply moving record of the author's courage following severe wounding at the Battle of Arnhem and capture by the Germans, whose doctors amputated both forearms together with the loss of one eye. Foreword by Tom Driberg M.P. Previous owner's details to the ffep else a clean copy in a somewhat tatty, unclipped d/w, showing shelfwear & tear and small losses - 189 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Alsace, les années fantômes: Chronique des années de guerre, 1939-1945

By: Rapp-Meichler

Price: £45.00

Publisher: France, Editions du Rhin: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034247

ISBN: 2863390880

Condition: Very Good


TEXT IN FRENCH. A very good, clean copy in laminated boards. 279 pages. A photographic record of the war in occupied Alsace during the years 1939-45. View more info

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The Last of the War Horses

By: Rudnicki, Klemes Stanislaw

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Bachman & Turner: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051235

ISBN: 0859740137

Condition: Very Good


A first-hand account of historical events, as lived through by a Polish Colonel, starting with the period leading up to the outbreak of war, through his command of the 9th Lancers in the field, the military defeat of Poland, and of every hardship he encounters from that moment on, including being taken prisoner by the Germans and later his incarceration in a Soviet prison. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has faded spine.. Slight tanning to page edges. 255 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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Flight in the Winter

By: Thorwald, Juergen

Price: £52.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1953

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 054732

Condition: Good


Edited and translated by Fred Wieck. An account from the German view point of the war between Germany and the Russian and East Prussian forces. A good clean hard back copy of this now hard to find title. . 255 pages including index. View more info

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Disaster at D-Day : The Germans Defeat the Allies,June 1944

By: Tsouras, Peter"

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Greenhill Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029067

ISBN: 1853671606

Condition: Near Fine


Convincing account of how things would have been if the D-Day campaign had turned out differently. Clean, square hardback - 236 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Excellenz X : The Leader of Tomorrow's Germans

By: Waldeck, R. G.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062549

Condition: Good


Produced to War Economy Standards. Somewhat controversial analysis and theory of the situation towards the end of the Second World War. Previous owner's details neatly to front pastedown. Clean, bright copy with light shelfwear to boards and sunning to spine - 188 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The War in the Air - and Particularly How Mr. Bert Smallways Fared While it Lasted

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Collins:

Seller ID: 056728

Condition: Reading Copy


Written in 1907 - a prophetic novel about the use of flying machines in a war in which the Germans bomb New York. Reading copy only as spine strip is rubbed to it's length with losses to cloth at head and base. Text block is clean. 282 pages + adverts. View more info