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Image for The Secret Tunnels of South Heighton : Tribute to H. M. S. Forward

The Secret Tunnels of South Heighton : Tribute to H. M. S. Forward

By: Ellis, Geoffrey

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Seaford, East Sussex, S. B. Publications: 1998

Edition: Fully Revised Edition

Seller ID: 041507

ISBN: 1857701011

Condition: Very Good


The author achieves his long-standing ambition in determining the true facts concerning the purpose of the most secret Royal Naval Headquarters accommodated in a labyrinth of tunnels beneath Heighton Hill during the Second World War. Seldom has such a comprehensive history and authentic account been written about a secret wartime underground establishment, and includes information provided by veterans now resident in the UK, America and Australia. Clean, bright copy with previous owner's sticker inside cover. Protected in a clear, plastic jacket - 100 pages including a veterans roll of honour.... View more info

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Cockney Kid and Countrymen : The Second World War Remembered by the Children of Woburn Sands and Aspley Guise

By: Enever, Ted

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061629

ISBN: 1871199891

Condition: Near Fine


The author recounts his evacuation following the heavy bombing of the capital with this snapshot of the wartime years remembered by the village children of the time. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 147 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Teach Yourself Farming : Good Farming

By: Fishwick, V.C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044178

Condition: Good


Published during The Second World War to explain how farming was carried out to produce the maximum economic output from the land. Published for English Universities Press. Good, clean copy with previous owner's details to prelims. Unclipped ( 3/- NET) d/w shows light shelfwear & tear - 264 pages including glossary and index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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London Was Yesterday, 1934-1939

By: Flanner, Janet; Drutman, Irving (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052278

ISBN: 0718113993

Condition: Good


A look at the capital's life and times leading up to the Second World War. Includes reporting of the Abdication in detail. Clean copy in an unclipped d/w protected in a taped-down plastic jacket which has left the usual residual marks to the blank endpapers - 160pp including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Army Service Records of the First World War

By: Fowler, Simon; Spencer, William; Tamblen, Stuart

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Kew, Surrey, Public Record Office: 1997

Edition: Revised & Updated Edition

Seller ID: 049061

ISBN: 1873162553

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition of the PRO reader's guide No. 19. This new edition now includes officers service records. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean bright large format paperback - 77 pages including bibliography. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Boys' Crusade : American G.I.s in Europe - Chaos and Fear in World War Two

By: Fussell, Paul"

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 2005

Seller ID: 023808

ISBN: 0753819767

Condition: As New


Reveals devastating examples of 'friendly fire', the hostility between the Americans and the French, the cover-up of appalling fiascos, the full extent of desertion and self-inflicted wounds, and the remarkable bravery of the medics. 184 pages including index. Next post dispatch." View more info

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Camera at Sea, 1939-45

By: Gardiner R (Ed) Staff

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034214

ISBN: 0851771246

Condition: Very Good


A collection of photographs taken at sea during the Second World War, gathered from official, commercial and private sources, many of which are previously unpublished. A very good clean copy in price-clipped protected dustjacket. 192 pages. Slight tanning to page edges. Illustrated with 250 b.w. & 16 pages of full colour photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Winston Churchill : The Wilderness Years

By: Gilbert, Martin

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Loggerheads, Nr. Market Drayton, Shropshire, Macmillan: 1981

Edition: TV Tie-in

Seller ID: 042238

ISBN: 0333325648

Condition: Very Good


Published in association with the ITV Series. Examines the ten remarkable years up to the Second World War during which Churchill remained alone and abused in the political wilderness. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w - 279 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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History : The Journal of the Historical Association - Volume 100 Issue 5 No 343 December 2015

By: Griffin, Emma, (Editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, The Historical Accociation and Blackwell Publishing: 2015

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 063592

Condition: Very Good


Articles include: - A King of Jerusalem in England: The Visit of John of Brienne in 1223; The Bishops and the Duke of Buckingham, 1624-1626; History and the Making and Remaking of Wales; Preparing for a Future War: Pre-War Planning in the British Post Office, 1918-1939; Ukrainian in the German Armed Forces During the Second World War. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Capturing Enigma : How HMS Petard Seized the German Naval Codes

By: Harper, Stephen

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 060047

ISBN: 0750923164

Condition: Near Fine


The incredible story of how HMS Petard and her gallant crew seized priceless German Enigma code books from a sinking U-Boat - U-559, and in doing so changed the course of The Second World War View more info

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Scapegoat!: Famous Courts Martial

By: Harris, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Psychic Press Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060082

ISBN: 0727821032

Condition: Good


Fascinating look at victims of military law abuse with documented accounts ranging from the mid-eighteenth century through to the Second World War, gathered from British, French and American military history. Some light sunning to page edges and the odd minor blemish else a good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w - 258 pages including bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Day Fighters - German Fighters in World War 2

By: Held, Warner

Price: £27.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Schiffer Publications Ltd: 1991

Seller ID: 034239

ISBN: 0887403557

Condition: Near Fine


Depicts in photographs the development of the German day fighter arm and its operations in the Second World War. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 224 pages. Slight tanning to page edges. Next post UK dispatch View more info

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Eagle's Wings (SIGNED COPY)

By: Herrmann, Hajo

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 063155

ISBN: 1853101613

Condition: Very Good


The autobiography of one of the best known, and successful Luftwaffe pilots of the Second World War. Translated from the German by Peter Hinchcliffe OBE. Inscription to the half-title reads ''Dennis, this is an excellent book! It is great fun to work with people like you and Hajo. - David'' On the previous page is a SIGNED inscription with the subject's photo '' To Dennis David from his friend Hajo'' Also, laid in, is a coloured photo of four ex-servicemen and an explanatory note SIGNED by the author '' W. Dennis David CBE, DFC, AFC and ? in remembrance of the gathering of Eagles 1990 in the S... View more info

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The Monaco Grand Prix

By: Hodges, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Temple Press Books: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066992

Condition: Good


The history of the first Grand Prix to be run within a town, and one of only two classic races founded before the Second World War which is still run on a circuit unchanged since its inception. Good clean hardback in unclipped jacket which shows signs of wear/tear. 133 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea

By: Hough, Richard Alexander

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1985

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056434

ISBN: 0297787063

Condition: Very Good


An appraisal of Churchill's stormy association with the navy, and latterly with his remarkable friendship with Roosevelt which resulted in their momentous achievements during the Second World War. Clean, bright hardback in dustwrapper. 244 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Fighting Man - The Soldier at War

By: Isemonger, Paul; Scott, Christopher

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052925

ISBN: 0750914130

Condition: Good


Good clean hardback in dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear with rubbed patch to spine strip. 266 pages. Illustrated with b.w and colour photographs. The story of the soldier from the age of Napoleon to the end of the Second World War. View more info

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Reflections of Prague: Journeys Through the 20th Century

By: Ivan Margolius

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, John Wiley & Sons: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066375

ISBN: 0470022191

Condition: Very Good


The story of the Margolius family who lived Prague during the most turbulet period of the twentieth century, from the turmoil of the First World, Nazi occupation of the Second World War, to the subsequent Soviet occupation and finally the democracy and freedom at the end of the 80's. Very good clean hardback in very good dustjacket. 318 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Withdrawal from Empire : A Military View

By: Jackson, W. G. F.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066199

ISBN: 0713444975

Condition: Very Good


Masterly survey with a prologue outlining the early accumulation of imperial riches, the luxury of Victorian and Edwardian evangelism and liberal morality, imperial growth in the first two decades of the century, the rise of new rivals for world power, the factors leading to the idea of the Commonwealth, and the cost of victory of the Second World War. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in a d/w - 285 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Phillips Academy, Andover in World War II

By: James, Leonard F. (Editor)

Price: £82.50

Publisher: Massachussetts, Phillips Adademy: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010894

Condition: Near Fine


Attractively bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering. 603pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Includes service details of those who attended the Phillips Academy and served in WW 2. Being sold with this copy are two letters from Leonard James (the editor) to Mr. Laurence W. Viney in England - the first letter dated Feb 6th 1947 refers to a photograph of Mr Viney's family that Leonard James wants to use in the book - the letter is signed and the photograph referred to was used in this book. The second letter from Leonard James dated May 5th 1947 refers to a citation, a package and a book e... View more info

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Did You Survive the War ? : An 'Ordinary' Fighter Pilot's Story

By: Jarrold, C. W. 'Jerry'

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Raydon, Suffolk, Raydon Wings Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064666

ISBN: 095522960X

Condition: Very Good


Memories of faces and tragic events and comical interludes lie side by side in this typical taste of an 'ordinary' fighter pilot during The Second World War. Clean, square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear - 118 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info