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Image for Withered Garland : Doubts and Reflections of a Bomber

Withered Garland : Doubts and Reflections of a Bomber

By: Johnson, Peter, Jr.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, New European Publications Limited: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046039

ISBN: 1872410049

Condition: Very Good


Autobiographical account of flying both pre-war and for Bomber Command during the second World War, describing his reactions and ultimate disillusion with the bombing campaign and also questioning a theory of war that terrorising the civilian populations into forcing their governments to surrender is the best way to win wars. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's name to front endpaper. 344 pages + Ed Murrow's Broadcast, + index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Russian Army - Its Men, Its Leaders and Its Battles

By: Kerr, Walter

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028660

Condition: Good


Square, tight hardback copy in green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine presented in jacket which has 1 inch loss to base of spine and which is sunned. Pages are browning with age. A look at the role of the Russian army in the Second Wold War View more info

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1939-1945 War Planes

By: Kershaw, Andrew

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Phoebus Publishing:

Seller ID: 043733

Condition: Very Good


The story of the warplanes of the Second World War covering the development of both the Allied and Axis aircraft, with various first-hand accounts of missions. A very good clean copy illustrated with b.w. and colour photographs and drawings. A Purnell's History of the World Wars Special. View more info

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British Social Life in India, 1608-1937

By: Kincaid, Dennis

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1973

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 063617

ISBN: 0710072848

Condition: Very Good


Describes the ways in which the British lived in India from the early adventurous period of the East India Company until the days just before the outbreak of the second world war. Previous owners' names to ffep else a clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear with sunning to spine - 344 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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The Return of the Benedictines to London : A History of Ealing Abbey from 1896 to Independence

By: Kollar, Rene

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Burns & Oates: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061437

ISBN: 0860121755

Condition: Very Good


Offers a history of Ealing Abbey from 1896 until it became an independent priory soon after the Second World War. Clean, square hardback in a d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 228 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Deadlock Before Moscow : Army Group Center 1942-1943

By: Kurowski, Franz

Price: £30.00

Publisher: West Chester, PA, USA, Schiffer Military History: 1992

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 034731

ISBN: 088740412X

Condition: As New


Uses eye-witnesses accounts and war diaries to explain for the first time the mighty, almost unbelievable deeds that unfolded during one of the bitterest, hardest, most merciless phases of the Second World War. Translated from the German by Joseph G. Welsh. Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 375 pages including appendixes and bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Raiders : Great Exploits of the Second World War

By: Laffin, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037820

ISBN: 0750915250

Condition: Very Good


Relates more than twenty such operations mounted by British, German, American, Australian, Italian and Canadian forces. Clean, tight copy with some faint sunning to page edges. D/w is unclipped - 194 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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British Fleet & Escort Destroyers 2

By: Lenton, H.T.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1970

Seller ID: 051702

Condition: Reading Copy


Part of the Navies of the Second World War Series. Pocket sized hardback illustrated with b/w photographs. This is Volume II. Described as a reading copy only as stain to front endpaper and first 4 pages - all text legible. 136 pages. View more info

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Hell in the Pacific

By: Lewis, Jonathan; Steele, Ben

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Channel 4 Books: 2001

Edition: TV Tie-in

Seller ID: 028103

ISBN: 0752219499

Condition: Near Fine


Tells the story of the Pacific war by breaking down the traditional view of it as a conflict between merciless Japanese and heroic Allies. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 288 pages including index. View more info

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Naval Aircraft

By: Louis S. Casey

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Phoebus Publishing: 1977

Seller ID: 061923

ISBN: 0727100726

Condition: Very Good


Traces the development of carrier aircraft from the beginning to the climax of the Second World War. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Guderian : Panzer General

By: Macksey, Kenneth

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Greenhill Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033141

ISBN: 1853670596

Condition: Near Fine


Vivid and revealing biography of Heinz Guderian, the office responsible for creating blitzkrieg in the Second World War and who built Panzer Force in the face of stolid opposition from the conservative elements of the German General Staff. A clean crisp copy in jacket which is shelfworn to bottom edge of front cover with one small tear. 226 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hitler's War: Germany's Key Strategic Decisions, 1940-45

By: Magenheimer, Heinz

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Cassell Military Paperbacks: 2002

Seller ID: 028069

ISBN: 0304362085

Condition: Very Good


Examines whether if Hitler's key strategic decisions had been different Germany could have won the Second World War. 352 pages including index. A very good, clean copy. View more info

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Supermarine Spitfire

By: Maloney, Edward T.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Fallbrook, CA, USA, Aero Publishers Inc: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043555

Condition: Very Good


No.10 in the Aero Series looks at the life and times of one of the most efficient fighter planes of The Second World War. Clean, bright, large format booklet. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Book of Austria

By: Marboe, Ernst, (Compiler)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Vienna, Austria, Osterreicheische Staatsdruckerei: 1948

Seller ID: 038930

Condition: Good


Published after the war to fill in the gap in the world's knowledge of Austria, the book is divided into three parts:- Illustrated Austria; Land, People and National Costume; and From the First to the Second Republic. A good clean hardback illustrated with both colour and b.w. illustrations. 544 pages + index. View more info

Image for From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow - the Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904 - 1919 Volume II The War Years to the Eve of Jutland

From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow - the Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904 - 1919 Volume II The War Years to the Eve of Jutland

By: Marder, Arthur J.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056435

Condition: Very Good


Second volume in the series gives an authoritative account of the period 1914-1916 outlining the principal operations and decisions make by Cabinet and the inner council of the Admiralty. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has darkened spine. 467 pages including index + maps. View more info

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Archive - Messerschmitt bf109E & F

By: Mason, Francis K.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Container Publications:

Seller ID: 043728

Condition: Very Good


Account of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 which survived throughout the war as a front-line fighter second to none. A very good clean copy illustrated with b.w. photographs and colour paintings. 24 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Front to Back

By: McQuarrie, Hector

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026573

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth covers with black lettering to spine. 286 pages. Foxing to endpapers and edges but text block is unaffected. The impressions held by an ordinary Briton during the first years of the Second World War. A very good, clean copy of this now hard-to-find title. View more info

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To Save a City : The Berlin Airlift 1948-1949

By: Miller, Roger G

Price: £16.50

Publisher: England, Air Force History and Museums Programme:

Seller ID: 011205

Condition: As New


As new, unread copy. Illustrated with black and white photographs - 132 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Behind the Lines: The Oral History of Special Operations in World War II

By: Miller, Russell

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023708

ISBN: 0436205343

Condition: Near Fine


"This is the story of special operations in the second world war as it has never been told before - directly by those who took part.". Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for Great Uncle Fred's War: An Illustrated Diary, 1917-20

Great Uncle Fred's War: An Illustrated Diary, 1917-20

By: Mills, Fred

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Whitstable, Kent, Pryor Publications: 1985

Seller ID: 025961

ISBN: 0946014043

Condition: Very Good


A well-cared for second-hand copy being an illustrated account of one man's life during the First World War providing a fascinating insight into both the social and military details of the war. 97 pages. View more info