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Image for History : The Journal of the Historical Association - Volume 93 Issue 4 Number 312 : October 2008

History : The Journal of the Historical Association - Volume 93 Issue 4 Number 312 : October 2008

By: Smith, Joseph ( Edited By )

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, The Historical Accociation and Blackwell Publishing: 2008

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 060345

Condition: Very Good


Contents Include: What Isn't History? The Nature and Enjoyment of History in the Twenty-First Century; Extending Gregory VII's Friendship Network: Social Contracts in Late Eleventh-Century France; Jenner's Ladies: Women and Vaccination against Smallpox in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain; What is Happening in Europe? Richard Stokes, Fascism, and the Anti-War Movement in the British Labour Party during the Second World War and After. Clean, bright booklet - pages run from 453 - 590. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Into the Assault - Famous Dive-Bombe Aces of the Second World War

By: Smith, P.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032784

ISBN: 0719542472

Condition: Very Good


Tells the story of seven of the leading exponents of dive-bombing during WW2, from seven different countries noting their dedication, skill and application. A very good clean copy in unclipped dustjacket. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 223 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Berkyngechirche All Hallows by the Tower

By: Spon, Charles

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, All Hallows Porchroom: 1947

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 047568

Condition: Very Good


History and guide to the church, the oldest in the city of London, which survived the Great Fire of London but was largely destroyed by the bombs of the Luftwaffe during the second world war. A very good clean stapled booklet. 42 pages. Illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. Foreword by The Rv. P.B. Clayton. Illustrations by A.A. Moore. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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KG 200: The True Story

By: Stahl, P. W.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, Jane's Publishing Company Ltd: 1981

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 032736

ISBN: 0531037290

Condition: Very Good


The story of a KG 200 pilot and detachment commander which gives a unique and fascinating insight into the secret history of the Second World War. Small tear to base of spine and faint sunning to page edges. 206 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cloud Nineteen

By: Stanley, William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053126

ISBN: 0718118898

Condition: Very Good


Second World War adventure story featuring one man's vendetta against a U-boat skipper. Clean square hardback, with some light spotting to top edges, in an unclipped d/w - 224 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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They Were Never Told : The Tragedy of HMS Dasher

By: Steele, John; Steele, Noreen

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Scotland, Argyll Publishing: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 041810

ISBN: 1874640335

Condition: Near Fine


The story of how the converted aircraft carrier HMS Dasher blew up and sank on the River Clyde on the afternoon of Saturday the 27th March 1943 with a casualty list of 379, the second largest in home waters. A clean, crisp hardback in protected, unclipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's small sticker on front pastedown. 192 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Very British Experience : Coalition, Defence and Strategy in the Second World War

By: Stewart, Andrew

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Eastbourne, East Sussex, Sussex Academic Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056067

ISBN: 184519439X

Condition: As New


Sheds new light on Churchill's leadership during World War II. As new, unread hardback in laminated boards. 247 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Letter to Working Mothers on How to Have Healthy Children and Avoid Weakening Pregnancies

By: Stopes, Marie Carmichael

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Mother's Clinic for Constructive Birth Control: 1943

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 063876

Condition: Fair


20-page, stapled pamphlet issued during The Second World War. Internally clean copy in paper wraps showing some shelfwear/crease marks. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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France Since the Second World War

By: Stovall, Tyler

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Pearson Education: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063105

ISBN: 0582368820

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Seminar Studies In History Series providing a concise introduction to the dramatic changes which took place. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean, unread paperback - 163 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Stranger in the House : Women's Stories of Men Returning from the Second World War

By: Summers, Julie

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 2008

Seller ID: 059558

ISBN: 0743295528

Condition: Very Good


Fascinating and enlightening insight into an intimate aspect of our recent history in this moving and honest look at how war altered ordinary women's lives forever. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slight shelfwear & tear - 363 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Merchant Seaman's Survival : An Escape Story of World War II (SIGNED COPY)

By: Sweeney, Edward J.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Margate, Kent, E. J. Sweeney: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 041560

ISBN: 0953662403

Condition: Near Fine


The author recounts his adventures in the Second World War including the entrenched memories of the notorious labour camp in Miranda, Northern Spain and the terribly degrading and inhuman treatment he received at the hands of other human beings. Clean, bright copy in pictorial laminated boards protected in a clear, plastic jacket. SIGNED by the author to the ffep with the inscription '' To Ian With my best wishes Edward J Sweeny '' Laid in is a signed letter from the author thanking the recipient for his order. Recipient's sticker inside cover - 288 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Fighting in the Air : The Official Combat Technique Instructions for British Fighter Pilots, 1916-1945

By: Tanner, John ( General Editor )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051576

ISBN: 0853683921

Condition: Very Good


Volume 7 of the RAF Museum Series. Compilation of official instructions to pilots on aerial combat techniques from the First World War through to the Second. Clean, square copy in an price-clipped d/w showing light shelf wear & tear - 307 pages. View more info

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Back to Mandalay

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, The Greystone Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060041

Condition: Good


The story of the first all-airborne invasion into the Burmese jungle during The Second World War. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback - 320 pages plus illustrated map endpapers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Imperial War Museum Book of War Behind Enemy Lines

By: Thompson, Julian

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015443

ISBN: 0283062533

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, square copy - 476 pages including index. Previous owner's neat sticker to ffep and slight crease marks to rear cover. Comprehensive insight into the array of 'private armies' that flourished during WW2. A very attractive example. Next post dispatch. View more info

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War Wives : A Second World War Anthology

By: Townsend, Colin; Townsend, Eileen

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Grafton Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 032642

ISBN: 0246133880

Condition: Very Good


The remarkable testimony of the unsung heroes of the Second World War - the ordinary housewives of Britain and Germany. They tell how they survived without their menfolk for sometimes over seven years. Bright, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 297 pages including epilogue. Prompt dispatch. 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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Shockwave: The Countdown to Hiroshima

By: Walker, Stephen

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028311

ISBN: 0719566258

Condition: Near Fine


Charts the defining event of the twentieth century. Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 352 pages including sources and bibliography. Slightest signs of storage. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The Landing in the Solomons, 7-8 August 1942

The Landing in the Solomons, 7-8 August 1942

By: Ware, Leonard

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Washington, DC, USA., Naval Historical Center: 1994

Seller ID: 033947

ISBN: 094527419X

Condition: Near Fine


The story of the strategic importance of the islands in the Second World War. Unread trade paperback - 101 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A History of Birkbeck College University of London During the Second World War 1939-1945

By: Warmington, E.H.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Birkbeck College: 1954

Seller ID: 062726

Condition: Very Good


The story of Birkbeck College during the six years of World War II. A very good clean hardback in green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Fold-out map to rear. 206 pages including appendix and index. View more info