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Green Devils - Red Devils : Untold Tales of the Airborne in World War II

By: Blandford Edmund. L,

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK., BCA.: 1993

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02804

Condition: Very Good


The story of the British and German airborne troops in the Second World War is one of the most remarkable episodes in the entire history of special forces, not least because it is almost, if not quite, true to say that within the second World war is encompassed the whole history of airborne forces. The top of the text block is heavily spotted. View more info

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Bomber Barons

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Book Club Associates: 1983

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03305

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author shows the development of Bomber Command from the comparatively unorganised, non-cohesive raids of the early part of the war to the highly-trained and deadly offensive weapon it became under Sir Arthur Harris, from 1942 AOC-in-C of Bomber Command, the greatest baron of them all. The D/W shows light shelfware to its edges and scuffing to the front and rear panels. View more info

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Gloster Meteor: Postwar Military Aircraft : 2

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK., Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02427

ISBN: 0711014779

Condition: Very Good


The Gloster Meteor was the first jet-engined aircraft to enter full squadron operational service with any air force in the world, and from mid -1944 it served for a decade as the premier fighter design as well as being used by many other services. Illustrated with 150 photographs depicting unit liveries, technical facets, experimental installations, et al: it is a worthy record of one of the RAF's most significant aircraft. View more info

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Leningrad: Siege and Symphony

By: Brian Moynahan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Quercus: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04375

ISBN: 0857383000

Condition: Very Good


Weaving Shostakovich's own story and that of many others into context of the maelstrom of Stalin's purges and the brutal Nazi invasion of Russia. this book is a magisterial and moving account of one of the most tragic periods in history. View more info

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Barbarossa to Berlin: A Chronology of the Campaigns on the Eastern Front 1941-45 - Long Drive East 22 June 1941 to 18 November 1942, Vol. 1

By: Brian Taylor

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The History Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03966

ISBN: 1862272069

Condition: Very Good


This, ' The Long Drive East', is the first of two volumes and looks at the German advance from the Soviet frontier, their crushing victories at Minsk, Smolensk and Kiev, and subsequent drive for Moscow. Writing in a clear chronological style the author covers the main areas of activity on the extensive combat front. The front corner of the boards is bumped, and the D/W head is creased . View more info

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Barbarossa to Berlin Volume Two: The Defeat of Germany: 19 November 1942 to 15 May 1945 (Chronology of the Campaigns on the Eastern Front 1941-45)

By: Brian Taylor

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Spellmount: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03967

ISBN: 186227228X

Condition: Very Good


The second book in this series, The Defeat of Germany, takes a chronological look at the Soviet counter- attack around Stalingrad, Manstein's enigmatic counter-stroke in the spring of 1943 through the battle of Kursk, and subsequent German retreat to the Dneiper. Barbarossa to Berlin series gives the reader a unique insight into the sheer scale of this titanic struggle. There is light creasing to the head of the D/W. View more info

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Tobruk: The Great Siege 1941-42.

By: Buckingham, William F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, The History Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02298

ISBN: 0752445014

Condition: Very Good


The siege of Tobruk was the longest in British military history. Goebbels referred to its defenders as ' rats ', which in characteristic British fashion the whole army proudly adopted as their title, thus ' Desert Rats'. When it fell and 25,000 men surrendered to an armoured assault, Churchill said it was ' one of the heaviest blows I can recall during the war'. View more info

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D-Day: The First 72 Hours

By: Buckingham, William F.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Tempus: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02758

ISBN: 075242842X

Condition: Very Good


This penetrating history lays to rest the myths surrounding the Normandy invasion. He contradicts the popular perception that American OMAHA landing force suffered disproportionately. In fact , the fighting on the British and Canadian beaches ( Gold,Sword and Juno) was no less intense, and the cost was much closer to that of Omaha than is commonly thought. The reality of D-Day was that a devastating number of men from all sides of the Allied forces who landed on the beac... View more info

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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives

By: Caddick-Adams, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Preface Publishing: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02847

ISBN: 1848091524

Condition: Very Good


Two men who came to personify British and German generalship in the Second World War: Montgomery and Rommel. This is the first comparative biography written of the two. It explores how each was ' made ' by their war leaders, Churchill and Hitler. There is light marking to the text block front edge. View more info

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The Normandy Battles

By: Carruthers, Bob; Trew, Simon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Cassell: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02818

ISBN: 0304353965

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated throughout with rare archive pictures, this account captures in detail the real story of the Normandy Battles, which saw some of the fiercest fighting on any front in the Second World War. There is creasing to the head of the rear panel. A clean tight copy. View more info

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Montgomery of Alamein

By: Chalfont, Alun

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02829

ISBN: 0297770810

Condition: Very Good


The figure that emerges from this book is one of the great paradoxes of recent military history - a general loved by his soldiers, feared by his enemies and heartily disliked by many of his contemporaries. The text block is grubby on its edges and the DJ although protected in plastic has tears and chips to its back panel. There is also a dedication in ink on the f.e.p. It is still a tight readable copy. View more info

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Chambers Myths and Mysteries

By: Chambers

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03950

ISBN: 0550103945

Condition: Near Fine


Discover a world of secrets with this guide to ancient and modern mysteries, including legends, superstitions, folk tales and age-old beliefs. This book sheds light on everything from submerged cities ti stone circles, mythical creatures to mysterious disappearances. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Great Battles of the British Army: As Commemorated in the Sandhurst Companies.

By: Chandler, David . G

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Guild Publishing Ltd.: 1991

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02830

Condition: Very Good


The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst is the most famous of its type in the world. It embodies a sense of tradition and the pursuit of excellence. Over many years, it has created a class fit for national leadership; never was a motto more apt: ' Serve to Lead'. The text block is a little grubby, and the DJ shows light shelf wear to its front and rear panels and its edges. View more info

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Horse Breeding in the Medieval World

By: Charles Gladitz

Price: £90.00

Publisher: UK, Four Courts Press Ltd: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03817

ISBN: 1851822704

Condition: Fine


This is a book of quite remarkable range and depth. For over thirty years Charles Gladitz has explored every lead to documentary evidence of horse breeding from as far away as China, Mongolia and Turkistan and as near as 13th-century England and Scotland. Diet, the breeding environment are studied, as well as the core subject of breeding per se. With the main focus on the middle ages the author also concludes with ideas and practices related to the present day. The book ... View more info

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Albert Ball, V.C.

By: Chaz Bowyer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wales, Bridge Books: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04115

ISBN: 1872424392

Condition: Very Good


Albert Ball rose from obscurity to a position of international renown as a fighter pilot in only 15 months. He died at the age of 20, having been awarded the Military Cross, three distinguished Service Orders, the Russian Order of St George and posthumously the French Legion d'Honneur and Britain's highest decoration for gallantry in the face of the enemy , the Victoria Cross. There is light fading to the spine and creasing to the spine ends. View more info

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OP_JB: The Last Great Secret of the Second World War

By: Christopher Creighton.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Simon Schuster: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04161

ISBN: 0684817861

Condition: Very Good


Christopher Creighton reveals in this book, that in the final night and day of the war, as the Soviet armies closed in on the capital of the Third Reich, Bormann was lifted from Berlin by a Commando raiding party, led by Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond, and himself. The team spirited their captive down the waterways to meet allies on the River Elbe, and by mid-May 1945 Bormann was safe in England, where he assumed a new identity. There is a bump to the hardcover and c... View more info

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Villages of Britain; The 500 Villages that Made the Countryside

By: Clive Aslet

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Postscript Books: 2016

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04373

ISBN: 1408883716

Condition: Very Good


In this compendium of five hundred English, Welsh and Scottish villages, each one has been chosen to put a single aspect of rural Britain under the spotlight: a country poet, a way of building, an agricultural innovation, a horrible death, a rare survival, or an exceptional person or event. View more info

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Victorian Country Album: Photographs of Joseph Gale

By: Coe, Brian

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Oxford Illustrated Press: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03260

ISBN: 0946609640

Condition: Very Good


The photographs seen here in A Victorian Country Album are redolent of hot hazy summers of childhood as picture after picture depicts rose-covered cottages , and scenes from everyday life as the blacksmith, cutler, pedlar and knife grinder go unhurriedly about there daily business and families work in the fields haymaking. A good, clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The European Iron Age

By: Collis, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Schocken Books: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03618

ISBN: 0805239413

Condition: Near Fine


This ambitious study documents the underlying features which link the civilisation of the Mediterranean - Phoenician, Greek - Etruscan, and Roman - and the Iron Age cultures of central Europe, traditionally associated with the Celts. It deals with the social, economic and cultural interaction in the first millennium BC which culminated in the Roman empire. The D/w has wear to its corners and edges and also indents to the covers. A clean and tight copy. View more info

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Artillery through the Ages

By: Colonel H.C.B.Rogers

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Military Book Society: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03929

Condition: Very Good


Colonel Rogers has traced in this work the entire history of artillery, its use in sieges, in the field and at sea; its value in defence and attack; and its many variations, like rockets and tanks. The d/w shows light wear to its front and rear faces and to its edges and corners. View more info