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Serenade to the Big Bird (Schiffer Military History)

By: Bert Stiles

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Schiffer Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04093

ISBN: 0764313967

Condition: Near Fine


After completing a tour of duty ( thirty-five missions ) in B-17s, Bert Stiles transfered to a fighter squadron. Just four months later he was killed in action on an escort mission to Hanover, Germany , on 26 November 1944. Stiles book was written in the period between the two tours, he was twenty three. There is a small tear to the rear top corner of the d/w. View more info

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Trafalgar: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sea Battle in History

By: Best, Nicholas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03604

ISBN: 0297846221

Condition: Fine


Nicholas Best recreates the terrible tension and uncertainty of the naval campaign that led to one of the most famous sea fights in history. The author's original research draws on a wide range of eyewitnesses to craft a truly gripping minute-by-minute account of the most famous sea battle of all time. We have covered this book in a removable protective cover which will come with the book. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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One Summer: America 1927

By: Bill Bryson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04442

ISBN: 0385608284

Condition: Very Good


In this hugely entertaining book, Bill Bryson spins a story of brawling adventure, reckless optimism and delirious energy. Bryson rolls out an unforgettable cast of vivid and eccentric personalities to bring to life a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage and changed the world forever. There is light creasing to the corners of the d/w . View more info

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Faster Than Sound: The Story of Supersonic Flight

By: Bill Gunston

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Haynes Pubns: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03859

ISBN: 1852603178

Condition: Fine


Aviation expert Bill Gunston explains in simple language why many of the basic rules of aerodynamics change completely at exactly at the speed of sound. Superbly illustrated, this meaty book is packed with technical information yet presented in an easily digestible style. It makes fascinating reading. A fine, tight , clean copy. View more info

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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 beaches that day would never set foot on their native soil again. 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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Little America

By: Chandrasekaran

Price: £15.00

Publisher: london, Bloomsbury: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01706

ISBN: 1408830078

Condition: Very Good


Book in very good condition ,The war within the war for afghanistan. View more info

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The History of the Knights Templars

By: Charles G Addison

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Adventures Unlimited Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04503

ISBN: 0932813402

Condition: Very Good


The history of the mysterious Knights Templars as told in 1842 by " a member of the Inner Temple. " Includes chapters on the Origin of the Templars, their popularity in Europe and their rivalry with the Knights of St John, latter to be known as the Knights of Malta. There is a little delamina5tion of the clear covering to the paper covers. 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 is signed and dated on the title page. A good clean copy View more info