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Image for Marching to the Sound of Gunfire: Northwest Europe 1944-5

Marching to the Sound of Gunfire: Northwest Europe 1944-5

By: Patrick Delaforce

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bounty Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04284

ISBN: 0753703793

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with contemporary photographs and sketches, ' Marching to the Sound of Gunfire', will bring back memories of fearful apprehension as the landing craft beached on the foreshores of Normandy. A good, clean copy. View more info

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Listening to Britain: Home Intelligence Reports on Britain's Finest Hour - May to September 1940

By: Paul Addison; Jeremy A. Crang

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bodley Head: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03841

ISBN: 1847921426

Condition: Fine


Edited and introduced by two leading historians of the period and published to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the events Churchill described as Britain's 'finest hour', the complete and unabridged sequence of the daily reports provides unique insight into the mindset of the British public as the fate of the nation hung in the balance. There is a white mark on the front cover. The price of the book includes UK 2nd class postage. View more info

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London: The Biography

By: Peter Ackroyd

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Vintage Books: 2001

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 03850

ISBN: 0099422581

Condition: Near Fine


Peter Ackroyd's 'biography' of London, contains a lifetime of reading and research...he leads us on a journey both historical and geographical, but also imaginative. Every street, ally and courtyard has a story, and Ackroyd brings it to life. There is some light creasing to the spine. The price of this book includes 2nd class postage. View more info

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Pigot & Co's British Atlas: Countries of England, Comprising the Counties of England with Additional Maps of England and Wales, and London

By: Pigot & Co.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Salamander Books Ltd: 2000

Edition: Facsimile

Sellers ID: 03882

ISBN: 1840652551

Condition: Near Fine


Pigot and Company's British Atlas is one of the most detailed county atlases of the early Victorian period. This edition is a facsimile of the English county maps from 1840 edition, slightly reduced in size. The head of the D/W shows light wear and the text block has a slight spine lean. A clean ,tight copy. View more info

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Pictorial History of the Luftwaffe

By: Price, Dr. Alfred

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03152

ISBN: 1853101230

Condition: Very Good


Here is a step by step history of Hitler's Air Force presented in pictures. To research the photographs and text, the author visited many of the German senior officers who survived. The result is a unique and objectively precise account of the birth, life and death of the Luftwaffe. There is light shelf-wear to the D/J and wear to the corners . PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

Cockleshell Heroes: The Definitive History 75th Anniversary

By: Quentin Rees

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Amberley Publishing: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04267

ISBN: 184868861X

Condition: Very Good


The Cockleshell Heroes; The Final Witness is without doubt the definitive account of a mission thought to be an impossible one. What you are about to read as not been read before. This is not just an authoritative story about thirteen commandos embarked on a secret mission via T-Class submarine. It is a powerful depiction and an astounding tale of courage and bravery by men and women of both Britain and France. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Lightning Boys: True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric Lightning

By: Richard Pike

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Grub Street Publishing: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03840

ISBN: 190811715X

Condition: Very Good


This entertaining book which has over twenty individual stories from former Lightning pilots, relates the highs and low, the dramas and the demands of those who operated this iconic aircraft from the sharp end. There is a small mark on the fore edge of the text block, and there is light wear to the edges of the D/w. The price of the book includes UK 2nd class postage. View more info

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The Yeoman Story: From Shipowners to Quarrymasters

By: Robin Thornes

Price: £1,295.00

Publisher: UK, Ash Tree Publications: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03855

ISBN: 0951722212

Condition: Near Fine


This book celebrates the life and achievements of John Foster Yeoman and his family. The Yeoman Story is, first and foremost, a history of that company - Foster Yeoman Ltd - the business in which John spent his working life and built up into an acknowledge leader in the industry. Its development is traced from its early days at Dulcote Quarry near Wells in the 1920s, through to creation of a superquarry at Glensanda in Scotland in the 1980s. We believe this book is now o... View more info

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Victoria's Wars: The Rise of Empire

By: Saul David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03879

ISBN: 0670911380

Condition: Very Good


Using a wealth of archival material, Saul David creates a vivid portrait of life on the fringes of empire, and the seemingly endless, brutal and often unnecessary wars that were fought in the name of trade, civilization and the balance of power. The text block has light marking and a spine lean . otherwise a tight clean copy. View more info

The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War

By: Tim Butcher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Grove Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03915

ISBN: 0802123252

Condition: Near Fine


Travelling through the Balkans and drawing on his own experiences there as a war reporter in the 1990s, Butcher unravels this complex part of the world and its conflicts, showing how the events that were sparked that day in June 1914 still have influence today. here is light readers wear to the D/W edges and corners. View more info