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Mary Tudor: The First Queen

By: Linda Porter

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, Portrait: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04141

ISBN: 0749951443

Condition: Very Good


It is the tragedy of Queen Mary that today, 450 years after her death, she remains the most hated, least understood monarch in English history. Mary Tudor will help restore the reputation of a much vilified Queen - a brave but often unhappy women whose misfortune was to love not wisely, but to well. The d/w has a small tear to the head of the spine. View more info

Arnhem: Jumping the Rhine 1944 & 1945: Jumping the Rhine 1944 and 1945

By: Lloyd Clark

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Review: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04526

ISBN: 0755336364

Condition: Very Good


Th drone of hundreds of aircraft announces to the Germans the imminent arrival of their worst fears: thousands of Allied airborne forces determined to shatter their defences, seize critical objectives , and spread death and destruction along the way. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Masters of the English Reformation.

By: Loane Marcus L.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Church Book Room Press.: 1956

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 00238

Condition: Very Good


This is a reprint 1956 hardback book which does have foxing to the top of the pages but is still V/G. The D/W is rippled on the top of the cover but is good. View more info

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The G.I.'s: The Americans in Britain 1942-1945

By: Longmate, Norman

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Hutchinson of London: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02828

ISBN: 0091241200

Condition: Very Good


'Over -fed, over-paid, over-sexed - and over here'. It is sad, and slanderous , that this is still the description of the ' Yanks' who enlivened British life during the second half of World War II which is best remembered on both sides of the Atlantic. In this book the author investigate and establishes the truth behind the legend, tracing the story of the GIs from the United States' gradual involvement in Europe's war. There is a book plate on the f.e.p and the DJ is c... View more info

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Maharanis

By: Lucy Moore

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04282

ISBN: 0670912875

Condition: Very Good


Lucy Moore has captured the richness and tragedy of the Indian princely favourites in the last days of the Raj and the new world of independence, focusing on four princesses as they emerge from purdah to stamp their personalities on their time. There is some foxing to the text block. A good, tight copy. View more info

Swift and Bold; The King's Royal Rifle Corps.

By: Major-General Sir Hereward Wake & Major W.F. Deeds

Price: £45.00

Publisher: UK, Gale & Polden Ltd: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04518

Condition: Very Good


' Swift and Bold is the story of The King's Royal Rifle Corps in the Second World War 1939-1945. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and maps. there is a previous owners name in ink on the front end paper. This book does not have a Dust jacket. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Making of the British Army.

By: Mallinson, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03629

ISBN: 0593051084

Condition: Fine


From the Army's origins at the battle of Edgehill to the conflict in Afghanistan, this is history at its most relevant - and most dramatic. In this sweeping account of nearly 400 years of military history, former soldier Alan Mallinson looks at how the Army's past has made it one of the most effective fighting forces in the world today. A fine, clean tight copy. View more info

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Type VII: Germany's Most Successful U-Boats

By: Marek Krzysztalowicz

Price: £22.50

Publisher: UK, Seaforth Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03733

ISBN: 1848321414

Condition: Near Fine


First conceived in the mid-1930s, the Type VII was still in production in the closing stages of the Second World War a decade later. This is a comprehensive history of the Kriegsmarine's most potent weapon, which includes detailed scale drawings and plans. Heavily illustrated with over 320 photographs and 100 3D colour images. There is very light wear to the board edges and the D/w has rippling to its edges. Otherwise a good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Rifles - Six Years With Wellington's Legendary Sharpshooters.

By: Mark Urban

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03880

ISBN: 0571216803

Condition: Very Good


In a breathtaking work of narrative history, Mark Urban traces the story of the 95th Rifles, the toughest and deadliest sharpshooters in Wellington's army. There is light marking to the text block. a good tight copy. View more info

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Hidden Agenda : How the Duke of Windsor Betrayed the Allies

By: Martin Allen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Guild Publishing: 2000

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03669

ISBN: 0333901819

Condition: Near Fine


The Nazi sympathies of the Duke of Windsor have long been common knowledge but, until now, few have suspected that his wartime activities amounted to treason. For the first time, Martin Allen has pieced together an extraordinary story of deception, one which MI5 and the royal family have done everything they could to keep secret. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Into Africa: The Dramatic Retelling of the Stanley - Livingstone Story.

By: Martin Dugard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ted Smart: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03949

ISBN: 0593054598

Condition: Very Good


The first book to examine the extraordinary physical challenges, political intrigue and larger - than - life personalities of Stanley-Livingstone story, Into Africa' is a fascinating window on the golden age of exploration and will appeal to everyone's sense of adventure. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Essex Regiment 1929 - 1950

By: Martin, Colonel, T.A.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: UK, The Essex Regiment Association: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03281

Condition: Fair


This book is a comprehensive account of the Regiment's service from 1929 to 1950. The narrative, which is aided by 38 maps and 42 photographs, is based on official records and first- hand accounts. Although factual and accurate, it is, at the same time, light and interesting reading which should appeal to all past and present members of the Regiment and the many men and women who cherished their County Regiment. The names of many hundreds of officers and men who fought w... View more info

London 1945: Life in the Debris of War

By: Maureen Waller

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03994

ISBN: 0719566002

Condition: Near Fine


London at the onset of war in 1939 was the greatest city in the world, the heart of the British Empire. By 1945 it was a drab and exhausted city, beginning the long haul back to recovery. The year of victory 1945, represents an important chapter in London's - and Britain's - long history. The author draws on a rich array of primary sources, letting the people tell their own story. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939-1945

By: Max Hastings

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, William Collins: 2015

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03718

ISBN: 0007503741

Condition: Very Good


Spies, codes and guerrillas played critical roles in the Second World War, exploited by every nation in the struggle to gain secret knowledge of its foes, and to sow havoc behind the fronts. In " The Secret War" Max Hastings presents a worldwide cast of characters and some extraordinary sagas of intelligence and Resistance, to create a new perspective on the greatest conflict in history. There are some bumps to the edge and corners of the hardcovers, and the D/W shows sh... View more info

Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914

By: Max Hastings

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, William Collins Sons & Co Ltd: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04516

ISBN: 0007398573

Condition: Very Good


This book offers some answers to the huge and fascinating question ' what happened to Europe in 1914 ?, through Max Hastings's accustomed blend of top-down and bottom-up accounts from a multitude of statesmen and generals, peasants, housewives and private soldiers of seven nations, his narrative pricks myths and offers some striking and controversial judgements. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Tell it to the Marines: Royal Marines Ragbag

By: McConville, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Cross Publishing: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02505

ISBN: 1873295251

Condition: Very Good


Valour and good conduct are implicit in most of these Royal Marines stories. It is however unlikely that any of the events that they describe would qualify for battle honour. As any marine past or present, will tell you, some pretty strange things happened from time to time. The DJ shows some shelfware and creasing, and it is priced clipped. View more info

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The Pitcher and the Well

By: McDonald, J.D ( Editor )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Oldbourne Book Co.Ltd: 1963

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03067

Condition: Very Good


One of the most sensitive and moving narratives of World War II, this book was dictated to a fellow P.O.W. in a German prison camp by a New Zealand bomber navigator, lying in a hospital bed, suffering from the burns which eventually killed him. The D/W has a tear/chip to the base of the spine which is also faded, and the corners show light shelf-wear. A good tight copy. View more info

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Hell on Earth: Dramatic First-Hand Experiences of Bomber Command at War

By: Mel Rolfe

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Grub Street: 2006

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03823

ISBN: 1902304950

Condition: Near Fine


There are twenty new and true stories of bravery, survival and luck, good and bad, contained in this book compiled and written by journalist Mel Rolfe. The corners of the covers are lightly creased. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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Undreamed Shores: England's Wasted Empire in America

By: Michael Foss

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Phoenix: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04412

ISBN: 1842120778

Condition: Very Good


Why did the English, acknowledged masters of the seas during the reign of Elizabeth I, possess not a single square mile of American land by the end of her reign? This is a story of devious policy allied to misplaced idealism, high-flying ambition, and plain greed. A good, clean and tight. View more info

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The Debs of Bletchley Park and Other Stories

By: Michael Smith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Aurum Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03835

ISBN: 1781313873

Condition: Fine


At the peak of Bletchley's success, a total of twelve thousand people worked there of whom more than eight thousand were women. The Debs of Bletchley Park and Other Stories, tells their tale: how they came to be there, the lives they gave up to do ' their bit ' for the war effort, and the part they played in the vital work of ' Station X'. They are an incredible set of women, and this is their story. The price of this book includes 2nd class postage. View more info