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Foley: The Spy Who Saved 10,000 Jews

By: Michael Smith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03865

ISBN: 0340718501

Condition: Fine


Frank Foley helped thousands of Jews to escape from Germany. At Adolf Eichmann's trial he was described has a ' Scarlet Pimpernel', risking his own life to save Jews threatened with death by the Nazis. But he remains virtually unknown, largely because his job as Passport Control Officer in Berlin was a cover for his real role as MI6 head of station in the German capital. He is considered one of MI6 greatest ever officers. A fine / Nr fine , tight and clean copy. View more info

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Circles Of Hell: The War In Italy 1943-1945.

By: Morris, Eric

Price: £16.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Crown: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02667

ISBN: 0517578107

Condition: Near Fine


The author takes a highly critical look at an appallingly managed campaign. Circles of Hell is a tale of titanic struggles of infantry and artillery, of courage and rugged endurance, with success measured in blood-soaked yards. There is a red cross on the f.e.p of the text block and the DJ shows signs of shelf ware and rippling and there is old sellotape residue to the front panel of the DJ . PLEASE NOTE: Economy shipping (2nd class ) to World zones 1 and 2 is by sea an... View more info

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Peninsular General: Sir Thomas Picton, 1758-1815

By: Myatt, Frederick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02347

ISBN: 0715379232

Condition: Very Good


This is the first biography of Picton since 1835. it draws on much original research to recount the story of one of Wellington's divisional commanders against the background of the Peninsular War and of the Peninsular Army, in particular Picton's own ' Fighting Third ' Division, a formation still in existence. The book is illustrated with battle maps of the campaigns in which this larger - than - life general played an important part. The DW and boards show light marking... View more info

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The Greatest Battle: The Battle for Moscow, 1941-2

By: Nagorski, Andrew

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Aurum Press Ltd: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03070

ISBN: 1845132912

Condition: Very Good


Using secret NKVD files, unpublished memoirs and scores of eyewitness accounts from survivors the author has been able to show how spectacularly horrific the fight for Moscow really was. Snowdrifts turning out to be snow-covered mounds of German corpses, of endless slaughter in unimaginable cold, of a battle of two systems based on sheer terror. The D/W is priced-clipped. A good clean copy. View more info

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War at Sea: A Naval History of World War II

By: Nathan Miller

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Scribner: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03991

ISBN: 0684803801

Condition: Near Fine


War at Sea covers every major sea battle of World War II. The heroics at Dunkirk, the suspenseful search for the Graf Spee, the dramatic sinking of the Bismarck, the great carrier battles in the Pacific - all are bought to life here in this exceptional volume. A good , clean and tight. View more info

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Sea of Glory: The Epic South Seas Expedition 1838-42

By: Nathaniel Philbrick

Price: £17.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04295

ISBN: 0007121156

Condition: Near Fine


This book is the remarkable and thrilling tale of an unprecedented and surprisingly little - known 19th century naval operation that explored vast tracts of the Pacific Ocean, including a new southern continent Antarctica. It end in acrimonious courts-martial aboard a ship - of- the- line anchored in New York harbour. A good, clean copy. View more info

Two Men in a Trench II: Uncovering the Secrets of British Battelfields

By: Neil Oliver; Tony Pollard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03980

ISBN: 0718145941

Condition: Near Fine


Once again Tony Pollard and Neil Oliver delve beneath the surface of major British Battlefield sites to reveal the extraordinary finds hidden under our feet for decades and even centuries - that provide a fascinating archaeology of warfare in Britain. The d/w has wear to its edges and corners and creasing to the head of the spine. View more info

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The War of the World: History's Age of Hatred

By: Niall Ferguson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04217

ISBN: 0713997087

Condition: Near Fine


From the conflicts that presaged the First World War to the aftershocks of the Cold War, the twentieth century was by far the bloodiest in all human history. How can we explain the astonishing scale and intensity of its violence when, thanks to the advances of science and economics. most people were better off than ever before? This book is a revolutionary reinterpretation of the modern era. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Home Run - Escape from Nazi Europe

By: Nichol, John and Rennell, Tony

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Viking / Penguin: 2007

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02145

ISBN: 067091603X

Condition: Very Good


They were on the run in enemy territory with just one goal - to get back to Britain and safety. John Nichol and Tony Rennell tell the dramatic story of the heroes who made it home... and those who did not. View more info

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Zigzag: The incredible wartime exploits of double agent Eddie Chapman

By: Nicholas Booth

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Portrait: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04325

ISBN: 0749951567

Condition: Very Good


Eddie Chapman was handsome, witty and charming - and a conman, womaniser and safe-cracker. He was also a great hero - the most remarkable double agent of the Second World War. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Ancient Americas: The Great Civilisations

By: Nicholas J. Saunders

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04073

ISBN: 0750933402

Condition: Very Good


In this book Nicholas J. Saunders explores, among others, the Moche, Nazca, Teotihuacan, Maya, Aztec and Inka cultures who - developing in isolation from the rest of the world for thousands of years - had created highly sophisticated civilisations without the wheel, draught animals or metal tools. The book's unparalleled breadth and scope allow us to appreciate the Pre-Columbian Americas as among the greatest flowerings of civilisations. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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Witnesses Of War: Children's Lives Under the Nazis

By: Nicholas Stargardt

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03876

ISBN: 0224064797

Condition: Very Good


Nicholas Stargardt evokes the individual voices of children under Nazi rule. By bringing their experiences of war together for the first time, he offers a fresh and challenging interpretation of the Nazi social order as a whole. There is tanning and rippling to the text block. A tight clean copy View more info

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The Making Of The British Landscape: From the Ice Age to the Present

By: Nicolas Crane

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04445

ISBN: 0297856669

Condition: Near Fine


How much do we really know about the place we call ' home' ? In this sweeping. timely book, Nicholas Crane tells the story of Britain. The British landscape has been occupied by humans for 12,000 years, and in that time, it has been transformed from a European peninsula of glacier and tundra to an island of glittering cities and exquisite countryside. A good, and clean copy. View more info

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Napoleon: 1812

By: Nicolson, Nigel

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02134

ISBN: 0297787101

Condition: Very Good


This stirring account of Napoleon's invasion of Russia vividly brings to life one of the most dramatic events in history. Though it occurred in only six months, nearly half a million men died. Why did he invade Russia? Why , in spite of his early successes and the capture of Moscow, did he fail. This book tries to answer these qustions. View more info

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Celtic Sacred Landscapes.

By: Nigel Pennick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Thames and Hudson: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04051

ISBN: 0500282013

Condition: Very Good


The Celtic tradition is one of the most ancient cultures in Europe. In this engrossing study, Nigel Pennick shows us the holy sites of Britain, Ireland and mainland Europe through Celtic eyes, reinvesting each feature of the landscape with its spiritual, symbolic and mythological importance. There is light wear to the covers and corners. View more info

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Rosie's War: An Englishwoman's Escape From Occupied France

By: Noel Holland; Rosemary Say

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Michael O'Mara Books: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03668

ISBN: 1843175576

Condition: Near Fine


This thrilling memoir, illustrated with priceless and irreplaceable photographs, drawings and documents, makes a fitting tribute to those largely unsung civilian women who, although caught up in the greatest conflict in history, still refused to give in. The corners of the black boards have been bumped. A good ,tight copy View more info

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Witnessing America: The Library of Congress Book of First-Hand Accounts of Public Life

By: Noel Rae

Price: £16.50

Publisher: USA, Penquin Reference: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03783

ISBN: 0670864005

Condition: Very Good


Collected from diaries, letters, memoirs, court records, articles, tracts, pamphlets, and advertisements in the incomparable collections of the Library of Congress, this book provides the authentic and fascinating story of America's past by using the words of those who actually lived it. There is light marking to the end papers and the corners of the boards are bumped, the fore edge of the text block is rough cut with light marking. A good tight copy. View more info

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Hitler's Storm Troopers: A History of the SA: The Memoirs of Wilfred von Oven

By: Oven, Wilfred Von.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Frontline Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03614

ISBN: 1848325762

Condition: Fine


This fascinating history is an unapologetic defence of the SA against postwar revelations - the author presents a strongly pro SA point of view. Oven remained unrepentant to the end; not long before his death, in a television interview, he described his experience of the Nazi rule as 'paradise'. The flaps of the D/W have been stuck down by tape to the end papers, this was done by the previous owner. A fine , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Desert Air force : An Authoritative History published in aid of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund

By: Owen, Roderic.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK., Hutchinson & Co Ltd: 1948

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02789

Condition: Good


This book is far from technical,It is a first-rate story of Air Force men and their achievements, and of activities which are given a proper setting by being contrasted with Axis air experiments of the same period. The blue boards are faded and worn at the corners, the edges of the text blocks are spotted and the DJ has nicks and chips to its edges there is also an open tear to the head of the spine to a length of 30cm. and another half the length of the spine. This is s... View more info

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Lions, Donkeys and Dinosaurs

By: Page, Lewis

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., William Heinemann: 2006

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02850

ISBN: 0434013897

Condition: Very Good


After twelve years in the force, Lewis Page strips back the facade to tell us what is really going on. This book does for the armed forces what ' Not on the Label' did for supermarkets - it takes us behind the scenes and exposes the real ingredients whipped up in the name of ' defence '. View more info