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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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Barefoot Soldier: A Story of Extreme Valour

By: Johnson Beharry VC

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Sphere: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03965

ISBN: 0316733210

Condition: Near Fine


On the 18 march 2005, johnson Beharry, a private with the 1st Battalion Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment received Britain's highest award for gallantry. He became the first living recipient of the Victoria Cross for nearly forty years. View more info

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The Fourth Crusade And The Sack Of Constantinople

By: Jonathan Phillips

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04150

ISBN: 0224069861

Condition: Very Good


In this remarkable new assessment of the Fourth Crusade, Jonathan Philips follows the fortunes of the leading figures and explores the conflicting motives that drove the expedition to commit the most infamous massacre of the crusading movement. There is a dedication on the half title page. A good , clean and tight copy. 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