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The History of the British U Class Submarine

By: Derek Walters

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Gardners Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04243

ISBN: 184415131X

Condition: Very Good


Originally designed in 1934 as a small simple submarine for anti-submarine training, the ' U' Class submarine's career turned out to be far more dramatic and valuable than that. This is the first book to examine thoroughly and celebrate the service of this fine class of submarine. readers will find it a fascinating and gripping tale of courage often under appalling conditions as well as a comprehensive and authoritative record. There is staining to the rear page edges. t... View more info

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The Wooden World: Anatomy of the Georgian Navy

By: N. A. M. Roger

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Fontana Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04280

ISBN: 0006861520

Condition: Very Good


' The Wooden World' brilliantly dissects eighteenth-century naval society, lays out clearly how the navy worked, and what life was really like below decks. The picture Nicholas Rodger paints not only completely overturns the traditional view, but is probably one of the most complete portraits we have of a navy of any age. There is light fading to the spine and front panel. View more info

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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

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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Hitler's U-Boat Fortresses

By: Randolph Bradham

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, The Lyons Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04283

ISBN: 1592286801

Condition: Very Good


This a compelling account of the people and events at Lorient and St. Nazaire that recounts the German invasion, nearly five years of occupation and Allied bombardment, and finally liberation after the german surrender. There is a little creasing to the rear top corner . View more info