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Admiral Collingwood

By: Adams max

Price: £18.00

Publisher: london, weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Sellers ID: 01792

ISBN: 029784640X

Condition: Very Good


book in v/g condition Nelsons own hero. View more info

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A Very Unimportant Officer

By: Alexander Stewart

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04420

ISBN: 0340977116

Condition: Near Fine


This book is a detailed and intimate account of the experience of an ordinary officer on the front line in France and Flanders throughout 1916 and 1917. It gives us a fascinating insight into the horrors and absurdities of trench life. A good, clean and square copy. View more info

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Prisoner of Japan: A Personal War Diary, Singapore, Siam & Burma 1941-1945

By: Atcherley, Sir Harold

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Memoirs Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03469

ISBN: 1909304530

Condition: Very Good


Harold Atcherly was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. throughout his time as a prisoner from the fall of Singapore in 1942 until 1945 , he kept a diary, which he was able to bring home with him. This book is based on that diary, along with other diaries and official documents. The soft covers show light shelf wear. View more info

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Bradley (Great Generals).

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Palgrave Macmillan: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02666

ISBN: 0230600182

Condition: Very Good


In this book, Alan Axelrod applies insight and skillful attention to detail to the life, strategy, and legacy of the general who remains the model for all commanders today. View more info

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The Deniable Agent: Undercover in Afghanistan

By: Berry, Colin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Mainstream Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03376

ISBN: 1845961765

Condition: Very Good


Colin Berry reveals the truth about what really happened and how he spent a year in a stinking Afghan jail, being beaten and tortured, before his release was finally negotiated. There is light marking to the text block fore edge A good, clean copy. View more info

Cheshire V.C

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1954

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02686

Condition: Good


Russell Braddon takes the Cheshire story form its earliest days up to the time of publication, with a wealth of detail. giving the reader a true and balanced picture of one of the most colourful and vivid personalities of the war and post war Britain. The boards shows wear to the base of the spine and edges and the text block is a little discoloured. Although the DJ is covered in clear plastic it is still worn, with small nicks around the head and base of the spine, there is also a large tear to the base of the rear panel of about 4cm, the leading edge of the DJ is worn as are the top and bot... View more info

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Triumph in the West, 1943-46 (The Alanbrooke diaries) Part Two

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Grafton: 1986

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02739

ISBN: 0586068368

Condition: Good


based on Lord Alanbrooke's own War Diaries, Triumph in the West, is the second volume of Arthur Bryant's masterly war history, provides both an incisive depiction of the master-strategist at work and a fascinating and often highly amusing inside view of the great leaders of the Second World War as they met to plan the defeat of the Axis Powers. The covers show usage and the corners are creased . and the text block shows staining and spotting. View more info

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The Turn of the Tide, 1939-43 (The Alanbrooke diaries).Part One

By: Bryant, Arthur.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Grafton: 1986

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02738

ISBN: 0586068341

Condition: Good


The story of how Alan Brooke juggled with the overstretched logistics of Britain's farflung armed forces; of how he coped with the forceful personalities of leaders like Churchill and Montgomery; and how, through it all, he hammered away at his long - term strategy to wear Germany down, is brilliantly conveyed in this book Arthur Bryant's masterly war history based on Lord Alanbrooke's own vivid war diaries. There is light shelf ware to the covers with light turning to the corners with ware down the spine crease to the base where the corners are worn, the text block shows light staining and ... View more info

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Born Fearless: From Kids' Home to SAS to Pirate Hunter - My Life as a Shadow Warrior

By: Campion, Phil

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Quercus Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02718

ISBN: 0857383779

Condition: Very Good


Not dead yet. Not kidnapped, captured, tortured or killed. But he has come close. Meet ' Big ' Phil Campion. To his fellow operators he's a private military contractor. To you or me he's a mercenary, a soldier of fortune, a gun for hire, selling violence to the highest bidder. But to Big Phil it's all just another chapter in a life spent fighting in the shadows. There is light marking on the text block edge. View more info

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With Alex at War: From the Irrawaddy to the Po, 1941-1945

By: Clarke, Rupert

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Pen & Sword.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02675

ISBN: 0850527171

Condition: Very Good


With Alex at War, is more than an important historical account; it is an invaluable lesson in leadership. The central figure achieved consistent and remarkable results without the overt ruthlessness and overriding ambition that are today regarded as essential to success. Alex's record proves that personal example, firmness of purpose, good manners and total integrity are themselves war - winning qualities. This remarkable book published in the Centenary year of the Irish Guards, the author's and Alex's Regiment, will inform and inspire. The DJ shows a little shelf ware. View more info

Born Leader: Story of Guy Gibson VC

By: Cooper. Alan.W.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Independent Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03503

ISBN: 1872836038

Condition: Very Good


There is little doubt that if asked to name a bomber pilot from the Second World War most people would name Guy Gibson. This book is a detailed account of how circumstances moulded one of the most outstanding pilots of the Second World War. There is light marking to the font board and the corners are bumped. There is a small tear to the head of the spine on the D/w which also has wear to its corners and crimping to its edges. View more info

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The Final Dive: The Life and Death of 'Buster' Crabb

By: Don Hale

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing/The History press: 0

Sellers ID: 03468

ISBN: 0750945745

Condition: Fine


If Lionel Crabb had had any notion of the furore his death would cause he would be amazed and amused. Like the best 007 plotline, this is the story of an extraordinarily adventurous, brave yet flawed individual, whose destiny was to become embroiled in forces far greater than himself. Although there is no signs of a page missing or torn out , the copy right page is missing we assume this occurred in the printing of the book. There is a slight lean to the spine. View more info

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In the Company of Heroes

By: Durant, Michael J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Bantam Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02705

ISBN: 0593051874

Condition: Very Good


Michael Durant's ordeal was first described in Mark Bowden's book ' Black Hawk Down'. This his first person, gripping account, tells of bravery under fire, torture, imprisonment, and the terrifying day-by day reality for a soldier, unarmed and helpless in enemy hands, fighting to survive. The edges of the text block is lightly tanned. View more info

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Eisenhower

By: Eisenhower David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1986

Sellers ID: 01779

ISBN: 0002177692

Condition: Good


The book has staining on the inside of d/w it may have been damp at some stage back of spine may have been damp and is slightly dirty edges to pages which are rough cut on front edges.Agood copy otherwise. View more info

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The Last Fighting Tommy

By: Emden, Richard Van

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2007

Edition: 3rd Printing

Sellers ID: 03124

ISBN: 0747591156

Condition: Very Good


At the time this book was written in 2007, Harry Patch, was the last British soldier alive to have fought in the trenches of the First World War, and was one of very few people who can directly recall the horror of that conflict. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Memoirs of Field-Marshal Montgomery

By: Field-Marshal Montgomery

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1958

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 01765

Condition: Good


There is an owners label on the F e p. The d/w is chipped and foxed. View more info

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The Surrender of Napoleon

By: Frederick Lewis Maitland

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Fonthill Media: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04075

ISBN: 1781551766

Condition: Very Good


This book is Maitland's detailed, tense and fascinating narrative of the French Emperor's desperate attempts to escape France and of his time on HMS Bellerophon. Originally published in shorter form in 1826, this is the rarely - told final chapter in Napoleon's career as a world leader, narrated by the man that experienced it first - hand. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Red One A Bomb Disposal Expert on the Front Line

By: GM Ivison Kevin Captain

Price: £15.00

Publisher: london, weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01751

ISBN: 0297860550

Condition: Very Good


Book in very good condition One of the most compelling and emotionally Honest Accounts of contemporary conflict The cover is very slightly scuffed. View more info

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Whittle: The True Story

By: Golley, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03053

ISBN: 0906393825

Condition: Very Good


Sir Frank Whittle was a technical prodigy, whose foresight in the 1920's enabled him to visualise aircraft flying at speeds and heights hitherto undreamed of, powered by his totally new kind of engine: a gas turbine whose sole objective was to produced a jet of hot gas. Yet therein lay the seeds of years of bitter struggle, against self interested MInistry officials and , later, against unscrupulous industrialists. There is a signature ( not the author) in ink on the front paste down, there is also very light wear to the corners of the D/W. A nice clean copy. 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