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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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Resistance: Memoirs of Occupied France

By: Agnes Humbert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04326

ISBN: 0747595976

Condition: Near Fine


Written with the immediacy of events just lived, Resistance' stands today as a testament to one woman's indomitable spirit, and as an eloquent tribute to the sacrifice and courage of her comrades who did not survive. A good, clean and tight copy. 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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Great Commanders and Their Battles

By: Anthony Livesey

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Angus: 1987

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04642

ISBN: 1861606222

Condition: Very Good


This book brings you twenty famous victories won by a broad cross-section of history's most outstanding commanders. Spanning more than two thousand years of Warfare. A good , clean and tight 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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Freyberg: Churchill's Salamander

By: Barber, Laurie; Tonkin-Covell, John

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Uk, Random House New Zealand Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02183*

ISBN: 1869410521

Condition: Very Good


Freyberg is a fascinating study of New Zealand's most famous general during his most consequential years 1941-1945. With the declassification of intelligence material, used particularly in Crete and Mareth, Freyberg's command capability can be seen in a new light. This book contradicts previous accounts that question Freyberg's competence and describe him as cautious. The Authors examine Freyberg's battle plans and explain why he deserved to be called the "Salamander of the British Empire ". There is light wear to the top of the D/W. View more info

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The Courage of the Early Morning: The Story of Billy Bishop.

By: Bishop, W.Arthur.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., William Heinemann Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02620

Condition: Very Good


This book tells the Story of Billy Bishop, the famous air ace who came out of World War I with a score of 72 enemy planes, and a host of military decorations. This book is alive with the atmosphere of the still chivalrous days of single combat in the air. The DJ shows ware to its edges and discolouration to the front and back panels. View more info

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Trenchard; Man of Vision

By: Boyle, Andrew

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Collins Publishers Ltd: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02539

Condition: Good


Trenchard must be numbered among the handful of truly great men that this country has produced in the last hundred years; one of the few who can be said to have changed the course of history; the to whom , after Churchill, this country owes most for its survival. He was the man who created the R.A.F. ; without him there could have been no Battle of Britain. The text block is lightly stained on the edges and there is a dedication on the f.e.p. The DJ is torn and chiped in several places. View more info

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Cheshire. V.C.

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02538

Condition: Fair


Among the names of those RAF men whose gallantry and skill earned the public's deep gratitude and captured its imagination one , that of Group-Captain Leonard Cheshire, V.C. D.S.O. D.F.C. stands alone. Although not in the best of condition it is stiil a readable copy of this fascinating man. The black boards shows signs of shelf wear with light rubbing to the edges and bumps to the corners.The text block is spotted and tanned and has a dedication on the f.e.p.The DJ is torn and chipped and stained. 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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The Times Great Military Lives: Leadership and Courage - A Century in Obituaries (Times (Times Books))

By: Brunskil lan; Guy Liardet

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Times Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02593

ISBN: 0007276702

Condition: Very Good


The obituaries collected in this volume are outstanding military commanders of the 19th and 20th centuries. These were remarkable men. Sometimes complex and difficult, often intellectually brilliant and physically brave, always with the confidence and clarity of mind to take the difficult decisions which might carry a vital battle or campaign. Above all, they were great leaders of men, ready to bear the lonely responsibility of high command, ever aware that they had the lives of thousands-even the fate of nations - in their hands. 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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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives

By: Caddick-Adams, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Preface Publishing: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02847

ISBN: 1848091524

Condition: Very Good


Two men who came to personify British and German generalship in the Second World War: Montgomery and Rommel. This is the first comparative biography written of the two. It explores how each was ' made ' by their war leaders, Churchill and Hitler. There is light marking to the text block front edge. 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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Montgomery of Alamein

By: Chalfont, Alun

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02829

ISBN: 0297770810

Condition: Very Good


The figure that emerges from this book is one of the great paradoxes of recent military history - a general loved by his soldiers, feared by his enemies and heartily disliked by many of his contemporaries. The text block is grubby on its edges and the DJ although protected in plastic has tears and chips to its back panel. There is also a dedication in ink on the f.e.p. It is still a tight readable copy. View more info

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Jochen Peiper: Battle Commander, SS Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler

By: Charles Whiting

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK., Pen & Sword Books: 1999

Edition: Reprint1999

Sellers ID: 02523

ISBN: 0850526957

Condition: Very Good


On the night of the fourteenth of July, 1976 -Bastille Day - an elderly German was done to death in a little French village where he had taken refuge from the evil shadow which had dogged him for the past thirty - two years. His killers were never brought to brook. The murdered man was Jochen peiper, leader of one of the most renowned units in the German Army. The shadow that hung over him was the alleged complicity in the murder of unarmed American soldiers during the Ardennes offensive of 1944-45. The author tells the story of this enigmatic man, regarded by some has a brilliant soldier and ... View more info

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A Time to Lead: For Duty, Honor and Country

By: Clark, Wesley K.; Carhart, Tom

Price: £16.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Palgrave Macmillan Trade: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02837

ISBN: 1403984743

Condition: Very Good


After rising to the rank of four - star general as Nato's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. Wesley Clark was drafted by popular demand to run for the Democratic U.S. presidential nomination in 2003, becoming a major leadership figure in politics. Here, for the first time, he uses his unique life experiences to reveal his vision for America. There is light wear to the edges of the boards and the text block has light spotting to its edges. 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