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Mosquito: The Illustrated History

By: Birtles, Philip J

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Limited: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03408

ISBN: 0750914955

Condition: Fine


Alongside the Spitfire and the Lancaster, the Mosquito is one of the most famous RAF aircraft of the Second World War, if not of all time. Fulfilling an incredible number of contrasting roles from its original concept of a high-speed and low-level unarmed bomber, through reconnaissance fighter-bomber, night -fighter, intruder, bomber support and pathfinder, to naval strike, anti-shipping, minelayer, and many more. A series of comprehensive appendices give full details of Mosquito production figures, production variants, and operational service. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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From Spitfire to Eurofighter: Forty Five Years of Combat Aircraft Design

By: Boot, Roy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03050

ISBN: 1853100935

Condition: Very Good


Roy Boot is one of the most important figures in post-war aeronautical design, and the period he covers in this book is a long and varied one in the history of aviation. Indeed, the whole book is a fitting testimonial to the author's lifetime of service to the British aircraft industry. A nice clean copy. View more info

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Ten Days to D-Day: Countdown to the Liberation of Europe

By: David Stafford

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Company: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04451

ISBN: 0316724777

Condition: Near Fine


Researched from contemporary letters, diaries and official records, " Ten Days to D-Day " is history as it happened, a book that brings these tumultuous events brilliantly to life. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Knights of the Iron Cross: A History 1939-1945

By: Gordon Williamson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Blandford Press Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04601

ISBN: 071371820X

Condition: Very Good


The Knight's Cross represented Germany's highest military decoration. This work gives representative selection of Knight's Cross winners from all branches of the German armed forces. There is light scratches and indents on the D/w also light wear to the corners. A good, clean tight copy. View more info

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Elizabeth's Spy Master: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War That Saved England

By: Hutchinson, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld Military: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03049

ISBN: 0297846132

Condition: Very Good


' Elizabeth's Spy Master', is a vivid narrative, based on new research, and set in a world of bloody intrigue conspiracies and religious war. The England of Elizabeth I faced an implacable enemy in the shape of Catholic Spain. Only two things stood in their way , The English Channel and Sir Francis Walsingham. There is a small mark on the front edge of the text block and the spine has a slight lean. A nice clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy second class shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Tail-End Charlies: The Last Battles of the Bomber War 1944-45

By: John Nichol; Tony Rennell

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Viking/ Penquin: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04441

ISBN: 0670914568

Condition: Very Good


Night after night they stifled their fears and flew through flak and packs of enemy fighters to drop the bombs the could demolish the Third Reich. The airmen of the RAF's Bomber Command were among the greatest heroes of the War. But once the war was won, their own nation turned against them, they were treated as pariahs - and their commander, Sir Arthur Harris, labelled a war criminal. A good, tight copy. View more info

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August 1914; The First Month of the First World War.

By: Tuchman, Barbara W.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Papermac: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02768

ISBN: 0333305167

Condition: Good


It is not too much to say that the first thirty days of battle determined the future course of the First World War, the terms of peace and the shape of the nations of our time. Barbara Tuchman's universally acclaimed study of the insane, uncontrollable plunge into war and the bloody catalogue of the battles of August 1914 stands as one of the classics of historical writing. The covers shows signs of use with scuffing and creasing to the corners and there is also a small tear on the spine edge, the text block is spotted on the edges and there is tanning on the f.e.p. View more info