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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives

By: Caddick-Adams, Peter

Price: £13.55

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. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Montgomery of Alamein

By: Chalfont, Alun

Price: £13.55

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. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 i... View more info

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

By: Clarke, Rupert

Price: £13.55

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 Iris... View more info

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Monty: Master of the Battlefield, 1942-44 Vol 2

By: Hamilton, Nigel

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Sceptre: 1987

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02787

ISBN: 0340407840

Condition: Very Good


Monty : Master of the Battlefield 1942-1944 is the second of three volumes. Although the covers are protected by plastic there is an area of ware on the base of the rear cover. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Monty: The Field Marshal, 1944-7: Life of Montgomery of Alamein

By: Hamilton, Nigel.

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Sceptre: 1987

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02775

ISBN: 0340407859

Condition: Good


As a memorial to the Field-Marshal, a comprehensive and minutely detailed record, Nigel Hamilton's biography surely can never be surpassed - magisterial in its shape and scope, brilliantly woven and a joy to read. There is light shel war to the cover and spine edges and also turned corners, the text block is lightly tanned. PLEASE NOTE: international Economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Clive : The Life and Death of a British Emperor

By: Harvey, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03522

ISBN: 0340654406

Condition: Fine


Clive of India was one of the most extraordinary and colourful figures Britain has ever produced. The founder of Britain's Indian empire, with all its contradictions, he was also Britain's first great guerrilla fighter, conqueror of Bengal and avenging angel of righteousness against the greed of his fellow countrymen, before he himself came under painful scrutiny by Parliament and dying violently in still-mysterious circumstances before his fiftieth birthday. The D/W has... View more info

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A Full Life

By: Horrocks, Lt. Gen. Sir Brian

Price: £9.03

Publisher: UK., Collins Publishers Ltd: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02531

Condition: Good


The author describes his early years wondering the globe with his Army Doctor father, and mother. The beginning has a army officer cadet and the rest of his career has went up through the ranks and eventually ending his career as a Lt. General. The black boards are a little stained and the text block is also tanned. View more info

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A Fierce Quality: A Biography of Brigadier Alastair Pearson

By: James, Julian

Price: £27.10

Publisher: UK., Leo Cooper: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02527

ISBN: 0850523621

Condition: Very Good


Alastair Pearson, the subject of this biography, is one of the very small band of men to have achieved the distinction of winning the DSO and three bars. Add to this the fact that he also won the Military Cross and is further entitled to the post-nominal letters CB, OBE, TD and HML and it will be readily understood that this is a book about a very remarkable man. Pearson as this book leaves you in no doubt, was the fighting soldier par excellence. There is an EX Libris... View more info

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A field-marshal in the family.

By: Montgomery, Brian

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Constable: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02670

ISBN: 0094595607

Condition: Good


What kind of background lies behind the development of the most successful military career of modern times? Montgomery's younger brother is in a unique position to provide the anwser. The boards are bummped on the corners and there is a dedication in ink on the f.e.p along with a stamp there are also two strips of paper stuck to the half-title page, the text block is grubby and the DJ shows ware and rubbing to the corners and edges and the spine is faded , there is also ... View more info

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Montgomery

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: £13.55

Publisher: GmBH, military book society: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02681

Condition: Good


In 1942 the name of the little-known general suddenly became a household word in Britain, ranking with Marlborough and Wellington. An unbroken run of success in battle, a personality blessed with a touch of eccentricity - these things made Monty a legend in his own lifetime. There is spotting to the text block edges and the DJ show shelf ware and is lightly faded and also has a small nick to the base of the spine. The rear end -paper is dirty. PLEASE NOTE: Economy shippi... View more info

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Wolfe of Quebec (Cassell Military Paperbacks)

By: Reilly, Robin

Price: £4.53

Publisher: Uk, Cassell: 2001

Sellers ID: 02458

ISBN: 030435838X

Condition: Very Good


Wolfe of Quebec is the authoritative biography of a legendary soldier who died at the moment of his greatest triumph. Wolfe, emerges as a perplexing but attractive conundrum. Slight of physique and suffering from tuberculosis, he seemed ill - prepared to direct a protracted campaign in a harsh continent, and his eccentricity sometimes lent him an air of madness. But his leadership was brilliant and his moral courage unquestionable. The covers show signs of shelf ware. View more info

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Leadership in War 1939 - 1945: The Generals in Victory and Defeat.

By: Smyth VC, Sir John.

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Book Club Associates: 1974

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02626

Condition: Very Good


By informed scrutiny of the leading protagonists in the campaigns of the Second World War, Leadership in War enables us to see battle as the commanders saw it. As the author points out, military historians are as prone to error as commanders - in - chief, and his book often readdresses the balance of opinion on these leaders. This book is an important contribution to military history. The text block is lightly discoloured on its edges and f.e.p's, and the DJ front flap ... View more info

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Monty's greatest victory

By: Whiting Charles

Price: £9.03

Publisher: Barnsley Yorkshire, Leo cooper: 2002

Sellers ID: 01781

ISBN: 0850529093

Condition: Good


The book is in good condition ,but is ex library with usual marks. View more info