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Image for Resistance: Memoirs of Occupied France

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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The Great Escape

By: Anton Gill

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Review: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04584

ISBN: 0755310373

Condition: Very Good


Drawing on meticulous research carried out for the trial, interviews with the families and friends of the murdered men and with surviving veterans of the camp. Anton Gill provides us with a definitive account of this legendary breakout and its aftermath. The text block is tanned and the d/w has some creasing. View more info

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Crete

By: Antony Beevor

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04391

ISBN: 0719568315

Condition: Very Good


In this book, Acclaimed historian and author of Stalingrad, Anthony Beevor vividly reconstructs the epic Second World War struggle for Crete. The soft covers shows light wear to its extremities. View more info

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Berlin: The Downfall 1945

By: Antony Beevor

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04489

ISBN: 0670886955

Condition: Very Good


Anthony Beevor, using often devastating new material from former Soviet files, as well as from German, American, British, French and Swedish archives, has reconstructed the experiences of those millions caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich's final collapse. The text block is lightly tanned. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

By: Antony Beevor

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04890

ISBN: 0670918660

Condition: Very Good


The British fascination for heroic failure has clouded the story of Arnhem in myths, not least that victory was possible when in fact the plan imposed by Montgomery and General 'Boy' Browning was doomed from the start. Anthony Beevor using many overlooked and new sources, has reconstructed the terrible reality of this epic clash. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

By: Antony Beevor

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Uk, Viking: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04962

ISBN: 0670918660

Condition: Near Fine


Arnhem or Operation Market Garden, the plan to end the war by capturing the bridges leading to the lower Rhine and beyond, was a bold concept. Yet this book is much more than a single dramatic battle. It looks into the very heart of war. There is light tanning to the text block. A good, tight copy. View more info

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The World at War: Revised and Expanded Edition.

By: Arnold-Forster, Mark.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Book Club Association.: 1981

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02646

Condition: Good


The World at War was originally written to accompany the Thames Television series of the same name, but since it was first published in 1973 the book has proved to have a life of its own. This fully revised edition explores the far reaching consequences of the war up to the present day. The text block shows spotting and staining to the front edge and the DJ has been taped to the front and back paste downs of the boards. the f.e.p. are also marked and the DJ has a repair to the top of the spine and the back and front panels have dings and scratche... View more info

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Forgotten Voices of the Second World War.

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press Ltd: 2004

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 02342

ISBN: 0091897343

Condition: Good


Here , in the raw, are the personal experiences of ordinary men and women from around the world, including British, Irish, French, German, American, Japanese, Australian and New Zealand accounts. Between them, their individual voices make up an immediate and vivid narrative of the Second World War. The Boards and dW shows light signs of use and the page edges has some light mottling. 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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Battle Zone Normandy: Omaha Beach.

By: Badsey Stephen; Tim Bean

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02562

ISBN: 0750930179

Condition: Very Good


Battle Zone Normandy: Omaha Beach, the US Army's !st and 29th Infantry Divisions led the assault on Omaha Beach, the most strongly defended of all the invasion beaches. Supporting Allied bombers had mostly missed their targets, the offshore naval bombardment was hampered by poor visibility. and many elements of the first assault waves were swamped or sank, including amphibious tanks. The first waves of infantry waded ashore into a storm of German fire. Filled With archive and full colour photographs, full colour mapping and easy to follow battlefield tours. View more info

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Battle Zone Normandy: Utah Beach

By: Badsey, Stephen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02561

ISBN: 0750930136

Condition: Very Good


Battle Zone Normand: Utah Beach. Here the Allies had their greatest D-Day success, suffering fewer casualties than on any of the other beachheads. The assault sector closest to Cherbourg, Lower Normandy's largest port. Utah Beach was isolated from the other D-Day landing areas. This meant that the attacking troops would have to fight alone until a link-up could be achieved. Filled with archive and full colour photographs, full colour mapping and easy to follow battlefield tours. View more info

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Battles Lost and Won: Great Campaigns of World War II

By: Baldwin, Hanson.W

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper & Row: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02814

ISBN: 1568520107

Condition: Very Good


The military editor of the New York Times evaluates crucial battles of the Second World War, analyzing what happened in each and why, as well as the larger results. The DJ shows light shelf wear and there is light spotting on the edges of the text block. 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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Light Perpetual: Aviators' Memorial Windows.

By: Beaty, David

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02942

ISBN: 1853105880

Condition: Very Good


Through the touching beauty of stained glass memorial windows in churches, cathedrals and RAF stations throughout Britain from North Scotland to the tip of Cornwall, in Wales and Northern Ireland. "Light Perpetual" briefly traces the history of aviation, in whose service so many men and women gave their lives. The D/W shows signs of light shelf wear. View more info

D-Day : The Battle for Normandy

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Penquin / viking: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition / 8th printing

Sellers ID: 01885

ISBN: 067088703X

Condition: Very Good


Making use of overlooked and new material from over thirty archives in half a dozen countries, D-Day is the most vivid and well- researched account yet of the Battle of Normandy. View more info

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Serenade to the Big Bird (Schiffer Military History)

By: Bert Stiles

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Schiffer Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04093

ISBN: 0764313967

Condition: Near Fine


After completing a tour of duty ( thirty-five missions ) in B-17s, Bert Stiles transfered to a fighter squadron. Just four months later he was killed in action on an escort mission to Hanover, Germany , on 26 November 1944. Stiles book was written in the period between the two tours, he was twenty three. There is a small tear to the rear top corner of the d/w. View more info

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How Hitler Could Have Won World War II: The Fatal Errors That Led to Nazi Defeat: 1

By: Bevin Alexander

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Konecky & Konecky: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04759

ISBN: 1568526156

Condition: Very Good


Probing deeply into the critical intersection between Hitler's psyche and military strategy and how parania fatally overwhelmed acute political shrewdness. Alexander provides and answer to the most terrifying question... Just how close were the Nazis to victory? There is a small nic on the d/w spine. A good, tight book View more info

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Flying Buccaneers : Illustrated Story of Kenney's Fifth Air force

By: Birdsall, Steve

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., David & Charles: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02816

ISBN: 0715377507

Condition: Good


Here is the first complete history of the Fifth Air force - one of the most colourful, innovative and effective combat units of World War II Under the leadership of General George Kenney the airmen of the Fifth distinguished themselves in almost all the major engagements of the Pacific air war - reversing the Japanese tide of conquest. The text block is spotted on its edges and grubby on the corners and the DJ shows light shelf wear and tanning to its edges. View more info

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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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The Guns of War.

By: Blackburn, George

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Robinson Publishing: 2000

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02776

ISBN: 1841192104

Condition: Good


This masterpiece of the literature of war is written without melodrama or vanity, but with clarity, passion and honesty and makes a totally absorbing and painfully vivid 1000 page eye - witness account of some of the most bitter fighting of World War II. The covers are protected in a plastic jacket. and show some light ware to the edges and corners. View more info