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Armed service tribute

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: Armed service


This homage to the icon of the rising sun badge embellished with a record of Australia's historic involvements. View more info

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN AT WAR

By: Adam-Smith Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson aUSTRALIA: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010009

ISBN: 0 17 006408 5

Condition: Very Good


Heavy book, may incur additional postage. A history of how women have responded to war, from 1900 to 1945. View more info

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Waffen-SS: The Unpublished Photographs 1923-45

By: Ailsby, Christopher

Price: $31.00

Publisher: UK, Bookmart: 2000

Seller ID: 012440

Condition: Excellent


224pp & 1.5 kg to post. Waffen-SS: The Unpublished Photographs 1923-45 Ailsby's unique insight into the most notorious military formation in history. Packed with previously unpublished photographs, most taken from private albums of former Waffen-SS soldiers. Waffen-SS chronicles the battles and campaigns Waffen-SS units fought in during WWII. Recreates in pictorial form all aspects of the Waffen-SS's war: the growth of the SS panzer divisions, their tactics, recruitmen... View more info

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Bombshell : the secret story of America's unknown atomic spy Conspiracy

By: Albright, Joseph & Kunstel, Marcia

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1997

Seller ID: 010984

Condition: Excellent


Ted Hall was a physics prodigy so gifted that he was asked to join the Manhattan Project when he was only eighteen years old. There, in wartime Los Alamos, working under Robert Oppenheimer and Bruno Rossi, Hall helped build the atomic bomb. But he also worked for others . . . Bombshell tracks Hall from his days as a brilliant schoolboy in New York City, when he came under the influence of his older brother's radical tracts, and on to Harvard, Los Alamos, and Chicago, w... View more info

Jane's Fighting Ships of World War II

By: Antony Preston (foreword)

Price: $44.00

Publisher: NY, Crescent Books: 1995

Seller ID: 010029

Condition: Excellent


320pp, 1000+ illustrations, pp clean white well-bound, will be posted via 3kg package. View more info

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CLASSIC RAF BATTLES FROM WORLD WAR ONE TO THE PRESENT

By: Armitage, Michael (Editor)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press: 1995

Seller ID: 011434

Condition: Very Good


This book chronicles the combat exploits of the RAF from World War I up to the Gulf War. Almost 40 different events are covered with an appropriate painting used to illustrate to illustrate each one. The introduction is by Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Armitage. This is followed by a brief biography of each of the contributing artists and authors. The artists include David Shepherd, Michael Turner, Frank Wooton, Jim Mitchell, Mark Postlethwaite, Tiro Vorster, Gordon Cros... View more info

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Classic RAF Battles from World War One to the Present

By: Armitage, Michael (Editor)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press: 1995

Seller ID: 011494

Condition: Excellent


This book chronicles the combat exploits of the RAF from World War I up to the Gulf War. Almost 40 different events are covered with an appropriate painting used to illustrate to illustrate each one. The introduction is by Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Armitage. This is followed by a brief biography of each of the contributing artists and authors. The artists include David Shepherd, Michael Turner, Frank Wooton, Jim Mitchell, Mark Postlethwaite, Tiro Vorster, Gordon Cros... View more info

Get Rommel The Secret British Mission to Kill Hitler's Greatest General

By: Asher, Michael

Price: $17.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2004

Seller ID: 010894

Condition: Very Good


ex-Swindon lib, usual stamps etc. In summer 1941 Erwin Rommel was Hitler's favourite general: he had driven the British out of Libya and stood poised to invade Egypt. He seemed unbeatable. So the British decided to have him killed. The British opened their counter-attack with a series of special forces raids, the first ever operation by the newly formed SAS. Rommel was one of the targets. Michael Asher reveals how poor planning and incompetence in high places led to disa... View more info

Fight for the Sky The Story of the Spitfire and the Hurricane

By: Bader, Douglas

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1973

Seller ID: 010737

Condition: Good


Bader tells the inspiring story of the Battle of Britain from the viewpoint of 'The Few'. Using superb illustrations he traces the development of the Spitfire and Hurricane and describes the nail-biting actions of those who flew them against far superior numbers of enemy aircraft. As an added bonus, other well-known fighter aces including Johnnie Johnson, 'Laddie' Lucas and Max Aikten contribute to Douglas's book, no doubt out of affection and respect. This is a really i... View more info

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Young Adolph

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: $31.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 2000

Seller ID: 011379

Condition: Fine


Book pristine, less than 500g for post. The Hitler in this book is a lazy, easily irritated, self-centered dreamer with a fondness for sleeping and plagued by delusions of bearded men chasing him. His paranoia is a motivating factor in everything he does here. We see through Hitler’s eyes a number of items that would later be associated with Hitler - for tattooing numbers on people in a hostel to identify them to how easy it is for one civil servant to boss around a l... View more info

The Bitter Sea: The Struggle for Mastery in the Mediterranean 1935-1949

By: Ball, Simon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper Press: 2009

Seller ID: 010740

Condition: Very Good - Good


A lucid and masterly biography of the Mediterranean during a time of war, from Mussolini’s audacious bid for conquest to the creation of Israel and the start of the Cold War. The Bitter Sea is a fascinating interpretation of world affairs and a significant contribution to twentieth century history. With incisive strategic and political analysis, Simon Ball demonstrates in this dramatic narrative how the Mediterranean Sea lay at the heart of recent world history. 380pp,... View more info

Island Victory

By: Bartlett, Norman

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1955

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 011566

Condition: Good


166pp & less than 500g to post. Name removed top right corner 1st p. Bartlett was somewhat snobbish about authors who wrote luridly illustrated paperbacks, a case of judging a book by its cover. Anyway here is his novelisation of war in the Pacific, Island Victory > "The events in this book all happened. It is only fiction in so far as events have been rearranged into a coherent pattern." The action is set in 1944 in New Guinea and on Kamiri island - a Dutch po... View more info

Normandy: The Search for Sidney

By: Bates, Thomas & Lummis, Eric

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Batesbooks: 2002

Seller ID: 011160

Condition: Excellent


201pp, about a kilo for post, numerous bw opics, publisher's stamp & name inside. The story, in short, is about Sidney Bates, a young corporal with the elite English unit, the Royal NorFolk regiment. During the battled folowing D-Day, he almost single-handedly fought back a large unit of SS Panzergrenadiers with a Brengun, thus preventing them from overrunning the headquarters. During this fighting, for which Sidney Bates earned the Victoria Cross, he got mortally wounde... View more info

D-DAY The Battle For Normandy

By: Beevor Antony

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Viking/Penguin UK: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012786

ISBN: 067088703X

Condition: Very Good


Making use of overlooked and new material from over thirty archives in half a dozen countries, D-Day is a vivid and well researched account of the Battle of Normandy. Inscription in front. Detailed maps of the landing on both front and back inside boards as well as many b/w photographs support the text. View more info

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Berlin The Downfall 1945

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2002

Seller ID: 012445

Condition: Very Good


490 crisply presented pp, 3 photo sections amidships, just on a kilo packed for post to you, top edge of boards has very small ding. Antony James Beevor, FRSL is a British historian, educated at Winchester College and Sandhurst. He studied under the famous military historian John Keegan. Beevor is a former officer with the 11th Hussars who served in England and Germany. He has published several popular histories on World War II and the 20th century in general. The Red Ar... View more info

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Berlin The Downfall 1945

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: $26.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2002

Seller ID: 012619

Condition: Very Good


490 pp, 3 photo sections amidships, just on a kilo packed for post to you. Faults? wear spot atop spine, see pic. Antony James Beevor, FRSL is a British historian, educated at Winchester College and Sandhurst. He studied under the famous military historian John Keegan. Beevor is a former officer with the 11th Hussars who served in England and Germany. He has published several popular histories on World War II and the 20th century in general. The Red Army had much to ave... View more info

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Berlin The Downfall 1945

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: $32.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2002

Seller ID: 012833

Condition: Very Good


490 crisply presented pp, 3 photo sections amidships, just on a kilo packed for post to you, top edge of boards has very small ding. Antony James Beevor, FRSL is a British historian, educated at Winchester College and Sandhurst. He studied under the famous military historian John Keegan. Beevor is a former officer with the 11th Hussars who served in England and Germany. He has published several popular histories on World War II and the 20th century in general. The Red Ar... View more info

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One Christmas in Washington Churchill and Roosevelt Forge the Grand Alliance

By: Bercuson, David J. & Herwig, Holger H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Phoenix: 2006

Seller ID: 011231

Condition: Very Good


320 crisp pp, photo section, less than 500g for posting. Light cover wear (embossed title colour worn) contents >> Fighting fascism is hard. Fighting it while arguing who's in charge of the struggle only makes things harder. Multinational military coalitions have been around since the time of the Peloponnesian War, Canadian military historians Bercuson and Herwig write. But WWII imposed requirements of a novel sort on the coalition that formed between Britain and the U.... View more info

THE ROAD AHEAD The Long-Awaited Sequel to The Past is Myself

By: Bielenberg Christabel

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Bantam Press, London: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011928

ISBN: 059302432x

Condition: Very Good


Following the extraordinary success of her wartime memoirs, The Past is Myself, Christabel Bielenberg received thousands of letters from readers begging her to describe what happened next. The Road Ahead takes up the story at the moment the first volume left off - with the outbreak of peace. View more info

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Claims to Fame the B-17 Flying Fortress

By: Birdsall, Steve & Freeman, Roger

Price: $42.00

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press: 1994

Seller ID: 011069

Condition: Excellent


This intensive study, by two internationally acclaimed aviation experts, follows the Fortress from its first manufacture in 1935 to its eventual demise. Along the way, experience its exploits through a fast-paced narrative, rare vintage photos of such B-17s as the "Memphis Belle" review>>> "Meticulous research...has produced a very interesting study of the B-17 in war. Categories...include the longest-serving, most damaged, shortest life, the first to fly in ... View more info