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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

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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

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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 Greatest Day in History How the Great War Really Ended

By: Best, Nicholas

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2008

Seller ID: 011108

Condition: Excellent


304 crisp pp & 750g packed for post to you. Nicholas Best reveals the twists and turns that led to the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. The First World War did not end neatly with an unconditional surrender but after weeks of negotiations, military offensives and the coming of a Communist revolution, only then did the German Imperial regime collapse amidst a tsunami of homeland unrest. The Allies eventually granted an armistice to a new German gov... View more info

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Elizabeth Butler Battle Artist

By: Butler, Elizabeth

Price: $37.00

Publisher: UK, Fisher Press: 1993

Seller ID: 010746

Condition: Very Good/good


Both Elizabeth's parents were interested in art and at an early age she was encouraged to paint and draw. At first Elizabeth concentrated on painting portraits and landscapes but after visiting France, where she saw paintings inspired by the Franco-Prussian War, she began to paint military subjects. In 1874 submitted a painting entitled the Roll Call to the Royal Academy in London - it was so popular it was taken on tour. In later conflicts Britons sought more encouragin... View more info

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The Great War

By: Carlyon, Les

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Picador: 2007

Seller ID: 011643

Condition: Excellent


863 crisp pp & heading to 1.5kg packed to post. Winner of the inaugural Prime Minister's Prize for History, 2007. The Great War is Les Carlyon's extraordinary account of the Anzacs on the Western Front from 1916 to 1918. 3 photo sections. review >>> What an extraordinary book. The detail and the stories of utter waste and despair as young Australians fought in the great war are wonderfully told yet horribly all too real. View more info

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TURKISH FRONT 1914-18 ( The National Army Museum Book of the)

By: Carver Field Marshal Lord

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Pan Books, London: 2003

Seller ID: 011607

ISBN: 0330491083

Condition: Good


Includes the Campaingns at Gallipoli, Mesopotamia and Palestine. A complete history of the struggle waged against the Turks during the First World War. View more info

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Blindfold and Alone. British Military Executions in the Great War

By: Corns, Cathryn; Hughes-Wilson, John

Price: $21.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell & Company: 2002

Seller ID: 010272

Condition: Very Good


543 pp & close to a kilo packed for post. Three hundred and fifty-one men were executed by British Army firing squads between September 1914 and November 1920. By far the greatest number, 266 were shot for desertion in the face of the enemy. The executions continue to haunt the history of the war, with talk today of shell shock and posthumous pardons. Using new material released from the Public Records Office and other sources, the authors reveal what really happened and... View more info

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World War I in Photographs

By: Cross, Robin

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Paragon Books: 1998

Seller ID: 010458

Condition: Very Good


900g for post, 96 crisp pp, Serbian infantry, Russians, MK V tanks, trenches, pilots and all the human tragedy & bravery of battle. View more info

1918 War and Peace

By: Dallas, Gregor

Price: $32.00

Publisher: USA, The Overlook Press: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010512

Condition: Excellent


On the night of 7 November 1918 French troops at La Capelle, on the Western Front, saw a huge white flag: the Germans were crossing the line to seek peace. But who were these Germans and what exactly did they represent? By the time they had signed an armistice, four days later, not even they knew. The Kaiser's Reich had collapsed and Germany faced chaos, while the war in Eastern Europe continued. This book traces the transition from war to peace across Europe. This book ... View more info

Crack Hardy

By: Dando-Collins, Stephen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Vinatge: 2011

Seller ID: 011573

Condition: Very Good


450g to post, 363 pp, photo section amidships, This is the true story of three Australian soldiers, the Searle brothers. One brother was killed at Gallipoli, another on the Western Front. One came home a decorated hero. Viv, a gifted poet who was planning to be a clergyman before the war, became a deadly efficient sniper. Ray shot himself and was charged with desertion. Ned was a true Australian larrikin, up for anything, and the black sheep of the family. The Searle boy... View more info

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Gallipoli 1915

By: Doyle, Peter

Price: $21.00

Publisher: UK, Spellmount: 2011

Seller ID: 011139

Condition: Fine


160 snowy white pp, less than 500g for posting. The first landing's casualties were horrific- of the first 200 men out of the boats, only 21 reached inland, the rest were mown down by the Ottoman machine-guns. Increased losses at sea whilst trying to break the defences prompted the Allies to send ground troops to invade and eliminate the Ottoman artillery. These ground forces comprised a large ANZAC contingent (as well as other Commonwealth forces) and Gallipoli would be... View more info

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UNDER THE GUNS OF THE RED BARON The Complete Record of Von Richthofen's Victories and Victims Fully Illustrated

By: Franks Norman, Giblin Hal and McCrery Nigel

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Caxton: 2000

Seller ID: 012975

Condition: Very Good/excellent


1.2 kg, 224pp with numerous illustrations throughout, faults? two small repaired tears atop dj at spine & flapfold. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen was the most feared and celebrated of all German pilots in World War I, and has become one of the iconic figures of history. This book, by three respected historians, has researched in detail the lives of all of his 123 victims (over 100 of whom are depicted), and provides a blow-by-blow account of their encounter with the gr... View more info

World War I in Photographs

By: Gilbert, Adrian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Macdonald: 1988

Seller ID: 010487

Condition: Excellent


This book has over 550 photos representing some of the critical campaigns of the war, such as Gallipoli, the Somme, Jutland, Zeppelin raids and life in the trenches. Each photo has an accompanying text & there's a handy index at the rear. 192 crisp well-presented pp, approx one kilo packed for post (our paperback copy weighs in at about 750g) View more info

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Somme The Heroism and Horror of War

By: Gilbert, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray: 2006

Seller ID: 011051

Condition: Excellent


Hardcover, 332 crisp pp, 800g for post. At 7:30 a.m. on July 1, 1916, the first Allied soldiers climbed out of their trenches along the Somme River in France and charged into no-man's-land, toward the barbed wire and machine guns at the German front lines. Martin Gilbert, one of Britain’s most distinguished historians, graphically recreates the tragedy. He interweaves individual stories, wartime documents, letters and poetry in a deeply moving, succinct narrative. Fro... View more info

Road to Victory, Winston S. Churchill 1941-1945

By: Gilbert, Martin

Price: $34.00

Publisher: UK, Heinemann: 1986

Seller ID: 012286

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, Winston S. Churchill: Road to Victory is a massive 1417 pages & 1.8 kilos. The years of crucial interest to Americans--from Pearl Harbor to V-E Day--are covered in this seventh volume of the Churchill biography series. 3 bw photo sections. Faults? Gift inscription & bumped/worn upper right rear corner. Gilbert's contributions cames after Randolph had largely completed the first two of the series >>> The Challenge of War: 1914-1916. The Stricken World 1917-19... View more info

No Place for Chivalry

By: Goodrum, Alastair

Price: $62.00

Publisher: UK, Grub Street: 2005

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 011427

Condition: Excellent/Very Good


Inscription & author signature on the title page. 192 crisp pp, photos amidships, just a feather under 500g for posting. No Place for Chivalry encapsulates the story of the air defense of England against attack by night. By taking the area covered by RAF Wittering and Digby sectors, looking at the action of night fighter squadrons operating from those stations and their satellite airfields, the way the battle developed, its timeline of events, the events themselves and t... View more info

Epic Actions of the First World War

By: Gould, R.W.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: UK, Tom Donavan: 1997

Seller ID: 010939

Condition: Excellent


This book contains twenty-eight chapters of superhuman fortitude and thrilling endeavour from the battlefields of the Western Front and Gallipoli during WWI, plus additional cameos of personal bravery and self-sacrifice. Each action is fully described, with illustrations and maps, citations for numerous awards, casualty figures and so on. Bob Gould has selected 28 infantry actions in which a particular battalion distinguished itself by the outstanding conduct of its offi... View more info

The Great War...I Was There Undying Memories of 1914-18

By: Hammerton, Sir John

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press:

Seller ID: 013337

Condition: Very Good


A 3 volume set (Waverley have issued a four vol set but almost identical pagination). Vol 1 to pg 695, Vol 2 to page 1375 & Vol3 ends at page 2060. The three embossed characters on the covers are from the army, navy & air corps. A real life taste of the frightening time, the heroism, the drudgery, the tactics, the resources & lack thereof. View more info