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MOTHERLAND A Philosophical History of Russia

By: Chamberlain Lesley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012267

ISBN: 1843542854

Condition: Excellent


An invaluable introduction to the key Russian thinkers and an eloquently narrated journey in the history of ideas from a highly original writer. By examining Russian thought over the past two centuries, Lesley Chamberlain has produced a radical new interpretation of Russian intellectual history that, finally, gives us a glimpse into the soul of that singular country. View more info

FRENCH EAGLES SOVIET HEROES The Normandie-Niemen Squadrons on the Eastern Front

By: Clarke John D.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing UK: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012079

ISBN: 0750940743

Condition: New Book


"Seconded to the Soviets during the Second World War, the French Groupe de Chasse 3 (3rd Fighter Group) Normandie-Niemen became the second highest scoring fighter unit in the Red Air Force and the most highly decorated ever to fly for France. Illustrated with rare archive photographs and supported by detailed appendices, John D. Clarke's account of the Free French airmen who served on the Eastern Front is the first time this story has been told in the English langua... View more info

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THE SOVIET INVASION OF FINLAND 1939-40

By: Dyke Carl Van

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Frank Cass, London: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012380

ISBN: 0714643149

Condition: As New


The Soviet Finnish War played an important and unique role in the history of the Soviet Union and the Red Army. This is the first concerted effort to use Russian archival and previously classified secondary sources to document the experience of the Red Army in the conflict. View more info

THE BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION A Social History of the Russian Revolution

By: Ferro Marc

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Routeledge & Kegan Paul: 1985

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 013013

ISBN: 0710205503

Condition: Good


The author covers the outbreak and course of the October revolution in a well researched and presented text. View more info

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RUSSIA 1941-1942

By: Fowler Will

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Limited, London: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2016022

ISBN: 0711029458

Condition: Excellent


Signed and inscribed by author. Book covers the "Barbarossa" , The Battles of Encirclemtn, "Rasputitsa", the "General Winter" and the Soviet counter attack at Moscow. It includes over 100 black and white pictures, over 25 colour illustrations including maps, weapons and photographs, profiles the major personalities and provides specifications of weapons and vehicles. View more info

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WITH THE RED FLEET The War Memoirs of Admiral Arseni Golovko

By: Golovko Arseni

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Putnam London: 1965

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2012375

Condition: Very Good


Admiral Arseni Golovko while Deputy Commander in Chief of the Soviet Navy was called upon to command the Soviet Northern Fleet in the Second World War in his early thirties. Here is a fascinating account of maritime war and a story of courage and endurance. Includes b/w photographs of historical interest. View more info

Clarice Cliff The Bizarre Affair

By: Griffin, Leonard; Meisel, Louis K. And Susan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson: 1989

Seller ID: 010720

Condition: Good


Clarice Cliff The Bizarre Affair - This book provided us with the first sharp definitions of Clarice Cliff and the art era in which she flourished. Leonard Griffin gives the reader an excellent short biography of Cliff but more than that, he explains the Bizarre Affair, the forward-looking brilliant artwork of this young English artist. Being a large format book it'll be shipped/carded in a 3kg satchel. Outer corners thumbed/bumped 80pp View more info

Image for OUT OF RUSSIA    The Ultimate True Twentieth Century Love Story

OUT OF RUSSIA The Ultimate True Twentieth Century Love Story

By: Grover Brian and Rickards Jim

Price: $28.00

Publisher: John Blake Publishing, London: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012307

ISBN: 185782606X

Condition: Excellent


In 1931 Brian Grover fled the world recession to seek fortune and adventure in Stalin's Soviet Union. It was a move that was to dramatically change the course of his life. Set against a background of political and social turmoil, Out of Russia is the heart warming and exquisitely written true story of courage, bravery and unswerving determination to be with the woman he loved. View more info

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THE SECOND RUSSIAN REVOLUTION Despatches from the Front

By: Hart Gary

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Hoder and Stoughton, London: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016009

ISBN: 0340529733

Condition: Very Good


The author has described his book as "the efforts of one concerned American, who has had rare opportunities to visit the Soviet Union and meet its leaders, as well as to occupy public office in the United States, to ponder the remarkable events in the transforming of the Societ Union and liberating the world from a long dark night." View more info

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AN INFANTRYMAN IN STALINGRAD From 24 September 1942 to 2 February 1943

By: Holl Adelbert

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Leaping Horseman Books, Australia: 2005

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2012386

ISBN: 0975107615

Condition: As New


The author was a 23 year old infantry Leutnant when he rejoined his unit in Stalingrad after recovering from wounds he suffered in April 1942. This book records his experiences as a junior infantry commander in 94 Infanterie-Division during the Stalingrad battle. It is sombre, factual, without pathos as written by a front line soldier. The text is supplemented with excerpts from official war diaries, 25 photos, 24 maps, 19 aerial photos and 40 supporting documents. View more info

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JOSEPH a Major Novel on the Life of Stalin

By: Jones Mervyn

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Sphere Books, London: 1972

Seller ID: 2012124

ISBN: 0722150784

Condition: Excellent


"A superlative novel, It conveys the passage of history, the growth of a man and of a revolution, the betrayal of that revolution, the mood of a nation, there must be few serious readers who will fail to be gripped and moved by it", Michael Foot, Books and Bookmen View more info

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THE RETREAT Hitler's First Defeat

By: Jones Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John Murray, London: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012144

ISBN: 97800719569722

Condition: Excellent


As the tide turned in the Second World War, the darkest fury of the Reich was unleashed. Hitler's troops amassed on the outskirts of Moscow in 1941, but miraculously Moscow was saved. This is that story, of Hitler's first terrible defeat through first-hand witnesses and a powerful narrative. View more info

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Russia at War 1941-45

By: Karpov, Vladimir

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Stanley Paul: 1987

Seller ID: 011364

Condition: Very Good/Good


256 crisp pp, 1.5 kilo to post, masses of photos. Fault? upper right corner creased. About the author > Karpov was born in Orenburg, he graduated from the Tashkent Military academy in 1941 when he was also middleweight boxing champion of Uzbekistan. He was repressed in 1941 and transferred to a punishment battalion on the Kalinin Front in 1942. He was rehabilitated due to bravery in the face of the enemy in 1943 and promoted to lieutenant. He was awarded the Hero of the ... View more info

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THE RUSSIAN CIVIL WAR

By: Mawdsley Even

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Birlinn, UK: 2002

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012517

ISBN: 1843410419

Condition: Excellent


The author presents a well researched and presented account of the Russian Civil War of 1917-1920 detailing the power struggles and political manoeuvres of the war and providing a balanced analysis of why the Communists were ultimately the victors. View more info

BLACK EARTH Russia After the Fall

By: Meier Andrew

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012047

ISBN: 0007113234

Condition: Excellent


The author tells Russia's story through the voices of Russians who live at the five corners of the nation. It is a dramatic portrait of a time when the old regime has given way but the new has yet to take hold. Meier has captured the historical, cultural and political disintegration of Russia well. View more info

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TOURNAMENT OF SHADOWS The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Asia

By: Meyer Karl and Brysac Shareen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Little Brown and Company UK: 2001

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 2012244

ISBN: 0316855898

Condition: Excellent


The classic Great Game, the nineteenth century struggle between Britain and Russia for mastery of Central Asia and which took on new life after the Russian Revolution as the Americans joined in, and which continues today in the covert attempts to master the Caspian Sea and its oil riches. The whole story is told here in a flowing narrative crammed with revealing detail, drawing on newly opened archives and recent research. It is a canvas filled with memorable men and w... View more info

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Red Partisan: The Memoirs of a Soviet Resistance Fighter on the Eastern Front

By: Nikolai I. Obryn'ba

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Pen & Sword: 2006

Seller ID: 011448

Condition: Very Good


228 crisp pp, 700g packed for post. The author of this excellent book was a very ordinary individual who was just setting out on his career when the Germans invaded Russia in 1941. As a result, he immediately volunteered for service in the Red Army, however when the enemy advanced, it was not long before he was taken prisoner. In this volume , he tells of the brutality of the invader and recalls horrors and atrocious conditions in their prison camps and his subsequent st... View more info

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THE CRIMEAN WAR The Truth Behind the Myth

By: Ponting Clive

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012333

ISBN: 0701173904

Condition: Very Good


In this text, published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the declaration of hosiilities in March 1854 Clive Ponting sorts the myths from the reality and tells the true story of the heroism of the ordinary soldiers, often through eye-witness acccounts of the men who fought and those who survived the terrible winter of 1854-55. View more info

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THE ROAD OF BONES A Journey To The Dark Heart of Russia

By: Poolman Jeremy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster London: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012055

ISBN: 1847376479

Condition: Excellent


The Road of Bones is the story of Russia's greatest road. For over 200 years the route of the Vladimirka Road has been at the centre of the nation's history, having witnessed everything from the first human footsteps to the rise of Putin and his oil-rich oligarchy. Tsars, wars, famine and wealth, all have crossed and travelled this road, but until this book no one has ever told its story. View more info

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HEAVEN & HELL The War Diary of a German Paratrooper

By: Poppel Martin

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Spellmount, UK: 1988

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 2012368

ISBN: 1873376642

Condition: As New


A deeply personal bookj, the author describes his time in the Hitler Youth service from 1933 and continues with his subsequent service with the paratroops. The author was captured by the 6th Airborne Division on the Rhine and was a prisoner of war in England returning home in 1945. View more info