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WELCOME TO BRITAIN A Guide to Great Britain for American Forces During World War Two

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sabrestorm Publishing, UK:

Seller ID: 2012457


This is a copy of a booklet issued to American forces in Britain during the World War 11 in an attempt to acquaint them with the British, their country and culture. Covering a diverse range of subjects including customs and manners, sport, pastimes, history and language. View more info

CORSETS TO CAMOUFLAGE Women and War

By: Adie Kate

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Coronet Books, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2017022


A vivid history of ordinary women and their extraordinary deeds through two world wars and beyond. A book of both social and historical interest. View more info

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THE PACIFIC Hell Was an Ocean Away

By: Ambrose Hugh

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Text Publishing Melbourne: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012545


The text follows three US Marines and their fellow marines from their first battle with the Japanese on Guadalcanal, through the rainforests of Cape Gloucester and the strongholds of Peleliu, across the bloody sands of Iwo Jima and through the horror of Okinawa and finally to their triumphant but uneasy return home after V-J Day. View more info

ONE MAN'S WAR

By: Arneil Stan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Alternative Publishing Company, Sydney: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017024


This is the diary of the author Stan Arneil A.M. of his entire period of imprisonment from the fall of Singapore (changi) to and through the infamous Thailand (Burma Railway) camps to the end of the war with Japan. Included are photos taken by the author at his time of imprisonment. A very personal account. View more info

Image for UNDER THE WIRE    The Wartime Memoir of a Spitfire Pilot, Legendary Escape Artist and Cooler King.

UNDER THE WIRE The Wartime Memoir of a Spitfire Pilot, Legendary Escape Artist and Cooler King.

By: Ash William

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Bantam Books UK: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012450


Bill Ash, an American by birth relinquished his citizenship and joined the Royal Canadian Air Force to enable him to help with the war effort in Europe against the Nazis. An incredible story of being shot down over Europe, surviving the plane crash and making his way to Paris only to be betrayed to the Gestapo, tortured and sentenced to death as a spy. He was saved from the intervention of the Luftwaffe who sent him to the POW camp, Stalag Luft III. Bill Ash then bec... View more info

Image for CRISIS IN THE PACIFIC   The Battles for the Philippine Islands By the Men Who  Fought Them - An Oral History

CRISIS IN THE PACIFIC The Battles for the Philippine Islands By the Men Who Fought Them - An Oral History

By: Astor Gerald

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Donald I Fine Books, USA: 1996

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012373


Historian Gerald Astor draws on the experiences of marines, sailors, soldiers and airmen under fire from generals and admirals to correspondents, line officers and enlisted men on both sides of the battle lines to present a view of the critical struggle for the Philippines. Includes b/w photographs of historical significance. View more info

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SECRET GERMANY Claus Von Stauffenberg and the Mystical Crusade Against Hitler

By: Baigent Michael and Leigh Richard

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape London: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012431


Ex library with library stamps. Good condition throughout. "At thirty-seven Colonel Count Claus von Stauffenberg, Chief of Staff of the Reich Reserve Army, was a charismatic figure destined for supreme command. The group of onspiritors with whom he conceived the plot to kill Hitler in July 1944 was called "Secret Germanyu". That was also the name of the esoteric circle in which Stauffenberg as a young man had been a disciple of the mystic anti-Nazi magus a... View more info

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FORGOTTEN VOICES OF THE SECRET WAR

By: Bailey Roderick

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ebury Press London: 2009

Edition: wORLD WAR 11, SPECIAL OPERATIONS, Roder,

Seller ID: 2017068


An inside history of special operations during the Second World War. The author has presented a well researched text. View more info

THE LOST SHIPS OF GUADALCANAL

By: Ballard Robert D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017035


Well researched and presented recount of the Battle for Guadalcanal during World War 11. Book includes over 300 illustrations supporting the text. View more info

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BERLIN The Downfall 1945

By: Beevor Antony

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Viking UK: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012525


Very good first edition copy, apears unread with clean pages and tight binding. Well researched and presented account by this experienced author of history texts. View more info

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THE END OF THE WAR IN EUROPE 1945

By: Bennett Gill Edited By

Price: $37.00

Publisher: HMSO Publications lONDON: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012187


Presented here is a Europe in crisis at the close of war. Countries faced political dislocation, shortage of food and fuel and thousands of dispossessed and displaced people and for some what began as the Allied Liberation appeared ominously to presage a Soviet Occupation. The book contains expert analysis, informed debate and eyewitness accounts from a distinguished group. View more info

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ALLIES AT WAR

By: Berthon Simon

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012390


Extensive research and use of newly uncovered wartime papers provide an extraordinary insight into the real relationship between De Gaulle, Churchill and Roosevelt and its legacy in post war relations. View more info

FIRE IN THE NIGHT Wingate of Burma, Ethiopia and Zion

By: Bierman John and Smith Colin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan UK: 2000

Seller ID: 2016016


Excellent Condition. "Orde Charles Wingate was arguably the most eccentric and charismatic of all the generals on either side of World War 11, and perhaps the most brilliant and innovative. Winston Churchill thought him a military genius, others considered him greatly over-rated, a few even thought him mad." A well constructed biography of Wingate whose untimely death in an aircrash aged forty one made him one of the most controversial figures of World War 11. View more info

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SS; HELL ON THE WESTERN FRONT The Waffen-SS in Europe 1940-1945

By: Bishop Chris

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Spellmont, UK: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012081


Very well researched and presented with historical background of the formation and growth of the Waffen-SS from Hitler's bodyguard to a fully-fledged combat are and its usage in Western Europe. The book includes accounts of the Waffen-SS in action in France and the Low Countries in 1940, the Balkans in 1941 and Normandy, Arnhem and the Ardennes in 1944 and features the Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler, Das Reich, Totenkopf and Hitlerjugend. Illustrated with rare combat black... View more info

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TWILIGHT OF THE DEAD Friends of the Eastern Front

By: Bishop David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Black Flame, UK: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012221


April 1945 Retreating German troops mount a valiant rearguard action against the mighty Red Army. It is only a matter of time before Berlin falls, especially as the Rumanian vampyr have switched sides to be allies with the Russian forces. The final chapter in this terrifying trilogy. View more info

KASSERINE PASS Rommel's Bloody, Climactic Battle For Tunisia

By: Blumenson Martin

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Cooper Square Press US: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012418


The author explains why Dwight D. Eisenhower and George S. Patton, previously untested in war, emerged as important military leaders and how the Allies endured the grim, btutal punishment inflicted by the Germans at Kasserine Pass and learned to wage successfully a coalition war against Axis forces. View more info

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MOSCOW 1941

By: Braithwaite Rodric

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Profile Books, London: 2007

Seller ID: 2012222


By some criteria the Battle of Moscow was the biggest in history. It was the first time the Wehrmacht had ever been stopped in its tracks. Seven million men and women fought over a territory the size of France and more than 900,000 Soviet soldiers died. This magnificent book tells the story of 1941 and the Battle of Moscow and the Russian people who fought in it. View more info

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CHILDREN OF THE RAJ

By: Brendon Vyvyen

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Phoenix Books, Uk: 2006

Seller ID: 2012135


Ex Library with library stamps with removable protective cover. Vyvyen Brendon has drawn on a wealth of original sources and interviews to present the life of British children who grew up in India during the time of the British rule. View more info

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CHRONICLE OF FRIENDSHIP Vera Brittain's Diary of the Thirties 1932-1939

By: Brittain Vera

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz LONDON: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012125


The Thirties were a fraught, restless and a disturbed period, the years when Hitler achieved a stranglehold on Europe. Vera Brittain's stance was a staunchly pacifist one. While many of her friends on the Left urged the need for a united front against fascism, she argued the case against any resort to war, and as a supporter of Dick Sheppard's Peace Pledge Union she addressed meeting and conferences all over the country. She was active too in other areas of Left wing ... View more info

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WARTIME CHRONICLE Vera Brittain's Diary 1939-1945

By: Brittain Vera

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, London: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012126


This Diary covers the Second World War and is the third volume of Vera Brittain's diaries. Vera describes running the gauntlet of bombs and shrapnel in order to get home at night and some other nights she spent in air raid shelteres. She attended firewatching demonstrations and stayed on watch for many hours a night. View more info