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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

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LAWRENCE The Uncrowned King of Arabia

By: Asher Michael

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Penguin London: 1999

Seller ID: 2017066


Well researched and presented account of the life of T.E. LAWRENCE. Black/White and Colour plates support the text. 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

A TOUCH OF GENIUS The Life of T.E.LAWRENCE

By: Brown Malcolm and Cave Julia

Price: $45.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent, London: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012296


Drawing on a wealth of material this book presents an authentic portrait of the real Lawrence, from his schooldays, through his Middle Eastern years and his years in the ranks to the lonely, final weeks at Clouds Hill, his Dorset cottage on the road to which he has his fatal accident. View more info

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WEARY KING OF THE RIVER

By: Ebury Sue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Miegunyah Press, Australia: 2010

Seller ID: 2018010


Biography of The Life of Sir Edward Dunlop. Includes many photos supporting the well researched and presented text. View more info

THE SWORD AND THE CROSS

By: Fleming Fergus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Granta Publications, London: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012107


"a story of two fanatical adventurers who helped make the conquest of the Sahara possible. Viscomte Charles de Foucauld and Henry Laperrine, friends and contemporaries were both devoted to the glory of France and each of them found his vocation in the desert. View more info

CAPTIVITY, SLAVERY AND SURVIVAL AS A FAR EAST POW

By: Fyans Peter

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military, UK: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Heavy Book Over 500 Gms

Seller ID: 2012165


Fergus Anckorn was conscripted into the army in 1939 when World War 11 broke out, and was posted to Singapore in 1942 . Captured by the Japanese he was put to work on the infamous "Death Railway". This is his story and his survival under extreme difficulties. View more info

THE FIGHT FOR MALAYA The Jungle War of Maurice Cotterill

By: Holder R.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Editions Didier Millet KL: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012101


An amaging story of survival in the jungles of Malaya during the second world war. View more info

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


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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BORN OF THE DESERT With the SAS in North Africa

By: James Malcolm

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books, London: 2001

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2018011


An account of the early years of the SAS. The Special Air Service was formed in 1941 and quickly earned a reputation for stealth, daring and audacity in the Western Desert campaign. View more info

RAIDERS Great Exploits of the Second World War

By: Laffin John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing UK: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012025


John Laffin relates more than twenty operations mounted by British, German, American, Australian, Italian and Canadian forces during the Second World War. Australian Raiders are described as Par Excellence and particular mention is made of two raides led by Major Rex Blow and Captain Robert Kerr "Jock" McLauren. View more info

VIGNETTES OF THE WESTERN FRONT

By: Lawson Henry

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Positif Press, Oxford: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012442


Henry Lawson's reflections of his time as an Infantry Subaltern in France and Belgium, during the First World War 1917-1918 Includes maps amd photographs chosen to complement the text and evoke the scenes described. View more info

OPERATION MINCEMEAT The True Spy Story That Changed the Course of World War 11

By: Macintyre Ben

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury London: 2010

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012103


"With its fantastic plot and its cast of eccentric characters, he book reads like the most improbable of spy stories. It is a tribute to Macintyre's skill that we never for a moment forget that it is actually all true" Daily Telegraph View more info

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THE HEMINGWAY PATROLS Ernest Hemingway and His Hunt for U-boats

By: Mort Terry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scribner, New York: 2009

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 2018015


The author tells the story of a little known period in the life of one of amercia's greatest novelists and manages to weave all sorts of disparate threads into a harmonious whole. B/w photos support the text. View more info

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THEY HAVE THEIR EXITS The Best Selling Escape Memoir of World War Two

By: Neave Airey DSO OBE MC

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pen AND Sword, UK: 2006

Seller ID: 2018009


The author's memoirs of his capture at Calais in May 1940, his escape from Colditz Castle and then returned to France and worked with the French Risistance as a member of MI9. View more info

THE FORGOTTEN HIGHLANDER

By: UrQUHART ALISTAIR

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Little Brown, London: 2010

Seller ID: 2012037


Very good condition, ex library, The incredible story of one man's endurance and survival of capture by the Japanese, imprisonment and deprivation. Includes b/w photographs and line drawings. View more info

BLOWING OUR BRIDGES A Memoir From Dunkirk to Korea Via Normandy

By: Younger Major-General Tony

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military, UK: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017048


This book transports the reader back to dangerous and dramatic times and provides a vivid account of the author's experiences. Including his involvement in the wartime anthrax experiment that still renders the remote island of Gruinard uninhabitable. As a junior Sapper officer, after delaying the Germans devastating advance through Belgium and Northern France in May 1940 the author recounts his escape back to England. These are only two of his experiences recounted in... View more info