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Image for KITCHENER'S LAST VOLUNTEER  The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War

KITCHENER'S LAST VOLUNTEER The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War

By: Allingham Henry and Goodwin Dennis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing UK: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016031


The author vividly recaptures how life was lived in the Edwardian era and how it was altered irrevocably by the slaughter of millions of young men in the Great War. The author saw action on land, sea and in the air with the Royal Naval Air Service and he was present at the Battle of Jutland in 1916 with the British Grand Fleet and went on to serve on the western front. Text includes b/w and colour plates supporting the story. View more info

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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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VICTORIA CROSS HEROES

By: Ashcroft Michael

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Headline, London: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012532


Excellent condition, This book is a moving testament to the many brave recipients of the Victoria Cross over the last 150 years. 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

Image for FALSE FLAG     The Inside Story of the Spy Who Worked for Mscow and the Israelis

FALSE FLAG The Inside Story of the Spy Who Worked for Mscow and the Israelis

By: Avni Zeev

Price: $22.00

Publisher: St. Ermins, UK: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012069


Introduced by Nigel West and a Postscript by Yehuda Prag Here for the first time Zeev Avni tells the complex and dangerous life he lived as a triple spy. Fluent in German, having lived in Switzerland in his youth, Avni's speciality in Mossad was to cultivate former Nazis employed as military advisers to rebuild Egypt's army. Avni was first recruited in Zurich in 1943 by the Soviets. He was exposed as an agent and spent fourteen years imprisoned by the Israilis. 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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THE DESERT GENERALS

By: Barnett Correlli

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Castle Books, lONDON: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012304


A comprehensive and well researched and presented account of the Desert Campaign of the Second World War from 1940 to 1943. Generals mentioned include General Sir Richard O'Connor, General Sir Alan Cunningham, General Sir Neil Ritchie, Field-Marshal Sir Claude J.E. Auchinleck, Field-Marshal The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. Many black and white photographs, Sketch Maps, and illustrations are included. View more info

Image for THE SWORD BEARERS    Studies in Supreme Command In the First World War

THE SWORD BEARERS Studies in Supreme Command In the First World War

By: Barnett Correlli

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton London: 1986

Seller ID: 2012495


A fascinating portrait of four national commanders in chief whose careers span 1914-1918. von Moltke, designated to carry out the Schlieffen plan to defeat France within six weeks, Jellicoe who commanded the Grand Fleet at Jutland, Petain who saved the French armies from collapse durint the mutinies of 1917 and Ludendorff who commanded the final ill fated German offensive in the West in 1918. The central theme of Correlli Barnett's book is the decisive effect of indivi... 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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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

Image for WARTIME CHRONICLE     Vera Brittain's Diary 1939-1945

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

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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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JIHAD! THE SECRET WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

By: Carew Tom

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing, UK: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012491


A behind the scenes look at the war in Afghanistan told by Tom Carew an ex-SAS soldier with a talent for black bag covert operations and a veteran of the wars in Dhofar and Northern Ireland. Carew was the first western agent to link up with the Mujahideen and led a series of daring initiatives inside Afghanistan. View more info

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BLOOD TOIL TEARS AND SWEAT Winston Churchill's Famous Speeches

By: Churchill Winston, Edited with an Introduction By David Cannadine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cassell, London: 1997

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2017012


The author's collection of Winston Church speaches draws on the whole range of Churchill's oratory, demonstrating the development of Churchill's style from the laboriously crafted utterings of the young MP to the great moment when, as Prime Minister in 1940 he mobilized the English language and sent it into battle. Includes a range of b/w photographs supporting the text. View more info

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THE AVENGERS A Jewish War Story

By: Cohen Rich

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd, London: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012067


The story of three young Jews, Abba Kovner, Vitka Dempner and Rushka Marie who left their families in Western Poland and established the first underground movement in Europe. View more info

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JUBAL EARLY'S RAID ON WASHINGTON1864

By: Cooling B.F.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: The Nautical and Aviation Publishing Company of America, Baltimore: 1995

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2012363


For the Civil War historian and buff alike, this text provides a fresh interpretation of this fascinating episode in American history. Includes four campaign maps by W.J. Clipson, over 50 photographs and illustrations, appendices, bibliography, notes and index. View more info

BATTLE FLAG, THE BLOODY GROUND

By: Cornwell Bernard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2004

Seller ID: 888001


Omnibus edition, Includes two stories of the American Civil War. Book in good condition View more info

Image for DIVER DIVER DIVER    RAF and American Fighter Pilots Battle the V-1 Assault Over South-East England 1944-1945

DIVER DIVER DIVER RAF and American Fighter Pilots Battle the V-1 Assault Over South-East England 1944-1945

By: Cull Brian with Lander Bruce

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Grubb Street, London: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012129


In this significant work, respected historians detail every known success by the defending pilots of over 13 nationalities and where detected record all locations and casualties of V-1 impacts in London and the South-east. In doing so they rely heavily not only on official documents both German and Allied and combat reports but also on the vital accounts of the pilots themselves and those on the ground. A very well researched and presented text. View more info

A GREMLIN ON MY SHOULDER The Story of an Australian Fighter Pilot

By: Cundy Ron

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Australian Military History Publications, Australia: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2012328


Against all odds, Ron Cundy became a fighter pilot and completed many operational combat missions against some of Germany's highest scoring fighter aces. He was thrice decorated, being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Distinguished Flying Medal and was Mentioned in Dispatches for gallantry in action against the enemy. View more info