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Image for THE REAL BAND OF BROTHERS  First-hand Accounts from the Last British Survivors of the Spanish Civil War

THE REAL BAND OF BROTHERS First-hand Accounts from the Last British Survivors of the Spanish Civil War

By: Arthur Max

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012105


A unique story of men and women volunteering to lay down their lives for a cause, believing passionately that the Spanish Republic's fight was their fight too. From Union leader to nurse, Egyptologist to IRA activist these survivors have incredible compelling and sometimes harrowing tales to tell of their experiences in the Spanish Civil War 1936-9. View more info

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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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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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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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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

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


"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 RESISTANCE The French Fight Against the Nazis

By: Cobb Matthew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pocket Books, London: 2010

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012217


The French resistance to Nazi occupation during World War 11 was a struggle in which ordinary people fought for their liberty, despite terrible odds and horrifying repression. This book touches on some of the strongest themes in life - courage, self sacrifice, betrayal and strubble. It shatters the illusion of a unified Resistance created by General de Gaulle and brings to vivid life a true story of heroes and conflicts forgottlen over the half century as the movement ... 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

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LAND GIRLS AT THE OLD RECTORY

By: GRIMWOOD IRENE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Old Pond Publishing UK: 2005

Seller ID: 2012084


"It was 1942 and Britain was running out of food. Twenty year old Irene Gibbs had always fancied working on the land rather than in the cigarette factory so she volunteered for the Women's Land Army. She and her new friends were high spirited and adventurous. They took in their stride all kinds of farm work, encounters with farm animals and farmers, the army on manoeuvres and the US airforce, not to mention hitch hiking, wall climbing and some long suffering hoste... View more info

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IT IS BLISS HERE Letters Home 1939-1945

By: Hildyard Myles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury London: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012198


Myles Hildyard served as an officer during World War 11. He saw action in Palestine, Crete, North Africa, Italy, the D-Day landings and finally Berlin in 1945. He fought and was captured at the battle of Crete and then embarked on a dramatic escape from a German POW camp on the island across the Mediterranean to Turkey. These letters also show a young man coming to terms with his sexuality in an extraordinarily clear sighted, brave and intelligent way. The letters he... View more info

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ITALY'S SORROW A Year of War 1944-45

By: Holland James

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2018029


Well researched and presented account of the year 1944-45 during the Second World War in Italy. Taking accounts from all sides of the conflict including civilians, soldiers and extensive original research. Book includes many b/w original photos taken at the time. View more info

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BOMBSHELL

By: Leidig Ludwig

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Strateigic Book Publishing, USA: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012506


A true story unearthed from World War 11 documents. Although a historical biography, it reads as a dramatic psychological thriller and it covers the dark period of the Third Reich in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. NEW BOOK View more info

Image for DAS REICH   The Military Role of the 2nd SS Division

DAS REICH The Military Role of the 2nd SS Division

By: Lucas James

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour Press London: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012533


Excellent condition, no names, tight binding, clean white pages. James Lucas has extensively researched the history of the Das Reich division and presents this text as an informative account of their training, cameraderie and history of their major battles. Supporting the text are b/w photographs taken during active duty. View more info

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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

Image for A FOREIGN FIELD   A True Story of Love and Betrayal in the Great War

A FOREIGN FIELD A True Story of Love and Betrayal in the Great War

By: Macintyre Ben

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012298


In August 1914 four young British soldiers find themselves trapped behind enemy lines at the height of the fighting on the Western Front. Unable to get back to their units, they sheltered in the tiny French village of Villeret. A compelling story of love and betrayal and an investigation by the author of who betrayed the men leading to their trial and killing. View more info

Image for THE EAGLES DIE Franz Joseph, Elisabeth and Their Austria

THE EAGLES DIE Franz Joseph, Elisabeth and Their Austria

By: Marek George R.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hart-Davis MacGibbon London: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016008


from 1848 the year of revolution to the disintegration of the Habsburg Empirte this is an epic Europe wide drame that revolved around the lives of the Emperor and Empress of Austria. Very well researched and presented history of the View more info

Image for THE ROAD TO ST HELENA   Napoleon After Waterloo

THE ROAD TO ST HELENA Napoleon After Waterloo

By: Markham J. David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military, UK: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012289


D. David Markham text focuses on the time between Napoleon's fall from power in 1815 at Waterloo and his departure to St Helena. The immediate aftermath of Waterloo is as fascinating as any stage in Napoleon's career. The story combines elements of treachery and deceit, indecision, error, politics and law. A graphic account and a valuable contribution to the history of the Napoleonic epoch. View more info

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BRITISH MILITARY GREATS

By: Merulla Annabel and Wenborn Neil

Price: $30.00

Publisher: CasselL & Co London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012108


This isn't meant to be a definitive list of the military greats in British History, it represents nominations of some of the best known writers, historians and commentations and include the Duke of Wellington, Winston Churchill and Florence Nightingale. View more info

Image for THE YEAR THAT CHANGED THE WORLD   The Untold Story Behind The Fall of The Berlin Wall

THE YEAR THAT CHANGED THE WORLD The Untold Story Behind The Fall of The Berlin Wall

By: Meyer Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, UK: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012176


The Year that Changed the World captures the heady days in all their rich drama and unpredictability. In doing so the author provides a thrill chronicle of perhaps the most important year of the 20th century and shows how the events of that year led the world into some of the intractable conflicts it faces today. View more info

Image for THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH   Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War

THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War

By: Morgan Janet

Price: $44.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane, Penguin Books Ltd.: 2004

Seller ID: 2012087


"This is the true story of one of the most daring spying missions of the First World War and of the men and whomen who took part in it. Based on a remarkable archive of secret papers, it is a work of historical detection, en enthralling drama of courage and adventure and the only published account of a complete espionage operation run by the Allies on the Western Front." View more info