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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

ISBN: 0955272300

Condition: As New


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

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A BLUE HAND, The Beats in India

By: Baker Deborah

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Penguin Press, New York: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012004

ISBN: 1594201587

Condition: New Book


NEW BOOK "A Blue Hand is the story of Allen Ginsberg and friends and of their search for God, for love and for peace in the shadow of the atomic bomb. It is also a story of India, its gods and its poets, its politics and its place in the American imagination." 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

ISBN: 1844163849

Condition: As New


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

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THE CIVIL WAR DIARY OF WILLIAM R. DYER A Member of Forrest's Escort

By: Bradshaw Wayne

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Wayne Bradshaw, USA: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2012382

ISBN: 1439237727

Condition: As New


Most Civil War Generals commanded an "Escort" or "Bodyguard" (usually 100 men) which provided personal protection, acted as messengers and scouts etc. Fortunately William R. Dyer a member of Nathan Bedford Forrest's Escort, kept a diary as he rode through Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi with The Wizard of the Saddle. Dyer's diary gives insight into duty at Forrest's side describing events from his unique perspective. 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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HEROIC VOICES OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR Memories from the International Brigades

By: Darman Peter

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New Holland, UK: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012006

ISBN: 1847734693

Condition: New Book


"In Heroic Voices of the Spanish Civil War, Peter Darman draws on the oral history archives held by the Imperial War Museum as well as original sources never previously seen in print. These include letters, diaries and first-person accounts of more than 200 members of the International Brigades, telling their extraordinary stories of those who risked whtheir lives to fight in this bloody and brutal battle between Fascist and Communist forces." NEW BOOK View more info

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HELIGOLAND The True Story of German Bight and the Island That Britain Betrayed

By: Drower George

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing UK: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012370

ISBN: 0750926007

Condition: As New


Heligoland an island in the North Sea came under British rule in the nineteenth century, a "Gibraltar" of the North Sea. Then in 1890 despite the islanders' wishes, Lord Salisbury announed his intention to swap Heligoland for Germany's presence in Zanzibar. During both world wars, it was used by Germany to control the North Sea and RAF planes bombed the once-British territory. A fascinating and enlightening story of a courageous governor, scapegoated by Salis... 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

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TALIBAN The True Story of the World's Most Feared Guerrilla Fighters

By: Fergusson James

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Bantam Press, London: 2012

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 2012015

ISBN: 0593066340

Condition: New Book


A fascinating account of the extraordinary story of the Taliban in Afghanistan - required reading for anyone who wishes to understand the seemingly intractable conflict in Afghanistan and its consequences for us all. View more info

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PACIFIC PARTNERS A History of Australian-American Naval Relations

By: Frame Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Aust.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016019

ISBN: 034056685x

Condition: As New


This text examines the evolution of the relationship between Australia and the USA and identifies the major epochs and themes of its history. It provides a detailed assessment of events and the historical context from which they derive much of their meaning. View more info

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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

ISBN: 1848846223

Condition: New Book


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

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DEMON OF THE WATERS

By: Gibson Gregory

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Little Brown & Company: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012076

ISBN: 0316299235

Condition: New Book


NEW BOOK Non-fiction account of the goriest mutiny on a whaling ship the "Globe" in American history. The account has been taken from the journal of 17 year old midshipman Augustus Strong who lived through the mutiny. 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

ISBN: 1903366003

Condition: New Book


"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

GALLIPOLI SNIPER The Life of Billy Sing

By: Hamilton John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Macmillan Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 2012507

ISBN: 1405038659

Condition: As New


John Hamilton has written an extraordinary account of a hidden side of the Gallipoli campaign - the snipers" war. The most successful and most feared sniper of the Gallipoli campaign, with over 200 credited "kills", was Billy Sing, a Light Horseman from Queensland. Following Sing from his recruitment on wards, Hamilton takes us on a journey into the squalor, dust, blood and heroism of Gallipoli, seen from the unique viewpoint of the sniper. It is also a mo... View more info

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IN THE WAKE OF THE RAJ; Travels in 1950s India

By: Higgins Desmond

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Melrose Books, UK: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2012305

ISBN: 1906561419

Condition: As New


In the Wake of the Raj takes the reader behind the scenes, providing a look at grass roots, at village life, social mores and conflicts as well as at some of the political issues. The emphasis is on North India with glimpses of Pakistan and Nepal. Includes b/w photographs taken by the author. Both of historical and social interest in the history of India's development post Raj. View more info

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THE FIGHT FOR MALAYA The Jungle War of Maurice Cotterill

By: Holder R.W.

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Editions Didier Millet KL: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012053

Condition: As New


Taken from the diaries of Maurice Cotterill who stayed in Malaya when World War 11 broke out and joined the guerrillas of Chinese descent in the jungle of Malaya. The book is both a gripping chronicle of survival and a document of Malaysia's history in a period of chaos and deprivation as it moved gradually towards independence in 1957. View more info

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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA'S SECRET AIR FORCE Based on the Diary of Flight Sergeant George Hynes

By: Hynes James Patrick

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword UK: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012530

ISBN: 184884266x

Condition: New Book


The Royal Flying Corps" 14 Squadron X Flight was designated the task of giving close air support to the desert army formed and commanded by Lawrence of Arabia. It flew from advanced desert landing grounds on reconnaissance, liaison, bombing and ground attack missions. George Hynes was an aircraft mechanic and became responsible for keepint the flight's aircraft airworthy. His diary gives a clear insight into the conditions endured, the actions that took place and ... View more info

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NO GREATER CALLING A Chronological Record of Sacrifice and Heroism During the Western Indian Wars, 1865-1898

By: Johnson Eric S.

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Schiffer Military History, Atglen, Pa: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012384

ISBN: 076434255X

Condition: As New


Very well researched and presented. Includes b/w photographs 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

ISBN: 1625163460

Condition: New Book


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

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FIGHTING THROUGH TO KOHIMA A Memoir of War in India & Burma

By: Lowry Michael

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military, UK: 2008

Seller ID: 2012019

ISBN: 1844158020

Condition: New Book


After joinging up in 1939 with the Queen's Royal Regiment, Mike Lowry was posted to the North West Frontier of India where he cut his military teeth chasing Pathan tribesman bandit gangs for two years. He went on to fight with his Battalion against the Japanese in Burma in the Arakan region and then at Kohima . A fascinating and inspiring memoir of courage and bravery. NEW BOOK View more info