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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

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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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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

JUNGLE WARFARE Experiences and Encounters

By: Cross J.P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Guild Publishing - London: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017050


The author is an experienced jungle fighter and in this book uses his knowledge to impart a very personal account of this form of fighting. Using many examples from the British and Japanese sides in WW11 he shows how the opposing forces recognized and then sought to resolve the particular difficulties posed by the jungle. The text is supported by many b/w photographs and illustrations. View more info

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WHITE MUGHALS Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India

By: Dalrymple William

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012040


"In White Mughals, William Dalrymple discovers a world almost entirely unexplored by history and places at its centre a compelling tale of love, seduction and betrayal." Includes very detailed and well researched factual accounts of the time and the text is supported with diagrams, photographs and full page colour illustrations. View more info

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PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE

By: Daws Gavan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster London: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012297


The Japanese army took over 140,000 military prisoners in the Second World War in the Pacific, British, Australian, American and Dutch. One in four died at the hands of their captors. Gavan Daws combined ten years of documentary research and hundreds of interviews with POWs on three continents to write this shattering re creation of the Allied experience. View more info

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WEARY The Life of Sir Edward Dunlop AND The War Diaries of WEARY DUNLOP

By: Dunlop E.E.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Viking, Australia: 1997

Seller ID: 2012012


Two books in the one volume. name and inscription, clean copy Includes maps, photographs and sketches. 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


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 PROUD BASTARDS One Marine's Journey from Parris Island Through the Hell of Vietnam

By: Helms E. Michael

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Pocket Star Books NY: 2004

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012045


In 1967 a young E. Michael Helms boarded a bus to the legendary grounds of Parris Island where mere boys were forged into hardened Marines and sent to the jungles of Vietnam. It was the first stop on a journey that would forever change him and by its end he would be a decorated soldier including the Purple Heart Medal, and Vietnam Cross of Gallantry. 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


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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THE FIGHT FOR MALAYA The Jungle War of Maurice Cotterill

By: Holder R.W.

Price: $79.00

Publisher: Editions Didier Millet KL: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012256


A gripping chronicle of one man's survival in a period of chaos and deprivation, before the post war progress of Malaysia towards independence and a new era. 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


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

SURVIVING THE SWORD pRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE 1942-45

By: Macarthur Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abacus, London: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012046


Many of the British, Australian and American prisoners held by the Japanese during the Second World War were so scarred by their experiences that afterwards they could not discuss them even with their families. Drawing on diaries kept by some of those imprisoned and on interviews with former prisoners this book tells of inhumanity and degradation, but also of inspirational examples of courage, comradeship and compassion. Includes b/w photographs and line drawings. View more info

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A BRITISH ARMY NURSE IN THE KOREAN WAR

By: Mcnair E.J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tempus, Uk: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2012315


An insightful account of war, specifically the Korean War. Includes authors personal photographs taken during her time in Korea. Signed by Author. View more info

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TOURNAMENT OF SHADOWS The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Asia

By: Meyer Karl and Brysac Shareen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Little Brown and Company UK: 2001

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 2012244


The classic Great Game, the nineteenth century struggle between Britain and Russia for mastery of Central Asia and which took on new life after the Russian Revolution as the Americans joined in, and which continues today in the covert attempts to master the Caspian Sea and its oil riches. The whole story is told here in a flowing narrative crammed with revealing detail, drawing on newly opened archives and recent research. It is a canvas filled with memorable men and w... View more info

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SUICIDE SQUADS The Men and Machines of World War 11 Special Operations

By: O'Neill Richard

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Salamander Books Limited London: 1999

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2018006


This text examines the role of explosive motorboats, midget submarines, human torpedoes and Kamikazeaircraft and describes the actions themselves including Pearl Harbor, the raid on Sydney Harbour and special forces missions at Guadalcanal, Midway and Okinawa. View more info

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FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY WARFARE FROM INDOCHINA TO ALGERIA The Analysis of a Political and Military Doctrine

By: Paret Peter

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Frederick A Praeger, New York: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012428


As World War 11 came to an end, the French Army was drawn into a new, more protracted struggle against the Viet Minh in Indochina. Almost before this was was over, the French became deeply enmeshed in a war in Algeria. The author examines official reports and directives and the large body of writings by French officers who participated in these campaigns. He describes the destructive and the constructive components of counter revolutionary warfare, stressing the use o... View more info

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BIRDS OF PASSAGE Henrietta Clive's Travels in South India 1798-1801

By: Shields Nancy K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Eland, London: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012205


The journals of Lady Henrietta Clive, a independent minded traveller are amoung the very earliest written accounts of India by a British woman. She travelled through southern India with her daughters and retinue in the aftermath of the war against Tipu Sultan. Important as an historical and as a social document and also as an early female travel text. Illustrated by Anna Tonelli, who accompanied the party on their voyage. View more info

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THE UNDERRATED ENEMY Britain's War with Japan Deember 1941 to May 1942

By: Stewart Adrian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012070


During the five months from early December 1941 to early May 1942 the British suffered a series of defeats unequalled in modern history. In this well researched and presented text the Author traces what happened during that time, not only the British but also the Japanese side of events is recorded. Details include the fall of Singapore, the Malayan Campaign, the fall of Rangoon and the retrest from Burma. Ex Library book with all the usual library detail. View more info

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MARCH OR DIE A New History of the French Foreign Legion

By: Tony Geraghty

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Facts on File, US: 1986

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012407


A well researched and presented text recounting the History of the French Foreign Legion, its principal theatres of war and maps, Appendix and Index. Book in excellent condition, no d/j View more info