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Image for LAWRENCE  The Uncrowned King of Arabia

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

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3 PARA Afghanistan, Summer 2006 THIS is War

By: Bishop Patrick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012438


In April 2006 the elite 3 Para Battle Group was despatched to Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. Over the six months they were there, the soldiers saw near continuous combat. This is their story of the campaign. View more info

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INSIDE EGYPT The Land of The Pharaohs on the Brink of a Revolution

By: Bradley John R,

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Palgrave Mcmillan, NY: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2018016


Well researched and presented the author brings Egypt alive, taking readers through the kaleidoscope of Egypt today with an eye on the past combined with pertinent questions about where the country is heading. 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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THE NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM BOOK OF THE TURKISH FRONT 1914-18

By: Carver Field Marshal Lord

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Pan Books, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2018005


Includes the Campaigns at Gallipoli, in Mesopotamia and in Palestine. B/w photographs support the text. View more info

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TANK ACES From Blitzkrieg To The Gulf War

By: Forty George and Duncan John

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing UK: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016061


Very well researched and presented text with a focus on a number of highly successful tank commanders who had a profound effect on tank battles or a series of battles. These commanders included German, British, American, Pakistani and Indian nationals. Supporting the text are many b/w and colour plates as well as maps of the battlefields. View more info

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JEW VS JEW

By: Freedman Samuel G.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012156


Jew vs. Jew tells the story of how American Jewry has increasingly and perhaps terminally broken apart in the last forty years. View more info

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FREYA STARK PASSIONATE NOMAD

By: Geniesse Jane Fletcher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pimlico lONDON: 2000

Seller ID: 2018014


Freya Stark had a career as a writer, explorer and official diplomat. She explored ancient trading routes in the Yemeni desert, Crusaders castles in Syria, uncharted regions of Arabia and Alexander the Great's path through Turkey. She often travelled along through dangerous and uncomfortable territoreis. During the Second World War she worked for the Foreign Office inBaghdad and Cairo and made an ill fated tour of America for the ministry of Information. This is a we... View more info

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MAN IN THE SHADOWS Inside the Middle East Crisis with a Man Who Led the MOSSAD

By: Halevy Efraim

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London: 2006

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 2012308


From Operation Desert Storm to the beginning of US incursions into Iraq, Efraim Halevy was Deputy Director and then Director of Israil's Mossad. Here he writes of the Israeli PMs he worked under as well as most of the other major players in the region and around the world. View more info

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34 DAYS Israel, Hezbollah, and the War in Lebanon

By: Harel Amos and Issacharoff Avi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan, Uk: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012518


This book is a reconstruction by the authors of the progression of the war and investigates the diplomatic battles that took place in Paris, Washington and New York which would eventually end the war. Inscription in book and tear to a page. View more info

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THE WAR THAT NEVER WAS The True Story of the Men Who Fought Britain's Most Secret Battle

By: Hart-Davis Duff

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Century, London: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012391


This is the first full account of a covert war fought in the Yemen in 1963 and considered one of the most secretive and wholly deniable campaigns the British waged in the twentieth century. This is an adventure packed story told with huge panache and flair, based on journals, letters and interviews with surviving soldiers and orchestrators of the campaign. Includes b/w and colour photographs taken at the time. 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

THE CRUSADES A History of Armed Pilgrimage and Holy War

By: Hindley Geoffrey

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Constable, London: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012519


Addressing aspects rarely considered, Hindley's penetrating study sheds light on some of the most pressing issues of religious division and shows how the Crusades helped to shape Europe, the modern world and relations between Christian and Muslim countries to this day. View more info

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BEWARE OF SMALL STATES Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East

By: Hirst David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Faber - London: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012503


Very well researched and presented book by David Hirst a veteran Middle East journalist and author. Hirst charts the interplay between a uniquely complex country and its neighbouring states through all the historical experiences of the modern Middle East, the transition from Ottoman Turkish rule to European colonial domionation, the loss of Palestine to the settler-state of Israel and the wars and ceaseless violence that followed. The history of Lebanon is also a histo... 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


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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CONTACT WOUNDS A War Surgeon's Education

By: Kaplan Jonathan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Picador, UK: 2007

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2012241


A compelling life story, a vivid illustration of how to mess up a promising medical careers and an account of survival in the crossfire of war. The author worked in Angola in a combat-zone hospital as well as a surgeon in Baghdad. View more info

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SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM

By: Lawrence T.E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Wordsworth Classics Uk: 1997

Seller ID: 2012459


Introdced by Angus Calder, T.E. Lawrence's Seven Pillars of Wisdom written between 1919 and 1926 tells of the campaign against the Turks in the Middle East during the first world war. Is is described as a complex work of high literary aspirations. View more info

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IMPERIAL SUNSET Frontier Soldiering in the 20th Century

By: Lunt James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Macdonald, London: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012424


A first hand account of frontier soldiering in war and peace in the 20th century. An account which recalls the experiences of officers and NCO's seconded from the British Army to serve on loan to such locally enlisted forces as the Iraq Levies, the King's African Rifles, the Sudan Defence Force and the Burma Rifles. Includes many b/w photographs supporting the text. View more info

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BURNING ISSUES Understanding and Misunderstanding The Middle East: A 40 Year Chronicle

By: Mahoney John, Adas Jane, Norberg Robert Editors

Price: $18.00

Publisher: AfUTME - USA: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012134


The Editors have presented 19 authors with first-hand experience in Occupied Palestine, the presentations examine the ideological genesis of the Israeli state and detail the moral, economic and political costs both foreign and domestic that Americans pay every day for their uncritical support of a problematic ally. View more info