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DEATH OR GLORY The Last Commando

By: Asher Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012023


"In the heat of battle you have two choices death or glory" A Sergeant Tom Caine Novel. Based in the scorched desert sands of North Africa, Libya, 1942 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

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ELALAMEIN

By: Carver Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: B.T. BATSFORD LTD. LONDON: 1979

Seller ID: 2012398


Well researched and presented analysis of the offensive that marked a turning point in Allied fortunes in World War 11. View more info

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THE BALKANS AND NORTH AFRICA 1941-1942

By: Fowler Will

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Limited, London: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2016028


Text includes Mussolini Invades the Balkans, Germany bails out the Italians, Fallschirmjager over Crete, The Deutsches Afrika Korps Desert Victories. Over 100 blanck and white pictures and 20 colour illustrations including maps, weapons and photographs. View more info

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DESPERATE VENTURE The Story of Operation Torch, the Allied Invasion of North Africa

By: Gelb Norman

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012268


The November 1941 invasion of North Africa, so crucial to the allied cause is told here by historian Norman Gelb in a well researched and presented account of the military operation. Gelb recounts the intricate, multifaceted undertaking which included not only political intrigue, conspiracy, espionage and diplomacy, but also modern airbone assault, massive disinformation programs and the largest most ambitious amphibious invasion plan ever devised. 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

MUTINY In the British and Commonwealth Forces, 1797-1956

By: James Lawrence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Buckand Enright, London: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012104


Based on intensive reserach from official sources, contemporary papers and first-hand accounts some of it never published before here at last is a compassionate and readable study of a shamefully concealed phenomenon. From Spithead mutiny of 1797, the revolt of Sudanese troops in Uganda in 1898 to the British forces in Etaples in 1917. View more info

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BORN OF THE DESERT With the SAS in North Africa

By: James Malcolm

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books, London: 2001

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2018011


An account of the early years of the SAS. The Special Air Service was formed in 1941 and quickly earned a reputation for stealth, daring and audacity in the Western Desert campaign. View more info

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RAIDERS; Elite Forces Attacks

By: Laffin John

Price: $32.00

Publisher: UK, Chancellor Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012254


A dramatic, anecdotal and entertaining book, illustrated with a large selection of contemporary photographs, that will appeal to all with an interest in the great military exploits of the Second World War. The exploits recorded here range from a British commando strike against Rommel's supposed HQ in the North African desert in 1941, to the daring surveys of the Normandy beaches in preparation for Operation "Overload". View more info

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A CLEAR PREMONITION The Letters of Leiutenant Tim Lloyd to His Mother North Africa and Italy, 1943-44

By: Lloyd Tim Edited By Raleigh Trevelyan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper, London: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012543


A fascinating account of both social and personal impacts of the second world war on a young lieutenant posted to North Africa and Italy. The letters to his mother trace his childhood at Repton, his passion for the theatre and his marionette shows in ENSA as well as his life in the ranks and wild time in London after being commissioned. Includes b/w photographs and line drawings. View more info

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WAR DIARIES Politics and War in the Mediterranean January 1943-1945

By: Macmillan Harold

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Macmillan London Limited: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012435


The diaries presented here began casually as letters home to Harold Macmillan's wife, however they soon became a regular daily journal. Writtten from his post as British Minister Resident in North Africa the memoirs were augmented from other documents written at the time and give a vivid picture of Macmillan's life, the strange mixture of grandeur and austerity, of crises and tedium and provide a historical record of a very unusual experience at the turning point in the... View more info

TOBRUK

By: Peter Fitzsimons

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, Australia: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2012044


Drawing on extensive source material including diaries and letters many never published before this extraordinary book recounts the battle of Tobruk in 1941 in which more than 15,000 Australian troops fought in excruciating desert heat through eight months against the formidable German Afrika Korps. View more info

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HITLER'S MEDITERANEAN CAMPAIGN IN WORLD WAR 11

By: Porch Douglas

Price: $37.00

Publisher: CasselL London: 2005

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012007


AS New "This book covers every aspect of the Mediterranean conflict from the Italian attack on Greece in 1940 right through to the advance on the Gothic Line in northern Italy towards the end of the war. Includes b/w photos and maps of the campaingns 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