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FORGOTTEN VOICES OF THE SECRET WAR

By: Bailey Roderick

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ebury Press London: 2009

Edition: wORLD WAR 11, SPECIAL OPERATIONS, Roder,

Seller ID: 2017068

Condition: Very Good


An inside history of special operations during the Second World War. The author has presented a well researched text. 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

ISBN: 978007257782

Condition: Excellent


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

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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OPERATION BARRAS The SAS Rescue Mission: Sierra Leone 2000

By: Fowler William

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012202

ISBN: 0297846280

Condition: Excellent


In May 200 the British government had sent a military and naval task force to the troubled west African state of Sierra Leone to bolster the United Nations operation that was attempting to restore peace and stability following a savage and brutal civil war. 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

ISBN: 1846058252

Condition: Excellent


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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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

ISBN: 1853674389

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0753703629

Condition: As New


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

RAIDERS Great Exploits of the Second World War

By: Laffin John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing UK: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012025

ISBN: 0750915250

Condition: Excellent


John Laffin relates more than twenty operations mounted by British, German, American, Australian, Italian and Canadian forces during the Second World War. Australian Raiders are described as Par Excellence and particular mention is made of two raides led by Major Rex Blow and Captain Robert Kerr "Jock" McLauren. View more info

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RAIDERS Great Exploits of the Second World War

By: Laffin John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing UK:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012209

ISBN: 0750915250

Condition: Very Good


During the Second World War a number of daring military actions were carried out by Allied and Axis land, sea and air forces against targets carefully selected for their strategic or propaganda values. The Result of John Laffin's research of these actions is a dramatic, anecdotal and entertaining book, illustrated with a large selection f contemporary photographs. View more info

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HITLER'S MOUNTAIN TROOPS

By: Lucas James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour Press London: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012374

ISBN: 1854090798

Condition: As New


Hitler's mountain troops were more often used as crack shock troops or where a weak part of the fighting line needed strengthening than Alpine action. Hitler's mountain troops in fact saw service in every theatre of war in which German forces fought including Norway and Crete. Includes many b/w photographs of historical interest. View more info

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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

ISBN: 1854090674

Condition: Excellent


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: $28.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, London: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016063

ISBN: 0747598681

Condition: Excellent/very Good


Excellent condition, hard cover, unclipped dust jacket, clean white pages. Narates the story of what has been described as the most successful wartime deception ever attempted. "It hoodwinked the Nazi espionage chiefs, sent German troops hurtling in the wrong direction, and saved thousands of lives by deploying a secret agent who was different, in one crucial respect, from any spy before or since>" Includes historical b/w photographs. View more info

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GUERRILLA WARFARE IN CIVIL WAR MISSOURI, 1862

By: Nichols Bruce

Price: $54.00

Publisher: McFarland & Co. USA: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012359

ISBN: 0786416890

Condition: As New


Well researched account of all known guerrilla operations in Civil War Missouri in 1862. The author uses both well known and obscure sources including military and government records, private accounts, county and other local histories, newspapers and secondary sources published after the war to identify which Southern partisan leaders and groups operated in which areas of Missouri and describe how they operated and how their kinds of warfare evolved. Includes b/w maps,... View more info

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THE LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP 1940-1945

By: Owen Major-general David Lloyd

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military, UK: 2011

Seller ID: 2012520

ISBN: 0850528062

Condition: New Book


Well researched and presented history of this special forces unit formed during the Second World War. Includes maps and b/w photographs taken during action. View more info

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CHURCHILL'S WIZARDS The British Genius for Deception 1914-1945

By: Rankin Nicholas

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber London: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012227

ISBN: 0571221963

Condition: Excellent


This is the story of how the British really won two World Wars - by conning the Kaiser, Hoaxing Hitler and using brains to outwit brawn. View more info

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BOMB HUNTERS In Afghanistan With Britain's Elite Bomb Disposal Unit

By: Rayment Sean

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Collins, London: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012392

ISBN: 000737478X

Condition: Very Good


The IED(Improvised Explosive Device) is the Taliban's weapon of choice and the main killer of British troops in Afghanistan. Soldiers stand a one in ten chance of becoming a casualty in Helmand. Between September 2009 and April 2010 there were almost 2000 IED bombs being detonated or discovered. Since 2006 more than 350 British soldiers have been killed in Helmand, more than 4000 injured. The job of battling against these IEDs falls to the Joint Force Explosive Ordna... View more info

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KILL THE FUHRER Section X and Operation Foxley

By: Rigden Denis

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing, Uk: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012249

ISBN: 0750921951

Condition: Excellent


During the Second World War, Britain's top secret Special Operations Executive plotted to assassinate Hitler. The codename was Operation Foxley. Here is the full and fascinating story of that operation based on recently released top secret documents and a number of sources unabailable to the general public. View more info

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SAILOR OF THE AIR The 1917-1919 Letters and Diary of USN CMM/A Irving Edward Sheely

By: Sheely Irving Edward, Edited By Lawrence D. Sheely

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The University of Alabama Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012171

ISBN: 0817307095

Condition: As New


In the winter of 1917 23 year old Irving Edward Sheely of Albany, New York enlisted in Naval Aviation and began his training at Pensacola Naval Air Station.When Congress declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917 the combined strength of aviation within the Navy and Marine Corps was 48 officers, 239 enlisted men, 54 airplanes, 1 airship and 1 air station. Utilizing Sheely's correspondence and meticulous diary spanning 19 months of training and service mostly on foreign so... View more info

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THREE DAYS TO PEARL Incredible Encounter on the Eve of War

By: Shepherd Peter J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Airlife Publishing Ltd. London: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017045

ISBN: 1557508151

Condition: Excellent


This is a fascinating story told by the author of his experiences as a young Royal Air Force technician statyioned in Malaya in 1941 during which time he was ordered on a clandestine mission to Japanese occupied Into China where he heard about a Japanese naval task force secretly on its way to Hawaii to annihilate the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbour. View more info

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SECRET AGENT Britain's Wartime Secret Service

By: Stafford David

Price: $14.00

Publisher: BBC BOOKS London: 2002

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012544

ISBN: 0563488115

Condition: Very Good


The history of the SOE, Britain's top-secret wartime agency makes gripping reading and recounts the tremendous courage of the brave women and men who went behind the lines in Nazi-occupied territory. Includes b/w photographs supporting the text. View more info