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Image for KITCHENER'S LAST VOLUNTEER  The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War

KITCHENER'S LAST VOLUNTEER The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War

By: Allingham Henry and Goodwin Dennis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing UK: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016031


The author vividly recaptures how life was lived in the Edwardian era and how it was altered irrevocably by the slaughter of millions of young men in the Great War. The author saw action on land, sea and in the air with the Royal Naval Air Service and he was present at the Battle of Jutland in 1916 with the British Grand Fleet and went on to serve on the western front. Text includes b/w and colour plates supporting the story. View more info

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SS; HELL ON THE WESTERN FRONT The Waffen-SS in Europe 1940-1945

By: Bishop Chris

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Spellmont, UK: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012081


Very well researched and presented with historical background of the formation and growth of the Waffen-SS from Hitler's bodyguard to a fully-fledged combat are and its usage in Western Europe. The book includes accounts of the Waffen-SS in action in France and the Low Countries in 1940, the Balkans in 1941 and Normandy, Arnhem and the Ardennes in 1944 and features the Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler, Das Reich, Totenkopf and Hitlerjugend. Illustrated with rare combat black... View more info

Image for THE HAZY RED HELL   Fighting Experiences on the Western Front 1914-18

THE HAZY RED HELL Fighting Experiences on the Western Front 1914-18

By: Donovan Tom

Price: $30.00

Publisher: BCA, London: 1999

Seller ID: 2016064


Clean white pages, tight pages, unclipped dust jacket. A collection of accounts from personal experiences on the Western Front. Including soldiers going over the top in all the big battles of the war, as well as in raids on the German trenches and patrols in no man's land. The book reflects war conditions as they changed and evolved from the open warfare of 1914 through the middles years of stalemate and attrition, to the final, wholly successful, Allied Advance. Incl... View more info

Image for CAMBRAI 1917   The Myth of the First Great Tank Battle

CAMBRAI 1917 The Myth of the First Great Tank Battle

By: Hammond Bryn

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Phoenix, Uk: 2009

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012487


Cambrai was the last and most influential battle fought by the British on the Western Front in 1917. Over time many myths have grown up around what happened at Cambrai. The events of this iconic attack are now buried beneath accumulated legends and misrepresentations built up over almost a century. Drawing on previously unpublished letters, diaries, first hand accounts and official reports the author here examines this military milestone, and presents his account of h... View more info

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VIGNETTES OF THE WESTERN FRONT

By: Lawson Henry

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Positif Press, Oxford: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012442


Henry Lawson's reflections of his time as an Infantry Subaltern in France and Belgium, during the First World War 1917-1918 Includes maps amd photographs chosen to complement the text and evoke the scenes described. View more info

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WALKING WITH THE ANZACS A Guide to Australian Battlefields on the Western Front

By: Mclachlan Mat

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hatchette Australia: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2017051


Excellent Conldition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, Well researched and presented guide representing fourteen walking tours of the most important sites for Australians on the Western Front. Maps and photos support the text. BOOK SIGNED BY AUTHOR. View more info

Image for THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH   Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War

THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War

By: Morgan Janet

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Allen Lane, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012293


A true story of one of the most daring spying missions of the First World War and of the men and women who took part in it. Based on a remarkable archive of secret papers, it is a work of historical detection, an enthralling drama of courage and adventure and the only published account of a complete espionage operation run by the Allies on the Western Front. View more info

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THE BATTLE OF NORMANDY 1944

By: Neillands Robin

Price: $27.00

Publisher: CasselL & Co London:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016002


This text answers many questions asked about the Normandy campaign and the author reveals many of those questions including the difficulties faced by the Allies and Germans alike. His vivid narrative is supported by fascinating eye-witness accounts from veterans on both sides. Books is in excellent condition, dust jacket has small repair on spine. Book includes maps, b/w photographs and comprehensive index. View more info

Image for THE CHANGING FACE OF  BATTLE    from Teutoburger Wald to Desert Storm

THE CHANGING FACE OF BATTLE from Teutoburger Wald to Desert Storm

By: Perrett Bryan

Price: $38.00

Publisher: CasselL & Co London: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012207


A very well researched and presented book which follows the progress of battle over twenty centuries, from the unrestrained slaughter of hand to hand combat through to the horrows of two highly mechanised world wars and the dark abyss beyond, it becomes clear just how advanced we now are in the art of warfare. View more info

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HEAVEN & HELL The War Diary of a German Paratrooper

By: Poppel Martin

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Spellmount, UK: 1988

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 2012368


A deeply personal bookj, the author describes his time in the Hitler Youth service from 1933 and continues with his subsequent service with the paratroops. The author was captured by the 6th Airborne Division on the Rhine and was a prisoner of war in England returning home in 1945. View more info

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MILLINGTON'S MISSION

By: Samuels John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, Australia: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017039


An amazing biography of Australian Tasman Millington who served in both the First World War and Second World War, at Gallipoli, Western Front, British intelligence and the middle east. Well researched and presented with maps, record documentation, and photographs. View more info

Image for ECHO OF THE GUNS   Recollections of an Artillery Officer 1914-18

ECHO OF THE GUNS Recollections of an Artillery Officer 1914-18

By: SIEPMANN HARRY

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Robert Hale, London: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012082


"A vivid and totally authentic account of the day to day life of a soldier in the great war, both at the front and behind the lines. After a short period in Egypt, Siepmann served as a subaltern and captain in France and Italy, going on to Germany with the occupation force after the Armistice. This is the human face of the First World War, evoking all its confusion, absurdity and pathos." View more info

Image for A CORNER OF A FOREIGN FIELD   The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War

A CORNER OF A FOREIGN FIELD The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War

By: Waters Fiona Selected By

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Transatlantic Press, UK: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012534


A collection of poems, some written in the trenches others with the benefit of hindsight, all written from the heart and many inspired by the experience of the countless mothers, wives, sweethearts, sisters and daughters left behind. Each poem is supported by b/w photography taken during the Great War. View more info

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SILENT NIGHT The Remarkable 1914 Christmas Truce

By: Weintraub Stanley

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster London: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012539


A beautiful and moving account of the Christmas Truce on the Western Front in 1914 based on firsthand accounts from both the German and allied side. The account has been recreated using letters, diaries and unit reports and includes b/w photographs/line drawings of the time. View more info