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Image for WELCOME TO BRITAIN  A Guide to Great Britain for American Forces During World War Two

WELCOME TO BRITAIN A Guide to Great Britain for American Forces During World War Two

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sabrestorm Publishing, UK:

Seller ID: 2012457

ISBN: 0955272300

Condition: As New


This is a copy of a booklet issued to American forces in Britain during the World War 11 in an attempt to acquaint them with the British, their country and culture. Covering a diverse range of subjects including customs and manners, sport, pastimes, history and language. View more info

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VICTORIA CROSS HEROES

By: Ashcroft Michael

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Headline, London: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012532

ISBN: 0755316320

Condition: Excellent


Excellent condition, This book is a moving testament to the many brave recipients of the Victoria Cross over the last 150 years. View more info

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BERLIN The Downfall 1945

By: Beevor Antony

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Viking UK: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012525

ISBN: 0670886955

Condition: Very Good


Very good first edition copy, apears unread with clean pages and tight binding. Well researched and presented account by this experienced author of history texts. View more info

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THE END OF THE WAR IN EUROPE 1945

By: Bennett Gill Edited By

Price: $37.00

Publisher: HMSO Publications lONDON: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012187

ISBN: 0117020354

Condition: As New


Presented here is a Europe in crisis at the close of war. Countries faced political dislocation, shortage of food and fuel and thousands of dispossessed and displaced people and for some what began as the Allied Liberation appeared ominously to presage a Soviet Occupation. The book contains expert analysis, informed debate and eyewitness accounts from a distinguished group. 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

ISBN: 1862271852

Condition: Excellent


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

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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

ISBN: 1403984778

Condition: New Book


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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MOSCOW 1941

By: Braithwaite Rodric

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Profile Books, London: 2007

Seller ID: 2012222

Condition: Excellent


By some criteria the Battle of Moscow was the biggest in history. It was the first time the Wehrmacht had ever been stopped in its tracks. Seven million men and women fought over a territory the size of France and more than 900,000 Soviet soldiers died. This magnificent book tells the story of 1941 and the Battle of Moscow and the Russian people who fought in it. View more info

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CHRONICLE OF FRIENDSHIP Vera Brittain's Diary of the Thirties 1932-1939

By: Brittain Vera

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz LONDON: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012125

ISBN: 0575036028

Condition: Good


The Thirties were a fraught, restless and a disturbed period, the years when Hitler achieved a stranglehold on Europe. Vera Brittain's stance was a staunchly pacifist one. While many of her friends on the Left urged the need for a united front against fascism, she argued the case against any resort to war, and as a supporter of Dick Sheppard's Peace Pledge Union she addressed meeting and conferences all over the country. She was active too in other areas of Left wing ... View more info

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IMPERIAL GERMANY

By: Bulow Prince Bernhard Von

Price: $28.00

Publisher: CasselL & Co London: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012322

Condition: Good


An interesting history of Imperial Germany covering national and party history as well as economic policy and International Relations. View more info

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TOTAL WAR The Causes and Courses of the Second World War, Volume 1: The Western Hemisphere

By: Calvocoressi Peter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Penguin Uk: 1989

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 2016040

ISBN: 0140131949

Condition: Good


This edition takes account of the flood of official archives and personal memoirs that have been made public over the fifteen years the book was originally published as a single volume. The author has been able to add the story of the broken Enigma ciphers he was not allowed to add to the first edition. View more info

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AND THE RUSSIANS STAYED The Sovietization of Cuba

By: Carbonell Nester T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company New York: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012295

ISBN: 0688072135

Condition: Excellent


An enlightening historical account of the Soviet domination of Cuba. With firsthand knowledge of the internal and external factors that shaped pivotal events, Carbonell dispels many of the doubts and clarifies many of the misconceptions that still surround the fall of Cuba. View more info

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MOTHERLAND A Philosophical History of Russia

By: Chamberlain Lesley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012267

ISBN: 1843542854

Condition: Excellent


An invaluable introduction to the key Russian thinkers and an eloquently narrated journey in the history of ideas from a highly original writer. By examining Russian thought over the past two centuries, Lesley Chamberlain has produced a radical new interpretation of Russian intellectual history that, finally, gives us a glimpse into the soul of that singular country. 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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THE AVENGERS A Jewish War Story

By: Cohen Rich

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd, London: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012067

ISBN: 0224060015

Condition: Good


The story of three young Jews, Abba Kovner, Vitka Dempner and Rushka Marie who left their families in Western Poland and established the first underground movement in Europe. View more info

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LOOSE CANNONS 101 Myths, Mishaps and Misadventurers of Military History

By: Donald Graeme

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing UK: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012137

ISBN: 1846033772

Condition: As New


Was Hitler really a mono-testicular vegetarian obsessed by the Occult? How effective was the CIA's scheme to infiltrate the Kremlin using cats with listening devices" Was Napoleon really shorter than average and did he die prematurely as was forecast would happen? These and many more military mishaps and misconceptions are explored in this entertaining expose of long held myths that we generally hold to be the unvarnished truth. View more info

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HELIGOLAND The True Story of German Bight and the Island That Britain Betrayed

By: Drower George

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing UK: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012370

ISBN: 0750926007

Condition: As New


Heligoland an island in the North Sea came under British rule in the nineteenth century, a "Gibraltar" of the North Sea. Then in 1890 despite the islanders' wishes, Lord Salisbury announed his intention to swap Heligoland for Germany's presence in Zanzibar. During both world wars, it was used by Germany to control the North Sea and RAF planes bombed the once-British territory. A fascinating and enlightening story of a courageous governor, scapegoated by Salis... View more info

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THE SOVIET INVASION OF FINLAND 1939-40

By: Dyke Carl Van

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Frank Cass, London: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012380

ISBN: 0714643149

Condition: As New


The Soviet Finnish War played an important and unique role in the history of the Soviet Union and the Red Army. This is the first concerted effort to use Russian archival and previously classified secondary sources to document the experience of the Red Army in the conflict. View more info

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BLUE RIVER, BLACK SEA A Journey Along the Danube Into the Heart of the New Europe

By: Eames Andrew

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Black Swan, UK: 2010

Seller ID: 2012220

ISBN: 97805527757076

Condition: As New


Andrew Eames journeyed along the length of the Danube from the Black Forest in Germany to Romania travelling by bicycle, horse, boat and on foot. He encountered would be kings, walks with gypsies and many others along the way. Fascinating armchair reading, colourful and poignant. View more info

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GIBRALTAR A Hitory of a Fortress

By: Ernle Bradford

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis London: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012399

ISBN: 0246640391

Condition: Good


Library stamp inside. Well researched account of the history of Gibraltar, from an author who is well qualified to write the history for he has known it both as a naval officer and in later years as a visiting yachtsman. View more info

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THE GREAT BOER WAR

By: Farwell Byron

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions: 1999

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012338

ISBN: 180222174

Condition: Excellent


The authors account of the Boer War explains the origin of the war and covers the political developments, the bloody battles the outnumbered Boers almost always won, the sieges, the concentration camps and the men involved including Kruger, Roberts, Botha, Buller, Smuts, Kitchener and de Wet. View more info