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CARLISM AND CRISIS IN SPAIN 1931-1939

By: Blinkhorn Martin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012388

ISBN: 0521207290

Condition: Very Good


This is a study in English of the Carlist Movement, the extreme right wing party in Spain during the climactic decade of the 1930s. The author discusses Carlism's internal politics, power struggles and sources of support, its ideology, its relations with other elements in the Spanish right, principally Falangism and Catholic conservatism, its attitude towards the Republic, liberalism and the left, its view of contemporary events elsewhere in Europe, its stress on para-... 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

Image for SOLDIERING   Observations from Korea, Vietnam and Safe Places

SOLDIERING Observations from Korea, Vietnam and Safe Places

By: Gole Henry G.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Potomac Books, U.S.A.: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012181

Condition: As New


Henry Gole vividly brings us people, old acquaintances of his family in parts of sougheastern Europe where the Empire of Franz Josef still lives in memory, tough Montagnards in Vietnam who in spite of their toughness were almost pathetically attached to their American comrades and above all a collection of American soldiers of diverse skills, ranks and nation backgrounds. View more info

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TOURNAMENT OF SHADOWS The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Asia

By: Meyer Karl and Brysac Shareen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Little Brown and Company UK: 2001

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 2012244

ISBN: 0316855898

Condition: Excellent


The classic Great Game, the nineteenth century struggle between Britain and Russia for mastery of Central Asia and which took on new life after the Russian Revolution as the Americans joined in, and which continues today in the covert attempts to master the Caspian Sea and its oil riches. The whole story is told here in a flowing narrative crammed with revealing detail, drawing on newly opened archives and recent research. It is a canvas filled with memorable men and w... View more info

Image for THE YEAR THAT CHANGED THE WORLD   The Untold Story Behind The Fall of The Berlin Wall

THE YEAR THAT CHANGED THE WORLD The Untold Story Behind The Fall of The Berlin Wall

By: Meyer Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, UK: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012176

ISBN: 1847374301

Condition: As New


The Year that Changed the World captures the heady days in all their rich drama and unpredictability. In doing so the author provides a thrill chronicle of perhaps the most important year of the 20th century and shows how the events of that year led the world into some of the intractable conflicts it faces today. View more info

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THE CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WARFARE

By: Parker Geoffrey Edited By

Price: $70.00

Publisher: BCA London: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016012

ISBN: 0521440734

Condition: Excellent


This text provides a detailed and highly visual account of war in the West from antiquity to the 20th century. It is a very well researched and uniquely presented work and a reference point for those interested in the battles, campaigns, strategies and fighting techniques which have shaped our world. View more info

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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

ISBN: 0304353078

Condition: Very Good


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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SEA WAR 1939-1945

By: Piekalkiewicz Janusz

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Blandford Press, London: 1987

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012196

ISBN: 0713716657

Condition: Very Good


Sea War is a very well researched and presented account ofr every theatre and every major event in which one of the combatant navies took part during world war 11, Factual, objective and absorbing, Sea War draws on sources as diverse as official reports, propaganda documents and press accounts. With 307 illustrations this is an indispensable reference source for historians of the Second World War and for all those interested in naval history. 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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ARK ROYAL The Life, Death and Rediscovery of the Legendary Second World War Aircraft Carrier

By: Rossiter Mike

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Bantam Press London: 2006

Seller ID: 2012182

ISBN: 0593055519

Condition: Excellent


In gripping detail and using the testimony of survivors of the sinking and men who lived, flew and fought on the Ark Royal, Mike Rossiter gives a remarkable account of this most famous of ships. He also reveals for the first time the true story of the quest to discover the wreck of this naval legend. View more info

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ATLAS OF AIR WARFARE

By: Swanston Alexander and Malcolm

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Hinkler Books, Australia: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012445

ISBN: 1741832837

Condition: As New


This book explores all major air battles to have taken place in the world's skies as well as documenting the air element of key military campaigns such as Operation Barbarossa and Operation Desert Storm. Extensively researched text recounts the history and the stories behind these battles. The text is supported by more than 120 spectacular computer-generated maps and graphics and 150 archive photographs. View more info

Image for MARCH OR DIE   A New History of the French Foreign Legion

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

ISBN: 0816017948

Condition: Excellent


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

Image for DESERT QUEEN   The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell, Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia

DESERT QUEEN The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell, Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia

By: Wallach Janet

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012288

ISBN: 0297812491

Condition: Excellent


The untold story of Gertrude Bell, an adventurer on a par with Beryl Markham and Isak Dinesen and a woman as vital to the history of the Middle East as her friend and colleague Lawrence of Arabia. Very nice copy of this biography of Gertrude Bell. View more info