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CORSETS TO CAMOUFLAGE Women and War

By: Adie Kate

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Coronet Books, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2017022


A vivid history of ordinary women and their extraordinary deeds through two world wars and beyond. A book of both social and historical interest. View more info

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BECAUSE YOU DIED Poetry and Prose of the First World War and After

By: Brittain Vera

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Virago, Great Britain: 2010

Seller ID: 2012117


A collection of Vera Brittain's poetry and prose, some of it never published before, commemorates the men she loved - her fiance, brother and two close friends, who served and died in the First World War. View more info

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THE RESISTANCE The French Fight Against the Nazis

By: Cobb Matthew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pocket Books, London: 2010

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012217


The French resistance to Nazi occupation during World War 11 was a struggle in which ordinary people fought for their liberty, despite terrible odds and horrifying repression. This book touches on some of the strongest themes in life - courage, self sacrifice, betrayal and strubble. It shatters the illusion of a unified Resistance created by General de Gaulle and brings to vivid life a true story of heroes and conflicts forgottlen over the half century as the movement ... View more info

WRITINGS FROM THE SAND VOLUME 2 Collected Works of Isabelle Eberhardt

By: Eberhardt Isabelle

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Lincoln and London, University of Nebraska Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2017026


Born in 1877 in Geneva, Isabelle Eberhardt became a rebel at an early age, Multilingual, she studied the Arabic language and Islamic culture and eventually converted to Islam. She traveled through North Africa, write about her experiences and married an Alberian. This second volume exemplifies her creation of identity in fiction as her writing explores the world of prostitutes, Bedouins, and French colonists in exotic tales of love and conquest. View more info

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BOMBER'S MOON With 48 Illustrations By Tom Purvis

By: Farson Negley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Howard Baker Pub. London: 1970

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2017007


The Author, an American in London during the Blitz, recounts his experience of the humour, the courage and the endurance of the people. The text is supported by 48 Illustrations of Tom Purvis drawn at the time. View more info

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A VOYAGER OUT The Life of Mary Kingsley

By: Frank Katherine

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton London: 1987

Edition: 1st UK

Inscription: Heavy Book Over 500 Gms

Seller ID: 2012262


Katherine Frank, who has lived for over six years in West Africa, makes use of previously unpublished letters and journals to write a first rate biography of this brave solitary woman. View more info

FREYA STARK Passionate Nomad

By: Geniesse Jane Fletcher

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012536


Freya Stark has been described as audacious, charismatic, exasperating, extravagant and remarkable. Whatever the description Freya lived life to the full. She was an explorer, writer, photographer and unofficial diplomat. She travelled throughout the Middle East exploring Yemen, Syria, Persia, Arabia, Turkey and was described by T.E. LAWRENCE AS A GALLANT CREATURE, A REMARKABLE PERSON. During the Second World War she worked for the Foreign Office in Baghdad and Cairo... View more info

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CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE A Woman Journalist's Breathtaking Experiences in War Torn Afghanistan

By: Goodwin Jan

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Macdonald & Co. Ltd., London: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016027


The author a British born award winning journalist and investigative reported disguised herself as a guerilla, her red hair dyed black and her skin stained to a weather beaten brown she entered Afghanistan and travelled on foot, muleback and by jeep into the war zones with the Afghan resistance. A remarkable story providing first-hand accounts of resistance behind the lines during the Russian occupation. View more info

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LAND GIRLS AT THE OLD RECTORY

By: GRIMWOOD IRENE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Old Pond Publishing UK: 2005

Seller ID: 2012084


"It was 1942 and Britain was running out of food. Twenty year old Irene Gibbs had always fancied working on the land rather than in the cigarette factory so she volunteered for the Women's Land Army. She and her new friends were high spirited and adventurous. They took in their stride all kinds of farm work, encounters with farm animals and farmers, the army on manoeuvres and the US airforce, not to mention hitch hiking, wall climbing and some long suffering hoste... View more info

MATILDA WALTZES WITH THE TOMMIES

By: Hughes Mary Kent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press Melbourne1943: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017023


Clean copy, tight binding, maps on end papers, black and white photographs of the time, inscription in front, The author, an Australian doctor working for a British Medical Corp during World War 11, tells of her experiences in the Middle East and Asia during that period. Of interest bothasocially and historically. View more info

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ALL BUT MY LIFE A Memoir

By: Klein Gerda Weissmann

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Indigo, UK: 1997

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2016048


The author recounts her three years as a slave labourer of the Nazis and of her miraculous liberation. Gerda describes her experiences including wonderful acts of decency and normalcy, as well as the three years in labour camps and three months of a forced winter march from Germany to Czechoslavakia. View more info

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ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS

By: Marsden Kate

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Phoenix Press, London: 2001

Seller ID: 2012301


An extraordinary and very readable story of a formidable Victorian lade why was so moved by the plight of lepers that she undertook a marathon journey from 1890 to 1892 to leper colonies in Siberia. Having served as a nurse in Bulgaria during 1878 tending the casualties of the Russian-Turkish War, Kate Marsden saw at first-hand the horrors of leprosy and determined to plan a journey to the leper colonies of Yakutsk, 2000 miles across the wastes of Siberia. View more info

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A BRITISH ARMY NURSE IN THE KOREAN WAR

By: Mcnair E.J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tempus, Uk: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2012315


An insightful account of war, specifically the Korean War. Includes authors personal photographs taken during her time in Korea. Signed by Author. View more info

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

By: Morgan Janet

Price: $44.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane, Penguin Books Ltd.: 2004

Seller ID: 2012087


"This is the true story of one of the most daring spying missions of the First World War and of the men and whomen who took part in it. Based on a remarkable archive of secret papers, it is a work of historical detection, en 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 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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PASSAGE FROM THE RAJ Story of a Family 1770-1939

By: Naish Nora

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Champak Press, London: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012173


This autobiography is about a family growing up under the Raj at a time when old ideas of Empire were shifting it is also the story of older generations of the family, old India hands, from the eighteenth century living and working in a different India and being dazzled by the richness and complexity of the culture of this strange country they'd gone out to meet and the beauty of its landscapes. View more info

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DOVES OF WAR Four Women of Spain

By: Preston Paul

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2002

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2012461


The author Paul Preston focuses on four exceptional women whose forgotten stories help us understand the tragedy of the Spanish Civil War. View more info

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THE FLOATING BROTHEL The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-Century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts

By: Rees Sian

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Headline, London: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012290


In July 1789 237 women convicts left England for Botany Bay in New South Wales on board a ship called he Lady Julian. This is the enthralling story of this extraordinary group of women and their voyage half way around the world. View more info

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BOUDICA Dreaming the Eagle

By: Scott Manda

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Bantam Books: 2004

Seller ID: 2012123


The magnificent bestselling novel of the world's most famous warrior queen View more info

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WARTIME WOMEN Anthology 1937-45

By: Sheridan Dorothy, Edited By

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Phoenix London: 2004

Seller ID: 2012204


Wartime Women allows us to explore the lives of women during the war. The range of contributors is enormous from a fish and chip shop worker in Birmingham to Irish immigrant munitions factory workers, young women welders in Yorkshire and a seventeen year old school girl in Essex. This is a unique document offering unrivalled insight into women's minds and lives during the Second World War. View more info