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COMMANDO OPERATIONS The New Face of War

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Time Life Books London: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008266


Well researched and presented with many photographs, illustrations and maps. Book in very good condition. View more info

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Biggles

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 009698


Biggles fans rejoice! Show your fandom in one of our quality 100% cotton, pre-shrunk tees, sizes XS to XXL. Post will be in a 500g satchel at usual rate. View more info

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LOCK, STOCK & BARREL: MAKING AN ENGLISH SHOTGUN AND SHOOTING WITH CONSISTENCY

By: Adams, Cyril & Braden, Robert

Price: $52.00

Publisher: USA, Safari Press: 1996

Seller ID: 011478


198pp plus catalogue at rear, 700g packed/carded for post (why not add another & use up that 3kg allowance, maybe something by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, maybe a Robert Jackson?) Explains the process of making an English gun, and gives the reader advice on shooting distance, shot pattern, and other technical aspects of shooting. From the Publisher > Robert Braden and Cyril Adams have been shooting fine English shotguns for decades all over the world, and they are unas... View more info

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Waffen-SS: The Unpublished Photographs 1923-45

By: Ailsby, Christopher

Price: $31.00

Publisher: UK, Bookmart: 2000

Seller ID: 012440


224pp & 1.5 kg to post. Waffen-SS: The Unpublished Photographs 1923-45 Ailsby's unique insight into the most notorious military formation in history. Packed with previously unpublished photographs, most taken from private albums of former Waffen-SS soldiers. Waffen-SS chronicles the battles and campaigns Waffen-SS units fought in during WWII. Recreates in pictorial form all aspects of the Waffen-SS's war: the growth of the SS panzer divisions, their tactics, recruitmen... View more info

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Message from Hell

By: AJ Quinnell

Price: $41.00

Publisher: London, Orion Books Ltd.: 1996

Seller ID: 009546


In A1 shape, one for the collector or for Quinnell fans who like a story plot like - - - >>> Creasy is on a mission to rescue a US serviceman taken prisoner 26 years earlier during the Vietnam War. However, he has been tricked into this by a high-ranking officer of the Khmer Rouge, who harbours a grudge against Creasy for the death of her father. A dangerous cat and mouse game ensues. View more info

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Message from Hell

By: AJ Quinnell

Price: $42.00

Publisher: London, Orion Books Ltd.: 1996

Seller ID: 009813


In A1 shape, one for the collector or for Quinnell fans who like a story plot like - - - >>> Creasy is on a mission to rescue a US serviceman taken prisoner 26 years earlier during the Vietnam War. However, he has been tricked into this by a high-ranking officer of the Khmer Rouge, who harbours a grudge against Creasy for the death of her father. A dangerous cat and mouse game ensues. View more info

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Black Horn

By: AJ Quinnell

Price: $34.00

Publisher: London, Orion Books Ltd.: 1995

Seller ID: 010362


For Quinnell fans who like a story plot like - - - >>> One of the best Creasy novels. A.J. Quinnell has once again used his worldwide experience to bring his characters to vibrant life as the "Black Horn" takes the reader from survival in the African bush to vicious, terrifying warfare in the backstreets of Hong Kong. "Black Horn" is a towering story of violence, vengeance and of a love born of danger and tenderness. review >>> OH MY GOD...why???? This b... View more info

Message from Hell

By: AJ Quinnell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Orion Books Ltd.: 1996

Seller ID: 010473


For Quinnell fans who like a story plot like - - - >>> Creasy is on a mission to rescue a US serviceman taken prisoner 26 years earlier during the Vietnam War. However, he has been tricked into this by a high-ranking officer of the Khmer Rouge, who harbours a grudge against Creasy for the death of her father. A dangerous cat and mouse game ensues. Cover has a beginning of a crease & down the right edge of the cover a 3mm colour-change strip (sunned), inside is as neat a... View more info

Message from Hell

By: AJ Quinnell

Price: $36.00

Publisher: London, Orion Books Ltd.: 1996

Seller ID: 010359


For Quinnell fans who like a story plot like - - - >>> Creasy is on a mission to rescue a US serviceman taken prisoner 26 years earlier during the Vietnam War. However, he has been tricked into this by a high-ranking officer of the Khmer Rouge, who harbours a grudge against Creasy for the death of her father. A dangerous cat and mouse game ensues. Cover has a small lower right corner crease & where the cover is opened, inside is neat as a pin. View more info

The Practical Gun

By: Andersson, Stellan & Akerman, Jan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Queen Anne Press: 1986

Seller ID: 011259


158pp, 800g for post, Rifles, shotguns and hunting methods. This book answers every question on all aspects of sporting guns. Chapters on rifles, shotguns and combination guns compare the relative merits of each weapon and its particular hunting suitability. Ammo and sights are examined in detail and even step by step instructions on loading your own cartridges. View more info

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Letters from the Army in the Crimea

By: Anthony Coningham Sterling

Price: $42.00

Publisher: The Naval & Military Press:

Seller ID: 011147


This is a reproduction of the original & is a compassionate and sardonic view of the heroically mismanaged Crimean War culled from his letters home. The Crimean War acquired its grim notoriety not least because of the frankness of the letters and despatches from the field that shocked the mid-Victorian newspaper reading public. `The Times' correspondent in the Crimea, William Howard Russell, became a household name with his graphic descriptions of the fighting and the su... View more info

Jane's Fighting Ships of World War II

By: Antony Preston (foreword)

Price: $44.00

Publisher: NY, Crescent Books: 1995

Seller ID: 010029


320pp, 1000+ illustrations, pp clean white well-bound, will be posted via 3kg package. View more info

The Royal Air Force, An Illustrated History

By: Armitage, Michael

Price: $33.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1993

Seller ID: 010250


Faults?? small creases to upper right corners of some middle pp that have been folded carelessly Armitage's text provides a complete history of the RAF, written by one its most distinguished officers. The study charts its development, expansion and challenges from fledgling days in 1918 to its present day status. The text explores interwar threats and experiments in airpower, and its massive expansion and action in World War II. The people involved and effect of changin... View more info

The Royal Air Force, An Illustrated History

By: Armitage, Michael

Price: $37.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1993

Seller ID: 010593


Great, great condition - book & dj - Armitage's text provides a complete history of the RAF, written by one its most distinguished officers. The study charts its development, expansion and challenges from fledgling days in 1918 to its present day status. The text explores interwar threats and experiments in airpower, and its massive expansion and action in World War II. The people involved and effect of changing technology on its role in war and peace are emphasized. 28... View more info

Get Rommel The Secret British Mission to Kill Hitler's Greatest General

By: Asher, Michael

Price: $17.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2004

Seller ID: 010894


ex-Swindon lib, usual stamps etc. In summer 1941 Erwin Rommel was Hitler's favourite general: he had driven the British out of Libya and stood poised to invade Egypt. He seemed unbeatable. So the British decided to have him killed. The British opened their counter-attack with a series of special forces raids, the first ever operation by the newly formed SAS. Rommel was one of the targets. Michael Asher reveals how poor planning and incompetence in high places led to disa... View more info

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The Complete Book of Shooting

By: Backhouse, Fid & Eliot, P & Knowles, R & Little, C & McKelvie, C

Price: $42.00

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1988

Seller ID: 011470


192 crisp pp & 1.2 kgs to post. This book presents every facet of owning and using a sporting gun from trapshooting to woodland stalking. Choice of gun, quarry & technique are interlinked & affected by skill, experience, cost & accessibility. Book has sections on game, equipment, methods/techniques & types of shooting weapons. Masses of photos & illustration. View more info

Fight for the Sky The Story of the Spitfire and the Hurricane

By: Bader, Douglas

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1973

Seller ID: 010737


Bader tells the inspiring story of the Battle of Britain from the viewpoint of 'The Few'. Using superb illustrations he traces the development of the Spitfire and Hurricane and describes the nail-biting actions of those who flew them against far superior numbers of enemy aircraft. As an added bonus, other well-known fighter aces including Johnnie Johnson, 'Laddie' Lucas and Max Aikten contribute to Douglas's book, no doubt out of affection and respect. This is a really i... View more info

The Bitter Sea: The Struggle for Mastery in the Mediterranean 1935-1949

By: Ball, Simon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper Press: 2009

Seller ID: 010740


A lucid and masterly biography of the Mediterranean during a time of war, from Mussolini’s audacious bid for conquest to the creation of Israel and the start of the Cold War. The Bitter Sea is a fascinating interpretation of world affairs and a significant contribution to twentieth century history. With incisive strategic and political analysis, Simon Ball demonstrates in this dramatic narrative how the Mediterranean Sea lay at the heart of recent world history. 380pp,... View more info

Island Victory

By: Bartlett, Norman

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1955

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 011566


166pp & less than 500g to post. Name removed top right corner 1st p. Bartlett was somewhat snobbish about authors who wrote luridly illustrated paperbacks, a case of judging a book by its cover. Anyway here is his novelisation of war in the Pacific, Island Victory > "The events in this book all happened. It is only fiction in so far as events have been rearranged into a coherent pattern." The action is set in 1944 in New Guinea and on Kamiri island - a Dutch po... View more info

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Handgun from Matchlock to Laser-Sited Weapon

By: Batchelor, John & Walter, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, Talos Books: 1988

Seller ID: 011444


160 crisp pp & almost a kilo packed for posting. Traces the development of the pistol, describes and evaluates specific models, and shows a variety of working mechanisms. This profusely illustrated book is the story of guns that made history, some as assasin's weapons, some in soldier's hands, it tells of the inventors & engineers with visions and/or crazy ideas. Illustrations are photos, engineering drawings, illustrative artwork & a varied mix of colour & bw. A very ... View more info