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Image for LAWRENCE  The Uncrowned King of Arabia

LAWRENCE The Uncrowned King of Arabia

By: Asher Michael

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Penguin London: 1999

Seller ID: 2017066

ISBN: 014025854x

Condition: Excellent


Well researched and presented account of the life of T.E. LAWRENCE. Black/White and Colour plates support the text. View more info

FIRE IN THE NIGHT Wingate of Burma, Ethiopia and Zion

By: Bierman John and Smith Colin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan UK: 2000

Seller ID: 2016016

ISBN: 033372576x

Condition: Excellent


Excellent Condition. "Orde Charles Wingate was arguably the most eccentric and charismatic of all the generals on either side of World War 11, and perhaps the most brilliant and innovative. Winston Churchill thought him a military genius, others considered him greatly over-rated, a few even thought him mad." A well constructed biography of Wingate whose untimely death in an aircrash aged forty one made him one of the most controversial figures of World War 11. View more info

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3 PARA Afghanistan, Summer 2006 THIS is War

By: Bishop Patrick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012438

ISBN: 978007257782

Condition: Excellent


In April 2006 the elite 3 Para Battle Group was despatched to Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. Over the six months they were there, the soldiers saw near continuous combat. This is their story of the campaign. 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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JIHAD! THE SECRET WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

By: Carew Tom

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing, UK: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012491

ISBN: 1840183268

Condition: Excellent


A behind the scenes look at the war in Afghanistan told by Tom Carew an ex-SAS soldier with a talent for black bag covert operations and a veteran of the wars in Dhofar and Northern Ireland. Carew was the first western agent to link up with the Mujahideen and led a series of daring initiatives inside Afghanistan. View more info

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THE NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM BOOK OF THE TURKISH FRONT 1914-18

By: Carver Field Marshal Lord

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Pan Books, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2018005

ISBN: 0330491083

Condition: Good


Includes the Campaigns at Gallipoli, in Mesopotamia and in Palestine. B/w photographs support the text. View more info

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O JERUSALEM The Bitter, Epic Struggle for the City of Peace

By: Collins Larry and Lapierre Dominique

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pan Books, London: 1973

Seller ID: 2019002

ISBN: 0330235141

Condition: Good


Early copy of this title condition considered good for age of book The book is the result of five years of research by the authors, which also included several thousand interviews, and examination of a series of publicly available documents and relevant materials. These became the basic materials for presenting the story of the birth of the modern state of Israel. The book endeavors to present events from all sides who were parties to the conflict and the events which are the subject matter of the book: the Arabs, the Jews from the simple soldiers and rabbinical students to the commanders lik... View more info

Image for TANK ACES   From Blitzkrieg To The Gulf War

TANK ACES From Blitzkrieg To The Gulf War

By: Forty George and Duncan John

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing UK: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016061

ISBN: 0750914475

Condition: Excellent


Very well researched and presented text with a focus on a number of highly successful tank commanders who had a profound effect on tank battles or a series of battles. These commanders included German, British, American, Pakistani and Indian nationals. Supporting the text are many b/w and colour plates as well as maps of the battlefields. View more info

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JEW VS JEW

By: Freedman Samuel G.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012156

ISBN: 0684859440

Condition: Excellent


Jew vs. Jew tells the story of how American Jewry has increasingly and perhaps terminally broken apart in the last forty years. View more info

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FREYA STARK PASSIONATE NOMAD

By: Geniesse Jane Fletcher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pimlico lONDON: 2000

Seller ID: 2018014

ISBN: 0712667547

Condition: Good


Freya Stark had a career as a writer, explorer and official diplomat. She explored ancient trading routes in the Yemeni desert, Crusaders castles in Syria, uncharted regions of Arabia and Alexander the Great's path through Turkey. She often travelled along through dangerous and uncomfortable territoreis. During the Second World War she worked for the Foreign Office inBaghdad and Cairo and made an ill fated tour of America for the ministry of Information. This is a well researched and highly readable book. View more info

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PARADISE LOST SMYRNA 1922 The Destruction of Islam's City of Tolerance

By: Giles MILTON

Price: $28.00

Publisher: 2/5 Commando Trust: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019084

ISBN: 034083787X

Condition: Excellent


NEW BOOK Described as a powerful tale of destruction, heroism and survival told by the author Giles Milton a bestselling historian. View more info

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OPERATION SNAKE BITE The Explosive True Story of an Afghan Desert Siege

By: Grey Stephen

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Viking, London: 2009

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2019001

ISBN: 0670917869

Condition: Very Good


The author is a Sunday Times reporter and recounts his personal experience and that of more than 200 interviews with those involved in Britain's war in southern Afghanistan. The action was named Operation Snakebite and lasted several days. It is an insightful account and reveals the war within the war, the battle not only for the hearts and minds of Afghans, but between soldiers and spies, between commanders in the field and officials in Whitehall, between allies sharply divided by purpose. Book in very good conditiobn, unclipped price tag, clean pages, no names, tight binding. View more info

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MAN IN THE SHADOWS Inside the Middle East Crisis with a Man Who Led the MOSSAD

By: Halevy Efraim

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London: 2006

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 2012308

ISBN: 0297848313

Condition: Excellent


From Operation Desert Storm to the beginning of US incursions into Iraq, Efraim Halevy was Deputy Director and then Director of Israil's Mossad. Here he writes of the Israeli PMs he worked under as well as most of the other major players in the region and around the world. View more info

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34 DAYS Israel, Hezbollah, and the War in Lebanon

By: Harel Amos and Issacharoff Avi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan, Uk: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012518

ISBN: 0230604005

Condition: Good to Very Good


This book is a reconstruction by the authors of the progression of the war and investigates the diplomatic battles that took place in Paris, Washington and New York which would eventually end the war. Inscription in book and tear to a page. View more info

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THE WAR THAT NEVER WAS The True Story of the Men Who Fought Britain's Most Secret Battle

By: Hart-Davis Duff

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Century, London: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012391

ISBN: 1846058252

Condition: Excellent


This is the first full account of a covert war fought in the Yemen in 1963 and considered one of the most secretive and wholly deniable campaigns the British waged in the twentieth century. This is an adventure packed story told with huge panache and flair, based on journals, letters and interviews with surviving soldiers and orchestrators of the campaign. Includes b/w and colour photographs taken at the time. View more info

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IT IS BLISS HERE Letters Home 1939-1945

By: Hildyard Myles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury London: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012198

ISBN: 0747578028

Condition: Excellent


Myles Hildyard served as an officer during World War 11. He saw action in Palestine, Crete, North Africa, Italy, the D-Day landings and finally Berlin in 1945. He fought and was captured at the battle of Crete and then embarked on a dramatic escape from a German POW camp on the island across the Mediterranean to Turkey. These letters also show a young man coming to terms with his sexuality in an extraordinarily clear sighted, brave and intelligent way. The letters he presents here are profound, witty, unique and utterly captivating. View more info

THE CRUSADES A History of Armed Pilgrimage and Holy War

By: Hindley Geoffrey

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Constable, London: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012519

ISBN: 1841195979

Condition: Excellent


Addressing aspects rarely considered, Hindley's penetrating study sheds light on some of the most pressing issues of religious division and shows how the Crusades helped to shape Europe, the modern world and relations between Christian and Muslim countries to this day. View more info

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BEWARE OF SMALL STATES Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East

By: Hirst David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Faber - London: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012503

ISBN: 057123741X

Condition: Very Good


Very well researched and presented book by David Hirst a veteran Middle East journalist and author. Hirst charts the interplay between a uniquely complex country and its neighbouring states through all the historical experiences of the modern Middle East, the transition from Ottoman Turkish rule to European colonial domionation, the loss of Palestine to the settler-state of Israel and the wars and ceaseless violence that followed. The history of Lebanon is also a history of the whole Middle East and of the central drama the Arab - Israeli conflict. View more info

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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA'S SECRET AIR FORCE Based on the Diary of Flight Sergeant George Hynes

By: Hynes James Patrick

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword UK: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012530

ISBN: 184884266x

Condition: New Book


The Royal Flying Corps" 14 Squadron X Flight was designated the task of giving close air support to the desert army formed and commanded by Lawrence of Arabia. It flew from advanced desert landing grounds on reconnaissance, liaison, bombing and ground attack missions. George Hynes was an aircraft mechanic and became responsible for keepint the flight's aircraft airworthy. His diary gives a clear insight into the conditions endured, the actions that took place and the many problems which occurred as they followed Lawrence's advance against the Turkish Army and Air Force. View more info

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SIX DAYS How the 1967 War Shaped the Middle East

By: JerEMY BOWEN

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK: 2003

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 2019057

ISBN: 0743230957

Condition: Very Good


Good conldition, tight binding, clean pages, unclipped dust jacket. Well researched and presented by the author who has first hand experience of war in the Middle East as a war correspondent. View more info