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DOCUMENTS CONCERNING GERMAN- POLISH RELATIONS and the OUTBREAK OF HOSTILITIES BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND GERMANY on SEPTEMBER 3, 1939 Miscellaneous No.9 [1939]

By: N/A

Price: $10.02

Publisher: London, H.M.S.O.: 1939

Seller ID: 000036

Condition: Fair


xxv111 + 195pp. stapled spine still tight, cover fair-small meal hole top r/h corner and top of spine, pages yellowed. Documents cover the few months leading up to the outbreak of World War Two. Weight approx. 310g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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NAVAL FORCES : International Forum for Maritime Power. No. III/1986. Vol. VII

By: N/A

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Hampshire, England, Monch (UK): 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010061

Condition: Very Good


124pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Item clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated soft card cover has a soft corner crease to front panel. 'Naval Forces' was published six times a year, this edition #3 for 1986. Contents include: Editorial (Sir James Eberle), The US Bases in the Philippines, The Spanish Navy after the Referendum, Naval Strategy in the Nuclear Age, US Strategic Sealift, Aeronavale: 75th Anniversary, The Italian Navy in th... View more info

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NAVAL FORCES : International Forum for Maritime Power. No. V/1985. Vol. VI

By: N/A

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Hampshire, England, Monch (UK): 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010062

Condition: Very Good


148pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Item clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated soft card cover negligibly surface scuffed only. 'Naval Forces' was published six times a year, this edition #5 for 1985. Contents include: Editorial (Sir James Eberle), Three Oceans, Three Challenges: The Future of Canada's Maritime Forces, Towards a European Navy, Naval Policy in Australia and New Zealand, The Re-Emergence of the Corvette, Satellites and ... View more info

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NAVAL FORCES : International Forum for Maritime Power. No. VI/1985. Vol. VI

By: N/A

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Hampshire, England, Monch (UK): 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010063

Condition: Very Good


168pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Item clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, a section with a small, soft corner crease. Illustrated soft card cover negligibly surface scuffed, soft corner crease. 'Naval Forces' was published six times a year, this edition #6 for 1985. Contents include: Editorial (Sir James Eberle), An Interview with Vice-Admiral Sir Derek Reffell, Naval Developments in North Africa, The Pacific and US Naval Policy, Thirty Year... View more info

MIDDLE EAST MIRTH and Home Guard Goings On

By: "Semaphore"

Price: $12.41

Publisher: Melbourne & Sydney, Australia, E.H.Gibbs:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000265

Condition: Good


32pp., text only. No date [circa early 1940's]. Lightly browned pages clean. Soft grey wrap undamaged, except for minor random faxing. Humourous short ditties and stories from an Australian's perspective. Weight approx. 50g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

HITLER'S GREATEST DEFEAT: The Collapse of Army Group Centre, June 1944

By: Adair, Paul

Price: $17.03

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003225

ISBN: 1854092324

Condition: Near Fine


192pp., unpaginated [16 page], archivally-illustrated, b/w halftone plate section. Intext locality maps. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially scuffed, otherwise very good. "It was indeed Hitler's worst defeat! . . . Hitler's obsession with holding ground dulled his strategic thinking...faced by a massive Soviet superiority, the hapless Army Group Centre lost some 30 irrepla... View more info

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SECRET ARMIES : The Full Story of S.A.S., Delta Force, & Spetsnaz

By: Adams, James

Price: $27.32

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008773

ISBN: 0091734525

Condition: Very Good


(vi) + 440pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate sections (with several very confronting photographs). Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over lightly bumped spine. Plain black boards undamaged. A former owner's name on ffep., else textblock clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, and minimally edgeworn only. A loose chronicle of some of the successes (and sometimes failures) of several of the world's elite special operat... View more info

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THE ANZAC ILLUSION: Anglo-Australian Relations during World War I

By: Andrews, E.M.

Price: $28.20

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013252

ISBN: 0521459893

Condition: Very Good


xiv, + 274pp., intext b/white halftone plates and three line drawn maps throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally bumped and chipped on head and heel. Art-illustrated ('Anzac Book' cover, David Barker, '15) card wrapper lightly bumped on foredge corners. Textblock unmarked. This book by Eric Andrews is a somewhat provocative and controversial reassessment of Australia's role in World War I and its relations - military, economic, political and psychological... View more info

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CRETE 1941 : Germany's Lightning Airborn Assault (Osprey's Battles of World War II. Book 8)

By: Antill, Peter D.

Price: $13.66

Publisher: London, Hothouse: 2009

Seller ID: 010195

Condition: Very Good +


96pp., colour plates by Howard Gerrard, colour maps, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards mildly edge bumped. A stand-alone title in Osprey's 'Battles of World War II' series. Contents include: Introduction, Chronology, Opposing Commanders, Opposing Forces, Opposing Plans, The Assault on Crete, Aftermath, The Battlefield Today, Order of Battle, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 505g. View more info

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IN THE COMPANY OF SOLDIERS : A Chronicle of Combat

By: Atkinson, Rick

Price: $9.11

Publisher: New York, Owl Book/Henry Holt and Company: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010411

ISBN: 0805077731

Condition: Near Fine


322pp., two-page b/white map, plus 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. "For soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division, the road to Baghdad began with a mid-night flight out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in late February, 2003 . . . With the eye of a master storyteller, a brilliant military historian puts us right on the battlefield. A compelling, utterly fresh view of the... View more info

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GREAT FIGHTING PLANES

By: Austin, Alan and Dicks, Anthony

Price: $18.22

Publisher: London, Chancellor Press: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011174

ISBN: 1851521526

Condition: Very Good +


207pp., colour art illustrations and b/white line drawings, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Colour illustrated gloss boards negligibly bumped on one corner. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased. From the jacket flap: "Fifty of the world's most successful fighting aircraft are depicted here in a series of stunning full-colour paintings. Special features or major developments in aircraft technology are highl... View more info

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RUSSIA'S HEROES

By: Axell, Albert

Price: $20.68

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Carroll & Graf Publishers: 2001

Edition: First U.S.

Seller ID: 008938

ISBN: 0786708565

Condition: Very Good


xv, + (viii) plus 264pp., preliminary pages theatre-map section. Two unpaginated 8 page b/white halftone plate sections. Book clean. Vivid silver title over mildly bumped and cocked spine. A discreet remainder mark on foot of textblock, else leaves unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, else very good. A biographical testament to ordinary and extraordinary men and women soldiers and pilots who heroically came to the defenc... View more info

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WAR MEMORIAL

By: Barber, Laurie

Price: $18.22

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Heinemann Reed: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011408

ISBN: 0790000431

Condition: Very Good


304pp., plus 1 x 24 page b/white photographically-illustrated section, b/white maps intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Minimal foxing to textblock edges, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly indented. From the rear panel: "9.30pm, Sunday, 3 September, 1939: New Zealand declares war on Germany, within three minutes of receiving news of Britain's declaration. Published to mark the fiftieth anniversary of this event, 'War Memorial' is a detailed ... View more info

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ROUGH INFANTRY : Tales of World War II

By: Bennett, Cam

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Warrnambool Institute Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012384

ISBN: 0949759058

Condition: Very Good


(ix), + 206pp., several pages of b/white halftone plate illustrations (A.W.M. Archives), and line-drawn locality maps. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain red boards minimally bumped on lower foredge corners. Textblock flecked on head, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. An informal history of the Australian 2nd/5th Infantry Battalion in World War 2. The author was a member of t... View more info

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THE FACE OF COURAGE: The 98 Men Who Received the Knight's Cross and the Close -Combat Clasp in Gold

By: Berger, Florian

Price: $30.08

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, U.S.A., Stackpole Books: 2011

Edition: First Thus, 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 013180

ISBN: 0811710556

Condition: Very Good +


600pp., + (xvi), illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates (mostly photographs of featured recipients), facsimiles, plus an illustrated publisher's promotional section at rear. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped only. Text-block unmarked. All countries at war with another have their patriots and heroes - and so it was with Germany during World War Two . . . This book features the biographies of the 98 men who received the Kni... View more info

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THE DEBT WE OWE: The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund 1919-1989

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Shrewsbury, England, Airlife Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012705

ISBN: 185310079x

Condition: Very Good +


(vi), + 216pp., colour-plate frontispiece, plus unpaginated b/white halftone plate sections. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour-art illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. The story of the founding and ongoing work of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund: a fund that Sir Winston Churchill described as "the debt we owe to the paladins of the Royal Air F... View more info

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TOOLS OF WAR : The Weapons That Changed the World

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: $18.75

Publisher: London, Quercus Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007122

Condition: Very Good +


207pp., b/white halftone plate chapter-title illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Leaves unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, flapped card wrapper slightly bumped on lower foredge corner. " . . . tells the stories of 50 of the most significant advances in military technology. From Stone Age spears through to cruise missiles, the tales are told, including the Battle of Crecy in which English archers launched a barrage of a 'million deadly missiles' to decim... View more info

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SAVAGE PEACE : Americans at War in the 1990s

By: Bolger, Daniel P.

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Novato, California, U.S.A., Presidio Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009632

ISBN: 0891414525

Condition: Near Fine


xi, + 420pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate section, plus intext line-drawn explanatory maps and tables. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over firm spine. Plain black boards undamaged. Text-block pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "Daniel Bolger, a serving professional soldier and aspiring military historian, tackles the thorny subject of 'peacekeeping'. He examines the historical perspective, the politica... View more info

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HURRICANE AT WAR

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: $25.50

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1985

Edition: 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 005384

ISBN: 0711005648

Condition: Very Good


160pp., b/white, candid and action-illustrated halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Minor margin splash on last three leaves, otherwise clean. Art-illustrated (Rex Flood), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. The story, with first-hand impressions and experiences by pilots and service crews, of the Hawker Hurricane, Britain's front-line fighter in the 1940 Battle of Britain, and beyond . . . Book weight ap... View more info

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A RUDDY AWFUL WASTE: Eric Lock DSO, DFC and BAR. The Brief Life of a Battle of Britain Fighter Ace

By: Brew, Steve, with Bradbury, Mike

Price: $42.30

Publisher: Hitchin, Herts., U.K., Fighting Hire Ltd.: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013191

ISBN: 0993415237

Condition: Near Fine


xvii, + 246pp., front and rear endpaper portrait of this British fighter ace, two unpaginated b/white plate sections (photographs: archival and private sources), plus intext tables. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped backstrip. Plain blue boards ditto bumped. Textblock pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected lightly edgeworn only. This book tells the amazing story of British WW2 fighter ace, Eric Lock DSO, DFC and BAR, who joined his fi... View more info