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The Pacific : Hell was an Ocean away

By: Ambrose, Hugh

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Canongate Books Ltd: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02651


These are the true stories of the men who put their lives on the line for their country, who were dispatched to the other side of the world to fight an enemy who preferred suicide to surrender. men who suffered hardship and humiliation in POW camps; men who witnessed casualties among soldiers and civilians alike; men whose medals came at a shocking price - a price paid in full by all. There is some light spotting to the text block edge. Please note; standard shipping (2n... View more info

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The World at War: Revised and Expanded Edition.

By: Arnold-Forster, Mark.

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Book Club Association.: 1981

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02646


The World at War was originally written to accompany the Thames Television series of the same name, but since it was first published in 1973 the book has proved to have a life of its own. This fully revised edition explores the far reaching consequences of the war up to the present day. The text block shows spotting and staining to the front edge and the DJ has been taped to the front and back paste downs of the boards. the... View more info

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Forgotten Voices of the Second World War.

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press Ltd: 2004

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 02342


Here , in the raw, are the personal experiences of ordinary men and women from around the world, including British, Irish, French, German, American, Japanese, Australian and New Zealand accounts. Between them, their individual voices make up an immediate and vivid narrative of the Second World War. The Boards and dW shows light signs of use and the page edges has some light mottling. View more info

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WE WILL REMEMBER THEM - Voices from the Aftermath of the Great War

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Index Books Ltd: 2010

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 02503


For Britain and her empire, the human cost of the First World War was worse than ant other conflict in history. Almost a million British people were killed in the war, and almost twice as many again were injured in battle, and forced to live the rest of their lives with missing limbs, damaged lungs and mental disorders. The aftermath of the Great War lasted for decades, and in some cases is still felt today. This book, by th... View more info

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Battle Zone Normandy: Omaha Beach.

By: Badsey Stephen; Tim Bean

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02562


Battle Zone Normandy: Omaha Beach, the US Army's !st and 29th Infantry Divisions led the assault on Omaha Beach, the most strongly defended of all the invasion beaches. Supporting Allied bombers had mostly missed their targets, the offshore naval bombardment was hampered by poor visibility. and many elements of the first assault waves were swamped or sank, including amphibious tanks. The first waves of infantry waded ashore into a storm of German fire. Filled With archiv... View more info

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Battle Zone Normandy: Utah Beach

By: Badsey, Stephen

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02561


Battle Zone Normand: Utah Beach. Here the Allies had their greatest D-Day success, suffering fewer casualties than on any of the other beachheads. The assault sector closest to Cherbourg, Lower Normandy's largest port. Utah Beach was isolated from the other D-Day landing areas. This meant that the attacking troops would have to fight alone until a link-up could be achieved. Filled with archive and full colour photographs, full colour mapping and easy to follow battlefiel... View more info

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Battles Lost and Won: Great Campaigns of World War II

By: Baldwin, Hanson.W

Price: £13.55

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper & Row: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02814


The military editor of the New York Times evaluates crucial battles of the Second World War, analyzing what happened in each and why, as well as the larger results. The DJ shows light shelf wear and there is light spotting on the edges of the text block. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

Behind the Glory. Canada's Role in the Allied Air War.

By: Barris Ted.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen Publishers: 2005

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 00256


When war broke out in September 1939 ,it was clear that air superiority would determine the outcome .But the Allied Air Forces had few combat aircraft and even fewer military pilots ready to fight.So, in December 1939, Britiah, Australian, New Zealand and Canadian officials agreed to centralise air crew training in Canada. The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan was born.This is a hardback book in V/G condition has is the D/W. View more info

D-Day : The Battle for Normandy

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Penquin / viking: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition / 8th printing

Sellers ID: 01885


Making use of overlooked and new material from over thirty archives in half a dozen countries, D-Day is the most vivid and well- researched account yet of the Battle of Normandy. View more info

Berlin: The Downfall 1945

By: Beevor, Antony.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Penguin UK: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02216


A superb re-telling of the saga. Beevor combines a soldier's understanding of war's realities with the narrative of a novelist... This book that lets the reader look into the face of battle. There is some light rippling to the bottom of the D/J, with a small nick to the front bottom corner View more info

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Where the Hell Are the Guns?: A Soldier's View of the Anxious Years, 1939-44

By: Blackburn, George

Price: £11.30

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1999

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02729


A valuable contribution to an understanding of the Canadian involvement in the Allied cause between 1939 and 1945. This book is especially good at showing what it was like for the average Canadians far from home and loved ones , and what a strain it was waiting for nearly five years to get into action. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy Shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Guns of War.

By: Blackburn, George

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Robinson Publishing: 2000

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02776


This masterpiece of the literature of war is written without melodrama or vanity, but with clarity, passion and honesty and makes a totally absorbing and painfully vivid 1000 page eye - witness account of some of the most bitter fighting of World War II. The covers are protected in a plastic jacket. and show some light ware to the edges and corners. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to World Zones 1 and 2 and is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Hitler's U-boat War the Hunters 1939 - 1942

By: Blair Clay

Price: £18.08

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 00433


This is the definitive account of the German submarine war against the allies - the Battle of the Atlantic - an epic sea story and the most arduous and prolonged navel battle in all history .This volume covers the period of the Atlantic when the German U-Boats were in the ascendant.This book does have some creasing to the corner of the cover. View more info

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Green Devils - Red Devils : Untold Tales of the Airborne in World War II

By: Blandford Edmund. L,

Price: £18.08

Publisher: UK., BCA.: 1993

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02804


The story of the British and German airborne troops in the Second World War is one of the most remarkable episodes in the entire history of special forces, not least because it is almost, if not quite, true to say that within the second World war is encompassed the whole history of airborne forces. The top of the text block is heavily spotted. PLEASE NOTE: international economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Armoured Guardsmen : A War Diary, June 1944-April 1945

By: Boscowen, Robert

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Leo Cooper Ltd.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02592


Armoured Guardsmen is a stirring story of front line action with the Coldstream Guards as they fight their way through North West Europe during the final year of the war. View more info

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Blind Eye to Murder: Britain, America, and the Purging of Nazi Germany--A Pledge Betrayed

By: Bower, Tom

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02573


The victorious alliance whose armies occupied Germany in 1945 was in an unprecedented position. Having proclaimed their struggle as a crusade against evil, they were committed to avenging the crimes of the Nazis and to the creation of a more just society. Sadly, although the rhetoric of British and American leaders had promised much, it was not supported by preparation or organisation. The author shows how quickly the crusade against the Nazis soon collapsed in the post... View more info

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Trenchard; Man of Vision

By: Boyle, Andrew

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Collins Publishers Ltd: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02539


Trenchard must be numbered among the handful of truly great men that this country has produced in the last hundred years; one of the few who can be said to have changed the course of history; the to whom , after Churchill, this country owes most for its survival. He was the man who created the R.A.F. ; without him there could have been no Battle of Britain. The text block is lightly stained on the edges and there is a dedication on the f.e.p. The DJ is torn and chiped in... View more info

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Cheshire. V.C.

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02538


Among the names of those RAF men whose gallantry and skill earned the public's deep gratitude and captured its imagination one , that of Group-Captain Leonard Cheshire, V.C. D.S.O. D.F.C. stands alone. Although not in the best of condition it is stiil a readable copy of this fascinating man. The black boards shows signs of shelf wear with light rubbing to the edges and bumps to the corners.The text block is spotted and tanned and has a dedication on the f.e.p.The DJ is t... View more info

Cheshire V.C

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1954

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02686


Russell Braddon takes the Cheshire story form its earliest days up to the time of publication, with a wealth of detail. giving the reader a true and balanced picture of one of the most colourful and vivid personalities of the war and post war Britain. The boards shows wear to the base of the spine and edges and the text block is a little discoloured. Although the DJ is covered in clear plastic it is still worn, with small nicks around the head and base of the spine, the... View more info

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The Dam Busters

By: Brickhill, Paul.

Price: £27.10

Publisher: UK., Evans Brothers Ltd: 1951

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02540


Early in 1943, 617 Squadron was formed for just one special job - to smash the Moehne and Eder Dams. That epic affair made the R.A.F.'s newest squadron also its finest , the " special duties squadron." They went on to do many more unusual and perilous tasks. won two V.C.'s and over 150 other decorations, and were described as the most effective unit of its size the British Forces ever had. The text block shows signs of tanning to the pages especially the end papers. The... View more info