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

By: Boscowen, Robert

Price: £10.84

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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Rules of Engagement a Life in Conflict

By: Colliins Tom

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Headline: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00520


From the moment Tim Collins's speech to his men in Iraq was made public,this soldier- thinker became a hero and an inspiration to world leaders and infantrymen,and yet only two months later Collins was pillioried by two national newspapers and accused of war crimes.The d/w has slight rippling to the edges. View more info

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Zulu: The Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879

By: David, Saul

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Penquin/ Viking Ltd: 2004

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02595


The Zulu War of 1879 was the most controversial and brutal British imperial conflict of the nineteenth century.Yet as Saul David reveals this war, which cost thousands of lives, has even darker side. Zulu is a brilliant work of history that is charged by breathtaking writing and controversial new research; it also has important resonances for the modern world. The DJ has a small tear to the lower front corner. View more info

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Night Raid

By: Downing, Taylor

Price: £10.48

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Co: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02359


This is the true story of the first victorious British Para raid of World War Two. The DW is cover with protective plastic. View more info

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Uniforms of the American Civil War

By: Field Ron & Robin Smith

Price: £18.06

Publisher: London, Brassey's Publishers: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00847


Throughout this book , the uniforms of the two armies are illustrated with contempory black & white photographs, and line drawings. A series of colour - plate sections, which include paintings, paraphanalia, and re-enactment images also provide a wealth of imformation. View more info

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Okinawa 1945: Final Assault on the Empire

By: Foster, Simon

Price: £9.04

Publisher: UK., Arms & Armour: 1996

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02704


Okinawa lies only 325 miles from the Japanese mainland and hence would make a superb staging post from which the B-29 bomber fleets could pound Japanese cities, and from where the inevitable and costly invasion of Japan itself could take place. 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 Boys' Crusade: American G.I.'s in Europe: Chaos and Fear in World War Two

By: Fussell, Paul

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02810


The Boys' Crusade is a superbly graphic account of the chaos and errors, terror and misery American ground troops in Europe faced in the Second World War. It presents a series of episodes from the arrival of American troops in Britain to their discovery of the concentration camps in early 1945. The experiences of these often very young soldiers was not always unpleasant - they were popular with British women - but after D-Day, it usually was. In its unvarnished truth-tel... View more info

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The Battle of the Somme: A Topographical History

By: Gliddon, Gerald

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1998

Edition: 4th Impression.

Sellers ID: 02440


This book ( originally published as When the Barrage Lifts ) has proved a necessary addition to the library of any student of the First World War and an essential handbook for the increasing number of visitors to the battlefield. It is the indispensable guide to the Battle of the Somme. View more info

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British Infantry of the Napoleonic Wars

By: Haythornthwaite .Philip J.

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00821


The author is a historical consultant and has written some two dozen books on military history. Many of these concern the Napoleonic era, a period that he has researched deeply and on which he is acknowledged as an expert View more info

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The North African campaign, 1940-43

By: Jackson, W. G. F

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, B.T.Batsford Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03147


The history of the North Africa Campaign is the story of an army forging itself into a superb fighting force from the debris of defeat and discouragement. Without the battle experience bought at such high cost by the Allied forces in North Africa, ' Overlord ' - the invasion of Europe - would never have been possible. A good, clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Silken Canopy

By: Lucas John

Price: £7.22

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 01345


Book in good condition ,d/w tired worn edges to folds and corners no tears or price clipped All about the history of the parachute. View more info

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Storming Eagles: German Airborne Forces in World War II

By: Lucas, James

Price: £10.84

Publisher: U.S.A., Castle Books: 2004

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02532


The daring courage and skill of the highly trained men who spearheaded German assaults in the blitzkrieg of 1940, dropping from the air to seize and overwhelm key invasion points, showed to an alarmed world that a new dimension had been add to the science of warfare. The author has researched deep into Allied and German archives and interviewed many of the leading members of Fallschirmjaeger units and formation who survived the war. The resulting book is a fascinating an... View more info

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Battle Group! German Kampfgruppen Action of World War Two

By: Lucas, James

Price: £9.04

Publisher: UK, Book Club Association.: 1994

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02524


The open and flexible approach to military tactics that won Germany so many victories against enemies who could see little beyond attritional warfare in World War Two is nowhere better illustrated than in the Kampfgruppen - the battle groups. With illustrations of key commanders, weapons and battles as well as numerous maps, this is a remarkable new angle on the German armed forces to interest and impress all who recognise the value of the fighting man. There is a little... View more info

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The Making of the British Army. From the English Civil War to the War on Terror

By: Mallinson, Allan

Price: £9.04

Publisher: UK., Bantam Press: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02446


This is the story of hard-won military experience: of campaigns with lines of communication that snaked through Africa, Asia; and of pitched battles in alien lands in which the odds were overwhelming, and where victory was snatched often by the narrowest of margins. From the Army's origins at the battle of Edgehill to the conflict in Afghanistan, this is history at its most relevant - and most dramatic... On page 80 I noticed a small tear which doesn't effect the readi... View more info

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Tell it to the Marines: Royal Marines Ragbag

By: McConville, Michael

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Cross Publishing: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02505


Valour and good conduct are implicit in most of these Royal Marines stories. It is however unlikely that any of the events that they describe would qualify for battle honour. As any marine past or present, will tell you, some pretty strange things happened from time to time. The DJ shows some shelfware and creasing, and it is priced clipped. View more info

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Sniper One ; The Blistering True Story of a British Battle Group Under Siege.

By: Mills, SGT Dan.

Price: £5.78

Publisher: UK., Penquin/ Michael Joseph.: 2007

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02316


If any of Mill's eighteen-man sniper platoon had thought that at the people of Al Amarah were going to welcome them with open arms, they were rapidly forced to reconsider. For the next six months, isolated, besieged and under constant fire, the battalion refused to give an inch. Cimic House, their HQ, may have been a bombsite, but it was home. And its defence- the most the British Army had fought in fifty years - was a modern day Rork's Drift View more info

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Danger UXB : The Heroic Story of WWII Bomb Disposal Teams

By: Owen, James

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, little brown: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01773


This is the Heroic story of the WW11 Bomb Disposal Teams. View more info

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Colin Powell :My American Journey: An Autobiography

By: Powell, Colin L.; Persico, Joseph E.

Price: £7.22

Publisher: U.S.A., Random House: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02449


Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He joined the army and ended a four-star general , National Security Advisor, Chairman of the Joint Chief of Stars, mastermind of Desert Storm and now the man the country would most like to see as President. This is the story of an extraordinary life. There is a dedication in ink on the f.e.p View more info

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Tank : The Battles they fought and the men who drove them.... from Flanders to Korea.

By: Whitehouse, Arch

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, Macdonald & C0 ( publishers ) Ltd: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02529


Fighting tanks are the most uncomfortable, unadaptable, unfragrant pieces of military equipment ever devised. they are expected to move on, fighting until they are blown up, burned out or shot to junk. There isn't a soft spot or a rounded corner anywhere aboard - inside or out. In this absorbing book - the first on the subject- the author tells the story of the tank's beginnings, of its role in World War 11, and its importance today. He recalls all the great tank battles... View more info