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Freyberg: Churchill's Salamander

By: Barber, Laurie; Tonkin-Covell, John

Price: £10.84

Publisher: Uk, Random House New Zealand Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02183*


Freyberg is a fascinating study of New Zealand's most famous general during his most consequential years 1941-1945. With the declassification of intelligence material, used particularly in Crete and Mareth, Freyberg's command capability can be seen in a new light. This book contradicts previous accounts that question Freyberg's competence and describe him as cautious. The Authors examine Freyberg's battle plans and explain why he deserved to be ... View more info

An Ordinary Soldier: Afghanistan: A Ferocious Enemy. A Bloody Conflict. One Man's Impossible Mission

By: Beattie, Doug

Price: £9.04

Publisher: UK., Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2008

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02486


This is a thrilling, modern war story. Visceral yet intelligent. Action packed but also emotional. Beattie never shrinks from portraying the horrors of war and his role in them, but the maturity of voice and heartfelt honesty sets this book apart from other military memoirs. This book offers an insight into the mission in Afghanistan and , crucially, the relationship between British troops and the Afghans they serve alongside. It demands to be read. View more info

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Bomber Barons

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £9.04

Publisher: UK, Book Club Associates: 1983

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03305


In this book the author shows the development of Bomber Command from the comparatively unorganised, non-cohesive raids of the early part of the war to the highly-trained and deadly offensive weapon it became under Sir Arthur Harris, from 1942 AOC-in-C of Bomber Command, the greatest baron of them all. The D/W shows light shelfware to its edges and scuffing to the front and rear panels. View more info

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Cheshire. V.C.

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £13.01

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: £10.84

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 Times Great Military Lives: Leadership and Courage - A Century in Obituaries (Times (Times Books))

By: Brunskil lan; Guy Liardet

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Times Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02593


The obituaries collected in this volume are outstanding military commanders of the 19th and 20th centuries. These were remarkable men. Sometimes complex and difficult, often intellectually brilliant and physically brave, always with the confidence and clarity of mind to take the difficult decisions which might carry a vital battle or campaign. Above all, they were great leaders of men, ready to bear the lonely responsibility of high command, ever aware that they had the... View more info

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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives

By: Caddick-Adams, Peter

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Preface Publishing: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02847


Two men who came to personify British and German generalship in the Second World War: Montgomery and Rommel. This is the first comparative biography written of the two. It explores how each was ' made ' by their war leaders, Churchill and Hitler. There is light marking to the text block front edge. 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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Born Fearless: From Kids' Home to SAS to Pirate Hunter - My Life as a Shadow Warrior

By: Campion, Phil

Price: £9.04

Publisher: UK., Quercus Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02718


Not dead yet. Not kidnapped, captured, tortured or killed. But he has come close. Meet ' Big ' Phil Campion. To his fellow operators he's a private military contractor. To you or me he's a mercenary, a soldier of fortune, a gun for hire, selling violence to the highest bidder. But to Big Phil it's all just another chapter in a life spent fighting in the shadows. There is light marking on the text block edge. View more info

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Montgomery of Alamein

By: Chalfont, Alun

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02829


The figure that emerges from this book is one of the great paradoxes of recent military history - a general loved by his soldiers, feared by his enemies and heartily disliked by many of his contemporaries. The text block is grubby on its edges and the DJ although protected in plastic has tears and chips to its back panel. There is also a dedication in ink on the f.e.p. It is still a tight readable copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 i... View more info

The Last of the Last: The Final Survivor of the First World War

By: Choules, Claude.

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, Mainstream Publishing: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02309


In 2009, aged 108, Claude Choules became the last man alive to have been on active service before the 1918 Armistice and the last who served in both world wars. This engaging, wryly humorous autobiography reflects the amiable nature of a truly unique man, the world's last living combatant of the First World 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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Cochrane the Dauntless: The Life and Adventures of Thomas Cochrane

By: Cordingly, David

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02133


Patrick O'Brian, C.S.Forester and Captain Marryat all based their literary heroes on Thomas Cochrane, but as David Cordingly shows, Cochrane's own exploits were far more daring and exciting than those of his fictional counterparts. View more info

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Eisenhower

By: Eisenhower David

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Collins: 1986

Sellers ID: 01779


The book has staining on the inside of d/w it may have been damp at some stage back of spine may have been damp and is slightly dirty edges to pages which are rough cut on front edges.Agood copy otherwise. View more info

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The Last Fighting Tommy

By: Emden, Richard Van

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2007

Edition: 3rd Printing

Sellers ID: 03124


At the time this book was written in 2007, Harry Patch, was the last British soldier alive to have fought in the trenches of the First World War, and was one of very few people who can directly recall the horror of that conflict. 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 Memoirs of Field-Marshal Montgomery

By: Field-Marshal Montgomery

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London, Collins: 1958

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 01765


There is an owners label on the F e p. The d/w is chipped and foxed. View more info

Montgomery of alamein

By: Field-Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein K.G G.C.B D.S.O

Price: £10.84

Publisher: lONDON, b.c.A: 1973

Sellers ID: 01757


This is a book Club copy of this autobiography by Montgomery of Alamein The book is bumped on top of spine and cover has tears and chipped. View more info

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Whittle: The True Story

By: Golley, John

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03053


Sir Frank Whittle was a technical prodigy, whose foresight in the 1920's enabled him to visualise aircraft flying at speeds and heights hitherto undreamed of, powered by his totally new kind of engine: a gas turbine whose sole objective was to produced a jet of hot gas. Yet therein lay the seeds of years of bitter struggle, against self interested MInistry officials and , later, against unscrupulous industrialists. There is a signature ( not the author) in ink on the fro... View more info

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The Price of Command: A Biography of General Guy Simonds

By: Graham, Dominik

Price: £10.84

Publisher: Canada, Stoddart Publishing Co.Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03570


Lieutenant General Guy Granville Simonds was one of the Second World War most dynamic strategists and commanded enormous respect from British generals such as Bernard Montgomery and Alan Brooke. Now, in Price of Command, Dominik Graham tells the whole story for the first time, tracing Simond's family origins and detailing his postwar career as Canada's top military man. There is a faint water stain on the base of the rear hardcover and on the base of the rear panel on th... View more info

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The Death Of Wingate

By: Hawley Dennis

Price: £10.84

Publisher: Merlin Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00484


This Book is in very good condition. View more info

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Twenty - One : Coming of Age in the Second World War.

By: Holland James

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK, Harper/ Collins Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02204


Moving, poignant, and conveying all the drama, tension and fear experienced in war, Twenty - One is an uplifting tribute to a passing generation whose sacrifices immeasurably ensured a lasting peace amongst the warring nations. The D/W is lightly creased along the top. View more info