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Warriors Still at Ease.

By: "A.A." ( ARMSTRONG, Anthony).

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1942. 0:

Seller ID: 36935


5th edition. "'Warriors Still in Action' should rather be the title of this collection of military articles by "A.A" of Punch, for once again we meet our old friends of Ypres Barracks, Havershot....Whether playing football or firing on the ranges; whether out on manoeivres or at the Sergeants' Mess Dance, they are just as much in action as before, just as humorous and just as human." Pp.132, small Foyles lable to inside front board. Blue cloth, dustwrapper has some edge rubbing and a small tear to rear top edge but has a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG. View more info

Nautilus 90 North.

By: ANDERSON, Cmdr. William R. (With BLAIR, Clay, Jr.):

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1959.:

Seller ID: 29253


2nd imp. "Vividly reveals the immense planning involved in what was the most secret peacetime operation for a journey as eventful and important as any in history." Pp. 190, frontis, 36 b/w illustrations, maps to endpapers. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/G+. View more info

Prisoner of War. The Story of British Prisoners Held by the Enemy.

By: BARBER, Noel.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1944. 0:

Seller ID: 37715


1st edition. Published before the end of the war, the author compiled his information mainly from the letters of the prisoners themselves, sourced through the British Red Cross and St John War Organization. He also looked at official reports of scores of camps made by neutral representatives of the International Red Cross. Pp.135, black & white photo frontispiece showing the courtyard at Oflag 4C where prisoners are seen playing hand-ball + 14 further black & white photo plates, owner's name to front free endpaper, spotting to rear free endpaper. Green cloth, spine and boards have uneven sun... View more info

Victory in Normandy.

By: BELCHEM, Major-General David.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1981.:

Seller ID: 19923


1st ed. "A masterpiece of clarity and reasoned argument ... a brilliant analysis providing many important new insights into Montgomery's generalship." 26cms. x 19cms. Pp. 192, 117 b/w photographs, more than 40 maps and diagrams. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has small loss to top front corner. VG/G+. View more info

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Why Singapore Fell.

By: BENNETT, Lieutenant General H. Gordon.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Bombay: Thacker & Co.Ltd, 1945.:

Seller ID: 44933


First Indian edition. Account of the Japanese invasion of Singapore by the former General Officer Commanding Australian Imperial Force, Malaya. 18.5cms x 12.5cms. Pp.208, black & white photo portrait frontispiece + 34 further photos, illustrations and maps, maps of the advance of the Japanese Forces into Malaya 1941-42 to endpapers, ownership details to half-title page, slight toning to pages. Red cloth spine over illustrated paper covered boards, remains of title label to spine, spine dulled. G+. View more info

Stiff Leather Card case.

By: Bertrand Romney Robinson Rambaut.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: c. 1910. 0:

Seller ID: 44707


Small leather card case. 3.0" x 2.75". (9cm x 7cm). Brown polished calf with gilt name to corner: "Capt. B. R. R. Rambaut." Edges lightly rubbed. Brass hinges and brass button catch. Maroon silk lining (worn around the catch). VG. *** Family history records show that Bertrand Romney Robinson Rambaut (31 Dec 1874 -20 April 1953) was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1875. He enlisted in the Royal Garrison Artillery and acheived the rank of Major. After his retirement from the Army he setled in Durham and married Mabel Awmack Robson in 1909 (Born 1885) . Bertrand Rambaut is listed as... View more info

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R.A.F.A. Annual 1952.

By: BLUNT, Raymond J.(editor).

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: R.A.F.A Publishing Company Limited/Gale & Polden Ltd, 1952.:

Seller ID: 41224


Annual publication of the Royal Air Forces Association, containing articles, photographs, illustrations of Air Force badges, cartoons and humour. Pp.96, black & white photographs and cartoons throughout, advertisements to preliminaries and rear pages. Paperback, minor edge wear, a few marks to rear cover. G+. View more info

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Over There. Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain, 1942.

By: BODLEIAN LIBRARY.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Oxford: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, 1994. 1851240365:

Seller ID: 43702

ISBN: 1851240365


"It is always impolite to criticize your hosts; it is militarily stupid to criticize your allies." The original pamphlet....attracted quite a lot of attention at the time, not least because it gave an unusually direct view of how the British were seen by others. Pp.16. Paperback, shadow mark from old price label to rear. VG. View more info

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To Live in the Fire. The Photographic Journal of an Israeli Soldier.

By: BOGER, Jan.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New Jersey: Paramus, Jolex Inc., 1977. 0891490353:

Seller ID: 42760

ISBN: 0891490353


Original German title "Im Feuer Zu Leben". Photographic record of the Arab-Israeli October War of 1973. 27.5cms x 21cms. Pp.143, black & white and colour photographs throughout. Paperback, edges rubbed. VG. View more info

Five Ventures: Iraq, Syria, Persia, Madagascar, Dodecanese.

By: BUCKLEY, Christopher.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: HMSO, 1954.:

Seller ID: 42632


1st edition. Sixth in a series of volumes published by H.M.Government furnishing the general reader with a short military history of the Second World War, 1939-1945, pending the publication of the Official Histories. Pp.x/257, maps to endpapers + 16 further maps and 20 pages of black & white photos. Red cloth, dustwrapper has edge tears with 1" loss to base of spine. G+/Good. View more info

The Royal British Legion Golden Book of Remembrance. A Tribute to Those Who Served.

By: BUCKTON, Henry.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Leatherhead: Ashford, Buchan & Enright, 1995. 1852533110:

Seller ID: 31741

ISBN: 1852533110


1st edition. Published to mark the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War. "Every year on Remembrance Sunday we still pay homage to those who died. The aim of this book is to discuss and examine this tribute and its relevance to the future of our nation." Pp.199, occasional b/w photo illustrations, signed by both the author Henry Buckton and by Pat Porteous (VC) to fep. Black cloth, gilt title to front and spine, dustwrapper has a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG. View more info

Historical Record of the Forty-Fourth or East Essex Regiment.

By: CARTER, Thomas. (Compiler).

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Maidstone: Old Towns Books & Maps, 2009. 0:

Seller ID: 37758


Facsimile reprint of the second edition published by Gale & Polden in 1887. Covers the years 1741-1881. Pp.xxiv/197. Grey laminated card covers. VG. View more info

Spink's Guide to the Wearing of Orders, Decorations and Medals.

By: CONNELLY, Stephen.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Spink & Son Ltd, 1986. 0907605206:

Seller ID: 39771

ISBN: 0907605206


1st ed. "The policy of acknowledging the services of citizens by awarding them Orders, Decorations and Medals has developed over the last 200 years or so, and today, very many people, in all walks of life are proud recipients of one or more medals. However, there has been no publication generally available to inform them as to when or how the various awards are to be worn." Pp.72, occasional figure illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info

The Rifle Brigade Chronicle for 1962.

By: CURTIS, Colonel W.P.S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: The Rifle Brigade Club and Association, 1962. 0:

Seller ID: 36415


Year Book of The Rifle Brigade. Pp.vi/144, occasional black & white photographs. Dark Green cloth, large gilt armorial design to front and gilt title to spine, minor rubbing to edges. VG. View more info

Secret Weapon.

By: DOBERER, K.K.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Loindon: Practical Press Limited, 1944. 0:

Seller ID: 37756


1st edition. "To-day, civil progress is so intense that there is not only a danger but a certainty that no army can in the full sense be kept up to date. This means that in war-time evolution will be extremely rapid, and, consequently, that the army which is mentally better prepared to meet tactical changes will possess an enormous advantage over all others." (Major-Gen. J.F.C.Fuller. c.1940). Chapters include: Fear of the Unknown; Wanted: A Nation of Military Engineers; Electro War?; The Rocket Menace; Rocket Artillery; Rocket Ships and Aircraft; Will Hitler Use Gas Again; The Machine... View more info

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Memories of Thorpe Abbotts Airfield. (Signed).

By: EVERETT, Ken.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Dickleburgh: 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum, 2009. 9780951515921:

Seller ID: 44822

ISBN: 0951515926


1st edition. Pp.40, illustrated throughout with black & white photos + 1 plan, signed by the author to title page. Paperback. VG. View more info

The George Medal.

By: FEVYER, W.H.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London: Spink, nd.(c.1980).:

Seller ID: 39770


Introduction + list of the George Medallists, 1940-1945. Pp.xvi/114, 2 pages of black & white photos, notation to half-title page giving reference to two medallists with marginal marks on pages against the corresponding description, title page absent. Paperback. G+. View more info

The Cutting Edge. Military History of Antiquity and Early Feudal Times.

By: GAVAGHAN, Paul F.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: New York: Peter Lang, 1990. 0820411906:

Seller ID: 45576

ISBN: 0820411906


1st edition. American University Studies series. "The geographic scope of this history is Eurocentric. It relates the military side of the western world's story, dating from its cultural origins in the Middle East. Then it traces the westward flow of power to Greece and Macedon, followed by its breakup into the two separate focal points of Charlemagne's conglomerate regime and the Byzantine empire..." Pp.502/2(publisher's catalogue). Green and white laminated boards, slight wear to top of spine. VG. View more info

Arms and Armour.

By: GRANCSAY, Stephen V.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: Paul Hamlyn, 1964.:

Seller ID: 19668


1st ed. Illustrated and documented study of Arms and Armour. 10.50cms. x 17cms. Pp. 45, illustrated in colour and b/w throughout, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated laminated boards. G+. View more info

Arnhem Lift. (Foreword by Lieut.-General Sir Frederick A.M. Browning.)

By: HAGEN, Louis.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Severn House Publishers Ltd., 1977.:

Seller ID: 19936


1st Severn House ed. "Interpretation of real battle, done with a skill and sensitivity that is rarely found in this war's real heroes." Pp. 128. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/G+. View more info