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image of Peacemakers  -  The Paris Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End the War

Peacemakers - The Paris Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End the War

by Macmillan, Margaret

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Published
2019
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780719562372
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London: John Murray, 2019. A near Fine unmarked copy. 574 pages. 30 illustrations. Between January and July 1919, after the war to end all wars, men and women from all over the world converged on Paris for the Peace Conference. At its heart were the leaders of the three great powers - Woodrow Wilson, Lloyd George and Clemenceau. Kings,… Read more
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image of Living With the Enemy  - An Outline of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands with First-Hand Accounts By People Who Remember the Years 1940-1945

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Jersey, Channel Islands: Seeker, 2015. An As New copy. 222 pages. Photographic illustrations throughout. During World War II the Channel Islands were the only part of Britain to be overrun by the Germans. The book shows that Islanders learned how to contend with Nazi regulations, how to survive and how to trust those Germans whose human side was often in… Read more
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image of Churchill's Desert Rats  -  From Normandy to Berlin with the 7th Armoured Division

Churchill's Desert Rats - From Normandy to Berlin with the 7th Armoured Division

by Delaforce, Patrick

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Published
2001
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780753702642
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£13.29

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Stroud, Gloucestershie: Chancellor Press, 2001. An As New copy in pictoial laminated boards with dustjacket which has a minor taped repair to lower front flap edge and which is not price clipped. 200 pages. Illustrated throughout. The Desert Rats, the 7th Armoured Division, wore its famouse insignia of the jerboa, the long-tailed rodent, with pride. It was… Read more
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image of Lancaster Down  -  The Extraordinary Tale of Seven Young Airmen at War

Lancaster Down - The Extraordinary Tale of Seven Young Airmen at War

by Darlow, Stephen

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Published
2007
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780753715277
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£10.63

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London: Bounty, 2007. An As New copy in pictorial laminated boards with a dustjacket which has a close repaired tear and a stain (not visible to front) and is price clipped. 215 pages. 27 illustrations. Over 55,000 men from Bomber Command lost their lives in World War II. On one raid alone, Nuremburg in March 1944, more airmen lost… Read more
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image of The Victors  -  The Men of World War II

The Victors - The Men of World War II

by Ambrose, Stephen E.

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Published
2004
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780743263665
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London: Simon and Schuster, 2004. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 396 pages. The eminent Second World War historian Dr. Stephen E. Ambrose book follows the momentous events of the war from D-Day, 6 June 1944, through to the final days when the Allied soldiers pushed the German troops out of… Read more
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image of Marked for Death  -  The First War in the Air

Marked for Death - The First War in the Air

by Hamilton-Paterson, James

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Goldring Books
Published
2015
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As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781784970390
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London: Head of Zeus, 2015. An As New copy in an As New dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. 356 pages. 34 illustrations. Little more than 10 years after the first powered flight, aircraft were pressed into service in World War I. Nearly forgotten in the war's massive overall death toll, some 50,000… Read more
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The Pacific

by Ambrose, Hugh

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
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First
ISBN
9781847678225
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Edinburgh: Canongate, 2010. A Fine unmarked copy in a Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xviii + 489 pages. 68 photographs. Historian Hugh Ambrose deepens the experience of the HBO miniseries The Pacific, produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks and broadcast on the Seven Network. These are the true stories of the men who… Read more
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image of Soldiers  -  Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001

Soldiers - Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001

by Ziegler, Philip

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Published
2002
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780375412066
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£15.95

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. An As New copy in an As New dustjacket. Stated First American Edition. xi + 331 pages. 18 photographs. The book explores the lives of nine British soldiers or 'Chelsea Pensioners', whose wartime experiences span the 20th century. A particularly British institution, the Royal Hospital Chelsea was opened in 1692 and,… Read more
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The Imperial War Museum Book of the First World War

by Brown, Malcolm and Adamson, June

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Goldring Books
Published
2002
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780330414944
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London: Pan Books, 2002. An As New copy in an As New dustjacket which is not price clipped. a large format volume of 288 pages. Lavishly illustrated throughout. The first of the distinguished series of books about the two world wars published in association with the Imperial War Museum, this flagship work opens a window on to the… Read more
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image of The Few  -  July - October 1940

The Few - July - October 1940

by Kershaw, Alex

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Goldring Books
Published
2007
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As New
ISBN
9780718147464
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London: Michael Joseph, 2007. An As New copy in an As New dustjacket which is not price clipped. xiv + 314 pages. 62 photographs. In the bleak, early days of the Second World War Britain stood alone against the terror of Hitler's all-conquering Third Reich. Our future and the future of the free world hung in the… Read more
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image of The Fighting Captain  -  Frederic John Walker RN and The Battle of the Atlantic

The Fighting Captain - Frederic John Walker RN and The Battle of the Atlantic

by Burn, Alan

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Goldring Books
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780850523157
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London: Leo Cooper, 1994. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from two very small marks to rear endpapers) with a near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xix + 204 pages.3 maps. 24 illustrations. It is not generally realised how close, how very close, the toll on the Atlantic convoys from 1940 until early… Read more
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image of The Normandy Battlefields  -  Bocage and Breakout

The Normandy Battlefields - Bocage and Breakout

by Forty, Simon and George and Marriott, Leo

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Goldring Books
Published
2017
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781612004198
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Oxford: Casemate, 2017. An As New copy in pictorial laminated boards with As New dustjacket. First Edition, First Edition. A large format book printed on glossy paper of 192 pages. Mixing texts, maps, and images, many of them specially commissioned including aerial photography. The book examines the three months after the successful invasion of France - the battle of… Read more
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image of The Secret Life of Bletchley Park  -  The History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre and the Men and Women Who Were There

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London: Aurum Press, 2010. A near Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which is not price clipped. 336 pages. 26 photographs. At a rambling Victorian country house in the Buckingham countryside thousands of young men and women had spent the last war working arduously long hours minding deafening Bombe machines, decoding and translating intercepted messages, while some of… Read more
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image of Eight Lives Down  -  THe Story of a Counter-Terrorist Bomb-Disposal Operator's Tour in Iraq

Eight Lives Down - THe Story of a Counter-Terrorist Bomb-Disposal Operator's Tour in Iraq

by Hunter, Chris

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Goldring Books
Published
2007
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780593058602
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London: Bantam, 2007. An As New copy in an As New Dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. 369 pages. Colour photographs. The job is the most dangerous in the world - to make safe the British sector in Iraq against some of the most hardened and technically advanced terrorists in the world. The… Read more
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A Short History of the Royal Marines

by Carter, Colonel B.L.

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Goldring Books
Published
2013
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As New
ISBN
9781908123053
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Southsea, Hants.: Royal Marines Historical Society, 2013. An As New copy. Special Publication No. 39. Fourth Revised edition. This fourth revised edition has been updated to include the most recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Libya and maritime counter piracy operations in the Indian Ocean. This history traces rthe development from soldiers who served at sea to the modern day… Read more
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image of Lie in the Dark and Listen  -  The Remarkable Exploits of a WWII Bomber Pilot and Great Escaper

Lie in the Dark and Listen - The Remarkable Exploits of a WWII Bomber Pilot and Great Escaper

by Rees, Wing Commander Ken

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Goldring Books
Published
2004
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781904010777
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London: Grub Street, 2004. An As New copy in an As New Dustjacket which is not price clipped. 224 pages. 44 illustrations. Life is pretty dull for Ken Rees these days. At seventeen he craved danger and excitement; fast planes and cars, rugby, speed and women. Then war came and by the age of twenty-one he… Read more
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image of Cables from Kabul  -  The Inside Story of the West's Afghanistan Campaign

Cables from Kabul - The Inside Story of the West's Afghanistan Campaign

by Cowper-Coles, Sherard

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Goldring Books
Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780007432011
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London: Harper Press, 2011. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. 312 pages. 34 photographs. For three years Sherard Cowper-Coles was on the front line in Kabul as the West's mission in Afghanistan sank deeper into crisis. First as British Ambassador and, later. as the Foreign Secretary's Special Representative,… Read more
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image of A Dorset Rifleman  -  The Recollections of Bemjamin Harris

A Dorset Rifleman - The Recollections of Bemjamin Harris

by Hathaway, Eileen (edited by)

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780952278214
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Swanage: Shinglepicker Publications, 1995. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 158 pages. 14 illustrations. 6 maps. Foreword by Bernard Cornwell. Benjamin Harris from Stalbridge in Dorset was recruited into the army in Blandford in 1803. He served as a private until 1814, mostly in the 95th Rifles. He saw action in the… Read more
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image of Steaming To Victory  -  How Britain's Railways Won the War

Steaming To Victory - How Britain's Railways Won the War

by Williams, Michael

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Goldring Books
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781848093140
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London: Preface, 2013. A Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. vii + 374 pages. 37 illustrations. The overlooked story of the part British railways and the extraordinary men and women who kept them running from 1939 to 1945. Churchill himself certainly did not underestimate their importance to the wartime… Read more
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image of Spitfire  -  The Biography

Spitfire - The Biography

by Glancey, Jonathan

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Goldring Books
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781843545279
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London: Atlantic Books, 2006. A Fine copy which has an inscription to half title page ' To dear Jimmy One of the gallant men who flew the 'lovely lady' with all good wishes for your 86th and many more' - David 29 Sept. 2007. else unmarked. Dustjacket is also Fine and not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. 260… Read more
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