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The Army in the Air: The History of the Army Air Corps

By Farrar-Hockley, Anthony

United Kingdom: Sutton Pub Ltd, 1994. Previous owners inscriptions: No. Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Very Good. Published: 1994. 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 268. Description: The history of The Army Air Corps. From military ballooning in the Sudan in the 19th century to the helicopter assignments of today. The British Army was first involved in airborne operations as early as the 1880's when it established a Balloon section in the corps of Royal Engineers. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$6.78

THE INTIMATE PAPERS OF COLONEL HOUSE VOLUME 1
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THE INTIMATE PAPERS OF COLONEL HOUSE VOLUME 1

By Colonel House

Ernest benn Limited, 1926. Previous owners inscriptions: No. Book Condition: Acceptable. Jacket condition: No jacket. Published: 1926. 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 474. Description: Edward Mandell House (July 26, 1858 – March 28, 1938) was an American diplomat, politician, and presidential advisor. Commonly known by the purely honorific title of Colonel House, although he had no military experience, he had enormous personal influence with U.S. President Woodrow Wilson as his foreign policy advisor until Wilson removed him in 1919.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.

$9.49

A TRUE SOLDIER GENTLEMAN THE MEMOIRS OF LT. JOHN COOKE 1791-1813
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A TRUE SOLDIER GENTLEMAN THE MEMOIRS OF LT. JOHN COOKE 1791-1813

By Eileen Hathaway

Shinglepicker, 2000. Previous owners inscriptions: Yes. Book Condition: Good. Jacket condition: No jacket. Published: 2000. 1st Edition: Yes, in this edition. Pages: 267. Description: Military memoirs, charting his experiences from boarding school in Kentish Town in 1800 to the battlefield of Vitoria in 1813. . First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$5.43

Kamikaze : The Divine Wind: A Collection of Extracts from Authors with Personal Experiences As Prisoners of War and the Memories of the Men of the British Pacific Fleet, Who Helped to Bring Them Home

By Eadon, Stuart

A Square One Publication, 1991. Previous owners inscriptions: Yes, by author. Book Condition: Good+. Jacket condition: Good. Fading mainly to spine. Published: 1991. 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 830. Description: Recording the experiences of the British Pacific Fleet and British POWs of the Japanese – over 220 men representing 60 ships tell their own story. The book is divided into three parts. (1) ‘The Japanese’ examines the menacing rise of Japan as a naval and military power, the rise and fall of the Japanese Empire, the nightmare at Java, and the bravery of the Kamikazes. (2) ‘The British Pacific Fleet’ explains the situation it found itself in after victory in Europe, fighting alongside the Americans : its three main operations – Sumatra, Okinawa and Japan – and its Fleet Train. (3) ‘Ashes to Ashes’ examines the aftermath of VJ Day, etc. The book is mainly written by the men of the British Pacific Fleet to whom the work is dedicated – especially to those who did not come home. Additional postage outside UK.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good.

$18.99

THE REMINISCENCES AND RECOLLECTIONS OF CAPTAIN GRONOW IN 2 VOULMES

The R S Surtees Society, 1984. Previous owners inscriptions: No. Book Condition: Good+, a few marks to covers. Jacket condition: No jacket. Published: 1984 and 85. 1st Edition: Yes in this edition. Pages: 343 and 351. Description: Brown cloth covers, with heraldic device on front cover. Captain Rees Howell Gronow (1794-1865) enjoyed a successful military career--being present at Waterloo--spent a brief sojourn in debtor's prison, pursued politics fruitlessly, and enjoyed great success as a dandy, glabler, and socialite in London and Paris. Volume I: Being "Anecdotes of the Camp, the Court and the Clubs at the close of the last war with France" and "Recollections and Anecdotes." This volume includes 17 color plates. Volume II: Being "Celebrities of London and Paris" and "Last Recollections." This volume includes 13 color plates. In this final volume we again meet many old friends, Byron and Brummel, the Duke, the outrageous Dan Mackinnon, the habitués of Almacks and the Army of the Peninsula. There are amusing descriptions of life in Paris, French manners and French cooking, and he gives a first-hand account of the coup d'etat of 1851. He returns often to his favorite themes of the Napoleonic Wars and Regency London, and there is a full supporting cast, drawn both from the beau monde and the demi-monde, of emperors, actresses, dandies, lunatics, etc., including some "shocking bad hats". Additional postage outside UK.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$33.91

WAR IN 2080 THE FUTURE OF MILITARY TECHNOLOGY

By David Langford

BOOK CLUB ASSOCIATES, 1979. Previous owners inscriptions: No. Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Good +. Published: 1979. 1st Edition: No. Pages: 229. Description: 'War in 2080' looks at the trends of current military technology and scientific progress and extrapolates these into the future, working on the assumption that human civilization will expand too swiftly to be destroyed by the military. . Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$4.07

BRITISH INTELLIGENCE SECRETS, SPIES AND SOURCES
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BRITISH INTELLIGENCE SECRETS, SPIES AND SOURCES

By Stephen Twigge, Edward Hampshire and Graham Macklin

The National Archives, 2008. Previous owners inscriptions: No. Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Very Good Published: 2008. Pages: 288. First Edition: Yes Description: First Edition of this analysis of Britain's intelligence services from the 19th Century to the present day largely based on the thousands of documents released to the National Archives in Kew. Comprises nine chapters with individual chapters on domestic, international, military, naval, air, scientific and communications intelligence and further chapters on "The Special Operations Executive" and "Intelligence In A Changing World".. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$6.78

INSIDE AMARC
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INSIDE AMARC

By Jerry Fugere and Bob Shane

Airlife Publishing Ltd, 2001. Previous owners inscriptions: No Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Very Good. Published: 2001. 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 159. Description: The Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center Tucson, Arizona in full colour. " . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor.

$20.34

OUR LAD RICKY

By Michael Allen

Michael A Ruston, 2008. Previous owners inscriptions: Yes, book dedicated to Baz. Book Condition: Good+. Jacket condition: No jacket. Published: 2008. 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 262 Description: Our Lad Ricky: This book is a tongue in cheek look at the lighter side of military training. It cover's my enlistment into the Royal Engineers after four previously unsuccessful attempts resulting from ill health. My subsequent 19 weeks training as a Sapper in southern England. I found myself caught up in many hilarious and outlandish situations, from my arrival to my passing out parade. The book will delight those who enjoy humorous light reading. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$8.14

World Air Power Journal

By David Donald

Aerospace, 1995. Previous owners inscriptions: No. Book Condition: Good+. Jacket condition: Good. Published: 1995. 1st Edition: . Pages: 160. Description: The text is illustrated with numerous colour photographs, the occasional black-and-white photograph and line drawings. Colour photographic front cover, with blue background and white titles to the front panel and white and gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the book corners. An overview of military aircraft throughout the world. Part of the World Air Power Journal series.. Hard Cover. Good/Good.

$20.34

HISTORY OF WORLD WAR 2 IN 19 VOLUMES

By VARIOUS

PAN/BALLANTINE Soft cover in good used condition. OPERATION TORCH BY VINCENT JONES, D-DAY BY R THOMPSON, NEW GUINEA BY JOHN VADER, CHURCHILL BY DAVID MASON, OVER THE HUMP BY WILLIAM KOENIG, BIR HACHEIM BY RICHARD HOLMES, NEW GEORGIA BY D HORTON, THE CONSPIRATORS BY ROGER MANVELL, DEATH RAILWAY BY CLIFFORD KINVIG, WARSAW RISING BY GUNTHER DESCHNER, OPENING MOVES AUGUST 1914 BY JOHN KEEGAN, SUICIDE WEAPON BY A BARKER, CASSINO BY DOMINICK GRAHAM, BATTLE OF THE RUHRPOCKET BY CHARLES WHITING, WAFFEN SS BY JOHN KEEGAN, TANK FORCE BY KENNETH MACKSEY, BEDA FOMM BY KENNETH MACKSEY, TANGANYIKAN GUERRILLA BY MAJOR J SIBLEY AND FALL OF THE PHILIPPINES BY WARD RUTHERFORD. HEAVY BOOKS ADDITIONAL POSTAGE WILL APPLY. . Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$33.91

CHARLES O'MALLEY - THE IRISH DRAGOON

By Charles Lever

Richard Edward King Ex-library: No. Previous owners inscriptions: No. Book Condition: Good. Slight browning to pages. Jacket condition: No jacket. Published: Undated. 1st Edition: Unstated. Pages: 446. Description: Uproarious novel regarding the life, times and adventures of the licentious soldiery in 19th century Ireland. The book was originally published in the middle of the century but the language is by no means ponderous and makes a very good read even now. The book is undated but probably dates from around the 1880s; it has embossed maroon boards with gilt titling. The second of his rollicking military novels, in which the hero goes through the Peninsular campaign and ends up seeing Waterloo from the French camp. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$6.78

THE ARMY IN THE AIR - THE HISTORY OF THE ARMY AIR CORPS
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THE ARMY IN THE AIR - THE HISTORY OF THE ARMY AIR CORPS

By General Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley

Alan Sutton Publishing Limited, 1994. The history of The Army Air Corps. From military ballooning in the Sudan in the 19th century to the helicopter assignments of today. The British Army was first involved in airborne operations as early as the 1880's when it established a Balloon section in the corps of Royal Engineers. 268 pages. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$9.49

MOODS OF AVIATION

By Michael Ingram

Moods of Mann Limited., 2000. Previous owners inscriptions: Yes. Book Condition: Good+. Jacket condition: Good. Published: 2000. 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 144. Description: One of the publisher's superb photographic essays, produced mainly for use as Corporate Presentations. This is a magnificent view of the atmosphere that surrounds aviation in general and the Royal International Air Tattoo in particular, with photographs by Rick Tomlinson, Roger Thompson, Neil Robertson and many, many others covering military and civilian aircraft, the pilots and the spectators. Additional postage will apply outside UK. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$20.34