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1 Best, Nicholas Trafalgar: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sea Battle in History
UK Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd 2005 0297846221 / 9780297846222 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Nicholas Best recreates the terrible tension and uncertainty of the naval campaign that led to one of the most famous sea fights in history. The author's original research draws on a wide range of eyewitnesses to craft a truly gripping minute-by-minute account of the most famous sea battle of all time. We have covered this book in a removable protective cover which will come with the book. A good , clean and tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Boys' Crusade: American G.I.'s in Europe: Chaos and Fear in World War Two, Fussell, Paul
2 Fussell, Paul The Boys' Crusade: American G.I.'s in Europe: Chaos and Fear in World War Two
UK. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2004 0297646931 / 9780297646938 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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-telling, this book is a brilliant antidote to military romanticism of every sort. There is light shelf ware to the DJ and the top of the text block is tanned. PLEASE NOTE : International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
POW  Allied Prisoners in Europe, 1939-1945, Gilbert Adrian
3 Gilbert Adrian POW Allied Prisoners in Europe, 1939-1945
London John Murray 2006 0719561280 / 9780719561283 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
There is a christmas dedication on the fep. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
4 Grant R.G Soldier : a Visual History of the Fighting Man
London Dorling Kindersley. 2007 1405322314 / 9781405322317 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 
From the Ancient Greek hoplite through the Medieval Knight to todays special forces, this powerful book relates the drama of warfare from the perspective of the people who have taken part - behind the lines and amid the visceral experience of battles.With revealing accounts of a soldiers's training, tactics and combat techniques, and detailed photographs of uniforms, weapons and personal effects,Soldier is a remarkable visual chronicle of the reality of what it is to be a warrior. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Fighting Dirty, Harclerode Peter
5 Harclerode Peter Fighting Dirty
London Cassell & Co 2001 0304353825 / 9780304353828 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This is the inside story of covert operations from Ho Chi Minh to Osama Bin Laden.The D/W as very slight rippling along the top and bottom of the covers 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Warriors: Extraordinary Tales from the Battlefield, Hastings, Max
6 Hastings, Max Warriors: Extraordinary Tales from the Battlefield
UK. Harper Perennial 2006 000719885X / 9780007198856 3rd Edition Soft cover Very Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
What makes some warriors perform extraordinary deeds on the battlefield? In this study of courage, Historian Max Hastings has chosen to look at fourteen extraordinary men and one women. This books shows signs of use with creasing down the spine, and light tanning to the text block edges. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to world Zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
 
 
The US Army in World War II, Henry, Mark
7 Henry, Mark The US Army in World War II
UK. Osprey Publishing 2001 184176423X / 9781841764238 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This title explores the campaigns fought by the U.S Army in the Pacific, the Mediterranean and North West Europe. It covers the variety of uniforms worn, the equipment and weapons used and the organisation of the different units. The covers show light shelf wear with light spotting to the f.e.p. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Battlefields of the Second World War, Holmes, Richard
8 Holmes, Richard Battlefields of the Second World War
UK. BBC Books 2001 0563537825 / 9780563537823 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In Battlefields of the Second World War, Richard Holmes clarifies the complexities of four of its campaigns: El Alamein, Monte Cassino, Operation Market Garden and the RAF's bomber offensive against Germany. The book originates in his firm conviction that the sacrifices made by British service personnel are not properly understood. There is some light marking to the back -end paste down and the edges to te DJ show light shelf-wear. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Complete War Walks: From Hastings to Normandy, Holmes, Richard
9 Holmes, Richard The Complete War Walks: From Hastings to Normandy
UK BBC Books 2003 0563487178 / 9780563487173 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
From medieval Britain to the end of the Second World War, twelve battles including,Hastings, Agincourt, Bosworth and the Somme were chosen by Richard Holmes for their historical and political importance. With his expert knowledge of weapons and warfare, and using specially commissioned maps, he travels the battlefields as they exist today, pointing out their places of interest, paying tribute to those who fought there and bringing history to life. There is light marking to the front of the text block. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Allied Commanders of World War II (Men-at-Arms), Kemp, Anthony
10 Kemp, Anthony Allied Commanders of World War II (Men-at-Arms)
UK. Osprey Publishing 1990 0850454204 / 9780850454208 Reprints Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book is a brief review of the careers of some of the more interesting men who achieved high command in 1939-1945. The selection is the authors and implies no order of merit. There is the remains of a label on the base of the rear cover. PLEASE NOTE : International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
 
 
By the Orders of the Great White queen, Knight, Ian.
11 Knight, Ian. By the Orders of the Great White queen
UK. BCA 1992 1853671223 / 9781853671227 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book presents first- hand , eye- witness accounts and reminiscences by participants in the Anglo-Zulu War. Many officers who fought in the war wrote memoirs latter in their careers. There are accounts of great battles such as Isandlwana, Hlobane and Ulandioked by eye-witnesses, as well as minor incidents and scares, and the drudgery of day to day campaigning: even a little of the humour of camp life is included. The maroon boards has a bumped corner to the lower front. There is a dedication on the title page .The DJ is faded along the spine and to the front panel. and the corners are bumped. Please note: Standard shipping ( 2nd class ) to World Zone 1 and World Zone 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
12 Macksey Kenneth Battle
London Grub Street 2001 1902304470 / 9781902304472 2001 reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Normandy 1944;Life and death in the heat of combat.The cover is slightly scuffed on the back. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Man of War, Masters John
13 Masters John Man of War
London miceal joseph 1983 0718123603 / 9780718123604 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book does have a dedication on the fly leaf. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
The World's Greatest 20th Century Battlefields, Snow, Peter
14 Snow, Peter The World's Greatest 20th Century Battlefields
UK. BBC Books 2007 056352295X / 9780563522959 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
During the course of the twentieth century military warfare reached unimaginable levels of intensity , scale and cost. This book looks back at the most violent century in history and examines the challenges facing armed forces in the future. Richly illustrated with archive photographs and over 40 detailed maps, this compelling and often shocking account recreates the landscape of warfare. The blue boards are bumped on the corners, and the DJ shows light shelf ware and light creasing to the back panel. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The World's Greatest Twentieth Century Battlefields, Snow, Peter; Snow, Dan
15 Snow, Peter; Snow, Dan The World's Greatest Twentieth Century Battlefields
London, United Kingdom BBC Books/ Ebury Publishing 2007 056352295X / 9780563522959 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This is the story of the most intense and bitterly fought battles of the twentieth century, and their lasting impact on the world. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
16 Snow, Peter; Snow, Dan. Battlefield Britain: From Boudicca to the Battle of Britain.
UK BBC Books 2004 0563487895 / 9780563487890 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
For much of its long history, Britain has been bloodily ravaged by war and internal strife: foreign invasions have devastated British society, bitter battles have been fought over social and political rights, and brutal warlords have torn the country apart in their struggles for dominance. Spanning nearly two thousand years of British history, Battlefield Britain takes us into the heat of each battle as it unfolds to bring alive Britain's turbulent past as never before. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Cavalry of Classical Greece, Spence I. G .
17 Spence I. G . The Cavalry of Classical Greece
Oxford. Clarendon Press Oxford 1993 0198144822 / 9780198144823 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 
A social and military history of this classical time in history. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
 
 
Special Forces in Action: Afghanistan - Africa - Balkans - Iraq - South America (Battleground Europe), Stilwell, Alexander.
18 Stilwell, Alexander. Special Forces in Action: Afghanistan - Africa - Balkans - Iraq - South America (Battleground Europe)
UK Pen & Sword Military 2007 1844155587 / 9781844155583 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
In 1991, the United States-led coalition liberated Kuwait. One of the abiding memories of that conflict was the activities of the coalition's special forces soldiers deep in Iraq - including the British SAS and the US Delta Force. This gripping book is certain to fascinate readers keen to learn about the clandestine actions of leading Special Forces units in the world today. The D/W shows signs of shelf ware. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The Smoke and the Fire, Terraine John
19 Terraine John The Smoke and the Fire
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1980 0283987014 / 9780283987014 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Poor Poor Book 8vo - over 7 
This book is about myths and anti-myths of war between 1861 -1945. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Peoples War, Thomas A.R .( editor)
20 Thomas A.R .( editor) The Peoples War
Bath Ina Books 1994 1869897080 / 9781869897086 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 
These are the memoirs of ordinary men and women that illustrate how they were affected by the second World War This is a first edition hardback book in illustrated covers in V/G condition. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
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