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Admiral Collingwood

By: Adams max

Price: £18.00

Publisher: london, weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Sellers ID: 01792

ISBN: 029784640X

Condition: Very Good


book in v/g condition Nelsons own hero. View more info

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A Very Unimportant Officer

By: Alexander Stewart

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04420

ISBN: 0340977116

Condition: Near Fine


This book is a detailed and intimate account of the experience of an ordinary officer on the front line in France and Flanders throughout 1916 and 1917. It gives us a fascinating insight into the horrors and absurdities of trench life. A good, clean and square copy. View more info

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Bradley (Great Generals).

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Palgrave Macmillan: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02666

ISBN: 0230600182

Condition: Very Good


In this book, Alan Axelrod applies insight and skillful attention to detail to the life, strategy, and legacy of the general who remains the model for all commanders today. View more info

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The Deniable Agent: Undercover in Afghanistan

By: Berry, Colin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Mainstream Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03376

ISBN: 1845961765

Condition: Very Good


Colin Berry reveals the truth about what really happened and how he spent a year in a stinking Afghan jail, being beaten and tortured, before his release was finally negotiated. There is light marking to the text block fore edge A good, clean copy. View more info

Cheshire V.C

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1954

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02686

Condition: Good


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, there is also a large tear to the base of the rear panel of about 4cm, the leading edge of the DJ is worn as are the top and bot... View more info

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Triumph in the West, 1943-46 (The Alanbrooke diaries) Part Two

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Grafton: 1986

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02739

ISBN: 0586068368

Condition: Good


based on Lord Alanbrooke's own War Diaries, Triumph in the West, is the second volume of Arthur Bryant's masterly war history, provides both an incisive depiction of the master-strategist at work and a fascinating and often highly amusing inside view of the great leaders of the Second World War as they met to plan the defeat of the Axis Powers. The covers show usage and the corners are creased . and the text block shows staining and spotting. View more info

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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives

By: Caddick-Adams, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Preface Publishing: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02847

ISBN: 1848091524

Condition: Very Good


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. 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: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Quercus Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02718

ISBN: 0857383779

Condition: Very Good


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: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02829

ISBN: 0297770810

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Albert Ball, V.C.

By: Chaz Bowyer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wales, Bridge Books: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04115

ISBN: 1872424392

Condition: Very Good


Albert Ball rose from obscurity to a position of international renown as a fighter pilot in only 15 months. He died at the age of 20, having been awarded the Military Cross, three distinguished Service Orders, the Russian Order of St George and posthumously the French Legion d'Honneur and Britain's highest decoration for gallantry in the face of the enemy , the Victoria Cross. There is light fading to the spine and creasing to the spine ends. View more info

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With Alex at War: From the Irrawaddy to the Po, 1941-1945

By: Clarke, Rupert

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Pen & Sword.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02675

ISBN: 0850527171

Condition: Very Good


With Alex at War, is more than an important historical account; it is an invaluable lesson in leadership. The central figure achieved consistent and remarkable results without the overt ruthlessness and overriding ambition that are today regarded as essential to success. Alex's record proves that personal example, firmness of purpose, good manners and total integrity are themselves war - winning qualities. This remarkable book published in the Centenary year of the Irish Guards, the author's and Alex's Regiment, will inform and inspire. The DJ shows a little shelf ware. View more info

Born Leader: Story of Guy Gibson VC

By: Cooper. Alan.W.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Independent Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03503

ISBN: 1872836038

Condition: Very Good


There is little doubt that if asked to name a bomber pilot from the Second World War most people would name Guy Gibson. This book is a detailed account of how circumstances moulded one of the most outstanding pilots of the Second World War. There is light marking to the font board and the corners are bumped. There is a small tear to the head of the spine on the D/w which also has wear to its corners and crimping to its edges. View more info

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The Final Dive: The Life and Death of 'Buster' Crabb

By: Don Hale

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing/The History press: 0

Sellers ID: 03468

ISBN: 0750945745

Condition: Fine


If Lionel Crabb had had any notion of the furore his death would cause he would be amazed and amused. Like the best 007 plotline, this is the story of an extraordinarily adventurous, brave yet flawed individual, whose destiny was to become embroiled in forces far greater than himself. Although there is no signs of a page missing or torn out , the copy right page is missing we assume this occurred in the printing of the book. There is a slight lean to the spine. View more info

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In the Company of Heroes

By: Durant, Michael J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Bantam Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02705

ISBN: 0593051874

Condition: Very Good


Michael Durant's ordeal was first described in Mark Bowden's book ' Black Hawk Down'. This his first person, gripping account, tells of bravery under fire, torture, imprisonment, and the terrifying day-by day reality for a soldier, unarmed and helpless in enemy hands, fighting to survive. The edges of the text block is lightly tanned. View more info

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Eisenhower

By: Eisenhower David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1986

Sellers ID: 01779

ISBN: 0002177692

Condition: Good


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: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2007

Edition: 3rd Printing

Sellers ID: 03124

ISBN: 0747591156

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Memoirs of Field-Marshal Montgomery

By: Field-Marshal Montgomery

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1958

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 01765

Condition: Good


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

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Leakey's Luck: A Tank Commander with Nine Lives

By: Forty, George, ( Editor )

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02786

ISBN: 0750931957

Condition: Very Good


Major-General Rea Leakey was one of the Royal Tank Regiment's greatest heroes of the Second World War. His spellbinding autobiography is based on the diary which he kept at the time of the events described. It provides us with a graphic eyewitness account of a man who was actually there at the ' sharp end' and covers the whole period of his army service, from joining his first regiment until the end of the Second World War and beyond. His story is truly remarkable and often more fantastic than fiction. Tis is a tight clean copy. View more info

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The Surrender of Napoleon

By: Frederick Lewis Maitland

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Fonthill Media: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04075

ISBN: 1781551766

Condition: Very Good


This book is Maitland's detailed, tense and fascinating narrative of the French Emperor's desperate attempts to escape France and of his time on HMS Bellerophon. Originally published in shorter form in 1826, this is the rarely - told final chapter in Napoleon's career as a world leader, narrated by the man that experienced it first - hand. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Red One A Bomb Disposal Expert on the Front Line

By: GM Ivison Kevin Captain

Price: £15.00

Publisher: london, weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01751

ISBN: 0297860550

Condition: Very Good


Book in very good condition One of the most compelling and emotionally Honest Accounts of contemporary conflict The cover is very slightly scuffed. View more info