A Book for all Reasons: WW2 - Far East and Pacific
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 ABERCROMBIE, L. A.  CAPT. AND PRATT, FLETCHER,, MY LIFE TO THE DESTROYERS.
ABERCROMBIE, L. A. CAPT. AND PRATT, FLETCHER,
MY LIFE TO THE DESTROYERS.
Henry Holt and Co., New York, ND (copyright 1944), 1st edn. US (stated), 157pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., grey cloth lettered in white at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, three time Navy Cross winner relates his account of the naval war against Japan, including Medway and Cape Esperance, cloth lightly marked, edges and eps. tanned, dustwrapper: rubbed at with some loss and several closed tears at extrems., chip at tail of spine, internally repaired, very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32707
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.81 | JP¥ 2239]
Keywords: war ww2 navy usn destroyer pacific medway esperance japan
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 ALLEN, LOUIS,, BURMA: THE LONGEST WAR 1941-45.
ALLEN, LOUIS,
BURMA: THE LONGEST WAR 1941-45.
Phoenix, London, 2000, 1st in imprint, paperback, xiv inc. 2 maps, 686pp, 24pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, large format (9 x 6 inches approx.), coloured pictorial upper wrapper, the much acclaimed and detailed history of the campaign in Burma during World War 2, the longest of the war and possibly the most ferocious and varied with jungle as well as desert wrafare and the longest retreat in the history of the British Army. The Appendices include an analysis of the casualties, the debate on the blowing of the Sittang Bridge, further notes on the battle at Sangshak, and the Orders of Battle of the British and Japanese forces, slight roll to spine with faint vertical creasing, lightly rubbed at tips, small mark to fore-edge, very good,
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Book number: 41044
GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 18.49 | JP¥ 2090]
Keywords: war ww2 far east burma japan wingate stilwell arakan imphal kohima irrawaddy mandalay meiktila pyabwe rangoon pegu yomas sittang bridge sangshak
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 ATTIWILL, KENNETH,, THE SINGAPORE STORY.
ATTIWILL, KENNETH,
THE SINGAPORE STORY.
Frederick Muller, London, 1959, 2nd imp., 253pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., maps at endpapers, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, upper edge coloured, decorated dustwrapper by Eisner, an examination and account of the events which led to the surrender of Singapore in February 1942, lightly rubbed at tips, edges sl. foxed, dustwrapper: sl. sunned at spine, lightly rubbed at extrems., relined at head and tail of spine, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35523
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 US$ 26.41 | JP¥ 2985]
Keywords: war ww2 malaya singapore japan navy prince of wales repulse
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 ATTIWILL, KENNETH,, THE SINGAPORE STORY.
ATTIWILL, KENNETH,
THE SINGAPORE STORY.
Corgi Books, London, 1961, 1st in imprint, paperback, 288pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., 2 maps in text, photo pictorial upper wrapper, an examination and account of the events which led to the surrender of Singapore in February 1942, sl. roll to spine with light vertical creasing, rubbed at extrems., light creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 33829
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.57 | JP¥ 1194]
Keywords: war ww2 malaya singapore japan navy prince of wales repulse
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 BAKER, ALAN,, MERRILL'S MARAUDERS.
BAKER, ALAN,
MERRILL'S MARAUDERS.
Pan/Ballantine, London, 1972, 1st edn., trade paperback, 160pp, half tone photo ills., line drawings and maps, in text coloured pictorial wrappers, in the Pan / Ballantine 'Illustrated History of World War ll' series, the legendary US unit of deep penetration infantry modelled on Wingate's Chindits which fought in the Burma jungle under the command of General Stilwell during WW2, a little rubbed at extrems., diagonal crease across upper wrapper, good plus,
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Book number: 43724
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.94 | JP¥ 672]
Keywords: war ww2 history usa japan pacific india burma 5307 composite galahad mountbatten stilwell wingate
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 BARBER, NOEL,, SINISTER TWILIGHT - The Fall of Singapore.
BARBER, NOEL,
SINISTER TWILIGHT - The Fall of Singapore.
Arrow Books, London, 1988, 1st in imprint, paperback, 286pp, 8pp half tone photo ills, maps in text, [ii] ads., photo pictorial upper wrapper, an account of the ineptitude, bad decisions and wrangling that led to the speedy fall of Singapore to the Japanese, thought of as a fortress but surviving for just one week after the assault started, including accounts of the heroics and self sacrifice of many after what was regarded as a betrayal, lightly rubbed at tips, some creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, small ownership label half title, very good,
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Book number: 41129
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.57 | JP¥ 1194]
Keywords: war ww2 navy malaya singapore japan
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 BARBER, NOEL,, SINISTER TWILIGHT - The Fall of Singapore.
BARBER, NOEL,
SINISTER TWILIGHT - The Fall of Singapore.
Arrow Books, London, 1988, 1st in imprint, paperback, 286pp, 8pp half tone photo ills. as called for (plus 4pp), maps in text, [ii] ads., photo pictorial upper wrapper, an account of the ineptitude, bad decisions and wrangling that led to the speedy fall of Singapore to the Japanese, thought of as a fortress but surviving for just one week after the assault started, including accounts of the heroics and self sacrifice of many after what was regarded as a betrayal, sl. slant to spine, light vertical creasing at spine and upper hinge, a little tubbed at tips and light diag. crease lower cnr. upper wrapper, edges tanned, 4pp duplicate ills., good plus,
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Book number: 41937
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9.24 | JP¥ 1045]
Keywords: war ww2 navy malaya singapore japan
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 BARKER, A. J.,, MIDWAY : THE TURNING POINT.
BARKER, A. J.,
MIDWAY : THE TURNING POINT.
Macdonald, London, 1971, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, half tone photo pictorial double title, numerous half tone photo ills., maps and drawings in text, photo pictorial wrappers, in Purnells' series 'History of the Second World War', Battle Book No. 18, account of the Battle of Midway in June 1942, the first major success for USA in WW2 and the battle which severely reduced the Imperial Japanese Navy's carrier striking power, roll and slant to spine, rubbed at extrems. with light diag. creasing at cnrs., pages tanned, good,
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Book number: 43624
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.94 | JP¥ 672]
Keywords: war ww2 pacific midway purnells
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 BARKER, A. J.,, PEARL HARBOR.
BARKER, A. J.,
PEARL HARBOR.
Macdonald, London, 1970, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, numerous half tone photo ills., maps and drawings in text, photo pictorial wrappers, in Purnell's 'History of the Second World War', Battle Book No. 10, an account of pre-war Japanese-American relations and of the attack on Pearl Harbor that marked the expansion of WW2 by bringing then United States into the war, rubbed and a little creased, misaligned foredge at upper wrapper, pages tanned, good,
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Book number: 43725
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.94 | JP¥ 672]
Keywords: war ww2 pacific pearl harbour harbor
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 BARKER, A. J.,, SUICIDE WEAPON.
BARKER, A. J.,
SUICIDE WEAPON.
Pan / Ballantine, London, 1972, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, half tone photo pictorial double title, numerous half tone photo ills., maps and drawings in text, photo pictorial wrappers, in the Pan/Ballantine series 'Illustrated History of World War II', an account of the Japanese culture of ritual suicide as adapted to a weapon of war, resulting in the kaiten torpedo, the koryu submarine, the kamikaze airplane and the shinyo motor boat, slight slant to spine, lightly rubbed at tips, faint creasing to wrappers, very good,
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Book number: 43625
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.92 | JP¥ 896]
Keywords: war ww2 japan far east pacific suicide kamikaze koryu kaiten shinyo pan ballantine
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 BEACH, COMMANDER EDWARD L.,, SUBMARINE.
BEACH, COMMANDER EDWARD L.,
SUBMARINE.
Coronet, London, 1974, 1st in imprint, paperback, 301pp, [i] ads., wraparound pictorial cover art (unattrib.), highlights of the operational patrols of a number of US Submarines in the Pacific in WW2, by the submarine officer who served as Executive Officer in Trigger and Tirante, then in the final weeks of WW2 in command of Piper, later author of the novel 'Run Silent, Run Deep', a little rubbed at extrems., single vertical crease in spine, light diag. creasing to cnrs., edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 41938
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.6 | JP¥ 746]
Keywords: war ww2 us navy submarine pacific
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 BERGER, CARL,, B29 : THE SUPERFORTRESS.
BERGER, CARL,
B29 : THE SUPERFORTRESS.
Macdonald, London, 1971, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, numerous half tone photo and line ills. and maps in text, photo pictorial wrappers, Purnell's 'History of the Second World War, Weapons Book No. 17', the development of the B29 Superfortress and a history of its air operations against Japan in WW2, very lightly rubbed at tips, added price label upper wrapper with UK price erased, pages tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 43727
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9.24 | JP¥ 1045]
Keywords: war ww2 history b-29 usaaf japan
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 BIDWELL, SHELFORD,, THE CHINDIT WAR - The Campaign in Burma, 1944.
BIDWELL, SHELFORD,
THE CHINDIT WAR - The Campaign in Burma, 1944.
Book Cub Associates, London, 1979, club edn., 304pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., 1 doble page and 10 other maps in text, calf coloured rexine covered boards lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, an authoritative account of the 1944 Burma Campaign when 3,000 American troops (Merrill's Marauders) and 17,000 'Chindits' (British, Ghurkas, Nigerian, Burmese and Chinese troops) filtered behind the Japanese lines in Burma to open up the land route to China, contrasting their methods of warfare and relating the friction between the the two commands, edges tanned and faintly foxed, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed with short nicks at extrems., very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32718
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.81 | JP¥ 2239]
Keywords: ww2 burma chindit merrill wingate stilwell
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 CAIDIN, MARTIN (INTRO. SABURO SAKAI),, ZERO FIGHTER.
CAIDIN, MARTIN (INTRO. SABURO SAKAI),
ZERO FIGHTER.
Macdonald and Co., London, 1970 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, half tone photo pictorial double title, double page map, numerous half tone and line ills. in text, photo pictorial wrappers, Purnell's 'History of the Second World War, Weapons Book No. 9', an account of the merits of the legendary Japanese Zero fighter, lightly rubbed at tips, faint vertical creases at hinges, very good plus,
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Book number: 43735
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9.24 | JP¥ 1045]
Keywords: war ww2 pacific zero fighter aircraft air force pacific usaaf japan usn
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 CAIDIN, MARTIN (INTRO. BY SABURO SAKAI),, ZERO FIGHTER.
CAIDIN, MARTIN (INTRO. BY SABURO SAKAI),
ZERO FIGHTER.
Macdonald, London, 1970, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, numerous half tone photo ills., maps and drawings in text, photo pictorial wrappers, in Purnells' series 'History of the Second World War', Weapons Book No. 9, an account of the merits of the legendary Japanese Zero fighter, lightly rubbed at tips, light vertical creasing at spine and hinges, pages tanned, very good,
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Book number: 43734
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.92 | JP¥ 896]
Keywords: war ww2 zero fighter aircraft air force pacific usaaf japan usn
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 CALVERT, MICHAEL,, CHINDITS - LONG RANGE PENETRATION.
CALVERT, MICHAEL,
CHINDITS - LONG RANGE PENETRATION.
Pan / Ballantine, London, 1974, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, half tone photo pictorial double title, maps, line drawings and numerous half tone ills. in text, photo pictorial wrappers, in the Pan/Ballantine 'Illustrated History of World War II Weapons Book' series, rubbed at extrems., creasing to wrappers and slight slant to spine, edges tanned, good,
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Book number: 43628
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.94 | JP¥ 672]
Keywords: war ww2 wingate japan burma far east
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 CAMPBELL, ARTHUR,, THE SIEGE - A Story From Kohima.
CAMPBELL, ARTHUR,
THE SIEGE - A Story From Kohima.
Corgi, London, 1957, 1st in imprint, paperback, 253pp, 5 in text maps, [iii] ads., coloured pictorial upper wrapper by 'Richards', an account of the siege of Kohima when in April 1944 during the Japanese advance into India, 500 men of the 4th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment were surrounded by a division of some 15,000, and suffered constant shelling and mortaring for 16 days until the fewer than half of the original strength remaining were relieved, sl. roll to spine with small chip at tail, a little rubbed at extrems. with light diag. creasing upper wrapper, edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 38922
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.92 | JP¥ 896]
Keywords: war ww2 burma kohima
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 CASS, BEVAN G. (EDITED BY),, HISTORY OF THE SIXTH MARINE DIVISION.
CASS, BEVAN G. (EDITED BY),
HISTORY OF THE SIXTH MARINE DIVISION.
The Battery Press, Nashville - Tennessee, 1987, reprint, xii, 262pp, [iv], half tone frontis, 16 maps and numerous half tone ills. in text, maps at endpapers, large format (11 x 8.5 inches approx.), light green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, lettered and decorated in gilt and red upper board, decorative head and tail bands, ninth in the Elite Unit series, the official record of the actions of the Sixth Marine Division during WW2, including formation and training, and tactical accounts of the operations of the Sixth US Marine Division and its components in the Pacific, includes honor roll and lists of awards and decorations, heavy, very sl. cocked, cloth a little rubbed and marked, edges tanned, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 38063
GBP 29.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.5 US$ 38.3 | JP¥ 4329]
Keywords: war ww2 marine pacific guam guadalcanal okinawa asa kawa saipan sugar loaf naha oroku ara saki yokosuka
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 CLARK, BLAKE,, PEARL HARBOUR [HARBOR] - An eye-witness account.
CLARK, BLAKE,
PEARL HARBOUR [HARBOR] - An eye-witness account.
John Lane The Bodley Head, London, 1942, 1st edn. UK, 75pp, half tone frontis, 3 half tone plates, [i] ad., light green cloth lettered in black at spine, a first person eye-witness account of the attack on Pearl Harbour expanded with accounts from other vantage points, sunned at spine, lightly rubbed at tips, bleaching and loss of dressing to cloth at upper corners and fore-edge, ink name/date front free endpaper, text block and plates very good, covers poor, no dustwrapper, a reading copy only,
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Book number: 39197
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.94 | JP¥ 672]
Keywords: war ww2 usa japan pearl harbour
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 COOX, ALVIN,, JAPAN: the final agony.
COOX, ALVIN,
JAPAN: the final agony.
Macdonald and Co., London, 1970 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, half tone photo pictorial double title, maps / diagrams, numerous half tone and line ills. in text, photo pictorial wrappers, Purnell's 'History of the Second World War, Campaign Book No. 9', an account of the final months of WW2 when Japan anticipated invasion, routine bombing of her cities was taking place, civilian were being evacauated from centres of population, suicide weapons were being mass produced and the determination to fight was still paramount until the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki showed that continued resistance would mean total anihilation, rubbed at extrems., creasing to spine and wrappers, pages tanned, fair,
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Book number: 43738
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.94 | JP¥ 672]
Keywords: war ww2 japan pacific far east bombing tokyo suicide weapons atomic bomb hiroshima nagasaki
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 COOX, ALVIN,, JAPAN : THE FINAL AGONY.
COOX, ALVIN,
JAPAN : THE FINAL AGONY.
Macdonald, London, 1970, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, half tone photo pictorial double title, numerous half tone photo ills., maps and drawings in text, photo pictorial wrappers, in Purnells' series 'History of the Second World War, Campaign Book No.9', an account of the final year of the war against Japan as, ravaged by firebombs and torn by her efforts to provide sufficient manpower and munitions, her leaders finally realised that she had to capitulate or be annihlated, lightly rubbed at extrems., multi-currency label upper wrapper, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 43630
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.92 | JP¥ 896]
Keywords: war ww2 japan pacific far east bombing tokyo suicide weapons atomic bomb hiroshima nagasaki purnells
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 COOX, ALVIN,, JAPAN : THE FINAL AGONY.
COOX, ALVIN,
JAPAN : THE FINAL AGONY.
Macdonald, London, 1970, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, numerous half tone photo ills., maps and drawings in text, photo pictorial wrappers, in Purnells' series 'History of the Second World War, Campaign Book No.9', an account of the final year of the war against Japan as, ravaged by firebombs and torn by her efforts to provide sufficient manpower and munitions, her leaders finally realised that she had to capitulate or be annihlated, a little rubbed at extrems., pages tanned, very good,
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Book number: 43737
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.92 | JP¥ 896]
Keywords: war ww2 japan pacific far east bombing tokyo suicide weapons atomic bomb hiroshima nagasaki
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 DAUGHERTY LLL, LEO J.,, FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF THE JAPANESE INFANTRYMAN 1941-1945 - Training, Techniques and Weapons.
DAUGHERTY LLL, LEO J.,
FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF THE JAPANESE INFANTRYMAN 1941-1945 - Training, Techniques and Weapons.
Spellmount, Staplehurst, 2002, 1st edn., 96pp, diagrams, coloured and half tone ills. throughout, coloured endpapers, large format (11.5 x 8.5 inches approx.), half tone photo pictorial laminated boards with matching dustwrapper, decorative head and tail bands, a description of the development of japanese military doctrine between the wars, of the martial culture of Japanese society and lessons learned from WW1, the training of officers and recruits, an explanation of the attitude towards prisoners and of suicide rather than capture themselves, and details of the weaponry and other eqipment used, small ownership label front pastedown, dustwrapper: lighgtly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38806
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 US$ 29.06 | JP¥ 3284]
Keywords: war ww2 japan infantry training weapons
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 DAVIS, BURKE,, GET YAMAMOTO.
DAVIS, BURKE,
GET YAMAMOTO.
Bantam Books, New York, 1971, 1st in imprint, US, paperback, [x], 163pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., [i] ads., pictorial upper wrapper, edges coloured, an account of the April 1943 mission of P-38's from Guadalcanal which attacked and destroyed the plane carrying Admiral Yamamoto, the Commander of the Japanese navy, light vertical creasing to spine, a little rubbed at extrems. and to surface of upper wrapper, very good,
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Book number: 30842
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.92 | JP¥ 896]
Keywords: war ww2 japan pacific pearl harbor harbour guadalcanal p-38 bougainville
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 FALK, STANLEY,, LIBERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES.
FALK, STANLEY,
LIBERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES.
Macdonald, London, 1971, 1st edn. UK, large format (trade) paperback, 160pp, numerous half tone and line ills. and maps, pictorial wrappers, Purnell's 'History of the Second World War, Campaign Book 12', the complex campaign for the retaking of the Philippines 1944/5 and the return of General MacArthur, a little rubbed at extrems., multi currency price label upper wrapper, pages tanned, very good,
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Book number: 43745
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.92 | JP¥ 896]
Keywords: war ww2 history USA japan philippines leyte
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