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"A.A." ( ARMSTRONG, ANTHONY).
Warriors Still at Ease.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1942. 0. 5th edition. "'Warriors Still in Action' should rather be the title of this collection of military articles by "A.A" of Punch, for once again we meet our old friends of Ypres Barracks, Havershot..Whether playing football or firing on the ranges; whether out on manoeivres or at the Sergeants' Mess Dance, they are just as much in action as before, just as humorous and just as human." Pp.132, small Foyles lable to inside front board. Blue cloth, dustwrapper has some edge rubbing and a small tear to rear top edge but has a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG.
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Book number: 36935
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Keywords: A a Anthony Armstrong Warriors Still at Ease Wartime Stories Humour Punch World War 2 37401 Military

 
ANDERSON, CMDR. WILLIAM R. (WITH BLAIR, CLAY, JR.)
Nautilus 90 North.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1959. 2nd imp. "Vividly reveals the immense planning involved in what was the most secret peacetime operation for a journey as eventful and important as any in history." Pp. 190, frontis, 36 b/w illustrations, maps to endpapers. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/G+.
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Book number: 29253
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Keywords: Anderson Blair Nautilus 90 North Illustrated Submarine 27079 Military

 
BARBER, NOEL.
Prisoner of War. The Story of British Prisoners Held by the Enemy.
London: George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1944. 0. 1st edition. Published before the end of the war, the author compiled his information mainly from the letters of the prisoners themselves, sourced through the British Red Cross and St John War Organization. He also looked at official reports of scores of camps made by neutral representatives of the International Red Cross. Pp.135, black & white photo frontispiece showing the courtyard at Oflag 4C where prisoners are seen playing hand-ball + 14 further black & white photo plates, owner's name to front free endpaper, spotting to rear free endpaper. Green cloth, spine and boards have uneven sunning. G+.
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Book number: 37715
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Keywords: Noel Barber Prisoner War Story British Prisoners Enemy German Nazi Prison Camps Food Working Parties Invalids Italian Allied Prisoners Stalag Luft World War II Military Forces 38431 Military

 
BELCHEM, MAJOR-GENERAL DAVID.
Victory in Normandy.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1981. 1st ed. "A masterpiece of clarity and reasoned argument .. a brilliant analysis providing many important new insights into Montgomery's generalship." 26cms. x 19cms. Pp. 192, 117 b/w photographs, more than 40 maps and diagrams. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has small loss to top front corner. VG/G+.
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Book number: 19923
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Keywords: Belchem Victory Normandy Montgomery Operation Overlord Illustrated A15600 Military

 
BENNETT, LIEUTENANT GENERAL H. GORDON.
Why Singapore Fell.
Bombay: Thacker & Co.Ltd, 1945. First Indian edition. Account of the Japanese invasion of Singapore by the former General Officer Commanding Australian Imperial Force, Malaya. 18.5cms x 12.5cms. Pp.208, black & white photo portrait frontispiece + 34 further photos, illustrations and maps, maps of the advance of the Japanese Forces into Malaya 1941-42 to endpapers, ownership details to half-title page, slight toning to pages. Red cloth spine over illustrated paper covered boards, remains of title label to spine, spine dulled. G+.
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Book number: 44933
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Keywords: Gordon Bennett Why Singapore Fell World War II Japan Japanese Invasion Malaya Jungle Training Australians Battle Gemas Bakra Parit Sulong Surrender Escape Military History 46417 Military

 
BLUNT, RAYMOND J.(EDITOR).
R.A.F.A. Annual 1952.
London: R.A.F.A Publishing Company Limited/Gale & Polden Ltd, 1952. Annual publication of the Royal Air Forces Association, containing articles, photographs, illustrations of Air Force badges, cartoons and humour. Pp.96, black & white photographs and cartoons throughout, advertisements to preliminaries and rear pages. Paperback, minor edge wear, a few marks to rear cover. G+.
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Book number: 41224
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Keywords: Blunt Rafa Royal Air Force Association Annual Illustrated Cartoons Delderfield Militaryguinea Pig Club Flying 25746 Military

 
BOGER, JAN.
To Live in the Fire. The Photographic Journal of an Israeli Soldier.
New Jersey: Paramus, Jolex Inc, 1977. 0891490353. Original German title "Im Feuer Zu Leben". Photographic record of the Arab-Israeli October War of 1973. 27.5cms x 21cms. Pp.143, black & white and colour photographs throughout. Paperback, edges rubbed. VG.
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Book number: 42760
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Keywords: Jan Boger Live in the Fire Photographic Journal Israeli Soldier Arab War October 1973 Conflict Jews Military Middle East 44086 Military

 
BUCKTON, HENRY.
The Royal British Legion Golden Book of Remembrance. A Tribute to Those Who Served.
Leatherhead: Ashford, Buchan & Enright, 1995. 1852533110. 1st edition. Published to mark the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War. "Every year on Remembrance Sunday we still pay homage to those who died. The aim of this book is to discuss and examine this tribute and its relevance to the future of our nation." Pp.199, occasional b/w photo illustrations, signed by both the author Henry Buckton and by Pat Porteous (VC) to fep. Black cloth, gilt title to front and spine, dustwrapper has a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG.
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Book number: 31741
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Keywords: Buckton Royal British Legion Golden Book Remembrance Pat Porteous VC Signed World War 2 Military War Memories Tribute 31406 Military

 
CARTER, THOMAS. (COMPILER).
Historical Record of the Forty-Fourth or East Essex Regiment.
Maidstone: Old Towns Books & Maps, 2009. 0. Facsimile reprint of the second edition published by Gale & Polden in 1887. Covers the years 1741-1881. Pp.xxiv/197. Grey laminated card covers. VG.
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Book number: 37758
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Keywords: Thomas Carter Historical Record Forty Fourth 44th East Essex Regiment Military History Crimea China Madras Afghanistan Cabul 38520 Military

 
CLAUSEWITZ, CARL VON / HOWARD, MICHAEL AND PARET, PETER (EDITED AND TRANSLATED BY).
Carl Von Clausewitz On War. (Indexed edition).
Priceton: Princeton University Press, 1984. 0691018545. Introductory Essays by Peter Paret, Michael Howard and Bernard Brodie; with a Commentary by Bernard Brodie. "On War is the most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of policy. Since the work's first appearance in 1832 it has been read throughout the world, and has stimulated generations of soldiers, statesmen, and intellectuals from Marx and Bismarck to Raymond Aron." Pp.xii/732. Paperback, crease to rear top corner and to top of spine. VG.
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Book number: 45595
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Keywords: Von Clausewitz Howard Paret on War Indexed Military Danger Intelligence Strategy Ngagement Armed Forces Army Battle Defense Warfare Attack Victory Planning 47143 Military

 
CURTIS, COLONEL W.P.S.
The Rifle Brigade Chronicle for 1962.
London: The Rifle Brigade Club and Association, 1962. 0. Year Book of The Rifle Brigade. Pp.vi/144, occasional black & white photographs. Dark Green cloth, large gilt armorial design to front and gilt title to spine, minor rubbing to edges. VG.
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Book number: 36415
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Keywords: Curtis Rifle Brigade Chronicle Club Association Military Year Book 36861 Military

 
DOBERER, K.K.
Secret Weapon.
Loindon: Practical Press Limited, 1944. 0. 1st edition. "To-day, civil progress is so intense that there is not only a danger but a certainty that no army can in the full sense be kept up to date. This means that in war-time evolution will be extremely rapid, and, consequently, that the army which is mentally better prepared to meet tactical changes will possess an enormous advantage over all others." (Major-Gen. J.F.C.Fuller. c.1940). Chapters include: Fear of the Unknown; Wanted: A Nation of Military Engineers; Electro War?; The Rocket Menace; Rocket Artillery; Rocket Ships and Aircraft; Will Hitler Use Gas Again; The Machine Which Destroys Blast Furnaces; Aircraft in a Colour Trap; The Infra-Red Heliophone; The Death Rose; The Glider in War; Armoured Caterpillars; Anti-Tank Weapons; Airships into Blimps; The Heavy Steam Bomber; Professors Versus Generals; Bomber Traps in the Sky; Big Bertha and Co.; Shells Like Meteors; The Hagar Ultra Anti-Tank Shell; New Metals New Weapons; Lighter Weapons; Machine Gun Secrets; The Dynamite Torpedo; Bombing from the Stratosphere. Pp.160. Grey cloth, red title to spine. G+.
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Book number: 37756
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Keywords: Doberer Secret Weapon Military Engineering Electro War Button Pressing Death Ray Terpsichore Electricity Rocket Long Range Torpedo Anti Tank Hitler Gas Aircraft Infra Red Heliophone Airships 38501 Military

 
EVERETT, KEN.
Memories of Thorpe Abbotts Airfield. (Signed).
Dickleburgh: 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum, 2009. 9780951515921. 1st edition. Pp.40, illustrated throughout with black & white photos + 1 plan, signed by the author to title page. Paperback. VG.
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Book number: 44822
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Keywords: Ken Everett Signed Memories Thorpe Abbotts Airfield World War Two Ww2 Military Raf 100th Bomb Group Usaf Liberator Halifax Flying Fortress Bombers 46314 Military

 
FEAST, SEAN.
Heroic Endeavour. One Attack, a Victoria Cross, and 206 Brave Men. (Signed).
London: Grubb Street, 2006. 1904943519. 1st edition. "It is 23rd December 1944 and a heroic yet dreadful action is about to take place over Cologne, involving the bravest of the brave - The Pathfinder Force..Journalist Sean Feast has written Heroic Endeavour in two parts, the first the gripping narrative, the second the retrospective reactions of the survivors, in equal parts moving and informative." Pp.190, signed by the author to title page, 16 pages of black & white photo illustrations. Red boards, dustwrapper, small tear to top by spine. VG/VG.
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Book number: 45785
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Keywords: Sean Feast Signed Heroic Endeavour Victoria Cross Pathfinder Force 1944 World War II Cologne Air Raid Bombing Maclennan Letter Murder Ken Hewitt Operational Record Robert Palmer Military History 47339 Military

 
FEVYER, W.H.
The George Medal.
London: Spink, nd.(c.1980). Introduction + list of the George Medallists, 1940-1945. Pp.xvi/114, 2 pages of black & white photos, notation to half-title page giving reference to two medallists with marginal marks on pages against the corresponding description, title page absent. Paperback. G+.
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Book number: 39770
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Keywords: Fevyer George Medal World War II Bravery Civillians Bomb Disposal Rescue Saving Life 40730 Military

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