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 [Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],, BY AIR TO BATTLE - The Official Account of the British First and Sixth Airborne Divisions.
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
BY AIR TO BATTLE - The Official Account of the British First and Sixth Airborne Divisions.
HMSO, London, 1945, 1st edn., paperback original, 144pp, 7 maps in text, stapled pictorial wrappers (9 x 5.5" approx.), with Pegasus design [by Edward Seago], a history of the birth, training and use of British parachute and glider troops, with an account of their missions including the aquaduct at Monte Vulture, radar station at Bruneval, a brief account of the first use of gliders in an abortive attack on the Norwegian heavy water plant, missions in North Africa, Sicily and Italy, the landings in Normandy and the Arnhem operation, rubbed at extreems., creasing to cnrs. upper wrapper, good plus,
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Book number: 44652
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Keywords: war ww2 parachute airborne glider troops monte vulture salverno bruneval telemark rjukan norway north africa bone sicily italy normandy pegasus bridge arnhem market garden

 [Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],, BY AIR TO BATTLE - The Official Account of the British First and Sixth Airborne Divisions.
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
BY AIR TO BATTLE - The Official Account of the British First and Sixth Airborne Divisions.
HMSO, London, 1945, 1st edn., paperback original, 144pp, 7 maps in text, stapled pictorial wrappers (9 x 5.5" approx.), with Pegasus design [by Edward Seago], a history of the birth, training and use of British parachute and glider troops, with an account of their missions including the aquaduct at Monte Vulture, radar station at Bruneval, a brief account of the first use of gliders in an abortive attack on the Norwegian heavy water plant, missions in North Africa, Sicily and Italy, the landings in Normandy and the Arnhem operation, a little rubbed at extrems., staples rusted but holding, very good,
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Book number: 44653
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Keywords: war ww2 parachute airborne glider troops monte vulture salverno bruneval telemark rjukan norway north africa bone sicily italy normandy pegasus bridge arnhem market garden

 [Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],, BY AIR TO BATTLE - The Official Account of the British First and Sixth Airborne Divisions.
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
BY AIR TO BATTLE - The Official Account of the British First and Sixth Airborne Divisions.
HMSO, London, 1945, 1st edn., paperback original, 144pp, 7 maps in text, printed by The White Friars Press, London & Tonbridge, stapled pictorial wrappers with Pegasus design [by Edward Seago], a history of the birth, training and use of British parachute and glider troops, with an account of their missions including the aquaduct at Monte Vulture, radar station at Bruneval, a brief account of the first use of gliders in an abortive attack on the Norwegian heavy water plant, missions in North Africa, Sicily and Italy, the landings in Normandy and the Arnhem operation, rubbed at extems., staples rusty but holding, cnrs. inclined to curl, edges tanned, good,
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Book number: 44785
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.65 | JP¥ 1272]
Keywords: war ww2 parachute airborne glider troops monte vulture salverno bruneval telemark rjukan norway north africa bone sicily italy normandy pegasus bridge arnhem market garden

 [Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],, BY AIR TO BATTLE - The Official Account of the British First and Sixth Airborne Divisions.
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
BY AIR TO BATTLE - The Official Account of the British First and Sixth Airborne Divisions.
HMSO, London, 1945, 1st edn., paperback original, 144pp, 7 maps in text, stapled pictorial wrappers (9 x 5.5" approx.), with Pegasus design [by Edward Seago], a history of the birth, training and use of British parachute and glider troops, with an account of their missions including the aquaduct at Monte Vulture, radar station at Bruneval, a brief account of the first use of gliders in an abortive attack on the Norwegian heavy water plant, missions in North Africa, Sicily and Italy, the landings in Normandy and the Arnhem operation, lightly rubbed at tips, near fine,
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Book number: 45418
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 14.47 | JP¥ 1908]
Keywords: war ww2 parachute airborne glider troops monte vulture salverno bruneval telemark rjukan norway north africa bone sicily italy normandy pegasus bridge arnhem market garden

 [Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],, COMBINED OPERATIONS 1940-42.
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
COMBINED OPERATIONS 1940-42.
HMSO, London, 1943, 1st edn., paperback original, 144pp, 32pp half tone photo ills. and 7 maps in text, photo ills. inside wrappers, text printed by Whitefriars Press, images by Harrison and Sons, Ltd., London, side stapled, photo pictorial wrappers, 8 x 5", report to date of the exploits under the Combined Operations Command including the formation of Independant Companies, Special Service Battalions and Commandos, their training and use on operations including the Channel Islands, Bruneval, Lofoten, St. Nazaire, North Africa (Layforce) and Dieppe. rubbed at extrems.,light creasing, edges tanned, good,
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Book number: 44654
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Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf navy army assault raid channel islands lofoten north africa layforce bruneval nazaire dieppe hmso marine commando mgb mtb rncf

 [Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],, COMBINED OPERATIONS 1940-42.
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
COMBINED OPERATIONS 1940-42.
HMSO, London, 1943, 1st edn., paperback original, 144pp, 32pp half tone photo ills. and 7 maps in text, photo ills. inside wrappers, text printed by Alabaster, Passmore and Sons, Ltd.. and images by Harrison and Sons, Ltd., London, side stapled, photo pictorial wrappers, 8 x 5", report to date of the exploits under the Combined Operations Command including the formation of Independant Companies, Special Service Battalions and Commandos, their training and use on operations including the Channel Islands, Bruneval, Lofoten, St. Nazaire, North Africa (Layforce) and Dieppe. rubbed at extrems., chip to backstrip at tail of spine, light creasing, edges tanned, good,
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Book number: 44655
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.65 | JP¥ 1272]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf navy army assault raid channel islands lofoten north africa layforce bruneval nazaire dieppe hmso marine commando mgb mtb rncf

 [Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],, COMBINED OPERATIONS 1940-42.
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
COMBINED OPERATIONS 1940-42.
HMSO, London, 1943, 1st edn., paperback original, 144pp, 32pp half tone photo ills. and 7 maps in text, photo ills. inside wrappers, text and images printed by The Amalgamated Press, side stapled, photo pictorial wrappers, 8 x 5", report to date of the exploits under the Combined Operations Command including the formation of Independant Companies, Special Service Battalions and Commandos, their training and use on operations including the Channel Islands, Bruneval, Lofoten, St. Nazaire, North Africa (Layforce) and Dieppe. rubbed at extrems., light creasing, edges tanned, ink name half title, good,
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Book number: 44656
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.65 | JP¥ 1272]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf navy army assault raid channel islands lofoten north africa layforce bruneval nazaire dieppe hmso marine commando mgb mtb rncf

 [Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],, COMBINED OPERATIONS 1940-42.
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
COMBINED OPERATIONS 1940-42.
HMSO, London, 1943, 1st edn., paperback original, 144pp, 32pp half tone photo ills. and 7 maps in text, photo ills. inside wrappers, text and images printed by The Amalgamated Press, side stapled, photo pictorial wrappers, 8 x 5", report to date of the exploits under the Combined Operations Command including the formation of Independant Companies, Special Service Battalions and Commandos, their training and use on operations including the Channel Islands, Bruneval, Lofoten, St. Nazaire, North Africa (Layforce) and Dieppe. rubbed at extrems., numerous light creases, edges tanned, fair,
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Book number: 44657
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.23 | JP¥ 954]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf navy army assault raid channel islands lofoten north africa layforce bruneval nazaire dieppe hmso marine commando mgb mtb rncf

 [Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],, COMBINED OPERATIONS 1940-42.
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
COMBINED OPERATIONS 1940-42.
HMSO, London, 1943, 1st edn., paperback original, 144pp, 32pp half tone photo ills. and 7 maps in text, printed by Whitefriars Press, side stapled, photo pictorial wrappers, 8 x 5", report to date of the exploits under the Combined Operations Command including the formation of Independant Companies, Special Service Battalions and Commandos, their training and use on operations including the Channel Islands, Bruneval, Lofoten, St. Nazaire, North Africa (Layforce) and Dieppe. lightly rubbed at exxtrems., edges tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 45420
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 14.47 | JP¥ 1908]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf navy army assault raid channel islands lofoten north africa layforce bruneval nazaire dieppe hmso marine commando mgb mtb rncf

 Ambrose, Stephen E.,, D-DAY - June 6, 1944 The Climactic Battle of World War II.
Ambrose, Stephen E.,
D-DAY - June 6, 1944 The Climactic Battle of World War II.
Pocket Books, London, ND (circa 2004), reprint, trade paperback, 655pp, [32pp half tone photo ills., 8 maps and double page diagram in text, [iii] ads., half tone photo pictorial upper wrapper, by the author of 'Band of Brothers' and drawing on hundreds of interviews with US Army veterans, a lengthy and detailed American account of the events of D-Day, with emphasis on the experiences of those in 82nd and 101st Airborne and on Utah and Omaha beaches, lightly rubbed at extrems., very good plus,
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Book number: 38739
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.23 | JP¥ 954]
Keywords: war ww2 normandy army sword juno gold omaha utah

 Ambrose, Stephen E.,, D-DAY JUNE 6, 1944 - The Climactic Battle of World WarII.
Ambrose, Stephen E.,
D-DAY JUNE 6, 1944 - The Climactic Battle of World WarII.
Pocket Books, London, ND (circa 2003), reprint, trade paperback, 655pp, 32pp half tone photo ills., 8 maps and double page diagram in text, [iii] ads., half tone photo pictorial upper wrapper, by the author of 'Band of Brothers' and drawing on hundreds of interviews with US Army veterans, a lengthy and detailed American account of the events of D-Day, with emphasis on the experiences of those in 82nd and 101st Airborne and on Utah and Omaha beaches, light marks to wrappers and faint diag. creasing lowers cnrs., very good plus,
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Book number: 41004
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.23 | JP¥ 954]
Keywords: war ww2 normandy army sword juno gold omaha utah

 Atkin, Ronald,, DIEPPE 1942 - THE JUBILEE DISASTER.
Atkin, Ronald,
DIEPPE 1942 - THE JUBILEE DISASTER.
Book Club Associates, London, 1980, club edn., xiii, 306pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps/diagrams in text, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the 'reconnaisance in force' raid on Dieppe in 1942, an operation which was planned as 'Rutter' and eventually became 'Jubliee', in which hard lessons were learned at the cost of many, mostly Candian, lives, very sl. cocked, edges faintly foxed and tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, unpriced, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35522
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 10.85 | JP¥ 1431]
Keywords: war ww2 dieppe france operation jubilee canada assault landing commando

 Bennett, David (foreword by Carlo D'Este),, A MAGNIFICENT DISASTER - The Failure of Market Garden, The Arnhem Operation, September 1944.
Bennett, David (foreword by Carlo D'Este),
A MAGNIFICENT DISASTER - The Failure of Market Garden, The Arnhem Operation, September 1944.
Casemate, 2011, paperback, xviii, 286pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, large format (9 x 6 inches approx.), half tone photo pictorial montage wrappers, described as a groundbreaking work which covers the overall strategy more thoroughly than previous works, this is a re-examination of the largest airborne assault in history, Operation Market Garden, when three airborne divisions, the British 1st and the US 2nd and 101st, were dropped across Holland to seize a series of bridges and force a bridgehead across the Rhine, bringing the end of WW2 closer, in principal a good plan but in the detail allowance was not built in for error or the unpredictablility of war with the result that valiant men were ill served and died needlessly, relating some uncomfortable truths about the limitations of the commanders and the appalling treatment of the Polish General Sosabowski, fine,
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Book number: 41560
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 US$ 19.29 | JP¥ 2544]
Keywords: war ww2 arnhem airborne parachute campaign market garden holland bridges browning urquhart clark montgomery brereton sosabowski horrocks dempsey gavin

 Blandford, Edmund L.,, GREEN DEVILS - RED DEVILS - Untold Tales of the Airborne Forces in the Second World War.
Blandford, Edmund L.,
GREEN DEVILS - RED DEVILS - Untold Tales of the Airborne Forces in the Second World War.
BCA, London, 1993, club edn., [xii], 204pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., in text maps, brown cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured photo pictorial montage dustwrapper, the birth and development of parachute troops and an account of the operations of German and Allied airborne forces during WW2, including the first hand experiences of those involved, edgers stanned, dustwrapper: unpriced, faintly rubbed at tips, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 39491
GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 16.88 | JP¥ 2226]
Keywords: war ww2 airborne paratroops glider parachute fallschirmjager norway holland belgium france crete tunisia sicily normandy arnhem

 Boyce, Fredric,, SOE'S ULTIMATE DECEPTION - OPERATION PERIWIG.
Boyce, Fredric,
SOE'S ULTIMATE DECEPTION - OPERATION PERIWIG.
The History Press, Stroud, 2009, 1st in imprint, trade paperback, 256pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., coloured lettered upper wrapper, an account of Operations Periwig, the UK's SOE (Special Operations Executive) plan to destabilise the Third Reich in its final days with a show of support from November 1944 for a fictional German resistance movement. This account examines the background to the plan, the actions taken by SOE including the dropping of propaganda leaflets, the planting of lies about senior Nazis and the sending of four agents who were ex-German POW's, lightly rubbed at tips, near fine,
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Book number: 44511
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.23 | JP¥ 954]
Keywords: war ww2 soe periwig deception propaganda

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