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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$ 9.65 | JP¥ 1272]
Keywords: war ww2 malaya singapore japan navy prince of wales repulse

 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$ 24.12 | JP¥ 3180]
Keywords: war ww2 malaya singapore japan navy prince of wales repulse

 Baker, Alan,, MERRILL'S MARAUDERS.
Baker, Alan,
MERRILL'S MARAUDERS.
Pan/Ballantine, London, 1972, 1st edn., trade paperback, 159pp, half tone photo ills., line drawings and maps, in text coloured photo pictorial wrappers, in the Pan / Ballantine 'Illustrated History of World War ll, Weapons Book 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, ligthly rubbed at tips, edges sl. tanned, near fine,
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Book number: 44906
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 10.85 | JP¥ 1431]
Keywords: war ww2 history usa japan pacific india burma 5307 composite galahad mountbatten stilwell wingate

 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$ 9.65 | JP¥ 1272]
Keywords: war ww2 navy malaya singapore japan

 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$ 8.44 | JP¥ 1113]
Keywords: war ww2 navy malaya singapore japan

 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 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.63 | JP¥ 874]
Keywords: war ww2 pacific midway purnells

 Barker, A. J.,, MIDWAY : THE TURNING POINT.
Barker, A. J.,
MIDWAY : THE TURNING POINT.
Macdonald, London, 1971, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, numerous half tone photo ills., maps and drawings in text, coloured 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, a little rubbed at extrems., cnrs. inclined to curl, surface loss upper wrapper about 2" x 1" (5 x 2.5cm), pages a little tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 45229
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.23 | JP¥ 954]
Keywords: war ww2 pacific midway purnells

 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
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Keywords: war ww2 pacific pearl harbour harbor

 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 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 8.44 | JP¥ 1113]
Keywords: war ww2 japan far east pacific suicide kamikaze koryu kaiten shinyo pan ballantine

 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, coloured 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, rubbed at extrems., slant to spine, edges a little tanned, good,
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Book number: 44907
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.63 | JP¥ 874]
Keywords: war ww2 japan far east pacific suicide kamikaze koryu kaiten shinyo pan ballantine

 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 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.23 | JP¥ 954]
Keywords: war ww2 us navy submarine pacific

 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$ 18.09 | JP¥ 2385]
Keywords: ww2 burma chindit merrill wingate stilwell

 Y'Blood, William T.,, RED SETTING SUN - The Battle of the Philippine Sea.
Y'Blood, William T.,
RED SETTING SUN - The Battle of the Philippine Sea.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, ND (copyright 1981), US edn., xi, 257pp, half tone photo ills. and diagrams in text, maps/diagrams at endpapers, red cloth lettered in black at spine, coloured decorative head and tailbands, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, regarded by many as the definitive account of the definitive accoubt of the most controversial conflict of the war in the Pacific, the Battle of the Philippine Sea, in which the Japanese were allowed to get in the first blow preventing US forces from getting close enough to the enemy, some foxing to edges, dustwrapper: spine sunned, lightly rubbed at tips, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 45343
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 14.47 | JP¥ 1908]
Keywords: war ww2 navy pacific philippine sea

 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 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 8.44 | JP¥ 1113]
Keywords: war ww2 zero fighter aircraft air force pacific usaaf japan usn

 Carew, Tim,, HOSTAGES TO FORTUNE.
Carew, Tim,
HOSTAGES TO FORTUNE.
Coronet, London, 1973, 1st in imprint, paperback, 186pp, 2 maps, [vi] bibliography and ads., pictorial upper wrapper, an account of the battle for Hong Kong, of the imprisonment of the garrison in the notorious Shamshuipo Camp, their eventual transportion to Moji on mainland Japan, having been torpedoed on the way, edges and pages a little tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 44217
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.65 | JP¥ 1272]
Keywords: war ww2 hong kong japan kobe pow

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