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 Bagshaw, Robert,, TOOTHY GOES TO WAR - Memoirs of a Dental Officer 1939-46.
Bagshaw, Robert,
TOOTHY GOES TO WAR - Memoirs of a Dental Officer 1939-46.
Geo. R. Reeve, Wymondham - Norfolk, 1987, 1st in imprint, paperback, 173pp, 1pp acknowledgements, frontis, line drawings and numerous half tone photo ills. in text, large format (8 x 6 inches approx.), photo pictorial upper wrapper, the experiences of a dentist, during training in the early years of WW2 and then as a Royal Navy Dental Officer including a posting to HMS Europa at Lowestoft, unread, fine,
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Book number: 42650
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.06 | JP 1590]
Keywords: war ww2 navy rnps naval dentist

 Bagshaw, Robert,, TOOTHY GOES TO WAR - Memoirs of a Dental Officer 1939-46.
Bagshaw, Robert,
TOOTHY GOES TO WAR - Memoirs of a Dental Officer 1939-46.
Geo. R. Reeve, Wymondham - Norfolk, 1987, 1st in imprint, paperback, 173pp, 1pp acknowledgements, frontis, line drawings and numerous half tone photo ills. in text, large format (8 x 6 inches approx.), photo pictorial upper wrapper, the experiences of a dentist, during training in the early years of WW2 and then as a Royal Navy Dental Officer including a posting to HMS Europa at Lowestoft, unread, fine,
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Book number: 42651
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Keywords: war ww2 navy rnps naval dentist

 Brookes, Ewart,, GLORY PASSED THEM BY.
Brookes, Ewart,
GLORY PASSED THEM BY.
Jarrolds, London, 1958, 1st edn., 176pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., map and several line drawings in text, black cloth lettered in white at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper by 'Ling', the minesweeping work of the Royal Naval Patrol Service during WW2. The author was in command of a minesweeper at Dover in the early days of WW2 and relates the stranglehold effect of the mining of home coastal waters, the state of minesweeping capacity at the outbreak of WW2, the conversion of trawlers to minesweepers, the sweeping of moored mines, the discovery of magnetic, delayed magnetic and acoustic mines and the counter measures developed, the motor minesweepers (Mickey Mouses/Mice) and BYMS, in home waters and later the Mediterranean and European coast and estuaries, slight slant to spine, edges tanned, ink name and bookseller datestanp front free endpaper, dustwrapper: price clipped with price still visible, rubbed with slight loss at spine ends and corners, repairs to reverse, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 44256
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 US$ 33.76 | JP 4452]
Keywords: war ww2 navy rnps minesweeping channel east coast convoy mediterranean acoustic moored

 Broom, Barbara (complied by),, GEOFFREY BROOM'S WAR - Letters and P.O.W. Diaries.
Broom, Barbara (complied by),
GEOFFREY BROOM'S WAR - Letters and P.O.W. Diaries.
The Pentland Press, Bishop Auckland, 1993, 1st edn., 238pp, half tone photo frontis portrait, 6 pp half tone photo ills., blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper by Geoff Hobbs, the experiences of Geoffrey Broom during WW2 related through his letters and diaries. Geoffrey Broom joined the Royal Naval Patrol Service in 1940, trained as a signaller and from early in 1941 served in HMT Norse, a Grimsby trawler requisitioned in 1939 and converted for minesweeping, Norse was posted to the Eastern Mediterranean. Two years later Norse's crew waited replacement and as a spare signaller he was attached to a unit sent to the island of Leros, was captured by the Germans and served the remainder of the war in Stalag XIA in Germany (Marlag und Milag Nord) as a POW, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips with tiny repaired nick at head of spine, near fine in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 42382
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 US$ 19.29 | JP 2544]
Keywords: war ww2 navy minesweeping hmt norse hms canopus alexandria leros aegean pow marlag und milag nord leros

 Cocker, M. P.,, MINE WARFARE VESSELS OF THE ROYAL NAVY - 1908 TO DATE.
Cocker, M. P.,
MINE WARFARE VESSELS OF THE ROYAL NAVY - 1908 TO DATE.
Airlife Publishing, Shrewsbury - UK, 1993, 1st edn., 223pp, over 200 half tone photo ills., maroon cloth lettered in gilt st spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, a complete guide to all Minelayers and Minesweepers by Class from 1908 to 1993, the majority in the period 1939-45, including Fleet Minesweepers, Admiralty, Purchased and Requisitioned Trawlers, Drifters and Whalers, ML's, Paddle Vessels, Motor Minesweepers, Landing Craft, etc., includes description of types of mines, history of mines, etc., faintly bumped at tips, dustwrapper: price clipped, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 42383
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 US$ 24.12 | JP 3180]
Keywords: war ww1 ww2 navy minesweeper minelayer history rnps

 Cocker, M. P.,, MINE WARFARE VESSELS OF THE ROYAL NAVY - 1908 TO DATE.
Cocker, M. P.,
MINE WARFARE VESSELS OF THE ROYAL NAVY - 1908 TO DATE.
Airlife Publishing, Shrewsbury - UK, 1993, 1st edn., 223pp, over 200 half tone photo ills., maroon cloth lettered in gilt st spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, a complete guide to all Minelayers and Minesweepers by Class from 1908 to 1993, the majority in the period 1939-45, including Fleet Minesweepers, Admiralty, Purchased and Requisitioned Trawlers, Drifters and Whalers, ML's, Paddle Vessels, Motor Minesweepers, Landing Craft, etc., includes description of types of mines, history of mines, etc., edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 44135
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 US$ 28.94 | JP 3816]
Keywords: war ww1 ww2 navy minesweeper minelayer history rnps

 Cocker, M. P.,, MINE WARFARE VESSELS OF THE ROYAL NAVY - 1908 TO DATE.
Cocker, M. P.,
MINE WARFARE VESSELS OF THE ROYAL NAVY - 1908 TO DATE.
Airlife Publishing, Shrewsbury - UK, 1993, 1st edn., 223pp, over 200 half tone photo ills., maroon cloth lettered in gilt st spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, a complete guide to all Minelayers and Minesweepers by Class from 1908 to 1993, the majority in the period 1939-45, including Fleet Minesweepers, Admiralty, Purchased and Requisitioned Trawlers, Drifters and Whalers, ML's, Paddle Vessels, Motor Minesweepers, Landing Craft, etc., includes description of types of mines, history of mines, etc., very slightly cocked, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 44136
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 US$ 24.12 | JP 3180]
Keywords: war ww1 ww2 navy minesweeper minelayer history rnps

 Gannon, Michael,, OPERATION DRUMBEAT - The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II.
Gannon, Michael,
OPERATION DRUMBEAT - The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II.
HarperPerrennial, New York, trade paperback, 490pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps and diagram in text, decorated upper wrapper, an account the German naval campaign against the American mercantile vessels off the east coast of North America during WW2, when Admiral Dnitz, commander of submarines and the senior naval officer during the Battle of the Atlantic formulated Operation Drumbeat in early 1942 to take advantage of USA's lack of preparedness for a naval war, (an episode when USA approached the UK for help resulting in Britain sending 24 Royal Naval Patrol Service anti-submarine trawlers as well as whalers and corvettes), with detailed research of the German archives and contributions from interviews with US, British and German veterans the author has been able to relate in detail the planning and execution of the Operation, lightly rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, wrappers lightly creased, remainder mark in ink lower edge, very good,
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Book number: 42395
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.66 | JP 1669]
Keywords: war ww2 navy u-boat battle atlantic usa rnps a/s trawlers

 Gannon, Michael,, OPERATION DRUMBEAT - The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II.
Gannon, Michael,
OPERATION DRUMBEAT - The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II.
Harper and Row, New York, 1990, 1st edn. (stated), xxii, 490pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps and diagram in text, maps at endpapers, grey paper covered baords with red cloth lettered in silver at spine, , an account the German naval campaign against the American mercantile vessels off the east coast of North America during WW2, when Admiral Dnitz, commander of submarines and the senior naval officer during the Battle of the Atlantic formulated Operation Drumbeat in early 1942 to take advantage of USA's lack of preparedness for a naval war, (an episode when USA approached the UK for help resulting in Britain sending 24 Royal Naval Patrol Service anti-submarine trawlers as well as whalers and corvettes), with detailed research of the German archives and contributions from interviews with US, British and German veterans the author has been able to relate in detail the planning and execution of the Operation, lightly bumped upper tips of boards, edges tanned, dustwrapper: light creasing at extrems., very good in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 44138
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 US$ 19.29 | JP 2544]
Keywords: war ww2 navy u-boat battle atlantic usa rnps a/s trawlers

 Gannon, Michael,, OPERATION DRUMBEAT - The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II.
Gannon, Michael,
OPERATION DRUMBEAT - The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II.
Harper and Row, New York, 1990, xxii, 490pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps at endpapers, red paper covered boards backed with red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, an account the German naval campaign against the American mercantile vessels off the east coast of North America during WW2, when Admiral Dnitz, commander of submarines and the senior naval officer during the Battle of the Atlantic formulated Operation Drumbeat in early 1942 to take advantage of USA's lack of preparedness for a naval war, (an episode when USA approached the UK for help resulting in Britain sending 24 Royal Naval Patrol Service anti-submarine trawlers as well as whalers and corvettes), with detailed research of the German archives and contributions from interviews with US, British and German veterans the author has been able to relate in detail the planning and execution of the Operation, no edition stated, no ISBN, probable book club edition, edges a little tanned and foxed, lightly rubbed at spine ends, dustwrapper: rubbed with slight loss at extrems. repaired to rev erse, spine sunned, old price label rear panel, light overall soiling, very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 44267
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.06 | JP 1590]
Keywords: war ww2 navy u-boat battle atlantic usa rnps a/s trawlers

 Hampshire, A. Cecil,, LILLIPUT FLEET.
Hampshire, A. Cecil,
LILLIPUT FLEET.
William Kimber, London, 1957, 1st edn., 204pp, frontis and 8pp half tone photo ills., [iv] ads., blue/black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper by W. R. Dalzell, an account of the setting up of the Royal Naval Patrol Service at Lowestoft in 1939, first known as Pembroke 'X' and then as HMS Europa, of the requisition of numerous buildings in the town, of the fighting force of trawlers and drifters converted into warships and the later purpose built Motor and British Yard Minesweepers, engaged in mine-sweeping, hunting u-boats and taking part in all landings from Madagascar to Normandy, with details of a number of incidents involving RNPS vessels including the winning of a VC at Namsos, slightly cocked, gilding dull at spine, edges tanned, dustwrapper: price clipped, rubbed with slight loss at extrems., repaired to reverse, light soiling mainly to lower panel, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 45370
GBP 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 US$ 43.41 | JP 5724]
Keywords: war ww2 sea navy rnps a/s royal naval patrol service trawler mine minesweeper

 HMSO,, HIS MAJESTY'S MINESWEEPERS.
HMSO,
HIS MAJESTY'S MINESWEEPERS.
HMSO, London, 1943, 1st edn., paperback original, 64pp, many half tone photo ills, stapled photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7", an official account of the Fleet and RNPS minesweepers including a brief history of minesweeping, training at HMS Lochinvar, how minesweeping is carried out (with diagrams), a contemporary account of the work including sweeping the war channel and dealing with new types of mine, the sweepers at Dunkirk, etc, ills. include RNPS (Stella Rigel) and Fleet vessels (unnamed), a little rubbed at extrems., faint creasing to wrappers, cnrs. inclined to curl, staples replaced, binding reinforced, some foxing lower wrapper, good plus,
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Book number: 42335
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.65 | JP 1272]
Keywords: britain topography east anglia suffolk war ww2 navy hmso dunkirk rnps royal naval patrol service fleet moored magnetic mines minsweeper war channel coastal lochinvar paravane bosuns nightmare

 HMSO,, HIS MAJESTY'S MINESWEEPERS.
HMSO,
HIS MAJESTY'S MINESWEEPERS.
HMSO, London, 1943, 1st edn., paperback original, 64pp, many half tone photo ills. in text, photo pictorial endpapers, printed by Harrison & Sons, London, stapled photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7", an official account of the Fleet and RNPS minesweepers including a brief history of minesweeping, training at HMS Lochinvar, how minesweeping is carried out (with diagrams), a contemporary account of the work including sweeping the war channel and dealing with new types of mine, the sweepers at Dunkirk, etc, ills. include RNPS (Stella Rigel) and Fleet vessels (unnamed), lightly rubbed at tips, pages lightly tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 45426
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 14.47 | JP 1908]
Keywords: britain topography east anglia suffolk war ww2 navy hmso rnps fleet moored magnetic mines minsweeper war channel coastal lochinvar paravane bosuns nightmare

 Hunt, Cecil,, THE GALLANT LITTLE CAMPEADOR.
Hunt, Cecil,
THE GALLANT LITTLE CAMPEADOR.
Methuen, London, 1941, 1st edn., viii, 72pp, half tone frontis, 8 half tone plates, orange cloth lettered in navy blue at spine, vignette upper board, white dustwarpper lettered in blue with a photo vignette upper panel, an account of the brief naval career of a 126 foot twin V-16 diesel engined yacht Campeador V, the property of the wealthy Vernon Macandrew of Dartmouth, a keen sailor and Rear-Commodore of the Royal Dart Yacht Club. At the outbreak of WW2 MacAndrew offered his yacht to the Royal Navy and with two sailing friends, retired Surgeon Rear-Admiral John Muir and Charles Turner, they became respectively Sub-Lt. MacAndrew RNVR, Sub-Lt. Muir RNVR and Sub-Lt. Turner, RNVR of the Royal Naval Patrol Service vessel HM Yacht Campeador, under the command of Commander C. E. Davey, RNR, the vessel being lost to a magnetic mine whilst on anti-submarine patrol off Portsmouth in June 1940, (the author confuses the WW1 Auxiliary Patrol with the WW2 Royal Naval Patrol Service), edges a little tanned and foxed, ink name front pastedown, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., chip lower edge lower panel repaired to reverse, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 44145
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56 US$ 60.29 | JP 7949]
Keywords: war ww2 navy

 Hutson, Harry C.,, GRIMSBY'S FIGHTING FLEET - Trawlers and U-Boats during the Second World War.
Hutson, Harry C.,
GRIMSBY'S FIGHTING FLEET - Trawlers and U-Boats during the Second World War.
Hutton Press, Beverley, 1990 1st edn., paperback original, 108pp, a number of half tone photo ills. and line drawings in text, large format (9.5 x 6.5 approx.), photo pictorial wrappers, an account covering all those trawlers which were part of the Grimsby fleet before being requisitioned by the Royal Navy and which encountered a U-boat during WW2, lightly rubbed at tips, near fine,
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Book number: 44319
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.06 | JP 1590]
Keywords: war ww2 navy rnps trawler grimsby u-boat hekla vascama wellard italia caesar le tiger visenda barnett washington blackburn rovers notts county bedfordshire northern duke wave foam godafoss lynx ii wigmore castleton resercho king eric rononia king sol norw

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