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 Jennings, Christian,, MIDNIGHT IN SOME BURNING TOWN - British Special Forces Operations from Belgrade to Baghdad.
Jennings, Christian,
MIDNIGHT IN SOME BURNING TOWN - British Special Forces Operations from Belgrade to Baghdad.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2004, 1st edn., 255pp, 8pp coloured photo ills., 2 in text maps, coloured endpapers, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the operations of British Special Forces in Britain and Sierra Leone (2000-1), Kosovo (1999-2001), Macedonia and Serbia (2001), Afghanistan (2001) and Iraq (2003-4), edges tanned, seven line ink inscr. front pastedown, dustwrapper: price clipped, tiny nick lower edge lower panel, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38786
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Keywords: military special forces sas sbs kosovo sierra leone afghanistan iraq

 Ketwig, John,, ...AND A HARD RAIN FELL - A GI's true story of the War in Vietnam.
Ketwig, John,
...AND A HARD RAIN FELL - A GI's true story of the War in Vietnam.
Sourcebooks, Naperville, ND (copyright 2002), updated edn., xviii, 368pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, first published ten years after the Vietnam war in 1985, a new edition of the memoir written by an Army private and a classic war narrative, with a new introduction for this updated edition, light bump at head of upper joint, small ownership label front pastedown, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38789
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Keywords: military vietnam war viet cong dak to montagnard pleiku

 Kinne, Derek,, THE WOODEN BOXES.
Kinne, Derek,
THE WOODEN BOXES.
Frederick Muller, London, 1955, 1st edn., 191pp, [i] blank, green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper by 'Eisner', the experiences of a British prisoner of war of the Chinese in Korea. The author volunteered on the death in Korea of his brother, and joined the 1st Battalion Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Captured at the defensive line at the Imjin River he and others were marched away in a column from which he escaped but was recaptured soon afterwards.His group was joined for a while by Capt. Farrar-Hockley (The Edge of the Sword) suffering from badly damaged feet but well enough to support the author in foraging for extra rations. Kinne had already been subject to intensive interrogation was and encouraged to see the error of the Imperialist Allies. After night marching his group caught up with the survivors of the Glosters and the attempts to brain-wash him continued. With their failure came beatings and torture to make him 'confess' to his perceived crimes, culminating in continued beatings and confinement to low wooden boxes. With the armistice he was eventually released for repatriation, and later the award of the George Cross for holding out against extreme pressure, edges tanned, a few faint fox marks to upper edge, light partial tanning to free endpapersm dustwrapper: eubbed with slight loss at tips, faint vertical crease at upper hinge, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 44706
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111 US$ 119.93 | JP¥ 18001]
Keywords: war korea imjin river glosters pow prisoner brain washed farrar hockley

 Kitson, Linda,, THE FALKLANDS WAR - A Visual Diary.
Kitson, Linda,
THE FALKLANDS WAR - A Visual Diary.
Mitchell Beazley / Imperial War Museum, London, 1982, 1st edn., paperback original, 112pp, line drawings throughout, maps at endpapers, oversize (13.5 x 9.5 inches approx.), coloured pictorial montage wrappers, the author commissioned by the Imperial War Museum and the Fleet Air Arm as the only war artist to record the sailing of the British Task Force to the Falklands, the landings and other deployments of the forces so engaged, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus,
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Book number: 38505
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Keywords: war falklands argentina malvinas artist drawings

 Large, Lofty,, SOLDIER AGAINST THE ODDS.
Large, Lofty,
SOLDIER AGAINST THE ODDS.
Mainstream, Edinburgh, 2000, reprint, 288pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maroon cloth lettered in silver at spine, coloured endpapers, photo pictorial dustwrapper, much of the text originally appeared in the author's 'One Man's War in Korea' (1988) and 'One Man's SAS' (1987), the memoirs of a career soldier, as a fifteen year old boy, in 1946, he Wiltshire Regiment as a band boy. Coming to hate music and transferred to the Cops of Drum and in 1950, after posting to Hong Kong was able to transfer to the Glosters and join them in Korea. Eventually wounded and taken prisoner at Imjin he was released after two years and classified as unfit for further military service. Given the option to recover his health he eventually managed to be selected for the SAS, in which he served all over the world and completed twenty seven years in ther army, edges tanned, dustwrapper: price clipped, faint scratch upper panel, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41084
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Keywords: military army sas korea malaya oman borneo aden

 Lewis, Damien,, OPERATION CERTAIN DEATH - The Inside Story of the SAS's Greatest Battle.
Lewis, Damien,
OPERATION CERTAIN DEATH - The Inside Story of the SAS's Greatest Battle.
BCA, London, 2004, club edn., xx, 459pp, 16pp coloured photo ills., black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, an account based on interviews with the participants of Operation Barras, the special forces operation in Sierra Leone to rescue the 12 man patrol of Royal Irish Rangers who were seized by the guerilla gang the West Side Boys in 1999. Held prisoner in a fortified jungle camp and guarded by over 400 heavily armed gang members they were released by a combined force of 100 paras, 12 members of the SBS and 40 of the SAS, and the rebels annihilated, tiny bump lower tip upper board, edges tanned, dustwrapper: unpriced, near fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41085
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Keywords: army sas sierra leone west side boys royal irish rangers

 
Lloyd, Selwyn,
SUEZ 1956 - A Personal Account.
Book Club Associates, London, 1978, club edn., xiv incl. map, 282pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., 2 Osbert Lancaster cartoons in text, dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, col'd lettered dustwrapper, an account of the author's time as Britain's Foreign Secretary in Anthony Eden's Cabinet during the Suez crisis, a little bumped at head of spine, very good plus in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 27479
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Keywords: autobiography slewyn llowd politics anthony eden suez nasser egypt israel

 
Lyon, Hugh,
An Illustrated Guide to MODERN WARSHIPS.
Salamander, London, ND (copyright 1980), 160pp, numerous colour and half tone photo ills., col'd pictorial laminated boards, pictures and specifications of warships of most major nations of the world, lt. rubbing to tips., no dustwrapper, very good plus,
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Book number: 19016
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Keywords: war navy ships

 MacDonald, Callum,, BRITAIN AND THE KOREAN WAR.
MacDonald, Callum,
BRITAIN AND THE KOREAN WAR.
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1990, 1st edn., paperback original, 112pp, line map in text, photo pictorial wrappers, in the series 'Making Contemporary Britain', an account of the causes of the Korean war, its progress and the long term consequences, lightly rubbed at tips, edges a little tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 44710
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Keywords: war korea russia china USA 38th parallel communism

 Mansfield, Steve,, KANEOHE BAY - The Marines' Hawaiian Haven.
Mansfield, Steve,
KANEOHE BAY - The Marines' Hawaiian Haven.
Osprey, London, 1990, 1st edn., paperback original, 128pp, coloured photo ills. throughout, large format (9 x 8 inches approx.), photo pictorial wrappers, No. 16 in the Superbase series, a little rubbed at extrems., very good,
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Book number: 35961
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Keywords: aviation usaf hawaii marines

 Mansfield, Steve,, KANEOHE BAY - The Marines' Hawaiian Haven.
Mansfield, Steve,
KANEOHE BAY - The Marines' Hawaiian Haven.
Osprey, London, 1990, 1st edn., paperback original, 128pp, coloured photo ills. throughout, large format (9 x 8 inches approx.), photo pictorial wrappers, No. 16 in the Superbase series, a little rubbed at extrems., very good,
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Book number: 35962
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Keywords: aviation usaf hawaii marines

 Mercer, Peter,, NOT BY STRENGTH BY GUILE.
Mercer, Peter,
NOT BY STRENGTH BY GUILE.
Blake, London, ND (circa 2002), reprint, paperback, [x], 367pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., coloured photo pictorial upper wrapper, the experiences of a member of the Special Boat Service, described as 'the most difficult situations that even the SAS couldn't handle', in Northern Ireland, Somalia and the Gulf, light vertical creasing to spine, lightly rubbed at tips, very good,
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Book number: 38765
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Keywords: military sbs ireland somalia gulf terrorism

 Moore, Robin,, TASK FORCE DAGGER - The Hunt for bin Laden.
Moore, Robin,
TASK FORCE DAGGER - The Hunt for bin Laden.
Macmillan, London, 2003, 1st edn. UK, xxii, 391pp, half tone photo pictorial title, 16pp coloured photo ills., in text maps, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured photo pictorial dustwrapper, the inside story of special operations forces in the war on terror, boards faintly marked and edges tanned, four line ink name front pastedown, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed and creased at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38795
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Keywords: military war afganistan green beret sas al-qaida taliban

 Moore, Lt. Gen. Harold G. and Galloway, Joseph L.,, WE WERE SOLDIERS ONCE ... AND YOUNG - La Drang : The Battle That Changed The War In Vietnam.
Moore, Lt. Gen. Harold G. and Galloway, Joseph L.,
WE WERE SOLDIERS ONCE ... AND YOUNG - La Drang : The Battle That Changed The War In Vietnam.
Corgi, London,. ND (circa 2007), reprint, trade paperback, xxii inc. diagrams, 16pp half tone photo ills., half tone photo ills. in text, film tie-in, photo pictorial montage upper wrapper shows Mel Gibson in the Icon and Paramount Pictures production, the joint authors were the commander of 1st Btn. 7th Cavalry and a UPI journalist, both present at X-Ray, who tell brutally frank account one of the first major actions of the ground offensive in the Vietnam War in November 1965, when US troops met the defending North Vietnamese soldiers in the Ia Drang Valley at the landing zones X-Ray and Albany, and one of the most savage and significant battles set the tone of the conflict during the following years, lightly rubbed at tips, faint creasing to spine and cnrs., edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 40333
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Keywords: war army vietnam ia drang valley x-ray albany landing zone 7th cavalry

 Morris, Roger,, HAIG: THE GENERAL'S PROGRESS.
Morris, Roger,
HAIG: THE GENERAL'S PROGRESS.
Robson Books, London, ND (copyright 1982), 1st edn., xxvi, 454pp, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, Haig achieved the rank of General and was appointed Supreme Allied Commander in Europe having commanded no military unit larger than a Brigade, he had no practical experience of diplomacy and yet he was at the centre of American foreign policy. He was involved and implicated in the Watergate scandal but retained office under the next three presidents until his resignation as US Secretary of State in July 1982 under the Reagan Administration. Even that left many observers wondering if his resignation was not a calculated move towards the attainment of even higher office, a little rubbed and bumped at extrems., edges tanned, dustwrapper: a little rubbed and creased at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40451
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Keywords: biography military politics watergate nixon ford carter reagan

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