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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 US$ 12.71 | JP 1339]
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, edges tanned, ink name front free endpaper, dustwrapper: price clipped with price still visible, dustwrapper: 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 30.75 US$ 35.59 | JP 3748]
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 17.5 US$ 20.34 | JP 2142]
Keywords: war ww2 navy minesweeping hmt norse hms canopus alexandria leros aegean pow marlag und milag nord leros

 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, 8 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, slightly cocked, a little rubbed and bumped at extrems., ink stamp upper edges and some old stains to boards, ex-public library copy with usual stamps and black front endpapers, a few marks in text, dustwrapper: small chip rear flap, lightly rubbed at extrems., reading copy in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 44134
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.63 | JP 803]
Keywords: war ww2 navy minesweeping hmt norse hms canopus alexandria leros aegean pow marlag und milag nord leros

 BROWN, JIMMY,, HARRY TATE'S NAVY - One man's story of the Royal Naval Patrol Service.
BROWN, JIMMY,
HARRY TATE'S NAVY - One man's story of the Royal Naval Patrol Service.
Privately Published, Inverurie, ND [2002], 2nd edn., paperback, [vi], 47pp, 14pp half tone and line ills., other ills. in text, stapled gloss ivory pictorial wrappers 210 x 143mm (1st edn. was 220 x 152mm), a brief history of the Royal Naval Patrol Service and an account of the author's time with RNPS from June 1943 until March 1946, seeing service as a telegraphist in the trawlers HMS Northern Isles and Le Tiger, signed by author on title, fine,
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Book number: 37899
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.75 US$ 22.88 | JP 2409]
Keywords: britain topography east anglia suffolk lowestoft war ww2 navy rnps a/s royal naval patrol service minesweeper signed

 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 US$ 25.42 | JP 2677]
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 faintly 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 26.25 US$ 30.51 | JP 3213]
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 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 US$ 25.42 | JP 2677]
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 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 montage 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., faint small dent lower board, dustwrapper: price clipped, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 44202
GBP 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 33.05 | JP 3480]
Keywords: war ww1 ww2 navy minesweeper minelayer history rnps

 FEATHERBE, F. C. (COMPILER),, CHURCHILL'S PIRATES - The Royal Naval Patrol Service 1939-1945.
FEATHERBE, F. C. (COMPILER),
CHURCHILL'S PIRATES - The Royal Naval Patrol Service 1939-1945.
North Kent Books, Rochester, 1994, 1st edn., paperback original, 48pp, half tone photo ills, large format 11.5 x 8.25", paper wrappers, stories of WW2 from the veterans of the Royal Naval Patrol Service, fine,
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Book number: 37903
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 US$ 15.25 | JP 1606]
Keywords: britain topography east coast convoy anglia suffolk lowestoft war ww2 rnps a/s royal naval patrol service navy minesweeper

 FEATHERBE, F. C. (COMPILER),, MORE TALES FROM CHURCHILL'S PIRATES - The Royal Naval Patrol Service 1939-1945.
FEATHERBE, F. C. (COMPILER),
MORE TALES FROM CHURCHILL'S PIRATES - The Royal Naval Patrol Service 1939-1945.
North Kent Books, Rochester, 1996, 1st edn., paperback original, 42pp, half tone photo ills, large format 11.5 x 8.25", paper wrappers, more stories of WW2 from the veterans of the Royal Naval Patrol Service, sl. surface rubbing some leaves, near fine,
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Book number: 37904
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 US$ 15.25 | JP 1606]
Keywords: britain topography east coast convoy anglia suffolk lowestoft war ww2 rnps a/s royal naval patrol service navy minesweeper

 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 11.5 US$ 13.35 | JP 1405]
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 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 faintly 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 17.5 US$ 20.34 | JP 2142]
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 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 US$ 12.71 | JP 1339]
Keywords: war ww2 navy u-boat battle atlantic usa rnps a/s trawlers

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