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 ANON.,, THE FIRST CASUALTY : THE OCCUPATION OF JERSEY and THE GERMAN UNDERGROUND HOSPITAL.
ANON.,
THE FIRST CASUALTY : THE OCCUPATION OF JERSEY and THE GERMAN UNDERGROUND HOSPITAL.
Sanctuary Inns, St. Helier, ND (copyright 1995), paperback, 56pp, numerous in text coloured and half tone photo ills., plan and diagram, larger format (8 x 8" approx.), coloured decorated wrappers, a double volume, a pictorial record of the occupation of Jersey and a guide to the German underground hospital, lightly rubbed at extrems., faint creasing to wrappers, very good,
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Book number: 35329
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Keywords: war ww2 channel islands jersey occupation

 BEEVOR, ANTONY,, CRETE - The Battle and the Resistance.
BEEVOR, ANTONY,
CRETE - The Battle and the Resistance.
John Murray, London, ND, reprint, trade paperback, xiv inc. maps, 383pp,12pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, [i] ad., photo pictorial wrappers, an account of Crete during WW2. Britains guarantee of Greek independence dated from April 1939 when the Italians had invaded Albania and when Italy invaded Greece in October 1940 the an RAF in Crete permitted Greek garrison to retire to the mainland in support of repelling the Italian invasion. German support came to the aid of the failing Italian forces, an expanded British presence in Crete presented a threat to the Germans and resulted in the German invasion of Crete in 1941. The fluctuating fortunes of that battle, the withdrawal by the British and the subsequent guerilla war conducted by the Cretans with support from SOE, tanned at edges, heavy diagonal crease lower wrapper, very good,
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Book number: 43153
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Keywords: war ww2 greece crete soe resistance 43132

 BEEVOR, ANTONY,, CRETE - The Battle and the Resistance.
BEEVOR, ANTONY,
CRETE - The Battle and the Resistance.
John Murray, London, ND, reprint, trade paperback, xiv inc. maps, 383pp,12pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, [i] ad., photo pictorial wrappers, an account of Crete during WW2. Britains guarantee of Greek independence dated from April 1939 when the Italians had invaded Albania and when Italy invaded Greece in October 1940 the an RAF in Crete permitted Greek garrison to retire to the mainland in support of repelling the Italian invasion. German support came to the aid of the failing Italian forces, an expanded British presence in Crete presented a threat to the Germans and resulted in the German invasion of Crete in 1941. The fluctuating fortunes of that battle, the withdrawal by the British and the subsequent guerilla war conducted by the Cretans with support from SOE, rubbed and a little bumped at extrems., light creasing to spine, edges lightly tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 44300
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Keywords: war ww2 greece crete soe resistance

 BELL, IAN,, AND STRENGTH WAS GIVEN.
BELL, IAN,
AND STRENGTH WAS GIVEN.
Tyndale and Panda Publishing, Lowestoft, 1989, 1st edn., 260pp, 8pp half tone photo ills, dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorated lettered dustwrapper, captured by the Germans in North Africa in 1942, the author was released by the Italians only to take up guerilla warfare upon his former captors. Later he was captured by the Fascists, handed over to the Gestapo, tortured and then released into POW camp, fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32716
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 13.98 | JP¥ 1472]
Keywords: war ww2 pow escape resistance

 BOGUSLAWSKA, ANNA (TRANS. BY EWA BARKER),, FOOD FOR THE CHILDREN.
BOGUSLAWSKA, ANNA (TRANS. BY EWA BARKER),
FOOD FOR THE CHILDREN.
Leo Cooper, London, 1975, 1st edn., xx, 201pp, maps at endpapers, navy blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, wraparound coloured pictorial dustwrapper, originally written in Polish and published in the British zone of occupied Germany in 1947/8 and now translated into English, this is an account of the Warsaw uprising of the people against the Germans in 1944, based on the diary of Anna Boguslawska who worked in a canteen from which she and her colleagues struggled to provide food for the children in the neighbourhood, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40974
GBP 15.50 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.7 | JP¥ 2075]
Keywords: war ww2 poland warsaw uprising occupation germany russia

 BÓR-KOMOROWSKI, TADEUSZ,, THE SECRET ARMY - The Memoirs of General Bór-Komorowski.
BÓR-KOMOROWSKI, TADEUSZ,
THE SECRET ARMY - The Memoirs of General Bór-Komorowski.
Frontline, Barnsley, 2011, 1st in imprint, 407pp, half tone frontis portrait, 24pp half tone photo ills., 3 in text maps, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, the author was a Colonel in command of units defending the Vistula River when Poland was invaded on 1st September 1939. Pushed eastwards and surrounded he escaped to Cracow from where he planned to reach the West but was ordered to remain and start a resistance movement. In 1941 he was sent to Warsaw and in 1943 appointed by the Polish government in exile to lead the Home Army and perpare for an uprising to help liberate Poland, which came in August 1944 with disastrous results when the Russian advance paused to allow a German counter-attack, fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41467
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Keywords: war ww2 army poland occupation germany warsaw resistance sabotage uprising

 BRADDON, RUSSELL,, NANCY WAKE - The Story of a Very Brave Woman.
BRADDON, RUSSELL,
NANCY WAKE - The Story of a Very Brave Woman.
Cassell, London, 1956, 2nd edn., xii, 274pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., double page map, black cloth lettered in silver, coloured lettered dustwrapper, the woman codenamed 'The White Mouse' who helped to organise the escape route from Vichy France to Spain before escaping to England herself, joining SOE and then returning to France lead the Maquis of Auvergne, tying down 22,000 German troops, edges tanned, ink name/date front free endpaper, dustwrapper: rubbed with sl. loss at extrems., several small edge tears and chips, repaired to reverse, very good plus in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32731
GBP 13.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 17.16 | JP¥ 1807]
Keywords: war ww2 soe france marseille spain vichy aurvergne maquis buckmaster white mouse

 BRADDON, RUSSELL,, NANCY WAKE.
BRADDON, RUSSELL,
NANCY WAKE.
Pan Books, London, 1967, 3rd imp., paperback, 223pp, 4pp half tone photo ills., double page map, [i] ads., col'd pictorial upper wrapper, an account of the woman codenamed 'The White Mouse' who helped to organise the escape route from Vichy France to Spain before escaping to England herself, joining SOE and then returning to France to lead the Maquis of Auvergne, tying down 22,000 German troops, roll and slant to spine, rubbed with nicks at spine ends, wrappers a little soiled, edges well tanned, fair,
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Book number: 42654
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Keywords: war ww2 soe france marseille spain vichy aurvergne maquis buckmaster white mouse

 BRIGG, EMIL,, STAND UP AND FIGHT.
BRIGG, EMIL,
STAND UP AND FIGHT.
New English Library, London, 1973, 1st in imprint, paperback, 154pp, [vi] ads., wraparound pictorial cover art (unattrib.), a fourteen year old Jewish boy when the Germans invaded Poland, the author witnessed the mass execution of thousands of his people, was captured by the SS but escaped several times, eventually to Hungary where he joined an underground organization. He returned to Europe after WW2 where he traced and executed some of the most brutal war criminals, light vertical crease in spine, edges tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 34387
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Keywords: war ww2 poland occupation resistance hungary

 BROME, VINCENT,, THE WAY BACK - The Story of Lieut.-Commander Pat O'Leary GC, DSO, RN.
BROME, VINCENT,
THE WAY BACK - The Story of Lieut.-Commander Pat O'Leary GC, DSO, RN.
Cassell, London, 1957, 1st edn., xii, 267pp, half tone photo frontis portrait, double page map, 6pp half tone photo ills., black cloth lettered in silver at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the wartime experiences of Albert Guérisse, a doctor with the Belgian army at the fall of France, after escape to England and retraining he assumed a new identity as Pat O'Leary, returned to France on clandestine duties running and expanding a network based in Marseille aiding the escape of Allied combatants, of his betrayal to the Gestapo by the agent 'Roger', of the British traitor Paul Cole, of Guérisse's torture and imprisonment in Fresnes prison in France and concentration camps in Germany and Austria including Saarbrucken and Dachau , lightly bumped at tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: rubbed with slight surface loss at folds and extrems., relined at tips, tanned with light soilinf, heavier tanning to reverse, very good in a fair dustwrapper,
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Book number: 44253
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Keywords: war ww2 resistance france italy belgium dachau

 BUTLER, JOSEPHINE,, CHURCHILL'S SECRET AGENT - Codename 'Jay Bee' (also published as 'Cyanide in my Shoe').
BUTLER, JOSEPHINE,
CHURCHILL'S SECRET AGENT - Codename 'Jay Bee' (also published as 'Cyanide in my Shoe').
Blaketon-Hall, Ashburton, 1983, 1st edn., 205pp, black cloth lettered in silver at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, an interesting account of one person's experiences of WW2, having been personally recruited by Winston Churchill to his 'Secret Circle' with their own special radio code of which even Bletchley Park was not aware, she claims to have undertaken more than fifty missions into German occupied territory. This book was later published in 1991, without any acknowledgement to this earlier edition, as 'Cyanide in my Shoe' and either title should be read in parallel with chapter 12 of Nigel West's book 'Counterfeit Spies' in which he investigates bogus claims of clandestine operations during WW2, lightly bumped at tips, slightly cocked, edges tanned and upper edge a little foxed, dustwrapper: unpriced, lightly rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 42502
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Keywords: war ww2 espionage resistance france gestapo churchill secret circle,

 CHURCHILL, PETER,, DUEL OF WITS.
CHURCHILL, PETER,
DUEL OF WITS.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1953, 1st edn., 319pp, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorated dustwrapper, written in the third person the author's account of his second, third and fourth missions into south-east wartime France as a resistance organiser, of the arming of the first Maquis force and of the dangers shared with Odette until their capture in April 1943, a few light flecks in cloth, upper edge a little dusty with a few fox marks, all edges tanned, dustwrapper: rubbed with loss at extrems. esp. head of spine, rubbing and flaking at folds, surface damage upper panel, very good in a poor dustwrapper,
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Book number: 36331
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Keywords: autobiography war ww2 resistance france lise odette

 CHURCHILL, PETER,, THE SPIRIT IN THE CAGE.
CHURCHILL, PETER,
THE SPIRIT IN THE CAGE.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1954, 1st edn., 251pp, map and 1 plate, blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorated dustwrapper by Val Biro, after four clandestine missions to wartime France the author was captured in April, 1943. This third book of war memoirs relates his experiences after capture, in Fresnes Prison, Sachsenhausen, Flossenburg and Dachau Concentration Camps, moving under SS guard as 'Prominente' prisoner-hostages ahead of the liberating armies towards Italy until being abandoned by their guards and being liberated by a group of Americans in May, 1945, lightly rubbed at extrems., edges lightly foxed and tanned, ink name/place/date front free endpaper, dustwrapper: rubbed with sl. loss at extrems., spine sl. sunned, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32742
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Keywords: autobiography war ww2 resistance france lise odette

 CHURCHILL, PETER,, THE SPIRIT IN THE CAGE.
CHURCHILL, PETER,
THE SPIRIT IN THE CAGE.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1954, 1st edn., 251pp, map and 1 plate, blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorated dustwrapper by Val Biro, after four clandestine missions to wartime France the author was captured in April, 1943. This third book of war memoirs relates his experiences after capture, in Fresnes Prison, Sachsenhausen, Flossenburg and Dachau Concentration Camps, moving under SS guard as 'Prominente' prisoner-hostages ahead of the liberating armies towards Italy until being abandoned by their guards and being liberated by a group of Americans in May, 1945, lightly rubbed and bumped at tips, edges lightly foxed and tanned, 4 line ink name/address front free endpaper, dustwrapper: rubbed with sl. loss at extrems., light foxing and soiling, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32743
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Keywords: autobiography war ww2 resistance france lise odette

 COLLIER, RICHARD,, TEN THOUSAND EYES.
COLLIER, RICHARD,
TEN THOUSAND EYES.
Collins, London, 1958, 1st edn., 320pp, 8pp half tone photo ills, plan in text, map at front eps., diagram at rear eps., red cloth gilt, dustwrapper by Kenneth Farnhill, the account of the gathering of intelligence about the defences along the French coast between Cherbourg and Le Havre, the eventual invasion area, by a network of amateur spies - thousands of French men and women, a little rubbed at extrems., top edge foxed and all edges browned, gilding dull, light foxing to endpapers, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems. with sl. loss to spine ends and cnrs. and chip lower edge upper panel, lower panel foxed, internally repaired, very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 24469
GBP 8.90 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 11.31 | JP¥ 1191]
Keywords: war ww2 intelligence espionage france normandy overlord atlantic wall

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