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 ARCT, SQUADRON LEADER B.,, PRISONER OF WAR - My Secret Journal.
ARCT, SQUADRON LEADER B.,
PRISONER OF WAR - My Secret Journal.
Webb and Bower / Michael Joseph, Exeter and London, 1988, 1st edn., x, 153pp, decorated title, illustrated throughout by the author, coloured endpapers, large format (9.5 x 7 inches approx.), cream cloth lettered in brown at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, the author was a Polish pilot and Squadron Leader of 316 Squadron, RAF, shot down over Holland in September 1944 and spent the next seven months as a prisoner-of-war at Stalag Luft 1 at Barth on the Baltic coast, where he secretly recorded and illustrated his diary reproduced here in facsimile, edges tanned, dustwrapper: price clipped, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38493
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Keywords: war ww2 raf pow

 ASH, WILLIAM WITH FOLEY, BRENDAN,, UNDER THE WIRE - The wartime memoir of a Spitfire pilot, legendary escape artist and 'cooler king'.
ASH, WILLIAM WITH FOLEY, BRENDAN,
UNDER THE WIRE - The wartime memoir of a Spitfire pilot, legendary escape artist and 'cooler king'.
Bantam, London, ND, reprint, paperback, 396pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., map in text, [iii] ads., pictorial montage upper wrapper, the true story of an American who surrendered his US citizenship to join the Royal Air Force and fly a spitfire, shot down over France in 1942 he evaded capture for some months before betrayal after which he was sent to Stalag Luft III, the infamous camp at Sagan, making a number of escape attempts before liberation, slight rioll and slant to lightly creased spine, lightly rubbed at exrtrems., edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 42649
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.39 | JP¥ 672]
Keywords: war ww2 raf pow stalag luft III

 BAYBUTT, RON,, CAMERA IN COLDITZ.
BAYBUTT, RON,
CAMERA IN COLDITZ.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1982, 1st edn., 128pp, in text diagram, numerous half tone photo ills. in text, large format (10 x 7.5 inches approx.), brown cloth lettered in gilt at spine, wraparound photo pictorial dustwrapper, a collection of ophotographs of the inmates and guards of Colditz castle, the POW camp reserved for the most dangerous and persistant escapers. The Third Reich commissioned the local town photographer Johannes Lange to record prisoners, staff and the evidence of the various escape attempts, between 1941 and 1944, a few faint marks to cloth at upper joint, dustwrapper: unpriced, sl. sunned at spine, very good in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38494
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Keywords: war ww2 pow colditz

 BAYNES, L. L.,, THE OTHER SIDE OF TENKO (originally published under the title Kept - The Other Side of Tenko).
BAYNES, L. L.,
THE OTHER SIDE OF TENKO (originally published under the title Kept - The Other Side of Tenko).
Star Books, London, 1985, 1st in imprint, paperback, 222pp, coloured wraparound pictorial wrappers, the experiences of a British soldier, arriving with his colleagues at the end of January 1942 in nSingapore he was in action against the Japanese within the week and a prisoner two weeks later, spending the next three years in Changi jail and working on the Thai-Burma railway, light wrinkle in spine, pages a little tanned, appears unread, near fine,
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Book number: 44211
GBP 4.80 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.13 | JP¥ 645]
Keywords: war ww2 singapore pow changi thailand siam death railway

 BISHOP, JACK,, IN PURSUIT OF FREEDOM.
BISHOP, JACK,
IN PURSUIT OF FREEDOM.
Corgi Books, London, 1977, 1st in imprint, paperback, 126pp, [ii] ads., wraparound coloured pictorial wrappers, the author was an experienced seaman gunner having served in the submaine HMS Perseus of the 4th Submaruine Flotilla and HMS Osiris on the China staion. In November 1938 on completion of his term of servicein the Far East he returned to UK by the troopship Lancashire and joined HM Submarine Triumph under construction by Vickers at Barrow. On completion of its sea trials he was further posted to HMS Oswald, an old vessel saved from the breaker's yard by the political situation. Oswald was posted to the Mediterranean based at Malta. By June 1940 when Italy declared war Oswald was on patrol between Malta and Alandria. In the Straits of Messina Oswald was discovered and rammed by an Italian destroyer, the author being one of the survivors and he goes on to recount his time in an Italian prisoner-of-war camp, the abortive escape plans, his bid for freedom and his betrayal to the Germans, lightly rubbed at tips, pages a little tanned. very good plus,
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Book number: 44212
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Keywords: war ww2 navy submarine oswald italy pow placenza resistance

 BISHOP, JACK,, IN PURSUIT OF FREEDOM.
BISHOP, JACK,
IN PURSUIT OF FREEDOM.
Corgi Books, London, 1977, 1st in imprint, paperback, 126pp, [ii] ads., wraparound coloured pictorial wrappers, the author was an experienced seaman gunner having served in the submaine HMS Perseus of the 4th Submaruine Flotilla and HMS Osiris on the China staion. In November 1938 on completion of his term of servicein the Far East he returned to UK by the troopship Lancashire and joined HM Submarine Triumph under construction by Vickers at Barrow. On completion of its sea trials he was further posted to HMS Oswald, an old vessel saved from the breaker's yard by the political situation. Oswald was posted to the Mediterranean based at Malta. By June 1940 when Italy declared war Oswald was on patrol between Malta and Alandria. In the Straits of Messina Oswald was discovered and rammed by an Italian destroyer, the author being one of the survivors and he goes on to recount his time in an Italian prisoner-of-war camp, the abortive escape plans, his bid for freedom and his betrayal to the Germans, lightly rubbed at tips, pages a little tanned. very good plus,
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Book number: 44213
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Keywords: war ww2 navy submarine oswald italy pow placenza resistance

 BRADDON, RUSSELL,, THE NAKED ISLAND.
BRADDON, RUSSELL,
THE NAKED ISLAND.
Pan Books, London, 1955, 1st in imprint, paperback, 286pp, 4pp half tone photo ills., [ii] ads., #GP29, pictorial upper wrapper, the classic war account of a member of the 2/15th Field Artillery, 8th Division, Australian Imperial Forces, arrived Singapore August 1941 and moved into central Malaya in time for the Japanese invasion in December, a confused rearguard action and then capture, imprisonment, Changi gaol and the Siam railway, slight slant to spine, rubbed at extrems., light creasing and soiling to wrappers, edges tanned, good,
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Book number: 44549
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Keywords: war ww2 australia aif malaya japanese kuala lumpa singapore changi siam death railway pow

 BRICKHILL, PAUL (COMMENTARY BY. H. E. BATES, FOREWORD AIR CHIEF MARSHALL SIR BASIL EMBRY KBE, CB, DSO, DFC, AFC,, ESCAPE - OR DIE : Authentic stories of the RAF Escaping Society.
BRICKHILL, PAUL (COMMENTARY BY. H. E. BATES, FOREWORD AIR CHIEF MARSHALL SIR BASIL EMBRY KBE, CB, DSO, DFC, AFC,
ESCAPE - OR DIE : Authentic stories of the RAF Escaping Society.
Pan Books, London, 1954, 1st in imprint, paperback, 190pp, [ii] ads., #292, pictorial upper wrapper by Carl Wilton, authentic stories of eight escapes by members of the RAF during WW2, light wrinkling to spine, rubbed at extrems., light creasing and foxing to wrappers, edges tanned and and prelims a little foxed, good plus,
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Book number: 41692
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Keywords: ww2 air raf pow escape

 BRICKHILL, PAUL (COMMENTARY BY. H. E. BATES, FOREWORD AIR CHIEF MARSHALL SIR BASIL EMBRY KBE, CB, DSO, DFC, AFC,, ESCAPE - OR DIE : Authentic stories of the RAF Escaping Society.
BRICKHILL, PAUL (COMMENTARY BY. H. E. BATES, FOREWORD AIR CHIEF MARSHALL SIR BASIL EMBRY KBE, CB, DSO, DFC, AFC,
ESCAPE - OR DIE : Authentic stories of the RAF Escaping Society.
Pan Books, London, 1972, 17th imp., paperback, 190pp, [ii] ads., pictorial upper wrapper, authentic stories of eight escapes by members of the RAF during WW2, a best seller from the 1950's which was written as a fund-raiser for the Royal Air Force Escaping Society whose main object was to repay some of the debt owed to our former civilian allies, especially the widows and orphans of those who died as a result of helping RAF personnel to escape, edges and pages a little tanned, near fine,
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Book number: 44214
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Keywords: war ww2 air raf pow escape escaping socirty

 BRICKHILL, PAUL (COMMENTARY BY. H. E. BATES, FOREWORD AIR CHIEF MARSHALL SIR BASIL EMBRY KBE, CB, DSO, DFC, AFC,, ESCAPE - OR DIE : Authentic stories of the RAF Escaping Society.
BRICKHILL, PAUL (COMMENTARY BY. H. E. BATES, FOREWORD AIR CHIEF MARSHALL SIR BASIL EMBRY KBE, CB, DSO, DFC, AFC,
ESCAPE - OR DIE : Authentic stories of the RAF Escaping Society.
Pan Books, London, 1963, 10th imp., paperback, 190pp, [ii] ads., coloured pictorial upper wrapper, authentic stories of eight escapes by members of the RAF during WW2, rubbed at extrems., chip at tail of lightly rolled spine, edges tanned, slight flaking at spine edges, light creasing, good,
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Book number: 44397
GBP 4.80 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.13 | JP¥ 645]
Keywords: ww2 air raf pow escape

 BRICKHILL, PAUL (COMMENTARY BY. H. E. BATES, FOREWORD AIR CHIEF MARSHALL SIR BASIL EMBRY KBE, CB, DSO, DFC, AFC,, ESCAPE - OR DIE : Authentic stories of the RAF Escaping Society.
BRICKHILL, PAUL (COMMENTARY BY. H. E. BATES, FOREWORD AIR CHIEF MARSHALL SIR BASIL EMBRY KBE, CB, DSO, DFC, AFC,
ESCAPE - OR DIE : Authentic stories of the RAF Escaping Society.
Pan Books, London, 1954, 1st in imprint, paperback, 190pp, [ii] ads., #292, coloured pictorial upper wrapper by Carl Wilton, authentic stories of eight escapes by members of the RAF during WW2, slight slant to spine, rubbed at extrems., light creasing and soiling to wrappers, edges tanned, good
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Book number: 44551
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Keywords: ww2 air raf pow escape

 BRICKHILL, PAUL,, THE GREAT ESCAPE.
BRICKHILL, PAUL,
THE GREAT ESCAPE.
Arrow, London, 1979, 1st in imprint, paperback, 255pp, line drawings, diagrams and map in text, pictorial upper wrapper, the classic account of the escape of British Commonwealth prisoners of war from Germany's Stalag Luft III, on which the feature film of the same name with a multi-star cast was based, a narrative of the actual events by one who was also a prisoner of war in that camp at the time, edges and pages a little tanned, near fine,
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Book number: 44215
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Keywords: war ww2 pow escape stalag luft III

 BURT, KENDAL AND LEASOR, JAMES,, THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY.
BURT, KENDAL AND LEASOR, JAMES,
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY.
Fontana Books, London, 1967, paperback, 256pp, 4pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, decorated wrappers, the story of the only successful POW escape from British hands, Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, the Me 109 pilot shot down during the battle of Britain who, after several escape attempts was transferred to Canada where he escaped again successfully through USA, sl. spine roll, light creasing to spine, a little rubbed at extrems., edges well tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 41700
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Keywords: ww2 bob luftwaffe fighter escape pow germany canada

 BURT, KENDAL AND LEASOR, JAMES,, THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY.
BURT, KENDAL AND LEASOR, JAMES,
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY.
Fontana Books, London, 1959, 1st in imprint, paperback, 256pp, 4pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, pictorial upper wrapper (unattrib,), the story of the only successful POW escape from British hands, Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, the Me 109 pilot shot down during the battle of Britain who, after several escape attempts was transferred to Canada where he escaped again successfully through USA, very sl. roll to spine, faint creasing at spine and wrappers, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, cnr. one leaf turned, very good plus,
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Book number: 41942
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Keywords: ww2 bob luftwaffe fighter escape pow germany canada

 CASKIE, DONALD,, THE TARTAN PIMPERNEL.
CASKIE, DONALD,
THE TARTAN PIMPERNEL.
Fontana, London, 1972, 11th imp., paperback, 256pp, pictorial upper wrapper (unattrib.), the Minister at the Scots Kirk in Paris since 1935, at the fall of France in 1940 the author escaped from immediate German influence to Marseilles in Vichy France and as pastor of the British and American Seamen's Mission provided refuge and assistance for many stranded British soldiers and airmen after Dunkirk, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 41948
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.39 | JP¥ 672]
Keywords: war ww2 france occupation resistance escape gestapo

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