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CHANT, CHRISTOPHER,
AN ILLUSTRATED DATA GUIDE TO BATTLE TANKS OF WORLD WAR II.
Tiger Books, London, 1997, 1st edn., 77pp, colour and half tone ills. in text, tall format 9 x 4.5 inches, pictorial laminated boards, the title says it all, no dustwrapper, fine,
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Book number: 26994
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.63 | JP¥ 803]
Keywords: war ww2 battle tank weapon panther tiger churchill cromwell sherman lee grant kv t34 t-34 armour armor afv

 COLLIER, BASIL,, THE BATTLE OF THE V-WEAPONS 1944-45.
COLLIER, BASIL,
THE BATTLE OF THE V-WEAPONS 1944-45.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1964, 1st edn., 192pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., 3 maps and 3 diagrams in text, grey/blue dichromatic cloth lettered in red at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, the author, an intelligence officer with the Air Defence Staff during WW2 provides a detailed documentary account of the V1 and V2 offensives of 1944-45, with a history of experimental types, the intelligence about the V-weapon development that reached the Allies, the use of agents and photo-reconnaisance, the Allied bombing campaign on the manufacturing and launch sites and the defensive campaign against the incoming V-1's, with a chronological summary of events, sl. cocked, edges tanned and lightly foxed, faint foxing to endpapers, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, a few fox marks, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 36334
GBP 29.50 [Appr.: EURO 32.25 US$ 37.5 | JP¥ 3949]
Keywords: war ww2 v1 v2 oslo report babington smith peenemundeski sites dornberger cherwell hill pile

 
COLLIER, BASIL,
THE BATTLE OF THE V-WEAPONS 1944-45.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1964, proof copy, 192pp, 3 maps and 3 diagrams in text, paper wrappers lacking the upper wrapper, whole whole protected with brown paper hand-lettered at spine, the author, an intelligence officer with the Air Defence Staff during WW2 provides a detailed documentary account of the V1 and V2 offensives of 1944-45, with a history of experimental types, the intelligence about the V-weapon development that reached the Allies, the use of agents and photo-reconnaisance, the Allied bombing campaign on the manufacturing and launch sites and the defensive campaign against the incoming V-1's, with a chronological summary of events, a publisher's proof copy which lacks the illustrations but contains the complete text, maps and diagrams, contents and ills. list with no page numbers, some footnotes/legends to maps incomplete, good reading copy,
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Book number: 40094
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Keywords: war ww2 v1 v2 oslo report babington smith peenemundeski sites dornberger cherwell hill pile proof

 CORNWELL, JOHN,, HITLER'S SCIENTISTS - Science, War and the Devil's Pact.
CORNWELL, JOHN,
HITLER'S SCIENTISTS - Science, War and the Devil's Pact.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, 2004, 1st in imprint, trade paperback, xvi, 535pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., photo pictorial upper wrapper, an account of scientific achievement in Germany between the end of WW1 and the end of the Third Reich, winning the lion's share of Nobel prizes but being hijacked by Nazi political interests, faint vertical crease in spine, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus,
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Book number: 36224
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.8 | JP¥ 1138]
Keywords: war ww2 germany scientists

 FORD, BRIAN,, GERMAN SECRET WEAPONS - Blueprint for Mars.
FORD, BRIAN,
GERMAN SECRET WEAPONS - Blueprint for Mars.
Pan / Ballantine, London, 1972, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, half tone photo pictorial double title, map, numerous half tone and line ills. in text, in the Pan/Ballantine 'Illustrated History of World War II' series, the V1 flying bomb, the V2 rocket, anti-aircraft shells, jet engines, rocket aircraft, midget submarines, schnorkel and acoustic torpedoes under development by Germany during WW2, rubbed at extrems. with sl. loss at edges of spine, light creasing and some marks to wrappers, edges tanned, fair,
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Book number: 43635
GBP 4.80 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 6.1 | JP¥ 643]
Keywords: war ww2 history germany rocket v1 v2 me163 262 natter heikel 177 seehund vf45 pan ballantine

 FORD, BRIAN,, GERMAN SECRET WEAPONS - Blueprint for Mars.
FORD, BRIAN,
GERMAN SECRET WEAPONS - Blueprint for Mars.
Pan / Ballantine, London, 1972, 1st in imprint, trade paperback, 160pp, numerous half tone and line ills. and map, no acknowledgement of the previous UK Macdonald issue (1970), in the Pan / Ballantine series 'History of World War II', the V1 flying bomb, the V2 rocket, anti-aircraft shells, jet engines, rocket aircraft, midget submarines, schnorkel and acoustic torpedoes under development by Germany during WW2, a little rubbed at extrems., spine sl. sunned, light creasing to wrappers, very good,
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Book number: 43748
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.63 | JP¥ 803]
Keywords: war ww2 history germany rocket v1 v2 me163 262 natter heikel 177 seehund vf45

 FORD, BRIAN,, GERMAN SECRET WEAPONS - Blueprint for Mars.
FORD, BRIAN,
GERMAN SECRET WEAPONS - Blueprint for Mars.
Pan / Ballantine, London, 1972, 1st in imprint, trade paperback, 160pp, map, numerous half tone and line ills. in text, no acknowledgement of the previous UK Macdonald issue (1970), in the Pan / Ballantine 'Illustrated History of World War II' series, the V1 flying bomb, the V2 rocket, anti-aircraft shells, jet engines, rocket aircraft, midget submarines, schnorkel and acoustic torpedoes under development by Germany during WW2, lightly rubbed at extrems., a few faint marks to wrappers and faint creasing at cnrs., edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 43749
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.63 | JP¥ 803]
Keywords: war ww2 history germany rocket v1 v2 me163 262 natter heikel 177 seehund vf45

 FORD, BRIAN,, GERMAN SECRET WEAPONS - Blueprint for Mars.
FORD, BRIAN,
GERMAN SECRET WEAPONS - Blueprint for Mars.
Pan / Ballantine, London, 1972, 1st in imprint, trade paperback, 160pp, numerous half tone and line ills. and maps, no acknowledgement of the previous UK Macdonald issue (1970), in the Pan / Ballantine series 'History of World War II', the V1 flying bomb, the V2 rocket, anti-aircraft shells, jet engines, rocket aircraft, midget submarines, schnorkel and acoustic torpedoes under development by Germany during WW2, lightly rubbed at extrems., light creasing to wrappers, very good plus,
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Book number: 43750
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.9 | JP¥ 937]
Keywords: war ww2 history germany rocket v1 v2 me163 262 natter heikel 177 seehund

 GANDER, TERRY AND CHAMBERLAIN, PETER,, SMALL ARMS, ARTILLERY AND SPECIAL WEAPONS OF THE THIRD REICH.
GANDER, TERRY AND CHAMBERLAIN, PETER,
SMALL ARMS, ARTILLERY AND SPECIAL WEAPONS OF THE THIRD REICH.
Macdonald and Jane's, London, 1978, 1st edn., 371pp, half tone photo ills., line drawings and diagrams in text, oversize (11 x 8.5 inches approx.), light blue cloth lettered in black at spine, half tone photo pictorial montage dustwrapper, an encyclopaedic reference work on the full extent of all weapons used by or developed for German land forces during WW2; the Army, Waffen-SS, Luftwaffe Field Divisions, navy shore units, Garrison and Volkssturm formations, from pistols and rifles to railway mounted artillery and ballistic missiles, with detailed descriptions and over 1100 photographs, lightly bumped at tips, edhes tanned, dustwrapper: unpriced, rubbed with some surface loss at extrems., tanned at edges and folds, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41302
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 38.25 US$ 44.49 | JP¥ 4685]
Keywords: war ww2 third reich arms artillery special weapons pistol revolver flare bolt-action machune gun anti-tank anti-aircraft field railway armoured coastal fortress infantry mountain mortar recoilless rocket grenade mine demolition flamethrower

 HAYWARD, JAMES,, SHINGLE STREET - Flame, Chemical and Psychological Warfare in 1940, and the Nazi Invasion that never was.
HAYWARD, JAMES,
SHINGLE STREET - Flame, Chemical and Psychological Warfare in 1940, and the Nazi Invasion that never was.
LTM Publishing, 1994, 1st edn., paperback original, [viii], 159pp, half tone photo ills., map and facsimiles in text, erratum page tipped onto inside of upper wrapper, large format (8 x 6 inches approx.), coloured lettered wrappers, an examination of the rumour and local folklore surrounding Shingle Street, a village on the Suffolk coast near Woodbridge during WW2, concerning a failed German invasion, an accident during chemical warfare trails or a disatrous 'friendly fire' incident, rumours which eventually led to wild press speculation, questions in 'the house' and the early de-classification of several sealed wartime files, lightly rubbed at tips, very good,
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Book number: 35740
GBP 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 16.52 | JP¥ 1740]
Keywords: war ww2

 HILL, ROBERT,, THE GREAT COUP.
HILL, ROBERT,
THE GREAT COUP.
Arlington Books, London, 1977, 1st edn., 208pp, blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, the strange story of the desertion to Britain of a fully operational Junkers 88 nightfighter in May, 1943, complete with its' secret air-to-air radar Lichenstein and the subsequent release for operational use of the previously developed Allied radar counter-measure 'Window', lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: sl. browned at top edge lower panel, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 26794
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 20.34 | JP¥ 2142]
Keywords: raf luftwaffe night fighter bomber lichtenstein window radar counter measures dyce aberdeen

 HOGG, IAN V.,, THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INFANTRY WEAPONS OF WORLD WAR II.
HOGG, IAN V.,
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INFANTRY WEAPONS OF WORLD WAR II.
Arms and Armour, London, 1977, 2nd imp., 192pp, half tone pictorial half title, coloured photo pictorial double title, coloured and half tone ills., line drawings and diagrams in text, oversize (12 x 8.5 inches approx.), dark green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, a comprehensive and illustrated referen ce work on every major type of infantry weapon used by every army in the world during WW2, with the origin and development of each and its advantages and disadvantages, with illustrations of most in photographs or line drawings, faintly bumped lower tip upper board, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, spsine slightly sunned, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41303
GBP 13.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 17.16 | JP¥ 1807]
Keywords: war ww2 army infantry weapons pistol rifle sub-machine gun mchine mortar infantry grenade small arms ammunition

 HOGG, IAN V.,, THE GUNS : 1939 - 45.
HOGG, IAN V.,
THE GUNS : 1939 - 45.
Macdonald, London, 1970, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, half tone photo pictorial double title, numerous half tone and line ills. in text, photo pictorial wrappers in Purnell's series 'History of the Second World War, Weapons Book No. 11', described as the panorama of Second World War artillery, ranging from the monster 60cm 'Karl' gun to the 'soft-drink bottle filled with a deadly brew of benzine, latex and phosphorus', a multitude of weapons and their lethal projectiles, both used and proposed, conventional and bizarre, a little rubbed at extrems., edges tanned and pages lightly tanned, very good,
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Book number: 43639
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.63 | JP¥ 803]
Keywords: war ww2 army weapons guns artillery purnells

 HOGG, IAN V.,, THE GUNS : 1939 - 45.
HOGG, IAN V.,
THE GUNS : 1939 - 45.
Macdonald, London, 1970, 1st edn. UK, trade paperback, 160pp, numerous half tone and line ills. in text, photo pictorial wrappers in Purnell's series 'History of the Second World War, Weapons Book No. 11', described as the panorama of Second World War artillery, ranging from the monster 60cm 'Karl' gun to the 'soft-drink bottle filled with a deadly brew of benzine, latex and phosphorus', a multitude of weapons and their lethal projectiles, both used and proposed, conventional and bizarre, a little rubbed at extrems., pages tanned, very good,
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Book number: 43767
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.63 | JP¥ 803]
Keywords: war ww2 army weapons guns artillery

 JOHNSON, DAVID,, V FOR VENGEANCE - The Second Battle of London.
JOHNSON, DAVID,
V FOR VENGEANCE - The Second Battle of London.
William Kimber, London, 1981, 1st edn., 203pp, numerous half tone photo ills. in text, red cloth grain paper covered bds. lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the development of the German V1 and V2 rockets and the campaign against London and South-east England in 1944 and 1945, light foxing to upper edge, dustwrapper: small nick in laminate at tail of spine, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32811
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.75 US$ 22.88 | JP¥ 2409]
Keywords: war ww2 blitz rocket v1 v2 secret terror weapon

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