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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 7.25 US$ 7.61 | JP¥ 1145]
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 34.5 US$ 37.42 | JP¥ 5631]
Keywords: war ww2 v1 v2 oslo report babington smith peenemundeski sites dornberger cherwell hill pile

 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 10 US$ 10.78 | JP¥ 1622]
Keywords: war ww2 germany scientists

 Crowther, J. G. and Whiddington, R., CBE, FRS,, SCIENCE AT WAR.
Crowther, J. G. and Whiddington, R., CBE, FRS,
SCIENCE AT WAR.
HMSO, London, 1947, 1st edn., paperback original, [vi], 185pp, 44pp half tone photo ills., many diagrams and line ills. in text, photo montage wrappers, a report from the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research on the British scientific advances that helped in the prosecution of WW2, from radio-location and the cavity magnetron to the development of radar navigation by the RAF, IFF, radar gun-laying for the RN and Home Defence, etc; operational research on a number of aspects including bombing, convoy sizes, mine-laying, etc.; the work to develop the atomic bomb; and at sea, mine counter-measures and the detection and destruction of submarines, lightly rubbed at extrems., edges tanned and a little foxed, very good,
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Book number: 44665
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.68 | JP¥ 1909]
Keywords: war ww2 science scientific research weapons counter measures radar radio location chain home navigation h2s mine anti submarine hedgehog atom atomic bomb hmso

 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 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.98 | JP¥ 1050]
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 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.88 | JP¥ 1336]
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 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.15 | JP¥ 1527]
Keywords: war ww2 history germany rocket v1 v2 me163 262 natter heikel 177 seehund

 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 15.25 US$ 16.49 | JP¥ 2481]
Keywords: war ww2

 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, rubbed at extrems., light creasing to wrappers, edges a little tanned, very good,
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Book number: 44922
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.15 | JP¥ 1527]
Keywords: war ww2 army weapons guns artillery purnells

 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 21.25 US$ 22.83 | JP¥ 3436]
Keywords: war ww2 blitz rocket v1 v2 secret terror weapon

 Johnson, Brian,, THE SECRET WAR.
Johnson, Brian,
THE SECRET WAR.
BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), London, 1978, 1st edn., 352pp, half tone photo pictorial half title and frontis, numerous in text half tone photo and line illustrations, large format (10 x 7 inches), grey cloth lettered in silver at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, expanded from the BBC TV series of the same name, WW2 as fought by the scientists and technicians; Luftwaffe navigational beams and the countermeasures; the development and use of radar in defence and aircraft navigation; the V-1 flying bomb and V-2 rocket; the battle against the u-boats incl. the development of new weapons, new vessels and new tactics; the countering the German mines; many special weapons; and the work at Bletchley Park in the breaking of the codes produced by the Enigma machines, boards rubbed along upper and lower edges, dustwrapper: rubbed with loss at extrems., repaired to reverse, very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40895
GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 US$ 17.76 | JP¥ 2672]
Keywords: war ww2 bbc tv tie-in beams knickebein x-gerat y-gerat oboe radar h2s magnetic acoustic mine hedgehog u-boat enigma ultra codes

 Jones, R. V.,, MOST SECRET WAR.
Jones, R. V.,
MOST SECRET WAR.
Coronet, London, 1979, 1st in imprint, paperback, 702pp, 32pp half tone photo ills., line drawings/diagrams in text, coloured lettered upper wrapper, an account of the author's part in the work of British Scientific Intelligence 1939-1945, uncovering and countering the German Knickbein beams, the background to the Bruneval raid and German radar, the development of British airborne radar and IFF, etc., slight roll to spine, light creasing to spine and wrappers, edges tanned and foxedf, good,
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Book number: 45573
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.61 | JP¥ 1145]
Keywords: war ww2 intellignece science beams radar rocket heavy water bruneval knickbein lichenstein vf45

 Millar, George,, THE BRUNEVAL RAID.
Millar, George,
THE BRUNEVAL RAID.
Cassell Military Paperbacks / Cassell, London, 2002, 1st in imprint, paperback, xviii, 221pp, [i] blank, 8pp half tone photo ills., map in text, coloured photo montage wrappers, a description of the Bruneval raid, one of the early assaults by the newly formed parachute regiment in 1942, but with much detail on the background of the raid and the need for more information about the radar capability of Germany, fine,
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Book number: 32950
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Keywords: ww2 war parachute paras raid radar wurzburg beams bruneval france

 Millar, George,, THE BRUNEVAL RAID - Stealing Hitler's Radar.
Millar, George,
THE BRUNEVAL RAID - Stealing Hitler's Radar.
Cassell, London, 2002, 1st in imprint, paperback, xviii, 221pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., map in text, coloured photo montage wrappers, a description of the Bruneval raid, one of the early assaults by the newly formed parachute regiment in 1942, but with much detail on the background of the raid and the need for more information about the radar capability of Germany, fine,
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Book number: 40566
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.88 | JP¥ 1336]
Keywords: ww2 war parachute paras raid radar wurzburg beams bruneval france

 O'Neill, Richard,, SUICIDE SQUADS: Axis and Allied Special Attack Weapons of World War II: their Development and their Missions.
O'Neill, Richard,
SUICIDE SQUADS: Axis and Allied Special Attack Weapons of World War II: their Development and their Missions.
Salamander, London, 1981, 1st edn., 296pp, half tone photo pictorial half title and double title, 48pp half tone photo ills., in text maps, diagrams, half tone photo ills. and line drawings, maps at endpapers, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial montage dustwrapper, an account of the Special Attack units of the Imperial Japanese Navy and Army of WW2, the explosive motorboats, kamikaze aircraft, manned torpedoes, miniature submarines, human bombs and demolition frogmen and their missions, together with those of the Royal Navy, Royal Italian Navy, Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned with a few fox marks, faint fox marks to some plates and adjacent text pages, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40919
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 13.32 | JP¥ 2004]
Keywords: war ww2 weapons kamikaze human torpedoes explosive motor boat tornado shinyo midget submarine chariot divine wind

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