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1 45174 GENTLEMAN JIM: THE WARTIME STORY OF A FOUNDER OF THE SAS AND SPECIAL FORCES
Almonds-Windmill, L.
Robinson, 2002 1841195669 / 9781841195667 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price. ; Illustrated; 296 pages 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
2 50435 GENTLEMAN JIM: THE WARTIME STORY OF A FOUNDER OF THE SAS AND SPECIAL FORCES
Almonds-Windmill, L.
Robinson, 2011 1848844247 / 9781848844247 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £14.99.; Illustrated. ; 263 pages 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
3 55984 GET ROMMEL: THE SECRET MISSION TO KILL HITLER'S GREATEST GENERAL
Asher, M.
Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2004 029784685x / 9780297846857 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; The true story of Operation Flipper, the secret British plot to kill Rommel in 1941. The raids by the volunteer commandos and the newly created SAS. Illustrated. ; 303 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
4 43539 COMMANDO TACTICS: THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Bull, S.
Pen & Sword, 2010 1848840748 / 9781848840744 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £19.99.; British commando tactics, training and examples of raids and small-unit combat during WW2; Norway, St. Nazaire, Dieppe and D-Day. Illustrated. ; 214 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
5 38867 THE HISTORY OF 30 ASSAULT UNIT: IAN FLEMING'S RED INDIANS
Cabell, C.
Pen & Sword, 2009 1844159507 / 9781844159505 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £19.99. ; Illustrated. ; 170 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
6 37486 FIGHTING MAD: ONE MAN'S GUERRILLA WAR
Calvert, M.
Airlife, 1996 185310762X / 9781853107627 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. Second, revised edition. ; Michael 'Mad Mike' Calvert's account of his experiences. From Chindit leader to commander of the SAS Brigade in Europe. Illustrated. ; 208 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
7 44749 FIGHTING MAD: ONE MAN'S GUERRILLA WAR
Calvert, M.
Pen & Sword, 2004 1844152243 / 9781844152247 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price, published £12.99.; Michael 'Mad Mike' Calvert's account of his experiences; Chindit leader to commander of the SAS Brigade in Europe. Illustrated. ; 208 pages 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
8 52852 OPERATION CHARIOT: THE RAID ON ST NAZAIRE
Cooksey, J.
Pen & Sword, 2012 1844151166 / 9781844151165 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price, published £12.99. Reprint. ; Illustrated. ; 128 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
9 35754 DARBY'S RANGERS: WE LED THE WAY
Darby, W. O. & Baumer, W. H.
Presidio, 1993 0891414924 / 9780891414926 Paperback Very Good 
Paperback; very good in card covers. ; William O. Darby's first-hand account; with additional background by W. H. Baumer. Illustrated. ; 198 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
10 43369 TEN COMMANDO 1942-1945
Dear, I.
Pen & Sword, 2010 184884400X / 9781848844001 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £12.99.; Account of 10 (Inter-Allied) Commando; composed entirely of men who came from countries under Nazi occupation including Nazi Germany itself. Illustrated & maps. (First published 1987). ; 208 pages 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
 
11 43038 STORMING ST NAZAIRE
Dorrian, J. G.
Leo Cooper, 1998 0850524199 / 9780850524192 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise very good in creased dustjacket. ; Operation Chariot; the dock-busting raid, March 1942. Illustrated. ; 304 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
12 51105 IT HAD TO BE TOUGH: THE ORIGINS AND TRAINING OF THE COMMANDOS IN WORLD WAR II
Dunning, J.
Frontline, 2012 1848326386 / 9781848326385 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £14.99. ; Illustrated. ; 208 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
13 44615 WHEN SHALL THEIR GLORY FADE? THE STORIES OF THE THIRTY-EIGHT BATTLE HONOURS OF THE ARMY COMMANDOS
Dunning, J.
Frontline, 2011 1848325975 / 9781848325975 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £19.99. ; The Commandos in World War Two. Norway, Middle East, St Nazaire, Dieppe, North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Greece, North-West Europe, and Burma. Maps & illustrations. ; 286 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
14 42667 COMMANDO: MEMOIRS OF A FIGHTING COMMANDO IN WORLD WAR TWO
Durnford-Slater, J. Brigadier.
Greenhill, 2002 1853674796 / 9781853674792 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £13.99.; The story of No.3 Commando, written by the man who formed it. From formation in 1940, through the operations at Vaagso and Dieppe, through Sicily, Italy, D-Day and on to Germany. Illustrations & maps. First published 1953; with additional notes, RoH, and Awards. ; 234 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
15 31387 SPEARHEAD 11: COMMANDOS: CHURCHILL'S 'HAND OF STEEL'
Ellis, C. Dunstan, S.
Ian Allan, 2003 0711029776 / 9780711029774 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price, published £12.99.; Illustrated. ; 96 pages 
Price: 3.99 GBP

 
16 47502 WINGED DAGGER: ADVENTURES ON SPECIAL SERVICE
Farran, R.
Arms & Armour Press, 1986 085368734X / 9780853687344 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Special Forces Library. Hardback; light foxing to edge of pages otherwise very good in creased dustjacket. ; Memoir of the Second World War; the author served in the Western Desert 1940-1943, and with the SAS in North Africa, Sicily, Greece, Italy and France 1943-1945. Maps. First published 1948. ; Special Forces Library; 340 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
17 40482 GUARDSMAN AND COMMANDO: THE WAR MEMOIRS OF RSM CYRIL FEEBERY, DCM
Feebery, C. (Feebery, D. edited. )
Pen & Sword, 2008 184415811X / 9781844158119 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £19.99. ; Illustrated. ; 148 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 38845 COMMANDO EXTRAORDINARY
Foley, C.
Arms & Armour Press, 1986 0853688249 / 9780853688242 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Special Forces Library 7. Hardback, very good in creased dustjacket. ; Otto Skorzeny, Chief of Germany's Special Troops. Account based on interviews with the author. Reprint of the 1954 edition. ; Special Forces Library; Vol. 7; 251 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
19 40574 COMMANDO EXTRAORDINARY
Foley, C.
Arms & Armour Press, 1986 0853688249 / 9780853688242 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Special Forces Library 7. Hardback, very good in price-clipped dustjacket. ; Otto Skorzeny, Chief of Germany's Special Troops. Account based on interviews with the author. Reprint of the 1954 edition. ; Special Forces Library; Vol. 7; 251 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
20 31684 FIRE FROM THE FOREST: THE SAS BRIGADE IN FRANCE 1944
Ford, R.
Cassell, 2004 0304363367 / 9780304363360 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £7.99.; Maps & illustrations. ; 308 pages 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
21 16190 ASSAULT IN NORWAY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE TELEMARK RAID
Gallagher, T.
BCA Book Club, 1975 Hardcover Good 
Hardback, previous owner's name to endpaper otherwise very good in faded dustjacket. ; Classic account of the commando raid on the Nazi war program in occupied Norway. ; 234 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
22 39150 THE DRUMS OF MEMORY: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Hastings, S.
Pen & Sword, 2001 0850528089 / 9780850528084 Paperback Fair 
Paperback; pages heavily yellowed, some creasing and marks to pages in creased card covers. A good reference copy. ; The memoirs of Sir Stephen Hastings, MC. Wartime service in the Western Desert with the Scots Guards; with the SAS; and SOE; and post-war political service in the Foreign Office. Illustrated. ; 275 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
23 30508 DAVID STIRLING: THE AUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY OF THE CREATOR OF THE SAS
Hoe, A.
Little, Brown & Company, 1992 0356190676 / 9780356190679 Hardcover Fair in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; crease and dent to pages, pages yellowed otherwise good in very good dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 528 pages 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
24 34823 THE JEDBURGHS: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE ALLIED SPECIAL FORCES, FRANCE 1944
Irwin, W. Lt. -Col.
Publicaffairs, New York, 2005 1586483072 / 9781586483074 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 323 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
25 53326 BRITAIN'S BAND OF BROTHERS
Keene, T.
The History Press, 2014 0752489909 / 9780752489902 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £18.99.; The story of fifty handpicked, cross-Channel raiders who carried the fight to the enemy shore long before D-Day. Illustrated. ; 256 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
26 40879 RAIDERS: GREAT EXPLOITS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Laffin, J.
Sutton, 2003 0750932082 / 9780750932080 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price, published £7.99.; An introduction to more than 20 wartime operations mounted by the Allied and Axis forces. Includes Eben Emael, Dieppe, the Cockleshell Heroes, the Bruneval Raid, and the raid on St. Nazaire. Illustrated. ; 182 pages 
Price: 1.99 GBP

 
 
27 44514 ANDERS LASSEN VC: THE STORY OF A COURAGEOUS DANE
Lassen, S. (Hack, I. translated. )
Frederick Muller Ltd., 1965 Hardcover Fair in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; foxing to edge of pages; ink notes to endpaper, otherwise good in torn and creased dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 244 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
28 42396 BEACHHEAD ASSAULT: THE STORY OF THE ROYAL NAVAL COMMANDOS IN WORLD WAR II
Lee, D.
Greenhill, 2006 1853677167 / 9781853677168 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; pubished £14.99.; Illustrations & maps. ; 272 pages 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
 
29 50475 BEACHHEAD ASSAULT: THE STORY OF THE ROYAL NAVAL COMMANDOS IN WORLD WAR II
Lee, D.
Greenhill, 2004 1853676195 / 9781853676192 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in scuffed and creased dustjacket,. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 272 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
30 50470 BLOOD ON THE SHORES: SOVIET NAVAL COMMANDOS IN WORLD WAR II
Leonov, V. (Gebhardt. J. F. Major. Introduction. )
Naval Institute Press, 1993 1557505063 / 9781557505064 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in torn dustjacket. ; First hand account and well researched study of Soviet Naval Special Operations Forces in the Second World War. Maps. ; 212 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
31 53569 THE SMALL SCALE RAIDING FORCE
Lett, B.
Pen & Sword, 2013 1781593949 / 9781781593943 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £19.99.; The Small Scale Raiding Force (SSRF). Second in a two-part study of Major Gus March-Phillipps DSO, MBE. , and the seaborne commandos and secret agents he led during World War Two. Illustrated. ; 216 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
32 50644 OPERATION SUICIDE: THE REMARKABLE STORY OF THE COCKLESHELL RAID
Lyman, R.
Quercus, 2012 1780872518 / 9781780872513 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £12.99. ; Illustrated. ; 346 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
33 39548 GODWIN'S SAGA: A COMMANDO EPIC
Macksey, K.
Brassey's Defence Publishers, 1987 0080347428 / 9780080347424 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in lightly scuffed dustjacket. ; The story of the Royal Naval and Army commandos led by John Godwin in the fjords of occupied Norway, 1943. Maps & illustrations. ; 149 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
34 44516 SAS THE HISTORY OF THE SPECIAL RAIDING SQUADRON 'PADDY'S MEN'
McClean, S.
Spellmount, 2006 1862272875 / 9781862272873 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; Maps & illustrations. ; 159 pages 
Price: 14.99 GBP

 
 
35 51475 SAS OPERATION BULBASKET: BEHIND THE LINES IN OCCUPIED FRANCE 1944
McCue, P.
Leo Cooper, 1996 085052489x / 9780850524895 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in lightly creased dustjacket. First edition. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 232 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
36 53563 SAS OPERATION BULBASKET: BEHIND THE LINES IN OCCUPIED FRANCE 1944
McCue, P.
Leo Cooper, 2009 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £12.99. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 232 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
37 38844 SWIFTLY THEY STRUCK: THE STORY OF NO. 4 COMMANDO
McDougall, M. C.
Arms & Armour Press, 1986 0853687390 / 9780853687399 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Special Forces Library 4. Hardback; very good in price-clipped and creased dustjacket. ; Reprint of the 1954 edition. ; Special Forces Library; Vol. 4; 208 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
38 42488 SWIFTLY THEY STRUCK: THE STORY OF NO. 4 COMMANDO
McDougall, M. C.
Arms & Armour Press, 1986 0853687390 / 9780853687399 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Special Forces Library 4. Hardback; corners of boards dented otherwise good in price-clipped and creased dustjacket. ; Reprint of the 1954 edition. ; Special Forces Library; Vol. 4; 208 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
39 55870 THE COMMANDOS 1940-1946
Messenger, C.
William Kimber, 1985 0718305531 / 9780718305536 Hardcover Fair in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; pages heavily yellowed (low quality paper) otherwise good in creased dustjacket. ; Detailed study of the Commandos during World War Two. Illustrations & maps. ; 447 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
40 53989 COMMANDO TO CAPTAIN-GENERALL: THE LIFE OF BRIGADIER PETER YOUNG
Michelli, A.
Pen & Sword, 2007 1844156516 / 9781844156511 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £19.99. ; Biography of the military historian, wargamer and founder of the Sealed Knot Society. Founding member of 3 Commando, he saw action in Norway, Dieppe, Sicily, Italy, Normandy and Burma; later in Palestine commanding 9th Regiment, Arab Legion; and founder of the War Studies Department at RMA Sandhurst. Illustrated. ; 258 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
41 51190 COMMANDO DESPATCH RIDER: FROM D-DAY TO DEUTSCHLAND 1944-45
Mitchell, R.
Pen & Sword, 2014 1473822920 / 9781473822924 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £14.99. ; With 41 Royal Marines Commando in North-West Europe 1944-1945. Illustrations & maps. ; 234 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
42 55091 MARINE COMMANDO: SICILY AND SALERNO, 1943 WITH 41 ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO
Mitchell, R.
Hale, 1988 0709035217 / 9780709035213 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in lightly creased dustjacket. ; Firsthand account told from a marine's point of view, of the part played by 41 Royal Marines Commando in the Sicily and Salerno landings of the invasion of Italy. Illustrated. ; 224 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
43 21611 DAGGERS DRAWN: REAL HEROES OF THE SAS & SBS
Morgan, M.
Sutton, 2003 0750930586 / 9780750930581 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price. ; First published in hardback as 'Daggers Drawn: Second World War Heroes of the SAS and SBS'. Illustrated. ; 242 pages 
Price: 1.99 GBP

 
44 34375 DAGGERS DRAWN: SECOND WORLD WAR HEROES OF THE SAS AND SBS
Morgan, M.
Sutton, 2001 0750925094 / 9780750925099 Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback, pages yellowed otherwise very good in very good dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 236 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
45 44631 STING OF THE SCORPION: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP
Morgan, M.
Sutton, 2003 0750937041 / 9780750937047 Paperback New 
New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £6.99.; Illustrations & maps. ; 202 pages 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
46 56053 THE LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP IN WORLD WAR II
Mortimer, G.
Osprey, 2017 1472819330 / 9781472819338 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £25.00. ; Illustrated. ; 256 pages 
Price: 19.99 GBP

 
 
47 31846 THE RAIDERS: THE ARMY COMMANDOS 1940-46
Neillands, R.
Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1989 0297794264 / 9780297794264 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; pages yellowed otherwise very good in very good dustjacket. ; Maps & illustrations. ; 242 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
48 29867 WITH THE BLACK DEVILS: A SOLDIER'S WORLD WAR II ACCOUNT WITH THE FIRST SPECIAL SERVICE FORCE AND THE 82ND AIRBORNE
Nelson, M. J.
Schiffer, 2004 0764320548 / 9780764320545 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £24.95.; Illustrated. ; 144 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
49 39920 THE MARAUDERS
Ogburn, C.
Hodder and Stoughton, 1960 Hardcover Fair in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; ink marks and inscription to title pages. Heavy foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in yellowed, chipped and creased dustjacket. ; Merrill’s Marauders (named after Frank Merrill) officially named the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional) , was a United States Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit, which fought in the South-East Asian theatre of World War II, or China-Burma-India Theater (CBI). The unit became famous for its deep-penetration missions behind Japanese lines, often engaging Japanese forces superior in number. The author served with the Marauders in Burma. Illustrations & maps. ; 319 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
50 56188 PROVIDENCE THEIR GUIDE: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF THE LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP 1940-45
Owen, D. L. Major-General. (Hackett, J. Foreword. )
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1980 0245536035 / 9780245536038 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in lightly faded dustjacket. First edition. ; Illustrated. ; 238 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
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