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COMMAND 27: ALBERT KESSELRING

By: Battistelli, P. P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Osprey: 2012

Seller ID: 54930


Command 27. Paperback; very good in card covers. ; The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history. Illustrated. ; Command; Vol. 27; 64 pages View more info

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COMMAND 13: HEINZ GUDERIAN

By: Battistelli, P. P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Osprey: 2011

Seller ID: 54948


Command 13. Paperback; very good in card covers. ; The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history. Illustrated. ; Command; Vol. 13; 64 pages View more info

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ALL IN A DAY'S MARCH : MAJOR-GENERAL DAVID BELCHAM: HEAD OF FIELD-MARSHAL MONTGOMERY’S OPERATIONS STAFF, 1943-1945

By: Belchem, D. Major-General.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Collins: 1978

Seller ID: 37369


Hardback; good in torn and part-missing dustjacket. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 320 pages View more info

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HITLER'S LAST YEAR OF POWER

By: Blake, L.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Andrew Dakers Limited, London: 1939

Seller ID: 56910


Hardback without dustjacket; pages yellowed otherwise good in discoloured and dented boards. First edition. Supplement creased, and banner yellowed and torn. ; Includes additional booklet: 'A Supplement incorporating A Message from the Author to his Readers and containing his Horoscope of the War'. With original advertising paper banner. ; 192 pages View more info

Image for THE BRIGADE: AN EPIC STORY OF VENGEANCE, SALVATION, AND WORLD WAR II

THE BRIGADE: AN EPIC STORY OF VENGEANCE, SALVATION, AND WORLD WAR II

By: Blum, H.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2001

Seller ID: 27217


Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; The true story of three remarkable men, part of the brigade of 5,000 Jewish volunteers from Palestine sent to Europe to fight the German army during the last months of the Second World War. Illustrated. ; 326 pages View more info

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MARK CLARK

By: Blumenson, M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1985

Seller ID: 26970


Hardback; ownership inscription to endpaper, pages yellowed otherwise good in very good dustjacket. ; Biography of General Mark Clark, commander of the Fifth Army in World War Two. Illustrated. ; 306 pages View more info

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MONTGOMERY AND THE EIGHTH ARMY

By: Brooks, S. (edited. )

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Army Records Society / Bodley Head: 1991

Seller ID: 37504


Army Records Society Volume 7. Hardback; edge of pages foxed and yellowed otherwise good in faded dustjacket. ; A selection from the diaries, correspondence and other papers of Field Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, August 1942 to December 1943.; Army Records Society; Vol. 7; 417 pages View more info

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SOMETHING ABOUT A SOLDIER: THE WARTIME MEMOIRS OF CHRISTOPHER BULTEEL, MC

By: Bulteel, C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Airlife: 2000

Seller ID: 58355


Hardback; light foxing to edge of pages otherwise very good in very good dustjacket. ; Bulteel served with the Coldstream Guards, the memoirs span the years 1939-1946, and his service with the 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards in North Africa and Italy. Illustrated. ; 228 pages View more info

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MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN

By: Chalfont, A.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1976

Seller ID: 44477


Hardback; edge of pages yellowed and blemished otherwise good in yellowed and price-clipped dustjacket. ; Biography. Illustrations & maps. ; 365 pages View more info

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THE WAR DIARIES OF COUNT GALEAZZO CIANNO 1939-1943

By: Ciano, G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Fonthill Media Limited: 2015

Seller ID: 53059


New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £20.00.; 438 pages View more info

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CIANO'S DIARY 1939-1943

By: Ciano. (Muggeridge, M. edited & Introduction. )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1948

Seller ID: 48425


Hardback without dustjacket; dent to corners of pages, some ink marks and foxing to pages; gift inscription to endpapers, in dented boards. Reprint. A good reference copy. From the library of historian Brigadier Peter Young - his signature to endpaper. ; Diaries of Count Galeazzo Ciano, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1936-1943. Illustrated. ; 575 pages View more info

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MISSION AND BETRAYAL 1940-1945: MY CRUSADE FOR ENGLAND

By: De Chambrun, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1993

Seller ID: 32120


Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 221 pages View more info

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THE ALEXANDER MEMOIRS 1940-1945

By: Earl Alexander Of Tunis, Field-Marshal. (North, J. edited. )

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1962

Seller ID: 53485


Hardback; foxing to edge of pages; remains of bookplate to endpaper, otherwise good in chipped and price-clipped dustjacket. ; The Memoirs of Field-Marshal Earl Alexander of Tunis, 1940-1945. Illustrations & maps. ; 210 pages View more info

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GI STORIES

By: Enjames, H. P.

Price: £29.99

Publisher: Histoire & Collections: 2015

Seller ID: 49338


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £39.99.; The wartime careers of a selection of fifty American soldiers who served in North Africa, Italy and the ETO. The wartime experiences of front line soldiers, infantry, and air force, and female nurses and a telephone operator are included. Illustrated with wartime b/w photographs, and colour photos of originakl artefacts. ; 240 pages View more info

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COMMAND 15: WALTER MODEL

By: Forczyk, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Osprey: 2011

Seller ID: 54933


Command 15. Paperback; very good in card covers. ; The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history. Illustrated. ; Command; Vol. 15; 64 pages View more info

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VETERAN'S VOICES : COVENTRY'S UNSUNG HEROES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

By: Freeman-Cuerden, C.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 58418


Paperback; good in creased card covers. ; The memories of twenty-three veterans, based on interviews, letters and diaries - from all theatres of the war. Illustrated. ; 148 pages View more info

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GUNNER GREEN'S WAR (1938-1946)

By: Green, L. J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Pentland Press Ltd.: 1999

Seller ID: 52815


Hardback; very good in scuffed and chipped dustjacket. ; Memoir of an 'ordinary soldier' ; from the TA to Tobruk, and to the occupation of Germany. Illustrated. ; 420 pages View more info

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WATCHING MONTY

By: Henderson, J. & Douglas-Home, J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing / Imperial War Museum: 2005

Seller ID: 53364


Hardback; very good in chipped dustjacket. ; Anecdotes from Monty's ADC - Johnny Henderson - from the Western Desert to Berlin. Illustrated from his personal photographs and from the Imperial War Museum archives. ; 178 pages View more info

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COMMANDERS IN FOCUS : ERWIN ROMMEL 1891-1944

By: Hoffmann, K.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Brassey's: 2004

Seller ID: 26264


Paperback; good in scuffed and creased card covers. ; Illustrated. ; Commanders in Focus; 128 pages View more info

Image for STRETCHER BEARER: THE DIARY OF GEORGE HOPPER, KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS, 1940-45

STRETCHER BEARER: THE DIARY OF GEORGE HOPPER, KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS, 1940-45

By: Hopper, B.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Helion & Company Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 51500


New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £16.95.; 165 pages View more info

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THE LONELY LEADER: MONTY 1944-1945

By: Horne, A. & Montgomery, D.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1994

Seller ID: 30160


Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 381 pages View more info

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ORAL HISTORY RECORDINGS: MECHANISATION OF THE BRITISH ARMY 1919-1939

By: Imperial War Museum

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Imperial War Museum, Department of Sound Records: N.D.

Seller ID: 59764


Booklet; ink mark to endpaper otherwise good in card covers. (No published date, circa late 1970s) . ; Catalogue to the Imperial War Museum collection of interviews with officers who served in tank battalions, cavalry regiments and other branches that were involved in the development and use of the tank and army mechanisation during the inter-war period. Interviews recorded in 1976 and 1977. ; 36 pages View more info

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CHURCHILL'S GENERALS

By: Keegan, J. (edited. )

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Grove Weidenfeld: 1991

Seller ID: 57093


Hardback; very good in lightly creased dustjacket. ; Brief biographies by seventeen historians. The careers of twenty of Churchill's leading commanders including Gort, Wavell, Alexander, Auchinleck, Horrocks, Hobart, Wingate and Slim. Illustrated. ; 368 pages View more info

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BRITISH VCS OF WORLD WAR 2 : A STUDY IN HEROISM

By: Laffin, J.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Sutton: 1997

Seller ID: 58220


Hardback; blemish to edge of pages otherwise good in scuffed and cresed dustjacket. ; The 106 Victoria Cross awards to the United Kingdom armed forces of the Second World War. Illustrated. ; 258 pages View more info

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LEAKEY'S LUCK: A TANK COMMANDER WITH NINE LIVES

By: Leakey, R. & Forty, G.

Price: £4.99

Publisher: Sutton: 2002

Seller ID: 33859


New paperback copies at a reduced price, published £7.99.; Autobiography of Major-General Rea Leakey; one of the Royal Tank Regiment's greatest heroes of the Second World War. Illustrated. ; 230 pages View more info

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LEAKEY'S LUCK: A TANK COMMANDER WITH NINE LIVES

By: Leakey, R. & Forty, G.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sutton: 1999

Seller ID: 41245


Hardback; crease to corners of a few pages otherwise good in very good dustjacket. First edition. ; Autobiography of Major-General Rea Leakey; one of the Royal Tank Regiment's greatest heroes of the Second World War. Service in North Africa and North West Europe. Illustrated. ; 158 pages View more info

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THE CHIEF: FIELD MARSHAL LORD WAVELL, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF AND VICEROY 1939-1947

By: Lewin, R.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.: 2007

Seller ID: 30013


Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise very good in yellowed and chipped dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 282 pages View more info

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COMMAND 17: BILL SLIM

By: Lyman, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Osprey: 2011

Seller ID: 54934


Command 17. Paperback; very good in card covers. ; The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history. Illustrated. ; Command; Vol. 17; 64 pages View more info

Image for ARMOURED CRUSADER: A BIOGRAPHY OF MAJOR-GENERAL SIR PERCY HOBART

ARMOURED CRUSADER: A BIOGRAPHY OF MAJOR-GENERAL SIR PERCY HOBART

By: Macksey, K.

Price: £7.99

Publisher: Grub Street: 2004

Seller ID: 37411


New paperback copies at a reduced price, published £12.99.; A study of one of the most influential military commanders of the Second World War. Hobart trained the troops who became the Desert Rats, and raised both the 11th Armoured Division and the 79th Armoured Division. Illustrations & maps. First published 1967. ; 348 pages View more info

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AMERICAN CAESAR: DOUGLAS MACARTHUR 1880-1964

By: Manchester, W.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of London: 1979

Seller ID: 50272


Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in torn, faded and creased dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 793 pages View more info

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WHEN THE GRASS STOPS GROWING : A WAR MEMOIR

By: Mather, C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper: 1997

Seller ID: 58248


Hardback; light foxing to edge of yellowed pages (low quality paper) , otherwise good in scuffed dustjacket. ; The author - Carol Mather, VC - served as liason officer to Montgomery during the Second World War. His experiences with the Commandos; in the Western Desert; with the SAS; as a POW, and in North West Europe. Illustrated. ; 323 pages View more info

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VOICES OF BRITISH COMBAT CAMERAMEN OF WWII

By: McGlade, F.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Helion & Company Ltd.: 2016

Seller ID: 54212


New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £19.95.; Based on video interviews conducted during 2005; the wartime experiences and insights into the post-war careers of 16 men of the Army Film and Photographic Unit (AFPU) . ; 176 pages View more info

Image for THE LAST GREAT CAVALRYMAN: THE LIFE OF GENERAL SIR RICHARD MCCREARY, COMMANDER OF EIGHTH ARMY

THE LAST GREAT CAVALRYMAN: THE LIFE OF GENERAL SIR RICHARD MCCREARY, COMMANDER OF EIGHTH ARMY

By: Mead, R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2014

Seller ID: 55085


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £25.00.; Biography of one of the finest British generals of the Second World War. Maps & illustrations. ; 276 pages View more info

Image for GENERAL MARK CLARK : COMMANDER OF US FIFTH ARMY AND LIBERATOR OF ROME

GENERAL MARK CLARK : COMMANDER OF US FIFTH ARMY AND LIBERATOR OF ROME

By: Mikolashek, J. B.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 2013

Seller ID: 51094


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £20.00.; Illustrated. ; 216 pages View more info

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TEN CHAPTERS 1942 TO 1945

By: Montgomery, B. L. Field-Marshal.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.: 1945

Seller ID: 56906


Hardback without dustjacket; very good in lightly marked boards. Unpaginated. ; A brief record of Field-Marshal Montgomery's activities from August 1942 to May 1945 - facsimile pages from his autograph book kept at the time which includes brief notes and signatures of Churchill, and General de Gaulle. View more info

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COMMAND 9: BERNARD MONTGOMERY

By: Moreman, T.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Osprey: 2010

Seller ID: 54935


Command 9. Paperback; very good in card covers. ; The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history. Illustrated. ; Command; Vol. 9; 64 pages View more info

Image for COUNTERFEITER: HOW A NORWEGIAN JEW SURVIVED THE HOLOCAUST

COUNTERFEITER: HOW A NORWEGIAN JEW SURVIVED THE HOLOCAUST

By: Nachtstern, M. & Arntzen, R.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 28163


Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 288 pages View more info

Image for ALEX: THE LIFE OF FIELD MARSHAL EARL ALEXANDER OF TUNIS

ALEX: THE LIFE OF FIELD MARSHAL EARL ALEXANDER OF TUNIS

By: Nicolson, N.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1973

Seller ID: 51229


Hardback; foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in torn dustjacket. Reprint. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 346 pages View more info

Image for GENERAL SIKORSKI PREMIER NACZELNY WODZ / PRIME MINISTER COMMANDER IN CHIEF

GENERAL SIKORSKI PREMIER NACZELNY WODZ / PRIME MINISTER COMMANDER IN CHIEF

By: Oppman, R. , Wronski, B. & Englert, J. L.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Polish Insitute and Sikorski Museum, London: 2003

Seller ID: 48572


Hardback; very good in dented and scuffed pictorial boards. Dual English/Polish text; A pictorial study with b/w photographs and captions. ; 136 pages View more info

Image for THE CRUSADING GENERAL: THE LIFE OF GENERAL SIR BERNARD PAGET GCB DSO MC

THE CRUSADING GENERAL: THE LIFE OF GENERAL SIR BERNARD PAGET GCB DSO MC

By: Paget, J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2008

Seller ID: 42233


New hardback copies at a reduced price; £19.99. ; Tracing the career of one of the forgotten British generals of the Second World War. Illustrated. ; 176 pages View more info

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THE AUK : AUCHINLECK, VICTOR AT ALAMEIN

By: Parkinson, R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hart-Davis MacGibbon: 1977

Seller ID: 60021


Hardback; very good in faded dustjacket. ; Maps & illustrations. ; 272 pages View more info

Image for THE BOYS OF SHAKESPEARE'S SCHOOL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

THE BOYS OF SHAKESPEARE'S SCHOOL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

By: Pearson, R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2013

Seller ID: 55351


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £25.00. ; The stories of the 51 boys from King Edward VI School, Stratford upon Avon, who fought and died during the Second World War. Illustrated. ; 207 pages View more info

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LIFE IN THE WELSH GUARDS 1939-46

By: Pritchard, S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Y Lolfa: 2007

Seller ID: 54999


Paperback; blemish to edge of pages otherwise good in yellowed card covers. ; Wartime experience as a Prisoner of War, the author was captured at Boulogne in 1940. Illustrated. ; 127 pages View more info

Image for MONTY AND PATTON : TWO PATHS TO VICTORY

MONTY AND PATTON : TWO PATHS TO VICTORY

By: Reynolds, M.

Price: £3.99

Publisher: Spellmount: 2007

Seller ID: 27421


New paperback copies at a reduced price, published £14.99.; A comparative study of Bernard Montgomery and George Patton. Illustrated. ; 352 pages View more info

Image for BE BOLD: AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR FREDERICK ROSIER GCB, CBE, DSO

BE BOLD: AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR FREDERICK ROSIER GCB, CBE, DSO

By: Rosier, F. & Rosier, D.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Grub Street: 2011

Seller ID: 56692


Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; Autobiography of Sir Frank Rosier which follows his life up to the end of the Second World War. With additional material written by his son following his post-war military career. Illustrated. ; 256 pages View more info

Image for THE MILITARY LIFE AND TIMES OF GENERAL SIR MILES DEMPSEY: MONTY'S AMY COMMANDER

THE MILITARY LIFE AND TIMES OF GENERAL SIR MILES DEMPSEY: MONTY'S AMY COMMANDER

By: Rostron, P.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2010

Seller ID: 38078


Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 212 pages View more info

Image for BROADCASTS FROM THE BLITZ: HOW EDWARD R. MURROW HELPED LEAD AMERICA INTO WAR

BROADCASTS FROM THE BLITZ: HOW EDWARD R. MURROW HELPED LEAD AMERICA INTO WAR

By: Seib, P.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Potomac Books: 2006

Seller ID: 33422


Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 209 pages View more info

Image for BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF BRITISH GENERALS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF BRITISH GENERALS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

By: Smart, N.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2005

Seller ID: 46198


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £25.00. ; Biographies of the 340 British generals of the Second World War. Illustrated. ; 353 pages View more info

Image for JIMMY STEWART: BOMBER PILOT

JIMMY STEWART: BOMBER PILOT

By: Smith, S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Zenith Press: 2005

Seller ID: 55670


New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £8.99.; Actor Jimmy Stewart's wartime military career. Illustrated. ; 288 pages View more info

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THE CANNONEERS: GI LIFE IN A WORLD WAR II CANNON COMPANY

By: Smith, W. S. (Machan, L.J. & Earman, S.E.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sunflower University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 54065


Paperback; good in lightly creased card covers. ; Memoir of wartime service in the Pacific Theatre with the Cannon Company, 103rd Infantry of the 43rd Infantry Division. Illustrated. ; 98 pages View more info