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PARAS: THE BIRTH OF BRITISH AIRBORNE FORCES FROM CHURCHILL'S RAIDERS TO 1ST PARACHUTE BRIGADE

By: Buckingham, W. F.

Price: £4.99

Publisher: Tempus: 2005

Seller ID: 29631

ISBN: 0752435302

Condition: New


New paperback copies at a reduced price, published £17.99.; A history of the early days of British airborne forces. ; 255 pages View more info

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RED BERETS AND RED CROSSES : THE STORY OF THE MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE 1ST AIRBORNE DIVISION IN WORLD WAR II

By: Cherry, N.

Price: £19.99

Publisher: R. N. Sigmond Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 58882

ISBN: 908047181X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New hardback copies at a reduced price. ; Limited Edition Reprint. (With revised Nominal Roll). Illustrated. ; 168 pages View more info

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PICTORIAL HISTORY 325TH GLIDER INFANTRY REGIMENT 1946-1947

By: Cleary, D. Lt. (editor)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: 1947

Seller ID: 63725

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Hardback without dustjacket; pages pulled (exposed netting) some staining to margins, foxing to endpapers and paste-downs, in dented and stained blue cloth boards. A delicate copy would benefit from some attention. First edition. Unpaginated. ; Pictorial study with brief history and captions. Includes chapters on immediate post-war stateside duties, sport, track and athletics accomplishments; Deactivation Day (8 December 1947) and Last Revue. With individual photo and details of officers and men of all companies at time of publication (assumed 1947). View more info

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FOUR STARS OF HELL: THE 501ST PARACHUTE INFANTRY REGIMENT IN WWII

By: Critchell, L. Captain.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Battery Press: 1982

Seller ID: 46321

ISBN: 0898390591

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Hardback; fine price-clipped dustjacket. ; Captain Critchell served with the 501st throughout its service; his account is written in half history / half novel form. The 501st served in Normandy, Holland and at Bastogne. Illustrations & maps. Reprint of 1947 edition. ; 354 pages View more info

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SAGA OF THE ALL AMERICAN

By: Dawson, W. F. (compiled & edited. )

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Battery Press: 1978

Seller ID: 45825

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Hardback without dustjacket (if issued) , very good in dented, yellowed and marked pictorial boards. Unpaginated. Ninth in the Battery Press Airborne series. ; Reprint of 1946 edition. The 'official' unit history for the 82nd Airborne Division in World War Two. Largely photographic; first published by Albert Love Enteprises,1946. View more info

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LES PARAS DE LA 82ND AIRBORNE : SICILE, ITALIE, NORMANDIE, HOLLANDE, ARDENNES (FRENCH TEXT)

By: De Trez, M. & Van Den Brink, D.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Heimdal: 2012

Seller ID: 63640

ISBN: 2840483327

Condition: New


New paperback copies. French text. ; An introduction to the 82nd Airborne in World War Two. Colour photographs of original uniforms, weapons and equipment; with wartime b/w photographs. ; 78 pages View more info

Image for NEVER NOT READY : THE HISTORY OF RAF REGIMENT PARACHUTE UNITS 1942 - 2012 (SIGNED COPY)

NEVER NOT READY : THE HISTORY OF RAF REGIMENT PARACHUTE UNITS 1942 - 2012 (SIGNED COPY)

By: Deeley, G.

Price: £19.99

Publisher: Barny Books: 2013

Seller ID: 57070

ISBN: 190654249X

Condition: New


New paperback copies. Limited Numbered Edition. Signed by the Author. ; History of RAF Regiment Parachute Units from the formation of the RAF Levies Parachute Company in Iraq in 1942 until 2012. Over 1400 photographs. Roll of Honour. Honours and Awards. Yearly nominal rolls of each Parachute unit. ; 652 pages View more info

Image for WHEN DRAGONS FLEW : AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE 1ST BATTALION THE BORDER REGIMENT 1939-45

WHEN DRAGONS FLEW : AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE 1ST BATTALION THE BORDER REGIMENT 1939-45

By: Eastwood, S. , Gray, C. & Green, A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Silver Link Publishing Ltd: 1994

Seller ID: 63945

ISBN: 1857940482

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; corners of boards dented, otherwise a good clean copy in creased and faded dustjacket. First edition. ; Detailed study based on original sources and a wealth of personal reminiscences. Includes much on the role played during Operation Market Garden. Over 250 photographs and detailed appendices including a Roll of Honour, Battalion Roll for Arnhem, and Honours & Awards gained. ; 232 pages View more info

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THE ANGELS: A HISTORY OF THE 11TH AIRBORNE DIVISION 1943-1946

By: Flanagan, E.

Price: £29.99

Publisher: Battery Press: 1988

Seller ID: 50996

ISBN: 0898391172

Condition: New


New hardback copies. ; Originally published in 1947 by the Infantry Journal Press, this is the first official history for the 11th Airborne Division in World War II. With 146 b/w photographs & 25 maps. ; 192 pages View more info

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THE RAKKASANS: THE COMBAT HISTORY OF THE 187TH AIRBORNE INFANTRY

By: Flanagan, E. M. Lt. Gen.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Presidio: 1997

Seller ID: 54621

ISBN: 0891416048

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; dent to corners of a few pages creased otherwise good in creased dustjacket. ; The 187th served in the Pacific as glider-borne infantry, in Korea as an airborne regimental combat team (RCT) , in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division as the 'airmobile' 3rd of the 187th, and during the First Gulf War. ; 392 pages View more info

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507TH PARACHUTE INFANTRY REGIMENT 1942-1945

By: Francois, D.

Price: £24.99

Publisher: Heimdal: 2002

Seller ID: 58183

ISBN: 2840481642

Condition: New


New hardback copies. Dual English / French text. ; An illustrated study tracing the brief history of the regiment from training; experiences on D-Day, in Normandy, the Ardennes Campaign and Operation Varsity. With wartime b/w photographs, illustrations and maps. ; 112 pages View more info

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ALBUM MEMORIAL: 82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION 1917-2005

By: Francois, D. (Jones, T. translation. )

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Heimdal: 2006

Seller ID: 59856

ISBN: 2840482150

Condition: New


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £40.00. English text. ; A pictorial history tracing the 82nd Airborne Division from the First World War to Iraq. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. ; 341 pages View more info

Image for FIGHTING THE BRITISH AT ARNHEM : THE SS-UNTERFUHRERSCHULE ARNHEIM - ITS ORIGINS AND OPERATIONS AGAINST THE 1ST BRITISH AIRBORNE DIVISION, SEPTEMBER 1944

FIGHTING THE BRITISH AT ARNHEM : THE SS-UNTERFUHRERSCHULE ARNHEIM - ITS ORIGINS AND OPERATIONS AGAINST THE 1ST BRITISH AIRBORNE DIVISION, SEPTEMBER 1944

By: Gerritsen, B.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: R. N. Sigmond Publishing: 2018

Seller ID: 61053

ISBN: 9081270397

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New hardback copies. ; The German training school's early history and its development during the Battle of Arnhem, and the unit's desperate struggle to fend off later Allied attacks in the area south of the River Rhine. Over 300 b/w photographs. ; 224 pages View more info

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513TH PARACHUTE INFANTRY HISTORY, 1942-1945

By: Gilmore, P. M. (Editior In Chief)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Battery Press: 1978

Seller ID: 49255

Condition: Fair


Booklet; card covers are marked, split and have bookshop stickers to rear cover. A fair copy. ; Facsimile of wartime publication: 'A Talon Publication' July 25, 1945, Vittel France. A brief summary of the wartime history of the 513th. Includes chronology, and Awards. ; 12 pages View more info

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1ST BATTALION THE BORDER REGIMENT : ARNHEM 17TH SEPTEMBER - 26TH SEPTEMBER 1944

By: Green, A. T.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Museum of the Border Regiment and the King's Own Royal Border Regiment: 1991

Seller ID: 63755

ISBN: 0951764403

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in scratched dustjacket. ; With Roll of Honour, Casualty Return on return to UK, Nominal Roll of Survivors, Return of Wounded and Missing 27th September, Return of Missing 28th September. Illustrations & maps. ; 108 pages View more info

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GO TO IT! THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE 6TH AIRBORNE DIVISION

By: Harclerode, P.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 1990

Seller ID: 58372

ISBN: 0747508089

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in wrinkled, chipped and creased dustjacket. First edition. ; Illustrated. ; 192 pages View more info

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FIRST IN! PARACHUTE PATHFINDER COMPANY

By: Kent, R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1979

Seller ID: 50614

ISBN: 0713421991

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Hardback; corner-crease to one page otherwise very good in faded, yellowed and price-clipped dustjacket. First edition. ; A history of the 21st Independent Parachute Company, the original pathfinders of the British Airborne Forces, 1942-1946. Wartime service in Algeria and Tunisia; in Sicily and Italy; in Norway, France and Holland; in Greece and Palestine. Illustrated. ; 181 pages View more info

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HORSA SQUADRON

By: Morrison, W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: William Kimber & Co. Limited: 1988

Seller ID: 63737

ISBN: 0718306848

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; dent to boards, ownership sticker to endpaper otherwise very good in creased dustjacket. First edition. ; The 1st Independent Squadron of the Glider Pilot Regiment; its role in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, southern France, Greece and Yugoslavia. Illustrated. ; 176 pages View more info

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AIRBORNE : THE HEROIC STORY OF THE 1ST CANADIAN PARACHUTE BATTALION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

By: Nolan, B.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Lester Publishing Limited, Canada: 1995

Seller ID: 63726

ISBN: 1895555779

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in lightly creased dustjacket. ; A history of the battalion from training, wartime service, to homecoming. Illustrated. ; 227 pages View more info

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ARNHEM WALKING IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS : 156 PARACHUTE BTN & 4TH PARACHUTE BDE (SIGNED COPY)

By: O'Reilly, J.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Thoroton Publishing Ltd.: 2019

Seller ID: 63719

ISBN: 0956044425

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Second Revised Edition. New hardback copies. Signed by the Author. ; The exploits of the 4th Parachute Brigade at Arnhem. Concentrating on 156 Parachute Battalion and Brigadier Hackett’s HQ during the heaviest three days of fighting from Monday 18 to Wednesday 20 September 1944. Operation Berlin - the withdrawal, and Operation Pegasus. Illustrations & maps. Nominal Roll, Roll of Honour. ; 130 pages View more info

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WITHOUT TRADITION : 2 PARA 1941-1945

By: Peatling, R.

Price: £4.99

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2004

Seller ID: 63688

ISBN: 1844151115

Condition: New


New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £12.99.; The Second Battalion's five airborne operations behind enemy lines, in the words of fifty members. Bruneval, North Africa, Sicily, Italy, and Arnhem. Illustrations & maps. ; 254 pages View more info

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DESERT RISE - ARNHEM DESCENT : THE 10TH PARACHUTE BATTALION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR (REVISED, LIMITED EDITION)

By: Peters, M. , Cherry, N. , Howes, J. & Francis, G.

Price: £49.99

Publisher: Brendon Publishing: 2017

Seller ID: 63375

Condition: New


New paperback copies. Revised, Limited Edition. ; From the formation of the unit in the Western Desert 1942, their actions in Italy and extensive coverage of their ill-fated battle at Arnhem in September. Illustrated. First published 2016 - this revised and enhanced edition includes three new Annexes and a revised Nominal Roll. ; 302 pages View more info

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ARNHEM THEIR FINAL BATTLE : THE 11TH PARACHUTE BATTALION 1943-1944

By: Pijpers, G. & Truesdale, D.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: R. N. Sigmond Publishing Ltd.: 2012

Seller ID: 63747

ISBN: 9081270303

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New hardback copies. First edition. ; The 11th Parachute Battalion; from formation in March 1943; the Battle of Kos; and a detailed account their involvement during the Battle of Arnhem. Includes Order of Battle and Roll of Honour. Illustrations and maps. ; 208 pages View more info

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RENDEZVOUS WITH DESTINY : A HISTORY OF THE 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION

By: Rapport, L. & Northwood, A.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Battery Press: 2000

Seller ID: 62811

ISBN: 0898393051

Condition: Very Good


Hardback issued without dustjacket; light blemish to edge of pages otherwise very good in dented boards. Reprint of the 1948 edition. ; From activation in 1942 to 1945. Appendices include a Roll of Honor for division dead, an accounting of individual decorations, foreign citations awarded to the division and airborne songs and poems. 122 illustrations & photographs and 107 maps. ; 822 pages View more info

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THE RED BERET : THE STORY OF THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT AT WAR 1940-1945

By: Saunders, H. St. George.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1950

Seller ID: 63677

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Hardback; boards dented, foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in creased, torn and part-missing dustjacket. Second impression, before publication. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 336 pages View more info

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THE HISTORY OF THE GLIDER PILOT REGIMENT

By: Smith, C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper: 1996

Seller ID: 63736

ISBN: 0850523265

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; ownership sticker to endpaper otherwise very good in creased dustjacket. First edition. ; Raised as the first element of the new Army Air Corps in 1942 to disbandment in 1957. The author served in the Glider Pilot Regiment on D-Day and to Arnhem. Roll of Honour. Illustrations & maps. ; 184 pages View more info

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READY FOR ANYTHING : THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT AT WAR 1940-1982

By: Thompson, J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1989

Seller ID: 28357

ISBN: 0297796208

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Hardback; very good in torn dustjacket. ; An account of the main events in the story of the Parachute Regiment, from the Second World War to the Falklands campaign. The majority of the study deals with the 1940-45 period. Illustrations & maps. ; 365 pages View more info

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I MAINTAIN THE RIGHT : THE 307TH AIRBORNE ENGINEER BATTALION IN WWII (SIGNED COPY)

By: Turnbull, P.

Price: £10.99

Publisher: Authorhouse: 2005

Seller ID: 63116

ISBN: 1420871447

Condition: New


New paperback copies. Signed by the Author. ; The 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion of the 82nd Airborne Division. WW2 service in Sicily, Italy, Normandy, Holland, Belgium and Germany. Study compiled from original battalion records and veterans accounts. Includes POW lists, ROH and Awards. Illustrations & maps. ; 202 pages View more info

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GREEN LIGHT : MEN OF THE 81ST TROOP CARRIER SQUADRON TELL THEIR STORY

By: Wolfe, M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 1989

Seller ID: 42788

ISBN: 0812281438

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in chipped dustjacket. ; The author served as a radio operator in the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron and participated in all its combat, and most of its other missions. Detailed study based on first-hand accounts. Illustrations & maps. ; 498 pages View more info