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LONG SUNSET : MEMOIRS OF WINSTON CHURCHILL'S LAST PRIVATE SECRETARY

By: Browne, A. M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1995

Seller ID: 64326

ISBN: 0304344788

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; corners of boards and pages dented, otherwise good in creased and scuffed dustjacket. ; The memoirs of Anthony Montague Browne; the majority of the study deals with his years with Churchill, from 1952 until his death in 1965. Illustrated. ; 376 pages View more info

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THE LAST ENGLISHMAN : THE DOUBLE LIFE OF ARTHUR RANSOME

By: Chambers, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2009

Seller ID: 64328

ISBN: 0571222617

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; lean to spine, foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in creased dustjacket. ; Writer, journalist, possible spy and children's author. Illustrated. ; 390 pages View more info

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THE FACE OF VICTORY

By: Cheshire, Leonard.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Quality Book Club: 1961

Seller ID: 65154

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Hardback; foxing to pages, otherwise good in marked, creased, torn and part-missing dustjacket. ; Leonard Cheshire's own account of his post-war life and work, and the setting up of the Cheshire Homes. ; 179 pages View more info

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MISSION COMPLETED

By: Embry, Basil.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Quality Book Club: 1956

Seller ID: 65157

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Hardback; edge of pages yellowed, ink name to endpaper, otherwise good in yellowed, chipped and part-missing dustjacket. ; The personal story of Air Chief Marshal Sir Basil Embry. From early service life in Iraq and India in the 1920s, his wartime experiences, and post-war role. Maps & illustrations. ; 350 pages View more info

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WARS AND SHADOWS : MEMOIRS OF GENERAL SIR DAVID FRASER

By: Fraser, David.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Allen Lane / Penguin: 2002

Seller ID: 65101

ISBN: 0713996277

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; Fraser served as an officer with the Grenadier Guards, the memoirs include his experiences in Normandy and the Market Garden operation; post-war crises in Suez, Cyprus and Malaya and eventually as Vice Chief of the General Staff. Illustrated. ; 328 pages View more info

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INTELLIGENCE CHIEF EXTRAORDINARY : THE LIFE OF THE NINTH DUKE OF PORTLAND

By: Howarth, Patrick.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1986

Seller ID: 65067

ISBN: 0370305728

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


Hardback; pages foxed and hevily yellowed (low quality paper) otherwise good in yellowed and creased dustjacket. ; William Cavendish-Bentinck, ninth Duke of Portland, Chairman of Britain's Joint Intelligence Committee from 1939 to 1945. Illustrated. ; 256 pages View more info

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CHURCHILL'S NAVIGATOR : AIR COMMODORE JOHN MITCHELL LVO, DFC, AFC

By: Mitchell, J. & Feast, S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Grub Street: 2010

Seller ID: 64325

ISBN: 1906502749

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in scuffed dustjacket. ; The experieces of John Mitchell, who for two years served as navigator on Winston Churchill's personal aircraft during the Second World War. Illustrated. ; 216 pages View more info