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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 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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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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FAREWELL RAJ : WITNESS TO END OF EMPIRE

By: Hearne, Tony.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tommies Guides: 2009

Seller ID: 65559

ISBN: 0955569869

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Paperback; very good in lightly scratched card covers. ; The author's experiences during the last days of British rule in India, and the tragedy he witnessed as Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs attempted to get across the newly created borders of India and Pakistan. Illustrated. ; 160 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

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OVER MY SHOULDER : THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MAJOR-GENERAL SIR ERNEST D. SWINTON

By: Swinton, Ernest D.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: George Ronald, Oxford: 1951

Seller ID: 65560

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; light foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in discoloured and chipped dustjacket. ; Autobiography of the originator of the Tank, and author of Duffer's Drift (under the pseudonym of Ole Luk-Oie). His life from childhood in India, his experience of the Boer War, as a diplomat during the First World War, and as an Oxford don. Illustrated. ; 282 pages View more info

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THE DILLINGER DAYS

By: Toland, John.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1995

Seller ID: 65500

ISBN: 0306806266

Condition: New


New paperback copies. Reprint. ; John Dillinger - his brief but significant career; and the outlaw era of Baby Face Nelson, Bonnie and Clyde, Ma Barker, and Machine Gun Kelly. Illustrated. First published 1963.; 372 pages View more info