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BLACK WATCH: Liberating Europe and Catching Himmler - My Extraordinary WW2 with the Highland Division. by  TOM: RENOUF - UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja1021522)

BLACK WATCH: Liberating Europe and Catching Himmler - My Extraordinary WW2 with the Highland Division.

BLACK WATCH: Liberating Europe and Catching Himmler - My Extraordinary WW2 with the Highland Division. by  TOM: RENOUF - UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja1021522)
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BLACK WATCH: Liberating Europe and Catching Himmler - My Extraordinary WW2 with the Highland Division.

by RENOUF, TOM:

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ISBN 10
1408702711
ISBN 13
9781408702710
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,matt,montaged colour photographs illustrated dw/dj with glossy b/w capitalised and other black printed lettering respectively to front panel of dw/dj. colour scheme+lettering repeated to spine/backstrip,rear panel with a black lettered prose extract to repeated photograph detail from front panel; all with negligible shelf-wear,bumping,creasing to edges and corners – no nicks,tears or splits present.Top+fore-edges bright and clean without foxing/spotting; contents bright,tight,clean,solid and sound – no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners – virtually pristine,possibly unread,apart from my own collation.Publisher's bright,crisp,clean, sharp-cornered,original,plain tan/khaki cloth boards with bright,crisp, blocked silver gilt lettering to spine/backstrip and immaculate/clean dark brown endpapers.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,2-312pp [paginated] includes an author's introduction,9 chapters,6 b/w operation/battle maps interspersed in text,16pp b/w wartime+recent b/w photographs in 2 blocks of 8pp apiece,between pp88/9 and pp216/17 respectively; About the author,acknowledgements,a select bibliography and an Index; plus [unpaginated] half-title with blank verso,title page,a dedication with blank verso,and a contents list/table with maps list/ table to its verso.
Visually the exterior appearance is exceptional for a book of it's age, and particularly internally,the book is also in an exceptional condition/ state of preservation and presentation.It really is an exceptional copy for brightness and cleanliness. As a 19-year old Black Watch conscript Tom Renouf's war began with some of the most vicious fighting of the conflict - against Himmler's fanatical "Hitler Youth" SS Division.It ended with the capture of Himmler himself and Tom taking a trophy he still treasures,the Gestapo commander's watch.Seriously wounded and later decorated with a Military Medal for gallantry,Tom Renouf witnessed the death and maiming of countless of his teenage comrades and saw the survivors transformed into grizzled veterans.
Tom Renouf draws on his own personal experiences,as well as his unique archive of interviews with veterans amassed over 20 years as secretary of the 51st Highland Division Veterans' Association,to paint a vivid picture of the Battle of Normandy,the liberation of Holland,the Battle of the Bulge,and many more memorable WW2 events. Please contact seller,for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas customers - BEFORE ordering through the order page! ** N.B. ALL buyers please note,stocks' actual shipping/P+p costs are adjusted and any difference is refunded,after order's receipt and before the order's despatch,especially if the item(s) are offered either P+p included/FREE.
** This item offered P+p included.Offer available UK only,unless indicated otherwise. ** ** N.B. US/Canada customers please be aware: Standard AIRMAIL postage from UK to these destinations can now cost more than the price of the book! If speed is not of the essence,then Economy rate is recommended - at approx. anything from a 1/3rd to 1/2 of the standard AIR quote/rate - sometimes arriving sooner than the 42 days - but not always.

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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
rja1021522
Title
BLACK WATCH: Liberating Europe and Catching Himmler - My Extraordinary WW2 with the Highland Division.
Author
RENOUF, TOM:
Illustrator
illus with wartime contemporary and recent b/w photographs.
Book condition
Used - FINE.
Jacket condition
FINE.
Quantity-available
1
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1408702711
ISBN 13
9781408702710
Publisher
LONDON.LITTLE,BROWN,2011.
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
2011
Keywords
q52.NAVAL/MILITARY.BIOGRAPHY.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.ISBN 9781408702710.WW2_Black Watch_Highland Division_experiences_memoirs_autobiography.Capture Heinrich Himmler.Battle of Normandy_12th Hitler Youth SS DivisionWW2_Holland_Battle of the Bulge.Books new,
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NAVAL/MILITARY; BIOGRAPHY;

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