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Forward with the Fifth

By Keown, A. W.

Uckfield: Naval & Military Press / IWM, 2009. 1st edition. stiff wrappers. As New. sm. 8vo.. 325pp., frontis., b/w pls., Facsimile of the first edition


Camp Colt to Desert Storm: The History of U.S. Armored Forces

By Hofman, George F. & Starry, Donn A. (eds.)

Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1999. 1st edition. laminated boards. As New. 8vo.. xxii + 633pp., b/w plates, maps & plans, bibliog., index, Presentation copy signed by both authors: ‘Donn Starry, General US Army’ & ‘George F. Hofmann’


The Story of the 2/4th Field Regiment

By Henry, R. L.

Melbourne: Merrion Press, 1950. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. 8vo.. 410pp., b/w pls., text ills., maps, Honour roll, Nominal Roll, Good History of a Unit which fought in Palestine, Egypt, Syria, New Guinea & Borneo. Nice copy in bright blue boards & in a very good slightly chipped dust jacket. Very scarce


The Gunners: A History of Australian Artillery

By Horner, David

Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1995. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. xxviii + 564pp., b/w pls., maps, appendix, bibliog., index, Covers Australian Artillery in action with specific chapters on Sudan, Gallipoli, the Somme, Ypres, Hamel & Amiens, Libya, Greece & Crete, Tobruk, Malaya, El Alamein 1 & 2, New Guinea, Vietnam inc. Long Tan. Neat ownership signature o/w ‘as new’


Nothing Over Us: The Story of the 2/6th Aust. Infantry Battalion

By Hay, David

Canberra: A. W. M., 1984. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. 8vo.. xii + 604pp., frontis., b/w pls., maps, appends., nominal roll, Includes embarkation roll of the original battalion, casualties from individual battles, honours and awards, full battalion nominal roll and list and details of POWs. Dust jacket ‘protected’ by contact o/w a nice copy


Esprit de Corps: The History of the Victorian Scottish Regiment & the 5th Infantry Battalion

By Speed, Brigadier F. W. (ed.)

Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1988. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. lge. 8vo. xviii + 429pp., b/w pls., maps, appends., bibliog., index. Roll of Honour, Dust jacket ‘protected’ by contact o/w a nice copy


Green Fields Beyond: A Biographical Honour Roll of the Australian Light Horse, 1939-1947 & Australian Armoured Corps, 1941-1947 & Royal Australian Armoured Corps, Post 1947

By Finlayson, David

Melbourne: The Royal Australian Armoured Corps Association (Victorian Branch), 2012. 1st edition. laminated boards. As New. lge. 8vo. 388pp., b/w pls., appends., bibliog., index, Ex-library copy with usual stamps & labels o/w nice copy


The Relief of Tobruk (Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45)

By Murphy, W. E.

Wellington: War History Branch, 1961. 1st edition. orig. cloth. Very Good. 8vo.. xii + 566pp., frontis., b/w plates, colour maps & plans, appends., bibliog., index, Stamps of the Herald Reference Library o/w a very good, tight, square copy in red cloth


The Fiery Phoenix, Story of the 2/7th Infantry Battalion, 1939-1946

By Bolger, W. P. & Littlewood, J. G.

Parkdale: 2/7 Battalion Association, 1983. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. lge. 8vo.. xxii + 442pp., b/w pls., maps, appends., Honour roll, nominal roll, Fine unit history. Small presentation label from Jack Clarke to Sir Keith Macpherson, Chairman & CEO of the Herald & Weekly Times, on the front end paper & dust jacket with slightest wear o/w a nice copy of the rarest of 2nd AIF histories


The Dorsetshire Regiment The Thirty-ninth and Fifty-fourth Foot and the Dorset Militia and Volunteers Volume I, Part I: The Thirty-Ninth

By Atkinson, C. T.

Oxford: Privately printed at the University Press, 1947. 1st edition. orig. cloth. Very Good. 8vo.. xvii + 355pp., maps & plans, roll of officers, indexes, With three folding maps at rear. Possibly lacks a prelim o/w a nice tight, square copy in bright olive boards with bright gilt titles & regimental device to upper board


Curtin’s Cowboys

By Walker, Richard & Helen

Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1989. 1st ed. thus. stiff wrappers. Nice Copy. 8vo.. xviii + 194pp., b/w pls., maps, bibliog., index, Australia’s secret Bush Commandos : The 500-Man North Australia Observer Unit. They Patrolled the North from the Kimberleys to the Gulf of Carpentaria. living off the land and preparing to operate behind Japanese lines in the event of an Invasion. First paperback edition. Now scarce


Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947

By Hoffman, Professor Bruce

New York: Knopf, 2015. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. xv + 618pp., b/w plates, ep maps, notes, bibliog., index, ‘A landmark history, based on newly available documents, of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of Israel.’ Classic piece of historical revisionism; the terrorist bombing of the King David Hotel misunderstood etc.


Beyond the Myth: Australian Military Police 1914-1920

By Barr, Geoffrey

Canberra: The Author, 2005. 1st edition. stiff wrappers. Nice Copy. lge. 8vo.. 214pp., b/w plates, maps, appends., index, ‘The Military Police kept ammunition & supplies flowing at railheads and on roads, directed reinforcements, stopped looting in newly taken villages, & cleared routes for the evacuation of the wounded’. Well-researched history & scarce


On Target: With the American and Australian Anti-Aircraft Brigade in New Guinea

By American & Australian Brigade

Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1943. 1st edition. orig. cloth. Nice Copy. lge. 8vo.. 172pp., frontis., b/w pls., text ills., maps, Written and Illustrated by Men of the Front Line Forces


Signals, Swift and Sure, A History of the Royal Australian Corps of Signals 1947-1972

By Blaxland, John

Canberra: Royal Australian Corps of Signals, 1998. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. 8vo.. xxxiv + 428pp., b/w pls., maps, appends., bibliog., index, Covers service in Korea, Japan, Malaya & Borneo & extensive coverage of Signals in Vietnam


Independent Company, The Australian Army in Portuguese Timor 1941-43

By Callinan, Bernard

Melbourne: Heinemann, 1984. 1st ed. thus. stiff wrappers. As New. sm. 8vo.. xxxiii + 235pp., b/w pls., maps, index, 2/2 & 2/4 Independent Comps. in Portuguese Timor 1941-43


The Australians at Rabaul

By MacKenzie, S.S., [Bean, C.E.W. (ed.)]

St. Lucia: U. Q. P., 1993. reprint. stiff wrappers. Very Good. 8vo.. xxxviii + 412pp., frontis., b/w pls., maps, appends, index, Official History of Australia in the 1914-18 War Vol.10


A History of the 2/29 Battalion - 8th Division AIF

By Christie, R. (ed.)

Sale: 2/29th Association, 1983. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. 8vo.. 224pp., b/w pls., maps, nominal roll, The first Victorian Unit into action in the Malayan campaign. The 2/29th was to suffered badly in captivity, spending over 3 years as P.O.W.'s of the Japanese, much of it on the Burma-Thailand Railway where 260 2/29th men lost their lives. Ownership signature & stamp crossed out on front end paper o/w nice copy of the uncommon 1983 first hardcover edition


Canadeezen bouwen bruggen - De geschiedenis van het Tweede Bataljon der Royal Canadian Engineers 1940 - 1945

By Wagenaar, J.

Zutphen: G. J. A. Ruys, 1945. 1st edition. original boards. Very Good. tall octavo.. c.120pp., b/w pls., text illusts., maps, A Souvenir book of the 2nd Battalion Royal Canadian Engineers. DUTCH TEXT


No Lost Battalion - An Oral History of the 2/29th Battalion AIF

By Lack, John

McCrae: Slouch Hat Publications, 2005. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. 8vo.. 303pp., b/w pls., maps, appends., bibliog., Recounts the stories of the men and their lives through enlistment, training, the fighting in Malaya, capture, and life at Changi and as slaves on the Burma Railway. A poignant and very readable account of the 2/29th’s war. Inc. nominal roll. Ownership stamp out on front end paper o/w nice copy


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